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Samuel Reider (1758-1850)

Updated: Jan 22, 2021

Samuel Reider served in the American Revolution with Captain John Ludwig's Company, of the Sixth Battalion, Berks County Militia, Commanded by Col. Joseph Hiester, guarding the Hessian prisoners from 10 Aug 1780 to the 9 Sep 1780.

See "Pennsylvania in the War of the Revolution, Associated Battalions and Militia, 1775-1783", Pennsylvania Archives, Series 2, Volume XIV, William H. Egle, ed., Harrisburg: E.K. Meyers, State Printer, 1888, pages 313-314 (shown below) and pages 298-299.

Samuel Reider was my maternal 7th great-grandfather.

For more information about Samuel Reider and his family, see the Reese page.



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