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Abbreviations for
patriot service ranks

BGEN—Brigadier General
CAPT—Captain
CS—Civil Service
COL—Colonel
CPL—Corporal
ENS—Ensign
LT—Lieutenant
LCOL—Lieutenant Colonel
MAJ—Major
MGEN—Major General
NCO—Non-commissioned
    Officer
PS—Patriotic Service
PVT—Private
SGT—Sergeant
SOL—Soldier
SMN—Seaman
STAFFOF—Staff Officer

Chapter Patriots

Listed below are names, states of service, and ranks for ancestors of the Caswell-Nash members. This list includes patriots of the American Revolution and ancestors who contributed to the independence cause through civil or patriotic service. Note that some patriots served in more than one state.

Connecticut

  • Benjamin Beadle, PVT
  • Peter Hubbell, PVT
  • John Justice, PVT
  • Levi Keeler, PVT
  • Asa Leonard, PVT
  • Nathaniel Northrop, PVT
  • Strong Sanford, SGT
  • John Tyler, PVT
  • Henry Wolcott, PS

Delaware

  • Elijah Morgan, LT

Georgia

  • John Peele, SOL
  • John Rutherford, PS

Maryland

  • Daniel Burkhart, CAPT
  • Alexander Reed, PVT/PS
  • John Simpers, PS
  • James Simpson, CPL
  • Richard Talbot, LT
  • Philip Thomas, CPL
  • Charles Turner, PVT

Massachusetts

  • Elisha Collins, CPL
  • Samuel Day, ENS
  • Andrew Englis, CAPT
  • John Ewell, CS, PS
  • Moses Hovey, CPL
  • Aaron Osgood, CAPT
  • Robert Peebles, PVT
  • Asa Plimpton, PVT
  • James Sturtevant, PVT
  • William Wilson, PS/PVT

New Hampshire

  • Jonathan Atwood, CAPT, PS
  • Joseph Blanchard, PVT
  • Ebenezer Kilbourn, PS/CAPT

New Jersey

  • Robert Blair, PVT
  • Obadiah Kitchell, CAPT
  • Hugh Phillips, PVT

New York

  • Frederick Hoke, PVT
  • Simeon Rockefeller, PVT

North Carolina

  • John McKnitt Alexander, CS/PS
  • Edward Allman, PVT
  • William Alston, LCOL/PS
  • William Andrews, CS
  • Samuel Daniel Arnold, PS
  • James Auld, MAJ/PS
  • William Avery, PS
  • Jesse Aycock, PS
  • Matthias Barringer, CAPT/PS
  • Richard Bass, PS
  • Malachi Bell, COL/CS/PS
  • Johann Christian Bodenhamer, PS
  • Jesse Bunn, PVT
  • William Burford, PS
  • David Burleson, PS
  • Robert Burnside, PVT
  • Solomon Burroughs, PVT
  • Richard Caswell, MGEN/CS/PS
  • Charles Cherry, SOL
  • Vachel Clark, PS
  • Robert Cleveland, CAPT
  • John Colwell, PVT
  • Hugh Corwin, PS
  • William Cromarte, PVT/PS
  • Major Croom, CS, PS
  • Robert Culbertson, PVT
  • Augustine Deshon, PS
  • Simon Dixon, PS
  • Daniel Donnell, PVT
  • Samuel Frazier, PS
  • Henry Gay, PVT
  • Thomas Gibson, LT
 
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North Carolina
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  • Preston Goforth, PVT
  • William Goldston, CAPT
  • William Goodwin, PVT
  • Alexander Grady, PS
  • James Greenlee, SOL/PS
  • Benjamin Hardy, PS
  • Lemuel Hardy, PS
  • Benjamin Herndon, CAPT
  • Benjamin Hider, PS
  • Michael Hider, PS
  • John Hinton, Jr., CS/MAJ
  • John Hinton, Sr., COL/PS
  • Matther Holding, PS
  • John Hunt, PVT
  • Thomas Huntley, PS
  • Robert Irwin, COL/PS
  • John Jordan, PS
  • Sebastian Bostian Kline, PS
  • James Lanier, CS/PS
  • George Lea, PS
  • Christopher Lierly, PVT
  • Jacob Lineberry, PS
  • Nathaniel Macon, PS
  • James McMaster, PS
  • Isaac Meadows, PS
  • John Minnis, SGT/PS
  • David Mitchell, CS
  • James Mitchell, CS
  • Perminter Morgan, PS
  • Nathan Morgan, PVT
  • Reuben Morse, PS
  • Archibald Murphrey, LCOL/PS/CS
  • Abraham Newkirk, PVT
  • John Parrott, PS/PVT
  • Joseph Parsons, CAPT
  • John Patterson, PVT
  • Robert Peele, PS
  • Henry Rhodes, LCOL
  • Cato Riddle, PS
  • Edward Rippey, PVT
  • Arthur Robbins, CS
  • Henry Robertson, PS/PVT
  • Philip Rudisill, PS
  • William Rush, PS/SOL
  • John Sharp, PS
  • Benjamin Smith, PVT
  • Matthias Steelman, PS
  • James Stevenson, PVT
  • Jesse Swinson, NCO
  • William Townsend, PVT
  • Nicholas Tyner, CAPT
  • William Wilder, PS
  • George Willliams, NCO
  • Anthony Winston, PS
  • Elisha Withers, PVT/PS
  • John Wooten, Jr., PVT/PS
  • John Yarborough, PS

Pennsylvania

  • John Bonnet, CS
  • Michael Brown, PS
  • John Nicholas Hedrick, ENS
  • Matthias Hoffer, PVT
  • John Keeley, PVT
  • Daniel O’Daniel, PS/SOL
  • Hector Paine, CPL
  • Robert Ricketts, PVT
  • Peter Shanholtzer, SOL
  • Daniel Sinclair, NCO
  • George Wolfe, Jr., PVT

Rhode Island

  • Peleg Pendleton, LT/PS

South Carolina

  • John Barnwell, BGEN/PS
  • Abraham Bolt, PVT
  • Solomon Burroughs, PVT
  • William Calhoun, CS/PS/PVT
  • James Clark, II, LT
  • John Henry Felder, CAPT/PS/CS
  • Ezekiel E Gaskins, PS
  • James Lester, Sr., PS
  • John McDowell, COL
  • John Norwood, CAPT
  • Andrew Pickens, BGEN
  • John Roberts, CS
  • Edward Van Der Veer, PVT

Virginia

  • Levin Ames, SMN
  • William Arbuckle, PS/SOL
  • William Ballard, CPL
  • Roger Barton, PVT
  • Richard Bland, PS
  • Anne Bolling, PS
  • Abraham Bolt, PVT
  • Jasper Cather, SOL
  • Terence Connor, PVT
  • John Cook, PVT
  • James Madison Davenport, PVT
  • John Day, PS, ENS
  • Haley Dupree, PVT
  • Edward Eanes, PVT
  • Thomas East,PS
  • John Ellington, Jr., PS
  • Peter Foster, MIDSHIPMAN
  • William Gainer, PVT
  • Edward Goode, LT
  • Starling Gunn, PVT
  • Joshua Hinds, PS
  • James Noble Johnston, PVT
  • William Lindsey, MAJ
  • John Lipford, PVT
  • John Maddox, PVT
  • Nathaniel Mason, PS
  • Edward Mitchell, STAFFOF
  • George Moffett, COL/CS
  • Joseph Moseley, PVT
  • Anthony Mullins, PVT
  • John Nees, PVT
  • David Perryman, ENS
  • Peyton Powell, LT/PS
  • George Purvis, PS
  • George Reed, PS
  • George Reeves, LT/PS
  • Bailey Rice, PVT
  • Thomas Roane, COL/CS/PS
  • Samuel Scarborough, PVT
  • James Soyars, CPL
  • Lawrence Smith Stubbs, PS
  • David Thompson, SOL
  • John Thompson, PVT/SGT
  • Presley Thornton, PVT
  • William Turner, PVT
  • David Weaver, SOL
  • Joseph White, PVT
  • William Woodhouse, Jr., CAPT
  • William Wyatt, PS/SOL
  • Henry Yoho, PVT

 

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