Captain Jacob Gardinier's Company
(First Company)
Colonel Frederick Visscher's Regiment 
of Tyron County Militia
(Third Battalion-Mohawk District)

By James Morrison
1994

 


List of Pensioners

Company Officers

Captain Jacob GARDINIER-- Received an Invalid Pension from the State of New York and U. S. Pension S47145

First Lieutenant Abraham D. QUACKENBOSS-- U. S. Pension (N. Y.) W16688

Sergeant Peter COVENHOVEN-- Received an Invalid Pension from the State of New York and he later received a U. S. Pension (N. Y.) S28444.

Sergeant Nicholas QUACKENBOSS-- U. S. Pension (N. Y.) W11096

Corporal Peter J. QUACKENBOSS-- U. S. Pension (N. Y.) R8538

Privates

COVENHOVEN, Abraham:  U. S. Pension (N. Y.) W12108
COVENHOVEN, Isaac:  U. S. Pension (N. Y.) S12531
COVENHOVEN, Jacob:  U. S. Pension (N. Y.) R2379
FRANK, Adam:  U. S. Pension (N. Y.) W16996
GARDINIER, Nicholas:  U. S. Pension (N. Y.) R3904
GARDINIER, Nicholas A.:  U. S. Pension (N. Y.) W17002
GARDINIER, Samuel:  Received an Invalid Pension from State of NY.
HALL, Jr., William:  U. S. Pension (N. Y.) W25758
QUACKENBOSS, Abraham J.:  U. S. Pension (N. Y.) R8537
QUACKENBOSS, David:  U. S. Pension (N. Y.) S23379
STARIN, Nicholas:  U. S. Pension (N. Y.) W19124
STARING, Adam:  U. S. Pension (N. Y.) W19106
STARING, John:  U. S. Pension (N. Y.) W16741
VAN SLYKE, Martin:  U. S. Pension (N. Y.) W15812
VAN SLYKE, Nicholas:  U. S. Pension (N. Y.) W18199

 

BURIALS

FRANK, Adam:

Born in the fall of 1743
Died June 23, 1834
MOYER, Catherine: His wife, died October 29, 1843

They were married on July 29, 1774, by the Reverend Thomas ROMEYN.
They are buried in the Glen Cemetery, Town of Glen, Montgomery County, New York.

SERVICE

* Served as a private in Captain Jacob GARDINIER'S company (First Company) in Colonel Frederick Visscher's Regiment of Tyron County Militia (Third Regiment). *Served as a sergeant in Captain John Visscher's Company (Fourth Company) in Colonel Visscher's Regiment.

* Fought in the Battle of Oriskany on August 6, 1777.

 

GARDINIER, Jacob:

Born February 7, 1727 at Kinderhook, N. Y.
Died 1808
Dirkje (Dorothy) VANDERWERKEN, his wife, bp March 8, 1732 At Albany, N. Y.
They are buried in the Maple Avenue Cemetery, Fultonville, Montgomery County, N. Y.

SERVICE

* First Lieutenant May 14, 1768 in Captain Abraham YATES' Company in the Third Regiment of Albany County Militia.

* Appointed Captain of the First Company on August 26, 1775 in the Third Battalion of Tyron County Militia. Wounded at the Battle of Oriskany on August 6, 1777.

* Resigned as Captain on March 26, 1787 from the Montgomery County Militia regiment commanded by Lieutenant-Colonel Commandant John NEWKIRK.


GARDINIER, Samuel:

Born March 18, 1733
Died December 30, 1806
Mary NEWKIRK, his wife, born 1734
Died March 17, 1803. They are buried in the Maple Avenue Cemetery, Fultonville, Montgomery County, N. Y.

SERVICE

* Commissioned as an Ensign on March 28, 1760 in Captain Hendrick HANSON's company in the Second Battalion of Albany County Militia.

* Second Lieutenant in Captain Barent HANSON's company in the Thrid Regiment of Albany County Militia on May 14, 1768.

* Private in 1775 in the First Company in the Third Battalion of Tyron County Militia. Wounded severely at the Battle of Oriskany on August 6, 1777.

QUACKENBOSS, Abraham D.

Born February 5, 1730
Died May 20, 1812 in a fire.
Catherine Wemple, his wife, Born March 1, 1762
Died December 18, 1840.
They were married on March 1, 1781 by the Reverend Thomas ROMEYN.
They were buried in the QUACKENBOSS Family Plot at Auriesville but they were removed to the Caughnawaga Cemetery On Cemetery Street, Fonda, Montgomery County, New York.

SERVICE 

* Appointed First Lieutenant on August 26, 1775 in Captain Jacob GARDINIER's Company (First Company) in Colonel Frederick VISSCHER's Regiment of Tryon County Militia (Third Regiment).

* Served as Lieutenant in Captain Robert Abraham YATES' Company (Third Company) and in Captain William SNOOK's Company (Fifth Company) in Colonel VISSCHER's Regiment.

* Fought in the Battle of Oriskany on August 6, 1777.

* Fought in the Battle of Johnstown on October 25, 1781.

* Appointed Captain of the Third Company in Lieutenant Colonel John NEWKIRK.

* Regiment of Montgomery County Militia in Brigadier General Frederick VISSCHER's Bridgade on October 2, 1786.

* Resigned on March 25, 1797.

QUACKENBOSS, Nicholas:

Born December 9, 1750
Died April 21, 1830
Magadaline COLLIER, his wife, Born March 19, 1761
Died June 14, 1843
They were married on April 8, 1777.
They were buried in the QUACKENBOSS Family Plot at Auriesville but they were removed to the Caughnawaga Cemetery On Cemetery Street, Fonda, Montgomery County, New York.

SERVICE 

* Sergeant in Captain Jacob GARDINIER's Company (First Company) in Colonel Frederick VISSCHER's Regiment of Tryon County Militia (Third Regiment).

* Served as a sergeant in Captain Hermanus MABEE's Company and as a preivate in Captain Garret PUTMAN's Company in Colonel VISSCHER's Regiment.

* Appointed in 1782 as Deputy Quartermaster in the Commissary Department at Albany with the rank of Major. 

* Fought in the Battle of Oriskany on August 6, 1777.

* Appointed Lieutenant in Captain Abraham D. QUACKENBOSS' Company (Third Company) in Lieutenant-Colonel John NEWKIRK's Regiment of Montgomery County Militia in Brigadier General Frederick VISSCHER's Brigade on October 2, 1786.

* Appointed Captain of the Third Company vice Abraham D. QUACKENBOSS in Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Abraham YATES' Regiment of Montgomery County Militia in Bridgadier General Volkert VEEDER's Bridgade on March 25, 1797.

* Resigned on April 5, 1798.

 

STARING, Adam:

Died June 6, 1812
Nelly QUACKENBOSS, his wife, Died October 4, 1841
They were married in November of 1777 by the Reverend Thomas ROMEYN.
They are buried in the STARING Family Plot on the Old Hoffman Farm near St. Johnsville on road running northeast Of the East Canada Creek, Montgomery County, New York.

SERVICE

* Served as a private in Captain Jacob GARDINIER's Company (First Company) in Colonel Frederick VISSCHER's Regiment of Tryon County Militia (Third Regiment).

* Served as a private in Captain John VISSCHER's Company (Fourth Company) and in Captain Abraham VEEDER's Company (Second Company) in Colonel VISSCHER's Regiment.

* Served as a sergeant in Captain Garret PUTMAN's Company in Colonel VISSCHER's Regiment.

* Served as a private in 1778 in Captain Simon DE GRAFF's Company of Boatmen.

* Fought in the Battle of Oriskany on August 6, 1777.

 

STARING, John:

Born August 31, 1754
Died February 19, 1832
Jane WEMPLE, his wife, born June 2, 1752
Died October 4, 1840.
They were married on February 18, 1781 by the Reverend Ephraim DEMSTER.
They are buried in the VAN EPPS-STARIN Family Plot, Fultonville, Montgomery County, New York.

SERVICE

* Served in Captain Jacob GARDINIER's Company (First Company) in Colonel Frederick VISSCHER's Regiment of Tryon County Militia (Third Regiment) as a private.

* Served as a private in Captain Garret PUTMAN's Company in Colonel VISSCHER's Regiment.

* Served in 1778 for nine months as a boatman in Captain Simon DEGRAFF's Company of Boatmen.

* Fought in the Battle of Oriskany on August 6, 1777.

* Fought in the Battle of Saratoga on September 19, 1777 and on October 7, 1777.

Dedicated volunteer, Jo Dee Frasco, typed the above article as well as many others for this site but also including other counties such as Herkimer/Montgomery, Oneida and Madison counties.  She also enjoys being the township editor of the Town of Schulyer on Herkimer County's GenWeb page.

 

  


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