New Jersey Volunteers Muster Roll, 1777


Muster roll of Captain Peter Ruttan's company, Staten Island, 18 November 1777, part of the 4th Battalion of the New Jersey Volunteers under the command of Colonel Abraham Van Buskirk. This company included many men from the German settlement at Ramapo, Bergen County, New Jersey. The muster roll is available on Library and Archives Canada microfilm reel C-4216.


RankNamesDate EnlistedRemarks
CaptainPeter Ruttan
LieutenantJames Sarvenier
EnsignColin McVean
SergeantWilliam Van Orden7 December 1776
SergeantAllibert Ackerman7 December 1776recruiting sergeant
SergeantJames Fox7 December 1776sick in regiment hospital
CorporalPeter Ramsey7 December 1776
CorporalRynard Prickman7 December 1776
CorporalPeter Rithner7 December 1776
DrumsAbraham Ackerman7 December 1776
PrivateNicholas Hemeon7 December 1776
PrivateNicholas Counrate7 December 1776
PrivateJacob Hemeon7 December 1776sick in hospital
PrivateGeorge Hemeon7 December 1776
PrivateAdem Hemeon7 December 1776
PrivateGeorge Bruce7 December 1776
PrivateDirck Wannamaker7 December 1776
PrivateDavid Degroat7 December 1776on command recruiting
PrivateJohn Frysiner7 December 1776
PrivateCounrate Frysiner7 December 1776
PrivateNautes Staker7 December 1776
PrivateWilliam Ramsey7 December 1776on command recruiting
PrivateAble Rithner7 December 1776
PrivateNicholas Sites7 December 1776on command as a taylor
PrivateBallas Shumaker7 December 1776sick in hospital
PrivateFrederick Bruce22 January 1777
PrivateChristopher Niex22 January 1777sick in regiment hospital
PrivateGeorge Fox22 January 1777
PrivateWilliam Fox22 January 1777
PrivateConnrate H. Packer22 January 1777on command as a taylor
PrivatePhilip H. Packer22 January 1777
PrivateJohn Bruce22 January 1777
PrivateBenjamin Bush10 March 1777
PrivateJames Stource22 January 1777
PrivatePeter Smith29 May 1777
PrivateHenry Shults22 January 1777
PrivateConnrate Wannamaker22 January 1777
PrivateJohn Hopper22 April 1777
PrivateGeorge Smith29 May 1777
PrivateWilliam Bond7 December 1776unfit for service
PrivateLewis Fisher7 December 1776taken prisoner 29 December 1776
PrivateMatthew Knaught7 December 1776taken prisoner 29 December 1776
PrivateWilliam Winter7 December 1776taken prisoner 29 December 1776
PrivateWilliam Sturr7 December 1776taken prisoner 29 December 1776
PrivateHenry Wannamaker7 December 1776taken prisoner 29 December 1776
PrivatePeter Wannamaker7 December 1776taken prisoner 29 December 1776
PrivateJohn Wannamaker7 December 1776taken prisoner 29 December 1776
PrivateNicholas Wannamaker7 December 1776taken prisoner 29 December 1776
PrivateHenry Sawbock7 December 1776taken prisoner 29 December 1776
PrivateSamuel Demarest7 December 1776taken prisoner 29 December 1776
PrivateHenry Manuel Jr.7 December 1776taken prisoner 29 December 1776
PrivateJacob Cole7 December 1776taken prisoner 29 December 1776
PrivatePeter Fisher7 December 1776taken prisoner 29 December 1776
PrivateJacob Norris7 December 1776taken prisoner 29 December 1776
PrivateIsaac Montonye7 December 1776taken prisoner 29 December 1776
PrivateDavid Bayard7 December 1776taken prisoner 29 December 1776
PrivatePeter Slithye7 December 1776taken prisoner 22 August 1777
PrivateConnrate Baker7 December 1776deceased 11 March 1777
PrivateMichael Sturr22 January 1777deceased 1 May 1777
PrivatePeter Nix22 January 1777deceased 10 July 1777
PrivateMartin Myers7 December 1776deceased 20 July 1777


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