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Muster roll of John Ashe's company of the New Hanover County Militia
No Author
1754
Volume 22, Pages 386-387

A Muster Roll of the New Topsail Company, whereof John Ashe is Captain by Commission from his Excellency Gabriel Johnston, Esq’r., Bearing Date the Twelfth day of November, 1747. The District begins at Perry’s Crick making out of the sound, thence a Long the sound to the Bounds of Onslow County, thence over to The Bounds of Duplin County, thence Down the No. East River to a Creek Call’d Island Creek, thence over to the s’d Perry’s Creek, the first Station.

1 John Ashe, Captain.
2 Thomas Merrick, Lieut.
3 John Earle, Ensign.
4 Francis Alexander, Serg.
5 David Williams, Do.
6 Rich’d Scott, Do.
7 Ralph Doe.
8 Delestatious Doe.
9 James Hower.
10 John Timpson.
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11 Francis Costin.
12 Mathias Costin.
13 Benj. Nixon.
14 Solomon Townsend.
15 Thos. Townsend.
16 William Grey.
17 Samuel Thorp.
18 James Bush.
19 Thomas Nixon, Jun’r.
20 Rob’t Nixon.
21 Thomas McClamey.
22 Thomas Gallaway.
23 William Nichols.
24 John Nichols.
25 Caleb Nichols.
26 Jer: Suliven.
27 Isaac Ogdon.
28 Andrew Fulward.
29 Mathias Costin, Jun’r.
30 Isaac Costin, Jun’r.
31 Stephen Costin.
32 Andrew Fabin.
33 George Brim Harris.
34 Samuel Willis.
35 William McClamey.
36 Binedick Meredith.
37 William Morris.
38 William Swarm.
39 Charles Caustin.
40 Sam’l Collier.
41 Solomon Husk.
42 John Simpson.
43 Micheal Lowber.
44 Jessee Moore.
45 Edward Dotey.
46 Alex’r McAlexander.
47 James Green.
48 William Gray.
49 William Wood.
50 William Evans.
51 John Futch.
52 Wheeker Davis.
53 Isaac Wade.
54 Charles Bishop.
55 William Parridice.
56 George Dudley.
57 Michael Lowber, Jun’r.
58 ∗∗∗∗ Lowber.
59 Peter Lowber.
60 John Worthington.
61 ∗∗∗∗ Alexander.
62 Benj.
G∗∗∗∗.
63 ∗∗∗∗ ∗∗∗∗.
64 ∗∗∗non Burnett.
65 John Stokeley.
66 Edw’d Teal.
67 Richard Batchelder.
68 William Futch.
69 William Stanton.
70 Joseph Stokeley.
71 Sam’l Brown.
72 Lewis Skebbow.
73 Bishop Dudley.
74 John Summer.
75 Ezekiel Alexander.
76 John England.
77 Francis Dixon.
78 William Dixon.
79 Thomas Stokeley.
80 Capeweel (?) Stokeley.
81 William Stokeley.
82 Jacob Costin. (?)
83 Joe∗∗∗ Stokeley.
84 ∗∗∗∗ Sill. (?)
85 Solomon Morris.
86 Jacob Neal.
87 Rowland Crocker.
88 Forris Green.
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The Following is a List of Persons Exempt by Law from Bearing arms at Private muster, but Liable in Case of Invasion:

89 James Morris.
90 Allexander Lillington.
91 John Gardner.
92 Henry Skebbow.

In all 92 Men.

(Endorsement.)

Militia List of the Town of Wilmington.