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American Revolutionary War Patriots




Image: American Militia Man, 1775, Courtesy of the Sons of the Revolution, California

American Militiaman -- 1775

This page is dedicated to our Ancestor who fought in the American Revolutionary War

    Peter Muffly served in the Revolutionary War as a Private in Captain F. Coon's company, Lieut. Col. Nicklass Kerns' Northampton County, Pennsylvania regiment.Peter was born 1739 in Maxatawny Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania and died March 25, 1816. Peter and his wife Catherine Regina Wannemacher are both buied in the Towamensing Burying Grounds Lutheran Church Seliegh Gap, Pennsylvania.

    George Wannemacher (Peter Muffly father-in-law) came to America, 1731, settled in Northampton County, Pa., and furnished a team for hauling military supplies, 1777. He died 1795 in Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

    James Dunlop (1727-1821), was major of Col. William Irvine's regiment 1776 and was at the battle of Three Rivers. He was promoted lieutenant colonel, 1777; died in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, a town he laid out. He was a ancestors of Joseph R. Muffly and Martha Steel Gordon.

    William Hunt (1763-1846), enlisted 1779 from Northumberland county, Pa., under Capt. Thomas Campleton for guarding the frontiers. In 1833 he applied for a pension in Lansing, [p.54] Tompkins county, N. Y., and it was allowed for six months actual service as private Pennsylvania line. His widow in 1847 received a penson. William Hunt is a ancestors of Smith Reed Hunt and Louise Muffly.

    Daniel Wunderlich (1737-99) served as private in the Lancaster County, Pennsylvania militia. He was born in Ludwigsburg, Germany; died in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. Daniel Wunderlich is a ancestors of Mary J. Muffly husband David W. Culp.

    Joseph Byam His military service was between August 1776 - February 1777, Private in Capt. Nathan Hamilton's Co. Joseph Byam was born August 15, 1744 in Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts and died 1820 in Barnard, Vermont.