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Machias and endorsed " Service at Penobscot."

"Waterhouse, George, Falmouth, Cumberland Co. (also given Gorham) . Private,
Capt. John Brackett's co. of Minute-men, which marched April 21, 1775, in
response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to headquarters ; service, 5 days ; also,
Capt. Hart Williams's co., Col. Edmund Phinney's regt. ; billeting allowed
from time of enlistment to date of marching to headquarters, July 5, 1775;
credited with 7 weeks 2 days allowance ; also, company return dated Cam-
bridge, Oct. 7, 1775 ; reported discharged Sept. 30, 1775 ; also, order for money
in lieu of bounty coat dated Camp at Cambridge, Oct. 27, 1775.

Waterhouse, Jacob. Capt. Samuel Waterhouse's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt.
of giiards; marched from home March 30, 1778; service, 3 mos. 9 days, at
Winter Hill ; company detached from militia to serve from April 2, 1778, to
July 3, 1778.

Waterhouse, John, Scarborough. Private, Capt. Abraham Tyler's co., Col.
Phinney's (31st) regt. ; billeting allowed from date of enlistment, May 8, 1775,
to date of marching to headquarters, July 6, 1775 ; credited with 58 days allow-
ance ; also, same co. and regt. ; company return dated Sept. 29, 1775 ; also.
Corporal, same co. and regt. ; order for bounty coat dated Cambridge, Oct. 26,
1775.

Waterhouse, Joseph, Scarborough. Capt. John Rice's co. ; billeting allowed
from date of enlistment. May 18, 1775, to date of marching from Scarborough
to headquarters, July 4, 1775; credited with 47 days allowance; also. Drum-
mer, Capt. Rice's co.. Col. Edmund Phinney's (31st) regt. ; company return
dated Sept. 29, 1775.

Waterhouse, Joseph, Scarborough (also given Boston) . Private, Capt. John
Hastings's co., Col. Henry Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from July 1, 1777, to Sept. 22, 1780; also. Sergeant, Capt. Joshua
Ome's CO., Col. Jackson's regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. William S. Smith ;
payroll for Oct., 1778; also, Capt. John Hastings's (6th) co.. Col. Jack-son's
regt. ; muster roll for April, 1779, dated Pawtuxet ; engaged July 3, 1777 ;
appointed July 1 [3], 1777; term, 3 years; also, Private, Capt. Ha-stings's (2d)
CO., Col. Jackson's regt. ; pay roll for Oct., 1779 ; also, same co. and regt. ; regi-
mental return made up to Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at Providence ; also, re-
turn certified at Camp near ISforristown, April 30, 1780, of officers and men
belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's, and Col. Jackson's regts., and men be-
longing to Massachusetts in Col. Henry Sherburne's regt., who were incorpo-
rated into a regiment under the command of Col. Henrj- Jackson, agreeable to
the arrangement of April 9, 1779; Capt. Hastings's co. ; rank. Sergeant; resi-
dence, Scarborough; engaged for town of Upton; engaged July 3, 1777; term,
3 years; reported deserted June 16, 1779, returned or retaken Aug. 31, 1779,
reduced to Private Aug. 31, 1779; family of said Waterhouse reported as at
Scarborough. [See Joseph Waterman.]

Waterhouse, Josiah. Surgeon's Mate, Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt. ; Conthiental
Army pay accounts for service from Oct. 29, 1777, to Feb. 28, 1778; reported
di.scharged Feb. 28, 1778.



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"Waterhouse, Samuel, Wells. Private, Capt. Stephen Titcomb's (3d Wells) co.
of militia, Col. Tristram Jordan's regt., which marched April 21, 1775, in re-
sponse to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 3 days ; also, Capt. James Hub-
bard's CO., Col. Ei)liraim Doolittle's regt. ; company return dated Camp at
Winter Hill, Oct. 10, 1775; also, pay abstract for billeting of a company com-
manded by Lieut. Daniel Wheelwright; mileage for 120 miles allowed said
Waterhouse; warrant allowed in Council Aug. 19, 1776; also. Corporal, Capt.
Isaac Tuckerman's co.. Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt. ; pay abstract for travel
allowance, etc., home, dated Dorchester, Nov. 28, 1776; said Waterhouse
credited with allowance for 6 days (120 miles) travel ; also, Capt. Abel
Moulton's CO., Col. Jonathan Titcomb's regt.; service from May 19, 1777, to
July 18, 1777, 61 days, at Rhode Island.

Waterhouse, Samuel. Captain, 2d (Wells 2d Parish) co., 3d York co. regt. of
Mass. militia ; list of officers chosen by the several companies in said regiment,
as returned by Tristram Jordan and others, field officers, dated Wells, March
20, 1776 ; ordered in Council March 29, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ;
reported commissioned March 27 [ ? ], 1776 ; also, Captain, Col. Jacob Gerrish's
regt. of guards; pay abstract made up for service of said Waterhouse's co. at
Winter Hill ; company detached from militia to serve from April 2, 1778, to
July 3, 1778 ; also, official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives,
dated June 10, 1778 ; said Waterhouse chosen 2d Major, Col. Thomas Cutts's
(3d York Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; appointment concurred in by Council
June 10, 1778 ; reported commissioned June 10, 1778.

Waterhouse, William. Private, Capt. Joseph Noyes's co. ; enlisted July 14,
1775 ; service to Dec. 31, 1775, 6 mos. 2 days ; company stationed at Falmouth,
Cumberland Co., for defence of seacoast; also, 4th Quarter Gunner, Capt.
Abner Lowell's (Matross) co. ; marched June 20, 1776 ; service to Dec. 31,
1776, 6 mos. 11 days; company stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland Co. ; also,
2d Quarter Gunner, same co. ; service from Jan. 1, 1777, to March 31, 1777, 3
mos. ; company stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland Co. ; also, 3d Sergeant,
Capt. Abner Lowell's co. of matrosses stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland
Co. ; return dated Falmouth, July 31, 1777 ; company reported Aug. 11, 1777,
as mustered by Col. Peter Noyes, agreeable to seacoast establishment.

Waterman, . [This name also appears under the form of Wartarmon, Warte-

man, Warterman, Watermon, Watermun, Watterman, Worterman.]

Waterman, Abijah, W^aldoborough. Recommendation dated St. Georges, June
4, 1776, signed by Col. Mason Wheaton and others, field officers of 4th regt. of
militia, recommending said Waterman for Adjutant in said regiment, and
requesting that he be commissioned ; also, official record of a ballot by the
House of Representatives, dated July 12, 1776 ; said Waterman chosen Adju-
tant, 4th Lincoln Co. regt. of Mass. militia: appointment concurred in by
Council July 12, 1776 ; reported commissioned July 12, 1776.

Waterman, Adonijah. Private, Capt. William Francis's co., Maj. Caleb Hyde's
detachment of militia ; entered service July 8, 1777 ; discharged July 26, 1777 ;
service, 19 days, in Northern department ; also, list of men who marched from
Pittsfield to Fort Edward July 8, 1777, under command of Capt. William
Francis, and were dismissed Aug. 26, 1777; service, 7 weeks; also, list of
mounted men who marched from Pittsfield to Skeensborough Sept. 6, 1777,
under command of Capt. John Strong, and were dismissed Oct. 1, 1777 ; ser-
vice, 3 weeks 5 days ; also. Private, Capt. John Strong's co.. Col. John Brown's
(Berk.shire Co.) regt.; entered service Sept. 6, 1777; discharged Oct. 2, 1777;
service, 26 days, in Northern department.

Waterman, Anthony, Scituate. Ensign, Capt. Galen Clapp's (2d Scituate) co. of
militia. Col. Anthony Thomas's regt., which marched in response to the alarm



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Waterman, Anthony, continued.

of April 19, 1775 ; entered service April 19, 1775 ; service, 4 days ; also, 1st Lieu-
tenant, Capt. Joseph Stetson's 12th (Scituate) co., 2d Plymoutli Co. regt. of
Mass. militia ; list of officers cho.sen by the several companies in said regiment,
as returned by John Gushing, Jr., and others, dated Hanover, May 8, 1776;
ordered in Council May 10, 1776, that said officers be commissioned; reported
commissioned May 10, 1776; also, Lieutenant, in command of a company. Col.
John Cushing's regt.; service, 15 days; company marched to Bristol, R. I.,
Dec. 10, 1776, on an alarm.

"Waterman, Anthony. Private, Capt. Amos Turner's co.. Col. John Jacobs's regt. ;
enlisted July 22, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 12 days, includ-
ing 3 days (60 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Plymouth Co. to rein-
force Continental Army for 3 months.

\yATEKMAN, AsA. Private, Capt. John Turner's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. of
guards; joined Nov. 6, 1777; service to April 3, 1778, 4 mos. 27 days, at Cam-
bridge.

Waterman, Banister, Sturbridge (also given Charlton). Private, Capt. Samuel
Curtis's CO., Col. Ebenezer Learned's (4th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1,
1775 ; enlisted May 8, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 1 day ; also, company return dated
Roxbury, Oct. 7, 1775 ; reported as having gone to Quebec.

WATERM.A.N, BARNABAS, Ncw Salem. Sergeant, Capt. John King's (9th) co.. Col.
Benjamin Ruggles Woodbridge's (25th) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed
by said Waterman and others, dated Cambridge, June 22, 1775 ; also, company
return dated Cambridge Camp, Sept. 29, 1775.

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

Waterman, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Robert Earl's (Dartmouth) co.. Col. Josiah
Whitney's regt. ; service from Aug. 4, 1778, to Sept. 10, 1778, 1 mo. 7 days, at
Rhode Island.

Waterman, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Calvin Partridge's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel
Pierce's regt. ; marched May 19, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 16 days ; company raised
in Plymouth Co. and stationed at Little Compton, R. I.

Waterman, Benjamin. Descriptive list of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, returned as received of Brig. Gen.
James Williams, Superintendent for Bristol Co., by J. Pettingall, Major, 1st
Mass. regt., at Boston, July 19, 1781; age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; com-
plexion, black; occupation, laborer; engaged for town of Freetown; engaged
July 7, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Waterman, David. Private, Capt. Samuel Ward's co., Lieul. Col. Symms's de-
tachment of guards; enlisted March 9, 1778; discharged April 26, 1778; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 19 days, under Maj. Gen. Heath at Boston and Dorchester.

Waterman, Eliphalet. Private, Capt. Calvin Curtis's co. ; enlisted Oct. 19, 1779;
discharged Dec. 1, 1779; service, 1 mo. 15 (also given 1 mo. 12) days, at Rhode
Island ; company made uj) from 1st and 2d Plymouth Co. regts. to serve in Col.
John Jacobs's regt. for 2 months from time of arrival at camp.

Waterman, Eliphalet. Private, Capt. Thomas Samson's co.. Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt. ; marched March 14, 1781 ; discharged March 17, 1781 ; service,
3 days, at Rhode Island. Roll dated Plympton.

W.\terman, Elish.\. Private, Capt. James Harlow's co.. Col. Simeon Cary's regt. ;
entered service Jan. 30, 1776 ; service to time of marching, 8 days. Roll sworn
to in Plymouth Co.



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Waterman, Elisha. Private, Lieut. Judah Wood's cc, in a regiment commanded
by Lieut. Col. Thomas Lothrop ; discharged Dec. 20, 177*5; service, 12 days;
company marched from Halifax to Bristol, II. I., Dec. 9, 1776, on an alarm.

Waterman, Elisha. Private, Capt. Calvin Partridge's co., Col. Abijali Stearns's
regt. ; marched April 7, 1778 ; discharged July 2, 1778; service, 2 mos. 27 days;
company raised in Plymouth Co. and stationed at Dorchester Heights.

Waterman, Ephraim, Duxbury. Private, Capt. Benjamin Wadsworth's (2d Dux-
bury) CO. of militia. Col. James Warren's (Plymoutli Co.) regt., whicli marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 3 days; also, Capt. Samuel Bradford's
CO., Col. Theophilus Cotton's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 177.5; enlisted
May 1, 1775; service, 3 mos. 8 days; also, company return dated Roxbury
Camp, Oct. 7, 1775; also, order for bounty coat dated Camp at Roxbury, Oct.
30, 1775 ; also, return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt.
Calvin Partridge's (2d Duxbury) co.. Col. Cotten's regt. ; residence, Duxbury;
engaged for town of Duxbury ; jomed Capt. Joseph Wadsworth's co., Col. Brad-
ford's regt. ; term, during war (also given 3 years) ; also, list of men mustered
between May 2G, 1777, and Jime 10, 1777, by James Hatch, Muster Master for
Plj^mouth Co. ; age, 51 yrs. ; enlisted by Capt. Wadsworth ; also, Private, Capt.
Joseph Wadsworth's co.. Col. Gamaliel Bradford's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from May 15, 1777, to Sept. 6, 1779; reported dis-
charged; a^so, same CO. and regt.; return dated Valley Forge, Jan. 28, 1778;
mustered by County and Continental Muster Masters; also, list dated Boston,
Feb. 18, 1804, returned by John Avery, Secretary, and J. Jackson, Treasurer,
of men who furnished satisfactory evidence of their service as soldiers and
were entitled to gratuities under resolves of March 4, 1801, and June 19, 1801 ;
2d Mass. regt.

Waterman, Ephraim, Hanover (also given Duxbury). Private, Capt. Amos
Turner's co.. Gen. John Thomas's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; en-
listed May 3, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 6 days ; also, order for bounty coat dated Rox-
bury Camp, Dec. 22, 1775, and endorsed "Col. Baylees Reg't;" also, list of
men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col. John Cushing's (2d
Plymouth Co.) regt.; residence, Hanover; engaged for town of Hanover;
joined Capt. Olden's co., Col. Rally's regt.; term, 3 years; also, list of men
mustered between March 5, and March 22, 1777, by James Hatch, Muster
ISIaster for Plymouth Co. ; Col. Bailey's regt. ; age, 20 yrs. ; enlisted by Capt.
Judah Alden; also, Corporal, 7th co., Col. Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from March 13, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt.
Judah Alden's (7th) co.. Col. John Bailey's regt. ; company return dated
Camp Valley Forge, Jan. 24, 1778; also, descriptive list of men belonging to
Col. Bailey's (2d) regt. who re-enlisted for the war sub.sequent to Sept. 30,
1779, as returned by Seth Drew, Captain and Commandant, 2d Mass. regt. ;
age, 23 yrs.; complexion, dark; hair, black; re.sidence, Hanover; also. Cor-
poral and Private, Capt. Luther Bailey's co.. Col. Bailey's regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; reported as
serving 7 mos. as Corporal, 5 mos. as Private ; also, descriptive list dated West
Point, Jan. 28, 1781; Capt. Luther Bailey's co., 2d Mass. regt.; stature, 5
ft. 8 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; occupation, blacksmith; residence,
Hanover; enlisted March 13, 1777, by Ensign Turner, at Hanover; enlistment,
during war; also, list dated Boston, Feb. 18, 1804. returned by John Avery,
Secretary, and J. Jack.son, Treasurer, of men who furnished satisfactory evi-
dence of their service as soldiers and were entitled to gratuities under resolves
of March 4, 1801, and June 19, 1801; 2d Mass. regt. ; residence, Duxbury.

Waterman, Ephraim. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Winslow's co.. Col. Simeon Gary's
regt. ; service from time of enlistment to date of marching to Roxbury, Feb.
12, 1776, 7 days.



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"Watkkman, Isaac. Private, Capt. Jolm Bradford's co., Col. Tlieoi)liilus Cotton's
regt., wliich marched April 19, 1775, to Marsli field ; .service, 3 days; reported
returned home; company probably belonged to Halifax and Plympton ; also,
Lieut. Judah Wood's co., in a regiment commanded by Col. Thomas Lothrop;
service, 15 days; company marched from Halifax to Bristol, R. I., Dec. 9,
1776, on an alarm.

■Waterman, Israel. Descriptive list of men raised to serve in the Continental
Amiy, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, returned as received of Brig. Gen.
James Williams, Superintendent for Bristol Co., by Maj. J. Pettingall, of 1st
Mass. regt., at Boston, July 19, 1781 ; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4^ in. ; com-
l^lexion, black; occupation, laborer; engaged for town of Freetown; engaged
July 6, 1781 ; term, 3 years ; also, order on Capt. Haywood, Regimental Agent,
payable to Samuel Haskell, signed by said Waterman, for wages due for ser-
vice in ()th Mass. regt. in 1781 ; certificate signed by J. Lord, Ensign, certify-
ing that said Waterman served for 7 mos., is appended to order; also, Private,
Capt. Daniel Pilsbury's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (6th) regt.; return for
wages for the year 1782 ; wages allowed said Waterman for 12 mos.

Waterman, Jabkz, Halifax. Private, Capt. Samuel Bradford's co.. Col. The-
ophilus Cotton's regt.; company return dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 7, 1775;
enlisted Aug. 23, 1775 ; also, order for boiuity coat dated Camp at Roxbury,
Oct. 30, 1775.

Waterman, Jabez, Halifax. Drummer, Capt. Joseph Stetson's co., Col. Dyke's
regt. ; pay abstract for rations to and from camp and travel allowance home,
dated Boston, Nov. -, 1776, and endorsed " Regiment at Dochester Height; "
70 miles travel allowed said Waterman.

Waterman, Jabez. Private, Lieut. Judah Wood's co., in a regiment commanded
by Lieut. Col. Thomas Lothrop; service, 5 days; reported deserted Dec. 14,
1776; company marched from Halifax to Bristol, R. I., Dec. 9, 1776, on an
alarm.

Waterman, Jabez. Drummer, Capt. Jesse Sturtevant's co., Col. John Jacobs's
regt. ; engaged July 31, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 29, 1780 ; service, 2 mos. 29 days ;
regiment detached from militia to reinforce Continental Army at Rhode Island
for 3 months.

Waterman, James, Plymouth. Private, Capt. Abraham Hammatt's co., which
marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to ISlarsh-
field; service, 11 days; also, Capt. Thomas Mayhew's co., Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt.; mu.ster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service,
3 mos. 8 days; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775.

Waterman, Jedediah (also given Jeremiah). Conductor under Gen. Knox;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from June 1, 1779, to Dec. 31, 1780;
also. Conductor of Military Stores, Field Commissary's department ; appointed
June 10, 1779; discharged March 10, 1781; reported as having been stationed
with 4th Mass. brigade ; also reported as belonging to Connecticut ; also, com-
munication addressed to His Excellency Gov. Hancock, dated Dorchester,
March 7, 1781, signed by Ezra Badlam, Lieutenant Colonel, 8th ^Nlass. regt.,
stating that said Waterman had sustained a good character as Conductor of
Militarj' Stores for 3 years past and was well qualified to hold a commission in
the service, and requesting that lie might be commissioned as Ensign in Col.
Michael Jackson's (8th) regt.; ordered in Council March 10, 1781, that a war-
rant be issued ; also. Ensign, Lieut. Col. Ezra P.adlam's (8th) regt. ; list of offi-
cers promoted in the Continental Army and for whom warrants were made
out; warrant issued March 10, 17H1 ; also. Ensign; return dated Phillipsburgh,
July 18, 1781, made by Ezra Badlam, Lieutenant Colonel Commandiint, Kth
Ma.ss. regt., of otlicers of said regiment doing duty upon warrants; warrant



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Waterman, Jedediah (also given Jeremiah) , contmmd.

dated March 10, 1781; aho. Ensign, Capt. James Tisdale's (4th) co., 3d Ma.ss.
regt. commanded by Col. Michael Jackson; muster roll for Aug. and Sept
1783; reported sick and absent; also, return of effectives, dated Oct. 31, 1783;
reported sick at Orangetown.
Waterman, John. Private, Lieut. Judah Wood's co., in a regiment commanded
by Lieut. Col. Thomas Lothrop; service, 15 days; company marched from
Halifax to Bristol, R. I., Dec. 9, 1776, on an alarm.
WATERMAN, JoHN. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Goodwin's co.. Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt.; detached Sept. 25, 1777; discharged Oct. 31, 1777; service, 1
mo. 6 days, on a secret expedition to Newport, R. I.
WATERMAN, JoHN. Private, Capt. Robert Earl's (Dartmouth) co., Col. Josiah
Whitney's regt. ; service from Aug. 4, 1778, to Sept. 10, 1778, 1 mo. 7 days, at
Rhode Island.
WATERMAN, JoHN. Private, Capt. Daniel Brown's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's
regt. ; service, 6 days ; company marched on the alarm at Berkshu-e of Oct. 13,
1780.
WATERMAN, Jonah. Private, Capt. Calvin Partridge's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt.; marched July 30, 1778; discharged Sept. 13, 1778; service, 1 mo. 15
days, at Rhode Island ; company raised in Plymouth Co.
Waterman, Jonathan, Bridgewater. Corporal, Capt. Nathan Mitchell's co. of
Minute-men, which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice 8 days; also. Private, Capt. Abram Washburn's (Bridgewater) co.. Col.
Edward Mitchell's regt.; service, 6 days; company marched to Horse Neck
in Braintree March 4, 1776.
Waterman, Jonathan. Corporal, Capt. Daniel Gilbert's co.. Col. Job Cushing'a
regt. ; service from July 30, 1777, to Sept. 2, 1777, 1 mo. 4 days^ at Bennmgton
and Half Moon ; company marched from Brookfield July 30, 1777.
Waterman Joseph, Pembroke. List of men mustered for Col. Jacobs's regt. by
James Hatch, Muster Master for Plymouth Co.; residence, Pembroke; en-
listed by Capt. Fuller; mustered Aug. 5, 1779; also, Sergeant, Capt. Jacob
Haskins's (Light Infantry) co. ; entered service Aug. 5, 1779; discharged Jan.
31 1780- service, 5 mos. 29 days, at Rhode Island, including travel (40 miles)
home; company raised to join Col. John Jacobs's regt. and serve until April
1, 1780, unless sooner discharged, but formed into a separate corps for above
service.
W«FRMAN, Joseph. Captain, 7th (also given 6th) co., Col. Jonathan Buck's (5th
Lincoln Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen in said regiment;
ordered m Council July 23, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported
commissioned July 23, 1776.
Waterman Joseph. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, ISIuster Master
for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, July 7, 1777 ; Capt. North's co., Col. Lee's regt. ;
reported received State bounty. [See Joseph Waterhouse.]
Waterman, Joshua, Kingston. List of men raised to serve in the Continental
Anny, as returned by 2d Lieut. Samuel Gray to George Partridge, Esq. ; resi-
dence Kingston ; engaged for town of Kingston ; joined Capt. Donham's co..
Col Bailey's regt. ; term to expire Jan. 1, 1780; also, list of men mustered by
James Hatch, Muster Master for Plymouth Co. ; Col. Bailey's regt. ; age, 19
yrs • enlisted by Capt. Dunham; enlistment, during war; also, Private, 8tb
co , Col. John Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Jan. 24, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. George Dunham's (8th) co.. Col.
Bailey's (1st) regt. ; return of men who joined before Aug. 15, 1777 ; reported



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Waterman, Joshua, continued.

transferred to corps of invalids; also, Lieut. Ei)hraim Minot's corps of invalids
stationed at Boston; joined Sept. 18, 1778; service to Oct. 1, 1778, 12 days;
order for payment of amount of roll dated at Headciuarters, Boston, and signed
by Maj. Gen. W. Heath; also, order on the Board of War, payable to Lieut.
Epiiraina Minot, commanding officer of corps of invalids stationed at Boston,
endorsed " Boston Jan'y 1779," signed by said Waterman and others, for
clothing due them as a donation from the several towns of the State ; also,
certificate signed by Col. John Bailey, certifying that said Waterman, a Pri-
vate in Capt. Dunham's co.. Col. Bailey's regt., was in camp on or before
Aug. 15, 1777, and had not been absent subsequently except by leave of proper
authority ; an order on Henry Gardner, payable to Lieut. Osgood Carleton,
dated Boston, Feb. 6, 1779, signed by said Waterman and Elisha Bates, for the
money granted them as gratuity, is appended to certificate ; also, Lieut. Osgood
Carleton's co. of invalids stationed at Boston, Col. Lewis Nichola's regt. ; mus-
ter rolls dated Sept. 9, Oct. 2, and Nov. 1,1779; reported on furlough on roll
dated Nov. 1, 1779; also, Capt. Thomas [Robert] Bradford's co.. Col. Bailey's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Feb.
l.T, 1780; reported invalided ; also, Capt. McFarland's corps of invalids; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 15, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780 ; also,
list of United States pensioners made up to Dec. 31, 1787, as returned by John
Lucas, Commissary of Pensions ; regt. of invalids ; reported disabled by several
wounds; pensioned Sept. 1, 1783; died Feb. 21, 1783 [?]. See Joseph
Watermon.

Waterman, Joshua. Private, Capt. John Barrows's co., Col. Ebenezer Sproutt's
regt. ; entered service May G ; discharged May 9 ; entered service Sept. 6 ; dis-
cliarged Sept. 12 ; service, 9 days ; company marched from Middleborough to
Dartmouth on two alarms in 1778; also, Capt. Abner Bourn's co.. Col. Eben-
ezer White's regt.; marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service,
9 days; company marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780; roll
sworn to at Middlcborougli.



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