JOHANNES SCHWALM HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION, INC.

GERMAN AUXILIARY SOLDIERS WHO REMAINED IN NORTH AMERICA AFTER THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR AND WHOSE MILITARY SERVICE AND FAMILY HISTORIES HAVE BEEN RESEARCHED AND PUBLISHED OR DOCUMENTED BY THE JSHA

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Name Army and German Town of origin; Military rank or rating; Military unit; Source of military record; Personal information and source for additional information, if any.
Ackerman, Johannes Hesse-Cassel; Brethausen; Private; von Knyphausen Co 1; HETRINA Vol III; deserted 16 Jan 1780 from NYC.
Allenstein, Gottleib Brunswick; Apperode/Brandenburg; rank unknown; Smith (Rimpau); Deserted from POW status likely at Charlottesville.
Arnold, Justus Hesse-Cassel; Wichmannhausen; Private; Hesse-Kassel Erbprinz Reg., Co. 5; HETRINA Vol III; Captured at Yorktown; Deserted from POW status and settled in Loudoun County, Va.
Assmann, Johann Adolph Hesse-Cassel; Hoheneiche; Private; Erb Prinz Reg., Co. 5; HETRINA Vol III; Captured 19 Aug. 1779; Indentured to Johann Jacob Faesch at Mt. Hope Furnace; Deserted May 1783; Married Elinor Phillips; Profile in JSHA 1990 Journal.
Aubel, Konrad Hesse-Cassel, Holzhausen; Private; von Linsingen Co. 3; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted between 1778 and 1781 near Philadelphia; Married Barbara Ziebold; Profile in JSHA 1987 Journal.
Aulick, Carl Christopher Edman Hesse-Cassel, Festenberg, Silesia; Private; von Bose, Co von Muenchhausen; HETRINA Vol. II; Scheer Report, JSHA V (1993); Captured at Yorktown; Deserted from POW status; Went to Baltimore and then settled in Winchester, Va.; Straight line genealogy established.
Aumann, Johann Heinrich Hesse-Hanau, Bobenhausen; Musketeer; Erb Prinz Co. 2; HETRINA Vol VI; Indentured himself at Reading, PA on 24 Oct 1782; Married Maria Beatern; Profile in JSHA 1996 Journal
Baetz, Konrad Hesse-Cassel; Hersfeld; Private; JAG Co 2; HETRINA Vol VI; captured near Trenton and joined Americans in Mar 1777.
Bahner, Johann Nicholas (Bahnert) Hesse-Cassel, Reichenbach; Private; Rall Co. 2; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted 11 Apr. 1779 near Savannah, GA; Married Margaret Steger; Story in JSHA 1987 Journal.
Bambey, Johann Kaspar Hesse-Cassel; Schorbach; Private; von Knyphausen Reg, Co. 4; HETRINA Vol III; deserted on march from Runklestown to Freehold, NJ 25 June 1778; Married Phillippina Hallman and settled in Berks County, PA.
Banse, Dietmar (Banzer) Waldeck; Besse; Private; Company 4; HETRINA Vol V; Deserted from POW status May 1778 at Lancaster
Bardeleben, von, Franz Ferdinand Hesse-Cassel; unknown; Second Lieutenant, von Ditfurth Regiment; HETRINA Vol II; separated in 1777 near Charleston, SC. Straight-line genealogy established.
Bartholomey, Johann Heinrich Hesse-Cassel, Friedenwald; Private; Jaeger Corps Co. 2; HETRINA Vol II; captured 4 Jan 1777 and joined American forces 1 Mar 1777; Settled in Upper Mt. Bethel Township, Northampton County, PA; Married Catharina Wiedman: story in JSHA 1999 Journal.
Bast, Johann Georg Hesse-Cassel; Schrecksbach; Private; von Knyphausen Reg., Co. 1; HETRINA Vol. III; Wounded and captured at Trenton; May have joined the American forces; Settled near Gettysburg, PA.
Baumgaertel, Leonhardt (Baumgardner) Anspach/Bayreuth; town unknown; Private, Bayreuth Reg., Co. 2; Smith (Staedtler); Captured at Yorktown; Deserted from POW status at Winchester, VA; Joined Armandís Legion; Married Margaret Dinkle and settled at York, PA; Story in JSHA 1989 Journal (The Hessians of Lewis Miller).
Bayer, Karl Gottlieb (Beyer) Hesse-Cassel, Leipzig; Assistant Medical Officer; von Bose Co. 5; HETRINA Vol II;Deserted on 5 June 1779 while enroute to NYC from Dobbs Ferry; Took oath of allegiance to PA on 13 Nov 1782 as Carl Beyer; Married Polly Heilman and settled in Lewisburg, PA.
Beinhaur, Friedrich Hesse-Cassel; Melsungen; Private; von Mirbach Reg. Co. 5; HETRINA Vol II; Deserted 16 Nov. 1783 from garrison in NYC; Married Sophia Wilhelmina Henrietta Christina Zeiss and settled in NYC.
Bense, Peter Christian Brunswick; Osterwieck; Private; von Barner Batt., Lieb Co.; Smith (Rimpau) & Claus Reuter; Captured at Saratoga; Deserted from POW status at Hanover, PA on Dec. 25, 1778;Had a wife in Germany.
Bensing, Philipp Hesse-Hanau; Niederzell;Private; Erbprinz Reg., Co. 5; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga; Indentured himself at Reading or Lancaster in Nov. 1782; Married Anna Marie Weinholt of Berks County, PA and settled in that area.
Berck, Johann (Andreas?) Brunswick; Hessen Territory; Smith (Rimpau); listed as deserting in Canada in 1783.
Bergmann, Johann Josef Brunswick; Steinbach; Musketeer; von Riedesel Reg., Co. 4; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga, held prisoner until he sold himself as indentured servant in late 1782; Married Catherine Hess and settled Heidelberg Township, PA; Profile in JSHA 1992 Journal.
Berngruber, Sixtus Ansbach-Bayreuth,unknown; Cannoneer; Anspach-Bayreuth artilliary; Staedtler; Deserted 29 Aug 1781 while in Virginia; Settled in the Shenandoah Valley, VA and then to KY and OH.
Bierwirth, Johannes Hesse-Cassel; Town unknown; Laborer; von Knyphausen Reg., Co. 4; HETRINA Vol III; Captured at Trenton; Possibly exchanged in June 1778; May have deserted and settled in Quebec.
Bilsingslowen, von, Karl Hesse-Cassel; Town unknown; Ensign; Landgraf Reg.; HETRINAVol III; Received discharge in America 24 Sep 1778 and remained in America.
Bingemann, Johannes Hesse-Cassel; Niederbeisheim; Private; Grendadier Battalion Block, Co. 2; HETRINA Vol. II; Captured 2 Jan 1777 near Trenton; Farmed out at Lancaster; Did not return to his unit; Married Anna Reed; Profile in JSHA 1990 Journal.
Blum, Johann Georg (Bloom) Hesse-Hanau, Ahlersbach; Grenadier; Erb Prinz Co. 6; HETRINA Vol VI and C.N. Smith Mono. 5; Deserted 8 Jan 1779 at Louisbourg (Petersburg), VA; Married three times; Profile in JSHA 1995 Journal.
Bode, Friedrich Brunswick; Gross Rhueden; Private; Riedesel Reg. Co. 2; Claus Reuter; Captured at Saratoga; Deserted from POW status in Charlottesville, VA; Married Christina Long and settled in Rockingham County, VA. Profile in JSHA 2003 Journal.
Boerger, Johann Henrich(Burger) Hesse-Cassel; Simmershausen; Grenadier, von Linsingen Battalion, Co. 3; HETRINA Vol I; Evidently deserted prior to his unitís departure for Germany in 1783; Married Ann Werner and settled in Botetourt County, VA; Story in JSHA 1982 Journal.
Bohland, Johann Heinrich (Boland) Hesse-Cassel; Haine; Private; von Ditfurth Reg., Co. 3; HETRINA Vol. II; Record shows he deserted 7 Aug. 1781 while on march in SC. But he may have left earlier to join the S.C. Militia; Married widow Kuntz and, later, Anna Catharina Feltman and settled at Little Mountain.
Bollmann, Johann Daniel Brunswick; Hammersleben; Surgeon; von Reidesel Reg., Co. 5; Claus Reuter and Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga and exchanged; Deserted at Halifax, N.S. in 1781; Settled at Lunenburg where he practiced medicine and served as a member of the House of Assembly.
Bonstein, Johann Jacob Hesse-Cassel; Ropperhausen; Private; von Knyphausen, Co 5; HETRINA Vol III; Captured at Trenton, exchanged and recaptured in Oct 1777; Apparently escaped from POW status; Married Katrina Schnable and settled in Bethlehem Township, PA; Profile in JSHA 1991 Journal.
Boomersheim Heinrich (Boomershine) Hesse-Hanau; Dorheim; Musketeer; Erb Printz Regiment, Company 2; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga Oct 1777; Deserted from POW status while on march near Martinsburg, WVA Apr. 5, 1781; Married Magdelena Swartzel and settled in PA and then Ohio. Story written by Ms. Karen Krugman, JSHA member
Borjes, JohannChristian (Burgess, Borges) Hesse-Kassel; Fischbach; Private; Landgraf Reg., Co. 3; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted at Turkey Hill, RI on 21 Aug. 1778 and joined the American forces; Married Hannah Newland of Bristol, MA and settled in upstate NY near Lake George. Story in the JSHA 2001 Journal.
Bornhaus, Christoph Hesse-Cassel; Datterode; Private; Erbprinz Reg., Co, 2; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted on 14 May 1783 from POW status at Frederick or enroute to NYC; Straight-line genealogy established.
Bremer, Konrad Hesse-Hanau; Oberssigheim;Musketeer; Hesse-Hanau Erbprinz Reg., Co.3; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga; Indentured himself at Reading or Lancaster in 1771; Married Hennrietta Wolf in 1793 and, later, Rebecca Kuehner of Lebanon Township, PA.Straight-line genealogy established.
Briede, Johann Georg Hesse-Cassel; Niedermeiser; Private; Jaeger Corps, Co. 1; HETRINA Vol. IV; Deserted 28 Dec. 1777 near Philadelphia; Married Mary Holt and settled in Frederick County, MD.Story in JSHA 2001 Journal.
Budin, Konrad(Budding) Anspach/Bayreuth; Zindorf; Private; Bayreuth Reg., Co. 2; Smith (Staedtler); Captured at Yorktown; Deserted from POW status at Winchester, VA; Joined Armandís Legion; Married Elizabeth Sechrist and settled at York, PA; Story in JSHA 1989 Journal (The Hessians of Lewis Miller).
Christhulf, Georg Anspach/Bayreuth; Langenzenn; Musketeer; Anspach Reg., Co. 4; Smith (Staedtler); Captured at Yorktown; Deserted from POW status while on march to NY June 1783; Joined PA militia; Married and settled in Philadelphia. Straight-line genealogy established.
Conrad, Wilhelm Hesse-Cassel, Olberode; Private; Knyphausen Co. 4; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted 20 June 1778 near Mt. Holly, NJ enroute to NYC; Married Eva Kocherberger and settled in Susquehanna County, PA.
Cramer, Jonas (Kramer) Hesse-Hanau; Schluechtern; Private; Grenadier Company; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga October 1777, sold himself as indentured servant at Reading; Married Catharina Schaber and settled at Reading.
Creutzberg, Johann Konrad (Kreutzbeg) Hesse-Cassel; Iba; Drummer, von Trumbach Regiment, Company 1; HETRINA Vol. III; Deserted 3 Sept. 1782 at Charleston, SC where he remained and married Catharina Bardt. Story in JSHA 1993 Journal.
Creutzberg, Wilhelm (Michael) Hesse-Cassel; Herfa/Friedwald; Private; Rall Reg., Co.4; HETRINA Vol III; Captured at Trenton; Deserted at Charleston 13 Dec. 1782 and settled at Charleston.
Daniel, Gottfried Brunswick; Buchen; rank unknown; von Specht Reg., Leib Co.; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Sold himself as indentured servant at Reading or Lancaster.
Debes, Peter(Davis) Hesse-Cassel; Nauen; Private; Prinz Carl Reg., Co. 1; HETRINA Vol II; Deserted from Kingsbridge on 4 July 1782; Took oath of allegiance to PA on 7 Aug 1782; Married Jane Hinson and settled at Wilmington, DE.
Debus, Heinrich Hesse-Cassel; Hubenrode; Korporal, Jaeger Corps, Co. 6; HETRINA Vol IV; Deserted in May 1783 in vicinity of NYC; Straight-line genealogy established.
Deckmann, Heinrich Hesse-Hanau; Bleichenbach; Private; Erbprinz Reg., Co. 2; HETRINA Vol VI; Deserted on 31 December 1778 from POW status at Tanneytown, MD enroute to Virginia; Straight-line genealogy established.
Degenhard, Henrich Hesse-Cassel; Elgershausen; Private; Rall Reg., Co. 4; HETRINA Vol III; Captured at Trenton; Exchanged 17 June 1778 from POW status at Lancaster; Deserted June 1779 from Johnís Island near Savannah and settled in Western NC.
Demuth, Ludwig Hesse-Cassel; Rinteln; Private; von Lossberg Reg., Co. 3; HETRINA Vol. II; Deserted in 1783 in Canada; Married 2 June 1794 in Quebec.
DeZenge, Frederick Augustus (von Zengen) Hesse-Cassel; Dresden; Captain; Landgraf (Lieb Infantry) Regiment; HETRINA Vol. III; Discharged in NYC on 8 Nov. 1783; Married Mary Lawrence and settled in upstate NY; Story in JSHA 2004 Journal.
Dietz, Johann Konrad Hesse-Cassel, Ottrau; Private; Knyphausen Co. 3; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted while captive near Lancaster, PA between Sep 1779 and May 1783; Married Margaret Magdalena Schornmann; Profile in JSHA 1987 Journal.
Dilling, Kaspar Hesse-Cassel; Oetmannshausen; Private; Erb Prinz Reg. Co. 1; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted May 1783 from POW status at Frederick, MD.Straight line genealogy established.
Dingeler, Johannes Hesse-Cassel; Seyboldsdorf; Private; Jaeger Co. 3; HETRINA Vol IV; Deserted 20 Aug. 1779 probably near NYC.
Doerges, Johann Levin (Derrow) Brunswick; Herholzen; Musketeer; von Rhetz Regiment; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Deserted from POW status whereabouts unknown; Married Ann Wye and settled in Rockingham County, VA.
Dornseiff, Daniel (John) Hesse-Cassel,;Gensungen; Private; von Wissenbach Reg., Co. 4; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted Feb 1782, retaken shortly thereafter, then released Aug 1782; Evidently remained in America to marry Elizabeth Kahwel and settle at Northumberland County, PA.
Drader, Martin (Droeder) Brunswick; Heilingenstat; Private; Prinz Friedrich Reg., Co. 1; PRO London, B2867; Remained in Canada; Married and received land grant in Marysburgh.
Drube, Daniel Hesse-Cassel; Ostuffeln; Private; von Bose Reg., Co. 5; HETRINA Vol II; Captured at Yorktown and deserted from POW status at Frederick, MD; Likely married Margaret Mack and settled in Franklin County, PA.Story in the JSHA 2004 Journal.
Ebeling, Siegmund Braunschweig; Herrhausen; Private; von Rhetz Reg., Co. 1; Claus Reuter; Captured at Saratoga; Sold himself at Reading, PA and married Elizabeth Hassler.
Eberlein, Johannes Anspach/Bayreuth; Wonsees; Private; Bayreuth Reg., Co. 2; Smith (Staedtler); Deserted from his post at Yorktown 10 Aug 1781; Listed on surrender list of 19 Oct 1781. Married Ann McNeil and settled at Columbia, PA.
Effinger, Ignatius British; Mannheim; Private; British 17th Reg. of Foot; Deserted 9 Dec. 1777 near Philadelphia; Joined the American von Heer Corps Aug 1778; Discharged 23 June 1783; Had married Catharine Spatz 9 July 1782; Moved from Berks County, PA to settle at Millerstown, VA; Story in JSHA 1986 Journal.
Ehle, Henrich Hesse-Cassel; Roershain; Private; von Knyphausen Reg., Co 5; HETRINA Vol III; Captured at Trenton; Returned to Philadelphia gaol but did not return to his unit.
Eichel, Johannes Hesse-Cassel; Woelfenbuett; Private; Jaeger Co. 4; HETRINA Vol IV; POW reclassified as deserter at Halifax, June 16, 1783.
Eichenauer, Conrad Brunswick; Lauterbach; Dragoon; Dragoon Reg.; Smith (Rimpau); Deserted from POW camp in VA 5 Feb 1779.
Eichmann, Peter Hesse-Hanau; Bockenheim; Cannonier; Artillery Corps; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Bennington; Indentured himself to Faesch at the Mt. Hope Furnace; Joined the NJ Militia and remained in America.
Eickemeyer, Andreas Brunswick; Naesen, rank unknown; Smith (Rimpau); Apparently received a discharge due to disability.
Eickhoff, Johann Heinrich Adolph Brunswick; Dielmissen; Private; von Rhetz Reg., Leibcompany; Smith (Rimapau); Captured at Saratoga; Deserted from POW status 30 Dec. 1778 at Nolandís Ferry at Potomac River; Took oath of allegiance to America Sep 1782; Married Anna Marie Thomas and settled at Frederick, MD.Story in JSHA 1982 Journal.
Eisenberg, Nicolaus Hesse-Cassel; unknown; Private; Jaeger Corps, Co. 2; HETRINA Vol IV; Captured in March 1781 and is believed to have remained in America.
Ellenbaum, Friedrich Hesse-Cassel; Schiffelborn; Private; von Donop Reg., Co. 2; HETRINA Vol II; Deserted 23 June 1778 from camp near Blackhorse, NJ; Married Margaretha Doerr and settled in Berks County, PA.
Elster, Johann Caspar Brunswick; Windhausen; Musketeer; Specht Reg., Leibcompanie; Smith (Rimpau); captured at Saratoga; Deserted from POW camp at Winterhill in 1778; Married Abigail ? and settled in Burlington, Otswego County, NY.
Engelhaupt, Johann Woldgen British,Army, Saschen Goethe; Private; British 15th Reg. of Foot; (reference not cited); Deserted near Philadelphia between Dec 1776 and Apr 1778 and joined the American forces; Married Eve Barbara Stumpf; Profile in JSHA 1988 Journal.
Engelmohr, Peter(Moore) Hesse-Cassel; Treysa; Private; von Knyphausen, Co 5; HETRINA Vol III; Captured at Trenton; Hired out to Charles Canary of Lancaster; Did not return to his unit; Married Gertrude Dinkel and settled at York, PA; Story in JSHA 1990 Journal (The Hessians of Lewis Miller).
Englebrecht, Johann Anspach/Bayreuth; Steinach; Musketeer; Bayreuth Reg., Co. 1; Smith (Staedtler); Deserted from POW status at Frederick, MD and settled there.
Eschenbach, Andreas Hesse-Cassel; Lauda; Private; von Lossberg Reg., Co.2; HETRINA Vol II; Discharged in Canada in 1783; Married Genevieve Deneau at Montmagny, Quebec.
Fass, Alisius Waldeck; Dannhausen; Private, Co 3; HETRINA VOL V; Separated near NY on July 15, 1783.
Fehrenschild, Johann Brunswick; Muehlhausen; Private; Light Infantry Battalion, Lieb Co.; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Joined Pulaskiís Legion; Married Eve Romich and settled at York, PA, later Lancaster and Baltimore; Story in JSHA 1989 Journal (The Hessians of Lewis Miller).
Ferneau, Johannes Hesse-Cassel; Herleshausen; Private; Erb Prinz Reg. Co. 1; HETRINA Vol. III; Deserted from POW Status at Frederick, MD in 1783; Married Christiana Glover and settled near Bath, VA and later Ohio.
Fiant, Johann Martin Hesse-Cassel, Wettesingen; Drummer; Rall Co. 3; HETRINA Vol IV; Deserted 23 June 1778; Married Ephrosena Bobbenmeyer and settled in Ruscombmanor Township, Berks County, PA; Profile in JSHA 1997 Journal.
Fischer, Wilhelm Hesse-Cassel; Treysa; Drummer; von Knyphausen Reg., Co. 1;HETRINA Vol III; Married widow Anna Maria Junker in America; Returned to Germany and about 1785, returned to settle on Prince Edward Island, Canada; Story in JSHA 1982 Journal.
Froehlich, Henrich (Fraley) Hesse-Cassel; Wichmannshausen; Private; Erbprinz Reg, Co 5; HETRINA Vol III; Captured at Yorktown; Deserted 14 May 1783 while on march to NYC; Married Anna Margaretha Wilheit and settled at Frederick County, MD; Story in JSHA 1985 Journal.
Fuehrer, Karl Friedrich (Fierer) Hesse-Cassel, Felsberg; Ensign; Knyphausen Reg. & Jaeger Corps; HETRINA Vol III; Captured at Trenton, exchanged and resigned to join Americans in 1778; Story in JSHA 1987 & 1988 Journals.
Geldmacher, Ludwig Hesse-Cassel; Wolfhagen; Private; Rall Reg., Co. 5; HETRINA Vol III; Captured at Trenton; Did not return to his unit; May have married Dolly Bumgardner and remained in America.
Gerhardt, Philipp Hesse-Hanau; Littersbach-Zwiebruecken; Private; Erbprinz Reg., Co. 5; HETRINA Vol VI-1; Separated in Canada 21 July 1783; Married Madeleine LaPointe at St. Nicolas Quebec 12 June 1787.
Gerloff, Gottfried Brunswick; Blankenburg; Private; Unit not known; Smith Monograph No. 1 (Rimpau list); Captured at Saratoga; Indentured servant in Reading in late 1782; Married Eve Schaaber Welsch. Straight-line genealogy established.
Gertmann, Konrad†† (Hartmann) Hesse-Hanau; Geislitz, Musician; Jaeger Corps, Co. 3; HETRINA Vol VI; Separated from the army in Canada, Nov. 1782; Married and settled in Quebec.Straight-line genealogy established.
Goebell, Kaspar(Cable) Hesse-Cassel; Rodenhausen; Grenadier; Rall Reg., Co. 3; HETRINA Vol III; Captured at Trenton; Held POW at Lancaster; Exchanged July 1778; Deserted from Johnís Island near Charleston 4 June 1779; Married Elizabeth Baker and settled at Ashe County, NC; Story in JSHA 1984 Journal.
Goldeiss, Philipp Anspach/Bayreuth; town unknown; Private; Anspach Reg., Co. 1; Smith (Staedtler); Missing in June 1783 from camp on Long Island; Straight-line genealogy established.
Grasmether, Adam Hesse-Cassel; Gleichen; Private; von Linsingen Reg., Co. 2; HETRINA Vol I; Deserted 28 Feb 1778 near Philadelphia; Married and settled near Lancaster, PA; Profile in JSHA 1986 Journal.
Grell, Thomas(Grill) Brunswick, Breitenstein; Private; von Barner Battalion, Co. 4; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Deserted from march at Albany and joined 2nd NY Regiment of Foot; Married Margaretha ? and settled in upstate NY; Profile in JSHA 1989 Journal.
Grosse, Karl Wilhelm Hesse-Cassel; Wolfenbuettel; Assistant Medical Officer; von Minnigerode Reg., Co. 1; HETRINA Vol I; Separated from service on 6 June 1783; Took oath to PA on 21 June 1783; Straight-line genealogy established.
Grote, Heinrich Andreas (Grody) Brunswick; Semmenstedt; Grenadier; von Mengen Battalion; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Indentured himself at Reading in June 1781; Married Elizabeth Woods and settled in Montgomery County, PA; Story in JSHA 1983 Journal.
Gruber, Kaspar Anspach/Bayreuth; Vienna ?; Private; Anspach/Bayreuth, Anspach Jaeger Co. 2; Smith (Staedtler); Surrendered June 1783 and settled in Harrietsfield, Nova Scotia.
Gruene, Heinrich Brunswick; Gittelde; Private; Brunswick, von Riedesel Reg., Co. 5; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Indentured himself at Reading; Married Catharine Schmock 26 Mar. 1796.
Guildner, Simon Hesse-Hanau; Buchenau; Private; Jaeger Corps, Co. 3; HETRINA Vol VI; Discharged in Canada Aug. 1783 and married Marie Champagne of Montreal.
Hachenberger, Johann Georg Hesse-Hanau; Schwalheim; Musketeer; Erbprinz Reg., Co. 5; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga; Indentured himself at Lancaster; Remained after the war and settled at Donegal Township, Lancaster County.
Haeberle, Johann Brunswick; Grund; Private; von Specht Reg., Co. 3; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Deserted from POW status near York, PA and settled there; Story in JSHA 1990 Journal (The Hessians of Lewis Miller).
Hager, Henrich Hesse-Cassel; Geisleden; Private, Knyphausen Reg. Co, 2; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted June 1783 from Janaica, L.I. NY.
Hammer, Johann Henrich Hesse-Cassel; Ibra; Corporal; von Knyphausen Reg, Co. 2; HETRINA Vol III; Captured at Trenton; Exchanged 21 June 1778; Deserted from camp at Bloomingdale, LI 31 October 1782; Took oath to PA 5 Nov 1782; Story in JSHA 2002 Journal.
Hartmann, Friedrich Brunswick; Langelsheim; Private; von Riedesel Reg., vacant company; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Indentured himself at Reading; Married Johanna Nietrack 12 Apr. 1785.
Hartwig, Johann Friedrich Hesse-Cassel; Ersrode; Sergeant; von Lossberg Reg., Co. 2; HETRINA Vol II; Deserted at NYC Nov 1783; Settled at York, PA with wife and children; Christine Heintz became his second wife in 1797; Story in JSHA 1990 Journal (The Hessians of Lewis Miller)
Hasselbacher, Peter Anspach/Bayreuth; Muenchsteinach; Musketeer; Anspach Reg, Co. 4; Smith (Staedtler); Listed as missing June 1783, probably at Long Island. Straight-line genealogy established.
Hassenpflug, Johann Henrich Hesse-Kassel; Holzburg; Private; von Knyphausen Co. 3; HETRINA Vol III; Captured at Trenton; Deserted from POW status at Reading or Lancaster; Married Anna Marie Seebold and settled in Mifflinburg, Union County, PA; Straight-line genealogy established.
Hatstadt, Georg Zacharias Hesse-Cassel; Engelsbach (Anspach); Private; Jaeger Corps, Co. 3; HETRINA Vol IV; Captured at sea 1776-1777; Deserted from POW status in Massachusetts; Married Beulah Martin and settled at Petersham, MA; Story in JSHA 1985 Journal.
Hattendorf, Henrich Hesse-Cassel; Nordburch; Private; von Lossberg Reg., Co. 3; HETRINA Vol II; Captured at Trenton; Farmed out to James Ewing of York County; Did not return to his unit; Married ? Rummel and, later, Anna Margaret Ilges and settled at York, PA; Story in JSHA 1990 Journal (The Hessians of Lewis Miller).
Haupt, Arnold Hesse-Cassel; Roemersburg; Private; von Donop Reg., Co. 5; HETRINA Vol II; Deserted 21 June 1778 from camp near Morristown, NJ.Straight line genealogy established.
Hecker, Johannnes(Hager) Hesse-Cassel; Kirchain; Private; von Huyn Reg., Co. 5; HETRINA Vol I; Deserted on 26 Feb. 1781 at Nelsonís Ferry near Charleston, SC; Married Mary Ann Shraeder and settled near Lynchburg, VA.
Heckmann, Christoph Hesse-Cassel; Reichensachsen; Private; Erbprinz Reg., Co. 5; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted from POW status in June 1783; Purchased American citizenship on 16 Sept. 1783; Straight-line genealogy established.
Heidekamp, Johann Wilhelm Brunswick; Muenchehof; Private; von Riedesel Reg., vacant company; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Indentured himself at Reading; Married Dorthea Welde 29 Mar. 1784.
Heilemann, Johann Friedrich Brunswick; Claustal; Field Surgeon; von Baum Dragoon Reg., Lieb Co.; Smith (Rimpau) and Reuter; Deserted from POW status on 14 April 1781 near Lancaster or Reading; Straight-line genealogy established.
Henckel, Nikolaus (Jenkins) Hesse-Cassel; Treysa; Drummer; von Knyphausen Reg, Co 3; HETRINA Vol III; Returned to Germany and then immigrated to Prince Edward Island, Canada. Changed his name to Nikolaus Henckel Jenkins.
Henkel, Jacob Hesse-Hanau; Berghofen; Private; Jaeger Corps, Co. 4; HETRINA Vol VI; Separated from the army in Canada May 1783.
Hennecke, Heinrich Brunswick; Berel; Private; Light Infantry Battalion, Co. 1; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Sold himself as indentured servant and joined Hazenís Regiment; Married Susanna Gebfert of Reading, PA and settled near York, PA; Story in JSHA 1990 Journal (The Hessians of Lewis Miller).
Henning, Adam Hesse-Cassel; Foertha/Verth; Private; von Bose Reg., Co. 2; HETRINA Vol II; Deserted 9 Feb. 1781 near the Yadkin River in North Carolina and remained in America.
Herbst, Heinrich Brunswick; Gandersheim; Grenadier; Grenadier Battalion; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Deserted from POW status at York, PA in winter 1778; Married Catharina ?and settled in York County; Story in JSHA 1990 Journal (The Hessians of Lewis Miller).
Herdt, Johann Paul (Hertz) Hesse-Hanau; Eberstadt; Private; Jaeger Corps, Co. 4; HETRINA Vol. VI-1; Discharged in Canada in May 1783; Married Genevieve Sorel and lived in St. Philippe, Quebec.
Herterich, Johann Konrad (Hederiche, Hetterick) Anspach/Bayreuth; Laubersreuth; Private; Bayreuth Reg., Co. 3; Jochen Seidel; Discharged in Canada; Married and farmed along Bear River, Nova Scotia. Story in Heritage Remembered the story of Bear River.
Hertz, Liborius Hesse-Cassel; Daddendorf/Wiemar; Private; Jaeger Corps, Co. 1; HETRINA Vol IV; Captured Dec 1770; May have joined the US forces or the Hesse-Hanau Jaeger Corps.
Hess, Kaspar Hesse-Hanau; Bischofsheim;Musketeer; Erbprinz Reg., Co. 2; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga; Indentured himself at Reading; Married Barbara Zuber 29 Mar. 1785.
Heyl, Daniel Hesse-Hanau; Escherscheim; Musketeer; Crown Prince Reg. Co. 2; HETRINA Vol VI; Indentured at Reading or Lancaster; settled in PA.
Hilgenberg, Daniel Hesse-Cassel; Roehrenfurth; Grenadier; Rall Reg., Co 2; HETRINA Vol III; Captured at Trenton; Deserted 24 Apr. 1779 near Zitterauerís Bridge, GA. Straight-line genealogy established.
Hintersass, Johann Brunswick, Windersheim; Jaeger; von Barner Combined Battalion; Claus Reuter, Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Bennington, deserted and settled at Williamstown, Mass. where he became John Henderson and raised a family.
Hirschheuser, Ludwig Hesse-Cassel, Hirschausen; Private; Landgraf Co. 5; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted 23 May 1783 from quarters at Brooklyn, NY; Settled in Bedford Co. PA and married Maria Magdelena Schmidt.Straight-line genealogy established.
Hoepfner, Jakob Hesse-Cassel; Eschwege; Private; Erbprinz Reg., Co. 4; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted on 14 May 1783 from POW status at Frederick or enroute to NYC; Straight-line genealogy established.
Holzapfel, Johann Jacob Hesse-Cassel; Eschwege; Private; Erbprinz Co 4; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted 24 Aug. 1781 near Gloucester, VA.
Horn, Henrich Hesse-Cassel; town unknown; Private; Knyphausen Reg. Co. 5; HETRINA Vol III; Captured at Trenton, did not return to unit from POW status.
Huthmann, Christian Waldeck; Drummer, 3rd Regiment, Company 5; HETRINA Vol. V; Captured at Springfield, NJ, left the military in 1778 and settled at Donegal Township, Washington County, PA, married Anna Mary Revenaugh. Story in JSHA 1997 & 1998 Journals.
Ilgen, Ludwig Albrecht Wilhelm Ansbach/Bayreuth; Hechlingen; Ansbach Jaeger Company 1; Smith (Staedtler); Deserted 9 August 1779, took oath to PA on 8 August 1782; Settled in Cohansy, NJ and married Anna Barbara ?
Isensee, Johann Andreas Brunswick; Biewende; Private; Prinz Ludwig Dragoon Regiment; Claus Reuter; Captured at Saratoga, deserted to become farmer at West Springfield, Mass.; Killed by lightning 16 August 1780.
Jordan, Johann David Hesse-Cassel; Lamerden; Sergeant; von Bose Reg., Co. 4; HETRINA Vol II; Returned to Germany, received his discharge, and returned to America in July 1784; Married Eve Margaretha Brunner and settled at Muellerstown, VA; Straight-line Genealogy established.
Juncker, Caspar(Youngker) Brunswick; Stiege; Private; von Specht Reg., Co. 5; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Deserted from POW status and joined the 8th Virginia Regiment; Married Anna Maria Wintermeyer and settled at York, PA; Story in JSHA 1991 Journal (The Hessians of Lewis Miller)
Kaefemann, Wilhelm Hesse-Cassel; Nesselroeden; Private; Erbprinz Regiment, Company 1; HETRINA Vol. III; Deserted from POW status on 14 May 1783 either at Frederick or enroute to NY; Straight-line genealogy established.
Kaesebauer, Christian Anspach/Bayreuth; unknown; Grenadier; Anspach Reg., Co, 5; Smith (Staedtler); Deserted 17 Sep. 1782 likely in the vicinity of Yorktown, VA.
Kage, August Hesse-Cassel; Eisleben; Private; Jaeger Corps, Co. 6; HETRINA Vol IV; Deserted from POW status on 24 May 1780 from Phillips Hill at Charleston and settled at Louisville; Straight-line genealogy established.
Karsbach, Martin Hesse-Cassel; Balhorn; Private; Rall Reg., Co. 5; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted 22 June 1778 while enroute from Philadelphia to NYC; Took oath of Allegiance to PA as Martin Casper on 14 Aug. 1782.
Kayser, Adam(Keiser) Hesse-Hanau; Ginnheim; Musketeer; Erbprinz Reg., Co. 4; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga; Indentured himself at Reading; Married Eva Marsteller 14 May 1786.
Kessler, Johann Michael (Kastler) Brunswick; Schuttenburg; Musketeer; von Barner Battalion, Co. 3; Claus Reuter & Smith (Rimpau); Married Susanne Minkler of West Stockbridge, MA. and lived in MA and NY (VT).
Kielburg, Johann Anhalt-Zerbst; Fussemunde, Palatinate; Private; von Rauschenplat Reg.; DeMarce; Remained in Canada; Married Catherine Witalchim Schoemaker of Quebec.
Kirchhoff, Johann Friedrich Brunswick; Barmke; Musketeer; von Riedesel Regiment; Claus Reuter; Captured at Saratoga Oct 1777; Sold himself as indentured servant; Settled in VA and married Catharine Bowman and Barbara Koontz.
Kirchoff, Christoph Brunswick; Benneckenstein; Musketeer; von Riedesel Regiment; Claus Reuter; Captured at Saratoga Oct 1777; Apparently deserted from POW status; Married Catharine Tevenbaugh and settled in VA.
Klees, Georg Hesse-Hanau; Eckenheim; Musketeer; Crown Prince Reg. Co. 2; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoge; Indentured at Reading or Lancaster; Married Elizabeth Roth and settled in PA. Straight-line genealogy established.
Klein, Johannes Hesse-Cassel; Heimbach; Private; von Stein Reg. Co. 3; HETRINA Vol IV; Deserted to the enemy March 1783.
Klingelbiehl, Josef Hesse-Cassel; Eischsfeld; Private; Jaeger Corp. Company 5; HETRINA Vol IV; Deserted 24 August 1782 in the vicinity of NY.
Klipstein, Philipp Hesse-Cassel; Gladenbach; Assistant Medical Officer; Leib Infantry Regiment, Company 3; HETRINA Vol III; Discharged near NYC 31 Aug 1783; Married Catharine Haymaker and settled in Winchester, VA.
Kniep, Christian Brunswick; Schoeningen; Private; Dragoon Reg.; Claus Reuter; Captured at Bennington, deserted from POW status at Northampton, MA.Married Meribah Miller in Northampton and settled later in Lawrence, IL.
Knochenhauer, Hermann, also Johannes Bohnard, (John Bonecutter) Hesse-Cassel; town unknown; Canonier; Artillery Corps; HETRINA Vol. IV; Captured at Trenton, exchanged, rejoined Artillery Corps as Johannes Bohnard; HETRINA Vol. III; Captured at Yorktown, joined the Americans; Married Lydia ? and settled in Frederick, MD.
Koch, Heinrich Hesse-Cassel; Calden; Private; von Bose Reg., Co. 2; HETRINA Vol. II; Evidently deserted from POW status as he was not listed on prisoner exchange list of 14 May 1783.
Koch, Johannes Hesse-Hanau; Heuchelheim; Musketeer; Erb Prinz Regiment, Company 1; HETRINA Vol VI; Deserted 12 October 1782 from POW status at Reading or Lancaster.
Koehler, Valentin Hesse-Cassel; Hoenbach; Grenadier; von Linsingen Reg. Co. 4; HETRINA Vol I; Captured, ransomed, and later deserted in 1781.
Kohlepp, Johannes Hesse-Hanau, Hohenzell; Private:Erb Prinz Co. 5; HETRINA Vol V; Deserted 2 Nov. 1779 at Charlottsville, VA with Chaplain Theobald; Married Sabrina Conrad; Profile in JSHA 1998 Journal.
Krain, Konrad Hesse-Cassel; Allendorf; Private; von Knyphausen Regiment, Company 5; HETRINA Vol III; Captured at Trenton, exchanged, recaptured and deserted from POW status; Married Elizabeth ? and settled in Pittsylvania, VA. Story written by Dr. Hazel Pflueger, JSHA member.
Kramer, David Brunswick; Lattenstedt; Private; von Riedesel Reg., Co. 2; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Deserted from POW status at Charlottesville, VA and joined Armandís Legion; Settled at York, PA and married Barbara ? ; Story in JSHA 1989 Journal (The Hessians of Lewis Miller).
Kratz, Johann Leonhard(Scratch) Hesse-Hanau; Dudenhofen; Private; Erb Prinz Reg., Co. 3; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga; Deserted from POW status at Charlottesville in May 1779; Rejoined his unit in Canada in May 1783; Returned to Germany where he deserted and came back to Canada in 1792; Story in JSHA 1991 Journal.
Krebs, Konrad Hesse-Hanau; Luetzelhausen; Musketeer; Erbprinz Regiment, Co. 1; HETRINA Vol VI; POW at Charlottesville and Winchester, worked for Lewis Hoff; did not return to his unit; Straight-line genealogy established.
Kuenne, Peter (Coons) Brunswick, Gevensleben;Private; von Riedesel; C.N. Smith, Mono. 1; Deserted 8-Dec. 1777 from march of Convention Army, place unknown; Indentured at Lancaster, PA; Married Rebecca Hamman; Story in JSHA 1988 Journal.
Kuwatsch, Johannes Hesse-Hanau; Tuereck, Hungary; Private: Jaeger Corps Co. 5: HETRINA Vol VI-1; Separated in Canada March 1783; Married Marie Madeleine Duclos 26 April 1785 at LaPrairie, Quebec. Straight line genealogy established.
Lacour, Friedrich Waldeck; Kopenhagen (Denmark); Private; 2nd Company; HETRINA Vol. V; Deserted in NJ early 1777 and joined the NJ Militia. Likely remained in Berks County, PA.Story in JSHA 2004 Journal.
Leibheit, Johann Henrich Brunswick; Braunschweig; Bat-man; von Specht Reg., Co. 4; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Joined Hazenís 2nd Canadian Regiment; Married Polly Duffy and settled at Pompton, NJ. Story in JSHA 1981 Journal.
Lessmann, Wilhelm Brunswick; Dennsen; Private; von Rhetz Reg., Co. 4; Claus Reuter; Captured at Saratoga; Indentured himself at Reading and remained in America.
Liller, Johann Heinrich Hesse-Hanau; Dudenhofen; Musketeer, Erb Prinz Regiment, Company 2; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga, deserted while on march from Winchester to Reading, June 1781; Married Catharine ? and settled in Hampshire County, VA.Straight-line genealogy established.
Linck, Nicolas Hesse-Hanau; Breitenbach; Corporal; Erbprinz Reg. Co. 4; HETRINA Vol. VI; Captured at Saratoga; Deserted from POW status July 1779 from barracks at Albemarle, VA and settled in Augusta County, VA.
Lincker, Henrich (Linker) Hesse-Cassel, Erksdorf; Private; von Ditfurth Co. 3; HETRINA Vol II; Deserted 21 Sep 1782 at Charleston, SC; Married Barbara Efird; Story in JSHA 1996 Journal.
Linss, Friedrich Wilhelm (Linz) Hesse-Hanau; Zeitlofs; Musketeer; Erbprinz Reg., Co. 2; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga; Went missing while on march to Winter Hill, probably near Noblestown, MA in Oct. 1777; Straight-line genealogy established.
Lochner, Heinrich Anspach/Bayreuth; Hof; Private; Anspach Reg., Co. 4; Smith (Staedtler); Captured at Yorktown; Deserted from POW status at Frederick, MD 28 Dec 1782; Joined Armandís Legion; Settled at York, PA and married Anna Marie ? ; Story in JSHA 1990 Journal (The Hessians of Lewis Miller).
Loede, Gottlieb Brunswick; Liebenau/Saxony; Private; Smith (Rimpau); Discharged in Canada in 1783.
Lorenz, Michael Anspach/Bayreuth; town unknown; Private; Bayreuth Reg., Co.1; Smith (Staedtler); Deserted 13 Aug 1778 at Newport, RI and joined the American forces; Straight-line genealogy established.
Lortz, Heinrich (Lords) Brunswick; Zellerfeld; Wagon Attendant / Baggage Handler; von Reidesel Reg., Leib Co.; Claus Reuter; Captured at Saratoga; Deserted 9 Nov 1778 near Sudbury, Mass while on march from Winter Hill to Charlottesville; Settled at Swansville, Maine; Married thrice
Lucas, Philipp Hesse-Hanau; Neiderrodenbach; Grenadier; Erb Prinz Reg., Co. 6; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga; Deserted from POW status at Charlottesville, VA 25 Jan 1779; Married Elizabeth Klebinger and settled at Mt. Pleasant Township, Westmoreland County, PA; Story in JSHA 1990 Journal.
Luecke, Christian Friederich (Leeky) Brunswick, Boffzen; Private; not known; C.N. Smith Mono. I; Probably escaped at Winchestor, VA in 1782; Married Elizabeth Armentrout; Story in JSHA 1996 Journal
Luecke, Johann Friedrich Brunswick; Gross Elbe; Musketeer; von Rhetz Regiment; Claus Reuter and Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga Oct 1777; Apparently deserted from POW status; Married Betty Stone and settled in Woodstock, VT and later, NY State.
Luttmann, Johann Conrad Brunswick; Schwegau; Musketeer; von Barner Battalion, Co. 3; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; POW who remained in America.
Maasberg, Johann Heinrich Brunswick; Hohenassel; Private; von Barner Battalion, Co. 1; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Deserted in 1779 in Virginia. Story in the JSHA 2001 Journal.
Mager, Georg Hesse-Hanau; Dudenhofen; Musketeer; Erbprinz Reg., Co. 4; HETRINA Vol VI; Indentured himself in November 1782 at Reading or Lancaster; Did not return to his unit; Straight-line genealogy established.
Mahr, Philipp Hesse-Hanau; Dudenhofen; Musketeer; Erbprinz Reg., Co.1; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga; Deserted from POW status on 10 Apr 1781 from Winchester, VA; Married and settled at Buckingham County, VA.
Melzheimer, Karl Brunswick; Negenborn; Regimental Preacher; Claus Reuter & Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Bennington while serving as Chaplain for the Dragoons; Deserted from POW status in New England; Served churches in PA and taught at F & M College in Lancaster.
Menius, Friedrich Hesse-Cassel; Schluechtern; Private; von Wissenbach Reg., Co. 2; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted 22 June 1782 from his post near Savannah; Straight-line genealogy established.
Meykranz, Henrich Hesse-Cassel; Ransbach; Private; von Lengerke Reg., Co. 4; HETRINA Vol I; Deserted at Mt. Holly, NJ 21 June 1778 and remained in America.
Mezger, Markus Anspach/Bayreuth; town unknown; Private; Bayreuth Reg., Co.2; Smith (Staedtler); Deserted from POW status in December 1782 from POW status at Frederick; Straight-line genealogy established.
Michel, Johann Anspach/Bayreuth; Town unknown; Private; Bayreuth Reg., Co. 1; Smith (Staedtler); Deserted at Yorktown (or from captivity); Joined Hamptonís Regiment; Settled at York, PA; Story in JSHA 1990 Journal (The Hessians of Lewis Miller)
Mueller, Johann Philipp(Miller) Hesse-Cassel; Werlau; Private; Landgraf Reg., Co. 4; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted 15 Aug. 1778 on Rhode Island; Took oath of allegiance to PA in May 1783; Married Rosina Fiessler and settled in Lehigh County, PA; Story in JSHA 1993 Journal.
Mueller, Peter Brunswick; Elsbeck; Private; von Rhetz Reg., Leibcompany; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Indentured himself at Reading; Married Sarah Hinkleman 4 Apr. 1786.
Mueller, Peter(Miller) Hesse-Hanau; Grenadier; Erbprinz Reg., Co. 6; HETRINA Vol, VI; Captured at Saratoga; Deserted from POW status while on march near NY-MA border; Married Mary Braun and settled at Ruscombmanor Township, Berks County, PA.
Muetze, Johan Jost Hesse-Kassel; Birkenbringhausen; Private; von Huyn , Co. 3; HETRINA Vol I; Deserted in July 1782 and settled in the Saxe-Gotha (Lexington County) area of SC; Story in JSHA 1992 Journal.
Nix, Johannes Hesse-Hanau; Aufenau; Grenadier; Freikorps, Co. 6; HETRINA Vol. VI; Deserted in July 1782 and settled on a land grant in Halifax County, Nova Scotia; Later emigrated to the United States.
Noa, Konrad Brunswick; Holzminden; Musketeer; von Rhetz Reg. Co. 5; Claus Reuter and Smith (Rimpau); Deserted from POW status at Frederick, MD in 1778; Married Mary Catharine?†† and settled at Silver Run, MD.
Noeding, Matthaeus Hesse-Cassel; Bergheim; Private; Rall Reg. Co. 3; HETRINA Vol. III; Deserted from Johnís Island on 25 June 1779; Married Eva Catharina Volz and settled at Friedberg, Stokes County, NC.
Nothwehr, Georg Brunswick; Hessen (town); Private; von Rhetz Musketeer Regiment; Claus Reuter, Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga, deserted and settled at Great Barrington, Mass. where he raised a family.
Ockam, Heinrich Brunswick; Dettum; Private; von Barner Batt., Co. 4;Smith (Rimpau) & Reuter; Captured at Saratoga; Deserted from POW status and settled in Bethel Township, PA; Straight-line genealogy established.
Oppenhaeuser, Peter Waldeck; Arzbach; Private; Reg., Co. 1; HETRINA Vol. V; Deserted from regiment at Manchac, LA 9 July 1779; Settled in Louisiana.
Opperman, Heinrich Brunswick; Badenhausen; Private; von Riedesel Reg., Co, 5; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Deserted near Hannover, PA 24 Dec 1778; Married Susan ? and settled at York, PA; Story in JSHA 1990 Journal (The Hessians of Lewis Milller).
Oppermann, Adam Hesse-Cassel; Hachborn; Grenadier; von Lengerke Batt., Co. 1; HETRINA Vol I; Deserted on 26 June 1778 while on march in NJ;Took oath to PA on 6 Aug. 1782; Straight-line genealogy established.
Pauli, Philip Reinhold Hesse-Cassel; Magdenburg, Prussia; Lieutenant; Rall Reg.; HETRINA Vol III; Captured aboard ship Jason 7 Apr. 1779; Ransomed from POW status in Feb 1781; Discharged at NY in July 1783; Married Anna Elizabeth Musch and became a minister in the Reformed Church in PA; Story in JSHA 1986 Journal.
Pelz, Adam(Beltz) Hesse-Cassel; Weyerbusch; Private; Jaeger Corps. Co. 3; HETRINA Vol IV; Deserted 16 May 1783 at Huntington, LI. Settled in Franklin County, PA.
Peter, Jacob Hesse-Cassel; Beisefoerth; Cannonier; Artillery Corps, Co. 3; HETRINA Vol. IV; Captured at Trenton; Indentured himself to Faesch at the Mt. Hope Furnace; Purchased his freedom; Was discharged 23 June 1783 and might have remained in America.
Petzinger, Johannes Hesse-Hanau; Dudenhofen; Cannonier, Artillery Company; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Bennington, took oath to Mass., settled near Northampton, MA and married Rhoda French. Story in JSHA 2000 Journal.
Pfeiffer, Peter Hesse-Hanau; Simmozheim; Private; Jaeger Corps. Co. 4; HETRINA Vol VI; Deserted Feb. 1777; Married Catharina Mark and settled at Saint Constant, LaPrairie, Canada.
Pflueger, Christian Hesse-Cassel; Maden: Grenadier; von Linsingen Batt., Co. 2; HETRINA Vol I; Deserted from command near Philadelphia March 1778.
Rassmann, Georg Heinrich Hesse-Cassel, Schenklengsfeld; Private; Jaeger Corps Co. 4; HETRINA Vol IV; Deserted 17 May 1783; Became a teacher in Lancaster County and a pastor in Center County, PA; Married Catherine Elisabeth Schweitzer; Story in JSHA 1999 Journal.
Reges, Johann Philipp Hesse-Hanau; Neuhanau; Musketeer; Erbprinz Reg., Co. 3; HETRINA Vol VI; Deserted 31 Dec. 1778 at York, PA enroute to VA; Married Maria Elizabeth Spahr; Family history published, ďJohann Phillip Reges, The Hessian SoldierĒ by Karleen Faust Reges and Yvonne Reges Davis.
Reichenbach, Konrad Hesse-Hanau; Steinau; Jaeger; Jaeger Corps, Co. 1; HETRINA Vol VI; Servant promoted to Jaeger; Separated from the army in July 1783 in Canada; Straight-line genealogy established.
Reid, Johannes (Reith, Reed) Hesse-Cassel, Appenfeld; Private; von Wissenbach Co. 2; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted 21 June 1782 at Savannah, GA; Married Sarah Kiser; Story in JSHA 1995 Journal.
Reuss, Johann Henrich Hesse-Hanau; Muenchen; Private; Freikorps; HETRINA Vol VI; Deserted to the enemy Oct 1783
Ries, Johannes Christian(Reese) Hesse-Kassel; Schrecksbach; Private; von Knyphausen, Co. 1; HETRINA Vol III; Captured at Trenton, Exchanged in 1778; Recaptured on ship Molly; Joined the American forces; Settled in Center County, PA. Straight-line genealogy established.
Rincke, Johann Frantz (Rink/Ring) Hesse-Cassel; Wickenrode; Private; Rall Regiment, Company 1; HETRINA Vol III; Captured at Trenton, exchanged, deserted near Charleston June 1779; Settled in Lincoln County, NC, married Mary ? . Story submitted to JSHA for publication.
Rischmueller. Ernst Hesse-Cassel; Welsede; Private; von Lossberg Reg., Co. 4; HETRINA Vol II; Wounded and captured at Trenton; May have been pardoned and remained in America to settle in Berks County, PA.
Roth, Konrad Hesse-Hanau; Langstadt; Musketeer; Erbprinz Reg., Co. 3; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga; Indentured himself at Reading; Married Catherine Gress 30 Sep. 1784.
Rueger, Jakob Hesse-Cassel; Unterhaun; Private; von Lengerke Batt., Co. 4; HETRINA Vol I; Deserted 21 June 1778 in NJ while on march from Philadelphia to NYC; Straight-line genealogy established.
Ruehrschneck, Johann Jacob†† (Rasnake) Ansbach/Bayreuth; Watzendorf; Private; Anspach Reg., Co. 1; Smith (Staedtler); Deserted likely near Frederick, MD or Winchester, VA June 1783; Married Mollie Counts and settled in SW Virginia.
Ruppert, Georg Ludwig (Rupart) Waldeck, Bad Pyrmont; Private; Waldeck Co. 5; HETRINA Vol V; Deserted from POW staus probably at New Orleans in July 1780; Married Elizabeth Pursley (?); Profile in JSHA 1988 Journal.
Sauer, Bernhard (Sowers) Waldeck, Radern; Corporal; Waldeck Co. 4; HETRINA Vol V; Deserted in early 1777 probably from Northern NJ; Married Barbara Giesemann at Stouchburg, PA; Story in JSHA 2000 Journal.
Schaedel, Georg(Shaffel) Hesse-Hanau; Ober-Eschbach; Private; Erb Prinz Reg., Leib Co.; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga: Hired out at Reading; Took oath of allegiance to PA and settled at York, PA; Married Barbara ? ; Story in JSHA 1990 Journal (The Hessians of Lewis Miller).
Schellhass, Bernhard Hesse-Cassel; Aue; Private; Erbprinz Reg., Co. 2; HETRINA Vol. III; Captured at Yorktown and deserted in May 1783 at Frederick, MD; Married Mary Hoofman and later settled in Pittsylvania, County, VA. (Brother of Peter)
Schellhass, Johannes (Shellhase) Hesse-Cassel; Messel; Private; von Knoblauch (formerly von Wissenbach) Reg. Co. 1; HETRINA Vol. III; Deserted 5 Apr. 1782 near Savannah; Married Isabella Mitchler and settled in NC and later, Ohio.Story in JSHA 2003 Journal.
Scherer, Heinrich Hesse-Cassel; Elnhausen; Corporal; Erbprinz Reg., Co. 5; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted 22 July 1778 from command at Ft. Knyphausen; Married Margaretha Rothermet and settled in NYC; Story in JSHA 1989 Journal.
Schiller, August Benjamin Brunswick; Koenigsberg; Surgeon; von Specht Reg., Co. 2; Captured at Saratoga, POW in Convention Army; Separated in Canada 22 July, 1783; Married Marguerite Hebert and settled in Louiseville, Quebec; Straight-line genealogy on record.
Schluecker, Georg(Sleeger) Brunswick; Brunsen; Private; von Riedesel Reg., Co. 4; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Deserted near Hannover, PA Dec 1778; Married Anna Elizabeth Wintermeyer and settled in Frystown, PA; Story in JSHA 1991 Journal (The Hessians of Lewis Miller).
Schlueter, Andreas Brunswick; Schwartzfeld; Musketeer; von Barner Battalion, Co. 4; Smith (Rimpau); Released from the military in Canada 1783.
Schmeiss, Johannes(Smice) Hesse-Kassel; Schonau; Private; von Knyphausen, Co. 5; HETRINA Vol III; Captured at Trenton and held prisoner at Lancaster; Married Marie French and settled in Huntington County, PA; Profile in JSHA 1992 Journal.
Schmeltz, Andreas Hesse-Cassel, Wiera; Private; Knyphausen Co. 1; HETRINA Vol III; Probably deserted while on work release in PA; Married Anna Maria Waller in Lancaster; Story in JSHA 1995 & 1996 Journals.
Schmidt, Andreas Brunswick; Braunschweig; Drummer; von Riedesel Reg., Co.4; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Deserted from POW status and joined the American forces; Married Charlotte Lindy 17 Sep. 1786 at Reading.
Schmidt, Jakob Hesse-Hanau; Bellersdorf; Private; Erbprinz Reg., Co. 1; HETRINA Vol VI; Discharged in Canada on 21 July 1783; Straight-line genealogy established.
Schmidt, Jost Hesse-Cassel; Frielendorf; Private; von Minnigerode Reg., Co. 4; HETRINA Vol. I; Deserted Nov. 1783 just prior to return to Germany and may have settled in Maryland.
Schmidt, Lorenz Frederick Ansbach-Bayreuth, Ansbach; Private; Ansbach Co. 3; Staedtler; Deserted from POW status in 1783; Settled at Lovettsville, VA and married Christine Agatha Sunifrank; Genealogy in ďThe Descendants of a Hessian Soldier, Lorenzo Frederick SmithĒ by Goldie Turner May.
Schneider, Johann Wilhelm Hesse-Hanau; Mogendorf; Private; Jaeger Corps, Co 1; HETRINA Vol. VI-2; Discharged in Canada Aug. 1783; Married Caroline Contine in Montreal and settled in Cavagnal (Hudson Quebec).
Schnellman, Heinrich(Shellman) Brunswick; Gittelde; Private; von Riedesel Reg., Co. 5; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Deserted from POW status at Winterhill, MA; Joined Armandís Legion; Settler at York, PA and married Margaret ? ; Story in JSHA 1990 Journal (The Hessians of Lewis Miller).
Schoenbacher, Lorenz Hesse-Cassel, Neuthal, Hungary; Private; Rall Co. 1; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted near Savannah, GA on 29 Dec. 1778; Married Rossana (?); Story in JSHA 1988 Journal.
Schoenewolf, Kaspar Hesse-Cassel; Retterrode; Private; Jaeger Corps, Co. 1; HETRINA Vol. IV; Possibly captured at sea in 1777 and held POW at Rutland; Deserted and married Rachel Battles of Leominster, MA.
Schrader, Jacob Brunswick, Wedensbuettal; Private; von Riedesel Reg.; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Indentured himself at Reading; Married Magdelena Jaekling 31 Dec. 1784.
Schreinert, Johann Brunswick, Ulrichstein; Grenadier; Breymann Grenadier Battalion; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Bennington or Saratoga; Indentured himself at Reading; Married Catharine Miller 30 Dec. 1792.
Schwab, Peter Hesse-Hanau; Prungesheim; Private; Erb Prinz Reg., Co. 3; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga; Sold himself as indentured servant Nov. 1782; Remained in America, married Eva Knoor of Reading, PA (?).
Schwalm, Johannes Hesse-Cassel; Merzhausen; Private; von Knyphausen Reg, Co. 1; HETRINA Vol III; Captured at Trenton; Exchanged 21 June 1778; Recaptured and jailed at Philadelphia; Married Margaret Resh 28 June 1785 and settled in PA; Story published by the JSHA, Johannes Schwalm the Hessian, 1976
Schweigert, Johann Peter (Swigart) Anspach/Bayreuth; unknown; Grenadier; Anspach Regiment, Co. 5; Smith (Staedtler); Reported missing in June 1783 and may have deserted and settled near Frederick, MD.
Seibert, Johann Heinrich Hesse-Hanau, Dudenhofen; Grenadier; Erb Prinz Co. 6; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga.Indentured himself at Lancaster, PA in fall of 1782; Married Susanna Kreutzer; Story in JSHA 1999 Journal.
Senff, Gottlieb Brunswick; Wasungen; Master Writing Clerk; Prinz Ludwig Dragoon Regiment, Friesen, also Wasmus; Captured at Saratoga, deserted 20 October 1777 and joined the American forces as Captain of Engineers.
Sentzel, Johannes (Sensel) Hesse-Hanau; Bieber; Private; Erbprinz Reg., Co. 5; HETRINA Vol. VI; Deserted 7 Jan. 1779 near Louisbourg, VA; Married Elizabeth Turnbull and settled in Taylor County, VA.
Siebert, Johannes Wilhelm(Severs) Hesse-Cassel; Metzebach; Private; von Wissenbach Garrison Reg., Co. 3; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted at Savannah on 10 July 1782; Married Catherine Peck of Montgomery County, PA in 1793.
Sieburg, Christian Heinrich Brunswick; Harzburg; Grenadier; Breymann Grenadier Batt., Co. 3; Smith (Rimpau) & Reuter; Captured at Saratoga; Deserted from POW status at Albany; Straight-line genealogy established.
Sippel, Johann Peter Hesse-Cassel; Sondra; Private; Landgraf Reg., Co. 4; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted 21 August 1778 on Rhode Island; Married Hannah Bates in late 1778 and settled at Providence; Story in JSHA 1983 Journal.
Sonnenberg, Heinrich Brunswick; Wolfenbuettel; Private; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga, deserted from POW status in 1781.
Spaeth, Georg Nikolaus (Spaid, Spaht) Ansbach/Bayreuth; Bayreuth; Musketeer, Bayreuth Company 4; Smith (Staedtler); Captured at Yorktown, Deserted from Frederick, MD in 1783; Married Elizabeth Cale. Straight-line genealogy established.
Spahn, Kaspar Hesse-Hanau; Breittenbach; Wagon Master; Artillery Corps; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga; Sold himself as indentured servant; Joined the American forces on 29 Sept 1782; Married Margeretha Friedrich and settled in Berks County, PA.
Spannuth, Johann Heinrich Brunswick; Bayenrode; Private; Dragoon Reg., Riedesel Squadron; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Indentured himself near Reading, PA; Did not return to his unit; Married Elizabeth Glueck; Profile in JSHA 1989 Journal.
Spies, Friedrich (Spees) Hesse-Cassel; Schwebda; Private; Erb Prinz Reg. Co. 3; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted 14 May 1783 from POW status while on march from Frederick, MD to NYC.Married Elizabeth Mozier in Lancaster, PA and settled at Bedford, PA and later, Bracken, KY.
Stain, Johann Friedrich(Stein) Anspach/Bayreuth; Nordhausen; Private; Anspach Reg., Co. 4; Smith (Staedtler); Captured at Yorktown; Deserted 28 Dec 1782 from POW status at Frederick, MD; Joined Armandís Legion; Married Elisabeth Rumel and settled at York, PA. Story in JSHA 1991 Journal (The Hessians of Lewis Miller).
Stegmann, Johann Friedrich Hesse-Cassel; Kassel; Private; von Lossberg Reg. Co. 3; HETRINA Vol II; Discharged in Canada June 1783 and married Marie Ursule Choisy of L'Islet, Quebec on 13 Jan. 1784.
Stein, Friedrich Hesse-Hanau, Hochstadt / Maintal; Private; Erb Prinz Co. 1; HETRINA Vol IV; Indentured 12 Oct. 1782 probably at Reading, PA.; Married Appolina Lamm and settled in Heidelburg Township; Profile in JSHA 1999 Journal.
Steinbrecher, Johann Georg(Stoner) Hesse-Cassel; Frielendorf; Private; von Knyphausen, Co. 2; HETRINA Vol III; Captured at Trenton; Deserted from POW status; Married Marie Shenk; Profile in JSHA 1994 Journal.
Stengel, Conrad Anspach/Bayreuth; town unknown; Grenadier; Anspach Reg., Co. 5; Smith (Staedtler); Captured at Yorktown; Deserted from POW status at Frederick, MD 16 Oct 1782; Joined Armandís Legion; Married Catherine Keiffer and settled at York, PA; Story in JSHA 1991 Journal (The Hessians of Lewis Miller)
Sterlepper, Anton Hesse-Hanau; Eckenheim; Private; Erbprinz Reg., Co. 6: HETRINA Vol VI; Deserted in May 1781 near Winchester VA while on march from Charlottesville to Reading, PA
Strauch, Balthasar Hesse-Cassel; Eschwege; Private; Erbprinz Reg.. Co. 4; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted on 20 Sept. 1782 and joined the American forces; Straight-line genealogy established.
Strenge, Christian Hesse-Cassel; Altenhasungen; Corporal; Rall Reg., Co's 5 & 3; Captured at Trenton and held POW at Lancaster, Exchanged and possibly returned to Europe in 1783; Returned to Lancaster, PA and married Mary Eve Miller and settled in Petersburg, PA.Earned reputation as Fraktur artist.
Stueckel, Henrich(Stickel) Hesse-Hanau; Grossenhausen; Private; Erbprinz Reg., Co. 3; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga; Indentured himself in Nov. 1782 but is shown transferred in Oct. 1783; May have remained in America.
Tege, Jacob(Tag) Hesse-Cassel; Stendal; Private; von Mirbach Reg., Co. 5; HETRINA Vol II; Discharged in NYC in Nov. 1783 and remained in America.
Theobald, Ernst Friedrich Philipp Hesse-Hanau, Doernigheim; Chaplain; Erb Prinz Co. 1; HETRINA Vol IV; Deserted 2 Nov. 1779 at Charlottsville, VA; Married Sally Rittal at Dresden, ME; Article in JSHA 1998 Journal.
Thiel, Conrad (Deal, Diel) Hesse-Cassel; Wasenberg; Grenadier; Knyphausen Co. 1; HETRINA†† Vol III; Ransomed from POW status June 1783; Married Anna Crum.
Thomas, Georg Christian Hesse-Cassel; Allendorf; Private; von Buenau Reg. Co. 5; HETRINA Vol IV; Captured at Rhode Island Aug 1778; Deserted April 1779 in Providence; Later settled at Cumberland, R.I. After marrying Lydia Mason
Thormann, Andreas(Doreman) Brunswick; Opperhausen: Private; von Riedesel Reg., Co. 5; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Deserted from POW status probably at Charlottesville, VA by early 1779; Married Rosanna (Rosinna)? and settled in Rockingham County, VA.Story in JSHA 1984 Journal
Tippe, Wilhelm Brunswick; Trautenstein; Private; von Riedesel Reg., Co. 1; Smith (Rimpau) and Reuter; Captured at Saratoga; Deserted from POW status at Tyringham, MA and went to Canada; Straight-line genealogy established.
Tissius, Friedrich British; Hannover; Private; British 4th Reg. of Foot; Deserted 18 June 1778 near Philadelphia; Joined the American von Heer Corps; Married Magdelene Hiestand and settled in Shenandoah County, VA; Profile in JSHA 1986 Journal
Troestler, Josef (Trestler) Hesse-Hanau; Manheim; Private; Jaeger Corps, Co, 3; HETRINA Vol. VI-2; Discharged in Canada in July 1783; Married Marguerite Noel in Montreal and settled in Vaudreuil-Dorion, Quebec.
Uhde, Johann Heinrich (Euda) Brunswick; Seboldshausen; Private; von Barner Batt., Co. 1; Reuter; Captured at Bennington and deserted from prison camp at Rutland, MA; Married Mary? , settled and farmed in Leyden, MA.
Ulm, Josef Hesse-Cassel; Metz; Private; von Ditfurth Reg., Co.3; HETRINA Vol II; Deserted 18 Aug 1782 near Charleston, SC; may have joined Poseyís Virginia Battalion of the American forces.
Umbach, Georg Hesse-Cassel; Balhorn; Piper; von Linsingen Reg., Co 2; HETRINA Vol I; Captured Feb 1776; Deserted 222 June 1778 near Black Horse, NJ and remained in America.
Vaupel, Jakob Hesse-Cassel; Reichensachen; Private; Erbprinz Reg., Co. 5; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted on 14 May 1783 from POW status at Frederick or enroute to NYC; Straight-line genealogy established.
Vogel, Georg Hesse-Cassel; Michelsberg; Private; von Knyphausen Reg., Co. 5; HETRINA Vol II; Captured on the ship Triton and deserted from POW status 26 Sept. 1779; Married Deborah Thomas and remained in America.
Vogel, Wilhelm Brunswick; Hohegeiss; Private; Specht Reg., Co. 4; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Joined the American forces; Married Magdalena Braun at Reading 15 May 1785.
Voges, Heinrich Brunswick; Langelsheim; Private; Dragoon Regiment, Baum; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Deserted from POW status in Virginia in 1780; Married Elizabeth Hawk and settled in Augusta County, Va.
Walbaum, Karl Ludewig Hesse-Cassel; Rohden; Private; von Lossberg Reg. Co. 5; HETRINA Vol. II; Deserted on march from Phila. To NYC 23 June 1778; Married Mary Magdelena Kniesly and settled in Bedford Co. PA and later Montgomery Co. OH.
Waldeck, Henrich Hesse-Cassel; Immenhausen; Private; von Bose Reg., Co. 5; HETRINA Vol. II; Captured at Yorktown; Deserted from POW status probably at Frederick, MD and remained in America.
Wallenfells, Balthasar Hesse-Cassel; Roth; Capitan dí Armes; von Lengerke Reg, Co 1; HETRINA Vol I; died 20 April 1777 of non battle related cause leaving wife and family in Germany; g g g g granddaughter, Luise Pauline Wallenfells emigrated to America and married Joseph Rudeí.Straight-line genealogy established.
Weckesser, Georg Hesse-Cassel; Willingshausen; Private; von Knyphausen Reg., Co. 4; HETRINA Vol III; Discharged at Ziegenhain after Jan 1785 and returned to North America to settled on Prince Edward Island, Canada; Story in JSHA 1982 Journal.
Wedeking, Johann Henrich Christoph Brunswick; Kirchbrak; Drummer; von Rhetz Reg., Leibcompany; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Deserted from POW status 23 Dec. 1778 while on march near York, PA; Took oath of allegiance to America Sep 1782; Married Catharine Thomas and settled at Frederick, MD; Story in JSHA 1982 Journal.
Weil, Hartman Hesse-Hanau; Hungen; Private; Erbprinz Reg., Co. 3; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga; Indentured himself at Reading or Lancaster and remained in America.
Weimann, Henrich(Wyman) Hesse-Cassel; Wettesingen; Private; Rall Reg., Co. 3;HETRINA Vol III; Deserted 9 June 1779 from camp on Johnís Island near Charleton, SC and remained in America.
Weissenstein, Karl Hesse-Hanau; Bischofsheim; Private; Jaeger Corps, Co. 1; HETRINA Vol VI; Separated in Canada in 1783; Married Marie Angelique Riel in Quebec 7 Feb 1785.
Welling, Christoph Brunswick; Wolfenbuettel; rank unknown; von Riedesel Reg.; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Sarartoga; Deserted from Winterhill in 1778 and married in Montreal in Sep 1785.
Wepler, Martin(Webler) Hesse-Cassel, Felsberg;- Private; Jaeger Corps Co. 5;- HETRINA Vol IV;- Deserted 20 Nov 1783 with wife, Elizabeth, and two children;- Became farmer in Hebron, CT; Story in JSHA 1997 & 1998 Journals.
Westphal, Gottfried Hesse-Hanau; Windecken; Musketeer; Erbprinz Reg., Co. 2; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga; Indentured himself at Reading; Married Catherine Geschwind 17 May 1785.
Weybrenner, Georg Waldeck; Loehnberg; Private; Reg., Co. 1; HETRINA Vol. V; Listed as ďdiedĒ but apparently death was faked; Married Marie Marguerite Belsom and settled in Louisiana.
Wickert, Johannes Hesse-Cassel; Borken; Private; Von Donop Reg., Co. 4; HETRINA Vol. II; Deserted 10 Feb. 1778 from quarters in Philadelphia; Straight line genealogy established.
Wiechmann, Gebhard Brunswick; Reislingen; Private; Printz Friedrich Reg., Leibcompany; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Deserted from POW status; Married Anna Meike at Reading 26 Jan. 1786.
Wiedecker, Andreas Brunswick; Riddagshausen; Private; von Rhetz Reg. Liebcompany; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Saratoga; Indentured himself at Reading; Married Barbara Waecht 29 Apr. 1783.  Straight-line genealogy established.
Wienecke, Andreas Brunswick; Bockenem; Private; Dragoon Reg., Leibcompany; Smith (Rimpau); Captured at Bennington; Deserted from POW status, place unknown; Married Elizabeth Pratt 10 Mar. 1778 at Bridgewater, MA and settled at Wales, MA.
Wild, Matthes(Will) Anspach/Bayreuth; Bayreuth; Musketeer; Bayreuth Reg Co 5; Smith (Staedtler); Remained in VA where he married Catherine Siveley and settled in Rockingham County; Possibly joined the American forces;.
Winter, Peter Waldeck, Einhausen; Servant ? ; Company 4; HETRINA Vol V; Deserted on 17 June 1777 upon arrival in America, Lived with the Haines family in Greenwich Township, Sussex County, West Jersey. Story in JSHA 1997 Journal
Witte, Jobst (Whitty) Brunswick; Delingsen; Private; von Breymann Batt., Co.2; Reuter; Captured at Freeman's Farm and deserted while enroute to Boston; Settled in Great Barrington, MA and joined Americans where he served as fifer in Capt. Simon Larned's Co. in Col. Shepard's 4th Reg.; Died in Great Barrington in 1812 at age 103; No record of a family found.
Zangel, Johann Anspach/Bayreuth; town unknown; Private; Anspach Reg., Co. 5; Smith (Staedtler); Captured at Yorktown; Deserted from POW status at Frederick, MD 12 May 1783; Settled in area of York, PA and married Hannah Frey; Story in JSHA 1991 Journal (The Hessians of Lewis Miller).
Zeiss, Henrich Hesse-Cassel; Caldern; Private; Jaeger Corps, Co. 1; HETRINA Vol IV; Deserted from POW status in July 1778; Possibly settled in PA.
Zeth, Johannes Ulrich Hesse-Hanau; Bellings; Private; Erbprinz Reg. Co. 2; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga; Deserted 3 Jan 1779 while on march near Tanneytown, MD; Married Honour Burgoon and settled in Bedford County, PA.
Zeuch, Jakob Hesse-Cassel; Niederduenzebach; Private; Erbprinz Reg., Co. 4; HETRINA Vol III; Deserted 24 Sep 1781 from POW status probably at Frederick, MD; May have joined the American forces; Married Katherine Avey and settled at Jassamine County, KY.
Zoellner, Georg Peter Anspach/Bayreuth; Markt Erlbach; Musketeer; Anspach Reg., Co. 2; Smith (Staedtler); Deserted June 1783; Eventually settled in Lincoln County, GA.
Zorbach, Carl Valentin(Zorbaugh) Hesse-Hanau; Preungesheim; Erb Prinz Reg., Co. 3; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga; Sold himself as indentured servant in Nov 1782 at Reading or Lancaster; Married Catharine ( ? ) and settled at York, PA; Story in JSHA 1991 Journal.
Zorbach, Johann David(Surbaugh) Hesse-Hanau; Preungesheim; Cannoneer; Artrillery Corps; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga; Whether he deserted or indentured himself in 1782 is uncertain; Married Ann Wiseman (of York, PA ? ) and settled in Hardy County, VA. Story in JSHA 1991 Journal.
Zorbach, Johann Georg Hesse-Hanau; Eckenheim; Cannoneer; Artillery Corps; HETRINA Vol VI; Captured at Saratoga; Sold himself as indentured servant 21 Oct 1782 at Reading or Lancaster; Took oath of allegiance to PA at Lancaster; Story in JSHA 1991 Journal.
Zulauf, Johannes (Sulouff) Hesse-Cassel, unknown; Private, probably officerís servant; Knyphausen Co. 3; HETRINA Vol III; Captured and held at Reading, PA; Became a civilian 1780-1783; Married Maria Margaretha Spahr; Story in JSHA 1996 & 1997 Journals

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