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1776, to Aug. 31, 1776, 7 mos. 3 days; company stationed at Plymouth for de-
fence of seacoast.



6^8 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AJND SAILORS

"Warterman, Noah. Private, iu a company in Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ; ser-
vice, 17 daj's; comijany marched from JNlilton, Stoughton, and Stouglitonham,
to Castle Island Dec. 19, 177(5, under command of Cai)t. Kobert Swan, of
Stoughton.

"NV.^UTERMAN, Noah. Capt. Joseph Stetson's co., Col. Dike's regt. ; pay abstract
for gun and blanket money, dated Boston, Feb. 24, 1777.

"Warterman, Noah. Private, Capt. Ebenezer "Washburn's co., Col. Eleazer Brooks's
regt. of guards; service from Feb. .'5, 177S, 1 nio. 17 days [ ? ], at Cambridge;
reported died March 6, 1778.

"Warters, As.\. Capt. Stoddard's co. ; entered service July 24, 177!) ; term, !) months.

"Warters, Benjamin. Private ; pay roll of part of Capt. Amos Ilathbun's co. in
Lieut. Col. David Roseter's detachment of militia, which marched to join
Northern army; entered service Aug. 15, 1777; discharged Aug. 21, 1777; ser-
vice, 7 days. Roll sworn to in Berkshire Co.

"Warters, Be.njamix. Return of 3 and (> months men raised in Hampshire Co. from
(late) Col. Mo.seley'sregt.,by orderof Brig. Gen. Dander.son (Danielson), dated
Hampshire Co., Oct. 26, 1780; Capt. Couley's co. ; engaged for town of Gran-
ville ; term, 3 months ; mustered by Lieut. Col. Timothy Robinson.

"Warters, Daniel, Stoughton. List of men raised for the 6 months service and
returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated
Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780.

"Warters, Edward. Receipt given to Capt. Amos Rathbun, dated Richmond, Oct.
1."^, 1778, signed by -said Warters and others, for wages for service from Julj' 8
to July 20, 1777. [See Edward Wattrous.]

Warteus, Elihu, Hancock. List of men raised in Berkshire Co. to serve in the
Continental Army for the term of 9 montlis, agreeable to resolve of April 20,
1778, as returned by Truman ^Yheler, Muster Master, dated Great Barrington,
June 5, 1778; residence, Hancock.

"Warters, John. Private, Capt. Richard Titcomb's co.. Col. Nathaniel Wade'a
regt. ; enlisted July G, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 10, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 18 days,
including 13 days (260 miles) travel home ; comi)any raised in Newburyport,
Salisbury, and Amesbury; regiment raised in Essex Co. to reinforce Conti-
nental Army for 3 months.

Warters, Judah. Private, Capt. Jonathan Woodbury's co.. Col. Jacob Davis's
regt. ; marched July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 12 days, on an
alarm at Rhode Island, including travel (72 miles) home. Roll dated Sutton.

W.A.RTERS, S.\MUEL. Private, Cai)t. Jonathan "Woodbury's co.. Col. Jacob Davis's
regt.; marched July 30, 1780; discliarged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 12 days, on
an alarm at Rhode Island, including travel (72 miles) home. Roll dated Sutton.

"Warters, Stephen, Salem. Seaman, sloop " Morning Star," commanded by Capt.
John Ravill; descriptive list of officers and crew, dated Oct. 17, 1780; age, 22
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, dark ; residence, Salem.

"Warthem, George, Amesbury. Sergeant, Capt. Timothy Barnard's co.. Col. Moses
Little's regt.; muster roll made up to Aug. 1, 1775; engaged Juno 1, 1775;
service, 8 weeks 5 days.

W.\rthen, George, Amesbury. Sergeant, Capt. Timothy Barnard's co.. Col. Moses
Little's (17th) regt.; company return endoi'sed " Octo'r91775; " enlisted June
1, 1770; age, 28 jts.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 649

Warthern, Benjamin, Amesbury. Private, Capt. Timothy Barnard's co.. Col.
Moses Little's regt. ; muster roll made up to Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 15,
1775 ; service, 2 weeks, 3 days.

"Warthing, Barnard. Private, Capt. Jonathan Evans's co., Col. Samuel John-
son's regt.; enlisted Aug. 18 (also given Aug. 19), 1777; discharged Nov. 30,
1777; service, 3 mos. 20 days, in Northern department, including 14 days (280
miles) travel home. Roll sworn to in Middlesex Co.

"Warthy, John, Marblehead. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Col. Jonathan Glover's (5th Essex Co.) regt., as returned agreeable to
order of Council of Nov. 7, 1777; residence, Marblehead ; engaged for town of
Marblehead ; term, 3 years.

Warton, Robert, Plymouth. Private, Capt. Thomas Mayhew's co.. Col. The-
ophilus Cotton's regt. ; company return dated Oct. 7, 1775.

"Wartriss, Sylvanus. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as
returned by Capt. Elisha Hunt, sworn to in Hampshire Co., April 14, 1779;
engaged for town of Northfield ; joined Col. Lamb's (Artillery) regt. ; term, 1
year.

AYarwich, . Capt. Sabin Mann's co. of Medfield militia; list of men raised

from Medfield militia, agreeable to resolves of June 25, 1776, and July 11,
1776, to reinforce Continental Anny at Canada, etc. ; reported hired by John
Green to serve until Dec. 1, 1776, said Green having been drafted.

Warwick, . [This name also appears under the form of Warrick, "Warwich,

Worreck, "Worrick, "Worwick.]

Warwick, Joseph. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental
Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned
as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at
Springfield, July 10, 1780; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; engaged for town
of Marshfield ; arrived at Springfield July 9, 1780 ; marched to camp Jixly 10,
1780, under command of Capt. Daniel Shays ; reported a mulatto. [See Joseph
Warrick and John Worrick. ]

Wasan, Samuel. Receipt dated Hull, June 22, 1776, signed by said Wasan and
others belonging to Capt. William Warner's co., for advance pay for 1 month,
etc.

Wasbourx, Reuben. Corporal, Capt. Jesse Harlow's co., which marched April
20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marshfield ; service, 7
days. Roll endorsed " Plimouth."

Wasburn, Amos. Captain of a Middleborough co., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt. ;
service, 12 days, on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; company mustered at the time
of the capture of Newport, R. I., by the enemy.

Wasburn, Ezekiel, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Josiah Hayden's co., Col. Bailey's
regt. of Minute-men, which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ;
enlisted April 19, 1775 ; service, 2 weeks 1 day.

Wasburn, John. Colonel's co., Col. Greaton's (3d) regt.; entered service July
25, 1779; discharged April 25, 1780; term, 9 months.

Wasburn, Joseph, Hardwick. Private, Capt. Simeon Hazeltine's co. of Minute-
men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 26 days ; reported
enlisted into the army.

Wasby, Jacob. Ship's Cook, ship "Alfred," commanded by Capt. John Paul
Jones ; list of officers and men entitled to prize shares in the ship " Mellish "
and brig " Active " [year not given].



650 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

"Wascat, Eliakim. Private, Capt. Eleazer Crabtree's co. ; enlisted Aug. 24, 1775 ;
service to Dec. 31, 1775, 4 mos. 17 days; company stationed at Frenchman's
Bay, Lincoln Co., for defence of seacoast.

Wascoat, David. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (lOtli) regt. ; service from
April 1, 1781, 9 mos.

"Wascoat, Joseph. Receipt dated Springfield, April 24, 1782, for bounty paid said
"SYascoat by the town of Greenwich to serve in tlie Continental Army for the
term of 3 years.

Wascot, Benjamin, Freetown. Private, Capt. Amasa Soper's co.. Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt.; abstract for advance pay, mileage, etc., sworn to at Castle
Island, Aug. 13, 1770; mileage for 55 miles allowed said Wascot; also, same
CO. and regt. ; enlisted June 25, 1776; service to Nov. 1, 1776, 4 mos. 7 days.

"Wascot, Jonathan. Return of men mustered for Col. Jacobs's regt. to serve in
the four New England governments by James Hatch, Mu.ster Master for
Plymouth Co., June 8, 1778; Capt. "Wood's co. ; enlisted by Capt. Lemuel
AYood.

"Wascot, Stephen. Private, Capt. William Clark's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's
regt.; entered service Oct. 13, 1780; discharged Oct. 18, 1780; service, 6 days,
on an alarm at the Northward ; company marched from "Windsor to Shafts-
bury Oct. 13, 1780, by order of Gen. Fellows.

"Wascot, Thomas, " Hudson New City." List of men entitled to $;20 or 200 acres
of land, agreeable to resolve of March 5, 1801 ; 10th Mass. regt. ; residence,
"Hudson New City."'

"Wascott, Davis. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of IMonson for ser-
vice in the Continental Army during 1780; marched July 31, 1780; discharged
Dec. 25, 1780; servi('e, 5 mos. 2 days, including 7 days (140 miles) travel home.
[See Darius Wasgate, David AVastgatt, and David Wisgot.]

"V\'ascott, JoNATiLi-N, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Jacob Fuller's co.. Col. John
Jacobs's regt. ; enlisted April 26, 1778 ; service, 8 mos. 6 days, at Rhode Island ;
enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

"Wasgate, Darius. List of men probably raised for 6 months service in the Conti-
nental Army in 1780; engaged for town of Monson. [See Davis Wa.scott,
David "Wastgatt, and David Wisgot.]

"Wasgatt, . [This name also appears under the fonn of "Wascat, "Wascoat, Was-
cott, W'astgatt, Wesgott, Wisgot.]

"Wasgatt, David. Descriptive list of men raised in Hampshire Co. to serve in the
Continental Army, as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent; age, 30
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 11 in.; complexion, light; occupation, farmer; engaged for
town of Monson ; engaged April 12, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

"Wasgatt, Davis. Quartermaster Sergeant, Capt. James Harlow's co., Col. Ezra
"Wood's regt.; pay roll for part of May and the month of June, 1778; .said
"Wasgatt credited with 22 days service, being 3 days to prepare for camp, 8
days (160 miles) travel, and 11 days in camp ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay
rolls for Aug., Sept., and Oct., 1778.

"Wasgatt, Davis. Private, Capt. Joel Green's co.. Col. Ezra Wood's regt. ; enlisted
June 1, 1778 ; discharged Jan. 31, 1779 ; service, 8 mos. 8 days, at Peekskill and
White Plains, including 8 days (160 miles) travel home ; regiment raised for 8
months.

"Wash. David. Sergeant, Capt. John Hall's detachment, Col. Benjamin Foster's
(Lincoln Co.) regt. ; entered service Sept. 26, 1777; discharged Sept. 29, 1777; вЦ†



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION, 651

"Wash, David, continited.

service, 4 days ; detachment drafted from militia by order of Col. Foster and
marched to the assistance of Machias and there did duty when British ships
lay in that harbor. Koll dated Pleasant River.

"Washanks, Peter. Return certified at Camp near Morristown, April 30, 1780, of
officers and men belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's, and Col. Jackson's
regts., and men belonging to Massachusetts in Col. Henry Slierbume's regt.,
who were incorporated into a regiment under the command of Col. Henry
Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement of April 0, 1779; rank. Private ; engaged
Feb. 20, 1777; term, 3 years; said Washanks appears among men belonging to
Col. William R. Lee's regt. who had been discharged from the rolls prior to
above arrangement. [See Peter Washhunks and Peter "Washshonks.]

Washband, Abishai. Private, Capt. Alexander Foster's co.. Col. Thomas Car-
penter's regt.; entered service July 27, 1780; discharged July 31, 1780; ser-
vice, 7 days, on an alarm, including travel (2 days) home ; company marched
to Tiverton, R. I., July 27, 1780, to serve for 6 days. Roll sworn to at Attle-
borough.

"Washberx, Isaac. Corporal, Capt. Benjamin Plumer's co. ; entered service March
5, 1776 ; service to Sept. 6, 1776, 6 mos. ; company stationed at St. Georges for
defence of seacoast.

"Washbon, Abiel. Private, Capt. Jesse Sturtevant's co.. Col. Titcomb's regt. ;
service, 2 mos. 5 days; company marched to Rhode Island April 28, 1777.
Roll dated Halifax.

"Washbon, Abishai. Private, Capt. Moses Willmarth's co., Col. Isaac Dean's regt. ;
marched July 31, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 7, 1780 ; service, 10 days, at Rhode
Island on an alarm. Roll sworn to at Attleborough.

Washbon, Bildad. Drummer, Capt. William "Weston's co. ; pay allowed from
Oct. 1, 1776, to date of discharge, Jan. 7, 1777, 3 mos. 7 days ; company stationed
at the Gurnet for defence of Plymouth harbor.

"Washbon, Elijah. Corporal, Capt. Francis "Wilson's co.. Col. Samuel Denny's
regt. ; enlisted Oct. 21, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 11 days,
at Claverack, including 8 days (160 miles) travel home; regiment raised to
reinforce Continental Army in the state of New York for 3 months.

"Washbon, Hugh. Descriptive list of men raised for the term of 9 months from the
time of their arrival at Fishkill, returned as mustered by James Leonard,
Muster Master, dated Taimton, May 16, 1778 ; Capt. Matthew Randell's (.5tli)
CO., Col. George "Williams's (3d Bristol Co.) regt. ; age, 24 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5
in. ; complexion, light; hair, brown ; eyes, blue; engaged for town of Easton.

"Washbon, Isaiah. Private, Capt. "William Tupper's (6th) co. (train band and
alarm co. of Middleborough) , Col. Sproutt's regt.; service, 5 days; company
marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

"Washbon, John. Order on Lieut. John Potter, Paymaster, Col. "Wood's regt., for
wages, payable to Perez Howland, dated Plympton, April 20, 1779, signed by
said "Washbon, Sergeant, and others belonging to Capt. James Harlow's co.

"Washbon, Joseph, Natick. Capt. Joseph Griffith's co.. Col. John Jacobs's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 1, 1778 : service, 5 mos. 3 days, including travel (60miles) home ;
enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

"Washbon, " Lettis," Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Thomas Kempton's co. of Minute-
men, which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ;
service, 5 days.



652 ]VIASSACIIUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

"Washbon, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. "VTilliam AVeston's co. ; service from Oct.
1, 1776, to date of discharge, Nov. 19, 177(5, 1 mo. 18 days; company stationed
at the Gurnet for defence of Plymouth harbor.

Washbond, Nathan, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Edward Cobb's co.. Col. Tit-
comb's regt. ; service, 2 mos. 4 days (also given 2 mos.) ; company marched
from Bridgewater and Abington to Bristol, K. I., April 21, 1777.

"Washbond, Salmon, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Edward Cobb's co.. Col. Tit-
comb's regt. ; service, 2 mos. 4 days (also given 2 mos.) ; company marched
from Bridgewater and Abington to Bristol, R. I., April 21, 1777.

"Washbond, Solomon, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Edward Cobb's co.. Col. Tit-
comb's regt. ; service, 2 mos. 4 days (also given 2 mos.) ; company marched
from Bridgewater and Abington to Bristol, II. I., April 21, 1777.

Washborn, Abiel. Private, Capt. William Weston's co. ; service from July 1,
1776, to date of discharge, Sept. 25, 1776, 2 mos. 24 days ; reported entered ser-
vice June 19, 1776 ; company stationed at the Gurnet for defence of Plymouth
hai'bor.

Washborn, Abiezer, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Abiel Peirce's co., Col.
Nicholas Dike's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance to and from camp,
etc., sworn to Nov. 29, 1776; said Washborn credited with 2 days allowance;
mileage for 60 miles also allowed; also, Private, Capt. Noah Allen's co., Col.
Calvin Smith's (late Wigglesworth's) l.'Uh regt. ; Continental Army pay
accoixnts for service from Feb. 15, 1777, to Nov. 17, 1777; repoi'ted died Nov.
17, 1777; also, Capt. Allen's co., Col. Edward Wigglesworth's regt. ; return of
men who were in actual service Aug. 15, 1777; reported deceased.

Washborn, Abishai, Attleborough. Private, Capt. Moses Willmarth's (9th) co..
Col. John Dagget's (4th Bristol Co.) regt., which marched iii response to the
alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 11 days.

Washborn, Abner, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Abiel Peirce's co., Col.
Nicholas Dike's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance to and from camp,
etc., sworn to Nov. 29, 1776; said Washborn credited with 2 days allowance;
mileage for 80 miles also allowed.

Washborn, Abram. Captain, 2d co., 3d Plymouth Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list
of officers chosen by the several companies in said regiment, as returned by
Edward Mitchell and Eliphalet Cary, field officers; ordered in Council March
23, 1776, that said officers be commissioned; reported commissioned March 23,
1776.

Washborn, Amos, INIiddleborougli. Lieutenant, Capt. Nathaniel Wood's (1st Mid-
dlehorougli) co. of militia, which marched in response to the alarm of April 19,
1775, to Marshfield ; service, 2 days.

Washborn, Arthur, Mansfield. Private, Capt. ^Moses Knap's co.. Col. Joseph
Read's regt. ; company return dated Roxbury, Sept. 25, 1775.

Washborn, Benjamin, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Abiel Peirce's co.. Col.
Nicholas Dike's regt. ; pay ab.stract for travel allowance to and from camp,
etc., sworn to Nov. 29, 1776; said Washborn credited with 2 days allowance;
mileage for 60 miles also allowed.

Washborn, Bethuel, Brookfield. Private, Capt. John Packhard'sco., Col. David
Brewer's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 1 week.

Washborn, Bezaleel. Private, Capt. Job Knap's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.;
entered service July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 12 days, in-
cluding travel (.3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the
alarm of July 27, 1780. Roll dated Douglas.



IN TIIE WAR OF TliE REVOLUTION. (353

Washborn, Bildad. Drummer, Capt. William Weston's co. ; service from July
1, 1770, to Oct. 1, 1776, 3 mos. ; reported entered service June 24, 1776 ; com-
pany stationed at the Gurnet for defence of Plymouth harbor.

Washborn, Edward, Middleborough. Return of men raised to serve in the Conti-
nental Army from Capt. Perez Churchell's co.. Col. Sprout's regt., dated Feb.
19, 1778; residence, Middleborough; enlisted for town of Middleborough;
joined Capt. Benson's co.. Col. Putnam's regt. ; enlistment, 3 years.

Washborn, Edward. Private, Capt. Elijah Baker's co.. Col. William Turner's
regt. ; marched Aug. 6, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 27, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 23
days, at Rhode Island.

Washborn, Elig'h (also given Elis'a) . Private, Capt. Nathaniel Heath's co..
Col. Jonathan Reed's detachment of guards; muster roll dated Boston, May
14, 1778; enlistment, 3 months from April 2, 1778; also, same co. and detach-
ment; engaged April 2, 1778; discharged July 2, 1778; service, 3 mos. 2 days;
detachment drafted to serve at Cambridge.

Washborn, Elijah. Private, Capt. Ezekiel Knowlton's co.. Col. Nicholas Dike's
regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; credited to town of Brookfield;
enlisted Dec. 16, 1776; regiment raised to serve imtil March 1, 1777.

Washborn, Ephraim, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Abiel Peirce's co.. Col. Nicholas
Dike's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance to and from camp, etc., sworn
to Nov. 29, 1770 ; said Washborn credited with 2 days allowance ; mileage for
60 miles also allowed.

Washborn, Ephraim. Private, Capt. Nathan Packard's co.. Col. Thorrfas Car-
penter's regt. ; entered service July 25, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 9, 1778 ; service,
1 mo. 16 days, at Rhode Island. Roll sworn to at Plymouth.

Washborn, Ezekiel, Bridgewater. Sergeant, Capt. Noah Allen's co., Col. Calvin
Smith's (late Wigglesworth's) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for ser-
vice from Feb. 28, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Allen's co.. Col. Edward
Wiggelsworth's regt.; return [year not given]; residence, Bridgewater; en-
gaged for town of Bridgewater ; mustered by Capt. Hatch ; also, same co. and
regt. ; muster rolls for March and May, 1778, dated Camp at Valley Forge ;
enlistment, 3 years; also, Capt. Allen's co.. Col. Wigglesworth's (4th) regt.;
muster roll for June, 1777, dated Camp Greenwich and sworn to at Camp
Stamford ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Oct., 1778 ; also, Capt. Allen's
CO., (late) Col. Wigglesworth's regt. commanded by Maj. Porter; muster roll
for March and April, 1779, dated Providence ; appointed Feb. 28, 1777 ; reported
sick in general hospital.

Washborn, Ezra. Private, Capt. John Crawford's co., Col. James Converse's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 20, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 23, 1777 ; service, 5 days, in-
cluding 2 days (40 miles) travel home; company marched on the alarm at
Bennington of Aug. 20, 1777. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

Washborn, Hugh. Private, Capt. Matthew Randell's co.. Col. George Williams's
regt. ; service between Dec. 7, 1776, and Jan. 1, 1777, 3 weeks 1 day, at Rhode
Island on an alarm. Roll dated Easton.

Washborn, Isaac, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Abiel Peirce's co., Col. Nicholas
Dike's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance to and from camp, etc., sworn
to Nov. 29, 1776: said Washborn credited with 2 days allowance; mUeagc for
60 miles also allowed.

Washborn, Isaac, Taunton. Private, Capt. Oliver Soper's co.. Col. Timothy
Walker's regt. ; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775.



G54 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Washborn, Isaac. Corporal, Capt. Benjamin Plummer's co. ; service from Sept.
5, 1776, to date of discbarge, Dec. 10, 177<j; company stationed at St. Georges
for defence of seacoast.

"Washborn, Isaac. Private, Capt. Josiah King's co.. Col. John Daggit's regt. ;
entered service Aug. 25, 1778; discharged Sept. 1, 1778; service, 8 days, at
Rhode Island ; company detached from militia. Roll sworn to at Taunton.

Washborn, James, Brookfield. Sergeant, Capt. John Packhard's co., Col. David
Brewer's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged April 27,1775; ser-
vice, 3 mos., 1 week, 4 days.

Washborn, Jonathan, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Amos Wade's (.3d Middle-
borough) CO. of Minute-men, which marched in response to the alarm of April
19, 1775, to Marshfield ; service, 3 days.

Washborn, Josiah. Private, Capt. Calvin Partridge's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel
Pierce's regt.; marched May 24, 1779; service, 1 mo. 11 days; company raised
in Plymouth Co. and stationed at Little Compton, R. I.

Washborn, Josiah. Private; i)ay roll for (> months men raised by the town of
Middleborough for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to
camp July 11, 1780; discharged Dec. 9, 1780; service, 5 mos. 10 days, including
travel (240 miles) home.

Washborn, Judah. Sergeant, Capt. Elijah Baker's co.. Col. William Turner's
regt. ; marched Aug. 2, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 1, 1781 ; service, 4 mos. 2 days,
at Rhode Island.

Washborn, Lebbeus, Oakham. Private, Capt. John Packhard's co.. Col. David
Brewer's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 27, 1775 ; .service,
2 mos., 1 week, 2 days.

Washborn, Manasseh. Private, Capt. Elijah Baker's co.. Col. William Turner's
regt.; marched Aug. 6, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 27, 1781; service, 3 mos. 23 days,
at Rhode Island.

Washborn, William. Receipt dated Shutesbury, April (>, 1781, for bounties paid
said Washborn and others by the town of Shutesbury to serve in the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 3 years.

Washbourn, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Luke Bicknell's co., Lieut. Col. Enoch
Putnam's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 3, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 8, 1781 ; service, 3 mos.
18 days, at West Point, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home; company
raised in Plymouth Co. ; regiment raised to reinforce army under Oen. Wash-
ington for 3 months.

Washbourn, Henry, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Joshua Benson's co.. Col.
Rufus Putnam's regt. ; return dated Albany, Feb. -, 1778; residence, Middle-
borough ; enlisted for town of Middleborough ; mustered by Capt. Hatch ; en-
listment, 8 months; reported discharged Jan. 10, 1778.

Washboitun, John. Private, Capt. Jesse Harlow's co., which marched April 20,
1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marslifield ; service, 11 days.
Itoll endorsed "Plimouth."

Washbourn, Joshua. Private, Capt. Luke Bicknell's co., Lieut. Col. Enoch Put-
nam's regt. ; enli.sted Se])t. 3, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 8, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 18
days, at West Point, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home; com])any
raised in Plymouth Co. ; regiment raised to reinforce army under Gen. Wash-
ington for 3 months.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 655



"Washbourn, Luther, Ashfield. Private, Lieut. Col. Millen's co., Col. James
"Wesson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777,
to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Ashfield; also, Capt. Samuel Bartlet's co., Col.
"Wesson's regt. ; company return [year not given].

"Washbourn, Seth, Leicester. Captain, Gen. [Artemas] "Ward's regt. ; return of
officers to be commissioned, dated May 24, 1775 ; resolved in Provincial Con-
gress, at "Watertown, May 25, 1775, that said officers be commissioned.

"W ASHBOURNE, LuTHER, Ashfield. Private, Lieut. Colonel's co., Col. "Wesson's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for 1780 ; no wages credited to said
"Washbourne ; residence, Ashfield ; reported appointed wagoner to Col. Lee to



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