Reverend Lucus Henry Ruland was born in 1731 in Huntington, Suffolk County, New York to Jean Ruland and Pietertjen Eschamp. Lucus was a Baptist minister. He married Margaret Wood on July 28, 1754. Lucus served during the American Revolution as a member of Captain Nathanial Platts' Company in Colonel Josiah Smith's Regiment of the New York Militia in 1776. He was paid from July 26 to December 2 of that year. He was listed as "enlisted man." Lucus died on February 17, 1809 in Patchogue, Suffolk County, New York from injuries after falling off of his horse.
|Offspring of Lucas Henry Ruland and Margaret Wood (1735-)|
|Micah Ruland (1760-?)|| |
|Margaret Ruland (1761-?)||1761 Hempstead, Nassau County, New York, United States|| Selah Wilmarth (1760-aft1820)|
|Thomas Wood Ruland (?-?)|| |
|Phebe Ruland (?-?)|| |
|Luke Ruland (?-?)|| |
|Judith Ruland (?-?)|