1. ^ Jacob's last name is spelled "Courtright" on the gravestone, which states "who died May 14, 1826 aged 78 years."
Courtright (Kortight) Family /
Descendants of Bastian Van Kortryk,
A Native of Belgium who Emigrated to Holland about 1615 ) New York: Tobias A. Wright, 1922) p. 124 Available to be read at the Internet Archive here
John Howard Abbott,
▸ As the title of this book suggests, the family name has been spelled various ways.
In the Cortrights Who Served In The Revolution / From New Jersey section of the book, Jacob is listed as "Private, 3d Battalion, Sussex County Militia," with his last name spelled "Cortright."
A note beneath the list of names states, "The above names were spelled with variations by the mustering officers."
Daughters of the American Revolution Genealogical Research System, where he is Ancestor # A026253. (His last name is spelled "Cortright" here.)
Jacob is listed as having served as a Private in the Sussex County Militia in the
2. ^ Commissary General's Department records / Mss. Number 4461, page 10.
"Certificate for Carting Forage in March 1780:
Name, Andrew Dalrimple [sic] ; Date, ( March 17, 1780); No. of voucher, 131; 1 wagon, 4 horses, 1 Load; Price $80; Amount $80."
I would like to thank Ashley Ziccardi of the Chinkchewunksa Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution for sending me a copy of this document.
• Andrew Dalrymple is listed in the Daughters of the American Revolution Genealogical Research System for Patriotic Service, where he is Ancestor # A029404
3. ^ Information for Kimber Fort was drawn from:
• E. M. Ruttenber and L.H. Clark, History of Orange County New York (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1881) p.409
• The historic marker out front, which was erected by the New York State Education Department in 1938
• Information sent to me by Jennie Sweetman (history columnist for the New Jersey Herald) in e-mail correspondence September 2012