The Names of the Deputies Appointed in the Several Township of the County of Monmouth, to take a List of All and every Free Able Bodies White Male Citizen,  

The Names of the Deputies Appointed in the Several Township of the County of

 Monmouth, to take a List of All and every Free & Able Bodied White Male Citizen,

between the ages of Eighteen and forty-five years – Residing within their

respective Townships.  Agreeably to the directions given, in an Act for Organizing

and Training the Militia of this State

Passed at Trenton November 30th 1792

 

Township

First Name

Surname

Middletown

John

Stillwell

Freehold

Samuel

Holmes

Shrewsbury

James

Green

Upper Freehold

James

Cox

Dover

George

Cook

Stafford

Israel

Pennington

 

 

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The Total Number of Militia Men as they are Now Enrolled in the County of Monmouth

           in Middletown                    480

            Freehold                       559

            Shrewsbury                   640

            Upper Freehold             511

            Dover                           171

                                          Stafford                          45            Total:  2,406

 

Exempts                                             

           Middletown                       9

           Freehold                          2

           Shrewsbury                    64

           Upper Freehold               34

           Dover                               5

                              Stafford                           72           186   

                           No. males between 18 & 45:          2,592

 

 

I do hereby Certify that the foregoing Entreys Made in this Book are agreeable to the Returns

     I received from the Several Deputies Respectively Appointed in each Township in this County.       

 

                                                           Asher Holmes, Commissioner

                                              May 13th 1792 <sic>

 

 

The Division of the Militia of Monmouth County into Regiments

 

Middletown  one Regiment including

22 Light infantry and eight artilery      

men that are in Freehold                    

Eight Companies, two Battalions          

          4 Companies in each                             508

 

Freehold  one Regiment & Battalion    

eight Companies, four companies in    

each including the Horse  2 of Which  

          are in Middletown                                   531

 

Shrewsbury  one Regiment, two          

Battalions, 10 Companies, five             

          Companies in each Battalion                   640 

 

Upper Freehold, Dover and Stafford

one Regiment two Battalions                

and ten Companies,                           

5 Companies in each Battalion            

           Exclusive of their Troop of Horse             692

                                                                 Troop of Horse                                         35

                                                           Total    2406