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allowance ; also, copy of a company receipt, given to Capt. Squire Millerd,
dated Warwick, for wages for service from Jan. 9, 1777, to Feb. 8, 1777; also.
Private, 1st division, Capt. Squire Millerd's co.. Col. John Waterman's regt.;
service between Ajml 6, and April 20, 1777, 11 days.

Webb, William. Private, Capt. Adam Kas.son's co.. Col. Israel Chajx-n's (3d)
regt. ; enli.sted Oct. 18, 1779; discharged Nov. 21, 1779; service, 1 mo. 8 days,
at Claverack, including 3 days (60 miles) travel home; regiment raised for 3
months.

Webbar, John. List of men belonging to Col. Ephraim Wheelork's regt. who were
discharged ; Capt. Warren's co. ; said Webbar discharged Nov. 11, 1776.

Webbar, Jos'h. Private, Capt. Lemuel Trescott's co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt. ;
muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776 ; enlisted April 22, 1776.

Webbar, Samuel. List of men belonging to Col. Ephraim Wheelock's regt. who
were discharged ; Capt. Warren's co. ; said Webbar discharged Nov. 11, 1776.



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'SYp:bber, . [This name also appears under the form of Wabber, "Waber, AVeb-

bar, Webber, Weber, Weebber, Weeber, Whebber, Wibber.]

Webber, Benjamin, Gloucester. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Warner's co.. Col.
Moses Little's (17th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4,
1775; service, 3 mos. 5 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; age,
19 yrs. ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Prospect
Hill, Nov. 25, 1775.

Webber, Benjamin, Methuen. Private, Capt. Eliphalet Bodwell's co.. Col.
Edward Wigglesworth's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from
Albany home in Dec, 1776 ; 210 miles travel allowed said Webber.

Webber, Benjamin, South Brimfield. Corporal, Capt. Ames Walbridge's co..
Col. David Brewer's (9th) regt. j muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May
13, 1775 ; service, 2 mos., 3 weeks, 2 days ; also, company return [probably Oct.,
1775] ; also, Capt. Walbridge's co., Lieut. Col. Eufus Putnam's (late Col.
David Brewer's) regt. ; order for botmty coat dated Roxbury, Nov. 4, 1775,

Webber, Benjamin, York. Return endorsed "May 8 1777," of men drafted from
1st York Co. regt. to serve at Rhode Island or elsewhere in New England for
the term of 2 months; also. Private, Capt. Abel Moulton's co., Col. Jonathan
Titcomb's regt. ; service from May 19, 1777, to July 18, 1777, 61 days, at Rhode
Island.

Webber, Benjamin. Capt. Benjamin Famum'sco., Col. James Frye's regt. ; order
for bounty coat dated Cambridge, Nov. 13, 1775.

Webber, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Samuel Johnson's co.. Col. Johnson's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 14, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1777 ; service, 4 mos., with Northern
army, including 13 days (265 miles) travel home. Roll sworn to at Andover.

Webber, Benjamin. Petition dated Boston, April 9, 1781, signed by Ebenezer
Lane, in behalf of himself and others, of Cape Ann, asking that said Webber
be commissioned as commander of the brigantine "Ruby" (privateer) ; ad-
vised in Coimcil April 9, 1781, that a commission be issued, and that the Naval
Officer of the port of Newburyport be directed to clear said vessel with a lading
of fish for the West Indies, the same being imfit for home consumption.

Webber, Bradley. Private, Capt. Nehemiah May's co., Col. David Leonard's
regt.; entered service May 6, 1777; discharged July 8, 1777; service, 72 days,
at Ticonderoga, including travel (200 miles) home ; company raised for 2
months; roll dated South Brimtield: also, Capt. Joseph Browning's co.. Col.
Seth Murray's regt. ; enlisted July 17, 1780; discharged Oct. 10,1780; service,
3 mos. 1 day, including 7 days (140 miles) travel home; regiment raised in
Hampshire Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months ; also, order on
Henry Gardner, Treasurer, dated Brimfield, March 19, 1782, signed by said
Webber, for wages for service in Capt. Browning's co.. Col. Murray's regt.,
in 1780.

Webber, Charles. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Dennis Getchel's (5th) co., 2d Lincoln
Co. regt. of Mass. militia ; list of oflicers chosen by the several companies in
said regiment, as returned bj' Joseph North, field officer; ordered in Coimcil
Aug. 23, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt.
Daniel Scott's (3d) co.. Col. Joseph North's regt. ; list of officers appointed to
command various companies raised in the year 1776 in accordance with an act
passed to raise one-fom-th of the men in Lincoln Co., as returned by Samuel
Hamden to Maj. Gen. James Warren.

Webber, Dan. Receipt dated Springfield, May 25, 1782, for bounties paid said
Webber and others by Addison Richardson, one of the committee of the town
of Salem, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.



756 aiASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

"Webber, Daniel, York (also given Old York). Private, Capt. Samuel Darby's
CO., Col. James Scammon's (30tb) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; en-
listed May 4, 1775; service, 3 mos. 5 days; also, company return [probably
Oct., 1775], including abstract of pay to last of July, 1775; also, order for
money in lieu of bounty coat dated Cambridge, Oct. 28, 1775 [name crossed out
on order] ; also, list of men mustered subsequent to Feb. 8, 1777, by Joseph
Bragdon, Jr., Muster Master for York Co., dated York, Feb. 20, 1777; Capt.
Samuel Derby's co.. Col. John Bailey's regt. ; residence, York; engaged for
town of York; reported received State bounty; also, Sergeant, 2d co.. Col.
John Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1,
1777, to Dec. .'51, 1779; also, Capt. Samuel Darby's (2d) co., Col. Bailey's regt. ;
company return dated Valley Forge, Jan. 25, 1778 ; also, Sergeant, Col. Bailey's
regt. ; list of officers promoted in the Continental Army and for whom warrants
were made out [year not given] ; said Webber reported promoted to Ensign ;
also, Ensign, Col. Bailey's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descriptive return of men belonging
to Capt. Hayward's co., 2d Mass. regt., made by said "Webber, Ensign Com-
mandant, dated Hutts "West Point, Jan. 25, 1781.

"Webber, Daniel. Fifer, Capt. Nehemiah Curtis's co.. Col. Jonathan Mitchel's
regt. ; entered service July 7, 1779; discharged Sept. 25, 1779; service, 2 mos.
18 days, on Penobscot expedition. Roll dated Harpswell and sworn to at
North Yarmouth.

"Webber, Daniel. Private, Capt. Peter Combs's co., Lieut. Col. Joseph Prime's
regt. ; enlisted May 23, 1780 ; discharged Jan. 25, 1781 ; service, 8 mos. 3 days,
under Brig. Gen. "Wadsworth at the Eastward. Roll sworn to at Bnmswick
and certified at Thomaston.

"Webber, Daniel. List of men belonging to the several transports employed on
Penobscot expedition, as per a roll made up agreeable to resolve of March 23,
1784, and attested by Joshua Davis, Agent ; said "Webber, Pilot, reported as
belonging to the schooner " Hannah."

"Webber, "Dole," Salem. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
[yearnot given] ; residence, Salem; engaged for town of Salem. [See Solo-
mon "Webber.]

Webber, Ebenezer, Worthington. Captain of a company of Minute-men, which
marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service to
April 27, 1775, G days ; also, Captain, Col. John Fellows's regt. ; list of officers,
dated Roxbury Camp, May 31, 1775 ; ordered in Provincial Congress, at Water-
town, June 7, 1775, that commissions be delivered said officers; a receipt for
the commissions is dated Camp at Roxbury, June 10, 1775, and signed by Col.
Fellows; also, Captain, Col. Fellows's regt.; returns for provisions between
May 28, 1775, and July 3, 1775, dated Roxbury Camp ; also, same regt. ; mus-
ter roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; engaged April 27, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 11 days ;
also. Captain, 9th co.. Col. Fellows's (8th) regt. ; company return dated
Dorchester, Oct. 7, 1775; also. Captain, 11th (Worthington) co., 2d Hampshire
Co. regt. of ^lass. militia ; list of officers chosen by the several companies in
said regiment, as returned by Seth Pomeroy and others, field officers, dated
Northampton, ]SIarch 22, 1776; ordered in Coimcil April 8, 1776, that .said
officers be commissioned; reported commissioned April 5[?], 1776; also,
Captain, Lieut. Col. Samuel Williams's regt. ; pay roll made up for service of
said Webber's co. from Dec. 17, 1776, to March 20, 1777, at the Northward,
sworn to at Chesterfield and endorsed "Maj'r Claps Reg't; " also. Captain,
Maj. Jonathan Clapp's regt. ; pay roll made up for service of said Webber's co.
from July 10, 1777, to Aug. 12, 1777, under Gen. Schuyler at the Westward;
also, Captam, Col. Ezra May's regt. ; engaged Sept. 20, 1777 ; discharged Oct.



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 757

"SVeeber, Ebexezer, continued.

14, 1777; service, 29 days, including travel (90 miles) home; regiment marched
on exi)editiou to Stillwater ; also, Captain, Col. Israel Chapin's (2d Hampshire
Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned July 6, 1778; also,
list dated Worthington, June 15, 1779, returned by said Webber, Captain, of
men serving in the Contmental Army to the credit of the town of "Worthington,
either for the war or until Jan. 1, 1780; an affidavit of said Webber, Lieut.
Timothy Meech and Lieut. Daniel Gates, militia officers of the town of
Worthington, sworn to at Chesterfield, March 6, 1780, declares that the men
returned in list were all inhabitants of Worthington ; also, Captam, 9th co., 2d
Hampshire Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers [year not given].

Webber, Edmund. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Tobias Lord's co. ; list of seacoast officers
stationed at Falmouth, Casco Bay ; commissioned Jan. 1, 1776 ; company raised
in York Co. ; also, petition addressed to the General Court, dated Falmouth,
March 6, 177G, signed by Tobias Lord, Captain, 2d co. stationed at Falmouth,
Cumberland Co., stating that said Webber had been appointed 2d Lieutenant
of his companj- but had declined to serve, and recommending Sergt. John Good-
win as a suitable person to serve in his place, and a.sking that said Goodwin be
commissioned.

Webber, Edward, Kittery. Certificate dated York, March 10, 1777, signed by
Joseph Bragdon, Jr., Muster Master, certify mg that he had mustered said
Webber and others subsequent to Feb. 20, 1777; Capt. James Donnel's co.,
Col. Samuel Brewer's regt. ; residence, Kittery; engaged for town of Kittery;
reported received State and Continental boimties ; also, Private, Colonel's co.,
Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt. ; Continental Army pay accoimts for service from
Feb. 13, 1777, to May 1, 1778; reported deserted May 1, 1778; also, Capt.
Donnell's co., Col. Brewer's regt. ; return dated Camp Valley Forge, Jan. 22,
1778; mustered by State Muster Master; reported sick at " Pimipton."

Webber, Edward. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Nehemiah May's (14th) co., 1st Hamp-
shire Co. regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers chosen by the several companies
in said regiment, as returned by Charles Pyncheon, dated Springfield, May 21,
1776 ; ordered in Council June 13, 1773, that said officers be commissioned, with
the exception of officers of the 12th co. ; reported commissioned June 13, 1776.

Webber, Edward. Sergeant, Capt. John Shapleigh's co. ; engaged July 10, 1775 ;
service to Nov. 1, 1775, 4 mos. ; company stationed at Kitterj- for defence of
seacoast; also, same co. ; service from Nov. 1, 1775, to Dec. 31, 1775, 2 mos. 5
days; company stationed on seacoast at Kittery Point under command of Col.
Edward Cutt (Cutts) ; also, Capt. Philip Hubbord's co. ; engaged Jan. 17,
1776 ; service to Nov. 13, 1776, 9 mos. 28 days ; company stationed at Kittery
Pomt and Old York for defence of seacoast; also. Private, Sergt. Moses
Hubbard's detachment; enlisted Nov. 14, 1776; service to Dec. 31, 1776, 1 mo.
17 days ; detachment stationed at Kittery Point.

Webber, Elder. Private, Capt. John Carpenter's co. of guards; engaged March
7, 1779; discharged June 7, 1779; company detached to serve for 3 months
from time of joining and stationed at Springfield.

Webber, Elijah. Private, Capt. Daniel Winchester's co., Col. Buggies Wood-
bridge's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 17, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1777 ; service, 3
mos. 21 days, with Northern army, including 8 days (152 miles) travel home.

Webber, Elisha. Private, Capt. Moses Brown's (7th) co., Col. John Glover's
(14th) regt. ; copies of pay abstracts for April-Aug., 1776 ; enlisted May 27, also
given June 27 [year not given, probably 1776].

Webber, Elisha. Private, Capt. Samuel Johnson's co.. Col. Johnson's regt. ; en-
listed Aug. 14, 1777; discharged Nov. 30, 1777; service, 4 mos.. with Northern
army, including 13 days (265 miles) travel home. Roll sworn to at Andover.



758 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

"Weeber, Ezekiel, "Wells. Private, Capt. James IIuLbard's co., Col. Ephraim
Doolittle's regt. ; company return dated Camp at "Winter Hill, Oct. 10, 1775;
also, (late) Capt. Hubbard's co.. Col. Doolittle's (24{h) regt.; order for bounty
coat dated Charlestown, Winter Hill Camp, Oct. 30, 1775.

"Webber, Francis, Gloucester. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
[year not given] ; residence, Gloucester; engaged for town of Gloucester.

"Webber, Francis, Salem. Private, Capt. Smart's co., Col. Smith's regt. ; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to June 8, 1780; re-
ported deserted Juno 8, 1780 ; also, descriptive list of deserters from 13th Mass.
regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith, endorsed "July l.'ith 1780;"
Capt. Smart's CO. ; rank, Private ; age, 22yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion,
dark ; hair, dark ; occupation, seaman ; birthplace, England ; residence, Salem ;
deserted June -, 1780.

"Webber, George, "\A"ells. List of men mustered by Nathaniel "Wells, Muster Mas-
ter for York Co., dated "\r\'ells, Feb. Ki, 1778; Capt. Daniel AYheelwright's co.,
Col. Benjamin Tui)ijer's regt.; residence, AYells; term, 3 years; reported
received State and Continental boimties; also, Private, Capt. Francis's co.,
Col. Tupper's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 15,
1778, to Jan. [Dec] 31, 1780; credited to town of AYells; also, Sergeant, Capt.
Daniel Pilsbury'sco., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (6th) regt. ; return for wages
for the year 1782; no wages allowed said "Webber; reported transferred from
10th Mass. regt. ; also, return [year not given, probably 1783] of men entitled
to S80 gratuity, agreeable to act of Congress of May 15, 1778, for serving during
the war; 6th co., 6th Mass. regt.

Webber, Ignatius. List of prisoners sent in the cartel " Swift " from Halifax to
Boston Sept. 30, 1778, as returned by Thomas Baildon, Commissary of Prisoners ;
reported a Master.

Webber, Ignatius. Seaman, State brig "Hazard," commanded by Capt. John
Foster Williams ; engaged July 3, 1778; discharged Oct. 14, 1778; service, 3
mos. 13 days.

Webber, Ignatius. Petition dated Boston, Nov. 17, 1780, signed by Codman &
Smith, of Boston, asking that said Webber be commissioned as commander
of the ship "Commerce" (privateer) ; advised in Council Nov. 18, 1780, that
a commission be issued.

Webber, Jacob. Private, Capt. Daniel Winchester's co., Col. Buggies Wood-
bridge's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 17, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1777 ; service, 3
mos. 21 days, with Northern army, including 8 days (152 miles) travel home.

Webber, James, Lexington. Capt. Jolm Wood's (5th) co., Col. Samuel Gerrish's
regt. ; order for advance pay, signed by said Webber and others, dated Cam-
bridge, June 1, 1775 [name crossed out on order] ; also, Private, Capt. Wood's
CO., Col. Loammi Baldwin's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted
May 25, 1775; service, 68 days; also, abstract for wages from Aug. 1, 1775,
dated Camp at Medford, Sept. 1, 1775; also, Capt. Wood's co., Lieut. Col.
Baldwin's (late Col. Gerrish's) 38th (also given 37th) regt.; pay abstract for
Sept., 1775; receipt for amount of abstract dated Chelsea, Oct. 30,1775, and
signed by Ca])t. Wood ; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, list
endorsed " Medford Dec'br ye 22 1775," of men belonging to Capt. Wood's co.
who declined to serve the month of Jan., 1776.

Webber, James. Private, Capt. John Bridge's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt.;
service from March 4 to March 8, 1776, 5 days ; company stationed at Rox-
bury. Roll sworn to in Middlesex Co.



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Webbkr, James. List of men belonging to Col. Ephraiin Wheelock's regt. who
were discharged; Capt. Dench's co. ; said Webber discharged Nov. 3, 1776.

"Webbkr, James. Private, Capt. Briant Morton's co. ; entered service Jan. 27,
177<J; service to Sept. 1, 1776; company stationed on seacoast at Cape Eliza-
beth and Scarborough; also, Capt. Morton's co.. Col. Mitchel's regt. ; service
from Sept. 1, 1776, to date of discharge, Nov. 25, 1776, 2 mos. 25 days ; com-
pany stationed on seacoast at Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough.

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

Webber, James. List of men formerly belonging to Cape Elizabeth who went out
in armed vessels, etc., subsequent to 1776, dated Cape Elizabeth, Jan. 17, 1782,
accompanying a petition of the Selectmen stating their inability to supply their
quota ; reported lost with Capt. George Maxwell.

Webber, John, Bedford. Private, Capt. John Moore's co., Col. Jonathan Reed's
regt. of guards ; muster rolls dated Cambridge, May 9, and June 1, 1778 ; en-
listed April 1, 1778 ; service guarding troops of convention ; enlistment, 3
months from April 2, 1778 ; also, same co. and regt. ; joined April 2, 1778 ;
service to July 3, 1778, 3 mos. 2 days, at Cambridge ; also, list of men detached
for service at Rhode Island, as returned by Lieut. Col. William Tompson to
Capt. Joseph B. Yamum, dated Billerica, Aug. 2, 1778 ; said Webber detached
from Capt. Moor's co. ; also, Capt. Joseph Bradley Varnum's co.. Col. McLi-
tush's (Mcintosh's) regt., Gen. Level's brigade; enlisted Aug. 1, 1778; dis-
charged Sept. 11, 1778; service, 1 mo. 15 days, on expedition to Rhode Island,
including 5 days (100 miles) travel home.

Webber, John, Danvers. Sailor, schooner " Fly," commanded by Capt. Silas
Smith; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to Nov. 8, 1780; age, 40
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, dark ; residence, Danvers.

Webber, John, Methuen. Private, in a company commanded by Maj. Samuel
Bodwell, which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service,
3^ days.

Webber, John, South Brimfield. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Nehemiah May's co., Col. John Bliss's regt.; residence,
South Brimfield; engaged for town of South Brimfield; joined Capt. Keep's
CO., Col. Sheapherd's regt. ; term to expire May 1 [year not given] ; also. Pri-
vate, Capt. Caleb Keep's co., Col. William Shepard's regt. ; return dated Jan.
31, 1778; enlistment, 8 months; mustered by State and Contiiiental Muster
Masters.

Webber, John, Wells. Private, Capt. Joshua Bragdon's (Wells) co., which
marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; enlisted April 21, 1775;
service, 5 days.

Webber, John, Wells. Drummer, Capt. James Hubbard's co.. Col. Ephraim
Doolittle's regt. ; company return dated Camp at Winter Hill, Oct. 10, 1775 ;
also, (late) Capt. Hubbard's co., Col. Doolittle's (24th) regt. ; order for boimty
coat dated Charlestown, Winter Hill Camp, Oct. 30, 1775.

Webber, John (also given John, Jr.), Wells. Private, Capt. James Hubbard's
CO., Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt.; company return dated Camp at Winter
Hill, Oct. 10, 1775; also, (late) Capt. Hubbard's co.. Col. Doolittle's (24th)
regt. ; order for boimty coat dated Charlestown, Winter Hill Camp, Oct. 30,
1775.



760 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

TVebber, John, "^ells. List of men mustered by Joseph Bragdon, Jr., Muster
Master for York Co., dated York, Jan. 11, 1779 ; Capt. Daniel Merrill's co., (late)
Col. Samuel Brewer's regt. ; reported received State bounty; also, Private,
Major's co., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from May 14, 1778, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, "\i\'ells ; credited to town
of ^Vells; also, Capt. J. Pray's co., Col. Sprout's regt.; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descriptive list
dated West Point, Jan. 1, 1781 ; Capt. John Pray's co., Col. Joseph Vose's
(1st) regt.; age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 11 in.; complexion, light; hair, light;
occupation, husbandman ; birthplace, Pepperellborough ; residence. Wells ;
enlisted May 14 (also given April 14) , 1778, by Capt. Merrill, at Wells ; enlist-
ment, 3 years (also given during war) ; also, Private, Capt. Pray's co., Col.
Yose's regt. ; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated West Point; also, muster rolls
for Feb., March, and April, 1781 ; also, muster roll for May, 1781, dated West
Point ; reported discharged May 14, 1781.

Webber, John, Wells. List of men mu.stered by Nathaniel Wells, Muster Master
for York Co., dated Wells, Jan. 25, 1777; Capt. Daniel Wheelwright's co.,
Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt. ; enlistment, 3 years ; reported received State and
Continental bounties ; also, Private, Capt. Francis's co.. Col. Tupper's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts forservice from Jan. 20, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
reported a prisoner at [New] York ; also, Capt. Wheelwright's co.. Col. Francis's
regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. 20, 1777, to date of
marching, March 22, 1777 ; credited with ()2 rations ; also, Capt. Wheelwright's
CO., Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt.; return dated Jan. 25, 1778; residence,
Wells ; engaged for town of Wells ; mustered by County Muster ISIaster Wells
and by Continental Muster Master Varrick ; reported taken prisoner ; also.
Col. Tupper's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1,
1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; said Webber's account reported as having been made
up by authority of a special resolve dated June 17, 1782, on account of his
having been a prisoner in England during 1780.

Webber, John. Private, Capt. Benjamin Hooper's co. ; marched Feb. 1, 1776 ; ser-
vice to Nov. 24, 1776, 9 mos. 23 days; company reported as mustered by Peter
Noyes, Muster ^Master, at Falmoiith, Cumberland Co., Feb. 29, 1776, and .sta-
tioned there for defence of seacoast.

Webber, John. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 30, 1777 ; Capt. jNIayberry's co., Col. Francis's
regt. ; reported received State bounty.

Webber, John. List of men raised for the term of 8 months to fill deficiencies in
quota of men raised to serve for 3 years and during the war ; engaged for town
of Wells; joined Col. Nixon's regt. ; arrived at p-ishkill June 16, 1778.

Webber, John. Private, Capt. Caleb Champney's co. ; enlisted Feb. 24, 1779; dis-
charged May 23, 1779; service, 3 mos., with guards under Maj. Gen. Gates at
and about Boston.

Webber, John. Seaman, ship "General Putnam," commanded by Capt. Daniel
Waters ; engaged July 13 (also given July 12) , 1779 ; service to Sept. 7, 1779,
1 mo. 24 days, on Penobscot expedition. Boll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Webber, John. Private, Capt. John Bhmt's co.. Col. Samuel ^IcCobb's regt.;
service between June 28, 1779, and Sept. 28, 1779, 2 mos. 8 days, on Penobscot
expedition.

Webber, John. Private, Capt. Zaccheus Wright's co., Col. Cj-prian Howe's regt. ;
entered .service July 27, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1780 : service, 3 mos. 8 (also
given 3 mos. 3) days, including 4 days (72 miles) travel home.



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Wkbber, John. Private, Capt. Solomon Walker's co., Lieut. Col. Joseph Prime's
regt. ; entered service April 20, 1780 ; discharged Dec. 2G, 1780 ; service, 8 mos.
7 days, under Brig. Gen. Wadsworth at the Eastward.

Webber, John. Return of men raised in Essex Co. for Continental service, agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; engaged for town of Newburyport; engaged
Feb. 26, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

вЦ†Webber, John. Private, Capt. Noah Allen's co., Col. Jo.seph Vose's (1st) regt.;
muster roll for June, 1781 ; enlisted March 22, 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years ; re-
ported at West Point ; also, muster roll for July, 1781, dated Camp near Dobbs's
Ferry. [See Joseph Webber and William Webber.]

Webber, John, Jr. Matross, Capt. Edward Fettyplace's (Marblehead) co. ; enlisted
Sept. 1, 1776; service to Jan. 1, 1777, 4 mos., in defence of seacoast.

Webber, Jonathan, Wells (also given Sanford). Capt. Samuel Leighton's co.,



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