Salida, Colorado

Our Patriot Ancestors

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The following are the patriot ancestors of the current members of Chipeta Chapter NSDAR. American Revolutionary War patriots include signers of the Declaration of Independence, members of local and state militias, members of the Continental Army or Continental Navy, men and women who rendered other types of aid to the cause of independence, and those taking oaths of loyalty. Other included patriots are foreign soldiers who served the cause of American independence and Spanish soldiers serving in the presidios at Santa Fe, El Paso, and New Orleans. With a few exceptions, military service began with the Battle of Lexington (19 April 1775) and ended when the British evacuated New York (26 November 1783). Patriots may have also provided civil service, conducting public business in the newly formed American states.

If you have information that one of your ancestors may have aided the cause of freedom during the American Revolution, we may be able to help you establish your genealogical line for DAR membership. If you are interested in documenting your lineage and joining our chapter, or have any questions, please email theĀ Chipeta Chapter Registrar.

Our Patriot Ancestors

Name Service Location
Benjamin Bradbury Sergeant Massachusetts
Robert Buck Private Vermont
Michael Bullen, Sr. Corporal, Patriotic Service North Carolina
Noah Cook Sergeant, Patriotic Service Pennsylvania
Daniel Dickinson Private New Jersey
Azariah Doss Private Virginia
Alexander Foster Private South Carolilna
George Mattern Private Maryland
John Sharp Patriotic Service Virginia
William Tucker Private Massachusetts
John Wright Private Virginia
as of 20 February 2019