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 George Overpeck, Sr.
Pvt George Shambach
Adam Tinsman
Pvt Philip Yost
VirginiaPvt Ambrose Barnett
Pvt Benjamin Cave
Joseph Goodbar, Soldier
Pvt Patrick Henry
2nd LT PS Bridgar Haynie
John Key, Sr.
James McCamish
Lt Col Richard Kidder Meade
Col William Nelson
Pvt James Potter
Pvt Jesse Rowe
Pvt John Rowe
John Rowe
MarylandPvt Henry H. Bean
Samuel Claggett
Capt James Campbell
ConnecticutEphraim Adams
Col Isaac Cook
Pvt John Henry
Sgt Daniel Sizer
Jacob Staples
Lt Isaac Turner
Lt Bayze Wells
MassachussetsJohn Dunbar MA
Sgt Moses Lurvey MA
Isaac Otis Jr., Surgeon
New YorkJacob Benson
Nathaniel Culver
New HampshirePvt John Church
Sgt Philip Huntoon
Jacob Cram, Patriotic Service
New JerseyPvt Samuel Hopping
Lt John Thompson
Pvt Obadiah Valentine
Others
Peter Kivett, Patriotic/Civil Service NC
Tristram Pinkham, MS
James Potter
Joseph Shuptrine, Patriotic Service GA
Reuben Thompson, GA