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the war, as attested by Capt. William Harris and Selectman Enoch Fogg;
residence. New Gloucester ; joined Capt. Thomas Sewel's co. ; also, list of men
raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col. Timothy Pike's (4th Cum-
berland Co.) regt. ; residence, New Gloucester ; engaged for town of New
Gloucester; joined Capt. Sewall's co. ; term, 3 years; also, list of men mus-
tered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March
16,1777; Maj. Stevens's battalion; reported received State boiuity ; also. Bom-
bardier, Capt. Thomas Seward's co.. Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from March 10, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
reported as serving 9 mos. 21 days as Bombardier, 24 mos. as Matross ; also,
same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for Sept., Nov., and Dec, 1777 ; also, same co. and
regt.; muster roll for May, 1778, dated Camp Valley Forge; also, Matross,
same co. and regt. ; return of men who were in camp before Aug. 15, 1777, and
■who had not been absent subsequently except on furlough, etc., approved Dec.
29, 1779 ; also, same co. and regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1780, to March 10, 1780; also, descriptive list dated Camp New
Windsor, Jan. 12, 1780 [81] ; Capt. Seward's co., 3d Artillery regt. ; rank,
Matross ; age, 21 yrs. : stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, light ; engaged for Cape
Ann; engaged March 10, 1777, by Capt. Seward; term, 3 years; reported re-



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Tucker, James, continued.

ceived State and Continental bounties; also reported discharged March 10,
1780.

Tucker, James. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Hill's co.. Col. Edmimd Pliinncy'sregt. ;
muster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776; enlisted Jan. 1, 1770.

Tucker, James. Matross, Capt. Jonathan Stoddard's co., Col. Thomas Crafts's
(Artillery) regt. ; service from ]May 8, 1777, to July 8, 1777, 2 mos.

Tucker, James. 2d Lieutenant, schooner " Ilornett " (privateer) ; petition dated
Boston, Jan. 22, 1778, signed by John Tracey, of Newburyport, asking that
Nathaniel Bentley be commissioned as commander of said vessel ; ordered in
Council Jan. 23, 1778, that a commission be issued.

Tucker, James. Seaman, ship " Live Oak," Joseph Chapman, ISIaster, bound on
voyage from Boston to Charleston, S. C, and Nantes, and return; portage
bill made up for advance pay for 1 month, dated Boston, Feb. 17, 1779 ; engaged
Jan. 27, 1779.

Tucker, Japhet. Private, Capt. Josiah Yose's (Milton) co. ; service from April
lo to April 26, 1776, 12 days, in defence of seacoa.st.

Tucker, Jedediah, Norton. Private, Capt. Macey Williams's co., Col. Timothy
Walker's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 2, 1775 ; service,
3 mos. 1 week ; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for bounty
coat dated Camp at Roxbury, Dec. 12, 1775; also, Private, 4th co., Col. John
Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from April 1, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Norton; engaged for town of Norton; term, 3 years;
also, Capt. Ephraim Burr's (4th) co.. Col. Bailey's regt. ; company return dated
Camp near Valley Forge, Jan. 24, 1778; also, descriptive list of men raised to
reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to re.solve
of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig.
Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 9, 1780 ; age, 45 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. (i in. ;
complexion, dark; engaged for town of Norton; marched to camp July 9,
1780, under command of Lieut. Jackson, of the artillery; also, li.st 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; also, pay roll
for 6 months men raised by the town of Norton for service in the Continental
Army durmg 1780; marched July 4, 1780; discharged Jan. 9, 1781; service, 6
mos. 16 days, including travel (200 miles) from camp home ; also, receipt
dated Norton, April 2, 1781, for bounties paid said Tucker and others by the
committee of the town of Norton, or the Chairmen of the classes in said town,
to serve in the Continental Anny for the term of 3 years; also, list of men
raised in Bristol Co. to serve in the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of
Dec. 2, 1780, as attested by James Williams, Superintendent for said county,
dated Taunton ; also, descriptive list of men returned as received by Sergt.
Edward Stebbens, at Taunton, April 5, 1781, to be conducted to Springfield
and delivered to Col. William Shepard ; age, 46 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; com-
plexion, dark; occupation, laborer; engaged for town of Norton; term, 3
years; also. Private, Capt. Asa Cobum'sco., Lieut. Col. Jolin Brooks's (7th)
regt. ; muster rolls for April and May, 1781, dated West Point ; enlisted March
6, 1781; enlistment, 3 years; reported on conmiand at the Lines in IMay, 1781;
also, muster rolls for June-Sept., 1781 ; also, (late) Capt. Cobum's co. com-
manded by Lieut. Levi Parker, Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt. ; muster roll for
Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated York Hutts; also, 8th co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's
regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1781, certified at York ITutts; also, descriptive list
dated Feb. 20, 1782; Capt. Jonathan Felt's co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's (7th)
regt.; age, 18[?] yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark;
occupation, farmer; birthplace, Norton; residence, Norton; enlisted March



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TucKKK, Jedediah, Continued.

0, 1781; eulistment, 3 years; also, Capt. Felt's co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt. ;
muster rolls for Jan. and Feb., 17X2, dated YorkHutts; also, descriptive list
of men in Continental service; Capt. Turner's co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt. ;
age,47yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. (5 in. ; complexion, dark ; residence, Norton ; engaged
for town of Norton ; also, Capt. Turner's co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt.; list
of men who died or were discharged subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781 ; said Tucker
discharged Dec. 31, 1782, by Gen. Washington, having a useless right hand.

Tucker, Jedediah, Shrewsbury. (Late) Capt. James Mirick's co.. Col. Nathan
Sparhawk's regt.; enlLsted Sept. 18, 1778; discharged Dec. 12, 1778; service,
2 mos. 27 days, including travel (42 miles) home ; company raised to serve at
and about Boston until Jan. 1, 1779, imless sooner discharged.

Tucker, Jedediah, "Westminster. Private, Capt. Noah Miles's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775, from Westminster to Cambridge and joined
Col. John Whitcom's regt. ; service, 6 days; reported enlisted int« the army;
also. Sergeant, Capt. Edmund Bemis's co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's (23d) regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; engaged April 25, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 14 days ;
also, company receipt for wages for Aug., 1775, dated Camp at Prospect Hill ;
also, company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Tucker, Jedediah. Private, Capt. ChrLstopher Banister's co., Col. David Weels's
(Wells's) regt. ; enlisted May 8, 1777 ; discharged July 8, 1777; service, 2 mos.
7 days, on expedition to Ticonderoga, including travel (140 miles) home.

Tucker, Jeremiah, Milton. Corporal, Capt. John Bradley's (Milton) co. of militia,
Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which rendered service after the fight at Con-
cord and before completion of the standing army ; service, 17 days ; also, Capt.
Bradley's (Milton) co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ; service, 5 days ; company
marched to Dorchester Neck March 4, 1776, to a.ssist army when the forts were
erected on the Heights ; also, Capt. Josiah Vose's (Milton) co. ; service from
April 13 to April 26, 1776, 12 days, in defence of seacoast.

Tucker, Jeremiah. Private, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co., Col. Ephraim Wheelcck's
regt. ; service, 23 daj's ; company ordered to march to Warwick, R. I., on the
alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; also, Lieut. Hezekiah Ware's co.. Col. Wade's regt.;
entered service June 20, 1778 ; discharged July 13, 1778 ; service, 24 days ;
company detached from 4th Suffolk Co. regt. to serv'e at Rhode Island for 21
days from time of arrival at headquarters.

Tucker, Jn. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster ISIaster for Suffolk
Co., dated Boston, March 30, 1777 ; Capt. Holden's co., Col. Nixon's regt. ; re-
ported received State bounty.

Tucker, John, Boston. Private, Capt. Theodore Bliss's co., Col. John Paterson's
(2Gth) regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for money in
lieu of bounty coat dated Dec. 20, 1775.

Tucker, John, Gloucester. Capt. Enoch Putnam's co., Col. John :Mansfield's
regt. ; order for advance pay, signed by said Tucker and others, dated Cam-
bridge, June 8, 1775 ; also, Sergeant, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; engaged May 18, 1775; service, 2 mos. 19 days; also, Capt. Put-
nam's CO., Col. Mansfield's (19th) regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Lsrael
Hutchin.son; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for money in lieu
of boimty coat dated Camp at Winter Hill, Oct. 27, 1775: also. Ensign, Capt.
Putnam's (3d) co., 27th regt. : copy of a list of officers [year not given, probably
1776]; also. Lieutenant, Col. Rufus Putnam's regt.: Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to July 11, 1779: also, 1st Lieutenant,
same regt.: return of officers for clothing; receipt for said clothing, dated
Boston, June 17, 1778 ; also, same regt. ; list of officers in need of clothing, dated



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Tucker, John, continued.

Boston, Nov. 24, 1778 ; also, Lieutenant, (late) Capt. Gates's cc, Col. Putnam's
(4th) regt. ; return of men entitled to State gratuity raised by lottery, approved
April 22, 1779.

TcCKER, John, Gloucester. Petition dated Boston, Aug. 26, 177!>, signed by said
Tucker, of Gloucester, asking that he be commissioned as commander of the
.schooner " Speedwell " (privateer) ; ordered in Council Aug. 28, 1779, that a
conunission be issued.

Tucker, John, "Knowlidge." List of prisoners exchanged at Rhode Island and
delivered to Capt. Ayres, as returned by M. Reed, Secretary, dated Newport,
Feb. 11, 1777 ; reported a Seaman.

TuCKKR, John, Maiden (also given Boston) . Private, Capt. Jonathan Danforth's
CO., Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt. ; muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov.
27, 1776; enlisted April 1, 1776; reported re-engaged Nov. 15, 1776, as Private
in Capt. Brewer's co., Col. Brewer's regt., but to remain in Col. Whitcomb's
regt. until Dec. 31, 1776; also, Private, Major's co.. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to April
10, 1779 ; residence, Boston ; reported deserted April 10, 1779 ; also, Capt.
Brewer's co., Col. Brewer's regt.; return dated Camp Valley Forge, Jan. 23,
1778 ; residence, Maiden ; enlisted for tovm of Maiden ; mustered by State
Muster Master.

Tucker, John, Marblehead. Capt. Nicholson Broughton's (.")th) co.. Col. John
Glover's (21st) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Tucker and others,
dated Cambridge, June 27, 1775; also. Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 23, 1775; service, 2 mos. 14 days; also, com-
pany return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat
dated Camp Cambridge, Dec. 20, 1775.

Tucker, John, Pepperellborough (also given Saco and Newbury). List of men
raised to serve in the Continental Army, as returned by Moses Noyes, Chairman
of Selectmen and Committee of Newbury; residence, Pepperellborough ; en-
gaged for town of Newbury ; joined Capt. Grain's co., Col. Nixon's regt. ; term,
during war ; also, list of men mustered by Nathanitd Wells, Muster Master for
York Co., dated Wells, May 23, 1777; Capt. Winthrop Sargent's co.. Col.
Crane's regt. ; reported engaged by Samuel Gerrish for the town of New-
bury; also reported as having received State bounty; also. Corporal, Capt.
Sargent's co.. Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Continental Amiy pay
accounts for service from May 15, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Saco;
credited to town of Newbury ; reported as serving 24 mos. 16 days as Corporal,
7 mos. as Sergeant; also, Sergeant Major, Cajit. Sargent's co.. Col. Crane's
(3d Artillery) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for .service from Jan. 1,
1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, same co. and regt.; return of men who were in
service before Aug. 1, 1777, and who had not been absent subsetiuently except
on furlough, etc., certified at Park near IMorristown, Jan. 28, 1780 : also, descrip-
tive return made by order of Gen. Heath, dated Jan. 10, 1781 ; Capt. Winthrop
Sargent's co.. .3d Artillerj- regt.; rank, Sergeant; age, 24 >t^. : stature, 5 ft.
9 in.; complexion, light ; residence, Newbury ; engaged for town of Newbury ;
engaged May 14, 1777, by Capt. Lieut. Cumpston; term, 3 years (also given
during war) ; reported re-engaged in Capt. Yose's co. at the expiration of his
sers'ice.

Tucker, John, Peterborough (also given Newbury). Private, Capt. William
Scott's CO. of Minute-men, Col. Paul Dudley Sargent's regt., which marched
April 20. 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775: service to April 23,
1775, 3 days; also, Capt. Scott's co., Col. Sergent's regt.; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 23, 1775; service, 3 mos. 16 days.



IN THE WAll OF THE HE VOLUTION. 109

Tucker, John, Salem. licceipt dated Cambridge, Jmie 10, 1775, signed by said
Tucker and others, for advance pay received of Capt. JNlicah Goodeuow [ser-
vice rendered in Cajit. Moors's co., Col. Nixon's regt., of which company
Micah Goodenow was 1st Lieutenant] ; also, Private, Capt. David Moore's co..
Col. John Nixon's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 24,
1775 ; service, 3 mos. 15 days ; also, company return dated Sept. 30, 1775.

Tucker, John, Stockbridge. Private, Capt. Thomas Williams's co. of Minute-
men, Col. John Paterson's regt., which marched Ajjril 22, 1775, in response to
the alarm of April 19, 1775, from Stoc'kbridge and West Stockbridge to Cam-
bridge; service, 1 mo. 7 days; also, list of men belonging to Capt. Williams's
CO. who came forward with Col. Patterson but wished to return; permission
granted by vote of Council of War of May 13 [1775], that such men as had not
enlisted might return home; also. Private, Capt. Erastus Sergeant's co., Col.
Benjamin Simonds's detachment of Berkshire Co. militia; muster roll dated
Ticonderoga-, Feb. 25, 1777; enlisted Dec. 16, 1776; enlistment to expire March
15, 1777; also, same co. and detachment; entered service Dec. 16, 1776; dis-
charged March 22, 1777; service, 97 days, at Ticonderoga; also, Capt. Ezra
Whittelsey's co.. Col. John Brown's detachment; entered service Sept. 7,
1777; discharged Sept. 26, 1777; service, 20 days, in Northern department;
company raised in Berkshire Co.

Tucker, John, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Asahel Smith's (Stoughton) co. of
militia. Col. Lemuel Robinson's I'egt., which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775; service, 6 days; also, Capt. Smith's co., Col. Benjamm Gill's regt.;
service, 5 days; company marched from Stoughton to assist in fortifying
Dorchester Heights March 4, 1776.

Tucker, John. Petition dated Salem, Aug. 8, 1776, signed by said Tucker and
others, asking that he be commissioned as commander of the schooner "Har-
lequin " (privateer) ; ordered in Coimcil Aug. 9, 1776, that a commission be
issued.

Tucker, John. Receipts dated Sept. 16, 1775, and Gloucester, Sept. 28, 1775, for
advance pay for 1 month and 4 weeks billeting, respectively, received of
Michael Farley, Muster Master and Paymaster of men raised in Essex Co. for
defence of seacoast ; said Tucker and others raised in Gloucester and stationed
there under Capt. Daniel Warner; also, Coqioral, Capt. Warner's (1st) co. ;
enlisted July 19, 1775; service to Dec. 31, 1775, 5 mos. 26 days; company sta-
tioned at Gloucester for defence of seacoast; also, 3d Sergeant, same co. ; en-
gaged Jan. 13, 1776 ; service to Dec. 31, 1776, 11 mos. 19 days.

Tucker, John. Private, Capt. Francis Felton's (Marblehead) co. ; enlisted Jan.
8, 1776 ; service to Feb. 29, 1776, 1 mo. 24 days, in defence of seacoast.

Tucker, John (also given John, 3d) . Matross, Capt. Edward Fettyplace's (Marble-
head) CO. ; enlisted March 1, 1776; service to Jan. 1, 1777, 10 mos., in defence
of seacoast ; also, Capt. Fettyplace's co. of coast guards ; memorandum of beef
delivered ; date of delivery, Feb. 18, 1777.

Tucker, John. Private, Lieut. Col. Jabez Hatch's (Boston) regt. ; service with
detachment commanded by Maj. Andrew SjTnmes drafted to serve for 5 weeks
in guardmg stores under Maj. Gen. Heath at and about Boston, agreeable to
order of Coimcil of May 12, 1777.

Tucker, John. Quarter Master, brigantine "Freedom," commanded by Capt.
John Glouston ; engaged Feb. 4, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 4, 1777 ; service, 6 mos. ;
also, pay I'oll for wages due men belonging to the brig " Freedom," commanded
by Capt. Clouston, who had been omitted on the general roll or who had only
been made up to Aug. 4, 1777, but had later arrived in a prize ; wages allowed
said Tucker from Aug. 4 to Aug. 30, 1777.



110 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Tucker, John. 1st Lieutenant, schooner "Warren" (privateer) ; petition dated
Boston, Sept. '^, 1777, signed by Wintlirop Sargent, asking that Silas Howhel
be commissioned as commander of said vessel, titled out for a 3 months cruise ;
ordered in Council Sept. 3, 1777, that a commission be issued.

Tucker, John. Private, Capt. Christopher Banister's co.. Col. Ezra May's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 20, 1777 ; discharged Oct. o, 1777 ; service, 21 days, on expedition
to Stillwater and Saratoga, including travel (100 miles) home.

Tucker, John. Private, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co.. Col. Benjamin Hawes's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 25, 1777 ; service to Oct. 30, 1777, 35 days, on a secret expedition ;
roll sworn to in Suffolk Co. ; also, same co. and regt. ; service between July 26,
1778, and Aug. 26, 1778, 12 days, at Rhode Island ; roll sworn to at Wrentham.

Tucker, John. 2d Lieutenant, schooner "General Lincoln" (privateer) ; petition
dated Boston, Aug. 31, 1778, signed by Job Prince, of Boston, asking that Wil-
liam Meserve be commissioned as commander of said vessel ; ordered in Council
Aug. 31, 1778, that a commission be issued.

Tucker, John. List of men raised to serve m the Continental Anny, as returned
by Capt. Jonathan Bardwell and Capt. Elijah Dwight, dated Belchertown,
April 5, 1779; engaged for town of Belchertown; joined Capt. Marshall's co.,
Col. Marshall's regt. ; term, 3 years.

Tucker, John, Jr., Gloucester. List of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army [year not given] ; residence, Gloucester ; engaged for town of Gloucester.

Tucker, John Pitcher. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Webber's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel
Williams's regt.; enlisted Dec. 17, 1776; discharged March 20, 1777; service,
3 mos. 14 days, at the Northward, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home.
Roll sworn to at Chesterfield and endorsed " Maj'r Claps Reg't."

Tucker, Jonathan (also given Jonathan, Jr.) , Charlton. Sergeant, Capt. Jacob
Davis's CO., Col. Ebenezer Larned's regt., which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775, to Roxbury; service, 12 days; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. William
Tucker's 6th co., also given 5th (1st Charlton) co., 5th Worcester Co. regt. of
]Mass. militia; list of officers chosen in said regiment, as returned by Daniel
Plimpton and others, field officers, dated Sutton, March 20, 1776; ordered in
Council April 4, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported commis-
sioned April 4, 1776; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. John Nickols's co., Col. Jona^
than Holman's regt. ; service, 30 days; regiment marched from Worcester Co.
Sept. 27 (also given Sept. 26), 1777, to reinforce Northern army under Gen.
Gates and served until Oct. 2<i, 1777 ; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Abijah Lamb's
CO., Col. Jacob Davis's (Worcester Co.) regt.; engaged July 29, 1780; dis-
charged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 14 days, including 4 days (80 miles) travel
home ; company marched from Worcester Co. to Tiverton, R. I., July 29, 1780,
on an alarm.

Tucker, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Ephraim Hartwell's co. of guards ; entered
service Oct. 25, 1779 ; discharged Feb. 3, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 8 days ; com-
pany stationed at Rutland.

Tucker, Jonath.\n. Petition dated Boston, Oct. 31, 1781, signed by B. Goodlme,
in behalf of himself and others, of Salem, asking that said Tucker be commis-
sioned as commander of the ship "Robust" (privateer) ; advised in Council
Nov. 1, 1781, that a commission be issued.

Tucker, Joseph, Andover (also given Marblehead). List of men mustered by
Nathaniel Barber, Muster ISIaster for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, April 13, 1777 ;
Capt. Pettengill's co.. Col. Wesson's regt.; reported received State bounty;
also, Private, Major's co., Col. James Wesson's regt. ; Continental Anny pay
accounts for service from April 1, 1777, to July 1, 1778; residence, Andover;



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Tucker, Joseph, continued.

reported died July 1, 1778; also, Capt. Joseph Pettiiigill's co.. Col. Wesson's
regt. ; company return [year not given}; residence, Marblehead.

Tucker, Joseph, Brimfield. Private, Capt. Joseph Thompson's co. of Minute-
men, Col. Timothy Danielsou's regt., which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775 ; service to April 29, 1775, 16| days, travel {1-14 miles) included ; re-
ported returned home ; also, Capt. Thomson's co.. Col. Danielsou's regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 29, 1775; service, 3 mos., 1 week,
3 days; also, company return dated Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for
money iti lieu of bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Dec. 25, 1775; also. Pri-
vate, Capt. Aaron Charles's co., Lieut. Col. Robinson's detachment of Hami>-
shire Co. militia ; muster roll dated Garrison at Ticonderoga, Feb. 24, 1777 ;
enlisted Dec. 25, 1776; enlistment to expire March 25, 1777.

Tucker, Joseph, Cape Ann. Private, Capt. Lemuel Trescott's co.. Col. Jonathan
Brewer's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 6, 1775; service,
25 days; also, order for bounty coat dated Camp at Prospect Hill, Oct. 25,
1775. [See Nathaniel Tucker.]

Tucker, Joseph, Gloucester. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Sul?olk Co., dated Boston, March 2, 1777; Capt. Child's co., Col.
"Wesson's regt. ; term, during war; reported received State bounty; also. Pri-
vate, 6th CO., Col. James Wesson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Gloucester; credited to
town of Gloucester; also, Capt. Abraham Childs's co.. Col. Wesson's regt.;
return dated Jan. 25, 1778; mustered by State Muster Master Barber; also,
Capt. William Watson's (Light Infantry) co.. Col. Wesson's (9th) regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to April 1, 1780; re-
ported deserted April 1, 1780, but returned to service May -, 1781, and served
until the close of the war; also, list of deserters from 9th Mass. regt. subse-
quent to Jan. 1, 1780, dated West Point, Dec. 24, 1780.

Tucker, Joseph, Marblehead. Private, Capt. William Blackler's (6th) co.. Col.
John Glover's (21st) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 25,
1775; service, 2 mos., 1 week, 5 days; also, company return dated Cambridge,
Oct. 9, 1775 ; reported on furlough ; also, order for money in lieu of bounty '
coat dated Camp Cambridge, Dec. 20, 1775.

Tucker, Joseph, Milton. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Tucker's (Milton) co. of militia,
which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 6 daj's,
before completion of the standing army ; reported returned home.

Tucker, Joseph (also given Joseph, Jr.), Milton. Private, Capt. John Bradley's
(Milton) CO. of militia, Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which rendered service
after the fight at Concord and before completion of the standing army ; ser-
vice, 4 days ; also, Capt. Josiah Vose's (Milton) co. ; service from April 13 to
April 26, 1776, 12 days, in defence of seacoast ; also, account dated Milton, Jan.
30, 1779, rendered by the Selectmen, of boimties paid said Tucker and others
detached from the militia of said town to reinforce the armj', agreeable to
resolve of June 10, 1778; also, Capt. Jeremiah Putnam's co., Col. Nathaniel
Wade's regt. ; enlisted July 30, 1778; service to Dec. 31, 1778, 5 mos. 6 days,
at Rhode Island, including 4 days (75 miles) travel home; also. Corporal, same
CO. and regt. ; muster roll dated North Kingston, Nov. 6, 1778 ; also, same co.
and regt. ; muster rolls dated East Greenwich, Sept. 17, Sept. 24, Oct. 14, and



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