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ing be supplied them by the Board of War at the regular price, most of their
clothing having been lost on retreat from Ticonderoga ; ordered in Coimcil
July 14, 1779, that the Board of War furnish clothing to the petitioners; also,
1st Lieutenant, (late) Col. Brewer's (12th) regt. commanded by Maj. Tobias
Fernald ; return of officers for the moiety of money due July 15, 1779 ; reported
resigned July 1, 1779.

Watts, David. Private, Lieut. Joel Whitney's co., Col. Benjamin Foster's (Lin-
coln Co.) regt. ; service between July 16, 1777, and date of discharge, Oct. 7,
1777, 2 mos. 19 days ; company called out to serve at :Machias " this Summer
Past Several Times;" also, Lieut. Joel Whitney's detachment of militia
from 10th co., Col. Foster's regt.; service between Dec. 16, 1777, and Jan. 7,
1778, 13 days ; detachment called out to serve at Chaloner's river for defence of
Machias; also, Lieut. John Scott's detachment from 6th Lincoln Co. regt.:
service between Aug. 31, 1779, and Nov. 20, 1779, 26 days, at Machias ; roll
endorsed " Service at Penobscot."

Watts, David. Private, Capt. James Mallon's co., Lieut. Col. Putnam's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 18, 1781; discharged Dec. 4, 1781; service, 3 mos. 28 days, in-
cluding 12 days (240 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Essex and Plym-
outh counties to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Watts, Ebenezer, Boston. Matross, Capt. Jonathan W. Edes's (4th) co.. Col.
Thomas Crafts's (Artillery) regt. ; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Nov. 1, 1776,
3 mos. ; also, same co. and regt. ; service from Feb. 1, 1777, to May 8, 1777, 3
mos. 7 days.

Watts, Edward. Surgeon ; list of officers of seacoast companies stationed at Fal-
mouth commissioned between March 14, and INIarch 20, 1776 [no date of
appointment given for said Watts].

Watts, Hekry. Private, Capt. Joseph Libbee's (9th) co., Col. Benjamin Foster's
(Lincoln Co.) regt.; entered service June 23, 1777; discharged July 16, 1777;
service, 23 days; company ordered on duty for defence of Machias and rivers
adjacent when ship "Ambuscade" lay in the harbor; also, Capt. Stephen
Smith's CO., Col. Benjamin Foster's (Lincoln Co.) regt. ; .service, 2 mos. 6 days :
company served at Machias from July 16 [1777], to Oct. 10 [1777], when
British ships lay in the harbor ; also, same co. and regt. ; service between Dec.



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Watts, Henry, continued.

4, 1778, and Jan. 4, 1779, 2 days, at Machias; also, Lieut. John Scott's detach-
ment from (5th Lincoln Co. regt. ; service between Aug. 31, 1779, and Nov.
20, 1779, 8 days, at Machias; roll endorsed " Service at Penobscot."

Watts, Isaac, Chelsea. Private, Capt. Samuel Sprague's (Chelsea) co. of militia,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; discharged May 16, 1775 ; ser-
vice, 1 mo.

Watts, James, Salem. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Putnam's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's
regt. ; enlisted July 20, 1779; service to Dec. 1, 1779, 4 mos. 11 days, at Rhode
Island ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 1 mo. 5 days
service at Rhode Island, travel (95 miles) included.

Watts, Jesse, Beverly. Capt. Ebenezer Winship's co., Col. John Nixon's regt. ;
receipt for advance pay, signed by said Watson and others, dated Cambridge,
Jmie 10, 1775; also, Private, same co. and regt.; company return endorsed
"Sep'tr 30th 1775;" also, receipt given to P.enjamin Ileywood, Paymaster,
4th regt., dated Camp Mt. Washington, Sept. 29, 1776, signed by said Watts
and others belonging to Capt. McFarland's co., for wages, etc., due prior to
Jan. 1, 1776; also, Private, Capt. Moses McFarland's (7th) co., Lieut. Col.
Thomas Nixon's (4tli) regt. ; regimental return dated North Castle, Nov. 9,
1776; reported discharged Dec. 22 [1776]; also, company receipts for wages
for Sept.-Dec, 1776.

Watts, John, Chelsea. Corporal, Capt. Samuel Sprague's (Chelsea) co. of militia,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; discharged May 3, 1775 ; ser-
vice, 15 days ; also, certificate signed by the Selectmen, Militia Officers, and
Committee of Correspondence of Chelsea, accompanying a return of the men
who had enlisted into the Continental Army for tlie town of Chelsea in or
about Feb., 1777, certifying that said Watts and others, of Chelsea, had enlisted
on board Continental and State vessels.

Watts, John, Lynn. Sergeant, Capt. Ezra Newhall's (Lynn) co. of Minute-men,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 14 days ; also, Capt.
Newhall's co.. Col. Mansfield's regt. ; order for advance pay, signed by said
Watts and others, dated Cambridge, June 8, 1775 ; also. Sergeant, same co. and
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; engaged May 2, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 6
days; also, Capt. Newhall's co.. Col. John Mansfield's (19th) regt. commanded
by Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also,
order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Camp at Winter Hill, Nov. 4,
1775 ; also. Ensign ; copy of a list of men belonging to Lynn, now called Lynn,
Lynnfield, and Saugus, who served at Concord battle and elsewhere [year not
given].

Watts, John, Marblehead. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Killer's co.. Col. Jonathan
Titcomb's regt.; arrived at destination June 11, 1777; roll dated Camp at
. Providence, July 6, 1777; also, detachment from Capt. Joseph Hiller's co.,
which remained in camp under said Watts, Lieutenant, after Capt. Ililler's
roll was made up ; service from June 11, 1777, to Aug. 11, 1777, 2 mos. 6 days,
at Rhode Island, including travel home; also, 1st Lieutenant ; list of officers
of Essex Co. militia appointed to command men raised for various purposes;
said Watts and otliers detached to guard troops of convention ; reported com-
missioned July 12, 1778.

Watts, John. Private, Capt. Joseph Libbee's (9th) co., Col. Benjamin Foster's
(Lincoln Co.) regt. ; entered service June 2.'?, 1777 ; discharged July 16, 1777 ;
service, 23 days ; company ordered on duty for defence of INIachias and rivers
adjacent when ship " Ambuscade " lay in the harbor.



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"Watts, John. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship " Aurora " (privateer) ,
commanded by Capt. David Porter, dated Boston, Jime 16, 1781 ; age, 24 yrs. ;
stature, 6 ft. 2 in.

Watts, Joseph, Boston. Private, Capt. Eleazer Hamlen's co.. Gen. John Thomas's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 2 mos.
5 days ; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat
dated Camp at Roxbury, Nov. 9, 1775.

"Watts, Xicholas. Private, Capt. Reuben Petty's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel Wil-
liams's regt. ; enlisted Dec. IG, 1776; discharged March 19, 1777 ; service, 3 mos.
15 days, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home.

Watts, Richard, Chelsea. Private, Capt. Samuel Sprague's (Chelsea) co., which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; discharged May 16, 1775; service,
1 mo. ; reported as belonging to the alarm list.

Watts, Robert, Salem. Order dated Hull, June 20, 1776, signed by said Watts,
Drummer, and others, for advance pay, etc., payable to Capt. Samuel King;
a/50, Capt. Samuel King's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; service from May
28, 1776, i days preceding march, to Dec. 1, 1776, 6 mos. 6 days; rolls dated
Camp at Hull.

Watts, Robert. List of men returned as sick in hospital and at Mr. Carter's ; said
Watts reported as at Mr. Carter's ; entered March 5 (also given March 4) , 1778 ;
discharged March 14, 1778.

Watts, Robert. Drummer, brigantine " Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. Jona-
than Harraden ; engaged Nov. 4, 1777; discharged May 8, 1778 ; service, 6 mos.
4 days.

Watts, Sam, Chelsea. Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Sprague's (Chelsea) co. of
militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; discharged May 3, 1775 ;
service, 15 days.

Watts, Sam, Jr., Chelsea. Private, Capt. Samuel Sprague's (Chelsea) co. of
militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; discharged May 16,
1775 ; service, 1 mo.

Watts, Samuel. Private, Lieut. Joel Whitney's co.. Col. Benjamin Foster's
(Lincoln Co.) regt. ; service between July 16, 1777, and date of discharge, Oct.
7, 1777, 2 mos. 19 days ; company called out to serve at Machias " this Summer
Past Several Times."

Watts, Samuel. Sergeant, Lieut. Joel Whitney's detachment of militia from 10th
CO., Col. Foster's regt.; service from Dec. 16, 1777, to Jan. 7, 1778, 23 days;
detachment called oiit to serve at Chaloner's river for defence of Machias.

Watts, Samuel, Jr. Private, Capt. Stephen Smith's co.; enlisted Sept. 22, 1775;
discharged Dec. 31, 1775; service, 3 mos., 2 weeks, 2 days; company stationed
at Machias for defence of seacoast. ^

Watts, Samuel, Jr. Private, Lieut. Joel Whitney's co.. Col. Benjamin Foster's
(Lincoln Co.) regt. ; service between July 16, 1777, and date of discharge, Oct.
7, 1777, 2 mos. 19 days ; company called out to serve at Machias " this Summer
Past Several Times."

Watts, William, Chelsea. Private, Capt. Samuel Sprague's (Chelsea) co. of
militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; discharged May 16,
1775; service, 1 mo.

Watts, William, Lynn. List of men belonging to Capt. Lindsey's co. who took
the oath in Middlesex Co. July 6, 1775, required by Congress to be taken by



724 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Watts, "William, continued.

the Mass. army ; also, Corporal, Capt. Elcazer Lindsea's co. coinmaiicled by
Lieut. Daniel Gallushee, Col. Benjamin Ruggles AVoodbridge's (25th) regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 1, 1775; .service, 2 mos. 1 day;
also, list dated Maiden, Aug. 3, 1775, of men belonging to Caj)!. Lindsay's co.,
Col. Samuel Gerrish's regt., who are credited with having received sums of
money, probably on account of advance pay ; also, Capt. Daniel Gallushee's
(10th) CO., Col. "Woodbridge's regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775];
also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Maiden, Dec. 22, 1775.

Watts, AYilll/VM, Lynn. Private, Capt. Joseph Killer's co.. Col. Jonathan Tit-
comb's regt. ; arrived at destination May 5, 1777 ; discharged July 5, 1777 ; ser-
vice, 2 mos. 6 days, at Rhode Island, inchiding 3 days (GO miles) travel home.
Roll dated Camp at Providence.

"Watts, Willlam, Lynn (also given Chelsea) . List of men raised to serve in the
Continental Army for the town of Lynn, as returned by Lieut. Col. John
Flagg; residence, Lynn; joined Capt. Drowne's co.. Col. Lee's regt.; term,
3 years or during war ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Mus-
ter Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Dec. 7, 1777; Capt. Lyman's co.,
Col. Lee's regt.; reported received State bounty; also, Private, Colonel's
CO., Col. Henry Jackson's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Oct. 20, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported deserted June 20, 1779, but
returned to service Aug. 10, 1779, and served the balance of his term; also,
Capt. D. Van Home's co., Col. Henry Jackson's regt. commanded by Lieut.
Col. William S. Smith ; pay rolls for Oct. and Nov., 1778 ; also. Colonel's (1st)
CO. commanded by Capt. Lieut. John Hobby, Col. Jackson's regt. ; muster
roll for April, 1779, dated Pawtuxet ; enlisted Oct. 20, 1777 ; enlistment, 3 years ;
also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Oct., 1779; also. Colonel's co.. Col. Jack-
son's regt. ; regimental return made up to Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at Provi-
dence ; also. Colonel's CO., Col. Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Aug. 1, 1780; reported transferred to corps of
invalids Aug. 1, 1780; also, 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. Henrj' Sher-
burne's regt., who were incorporated into a regiment under the command of
Col. Henry Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement of Ajiril 9, 1779; Colonel's
CO.; rank. Private; residence, Chelsea ; engaged Oct. 14, 1777; term, during
war ; reported deserted June 27, 1779, returned or retaken Aug. 12, 1779 ; family
of said Watts reported as at Clielsea ; also. Colonel's co. commanded by Capt.
Lieut. John Hobby, Col. Jackson's (16th) regt. ; pay rolls for April-July,
1780; reported sick and absent in May, Jime, and July, 1780; also, Capt.
McFarland's corps of invalids; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Aug. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780.

Watts, Willlam, Maiden (also given Chelsea) . Descriptive list of men in Conti-
nental service ; Capt. Mills's CO., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt.; stature,
5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion, light; hair, light; occupation, carpenter; residence,
Maiden; engaged for town of Maiden ; engaged Jan. -, 1780; term, during war ;
also, accotmt rendered against the Commonwealth of ^lassachusetts by the
Selectmen of Maiden, for supi)lies delivered the family of said Watts, a Conti-
nental soldier engaged for the war, by Richard Shute, from Jan. 5, 1780, to Jan.
1, 1782 ; also, list of men belonging to Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt. who died or were
discharged subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781; Capt. IMills's co. : discharged Jan. 30,
1783, by Gen. Washington on account of his age; also, list of United States
pensioners made up to Dec. 31, 1787, as returned by John Lucas, Commissary
of Pensions; Capt. Henley's co., 7th ISIass. regt.; age, 57 yrs. ; residence,
Chelsea; reported disabled by old age; pensioned Jan. 30, 1783.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 725

Watts, William. Capt. Terez Cushing's co., Col. Crafts'.s (Artillery) regt. ; ser-
vice, 47 days; company reported as Boston militia and stationed at Hull from
July 2G, 1777, to Sept. 11, 1777. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co. and endorsed
" Men drafted from Boston Reg't."

Watts, William. Capt. Robert Davis's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; service, 37 days ;
company raised for service on a secret expedition to Rhode Island. Roll sworn
to in Suffolk Co., Dec. 4, 1777.

Watts, Willlam. Descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co., agreeable to
resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for said
coxinty ; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 21 in. ; complexion, dark ; hair, brown ;
eyes, dark ; occupation, farmer (also given laborer) ; engaged for town of
Maiden ; engaged April 27, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Watts, William. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship " Aurora " (pri-
vateer) , commanded by Capt. David Porter, dated Boston, June 16, 1781 ; age,
21 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.

Watts, William, Jr., Chelsea. Certificate signed by the Selectmen, Militia
Officers, and Committee of Correspondence of Chelsea, accompanying a return
of the men who had enlisted into the Continental Army for the town of Chelsea
in or about Feb., 1777, certifying that said Watts and others, of Chelsea, had
enlisted on board Continental and State vessels.

Wattson, Isaac. Account of money paid by persons to hire men to go to Canada
[year not given], examined and allowed by a committee at Medford Oct. 8,
1776.

Wattson, James. Matross, Capt. William Treadwell's co.. Col. John Crane's (3d
Artillery) regt. ; muster roll for April, 1781, dated West Point ; enlisted March
27, 1781; joined April 24, 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years.

Wattson, Thos., Boston. Return certified at Camp near Morristown, April 30,
1780, of officers and men belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's, and Col. Jack-
son's regts., and men belonging to Massachusetts in Col. Henry Sherburne's
regt., who were incorporated into a regiment under the command of Col. Henry
Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement of April 9, 1779; rank. Sergeant; resi-
dence, Boston; engaged July 3, 1777; term, 3 years; said Wattson appears
among men belonging to Col. Henry Jackson's regt. who had been discharged
from the rolls prior to above arrangement ; reported discharged May -, 1778 ;
family of said Wattson reported as at Boston.

Wattson, William, Cambridge. Corporal, Capt. Stephen Dana's co., Col. Mcln-
tush's (Mcintosh's) regt. ; arrived at camp March 19 [1778] ; discharged April
16 [1778] ; service, 29 days, at the Lines at Boston.

Waugh, James, Townsend. Private, in a detachment from Townsend co. of
militia. Col. James Prescott's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response
to the alarm of April 19, 177.5, to Cambridge under command of Lieut. Daniel
Sherwin ; discharged April 22, 1775 ; service, 4 days.

Waugh, Robert, Townsend. Private, Capt. James Hosley's co. of Minute-men,
Col. William Prescott's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775,
to Cambridge ; discharged May 4, 1775 ; service, 18 days ; reported returned
home ; also, Corporal, Capt. Thomas Warrin's co., Col. Brooks's regt. ; com-
pany return dated Oct. 31, 1776, and endorsed "White Plains; " said Waugh
reported present and fit for duty.

Waumankey, Andrew, Stockbridge. Private, Capt. Means's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Sprout's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from INIay 31, 1777,
to Oct. 1, 1778; reported deserted Oct. 1, 1778; also, Capt. John Chadwick's



720 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Waumanket, Andrew, continued.

CO., Col. Brewer's regt. ; return dated Jan. 22, 1778; residence, Stockbridge;
enlisted for town of Stockbridge; mustered by T. Wheeler; reported on
furlough.

Wausiaukey, Andrew. List of men mustered between Jan. 20, 1777, and June 1,
1778, by Truman "Wheler, Muster Master for Berkshire Co. ; term, 3 years or
during war ; reported received State boimty.

вЦ†Waumohheweh, Andrew, Stockbridge. Private, Capt. William Goodrich's co. of
Indians, Col. John Paterson's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted
April 23, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 16 daj's ; also, order for money in lieu of bounty
coat dated Stockbridge, Feb. 27, 1776.

Waunichoruweet, Ben. Private, Capt. Ephraim Cleveland's co. ; list of officers
and men belonging to Col. Michael Jackson's Mass. Line regt. returned prob-
ably in 1779. [See Benjamin Waunehnauweet.]

Waupeek, . [This name also appears imder the form of Wnaumpey, Wnau-

peek, Wnumpey, Wunaumpee.]

Waupeek, Isaac, Stockbridge. List of men mustered between Jan. 20, 1777, and
June 1, 1778, by Truman Wheler, Muster Master for Berkshire Co. ; term, 3
years or during war; reported received State bounty; also, Private, Capt.
Means's co.. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from May 13, 1777, to Oct. 1, 1778; reported deserted Oct. 1, 1778; also,
Capt. John Chadwick's co.. Col. Brewer's regt.; return dated Jan. 22, 1778;
residence, Stockbridge; enlisted for town of Stockbridge; mustered by T.
Wheeler; reported on furlough.

WAURVAUMA.NT, DANIEL, Stockbridgc. Private, Capt. Ephraim Cleavland's co.,
Col. Michael Jackson's regt. ; Continental Anny pay accounts for service from
May 13, 1777, to July 13, 1778; residence, Stockbridge; reported deserted July
13, 1778.

Wautaunkauwot, Hendrick, Stockbridge. Private, Capt. William Goodrich's
CO. of Indians, Col. John Paterson's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; en-
listed May 2, 1775; service, 3 mos. 7 days; also, order for money in lieu of
bounty coat dated Stockbridge, Feb. 27, 1776.

Wautonkauwot, Hendrick, Stockbridge. Return of men raised to serve in the
Continental Army from Capt. Isaac Marsh's (1st Stockbridge) co. [year not
given]; residence, Stockbridge ; enlisted for town of Stockbridge ; joined Capt.
Cleaveland's co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ; enlistment, 3 years or during war.

Wautonquat, Timothy. Private, Capt. David Pixley's (Stockbridge) co.. Col.
John Brown's regt. ; entered service June 30, 1777 ; service, 22 days, in Northern
department ; company served until July 26, 1777.

Wauvaumpequemnaunt, . [This name also appears under the form of Waur-

vamnant, Wauwaunipotiuinnaunt, Wauwaui)U(iuenont.]

Wauvaumpequemnaunt, Daniel. Capt. William Goodrich's co. of Indians, Col.
John Paterson's regt. ; order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Stock-
bridge, Feb. 27, 1776.

Wauwaumpequinnaunt, Daniel, Stockbridge. Private, Capt. William Good-
rich's CO. of Indians, Col. Paterson's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775;
enlisted April 2.3, 1775; service, 3 mos. 16 daj'S.

Wauwaupuquenont, Daniel, Stockbridge. Return of men raised to serve in the
Continental Army from Capt. Isaac Marsh's (1st Stockbridge) co. [year not
given]; residence, Stockbridge ; enlisted for town of Stockbridge ; joined Capt.
Cleaveland's co., Col. Jackson's regt. ; enlistment, 3 years or during war.



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 727



Way, . [This name also appears vinder the form of Ways, Wey.]

Way, Frederick. Private, Capt. Preserved Leonard's co., Col. Elisha Porter's
(Hampshire Co.) regt. ; -enlisted July 28, 1779; discharged Sept. 2, 1779: ser-
vice, 1 mo. 10 days, at New London, Comi., including 4 days (72 miles) travel
home.

Way, Frederick. Private, Capt. Caleb Keep's co.. Col. Israel Chapin's regt. ; en-
listed Oct. 18, 1779; discharged Nov. 21, 1779; service, 1 mo. 10 days, at Clav-
erack, including 6 days (120 miles) travel home ; regiment raised to reinforce
Continental Army for 3 months.

Way, Frederick. 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 re-
ceived of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter Harwood, of Gth Mass.
regt., at Springfield, July 2, 1780 ; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion,
black ; engaged for town of West Springfield ; arrived at Springfield June 28,
1780; marched to camp July 2, 1780, under command of Capt. Phineas Parker;
also, pay roll for G months men raised by the town of West Springfield for ser-
vice in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched June 28, 1780 ; reported
deserted.

Way, Frederick. Return of 3 and 6 months men raised in Hampshire Co. from
(late) Col. Moseley's regt. bj^ order of Brig. Gen. Dandersou (Danielson) , dated
Hampshire Co., Oct. 26, 1780; Capt. Nathan Piowley's co. ; engaged for town
of West Springfield ; term, 6 months.

Way, John, South Hadley. Descriptive list of deserters from Col. Elisha Porter's
regt. returned as having deserted between time of raising regiment and July
16, 1776; Capt. I. Chapin's co. ; age, 30 yrs.; .stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; residence,
South Hadley ; deserted June 10, 1776 ; reported a mulatto.

Way, Martin". Private, Capt. Benjamin Bonney's co.. Col. Ezra May's regt. ; en-
listed Sept. 20, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 14, 1777 ; service, 29 days, on expedition
to Stillwater, including travel (100 miles) home. Roll dated Chesterfield.

Way, Ralph, Springfield. Capt. Asa Cobum's co.. Col. Ichabod Alden's regt.;
return dated Albany, Jan. 12, 1778 ; residence, Springfield ; enlisted for town
of Springfield; mustered by Col. Woodbridge; reported taken prisoner July
22 [year not given] ; also, Capt. Cobum's co., (late) Col. Alden's regt. ; return
of men who were in camp before Aug. 15, 1777, etc., certified at Cherry Valley,
Feb. 24, 1779 ; reported taken prisoner July 26, 1777.

Way, Robert. Master's Mate, brigantine "Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt.
John Cathcart; engaged June 24, 1779; discharged Sept. 6, 1779; service, 2
mos. 14 days. Roll sworn to at Boston.

Way, TrviOTHY, Lenox. Private, Capt. Charles Dibbell's co. of Minute-men, Col.
John Paterson's regt., which marched April 22, 1775, in response to the alarm
of April 19, 1775; service, 13 days; also, Capt. Dibbell's co.. Col. Paterson's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 5, 1775; service, 3 mos. 4
days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775]; also, Capt. Erastus Ser-
geant's CO., Col. Benjamin Simonds's detachment of Berkshire Co. militia;
muster roll dated Ticonderoga, Feb. 25, 1777 ; enlistment to expire March 15,
1777 : also, same co. and detachment ; entered service Dec. 16, 1776 ; discharged
March 22, 1777 ; service, 97 days, at Ticonderoga ; also, Capt. Oliver Belding'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. Capt.
Belding's co.. Col. John Brown's regt.; entered service Sept. 21, 1777; dis-
charged Oct. 10, 1777 : service, 20 days, at the Northward ; also, Capt. Charles
Dibble's co., 3d Berkshire Co. regt.; entered service Oct. 14, 1780; discharged



728 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Way, Timothy, continued.

Oct. 17, 1780; service, 3 days, on tliu alarm at the Northward of Oct. 14, 1780;
roll endorsed " Col Rosseter Reg."

"VN'ayd. Lkvi, Pembroke. Capt. Eleazer Hamlen's co.. Gen. John Thomas's regt. ;
company return [i)robably Oct., 1775].

Wayjian, Oliver. Descriptive list of men rai.sed in Worcester Co. to serve in the
Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Seth



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