Revolutionary War Bounty Land
In "The Military Tract Of Central NY"
For The Area Within Cayuga County, New York

The following list displays the names of individuals who were balloted to receive Revolutionary War bounty land in the area known as "The Military Tract of Central New York".  This chart displays only the names for bounty land areas that are within the current boundaries of Cayuga County, NY.  These names and related information were obtained from the book: The Balloting Book and Other Documents Relating to Military Bounty Lands, In The State Of New York-Pub. Albany: Printed By Packard & Van Benthuysen- 1825 (Source: Cayuga County Clerk's Office, Records Management Division, 160 Genesee St, Auburn, NY   13021)  Current town locations of military tract lots were obtained from tax maps.

Surnames
"A" - "C"

Surnames
"D" - "G"

Surnames
"H" - "L"
Surnames
"M" - "Q"

Surnames
"R" - "T"

Surnames
"U" - "Z"

Military Tract
History

1875 Map
Image

Tompkins Co.
Name List

Surnames "U" - "Z"     

Surname First Name Original Township Lot # Current Town
Upright Michael Sempronius 49 Sempronius
Utter John Scipio 32 Scipio
Valkenburgh Francis Sempronius 60 Sempronius
VanBunhagle John B. C. Sempronius 96 Sempronius
VanBunscoten Peter (lieut) Scipio 34 Ledyard
VanCortlandt Philip (Col.) Cato 12 Ira
VanCortlandt Philip (colonel) Aurelius 23 Sennett
VanCortlandt Philip (colonel) Sempronius 29 Niles
VanDeBurgh Henry (captain) Milton 11 Genoa
Vanderhayden Nanning (lieut.) Aurelius 22 Sennett
VanDervour John Brutus 48 Mentz
VanGelder Matthew Sempronius 1 Niles
VanHovenburgh Rudolphus (lieut.) Aurelius 71 Owasco
VanHovenburgh Rudolphus (lieut.) Milton 6 Genoa
VanNote Charles Scipio 5 Scipio & Niles
VanOrsdall (heirs of) Jacobius Sterling 5 (200 Acres) Sterling
VanRensselaer Jeremiah Aurelius 8 Sennett
VanVolkenburgh Barth Aurelius 49 Sennett
VanVolkenburgh Barth (lieut) Sempronius 78 Sempronius
VanWagenen Teunis (Lieut.) Brutus 71 Mentz
VanWort Henry (Lieut.) Cato 9 Ira
Verieul Joseph Cato 26 Victory
Vredenburgh Peter Cato 78 Conquest
Vredenburgh William Aurelius 54 Aurelius
Waddle William Locke 21 Locke
Waddle William (and others) Sterling 63 (200 Acres) Sterling
Waggonman Emanuel Milton 17 Genoa
Walch John Aurelius 93 Owasco
Wales Timothy Milton 16 Genoa
Walker Benjamin (lieut. col.) Aurelius 84 Owasco
Walton John Locke 4 Locke
Ward John Cato 31 Ira
Warner Thomas Cato 80 Cato
Wasson James Sterling 24 (200 Acres) Sterling
Watkins Benjamin Sempronius 3 Niles
Watson Joseph Brutus 82 Mentz
Weaver George Aurelius 37 Auburn
Webb John Sempronius 97 Sempronius
Weed Phineas Sterling 24 (200 Acres) Sterling
Weissenfels Frederick (Lt.Col.) Brutus 83 Mentz
Weissenfels Frederick (lieut. col.) Scipio 47 Venice
Wendell Jacob H. (Lieut.) Cato 57 Ira
Wendell Adam Scipio 69 Ledyard
Wendell Jacob Scipio 74 Venice
Wessels John Milton 28 Genoa
West John Sempronius 62 Moravia
Wetherick George Brutus 74 Mentz
Wheeler Samuel Sempronius 23 Niles
Whelp Anthony (lieutenant) Milton 37 Genoa
White John (heirs of Samuel C.) Sterling 24 (200 Acres) Sterling
Whitehead William Cato 85 Cato
Wicklow John Cato 4 Victory
Willard Elias (surgeon's mate) Sterling 38 Sterling
Willett Marinus (lieut.colonel) Milton 14 Genoa
Williams Charles Cato 64 Victory
Williams Isaac Cato 66 Victory
Williams Richard Cato 82 Cato
Willis Benjamin Locke 11 Locke
Wimyre Frederick Cato 36 Ira
Windson John Brutus 78 Brutus
Winn John Sterling 23 (200 Acres) Sterling
Wise William Cato 45 Ira
Wood Ebenezer Scipio 92 Ledyard
Wood Daniel (captain) Sempronius 85 Moravia
Wood John (captain) Sterling 7 (500 Acres) Sterling
Wood John Sterling 45 (500 Acres) Sterling
Woodruff Hunlock (Surgeon) Cato 70 Ira
Woodruff Hunlock (surgeon) Scipio 91 Ledyard
Woodruff Ephraim (lieutenant) Milton 23 Genoa
Wright Benjamin Brutus 32 Cato
Wright Jotham (Lieut.) Brutus 40 Cato
Wright Jacob (captain) Scipio 73 Venice
Wright John Milton 19 Genoa
Wyatt John Sempronius 21 Niles
Yeomans Isaac Aurelius 76 Owasco
Yerkse John Sempronius 31 Niles
Youmans Agnes Sterling 56 (200 Acres) Sterling
Zellars Michael Brutus 84 Mentz

Surnames
"A" - "C"

Surnames
"D" - "G"

Surnames
"H" - "L"
Surnames
"M" - "Q"

Surnames
"R" - "T"

Military Tract
History

1875 Map
Image

Tompkins Co.
Name List

Note:  This chart displays only the names of individuals who were balloted to receive Revolutionary War bounty land for areas that are within the current boundaries of Cayuga County, NY.  

CopyrightCopyright 1998 Bernie & Susan Corcoran

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