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men returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Put-
nam, July 20, 1778 ; also, list of men returned as mu-stered by Henry Rutgers,
Jr., Deputy Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778; arrived at Fishkill
June 14, 1778; also. Private, Maj. Daniel Whiting's co., 6th Mass. regt.
formerly commanded by Col. Ichabod Alden ; muster roll for March and April,

1779, dated Cherry Valley ; enlisted June 14, 1778; discharged March 14, 1779;
term, 9 months.

Wentworth, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Abel Richards's co., Col. Benjamin
Hawes's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 25, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 28, 1777 ; service, 1
mo. 7 days, on a secret expedition to Rhode Island, including 3 days (60 miles)
travel home. Roll sworn to at Dedham.

Wentworth, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Abner Crane's co.. Col. Jacob Garish's
(Gerrish's) regt.; enlisted Nov. 1, 1779; discharged Dec. 2, 1779; service, 1
mo. 2 days, on expedition to Claverack. Roll dated Stoughton.

Wentworth, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Samuel Holden's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Thayer's regt.; enlisted July 22, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3
mos., including 11 days (220 miles) travel home; regiment raised in Suffolk
Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Wentworth, Benjamin. Corporal, Capt. Ralph Thompson's co., Lieut. Col.
Webb's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 26, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 7, 1781 ; service. 3 mos.
23 days, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Suffolk
and Middlesex counties to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Wentworth, Benjamin, Jr. Private, Capt. Samuel Holden's co., Col. Ebenezer
Thayer's regt.; enlisted July 22, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3
mos., including 11 days (220 miles) travel home; regiment raised in Suffolk
Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.



868 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Wentworth, Bennixg, Cape Elizabeth. Private, Capt. John Wentworth's co. :
pay abstract for mileage, dated Watertown, Aug. 20, 1776 ; mileage for 140
miles allowed said Wentworth ; warrant drawn for amount of abstract stated
to be for mileage to Dorchester Heights ; also, Matross, Capt. Wentworth's co.
of matrosses. Col. Peter Noyes's regt. ; comjiany mustered by Col. Noyes May
20, 1777, and stationed at Fort Hancock, Cape Elizabeth.

Wentworth, Cii.\.rles, Stoughton. Private, Capt. James Endecot'sco. of militia.
Col. Lemuel Kobin.son's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 9 days; also, Capt. William Bent's co., Col. John Greaton's regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 27, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 12 days ;
also, Capt. Bent's co., 'Mith regt. ; company return dated Camp at Fort No. 2,
Oct. 5, 1775; also, Capt. James Endicott's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ; ser-
vice, 5 days ; company marched from Stoughton March 4, 1776, at the time of
fortifjing Dorchester Heights ; also, same co. and regt. ; service, 3 days; com-
l^any marched to Moon Island June 13, 1776, when the British fleet was driven
out of Boston harbor; also. Corporal, Capt. Theophilus Lyon's co. ; entered
service March 1, 1778; discharged April 5, 1778; service, 36 days; company
marched to Castle Island March 1, 1778, under command of Lieut. Col. Samuel
Peirce.

Wentworth, Daniel, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Asahel Smith's co. of militia.
Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 9 days; also, Capt. William Benf^s co.. Col. John Greaton's regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 27, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 12 days ;
also, Capt. Bent's co., 36th regt. ; company return dated Camp at Fort No. 2,
Oct. 5, 1775.

Wentworth, Ebenezer, Stoughton. Private, Capt. William Bent's co.. Col. John
Greaton's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 12 days; also, Capt. Bent's co., .36th regt. ; company return dated
Camp at Fort No. 2, Oct. 5, 1775; also, Capt. James Endicott's co.. Col. Ben-
jamin Gill's regt. ; service, 3 days ; company marched to Moon Island June
13, 1776, when the Britisli fleet was driven out of Boston harbor; also, return
of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Lyon's co.. Col.
Benjamin Gill's regt. ; residence, Stoughton; enlisted for town of Stoughton ;
joined Capt. Patrick's co.. Col. Aldcn's regt.; enlistment, 3 years; also, list
of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated
Boston, March 16, 1777; Capt. Patrick's co., Col. Alden's regt.; reported re-
ceived State bounty; also, Private, Major's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. ; Continen-
tal Army pay accounts for service from March 1, 1777, to March 1, 1780; also,
Capt. Patrick's co.. Col. Alden's regt.; return dated Albany, Jan. 12, 1778;
mustered by Col. Barber, County Muster Master, and by a Continental Muster
Master; also, (late) Capt. William Patrick's co., 6th Mass. regt. formerly
commanded by Col. Ichabod Alden ; return of men who were in camp before
Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subsetiuently except on furlough,
etc., certified at Cherry Valley, Feb. 24, 1779; also, INLaj. Daniel Whiting's
CO., 6th Mass. regt. formerly commanded by Col. Alden ; muster roll for March
and April, 1779, dated Cherry Valley; enlisted March 1, 1777.

Wentworth, Ebenkzer. Private, Capt. John Elden's (Buxton) co. ; service, 4
days, on an alarm at Falmouth the day it was set on fire by the enemy; com-
pany marched to assist in preventing the landing of the enemy ; roll dated
Buxton, Dec. 14, 1775; also, same co. ; service, 1^ days; company marched to
Biddeford on an express from Col. Tristram Jordan sent in consequence of
armed vessels appearing to be coming into Winter Harbor ; roll dated Buxton,
Dec. 14, 1775.



IX TILE WAR OF THE REVOLUTIOX. 8G9

"Wentworth, Edmund. Private, Capt. Hezekiah Whitney's co., Col. Josiah
Whitney's regt. ; entered service July 22, 1777; service, 2 days; company
marched on an alarm at Rhode Island.

Wentworth, Elijah, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Asahel Smith's (Stoughton) co.
of militia, Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., vhich marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775; service, 9 days; also, Sergeant, Capt. William Bent's co., Col. John
Greaton's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; engaged April 27, 1775 ; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 12 days; also, Capt. Bent's co., 36th regt. ; company return dated
Camp at Fort Xo. 2, Oct. 5, 1775.

Wentworth, Elijah. Private, Capt. A.sahel Smith's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's
regt. ; service, 5 days ; company marched from Stoughton to assist in fortify-
ing Dorchester Heights March 4, 1776.

Wentworth, Enoch, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Asahel Smith's (Stoughton) co.
of militia. Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on tlie alarm of April
19, 1775; service, 9 days; also, Capt. William Bent's co.. Col. John Greaton's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos.
12 days; also, Capt. Bent's co., 3(Jth regt.; company return dated Camp at
Fort Xo. 2, Oct. 5, 1775; also, return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Lyon's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ; residence, Stoughton ;
enlisted for town of Stoughton; joined Capt. Patrick's co.. Col. Alden's regt. ;
enlistment, 3 years ; also, list of men mustered by Xathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 16, 1777 ; Capt. Patrick's co.. Col.
Alden's regt. ; reported received State bounty; also. Private, Major's co., Col.
Brooks's regt. ; Continental Army pay accoimts for service from March 1, 1777,
to March 1, 1780; also, Capt. Patrick's co.. Col. Alden's regt.; return dated
Albany, Jan. 12, 1778 ; mustered by Col. Barber, County Muster Master, and
by a Continental Muster Master; also, (late) Capt. William Patrick's co., 6th
Mass. regt. formerly commanded by Col. Ichabod Alden ; return of men who
were in camp before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subsequently
except on furlough, etc., certified at Cherry Valley, Feb. 24, 1779; also, Maj.
Daniel Whiting's co., 6th Mass. regt. formerly commanded by Col. Ichabod
Alden ; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Cherry Valley ; enlisted
March 1, 1777.

Wentworth, Foster. Capt. John 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, Henry. Private, Capt. David Copp's co. ; copy of a return of men
stationed at Pierce's Island Nov. 5, 1775.

Wentworth, Henry. Private, Capt. John Evans's co. ; enlisted Sept. 16, 1781 ;
discharged Dec. 3, 1781; service, 2 mos. 18 days; company raised for 3 months
and stationed at Androscoggin river to guard frontiers.

Wentworth, Isaac, Stoughton. Corporal, Capt. Asahel Smith's (Stoughton) co.
of militia, Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., wliich marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775; service, 8 days; also, Capt. Theophilus Lyon's co., Col. Benjamin
Gill's regt. ; service, 2 days ; company marched from Stoughton to Braintree
March 22, 1776.

Wentworth, Jacob, Stoughton (also given Stoughtonham) . Private, Capt. Asahel
Smith's (Stoughton) co. of militia. Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 3 days; also, Capt. Samuel
Payson'sco., Col. Joseph Read's (20th) regt.; company return [probably Oct.,
1775] ; also, Capt. Theophilus Lyon's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ; service,
2 days; company marched from Stoughton to Braintree March 22, 1776; also,
Capt. James Endicott's co.. Col. Gill's regt. ; service, 3 days ; company marched



870 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Wentworth, Jacob, continued.

to Moon Island June 13, 1776, when the British fleet was driven out of Boston
harbor; also, same co. ; entered service March 20, 1778; discharged April 5
(also given April 6), 1778; service, 18 days; company marched to Roxbury
March 20, 1778, under command of Col. William Mcintosh.

Wentworth, James, Rochester. Private, Capt. Philip Hubbard's co., Col. James
Scammon's (JiOth) regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775], including
abstract of pay to last of July, 1775; reported discharged July 18, 1775; also,
order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Dec. 21, 1775.

Wentworth, Jedediah, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Stephen Penniman's co., Col.
Nicholas Dike's regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 31,
1776 ; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777 ; also, list of men raised to
serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Lyon's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's
regt. ; residence, Stoughton ; enlisted for town of Stoughton ; joined Capt.
Patrick's co.. Col. Aldcn's regt.; enlistment, 3 years; also, li.st of men mus-
tered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, May
11, 1777 ; Capt. Patrick's co., Col. Alden's regt. ; reported received State bounty ;
also, Private, Major's co., Col. Brooks's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from April 10, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported re-enlisted; also,
Capt. Patrick's co.. Col. Alden's regt.; return dated Albany, Jan. 12, 1778;
mustered by Col. Barber, County Muster Master, and by a Continental Muster
Master; also, (late) Capt. William Patrick's co., 6th Mass. regt. formerly
commanded by Col. Ichabod Alden ; return of men who were in camp before
Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subsequently except on furlough,
etc., certified at Cherry Valley, Feb. 24, 1779; also, Capt. Asa Cobum's (Light
Infantry) co., 6th ISIass. regt. formerly commanded by Col. Ichabod Alden;
muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated "Fort Harkimer;" also, Cor-
poral, Major's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descriptive list endorsed " Jan-
uary 11th 1781;" Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7tli) regt.; age, 20 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 5 in. ; complexion, dark ; hair, brown ; l)irthi)lace, Stoughton ; residence,
Stoughton ; enlisted Dec. -, 1779, by Capt. Thorp ; also, Corporal, (late) Capt.
Jonas Parker's co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt.; muster rolls for Feb., March,
and April, 1781, dated West Point; enlistment, during war; reported on com-
mand with Adjutant General's barge in Feb. and March, 1781; also, Capt.
Jonathan Maynard's co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt.; muster roll for June,
1781 ; rejwrted reduced July 9, 1781 ; also, list of men tried by courts-martial
subse(iuent to Jan. 1, 1781 ; said Wentworth tried July 10, 1781, by regimental
court-martial, Capt. Mills, President, on charge of neglect of duty; sentenced
to be reduced; also, muster roll for Sept., 1781; reported on command with
Col. Putnam; also, register of furloughs granted subseciuent to Jan. 1, 1781;
leave given .said Wentworth by Col. Brooks Dec. 28, 1781, to go from West
Point to Stoughton for 50 days ; reported overstayed 50 days ; also, descriptive
list dated Feb. 20, 1782; Capt. Maynard's co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt. ; age,
21 (also given 24) yrs.; .stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark;
occupation, laborer; birthplace, Stoughton; residence, Stoughton; enlisted
Dec. -, 1779 (also given April 28, 1777) ; enlistment, during war (also given 3
years) ; also. Private, Capt. Maynard's (6tli) co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt.;
muster roll for March, 1782; reported furloughed Dec. 29, 1781; also, li.st of
men who deserted subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781 ; said Wentworth deserted March
21, 1782, from furlough ; joined at West Point April 15, 1782; also, list of men
tried by courts-martial subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781 ; said Wentworth tried April
20, 1782, by regimental court-martial, Capt. King, President, on charge of
exceeding his furlough 48 days ; sentenced to be mulcted IJ month's pay ; also,
descriptive list of men in Continental service; Capt. Allen's co., Lieut. Col.
Brooks's regt.; age, 24 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. (> in.; complexion, light; hair,



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 871

Wentworth, Jedediah, continued.

brown ; occupation, farmer; engaged for town of Stoughton ; engaged April -,
1777; term, during war; also, register of furlouglis granted subsc(|uent to Jan.
1, 1781 ; leave given said Wentworth by Col. Brooks March 2, 17H2 [3], to go
from Windsor to Stoughton for 44 days; reported overstayed 7 days on account
of sickness on the road ; also, list of men who deserted subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781 ;
said Wentworth deserted April 18, 178.3, from furlough ; joined at New Wind-
sor April 22, 1783; also, list of men belonging to Col. Brooks's regt. who died
or were discharged subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781; Capt. Day's co. ; said Went-
worth discharged June 10, 1783, by Gen. Washington, term of enlistment hav-
ing expired.

Wentworth, John, Buxton. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Conti-
nental Army at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned as
received of John Frost, Superintendent for York Co., by Capt. Samuel Leighton,
at Kittery, June 1, 1778, to be conducted to Fishkill and delivered to Brig.
Jonathan Warner; Capt. Elden's co., 3d York Co. regt. ; age, 16 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. ; complexion, dark ; residence, Buxton ; also, li.st of men mustered by
Nathaniel Wells, Muster Master for York Co. ; said Wentworth, with others,
mustered July 3, 1779, for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival
at Sjiringfield ; residence, Buxton ; also, descriptive list of men raised agree-
able to resolve of June 9, 1779, to serve in the Continental Army for the term
of 9 months, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Capt. James
Tisdale, at Springfield, Aug. 23, 1779; 3d regt.; age, 17 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7
in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of Buxton; also, receipt for equip-
ments, given to Capt. James Tisdall, dated Springfield, Aug. 22, 1779, signed
by said Wentworth and others.

Wentworth, John, Cape Elizabeth. Captain; return of men raised in Cumber-
land, York, and Suffolk counties for service in Northern department, returned
by Col. Ebenezer Francis as luider his command at Dorchester Heights, en-
dorsed "Reported by Brig Whitcomb Aug. 2od 1776;" company raised in
Cumberland Co. [see John Winthrop] ; also, Captain ; pay abstract for mile-
age, dated Watertown, Aug. 20, 1776 ; mileage for 140 miles allowed said Went-
worth ; warrant drawn for amount of abstract stated to be for mileage to
Dorchester Heights; also. Captain, Col. Aaron Willard's regt.; pay abstract
for travel allowance, etc., from home to Bemiington, dated Boston, Jan. 6,
1777 ; 322 miles travel allowed said Wentworth ; also, same 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, official
record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated April 26, 1777;
said Wentworth chosen Captain of a company of matrosses to be stationed at
Cape Elizabeth ; appointment concurred in by Council April 26, 1777 ; reported
commissioned April 26, 1777 ; also, Captain of a co. of matrosses, Col. Peter
Noyes's regt. ; company mustered by Col. Noyes May 20, 1777, and stationed
at Fort Hancock, Cape Elizabeth; also. Captain, Cumberland Co. regt. of
Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned July 27, 1778; company raised to
guard troops of convention ; also, Captain, Col. Gerrish's regt. of guards; pay
roll for .service of said Wentworth's co. from July 13, 1778, to Dec. 14, 1778,
at Cambridge.

Wentworth, John, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Asahel Smith's (Stoughton) co. of
militia. Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775; service, 4 days; also, Capt. Smith's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.;
service, 5 days ; company marched from Stoughton to assist in fortifying
Dorchester Heights March 4, 1776; also, Capt. Theophilus Lyon's co.. Col.
Gill's regt. ; service, 2 days; company marched from Stoughton to Braintree
March 22, 1776.



8<2 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

AVentworth, John. Receipt dated Berwick, April 2, 1782, for bounty paid said
Weiitworth by a class of the towu of Berwick to serve in the Continental Army
for the term of 3 years, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780.

Wentvvorth, Joseph, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Asaliel Smith's (Stoughton) oo.
of militia. Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of Ajjril
19, 1775; service, 9 days; also, Capt. William Bent's co.. Col. John Greaton's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos.
12 days; also, Capt. Bent's co., 3Gth regt. ; company return dated Camji at
Fort No. 2, Oct. 5, 1775.

Wentwokth, Joseph. Private, Capt. Enos Stone's co.. Col. Brewer's regt. ; re-
turn dated Camp at Valley Forge, Jan. 25, 1778; term, 8 months; reported
discharged Jan. 10 [year not given].

Wentworth, Lemuel. Private, Capt. Abncr Crane's co., Col. Jacob Garish's
(Gerrish's) regt. ; enlisted Nov. 1, 1779; discharged Dec. 2, 1779; service, 1 mo.
2 days, on expedition to Claverack ; roll dated Stoughton ; 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, Com-
missioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springiield, July 10, 1780; age, 26
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in.; complexion, dark; engaged for town of Stoughton;
arrived at Springfield July 9, 1780; marched to camp July 10, 1780, under
command of Capt. Daniel Shays; also, payroll for (i months men raised by
the town of Stoughton for service in the Contmental Army during 1780;
marched to camp July 4, 1780; discharged Dec. 8, 1780; service, 5 mos. 16
days, including travel (220 miles) home.

"Wentworth, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Stephen Penniman's co.. Col. Nicholas
Dike's regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; credited to town of
Stoughton; enlisted Dec. 31, 1776; regiment raised to serve until March 1,
1777.

Wentworth, Oliver, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Asahel Smith's (Stoughton) co.
of militia. Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775; service, 7 days; also, Capt. Smith's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.;
service, 5 days; company marched from Stoughton to assist in fortifying Dor-
chester Heights JNIarch 4, 1776.

"Wentworth, Paul, Berwick. List of men mustered subsequent to March 17, 1777,
by Joseph Bragdon, Jr., Muster Master for York Co., dated York, March 31,
1777; Capt. Samuel Derby's co.. Col. John Bailey's regt. ; residence, Berwick;
engaged for town of Berwick ; reported received State bounty ; also, Private,
2d CO., Col. John Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army ])ay accounts for service
from Feb. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Samuel Darby's (2d) co.. Col.
John Bailey's regt. ; company return dated Valley Forge, Jan. 25, 1778; also.
Colonel's co.. Col. Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1780, to Feb. 2, 1780; also, receipt dated Berwick, March 26,
1782, for bounty paid .said Wentworth by Aaron Chick, Chairman of a class of
the town of Berwick, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years,
agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780.

WENrvvoRTH, Paul. Private, in a company in Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; ser-
vice, 12 days; company marched from Milton, Stoughton, and Stoughtonham,
to Castle Island Dec. 19, 1776, under command of Capt. Robert Swan, of
Stoughton.

Wentworth, Phil., Stoughton. Private, Capt. Asahel Smith's (Stoughton) co.
of militia. Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775; .service, 9 days.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 873

Wentworth, Richard, Berwick. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the
Continental Army at Fislikill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned
as received of John Frost, Superintendent for Vork Co., by Capt. Samuel
Loighton, at Kittery, June 1, 1778, to be conducted to Fishkill and delivered
to Brig. Jonathan AVamor; Capt. Hamilton's (8tli) co., 2d York Co. regt. ;
age, 29 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ; complexion, light; residence, Berwick ; also,
list of men returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Brig.
Gen. J. Glover, at Fort Arnold, July 8, 1778.

"Wpjntworth, Samuel. Private, Capt. Benjamin Beal's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's
regt. of guards ; muster roll dated Boston, Aug. 14, 1778 ; enlistment, 6 mouths,
to expire Jan. 1, 1779; reported sick and absent; also, same co. and regt. ; en-
listed July 5, 1778 ; discharged Dec. 13, 1778 ; service, 5 mos. 9 daj'.s ; company
drafted in July, 1778, to guard stores and troojjs of convention at and about
Boston.

"Wentworth, Samukl. Private, Capt. Abner Crane's co. ; enlisted Feb. 1, 1779;
service to May 4, 1779, 3 mos. 3 days, witli guards at Boston.

Wentworth, Samuel. Private, Capt. Samuel Holden's co.. Col. Ebenezer Thayer's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Oct. 31, 1780; service, 3 mos. 2 days,
including 2 days (46 miles) travel home; regiment rai.sed in Suffolk Co. to
reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Wentworth, Samuel, Jr. Return of men raised in Sui¥olk Co. for Continental
service, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town of Stoughton ;
engaged April 17, 1781.

Wentworth, Seth, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Asahel Smith's (Stoughton) co.
of militia, Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775; service, 9 days; also, Capt. William Bent's co., Col. Jolin Greaton's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos.
12 days; also, Capt. Bent's co., 36th regt.; company return dated Camp at
Fort No. 2, Oct. 5, 1775; also, Capt. Theophilus Lyon's Co., Col. BeTijaniin
Gill's regt. ; service, 2 days ; company marched from Stoughton to Braintree
March 22, 1776; also, Capt. James Endicott's co.. Col. Gill's regt.; service,
3 days; company marched to Moon Island June 13, 1776, when the British
fleet was driven out of Boston harbor.

Wentworth, Shubael. Private, Capt. Abel Richards's co.. Col. Benjamin
Hawes's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 25, 1777; discharged Oct. 28, 1777; service, 1 mo.
7 days, on a secret expedition to Rhode Island, including 3 days (60 miles)
travel home. Roll sworn to at Dedhani.

Wentworth, Shubael. Private, Capt. Abner Crane's co., Col. Jacob Garish 's
(Gerrish's) regt.; enlisted Nov. 1, 1779; discharged Dec. 2, 1779; service,
1 mo. 2 days, on expedition to Claverack. Roll dated Stoughton.

Wentworth, Shubael. 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 Spring-
field, July 10, 1780; age, 22 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, light; en-



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