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men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co. ; Capt.
Harwood's co., Col. Nixon's regt.; mustered April 8, 1777: term, 3 years:
also. Sergeant Major, Capt. Spurr's co., Col. Nixon's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Feb. 25, 1777, to April 10, 1779 : reported promoted
to Ensign April 10, 1779 ; also, Sergeant, Capt. Abel Holden's co.. Col. Thomas
Nixon's (5th) regt. ; return of men who were in camp on or before Aug. 15,
1777, and who had not been absent subsequently except on furlough, etc., cer-
tified at Camp near Peek.skill, Feb. 16, 1779; also, same co. and regt. ; muster
roll for May, 1779, dated Highlands; engaged Feb. 24, 1777; also, Capt.
Holden's co., 6th Mass. regt.; pay roll for June and July, 1779; reported



914 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Weston, James, continued.

appointed Sergeant Major July 1, 1779; also, Sergeant Major, Capt. John
Spurr's CO., 6th Mass. regt. ; pay roll for June and July, 1779; reported as
made up in Capt. Holdeu's co. for June, 1779; also, Capt. Spurr's co.. Col.
Nixon's (6th) regt.; pay rolls for Aug., Sept., and Oct., 1779; also. Ensign,
Col. Nixon's regt. ; list of officers promoted in the Continental Army and for
■whom warrants were made out; commissioned Nov. 26, 1779; also. Sergeant
Major, Capt. Spurr's co.. Col. Nixon's regt. ; pay rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1779;
also, Capt. Spurr's co., 6th Mass. regt.; return for clothing delivered for the
year 1780; receipt for said clothing, dated Peekskill, Dec. -, 1779; also, Capt.
Spurr's CO., Col. Nixon's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Jan. 1, 1780, to June 27, 1780; said Weston is also credited with 8 mos. 20 days
wages as Sergeant Major, which covers the service from April 1, 1779, to Jan.
1, 1780; also, Ensign, Maj. Harwood's co., 6th Mass. regt. ; pay rolls for Jan.-
July, 1780; also, Ensign, Col. Nixon's (6th) regt. ; pay roll of officers for sub-
sisteuce from June 1, 1778, to Aug. 1, 1780; said Weston appointed Nov. 29,
1779, but reported as never having joined the regiment after his appointment.

Weston, James. Capt. Francis Stone's co., Col. James Converse's (Worcester Co.)
regt. ; service, 3 daj^s, on an alarm at Bennington in Aug., 1777.

Weston, James. Private, Capt. Joshua Lealand's co. ; enlisted Oct. 7 (also given
Oct. 6), 1779; discharged Nov. 10, 1779; service, 1 mo. 4 (also given 1 mo. 3)
days; company detached from militia by order of Gen. Hancock to man forts
at and about Boston until Nov. 10, 1779, and stationed at Boston under Maj.
Nathaniel Heath.

Weston, Job, Plympton. Sergeant, Capt. Thomas Loring's (Plympton) co. of
militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to ISIarshlield ; service,
1 day; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. James Harlow's 12th (Plympton) co.. Col.
Gamaliel Bradford, Jr.'s (1st Plymouth Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of
officers chosen by the several companies and ranked by the field officers of said
regiment, as certified by Seth Cushing, 2d Major, at Watertown, June 6, 1776;
ordered in Council June 6, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported
commissioned June 6, 1776; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. James Harlow's co.
commanded by 1st Lieut. Elijah Bisbe, Jr., Col, Thomas Lothrop's regt.,
Brig. Joseph Cushiug's brigade; service, 16 days; company marched to
Bristol, R. I., on an alarm; roll dated March 29, 1777; also, 3d Lieutenant,
Capt. Thomas Samson's co.. Col. Theophilus Cotton's regt.. Gen. Palmer's
brigade; service between Sept. 25, 1777, and Oct. 30, 1777, 32 days, on a secret
expedition to Newport, R. I.; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. James Harlow's
(12th) CO., Col. Theophilus Cotton's (1st Plymouth Co.) regt. of Mass. militia;
list of officers; commissioned Oct. 28, 1778; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Jesse
Sturtevant's co.. Col. John Jacobs's regt. ; appointed July 13 [31], 1780; dis-
charged Nov. 1, 1780; service, 3 mos. 1 day; regiment detached from militia
to reinforce Continental Army at Rhode Island for 3 months.

Weston, "Johen." Capt. Abraham Peirce's (Waltham) co.. Col. Samuel
Thatcher's regt.; enlisted Sept. 2, 1778; discharged Sept. 6, 1778; service, 3
days ; company called to Cambridge Camj) in expectation of the British troops
landing at Boston. [See Jonathan Wesson.]

Weston, John, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Nehemiah Allen's co., Col. The-
ophilus Cotten's regt. ; service, 31 days, on a secret expedition to Rhode Island
in Sept. and Oct., 1777.

Weston, John, Middleborough. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Edward Sparrow's co., Col.
Nathan Tyler's regt. ; list of officers of a regiment ordered to be detached to
serve at Rhode Island until Jan. 1, 1780, agreeable to resolve of June 8, 1779;
commissioned Aug. 4, 1779; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Sparrow's co.. Col.



m THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 915

Westox, John, continued.

Tyler's regt. ; engaged July 1, 1779; discharged Jan. 1, 1780; service, 6 mos.,
at Rhode Island; also, same co. and regt. ; payroll for Dec, 1779, allowing 1
mo. 2 days service at Rhode Island, travel (40 miles) included.

Weston, John, Middlehorough. Order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, payable to
Nathaniel Topliff, of Dorchester, or order, dated Dorcliester, Feb. 8, 1780,
signed by said Weston, for £60, being the bounty due for 9 mos. service in the
army; 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 Col. Timothy Bigelow, at Springfield,
Sept. 7, 1780; age, 46 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, light ; engaged for
town of Middlehorough; arrived at Springfield Aug. 30, 1780; marched to
camp Sept. 7, 1780, under command of Ensign Simonds; also, 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; also. Private;
pay roll for 6 months men raised by the to-mi of Middlehorough for service in
the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to camp Aug. 26, 1780 ; discharged
March 1, 1781; service, 6 mos. 17 days, including travel (240 miles) home;
also, Private, Capt. Job Whipple's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt. ;
muster rolls for Jan., Feb., and March, 1781, dated West Point ; enlisted Aug.
30, 1780 ; discharged March 2, 1781 ; enlistment, 6 months ; reported on duty
in the ferry boat in Jan., 1781.

Weston, John, Reading. Private, Capt. Thomas Eaton's co.. Col. Green's regt.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 3 days.

Weston, John. Capt. Ezekiel Knoulton's co., Col. Dike's regt. ; pay abstract for
gun and blanket money allowed agreeable to resolve of Nov. 27, 1776. [See
Jonathan Weston.]

Weston, John. Receipt dated Middlehorough, May 29, 1781, for bounty paid said
Weston by William Tupper, Chairman of Cla.ss No. 8 of the town of Middle-
horough to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years, agreeable to
resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; also, Private, Capt. Matthew Chambers's co., Lieut.
Col. Calvin Smith's (6th) regt. ; returns for wages for the years 1781 and 1782 ;
wages allowed said Weston from May 9, 1781, to Dec. 31, 1782, 19 mos. 23 days ;
reported absent m Sept. and Oct., 1782. [See Joseph Weston.]

Weston, Jonathan, New Braintree (also given Hardwick) . Private, Capt. Eze-
kiel Knowlton's co.. Col. Nicholas Dike's regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1776-
Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 15, 1776; regiment raised to serve until March 1,
1777 [see John Weston] ; also, return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Thomas Whipple's and Capt. Francis 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.
James Converse's (4th Worcester Co.) regt. ; residence, Hardwick ; enlisted
for town of Hardwick; term, 3 years; also. Private, Capt. Abel Holden's (3d)
CO., Col. Thomas Nixon's regt. ; Continental Army pay accoimts for service
from Feb. 27, 1777, to Oct. 19, 1777 ; reported died Oct. 19, 1777.

Weston, Jonathan, Pittsfield. 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 Pitts-
field ; drafted into Capt. Belding's co. ; also, list of men who marched from
Pittsfield to Ticonderoga Dec 16, 1776, under command of Lieut. James Hub-
bard, and were dismissed March 16, 1777 ; service, 13 weeks ; also, list of men
who marched from Pittsfield to Manchester July 18, 1777, under command of
Lieut. James Hubbard, and were dismissed July 28, 1777 ; service, 1 week 3 days.



916 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Wkston, Jonathan, Reading. Private, Capt. Thomas Eaton's co., Col. Green's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 3 days.

"Weston, Jonathan (also given Jonathan, Jr.), Reading. Private, Capt. Thomas
Eaton's co.. Col. Green's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775; service, 5 days ; also, list of training soldiers of a company in Reading
mider Capt. Thomas Eaton [year not given, probahly 1775] ; also, Capt. John
Bacheller's co.. Col. Bridge's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted
April 25, 1775; service, 3 mos. 13 days; also, certificate dated Wobum, Jan. 9,

1777, signed by Capt. Samuel Belknap, certifying that said Weston, of Reading,
was a soldier in his company and had marched with the company to White
Plains and remained until the regiment was discharged, but was not made up
in the pay roll.

Weston, Jonathan. Corporal, Capt. Isaac Gage's co., in a regiment commanded
bj' Lieut. Col. Joseph Webb ; marched Sept. 5, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 3, 1781 ;
service, 3 mos. 10 days, including 11 days (220 miles) travel from camp ; com-
pany detached from Col. Dana's regt. ; regiment raised to join Continental
Army near West Point for 3 months. Roll sworn to in Middlesex Co.

"Weston, Joseph, Dorchester. Private, Lieut. William Bird's co.. Col. Thayer's
regt. ; enlisted July 19, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 3 days,
including 11 daj's (220 miles) travel home; company stationed at "West Point;
regiment raised in Suffolk Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.
[See Joseph Whiston.]

"Weston, Joseph. Private, Capt. Abraham Peirce's (Waltham) co.. Col. Samuel
Thatcher's regt. ; rations allowed from March 4 to March 8, 1776, 5 days ; com-
pany marched at request of Gen. "Washington at the time of taking Dorchester
Heights.

Weston, Joseph. Private, Lieut. Joel "Whitney's co., Col. Benjamin Foster's
(Lincoln Co.) regt. ; service between July 16, 1777, and date of discharge, Oct.
7, 1777, 2 mos. 19 days ; company called out to serve at Machias " this Summer
Past Several Times."

"Weston, Joseph. Private, Capt. Robert Smith's co., Lieut. Col. Symms's detach-
ment of guards; enlisted Feb. 19, 1778; discharged April 26, 1778; service, 2
mos. 7 days, under Maj. Gen. Heath at Boston and Dorchester.

"Weston, Joseph. Private, Sergt. Joshua Gore's detachment; enlisted Jan. 6,
1779; discharged Feb. 16, 1779; service, 1 mo. 11 days; detachment raised to
guard Continental stores at Roxbury.

Weston, Joseph. Colonel's co.. Col. Shepard's (4th) regt. ; entered service
Aug. 12, 1779; discharged May 11, 1780; term, 9 months.

"Weston, Joseph. Private. Capt. John K. Smith's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's
(6th) regt. ; return for wages for the year 1782 ; no wages allowed said Weston ;
reported transferred from 6th co. [See John Weston.]

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

W^ESTON, Josiah. Private, Capt. Stephen Smith's co. ; enlisted Sept. 22, 1775;
discharged Dec. 31, 1775; service, 3 mos., 2 weeks, 2 days; company stationed
at Machias for defence of seacoast ; also, Lieut. Joel Whitney's detachment
from 10th co.. Col. Foster's regt.; service between Dec. 16, 1777, and Jan. 7,

1778, 13 days ; detachment called out to serve at Chaloner's river for defence
of Machias.



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Weston, Levi, Duxbury. Private, Capt. Jesse Sturtevant's co., Col. Titcomb's
regt. ; service, 2 nios. 5 days ; company marched to Rhode Island April 28,
' 1777; also, Capt. Nehemiah Allen's co.. Col. Theophilus Cotton's regt.; ser-
vice, 33 days, on a secret expedition to Rhode Island in Sept. and Oct., 1777;
also, Corporal, Capt. Benjamin Rider's co.. Col. John Jacobs's regt. ; enlisted
July 26, 1780 ; discharged Nov. 1, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 9 days, at Rhode Island ;
regiment detached to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

"Weston, Lewis. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. William Crow Cotton's co., Col. Josiah
Whitney's regt. ; engaged July 29,' 1778 ; discharged Sept. 13, 1778 ; service,
1 mo. It) days ; company raised in Plymouth Co. and marched to Rhode Island ;
also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. William Crow Cotton's (1st) co.. Col. Theophilus
Cotton's (1st Plymouth Co.) reg,„. of Mass. militia; list of officers; commis-
sioned Oct. 28, 1778.

Weston, Micah, Duxbury. Drummer, Capt. Samuel Bradford's (1st Duxbury)
CO. of militia. Col. Warren's (Plymouth Co.) regt., which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 3 days.

Weston, Micah, Duxbury. Private, Capt. Bradford's co.. Col. Theophilus Cot-
ton's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 8, 1775; service,
3 mos. ; also, company return dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, order
for boxinty coat dated Camp at Roxbury, Oct. 30, 1775.

Weston, Micah. Private, Capt. Jesse Harlow's co. ; service from Jan. 29, 1776,

to Nov. 18, 1776, 9 mos. 21 days ; company stationed at Plymouth for defence

of seacoast.
Weston, Micah. Private, Capt. Bildad Arnold's co.. Col. Thomas Lothrop's

(Plymouth Co.) regt. ; service, 12 days ; company marched to Rhode Island

on the alarm of Dec. 10, 1776. Roll dated Duxbury.

Weston, Micah. Private, Capt. Andrew Samson's co. ; retm-n dated May 20,
1777; reported mustered by G. Partridge, Muster Master; company stationed
at the fort at the Gurnet.

Weston, Micah. Private, Capt. Benjamin Lapham's co., Col. Jonathan Reed's
regt.; muster roll dated May 9, 1778; enlistment, 3 months from April 2,
1778; also, same co. and regt. ; enlisted April 5, 1778; service to July 3, 1778,
2 mos. 27 days, with guards at Cambridge.

Weston, Micah. Descriptive list of men raised in Plymouth Co. in 1779 to serve

in the Continental Army; age, 42 jts. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 m. ; complexion, light;

engaged for town of Duxbury; delivered to Ensign J. Hubbel; also, Capt.

Cooper's co.; entered service July 23, 1779; discharged April 23, 1780; term,

9 months.
Weston, Moses, Sandisfield. Return of men raised for Continental service [year

not given] ; residence, Sandisfield ; engaged for town of Sandisfield ; joined

Capt. Stone's co., Col. Brewer's regt. ; term, 3 years.

Weston, Nathan, Lincoln (also given Weston) . Quartermaster Sergeant, Capt.
Nathan Fuller's co., Lieut. Col. William Bond's (late Col. Thomas Gardner's)
37th regt.; company return dated Camp Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775; also,
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp Prospect Hill,
Oct. 29, 1775; also, receipt given to Capt. John Hartwell, of Col. Eleazer
Brooks's regt., dated Lincoln, Sept 21, 1776, signed by said Weston, Sergeant,
and others, for wages for service at the time of taking Dorchester Heights.

Weston, Nathan, New Ipswich. Descriptive list endorsed " August 4 1775;"
Capt. Ezra Town's co.. Col. James Read's regt. ; rank, Private; age, 30 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, black; eyes, black; occupation, carpenter;



918 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Weston, Nathan, eonti7iued.

birthplace, Reading; residence. New Ipswich ; enlisted May 4, 1775; mustered
July 11, 1775; also, Capt. Town's co., Col. Read's regt. ; companj' return
[year not given, probably 1775] ; enlisted May 9.

"Weston, Nathan, Weston. Private, Capt. Israel Whitemore's (Artillery) co.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 3 days.

Weston, Nathaniel, Duxbury. Private, Capt. Henry Prentiss's co.. Col. Thomas
Marsliall's regt. ; abstract for advance pay, mileage, etc., sworn to at Boston,
June 17, 1776; also, same co. and regt.; enlisted June 1, 1776; discharged
Dec. 1, 1776; service, 6 mos. 3 days; roll sworn to at Boston.

Weston, Nathaniel, Duxbury. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Calvin Partridge's (2d Du.xl)ury) co.. Col. T. Cotten's regt. ;
residence, Duxbury ; engaged for town of Duxbury ; joined Capt. Joseph
Wadsworth's co., Col. Bradford's regt.; term, durmg war; also, list of men
mustered between May 2(), 1777, and June 10, 1777, by James Hatch, Muster
Master for PljTiiouth Co. ; age, 16 yrs. ; enlisted by Capt. Wadsworth ; also,
Private, Capt. Joseph Wadsworth's co., Col. Gamaliel Bradford's regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from May 28, 1777, to Sept. 1, 1777;
reported joined July 30, 1777 ; also reported deceased ; also, same co. and
regt.; return dated Valley Forge, Jan. 28, 1778; mustered by County and
Continental Muster Masters.

Weston, Nathaniel, Reading. Private, Capt. Thomas Eaton's co., Col. Green's
regt., wliich marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 12 days.

Weston, Nath.4.niel. Private, Capt. Andrew Samson's co. ; return dated May 20,
1777; reported mustered by G. Partridge, Muster Master; company stationed
at the fort at the Gurnet.

Weston, Paul, Dartmouth. Corporal, Capt. Thomas Kempton's co.. Col. Timothy
Danielson's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 4 days; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for
bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 30, 1775.

Weston [?], Peter. Receipt dated Lincoln, 1782, for bounty paid said Weston
by Col. Abijah Peirce, Chairman of Class No. 3 of the town of Lincoln, to
serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Weston, Reuben, Reading. Private, Capt. Thomas Eaton's co.. Col. Green's regt.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 10 days; also, list of
training soldiers of a company in Reading under Capt. Thomas Eaton [year
not given, probably 1775] ; also, list endorsed " Camp at Cambridge June 13th
1775," of men belonging to Col. Samuel Gerrish's regt. who took the oath in
Middlesex Co. June 10, 1775, required by Congress to be taken by the Mass.
army, as returned by [Capt.] Samuel Sprague; also, list of men enlisted by
Ensign Abijah Hastings to serve in Col. Baldwin's regt. in the Continental
Army the ensuing campaign, dated Chelsea, Nov. 24, 1775.

Weston, Richard, Lincoln. Matross, Capt. James Swan's (1st) co., Col. Thomas
Crafts's (Artillery) regt.; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Dec. 1, 1776, 4 mos.;
rolls dated Boston; also, Capt. Philip ^Nlarett's (1st) co.. Col. Crafts's regt.;
service from Dec. 1, 1776, to May 8, 1777, 5 mos. 7 days ; roll sworn to at Boston.

Weston, Rufus, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Abiel Peirce's (2d Middleborough)
CO. of militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marshfield;
service, 2 days; also, Capt. Amos Wade's co.. Col. Theophilus Cotton's regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 6, 1775; service, 3 mos. 2 days;
also, company return datiul Oct. 7, 1775; also, order for bounty coat dated
Camp at Roxbury, Nov. 27, 1775.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 919

"Weston, Rufus, No. 5. Private, Capt. Samuel Fairfield's co., Col. Nathan Spar-
hawk's regt. ; enlisted Oct. 7, 1778; service, 2 mos. 12 days; company served
at Dorchester and was discharged Dec. 12, 1778.

Weston, Rufus. Private, Capt. Joshua "White's co.. Col. Ebenezer White's regt. ;
marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9 days; company
marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm. Roll sworn to at Middleborough.

Westox, Samuel, Duxbury. Private, Capt. Elijah Crooker's co.. Gen. John
Thomas's regt. ; company return dated Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat
dated Roxbury Camp, Nov. 9, 1775.

Weston, Samuel, Townsend. Private, Capt. Henry Farwell's co.. Col. "William
Prescott's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 25, 1775; ser-
vice, 98 days.

Weston, Samuel. Private, Capt. John Mills's co., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt. ;
muster roll for Feb., 1782, dated York Huts; enlisted April 28, 1781; enlist-
ment, 3 years; reported deceased.

Weston, Samuel. Matross, Capt. Amos Lincoln's co. of matrosses; enlisted Sept.
5, 1781 ; discharged May 30, 1783 ; service, 20 mos. 26 days. Roll dated Boston.

Weston, Seth, Bridgewater (probably). Private, Lieut. Samuel Dunbar's co.,
Maj. Eliphalet Cary's regt. ; marched July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780;
service, 11 days; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm.

Weston, Simeon (also given Simon) , Duxbury. Fifer, Capt. Thomas Turner's co. ;
abstract for advance pay, etc. ; order on David Jeffries, Paymaster, Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt., payable to Capt. Thomas Turner, Jr., dated Boston, June 7,
1776, signed by said Weston and others belonging to Capt. Turner's co.. Col.
Marshall's regt., for advance pay for 1 month, etc., appears on reverse of
abstract; also, Private, Capt. Turner's co.. Col. Marshall's regt.; enlisted
May 28, 1776; service to Nov. 1, 1776, 5 mos. 8 days.

Weston, Simeon, Duxburj*. Private, Capt. Henry Prentiss's co., Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt. ; abstract for advance pay, etc., sworn to at Boston, June 17,
1776; also, same co. and regt. ; enlisted July 16, 1776; service to Aug. 1, 1776,
15 days; also, same co. and regt.; service from Aug. 15, 1776, to date of dis-
charge, Dec. 1, 1776, 3 mos. 18 days ; roll sworn to at Boston.

Weston, Simeon, Duxbury. Fifer, Capt. Nehemiah Allen's co., Col. Theophilus
Cotten's regt. ; service, 33 days, on a secret expedition to Rhode Island in
Sept. and Oct., 1777.

Weston, Simeon. Private, 2d Duxbury co. commanded by Lieut. Nathan Samson,
Col. Thomas Lothrop's regt.; marched Dec. 10, 1776; service, 15 daj's; com-
pany marched to Bristol, R. I., on an alarm.

Weston, Simeon. Fifer, Capt. Jesse Sturtevant's co.. Col. Titcomb's regt.; ser-
vice, 2 mos. 5 days ; company marched to Rhode Island April 28, 1777. Roll
dated Halifax.

Weston, Simeon. Private, Capt. Calvin Partridge's co.. Col. Abijah Stearns's
regt. ; marched April 6, 1778 ; discharged July 2, 1778 ; service, 2 mos. 28 days ;
company raised in Plymouth Co. and stationed at Dorchester Heights.

Weston, Sdieon. Private, Capt. Benjamin Lapham's co., Col. Jonathan Reed's
regt. ; muster roll dated May 9, 1778; enlistment, 3 months from April 2, 1778;
also, same co. and regt. ; enlisted April 5, 1778 ; service to July 3, 1778, 2 mos.
27 days, with guards at Cambridge.

Weston, Simeon. Private, Capt. Abram Washburn's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's
regt. ; muster roll dated Boston, Aug. 14, 1778 ; entered service July 23, 1778 ;



920 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Weston, Simeon, continued.

term, 6 months, to expire Jan. 1, 1779; also, same co. and regt. ; entered ser-
vice July 27, 1778 ; discharged Dec. 14, 1778 ; service, 4 mos. 18 days, at and
about Boston.

Weston, Stephen. 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, 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, Suth'k, Amherst. Matross, Capt. John Popkin's co., Col. Richard Grid-
ley's (Artillery) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 7, 1775;
service, 1 mo. 27 days; also, company return dated Camp at Winter Hill,
Sept. 27, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated
Artillery Barracks, Winter Hill, Jan. 13, 1776.

Weston, Thomas, Duxbury. Private, Capt. Benjamin Wadsworth's (2d Duxbury)
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 Lothrop's regt.; marched Dec. 10,
1776; service, 13 days; company marched to Bristol, R. I., on an alarm ; also,
Capt. Nehemiah Allen's co.. Col. Theophilus Cotteu's regt.; service, 33 days,
on a secret expedition to Rhode Island in Sejjt. and Oct., 1777.

Weston, Thomas. Descriptive list of men mustered in Bristol Co. by James
Leonard, Muster Master, to serve for the term of 9 months from the time of



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