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[See Jesse Wetherby and Isaac Whethcrby.]

"Weatherbee, John, Templeton. Private, Capt. Elisha Jackson's co. ; enlisted
June 30, 1778; roll dated Middletown ; also, Capt. Benjamin Edgell'sco., Col.
John Jacobs's regt. ; enlisted June 30, 1778 ; service, 6 mos. 6 (also given (i
mos. 5) days, including travel (80 miles) home; enlistment to expire Jan. 1,
1779; also, sameco. and regt. ; muster rolls dated Freetown, Sept. 13, and Oct.

18, 1778.

"Weatherbee, John. Capt. Reuben Dickinson's co., Col. "Woodbridge's regt. ;
receipt for advance pay, signed by said Weatherbee and others, dated Charles-
town, July 27, 1775.

Weatherbee, Joseph, Dedham. Private, Capt. John Gay's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Francis's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance to and from camp, etc.,
sworn to Nov. 29, 1776; said Weatherbee credited with allowance for 1 day;
company drafted from Eoxbury, Dedham, Xeedham, Medfield, Wrentham,
Walpole, Medway, Bellmgham, Beverly, Danvers, Middleton, and Manchester.

AVeatherbee, Joseph, Harvard. Private, Capt. James Burt's co.. Col. Asa Whet-
comb's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 26, 1775 ; service,
3 mos. 13 days.

Weatherbee, Phineas, Ashburnham. Private, Capt. Jonathan Gates's co.. Col.
John Whetcomb's regt. of Mmute-men, which marched on the alarm of April

19, 1775 ; left place of rendezvous May 1, 1775 ; service, 11 days.

Weatherbee, Richard. Sergeant, Capt. Nathaniel Lakin's co., Col. John Jacobs's
(Light Infantry) regt. ; entered service Sept. 25 (also given Sept. 27) , 1779 ;
discharged Nov. 27, 1779; service, 2 mos. 5 (also given 2 mos. 3) days, at
Rhode Island; also, same co. and regt.; pay rolls for Sept., Oct., and Nov.,
1779, sworn to at Newport.

Weatherbee, Shadrach, Brookfield. 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.

Weatherbee, Simeon. Descriptive list of men raised in Hampshire Co. to serve
in the Continental Army, as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent ; age,
34 jTs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, light; occupation, farmer; engaged
for town of Westfield; engaged Aug. 9, 1781; term, 6 months. [See Simon
Weatherby. ]

Weatherbee, Thomas, Dedham. Private, Capt. Oliver Pond's co., Col. Joseph
Read's (20th) regt. ; company return dated Sept. 25, 1775.

Weatherbee, William. Copy of an enlistment agreement dated July 2, 1776,
signed by said Weatherbee and others, engaging themselves to serve until Dec.
1, 1776, unless sooner discharged, to furnish themselves with blankets, firearms,
etc., and to march with despatch to join Northern army ; enlisted July 2, 1776 ;
also. Private, Maj. Joseph Thomson's co.. Col. Thomas Nixon's regt. ; pay rolls
for Aug., Sept., and Oct., 1779; enlisted July 29 [year not given] ; also, jNIaj.
Peter Harwood's co.. Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt. ; pay rolls for Nov. and
Dec, 1779; also, 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 Spring-
field, July 9, 1780 ; age, 27 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, dark ; engaged
for town of Wrentham ; arrived at Springfield July 8, 1780 ; marched to camp
July 9, 1780, under command of Lieut. Jackson, of the artillery.



736 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Weatherbey, Nathaniel, Dorchester. Matross, Maj. Thomas Pierce's cc, Col.
Richard Gridley's (Artillery) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted
May 12, 1775; service, 2 mos., 3 weeks, 4 days; also, company return dated
' Roxbury Camp, Sept. 29, 1775.

"Weatherby, Abel. Capt. Ebenezer Belknap's co., Col. Nathaniel "Wade's regt. ;
enlisted July 9, 1778; discharged Jan. 1, 1779; service, 5 mos. 27 days, at
Rhode Island, including travel (80 miles) from North Kingston to place of
discharge, i. e., home; also, Private, same co. and regt.; muster rolls dated
North Kingston, Nov. 6, and Dec. 1, 1778; also, same co. and regt.; muster
rolls sworn to at East Greenwich, Sept. 28, Nov. 10, and Dec. 30, 1778; enlist-
ment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Weatherby, Benjamin, Townsend. List of men raised for the 6 months .ser-
vice and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a re-
turn dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780; also, receipt for bomities paid said
Weatherby and others by the town of Townsend to serve in the Continental
Army for the term of 3 years, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; also, descrip-
tive list of men raised in Middlesex Co., agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as
returned by Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for said county ; age, 18 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 4^ in.; complexion, light; hair, dark; eyes, blue; occupation,
farmer; engaged for town of Townsend; engaged March 12, 1781; term, 3
years.

Weatherby, David. Private, (late) Capt. Jonas Parker's co., Lieut. Col. John
Brooks's (7th) regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated West Point; enlisted
July 25, 1780; discharged Jan. 25, 1781 ; enlistment, months.

Weatherby, Ephraim. List of men raised in Worcester Co. for the term of
9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of
April 20, 1778, returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by
Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778; engaged for town of Westminster; arrived
at Fishkill June 7, 1778.

Weatherby, Isaac. 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 Maj. Peter Harwood, of (Jth Mass.
regt., at Springfield, July 1, 1780; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion,
light; engaged for town of Erookfield; marched to camp July 1, 1780, under
command of Ensign Joseph Miller.

Weatherby, John, Chelmsford. List of men raised from 3d Middlesex Co. regt,
to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve
of April 20, 1778, as returned by E. Brooks, Superintendent; also, descriptive
list of men raised by the town of Danvcrs to serve in the Continental Army,
agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778; age, 27 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; com-
plexion, light; hair, dark; eyes, dark; residence, Chelmsford.

Weatherby, John. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Ballard's co., in a regiment com-
manded by Col. David Wells ; enlisted May 10, 1777 ; discharged July 20, 1777 ;
service, 2 mos. 10 days, with Northern army. Roll attested at New Salem.

Weatherby, Nathan. List of men raised in Worcester Co. for the term of
9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of
April 20, 1778, returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by
Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778; engaged for town of Westminster; arrived
at Fishkill June 7, 1778.

Weatherby, Shadraoh. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Conti-
nental Army for the term of G months, agreealile to resolve of June 5, 1780, re-
turned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter Harwood, of
6th Mass. regt., at Springfield, July 1, 1780; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ;



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 737

Wkatherby, Shadrach, continued.

complexion, liglit ; engaged for town of Brookfield ; marched to camp July 1,
1780, imder command of Ensign Joseph jNIiller.

"Weatherby, Simon. Account dated "Westfield, Sept. 4, 1781, rendered by the Select-
men, of bounties paid said Weatherby and others, to serve in the Continental
Army, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; said Weatherby reported as having
engaged for 6 months. [See Simeon Weatherbee.]

Weatherby, Thomas, Lunenburg. Capt. Joseph Sargent's co.. Col. Josiah "WTiit-
ney's regt. ; pay abstract for mileage, dated June 22, 1777 ; mileage for 90 miles
allowed said Weatherby.

Weatherby, Thomas. Private, Capt. James ISIorton's detachment of militia. Col.
Pierce's regt.; marched March 3, 1778; di-scharged April 8, 1778; sers^ice, 36
days, at Governor's Island.

Weatherby, William, Wrentham. Private, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co., Col. L,
Piobinson's regt.; enlisted Jan. 29, 1776; service, 2 mos. 4 days; regiment
raised in Suffolk and York coimties. Roll dated Roxbury.

Weatherel, Richard. Capt. Joseph Cliffs co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.;
marched July 29, 1778; discharged Sept. 13, 1778; service, 1 mo. 19 days,
including 3 days (54 miles) travel home; company raised in Plymouth Co.
and marched to Rhode Island.

Weatherell, John, Hanover. 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. [See John Whetherell and John Wilhert.]

Weatheren, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Benjamin Plummer's co. ; service from
Sept. 5, 1776, to date of discharge, Dec. 10, 1776; company stationed at St.
Georges for defence of seacoast.

Weatherhead, . [This name also appears under the form of ATeatherid,

Wetherhead, Witherhead.]

Weatherhead, Jeremiah, Wrentham. Descriptive list of men raised in Suffolk
Co. to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 9 months, agreeable to
resolve of Jime 9, 1779, returned as received of Maj. Badlam, by Hezekiah
Read Miller, at Dorchester, July 19, 1779, to be delivered to Justin Ely, Com-
missioner, at Springfield ; Capt. Cowell's co.. Col. Haws's regt. ; age, 23 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 11 in.; complexion, sandy; hair, red; eyes, gray; occupation,
husbandman ; nationality, American ; residence, Wrentham ; engaged for town
of Wrentham ; reported delivered to Ensign John Hubbel.

Weatherhead, Levi. Private, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co. ; discharged Sept. 12,
1779; service, 1 mo. 2 days; company detached from militia and ordered to
serve at Rhode Island for 4 weeks in a regiment under Capt. Samuel Fisher.
Roll sworn to at Wrentham and endorsed " Colo. Benja. Haws Regiment."

Weatherid, John. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Washburn's co., Col. Eleazer Brooks's
regt. of guards ; engaged Nov. 7, 1777 ; service to Feb. 3, 1778, 2 mos. 26 days,
at Cambridge.

Weatherly, Jonathan. Ensign, Capt. John Granger's co. ; list of officers of Col.
Ebenezer Leamed's regt. ; resolved in Provincial Congress May 23, 1775, that
commissions be delivered said officers ; receipt for above conmiissions signed
by Col. Learned. [Name crossed out on list.]

Weathers, Thomas. List of prisoners discharged from prison-ship at Rhode
Island in exchange for British prisoners and sent to Boston in the schooner
" Speedwell " Aug. 6, 1777, by Capt. Josiah Godfrey ; reported as belonging to
South Carolina.



738 IVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Weathers, William. Private, Capt. Joshua Tobey's co. ; enlisted July 5, 1775;
service, 6 mos. 11 days.

"Weatherton, Stephen. Private, Capt. Crocker's co., Col. Grcaton's regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pny accounts for service from Jan. 1 to Jan. 10, 1780; also,
(late) Capt. Samuel Flower's co.. Col. Greaton's (.3d) regt.; muster roll for
Jan.-June, 1780, sworn to at Orangetown; enlisted Jan. 10, 1777; discharged
Jan. 10, 1780; enlistment, 3 years. [See Stephen Worthington.]

Weathren', Benjamin. Private, Capt. Nicholas Crosby's co.. Col. John Allan's
regt.; enlisted Oct. 8, 1777; discharged Dec. 31, 1777; .service, 3 mos. 4 days,
including 11 days (220 miles) travel home; regiment raised for defence of
Mac bias.

"Weaton, Ephraim, Rehoboth. List of men raised for the months service and re-
turned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp
Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780.

"Weattherby, Timothy, Concord. Private, Capt. Charles Miles's co., Col. Jona-
than Reed's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Ticonderoga,
sworn to Feb. 16, 1777; service with Northern army; 180 miles travel allowed
said "Weattherby.

Weave, John. Seaman, ship " General Mifflin,"' commanded by Capt. George Wait
Babcock ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to at Boston, Sept. 9, 1780 ;
age, 22 yrs. ; complexion, light.

Weavee, John. List of men returned as serving on picket guard under Maj. Bald-
win, dated May 23, 1775; reported detailed under Lieut. Jesse Hollister.

Weaver, . [Tliis name also appears under the form of Vever, Weave, Weavee,

Weavor, Weever, Wever.]

Weaver, . Roccijit dated Taunton, Dec. 3, 1781, signed by James Williams,

Superintendent for Bristol Co., stating that ho had received Jamaica Winslow,
a negro belonging to tlie company commanded by said Weaver, Captain, 2d
regt., who was procured by a class of the town of Freetown of which Abner
Winslow was Cliairman, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of
3 years, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780.

Weaver, . Corporal; list of men belonging to the "old Light Co." and the

amounts due them, returned as having been sent to Maj . Sumner Feb. 16, 1784 ;
said list appears in a register of orders accepted on accoimt of wages, etc.

Weaver, Abiel. Li.st of men appearing on the reverse of a general abstract of Col.
Israel Angell's (2d Rhode Island) regt. for Nov. and Dec. 1779; said Weaver,
of Capt. Tew's co., reported as sick and absent.

Weaver, Adam. Private, Capt. James Gregg's Co., Col. Goose Van Schaick's (1st
New York) regt.; muster rolls for Jan.-April, 1781, dated West Point; enlist-
ment during war.

Weaver, Anthony, Wrentbam (also given Bo.ston) . List of men raised to serve
in the Continental Army from 1st Wrentbam co.. Col. Benjamin Hawes's (4th)
regt., Suffolk Co. brigade, as returned by Capt. Samuel Fisher; residence,
Wrentbam ; engaged for town of Wrentham ; joined Capt. Sumner's co., Col.
Greaton's regt. ; term to expire Feb. -, 1780; also, list of men raised in Suffolk
Co. for Continental service, as returned by ISIaj. Metcalf, of Col. Wheelock's
regt. ; term, 3 years; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 19, 1777; Capt. Job Sumner's co.,
Col. John Greaton's regt. ; reported received State bounty ; also, Private,
Capt. Job Sumner's co., Col. Greaton's (2d) regt. ; Continental Army pay ac-



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 739



"SVkayer, Anthony, continued.

counts for service from March 14, 1777, to Oct. 19, 1777 ; reported discharged ;
also, same co. and regt. ; return [year not given] ; residence, Boston ; mustered
by County Muster Master Barber; reported discharged Oct. -, 1777.

"Weaver, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Benjamin Read's (Freetown) co., Col. Jolin
Hathaway's regt. ; entered service Aug. 2, 1780; discliarged Aug. 7, 1780; .ser-
vice, 6 days; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

"Weaver, Christian. Private, Capt. Leonard Bleeker's (Light Infantry) co., Col.
Goose Van Schaick's (1st New York) regt. ; muster rolls for Jan.-April, 1781,
dated "West Point ; enlistment, during war.

^VEAVER, George. Private, Capt. James Gregg's co.. Col. Goose Van Schaick's
(1st New York) regt.; muster rolls for Jan.-April, 1781, dated "West Point;
enlistment, during war; reported on extra service with Gen. Schuyler's guard.

"S\'eaver, George. Private, Lieut. Daniel Brown's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's
(Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service Oct. 13, 1780; discharged Oct. 17, 1780;
service, 5 days, on an alarm ; roll dated Hancock ; also, pay roll of a detach-
ment from Capt. "William Douglass's co. commanded by Lieut. Daniel Brown,
Col. Asa Barns's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service Oct. 14, 1781 ; dis-
charged Oct. 21, 1781; .service, 8 days, on an alarm at Saratoga; also, Capt.
Tompson J. Skinner's co.. Col. Asa Banes's (Barnes's) Berkshire Co. regt.;
entered service Nov. 1, 1781; discharged Nov. 10, 1781; service, 10 days;
company marched to "Western frontiers at request of Gen. Stark on an alarm.

"Weaver, Ichabod. Private, Capt. Adam Henry's co. ; enlisted Jan. 7, 1779 ; dis-
charged April 1, 1779 ; service, 2 mos. 25 days, with guards at Rutland. [Name
appears as Ichabod "Wheeler on a duplicate roll.]

"Weaver, Jacob, Bennington. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Miller's; co., Col. Joseph
Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accoiuats for service from March 24, 1777,
to Dec. 31, 1779 ; also, muster roll for Dec, 1777, sworn to at Camp near Valley
Forge; enlisted March 24 [1777]; enlistment, during war; also, pay rolls for
Nov. and Dec, 1778, Jan., March, and April, 1779, sworn to in Quarters at
Providence ; also, Capt. Green's co.. Col. Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descriptive list
dated Feb. 3, 1781; Capt. Francis Green's co., 1st Mass. regt.; age, 42 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; birthplace, Germany; resi-
dence, Bennington ; enlisted March 24, 1777, by Lieut. Egleston, at Pittsfield ;
enlistment, during war; also. Private, Capt. Green's co.. Col. Vose's (1st)
regt.; muster rolls for Jan.-May, 1781, dated "West Point; reported on fur-
lough ; also, muster roll for June, 1781, dated Camp Phillipsburgh ; also, mus-
ter roll for July, 1781; reported deserted July 12, 1781.

"Weaver, Job. Private, Capt. Lawson Buckminster's co., in a regiment commanded
by Lieut. Col. Samuel Peirce ; entered service May 15, 1779; discharged July
1, 1779; service, 1 mo. 20 days; company ordered to serve at Tiverton, R. I.,
until July 1, 1779.

"Weaver, John, Leicester. Private, Capt. Seth "Wa.shbum's co.. Col. "Ward's regt.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days; also, Capt.
"Washburn's co., Col. Jonathan "Ward's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775;
enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos. 12 days; aZso, company return dated
Oct. 8, 1775.

"Weaver, John. Seaman, brigantme "Hawke," commanded by Capt. Jonathan
Oakes; engaged ]\Lay 3, 1777; service, 1 mo., with the tieet imder Commodore
John Manley. Roll sworn to in Middlesex Co.



740 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"^EAVKR, John N. (also given Johannical), New Ashford. Capt. John Wright's
CO., Col. David Brewer's (9th) regt. ; company return [prohably Oct., 1775];
also, order for bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Nov. 2, 1775. [See Jonnekal
AVever.]

"Weaver, Joseph. Master, schooner " "Washington " (privateer) ; petition signed
by Joseph Marquand, in behalf of himself and others, of Newburyport, asking
that Capt. Thomas Clough be commissioned as commander of said vessel ;
ordered in Council June 3, 1777, that a commission be issued.

"NVeaver, Nathan, Leicester. Descriptive list of men in Continental service ; Light
Infantry co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt. ; age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft.
8 in. ; complexion, light ; hair, light ; occupation, farmer ; birthplace, Swanzey ;
residence, Leicester; engaged for town of Leicester; engaged April 10, 1782;
term, 3 years.

Weaver, Nathan, Spencer. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Conti-
nental 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 7, 1780 ; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, light ;
engaged for town of Spencer ; marched to camp July 7, 1780, under command
of Capt. Dix ; also, list of men raised for the 6 months service and returned
by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp Toto-
way, Oct. 25, 1780; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of
Spencer for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched from home
July 5, 1780; discharged Dec. 20, 1780; service, 5 mos. 25 days, including
travel (180 miles) home; also, Private, Capt. Abel Holden's (Light Lifantry)
CO., Col. Nixon's (6th) regt.; pay rolls for July-Dec, 1780; enlisted July 7,
1780; reported discharged Dec. 20, 1780.

Weaver, Nathan. Private, Capt. Seth Talbut's co., Col. John Hathaway's regt. ;
entered service March 15, 1779; discharged Aj^ril 15, 1779; service, 30 daj's, at
Fall River and Little Compton, R. I.

Weaver, Nicholas. Gunner's Yeoman, sloop " Providence," commanded by Capt.
Hoysteed Hacker; list of officers and men entitled to prize shares in the
" ^Mellish " and " Active " [year not given].

Weaver, Peter. Private, Capt. John K. Smith's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's
(fith) regt.; return for wages for the year 1782; service from ^lay 1, 1782;
reported deserted July 15, 1782.

Weaver, Richard, Marblchead. List of deserters from Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th)
regt., dated Camp Ten Eyck, Aug. 27, 1780; Major's co. ; rank, Private; resi-
dence, Marblehead ; deserted April 6, 1777.

Weaver, Samuel, Spencer. Corporal, Capt. Adam Henry's co. of guards ; enlisted
Jan. 7, 1779; discharged April 4 (also given April 1), 1779; service, 3 mos.
(also given 2 mos. 25 days) ; company detached from militia to guard troops
of convention at Rutland for 3 months from Jan. 1, 1779; also, list of men
mustered by Thomas Newhall, ISIuster Master for Worcester Co., to serve at
Rhode Island until Jan. 1, 1780; Capt. Livemiore's co.. Col. Denny's regt.;
engaged for town of Spencer; mustered June 25, 1779; also, Sergeant, Capt.
Thomas P''ish's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; engaged June 28, 1779; dis-
charged Dec. 25, 1779; service, 6 mos. 2 days, at Rhode Island; roll sworn to
at Newport; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Dec, 1779, sworn to at
Newport, allowing 1 mo. 4 days service at Rhode Island, travel (80 miles)
included.

Weaver, Sheffield. 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 Spring-



EST THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 741

Wkaver, Sheffield, continued.

field, July 7, 1780; age, 17 j'rs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, dark ; engaged
for town of Spencer; marched to camp July 7, 1780, mider command of Capt.
Dix ; also, pay roll for (5 months men raised by the town of Spencer for service
in the Continental Army during 1780; marched from home July 5, 1780; dis-
charged Dec. 20, 1780; service, 5 mos. 24 days, including travel (180 miles)
home; also, Private, Capt. Ahel Holden's (Light Infantry) co., Col. Thomas
Nixon's (Oth) regt. ; muster rolls for July-Dec, 1780; enlisted July 7, 1780;
reported discharged Dec. 20, 1780.

Weaver, Stephen. List of prisoners brought in the first cartel from Khode Island,
as returned by John Ayres, dated Providence, Jan. 18, 1777.

"Weaver, William. Private, Capt. William Reed's co. ; enlisted Aug. 19, 1777;
discharged Sept. 28, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 10 days ; comi)any called on duty from
several townships for service at Machiasby order of Col. Jonathan IJuck ; also,
Capt. Nicholas Crosby's co.. Col. John Allan's regt. ; enlisted Oct. 8, 1777 ; dis-
charged Dec. 31, 1777; service, 3 mos. 3 days, including 10 days (200 miles)
travel home; regiment raised for defence of Machias; also, Capt. Ebenezer
Buck's CO. of volunteers. Col. Josiah Brewer's regt., Gen. Lovell's brigade;
entered service July 30, 1779 ; discharged Aug. 14, 1779 ; service, 17 days, travel
included, on Penobscot expedition.

Weaver, William. Chief Mate, sloop " Providence," commanded by Capt. Hoy-
steed Hacker; list of men entitled to prize shares in the " Mellisli " and
" Active " [year not given].

Weavor, [Jacob]. 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.

Web, Michael. Capt. Enoch Putnam's co.. Col. Israel Hutchinson's (19th) regt. ;
order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Camp at Winter Hill, Oct. 27,
1775.

Webb, . [This name also appears \mder the form of Wabb, Wabe, Web, Weeb,

Weebb, Weels.]

Webb, , Salem. Matross, Capt. Edward Crafts's co.. Col. Henry Knox's (Artil-
lery) regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance from Fishkill home, dated Jan.
10, 1777 ; said Webb credited with allowance for 12 days (240 miles) travel ;
order for payment of amount of abstract dated at Peekskill and signed by Maj.
Gen. W. Heath.

Webb, . Sergeant, Capt. Richardson's co. ; list of men taken from the Orderly

Book of Col. Israel Hutchinson, of the 27th regt., dated Fort Lee; reported
taken prisoner at Fort Washington Nov. 16, 1776.

Webb, Anthony. Boy, ship " Mars," commanded by Capt. James Nivens; engaged
May 12, 1781 ; discharged June 12, 1781 ; service, 1 mo. Roll dated Boston.

Webb, Barnabas, Scituate. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Winslow's co., Col. Simeon
Gary's regt. ; service from time of enlistment to date of marcliing to Roxbury,
Feb. 12, 1776, 7 days; also, receipt dated Point Shirley, Jime 13, 1776, signed
by said Webb and others belonging to Capt. Nathaniel Winslow's co.. Col.
Whitney's regt., for advance pay for 1 month, travel allowance from home to



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