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New York Militia: Enrolment of the People Called Quakers

Submitter: LindaSmithUEL@aol.com Date sent: Feb 2002

Pursuant an act of Generall Assembly of this province passed the 19th of ffebruary 1755, Entituled an Act for Regulating the militia of the Colony of New York. Those for Dutchess County are as follows vizt

Dutchess County Quakers

Joshua Shearman, Beekmans precinct, shoemaker
Moses Shearman, Beekmans precinct, Labourer
Daniel Shearman, Beekmans precinct, Labourer
Joseph Doty, Beekmans precinct, Blacksmith
John Wing, Beekmans precinct, ffarmer
Zebulon Ferris of the oblong in Beekmans precinct, Farmer
Joseph Smith Son of Richard Smith of the oblong in Beekmans precinct, Labourer
Robert Whitely of the Oblong, Farmer
Elijah Doty of the Oblong House, Carpenter
Philip Allen of the Oblong, Weaver
Richard Smith of the Oblong, Farmer
James Aiken of the Oblong, Blacksmith
Abraham Chase Son of Henry Chase of the Oblong, Farmer
John Hoeg of the Oblong, Farmer
Jonathan Hoeg of the Oblong, Blacksmith
Amos Hoeg Son of John Hoeg of the Oblong, Labourer
William Hoeg Son of David Hoeg of Oblong, Farmer
John Hoeg son of John Hoeg of Oblong
Ezekiel Hoeg of the Oblong, Labourer
Judah Smith of Oblong, Taylor
Mathew Wing of Oblong, Farmer
Timothy Dakin of Oblong, Labourer
Samuell Russell of Oblong, Labourer
John Fish of Oblong, Farmer
Reed Ferris of Oblong, Shoemaker
Benjamin Ferris Junr of Oblong, Labourer
Josiah Akin of Oblong, Blacksmith
Israel Howland of Oblong, Farmker
Elisha Akin of Oblong, Farmer
Isaac Haviland of Oblong, Blacksmith
Nathan Soule Son of George Soule of Oblong, Farmer
James Birdsall of Oblong, Labourer
Daniel Chase of Oblong, Farmer
Silas MOssher of Oswego in Beekmans precinct, Farmer
William Mosher of Oswego in Beekmans precinct, Farmer
Silvester Richmond of Oswego in Beekmans precinct, Farmer
Jesse Irish of Oswego in Beekmans precinct, Farmer
David Irish of Oswego in Beekmans precinct, Farmer
William Irish of Oswego in Beekmans precinct, Farmer


Josiah Bull of Oswego in Beekmans precinct, Farmer
Josiah Bull Junr of Oswego in Beekmans precinct, Farmer
Allen Moore of Oswego in Beekmans precinct, Farmer
Andrew Moore of Oswego in Beekmans precinct, Farmer
William Gifford of Oswego in Beekmans precinct, Farmer


Nathaniel Yeomans of Oswego in Beekmans precinct, Farmer
Eliab Yeomans of Oswego in Beekmans precinct, Farmer


William Parks of Oswego in Beekmans precinct, Farmer

Dutchess County ss: The aforegoing are all the Quakers Enroled in my office to this 1st day of July 1755 - Per Henry Livingston, Clerk A LIST OF THE NAME OF QUAKERS Enrolled in the office of Town Clerk, of and in the City of New York, in Lib: No. 1 of Quakers, &c: Pursuant to an Act of Assembly, Entituled an Act, for Regulating the Militia of that Colony of New York; made & Published the 19th day of February Last, vizt:

Thomas Dobson, New York, Merchant
Samuel Brown, New York, Merchant
Henry Haydock, New York, Merchant
James Burling, New York, Distiller
John Laurence, New York, Boalter
Caleb Laurence, New York, Merchant
William Palmer, New York, Joiner
Hugh Ryder, New York, Shopkeeper
Walter Frankling, New York, Shopkeeper
Isaac Martin, New York, Tallow Chandler
Thomas Frankling, New York, Merchant
John Frankling, New York, Shopkeeper
Thomas Frankling Junr, New York, Hatter
William Field, New York, Shopkeeper
John Burling, New York, Merchant
John Burling Junr, New York, Miller
Robert Muray, New York, Shopkeeper

To the 19th of May 1755 - Augt V. Cortland, Clk. Co. A LIST OF THE NAMES OF SUCH MORAVIANS Who have Enrolled their names pursuant to the Directions of an act to continue an Act Entituled an act for Regulating the Militia of the Colony of New York with Some Additions thereto published the 1st of April 1756 Vizt:


May 5, 1756

James Arden, New York, Joiner
Christian Trocklick, New York, Sugar Baker

May 6th, 1756

William Nixon, New York, Cooper
Daniel Miller, New York, Potter

May 11th, 1756

Henry Van Vlack, New York, Merchant
Garrase Roebuck, New York, Corck Cutter
John Kingston, New York, Blacksmith
William Pearson, New York, Butcher
John Runey, New York, Tobacconist

Names of Quakers who have Enrolled their names: May, 10, 1756
Nathll Pearsall, New York, Storekeeper
Thomas Pearsall, New York, Storekeeper
Samuel Franklin, New York, Storekeeper

Enrolled - pr Augt V. Cortlandt Clk.

Queens County Quakers

DEC YE 1ST 1756 - A List of all Money Taken from the QUAKERS in QUEENS COUNTY Persuant to two Acts of General Assembly of the Province of New York. (In pounds)

Town of Flushing

John Thorne, 2
James Burling, 2
James Bowne, 2
Benj Doughty, 2
Stephen Hedger, 2
Danll Bowne, 2
James Persons, 2
Danll Lathum, 2
Samll Thorn, 2
Caleb Field, 2
John Thorn, 1

New Town

John Vanwick, 2
John Way, 2
Samll Way, 2
Robert Alsop, 2
William Betts, 2
James Way, 2
Richard Hollet, 2
Samll Burling, 2

Jaamaica Town

Robert Doughty, 2

Town of Hempstead

Stephen Lines, 2
Thomas Seaman, 1.10
William Lines, 2
Joseph Clements, 2
Adam Mott, 2
Stephen Mott, 2
William Mott, 2
Nathaniel Piercaell, 2
Samuel Titus, 2
William Titus, 2
Stephen Titus, 2
James Mott, 2
James Titus, 2
Samuel Willis Jur, 2
Francis Nash, 1
Thomas Alsop, 1

Oysterbay Town

Joseph Wood, 2
Israel Pierceal, 2
Issac Doty, 2
Abraham Underhill, 2
Joseph Underhill,2
John Powel, 2
John Wilson, 2
John Wilson Jr, 2
Richard Alsop, 2
Jacob Cock, 2
Clark Cock, 2
Samll Cock, 2
Henry Cock, 2
Reese Cock, 2
John Mott, 2
Henry Titus, 2
Obadiah Seaman, 2

Total 101.10 pounds John Willett late Treasurer of Queens County Came before me, Francis Filkin, and made oath that this is a true list as aforesaid according to the best of his knowledge - John Willett Sworne in New York Decr 16: 1756 before me - Fras Filkin, Justice

Suffolk County Quakers

A List of the Names of the People called QUAKERS who have entered their Certificates in the Clerke’s office in the County, aforesaid.
Edward Hallock, Brookhaven
Richard Willets, Islip
Jacob Willets, Islip
Samuel Willets, Islip
Joseph Willets, Islip
Isaac Willets, Islip
Thomas Willets, Islip
John Whitson Junr, Huntington
Jeremiah Wood, Huntington

The above are entered in Suffolk County’s Book of Records Vol: B: Fols 34.36 - p W. Nicoll Junr Clk.


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