Our Patriot Ancestors

Listed on this page are the patriot ancestors of the current members of Mount Rosa Chapter, NSDAR. Revolutionary War patriots include signers of the Declaration of Independence, members of local and state militias, members of the Continental Army or Continental Navy, men and women who rendered other types of aid to the cause of independence, and those taking oaths of loyalty. Other included patriots are foreign soldiers who served the cause of American independence and Spanish soldiers serving in the presidios at Santa Fe, El Paso, and New Orleans. With a few exceptions, military service began with the Battle of Lexington (April 19, 1775) and ended when the British evacuated New York (November 26, 1783). Patriots may have also provided civil service, conducting public business in the newly formed American states.

If you have information that one of your ancestors may have aided the cause of freedom during the American Revolution, we may be able to help you establish your genealogical line for DAR membership. If you are interested in documenting your lineage and joining our chapter, or have any questions, please visit our Join Us page or send us a message using our Contact Us page.

Name Location of Service Service Description
Timothy Abbott Massachusetts Lieutenant, Civil Service, Patriotic Service
Jacob Albright North Carolina Patriotic Service
John Albee Massachusetts Captain
James Allison South Carolina Civil Service
Jesse Amsden Private
Antonio Armenta Spanish America Patriotic Service
Moses Baker North Carolina Civil Service
Willaim Baker Pennsylvania Corporal
James Barrett, Sr. Massachusetts Colonel
Moses Bartlett Massachusetts Patriotic Service
John Barton North Carolina Civil Service, Patriotic Service
Jacob Bass North Carolina Private, Patriotic Service
Theophilus Bass North Carolina Patriotic Service
Richard Bassett Massachusetts Private
Edmund Basye Virginia Soldier
Samuel Beall Maryland Civil Service
Thomas Beall Maryland Captain
Lydia Russel Bean North Carolina Patriotic Service
William Beatty Maryland Colonel
Andrew Beltz Virginia Patriotic Service
Jonathan Benjamin Pennsylvania Private
John Bethea South Carolina Patriotic Service
David Bevier New York Private
Noah Bigelow Massachusetts Sergeant
John Biggerstaff North Carolina Captain, Patriotic Service
Joseph Bishop Virginia Patriotic Service
Richard Blake Connecticut Private
Laban Blount Maryland Patriotic Service
John Bolster Massachusetts Private
Luke Bonney Massachusetts Private, Civil Service
Daniel Boone Virginia Colonel, Civil Service, Patriotic Service
Isaac Booth Connecticut Corporal
Lilly Bowen Mcilhaney Virginia Patriotic Service
William Bowen Virginia Captain
Jacob Bowers Virginia Private
Edmund Bowker Massachusetts Private
Hugh Brady Pennsylvania Private
Samuel Brice Pennsylvania Private
Benjamin Brink Pennsylvania Private
Josiah Bronson Connecticut Patriotic Service
Thomas Brooks Virginia Soldier
William Browning South Carolina Private
John Buchanan Virginia Civil Service
John Conrad Bucher Pennsylvania Staff Officer
Jacob Burgoon, Sr. Maryland Patriotic Service
Jacob Burgoon, Jr. Maryland Patriotic Service
Thomas Burke Virginia Captain, Civil Service
Jacob Burner, Sr. Virginia Patriotic Service
Wolcott Burnham Connecticut Private
Nicholas Cain Virginia Patriotic Service
Edward Callahan Virginia Patriotic Service
David Campbell Virginia Captain
Hanchrist Carlock Virginia Private
Armstrong Carothers Pennsylvania Private
John Carroll North Carolina Private
Ensign Chubbick,Jr. Massachusetts, New Hampshire Private
Joshua Church New Hampshire, Vermont Lieutenant
Johan Simon Claar Pennsylvania Captain
Spencer Clack Virginia Lieutenant, Patriotic Service
Samuel Claflin Massachusetts Lieutenant, Patriotic Service
Thomas B Claiborne Virginia Major, Civil Service, Patriotic Service
Benjamin Clark Connecticut Corporal
Samuel Cobb Sr. Connecticut Civil Service, Patriotic Service
Ephraim Colby New Hampshire Patriotic Service
Samuel Coleman Virginia Patriotic Service
John Collier North Carolina Colonel, Patriotic Service
Daniel Collins Rhode Island Private
John Cookerly Maryland Patriotic Service
Jonathan Coombs, Sr. New Jersey Patriotic Service
Jonathan Coombs, Jr. New Jersey Captain
Joshua Corbin Massachusetts Private
Dominicus Covenhoven New Jersey Private
Henry Crabb Pennsylvania Private
Andrew Creswell Virginia Private
Henry Creswell Virginia Patriotic Service
Gideon Crews North Carolina Private
Henry Crowell Maryland Patriotic Service
Timothy Culver Connecticut Sergeant
Josiah Cushman Massachusetts Private
Jonathan Cushman Massachusetts Sergeant, Privateer
Thomas Cutler Massachusetts Private
George Dabney Virginia Patriotic Service
Fredrick Dague Pennsylvania Private
Michael Dague Pennsylvania Private
William Davenport Virginia Captain
George Davidson Virginia Lieutenant
Jonathan Davis Virginia Soldier
William L Davis Virginia Soldier
Hatch Dent Maryland Patriotic Service
Elisha Dodson Virginia Patriotic Service
Samuel Duff, Sr. Virginia Civil Service
Samuel Duff, Jr. Virginia Private
John Duncan, Jr. Virginia Patriotic Service
Josiah Dunning Connecticut, New York Sergeant
John Dupree Virginia Ensign
Joseph Dwight Massachusetts Private
John Earle New Jersey Patriotic Service
Thomas East Virginia Patriotic Service
Elizabeth Douglass Easton Virginia Patriotic Service
William Elder, Sr. Maryland Patriotic Service
Robert Ellison, Sr. South Carolina Captain
Thomas English South Carolina Soldier
Benjamin Stacy Evans Connecticut Private
Moses Ewing Pennsyvania Private
Aaron Fay Massachusetts Civil Service
Nathan Fay Massachusetts Corporal
Robert Ferrill Virginia Patriotic Service
Vinett Fine Virginia Soldier
Richard Fisher Maryland Private
Adam Flaugher Pennsylvania Sergeant, Patriotic Service
Henry Flesher Virginia Lieutenant
Josiah Flournoy Virginia Patriotic Service
Thomas C Fredrick Pennsylvania Private
John Fulbright North Carolina Patriotic Service
John Fuson Virginia Patriotic Service
Thomas Fuson Virginia Private
Isaac Garrison North Carolina Patriotic Service
Levi Gassett Massachusetts Sergeant
John Gillam South Carolina Lieutenant
Charles Goff Connecticut Private
Thomas Going virginia Private
William Goldston North Carolina Captain
Martha Jefferson Goode Virginia Patriotic Service
Abraham Gormley Pennsylvania Private
Andrew Graham South Carolina Soldier, Patriotic Service
Francis Graham Pennsylvania Patriotic Service
George Granger Massachusetts Lieutenant, Civil Service, Patriotic Service
Gideon Greenman Rhode Island Private
Allen Griffis North Carolina Private
John Conrad Grosh Maryland Civil Service, Patriotic Service
Jonathan Guernsey Connecticut Soldier
Nathaniel Guthrie Virginia Private
Charles Hagan Virginia Private
Gershom Hall Masschusetts Private
Jonathan Hall Masschusetts Private
Fredrick Hambright North Carolina Lieutenant Colonel, Civil Service, Patriotic Service
John Hamilton Massachusetts Civil Service, Patriotic Service
Obadiah Hamilton Massachusetts Private
John Harding Virginia Lieutenant
Thomas Harrington Massachusetts Private
Henry Harsh Pennsylvania Private
Nathan Hatch Connecticut Private
Samuel Hatton Virginia Patriotic Service
Samuel Hayes Connecticut Captain, Civil Service
Seth Hayes Connecticut Sergeant
George Heard Virginia Ensign, Patriotic Service
Jacob Heavenor Virginia Ensign
John Heiner Virginia Private
Abraham Hempinstall Virginia Ensign
Richard Henderson Maryland Captain, Civil Service, Patriotic Service
Phillip Hewitt North Carolina Private
Joseph Higley Massachusetts Private
John Justus Hinkle, Jr. Virginia Ensign
John Justus Hinkle, Sr. Virginia Patriotic Service
Josiah Hinman Connecticut Private, Patriotic Service
Abednego Hodges Virginia Private
Andrew Hoover, Sr. North Carolina Patriotic Service
John Hopkins Virginia Captain, Civil Service, Patriotic Service
John Hopkins Deleware Private
Elijah Horton Pennsylvania Private
James Houston New York Captain
Purnell Houston Deleware, Pennsylvania Private, Patriotic Service
Justus Hubbell New York, Virginia Private, Civil Service, Patriotic Service
Bernard Hubley, Jr. Pennsylvania Captain
John Humphrey Pennsylvania Lieutenant
Thomas Jackman Virginia Patriotic Service
Jesse Jennings Virginia Patriotic Service
Jonathan Jewett New Hampshire Private
Mathias Johnson New Jersey Patriotic Service
Stephen Johnson Virginia Patriotic Service
Thomas Johnston South Carolina Civil Service
Curtis Johnston Virginia Civil Service
Robert Jones Virginia Sergeant
Conrad Keck Pennsylvania Private
Henry Keck Pennsylvania Patriotic Service
John Keithley Norh Carolina Patriotic Service
William Kendrick North Carolina Patriotic Service
John W. Key, Jr. Virginia Soldier
John W. Key, Sr. Virginia Patriotic Service
Buckner Kimball North Carolina Captain, Civil Service, Patriotic Service
Thomas Kirk Virginia Patriotic Service
William Kirk Virginia Soldier
David Laird Virginia Patriotic Service
Aaron Legg Massachusetts Private
Joel Legg Massachusetts Private
George Lemley Pennsylvania Private, Patriotic Service
Richard Lilley Maryland Patriotic Service
John Lisk New York Soldier
David Locke Massachusetts Private
John Logan Virginia Captain, Patriotic Service
William Logan Virginia Patriotic Service
Jacob Longyear New York Private
Nathanial Loring Massachusetts Lieutenant
Hope Lothrop Connecticut Captain, Patriotic Service
Francis Luck Virginia Captain, Patriotic Service
Sarah Luck Virginia Patriotic Service
Andrew Lyday Virginia Private, Patriotic Service
John Lynch South Carolina Soldier
Aaron Lynch South Carolina Cavalry
Antonio Xavier Madrid Spanish America Patriotic Service
Ezekiel Maine, Sr. Connecticut Patriotic Service
William Maltbie Massachusetts Private
William Marshall Virginia Ensign
James Matthews North Carolina Soldier
Nathaniel Maxwell Pennsylvania Private
Joseph McConnell Pennsylvania Private, Patriotic Service
James McDavid South Carolina Soldier
Hugh McGary Virginia Colonel
John McKeever Pennsylvania Private
Samuel McMurray North Carolina Soldier
Thomas McMurray Virginia Soldier
William McMurray Virginia Soldier, Civil Service, Patriotic Service
William McNees Pennsylvania Private
John McVay Virginia Soldier, Patriotic Service
Eli McVay North Carolina Private
Abner Mead New York Private
John Medearis North Carolina Major
Joseph Meek Virginia Patriotic Service
John Miller Massachusetts Private
Jonathan Miller Massachusetts Private
Henry Miser Pennsylvania Private
Grove Moore Connecticut Sergeant
James Moore Connecticut, Vermont Private
Jacob Morgan, Sr. Pennsylvania Colonel, Patriotic Service
Morgan Morgan Virginia Civil Service
Reuben Morse New Hampshire Lieutenant, Civil Service
John Muncas Georgia Private
William Muncas Virginia Patriotic Service
Avery Mustain Virginia Private
Henry Myers Virginia Ensign
Jacob Neely North Carolina Private
Joseph Neely North Carolina Private
James Neville Virginia Private
Joseph Neville Virginia Patriotic Service
Silas Noble Massachusetts Sergeant
Roger North Pennsylvania Patriotic Service
Bryan Ward Nowlin Virginia Patriotic Service
Ebenezer Nye Massachusetts Sergeant
Jacob Oglesby Virginia Civil Service, Patriotic Service
Jesse Oglesby Virginia Private
Joseph Onthank Massachusetts Private
William Onthank,Sr. Massachusetts Lieutenant
Henry Overholtzer Pennsylvania Private
John Owens Pennsylvania Private
John Owsley Virginia Private
John Pace Virginia Patriotic Service
William Pemberton Virginia Private, Patriotic Service
Henry Penniger Virginia Patriotic Service
Abner Perry, Sr. Massachusetts Colonel
Charles Perry Massacusetts Patriotic Service
Christopher Persinger Virginia Patriotic Service
Jacob Persinger Virginia Patriotic Service
Jonathan Pettibone, Sr. Connecticut Colonel, Civil Service, Patriotic Service
Yelverton Peyton Virginia Private, Patriotic Service
David Phillips Pennsylvania Captain, Patriotic Service
Joseph Phillips, Sr. Pennsylvania Patriotic Service
Jacob Piper Maryland Patriotic Service
John Pleasants, Sr. Virginia Patriotic Service
John Pomeroy Pennsylvania Lieutenant Colonel
Eli Pond Massachusetts Lieutenant
Lewis Powell North Carolina Private
William Pratt Massachusetts Private
Zalmon Prindle Connecticut Sergeant
William Puckett Virginia Private
Henry Raines Virginia Private, Patriotic Service
Thomas Rand Virginia Private
Benjamin Redmond Maryland Private
Winslow Richardson Massachusetts Corporal
Donald Robertson Virginia Patriotic Service
Henry Rogers Pennsylvania Private
Isaac Roll New Jersey Patriotic Service
John Rorebaugh Virginia Private
Elijah Rose Massachusetts Private
Garrett Rosenboom New Jersey Private
Lemuel Rowell Massachusetts Private
William Russell, Sr. Virginia Brigadier General, Patriotic Service
Ezekiel Sawyer Massachusetts Sergeant
Joseph Scott Virginia Private</td?
Samuel Sedgwick, Jr. Connecticut Private
Nathanial Sessions Connecticut Private
George Seybert Maryland Private, Patriotic Service
Peter Shaul Virginia Private
David Shelton North Carolina Civil Service, Patriotic Service
George Shinn Virginia Private
Tarrant Sibley Massachusetts Corporal
John Snow New Hampshire Patriotic Service
Mordecai Soper Vermont Private
Patrick Spence Maryland Private, Patriotic Service
Nathaniel Squire New Jersey Captain
Griffin Stallings Maryland Private
William Stannard New Hampshire Corporal, Patriotic Service
Jason Stanton Connecticut Non-Commissioned Officer
Frederick Stearns Virginia Patriotic Service
James Steele Virginia Civil Service
Michael Stevens Virginia Private
Buckner Stith, Sr. Virginia Patriotic Service
Joshua Storrs Virginia Patriotic Service
Asa Story Connecticut Lieutenant
Anthony Street Virginia Patriotic Service
Reuben Stringer North Carolina Captain, Civil Service, Patriotic Service
Jacob Strope North Carolina Patriotic Service
Joseph Sutton North Carolina Soldier
Samuel Swearingen Maryland Captain, Patriotic Service
James Taylor, Jr. Virginia Colonel, Patriotic Service
George Taylor Virginia Civil Service, Patriotic Service
James Taylor Virginia Patriotic Service
John Taylor Virginia Private
Seth Temple Massachusetts Private
Edward Travis Virginia Captain, Patriotic Service
Edward Champion Travis Virginia Patriotic Service
Thomas Trimble Pennsylvania Soldier
William Turner Maryland Patriotic Service
William Updike New Jersey Patriotic Service
Wynant Van Der Poel North Carolina Patriotic Service
John T. Viele New York Private
James Vincent North Carolina Patriotic Service
John Gaspar Vought Virginia Patriotic Service
Ambrose Walden Virginia Lieutenant, Patriotic Service
Joseph Wallace North Carolina Patriotic Service
Benjamin Waller Virginia Patriotic Service
Joseph Ward New Jersey Private
Rowland Ward, Sr. Virginia Major
Robert Wardlaw Virginia Private
Zachariah Warren Virginia Patriotic Service
James Waters Maryland Patriotic Service
Austin Webb Georgia Private
William West North Carolina Private
Simon Whipple Rhode Island Private
Abel White Vermont Soldier
Robert Whitehead Virginia Private
Joseph Whitley North Carolina Private, Patriotic Service
Daniel Wilcoxson North Carolina Lieutenant
James Wilkinson Pennsylvania Brigadier General
Joseph Williams North Carolina Private
Thomas Wilson Maryland Private
Samuel Winstead North Carolina Civil Service, Patriotic Service
William Wishart Pennsylvania Patriotic Service
Samuel Witherell Pennsylvania Patriotic Service
Jonas Wood New York Sergeant
Nathan Woodbury Massachusetts Private
Joseph Woods Virginia Private
Susannah Woods Wallace Virginia Patriotic Service
William Woods Virginia Patriotic Service
Thomas Wyatt Pennsylvania Ensign
John Yoho Virginia Patriotic Service
Othaniel Young Rhode Island Private
John Young Pennsylvania Soldier
George Yount Pennsylvania Private
as of September 26, 2021
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