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"A Pedigree Partly Indian, Partly Batavian"


Van Tassels in theFrench-Indian War

(The Forgotten First Revolutionary War Against European Occupation)



Name Page Number

Date of Enlistment

Age Where Born Trade Company/Militia Description Death Recorded
Albertus 186 Apr 21, 1759 48 Philipsburgh Weaver Capt. Jno Verplanck's    
George 182 Mar 22, 1759 17 Phillipsburgh Labourer Capt. Gilb. Drake    
" " " 312 Apr 22, 1760 18 Philipse Borrow Labourer Capt Drake 5' 11", light eyed, light haired 1760*1
Henry 529, 530             1758*1
Jacob 180 Mar 27, 1759 37 Philipsburgh Cordwainer Capt. Sutton    
Jacob 314 Apr 17, 1760 35 Philipse Barrah Labourer Lieut. Miller 6' 2" 1760*1
Jacob 414 Apr 27, 1761 15 Dutchess Co Farmer Capt. Terbush    
James 84 Apr 20, 1758 38 Phillipsborough Cordwainer Capt. Gilbert Drake 5' 9" 1758*1
John Jr. 82 Apr 13, 1758 18 Phillipsborough Cordwainer Capt. Gilbert Drake 5' 9"  
John Sr. 82 Apr 13, 1758 20 Phillipsborough Laborourer Capt. Gilbert Drake 5' 6"  
John 182 Mar 15, 1759 21 Philipsburgh Cordwainer Capt. Conklin    
John 192 Apr 3, 1759 21 Philipsburgh Laborer Capt. Drake    
Stephen 192 Apr 4, 1759 19 Philipsburgh Labourer Capt. Drake   1759*1

 

*1Names of deceased soldiers 1756 to 1762 whose heirs received the pay due them at the time of their death. [From the Commissariat Accounts of John Cruger, Beverly Robinson and Peter Van Brugh Livingston.]

[Source: Muster Rolls of New York Provincial Troops. 1755-1765 By New York Historical Society]

 



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