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Loyalists In The Family

My direct blood lines Loyalist ancestors were Harmanus/Harmonius Wannamaker, Russell Pitman, John Latta. All of these men married into the Wanamaker/Wannamaker family. Andrew, Hendrick, Harmanus, Jacob, Johannis, Pieter W. and Thomas were brothers born in New Jersey before the American Revolutionary War. Note below this list.

Loyalist Name
Birth - Death
John Babcock

1747 - 1812
Kings Orange Rangers
Thomas Dempsey
? - 1845
John Latta
1782 - 1846
a child - did not fight
Russell Pitman
1760 - 1815
Loyal Rangers
John Post
King's Orange Rangers
Henry Redner
New Jersey Volunteers
Thomas Van Buskirk
Kings Orange Rangers
Peter Valleau
1751 -
Andrew Wanamaker
1766 -
a child - did not fight
Hendrick Wanamaker
1755 -
New Jersey Volunteers
Harmanus /
Harmonius Wannamaker
1769 - 1858
a child - did not fight
Jacob/Jacobus Wanamaker*
1760 - 1838
Johannis Wanamaker *
1757 1780
New Jersey Volunteers
Sgt. Pieter W. Wanamaker
1753 - 1820
New Jersey Volunteers
Thomas Wannamaker
a child - did not fight

((*)) Note Jacob and Jacobus could be two different men. We find Jacob Wanamaker in the musters of the New Jersey Volunteers and we find Jacobus Wannamaker in the musters of the King's Orange Rangers. Did Johannis Wanamaker die during the American Revolutionary War or was he alive and well in Upper Canada name of John Wanamaker? Stay tuned for these and other mysteries to be solved!

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