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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