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Gamaliel Bradford's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Feb. 4, 1777, to March 10, 1778; reported died March 10, 1778; also, same co.
and regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Feb. 4, 1777, to April
30, 1777 ; credited with 85 days allowance ; also, same co. and regt. ; return
[year not given] ; mustered by County and Continental Muster Masters; re-
ported joined April 22, 1777.

Wheelock, Joseph, Worcester. Private, Capt. John Cutler's co., Col. Luke Drury's
regt. ; marched Aug. 20, 1781 ; joined regiment at West Point Aug. 28, 1781 ;
discharged Nov. 28, 1781 ; sei-vice, 3 mos. 16 days, including travel (167 miles)
home ; residence, Worcester ; engaged for town of Worcester ; regiment raised
for 3 months.

Wheelock, Joseph. Capt. Adam Wheeler's co.. Col. Doolittle's regt. ; receipt for
advance pay, signed by said Wheelock and others, dated Charlestown Camp,
July 13, 1775.

Wheelock, Josiah, Mendon. Private, Capt. William Jennison's co. of Minute-
men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge and Rox-
bury; service, 10 days; reported returned home.

Wheelock, Josiah. Private, Capt Ichabod Thayer's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's
regt. ; entered service July 28. 1780 , discharged Aug. 8, 1780 ; service, 15 days,
including 3 days (.")2 miles) travel home; company marched to Rhode Island
on an alarm. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

Wheelock, Jotham. Receipt dated Lunenburg, July 16, 1781, for bounty paid
said Wheelock by the town of Lunenburg to serve in the Continental Army
for the term of 3 years ; 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; Capt. Littel's (Little's) co., Col. Ban's
(Rand's) regt. ; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, light ; occupation,



1008 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Wheklock, Jotham, continued.

farmer; engaged for town of Lunenburg; engaged June 21 [1781]; term,
3 years; also, Private, Capt. Japliet Daniels's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's
(t)tli) regt. ; returns for wages for the years 1781 and 1782 ; wages allowed said
■\Vheelock from June 21, 1781, to Dec. 31, 1782, 17 mos. 23 days; also, order on
Capt. Howard (Hey wood), payable to Deacon Jonathan Wheelock, dated
Ashby, Oct. 25, 1783, signed by said Jotham Wheelock, for wages, etc., for
service in 6th Mass. regt. in 1782.

Wheelock, Levi, Tyringham. Private, Capt. "William King's co.. Col. John Fel-
lows's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 8, 1775 ; service,
3 mos. 1 day; also, order for bounty coat dated Dorchester Camp, Nov. 17,
1775; also. Sergeant, Capt. Means's co.. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's (12th) regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
reported as serving 33 mos. as Private, 3 mos. as Sergeant ; also, Corporal, Capt.
John Chadwick's co.. Col. Brewer's regt.; return dated Jan. 22, 1778; resi-
dence, Tyringham ; enlisted for town of Tyringham ; mustered by T. Wheeler;
reported on f ui-lough ; also. Private, Capt. J. Pray's co., Col. Sprout's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780;
also, Capt. John Pray's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt. ; muster rolls for
Feb., March, and April, 1781 ; reported on command with light infantry ; also,
muster roll for May, 1781, dated West Point ; enlistment, during war ; also,
muster rolls for June and July, 1781, dated Phillipsburgh ; reported on com-
mand with light infantry; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781; reported on com-
mand with light infantry; also, muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated
York Hutts; also, muster rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1782, dated Huts 1st Mass.
Brigade and sworn to at West Point.

Wheelock, Luther, Uxbridge. Private, Capt. Joseph Chapin's co. of Minute-
men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 12 days; also,
Capt. William Wyman's co.. Col. John Paterson's regt.; company return
[probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat dated Camp No. 3, Charles-
town, Nov. 4, 1775.

Wheelock, Lyman. Private, Capt. David Batcheller's co.. Col. Ezra Wood's
regt. ; arrived at camp June 5, 1778; discharged Jan. 29, 1779; service, 8 mos.
10 days, at Nortli River, including 3 days to prepare for camp and 20 days (400
miles) travel out and home; regiment raised for 8 months; also, same co. and
regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1778 ; reported not joined, but the word " Join'd "
appears against the name of said Wheelock in the table of deductions on reverse
of roll; also, order on John Potter, Paymaster, Col. Wood's regt., for wages,
dated Mendon, March 10, 1779, signed by said Wheelock, payable to Enos
Taft; also, Capt. B. Read's co. commanded by Lieut. John Benson, Col.
Nathan Tyler's (Worcester Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 29, 1780 ; discharged
Aug. 8, 1780; service, 14 days, at Rhode Island on an alarm, including 3 days
(52 miles) travel liome.

Wheelock, Moses, Westborough. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Edmund Brigham's co.
of Minute-men, Col. Ward's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775 ; service, 5 days ; reported enlisted into the army ; also, Cai)tam ; return
of officers to be commissioned in Gen. [Artemas] Ward's regt., dated May 24,
1775; ordered in Provincial Congress, at Watertown, May 25, 1775, that said
officers be commi.ssioned ; also. Captain, Gen. Ward's regt. ; returns of officers
for provisions; receipts for said provisions, dated Roxbury, July 27, and
July 28, 1775; also, same regt.: return of officers for provisions, dated Dor-
chester, Aug. 3, 1775; also, Captain, Col. Jonathan Ward's regt.; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged April 24, 1775; service, 3 mos. 15 days; also,
company return [probably Oct., 1775]; also, 2d Major, 6th Worcester Co.
regt. ; list of field officers of regiments of Worcester Co. militia proposed by



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Wheelock, Moses, continued.

Legislature Jan. 12, 177(5; regiment raised in Soiitliborougli, Westborough,
Shrewsbury, Nortliborough, and Grafton; also, 2d Major, Col. John Golden's
(Goulding's) 6th Worcester Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of field officers;
commissioned March 23, 1776 ; also, list of officers chosen in 6th "Worcester
Co. regt., as returned by said Wheelock and others, field officers, dated West-
borough, April 15, 1776 ; also, Major, Col. Jonathan Smith's regt. to be raised
in Berkshire Co. and part of Worcester Co. ; list of field officers of regiments
to be raised for Quebec and New York; commissioned June 26, 1776; also,
INIajor; list of alarm men belonging to Capt. Brigham's co. [year not given],
showing service rendered at various places and fines paid in lieu of service,
etc. ; said Wheelock credited with service at Dorchester, 8 mos., and at New
York, 4J mos. ; also, official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives,
dated June 16, 1777; said Wheelock chosen Lieutenant Colonel, Col. Job
Cushing's (6th Worcester Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; appointment concurred
in by Comicil June 16, 1777 ; reported commissioned June 16, 1777 ; also, pay
roll certified at Westborough, of field and staii officers who marched to Had-
ley Aug. 21, 1777, under command of said Wheelock, Lieutenant Colonel, by
order of the General Court on an alarm, and were there counter-ordered; ser-
vice, 6 days; also, pay roll certified at Westborough, of field and staff officers
who marched with said Wheelock, Lieutenant Colonel, Sept. 28, 1777, by order
of the General Court to reinforce Northern army under Maj. Gen. Gates; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 3 days; also. Lieutenant Colonel, Col. John Rand's (Worcester
Co.) regt. ; engaged July 8, 1780; discharged Oct. 11, 1780; .service, 3 mos. 14
days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel homo ; also allowed 106 days horse
rations ; regiment raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Wheelock, Nahum. Private, Capt. B. Read's co. commanded by Lieut. John
Benson, Col. Nathan Tyler's (Worcester Co.) regt. ; entered service Aug. 2,
1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 10 days, at Rhode Island on an alarm,
including 3 days (52 miles) travel home.

Wheelock, Obadiah. Capt. Means's co., 12th Mass. regt.; entered service July
10, 1779; discharged April 10, 1780; term, 9 months.

Wheelock, Oliver, Lancaster. Private, Capt. John White's co., Col. Abijah
Stearns's regt.; enlisted April 1, 1778; discharged July 2, 1778; service, 3
mos. 4 days, at and about Boston ; also, Capt. Manasseh Sawyer's co.. Col.
Josiah Whitney's regt. ; service from July 30, 1778, to Sept. 13, 1778, 1 mo. 15
days, at Rhode Island ; 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, July 13, 1780; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; com-
plexion, dark; engaged for town of Lancaster; marched to camp July 13,
1780, imder command of Capt. Thomas Pritchard ; also, list of men raised for
the 6 months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Patersou as having passed
muster in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780 ; also, pay roll for 6
months men belonging to the town of Lancaster rai.sed for service in the Con-
tinental Army during 1780; marched from home to West Point July 12, 1780;
discharged Dec. 13, 1780 ; service, 5 mos. 1 day, including 10 days (200 miles)
travel home.

Wheelock, Paul. Capt. Edward Seagrave's co., Col. Read's regt. ; order for money
in lieu of bounty coat dated Roxbury, Dec. 21, 1775.

Wheelock, Paul. Private, Capt. John Nickols's co.. Col. Jonathan Holman's
regt.; service, 30 days; company marched Sept. 27, 1777, to reinforce army
under Gen. Gates in Northern department. Roll dated Charlton.



1010 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Wheelock, Paul. Private, Capt. Bezaleel Taft's (9th) co., Col. Nathan Tyler's
(3d Worcester Co.) regt. ; entered service July 28, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 7,
1780 ; service, 14 days, including travel (3 days) home ; company marched to
Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 27, 1780.

"Wheelock, Peter, Charlton. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Crafts's troop, Col.
Leamed's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775; service, 1 week 4 days.

Wheelock, Ralph, Sturbridge. Private, Capt. Benjamin Richardson's co.. Col.
Nicholas Dike's regt. ; pay abstract for mileage from home to Dorchester
Heights, dated Sept. 4, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstrac^t for travel
allowance, etc., from Dorchester Heights home, dated Nov. 28, 1776; said
Wheelock credited with allowance for 4 days (72 miles) travel ; also, Capt.
Abel Mason's co.. Col. Jonathan Holmau's regt. ; enlisted Dec. 10, 1776; dis-
charged Dec. 28, 1776; service, 22 days, at Providence, R. I., including 3 days
(52 miles) travel home ; also, Capt. (also given Lieut.) Benjamin Freeman's
CO., Col. Jonathan Holman's regt.; enlisted Sept. 26, 1777; discharged Oct.
18, 1777; .service, 1 mo., including 8 days (160 miles) travel home; company
raised for 30 days service and marched from Sturbridge Sept. 27, 1777, to rein-
force Northern army under Gen. Gates.

Wheelock, Samuel, Charlton. List of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Mus-
ter Master for Worcester Co., to serve at Rhode Island until Jan. 1, 1780;
Capt. Alton's co.. Col. Davis's regt. ; engaged for town of Charlton.

Wheelock, Samuel. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Clap's co., Col. Benjamm Hawes's
regt. ; entered service July 26, 1778 ; discharged Aug. 15, 1778 ; service, 21 days,
at Rhode Island.

Wheelock, Samuel. Private, Capt. Staples Chamberlain's co.. Col. Abner Perry's
regt. ; enlisted July 28, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 7, 1780 ; service, 14 days, in-
cluding 3 days (60 miles) travel home ; company marched to Rhode Island on
an alarm.

Wheelock, Seth, Charlton. Private, Capt. Jacob Davis's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Lamed's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury;
service, 18 days; also. Corporal, Capt. Abijah Lamb's co., Col. Jonathan Hol-
man's regt. ; marched Dec. 10, 1776; service, 43 days; company marched from
home to Providence, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 10, 1776; also, Capt. John
Nickols's CO., Col. Jonathan Holman's regt.; service, 30 days; company
marched Sept. 27, 1777, to reinforce army under Gen. Gates in Northern de-
partment ; also, list of men mustered to serve in the Continental Anny for the
terra of 9 months ; said Wheelock appears among men belonging to Capt.
Nickels's co. and other companies in Col. Holman's regt. ; engaged for town
of Charlton ; mustered May 15 [year not given, probably 1778] ; also, descrip-
tive list of men raised by the town of Charlton to serve in the Continental
Array for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Peekskill
(also given Fishkill), agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, dated Charlton,
May 26, 1778; Capt. William Tucker's co., Col. Holman's regt. ; age, 2«) yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion, dark (also given light) ; residence, Charlton ;
also, list of men raised for Continental service, as returned by Seth Washburn,
Superintendent for Worcester Co. ; also, list of men returned as received of
Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778; arrived
at Fishkill June 7, 1778; also. Sergeant, Capt. Abijah Lamb's co.. Col. Jacob
Davis's (Worcester Co.) regt.; engaged July 29, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780;
service, 15 days, including 4 days (80 miles) travel home ; company marclied
to Tiverton, R. I., July 29, 1780, on an alarm.

Wheelock, Seth, Mendon. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Pliilip Ammidon's (1st) co.,
3d Worcester Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned Aug.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 1011

Wheelock, Seth, continued.

27, 1779; also, Lieutenant, Capt. William Henry's co. ; engaged Oct. 6, 1779;
discharged Nov. 10, 1779; service, 1 mo. 7 days, at Castle and Governor's
Islands, including travel home ; company raised in Worcester Co. ; also, 2d
Lieutenant, Capt. Philip Ammidon's co., Col. Tyler's regt. ; entered service
July 27, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, IG days, including 3 days (52
miles) travel home ; company ordered to Rhode Island on the alarm of July
27, 1780.

Wheelock, Seth. Private, Capt. John Morgan's co. ; enlisted Dec. 28, 1777 ; dis-
charged March 21, 1778; service, 2 mos. 21 days; company detached from
militia of Hampshire and Worcester counties to guard stores and magazines at
Brooktield and Springtield.

Wheelock, Silas. Colonel, 7th Worcester Co. regt.; service, 9 days; regiment
marched to Cambridge and lioxbury on the alarm of April 19, 1775.

Wheelock, Sim. Private, Capt. Caleb Whiting's co.. Col. Benjamin Hawes's
regt. ; entered service July 30, 1778; discharged Sept. 12, 1778; service, 1 mo.
15 days, on expedition to Rhode Island.

Wheelock, Simeon, Uxbridge. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Chapin's co. of
Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 15 days ;
also. Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Read's co., in a regiment commanded by Lieut.
Col. Nathan Tyler ; service to Jan. 21, 1777, 1 mo. 15 days, at Providence, R. I.,
on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Wheelock, Stephen, Shrewsbury. Private, Capt. Job Cushing's co. of Minute-
men and militia, Col. Artemas Ward's regt., which marched on the alarm of
April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ; service, 8 days ; reported returned home.

Wheelock, Tho>l\.s, Holliston. Private, Capt. Jacob Miller's co.. Col. Ephraim
Doolittle's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 15, 1775; ser-
vice, 17 days ; also, company return dated Camp Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775.

Wheelock, Thomas. Private, Capt. David Batcheller's co., Col. Ezra Wood's
regt. ; arrived at camp June 5, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 10, 1778 ; service, 3 mos.
25 days, at North river, including 3 days to prepare for camp and 16 days (320
miles) travel out and home ; regiment raised for 8 months.

Wheelock, Timothy. Capt. Peter Procter's co., Lieut. Col. Williams's regt. ; en-
listed July 10, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 12, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 9 days, including
travel (120 miles) home ; companj- marched to reinforce Northern army July
10, 1777.

Wheelock, William. Colonel, 4th Suffolk Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of
officers; commissioned Feb. 10, 1776. [See Ephraim Wheelock.]

Wheelon, Robert. Sergeant, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from
Jan. 1, 1781, 24 mos.

Wheelor, , Rutland. Private, Capt. David Bent's (Rutland) co. of militia,

Col. Nathaniel Sparhawk's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to
the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ; service, 6 days ; reported returned
home.

Wheelor, Aaron. Capt. Jones's co.. Col. Doolittle's regt.; receipt for advance
pay, signed by said Wheelor and others, dated Cambridge, July 1, 1775.

Wheelor, Aaron, Jr. Private, Capt. Simeon Cole's co., Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt.; entered service Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 5, 1780; service, 5 days,
on an alarm at Tiverton, R. I.



1012 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Wheelor, Abel, Petersham. Sergeant, Capt. William Henry's co. ; engaged Oct.
5, 1779; discharged Nov. 10, 1779; service, 1 mo. 10 days, at Castle and Gov-
ernor's Islands, including travel home ; company raised in "Worcester Co.

Wheelor, Abraham. Private, Capt. David Bent's co., Col. Nathan Sparhawk's
regt. ; travel out and home, 2'26 miles; service at 20 miles per day, 11 days;
company detached Aug. 20, 1777, and marched from Rutland to Bennington
on an alarm.

Wheelor, Amos. Certificate dated Ashby, Feb. 20, 1776, signed by Capt. Abijah
Wyman, certifying that said Wheelor, a soldier in his company, Col. Prescott's
regt., was wounded June 17, 1775, at the battle of Bunker Hill, and died June
21, 1775, and had not received a bounty coat or its equivalent in money.

Wheelor, Amos. Private, Capt. Silas Taylor's co. of volunteers. Col. Jonathan
Reed's regt.; enlisted Oct. 1, 1777; discharged Nov. 8, 1777; service, 1 mo.
8 days, with Northern army, including travel home ; company marched from
Stow to join army under Gen. Gates.

Wheelor, Artemas, Shrewsbury. Corporal, Capt. Job Cushing's co. of Minute-
men and militia, Col. Artemas Ward's regt., which marched on the alarm of
April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ; service, 9 days ; reported enlisted into the army ;
also, Capt. Job Cushing's co., Col. Jonatlian Ward's regt. ; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 28, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 11 days ; also, company
return dated Dorchester, Oct. 7, 1775.

Wheelor, Asahel, Sudbury. Captain ; return of militia officers and men who
joined Col. Joseph Read's regt. at Roxbury Camp Dec. 10, 1775, certified in
Camp at Roxbury, Jan. 19, 1776; company raised in Sudbury; ordered in
Council Feb. 9, 1770, that said oflicers be commissioned ; reported commissioned
Jan. 30, 1776.

Wheelor, Benjamin, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. Jonathan Danforth's co.. Col.
David Brewer's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 7, 1775 ;
service, 3 mos. 2 days.

Wheelor, Benjamin, Reboboth. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Carpenter's co.. Col.
Thomas Carpenter's regt. ; service from July 20, 1777, 1 mo. 5 days, at Rhode
Island, including travel to camp at Bristol and from Providence home to
Rehoboth.

Wheelor, Caleb. Capt. Ama.sa Cranston's co. ; company return endorsed " 1776 ;
reported sick ; company probably belonged to Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt.

Wheelor, David. Certificate dated Camp at Winter Hill, March 21, 1776, signed
by Col. John Nixon, certifying tliat .said Wheelor, Captain, had joined his
regiment with his company Dec. 9, 1775, and had served until Feb. 1, 1776.

Wheelor, Edward. Private, Capt. John Williams's co.. Col. Jo.seph Vose's (1st)
regt. ; muster roll for June, 1781 ; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781, dated Camp
Peekskill; enlistment, during war; reported on command with Col. Scammel.

Wheelor, Ephraim. Private, Capt. Jonathan Rice's co.. Col. Samuel Bullard's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 17, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 20, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 4 days ;
company ordered to march to reinforce Northern army. Roll dated Sudbury.

Wheelor, Gideon. Capt. Asa Bams's co. ; service, 15 days ; company marched to
Manchester (50 miles) July 13, 1777, on an alarm.

Wheelor, James. Private, Capt. John Boynton's co., Col. Nathan Sparhawk's
regt. commanded by Maj. Jonas Wilder; entered service Sept. 27, 1777; dis-
charged Oct. IS, 1777 ; service, 29 days, in Northern department, including 7
days (141 miles) travel home ; company raised for 30 days service.



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"Wheelor, James. Private, Capt. Benjamin Heywood's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin
Smith's regt. ; muster rolls for April, Aug., Sept., and Oct., 1782 ; enlistment,
during war.

"Wheelor, Job, Templeton. Private, Capt. Jonathan Sibley's co.. Col. Luke
Drury's regt.; entered service Aug. 9, 1781; marched Aug. 13, 1781; arrived
at camp Aug. 22, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 7, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 9 days, in-
cluding 10 days (200 miles) travel home ; residence, Templeton ; engaged for
town of Templeton ; regiment raised for 3 months. Roll dated West Point.

Wheelor, John, Blandford. Private, Capt. John Ferguson's co.. Col. Timothy
Danielson's regt. ; company return dated Iloxbury, Oct. 6, 1775.

Wheelor, John, Lancaster. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from 2d Worcester Co. regt., as returned by Capt. Fortunatus Eager, sworn to
Feb. 17, 1778; residence, Lancaster; engagfed for town of Lancaster; joined
Capt. Whiple's co.. Col. Putnam's regt. ; term, 3 years.

Wheelor, John, Ware River (also given Ware). Private, Capt. Day's co.. Col.
Brooks's regt. ; Continental Army pay accotmts for service from May 15, 1777,
to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Luke Day's co.. Col. Ichabod Alden's regt.;
return dated Jan. 11, 1778; residence. Ware River; enlisted for town of Bel-
chertown ; mustered by Ruggles Woodbridge, Hampshire Co. Muster Master,
and by a Continental Muster Master ; also, Capt. Day's co., (late) Col. Alden's
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., certified at Cherry
Valley, Feb. 24, 1779; also, Capt. Day's co., 6th Mass. regt. formerly com-
manded by Col. Ichabod Alden ; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated
Cherry Valley and sworn to in Quarters at Fort Alden.

Wheelor, John. Surgeon, Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt. ; pay roll of field and
staff officers ; service, 16 days ; regiment marched from Rehoboth to Bristol,
R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Wheelor, John. Corporal, Capt. Isaac Wood's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's regt. of
guards; muster rolls dated Cambridge, May 9, and June -, 1778; enlisted
March 30, 1778; also, same co. and regt. ; joined April 1, 1778; service to July
5, 1778, 3 mos. 5 days, at Cambridge ; enlistment, 3 months from April 1 (al.so
given April 2) , 1778 ; roll sworn to in Middlesex Co.

Wheelor, John. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Ashby for ser-
vice in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to camp July 9, 1780 ;
discharged Jan. 9, 1781; service, 6 mos. 11 days, travel (200 miles) included.

Wheelor, Jonas. Private, Capt. John Homes's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's (1st)
regt. of guards; muster roll dated June 1, 1778; enlisted April 1, 1778; enlist-
ment, 3 months from April 2, 1778 ; also, same co. and regt. ; entered service
April 1, 1778; service to July 3, 1778, 3 mos. 3 days, at Cambridge.

Wheelor, Jonathan, Holden. List of men drafted from Worcester Co. militia to
march to Horse Neck under command of Col. Denny [year not given], but who
failed to join regiment; reported drafted from town of Holden; drafted into
Capt. Ebenezer Lovel's Co.

Wheelor, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Timothy Jackman's detachment, which
marched by order of the Selectmen and Committee of Safety of Rowley to
guard Gloucester harbor and the brig " Nancy," brought in by Capt. Manley ;
service, 5 days. Roll sworn to at Watertown, Dec. 19, 1775.

Wheelor, Nathan, Royalston. Corporal, Capt. Abel Wilder's co.. Col. Ephraim
Doolittle's regt. ; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775.



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Wheelor, Peter. Private, Capt. Joseph Boynton's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's
regt. ; eulisted Juue 26, 1778; service to Jan. 1, 1779, 6 mos. 11 days, at Rhode
Island, including travel (100 miles) home; a^so, same co. and regt.; mxister
roll dated North Kingston, Nov. 6, 1778; also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls
sworn to at East Greenwich, Sept. 17, Sept. 28, Nov. 12, and Dec. 29, 1778;
enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.



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