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2d Lieutenant from Sept. 21, 1780, 7 mos. 14 days; reported cai)tured May

5, 1781; also, Lieutenant, same vessel and commander; wages allowed from
May 5, 1781, to date of return from captivity, Aug. 14, 1782, 15 mos. 9 days.

Weeks, Lemuel. Private, Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; entered service Jan. 29, 1776;
service to June 1, 1776, 4 mos. 1 day; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands;
rolls sworn to in Barnstable Co. ; also, same co. ; service between June 1, 1776,
and Sept. 1, 1776, 2 mos. 11 days ; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands.

"Weeks, Levi. Private, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; service,
8 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth in Sept., 1778; roll sworn to
in Barnstable Co. ; aZso, same co. and regt. ; service, 4 days; company marched
on alarms at Falmouth Feb. 4, April 2, and May 16, 1779.

"Weeks, Mark. Private, Capt. John Shapleigh's co. ; enlisted July 10, 1775; ser-
vice to Nov. 1, 1775, 4 mos. ; company stationed at Kittery; also, same co. ;
service from Nov. 1, 1775, to Dec. 31, 1775, 2 mos. 5 days; part of service
probably performed by Mark Kirswell ; company stationed at Kittery Point
under Col. Edward Cutts.

"Weeks, Melatiah, Becket. Private, Capt. Peter Porter's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Paterson's regt., which marched April 23, 1775, in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ; service, 13 days ; also, Capt. Thomas "Williams's
CO., Col. John Paterson's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May

6, 1775; service, 3 mos. 4 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775];
also, order for bounty coat dated Camp No. 3, Charlestown, Nov. 4, 1775;
also, return of men rai.sed to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Peter
Porter's co., 3d Berkshire Co. regt., endorsed "1777;" residence, Becket;
engaged for town of Becket; joined Capt. "Warren's co.. Col. "Vose's regt.

"Weeks, Mlal, Hardwick. Private, Capt. Nathan Hamilton's co.. Col. Samuel
Brewer's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Fort Edward
home, dated Brookfield, Feb. 6, 1777; said Weeks credited with allowance for
8 days (160 miles) travel.

Weeks, Nath. Private, Capt. John Gray's co.. Col. Jonathan Mitchell's regt.;
enlisted July 7, 1779; discharged Sept. 12, 1779; service, 9 mos. 6 days, on
Penobscot expedition. Roll dated North Yarmouth.

Weeks, Natha. Sergeant, Capt. Peter Combs's co., Lieut. Col. Prime's regt. ;
engaged May 24, 1780; discharged Jan. 23, 1781; service, 8 mos., under Brig.
Gen. Wadsworth at the Eastward. Roll certified at Thomaston.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 795

Weeks, Nathan. Private, Capt. Nathan Smith's co. ; entered service Jan. 18,
1776; service to Nov. 21, 177(), 10 inos. -I days; company stationed at Martha's
Vineyard for defence of seacoast.

"Weeks, Nathan. Receipt dated Hardwick, May 28, 1781, for bounties paid said
Weeks and others by the town of Hardwick, or various cla.sses in said town, to
serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ; also, descriptive list
of men raised in Worcester Co. to serve in the Continental Army, agreeable to
resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Seth Washburn, Superintendent ; Capt.
Pratt's CO., Col. Rice's regt. ; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in.; complexion,
light; occupation, farmer; engaged for town of Hardwick ; engaged March 6,
1781 ; term, 3 years.

Weeks, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. John Crawford's co.. Col. James Converse's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 20, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 23, 1777 ; service, 5 days ; com-
pany marched on the alarm at Bennington of Aug. 20, 1777. Roll sworn to in
Worcester Co.

Weeks, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. John Wentworth'sco., Col. Gerrish's regt. of
guards; enlisted July 22, 1778; discharged Dec. 14, 1778; service, 5 mos. 1 day,
including travel (160 miles) home ; regiment stationed at Cambridge.

Weeks, Nathaniel. Treasury pay roll of officers and crew of the brigantine
" Pallas," an armed vessel commanded by Capt. James Johnson, for service
from July 3, 1779, to Aug. 20, 1779, on Penobscot expedition.

Weeks, Nicholas, Kittery. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Weeks's 9th (5th Kit-
tery) co., 2d York Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen by the
several companies in said regiment, as returned by John Frost and others, field
officers, dated Kittery, April 23, 1776 ; ordered in Coimcil April 29, 1776, that
said officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned April 29, 1776 ; also,
Ensign, Capt. Abel Moulton's co.. Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt. ; list of com-
missioned officers, endorsed "till 1st of April 1776; " also, Lieutenant, Capt.
Thomas Hod.sdon's co., Col. Thomas Poor's regt. ; engaged May 13, 1778; dis-
charged Oct. 12, 1778; service, 5 mos. 15 days, at North river, including 16
days (320 miles) travel home ; regiment raised for 8 mouths ; also, same co.
and regt. ; pay rolls for June-Sept., 1778, dated West Point; also, regimental
order dated West Point, Oct. 12, 1778 ; said Weeks, Lieutenant, and others re-
ported as having been discharged by Col. Thomas Poor from any further ser-
vice in his regiment, agreeable to Gen. Washington's orders.

Weeks, Pelatiah. Capt. Esaias Preble's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards
stationed at Winter Hill ; marched from home April 6, 1778; service, 3 mos.
1 day, includmg travel (80 miles) home; company detached from militia to
serve from April 2, 1778, to July 3, 1778.

Weeks, Phineas. Private, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; ser-
vice, 6 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth in Sept., 1778; roll
swoni to in Barnstable Co. ; also, same co. ; entered service March 20, 1779 ;
discharged Nov. 16, 1779 ; service, 7 mos. 28 days ; company stationed at
Falmouth.

Weeks, Richard, Falmouth. Private, in a company commanded by Capt. Ward
Swift, of Sandwich ; return for boimty allowed for service on a secret expe-
dition to Rhode Island in Oct., 1777; also, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co.. Col.
Freeman's regt. ; service, 8 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth in
Sept., 1778 ; roll sworn to in Barnstable Co. ; also, same co. and regt. ; service,
9 days : company marched on alarms at Falmouth Feb. 4, April 2, and May
16, 1779 ; roll sworn to in Barnstable Co.



796 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Weeks, Richard. Boatswaiu's Mate, brigantine "Rising Empire," commanded
by Capt. Richard Whellen ; engaged IMay 25, 1776; discharged Sept. 7, 1776;
service, 3 mos. 10 days. Roll sworn to in Bristol Co.

"Weeks, Robert. Private, Capt. John Grannis's co. ; marched Jan. 15, 1776; ser-
vice to Feb. 29, 1776, 1 mo. 17 days ; roll sworn to in Dukes Co. and endorsed
" Tarpaulin Cove ; " also, same co. ; service from March 1, 1776, to June 1, 1776,
in defence of seacoast ; roll dated Tarpaulin Cove ; also, same co. ; service
from June 1, 1776, 2 mos. 6 days; reported enlisted out Aug. 7, 1776; company
stationed at Elizabeth Islands for defence of seacoast; roll dated Tarpaulin
Cove and sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Weeks, Samuel, Boston. Steward, armed sloop "Fox," commanded by Capt.
Levi Doane, bound on cruise from port of Boston ; descriptive list of ofBcers
and crew, dated Boston, Nov. 25, 1780; age, 26 j'rs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; com-
plexion, light; occupation, seaman; residence, Boston; reported rated 1^
shares.

Weeks, Samuel, Norwich. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of Jmie 5, 1780, re-
turned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, byMaj. Peter Har wood, of
6th Ma.ss. regt., at Springfield, July 1, 1780; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 4 ft. 11 in. ;
complexion, light; engaged for town of Norwicli; marched to camp July 1,
1780, under command of Ensign Joseph Miller ; also, list of men raised for
the 6 months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Pater.son as having passed
muster in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780; also, pay roll for
6 months men raised by the town of Norwich for service in the Continental
Anny during 1780 ; marched June 26, 1780 ; discharged Dec. 18, 1780 ; service,
5 mos. 29 days, travel (140 miles) included ; also, receipt dated Norwich, March
10, 1781, for bounties paid said Weeks and others by Jolm Kirkland, on behalf
of the town of Norwich, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years,
agreeable to orders of the General Court of Dec. 2, 1780, and Feb. -, 1781 ; also,
descriptive list of men raised in Hampshire Co. to serve in the Continental
Anny, as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent; age, 16 yrs.; stature,
5 ft. 4 in. ; complexion, light; occupation, farmer; engaged for town of Nor-
wich; engaged April 10, 1781; term, 3 years; also, receipt dated South Had-
ley, April 24, 1781, signed by Ithamar Goodman, in behalf of Noah Goodman,
Superintendent for Hampshire Co., stating that he had received said Weeks
and others of Capt. Kirkland to serve in the Continental Army for the term of
3 years to the credit of the town of Norwich; also. Private, Col. Benjamin
Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from March 10, 1781, 21 mos. 22 days.

Weeks, Samuel, Warwick. Capt. Ichabod Dexter's co.. Col. Woodbridge's regt. ;
receipt for advance pay, signed by said Weeks and others, dated Cambridge
Camp, June 20, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Samuel Taylor's co., Col. Nicholas
Dike's regt. ; pay abstract for mileage, dated Roxbury, Sept. 17, 1776; mileage
for 98 miles allowed said Weeks ; also, .same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for
travel allowance, etc., from place of discharge home, dated Dorchester Heights,
Nov. 28, 1776; said Weeks credited with allowance for 5 days (105 miles)
travel.

Weeks, Samuel. Private, Capt. Philip Hubbord's co. ; enlisted Jan. 17, 1776; ser-
vice to Nov. 13, 1776, 9 mos. 28 days; comjiaiiy stationed at Kittery Point and
Old York for defence of seacoast.

Weeks, Samuel. Private, Capt. Nathan Smith's co. ; service from Sept. 1, 1776,
to Nov. 21, 1776, 2 mos. 20 days; company stationed at Martha's Vineyard for
defence of seacoast.



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Weeks, Samuel. Private, Capt. Tobias Femald's co., Col. Edmund Phinney's
regt. ; muster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776 ; enlisted Feb.
18, 1776 ; reported sick in general hospital.

"Weeks, Samuel. Captain, 9th (5th KitterjO co., 2d York Co. regt. of Mass. militia ;
list of officers chosen by the several companies in said regiment, as returned by
John Frost and others, field officers, dated Kittery, April Zi, 1776 ; ordered in
Council April 29, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported commis-
sioned April 29, 1776 ; also, communication dated Kittery, June 4, 1779, signed
by said Weeks, resigning the commission which he had received in 1776 as
Captain, 9th co., 2d York Co. regt., on account of poor health and increasing
infirmities.

Weeks, Samuel. Private, Capt. Joseph Shed's co.. Col. Joseph Gerrish's (1st)
regt.; enlisted Oct. 18, 1779; discharged Dec. 2, 1779; service, 1 mo. 14 days,
near Claverack.

Weeks, Samuel. Descriptive return dated Boston, Jan. 5, 1781, made by Edward
Procter, Colonel of Boston regt., of men who had enlisted to serve in tlie
militia under Brig. Gen. John Fellows for the term of 3 months from the time
of their arrival at place of rendezvous, unless sooner discharged, and who had
received bounty and mileage due them of said Col. Procter; Capt. Wise's co. ;
age, 28 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion, light.

Weeks, Samuel. Corporal, Capt. William Bird's co.. Col. Webb's regt. ; enlisted
Aug. 17, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 1, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 24 days, near West
Point, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Suffolk
and Middlesex counties to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Weeks, Shubael. Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co. ; enlisted March 20, 1779 ;
discharged Nov. 16, 1779; service, 7 mos. 28 days; company stationed at Fal-
mouth; also, pay roll of a company raised in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., by
Joseph Dimuck, Esq., to guard the shores of that town; enlisted June 10
[1783] ; discharged Nov. 15 [1783] ; service, 5 mos. 5 days; warrant drawn in
favor of Selectmen of Falmouth.

Weeks, Solomox. Private, Capt. John Grannis's co. ; marched Jan. 15, 1776 ; ser-
vice to Feb. 29, 1776, 1 mo. 17 days ; roll sworn to in Dukes Co. and endorsed
"Tarpaulin Cove"; also, same co. ; service from March 1, 1776, to June 1,

1776, in defence of seacoast ; roll dated Tarpaulin Cove ; a^so, same co. ; service
from June 1, 1776, to Aug. 31, 1776, 3 mos. ; company stationed at Elizabeth
Islands for defence of seacoast; roll dated Tarijaulin Cove and sworn to in
Barnstable Co.; also, Capt. Grannis's co. commanded by Lieut. James Blos-
som; service from Sept. 1, 1776, to Nov. 21, 1776, 2 mos. 21 days; company
stationed at Elizabeth Islands for defence of seacoast.

Weeks, Solomon. Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; service from Jan. 25, 1777, to April 20,

1777, 86 days ; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands.

Weeks, Solomon. List of men belonging to a company stationed at Naushon wlio
signed a petition for increase of wages or their discharge if such request was
not complied with, dated Naushon, Aug. 10, 1777 ; the petition is headed by
signature of Elisha Nye and the petitioners were probably men belonging to
the company under his command.

Weeks, Solomon. Private, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co., Col. Freeman's regt. ; ser-
vice, 6 days; company marched on alarms at Falmouth Feb. 4. April 2, and
May 16, 1779. Roll sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Weeks, Solomon. Private, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co. ; entered service March 20,
1779 ; discharged Nov. 16, 1779 ; service, 7 mos. 28 days ; company stationed at
Falmouth.



798 IVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Weeks, Solomon. Sergeant, Capt. Solomon Walker's cc, Lieut. Col. Joseph
Prime's regt. ; entered service April 31 [30], 1780; discharged Dec. 30, 1780;
service, 8 mos. 1 day, under Brig. Gen. Wadsworth at the Eastward.

Weeks, Sylvanus. Corporal, Capt. Acter Patten's co., Col. Samuel McCohb's
regt. ; service between July 6, 1779, and Sept. 25, 1779, 2 mos. 20 dajs, on
Penobscot expedition. Roll certified at Topsham.

Weeks, Thojias, Greenwich. 2d Lieutenant, m command of a detachment of
militia. Col. Elisha Porter's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response
to the alarm of April 10, 1775; service, 6 days; also, Adjutant, Col. David
IJrewer's (9tli) regt.; engaged April 24, 1775; service to Aug. 1, 1775, 3 mos.
15 days; also, same regt. ; muster roll of field and staff officers, dated Koxbury
Camj), Oct. 7, 1775; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Hooker's (2d Green-
wich) CO., 4th Hampshire Co. regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers chosen in
said regiment, as returned by Lieut. Col. R. "Woodbridge and Maj. Josiah
White to Col. Samuel Howe, dated South Hadley, March 1(5, 1776; ordered in
Council April 1, 177G, that said officers be commissioned; reported coninii.s-
sioned April 1, 1776 ; also. Lieutenant, Col. Whitney's regt. ; account of
ordnance stores received June 23, 1776, for the troops at Hull; also, 1st Lieu-
tenant, Capt. Josiah Smith's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.; return of offi-
cers to be commissioned ; ordered in Council Sept. 7, 1776, that said officers be
commissioned ; regiment raised for defence of Boston ; also, 1st Lieutenant,
same co. and regt. ; engaged April 11, 1776, 4 days preceding march ; service
to Nov. 1, 1776, 6 mos. 19 days; conijjany raised for defence of town and
harbor of Boston ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1776 ; service, 1
mo. 6 days, including travel (112 miles) home ; also, Adjutant, Col. Thomas
JNIarshall's (10th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accoiuits for service from Jan.
1, 1777, to Aug. 1, 1777; reported resigned Aug. 1, 1777; also, same regt.;
return of men in service subsequent to Jan. 1, 1777; reported transferred to
department of Commissary of Issues.

Weeks, Thobias. Private, Capt. Joseph Jones's detachment of militia ; marched
June 29, 1779; discharged July 16, 1779; service, 17 days, at Camden, Lincoln
Co., by order of Col. William Jones.

Weeks, Timothy. Private, Capt. John Grannis's co. ; enlisted July 4, 1775; ser-
vice to Dec. 31, 1775, 6 mos. 13 days; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands;
also, same co. ; marched Jan. 4, 1776; service to Feb. 29, 1776, 1 mo. 28 days;
roll sworn to in Dukes Co. and endorsed " Tarpaulin Cove ; " also, same co. ;
service from March 1, 1776, to June 1, 1776, in defence of seacoast; roll dated
Tarpaulin Cove.

Weeks, Timothy. Seaman (probably) , brigantine " Rising Empire," commanded
by Capt. Richard Whellen; engaged May 24, f77(i; discharged Sept. 4, 1776;
service, 3 mos. 11 days. Roll sworn to in Bristol Co.

Wkf.ks, Uriah, Montague. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Anny
from Capt. Moses Harvey's 5th (1st iSIontague) co., Col. Phineas Wright's
(6th Hampshire Co.) regt.; residence, Montague; engaged for town of Mon-
tague : joined Capt. James Keith's co.. Col. M. Jackson's regt. ; term, 3 years,
to expire Jan. 1, 1780; also, Private, Capt. James Kieth's co., Col. Michael
Jack.son's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 15,
1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported deserted, but a certificate signed by Col. Jack-
son certifies that he served his term of three years and was regularly dis-
charged; also, Capt. Storey's co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1 to Jan. 13, 1780.

Weeks, William, Coventry (also given Uxbridge). Private, Capt. Edward Sea-
grave's CO., Col. Joseph Read's (20th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775;
enlisted ^lay 15, 1775; service, 2 mos. 22 days; also, company return dated



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Weeks, William, continued.

Sept. 25, 1775 ; also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Roxbury, Dec.
21, 1775.

Weeks, William, Gorliam. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Samuel Whitmore's (Gorham) co., Col. Reuben Fogg's (3d Cum-
berland Co.) regt., as returned to Capt. Briaut Morton, dated Gorham, March
28, 1778; residence, Gorham; engaged for town of Gorham; joined Capt. Skil-
ling's CO., Col. Fraincis's (Francis's) regt.; term, 3 years, to expire Dec. -,
1779; also. Private, Colonel's co.. Col. Tupper's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1 to Jan. 8, 1780; reported discharged.

Weeks, Willlvm, Marlborough. List of 6 months men raLsed agreeable to resolve
of Jime 5, 1780, returned as received of Maj. Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent
for Middlesex Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner, dated Springfield; 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 Springfield, July 13, 1780;
age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, ruddy; engaged for town of
Marlborough ; marched to camp July 13, 1780, under command of Capt. Thomas
Pritchard; also, list of men raised for the 6 months service and returned by
Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a retm-n dated Camp Toto-
way, Oct. 25, 1780; also. Corporal, Capt. Abrain Watson's co.. Col. John Qrea-
ton's (3d) regt.; muster roll for Oct., 1780; enlisted July 13, 1780; enlistment,
6 months ; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of ^larlborough
for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to camp July 9,
1780; discharged Jan. 13, 1781; service, 6 mos. 15 days, including travel (200
miles) home.

Weeks, Williaji. Private ; list of men detached from the militia of North Yar-
mouth to reinforce the Continental Army, as returned to Samuel Thompson,
Brigadier for Cumberland Co., dated North Yarmouth, Dec. 3, 1776.

Weeks, William. Private, Capt. Caleb Moulton's co., commanded by Lieut.
Eliphalet Hastings subsequent to Oct. 11, 1778, Col. Thomas Poor's regt. ; en-
tered service Aug. 1, 1778 ; discharged Feb. 16, 1779 ; service, 6 mos. 26 days,
at North river, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home ; also, Capt. Moul-
ton's CO., Col. Poor's regt. ; pay roll for Sept., 1778, dated Fort Clinton ; also,
Lieut. Hastings's co.. Col. Poor's regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1778, dated King's
Ferry.

Weeks, William. Private, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; ser-
vice, 8 days; company marched on alanus at Falmouth Feb. 4, April 2, and
]\Iay 16, 1779. Roll sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Weeks, William. Private, Capt. Benjamin Munroe's co. ; entered service Jan. 2
[year not given, probably 1778] ; .service, 3 mos. ; also, company receipt dated
Stow, July 2, 1779, signed by said Weeks and others, for wages and rations re-
ceived of Capt. Benjamin Mimroe, for service in his com])any. Col. Sprout's
regt., at Rhode Island in 1778. [The foregoing appear among orders, returns,
etc., taken from Capt. Benjamin Munroe's papers.]

Weeks, William. Private, Capt. Elihu Lyman's co., Col. Elisha Porter's (Hamp-
shire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 25, 1779; discharged Aug. 31, 1779; service, 1
mo. 13 days, at New London, Conn., including 6 daj's (124 miles) travel home.

Weeks, William. Corporal, Capt. Nathaniel Lakin's co., Col. John Jacobs's (Light
Infantry) regt.; entered service Sept. 18 (also given Sept. 20), 1779; discharged
Nov. 20, 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.



800 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

AVeekson, Shubael, Harwich. Private, Capt. Benjamin Godfrey's co., Col. Josiah
"Whitney's regt.; arrived at destination May 10, 1777; discharged July 10,
1777; service, 2 mos. 11 days, at Rhode Island, travel (11 days) included; 100
miles reported as distance from Harwich to place of destination ; roll dated
Boston Neck, South Kingston; also, Capt. Abijah Bangs's co.. Col. Nathaniel
Freeman's regt. ; pay roll for Oct., 1777, dated Harwich ; service, 31 days, on
a secret expedition to Rhode Island.

"Weelbs, William. Sergeant, Capt. Jo.seph Palmer's co., Col. Freeman's regt. ;
service, 6 days ; company marched on alarms at Falmouth Feb. 4, April 2, and
May 16, 1779. Roll sworn to in Barnstable Co. [See William Welbs.]

Weeld, Job, Roxbury. Private, Capt. Joseph Morse's co.. Col. John Paterson's
regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Weeler, Asa, Westford. Li.st of men rai.sed for the months service and returned
by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp Toto-
way, Oct. 25, 1780.

Weeler, James. Capt. Peleg Shearman's co.. Col. John Hathaway's (Bristol Co.)
regt. ; reported deserted ; company raised to support the Lines near Rliode
Island on an alarm and stationed at Slade's Ferry from April 20, 1777, to May
13, 1777.

Weeler, Thomas. Private, Capt. Luke Hitchcock's co.. Col. Joseph Yose's (1st)
regt. ; muster roll for Aug., 1781 ; enlistment, during war.

Weelman, Jesse, Private, Capt. Nathan Sargeant's detachment, Col. Jacob Ger-
rish's regt. of guards ; detached July 4, 1778 ; service to July 17, 1778, 13 days ;
regiment stationed at Winter Hill.

Weelman, Levi, Hardwick. List of men raised for the 6 months service and re-
turned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated
Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780.

Weels, Alexander. List of men returned as probably serving on main guard under
Lieut. Col. L. Baldwin at Prospect Hill, dated July 3, 1775.

Weels, David, Sharon. Private, Capt. John McKinstry's co.. Col. John Paterson's
regt.; company return, probably Oct., 1775. [Sec David Wabe and David
Webb.]

Weels, Henry. Private, Capt. Seth Sumner's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ;
.service, 25 days; company marched to Rhode Island April 17, 1777. Roll
dated Dorchester.

Weels, Joshua. Return of men in Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt. who .served as
boatmen on late exi)edition against Newjiort ; service, 7 days ; receipt for pay
of men belonging to Capt. Evans's co. is dated Dec. 30, 1778, and signed by
Lieut. Daniel Kimball.

Weels, Samuel, Conway. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Robert Oliver's co. of Minute-
men, Col. Samuel Williams's regt., which marched April 22, 1775, in rcspon.se
to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 16^ days.

Weeman [ ? ], Joseph. List of men who moved from the town of Cape Elizabeth
subsequent to 1776, dated Cape Elizabeth, Jan. 17, 1782, accompanying a peti-
tion of the Selectmen stating their inability to supply their (]uota.

Weems, James. Surgeon's Mate, Col. Henry Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from May 10, 1778, to Aug. 30, 1778 ; also, same regt. ;
return of officers for clothing, dated Boston, Oct. 22, 1778.



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