Militia Officers in New York, 1700

List of ye present officers of ye Militia in his Matys Province of New York in America commissionated by his Excel. Richd Earle of Bellomont, Capt Generall & Govr in Chief in & over his Matys said Province &c.

Regiment of Militia, County of Suffolk
Col. Isaac Arnold
Lieut Col. Henry Pierson
Maj. Matthew Howel

Company of Foot, town of Brookhaven
Capt. Sam. Smith
Lieut. Richd Floyd
Ensigne Joseph Tucker

Company of Foot, town of Huntington
Capt. Thos. Wicks
Lieut. Jon. Woods
Lieut. Epenetus Plat

Company of Foot, town of Southampton
Capt. Abra Howell
Lieut. Joseph Fordham
Ensigne Isaac Halsey

another Company, town of Southampton
Lieut. Jon. Lupton
Ensigne Joseph Moore

another Company, town of Southampton
Capt. Tho. Stephens
Lieut Joseph Pierson
Ensigne Jerem. Scot

Company of Foot, town of Southold
Capt. Tho. Young
Lieut. Sam Glover
Ensigne Rich. Brown

another Company of Foot, town of Southold
Capt. Jonathan Harlon
Lieut Griffin
Ensign Emens

another Company of Foot, town of Southold
Capt. Thos. Mapas
Lieut Joshua Harlow
Ensigne Jon. Booth

another Company of Foot, town of Southold
Capt. John Wheeler
Lieut Enoch Fitchen
Ensigne Corn. Conchling

Regiment of Militia, Queens County
Lieut Col. John Jackson

Company of Foot, town of Jamaica
Capt. Hope Carpenter
Lieut. Benjn. Thurston
Ensigne Richd. Oldfield

another Company of Foot, town of Jamaica
Capt. Sam. Carpenter
Lieut. Joseph Smith
Ensigne Dan. Smith

another Company of Foot, town of Jamaica
Capt. Content Titus
Lieut. Sam. Ketcham
Ensigne Sam. Morrell

another Company of Foot, town of Jamaica
Capt. Robt. Coe
Lieut. Jon. Berian
Ensigne Jonathan Coe

Company of Foot, town of Hampstead
Capt. Jerem. Smith
Lieut. Richd. Hubbs
Ensigne Isaac Smith

another Company of Foot, town of Hampstead
Capt. Joseph Smith
Ensigne Thos. Gildersleeve

another Company of Foot, town of Hampstead
Capt. Tho. Treadwell
Lieut. Jon. Pine
Ensigne Jon. Forster

Company of Foot, town of Flushing
Capt. Robert Hinchman
Lieut. Harrington
Ensigne Daniel Wright

Company of Foot, town of Oysterbay
Capt. Robt. Coles
Lieut. Josia Latten
Ensigne. Nath. Coles Jr.

Troop of Horse
Capt. John Lawrence
Lieut. Jonath. Smith
Cornet Daniel Lawrence
Quartermaster Jon. Finne

Regiment of Militia, King’s County
Col. Stephen Cortlandt
Lieut. Col. Gerrardus Beekman
Maj. Corn. Van Brunt

Company of Foot, town of Amersfort
Capt. Jon. Terhermon
Lieut. Peter Mansford
Ensigne Corn Van Voorhuyen

Company of Foot, town of Gravesend
Capt. John Lake
Lieut. Chr. Bemoyn
Ensign Albert Coerten

Company of Foot, town of Brookland
Capt. Joris Hansen
Lieut. Daniel Repalie
Ensigne Teunis Repalie

Company of Foot, town of New Uytregt
Capt. John Van Dyke
Lieut. Joost Van Brunt
Ensigne Matys Smake

Company of Foot, town of Midwout
Capt. Arie Van de Bilt
Lieut. Symon Hansen
Ensigne Isaac Hegeman

Company of Foot, town of Boswick
Capt. Peter Pra
Lieut. Michill Parmyter
Ensigne Jochem Vouchnewen

Troop of Horse
Capt. Dan. Polhemius
Lieut. Roeloft Verkirk
Cornet Jerominus Remse
Quartermaster Gysbert Bayard

Regiment of Militia, County of Richmond

Company of Foot
Capt. Tho. Stilwell
Lieut. Tho. Morgane
Lieut. Nice Teunisse

another Company of Foot
Capt. Andrew Carmon
Lieut. John Stilwell
Lieut. Jaque Poilton

Regiment of Militia, City and County of New York
Col. Abra. De Peyster
Lieut. Col. Wm. Mervet
Maj. Jon. Henry De Bruyn

Company of Foot
Capt. Robt. Walters
Lieut. Andrew Teller
Ensigne Jon. Hardinbrooke

another Company of Foot
Capt. David Provost
Lieut. Wm. Churcher
Ensigne Absa. Brasier

another Company of Foot
Capt. Leonard Lewis
Lieut. Jacob Vander Speigle
Ensigne Isaac Governeur

another Company of Foot
Capt. Isaac De Keimer
Lieut. Steph Richards
Ensigne Nicho. Blank

another Company of Foot
Capt. Cornelius De Peyster
Lieut. Roger Baker
Ensigne Corn. Lodge

another Company of Foot
Capt. John Theobalds
Lieut. Peter De Melt
Ensigne Isaac Brasier

another Company of Foot
Capt. Evert Byvanck
Lieut. John Vander Speigel
Ensigne Jon. Tiebout

another Company of Foot
Capt. Martin Clock
Lieut. Tho. Fornuier
Ensigne Hend. Breevort

Troop of Horse
Capt. John De Peyster
Lieut. Jon. Hoghland
Cornet Jon. Outman
Quartermaster Evert Van de Water

Regiment of Militia, County of West Chester
Maj. Augt. Graham

Company of Foot, town of East Chester
Capt. John Drake
Lieut. Joseph Drake
Ensigne Henry Tower

Company of Foot, town of New Rochell
Capt. Oliver Besley
Lieut. Isaac Merier
Ensigne Pierre Vasleau

Company of Foot, town of Mamarioneck
Capt. James Mott
Lieut. Robert Lautting
Ensigne Tho. Ives

Regiment of Militia, Counties of Ulster and Dutchess
Lieut. Col. Jacob Rutsen

Company of Foot
Capt. Matthias Mattyson
Lieut. Evert Bogardus
Ensigne Tappen

another Company of Foot
Capt. Abso. Hasbrooke
Lieut. Moses Quantaine
Ensigne Lewis Bavea

another Company of Foot
Capt. George Middagh
Lieut. Gysbert Kroom
Ensigne Alex. Rosebrans

another Company of Foot
Capt. Aria Rose
Lieut. John Rose
Ensigne Aria Gerrutse

another Company of Foot
Capt. Jocham Schoonmaker
Lieut. John Van Camp
Ensigne Jacob Decker

another Company of Foot
Capt. Coenrad Elmendorp
Lieut. Mattyse Sleight
Ensigne Garret Wyncoop

another Company of Foot
Capt. Baltus Van Cleet
Lieut Handrick Kipp
Ensigne John Ter Bus

Troop of Horse
Capt. Egbert Schoonmaker
Lieut. Corn. Decker
Coronet Abra. Gasbert
Quartermaster Mattys Jansen

Regiment of Militia, City and County of Albany
Col. Peter Schuyler
Maj. Dyrck Wessels

Company of Foot, City of Albany
Capt. Johannes Bleeker
Lieut. Johannes Roseboom
Ensigne Abra. Cuyler

another Company of Foot, City of Albany
Capt. Albert Rykman
Lieut. Wessel ten Broek
Ensigne Johannes Thomasse

Company of Foot, County of Albany
Capt. Martin Cornelisse
Lieut. Andris Douw
Ensigne Andris Koyman

another Company of Foot, County of Albany
Capt. Gerrit Teunisse
Lieut. Jonas Dow
Lieut. Jochem Lamerse
Ensignes Volckart V. Hoesem
Ensigne Abra. Hanse

Company of Foot, town of Schenectady
Capt. Johannes Sanderse Glen
Lieut. Adam Woman [Vrooman?]
Ensigne Harman V. Slyke

Troop of Horse
Capt. Killian van Renslaer
Lieut. Johannes Schuyler
Cornet Bennone V. Corlaer
Quartermaster Anthony Bries

O’Callaghan, E. B., The Documentary History of the State of New York, Vol. 1, (Albany: Weed, Parsons & Co., Public Printers, 1850) pp. 229-235.

More information about colonial militias in America can be found in the book:
The American Colonial Militia: The Colonial Militias of New York, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland
and:
The American Colonial Militia: The New England Militia, 1606-1785

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