Our Patriots

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Narrow Passage Patriots

"The distinctions between Virginians, Pennsylvanians, New Yorkers, and New Englanders are no more. I am not a Virginian, but an American!"

— Patrick Henry in 1774, after the Boston Tea Party

We are proud to honor our ancestors who through civil, patriotic, and/or military service contributed to securing the independence of the United States of America. From 1976 forward, Narrow Passage Chapter, NSDAR, member applications have been approved and are on file with NSDAR establishing lineage for the patriots listed here. For information about these patriots, or to search for a patriot not listed below, please visit NSDAR's Genealogy page to learn more.

Listed here are names, ranks, and state of service for the brave ancestors of the members of Narrow Passage Chapter, NSDAR.

Patriot Legend

  • CAPT — Captain
  • COL — Colonel
  • CPL — Corporal
  • CMSRY — Commissary
  • ENS — Ensign
  • MAJ — Major
  • NCO— Non-Commissioned Officer
  • PS — Patriotic Service
  • PVT — Private
  • SOL — Soldier

Patriot Spotlight: To honor the service of our ancestors, Narrow Passage Chapter, NSDAR, periodically displays Patriot Spotlights. Details are provided by the Patriot's descendent. Hover over names appearing in red to learn more.


  • Littleton Adams, PVT
  • William Addington, CMSRY
  • John Ashby, MAJ
  • William Bailey, PVT
  • Henry Barker, PVT
  • Phillip Barr, PVT
  • James Bartlett, CS
  • Susannah Davis Bartlett, PS
  • David Beard, CAPT
  • Elizabeth X Beard, PS
  • John Berry, PVT
  • Hudson Blankenship, PS
  • Reuben Blankenship, PVT
  • Jacob Boehm, PS
  • Samuel Boehm, PS
  • John Branner, PVT PS
  • Abraham Brubaker, PS CS
  • John Brubeck, SOL
  • Jacob Burner Sr., PS
  • John Bushong, LT PS
  • Richard Callaway, COL
  • George Clover/Clower, PVT
  • John Compton, PVT
  • Zachariah Compton, SOL
  • George Cook, PS
  • William Coppage, PS
  • Christian Dellinger Jr., PVT
  • Emanuel Dellinger, CS PS
  • Magdalene X Dellinger, PS
  • Jeremiah Dishman, PS
  • Sarah Dishman, PS
  • George Doherty, CAPT (NC, b. 1749)
  • Moses Dorton, SOL
  • William Dorton Sr., CS
  • Gwin Dudley, PS
  • Thomas Dupree, PS
  • Samuel Ferguson, ENS PS
  • Henry Fravel, PS
  • Joseph Gochenour, PS
  • Joshua Gore, PS
  • George Grandstaff, PVT PS
  • Jacob Hammond, SOL
  • Stephen Harnsberger, SOL PS
  • John Hoover, CPL
  • Jacob Hottel, PVT
  • Joseph Hottel, PVT
  • Benjamin Housden, SOL
  • Matthias House, PS
  • Thomas Hudson, PVT
  • John Jackson, PVT
  • George Keller, PS (b. 1712)
  • Edward Kelly, SOL
  • Jacob Kesling, PVT
  • Henry Kibler, PS
  • Johann Daniel Kiblinger, PVT PS
  • Augustine Leftwich Sr., PS
  • Uriah Leftwich, ENS
  • Andrew Lindamood, PS
  • Phillip Long, PVT
  • Thomas McCulloch, LT


  • John Billings, CPL
  • Samuel Billings, PVT
  • David Hungerford, PVT PS



New Hampshire

  • Simon Ames, PS
  • Daniel Batchelder, PVT
  • Peter Burbee Sr., PVT
  • Moses Gilman, CPL
  • Benjamin Heath, SOL
  • Josiah Hovey, PVT
  • Andrew McClary, MAJ
  • Eliphalet Sanborn, SOL PS

New Jersey

New York

North Carolina

  • Elijah Anderson, PS
  • Daniel Dillon, PS
  • Benajah Doty, MAJ PS
  • Richard Fenner, LT PS
  • Alexander McAllister, COL
  • George Tubbs, PS


  • Hugh Evans, PVT
  • George Glick, PVT
  • Michael Holderbaum CAPT
  • John Jordan, CAPT
  • John Melchoir, PS
  • Daniel Niederhaus, PVT
  • Richard Tennant, NCO (VA)
  • Michael Umberger, PS
  • Peter Zeigler, PVT

South Carolina

  • Prescott Bush, PVT
  • John Campbell, SOL
  • Dorothy Tidmore, PS