The Patriots


 

   "When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation."


 In recognition of our forefathers who fought for freedom and independence for America more than two-hundred and thirty years ago, I am proud to present, The Patriots Page.

 These men, their wives, and their families, were willing to sacrifice their Lives, their Fortunes and their Sacred Honor for Freedom from a tyranny. They were Patriots. They were Heroes, and I am proud to be their Son.

 May their sacrifices, and our memory of them endure the ages.

D. Doc Derry

 


Baltser Diery-Derry

BALTSER/BALTHASAR/BOLSER DIERY-DERRY. Born in Germany in 1739, and died in 1808 in Loudoun County, Virginia. He sailed with his father and brothers to America in 1752. In 1759, he marriedBARBARA HINKLEY/HINKLEin Frederick County, Maryland.

Family Tree Maker CD 133
Revolutionary Patriots, MD and DE, 1775-1783 ©Copyright 1997.
Subject Title: Revolutionary Patriots of Frederick County, Maryland 1775-1783
by Henry C. Peden, Jr.
Published by Family Line Publications; Rear 63, East Main Street, Westminister, MD 21157; 1-800-876-6103; 1995.
Derry, Baltser Section : Frederick County, Maryland Page # : 98 Frederick County, MD Revolutionary Patriots Listing...

DERRY, BALSTER (BOLSER). Petitioned the General Assembly under the Act of May 12, 1780, stating he had been a non-juror to the Oath of Allegiance and Fidelity in 1778 due to "ignorance" and now desired relief under the Act and to take the Oath (Ref: L-101)

(REF: Miller, Richard B. "Some Little Known Data Regarding Maryland Signers of the Oath of Fidelity." MARYLAND GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY BULLETIN, Vol. 27, No. 1, Page 101. (Baltimore: MD Genealogical Society, 1986)

 


Peter Diery-Derry

PETER DIERY-DERRY. Born in Germany in 1740, and died in ??. He sailed with his father and brothers to America in 1752.

Family Tree Maker CD 133
Revolutionary Patriots, MD and DE, 1775-1783 ©Copyright 1997.
Subject Title: Revolutionary Patriots of Frederick County, Maryland 1775-1783
by Henry C. Peden, Jr.
Published by Family Line Publications; Rear 63, East Main Street, Westminister, MD 21157; 1-800-876-6103; 1995.
Derry, Baltser Section : Frederick County, Maryland Page # : 98 Frederick County, MD Revolutionary Patriots Listing...

DERRY, PETER. Petitioned the General Assembly under the Act of May 12, 1780, stating he had been a non-juror to the Oath of Allegiance and Fidelity in 1778 due to "ignorance" and now desired relief under the Act and to take the Oath (Ref: L-101)

(REF: Miller, Richard B. "Some Little Known Data Regarding Maryland Signers of the Oath of Fidelity." MARYLAND GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY BULLETIN, Vol. 27, No. 1, Page 101. (Baltimore: MD Genealogical Society, 1986)

 


Philip Diery-Derry

Philip Diery-Derry, b. after 1740 in Germany or MD/VA. Son of Jacob Diery-Derry, and brother of Baltser-1739 and Peter-1740.

Family Tree Maker CD 133
Revolutionary Patriots, MD and DE, 1775-1783 ©Copyright 1997.
Subject Title: Revolutionary Patriots of Frederick County, Maryland 1775-1783
by Henry C. Peden, Jr.
Published by Family Line Publications; Rear 63, East Main Street, Westminister, MD 21157; 1-800-876-6103; 1995.
Derry, Baltser Section : Frederick County, Maryland Page # : 98 Frederick County, MD Revolutionary Patriots Listing...

DERRY, PHILIP. Petitioned the General Assembly under the Act of May 12, 1780, stating he had been a non-juror to the Oath of Allegiance and Fidelity in 1778 due to "ignorance" and now desired relief under the Act and to take the Oath (Ref: L-101)

(REF: Miller, Richard B. "Some Little Known Data Regarding Maryland Signers of the Oath of Fidelity." MARYLAND GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY BULLETIN, Vol. 27, No. 1, Page 101. (Baltimore: MD Genealogical Society, 1986)

 


Johannes Weidenhammer

JOHANNES WEIDENHAMMER, born 14 November 1726 in Baden, Germany and died 3 August 1804 in Berks County, PA. He marriedMARGRET MAGDALENA EBLINGER, born 1729 in Kurpfalz, Germany and died 22 April 1812 in Maidencreek Twp., Berks County, PA.
Registrar of Wills.

More About Johannes (John) Weidenhammer: Burial: Moselem Springs Lutheran Church. Ontelaunee Twp., Berks Co., PA
Homestead: Richmond Twp., Berks Co. PA Mont. Hist. of Berks Co.
Military service: 1778, Lt. John Weidenhammer
Rev. War: 1776, Entered Rev. War at age 50 per DAR records

 


Johann Zacharias Rexroth

JOHANN ZACHARIAS REXROTH, born 19 November 1744 in Erbach, Germany and died 16 August 1791 in Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania. He married ANN MARGGARET WEISS about 1769 in Germany?. She was born between 1742-1751 in Germany and died after 1798 in Berk County, Pennsylvania.

Notes for Johann Zacharias Rexroth:
[List 309C] At Mr. Robert Ritchies Store at Philadelphia, September 27th, 1773.
Present: James Young, Esquire.
The Foreigners whose names are underwritten, imported in the Ship Union, [Andrew] Bryson, Master, from Rotterdam but last from Portsmouth, did this day take and subscribe the foregoing Oaths and Declarations in the usual Form. Consigned to Mr. Robert Ritchie (paid). 107 in the list. 247 Freights - from pg.751-753,
PENNSYLVANIA GERMAN PIONEERS, VOL. I, (A PUBLICATION OF THE ORIGINAL LISTS OF ARRIVALS IN THE PORT OF PHILADELPHIA FROM 1727 TO 1808) by Ralph Beaver Strassburger, edited by William John Hinke. Genealogical Publishing Co., c1966. Lib of Cong #66-23871 ISBN 0-8063-0323-9 Call Number R 929.373 Str Leesburg, FL Public Library

HISTORY OF BERKS CO., PA IN THE REVOLUTION FROM 1774 TO 1783
by Morton L. Montgomery (Call #974.802 B513m)
Pg. 156~157 Cpt. Geist's Company on Guard Duty
1776 ~ Private Zacharias Rexroad on guard duty of Hessian prisoners being held in Reading Jail. 6+ Battalion of County militia

 


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