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Weeks, John. Private, Capt. Benjamin Bonney's co., Col. Samuel Brewer's regt. ;
pay abstract for travel allowance and mileage, dated Cliesterfield, March 13,
1777; IW) miles travel allowed said Weers; company marched to Ticonderoga
to reinforce Northern army.

Weeten, James, Swanzey. Private, Capt. Peleg Shearman's co., Col. John Hath-
away's (Bristol Co.) regt.; service, 2.3 days; company raised to support the
Lines near Rhode Island on an alarm and .stationed at Slade's Ferry from
April 20, 1777, to May l.'J, 1777; also, receipt given to Capt. Peleg Shearman,
dated May 20, 1778, signed by Jonathan Wheten for wages for service of his
son [probably said James "Weeten] at Slade's Ferry in April and May, 1777.

"Weetherbee, Timothy. Private, Capt. Simon Hunt's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. ;
service from Feb. 3, 1778, to date of discharge, Feb. 26, 1778, 23 days, with
guards at Cambridge.

Weetherby, Judah. Private, Capt. Robert Cutting's co.. Col. Mclntash's (Mcin-
tosh's) regt., Gen. Lovell's brigade; enlisted Aug. 1, 1778; discharged Sept.

10, 1778; service, 1 mo. 13 days, on expedition to Rhode Island.

Weever, Duty. Copy of a company receipt, dated Warwick, Feb. -, 1777, given to
Capt. Squire Millard, for wages and billeting for service for 1 day on an alarm
Nov. 21, 1776; also, list of men drafted from Capt. Squire Millard's (2d War-
wick) CO. Sept. 28 [year not given],

Weever, Job. Private, Capt. Israel Hix's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; re-
ported deserted Aug. 10, 1778 ; service on expedition to Rhode Island ; company
raised in Bristol Co.

Weever, John. Private, Capt. Job Alvord's co.. Col. Shepard's regt.; return
dated Jan. 31, 1778; reported deserted.

Weever, Nicholas. 2d Lieutenant, brigantine "Eagle" (privateer); petition
endorsed "March 11th 1778," signed by John Hinkley, asking that Elijah
Luce be commissioned as commander of said vessel ; ordered in Council March

11, 1778, that a commission be issued.

Weever, Peter. Receipt dated Springfield, May 26, 1782, for bounty paid said
Weever by Benjamin Johnson, Chairman of a class of the town of Lynn, to
serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Weever, Samuel. Private, 2d co.. Col. Gideon Burt's (Hampshire Co.) regt.;
enlisted June 12, 1782 ; service, 4 days ; company marched to retake Samuel
Ely who was rescued from Springfield jail June 12, 1782, and to oppose the
rioters who assembled at Northampton June 16, 1782; horse travel allowed
said Weever.

Wegelworth, William. Quartermaster Sergeant, Capt. Richard Dodge's co.. Col.
Baldwin's (26th) regt. ; pay abstract for Feb., 1776.

Weickes, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. John Holden's (2d) co.. Col. Christopher
Greene's (1st Rhode Island) battalion ; muster roll for July, 1779, dated Camp
East Greenwich ; enlistment, during war.

Weight, Asa, Roxbury. 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. [See Asa Whight, Asa White, and Asa Wight.]

Weight, Daniel, Needham. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Anny
from Col. William Mclntash's (Mclntosli's) 1st Suffolk Co. regt., sworn to at
Needham, Feb. 21, 1778 ; residence, Needham ; engaged for town of Needham ;
joined Capt. Foster's co., Col. Greaton's regt. ; term, during war.



802 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Weight, Daniel, Sudbury. Private, Capt. John Nixon's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Abijah Pierce's regt., wliich marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
5 days.

Weight, David, Framingham (probably). Private, Capt. Micajah Gleason's co.
of MLimte-mcn, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Concord ;
service, 14 days.

Weight, David, Maiden. 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.

Weight, John. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 16, 1777 ; Capt. Williams's co.. Col. Greaton's
regt. ; reported received State bounty.

Weight, Joseph, Marlborough. Private, Capt. Daniel Barnes's co., Col. Jonathan
Ward's regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Weight, Josiah, Framingham (probably). Private, Capt. Micajah Gleason's co.
of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Concord ;
service, 14 days.

Weight, Thaddeus. Private, Capt. Francis Stebbins's co.. Col. David Mosley's
regt. ; entered service June IH, 1782 ; discharged June 20, 1782 ; service, 4 days ;
company raised for support of the government at Springfield and Northampton
and part of it probably mounted; no horse rations allowed said Weight. Roll
sworn to at West Springfield. [See Thaddeus Wright.]

Weighten, John, Sudbury. Private, Capt. John Nixon's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Abijah Pierce's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
4 days.

Weighting, John, Sudbury. Corporal, Capt. Aaron Haynes's co.. Col. Jonathan
Brewer's regt. ; company retm-n dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775.

Weightington, Robert. Major's co., 11th Mass. regt.; entered service July 24,
1779; term, 9 months ; reported re-enlisted.

Weighton, . [This name also appears under the form of Weighten, Weighting.]

Weighton, John, Sudbur5^ Corporal, Capt. Aaron Haynes's co.. Col. Jonathan
Brewer's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted'july 17, 1775; service,
15 days; also, order for bounty coat dated Cambridge Camp, Oct. 25, 1775.

Weilde, John. Matross, Lieut. John Harris's detacliment. Col. John Crane's
(Artillery) regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1779; enlistment, 3 years; also, same
detachment and regt. ; muster roll for Feb., 1779, dated Providence ; also, same
detachment and regt. ; muster roll for March, 1779, dated Tiverton ; enlisted
June 10, 1778; reported deserted March 30, 1779.

Weily, John. Private, Capt. John Symonds's co. of matrosses; enlisted July 13,
1776; service, 2 mos. 18 days; company raised in Salem.

Weir, James. Capt. William Perley's co.. Col. Frye's regt. ; receipt for advance
pay, signed by said Weir and others, dated Camp at Cambridge, Jime 22, 1775.

Weir, James. Capt. Ephraim Corey's co.. Col. William Prescott's regt. ; order
for botmty coat dated Camp at Cambridge, Oct. 31, 1775.

Weir, James. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suf-
folk Co., dated Boston, May 11, 1777; Capt. George White's co.. Col. Francis's
regt. ; reported received State bounty.

Weire, Joseph. Capt. John Worthly's co.. Col. Pliiiuiy's regt. ; order for bounty
coat dated Cambridge, Fort No. 2, Nov. 2, 1775.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 803

Weist, Abxer. Private, Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; service from March 17, 1777, to
April 20, 1777 ; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands.

"Weitheral, Job. Private, Capt. Abraham Tuckerman's co.. Col. Joseph Vo-se's
regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1777, swoni to at Camp near Valley Forge ; enlisted
Dec. 1, 1777; enlistment, during war.

"Weitherell, Joshua. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Healy's co.. Col. Jonathan Hol-
man's regt. ; service, 16 days ; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm
in Dec, 1776, and was stationed at Providence Jan. 21, 1777.

"Weitzel, Jacob. Lieutenant, Capt. John Dennis's co. in a regiment commanded
by Lieut. Col. John Parke ; pay roll for Aug., 1778.

"Wekas, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Seth Clark's co. ; sers'ice between July 1, 1775,
and Dec. 31, 1775, 6 mos. 4 days, in defence of seacoast. Roll sworn to in
Barnstable Co.

"Weken, Conrad. Private, Capt. Henry Tiebout's co.. Col. Goose Van Schaick's
(1st New York) regt. ; muster rolls for Jau.-April, 1781, dated "West Point.

"Wek Role, John Henry, Boston. Descriptive list dated May 29, 1778, of men
raised in Suffolk Co. to serve in the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of
April 20, 1778, returned as received of Maj. Stephen Badlam, Superintendent
for said county, by Capt. Robert Davis, to be delivered to Brig. Gen. Warner,
at Fishkill ; age, 28 >ts. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; hair, black ; eyes, dark ; nation-
ality, German; residence, Bo,ston. [See John Henry Philip Polett, John
Henry "Weppold, John Henry "NVesk Role and Johan "Wippold.]

"Weks, Eliphalet. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Rochester for
service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched Jiily 3, 1780; dis-
charged Nov. 20, 1780; service, 4 mos. 29 days, including travel (240 miles)
home.

"Welames, James, Fitchburg. Descriptive list dated May 21, 1781; Capt. Watson's
CO., 3d Mass. regt.; rank. Private ; age, 21 yrs. ; .stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; com-
plexion, dark; hair, dark; eyes, blue; occupation, farmer; residence, Fitch-
burg ; engaged for town of Fitchburg ; engaged April 1, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Welbs, William. Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; ser-
vice, 8 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth in Sept., 1778. Roll
sworn to in Barnstable Co. [See William Weelbs.]

Welch, . [This name also appears under the form of Walch, Waltch, Wealch,

Wech, Welech, Welsh, Weltch, Welts, Wolsh.]

Welch, Amos. Private, Lieut. Joel Stevens's detachment. Col. David Rossiter's
regt. ; entered service Oct. 15, 1780; discharged Oct. 18, 1780; service, 3 days,
on an alarm at Fort Edward ; roll dated Pittsfield ; also, Capt. Joel Stevens's
CO., Col. Rossiter's regt.; entered service Oct. 12, 1781; discharged Oct. 25,
1781 ; service, 13 days, on an alarm at Saratoga ; roll dated Pittsiield.

Welch, Benjamin, Gardnerstown (also given Reading). Private, Capt. Oliver
Colbom's CO. of Minute-men, Col. Arnold's regt.; enlisted July 25, 1775; ser-
vice, 20 days ; also, return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
Col. Joseph North's (2d Lincoln Co.) regt. ; residence, Gardnerstown (also
given Reading) ; engaged for town of Gardnerstown (also given Reading) ;
joined Capt. Davis's co., Col. Wigglesworth's regt. ; tenn, 3 years; also. Pri-
vate, Capt. Christopher Woodbridge's co.. Col. Calvin Smith's regt. ; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from March 1,1777, to June 24,1778;
reported died June 24, 1778; also, Capt. Israel Davis's co., Col. Edward Wig-
glesworth's regt.; return [j^ear not given]; mustered by Col. Sewall; also,



804 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Welch, Benjamin, continued.

(late) Capt. Davis's co., Col. Wigglesworth's regt. ; muster roll for May, 1778,
dated Caiup Valley Forge; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll for June,
1778, dated Camp Greenwich.

Welch, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Daniel Sullivan's co.. Col. Benjamin Foster's
(Lincoln Co.) regt. ; discharged Oct. 7, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 4 days ; company
called out three dilTerent times for service at Machias ; also, Capt. Daniel
Sullivan's co. of volunteers; service from July 28, 1779, to Sept. 28, 1779,
2 mos., on expedition to Majorbagaduce.

Welch, Benjamin. Private, Capt. John Bacon's co.. Col. David Rosseter's regt..
Gen. Fellows's brigade ; entered service Nov. 5, 1780; discharged Nov. 7, 1780;
service, 4 days ; company marched to reinforce army mider Gen. Stark at Still-
water on the alarm of Nov. 5, 1780.

Welch, Daniel. Private, Capt. Lemuel Stewart's co. ; enlisted July 29 [1775];
discharged Oct. 17 [1775]; service, 2 mos. 18 days; also, same co. ; entered
service July 13 [1775]; credited with 37 days billeting; amount of billeting
for comi)aiiy paid on a warrant from Maj. Gen. Schuyler and receipted for by
Capt. Stewart at Albany Jan. 27, 177G.

Welch, Daniel. Private, Capt. David Prouty's co.. Col. Job Cusliing's (Worces-
ter Co.) regt.; marched July 27, 1777; discharged Aug. 6, 1777; service, 10
days ; company marched to reinforce Northern army by order of Gen. Womcr
(Warner) . Roll dated Spencer.

Welch, David. Capt. Esaias Preble's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards sta-
tioned at Winter Hill ; marched from home April 9, 1778 ; service, 2 mos. 28
days, including travel (80 miles) home; company detached from militia to
serve from April 2, 1778, to July 3, 1778.

Welch, David. Receipt dated Springfield, Nov. 2, 1782, signed by Samuel Carr,
Muster Master, stating that he had received said Welch of Lieut. John Carlile,
on behalf of Class No. 5 of the town of York, to serve in the Continental Army
for the term of 3 years.

Welch, Dennis. Descriptive return dated Boston, Jan. 9, 1781, made by Edward
Procter, Colonel of Boston regt., of men who had enlisted to serve in the Con-
tinental Army for the term of 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; Lieut. Cook's co. ; age, 25yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, brown.

Welch, Ebenezer. Private Capt. Edward Grow's co. ; enlisted July 10, 1775 ;
service to Dec. 31, 1775, 6 mos. 7 days ; company raised in York for defence of
seacoast.

Welch, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Simeon Browu's co.. Col. Nathaniel Wade's
regt. ; enlisted July 1, 1778 ; service, 6 mos. 7 days, at Rhode Island ; company
discharged at East Greenwich ; regiment raised in Essex and York counties :
also, same co. and regt.; muster rolls sworn to at East Greenwich, Sept. 17,
Sept. 24, Oct. 14, Nov. 6, and Nov. 14, 1778; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Welch, Ebenezer. Private ; pay roll of part of Capt. Amos Rathbun's co. in
Lieut. Col. David Roseter's detachment of militia which marched to join
Northern army; entered service Aug. 15, 1777; discharged Aug. 21, 1777; ser-
vice, 7 days; roll sworn to in Berkshire Co.; also, Capt. Jo.seph Raymond's
CO., Col. David Rosseter's regt.. Gen. Fellows's brigade ; entered .service Oct.
14, 1780; discharged Oct. 17, 1780; service, 5 days; company marched to rein-
force army under Gen. Stark at Stillwater on the alarm of Oct. 14, 1780.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 805

Welch, Edmund, Wells. Private, Capt. Noah Moulton Littlefield's co. of Minute-
men, Col. Moulton's regt., wliich marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; ser-
vice, 5 days; also, Capt. Samuel Sayer's co.. Col. James Scammon's (30th)
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 5, 1775; service, 25 days;
also, company return [prohably Oct., 1775], including abstract of pay to last
of July, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat dated Cambridge, Oct. 27, 1775 ; also,
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.

Welch, Edward, Royalsborough. List of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Col. Jonathan Mitchell's (2d Cumberland Co.) regt., as returned
by Capt. Stephen Hart ; residence, Royalsborough ; engaged for town of
Royalsborough; joined Capt. Jeremiah Hill's co.. Col. Vose's regt.; term, 3
years ; also, return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from l.st
North Yarmouth co., 2d Cumberland Co. regt., as returned by Capt. John
Gray; residence, Royalsborough ; engaged for town of North Yarmouth ; joined
Capt. Hill's CO., Col. Voce's regt.; term, 3 years; also, Private, Capt. Robert
Davis's CO., Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1777, sworn to at
Camp Valley Forge ; enlisted March 21, 1777 ; enlistment, 3 years.

Welch, Edward. Seaman, ship "Protector," commanded by Capt. John Foster
Williams; engaged Nov. 6, 1780; reported deserted.

Welch, Elk.A-NAH. Sergeant, Capt. John Walton's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt.
of guards; joined Jan. 14, 1778; service to April 3, 1778, 2 mos. 20 days, at
Cambridge guarding troops of convention; also. Sergeant, Capt. Nathaniel
Heath's co. ; engaged Dec. 20, 1778; discharged April 29, 1779; service, 4 mos.
10 days, with guards under Maj. Gen. Gates at and about Boston; also, Maj.
Nathaniel Heath's co. ; engaged April 30, 1779; discharged July 31, 1779; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 2 days; also, same co. ; engaged Aug. 1, 1779; service to May 1,
1780, 9 mos. ; also, same co. ; engaged May 1, 1780; service, 3 mos. ; also, same
CO.; engaged Aug. 1, 1780: discharged Oct. 6, 1780; service, 2 mos. 6 days;
above service from April 30, 1779, with guards at and about Boston imder suc-
cessive engagements of 3 months.

Welch, Ephraim. Sergeant, Capt. Amos Rathbun's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's
detachment of Berkshire Co. militia ; muster roll dated Ticonderoga, Feb. 25,
1777; engaged Dec. 16, 1776; term to expire March 15, 1777.

Welch, Ephraim. Private, Lieut. Jabez Colt's co.. Col. Rosseter's detachment of
Berkshire Co. militia ; entered service July 17, 1777 ; discharged July 27, 1777 ;
service, 11 days, at the Northward. Roll dated Richmond.

Welch, Ephraim. Private, Capt. John Bacon's co.. Col. David Rosseter's regt.,
Gen. Fellows's brigade ; entered service Nov. 5, 1780; discharged Nov. 7, 1780;
service, 4 days ; company marched to reinforce army imder Gen. Stark at Still-
water on the alarm of Nov. 5, 1780.

Welch, Ezra. Private, Capt. John Walton's co., Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. of
guards; joined Jan. 14, 1778; service to April 3, 1778, 2 mos. 20 days, at Cam-
bridge guarding troops of convention.

Welch, Ezra. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Heath's co. ; enlisted Feb. 8, 1779; dis-
charged ]May 7, 1779; service, 3 mos., with guards under Maj. Gen. Gates at
and about Boston; also, Maj. Nathaniel Heath's co. ; enlisted May 8, 1779;
discharged Aug. 7, 1779 ; service, 3 mos. ; also, same co. ; enlisted Aug. 8,
1779; service to May 1, 1780, 8 mos. 20 days; also, same co. ; enlisted May 1,
1780; service, 3 mos.; also, same co. ; enlisted Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Oct.
6, 1780 ; service, 2 mos. 6 days ; above service from May 8, 1779, with guards
at and about Boston under successive engagements of 3 months.



806 IMASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Welch, Hezekiah. Private, Capt. Thomas Bumstead's co. ; list of men drafted
from Lieut. Col. Jabez Hatch's (Boston) regt., agreeable to order of Council
of ^lay 7, 1777, to guard stores, etc., under Maj. Gen. Heath at and about
Boston for the term of 5 weeks ; also, Capt. Robert Davis's co.. Col. Freeman's
regt. ; service, 37 days ; company raised for service on a secret expedition to
Rhode Island ; roll sworn to in Suffolk Co., Dec. 4, 1777.

Welch, Hezeklah. 2d Lieutenant, frigate " Boston," commanded by Capt. Samuel
Tucker ; engaged Oct. 28, 1778 ; roll made up for advance pay for 1 month ;
also, petition addressed to the Council, dated July 7, 1780, signed by said Welch,
(late) Lieutenant, ship "Boston," stating that he was taken prisoner at
Charleston, S. C, May 12, 1780, and was paroled, and requesting that Jo.seph
Henderson, (late) Commissary of Prisoners, be directed to effect his exchange
for James Jack, 2d Lieutenant, man-of-war " Somerset," cast ashore on Cape
Cod ; petitioner also states that his having a large family to provide for made
him more desirous of being exchanged ; ordered in Council July 7, 1780, that
Joseph Henderson, (late) Commissary of Prisoners, effect tlie exchange of
Hezekiah Welch, (late) Lieutenant, frigate " Boston," for James Jack, 2d
Lieutenant, man-of-war " Somerset," that said Welch might be released from
captivity and "serve his Country; " communication appended, addressed to
the Council, signed by Joseph Henderson, states that Capt. Hezekiah Welch,
(late) Lieutenant of the " Boston," was as old as any officer of his rank.

Welch, Hezeklah. Midshipman, frigate " Boston," commanded by Capt. Samuel
Tucker; engaged Oct. 28, 1778; roll made up for advance pay for 1 month;
also, Acting Midshipman, ship " Protector," commanded by Capt. John Foster
Williams; engaged Jan. 22, 1780; discharged Aug. 17, 1780; service, 6 mos.
26 days.

Welch, " Iline." Private, Capt. William Foord's (Ford's) co.. Col. John Brown's
regt.; entered service July 21, 1780; discharged Oct. 21, 1780; service, 3 mos.
6 days. Roll swoni to in Berkshire Co.

Welch, Isaac, Nobletown. Private, Capt. John McKinstry'sco., Col. John Pater-
son's (2()th) regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for
bounty coat dated Charlestown Camp, Fort Xo. 3, Oct. 26, 1775.

Welch, Isaac. Private, Capt. Ephraim Fitch's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's
detachment of Berk.shire Co. militia; muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga,
Feb. 25, 1777; enlisted Jan. 4, 1777; enlistment to expire March 15, 1777; re-
ported on command cutting wood.

Welch, Israel. Private, Capt. Xathan Sargeant's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt.
of guards; detached July 5, 1778; service to July 17, 1778, 12 days; regiment
stationed at Winter Hill.

Welch, Jacob. Private, Capt. David Copp's co. ; copy of a return of men stationed
at Pierce's Island Nov. 5, 1775.

Welch, James, Boston. Gunner, Capt. Joseph Balch's (3d) co.. Col. Thomas
Crafts's (Artillery) regt. ; engaged May 21, 1776, 4 days preceding niarcli ;
service to Nov. 1, 1776, 166 days; rolls sworn to at Boston; also, same co.
and regt. ; roll made up from Nov. 1, 1776, to Feb. 1, 1777, and sworn to in
Suffolk Co. ; reported deserted.

Welch, James, Marblehead. Col. John Glover's regt.; receipt for advance pay,
signed by said Welch and otliers, dated Cambridge, June 27, 1775, and endorsed
" Capta. Will'm Lee;" also. Private, Capt. William Courtis's (1st) co., Col.
John Glover's (21st) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted Jmie 5,
1775; service, 2 mos. 1 day; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also,
order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Camp at Cambridge, Dec. 21, 1775 ;



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 807

Welch, Jamks, continued.

also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col. Jonathan
Glover's (5th Essex Co.) regt. ; residence, Marblehead ; engaged for town of
Marblehead; term, 3 years; also, Private, 3d co., Col. John Bailey's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
also, (late) Capt. Jacob Allen's (3d) co., Col. Bailey's regt. ; company return
dated Camp Valley Forge, Jan. 24, 1778; also. Drummer, Capt. Adams
Bailey's (late Capt. Jacob Allen's) co., Col. John Bailey's (2d) regt.; mu.ster
roll made up from Jan. 1, 1777, to Jan. 1, 1780; engaged Jan. 1, 1777; term,
during war; reported promoted to Drummer Aug. 1, 1779; also, Drummer,
Capt. Adam Bailey's co.. Col. Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descriptive list dated Jan.
10, 1781 ; Capt. Adams Bailey's co., 2d Mass. regt. ; age, 20 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft.
9 in. ; complexion, brown ; hair, brown ; birthplace, Marblehead ; residence,
Marblehead; enlisted Jan. 1, 1777, at Marblehead; enlistment, during war;
also, Capt. Adams Bailey's co.. Col. John Bailey's regt., commanded by Lieut.
Col. Sprout subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781 ; muster roll made up from Jan. 1, 1780,
to Jan. 1, 1782.

Welch, James, Sudbury (also given Watertown) . Return of men raised to serve
in the Continental Army from Capt. Rice's (also given Capt. Maynerd's) co.,
Col. Ezekiel How's (4th Middlesex Co.) regt. ; residence, Sudbury (also given
Watertown; engaged for town of Sudbury; joined Capt. Willington's co..
Col. Wigglesworth's regt.; term, during war; also, Private, Capt. Ebenezer
Smith's CO., Col. Calvin Smith's (late Wigglesworth's) regt; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 28, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; credited to
town of Watertown; also, Capt. Thomas Willington's co., Col. Edward Wig-
glesworth's regt.; return [year not given]; mustered by Nathaniel Barber;
also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for June, 1778, dated Camj) Greenwich ;
also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Oct., 1778; also, Capt. Smith's co., (late)
Col. Wigglesworth's regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Provi-
dence; enlisted Jan. 20, 1777; a^so, Capt. Daniel Pilsbury's co., Lieut. Col.
Calvin Smith's (6th) regt. ; return for wages for the year 1782; wages allowed
said Welch for 12 mos. ; also, 5th co., 6th Mass. regt. ; return [year not given,
probably 1783] of men entitled to 880 gratuity, agreeable to act of Congress of
May 15, 1778, for serving during the war.

Welch, James, York. Descriptive list dated Jan. 1, 1782; Capt. Benjamin Hey-
wood's CO., 6th Mass. regt. ; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, dark ;
hair, dark; occupation, yeoman ; birthplace, York; residence, York ; engaged
for town of York; engaged May 29, 1781; term, 3 years; also. Private, Capt.
Benjamin Heywood's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (6th) regt.; return for
wages for the year 1781 ; wages allowed said Welch from Maj' 31, 1781, to Dec.
31, 1781, 7 mos. 1 day ; also, muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, sworn to in
Quarters Highlands; also, muster rolls for Dec, 1781, Jan., Feb., and March,
1782, dated Hutts New Boston and sworn to in Quarters Highlands ; o/>s'o, mus-



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