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in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct, 25, 1780; also, pay roll for 6 months
men raised by the town of Pepperell for service in the Continental Army dur-
ing 1780; marched to camp July 4, 1780; discharged Dec. 16, 1780; service,
5 mos. 23 days, including travel (220 mile-s) home.

Wetherell, David. Private, Capt. Israel Trow's co., Col. Isaac Dean's (Bristol
Co.) regt. ; entered service Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 9
days, at Rhode Island on the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780, including travel (2 days)
home. Roll dated Norton.

Wetherell, Eben, Norton. Private, Capt. Seth Gilbert's (2d Norton) co. of
militia, Col. John I>aggett's regt., wliich marched in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775; said Wetherell marched April 21, 1775; service, 7 days.

Wetherell, Ebenezer. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 30, 1777; Capt. Pope's co.. Col.
Shepard's regt. ; reported received State bounty.

Wetherell, James, Norton. Private, Capt. John Allen's co., Col. Thomas
Carpenter's regt. ; entered service July 27, 1780 ; discharged July 30, 1780 ;
service, 6 days, at Rhode Island on an alarm, including travel (2 days) home;
regiment detached from Bristol Co. militia to serve for 6 days.

Wetherell, James, Taunton. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Dean's co.. Col. Thomas
Carpenter's regt.; service, 1 mo. 4 days; company marched from Taunton to
Rehoboth, thence to Bristol, thence to Providence, R. I., and thence home.
Roll dated Nov. 5, 1777.

Wetherell, James. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master
for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, June 22, 1777; Capt. Knapp's co., Col. Shepard's
regt. ; reported received State bounty.

Wetherell, Jonathan, New Braintree. Sergeant, Capt. John Grainger's co.. Col.
Ebenezer Leamed's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged April 26,
1775; service, 3 mos., 1 week, 6 days; also, comjjany return dated Oct. 7, 1775.

Wetherell, Jos., Pembroke. Private, Capt. Thomas Turner's co. of militia, Col.
Anthony Thomas's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the
alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 3 days.

Wetherell, Lot, Taunton. Capt. Francis Liscomb's (Luscombe*.s) co.. Col.
Timothy Walker's regt. ; order for boimty coat dated Camp at Roxbury, Nov.
6, 1775.

Wetherell, Obadiah, Pepperell. Sergeant, Capt. Asa Lawrence's co.. Col. Wil-
liam Prescott's regt. ; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for bomity
coat dated Cambridge, Oct. 30, 1775 ; also, account showing sums of money to
be paid from the public treasury to sundry persons for losses sustained at battles
of Lexington and Bunker Hill; amounts allowed in Council Jime 13, 1776;
also, order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, payable to Moses Child, dated
Groton, March 17, 1777, signed by said AVetherell, for amount due for los-ses
sustained at Charlestown fight June 17, 1775; also, Lieutenant, Col. Michael



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"Wetherell, Obadiah, continited.

Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780,
to Sept. 14, 1780; also, communication addressed to the General Court, dated
Camp at Totoway, Oct. 15, 1780, signed by Michael Jackson, Colonel, 8th
Mass. regt., requesting that warrants he issued for the promotion of certain
officers to fill vacancies in above-named regiment ; said Wetherell, Lieutenant,
resigned Sept. 14, 1780, and place taken by Ensign William Hildreth.

Wetherell, Sam.son. Private, Capt. Thomas Whipple's co.. Col. James Converse's
(Worcester Co.) regt. ; service, 3 days ; company marched towards Providence
on an alarm in July, 1777; roll dated New Braintree; also, Capt. Francis
Stone's CO., Col. Converse's (Worcester Co.) regt.; service, 3 days, on an
alarm at Bennington in Aug., 1777.

Wetherell, Seth. Private, Capt. David Nye's (2d Wareham) co.. Col. Sprout's
regt. ; service, 7 days ; company marched to Dartmouth (also given Falmouth)
on an alarm Sept. 5, 1778.

Wetherell, Simeon, Norton. Private, Capt. John Allen's co.. Col. Thomas Car-
penter's regt. ; entered service July 27, 1780 ; discharged July 30, 1780 ; ser-
vice, 6 days, at Rhode Island on an alarm, including travel (2 days) home ;
regiment detached from Bristol Co. militia to serve for 6 days.

Wetherell, Simeon. Private, Capt. Isaac Hodges's co., Col. Hathaway's regt.;
entered service March 27, 1779; discharged April 17, 1779; service, 22 days, at
Rhode Island. Roll sworn to at Taunton.

Wetherell, Solomon, Norton. Ensign, Capt. Israel Trow's co., Col. Jacob
French's regt. ; list of officers appointed to command companies in a regiment
raised in Bristol and Cumberland counties and stationed at Winter Hill Feb.
27, 1776; ordered in Coxmcil March 2(5, 1776, that said officers be commis-
sioned; company raised in Norton, Taunton, Freetown, Da'rtmouth, Mans-
field, Raynham, and Middleborough.

Wetherelle, Abel. Capt. Oliver Pond's co., Col. Joseph Read's regt. ; order for
money in lieu of bounty coat dated Wrentham, March 25, 1777.

Wetherhead, Jeremiah, Wrentham. Descriptive list dated Wrentham, June 29,

1779, returned by Capt. Samuel Cowell, of men raised to serve in the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at place
of rendezvous, being the quota drafted from his company by order of Col.
Hawes; Capt. Cowell's co., Col. Hawes's regt.; also. Private, Colonel's co.,
Col. Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1,

1780, to Dec. 10, 1780; reported deserted Dec. 10, 1780.

"Wetherhead, John. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Washburn's co.. Col. Eleazer
Brooks's regt. of guards; service from Feb. 3, 1778, to date of discharge,
March 6, 1778, 1 mo. 3 days. Roll dated Cambridge.

Wetherhill, Nathaniel, Taunton. Private, Capt. Josiah King's co., Col. D.
Brewer's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted June 20, 1775 ; service,
1 mo. 2 weeks.

Wetherick, Michael. Trivate, Capt. Leonard Bleeker's (Light Infantry) co.,
Col. Goose Van Schaick's (1st New York) regt. ; muster rolls for Jan.-April,

1781, dated West Point; enlistment, during war; reported doing garrison
duty.

Wetherill, James. Ensign, Col. Tupper's (11th) regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Sept. 26, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780 ; an amount purporting
to be the balance of his account as Sergeant in [Col.] Sheppard's regt. in 1780
is also credited to said Wetherill ; also. Ensign, Col. Tupper's regt. ; list of
officers proiiioted in the Continental Army and for whom warrants were made



936 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Wetherill, James, continued.

out; warrant issued Sept. 16 [?], 1780; also, Ensign; list of commissioned
officers of 11th Mass. regt., dated Sept. 15, 1780, as returned by Col. Benjamin
Tupper, together with a list of officers recommended to fill vacancies in his
regiment by said Col. Tupi)er and Gen. Washington ; ordered in Council Sept.
26, 1780, that said officers be commissioned; also, Col. Tapper's regt. ; return
of officers for clothing, dated Boston, Dec. 15, 1780.

TVetherill, Obadiah. Lieutenant, Col. IVIichael Jackson's (8th) regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. ;?1, 1779; reported as
serving 5 days as Ensign, 'Ao mos. 25 days as Lieutenant ; also. Ensign, same
regt.; return of officers for clothing; receipt for said clothing, dated Boston,
April 27, 1778; also. Lieutenant, same regt.; return of officers for clothing,
dated Boston, Nov. 20, 1778 ; also, same regt. ; list of officers, dated West Point,
Nov. 8, 1779; reported re.signed; also. Ensign, Capt. Benjamin Brown's co. ;
list of officers and men belonging to Col. Michael Jackson's regt., returned
probably in 1779; reported detained to recruit by order of the Colonel.

Wetherill, Samuel. Private, Capt. William Moore's co.. Col. William Shcpard's
(4th) regt. ; muster roll for May, 1781, dated AVest Point ; enlisted April 3,
1781 ; enlistment, 3 years.

Wbtherington, Thomas. Private, Capt. William Moore's co.. Col. William
Shepard's (4th) regt. ; muster roll for May, 1781, dated West Point ; enlisted
March 27, 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years.

Wetherly, . [This name also appears imder the form of Wirthley, Witherled,

Witherley, Witherly.]

Wetherly, Jacob. Private, Capt. John Oliver's co., Col. Sparhawk's regt.; ser-
vice, 104 days, including travel home ; company served in the Jerseys ; war-
rant for pay allowed in Council Aug. 12, 1777.

Wethern, . [This name appears imder the form of Weathen, Weather,

Weatheren, Welthren.]

Wetherrell, Obabiah, Georgetown. Sergeant, Capt. Asa Lawrence's co., Col.
William Prescott's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged April 25,
1775 ; .service, 98 days.

Wetherton, Elijah. Private, Capt. Joseph Pettengill's co., Col. L. Boldwin's
(Baldwin's) 26th regt. ; pay abstract for March, 1776, dated Camp at New
York ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for April, 1776 ; also, list of men
who had been enlisted by the officers of Capt. Pettengill's co., 26th regt., dated
Camp at New York, July 9, 1776; also, Capt. Pettengill's co.. Col. Baldwin's
regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., for tlie year 1776, sworn to at
Andover, May 5, 1777; reported discharged 230 miles from home.

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

Wetherton, Robert, Wrentham. Private, Capt. Joseph Pettengill's co., Col.
L. Baldwin's (26th) regt. ; pay abstract for Ai)ril, 1776; a^so, same co. and regt. ;
pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., for the year 1776, sworn to at Andover,
May 5, 1777; reported discharged 2.30 miles from home; also, Capt. Samuel
Fisher's co.. Col. Ephraim Wlieelock's (Suffolk Co.) regt.; service, 25 days;
company marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of April 21, 1777 ; also, return
of men rai.sed to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Samuel Cowell's
CO., Col. Benjamin Ilaws's (4th Suffolk Co.) regt., dated Feb. 16, 1778; resi-
dence, Wrentham ; engaged for town of Wrentham ; joined Capt. Nap's
(Knap's) CO., Col. Shepard's regt. ; term, .'i years, to expire May -, 1780.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 937



Wetherton, Thomas, Attleborough. Private, Capt. Samuel Robinson's co., Col.
Isaac Dean's regt. ; marched Aug. 4, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service,
4 days; 2 days travel also allowed on march home from Tiverton to Attle-
borough ; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alann.

Wethington, Thom-^s. List of men raised agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, re-
turned as received by John Burt, at Taunton, April 18, 1781, to be conducted
to Springfield and delivered to Col. Shepard ; age, 1« yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 2 in. ;
complexion, light; occupation, comb-maker; engaged for town of Attle-
borough ; term, 3 years.

Wethreal, Lot. Returns of service rendered by men belonging to the company
commanded by Capt. Edward Blake after April -, 1776 ; said Wethreal appears
among men who went to Roxbury in 1775 with Capts. Soper, Liscomb, Pitts,
and King ; reported as having gone with Capt. Liscomb (Luscombe) .

"Wethreil, John. Drummer, Capt. Isaac Hodges's co., Col. John Daggit's (Dag-
gett's) regt. ; service, 10 days, including travel (34 miles each way) from Nor-
ton to Tiverton, R. I., and return; company served in Dec, 1776, and Jan.,
1777, on an alarm.

Wethrel, Nathan. Company receipt, given to Capt. Oliver Soper, for wages for
Feb. and March, 1776, dated New York; also, company receipts, given to
Capt. Oliver Soper, for wages for May and June, 1776 ; also, company receipt,
given to Capt. Oliver Soper, for money for ration allowance from beginning of
campaign to July 10, 1776.

Wethrel, Simeon, 2d. List of men mustered by James Leonard, Muster ]Master
for Bristol Co., for 6 months service at Rhode Island, dated June 29, 1778;
Col. John Daggett's regt.

Wethrell, Abel, Norton. Private, Capt. Silas Cobb's co., Col. Timothy Walker's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 2, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 1
week.

Wethrell, George. Private, Capt. Newell's co. ; enlisted Nov. 3, 1778 ; discharged
Nov. 18, 1778 ; service, 15 days ; company detached from Gen. Warner's brigade
to join Col. Gerrish's regt. of guards and escort troops of Saratoga convention
from Rutland to Enfield, Conn.

Wethrell, John. Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Smith's co. ; 'engaged Feb. 12, 1770;
service to Feb. 29, 1776, in defence of seacoast. Roll dated Truro and sworn
to at Eastham.

Wethrell, Lot. Returns of service rendered by men belonging to the company
commanded by Capt. Edward Blake after April -, 1776 ; said Wethrell appears
among men belonging to the company who went to Roxbury on an alarm April
18, 1775 ; service, 11 days ; also among men who went at request of Gen. Spencer
in Oct., 1777, on an alarm.

Wethrell, Nathan. Company receipt, given to Capt. Oliver Soper, for wages for
July and Aug., 1776.

Wethrell, Nathan. Receipt dated Boston, Nov. 4, 1782, signed by John Popkin,
Muster Master, stating that he had received said Wethrell of Dr. Eleazer
Carver, of Class No. 9 of the town of Bridgewater, to serve in the Continental
Army for the term of 3 years.

Wethrell, Obadiah, Georgetown. Private, Capt. Samuel McCobb's co. of Minute-
men ; service, 7 days, probably on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; enlisted April
24, 1775.



938 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Wethrell, Solomon. Capt. Isaac Hodges's co., Col. George Williams's regt. ;
service from Sept. 25, 1777, to Oct. 31, 1777, 1 mo. 6 days, on a secret expe-
ilition. Roll sworn to at Norton.

Wethrell, Theophilus, Hanover. Private, Capt. Amos Turner's co.. Gen. John
Thomas's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service,
3 mos. 6 days.

Wethrill, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Moses Ashley's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's (1st)
regt.; muster roll for July, 1780, dated Camp "Tenith; " enlisted July 14,
1780 ; enlistment, G months.

Wethum, John. Seaman or Marine, sloop [hrijiaiitine] " Tyrannicide," commanded
hy Capt. John Fisk; engaged June 13, 1776; discharged Sept. 30, 1776. Roll
dated Salem.

Wetmore, Asa. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from Jan. 1,
1782, 12 mos.

Wetmore, Bela, Conway. Pay roll for 6 months men belonging to the town of
Conway raised for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched to
camp July 15, 1780; discharged Nov. 17, 1780; service, 4 mos. 14 days, includ-
ing travel (220 miles) liome; also, receipt certified at Conway, April 19, 1781,
for bounties paid .said Wetmore and others by the town of Conway to serve
in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years, agreeable to resolve of Dec.
2, 1780; engaged Feb. 15, 1781.

Wetmore, Hezekiah. Order on the Board of War, for clothing, dated West
Point, June 20, 1778, signed by said Wetmore, Adjutant, and others, to be
delivered to Capt. Noah Nichols ; certificate dated West Point, June 20, 1778,
signed by Ebenezer Stevens, Lieutenant Colonel Commandant of Artillery,
Northern department, certifies that the above men belonged to his corps of
artillery; also, receipt for clothing, given to the Board of War, dated West
Point, June 20, 1778, signed by said Wiitmore and others; also, certificates
appended to general abstracts of Col. Israel Angell's (2d Rhode Island) regt.
for March and May, 1780, signed by said Wetmore, Assistant Deputy Pay-
master General, certifying that the charges and calculations of said abstracts
are correct ; also, certificates appended to abstracts of pay due officers of Col.
Henry Jackson's (16th) regt. for April-July, 1780, signed by said Wetmore,
Assistant Deputy Paymaster General, certifying that he had examined said
abstracts and found the charges to be correct.

Wetmore, Oliver. Sergeant, Capt. Thomas French's co., in a regiment com-
manded by Col. David Wells; engaged Sept. 23, 1777; discharged Oct. 18,
1777; service, 1 mo., in Northern department, including travel (100 miles)
home.

Wetmore, Prosper. Conductor of Military Stores, Field Commissary's depart-
ment; appointed Oct. 1, 1779; discharged Dec. 14, 1780; reported as belonging
to Connecticut.

Wetteker, William. Private, Capt. Eleazer Crabtree's co. ; enlisted Aug. 26,
1775; service to Dec. 31, 1775, 4 mos. 15 days; company stationed at French-
man's Bay, Lincoln Co., for defence of seacoast.

Wetter, Joseph. 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 Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Spring-
field, July 11, 1780; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, ruddy;
engaged for town of Murrayfield; marched to camp July 11, 1780, under com-
mand of Capt. George Webb.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 939

"Wever, Ichabod. Private, Capt. Samuel Healy's co., Col. John Jacobs's (Light
Infantry) regt. ; entered service Sept. 22, 1779 ; discharged Nov. 22 (also given
Nov. 21) , 1779 ; service, 2 mos. 7 (also given 2 mos. 6) days, at Rhode Island,
including travel (130 miles) to camp and home ; mileage allowed to Provi-
dence (45 miles) and from i)lace of discharge home (85 miles) ; company
raised for 2 months.

Wever, " JoNNEKAL," Hoosuck. Private, Capt. Ahiathar Angel's co., Col. David
Brewer's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service,
3 mos. 1 week. [See John N. "Weaver.]

Wever, Nathan. Private, Capt. Samuel Healy's co., Col. John Jacobs's (Light
Infantry) regt. ; entered service Sept 22, 1779; discharged Nov. 22 (also given
Nov. 21) , 1779 ; service, 2 mos. 7 (also given 2 mos. 6) days, at Rhode Island,
including travel (140 miles) to camp and home; mileage allowed to Providence
(55 miles) and from place of discharge home (85 miles) ; company raised for
2 months.

Wkver, N.iTHAN. Receipt dated "Worcester, June 17, 1782, for bounty paid said
Wever by Henry King, Chairman of Class No. 4 of the town of Leicester, to
serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

"Wever, Samuel. Private, Capt. Joseph Hoar, Jr.'s co.. Col. Gideon Burt's regt. ;
entered service June 16, 1782 ;" service, 4 days ; mileage to and from Spring-
field (50 miles) allowed said "Wever; company marched to Springfield and
Northampton for defence of the government and was allowed horse rations.

"Wey, Ralph, Springfield. Li.st of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from 1st, 2d, 3d, and 8th cos., 1st Hampshire Co. regt., as returned by Capt.
"Walter Pynchon and Capt. David Burt, sworn to m Hampshire Co., April 6,
1779 ; residence, Springfield ; engaged for town of Springfield ; joined Capt.
Asa Cobum's co.. Col. Alden's regt. ; term to expire Jan. -, 1780; reported as
belonging to 3d co.

Wey, Ralph. Private, Capt. Moses Montague's co., Col. Israel Chapin's regt.;
enlisted Oct. 13, 1779; discharged Nov. 21, 1779; service, 1 mo. 16 days, at
Claverack, including 6 days (120 miles) travel home; regiment raised to rein-
force Continental Army for 3 months.

"Wey, Samuel. List of prisoners sent from Newport, R. I., in the prison-ship " Lord
Sandwich " and landed at Bristol jNIarch 7, 1778.

"Weyiian, Thomas. Descriptive list of men raised in Suffolk Co. in 1779 to serve
in the Continental Armj'; Capt. Heath's co. ; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.;
complexion, dark ; engaged for town of Roxbury ; delivered to Lieut. John
Grace ; also, list of men returned as received of INIaj. Stephen Badlam, Super-
intendent for Suffolk Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner, certified at Spring-
field, Sept. 20, 1779; engaged for town of Roxbury.

"Weyman, Thojias. Private, Capt. Thomas Newcomb's co., Lieut. Col. Joseph
"Webb's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 25, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 5, 1781 ; service, 3 mos.
22 days, at Peekskill, N. Y., including 11 days (220 miles) travel home.

"Weymouth, . [This name also appears imder the form of "Wamouth, "Way-
math, "Waymoth, "Waymouth, "Wemouth, "Womouth, "Wymouth.]

"Weymouth, Archelaus, Harpswell. List of men raised to serve in the Continen-
tal Army from Capt. Nehemiah Curtis's (1st Harpswell) co., as returned to
Col. Nathaniel Purrunton (Purrinton) ; residence, Harpswell; engaged for
town of Harijswell ; joined Capt. Reed's co.. Col. Alden's regt. ; term, 3 years ;
list endorsed as having been made to Col. Jonathan MicMiell; also, list of men
raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col. Jonathan Mitchell's (2d
Cumberland Co.) regt. ; also, Private, Capt. Reed's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. ;



940 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Weymouth, Archelaus, continued.

Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 16, 1777, to Aug. 31, 1777 ;
also, Capt. John Keed's Co., Col. Ichabod Alden's regt. ; return dated Jan. 12,
1778; mustered by Col. Sewall, Muster Master for Lincoln Co., and by a Con-
tinental Muster Master ; reported died Aug. 31 (also given Aug. 3) , 1777.

■Weymouth, Benjamin, Berwick. Private, Capt. Philip Hiibbard's co.. Col. James
Scammon's (.30th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 8, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 1 day; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775], including
abstract of pay to last of July, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat dated Head-
quarters, Cambridge, Oct. 27, 1775.

Wey.mouth, Ben.jamin. List of men mustered by Joseph Bragdon, Jr., ]Muster
Master for York Co., dated York, May 30, 1777 ; Cajjt. Samuel Derby's co.. Col.
John Bailey's regt. ; credited to town of Berwick ; reported received State
bounty.

Weymouth, Francis, Berwick. Corporal, Capt. Jonathan Nowell's co.. Col. James
Scammon's (30th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 6 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775], including
abstract of pay to last of July, 1775.

Weymouth, Jonathan, Berwick. Capt. Samuel Leighton's co. ; pay abstract for
mileage from home to Dorchester Heights in Aug., 177G; mileage for 95 miles
allowed said Weymouth; also, Private, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Smith's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accoimts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to June
2, 1780.

Weymouth, Joseph, Gorhani (also given Germantown). List of men raised to
.serve 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. Lane's
CO., Col. Thomas Nixon's (also given Col. Alden's) regt.; term, 3 years, to
expire Dec. -, 1779; also, li.st of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 2, 1777; Capt. Lane's co.. Col.
Nixon's regt.; reported received State bounty; also. Private and Corporal,
Col. Nixon's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 12,
1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported as .serving 21 mos. 13 days as Private, 13 mos.
6 days as Corporal ; also, Capt. Jabez Lane's co., Col. Nixon's (5th) regt. ; pay
roll for gratuities allowed by resolve of May-, 1778 ; receipt for said gratuities,
dated July 4, 1779; also, Corporal, same co. and regt. ; return of men who were
in caijip on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subsequently
except on furlough, etc., certified at Camp near Peekskill, Feb. Hi, 1779; also,
]Maj. Joseph Thompson's co.. Col. Nixon's (Cth) regt. ; pay rolls for June-Oct.,
1779; also, Maj. Peter Harwood's CO., Col. Nixon's regt.; payrolls for Nov.
and Dec, 1779; also, Major's co. ; account of clothing delivered for the year
1780; receipt for .said clothing, dated Peekskill, Dec. 5, 1779; also, descriptive
li.st of men belonging to Col. Nixon's (<!th) regt. who enlisted for the war prior
to Sept. 30, 1779, certified at Higlilands, Feb. 23, 1780; rank, Corporal; age,
37 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, dark; engaged for town of Kittery;
also, descriptive list dated West Point, Jan. 29, 1781 ; Capt. Chambers's co.,
6th Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Smith ; rank. Corporal ; age, 38
yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, light; hair, light; eyes, blue; residence,
Germantown; enlisted Feb. 12, 1777, by Capt. Lane; enlistment, during war;
also, Corporal, Capt. Matthew Chambers's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's
(6th) regt. ; returns for wages for the years 1781 and 1782 ; wages allowed said
Weymouth for 24 mos.; reported reduced to Private Oct. 1, 1782; also, Pri-
vate, Capt. Japliet Daniels's co., Lieut. Col. Smith's regt.; return for wages
for the year 1782; no wages allowed said Weymouth; reported transferred
from (ith CO.



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"Weymouth, Josefh. Private, Capt. Hart Williams's co., Col. Edmund Phinney's



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