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Note: At the time of the Revolution Millersville was part of Manor Township and Pequea was part of Conestoga Township.

Pennsylvania Archives, Fifth series, Volume Seven


Note: All spelling is how it appears in the original


MANOR TOWNSHIP

Pages 427-429 COUNTY OF LANCASTER

A TRUE AND EXACT LIST OF THE NAMES, OF EACH AND EVERY MALE WHITE PERSON, INHABITING OR RESIDING, WITHIN MY DISTRICT, IN THE FOURTH COMPANY, OF THE FOURTH BATTALON OF LANCASTER COUNTY MILITIA, BETWEEN THE AGE OF EIGHT-TEEN AND FIFTY-THREE YEARS. TAKEN FOR THE YEAR 1782. (c.)

Captain
Bernard Mann

Lieutenant Michael Heller

Ensign Wm. Henry

Almonar John Mann

Serjeants

             John Alder                                        John Taylor 
John Alenton

First Class
1. John Neaf 5. Jacob Whitemore, Jn. son 2. Hery Kaufman 6. George Rutzel 3. Martin Gonter 7. Peter Grayble 4. Isaac Kaufman
Second Class
8. Paul Ockerman 12. Christian Newcommer 9. Martin Funk 13. David Frank, Hessian deserter 10. Abraham Kaufman
11. Conrad Zeigler 14.. John Allington
Third Class
15. Jacob Shock. 21. James Forsyth 16. Jacob Bunn 22. Christian Stoner 17. Balser Groe 23. David Mellenger 18. Leonard Reigart 24. Jacob Bixler 19. Henry Shank 25. Christian Bixler 20. Jacob Stayman

Fourth Class
26. Chris. Hare 31. Andrew Kaufman, M. and son, 27. Jacob Kaufman 32. John Sherrick 28. Henry Neaf 33. Isaac Kagey 29. Abraham Miller 34. Joseph Sanders 30. Joseph Hobbecker 35. Mechel Funk
Fifth Class
37. Wm. Kennedy 42. John Funk 38. John Hosteller 43. Merkel Slo 39. Andw. Kaufman, C., son 44. Jacob Mellenger 40. Henry Shellenberger 45. Mathens Senger 41. Henry Lighty 46. Thomas Rowland
Sixth Class
47. Jacob Sytz 52. Abraham Hostetter 48. Jacob Shellenberger 53. Jacob Shellenberger 49. George Lutz 54. Edward Gibons 50. Andrew Jacob 55. John Barnhart 51. Jacob Funk 56. John Doman
Seventh Class
57. Benneduk Mellenger 64. Jno Whitmor, Jno. son 58. Christian Smith 65. Peter Reetzel 59. James Greenly 66. Jno. Mann 60. Christian Kaufman, Sr. 67. Joseph Kaufman 61. Wm. McCormick 68. George Nos 62. Isaac Neaf 69. John Sherreck 63. Henry Hestand

Eighth Class
70. Chrisn. Whisler 76. George Oldwiler 71. Henry Funk 77. Jon. Whitemore, Jas. son 72 Thomas Patten 78. Wm. Shue 73. Benjamin Hostetter 79. Samuel Funk 74. John Miers 80. Henry Gashaw 75. Michel Rubley
I Do Swear, on the Holy Evangelist of Almighty God; That the above is a just & true state, of the Male white inhabitants, residing in my District, agreeable to Law, and without any fraud to the State, to the best of my knowledge.

Bernhart Mann, Capt.


sworn before me this Day
of May 25th 1782
James Barber, Sub., Lt., L.C.


CONESTOGA TOWNSHIP


A TRUE AND EXACT LIST OF THE NAMES OF EACH AND EVERY MALE WHITE PERSON, INHABITING OR RESIDING, WITHIN MY DISTRICT, IN THE BATTALION OF LANCASTER COUNTY, MILITIA, BETWEEN THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN AND FIFTY-THREE YEARS TAKEN FOR THE YEAR 1782. (c.)

Captain Jacob Metzger

Lieut. John Yeanser

Ens. John Crummel

Almonar. John Stayman

Privates
                                              First Class 
1. John Eshleman 6 Edward Kelly 2 Abraham Miller 7 Christian Nistebroe 3 Jacob Shoff 8 Samuel Neideg 4 John Folck 9 John Bauer 5 Isaac Borckholder 10 Henry Eshleman
Second Class
11 David Eshleman 16 Abraham Grafft 12 Jacob Harnist 17 John Werfel 13 Sammuel Hunder 18 Peter Rummel 14 Martin Bare 19 Jacob Hess 15 Henry Lersher 20 Michieal Mayer
Third Class
21 Michieal Herr 25 Danieal Brennemas 22 John Sheaffer 26 Henry Miller 23 Jacob Mannert 27 Henry Pletsher 24 Adam Kendrick

Fourth Class
28 John Mosser 35 John Shuster 29 Benshaman Ehleman 36 Jacob Shoff 30 Isaac Miller 37 Henry Forer 31 Henry Neideg 38 Alisa Foresla 32 William Folck 39 Peter Gonder 33 _____ _____ 40 William Harber 34 Simon Brand 41 Frantz Shober
Fifth Class
42 Daneal Mosser 48 Tehofelus Danning 43 _____ _____ 49 Jonas Newcommer 44 Andrew Fale 50 Conrad Heable 45 Martin Kuhn 51 Jacob Stoner 46 Frederick Mannert 52 John Funck 47 Christian Kendrick 53 Dannnieal May
Sixth Class
53 Henry Shenck 59 Lennert Albrihgt 54 John Bare 60 John Shoff 55 Ludwick Orbane 61 Tobias Shanck 56 Stofel Ort 62 John Rumble 57 Jacob Hofman 63 Abraham Fisher 53 Fredrick Faver.

Seventh Class
64 Fredick Shoff. 70 John Gut 65 Jacob Bacht 71 Malcher Hackman 66 Jacob Bare 72 Antony Kline 67 Dannieal Lingenfild 73 Tobias Stayman 68 Christian Shanck 74 Harman Leeck 69 David Hess

Eighth Class
75 Henry Stayman 81 George Miller 76 Micheal Shanck 82 Henry Gable 77 Christian Borckholder 83 Fredrick Polmer 78 Henry Faltinbarger 84 Simon Yeandas 79 John Phillips 85 Henry Laudenshlager 80 Ritshard Borck 86 Lannerd Albright, Jr.

I do swear on the Holy Evangelist of Almight God: that the above is a just and true state of the male white inhabitants, residing in my district agreeable to Law, and without any fraud to the State, to the best of my Knowledge.

Jacob Metzger, Capt.


Sworn before me this
10th day of August 1782.
James Barber



(Unfortunately, the following list isn't dated but it was probably generated as a result of some revolutionary war service. I've only included the lists for Conestoga, Manor and Martic Townships.)

PP. 452-454

A return of the First Class of the Fourth Batn. in Lancaster County comanded by Col. Ludwich Muyer. (c.)

3d Company-Capt. Metzgar
1st- Jacob Borekeholder
2d- John Cromewell
3d- John Esheliman
4th- Mechell Lormich (?)
5th- Heabrham millear
6th- Mathew brown
7th- george feawell
8th- John fowelk

6th Company-Capt. Wright
1st- John Bender
2nd- Christeen Neesteel Junr.
3rd- george Braner
4th- John Lincle
5th- petter duncle
6th- Jesoph Muser
7th- petter Snider
8th- Michell boughman
9th- thomas Wright

7th Company capt. patton
1st- John Newcomer
2nd- William Stoneking
3rd- Jacob Smith
4th- _____ _____
5th- phillip foox
6th- Jacob Hoogendooblear
7th- John taylor
8th- david Shalleberger
9th- henery harfoord



Page 581

MARTIC TOWNSHIP



CLASS ROLL OF THE MALE WHITE INHABITANTS OF MARTICKS MILITIA BEING THE SEVENTH COMPANY OF THE SIXTH BATTALION OF LANCASTER COUNTY COMMANDED BY COL. JAMES TAYLOR-JUNE 1781.

Capt.
John Patton

Lieut.
Peter Simpson

Ensign
Daniel McDermond

Privates

1st Class

     
         Archibald Pagon                               William Seabrook
         Alexander Boyd                                Sebastian Swager
         James Savage                                  James McDonald
         Jacob Markly                                  Andrew McGenis
         Henry Beyers                                  Jacob Hoover, Henry's son
         James Black                                   William Yorty
         David Gibson                                  George Kenricks
         Phillip May                                   James Morrow
         William Moor                                  Jacob Myers
         Thomas Johnson                                David Hall
         Peter Fite

2nd Class
Hugh Caldwell William Steel Henry Kegay Martin Isleman John Smith Jacob Beem Londwick Stouts Jacob Broobaker John Cuncle George Birdegg Henry Bear Daniel Collodon John Graft John Cooper Henry Alexander Henry Cuncle Joseph Myers James Glover Stophel Winter Jacob Hart Daniel Crage John Murphey Alexd'r Snodgrass
page 582
3d Class
James Snodgrass William Carr Gregory Harmar Thomas Dick James Whary John Graft Valentine Hart Jacob Graft John Caldwell James Harra Jacob Hoover, J'r. John Segat Martin Byers John Maphet Conrod Neble John Reed
4th Class
Robert McColough Michael Shank Joseph Aird Patt Kelly John McCreary Sebastian Nize Joseph Reagh Samuel Lines Peter Lutes John Boyde John Cunningham John Pagon Samuel Ellot Alexander Brannon Jacob Hoover George Scriver
5th Class
James Johnson Samuel Winter James Pegan, J'r. Ebrey Everly Thomas Robinson John Mitcheal Samuel Kirkpatrick, Jr. John Douglass James Pegan, miller Joseph Gardner Peter Poland Samuel Ramsey John Clark, Jr. John Patterson Joseph McCollough Patrick Campble John Ness John Bond George Ness Alexdr. Garrot
6th Class
Thomas Mackey William Snodgrass Robert Long William Brown David McCollough Henrey Hoffman Adam Moor John Barr Abram Heagy Thomas Boyde Samuel Wollson John Camp John Reed Henry Hoover Peter Miller Christian Hoover James Steel Ulrick Hoover
page 583
7th Class
Robert Steen John Thomas John Pegan, Jr. James Reed James Purdy Isaac McCowen John Robinson James Dick Andrew Pagon William McAdams James Long John Winter Mathias Horra John Blair John Hoover David Chambers George Teeter John Sulliman John Willy Samuel McCulough Michael Everly George Fockler John Albright John Rodgers Peter Stopher Alexander Orr John Smith, tanner
8th Class
James Petterson John McCallister Valantine Gardner Samuel Simpson, Jr. Frederick Heble Thomas Wharry Isaac Hare Samuel Kirkpatrick, Sr. Henry Blucher Peter Good Henry Kendricks Cristin Good John Shank William Simpson Jacob Grafft Benjamin Winter Cristian Lines Thomas Clark



Page 636

A MUSTER ROLL OF A DETACHMENT OF CAPTAIN JOSEPH WRIGHT'S COMPANY OF MILITIA OF COLONEL MATHIAS SLOUGH'S BATTALION, LANCASTER COUNTY. DESTINED FOR THE CAMP IN THE JERSEYS-SEPT. THE 11TH 1776. (D.)

Captain
Joseph Wright

Ensign Jacob Rupley

Serjeant Frederick Finstermacher

Corporal Fredrick Oldweller

Fifer Jacob Winter

Privates
1. Henry Myer
2. Martin Gander
3 John Weigart
4 Jacob Brenner
5 William McMannamy
6 Thomas Wright
7 Michael Shutt
8 Frederick Carpenter
9 Michael Kline
10 James Pratt
11 George Nass
12 John Manning
13 Conrad Raeger
14 James Maxwell
15 James McElwain

15 privates, 50 shillings each...................................................................37..10.0
1 Serjeants, ........................................................................................2..10.0
1 Corporal..........................................................................................2..10.0
1 Fifer...............................................................................................2..10.0
....................................................................................................________
19 Men's advance...............................................................................45..0.0

Mustered and passed before the Committee of Observation & Inspection in Lancaster the 3d & 9th of September 1776. And the above fourty five pounds paid to Captain Joseph Wright to enable him to pay the above advance to his people the 11 Sept. 1776.
Test. Wille. Atlee, Chairman of Committee &

Joseph Wright, Capt.



Page 1064 Associators and Militia
A MUSTER ROLL OF A COMPANY LATELY COMMANDED BY CAPTAIN JAMES WATSON IN COLONEL THOMAS PORTER'S BATTALION OF LANCASTER COUNTY, NOW UNDER THE COMMAND OF LIEUTT. JOHN PATTON ON THEIR MARCH TO THE CAMP IN THE JERSEYS.

Lietenant John Patton

Drummer Robert Hamilton

Privates
     
                    1. Thomas Clark                         11. John Stephenson
                    2. William McAdams                      12. John Caldwell
                    3. John McCray                          13. Robert Brotherton
                    4. John Reed                            14. William Brotherton
                    5. Joseph Neel                          15. Hugh Caldwell
                    6. James McDermod                        16. John Caldwell Sr.
                    7. Robert Snodgrass                      17. James Long
                    8. Robert Caldwell                       18. Robert Long
                    9. Patrick Campbell                      19. Jno. McMunigle
                  10. Robert McEldowney                     20. Saml. McCullough


page 1065 County of Lancaster

21. John McCullough 28. Thomas Gulley 22. David McCullough 29. Thomas Robertson 23. James McWherry 30. John Robertson 24. James Duncan 31. Alexander Orr 25. James Johnston 32. John McMiller 26. James Patterson 33. William Sheilds. 27. William McMiller.

33 Privates at 50 shillings each..............................................82. 10. 0
Drummer....................................................................2. 10. 0
85. 0. 0

No. 34. James Pagan 37. James VcCants 35. Archibald Pagan 38. James Pagan, junr. 36. Richard Pollock

5 privates at 50 shillings each.......................12.10.0 advance paid.

Mustered and passed before the Committee of Observation & Inspection in Lancaster the 13th of August 1776-And the 85.0.0. advance Money paid to Lieutenant Joyh Patton to pay above privates & Drummer their advance-as p. Rect.
Test. Will. J. Atlee, Chairman of Committee & c.

John Patton, Lieut.

Mustered and passed before the committee of Observation & inspection in Lancaster the 15th of August 1776-And the above twelv pound & ten Shillings paid to Lieutenant John Patton to enable him to advance to the privates above named fifty shillings p. man.

Test. William Atlee, Chairman of Committee &c.

John Patton, Lieut.



page 1096

Thess is certify that Adam Martin has mustered and one his tower of Duty in the years 1777, 1778, 1779 in full.

pr. me.

Friedrich Ziegler, Capt. May the 10th, 1781



I do hereby certify that Fradrick Fenstrmaker has mustered and Done his Duty of 2 towers of Duty in the Garrisons of Lancaster in the years 1777, 1778, 1779. pr. me.

Friedrich Ziegler, Capt. May the 10th, 1781



I do hereby certify that Cristopher Bryar has served his tower of Duty in the year 1777, 78, 1779. Certify'd p'r. me.

Jacob Metzger, Capt. May the 19th, 1781



I Do hereby Certify that Jacob Miller has mustred and done 2 towers of Duty in Lancaster in the years 1777, 1778, 1778 as garrison Duty in Lancaster. pr. me.

Friedrich Ziegler, Capt. May the 10th, 1781



We do hereby certefy that Ulrick Kever was wagon mastr in the year 1778 one tower and wass township sessor for the year 1779. Certefed by us.

Friedrich Ziegler, Capt.

Alexd'r Noble, Adjton.
May the 10th, 1781.



page 1097
I do hereby certify that David Dacker a privet in my company was constantly driving a public Waggon and teem in Paul Houseman's Bregaeds in the years 1778; 1779.
Certify p'r me.

Friedrich Ziegler, Capt.


Millers Town, May the 11th, 1781.


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