NYGenWeb West. Cty: 1899 Register Empire State Soc., SAR
Westchester County, NY
The 1899 Membership Register
for The Empire State Society, S.A.R.
Roll of Ancestors — T
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Following are the records of the Revolutionary Ancestors of the Members. The names here printed in CAPITALS correspond to the names printed in italics in the Roll of Members; and the names here printed in italics, being the names of Members descended from these ancestors, respectively, correspond to the names printed in CAPITALS in the Roll of Members.
- THOMAS THOMSON
- Born in Scotland; came to this country before the War of the Revolution and settled in Philadelphia; private in Col. Nicol's City Guards; commissioned Second Lieutenant in 8th Co., 6th Battalion, commanded by Colonel Robert Knox; later made Lieutenant in Capt. Christian Grove's Co., same Battalion, and subsequently commissioned as Captain; served with the Pennsylvania troops at the battle of Yorktown and present at the surrender of Lord Cornwallis; on his return to Philadelphia, was presented with a sword. — J. Lawrence McKeever, Robert Tounsend McKeever.
- CHARLES TOOKER
- Born in Huntington, L.I., in 1712; died in Newburgh, N.Y., about 1785; a signer of the Association pledge; member of Capt. Ramsey's Regt. of Orange County; and an exempt member of Capt. Arthur Smith's Co., Col. Hasbrouck's Regt., at Newburgh, April 23, 1779. — George Danforth Tooker.
- REUBEN TOOKER
- Born in Huntington, L.I., 1744; died in Newburgh, N.Y., Sept. 16, 1807; signer of the Association pledge in 1775, and Ensign in Capt. Arthur Smith's Co., 4th Regt., New York State Militia, Col. Hasbrouck commanding. — George Danforth Tooker.
- PETER TOWNSEND, SR.
- Cast, without compensation, at the Sterling Iron Works, which he owned, the ponderous iron chain stretched across the Hudson at West Point; also a number of cannon and anchors placed on the "Constitution" and other ships of war. General Washington was a frequent visitor at Sterling Cottage at this period of the war. — Robert Townsend McKeever.
- NATHANIEL TUCKER
- Of Ossining, Westchester Co., N.Y.; Ensign in Capt. jacob Purdy's Co., Second Regt. of Westchester County Militia, May 28, 1778; Lieutenant in lieut.-Col. Albert Pawlings' Regt. of Levies raised for the defense of the frontier, May 11, 1780; Lieutenant in same regiment, raised for immediate defense of the state, April 27, 1781; 'elected Constable of Ossining, April 17, 1789, and Commissioner at the same election. — James Horton Tuttle, Nathaniel Tuttle.
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