New York and the Revolutionary War
time of the Revolutionary War, many were driven from their homes in New
York by the British soldiers. Aid and relief were given to those who had
to flee by representatives of the State of New York. This is a document
who came out of the city of New York: (on who was listed) SARAH ENNIS
POOR AND DISTRESSED INHABITANTS; out of New York City and the Counties
of Ulster, Dutchess, and Westchester. In convention of the Representatives
of the State of New York, Kingston, May 8, 1777, dicate the Propriety of
adopting some mode of Relief for such of the Inhabitants, of this State
as have been driven from their Habitations and deprived of their Subsistence.
Ennis Who Served
The following items are taken from NEW YORK IN THE
REVOLUTION, Volume I:
Ulster County Militia (land Bounty Rights)—Third Regiment—PETER ENNES (p.262)
Dutchass County Militia—Second Regiment—JAMES ENNESS (P.136)
The Levies under Col. Albert Pawling—CORNELIUS ENNIS; PETER ENNIS; WILLIAM ENNIS
The Line—Second Regiment, Col. Philip Van Cortland—DAVID ENNIS; PETER ENNIS (P. 32)
The Line—First Regiment—Enlisted men: HENRY ENNIS (p. 21) He Is also shown in The Line—Third
Regiment (p. 42)
Suffolk County Militia—First Regiment of Minute Men—GEORGE ENNIS (p* 169)
The Militia—Ulster County—Fourth Regiment (Hardenburgh’s) Enlisted Men: JAMES ENNIS (p. 201)
The Militia—Dutchess County—Fifth Regiment—Enlisted Men P. Ennis
The Line—Fourth Regiment—Enlisted Men—PETER ENNIS (p, 50)
The Levies (Col. Frederick Weissenfels)—PETER ENNIS (P. 71)
The Levies—Independent Corps of 1000 Men; Raised under Act 33, passed March 13, 1779; under Col. Fred Weisenfels. Enlisted men—PETER ENNIS
Persons by the name of Ennis and Innis:
ENNIS, ABRAHAM; R.I.ENNES, LEONARD; Md.
ENNIS, ENOCH; Md. ENNIS, PAUL; R.I.
ENNIS, HENRY; N.Y. ENNIS, RICHARD, Hazen’s Regt.
ENNIS (or INNIS) JOHN: Md. ENNIS, WILLIAM; R.I.
ENNIS, JOHN: Penna. INNIST JAMES, Penna
INNIS (or ENNES) POLLY—See John