Dutchess County, New York Quakers

Enrolment of the people called Quakers pursuant to act of Generall Assembly of this province passed the 19th of February 1755, entitled an Act for Regulating the militia of the Colony of New York.

Beekmans Precinct

22 April 1755

Joshua Shearman, shoemaker
Moses Shearman, labourer
Daniel Shearman, labourer
Joseph Doty, blacksmith
John Wing, farmer

the Oblong

22 April 1755

Zebulon Ferris, farmer
Joseph Smith, son of Richard, labourer
Robert Whitely, farmer
Elijah Doty, house carpenter
Philip Allen, weaver
Richard Smith, farmer
James Aiken, blacksmith
Abraham Chase, son of Henry, farmer
David Hoeg
John Hoeg, farmer
Jonathan Hoeg, blacksmith
Amos Hoeg, son of John, labourer
William Hoeg, son of David, farmer
John Hoeg, son of John
Ezekiel Hoeg, labourer
Judah Smith, taylor
Mathew Wing
Timothy Dakin, farmer
Jonathan Akin, labourer
Samuell Russell, labourer
John Fish, farmer
Reed Ferris, shoemaker
Benjamin Ferris Jr., labourer
Josiah Akin, blacksmith
Israel Howland, farmer
Elisha Akin, farmer
Isaac Haviland, blacksmith
Nathan Soule, son of George, farmer
James Birdsall, labourer
Daniel Chase, farmer


22 April 1755

Silas Mosher, farmer
Silvester Richmond, farmer
Jesse Irish, farmer
David Irish, farmer
William Irish, farmer

23 April 1755

Josiah Bull, farmer
Josiah Bull Jr., farmer
Allen Moore, farmer
Andrew Moore, farmer
William Gifford, farmer

25 April 1755

Nathaniel Yeomans, farmer
Eliab Yeomans, farmer

26 April 1755
William Parks, farmer

The aforegoing are all the Quakers Enrolled in my office to this 1st day of July 1755. per Henry Livingston clerk.

O’Callaghan, E. B., The Documentary History of the State of New York, Vol. 3, (Albany: Weed, Parsons & Co., Public Printers, 1850) pp. 622-624.

More information about Quakers in America and New York History can be found in the books:
Index to Hinshaw’s Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy
Oswego and the War of 1812
The Settlers of the Beekman Patent (Volume 4, Darbyshire to Everitt)

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