Source: White, Virgil D., 1992, Genealogical Abstracts of Revolutionary War Pension Files (The National Historical Publishing Company: Waynesboro, Tennessee).

(p. 1253).Fradenburgh, John or John Fredenburgh, S44858, NY Line, appl 8 Apr 1818 Rensselaer Co NY a res of Hoosick NY, a Peter Fradenburgh was a witness to sol's aff'dt in 1818, in 1820 sol was aged 63 with a wife aged 53 on 6 Jul 1820 & 2 daughters; Betsey 12 on 21 Nov 1820 & Phebe 11 in Jan 1820.

(p. 1253) Fradenburgh, Peter or Peter Fredenburgh, S44859, NY Line, appl 8 Apr 1818 Rensselaer Co NY, a John Fradenburgh was a witness to sol's aff'dt in 1818, in 1820 sol was aged 70 with a wife aged between 50 & 60 & 2 daughters aged 33 & 14 yrs.

(p.1263) Fredenburgh, James, S43568, NY Line, appl 16 Apr 1818 at Rhinebeck in Dutchess Co NY, sol's bro Abraham B. Fredenburgh made aff'dt 6 Aug 1818 at Rhinebeck in Dutchess Co NY.

(p. 1263) Fredenburgh, Elias or Elias Fridenburg, or Fredenburg or Friedenburg, R3804, NY Line, appl 13 Feb 1833 Chenango Co NY aged 84 a res of Bainbridge NY, sol lived at Ancrom in Livingston's Manor in Dutchess Co NY at enl & in 1821 moved to Milford in Otsego Co NY & in 1832 moved to Bainbridge NY, sol was b 20 Feb 1749 at said Ancram (sic) in Livingston's Manor in Dutchess Co NY, a son Gideon Freedenburgh made aff'dt 19 Dec 1853 at Bainbridge NY as one of the sol's surviving children (others not named).

(p. 3625) Vradenbergh, William, NY Line, S43217, appl 16 Nov 1818 Cayuga Co NY aged 62 a res of Galen in Seneca Co NY, sol had enl at Johnstown NY, on 5 Jul 1820 sol gave his age as 66 (?) & was a res of Cayuga Co NY & had lost his wife (her name was not given).

(p. 3625) Vradenburgh, Jacob, NY Line, S11629,sol was b in Sep 1759 at Livingstons Manor in what became Columbia Co. NY & he lived there a # of yrs after the Rev then moved to Jerusalem in Yates Co NY where he appl 15 May 1828 & he was there in 1832.

(p. 3625) Vradenburgh, Thomas, NY line, S23987, sol lived at Nine Partners in Dutchess CO NY at enl, he appl 18 Aug 1832 at Bristol in Addison Co NY aged 72

(p. 3625) Vredenburgh, Isaac, NJ Line, S771, sol was b 19 Dec 1757 at New Brunswick in Middlesex Co NJ & he lived there at enl & after the Rev he followed the sea for a # of years then srv as shipmaster in the merchant service out of NY & Philadelphia PA, sol m Esther Andree 13 Feb 1813 & shortly afterwards he returned to New Brunswick NJ where he appl 28 Sep 1832, sol & wife were m. by the Rev. John S. Vredenburgh pastor of the Dutch Reformed Church at Raritan "Somerville" NJ (no kinship given), sol's wife Esther Vredenburgh made aff'dt 31 Mar 1842 at New Brunswick NJ aged 71 & stated sol had d 28 Nov 1834.

(p. 3625) Vredenburgh, John, Cont & NJ Line, S6316, appl 1 Apr 1818 at New Brunswick in Middlesex Co NJ, in 1820 sol was aged 60 & had no family living with him, a daughter Mrs Catharine Durham made aff'dt 5 Dec 1848 in Hunterdon Co NJ & stated she was dec'd sol's only surviving child, sol d 23 Aug 1833, one John Durham aged 57 made aff'dt 12 Feb 1849 at Readington NJ & stated his oldest son James V. Durham was b 23 Oct 1833 & he made his aff'dt before Nicholas O. Durham a JP for Hunterdon Co NJ, kinship ??

(p. 3625) Vredenburgh, Orra, NY Line, S6317, sol lived at Kinderhook NY at enl, he appl 6 Oct 1832 Seneca Co NY aged 77 or 78.

(p. 3625) Vredenburgh, William, BLW #7920-100-20 July 1791 assignee James Reed, srv as a Pvt in the NY Line

(p. 3625) Vreedenburgh, Peter, BLW #7920-100-20 July 1791 assignee Cornelius V. Dyck, srv as a Pvt in the NY Line.

(p. 3593) Vrendenburgh, James or James Van Gorder, Cont Line, Elizabeth, W1103, sol appl 3 apr 1818 Sussex Co NJ, in 1820 sol was aged 64 with a wife Elizabeth aged 54 & 4 children at home; Elizabeth 14, Richard 12, Anna 20 & Samuel aged 8, sol m Elizabeth Van Gorder (her name before marriage) on 6 Feb 1786 at her father's in Fauquier Co VA & sol d 29 Apr 1839, wid appl 28 apr 1843 Sussex Co NJ aged 75, sol's & wid's children were; Jane b in Oct 1787, Aaron J. b in Sep 1789, Susannah b. in Feb 1791, Catherine b in Jun 1793, Hannah b in Aug 1795, Rebecah b in Oct 1797, William b in Aug 1799, Benjamin b in Oct 1801, James b in May 1804, Elizabeth b in Jun 1806, Richard b in Aug 1808, Anne b in Nov 1810 & Samuel b in Nov 1812.


Camp Vredenburgh, New Jersey - a Civil War Training Camp

Harry Vredingburgh's:
Pension Index Table of VREDENBURGHS in the Civil War


(for more on Illinois see: the Illinois Civil War Searachable Database )

Name  Date of Muster Company and Unit Rank Residence Notes
Vredenburg, William H.
12 Cav
Fredenburgh, Henry 11/12/1861 Cogswell's Artillery Private Ottawa,
M.O. 11/20/1864 Prom. to 1st   Sergeant
Vredenburgh, John S. 
B 10 Cav
Vredenburgh, John S. 
F 10 Cav Con
Vredenburgh, Thomas D.
B 10 Cav 
Vredenburgh, Thomas D
D 10 Cav
Vredenburgh, Thomas D
HQ 10 Cav
Vredenburgh, Thomas D
HQ 10 Cav Con
Vredenburgh, Thomas D
L 10 Cav
Vredenburgh, William
A 75 Inf

Was born March 15, 1841 on a farm two miles west of Curran, Illinois, and died at Owanita, Lee County, Florida, March 9, 1922, where he was spending the winter, and was buried at Oak Ridge Cemetary, Springfield, Illinois.

He was the fifth child of John S. and Ann Doremus Vredenburgh, who settled in Curran Township in 1835, removing there from New Jersey.

Mr. Vredenburgh enlisted for the service in the CIvil War as Private, in Company B, 10th Illinois Cavalry, in which Regiment he subsequanetly held the following Commissions:

1st. Lt and Adjt. 2nd Bat. April 8, 1862
1st. Lt. Co. D Oct. 14, 1862
Cap. Co. D. May 31, 1863
Maj. Dec. 31, 1864
Lt. Col. Oct. 10, 1865

Mr. Vredenburgh was taken prisoner of war June 6, 1863 at Richmond, La., and was confined at Shreveport, La. and Tyler, Texas, until the latter part of August, 1864. He escaped from Camp Ford, Tyler Texas with the assistance and connivance of a number of prisoners of war who were to be exchanged at New Orleans.

Mr. Vredenburgh was married to Maria S. Reynolds who preceeded him in death by about twenty years. He leaves one son surviving, Wm. R. Vredenbugh, of Springfield, Illinois.

He was engaged in the lumber business in Springfield and Loami in the early years of his business life, later establishing the Loami Bank of which he was Cashier for a number of years, retiring shortly after his wife's death, therafter making his home with his son in Springfield, Ill.

(This obituary appeared on the rear cover of the 44th Reunion program of the 10th Illinois Cavalry (Civil War) held on August 24, 1921.)

Submitted by Marilyn Wright Thomas. Source: Circut Rider vol. 9, no. 3, p. v.