Our Patriot Ancestors

Here we list the patriot ancestors of our current Chapter Members. It is an interesting mix – all connected by their ties to women living in Germany. (If you are looking for more information on patriot ancestors who came from Germany to support the Revolution, you can find a list of surnames from the Royal Deux-Ponts Regiment on the Sons of the American Revolution Germany site. )

State of ServicePatriot Ancestors
PennsylvaniaPvt Stephen Gapen
Pvt Gideon Gilpin
Ens John Kunkle
Brig Gen Lewis Nicola
Ens George Overpeck, Sr.
Pvt John Rowe
Lt Michael Schall
Pvt George Shambach
Adam Tinsman, Patriotic Service
Pvt Philip Yost
VirginiaHenry Arnold, Patriotic Service
Pvt Ambrose Barnett
Pvt Benjamin Cave
Charles Cavanaugh, Patriotic Service
Josiah Dodd, Patriotic Service
George Emery, Staff Officer
Pvt Julius Gibbs
Joseph Goodbar, Soldier
Pvt Patrick Henry
2nd LT PS Bridgar Haynie
Ens Joel Higgins
John Key, Sr., Patriotic Service
Uriah Lipscomb, Patriotic Service
James McCamish, Soldier
Lt Col Richard Kidder Meade
Col William Nelson
Pvt James Potter
Pvt Jesse Rowe
John Rowe, Civil Serivce
MarylandPvt Henry H. Bean
Samuel Claggett, Staff Officer
Capt James Campbell
ConnecticutEphraim Adams, Soldier
Lt Col Isaac Cook
Pvt John Henry
Sgt Jared Huntington
Sgt Daniel Sizer
Jacob Staples, Soldier
Pvt James Stevens
Lt Isaac Turner
Lt Bayze Wells
MassachussetsJohn Dunbar MA, Civil Service
Pvt Samuel Fitch
Sgt Moses Lurvey MA
Isaac Otis Jr., Surgeon, Staff Officer
New YorkJacob Benson, Soldier
Nathaniel Culver, Patriotic Service
New HampshirePvt John Church
Sgt Philip Huntoon
Jacob Cram, Patriotic Service
New JerseyPvt Samuel Hopping
Lt John Thompson
Pvt Obadiah Valentine
Peter Kivett, Patriotic/Civil Service NC
James Mead, Patriotic Service VT
Tristram Pinkham, MS
James Potter
Pvt Richard Searcy, NC
Joseph Shuptrine, Patriotic Service GA
Reuben Thompson, Patriotic Service GA
Capt Walter Clark, RI