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Found Jacob Yehl as Jacob Yale, a sergeant major under Col. Sedman in Series 5 of the PA Archives thru Family Geneology, altho the info is also on this site. non-stated militia converted to colonial army in 1778 in Pa. I believe his DOB is wrong.

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  • Statement 2nd paragraph near top of page is signed "Jacob Wilt Senior". I believe that James Nunnemacher (Nonemaker) and Wilt were both on the same march up the East coast after my ancestor Captain Jacob Yehl/Yale was furloughed (he was not discharged as another pension application mentions enlisting with him in Northampton Co. Pa in April 1782; he was in the military from 1775-1783 and possibly ...more

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  • Captain Jacob Yale/Yehl was furloughed in 1781(but was in active duty until 1783); per the pension declaration of Jacob Speth, who mentions Nonnemacher in his 1833 Declarton for pension, Speth served under Jacob Yehl, enlisting with him in then Northampton Co, Pa in April 1782 for 9 months;from other statements Yale/Yehl mustered out in 1783 (at the end of the war). the earliest record that I ...more

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  • Annotation added: Dutch Regiment

    Found in: Revolutionary War Pensions » Page 11

    Added: 12 Aug 2014

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  • Annotation added: Captain Jacob Yehl

    Found in: Revolutionary War Pensions » Page 11

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  • Annotation added: Jacob Wilt

    Found in: Revolutionary War Pensions » Page 4

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  • Annotation added: Jacob Wilt Senior

    Found in: Revolutionary War Pensions » Page 4

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  • One of several pension requests mentioning my ancestor, Capt. Jacob Yale/Yehl of Northampton (later Lehigh) County, among others. Apparently he was well remembered. Looking for a mention of what battalion he was attached to. After Jan 1, 1781 there was no more German Battalion.

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  • Annotation added: Jacob Yale

    Found in: Continental Congress - Papers » Page 274

    Added: 11 Aug 2014

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  • Story updated on Joseph M Hancharik Memorial Page

    Story: Just a Guy From Allentown

    17 Jul 2014

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  • Image updated on Joseph M Hancharik Memorial Page

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    17 Jul 2014

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  • UNOFFICIAL Transcription of: Fold3 Image # 2847300 PAGE RE: Jacob Wilt of Northampton County, Emaus, PA By Valerie Alpha 2014 (Unofficial Transcription • I have tried at all times to spell and use grammar as originally stated • Occasionally I correct the spelling of names after researching for historical purposes; always indicated somehow. This was done purely as an aid to Fold3 members like ...more

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