Sutton Military Records

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Sutton, Jeremiah - Enlisted as Private, Captain Cornelius Nieukirk’s Company, Colonel Benjamin Holme’s 2nd Regiment, Salem County Militia, February 4, 1778; served at Haddonfield, discharged, March 9, 1778 - during the Revolutionary War. Holme’s Battalion, NJ Militia, Jeremiah Sutton, Capt. Cornelius Nieukirk’s Co of Foot Militia in Col. Benjamin (roll torn) Batt’n for the county of Salem and under ye command of Colonel Joseph Ellis in Haddons Field March ye 7th , 1778. Revolutionary War. Appears on Company Pay Roll of the organization named above, dated Mar 7, 1778. Time of entrance Feb 4, 1778. Number of days 34. Rate per day: 1.8. Time of discharge: Mar 9, 1778. Amount 2.16.8. Bounty 2.16.8 (Military records, formerly in the War Records Office, NJ Dept of Defense now on file in the Archives & History Bureau, NJ State Library, Trenton,)

Platt Sutton - 138 Rgmt (Miller’s) Pennsylvania Militia. (War of 1812), Private. Captain John Shaffer’s Co. Appears on Company Pay Roll for Jan 12 to Feb 22, 1841. Roll not dated. Commencement of service or of this settlement - 1/12/1814. Expiration of service or of this settlement, 2/22/1814. Term of service charged, 1 month, 12 days. Pay per month, 10 dollars. Amount of pay, 14 dollars. - Appears on Company Pay Roll for Feb 23 to Mch 19, 1814. Roll dated May 20. 1814. Commencement of service or of this settlement, 2/23/1814. Expiration of service or of this settlement, March 19, 1814. Term of service charged, 25 days. Pay per month, 10 dollars. Amount of pay, 8 dollars, 33 1/3 cents. Remark: This pay roll contains pay for 7 days on march home. (typed from actual pay vouchers by Belinda Melton Hughes)

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