Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State.

Massachusetts soldiers and sailors of the revoluntionary war. A compilation from the archives (Volume 16) online

. (page 119 of 158)
Online LibraryMassachusetts. Office of the Secretary of StateMassachusetts soldiers and sailors of the revoluntionary war. A compilation from the archives (Volume 16) → online text (page 119 of 158)
Font size
QR-code for this ebook


from July 2 to July 12, 1778, 10 days, at Cambridge ; also, Capt. John Dodge's
CO., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards; engaged July 12, 1778; service, 2
mos. 6 days, at Winter Hill ; reported died Sept. 17, 1778.

Webster, George. Receipt dated April 17, 1781, for bounty paid said Webster
by Deacon Ebenezer Graves and his class of the town of Greenfield to serve
in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years, agreeable to resolve of Dec.
2, 1780; also, descriptive list of men raised in Hampshire Co. to serve in the
Continental Army, as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent; age, 19
jTS. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, fresh; occupation, farmer; engaged
for town of Greenfield; engaged April 6, 1781; term, 3 years; also. Private,
Capt. Francis Green's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt. ; muster roll for May,
1781, dated Garrison West Point ; also, muster roll for Jime, 1781, dated Camp
Phillipsbiu-gh ; also, muster roll for July, 1781 ; also, muster rolls for Aug.
and Sept., 1781, dated Camp Peekskill; reported on command with Col.
Scanimell; also, muster rolls for Oct. and Nov., 1781, and Jan., 1782, dated
Quarters York Hutts; reported sick and absent in Oct. and Nov., 1781, died
Jan. 1, 1782.

Webster, Jacob, Bernardston. Private, Capt. Samuel Taylor's co.. Col. Nicholas
Dike's regt. ; pay abstract for mileage, dated Roxbury, Sept. 17, 1776; mileage
for 120 miles allowed said Webster.

Webster, Jacob. Private, Capt. Samuel Wolcott's co., Col. Hopkins's regt. ; ser-
vice between July 16, 1776, and Aug. 5, 1776, 16 days; company marched to
the Highlands, N. Y. ; roll sworn to in Berkshire Co. ; also, Capt. Elijah
Deming's co.. Col. Ashley's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service Jixly 8,
1777; discharged July 28, 1777; service, 20 days; company called out at
request of Maj. Gen. Schuyler and ordered to march to Fort Edward.

Webster, James, Nantucket (also given Abington) . Return of men raised to serve
in the Continental Army from Capt. Nathan Snow's co. (South co. in Abing-
ton), Col. Edward Mitchell's (.'Jd Plymouth Co.) regt.; residence. Nantucket;
enlisted for town of Abington; joined Capt. Turner's co., Col. Bradford's
regt. ; enlistment, 3 years ; also, list of men mustered between May 7, and IMay
14, 1777, by James Hatch, Muster Master for Plymouth Co. ; Col. Bradford's
regt. ; age, 22 yrs. ; residence, Abington ; enlisted by Capt. Thomas Turner ;
also, Capt. Thomas Turner's co.. Col. Gamaliel Bradford's regt.; subsistence
allowed from date of enlistment. May 6, 1777, to iSIay 28, 1777; credited with
23 days allowance; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; return [year not given] ;
mustered by County Muster Master; reported deserted; also reported never
joined.



IN THE WAR OF TILE REVOLUTION.



Webster, James. Private, Capt. Daniel Strout'sco., Col. Enoch Freeman's regt. ;
service, 3 days; company called out by Col. Freeman in Nov., 177.5, to assist
in building a fort at Falmouth Neck under command of Col. Jonathan Mitchel ;
roll sworn to at Cape Elizabeth ; also, Corporal, Capt. Joseph Pride's co., in a
detachment of Cumberland Co. militia commanded by Nathaniel Jordan, Es(i. ;
joined Oct. 1, 1779; di.scharged Oct. 23, 1779; service at the Eastward.

Webster, John, Newburyport. Private, Capt. Jcremiali Putnam's co.. Col. Nathan
Tyler's regt. ; enlisted July 28, 1779; service to Dec. 1, 1779, 4 mos. 3 days, at
Rhode Island; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 1
mo. 6 days service at Rhode Island, travel (120 miles) included.

"Webster, John, North Yarmouth. Capt. John "Worthly's co., Col. Edmund
Phinney's (31st) regt. ; billeting allowed from date of enlistment, May 12,
1775, to date of marching to headquarters, July 6 (also given July 11) , 1775 ;
credited with allowance for 7 weeks 6 daj^s (also given 60 days) ; also. Sergeant,
same co. and regt. ; company return dated Camp at Cambridge, Fort No. 2
[probably Oct., 1775] ; also, company receipt, given to Lieut. Crispus Graves,
for wages for Nov. and Dec, 1775, dated Cambridge.

Webster, John, Scarborough. Capt. John Rice's co. ; billeting allowed from date
of enlistment, May 18, 1775, to date of marching fi-om Scarborough to head-
quarters, July 4, 1775 ; credited with 47 days allowance ; also. Private, Capt.
Rice's CO., Col. Edmund Phinney's (31st) regt.; company return dated Sept.
29, 1775.

Webster, John. Boatswain, sloop " Providence," commanded by Capt. John
Paul Jones ; list of officers and men entitled to prize sliares in the ship " Alex-
ander," captured Sept. 20, 1776; also. Boatswain, ship "Alfred," commanded
by Capt. John Paul Jones ; list of officers and men entitled to prize shares in
the ship " Mellish " and brig "Active" [year not given]; also. Boatswain,
sloop " Providence," commanded by Capt. John Peck Rathburn ; list of officers
and men entitled to prize shares in the schooner " Loyalty " and Wreck
[year not given].

Webster, John. Sergeant, Capt. Abner Cranston's co., Col. Asa Whitcomb's
regt. ; muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776; engaged Feb. 9,
1776.

Webster, John. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Hill's co., Col. Edmund Phinney's
regt.; muster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776; reported fur-
loughed Aug. 1, 1776, by Gen. Ward ; also reported supposed to have deserted
Aug. 31, 1776.

Webster, John. Private, Capt. Joseph Pride's co., in a detachment of Cumber-
land Co. militia commanded by Nathaniel Jordan, Esq. ; joined Oct. 1, 1779;
discharged Oct. 23, 1779; service at the Eastward.

Webster, John. Private, Col. Benjamin Tujiper's (10th) regt. ; service from Dec.
11, 1781, 12 mos. 21 days.

Webster, Jonathan, Cape Elizabeth (also given Falmouth) . Private, Capt. David
Strout's CO. ; enlisted July 21, 1775; service to Dec. 31, 1775, 5 mos. 23 days;
company stationed on seacoast at Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough ; also, Capt.
Briant Morton's co. ; entered service Feb. 5, 1776 ; service to Sept. 1, 1776 ; com-
pany stationed on seacoast at Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough ; also, Capt.
Morton's co., Col. Mitchel's regt.; service from Sept. 1, 1776, to date of dis-
charge, Nov. 25, 1776, 2 mos. 25 days; company stationed on seacoast at Cape
Elizabeth and Scarborough ; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from 5th co.. Col. Peter Noyes's (1st Cumberland Co.) regt., as returned
by Capt. Daniel Strout ; residence, Cape Elizabeth ; engaged for town of Cape
Elizabeth ; joined Capt. Richard Mabury's co., Col. Francis's regt. ; term, 3



776 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Webster, Jonathax, continued.

years; also. Private, Capt. Richard Mayberry's co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to July 1,
1778; jeported died July 1, 1778; also, Capt. Maybery's co., Col. Ebenezer
Francis's regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. 1, 1777, to
time of arrival at Beimington; credited with 78 days allowance; 336 iniles
travel allowed said "NVebster ; residence, Falmouth ; also, Capt. Mayberry's
CO., Col. Tupper's regt.; return dated Jan. 25, 1778; residence. Cape Eliz-
abeth ; engaged for town of Cape Elizabeth ; mustered by Maj. Ilsley, County
Muster Master, and by Col. Varrick, Continental Muster Master.

"Webster, Jonathan, Haverhill. Private, Capt. John Peabody's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Francis's regt. ; i)ay abstract for ti'avel allowance home from camp, etc., sworn
to Nov. 29, 1776 ; .said Webster credited with allowance for 2 days (45 miles)
travel ; company drafted from Salisburj^, Xewburyport, Bradford, Haverhill,
Methuen, Boxford, and Andover; also, Capt. Samuel Huse's co.. Col. Jacob
Gerrish's regt. of guards; muster roll dated Winter Hill, May 11, 1778; also,
same co. and regt. ; enlisted April 2, 1778 ; service to July 4, 1778, 3 mos. 3
days, at Cambridge.

Webster, Jonathan, Northbridge. Private, Capt. Josiah Wood's co., which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury ; service, 9 days.

Webster, Jonathan, Sandisfield. List of men raised for tlie 6 months service and
returned by Brig. Gen. Patorson as having jiassed muster in a return dated
Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the
town of Sandisfield for service in the Continental Anny during 1780 ; marched
to camp July 2, 1780 ; discharged Jan. 5, 1781 ; service, 6 mos. 7 days, including
travel (75 miles) home.

Webster, Joseph, Beverly (also given Salem, N. H.). List of men raised by the
town of Beverly prior to July -, 1778, to serve in the Continental Army, agree-
able to resolve of April 20, 1778, as returned by Capt. Isaac Chapman ; also,
descriptive list of men raised in Essex Co. for the term of 9 months from the
time of their arrival at Fishkill ; age, 40 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion,
light ; hair, light ; eyes, light ; residence, Beverly (also given Salem, N. H.) ;
engaged for town of Beverly; arrived at Fishkill July 4, 1778; also, list of
men returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen.
J. Glover, at Fort Arnold, July 8, 1778 ; also, list of men returned as mustered
by Henry Rutgei-s, Jr., Deputy Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778.

Webster, Joseph. Private, Capt. Samuel Merrill's co., Maj. Gage's regt.; en-
listed Sept. 30, 1777; discharged Nov. 6, 1777; service, 1 mo. 9 days; company
marched to reinforce Northern army. Roll dated Haverhill.

Webster, Joshua, Gloucester. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Cleavland's co.. Col.
Michael Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army -pay accounts for service from
Feb. 20, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Gloucester; credited to to\vn of
Gloucester ; also, Major's co.. Col. Michael Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descriptive
list of men in Continental service ; Capt. John Burnam's (Liglit Infantry) co..
Col. Jackson's (8th) regt. ; rank. Private ; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ;
complexion, dark ; hair, brown; occupation, seaman; birthplace, Gloucester ;
residence, Gloucester ; enlisted Feb. 2, 1777, by Capt. Cleveland, at Glouces-
ter; enlistment, during war.

Webster, Joshua. Capt. Timothy Eaton's co.. Col. Johnson'sregt., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 5 days.

Webster, Joshua. Maj. Keath's co. ; list of 9 months men ; reported transferred.
[Name crossed out on list.]



EST THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTIOX.



"Webster, Lake. Treasury pay roll of Maj. Thomas Thomas's (Artillery) co. for
service on expedition to Rhode Island in 1778.

Webster, Levi. Private, Capt. Abijah Rowlee's co. ; company return [year not
given] ; company probably served between July -, 1775, and Dec. -, 1775.

"Webster, Luke, Machias. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Col. John Cushing's (2d Plymouth Co.) regt., as returned agreeable to
order of Council of Nov. 7, 1777 ; residence, Machias ; engaged for town of
Scituate ; joined Capt. Allen's co., Col. Alden's regt. ; term, 3 years.

"Webster, Luke, Newburj'port. Private, Capt. Moses Nowell's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 4 days.

"Webster, Moses, Haverhill. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Eaton's co. of militia,
Col. Johnson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cam-
bridge ; service, 2^ days.

"Webster, Moses. Capt. Timothy Eaton's co. of militia, Col. Johnson's regt., which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 5 days.

"Webster, Nathaniel, Salisbury. Pay roll of a detachment which marched under
command of Capt. Joseph Page, of Salisbury, on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ;
service, 5^ days.

"Webster, Nathaniel. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental
Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of Jime 5, 1780, returned
as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Spring-
field, Aug. 19, 1780; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, ruddy; en-
gaged for town of Rowley ; marched to camp Aug. 19, 1780, under command
of Ensign Blaisdell ; also, Private ; pay roll for 6 months men detached from
militia of the town of Rowley for service in the Continental Army during
1780; marched from home Aug. 13, 1780; service, 1 mo. 28 days; reported
deceased.

Webster, Nathaniel. Matross, Capt. Seward's co., Col. Crane's regt. ; Continen-
tal Army pay accoimts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; reported
deserted Jan. 1, 1781.

Webster, Nicholas, Rehoboth (probably) . List of men who paid money to raise
Continental soldiers, dated Feb. 18, 1778 ; said Webster, Captain, reported as
having paid £9.

Webster, Nicholas. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Ide'sco., Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt. ; marched Aug. 1, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 8, 1780 ; service, 10 days ; com-
pany marched from Rehoboth to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 31,
1780, and there served under Gen. Hieth.

Webster, Oliver (also given Oliver, Jr.) , Worthington. Receipt given to Ben-
jamin Heywood, Paymaster, 4th regt., dated Fort Constitution, Oct. 12, 1776,
signed by Oliver Webster, for wages, etc., due prior to Jan. 1, 1776, to his son,
said Oliver Webster, a soldier in Capt. Thompson's co. ; also, Private, Capt.
Joseph Thompson's (1st) co., Lieut. Col. Thomas Nixon's (4th) regt.: regi-
mental return dated North Castle, Nov. 9, 1776; reported discharged Nov. 20,
1776; also, company receipts for wages for Sept., Oct., and Nov., 1776; also,
list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army prior to May 31, 1777, as
returned by Capt. Ebenezer Webber and Lieut. Abner Dwellee; residence,
Worthington ; enlisted for town of Worthington ; joined Capt. "Wheeler's co..
Col. Nixon's regt.: enlistment, 3 years; also. Private, Colonel's co.. Col.
Thomas Nixon's regt. ; Continental Army pay accoimts for service from Feb.
26, 1777, to Jan. 1, 1778; reported discharged; also, Capt. Adam Wheeler's
CO., Col. Nixon's regt. ; return for clothing made up for the year 1778; enlisted
Feb. 26, 1777.



778 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

"Webstkr, Oliver. Private, Lieut. Abner Dwellee's co. ; enlisted July 20, 1777 :
discharged July 31, 1777 ; service, 16 days, on expedition to Manchester, in-
cluding travel (80 miles) home.

"Webster, Oliver. Private, Capt. Abner Pomeroy's co.. Col. Ezra Wood's regt. ;
service, 7 mos. 27 days; regiment raised for 8 months, agreeable to resolve of
April 20, 1778, and marched to the state of New York ; also, same co. and
regt.; payroll for part of May and the month of June, 1778; said "Webster
credited with 18 days service, being 3 days to prepare for camp, 9 days (180
miles) travel, and 6 days in camp ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for Aug.
and Sept., 1778; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Oct., 1778; reported
deserted and wages deducted from amount of roll.

"Webster, Oliver. Private, Capt. Daniel Brown's co. commanded by Lieut. Wil-
liam White, Col. Miles Powell's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 23, 1770 ;
discharged Sept. 1, 1779; service, 1 mo. 10 days, at New Haven, Conn., in-
cluding 6 days (120 mile.s) travel home. Roll sworn to at Lanesborough.

Webster, Peter, Haverhill. Private, Capt. Richard Ayer's (2d Haverhill) co.,
Col. Johnson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
5 days.

Webster, Peter, ^Slethuen. Private, Capt. John Davis's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Frj-e's regt., which marched on the alanu of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days;
reported enlisted Feb. 14, 1775; also, Capt. Davis's co., Col. James Frye's
regt.; return of men in camp at Cambridge, dated May 7, 1775; also, list of
men returned as serving on picket guard under Maj. Baldwin, dated May 23,
1775; reported detailed under Capt. Jonas Hubbard ; also, Capt. John Davis's
CO., Col. Frye's regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Webster and
others, dated Camp at Cambridge, June 8, 1775; also. Private, same co. and
regt. ; company return dated Cambridge, Oct. 5, 1775.

Webster, Robert, Chesterfield. Captain of a company of Minute-men, Gen.
Pomroy's regt., which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775 ; service, 6 days ; reported enlisted into the army ; o/.so. Captain,
Col. John Fellows's regt. ; list of officers, dated Pioxbury Camp, :May 23, 1775 ;
also. Captain, same regt. ; list of officers, dated Roxbury Camp, May 31, 1775;
ordered in Provincial Congress, at Watertown, 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. Fel-
lows's regt. ; returns of officers for provisions between June 5, 1775, and July
3, 1775, dated Roxbury Cam]) ; also. Captain, 8th co.. Col. Fellows's (8tli) regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; engaged April 27, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 12 days ;
also, company return dated Dorchester, Oct. 8, 1775.

Webster, Robert. Private, Capt. Christopher Bannister's co.. Col. John Dicken-
son's regt.; enlisted Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Aug. 22, 1777; .service, 8 days,
including travel (54 miles) home; company marched to Bennington on an
alarm to reinforce army near that place. Roll dated Chesterfield.

Webster, Samuel, Haverhill. Capt. Timothy Eaton's co. of militia. Col. John-
son's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 5^ days;
also. Sergeant, Capt. Timothy Eaton's co.. Col. Edward Wigglesworth's regt. ;
pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Ticonderoga in 1776; 220 miles
travel allowed said Webster.

Webster, Samuel, Salisbury. Private, Capt. Jonathan Evans's co. of Minute-men,
Col. James Frye's regt., which marched on tlie alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 7 days; also, Capt. Evans's co.. Col. Frye's regt.; receipt for advance
pay, signed by said Webster and others, dated Camp Cambridge, June 28, 1775 ;
also, Private, same co. and regt. ; company return dated Cambridge, Oct. 6,
1775.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 779

Webster, Samuel, Salisbury. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce tlie
Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June o,
1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John
Glover, atSpringtiekl, July?, 1780; age,49yrs; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion,
dark ; engaged for town of Salisbury ; marched to camp July 7, 1780, imder
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 Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780 ; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by tlie
town of Salisbury for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched
to camp Jmie 28, 1780; discharged Dec. 12, 1780; service, 5 mos. 27 days, in-
cluding travel (240 miles) home.

Webster, Samuel. Matross, Capt. Joseph Balch's (.3d) co.. Col. Crafts's (Artil-
lery) regt. ; enlisted Aug. 23, 1776 ; service to Nov. 1, 1776, 2 mos. 9 days. Roll
sworn to at Boston.

Webster, Samuel. Private, Capt. Jonathan Sawyer's (late Capt. Wentworth
Stuart's) CO., Col. Edmund Phiney's (Phinney's) regt.; muster roil dated
Garrison Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776; reported discharged
Sept. 8, 1776.

Webster, Samuel. Private, Capt. Jonathan Evans's co.. Col. Samuel Johnson's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 17, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 27 days,
in Northern department, including 14 days (280 miles) travel home.

Webster, Samuel. Private, Capt. James Mallon'sco., Lieut. Col. Putnam's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 12, 1781; discharged Nov. 27,1781; service, 3 mos. 27 days, in-
cluding 12 days (240 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Essex and Plym-
outh coimties to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Webster, Stephen, Dighton. Private, Capt. James Briggs's co. ; service, 29 days ;
company marched from Dighton Oct. 2, 1777, under command of Col. Free-
man on a secret expedition to Rhode Island, and was discharged by Gen.
Spencer Oct. 29, 1777.

Webster, Stephen, Edgecomb. Private, Capt. Israel Davis's co.. Col. Joseph
Frye's regt. ; marched from home March 7, 1776 ; service to ]May 31, 1776, 2
mos. 25 days, in defence of seacoast ; also, same co. ; service from June 1,
1776, to Sept. 16, 1776, 3 mos. 16 days, at Boothbay in defence of seacoast.

Webster, Stephen, Haverhill. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Merrill's 7th (Haver-
hill) CO., 4th Essex Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen by the
several companies in said regiment, as returned by Samuel Johnson and others,
field officers, dated Andover, March 26, 1776 ; ordered in Council April 3, 1776,
that said officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned April 3, 1776 ; also,
1st Lieutenant, Capt. Nathaniel Marsh's co.. Col. Timothy Pickering, Jr.'s
regt. ; return made to Maj. Gen. James Warren of officers of a regiment raised
by Brig. Michael Farley from his brigade and ordered to march to Danlniiy,
Conn., via Providence, dated Ipswich, Dec. 24, 1776; company raised in
Haverhill and Methuen.

Webster, Stephen, Haverhill. Private, Capt. Timothy Eaton's co.. Col. Edward
Wigglesworth's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Ticonderoga
in 1776, sworn to in Suffolk Co., Jan. 31, 1777; 220 miles travel allowed said
Webster.

Webster, Stephen, Methuen. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Timothy Eaton's co. ; return
of militia officers who joined Col. Jedediah Huntington's regt. which rein-
forced the army, dated Roxbury Camp, Dec. 22. 1775; ordered in Council Feb.
3, 1776, that said officers be commissioned; reported commissioned Feb. 3,
1776.



780 IVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS .-CsD SAILORS

"Webster, Stephen, Taunton. Private, Capt. Robert Crosman's co. of Minute-
inen. Col. Nathaniel Leonard's regt., which marclied April 20, 1775, in response
to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Eoxbury ; discharged April 29, 1775 ; service,
12 days.

"Webster, Stephen. Private, Capt. "William Hudson Ballard's co.. Col. Whit-
comb's regt. ; muster roll dated Camp at Ticouderoga, Nov. 27, 1776 ; enlisted
Dec. 1, 1775 ; reported died Jan. 13, 1776.

Webster, Stephen. Lieutenant, Capt. David Wliittier's co., in a regiment com-
manded by Maj. Benjamin Gage; service, 40 days; company marcliod Oct. 2,
1777, to join Northern army.

Webster, Stephen. Private, Capt. Timothy Childs's co., Col. David Leonard's
regt. ; service, 1 mo. 17 days ; company raised Feb. 24, 1777, for service at
Ticonderoga; also, Capt. Lawrence Kemp's co. of Hampshire Co. militia;
entered service May 10, 1777 ; discharged July 17, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 9 days,
under Col. David Wells in Northern department; roll dated Shelbume; also,
Capt. Joseph Stebbins's co., in a regiment commanded by Col. David "Wells;
enlisted Sept. 23, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 18, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 1 day, in
Northern department, including travel (115 miles) home ; roll sworn to at
Deerfield.

"Webster, Stephen. Drummer, Capt. Joseph Eaton's co.. Col. Samuel Johnson's
regt.; engaged Aug. 15, 1777; discharged Nov. 29 (also given Nov. 30), 1777;
service, 3 mos. 29 days, in Northern department, including 13 days (260 miles)
travel home. Roll sworn to in Essex Co.

Webster, Stephen. Private, Capt. Joseph Slarrow's co.. Col. Ezra Wood's regt. ;
enlisted July 12, 1778; discliarged Jan. 11, 1779; service, 6 mos., at Peekskill;
roll dated Leverett; also, Lieut. Nathaniel Sartwell's co.. Col. "Wood's regt.;
pay roll for July, 1778; also, Capt. Slarrow's co.. Col. "Wood's regt. ; pay rolls
for Aug.-Dec, 1778.

Webster, Stephen. Captain, Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt.; engaged Oct. 14, 1779;
discharged Nov. 22, 1779; service, 1 mo. 19 days, at Claverack, including
travel (220 miles) home ; regiment raised in Suffolk and Essex counties to
reinforce army under Gen. "Washington.

"Webster, Stephen. Private, Capt. Israel Hix's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt.; service, 5 days; comjiany marched from Rehoboth to Bristol, R. I., on
the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; also. Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Willmarth's co.. Col.
Thomas Carpenter's regt. ; marched July 28, 1780 ; discharged July 31, 1780 ;
service, 5 days, at Rhode Island on an alarm ; company detached for 6 days
service and marched from Rehoboth to Tiverton and tliere served under Gen.
Heath; also, Capt. Israel Hicks's co., Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt. ; entered
service Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 3, 1780; service, 3 days, on an alarm at
Tiverton, R. I.

"Webster, Stephen. Receipt dated March 27, 1781, for bounty paid Nathaniel
"Whittier by said "Webster, Captain, to serve in the Continental Army for the
term of 3 years.

"Webster, Stephen. Private, Capt. James IVIallon's co., Lieut. Col. Putnam's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 18, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 4, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 28 days,



Online LibraryMassachusetts. Office of the Secretary of StateMassachusetts soldiers and sailors of the revoluntionary war. A compilation from the archives (Volume 16) → online text (page 119 of 158)