An American Family History

List of Michael Reader's Company Militia


"[L]iberty must at all hazards be supported.
We have a right to it, derived from our Maker.
But if we had not, our fathers have earned and bought it for us,
at the expense of their ease, their estates, their pleasure, and their blood."

-- John Adams, 1765



Thomas Jefferson said of these they were the best equipped, best soldiers he had.  

Richard Branham, Lieutenant 
James Hord, Sargent
Antheney Cortner, Ensign        
David Maggot, Sargent
William Artrip, Sargent         
Thomas Cummins, Corporal
Adler, Abraham
Adwell, John
Aleshite, Benedick
Aleshite, Conrad
Alturf, Anthoy
Alturf, John
Artrip, John
Bellus, Henery
Beveridge, John
Breden, Bryant
Brinkley, William
Bungardner, Christley
Burner, Jacob
Burner, John
Burton, John
Cambel, James
Celley, Darby
Celley, Edward
Celley, Luke
Cofman, Christen
Cofman, David
Coffman, Long David
Corfman, Hogspill David
Cofman, Martln
Coler, Michel
Comer, Michel
Cunningham, John
Deker, Adam
Dial, John
Friermood, Matthias
Fugit, Doonsen
Furrey, Christley
Gamblet, Andrew
Gimblet, Frederick
Good, Gaspar
Grove, Christley
Groves, Marks
Hammon, George
Hammon, Peter
Harris, William
Hay, Alexander
Heartsbarger J John
Heaston, Jacob
Heaston, John
Heaton, Peter
Heyner, John
Hite, Andrew
Hite, Daniel
Hudle, Jacob
Judah, Jacob
Kepliner, Daniel
Kibler, Lewis
Kiblinger, Johann Daniel

Kiblinger, Jacob
Kiblinger, Johann Jacob

Kiser, Charles, Jr.
Kiser, Joseph
Kuents, George
Lear, John
Lee, John
Limeback, John
Limeback, Peter
Long, Philip
Magget, Christley
Maggot, Benjamin
Maggot, John
Mauk, Henry
Miler, Henry
Overbocker, Jacob, jr.
Overbocker, Frederick
Pebier, Christon
Pence, Frederick - son of Jacob
Pence, Henry - son of immigrant Johann Georg Bentz
Pence, Jacob - father of Lewis below
Pence, John, Jr.
Pence, Lewis (1754-1732) son of Jacob, married Barbara Kibler
Perry, Thomas
Pidler, Abraham
Piper, Augustine
Pitsbarger, Abraham
Price, Anger
Price, Edward
Price, Even
Price, Merideth
Price, Merideth, jr.
Price, John
Price, Thomas
Price, Zachrey, sr.
Price, Zachrey, jr.
Prince, Philip
Profit, David
Pyser, Augustine
Reap, Michel
Rode, Michel
Rickabecker, Henery
Rife, Christley
Rinehart, Michel
Rodecap, George
Rodecap, Peter
Roler, Peter
Rule, Jacob
Rufner, Bengeman
Rufner, Joseph
Shits, George, sr.
Shits, George, jr.
Shits, Matthew
Sisinger, Peter
Sitse, Andrew
Snider, Daniel
Snider, John
Spitler, Abraham
Spitler, Jacob
Stonebarger, John
Stonebarger, Lewis
Stonebarger, Frederick
Strickler, Bengeman
Strickler, Isack
Strickler, Joseph
Tisinger, Peter
Tyre, William
Underwood, George
Urdah, Jacob
Vincent, Joseph
Watson, Jonathan
Watson, William
Whitick, Henery
Wiggle, Jacob
Williams, John
Wingart, Philip
Wise,  John
Wise, Mikehel    

A militia is a military unit composed of citizens who are called up in time of need.


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