1. ^ For a discussion of Riggins' service and the Battle of Port Norris, see the Youtube video "Revolutionary War Skirmish on the Lower Maurice River Public Meeting June 25, 2015." The section of the video dealing specifically wih Riggins takes place 18:45 - 21:50.
2. ^ Henry Reeves is DAR Ancestor #A133821 in the DAR Genealogical Research System. His listing states that his Patriotic Service was signing the Oath of Allegiance.
3. ^ For more information about the Oath of Allegiance (or Loyalty Oath), including the full text, see:
Larry R. Gerlach, Editor, New Jersey in the American Revolution, 1763-1783: A Documentary History (Trenton: New Jersey Historical Commission, 1975) pages 363-364
These pages are available to be read as a PDF at the New Jersey State Library website here