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regt. ; enlisted July 28, 1777; discharged Aug. 29, 1777; service, 1 mo. 7 days,
including 5 days (108 miles) travel home; company marched to Bennington
July 28, 1777, to reinforce army imder Gen. Stark.

Wheller, Joseph, Boothbay. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from 3d Lincoln Co. regt., as returned by Capt. Andrew McFarland, agreeable
to order of Council of Nov. 7, 1777; residence, Boothbay; engaged for town of
Boothbay.



1028 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Wheller, Nathaniel. Private, brigantine "Freedom," commanded by Capt.
John Clouston ; engaged Aug. 8, 1776 ; discharged Jan. 1, 1777 ; service, 4 mos.
24 days.

"Wheller, Thomas, Holdeu. Descriptive list dated Hutts New Boston, May 13,
1782; Capt. James Tisdale's (-tth) co.. Col. John (ireaton's (;3d) regt. ; age, 17
yi's. ; stature, 5 ft. 2 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; eyes, light; occu-
pation, yeoman (also given laborer) ; residence, Holden ; engaged for town of
Holden ; engaged April 13, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Wheller, THO^LA.s. Private, Capt. Luke Hitchcock's co., Col. Joseph Vose's
(1st) regt.; muster roll for June, 1781, sworn to in Camp at Phillipsburgh ;
reported on command at New Windsor.

"Whellock, Caleb. Corporal, Capt. Peter Penniman's co.. Col. Job Cushing's
regt.; marched Aug. 17, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 26, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 19 days,
at the Northward, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home.

Wheloc, Abner. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Carter's co.. Col. Abijah Stearns's
(Worcester Co.) regt.; service, 11 days; company marched to Williamstown
Aug. 22, 1777, under command of Maj. Ebenezer Bridge by order of Brig. Gen.
Jonathan Warner on an alarm. Roll dated Leominster.

Whelock, Alpheus, Athol. Private, Capt. Joseph Elliot's co.. Col. William
Turner's regt. ; discharged Dec. 1, 1781 ; service, 4 mos. 6 days, at Rhode Island,
including travel (100 miles) home. Roll dated Camp at Buttes Hill.

Whelock, Asa. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Ingalsbe's co.. Col. Job Cushing's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 12, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 2 mos. 28 days, in
Northern department, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home. Roll sworn
to in Worcester Co.

Whelock, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Moses Harvey's co., Col. Woodbridge's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 22, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 17
days, at Saratoga, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home ; regiment raised
to reinforce Northern army until last of Nov., 1777. [Name appears as Eleazer
Whelock on a duplicate roll.]

Whelock, Eleazer. Private, Capt. INIoses Harvey's co.. Col. Woodbridge's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 22, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 17 days, in-
cluding 9 days (180 miles) travel home ; regiment raised to reinforce Northern
army until last of Nov., 1777. [Name appears as Ebenezer Whelock on a
duplicate roll.]

Whelock, Eleazer. Return of train band and alarm list [year not given] ; said
Whelock appears among men belonging to train band.

Whelock, Eli, Charlton. Capt. Samuel Curtiss's co., Col. Ebenezer Leamed's
(4th) regt. ; company return dated Roxbury, Oct. 7, 1775.

Whelock, [Ephraim]. Colonel; list of men belonging to Capt. Sabin Mann's co.
of Medfield militia who marched on a secret expedition to Rhode Island the
last of Sept., 1777, to serve for 30 days from Oct. 1, 1777, said men having been
drafted in accordance with a warrant from Col. Hawes, dated Sept. 25, 1777 ;
said Whelock i)robably sick and unable to march.

Whelock, Ithamar, Tyringham. Private, Capt. Daniel Wliiting's co.. Col. Jon-
athan Brewer's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 15, 1775;
service, 2 mos. 22 days ; also, company return dated Oct. (5, 1775 ; also, order
for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 22, 1775.

Whelock, James. Private, Capt. Zebedee Redding's co., Col. Gamaliel Bradford's
regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Feb. 4, 1777, to April 30,
1777; credited with 85 days allowance.



IN THE WAll OF THE REVOLUTION. 1029

Whelock, John, Lancaster. Fifer, Capt. Andrew Haskell's co., Col. Thomas
Marshall's regt. ; abstract for advance pay, mileage, etc., sworn to in Suffolk
Co., Oct. 28, 1776; 42 miles travel allowed said Whelock ; also, same CO. and
regt. ; service from Aug. 11, 1776, to Dec. 1, 1776, 2 mos. 22 days.

"Whelock, John, Lancaster. Drummer, Capt. John "White's co., Col. Job Cu.sh-
ing's regt. ; entered service July 28, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 8 days, on an alarm at
Bennington.

"Whelock, John, Topsfield. Private, Capt. Joshua French's co., Col. Edward
"Wiggles worth's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Albany
home; 220 miles travel allowed said "Whelock; warrant allowed in Council
Jan. 30, 1777.

"Whelock, Jonathan, Lancaster. Private, Capt. Aaron Guild's co., Col. Josiah
"Whitney's regt. ; abstract for advance pay for 1 month, etc., dated Hull, July
13, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ; service from June 12, 1776, 4 days preced-
ing march, to Nov. 1, 1776, 4 mos. 19 days ; rolls dated Camp at Hull ; aho,
same co. and regt. ; service from Nov. 1, 1776, to time of return home, 1 mo. 3
days ; roll dated Hull.

"Whelock, Jonathan, Shrewsbury. Capt. Ross "Wyman's (Shrewsbury) co. of
artillerj-. Col. Jonathan Ward's regt., which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775, to Cambridge ; service, 9 days.

"Whelock, Levi, Great Barrington (also given Tyringham) . Private, Capt. William
King's CO. of Minute-men, Col. John Fellows's regt., which marched April
21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service to May 7, 1775, 17
days; reported enlisted into the army; also, Capt. King's (1st) co.. Col.
Fellows's (8th) regt. ; company return dated Dorchester, Oct. 7, 1775 ; also,
return of men raised for Continental service ; residence, Tyringham ; engaged
for town of Tyringham ; joined Capt. Chadwick's co., Col. Brewer's regt. ;
term, during war; also, list of men mustered between Jan. 20, 1777, and June
1, 1778, by Truman "Wheler, Muster Master for Berkshire Co. ; Capt. Chad-
wick's CO., Col. Brewer's regt. ; reported received State bounty ; also, descrip-
tive list dated "West Point, Jan. 1, 1781; Capt. John Pray's co., Col. Joseph
Vose's (1st) regt. ; age, 25 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion, light ; hair,
red; occupation, husbandman; birthplace, Mendon; residence, Tyringham;
enlisted Jan. 1, 1777, by Capt. Chadwick, at Tyringham ; enlistment, during
war ; also, Private, Capt. John Pray's co., Col. Joseph "Vose's (1st) regt. ; mus-
ter roll for Jan., 1781, dated West Point; also, muster roll for Sept., 1781; re-
ported on command with light infantry.

"Whelock, Luther, Uxbridge. Private, Capt. "William "Wj-man's co.. Col. Pat-
erson's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 20, 1775; service,
3 mos. 9 days.

"Whelock, Obadiah. Private, Capt. Noah Lankton's co.. Col. John Ashley's (1st
Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service Sept. 19, 1777; discharged Oct. 17, 1777;
service, 29 days, on expedition to Stillwater by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows.

"Whelock, Obadiah. Descriptive list of men raised in Berkshire Co. to serve in
the Continental Army for the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of June
9, 1779, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Capt. Chris-
topher Marshall, at Springfield, July 16, 1779; Capt. Lancaster's co., Col. Ash-
ley's regt.; age, 16 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, light; engaged for
town of Tyringham.

"Whelock, Paul, Uxbridge. Corporal, Capt. Edward Seagrave's co.. Col. Joseph
Read's (20th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 8, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 1 day ; also, company return dated Sept. 25, 1775.



1030 IMASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Whelock, Samuel, Charlton. Private, Capt. Thomas Fish's co., Col. Nathan
Tyler's regt. ; enlisted July 10, 1779; discharged 13ec. 17, 1779; service, 5 mos.
12 days, at Rhode Island ; roll sworn to at Newport ; also, same co. and regt. ;
])ay roll for Dec, 1779, sworn to at Newport, allowing 1 mo. 4 days service at
Rhode Island, travel (80 miles) included.

Whelock, Samuel, Holliston. Private, Capt. Staples Chamberlin's (Holliston)
CO. of militia, Col. Samuel Bullard's regt., which marched in response to the
alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury ; service, 3 days ; reported returned home.

Whelock, Simeon. Private, Capt. Thaddeus Read's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's
regt. ; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged July 31, 1780; service, 7 days,
including 3 days (70 miles) travel home ; company marched to Tiverton, R. I.,
on an alarm. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

Whelok, David. Private, Capt. Sammd Ilamant's co.. Col. Samuel Denny's (2d)
regt.; enlisted Oct. 22, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 11 days,
at Claverack, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home; regiment raised to
reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Whelok, Eli. Fifer, Capt. Samuel Hamant's co.. Col. Samuel Denny's (2d) regt. ;
enlisted Oct. 22, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 10 days, at
Claverack, including 8 days (KiO miles) travel home; regiment raised to rein-
force Continental Army for 3 months.

Whelok, Paul. Corporal, Capt. Samuel Hamant's co.. Col. Samuel Denny's (2d)
regt. ; enlisted Oct. 22, 1779 ; discharged Nov. 23, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 10 days,
at Claverack, including 8 days (IGO miles) travel home; regiment raised to
reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Whelok, Ralph. Private, Capt. Samuel Hamant's co.. Col. Samuel Denny's
(2d) regt. ; enlisted Oct. 22, 1779 ; discharged Nov. 23, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 10
days, at Claverack, including 8 days (160 miles) travel home; regiment raised
to reinforce Continental Army for 3 mouths.

Whelon, Joseph. Private, Capt. Benjamin Peabody's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's
(1st) regt.; enlisted Oct. U, 1779; discharged Nov. 22, 1779; service, 1 mo. 19
days, near Claverack, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home. Roll dated
Middleton.

Whelor, Benjamin, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. Jonathan Danforth's co.. Col.
David Brewer's (9th) regt. ; company return dated Oct. 7, 1775.

Whelor, Caleb, Sudbury. Private, Capt. Daniel Barnes's co.. Col. Jonathan
Ward's regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Whelor, Edward, Kinderhook. Descriptive list dated Feb. 3, 1781 ; Capt. John
Williams's co., 1st Mass. regt. ; rank. Private ; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ;
complexion, liglit; hair, light ; occupation, yeoman ; birthplace, Kinderhook ;
residence, Kinderhook ; enlisted Sept. 10, 1777, by Capt. Hitchcock, at Saratoga ;
enlistment, during war; also, Private, Capt. John Williams's co.. Col. Joseph
Vose's (1st) regt. ; muster rolls for Feb., March, April, July, and Sept., 1781 ;
reported on command at Fort Montgomery in April, 1781, on command with
Col. Scamil in July and Sept., 1781 ; also, muster roll for March, 1782, dated
Quar-ters York Huts and sworn to at West Point.

Whelor, Edward. Private, Capt. William Douglass's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's
detachment of Berkshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Ticonderoga, Feb. 24,
1777; enlisted Dec. Ifi, 1776; enlistment to expire March 15, 1777.

Whelor, George, Braintree. Capt. Israel Davis's co.. Col. Edward Wiggles-
worth's regt.; return [year not given]; residence, Braintree; engaged for
town of Braintree ; mustered by Muster Master Barber.



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 1031

"Whelor, Jos., Boothbay. Capt. Israel Davis's co., Col. Edward Wigglesworth's
regt. ; return [year not given] ; residence, Boothbay; reported never joined.

Whelor, Moses. Return of 3 and 6 months men raised in Hampshire Co. from
(late) Col. Moseley's regt. by order of Brig. Gen. Danderson (Danielson),
dated Hampshire Co., Oct. 26, 1780; said Whelor returned as among men be-
longing to Lieut. Meconithy's co. ; engaged for town of Blandford; term, 6
months.

Whelor, Nathaxiel, Westminster. Capt. Joseph Sargent's co.. Col. Jasiah
Whitney's regt. ; pay abstract for mileage, dated June 22, 1777 ; mileage for
IX) miles allowed said Whelor.

Whelor, Samuel, Concord. Private, Capt. Aaron Haynes's co.. Col. Jonathan
Brewer's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 6, 1775 ; sers'ice,
*87 days.

Whelor, Simeon, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. Jonathan Danforth's co.. Col. David
Brewer's (9th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 7, 1775 ;
service, 3 mos. 2 days ; also, comiiany return dated Oct. 7, 1775.

Whelor, Thomas. Private, Capt. James Tisdale's co.. Col. John Greaton's (3d)
regt.; muster rolls for Aug. and Sept., 1781, dated Camp Peekskill; enlisted
April 13, 1781; enlistment, 3 years; also, muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781,
dated Camp Highlands; reported on command at Verplanck's Point; also,
Capt. Tisdale's (3d) co.. Col. Greaton's regt. ; muster rolls for Sept. and Oct.,
1782 ; also, Capt. Tisdale's co., 3d Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. James
Mellin; muster rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1783; also, Capt. Tisdale's (4th) co.,
3d Mass. regt. commanded by Col. ^Michael Jackson ; muster roll for Aug. and
Sept., 1783; balance of term of enlistment unexpired, o mos. 1 day; also, ac-
counts current showing clothing, etc., charged to men belonging to Capt. Tis-
dale's CO. ; clothing charged said "SVbelor on various dates between Jan. 1,
1783, and Oct. 24, 1783.

Whelpley, . [This name also appears under the form of WTielply, Whelseley.]

Whelpley, William. Private, Capt. Job Woodbridge's co.. Col. Brown's regt. ;
entered service July 8, 1777 ; discharged July 26, 1777 ; service, 19 days ; com-
pany formed part of a detachment under ^laj. Caleb Hide which marched
from Stockbridge on the evacuation of Ticonderoga. Roll bears signature
" Jah. Woodbridge Capt."

Whelply, Thomas. Private, Capt. John Bacon's co., Col. David Ros.seter's regt.,
Gen. John Fellows's brigade ; entered service Oct. 13, 1781 ; discharged Oct.
22, 1781 ; service, 13 days, travel included, with militia sent as reinforcements
to army under Gen. Stark at Stillwater on an alarm. Roll endorsed " Col.
Hides Reg't."

Whelply, William, Stockbridge. Return of men drafted from Berkshire Co.
militia to march to Horse Neck under command of Col. Benjamin Simonds
[year not given], but who failed to join regiment ; reported drafted from town
of Stockbridge ; drafted into Capt. Hewins's co.

Whelright, Sxell. Private, Capt. James Littlefield's co., (late) Col. Storer's
regt. ; entered service Aug. 14, 1777 ; discharged Nov. .30, 1777 ; service, 123
days, with Northern army, including 15 days (300 miles) travel home ; com-
pany discharged at Queman's Heights.

Whelseley, Henry. Private, Capt. Aaron Rowley's co., Maj. Rosseter's detach-
ment of Berkshire Co. militia : entered service Feb. 23, 1777 ; discharged April
7, 1777 ; service, 43 days, at Ticonderoga.



1032 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

^YHELUR, Abel. Corporal, Capt. Daniel Harrington's cc, Col. Jonathan Reed's
regt. of guards ; muster rolls dated Cambridge, May 9, and June 1, 1778 ; en-
listed April 1, 1778; enlistment, 3 mouths from April 2, 1778; also, same co.
and regt. ; joined April 2, 1778 ; service to July 3, 1778, 3 mos. 4 days, at
Cambridge.

"When, Patrick. Private, Capt. Jesse Roe's co. of artificers attached to the corps
of artillery commanded by Brig. Gen. Henry Knox ; muster rolls for Nov. and
Dec, 1777 ; also, Capt. Christopher Beackley's co. of Artillery artificers, de-
tached from Col. Benjamin Flower's corps of artificers and attached to artil-
lery in the field commanded by Brig. Gen. Henry Knox ; muster roll for
April, 1778.

AThenuppusek, Cornelius. Private, Capt. Enoch Noble's co. ; entered service
Oct. 23, 1780; discharged Nov. 7, 1780; service, 16 days; company marched to
Beimington to guard frontiers on an alarm. Roll sworn to at Sheflield. *

"Wherby, Job. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Carter's co.. Col. Job Cushing's regt.;
entered service Sept. 7, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 23, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 25 days,
in Northern department, including 8 days (KiO miles) travel home. Roll
sworn to in Worcester Co. [Name appears as Joab Weatherbe on a duplicate
roll.]

"Wheron, "William. Private, Capt. Tobias Fernald's co., Col. Edmund Phinney's
regt. ; muster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776 ; enlisted Jan.
1, 1776. [See William Wherren.]

Wherrex, Willlvm, Kittery. Private, Capt. Tobias Fernald's co.. Col. James
Scammon's (30th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 8, 1775 ;
service, 3 mos. ; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775], including abstract
of pay to last of July, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in
money dated Camp at No. 1, Nov. 28, 1775. [See William Wheron.]

Wherry, Nath. List of prisoners delivered Col. Gabriel Johonnot by Charles
Waller, Commissary of Prisoners at Rhode Island, ISIarch 17, 1778 ; rei)Orted a
Seaman.

Wheston, Joseph. Capt. Samuel Curtis'scc, Col. Lemard's (4th) regt. ; order on
Committee of Clothing, for money in lieu of bounty coat, payable to Capt. Curtis,
dated Dec. 26, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Caleb Champney's co. of guards; en-
listed Nov. 1, 1780; service, 3 mos. ; company detached from militia in accord-
ance with request of Gen. Heath for service at and about Boston guarding
Continental stores; roll endorsed '" Maj'r Heath Detach't;" also, same co. ;
enlisted Feb. 1, 1781 ; discharged May 6, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 6 days, at and
about Boston guarding Continental stores at request of Gen. Heath.

Whetaker, Jesse, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. Jabez Barney's co., Lieut. Col. Luke
Drury's regt. ; marched July 13, 1781 ; enlisted July 23, 1781 ; joined regiment
at West Point Aug. 8, 1781; discharged Nov. 8, 1781; service, 3 mos. 27 days,
at West Point by order of His Excellency John Hancock, including 10 days
(200 miles) travel home ; residence, Rehoboth ; engaged for town of Rehoboth ;
regiment detached from militia to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Whetcom, Silas. Receipt dated Hull, June 22, 1776, signed by said Whetcom and
others belonging to Capt. William Warner's co., for advance pay for 1 month,
etc.

Whetcomb, Abel. Capt. Manasseh Sawyer's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; pay abstract
for gun and blanket money, dated Dorchester, Feb. 12, 1777.

Whetcomb, Abel. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
Capt. Taylor's co., Col. Ezekiel How's (4th Middlesex Co.) regt. [year not
given] ; engaged for town of Stow.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 1033

Whetcomb, Abner, Groton. Private, Capt. Henry Farwell's co. of Minute-men,
Col. "William Prescott's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
reported returned home.

Whetcomb, Abner. Sergeant, Capt. Job Shattuck's co., Col. John Robinson's
regt. ; service, 6 days ; roll made up from time of enlistment to time of march-
ing to camp and dated Cambridge, March -, 1776.

Whetcomb, Asa, Lancaster. Colonel ; engaged April 19, 1775 ; service, G days ;
also. Colonel ; return of said Whetcomb's rogt. in camp at Cambridge, dated
May 25, 1775 ; resolved in Provincial Congress May 20, 1775, that officers of
said regiment be commissioned ; also, return dated Camp at Cambridge, June
3, 1775, made by said Whetcomb, Colonel, of subalterns of the several com-
panies in his regiment recommended to the Committee of Safety by their'
captains, the latter having already been commissioned ; said officers recom-
mended for commissions in Committee of Safety, at Cambridge, June 9, 1775 ;
ordered in Provincial Congress June 12, 1775, that commissions be issued ;
also, Colonel ; engaged April 25, 1775 ; service to Aug. 1, 1775, 3 mos. 14 days ;
also, receipts given to Col. James Warren, Paymaster General to the Conti-
nental Army, by the several companies in said Whetcomb's regt., for wages
for Aug. and Sept., 1775, received at the hands of said Whetcomb, Colonel,
dated Camp at Prospect HUl, Oct. 4, and Nov. 17, 1775; also, receipt given to
Col. Warren, Paymaster General to the Continental Army, dated Camp at
Prospect Hill, Nov. 27, 1775, signed by Surgeon William Dunsmore, for wages
for Sept., 1775, received at the hands of said Whetcomb, Colonel ; also. Colonel ;
muster roll of field and staff officers for Jan. -Nov., 1776, dated Ticonderoga,
Nov. 27, 1776; appointed Jan. 1, 1776.

Whetcomb, Asa. Private, Capt. Timothy Ruggles's co. of guards ; entered service
Jan. 17, 1781 ; discharged May 17, 1781 ; service, 4 mos., at Rutland.

Whetcomb, David. Corporal, Capt. Manasseh Sawyer's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; service from July 30, 1778, 1 mo. 4 days, at Rhode Island; reported died
Sept. 2, 1778. Roll sworn to at Lancaster.

Whetcomb, Elias. Private, Capt. William Thurlo's co. ; travel out and home,
180 miles ; service at 20 miles per day, 9 days ; company marched on an alarm
at Bennington Aug. 22, 1777, under command of Maj. Ebenezer Bridge at re-
quest of Gen. Stark and Col. Warner, and was di-smissed by Gen. Lincoln after
proceedmg 90 miles. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

Whetcomb, Enoch. Private, 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. Roll sworn to at Lancaster.

Whetcomb, Ephraim, Lancaster. Private, Capt. Jonathan Davis's co.. Col. Asa
Whetcomb's (23d) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted Jime 16,
1775 ; service, 1 mo. 17 days.

Whetcomb, Ezra, Bolton. Private, Capt. William Warner's co.. Col. J. Whitney's
regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1776, attested at Boston ; said Whetcomb allowed
wages from Aug. 4, 1776, having been omitted from the pay roll made up for
service of the company for Aug.-Oct., 1776.

Whetco.mb, Is^vac, Stow. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Taylor's co.. Col. Ezekiel How's (4th Middlesex Co.) regt. [year
not given] ; residence, Stow; engaged for town of Stow; joined Capt. Corj-'s
CO., Col. Putnam's regt. ; term, 3 years.

Whetcomb, Isaac. Certificate dated Camp Sewall's Point, March 21, 1776, signed
by Capt. Samuel Gilbert, certifying that said Whetcomb, a soldier in his com-
pany. Col. William Prescott's regt., died in consequence of a wound received



1034 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Whetcomb, Isaac, continued.

at the battle at Charlestown Jiuie 17, 1775, and that said Gilbert had not re-
ceived any bounty coat or its equivalent in money in behalf of said Whetcomb
or his heirs.

Whetcomb, James. Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Hill's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; marched Aug. 19, 1777 ; service to Aug. 2(5, 1777, 6 days ; company
marched from Harvard on an alarm at Bennington ; also, same co. and regt. ;
marched Oct. 2, 1777; service to Oct. 26, 1777, 24 days, under Lieut. Col.
Epliraim Sawyer with Northern army ; company marclied from Harvard on a
30 days expedition; also, 2d Lieutenant, 9th co., 2d Worcester Co. regt. of
Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned March 11, 1778.

Whetcomb, Job. Private, Capt. Obadiah Beals's (Cohasset) co. ; service, 5 days;
company marched to Dorchester March 4, 1776.

Whetcomb, John (also given John, Jr.), Bolton. Descriptive list of men he-
longing to the town of Bolton raised to serve in the Continental Army for the
term of 9 months, as returned by Capt. Jonathan Houghton and Capt. David
Nurse to Maj. Silas Bailey, dated Bolton, May 25, 1778 ; Capt. Houghton's co..
Col. Whitney's regt. ; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, light ;
hair, light.

Whetcomb, John. Colonel of a regiment of Mmute-men, which marched in re-
sponse to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge, as shown by pay rolls of
various companies belonging to towns in Worcester Co.

Whetcomb, John. Private, in a company commanded by Lieut. Amos Fairbank,
Col. Job Cushing's regt. ; entered service Sept. 6, 1777 ; marched Sept. 8, 1777 ;
discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 5 days, under Brig. Warner, includ-
ing 11 days (212 miles) travel home ; company drafted from militia and marched
to join Continental Army at the Northward ; also, pay roll for same service
swoni to in Worcester Co.

Whetcomb, Jonathan, Lancaster. Private, Capt. John White's co.. Col. Abijah
Stearns's regt. ; enlisted April 4, 1778 ; discharged July 2, 1778 ; service, 3
mos. 1 day, at and about Boston.

Whetcomb, Jonathan. Communication addressed to the Council, dated Dorchester,
March 22, 1776, signed by Capt. Nathaniel White, asking for a commission for
said Whetcomb, Sergeant, as Ensign in place of Ezra Sawj-er, deceased, who
had served in Capt. White's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.

Whetcomb, Jonathan. Captain, 13th co., 2d Worcester Co. regt. of Mass. militia ;
list of officers ; commissioned June 17, 1779.

Whetcomb, Josiah, Leominster. Private, Capt. David Wilder's co. of Minute-



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