Captain Robert Abraham Yates' Company
(Third Company)
COLONEL FREDERICK VISSCHER'S REGIMENT
OF TRYON COUNTY MILITIA
(Third Battalion-Mohawk District)

By James F. Morrison
1994


ROSTER OF THE MEN AT THE BATTLE OF ORISKANY ON
AUGUST 6, 1777
CAPTAIN ROBERT ABRAHAM YATES' COMPANY

 

Key

K = Killed
W = Wounded
= Engaged

 

Company Officers

Captain Robert Abraham YATES
First Lieutenant Joseph PRINTOP
W-- Ensign Henry LEWIS, (In the shoulder)
Sergeant John LEWIS

 

Privates

W-- Andrew FRANK, Jr., (In the left thigh)
John LENARDSON
W-- George MOUR, (In both shoulders)
Conrad MOWERS
Joseph STERNBERGH

CAPTAIN ROBERT ABRAHAM YATES' COMPANY - 
Causalities

Prisoners

Company Officers

First Lieutenant Joseph PRINTOP; Wounded and taken prisoner on October 24, 1781
Sergeant John LEWIS; Taken prisoner on October 24, 1781 and released on December 18, 1782

Privates

BELLINGER, Christian; Taken prisoner on October 26, 1781 and released on May 21, 1783
BELLINGER, Philip; Taken prisoner on October 24, 1781 and released on November 15, 1782
MOYER, Jacob; Taken prisoner on October 24, 1781 and released on December 18, 1782
STOWITTS, Michael; Taken prisoner on October 24, 1781

Wounded

Company Officer

ENSIGN, Henry Lewis; Wounded in the shoulder on August 6, 1777

Privates

FRANK, Andrew Jr.; Wounded in the left thigh on August 6, 1777
MOUR, George; Wounded in both shoulders on August 6, 1777

Killed

Sergeant Jacob FRANK; Killed on October 24, 1781

   

Burials

PRINTOP, Joseph
Born in 1745
Died September 12, 1831; age 86 years
PRINTOP, Hannah, his wife
Born in 1744
Died May 1, 1828; age 84 years
Buried in the Maple Avenue Cemetery; Fultonville; Town of Glen; Montgomery County; New York.

Service

* Appointed First Lieutenant in 1776 in Captain Robert Abraham YATES' Company (Third Company) in Colonel Frederick Visscher's Regiment of Tryon County Militia (Third Regiment) and he was commissioned on June 25, 1778.

* Fought at the Battle of Oriskany on August 6, 1777. Wounded in the left thigh and taken prisoner on October 24, 1781.

* Appointed Captain of the Fifth Company in Lieutenant Colonel John Newkirk's regiment of Montgomery County Militia in Brigadier General Frederick Visscher's Brigade on October 2, 1786.

* Succeeded as Captain by Peter YATES on March 26, 1787.

  

PRINTOP, William
Born April 17, 1766
Died April 11, 1842
PRINTOP, Ann, his wife
Born April 16, 1774
Died October 11, 1841
Buried in the PRINTOP Family Plot; Fultonville; Montgomery County; New York

Service

* Served as a private in Captain Robert Abraham Yates' Company (Third Company) in Colonel Frederick Visscher's Regiment of Tryon County Militia (Third regiment).

  

YATES, Peter Abraham
Born in 1752
Died March 17, 1824
YATES, Catherine Dockstader, his wife
Born in 1762
Died June 4, 1831
Buried in Randall; Montgomery County; New York

Service

* Appointed Second Lieutenant on August 26, 1775 in Captain Robert Abraham Yates' (His brother) Company (Third Company) in Colonel Frederick Visscher's Regiment of Tryon County Militia (Third Regiment).

* Appointed Lieutenant in Captain Joseph PRINTOP's Company (Fifth Company) in Lieutenant Colonel John NEWKIRK's Regiment of Montgomery County Militia in Brigadier General Frederick Visscher's Brigade on October 2, 1786.

* Promoted Captain vice Joseph PRINTOP of the Fifth Company in Lieutenant Colonel John NEWKIRK's Regiment of Montgomery County Militia in Brigadier General Frederick Visscher's Brigade on March 26, 1787.

* Resigned on April 6, 1799.

  

YATES, Robert Abraham
Born in 1749
Died June 12, 1821
YATES, Dirikie Gardinier, his wife
Born in 1752
Died October 17, 1828
Buried in Randall; Montgomery County; New York

Service

* Appointed Captain on August 26, 1775 of the Third Company in Colonel Frederick Visscher's Regiment of Tryon County Militia (Third Regiment).
* Fought at the Battle of Oriskany on August 6, 1777.

* Appointed First Major in Lieutenant Colonel John NEWKIRK's Regiment of Montgomery County Militia in Brigadier General Frederick Visscher's Brigade on October 2, 1786.

* Appointed Lieutenant Colonel John NEWKIRK on October 8, 1793 in Brigadier General Volkert VEEDER's Brigade.

* Resigned on March 25, 1797.

  

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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