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1780, to time of their discharge ; Lieut. Colonel's co. ; service, 5 mos. ; date of
payment, Jan. 11, 1781.

Wharfield, Josiah, Charlemont. Private, Capt. Oliver Avery's co. of Minute-
men, which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 17 days ; reported returned home.

Wharfield, Reuben, Westfield. Private, in a Westfield co. of :Minute-men com-
manded by Lieut. John Shephard, which marched April 20, 1775, in response
to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 1 week 1 day ; reported enlisted into
the army April 20 [28], 1775; also, Capt. Warham Parks's co., Col. Daniel-
son's regt. : order for money in lieu of botmty coat dated Camp at Roxbur\-,
Dec. 23, 1775.

Wharfield, Reuben. Private, Capt. Samuel Sloper's (12th) co.. Col. David
Mosley's (3d Hampshire Co.) regt. ; entered service June 16, 1782 ; discharged
June 17, 1782; service, 2 days; company marched to Northampton June 12,
1782, in support of the government and was allowed horse rations.



948 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Wharfield, Samukl. Private, Capt. Peter Peuniman's co., Col. Wood's regt. ; ser-
vice from April 18, 1777, to May 7, 1777, 21 days; company marched for defence
of Rhode Island.

Wharton, . [This name also appears under the form of Warton, Worton.]

Wharton, John. Private, Capt. John Lane's co.. Col. Foster's regt.; entered
service Feh. 7, 1776; discharged Feb. 15, 177(); service, 8 days; company
stationed at Cape Ann for defence of seacoast.

Wharton, Robert, Plymouth. Private, Capt. Thomas Mayhew'sco., Col. Cotton's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 3 mos.
8 days.

Whashburn, John. Capt. Thomas Mayhew's co.. Col. Cotton's regt. ; order for
bounty coat dated Roxbury, Nov. 8, 1775.

Whate, Nathaniel, "Redington." 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.

Whaten, Spencer, Hancock. 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.

Whatley, William. Receipt dated May 16, 1783, signed by said Whatley, for
wages for service to Feb. 10, 1783, on board the frigate " Hague," commanded
by Capt. John Manley. [See William Watley.]

Whatlin, Francis, Georgetown. Private, Colonel's co., Col. Vose's regt. ; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Aug. 17, 1780;
residence, Georgetown; term, during war; reported deserted Aug. 17, 1780.

Wheaden, Ichabod. Private, Capt. Ambrose Hill's co., Lieut. Col. Miles Pow-
ell's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 18, 1779; discharged Aug. 22, 1779;
service, 1 mo. 10 days, at New Haven, Conn., including 5 days (110 miles)
travel home ; order for payment of amount of roll dated at Richmond and
signed by Capt. Hill.

Wheadon, . [This name also appears under the form of Wheaden, Wheaton,

Whedon, Wheedon, Wheeten, Wheiden, Wheten.]

Wheadon, Ichabod. Private, Capt. Job Woodbridge's co.. Col. Brown's regt.;
entered service July 8, 1777; discharged July 21, 1777; service, 14 days; com-
pany formed part of a detachment under Maj. Caleb Hide which marched
from Stockbridge on the evacuation of Ticonderoga. Roll bears signature
" Jah. Woodbridge Capt."

Wheadon, John. Private, Capt. Ezra Whittelsey'sco., Berkshire Co. regt. ; entered
service Oct. 16, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 18, 1780 ; service, 2 days, at the Westward
on the alarm of Oct. 14, 1780 ; also, Capt. John Bacon's co.. Col. David Rosseter's
regt.; Gen. John Fellows's brigade; entered .service Oct. 13, 1781; discharged
Oct. 20, 1781 ;■ service, 11 days, travel included, with militia sent as reinforce-
ments to army under Gen. Stark at Stillwater on an alarm ; roll endorsed " Col.
Hide's Reg't;" also, Capt. Bacon's co., Col. Caleb Hyde's regt.. Gen. Ros-
seter's brigade ; entered service Oct. 20, 1781 ; discharged Oct. 28, 1781 ; ser-
vice, 9 days, at Stillwater on an alarm.

Whealand, Joseph, Swanzey. Private, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. H. Jackson's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to April
1, 1780; reported deserted April 1, 1780; also, return certified at Camp near
Morristown, April .30, 1780, of officers and men belonging to Col. Lee's, Col.
Henley's, and Col. Jackson's regts., and men belonging to Massachusetts in



IN THE. WAR OF THE REVOLUTIOX. 9-4:9

"Whealand, Joseph, continued.

Col. Henry Sherburne's regt., who were incorporated into a regiment under
the command of Col. Henry Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement of April
9, 1779; Lieut. Colonel's co. ; rank, Dinimmer; residence, Swanzey; engaged
June 4, 1777; term, during war; reported reduced to Private May 1, 1778;
also reported deserted May 27, 1779.

Whealen, John. Sailor, ship "G. Pickering," commanded by Capt. Jonathan
Harraden ; list of officers and crew, swoni to Nov. 10, 1780 ; ship reported taken
by the British while on a cruise to the "West Indies.

"Whealen, John. Private, Capt. George "Webb's (Light Infantry) co.. Col. "Wil-
liam Shepard's (4th) regt. ; muster roll for Feb. -Nov., 1781, dated Hutts 1st
Brigade; enlistment, during war; reported sick at Philadelphia ; a/.<;o, muster
roll for Dec, 1781, dated Hutts 1st Brigade and sworn to at West Point; re-
ported " on pass."

"Whealen, "Walter. Private, Capt. Benjamin Hicks's co., Col. Goose "Van
Schaick's (1st New York) regt. ; mu.ster rolls for Jan. -April, 1781, dated West
Point ; enlistment, durmg war.

"Whealens, John. Private, Capt. George "Webb's (Light Infantry) co., Col. "Wil-
liam Shepard's (4th) regt. ; muster roll for Jan., 1782, dated Hutts 1st Brigade
and sworn to at "West Point.

"Whealer, Abraham, Dorchester. Quarter Master, Maj. Eliphalet Gary's regt.;
service, 25 days; regiment marched to Bristol, R. I., April 18, 1777, on an
alarm.

"Whealer, Benjamin, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. Joseph Franklin's co.. Col. Nathan
Tyler's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 22, 1779 ; discharged Dec. 31, 1779; service, 3 mos.
8 (also given 3 mos. 9) days, at Rhode Island ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay
roll for Dec, 1779, sworn to at Rehoboth, allowing 22 days serviQe at Rhode
Island; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing service for
1 mo. 1 day at Rhode Island, including travel (27 miles) home.

"Whealer, Jeduthan, "Weston. Capt. Nathan Fuller's co., Lieut. Col. "William
Bond's (37th) regt. ; order for boimty coat dated Camp Prospect Hill, Oct. 29,
1775.

"Whealer, John, Hardwick. Private, Capt. Samuel Dexter's co.. Col. Learnard's
regt. ; pay abstract for mileage from home and return, dated Roxbury Camp,
Jan. -, 1776; mileage for 1.50 miles allowed said "Whealer; company raised in
Hardwick, New Braintree, and Oakham.

"Whealer, Lebbeus. List of men belonging to Capt. Reuben Dow's co., Col. Wil-
liam Prescott's regt., who lost articles at Bunker Hill June 17, 1775, dated
Cambridge, Dec. 22, 1775.

AVhealer, Moses. Private, Capt. John Mills's co.. Col. Joseph "Vose's (1st) regt. ;
muster roll for Aug., 1781, sworn to in Camp at Peekskill ; enlisted April 1,
1781 ; enlistment, 3 years.

"Whealer, Thojlas. Descriptive li.st 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; Col. Hubbard's (late Col. Denny's) regt.: age, 17
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. ; complexion, light; occupation, farmer; engaged for town
of Holden ; engaged March 5, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

"Whealer, "William. Private, Capt. Jeremiah "Wiswall's co., Col. Hatch's regt.;
service, 5 days; company marched at request of Gen. "Washington at the time
of taking Dorchester Heights March 4, 1776.



950 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Whealing, Joskph, Swanzey. Private, Lieut. Colonel's co., Col. Henry Jackson's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from June 4, 1777, to Dec.
31, 1779; also, Capt. Jonathan Drown's co.,Col. Gamaliel Bradford's regt.;
subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, June 1, 1777, to June 16, 1777;
credited with 15 rations; also, Lieut. Mel. L. ^yoolsey's co., Col. Jackson's
regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. William S. Smith ; pay rolls for Oct. and Nov.,
1778 ; also, Lieut. Col. David Cobb'.^j (2d) co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ; muster roll
for April, 1779, dated Pawtuxet; enlisted June 4, 1777; enlistment, 3 years;
reported on command at Newtown ; also, 2d co. commanded by Lieut. Thomas
Edwards, Col. Jackson's regt. ; company return certified at Camp Providence,
July 13, 1779 ; engaged July 4, 1777 ; engaged for town of Swanzey ; also, Lieut.
Col. Cobb's (2d) co., Col. Jackson's regt.; pay rolls for July and Oct., 1779;
also, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ; regimental return made up to
Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at Providence ; also, account dated Boston, July 12,
17S0, rendered by Ensign Edward Phelon, for reward for apprehending said
"Whealing and others, deserters from Col. Jackson's regt., and returning them
to said regiment ; warrant for pay allowed in Council July 19, 1780.

"Whealock, Ithamar, Tyringham. Private, Capt. Ezekiel Hearick's co.. Col.
Brown's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service June 29, 1777 ; discharged July
21, 1777; service, 23 days, in Northern department, including .") days (112 miles)
travel home.

"Whealor, Amos. Private, Capt. James Cooper's co.. Col. Gamaliel Bradford's

(14th) regt. ; muster roll for Oct., Nov., and Dec, 1780, dated Hutts near

"West Point; enlisted July 1, 17.S0; discharged Dec. 29, 1780; enlistment,
6 months.

"Whealor, Edward. Private, Capt. John Williams's co., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st)
regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated West Point; reported on command at
the Lines; also, muster roll for May, 1781.

Whealor, Joseph. Private, Capt. Benjamin Peabody's co., Col. Wade's regt. ;
entered service July 5, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 18 days,
including 12 days (240 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Essex Co. to
reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Whealright, S.\muel. Sergeant, Capt. Francis's co.. Col. Tupper's regt. ; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1 to Jan. 30, 1780; reported
discharged.

Whealwright, John. Private, Capt. Silas Wild's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. of
guards ; joined Nov. 1(5, 1777 ; service to April 3 [1778], 4 mos. 18 days, at Cam-
bridge guarding troops of convention.

Wheat, . [This name also appears under the form of Wheet.]

Wheat, Bkn.iamin, Conway. Capt. Seth Murray's co., Col. Benjamin Ruggles
Woodbridge's (25th) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Wheat
and others, dated Cambridge, June 22, 1775 ; also. Private, same co. and regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4. 1775; service, 3 mos. 5 days;
also, company return dated Prospect Hill, Sept. 30, 1775 ; also, order for bounty
coat dated Camp Cambridge, Oct. 25, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Thomas
French's co., in a regiment commanded by Col. David Wells; enlisted
Sept. 23, 1777; discharged Oct. 18, 1777; service, 23 days, in Northern
department.

Wheat, Daniel. Capt. Abishai Brown's co.. Col. Nixon's regt. ; receipt for advance
pay, signed by said Wheat and others, dated Cambridge, June 26, 1775.

Wheat, Daniel. Private, Capt. James Rusel's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt.;
service, 5 days; company marched to Dorchester to reinforce the army March
4, 1776.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 951

Wheat, Daniel. Private, Capt. Zachariah Fitch's co.. Col. Samuel Brewer's
regt. ; service from Aug. 23 [177G], to Sept. 30 [1776], 1 mo. 9 days.

"Wheat, Daniel. Private, Capt. Simon Hunt's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt.;
enlisted Nov. 7, 1777 ; service to April 3, 1778, 4 mos. 26 days, with guards at
Cambridge; company detached from militia; also, lists of men appearing
imder the heading " Hartwell Brook the first Everidge;" said M'heat ap-
pears among men forming the first guard at Cambridge [year not given].

Wheat, Daniel. Lists of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the
first Everidge;" said Wheat appears among men in a detachment which
marched to Rhode Island, agreeable to resolve of Sept. 6, 1778.

Wheat, Daniel. Private, Capt. David Goodwin's co.. Col. Cogswell's regt. ; en-
tered service Sept. 23, 1778 ; discharged Dec. 31, 1778 ; service, 3 mos. 10 days ;
company detached to guard and fortify posts at and about Boston.

Wheat, David. Private, Capt. Abraham Andrews's co., Col. Cyprian How's regt. ;
entered service July 27, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 7 days,
including 3 days (65 miles) travel home ; regiment detached from Middlesex
Co. militia to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Wheat, Joseph. Private, Capt. John Hartwell's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. ;
service, 5 days; company called out at the time of fortifying Dorchester
Heights March 4, 1776; mileage allowed from Lincoln to camp and return
(40 miles) .

Wheat, Joseph. Private, Capt. Josiah White's co., Lieut. Col. Benjamin Flagg's
division, Col. Samuel Denny's (Worcester Co.) regt. ; marched Aug. 21, 1777 ;
discharged Aug. 23, 1777 ; service, 5 days, including 2 days (40 miles) travel
home ; company marched to Hadley on an alarm at the Northward. Roll
dated Spencer.

Wheat, Samuel. Private, Capt. Joseph Stebbins's co., in a regiment commanded
by Col. David Wells; enlisted Sept. 23, 1777; discharged Oct. 18, 1777; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 1 day, in Northern department, including travel (115 miles) home.
Roll sworn to at Deerfield.

Wheat, Thomas, HoUis. Private, Capt. Reuben Dow's co., Col. William Prescott's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 25, 1775 ; service, 2 mos.
4 days; also, company return dated Cambridge, Oct. 6, 1775; reported died
June 17, 1775 ; also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat, signed by Abigail
Wheet, in behalf of said Wheat, deceased, dated Hollis, Feb. 15, 1776.

Wheaten, Joseph. Capt. Perry's co.. Col. Timothy Walker's (22d) regt. ; order
for bounty coat dated Camp at Roxbury, Oct. 26, 1775.

Wheatherbee, Benjamin. List of 6 months men raised agreeable to resolve of
June 5, 1780, returned as received of Maj. Josepli Hosmer, Superintendent for
Middlesex Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner, dated Springfield, Aug. G, 1780;
engaged for town of Townsend.

Wheatherby, Oliver, Hanover. 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. [See Oliver Whetherell and Oliver Wilhert.]

Wheatley, . [This name also appears under the form of Wheatly, Wheitley,

Whetley.]

Wheatley, Prince. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster ISIaster
for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March .30, 1776; Capt. Winslow's CO., Col. Mar-
shall's regt. ; reported received State boimty.



952 i\L\SSACIlU SETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Wheatly, Prince. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Wiiislow's co., Col. Marshall's regt. ;
subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. 27, 1777, to April 4, 1777 ;
credited with (>7 days allowance; subsistence also allowed for 11 days travel
on march to Bennington.

Wheaton, . [This name also appears under the form of "Weaton, "Weeten,

"NVhaten, Wlieaden, Wheadon, Wheaten, Wheden, Whedon, Wheedon,
Wheeten, Wheeton, Wheiden, "Wheten, Wheton.]

Whkaton, . Master-at-Arms ; copj' of a list dated Boston Harbor, on board the

brig " Reprisal," Feb. 10, 1778, of men belonging to the crew of the " Reprisal,"
commanded by Capt. James Brown, taken by a British frigate Feb. 15) [?],
1778.

"Whj:aton, Aaron, Barre. Private, Capt. Adam Martin's co., Col. Timothy Bige-
low's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from April 7, 1777, to
May 9, 1778 ; reported died May 9, 1778 ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll
for Jan. -Aug., 1777, dated Van Schaick's Island and sworn to at Camp near
Half Moon ; enlisted April 7, 1777 ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll sworn
to at Camp near "the Gulph," Dec. 18, 1777; enlistment, 3 years; also, same
CO. and regt.; return dated Feb. .'5, 1778; residence, Barre; enlisted for town
of Barre ; mustered by Worcester Co. Muster Master.

Wheaton, C^sar. Private, Capt. Elijah Lewis's co., Col. Christopher Greene's
{1st Rhode Island) battalion ; muster roll dated July G, 1778 ; enlistment,
during war ; also, same co. and battalion ; muster roll made up to Sept. 30,
1778; enlisted June 1, 1778; also, same co. and battalion; muster rolls for
Oct., 1778-Feb., 1779; also, same co. and battalion; muster roll for March,

1779, dated East Greenwich ; reported on command at Providence; also, Capt.
Lewis's (2d) co., Col. Greene's battalion; muster roll for April, 1779, dated
East Greenwich ; reported at Providence with Gen. Gates ; also, Capt. Lewis's
(3d) CO., Col. Greene's battalion; muster rolls for July, Aug., and Oct., 1779,
dated East Greenwich ; reported sick in hospital in Oct., 1779; also, same co.
and battalion ; muster rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1779, dated Newport; reported
sick at Providence in Nov., 1779, died Dec. 15, 1779.

Wheaton, Caleb, Newton. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Wiswall's co., which marched
in respon.se to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Lexington ; service, 4 days.

Wheaton, Caleb. Private, Capt. Moses Bullard's co., Col. Ebenezer Thayer's
regt. ; enlisted July 26, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 27, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 5 days,
including 3 days (60 milej) travel home ; company stationed at Rhode Island ;
regiment raised in Suffolk Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Wheaton, Charles. Copy of a list dated Boston Harbor, on board the brig "Re-
prisal," Feb. 10, 1778, of men belonging to the crew of the "Reprisal," com-
manded by Capt. James Brown, taken by a British frigate Feb. 19 [ ? ], 1778.

Wheaton, Charles. List of men mustered subsequent to March 17, 1778, by James
Leonard, Muster^Master for Plymouth Co., dated April 7, 1778; Col. William
Lee's regt. ; engaged for town of Middleborough.

Wheaton, Daniel, Hopkinton. Descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co.
for the term of 9 months <'rora the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable
to resolve of April 20, 1778; Capt. Perry's co.. Col. Ballard's regt.; age, 44
yrs. ; stature, 6 ft.; residence, Hoj)kinton : engaged for town of Hopkinton;
arrived at Fishkill June 19, 1778; also, list of men returned as received of
Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778.

Wheaton, David. List of 6 montlis men raised agreeable to resolve of June 5,

1780, returned as received of Maj. Joseph Hosmer, Sujierintendent for Middle-
sex Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner, dated Springfield, Aug. 6, 1780; engaged



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 953

"Wheaton, David, continued.

for town of Hopkinton ; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of
Hopkiiiton for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched July 4,
1780 ; discharged Dec. 6, 1780 ; service, 5 mos. 13 days, including travel (liOO
miles) home; also, descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co., agreeable
to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for
said coimty ; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8i in. ; complexion, dark ; hair, dark ;
eyes, blue ; occupation, farmer ; engaged for town of Hopkinton ; engaged
April 3, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

■Wheaton, Dennison, "Westfield. Private, Capt. Malcolm Henry's cc. Col. David
Brewer's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 14, 1775 ; service,
2 mos., 3 weeks, 1 day.

Wheaton, Ebexezer. Private, Capt. Jesse Bradley's co.. Col. John Brown's
regt. ; entered service Jime 30, 1777 ; discharged July 26, 1777 ; service, 27
days, at the Northward.

Wheaton, Ephraim. Private, Capt. Joseph Franklin's (Relioboth) co., Col. John
Daggett's regt. ; entered service Jan. 4, 1778; discharged March 31, 1778; ser-
vice, 2 mos. 26 days ; company stationed at Rhode Island for 3 months from
Jan. 1, 1778; 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, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at
Springfield, Aug. 2, 1780; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, dark;
engaged for town of Rehoboth ; marched to camp Aug. 2, 1780, under com-
mand of Lieut. Benjamin Pike.

Wheaton, Ephraim. Fifer, Col. Benjamin Tapper's (10th) regt. ; service from
Feb. 28, 1781, 10 mos. 1 day; reported appointed Drummer Aug. 1, 1781 ; also,
Fifer, same regt. ; service from Jan. 1, 1782, 12 mos.

Wheaton, Ichabod. Private, Capt. William Francis's co., Col. John Ashley's
detachment of militia; entered service July 22, 1777; discharged Aug. 13,
1777 ; service, 23 days, in Northern department.

Wheaton, James. Private, Capt. Israel Hicks's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt.; entered service Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 7 days,
on an alarm at Tiverton, R. I.

Wheaton, Jesse, Rehoboth. Descriptive list of men mustered for Continental
service subsequent to Sept. 16 [year not given], by James Leonard, Muster
Master for Bristol Co.; Capt. Jonathan Drown's co.. Col. Lee's regt.; age,
16 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; engaged for town of Rehoboth; also, Private,
Capt. William North's (5th) co.. Col. Henry Jackson's regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Dec. 23, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; credited
to town of Rehoboth ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for April, 1779,
dated Pawtuxet ; enlisted Dec. 23, 1777 ; enlistment, 3 years ; also, same co. and
regt. ; return dated Camp Providence, July 13, 1779 ; also, same co. and regt. ;
pay roll for July, 1779, sworn to at Camp Providence ; also, same co. and regt. ;
pay roll for Oct., 1779; also, same co. and regt. ; regimental return made up
to Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at Providence ; also, Capt. North's (1st) co.. Col.
Jackson's (16th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 24, 1780; also, return certified at Camp near Morristown,
April 30, 1780, of oflScers and men belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's, and
Col. Jackson's regts., and men belonging to jMassachusetts in Col. Henry
Sherburne's regt., who were incorporated into a regiment under the command
of Col. Heniy Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement of April 9, 1779; Capt.
North's CO. ; rank, Private ; residence, Rehoboth ; engaged for town of Reho-
both; engaged Dec. 24, 1777; term, 3 years.



93J: MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Wheaton, Jonathan, Jr., Swanzey. Private, Capt. Peleg Peck's co.. Col. Thomas
Carpenter's regt. ; entered service Aug. 4, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 9, 1780 ;
service, 6 days; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm ; by order of
Col. Slead all the men in Swanzey were joined in one company mider Capt.
Peek, the other officers refusing to serve.

Wheaton, Joseph, Machias. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Oct. 26, 1777; Capt. Allen's co.. Col.
Ichabod Alden's regt. ; reported received State bounty; also, Private, 6th co.,
Col. Brooks's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Sept. 18,
1777, to Oct. 1, 1779; residence, Machias; reported deceased.

Wheaton, Joseph. Corporal, Capt. Nathaniel Carpenter's co.. Col. Thomas Car-
penter's regt. ; service, 16 days ; company marched from Rehoboth to Bristol,
R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; also, Private, Capt. Joseph Wilhnarth's
CO., Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt. ; marched July 28, 1780 ; discharged July 31,
1780; service, .'i days, at Rhode Island on an alarm; company detached for 6
days service and marched from Relioboth to Tiverton and there served under
Gen. Heath.

Wheaton, Joshua, Hopkinton (also given Medway) . Private, Capt. Adam Mar-
tin's CO., Col. Timotliy Bigelow's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from June 1, 1777, to Dec. '31, 1779 ; credited to town of Hopkinton ;
also, muster roll for Jan.-Aug., 1777, dated Van Schaick's Island and sworn
to at Camp near Half Moon; enli.sted June 1, 1777; reported on command at
Albany ; also, muster roll sworn to at Camp near " the Gulpli," Dec. 18, 1777 ;
reported sick out of camp ; also, return dated Feb. 3, 1778 ; residence, Medway ;
mustered by Worcester Co. Muster Master ; also, muster roll for March and
April, 1779, dated Providence; enlisted June 1, 1777; enlistment, 3 years; re-
ported sick in hospital; also. Major's co., Col. Bigelow's regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to July 1, 1780; residence,
Hopkinton ; reported deserted July 1, 1780.

Wheaton, Joshua. Private, Cai)t. John Pain's co. ; copy of a list of men stationed



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