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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
Sprmgfield, July 13, 1780; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in. ; complexion, light ;
engaged for town of Dartmouth ; marched to camp July 13, 1780, under com-
mand of Capt. Thomas Pritchard. [See Eliphalet "Weston.]

Western, John, Middleborough. Descriptive list of men raised in Plymouth Co.
for the term of 9 mouths from the time of their arrival at Fishkill ; Capt.
"Wood's CO., Col. Sprout's regt. ; age, 44 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion,
dark ; residence, Middleborough ; engaged for town of Middleborough ; arrived
at Fishkill July 8, 1778; also, list of men returned as received of Jonathan
"Warner, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. J. Glover, at Fort Arnold, July 10,
1778.

"Western, Lewis, Plymouth. Private, Capt. Abraham Hammatt's co., which
marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marsh-
field ; service, 7 days.

"Western, Samuel, Duxbury. Private, Capt. Elijah Crooker's co.. Gen. Thomas's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 10, 1775 ; service, 2 mos.,
3 weeks, 5 days ; company marched from Marshfield June 26, 1775.

"Western, William, Plymouth. Private, Capt. Abraham Hammatt's co., which
marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marsh-
field ; service, 7 days.

"Westford, James. Captain, Col. Nixon's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Oct. 30, 1780.

"Westgate, . [This name also appears under the form of Wesgate.]

"Westgate, Abraham, "Westborough. List of men raised for the 6 months service
and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated
Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780.

"Westgate, James. Private, Capt. "William Tupper's co., Col. Nathan Sparhawk's
regt.; entered service Oct. 8, 1778; discharged Dec. 14, 1778; service, 2 mos.
6 days, at Boston. Roll sworn to at Middleborough.

"Westin, Samuel. Portage bill of the sloop "Republic," Isaac Bartlett, Master,
bound on voyage to the "West Indies, dated Boston, July 28, 1777 ; .shipped July
14, 1777 ; service, 14 days.

"Westley, BEN.JAMIN, Stoughtouham (also given Stoughton) . Return of men raised
to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Savell's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's
regt., dated June 27, 1777; residence, Stoughtonham (also given Stoughton) ;
enlisted for town of Stoughtonham (also given Stoughton) ; joined Capt.
Patrick's CO., Col. Alden's regt. ; enlistment, 3 years.

"Weston, . [This name also appears under the form of "Wa.sson, "Waston, "Weson,

"Wessan, "Wessen, Wesson, "Westen, "Westeon, "Wester, "Western, "Westin, "Wes-
tone, "Westson, "Wisson, "Wiston.]

"Weston, Abijah, Reading. Private, Capt. Thomas Eaton's co., Col. Green's regt.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 1 day; also, list of
training soldiers of a company in Reading imder Capt. Thomas Eaton [year
not given, probably 1775].



908 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

"Weston, Abneu, Kingston. Private, Capt. Peleg Wadsworth'sco., Col. Theophilus
Cotton's (llith) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775;
service, 3 mos. G days; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also, order
for bounty coat dated Koxburj' Camp, Nov. 6, 1775.

Weston, Abner, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Nehemiah Allen's co.. Col. Jere-
miah Hall's regt. ; martihed Dec. 8, 1776; service, 92 days; comjjany marched
to Bristol, R. I.

Weston, Abner, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Isaac Wood's co.. Col. Thomas
Carpenter's regt. ; service between July 20, 1777, and Aug. 27, 1777, 1 mo. 6
days, at Rhode Island ; company raised in Plymouth Co.

Weston, Abner, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Joshua Eddy's co., Col. Gamaliel
Bradford's regt.; return endorsed "January 28th 1778;" residence, Middle-
borough; enlisted for town of Middleborough; mustered by Elisha Padok,
County Muster Master; enlistment, 8 months; reported sick and absent.

Weston, Abner. Private, Capt. Joshua White's co., Col. John Cu.shing's regt.;
drafted Sept. 20, 1776 ; service, 60 days, at Rhode Island. Roll dated Newport.

Weston, Abner. Private, Capt. Job Peirce's co.. Col. Theophilus Cotten's (Pljrm-
outh Co.) regt.; pay roll for Oct., 1777, dated Middleborough; service, 30 days,
at Rhode Island.

Weston, Abner. Private, Capt. William Tupper's co.. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's
regt. ; entered service May 6, 1778 ; discharged May 9, 1778 ; service, 3 days ;
company marched from Middleborough to Dartmouth on two alarms, one in
May, and one in Sept., 1778.

Weston, Abner. Corporal, Capt. Edward Sparrow's co., Col. John Jacobs's regt. ;
enlisted July 23, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 27, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 5 days ; regi-
ment detached to reinforce Continental Army for 3 mouths. Roll sworn to at
Middleborough.

Weston, Abner. Corporal, Capt. Luke Bicknell's co., Lieut. Col. Enoch Putnam's
regt. ; enlisted Sept. 3, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 8, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 18 days,
at West Point, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home ; company raised in
Plymouth Co. ; regiment raised to reinforce army under Gen. Washington for
3 months.

Weston, Arunah. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. George Yeats's (7th) co., Col. Jones's
(3d Lincoln Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned May 23,
1780.

Weston, Asa, Westminster. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Elisha Jackson's co., 8th Worcester Co. regt., dated Dec. 26,
1777 ; residence, Westminster ; engaged for town of Westminster ; joined Capt.
Morse's co., Col. Putnam's regt. ; term, 3 years.

Weston, Ben.jamin, Dartmouth. List of men raised in Bristol Co. for the term of
9 montlis from the time of their arrival at Fislikill, agreeable to resolve of April
20, 1778; residence, Dartmouth; engaged for town of Dartmouth; arrived at
Fishkill July 23, 1778 ; reported not mustered ; also, Private, Capt. Amasa
Soper's CO., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1779, dated
West Point; enlisted July 20, 1778; enlistment, 9 months; also, descriptive
list of men mustered in Bristol Co. by James Leonard, Muster Master, to serve
in the Continental Army for the tenn of 9 months from the time of their arrival
at Springfield, dated Oct. 29, 1779 ; otli co., Col. Hathaway's regt. ; age, 16 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, light; hair, liglit; eyes, blue; engaged for
town of Dartmouth ; reported delivered to Capt. L. Bailey ; also. Private,
Major's co., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Oct. 22, 1779, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, descriptive list made up



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 909

Weston, Benjamin, continued.

from Nov. 6, 1776, to Feb. 1, 1780, dated West Point; Major's co., lOtb Mass.
regt. ; age, 18 jts. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, ligbt; bair, ligbt ; resi-
dence, Dartmoutb; enlistment, during war; also, descriptive list of men wbo
deserted wbile on furlougb from Col. Marsball's (lOtb) regt., dated West Point,
June 2;5, 1780: age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; comjjlexion, ligbt ; bair, ligbt;
engaged for town of Freetown ; also, descriptive list endorsed " W Point Jan'y
11th 1781;" Capt. Samuel King's co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's (lOtb) regt.;
age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, ligbt ; bair, ligbt ; residence,
Dartmouth ; engaged Oct. 28, 1779, by Lieut. Smith ; term, during war ; re-
ported deserted July 20 (also given June 22) , 1780.

Weston, Benjamin. Matross, Capt. Timothy Ingraham's co. ; service between
March 1, 1778, and May 1, 1778, 22 days; company stationed at the fort at
Dartmouth.

Weston, Daniel. List of men drafted, or those secured in their stead, comprising
one-sixth part of the militia of the town of Weston, as returned by Capt. Jona-
than Fisk, dated Weston, Aug. 18, 1777.

Weston, Daniel. Private, Capt. George Minot'sco., Col. Samuel Bullard's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 16, 1777; discharged Nov. 30, 1777; service, 3 mos. 25 days, in
Northern dei)artment, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home. [Name
appears as Daniel Wesson on a duplicate roll.]

Weston, Daniel. Private, Capt. Daniel Harrington's co., Col. Jonathan Reed's
regt. of guards ; muster rolls dated Cambridge, May 9, and June 1, 1778 ; en-
listed April 1 (also given April 2), 1778; enlistment, 3 months from April 2,
1778; also, same co. and regt. ; joined April 2, 1778; service to July 3, 1778, 3
mos. 2 days, at Cambridge.

Weston, Daniel. Private, Capt. Lawson Buckmtnster's co., in a regiment com-
manded by Lieut. Col. Samuel Peirce ; entered service May 18, 1779 ; dis-
charged July 1, 1779; service, 1 mo. 17 days; company ordered to serve at
Tiverton, R. I., until July 1, 1779.

Weston, Daniel. Private, Capt. Joshua Walker's co., Col. Samuel Deanney's
(Denny's) regt.; enlisted Oct. 23, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1
mo. 11 daj's, mcluding travel (200 miles) home ; regiment detached to join
Continental Army and ordered to march to Claverack to serve for 3 months.
Roll dated Woburn.

Weston, David, Middleborougb. Private, Capt. Amos Wade's (3d Middleborough)
CO. of Minute-men, which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775,
to Marsbfield ; service, 3 days.

Weston, David, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Amos Wade's co.. Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775; .service,
3 mos. 5 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, order for money
in lieu of bounty coat dated Middleborough, Dec. 1, 1775.

Weston, David, Middleborough. Corporal, Capt. Nehemiah Allen's co.. Col. Jere-
miah Hall's regt. ; marched Dec. 8, 1776 ; service, 92 days ; company marched
to Bristol, R.I.

Weston, David, Middleborough. List of men mustered by James Hatch, Muster
Master for Plymouth Co., dated Jime 10, 1777; residence, Middleborough;
enlisted for town of Middleborough ; enlisted by Capt. Benson ; enlistment to
expire Jan. 10, 1778; also. Private, Capt. Joshua Benson's co.. Col. Kufus
Putnam's regt. ; return dated Albany, Feb. -, 1778 : mustered by Capt. Hatch ;
enlistment, 8 months; reported discharged Jan. 10, 1778.



910 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Weston, Davdd. Private, Capt. Joshua White's co., Col. John Cushing's regt. ;
drafted Sept. 20, 1776; service, 60 days, at Rhode Island. Roll dated
Newport.

Weston, David. Private, Capt. Perez Churchill's co., Col. John Dogged's
(Daggett's) regt. ; entered service Aug. 24 (also given Aug. 25) , 1778 ; dis-
charged Sept. 2, 1778; service, 9 days, at Rhode Island. Roll sworn to at
Middleborough.

Weston, David. Private, Capt. William Tupper's co., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's
regt. ; entered service May 6 ; discharged May 9 ; entered service Sept. ;
discharged Sept. 12; service, 9 days; company marched from Middleborough
to Dartmouth on two alarms in 1778.

Wkston, David. Colonel's co.. Col. Shepard's (4th) regt. ; entered service July 19,
1779; discharged April 19, 1780; term, 9 months.

Weston, David. Private, Capt. William Tupper's co.. Col. Ebenezer White's
regt.; marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9 daj's; com-
pany marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780. Roll sworn to
at Middleborough.

Weston, David. Corporal, Capt. William Tupper's co.. Col. Ebenezer White's
regt.; marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9 days; com-
pany marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780. Roll sworn to
at Middleborough.

Weston, David, Jr. Private, Capt. William Tupper's co.. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's
regt. ; entered .service Sept. 6, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 12, 1778 ; service, 6 days ;
company marched from Middleborough to Dartmouth on two alarms, one in
May, and one in Sept., 1778.

Weston, Edmund, Falmouth (also given Cape Elizabeth and Saccarappa). Return
of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. John Metcalf's
(1st Wrentham) co. (known as North co. in West Precinct in Wrentham),
Col. Benjamin Hawes's (4th Suffolk Co.) regt. ; residence, Falmouth ; engaged
for town of Wrentham (also given Franklin) ; joined Capt. George Smith's
CO., Col. Vose's regt. ; term to expire April 14, 1780; also, return of men raised
to serve in the Continental Army, as returned by Capt. Benjamin Evans;
residence, Cape Elizabeth; engaged for town of Salisbury; joined Capt.
Smitli's CO., Col. Vose's regt.; term, 3 years; also, list of men returned by
a committee for settling disputes between towns as to soldiers credited to
them; said Weston claimed by Franklin and Cape Elizabeth; also reported
claimed by Cape Elizabeth and Salisbury; returned by Franklin as belonging
to Falmouth and therefore not allowed to Franklin; found for Salisbury;
residence. Cape Elizabetli ; also, Private, Lieut. Colonel's co., Col. Joseph
Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 6, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; credited to towns of Salisbury and Franklin ; also, Capt. George
W. Smith's CO., Col. Vose's regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1777, sworn to at Camp
near Valley Forge; enlisted Jan. 6, 1777; enlistment, 3 years; also, same co.
and regt.; pay rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1778, sworn to at Providence; also,
same co. and regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1779; also, same co. and regt.; pay
roll for Feb., 1779, sworn to in Quarters at Providence; also, (late) Capt.
Smith's CO., Col. Vose's regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated in
Quarters Providence; also, Lieut. Colonel's co., Col. Vose's regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1 to Jan. 6, 1780; residence, Sacca-
rappa; also, list of men who moved from tlie town of Cape Elizabeth subse-
quent to 1776, dated Cape Elizabeth, Jan. 17, 1782, accompanying a petition of
the Selectmen stating their inability to supply their quota.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 911

Weston, Edmund. Capt. Amos Washburn's co., Col. Waide's regt. ; entered ser-
vice June 22, 1778; discharged July 17, 1778; service, 25 days, on expedition
to Rhode Island. KoU sworn to at Middleborough.

Weston, Edmund. Private, Capt. William Tupper's co.. Col. Ehenezer Sprout's
regt.; entered service May 6; discharged May 9; entered service Sept. 6;
discharged Sept. 12; service, 9 days ; company marched from Middleborough
to Dartmouth on two alarms in 1778.

Weston, Edmund. Capt. Nathan Smith's co., Col. John Jacobs's regt. ; enlLsted
July - [1778]; service, G mos. 6 days [?], at Rhode Island; also, Private,
same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1778; service, 1 mo.

Weston, Edmund. Private, Capt. Abner Crane's co. ; enlisted Feb. 6, 1779 ; ser-
vice to May 4, 1779, 2 mos. 28 days, with guards at Bo.ston.

Weston, Edmund. Private, Capt. Edward Hammond's co. ; enlisted Aug. 13,
1779; discharged Sept. 1.3, 1779; service, 1 mo. 4 days, travel (80 miles) in-
cluded ; company detached from militia to serve at Rhode Island for 1 month
in a regiment under Samuel Fisher, Commandant.

Weston, Edmund (also given Edmund, Jr.). Private, Capt. William Tupper's
CO., Col. Ebenezer White's regt.; marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9,
1780 ; service, 9 days ; company marched to Rhode Island (m the alarm of
Aug. 1, 1780. Roll sworn to at Middleborough.

Weston, Ed.mund. Private, Capt. Ile-nry Peirce's co.. Col. Theophilus Cotton's
regt. ; enlisted March 8, 1781 ; discharged March 31, 1781 ; service, 26 days, at
Rhode Island, including travel (65 miles) out and home ; company raised by
order of His Excellency John Hancock to serve for 40 daj's, unless sooner
discharged.

Weston, Elijah. Private ; pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of New
Braintree for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to camp
July 10, 1780; discharged Jan. 11, 1781; service, 6 mos. 9 days, including
travel (160 miles) home ; 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 for said county, June 12 [?],
1781 ; Capt. Williams's co.. Col. Kyes's regt. ; age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ;
complexion, light; occupation, farmer; engaged for town of New Braintree;
engaged March 10, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Weston. Eliphalet, Dartmouth. List c< men raised for the 6 months service and
returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having i)assed muster in a return dated
Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the
town of Dartmouth for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched
June 6, 1780; discharged Dec. 18. 1780; service, 6 mos. 22 daj-s, travel (220
miles) included. [See Eliphaz Western.]

Weston, Eliphalet (also given Eliphaz), Rochester. Private, Capt. Edward
Sparrow's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; enlisted July 11. 1779; discharged
Dec. 20, 1779; service, 5 mos. 12 days, at Rhode Island; also, same co. and
regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 1 mo. 2 days service at Rhode Island,
travel (40 miles) included.

Weston, Eliphalet (also given Eliphaz). Matross. Capt. Amos Lincoln's co. of
matrosses : service from Nov. 1, 1782. to date of discharge, May 8, 1783, 6 mos.
8 days. Roll dated Boston. [See Elisha Weston.]

Weston, Eliphaz. Private, Capt. Samuel Ward's co.. Col. Solomon Lovell's regt. ;
service, 6 days, subsequent to March 10, 1776. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.



912 IVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Weston, Elisha. Matross, Capt. Amos Lincoln's co. of matrosses ; enlisted Sept.
6, 1781; service to Nov. 1, 1782, 13 mos. 25 days. [See Eliphalet Weston.]

Weston, Ezra, Duxbury. Private, Capt. Benjamin Wadsworth's (2d Duxburj-)
CO. of militia, Col. James Warren's (Plymouth Co.) regt., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 3 days; also, 2d Duxbury co. commanded
by Lieut. Nathan Samson, Col. Thomas Lothro{)'s regt. ; marched Dec. 10,
1776; service, 15 days; company marched to Bristol, R. I., on an alarm ; also,
Capt. Nehemiali Allen's co., Col. Theophilus Cotten's regt. ; service, 33 days,
on a secret expedition to Rhode Island in Sept. and Oct., 1777.

Weston, Ichabod, Duxbury. Private, Capt. Benjamin Wad-sworth's (2d Duxbury)
CO. of militia, Col. James Warren's (Plymouth Co.) regt., vpliich marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 3 days ; also, 2d Du.xburj- co. commanded
by Lieut. Nathan Samson, Col. Thomas Lothrop's regt. ; marched Dec. 10,
1776; service, 15 days; company marched to Bristol, R. I., on an alarm.

Weston, Isaac, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Joshua Benson's co., Col. The-
ophilus Cotton's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 5, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 4 days; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also, Lieut.
William Tomson's (probably Capt. Joshua Benson's) co., Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt. ; order for bounty coat dated Roxbury, Nov. 14, 1775 : also, return
of men raised to sei-ve in the Continental Army from Capt. Abishai Tinkham's
CO., Col. Sproutt'o (4th Pljinouth Co.) regt. ; residence, Middleborough ; en-
gaged for town of Middleborough; joined Capt. Dunham's co.. Col. Bailey's
regt. ; term, 3 years; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 16, 1777; Capt. Dunham's co.,
Col. Bailey's regt. ; reported received State bounty.

Weston, Jabez, Plympton. Private, Capt. John Bradford's co.. Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt., which marched April 19, 1775; .service, 3 days; reported re-
turned home ; company probably Ixdonged to Halifax and Plympton ; also,
Capt. John Porter's co.,Col. Paul Dudley Sargent's regt.; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 1, 1775; service, 1 mo. 3 days; also, company re-
turn dated Camp before Boston, Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for boimty coat dated
Cambridge, Nov. 20, 1775.

Weston, Jabez. List of training soldiers of a company in Reading under Capt.
Thomas Eaton [year not given, probably 1775],

Weston, Jacob, Jr., Duxburj'. Private, Capt. Benjamin Wadsworth's (2d Dux-
bury) CO. of militia. Col. James Warren's (Plymouth Co.) regt., which
marched on the clarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 3 days.

Weston, James, Gorham. Private, Capt. John Brackett's co. ; billeting allowed
from date of enlistment. May 13, 1775, to date of marching from Falmouth to
headquarters, July 3, 177."); credited v/ith 51 days allowance; also, Capt.
Jeremiah Hill's co.. Col. Edmund Phinncy's regt. ; muster roll dated Garri-
son at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776; reported sick in gen-
eral hospital ; also, list of men raised to servo in the Continental Army from
Capt. Samuel Whitmore's (Gorham) co., Col. Reuben Fogg's (.3d Cumberland
Co.) regt., as returned to Capt. Briant Morton; residence, Gorham; engaged
for town of Gorham; joined Capt. Smith's co.. Col. Vose's regt.; term, 3
years, to expire Dec. -, 1779; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber,
Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Feb. 2, 1777; Capt. George
Smith's CO., Col. John Patterson's regt.; reported received State bounty;
also. Private, Maj. Cogswell's co., Col. Joseph Vose's regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to June 12, 1779; credited to
town of New Braintree ; reported deserted ; certificate signed by Capt. Abra-
ham Hunt certifies that said Weston returned and re-enlisted Jmie 9, 1780,



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 913



Weston, James, continued.

for the war; also, Capt. George "W. Smitli's co.. Col. Vose's regt. ; muster roll
for Dec, 1777, sworn to at Camp near Valley Forge ; enlisted Jan. 1, 1777 ; en-
listment, 3 years; also, same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1778,
sworn to at Providence ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Jan., 1779 ; also,
same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Feb., 1779, sworn to in Quarters at Providence ;
also, (late) Capt. Smith's co.. Col. Vose's regt. ; muster roll for March and
April, 1779, dated in Quarters Providence ; also, descriptive li.st of deserters from
Col. Vose's (1st) regt., dated Camp Highlands, N. Y., July 13, 1780; age, 23
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, light; hair, dark; birthplace, Gorham;
residence, Gorham; also, ^lajor's co.. Col. Vose's regt.; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from June 9, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; term, during war.

Westox, James, Middleborough. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. "William Tuper's (6th) co.,
4th Plymouth Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen in said regi-
ment, as returned by Ebenezer Sproutt and Ebenezer White, field officers;
ordered in Council May 9, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported
commissioned May 9, 1776; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Xehemiah Allen's co.,
Lieut. Col. Jeremiah Hall's regt. ; list of officers appointed to command com-
panies of a regiment raised from Brig. Joseph Cushing's (Plymouth Co.)
brigade and ordered to march to Bristol, R. I., as returned by Joseph Cushing
to Maj. Gen. Warren, dated Hanover, Dec. 26, 1776; company raised in Mid-
dleborough ; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Allen's co., Col. Hall's regt. ; marched
Dec. 8, 1776; service, 92 days; company marched to Bristol, R. I.; also, 2d
Lieutenant, Capt. Perez Churchill's co., Col. John Dogged's (Daggett's)
regt.; entered service Aug. 24 (also given Aug. 25), 1778; discharged Sept.
2, 1778; service, 9 days, at Rhode Island; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Wil-
liam Tupper'sco., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt. ; entered service May 6; dis-
charged May 9 ; entered service Sept. 6 ; discharged Sept. 12 ; service, 9 days ;
company marched from Middleborough to Dartmouth on two alarms in 1778;
also, Lieutenant, Capt. William Tupper's co.. Col. Ebenezer White's regt. ;
marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9 days; company
marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780.

Weston, Jasies, New Braintree. Private, Capt. John Grainger's co. of Minute-
men, Col. Jonathan Warner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775; service, 1 week; also, Capt. Grainger's co.. Col. Ebenezer Learned's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 2<;, 1775; service, 3 mos.,
1 week, 6 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, order for bounty
coat dated Roxbury Camp, Nov. 9, 1775.

Wbston, James, New Braintree (also given Hardwick) . Return of men raised to
serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Thomas Whipple's and Capt. Fran-
cis Stone's COS., of New Braintree, Gen. Warner's brigade; residence. New
Braintree; engaged for town of New Braintree; joined Capt. Holden's co..
Col. Nickson's regt. ; term, 3 years; also, return of men raised to serve in the
Continental Army from Col. Converse's (4th Worcester Co.) regt. ; residence,
Hardwick; enlisted for town of Hardwick; enlistment, 3 years; also, list of



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