Westchester County, NY
The 1899 Membership Register
for The Empire State Society, S.A.R.
Roll of Ancestors — M
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Following are the records of the Revolutionary Ancestors of the Members. The names here printed in CAPITALS correspond to the names printed in italics in the Roll of Members; and the names here printed in italics, being the names of Members descended from these ancestors, respectively, correspond to the names printed in CAPITALS in the Roll of Members.
- ROBERT McMURRAY
- Born in Tyrone, Ireland, in 1744; died in Salem, N.Y., Jan. 23, 1814; private in Capt. Armstrong's Co., col, Webster's Regt. — the Dorset Regt. — of Charlotte County, N.Y., Militia; owned 230 lots of the "Turner Patent" and was driven from his farm by the invasion of the enemy. &mdash Mitchell McFarland.
- BENJAMIN MEEKER
- Born, 1747; died, 1828; lived in New Jersey; a Minuteman in the Essex County, N.J., Militia. — Cornelius Amory Puglsey.
- CHRISTOPHER MIDLER
- Died in Oran, Onondaga Co., N.Y., June 10, 1796; entered the service at the beginning of the Revolution first as a waiter for Capt. or Col. Hermans; afterwards enlisted at Clermont, Columbia County, N.Y., for the war, serving as a private and Corporal in Capt. Andrew Mordy's Co., Col. Lamb's Regt. of Artillery; stationed part of the time at West Point and Fort Montgomery; wounded at the latter during Vaughn's attack; discharged in 1783. It is the family tradition that his wife was with him in the army a year or more, moulding bullets for the soldiers. — Franklin Pierce Denison, Henry De La Mater Denison.
- ELIJAH MILLER
- Born, it is believed, in White Plains, NY; died there in 1776; he was commissioned Adjutant of the Regiment of Minutemen of County of Westchester of which Samuel Drake was Colonel, Oct. 27, 1775. &mdash Samuel C. Miller , and Charles Purdy Sherwood.
- ANDREW MOREHOUSE
- Born about 1727; lived in South Dover, N. Y., recorded in a letter from the Dutchess County, N. Y., Committee, dated May 6, 1777, as nominated to be Lieutenant-Colonel of Dutchess County Militia; on June 22, 1788, the Council of Appointment made changes and he became Lieutenant Colonel of the third regiment of Pawling's Precinct. — Le Droict Langdon Barber, Andrew Langdon, John Le Droict Langdon.
- ISAAC MORGAN
- Born in Connecticut in 1739; died in 1796; Commissary of Connecticut troops during the Revolution; part of Lafayette's French troops were quartered a few days on his farm in Plainfield, Conn., and the bedroom in which the General slept is still known as the "Lafayette room." — Charles Hamilton McKnight.
- PAUL MUMFORD
- Born in Newport, R. I., March 5, 1734; died there in 1805; Deputy of the General Assembly of Rhode Island in 1775; member of committee to examine prisoners; appointed July 30, 1777; Delegate to attend war convention at Springfield, Mass.; appointed, in 1779, assistant to the Governor of Rhode Island, and in October, 1779, member of the Council of War; Delegate to Congress in 1785; Associate Justice of Supreme Court of Rhode Island, 1778-1781, and Chief Justice, 1781-1788; Lieutenant-Governor, 1803, and on death of Governor Fenner that year, succeeded to the Governorship, while holding which office he died in 1805. — Nathan Guilford.
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