Muster Roll of the Company at the Esopus, 1660

On the 28th of March 1660, on the Esopus there were in Netherlandish service in the company of his Noble Honor, the Director-General.

Ensign Dirck Schmitt
Sergeant Paulus Jansen
Sergeant Cristiaen Nissen
Drummer Paulus Cristiaens
Corporal Jan Pierssen
Corporal Jonas Rantzaw
Corporal Godfried Cleutz
Corporal Urbanus die Graeff
Lancepesade Noel Reyss
Lancepesade Joris Metzer
Lancepesade Marcus Jentzen
Lancepesade Jellis Buttein
Jacob Buirhans
Cadet Jelliss die Neecker
Dominicus Siebtantz, went to Fort Orange
Carrel Garret
Fransois die Gardous
Jan Laquire
Marten Warners
Marten Harmsen, mason
Adam Bremen
Marcus Harmsen
Jacob van Campen
Fransois Hey
Gerrit Abellen
Pieter Lambertz
Abell Dercksen
Michiel Verrie
Jan Joris
Adrian van Duinkerken
Walraett die Mont
Jacob Meloen
Derck Hendricks
Andries Hansen
Derck die Goyer
Jochem Hendricks
Valentyn Claessen
Caspar Lauter
Coenraedt Ham
Berent Jansen from Oldenburg
Joris Esias van Acker
William Croeger
Jan Graeffs
Jan from Amersfoort
Tomas Tomassen
Jacob Daniels
Gerrit van Campen
Jan Jurryaens Steenman
Marcus Hoemoett
Adriaen Varnier
Jan Rho, an Englishman
Knuitt Mauritz
Wolfgangk Kasten
Jan van den Buss
Pieter Wessels
Herman Henricks van Barnefelt
Hendrick Laurensen
Paul Laurens
Cornelis Hogelandt
Willem van Vredenborgh
Anthony Carrll
Tennis Vaegt
Albert Goefers
Constable Mathias Roeloffs
Jan Artsen, smith
Jan Loottman, baker
Jan Broersen from Husum

The following have come from Fort Orange

Jacob Toennissen from Naerden
Michael Verbruggen from Leuwaeren
Jan Karstensen from Husum
Peter Bruin from Rensborgh
Jan Pietersen from Guilyck
Jan Wybes from Harlingen
Cuelis Brantsen from Nykerk
Huibert Jansen from Prang
Paulus Paulsen from Amersfoort

This one enlisted on the 29th of March

Derck Willemsen from Schalckwyck

Fernow, B., Documents Relating to the History and Settlements of the Towns Along the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers (with the exception of Albany), from 1630 to 1684. And also Illustrating the Relations of the Settlers with the Indians, in the series Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New York, Vol. 13, (Albany: Weed, Parsons & Co., Public Printers, 1881) pp. 153-154.

More about America’s early military history can be found in the books:
King Philip’s War: The History and Legacy of America’s Forgotten Conflict
and:
Colonial Wars of North America, 1512-1763: An Encyclopedia

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