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Thomson Military Service

Honoring those who have served the country in the Hanson, Klinefelter, Thomson, Van Allen, and affiliated families.

 

To use this page:

 

1) Select the conflict. People will be listed under the earliest conflict in which they served.

2) Select Direct ancestors, siblings & first cousins of direct ancestors (includes spouses of siblings and first cousins), or more distant relatives.

 

Note: Service men and women currently serving are purposely omitted for security and safety reasons.

Revolutionary

War

War of

1812

Indian

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Civil

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Spanish

American

War

World

War I

World

War II

Korea

Vietnam

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Other Conflict

or

Peace Time

  • DIRECT ANCESTORS

    Hurry Hurrie, William

         Rang the Liberty Bell at the reading of the Declaration of Independence

         Served 6 months

         Private

     

    Klinefelter, Johannes, Michael

         Second Company

         Capt. Aquilla Wiley’s Company

         5th Battalion

         York County Militia

     

         3rd Company

         Capt. Miller's Company

         7th Battalion

         York County Militia

     

    McGinley, John Patriick

       Philadelphia City Militia

        1st Company Eyres Artillery

        1777 (or earlier) - June 25, 1800

        Captain

     

    Stetler, Christian

         6th Battallion

         Capt. Datterer’s Co.

         Frederick, Montgomery, PA

        1777

     

  • SIBLINGS & FIRST COUSINS

    Klinefelter, Johannes George

         Paid for services rendered

         No additional information

     

    Klinefelter, Johannes John

        Third Company, Capt. John Ehrman

        7th Battalion

        York County, Militia

        Private

     

    Klinefelter, Lorentz

        Third Company, Captain John Miller’s Company

         7th Battation

         York County Militia

         Private

     

    Stetler, Henry

        6th Battallion

        Capt. Datterer’s Co.

        Frederick, Montgomery, PA

        1777

     

    Stetler, Jacob

        6th Battallion

        Capt. Datterer’s Co.

        Frederick, Montgomery, PA

        1777

  • MORE DISTANT RELATIVES

    Klinefelter, Adam

        Capt. Jacob Ament's Company

        7th Battalion

        York County Militia

        Ensign


    Klinefelter, John

       Capt. John Erman's Company

        7th Battalion

        York County Militia

        Private

     

    Klinefelter, Laurence

        Capt. John Miller's Company

        7th Battalion

        York County Militia

        Private

     

    Klinefelter, Peter

        Capt. John Erman's Company

        7th Battalion

        York County Militia

        Private

 

  • DIRECT ANCESTORS

     

     

    No ancestors in this line are known to have fought in the War of 1812.

     

  • SIBLINGS & FIRST COUSINS

    Klinefelter, Michael

        Capt. Pennington’s Company

        Maryland Militia

     

    Stackhouse, Ebenezer

     

    Stackhouse, Samuel

     

    Stackhouse, Stephen

        3rd Company, Capt. John Nagle

        Northern Liberty Artilleres

        Private

        Believed to be the brother of Elizabeth Mason Stackhouse

     

     

     

  • MORE DISTANT RELATIVES

  • DIRECT ANCESTORS

    No ancestors in this line are known to have fought in the Indian Wars.

     

  • SIBLINGS & FIRST COUSINS

    No siblings or first cousins in this line are known to have fought in the Indian Wars.

  • MORE DISTANT RELATIVES

  • DIRECT ANCESTORS

     

     

    Klinefelter, Joseph Gazzan

        Pennsylvania Light Artillery

        Service Dates: 1861 - 1865

        Received leg wound

        POW Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia

     

     

    Van Allen, John

        Wisconsin 33rd Infantry

        Company B

        Private

        Died at Vicksburg, MS

  • SIBLINGS & FIRST COUSINS

    Brooks, Samuel S.

        Army

     

    Fortney, John H.

        Spouse of Minerva Jane Chadwick

        Wisconsin 31st Infantry Regiment

        Aug 20, 1862 - Jun 20, 1865

        Public Information Officer

        Corporal

     

    Klinefelter, Geoge Jesse

        Company F

        28th Pennsylvania Infantry

        Feb. 1, 1865 - June 15, 1865

        Private

     

    Klinefelter, Judge Sharpless

        Company H

        28th Pennsylvania Infantry

        Army of the Potomac

        1st Brigade 2nd Division

        12th and 20th Corp

        July 7,1861 - Feb. 8, 1965

        Enlisted day before his 15th birthday

        Private

        Wounded in left shoulder at Wauhatchie

        POW Libby Prison, Richmond, Virginia

     

    Mawhinney, William G.

         Private

         Spouse of Charlotte Stetler

         Co. G, 3rd Pennsylvania Calvary

     

    Norris, Andrew

     

    Norris, John

        Captain

        POW, Camp Asylum, Columbia, SC

     

    Stetler, Miles G.

        Independent Battery E

        Pennsylvania Light Artillery

        Private

     

    Stetler, William C.

         Served Aug 20, 1861 - Aug 20, 1864

         Company A, Capt. Starr

         Wounded May 3 1863 at Chancellorsville, VA

         Transferred to Veterans’ Reserve Corps

               on May 2, 1864.

     

    Stetler, William S.

        KIA

        Battle of Cedar Mountain (A.K.A. Slaughter Mountain)

        Northern Virginia

        Buried Military Cemetery, Culpepper, VA

     

     

     

     

     

    Andrew Norris

    John Norris

  • MORE DISTANT RELATIVES

  • DIRECT ANCESTORS

    No ancestors in this line are known to have fought in the Spanish American War.

     

  • SIBLINGS & FIRST COUSINS

    No siblings or first cousins in this line are known to have fought in the Spanish American War.

  • MORE DISTANT RELATIVES

  • DIRECT ANCESTORS

    No ancestors in this line are known to have fought in World War I.

     

  • SIBLINGS & FIRST COUSINS

    Van Allen, Charles Roe

        91st Division

        349th Field Artillery

        Battery A

        5/29/1918 - 4/21/1919

        Rank: Wagoner

  • MORE DISTANT RELATIVES

 

  • DIRECT ANCESTORS

     

    No direct ancestors in this line served in World War II.

     

  • SIBLINGS & FIRST COUSINS

    Thomson, Reid

        U.S. Navy

        3 years

     

     

     

     

  • MORE DISTANT RELATIVES

  • DIRECT ANCESTORS

    No ancestors in this line are known to have fought in Korea.

     

  • SIBLINGS & FIRST COUSINS

    No siblings or first cousins in this line are known to have fought in Korea.

  • MORE DISTANT RELATIVES

  • DIRECT ANCESTORS

    No ancestors in this line are known to have fought in Vietnam.

     

  • SIBLINGS & FIRST COUSINS

    Newbury, Gale A.

        U.S. Air Force

        U.S. Army

        Sgt.

        Spouse of Rachele Thomson

     

    Thomson, William Howard

        U.S. Navy

     

     

     

     

  • MORE DISTANT RELATIVES

  • DIRECT ANCESTORS

    No ancestors in this line are known to have fought in the Spanish American War.

     

  • SIBLINGS & FIRST COUSINS

    Brooks, Leonard Rosewell (Jr)

         U.S. Navy

         Chief Yoeman

  • MORE DISTANT RELATIVES

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