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French and Indian War Rosters
submitted by: Brenda Dillon



 
 

ERA OF FRENCH & INDIAN WAR

Companies of Rangers
1754 to 1763

Source: Crozier's "Virginia Colonial Militia"pp. 9-57

The following is a practical lists of the Companies of Rangers employed
on the upper tributaries of the Potomac, and in the Greenbrier
River-West Virginia frontier- during the era of the
French & Indian War.

Captain Andrew Lewis'Company of Rangers , in service 1754

OFFICERS:
Andew Lewis...................Captain
John Savage....................Lieutenant
William wright..............Ensign
John McKully................Sergeant
Robert Graham..............Sergeant
Thomas Stedman...........Corporal
David Wilkenson..........Drummer


PRIVATES
Abraham Mushaw
James Milton
Andrew Fowler
John Biddlecomb
Jacob Gowen
John Allen
Robert Murphy 
Henry Bailey
Thomas King
Bartholomew Burns 
John Brown
William Chaplain
James Fulham 
Henry Neagle
John Davis
John Thuistan 
Benjamin Gauze
Patrick McPike
Thomas Burney 
John Hart
Michael McCannon
John Maston 
George Gibbons
Matthew Jones
Terrance Swiney 
 

 


William Holland
Thomas Pierce
John Smith
John Gallihon
Thomas Burras
Patrick Smith 
Casper Moreau
Samuel Arsdale
John Mu'holland
John Chapman
George Malcom
James Cammack
Samuel Hyden
Philemon Waters
Charles Waddey 
William Dean
John Campbell
James Smith 
Nicholas Morgan
Fransis Rodges
William Stallions
Barnaby Ryley
Pledge Ward
Henry Bowman 
Nathaniel Deadman
James Ford
Captain William Preston's Company of Rangers,
Authorized by act of the House of Burgesses June 8, 1757
In service until May4, 1759, When it was abandoned.

OFFICERS
William Preston..............Captain
Charles Lewis..................Lieutenant
Archibald Buchanan.......Sergeant
Charles Smith..................Sergeant
William Davis...................Sergeant
Jousha Cummings...........Corporal
Thomas Saunders............Drummer
Dr. Thomas Lloyd............Surgeon

PRIVATES
John Davis 
Moses Fisher
Solly Mulliear
James Hulman 
Bond Estle
Gardner Adkins
Nicholas Smith
John Miller
Samuel Graham
John Johnston 
Thomas Kinkead
John Estle
Frederick Fitzgerald 
William Stewart
Thomas McGregor
David Graham

Fransis Riley
Robert Hall
William Anderson
John Codare
John Pryor
William Hutcheson
Lofftus Pullin
John Kinkead
William Jackson illiam Black
George Gwinn
John Carlistle 
Robert Graham
Thomas Hicklin
John Vachob
Captain William Phillips Company of Rangers in Service 1763

OFFICERS
William Phillips...................Captain
Joseph Bickley.....................Lieutenant
James Bullock.....................Ensign
William Hughes..................Ensign
Joseph Terry.......................Sergeant
Charles Barrett..................Sergeant
John Hall..............................Sergeant
William Hughes..................Surgeon


 
PRIVATES
William McGehee
John Gilbert
Chapman White
Nathaniel Branham
William Bibbs
James McGehee
Robert Hall
James Ratcliff
James Smith
James Twopence
 
John McCoy
John Sanders
Clabourne Routhwell
John Lemay
Robert Goodman
Phillip Cosby
Zacheus Cosby
William Brock
John Freeman
Charles Hester
Dabney Carr
Captain John Dickinson's Company of Rangers,
In service 1757-59

OFFICERS
John Dickinson...................Captain
John Baller..........................Sergeant
Thomas Kelly.......................Corporal
Robert Gillispie.Sr.............Sergeant
Humphrey Madison............Ensign


 
PRIVATES
John Fulton
William Shields
David Galloway
James Johnston
Edward McMullin
John McMullin
Thomas Carpenter
Jacob Parsinger
Abraham Parsinger
Phillip Parsinger
 
Patrick Carrigan
Andrew Jameson
Solomon Carpenter
Ezekiel Johnson
Peter Wiley
Joseph Willis
John Taylor
William Davis
Peter Wiley
John Wiley
William Hamilton
Captain Peter Hogg's Company of Rangers
In service from 1754 to 1758

OFFICERS
Peter Hogg.........................Captain
James Dunlap....................Lieutenant
James Taylor.....................Ensign
John Clark........................Sergeant
Samuel Powell...................Sergeant
William Vaughan.............Sergeant
William Armstrong..........Corporal
David Laird.........................Corporal


 
PRIVATES
Thomas Scott
Thomas Galbreath
Fransis Gibbs
William Smith
James McMahon
Daniel Grubb
John Johnson
 
George Ehrmantrout
James Riddle
John Fumace
James Shaw
John Pence
James Milligan
Henry Shackleford
Captain Samuel Overton's Company of Rangers,
In service in 1755 to 1756
 

OFFICERS
Samuel Overton..............Captain
Ansolem Clarkson.........Sergeant


 
PRIVATES
John Penix
William Watson
Richard Foster
Charles Jenkins
James Ratcliff
George Sims
Thomas Jones
 
James Melton
Edmond Foster
William Foster
Peter Clarkson
William Ahorn
John Shepperson

Captain Robert Rutherford's Company of Rangers,
In Service 1758-1759

OFFICERS
Robert Rutherford.............................Captain
Edward Luce........................................Sergeant
John Rouse.........................................Sergeant
William Darke...................................Corporal
Jonathan Seaman..............................Corporal


 
PRIVATES
John Dastforan
James Shirley
Jacob Rush
Joseph Hedges
Richard Bowen
 
Alexander Lemon
Walter Shirley
Jervice Sherly
Robert Buckles ,Jr.
Thomas Bright

Captain William Christian's Company of Rangers,
In Service in 1760 to 1764

OFFICERS
William Christian...................Captain
James Barnett..........................Sergeant
William Carvin........................Sergeant


 
PRIVATES
Thomas Miller
John Collins
John Tumley
William Melton
Dumas Lane
 
Nathan Gibson
James Ritchey
James Twopance
John Lea
Other Companies of Rangers in service on the West Virginia frontier durning
the French and Indian War were those of  Captains
Christopher GRIST
John SMITH
Joseph FOX
John MCNEAL
Charles LEWIS
Samuel MEREDITH
Archibald ALEXANDER
Christopher HUDSON
Obediah WOODSON
Thomas FLEMING
Thomas BULLETT
James MCGAVOK
John ANTHONY
Robert BRECKENRIDGE
William COX
Alenander SAYER
John BRAGG
George BERLELY
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