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"Wheelor, Phineas, Rutland. Private, Capt. Joel Green's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Learned's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 11, 1775; ser-
vice, 2 mos. 2(3 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Wheelor, Rice. Private, Capt. Joseph Cutler's co. of volunteers ; service, 32 days,
in Northern department ; company marched from Western (Warren) and Oak-
ham Sept. 24, 1777, to reinforce army imder Gen. Gates.

Wheelor, Russell. Descriptive list of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, returned as received of James Wil-
liams, Superintendent for Bristol Co., by Maj. J. Pettingall, at Boston, Jan.
4, 1782 ; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, light ; occupation, farmer;
engaged for town of Rehoboth ; term, 3 years.

Wheelor, Simeon, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Carpenter's co., Col.
Thomas Carpenter's regt. ; service from July 20, 1777, 6 days, at Rhode
Island, including travel to camp at Bristol and from Providence home to
Rehoboth.

Wheelor, Simeon. Private, Capt. Simeon Cole's co., Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt. ; entered service Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 6 days,
on an alarm at Tiverton, R. I.

Wheelor, Thomas. Private ; list of men returned as serving on picket guard under
Maj. Loammi Baldwin, dated May 11, 1775.

Wheelor, Truman. Official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives,
dated Nov. 27, 1780, for Muster Masters for various counties; said Wheelor
chosen Muster Master for Berkshire Co. ; appointment concurred in by the
Senate Nov. 29, 1780.

Wheelor, William, Concord. Private, Colonel's co., Col. Thomas Marshall's
(10th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to
April 14, 1778 ; residence, Concord ; credited to town of Stow ; reported died
April 14, 1778; also, Capt. Philip Thomas's (5th) co., Col. Marshall's regt.;
subsistence allowed from date of entering .service, Dec. 13, 1776, to Feb. 6, 1777 ;
credited with 56 days allowance ; subsistence also allowed for 11 days (220
miles) travel on march from Boston to Bennington ; also, (late) Capt. Thomas's
CO., Col. Marshall's regt. ; account of clothing delivered for the year 1778.

Wheel'r, Ephraim, Worthiugton. Sergeant, Capt. Jonathan Holman's co.. Col.
Ephraim Doolittle's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged May 14,
1775 ; .service, 2 mos. 23 days.

Wheelr, Samuel, Gageborough or Partridgefiold (Peru) . Capt. Nathan Watkins's
CO., Col. Paterson's regt. ; receipt for bounty coat dated Nov. 13, 1775.

Wheelright, Daniel. 1st Lieutenant ; return of men raised in Cumberland, York,
and Suffolk counties for service in Northern department, returned by Col.
Ebenezer Francis as under his command at Dorcliester Heights, endorsed " Re-
ported by Brig Whitcomb Aug 23d 1776; " company rai.sod in York Co. ; also,
Lieutenant, Col. Francis's regt. ; return of effectives, signed by Peleg Wads-
worth, Brigade Major; regiment stationed at Dorchester Sept. 13, 1776;
ordered in Council Sept. 26, 1776, that officers of said regiment be com-
missioned; also, 1st Lieutenant; list of officers returned by Col. Ebenezer
Francis, endorsed " Dorchester Hieglits Octo 1776 ; " reported marched to join



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 1015

"Wheelright, Daniel, continued.

regiment Aug. 13 [1776] ; also reported in Northern department; a^so, Captain,
Col. Francis's regt. ; list of officers returned to be commissioned ; ordered in
Council Feb. 3, 1777, that said officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned
Feb. 3, 1777.

"Wheelright, Gershcm, Cohasset. Private, Capt. Job Cushing's co., Col. John
Greaton's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enli.sted May 16, 1775 ; service,
2 mos. 21 days; also, Capt. Cushing's co., 3<)th regt.; company return dated
Camp at Fort No. 2, Oct. 5, 1775; also, Capt. Cushing's co.. Col. Greaton's
regt. ; order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Cambridge Camp, Dec. 18,
1775.

"Wheelright, John. Private, Capt. Benjamin Beal's co.. Col. Jacob Garish's
(Gerrish's) regt.; entered service Sept. 15, 1778; discharged Dec. 13, 1778;
service, 2 mos. 29 days ; comjjany drafted in July, 1778, to guard stores and
troops of convention at and about Boston.

"Wheelright, John. Private, Capt. Job Cushing's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel Pierce's
regt. ; enlisted May 24, 1779 ; discharged July 1, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 11 days
(also given 39 days), at Tiverton, R. I., including 3 days (60 miles) travel home.

"Wheelwrigh, Aaron. Receipt dated "Wells, April 15, 1782, for bounty paid Joshua
Gray by said "Wheelwrigh, Lieutenant, and Chairman of Class No. 2 of the
town of "Wells, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

"Wheelwright, . [This name also appears under the form of "Whealright,

Whealwright, "Wheelright, "Wheelwrigh, "Whelright.J

"Wheelwright, Aaron. List of prisoners returned from His Majesty's ship " Mil-
ford " to New England and discharged Dec. 2, 1776, at Liverpool, N. S., at
their own request ; reported Master of the sloop " Ranger."

Wheelwright, Daniel, "Wells. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Noah Moulton Littlefield's
CO. ; abstract for wages for 1 month and 4 weeks billeting ; company stationed
at "Wells and Arundel for defence of seacoast ; order for payment of amount of
abstract dated "Wells, Sept. 16, 1775, and signed by Capt. Littlefield; also,
same co. ; engaged July 10, 1775 ; service, 6 mos. 6 days ; company stationed at
"Wells and Arundel for defence of seacoast; also, 1st Lieutenant, in command
of a company ; pay abstract for billeting ; mileage for 120 miles allowed said
"Wheelwright ; warrant allowed in Council Aug. 19, 1776 ; also, 1st Lieutenant;
return dated "Watertown, Sept. 5, 1776, made by Joseph Storer, Committeeman,
of 36 men raised in "Wells, Sanford, Biddeford, Buxton, Pepperellborough, and
Arundel, agreeable to resolve of July 10, 1776, who marched to Dorchester
Heights Aug. 12, 1776. " as supernumerary men ; " also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt.
Tuckerman's co., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt. ; list of officers recommended
for commissions, dated Dorchester Heights, Oct. 18, 1776 ; company raised
for service in Northern department; ordered in Council Oct. 22 [?], 1776,
that said officers be commissioned ; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Isaac Tucker-
man's CO., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance
home, etc., dated Dorchester, Nov. 28, 1776; said Wheelwright credited with
allowance for 6 days (120 miles) travel; also, Captain, Col. Benjamin Tupper's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to May
28, 1778; reported died May 28, 1778; also. Captain, Col. Ebenezer Fi-ancis's
regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of engagement, Dec. 3, 1776, to date of
marching, April 26, 1777 ; credited with 432 rations ; also, petition addressed to
the General Court, dated Van Schaick's Island, Aug. 31, 1777, signed by said
"Wheelwright and others, officers of (late) Col. Francis's regt., asking that
Lieut. Col. Littlefield be appointed Colonel of said regiment; also, petition
addressed to the General Court, dated Camp above Stillwater, Sept. 15, 1777,
signed by said Wheelwriglit, Captain, and others, officers of Col. Thomas



1016 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Wheelwright, Daniel, continued.

Marshall's regt. and other regiments, requesting that clothing be furnished
them to replace that lost on retreat from Ticonderoga; also. Captain, Col.
Tupper's regt.; return dated Jan. 25, 1778; residence, Wells; engaged for
town of Wells; mustered by Coiuity Muster Master Wells and by Col. Var-
rick. Continental Muster Master; also, account of tlie seven years half pay
allowed agreeable to resolve of Congress of Aug. 24, 1780, to widows and
orphans of officers who were killed or died in service ; [Col.] Tupper's regt. ;
rank, Captain ; reported died May 28, 1778 ; half pay allowed to May 28, 1785.

Wheelwright, Eleazer, Taunton. Private, Capt. Josiah Crocker's co.. Col.
Thomas Carpenter's regt.; service, 1 mo. 15 days; company marched from
Taunton to Rhode Island by order of Council of July -, 1778, to serve for 6
weeks.

Wheelwright, Gershom. Private, Capt. Peter Cushing's co., Col. Solomon
Lovel's regt. ; service, 4 days; company raised in Hingham and Cohasset and
assembled at Hull Dec. 14, 1776; also, Capt. Thomas Nash's co.. Col. David
Cushing's regt. ; service, 3 days, in Aug., 1777, at Hull.

Wheelwright, John. List of men subscribing to regulations for formation of an
Independent co. to be raised in Boston ; officers of said Boston IndepeiuU^nt co.
commissioned in Council Sept. 7, 1776 ; Maj. Gen. Hancock to serve as Colonel,
Henry Jackson to serve as Lieutenant Colonel.

Wheelwright, John. List of prisoners sent from port of Halifax by order of Sir
George Collier Jmie 28, 1777, to be exchanged for British prisoners, as returned
by John Emerson, Commissary; said Wheelwright, a passenger, reported as
having been taken in a trading vessel.

Wheelwright, John. Petition dated Sept. 30, 1776, signed by Sam. White, in
behalf of himself and Job Prince, agents, and others, owners, of the brigantine
"Reprisal" (privateer), asking that said Wheelwright be commis.sioned as
commander of said vessel lying in Boston harbor ready for sea; ordered in
Council Oct. 3, 1776, that a commission be issued ; also, Council order dated
April 26, 1777, permitting officers and men of certain armed vessels to do neces-
sary work upon Sunday, April 27, 1777, in order to fit said vessels for sea ; re-
ported Captain of the sloop "Satisfaction;" also, petition endorsed " INI ay
10th 1777," signed by Sam. White, in behalf of himself and others, owners of
the armed sloop " Satisfaction " (privateer), asking that said Wheelwright be
commissioned as commander of said vessel, which was ready to proceed with
the tleet from port of Boston ; ordered in Council iSIay 10, 1777, that a commis-
sion be issued; also, petition endorsed " Dec'r 24, 1779," signed by George
Dodge, Jr., of Salem, asking that said Wheelwright be commissioned as com-
mander of the ship " Neptune " (privateer) ; ordered in Council Dec. 24, 1779,
that a commission be issued.

Wheelwright, Joseph, Wells. Private, Capt. Noah IMoulton Littlefield's co. of
Minute-men, Col. Moulton's regt., whicli marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775; service, 5 days; also, Capt. Littlefield's co. ; abstract for wages for
1 month and 4 weeks billeting ; company stationed at Wells and Arundel for
defence of seacoast; order for payment of amount of abstract dated Wells,
Sept. 16, 1775, and signed by Capt. Littlefield ; also, same co. ; enlisted July
10, 1775 ; service, 6 mos. 6 days ; company stationed at Wells and Arundel for
defence of seacoast.

Wheelwright [?], Joseph. Receipt dated Boston, March 26, 1782, for bounty
paid said Wheelwright by Joseph Adams, Chainnan of Class No. 1 of the
town of Charlestown, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 1017

"Wheelwright, Samuel, "Wells. Private, Capt. Noah Moulton Littlefield's co. ;
abstract for wages for 1 month and 4 weeks billeting; company stationed at
Wells and Arundel for defunce of seacoast; order for payment of amount of
abstract dated "Wells, Sept. 16, 1775, and signed by Capt. Littlelield ; also,
same co. ; enlisted July 10, 1775; service, 6 mos. 6 days; company stationed at
"Wells and Armidel for defence of seacoast ; also, Private, Capt. Henry Pren-
tiss's CO., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ; abstract for advance pay, mileage,
etc., sworn to at Boston, June 17, 1776; mileage for 106 miles allowed said
"Wheelwright; also, same co. and regt.; enlisted Jmie 1, 1776; discharged
Dec. 1, 1776 ; service, 6 mos. 5 days ; roll sworn to at Boston ; also, list of men
mustered by Nathaniel "Wells, Muster Master for York Co., dated "Wells,
Feb. 15, 1777; Capt. Daniel Wheelwright's co., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt. ;
term, 3 years ; reported received State and Continental bounties ; also, Ser-
geant, Capt. Francis's co., Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 14, 1779; residence, "Wells;
credited to town of Wells; reported discharged Dec. 14, 1779; also, Capt.
Wheelwright's co.. Col. Francis's regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of
engagement, Dec. 14, 1776, to date of marching, March 22, 1777; credited with
288 rations; also, Capt. Wheelwright's co., Col. Tupper's regt. ; return dated
Jan. 25, 1778; mustered by County Muster Master Wells and by Continental
Muster Master Verrick.

Wheet, Daniel, Concord. Private, Capt. Abishai Brown's co.. Col. John Nixon'a
(oth) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 24, 1775; service,
3 mos. 15 days ; also, company return dated Sept. 30, 1775.

Wheet, Joseph, Lincoln. .Private, Capt. William Smith's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Abijah Pierce's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 20 days.

Wheet, Joseph, Spencer. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Mason's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Jonathan Warner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 14 days; also, Capt. Joel Green's co.. Col. Ebenezer Learned's regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 10, 1775 ; service, 2 mos. 27 days ;
also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, Capt. David Prouty's co.,
Maj. Asa Baldwin's division. Col. Samuel Denny's (Worcester Co.) regt.;
marched Sept. 27, 1777; discharged Oct. 18, 1777; service, 1 mo., including 8
days (157 miles) travel home ; company marched to remforce Northern army.

Wheeten, David, Hopkmton. List of men raised for the 6 months service and
returned by Brig. Gen. Patersou as having passed muster m a return dated
Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780.

Wheeten, Ichabod. Private, Capt. Nathan Goodale's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's
(5th) regt. ; muster rolls for Feb., March, and April, 1781, dated Garrison
West Point ; enlisted Jan. 6, 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years.

Wheeten, Joseph. Private, Capt. Jabez West's co. ; enlisted Aug. 28, 1777 ; dis-
charged Sept. 28, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. ; company raised for expedition against
Nova Scotia and continued in service at Machias for its defence.

Wheeten, Joshua, Medway. Private, Capt. Sahin Mann's co.. Col. Wheelock's
regt. ; marched April 22, 1777 ; discharged IMay 10, 1777 ; service, 20 days ;
company marched to Rhode Island.

Wheeten, Spencer. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Hancock
for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched July 3, 1780 ; dis-
charged Dec. 5, 1780; service, 5 mos. 8 days, including travel (120 miles) home.

Wheetny, John. Lieutenant, Col. Ephraim Wheelock's regt. ; return of effectives,
dated Ticonderoga, Sept. 14, 1776 ; reported absent at Skeensborough.



1018 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Wheeton, Aaron, Barre. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from 7th "Worcester Co. regt., as returned hy Capt. Benjamin Nye and Capt.
AVilliam Henry, dated Dee. 29, 1777; residence, Barre; engaged for town of
Barre; joined Capt. William Gates's co., Col. Bigelow's regt.

Wheeton, Aaron. Private, Capt. John Oliver's co.. Col. Sparhawk's regt.; ser-
vice, 103 days, travel home included ; company served in the Jer.seys ; warrant
for pay allowed in Council Aug. 12, 1777.

Wheeton, Charles, Rehoboth. 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 camj) at Bristol and from Providence home to Reho-
both ; also, Capt. Ichabod Wade's (Light Infantry) co., Col. George Williams's
regt. ; service, 21 days; company stationed at Tiverton Oct. 7, 1777.

Wheeton, David. Private, Capt. Staples Chamberlin's co.. Col. Dean's regt. ; en-
listed March 7, 1781; discharged March 14, 1781; service, 11 days, including
3 days ((JO miles) travel home ; company marched to Rhode Island by order of
His Excellency John Hancock to serve on a 40 days expedition.

Wheeton, Ephraim. Descriptive list of men raised in Hampshire Co. to serve in
the Continental Army, as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent; age,
16yrs. ; stature,5ft. 5in. ; complexion, dark ; occupation, shoemaker ; engaged
for town of Northampton ; engaged March 3, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Wheeton, Ephraim. Private, Capt. Joseph Willmark's (Willmarth's) co., Col.
John Hathaway's regt. ; entered service March 16, 1779 ; discharged April 12,
1779; service, 28 days, at Rowland's Ferry; also, pay roll for 6 months men
raised by the town of Rehoboth for service in the Continental Army during
1780; marched to West Point July 7, 1780; discharged Jan. 7, 1781; service,
6 mos. 10 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home ; also, Private, Capt.
Simeon Cole's co.. Col. Dean's regt. ; service from March 6, 1781, 10 days ; com-
pany raised to serve on a 40 days expedition to Rhode Island but discharged
March 15, 1781, by order of Maj. Gen. Lincoln.

Wheeton, Joseph, Machias. Return of men rai.sed to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Edward Cobb's co. (North co. in Abingtou) , 3d Plymouth
Co. regt., dated Abington, INIay 15, 1777 ; residence, Machias ; engaged for town
of Abington; joined Capt. D. Allen's co.. Col. Bradford's regt. ; term, during
war.

Wheeton, Joseph, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. John Perry's co. of Minute-men,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service to April 27, 1775, 1
week 1 day; also, Capt. Perry's co.. Col. Timothy Walker's regt.; muster
roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 28, 1775; service, 3 mos., 1 week, 4
days; also. Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Willmarth's co., Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt.; marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 9 days; com-
pany marched from Rehoboth to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780,
and there served under Gen. Heath.

Wheeton, Joseph. Private, Capt. Abel Mason's co., Col. Jonathan Holman's
regt.; enlisted Dec. 2.3, 1776; discharged Jan. 16, 1777; service, 25 days, at
Providence, R. I., including 3 days (52 miles) travel home.

Wheeton, Joshua, Hopkinton (al.so given Medway) . List of men raised for Conti-
nental service ; residence, Hojjkinton (also given Medway) ; engaged for town
of Hopkinton; joined Capt. Martin's co.. Col. Biglow's regt.; engaged by
Lieut. Walter McFarland; term, 3 years; also, list of men mustered by
Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co. ; Capt. Martin's co.. Col.
Bigelow's regt. ; mustered June 9, 1777 ; reported received £26 bounty.



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTIOX. 1019

Wheeton, Lucas. Private, Capt. Sylvanus Martin's co., Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt. ; service, 16 days; company marched from Ilehoboth to Bristol, R. I., on
the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; also, Capt. Israel Hix's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; entered service July .30, 1778; discharged Sept. 10, 1778; service, 1 mo.
13 days, on expedition to Rhode Island ; company raised in Bristol Co.

"Wheeton, Mason. Official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives for
field officers of the several regiments in Lincoln Co., dated Jan. .30, 1776; said
Wheeton chosen Colonel, 4th Lincoln Co. regt. of Mass. militia; appointment
concurred in by Council Feb. 8, 1776 ; reported commissioned Feb. 8, 1776.

Wheeton, Moses. Private, Capt. Israel Hix's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt. ;
service, 16 days; company marched from Ilehoboth to Bristol, R. I., on the
alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Wheeton, Noah. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Stephen Smith's (12th) co.. Col. Simonds's
7th Essex Co. [ '.' ] regt. of Mass. militia; commissioned May 3, 1778.

Wheeton, Noah. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Hancock for
service in the Continental Army duruig 1780; marched Oct. 17, 1780 [service
not given] ; reported deserted.

Wheeton, Solomon, Georgetown. Certificate dated Boston, May 12, 1777, signed
by Capt. John Lament, certifying that said Wheeton and Joseph Sands, of
Georgetown, Lincoln Co., had enlisted into his company. Col. Bradford's regt.,
to serve for the term of 3 years to the credit of the town of Wilmington, had
been mustered by Dummer Sewel, Esq., and had received bounty from the
town of Wilmington.

Wheeton, Spencer. Private, Capt. Samuel Clark's co., in a detachment from
Col. Barnabas Sears's regt. ; enlisted July 18, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 2, 1781 ;
service, 3 mos. 21 days, " up the Mohawk River," including 5 days (100 miles)
travel home ; regiment raised for 3 months. Roll sworn to in Berkshire Co.

Wheeton, Wilbur. Private, Capt. Joseph Willmark's (Willmarth's) co., Col.
John Hathaway's regt. [service not given]. Roll made up for service between
March 14, 1779, and April 12, 1770, at Howland's Ferry.

Wheiden, Ichabod. Private, Capt. Sylvanus Smith's (1st) co., 5th Mass. regt.
commanded by Lieut. Col. David Cubb; muster roll for Feb., 1783; balance
of term of enlistment unexpired, 10 months 7 days ; reported as serving in room
of Cato Pomp.

Wheit, JEREMLA.H. Capt. Abraham Dodge's co., Col. Little's regt. ; order for
money in lieu of bounty coat dated Doc. 21, 1775.

Wheitley, Prince. Private, Capt. Jacob Wales's (1st) co., Col. Thomas Marshall's
regt. ; return of men who were in camj) on or before Aug. 15, 1777, etc. ; re-
ported left at Ticonderoga July -, 1777.

Whelan, . [This name also appears under the form of Welding, Wlialon,

Wheelan, Wheelon, Whellen.]

Whelan, Andrew. Private, Capt. Joseph Pettingill's co., Col. James Wesson's
regt. ; company return [year not given] ; reported deserted.

Whelan, Edward. Master, schooner "Active," commanded by Capt. Andrew
Gardner ; pay roll for wages for 1 month due under contract with the govern-
ment, dated Boston, Oct. 6, 1778.

Whelan, John. List of men raised by the town of Ware to serve in the Continen-
tal Army, as returned by Capt. W. Brakenridge to Col. Ruggles Woodbridge,
dated April 1, 1779. [Name crossed out on list.]



1020 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"Whelan, Robert A., Ijiswich (also given Newton). Sergeant, Colonel's co., Col.
Thomas Marshall's (10th) regt. ; Continental Anny pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; residence, Ii)swich ; also, descriiJtive list
endorsed " W point January 11th 1781 ; " Capt. William Parks's co., Col. Ben-
jamin Tupper's (10th) rcgt. ; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion,
light; hair, light; residence, Newton; engaged Jan. 14, 1780, by Capt. Parks;
term, during war.

Whelan, Silas, Hubbardston. Private, Capt. Joseph Elliot's co., Col. "William
Turner's regt. ; entered service Aug. 18, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 1, 1781 ; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 19 daj's, at Rhode Island, including travel (95 miles) home. Roll
dated Camj) at Buttes Hill. [See Silas Wheeler.]

Wheland, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Buck's co. of volunteers, Col.
Josiah Brewer's regt., Gen. Lovell's brigade; entered service July 30, 1779;
discharged Aug. 14, 1779 ; service, 17 days, on Penobscot expedition.

Whelar, James, Dighton. Private, Capt. Peter Pitts'sco., Col. Timothy Walker's
regt. ; company return dated Oct. (i, 1775.

Whelar, John. List of men raised by the town of Ware to serve in the Continental
Army, as returned by Capt. W. Brakenridge to Col. Ruggles Woodbridge, at
South Hadley, dated April 1, 1779. [Name crossed out on list.]

Whelar, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Asa Barns's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's
regt. ; service, 7 days, at the Northward ; company marched from Lanes-
borough Oct. 14, 1780.

Whelar, Lebbeus. Private ; list of men returned as servmg on main guard under
Lieut. Col. Baldwin, dated June 22, 1775.

Whelar, Nathan, Myrifieid. Private, Capt. Gideon Chapin's (Myrifield) co.,
which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 21 days.

Whelar, Thomas. Private, Capt. James Tisdale's co.. Col. John Greaton's (3d)
regt. ; muster roll for Feb., 1782, dated Hutts New Boston ; enlisted April 13,
1781 ; enlistment, 3 years.

Whelar, Zebadiah. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of New Marl-
borough for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to camp
July 2, 1780; discharged Dec. 14, 1780; service, 5 mos. 17 days, travel (92
miles) included.

Whelden, . [This name also appears under the form of W-den, Whalden,

Wheelden, Wheldin, Whelding, Whilden, Whildin, Wilding.]

Whelden, Ebenezer, Wellfleet. Private, Capt. Isaiah Higgins's co.. Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt. ; abstract for advance pay, etc., due certain men who had
joined said company subsequent to last previous return ; order for payment of
amount of abstract, dated Long Island, Sept. 2, 177(), signed by said Whelden
and others, appears on reverse of abstract ; also, same co. and regt. ; service
from Aug. 15, 1776, to Oct. 31, 177f), 2 mos. 16 days.



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