The following is a list of of my direct ancestors who served in a specific war or had military service. Eventually I will include military records of other relatives but for now these are just direct ancestors. I descend from at least 22 different Revolutionary War veterans.
Korean War, 1950-1953
Lt., Paul C. Wadleigh, Navy
World War II, 1939-1945
Paul C. Wadleigh, NavyWorld War I, 1914-1918
Ben T. Plymale, Navy, served in Guam
Newell B. Brown, Army, enlisted in 1918, never got to fight.
Benjamin H. Plymale, Mess Sgt., served 2 years in Europe.
Neil F. Bixby, Corporal in the Army, served overseas.
Civil War, 1861-1865
Irvin H. Thurston, Surgeon, Union
Rogue River Indian Wars, 1851-1857
Col. William J. Martin, Lieutenant-Colonel of the Northern Batallion
Mrs. Artinecia Merriman, Interpreter between Cow Creek Tribe and the White settlers
Cayuse Indian War, 1847-1848
William J. Martin, Captain, 1847-1848
Seminole Indian Wars, 1st: 1817-1818, 2nd: 1835-1842, 3rd: 1855-1858
George C. Halliburton, 1836-1837
William J. Martin, 1837-1838
War of 1812, 1812-1814
Zachariah Grant, at New Orleans
Jonathan Taylor (see Am. Rev.), Corporal in co. of vols. of old men
Silas Winters, in New York Militia
Peter Huyck, militia, became Capt. In 1815
David W. Parrish, cavalry, in Thomas Bradley's Co., Col. John Coffee's Reg., served 12 months.
John Bouseman, pvt. in Capt. Abner Barrett's Co., OH
Martin Halliburton, Sgt. under Capt. Joseph Williams, 1814-1815
Conrad Seilhammer, enlised in 1813 in Virginia.
American Revolution, 1775-1783
James Wadleigh, 1777 private in Capt. Daniel Gordon's Co. (Col. David Gilman's New Hamp. Regiment), 1778 was corporal in Capt. Samuel Dearborn's Co. (Col. Stephen Peabody's Reg.) which was raised for the defense of Rhode Island. James was supposed to have been at the surrender of Gen. Burgoyne at Saratoga in 1777.
Jonathan Taylor, "served in the latter part of the war," was a private in the "NH Continental Line." Pensioned in 1832.
Josiah Tilton, served as an ensign in Capt. Stephen Clark's Co. in the NH troops
Andrew Freese, served out of NH
John Stearns, entered service at age 16 (1778), served as a private in the NH Militia. Pensioned in 1831.
Joseph Cannon, Private from Rochester, Massachusetts. In Capt. Earl Clap's Co. of Minute Men. In Col. Theophilus Cotton's Reg. on alarm of Apr. 19, 1775, seven days service. In Capt. Nath'l Hammond's Co. & Col. Ebenezer Sprout's Reg., 15 days service (December 1776). In Capt. Samuel Brigg's Co., Col. Theophilus Cotton's Reg., Gen. Palmer's Brigade, 32 days service on secret mission to Tiverton, RI, Sept. 29, 1777.
John Owen, 1775-1777, under Capt. Buel and Col. Gay
Isaac Huyck, served under various commands
Nicholas Seilhammer, in Cpt. Bartholomew Von Heer's Co., 1777-1781
Arnold Custer, private
Ambrose Ross, in the Kentucky and Virginia Militias
Thomas Jameson, private in White Co’s 6th Reg.
John Ferguson, from NC
John Allen Wallace, had service in either VA or NC. He is said to have been a cavalry soldier with Gen. George Washington.
David Halliburton, served under Gen. Greene in SC campaigns, was at Yorktown
James Grant, service in NC in 1775-1776
Joseph Wheless, in NC
Michael Jones, Private in Cpt. Joseph Mitchell's Co., 12th VA Reg., enlisted 1776, reported missing 1777.
Anthony Dibrell, said to have been a fifer during the war (he was 50 years old at the outbreak), but there is no proof of that.
John Brodie, served in VA as a surgeon to the troops
Edmund Taylor, Colonel in the Army
Thomas Sthreshley, served in VA
Andrew S. Hatfield, at Battle of Point Plesant, appointed Capt. of Militia 1781
Matthew French, at battles of Wetzell’s Mills & Guilford Court House, 1781
Thaddeus Bennett, served as private under Capt. Bennett in the CT troops
Daniel Murray, legend that he served alongside Americans after deflecting from British army
James Barkelow, private & fifer in NJ militia and in NJ “Flying Camp”
Manassah Bixby, served in 1777 with two brothers
Jesse Worrick, served in MA in Capt. Job Cushing's Co. (Col. John Greaton's Reg.)
Peter Thurston, at Battle of Lexington
Moses Thurston, enlisted for siege of Boston at age 52, 1775
Robert Field, solider from PA
French and Indian War (7 years war)
John Owen, (see Am. Rev.) in Col. Hinman’s 4th Reg., at Ticonderoga
Isaac Willits, joined militia to defend home
Queen Anne’s War, 1702-1713
James Fogg, Sgt. in Joseph Swett’s Co., 1705-07
Samuel Tilton, soldier at Ft. William & Mary 1708
King William’s War, 1689-1697
James Fogg (see Q. A’s), served 1694-96, was at Oyster Bay in 1694
Samuel Tilton (see Q. A’s) served 1694-1695 with father
Daniel Tilton, Ensign and officer, 1694-95 with son
Philip Flanders, served under Cpt. Henry True, in 1702
Timothy Blake, 1696-1698
Capt. Henry True, commissioned capt. 1696
James Sinclair (see Q. A.'s) entered service at age 16
King Phillip’s War, 1675-1676
Nathaniel Merriman, Capt. in army, 1675
Nathaniel Merriman, 1637
Silas Winters joined US militia in 1805
Col. John George, was a Lt. And Col in the early Virginia defending against Indians, was involved in Bacon’s Rebellion