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reported as having served satisfactorily as Surgeon from the earliest part of
the campaign, although without a warrant, and as being willing to continue
in service in tlie same capacity ; recommended m Council Nov. 1, 1775, to Gen.
Washington to receive a warrant.

Welsh, Thomas. Seaman, sloop "Republic," commanded by Capt. John Foster
Williams; engaged June 23, 1776; discharged Nov. 18, 1776; service, 4 mos.
26 days; officers and crew discharged at Boston.

Welsh, Tho>d\.s. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 30, 1777 ; Capt. Williams's co., Col. Greaton's
regt. ; reported received State bounty.

Welsh, Thomas. Private, Capt. John Wendell's co., Col. Goose Van Schaick's
(1st New York) regt.; muster roll for Jan., Feb., and March, 1781, dated
West Point; enlistment, during war; reported deserted Feb. 24, 1781.

Welsh, Willla.m, Boston. Private, Capt. Moses Hart's co., Col. Paul Dudley
Sergeant's (28th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted Aug. 3, 1775;
also, Capt. John Wiley's co.. Col. Sargent's regt.; company return [probably
Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat dated Dec. 13, 1775.

Welsh, William, Framingham. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, IMus-
ter Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Feb. 16, 1777; Capt. Holden's co..
Col. Nixon's regt. ; rei)orted received State bounty ; also, descriptive list of
men belonging to 6tb Mass. regt., who enlisted for tlie war subsequent to Sept.
.30, 1779, as returned by Col. Thomas Nixon, certified at Highlands, Feb. 23,
178f¬ї; age, 30 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, dark; engaged for town
of Boston ; also. Private, Capt. Mattliew Chambers's co.. Col. Thomas Nixon's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec.
31. 1780; residence, Framingliam ; also, Capt. Chambers's co. ; return for
clothing, dated Peekskill, Aug. 1, 1780; also, descriptive li.st dated West Point.



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"Welsh, "William, continued.

Jan. 29, 1781 ; Capt. Chambers's co., 6tli Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col.
Smith; rank. Private; age, 29 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, dark;
hair, dark ; eyes, light ; residence, Framingham ; enlisted Jan. 1, 1780, by Capt.
A. Holden; enlistment, during war.

"Welsh, William, Georgetown. Matross, Capt. Jonathan "W. Edes's (4th) co., Col.
Crafts's (Artillery) regt. ; service from Feb. 1, 1777, to May 8, 1777, 3 mos. 7
days.

Welsh, William, Northampton. Descriptive list of deserters from Col. Rufus
Putnam's (5th) regt., dated Nov. 20, 1780; age, 21 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.;
complexion, dark; hair, brown ; occupation, tanner; residence, Northampton ;
engaged for town of Northampton; term, during war; deserted July 15, 177'.t;
reported as having gone over to the enemy.

Welsh, William, Westfield. Private, Capt. Warham Parks's co.. Col. Timothy
Danielson's regt. ; company return dated Iloxbury [probably Oct., 1775] ; the
words " Detachd to Quebeck " appear after name.

Welsh, Willl^m. Capt. Asa Prince's co., Col. Israel Hutchinson's (19th) regt.;
order for money in lieu of bounty coat endorsed " Dec'r 21 " [1775].

Welsh, William. Private, Capt. James Lemont's co. ; enlisted July 18, 1775 ;
service to Dec. 31, 1775,5 mos. 26 days; company stationed at Georgetown,
Lincoln Co., for defence of seacoast.

Welsh, Willlim. Private, Capt. Caleb Champney's detachment of guards, Col.
Gerrish's regt. ; muster roll dated Boston, Aug. 14, 1778 ; enlisted July 29,
1778 ; detachment drafted to serve for 6 weeks from July 29, 1778.

Welsh, William. Order on the Board of War, payable to Lieut. Ei^hraim Minot,
commanding officer of corps of invalids stationed at Boston, endorsed " Boston
Jau'y 1779," signed by said Welsh, Private, and others, for clothing due them
as a donation from the several towns of the State.

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

Welsh, Willl\m. 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 re-
ceived of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Capt. Lieut. John Callender, of 3d
Artillery battalion, at Springfield, July 6, 1780 ; ago, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft.
5 in. ; complexion, dark; engaged for town of Boston; arrived at Springfield
July 5, 1780.

Welsh, William. Matross, Capt. Sargent's co., Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 17, 1780, to Dec. 31,
1780 ; term, during war.

Weltch, Ben.tamin, Nottingham. Capt. William Hudson Ballard'sco., Col. James
Frye's regt.; company return dated Cambridge, Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for
boimty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Cambridge, Dec. 13,
1775.

Weltch, Ebenezer. Receipt for bounty, given to the Selectmen of York, dated
York, July 13, 1778, signed by said Weltch and others raised to serve at Provi-
dence, agreeable to resolve of June 12, 1778.

Weltch, John, Boston. De.scriptive list of men belonging to Light Infantry co.,
10th Mass. regt., who enlisted to serve during the war and had received State
boimty, made up from Nov. 5, 1776, to Feb. -, 1780, dated West Point, Feb.
9, 1780; age, 29 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, light; hair, light; resi-
dence, Boston.



862 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Weltch, John, Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Elisha Hedge's co., Col. Nathaniel
Freeman's regt. ; marched from home Oct. 15, 1777 ; service, 16 days, on a
secret expedition to Rhode Island.

Weltch, John. Private, Capt. Thomas Hodsdon's co.. Col. Thomas Poor's regt. ;
enlisted Jmie 9, 1778 ; discliarged Feb. 12, 1779 ; service, 8 mos. 20 days, at
North river, including 17 days (340 miles) travel home ; regiment raised for
Smontlis; roll dated Berwick; a/so, same co. and regt.; payrolls for June-
Sopt., 1778, dated West Point ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for Nov. and
Dec, 1778, and Feb., 1779, dated King's Ferry.

Weltch, Matthias, Nottingham. Capt. William Hud.son Ballard's co.. Col. James
Frye's regt. ; company return dated Cambridge, Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Cambridge, Dec. 13,
1775.

Weltch, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. John Strong's co., Col. John Brown's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; entered service Jmie 30, 1777; discharged July 2(5, 1777; ser-
vice, 2(5 days, in Northern department.

Welthken, Ben.j.vmin. Private, Capt. Benjamin Plumer's co. ; entered service
March 5, 177(5; service to Sept. 6, 1776, 6 mos.; company stationed at St.
Georges for defence of seacoast.

Welts, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; entered service Jiuie 1, 1776 ;
service to Sept. 1, 1776, 3 mos. ; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands. Roll
sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Wejian, John. Sergeant, Capt. David Strout's co. ; engaged July 21, 1775; ser-
vice to Dec. 31, 1775, 5 mos. 23 days; company stationed on seacoast at Cape
Elizabeth and Scarborough.

Wemess, Lawrence. Return of men raised in Essex Co. for Continental service,
agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; engaged for town of Salem; engaged
March 5, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Wemouth, Timothy. Private, Capt. Benjamin Lemont's co., Maj. Lithgow's de-
tacbment; enlisted Sept. 15, 1779; discharged Nov. 1, 1779; service, 1 mo. 15
(also given 1 mo. 18) days, near Penobscot.

Wenacmpeh, Isaac, Stockbridge. Private, Cai)t. William Goodricli's co. of
Indians, Col. John Patterson's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted
April 23, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 16 days ; also, order for money in lieu of bounty
coat dated Stockbridge, Feb. 27, 1776.

Wenaumpeh, Jacob, Stockbridge. Private, Capt. William Goodrich's co. of
Imlians, Col. John Patterson's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted
April 23, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 16 days ; also, order for money in lieu of bounty
coat dated Stockbridge, Feb. 27, 1776.

Wench, Abi.tah. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Lakin's co., Col. John Jacobs's (Liglit
Infantrj-) regt.; entered service Oct. 3 (also given Oct. 1), 1779; discharged
Dec. 3 (also given Dec. 2), 1779; service, 2 mos. 3 (also given 2 mos. 5) days,
at Rhode Island; also, same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for Sept., Oct., and Nov.,
1779, sworn to at New])ort.

Wench, Charles. DescrijJtive li.st of men raised in Middlesex Co., agreeable to
resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; age, 18 yi's. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in,; complexion, black;
hair, black ; eyes, black ; occupation, farmer ; engaged for town of Framing-
liam; engaged Feb. 27, 1781 ; term, 3 years; a similar list is returned by Joseph
Hosmer, Superintendent for Middlesex Co.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 863

Wench, Thomas, Framinghatn. List of men raised for the 6 months service and
returned hy Brig. Gen. Pater.son as having passed muster in a return dated
Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780.

Wench, Thomas, Spencer. List of men raised for the 6 months service and returned
hy Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp Toto-
way, Oct. 25, 1780.

Wenchel, Job. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Josiah Stapcls's (12th) co.. Col. John Frost's
(2d York Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen to fill vacancies in
certain companies In said regiment, dated Kittery, Sept. 3, 1776; said Wenchel
chosen in room of John Hearl who resigned in order to keep peace in said
company ; ordered in Council Nov. 14, 1776, that said officers he commissioned.
[See John Wenchel.]

Wenchel, John. 2d Lieutenant, 12th co. ; list of officers of Mass. militia [year not
given]; commissioned Nov. 14, 1776. [See Job Wenchel.]

Wenchell, Eliakim, Egremont. Return of men drafted from Berkshire Co. militia
to march to Horse Neck under command of Col. Benjamin Simonds [year not
given], but who failed to join regiment; reported drafted from town of Egre-
mont ; drafted into Capt. Noble's co.

Wenchell, Hezekiah. Capt. John King's co.. Col. John Brown's (Berkshire
Co.) regt. ; entered service June 29, 1777 ; discharged July 27, 1777 ; service,
29 days, vmder Gen. Schuyler.

Wenchester, Charles, Brookline. Private, Capt. Joseph Pettengill's co., Col. L.
Baldwin's (26th) regt. ; pay abstract for Jime, 1776, dated Camp at New York.

Wenchester, Willla.m. Private, Capt. William Howe's co., Col. John Rand's
regt. ; entered service July 17, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 10, 1780 ; service, 3 mos.
3 days, including 9^ days (185 miles) travel home; regiment raised for 3 months.

Wenchister, Daniel. Receipt dated Springfield, Dec. 11, 1782, signed by Setli
Banister, Captain, 4th Mass. regt., INIuster ^Master, stating that he had received
Jonathan Needham of said Wenchister, Captain, and Chairman of Class No. 1
of the town of South Brimfield, to serve in the Continental Army for the term
of 3 years.

Wenchstr, Charles. Order on Col. Baldwin, payable to Col. James Wesson,
dated Uppermerry, Dec. 26, 1777, signed by said Wenchstr ajid others, for
" Sauce & Traveling money " for the year 1776.

Wendal, Isaac. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Battle's co.. Col. William Mcintosh's
regt. ; service from Dec. 11 to Dec. 30, 1776, 19 days, under Lieut. Col. Weld
at Castle Island.

Wendal, Jacob, Boston. Private, Capt. McFarland's corps of invalids; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to June 26, 1780; re-
ported discharged; account not balanced ; wages reported as made up in pay
accounts of Col. H. Jackson's regt.

Wendal, Jacob, Westford. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Fletcher's co., Col. Jonathan Reed's (6th Middlesex Co.)
regt., as returned to Brig. Gen. Prescott, dated Littleton, Sept. 17, 1777; resi-
dence, Westford ; enlisted for town of Westford; joined Capt. Ballard's co..
Col. Alden's regt. ; enlistment, 3 years, to expire ui 1780; also. Private, Capt.
Zaccheus Wright's co., Col. Cyprian Howe's regt. ; entered service July 27,
1780; discharged Oct. 30, 1780; service, 3 mos. 8 days, including 4 days (80
miles) travel home.



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"Wendall, Isa.\.c. Private, Capt. Elias Parkman's detachment; enlisted July 2,
1778; discharged July 17, 1778; service, 15 days; detachment drafted to serve
as guards.

"Wendall, Jacob, Boston. Private, Major's co.. Col. Henry Jackson's regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from INlay 28, 1777, to May 28, 1780;
credited to town of Wilmington; aZ,s'o, Capt. Peter Dolliver's co., Col. Jack-
son's regt.; pay rolls for June, July, and Aug., 1778, dated Providence; also,
same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Sept., 1778 ; also, same co. and regt. ; 4)ay rolls
for Nov., 1778, and Feh., 1779, dated Garrison at PaM'tu.xet; also, 1st co.. Col.
Jackson's regt.; pay roll for March, 1779; also, Maj. Lemuel Trescott's (3d)
CO., Col. Jackson's regt. ; muster roll for April, 1779, dated Pawtuxet ; enlisted
May 28, 1777; enlistment, 3 years; reported sick at Providence; also, same
CO. and regt. ; pay roll for July, 1779, sworn to at Providence ; also, same co.
and regt. ; pay roll for Oct., 1779; also. Major's co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ; regi-
mental return made up to Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at Providence ; also,
return certilied at Camp near Morristown, April 30, 1780, of officers and men
belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's, and Col. Jackson's regts., and men be-
longing to Massachusetts in Col. Henry Sherburne's regt., wlio were incor-
porated into a regiment under the command of Col. Henry Jackson, agreeable
to the arrangement of April 9, 1779; Major's co. ; rank. Private; residence,
Boston; engaged May 28, 1777; term, 3 years; reported invalided Nov. 27,
1779.

Wendall, Jacob. Capt. Miles Greenwood's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards; service from Feb. 3, 1778, to April 3, 1778, 2 mos. 1 day. Roll dated
Camp Winter Hill.

Wendel, Jacob. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, June 8, 1777; Capt. Langdon's co.. Col. Henry
Jackson's regt. ; reported received State bounty.

Wendel, Jacob. Matross, Col. Crane's regt. ; pay roll for <> months men raised by
the town of Boston for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marclied
July 1, 1780; discharged Dec. 20, 1780; service, (i mos., including travel (10
days) home.

Wendell, . [This name also appears under the fonn of Wendal, Wendall,

Wendel, Wendol, Wendoll, Wendorl, Windal, Windall, Windel, Wiudell,
Windle, Windol, Windoll.]

Wendell, Isaac. Midshipman, State ship "Tartar," commanded by Capt. John
Cathcart; engaged July 12, 1782; discharged Nov. 21, 1782; service, 4 mos. 9
days. Roll sworn to at Boston.

Wendell, Jacob, Westford. Private, Capt. William Hudson Ballard's co.. Col.
Brooks's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from May 28, 1777,
to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Westford; credited to town of Westford; also,
Capt. Ballard's co.. Col. Ichabod Alden's regt. ; return dated Albany, Jan. 12,
1778; mustered by Col. Barrett, Muster Master for Middlesex Co., and by a
Continental Muster Master ; also, Capt. Ballard's co., 6th Mass. regt. formerly
comnian<led by Col. Ichabod Alden ; muster roll for March and April, 1779,
dated Cherry Valley; also, 1st co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt.; re-
turn made up to Dec. 31, 1779; enlisted May 28, 1777; enlistment, 3 years;
also, Capt. White's co., Col. Brooks's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to July 13, 1780.

Wendell, Jacob. Private, Lieut. Col. Jabez Hatch's (Boston) regt. ; service with
detacliment commanded by INIaj. Andrew Symmes drafted to serve for 5 weeks
in guarding stores under Maj. Gen. Heath at and about Boston, agreeable to
order of Council of May 12, 1777.



IN Tim WAR OF TILE REVOLUTION. 865



"Wendkll, Jacob. Receipt dated Boston, May 28, 1777, for bounty paid said Wen-
dell by Cadwallader Ford, Jr., in behalf of the town of Wilmiiif,'ton ; also,
certificate dated Boston, May 28, 1777, signed by James Otis, Ensign, certifying
that said "Wendell had enlisted in Capt. Jarvis's co., Col. Henry Jackson's
regt., for the term of 3 years to the credit of the town of Wilmington and had
passed muster.

Wendell, Jacob. Capt. Miles Greenwood's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards; enlisted Nov. 11, 1777; service to Feb. 2, 1778, 2 mos. 22 daj's. Roll
dated Camp at Winter Hill.

Wendell, Jacob. Descriptive return made by Edward Procter, Colonel of Boston
reyt., of men who had enlisted to serve in the Continental Army for the term
of tj 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. Hodgdon's co. ; age, 40 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion,
brown ; 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 re-
ceived of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Capt. Lieut. John Callender, of 3d
Artillery battalion, at Springfield, July 6, 1780 ; age, 40 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ;
complexion, ruddy; engaged for town of Boston; arrived at Springfield July
5, 1780.

Wendell, Jacob. Conductor, under R. Frothingham, C. G. Militarj' Stores ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from July 17, 1780, to Dec. 4, 1780; also.
Conductor of Military Stores, Field Commissary's department ; appointed July
17, 1780; discharged Dec. 4, 1780; reported as belonging to Massachusetts.

Wendell, Jacob H'y. Lieutenant, Col. Goose Van Schaick's (1st New York)
regt. ; return of effectives, dated West Point, March 16, 1781, made by said
Wendell as Adjutant ; also. Adjutant, same regt. ; returns of effectives, dated
West Point, March 22, and March 29, 1781 ; also, muster roll of field, staff, and
commissioned officers for Jan., Feb., and March, 1781 ; appointed ^Nlay -, 1780;
also, muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers for April, 1781, dated
West Point ; also. Lieutenant, same regt. ; return of effectives, dated West
Point, May 11, 1781, made by said Wendell as Adjutant ; reported on command
after deserters ; also, return of effectives, dated West Point, May 18, 1781, made
by said Wendell; reported acting as Adjutant; also. Adjutant, same regt.;
return of effectives, dated West Point, May 21, 1781 ; also, Lieutenant, same
regt. ; return of effectives, dated West Point, May 24, 1781 ; reported acting
as Adjutant; also. Lieutenant and Adjutant, same regt. ; return of effectives,
dated West Point, June 1, 1781.

Wendell, John, Boston. Sergeant, Capt. William Wyman's co.. Col. John Pater-
son's regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Wendell, John. Private, Capt. Benjamin Hicks's co., Col. Goose Van Schaick's
(1st New York) regt.; muster rolls for Jan.-April, 1781, dated West Point;
enlistment, during war.

Wendell, John H. Captain, Col. Goose Van Schaick's (1st New York) regt. ;
return of effectives between March 9, and INIarch 29, 1781, dated West Point;
reported absent at Albany with leave to resign; also, muster rolls for Jan.-
April, 1781, dated West Point; appointed March 1, 1776; reported re.signed
April 5, 1781.

Wendell, John P. 2d Lieutenant. Capt. Winthrop Gray's (."^d) co., Col. Thomas
Crafts's (Artillery) regt. ; service from time of engagement to Aug. 1, 1777,
85 days.



866 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Wendell, Oliver. Account of blank commissions delivered the committees
appointed to raise men to go to Canada [year not given] ; said Wendell reported
as belonging to committee for Suffolk Co.

Wendell, Thomas, Marblehead. Capt. Francis Symonds's co., Col. John Glover's
regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Wendell and others, dated Cam-
bridge, June 27, 177.") ; also, Sergeant, .same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; engaged May 30, 1775; service, 2 mos. 7 days.

Wenderson, Robert. Private, Capt. Samuel Gregg's co.. Col. James Cargill's
regt.; enlisted Aug. 25, 1775; discharged Dec. 31, 1775; service, 4 mos., 2
weeks, 3 days ; company raised in St. Georges, Waldoborougb, and Camden,
Lincoln Co., and stationed there for defence of seacoast.

Wendol, ThoivlA-S, Marblehead. Sergeant, Capt. Francis Symonds's co.. Col. John
Glover's regt. ; order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Camp at Cam-
bridge, Dec. 25, 1775.

Wendoll, John P. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Winthrop Gray's (3d) co., Col. Thomas
Crafts's (Artillery) regt. ; service from July 31, 1777, to Oct. 1, 1777, 2 mos.
Roll sworn to at Boston.

Wendorl, Thomas, Marblehead. Sergeant, Capt. Francis Symonds's (9th) co..
Col. John Glover's (21st) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Wenompic, Jacob. Capt. William Goodrich's co.. Col. Paterson's regt. ; order for
advance pay, signed by said Wenompic and others, dated July 1, 1775.

Wensdell. Henry. Capt. Haskell's co., Col. Bradford's (14th) regt.; entered ser-
vice July 12, 1779; discharged May 12, 1780; term, 9 months.

Wensey, Henry. Private, Capt. Josiah Yale's co.. Col. Rosseter's regt. ; entered
service Oct. 12, 1781; discharged Oct. 20, 1781; service, 12 days; mileage out
and home (160 miles) allowed ; company marched from Lee and Lenox to Still-
water Oct. 12, 1781, by order of Brig. Gen. Rosseter on an alarm.

Wentch, Silas, Framingham. Capt. Joseph Griffith's co., Col. John Jacobs's
regt.; enlisted June 21, 1778; service, 6 mos. 13 days; enlistment to expire
Jan. 1, 1779.

Wenthworth, James, Rochester. Private, Capt. Philip Hubbard's co.. Col. Scam-
mon's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 5, 1775; service,
2 mos. 19 days.

Wenthworth, Samuel. Private, Capt. Job Cushing's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel
Pierce's regt.; enlisted May 19, 1779; discharged July 1, 1779; service, 1 mo.
16 days (also given 44 days), at Tiverton, R. I., including 3 days (55 miles)
travel home.

Wentroph, . General order dated Headquarters, Ticonderoga, Sept. 5, 1776,

taken from Col. Ephraim Wheelock's Orderly Book; Lieut. James Carr
reported as chosen Captain, vice said Wentroph, Captain, Col. Poor's regt.,
discharged.

Wentworth, . [This name also appears under the form of Wenthworth, Whint-

worth, Winteth, Winthford, Winth worth, Wiutworth.]

Wentworth, . Private, Capt. Cushing's co., 1st Mass. regt. ; return for liquor

due [year not given].

Wentworth, Andrew, Pepperellborough. List of men mustered by Nathaniel
Wells, Mu.ster Master for York Co. ; said Wentworth, with others, mustered
Aug. 10, 1779, for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Spring-
field ; residence, Pepperellborough; also, descriptive list of men raised to



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Wentworth, Andrew, continued.

serve iii the Coutiiieutal Army for tlie term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve
of June 9, 1779, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissiouer, by Capt.
James Tisdale, at Spriugfield, Aug. 23, 1779; 1st cc, ."id regt. ; age, 18 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 3 in. ; complexion, dark; engaged for town of Pepperellborougb ;
also, receiirt for equipments, given to Capt. James Tisdall, dated Springfield,
Aug. 22, 1779, signed by said Wentworth and others.

"Wentworth, Benjajiin, Cape Elizabeth. Capt. John Wentworth's co.. Col. Aaron
Willard's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from home to Ben-
nington, dated Boston, Jan. (!, 1777 ; 322 miles travel allowed said Wentworth ;
also, same co. and regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., home from
place of discharge. Fort Edward, dated Boston, Jan. 15, 1777; 424 miles travel
allowed said Wentworth; also, Capt. Wentworth's co.. Col. Gerrish's regt. of
guards; enlisted July 22, 1778; discharged Dec. 14, 1778; service, 5 mos. 1
day, at Cambridge, including travel (160 miles) home.

Wentworth, Benjamin, Stoughton. List of men raised by the town of Stoughton
to reinforce the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, as
returned by Capt. Robert Swan and Capt. James Endicott ; also, descriptive
list of men raised in Suffolk Co. for the term of 9 months from the time of
their arrival at Fishkill, as returned by Stephen Badlam, Superintendent for
said county, dated Dorchester; Capt. Swan's co.. Col. Gill's regt.; age, 18
yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; eyes, gray; occupa-
tion, husbandman ; nationality, American ; residence, Stoughton ; engaged
for town of Stoughton ; conducted to camp by Elkanah Hixson ; also, list of
men returned as received of Maj. Stephen Badlam, Superintendent for Suffolk
Co., by Sergt. Elkanah Hixson, of Col. Alden's regt., at Dorchester, May 27,

1778, to be delivered to Brig. Gen. Jonathan Warner, at Fishkill ; also, list of



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