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Stillwater ; also, Capt. Joseph Raymond's co.. Col. David Rosseter's regt., Gen.
Fellows's brigade; entered service Oct. 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 17, 1780;
service, 5 days ; company marched to reinforce army under Gen. Stark at Still-
water on the alarm of Oct. 14, 1780; also, Corporal, Capt. John Bacon's co.,
Col. Rosseter's regt., Gen. John Fellows's brigade; entered service Oct. 1.'5,
1781; discharged Oct. 20, 1781; service, 11 days, travel included, with militia
sent as reinforcements to army imder Gen. Stark at Stillwater on an alarm ;
roll endorsed " Col Hides Reg't; " also, Capt. Bacon's co.. Col. Caleb Hyde's
regt.. Gen. Rosseter's brigade; entered service Oct. 20, 1781; discharged Oct.
28, 1781; service, 9 days, at Stillwater on an alarm.

Tracy, Silas, Sandisfield (probably) . Private, Lieut. Moses Soul'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, 17 days ; company served to May 7, 1775 ;
also, Capt. Soul's co.. Col. Fellows's regt. ; order for bounty coat dated Camp
at Dorchester, Nov. 1, 1775.

Tracy, Silas. Sergeant, Capt. Noah Lankton's co.. Col. A.shley's (Berkshire Co.)
regt. ; entered service April 26, 1777 ; discharged May 20, 1777 ; service, 25
days, at Saratoga at request of Gen. Gates.



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Tracy, Silas. Lieutenant, Capt. Adam Kasson's co.. Col. John Ashley's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; entered service Oct. 14, 1780; discharged Oct. Ifi, 1780; .ser-
vice, 6 days, on an alarua at the Northward hy order of Gen. Fellows, includmg
travel (3 days) home.

Tracy, Silas. Private, Capt. Ephraim Brookins's co., Lieut. Col. John Collar's
(Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service Oct. 13, 1781 ; discharged Oct. 20, 1781 ;
service, 12 days, including i days (Si miles) travel home; company marched
by order of Col. John Ashley, Jr., on an alarm at the Northward.

Tracy, Solomon, Gagehorough (Windsor). Private, Capt. Nathan Watkins's co..
Col. John Patersou's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 10,
1775; service, 2 mos. 27 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775];
also, order for bounty coat dated Charlestown, Fort No. 3, Oct. 26, 1775.

Tracy, Solomon, No. 4. Private, Capt. Francis Shaw, Jr.'s co. ; enlisted Sept.
11, 1775; service, 3 mos., 3 weeks, 6 days; company stationed at Goulds-
borough, No. 4, Narraguagus, and Pleasant River, for defence of s¬Іacoast.

Tracy, Solomon. Private, Capt. George King's co.. Col. Hopkins's (Berkshire
Co.) regt. ; entered service July 15, 1776 ; discharged Aug. 4, 1776 ; service, 20
days ; company made up of detachments from four companies and marched to
the Highlands, N. Y.

Tracy, Solomon. Private, Capt. William Watkins'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.

Tracy, Solomon. Private, Capt. George King's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's de-
tachment of Berkshire Co. militia ; muster roll dated Ticonderoga, Feb. 25,
1777; enlistment to expire March 15, 1777; also, (late) Capt. King's co.. Col.
Simonds's detachment oi Berkshire Co. militia ; entered service Dec. 16, 1776 ;
service to March 24, 1777, 98 days, at Ticonderoga.

TR.A.CY, Solomon. Private, Capt. Peter Ingersoll's co.. Col. John Brown's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt.; entered service July 1, 1777; discharged July 30, 1777; ser-
vice, 30 days.

Tracy, Solomon. Capt. Samuel Low's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's (Berkshke
Co.) regt. ; entered service June .30, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 4, 1777 ; service,
36 days, at " St. Coyx " (St. Croix) .

Tracy, Solomon. Private, in a company commanded by Lieut. Eleazer Taylor,
Col. John Ashley's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service Aug. 17, 1777 ; dis-
charged Aug. 20, 1777 ; service, 4 days ; company marched to Pittsfield on an
alarm at Bennington.

Tracy, Solomon. Capt. "William Clark's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's regt.; en-
tered service Sept. 5, 1777; service, 27 days; company marched from Gage-
borough Sept. 5, 1777, to reinforce army under Gen. Lincoln at Pawlet.

Tracy, Solomon. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Benaiah House's (16th) co., l.st Berkshire
Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of oflficers; commissioned June 5, 1779.

Tracy, Solomon. Private, Capt. Daniel Brown's co. commanded by Lieut. Wil-
liam Wliite, Col. Miles Powell's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 23, 1779;
discharged Sept. 1, 1779; service, 1 mo. 10 days, at New Haven, Conn., in-
cluding 6 days (120 miles) travel home. Roll sworn to at Lanesborough.

Tracy, Solomon. Private, Capt. William Clark's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's
regt.; entered service Oct. 13, 1780; discharged Oct. 18, 17S0; service, 6 days,
on an alarm at the Northward ; company marched from AVindsor to Shafts-
bury Oct. 13, 1780, by order of Gen. Fellows.



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Tracy, Thomas, East Hoosuck. List of men raised for the 6 months service and
returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated
Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780 ; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the
town of Adams for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched
June 22, 1780; discharged Dec. 31, 1780; service, C mos. 16 days, including
travel (140 miles) home.

Tracy, Thomas, Pembroke (probably). Private, Capt. Freedom Chamberlain's
CO., Col. Bailey's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 2 weeks.

Tracy, Thomas, "Worcester. List of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster
Master for Worcester Co., to serve in Col. Waid's regt. at Rhode Island [year
not given] ; Capt. Belknap's co. ; also. Musician, Capt. Ebenezer Belknap's
CO., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt. ; enlisted April 10, 1778; service to July 15,
1778, 3 mos. 5 daj's, at Rhode Island ; roll dated North Kingston ; also, same
CO. and regt.; enlisted July 15, 1778; discharged Jan. 1, 1779; service, 5 mos.

20 days, at Rhode Island, including travel (GO miles) from North Kingston to
place of discharge, i. e., home; also. Private, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls
dated North Kingston, Nov. 6, and Dec. 1, 1778 ; reported on command as shoe-
maker on roll dated Dec. 1, 1778 ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls sworn
to at East Greenwich, Sept. 28, Nov. 10, and Dec. 30, 1778; enlistment to
expire Jan. 1, 1779.

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

Tracy, Thomas. Private, Capt. Joseph Sibley's co., Col. Danforth Keyes's regt. ;
list of men stationed at North Kingston, Dec. 8, 1777, dated Sturbridge.

Tracy, William. Capt. Samuel Low's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's (Berkshire
Co.) regt. ; entered service June 30, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 14, 1777 ; service,
46 days, at " St. Coyx" (St. Croix) ; also, same co. and regt. ; entered service
Aug. 14, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 19, 1777 ; service, 6 days, at Bennington ; also,
Private, same co. and regt. ; entered service Sept. 5, 1777; discharged Oct. 1,
1777; service, 27 days, at Pawlet.

Tradway, Bexjamin. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Carter's co., Col. Job Cushing's
(Worcester Co.) regt. ; entered service Sept. 7, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 29,
1777; service, 3 mos. 4 days, at the Northward, including 11 daj's (220 miles)
travel home. Roll dated Leominster.

Tradwell, Samuel, Peterborough. Private, Capt. William Scott's co.. Col. Paul
Dudley Sargant's (28th) regt. ; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775.

Tradwill, IMasters, Wells. Private, Capt. Daniel Clark's co.. Col. Joseph
Prime's regt.; joined May 18, 1780; discharged Dec. 8, 1780; service, 6 mos.

21 days ; enlistment, 8 months ; regiment raised in York Co, for defence of
eastern Massachusetts.

Traetor, William. Return of men raised by the town of Amesburj' to serve in
the Continental Army, as returned by the Selectmen, dated April 18, 1778;
joined Capt. Lemuel Trescott's co.. Col. Hanley's (Henley's) regt.; term, 3
years.

Trafen, Josiah. Private, Capt. Thomas Bragdon'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 ; company dis-
charged at Queman's Heights.



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Traffarn, Ariel. Descriptive list of men mustered for Continental service subse-
(luent to Sept. IG [year not given], by James Leonard, Muster Master for
Bristol Co. ; Col. Henry Jackson's regt. ; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; en-
gaged for town of Dighton. , ,

Traffarn, Charles. Seaman, sloop " Providence," commanded by Capt. John
Paul Jones ; list of otticers and men entitled to prize shares in the ship " Alex-
ander," captured Sept. 20, 1776; also. Seaman, ship" Alfred," commanded by
Capt. John Paul Jones ; list of otiicers and men entitled to prize shares in the
ship " Mellish " and brig "Active " [year not given].

Traffein, Ariel. Private, Light Infantry co., Col. Henry Jackson's regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from Sept. 18, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
also, Capt. Gawen Brown's co., Col. Jackson's regt. ; muster roll for Feb.,
1778, dated "Gulf; " also, same co. and regt.; pay rolls for June, July, and
Aug., 1778, swoni to at Providence ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for
Sept., 1778, sworn to at Pawtuxet; also, Lieut. Thomas Turner's co.. Col.
Jackson's regt. ; pay rolls for Nov., 1778, and Feb., 1779, sworn to in Garrison
at Pawtuxet; aZso, same co. and regt.; payroll for March, 1779; also, Capt.
^Villiam Scott's (4th) co., Col. Jackson's regt.; muster roll for Ajn-il, 1779,
dated Garri.son at Pawtuxet; reported on command with Gen. Sullivan's bag-
gage; aZso, 4th CO., Col. Jackson's regt.; company return dated Providence,
July 8, 1779; engaged for town of Dighton; engaged Sept. 18, 1777; term,
3 years ; also, Capt. William Scott's (Light Infantry) co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ;
pay roll for Oct., 1779 ; also. Light Infantry co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ; regimental
return made up to Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at Providence.

Traffern, Benjamin. Lieutenant, Capt. Elijah Walker's co.. Col. John Hath-
away's regt., Brig. Gen. George Godfrey's (Bristol Co.) brigade; service, 7
days; company marched to Tiverton, K. I., on the alarm of Aug. 2, 1780.

Trafferne, . [This name appears under the form of Trafen, Traffarn, Traffein,

Traffem, Traffien, Traffin.]

Traffien, Ariel, Dighton. Private, Major's co.. Col. Henry Jackson's regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Sept. 18, 1780 ;
also, return certified at Camp near Morristown, April 30, 1780, of officers and
men belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's, and Col. Jackson's regts., and men
belonging to Massachusetts in Col. Henry Sherburne's regt., who were incorpo-
rated into a regiment imder the command of Col. Henry Jackson, agreeable to
the arrangement of April 9, 1779; Capt. Scott's co. ; rank. Private; residence,
Dighton; engaged for town of Dighton ; engaged Sept. 18, 1777 ; term, 3 years;
also, Capt. William Scott's (Light Infantry) co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ; pay
rolls for April-July, 1780; reported transferred to Major's co. Aug. 1, 1780.

Traffin, Ben.jamin, Dighton. Sergeant, Capt. Elijah Walker's co.. Col. Pope's
(Bristol Co.) regt.; marched Dec. 7, 1776; service, 25 days, at Rhode Island,
on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Traffin, Ch's, Providence. Private, Capt. Baker's co., Col. Hutchinson's Mass.
Line regt. of 12 months men ; list of deserters in 1776.

Trafford, . [This name also appears under the form of Traford, Trefford.]

Traffoud, Joseph, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Thomas Kempton's co.. Col.
Timothy Danielson's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 10,
1775; service, 2 mos. 26 days; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also,
order for bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 30, 1775.

Traffton, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Edward Grow's co. ; enlisted July 10, 1775;
service to Nov. 1, 1775, 4 mos. 2 days; company raised in York for defence of
seacoast.



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Traford, Dyer. Private, Capt. Manasseh Kempton's co., Col. Freeman's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 27, 1777; discharged Oct. 29, 1777; service, 1 mo. 4 days, at
Rhode Island on a secret expedition. Roll sworn to in Bristol Co.

Traford, Joseph. Private, Capt. Manasseh Kempton's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ;
service at Rhode Island on a secret expedition in Sept. and Oct., 1777 ; reported
deserted. Roll sworn to in Bristol Co.

Trafoun, Gardner, Dighton. Private, Capt. Daniel Drake's co.. Col. Luke
Drury's regt.; marched from home Aug. 23, 1781; arrived at camp Sept. 1,
1781; discharged Dec. 1, 1781; arrived home Dec. 10, 1781; service, 3 mos. 19
days, at North river ; company raised in Bristol Co. ; regiment raised for 3
months.

Traftix, Thad. Private, Capt. Joseph Seavy's co., Col. Benjamin Foster's regt.;
service, 13 days ; company served at Machias from Dec. 5 to Dec. 25, 1778.

Traftox, . [This name also appears under the form of Traffton, Trafom,

Traftin.]

Trafton, Benjamin, York. Certificate dated York, March 10, 1777, signed by
Joseph Bragdon, Jr., Muster Master, certifying that he had mustered said
Trafton and others subsequent to Feb. 20, 1777 ; Capt. James Donnel's co., Col.
Samuel Brewer's regt. ; engaged for town of York ; reported received State
and Continental bounties ; also, Corporal, Colonel's co.. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec.
31, 1779; reported as serving 10 mos. 15 days as Private, 25 mos. 15 days as
Corporal ; promoted to Corporal Nov. 16, 1777 ; also, Private, Capt. Donnell's
CO., Col. Samuel Brewer's regt. ; suksistence allowed from date of enlistment,
Jan. 1, 1777, to March 20, 1777 ; credited with 93 rations, including rations for
14 days travel to Bennington; also, Corporal, same co. and regt. ; return dated
Camp Valley Forge, Jan. 22, 1778; residence, York; enlisted for town of
York ; enlistment, 3 years ; mustered by State Muster Master.

Trafton, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Edward Grow's co. ; service from Nov. 1,
1775, to Dec. 31, 1775, 2 mos. 5 days ; reported enlisted July 10, 1775 ; company
raised in York for defence of seacoast.

Trafton, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Tobias Femald's co.. Col. Edmund Phinney's
regt. ; muster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776; enlisted Feb.
22, 1776.

Trafton, Charles. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Bragdon, Jr.'s 7th (York) co..
Col. Ebenezer Sayer's (1st York Co.) regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers of said
regiment, dated Wells, June 12, 1776 ; ordered in Council June 25, 1776, that
said officers be commissioned; reported commissioned Jime 26, 1776; also,
accounts made up and rendered by Capt. Joseph Pray, on behalf of the widow
of said Trafton, deceased, for the State pay, Continental pay, and subsistence
due said Trafton on account of his service as Lieutenant in Col. "Wade's regt.
for 1 mo. 23 days at Providence, R. I., agreeable to resolves of June -, 1778,
and Oct. 16, 1778.

Trafton, Eliphalet, Old York. Private, Capt. Samuel Darbj^'s co.. Col. James
Scamman's (30th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 5 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775], including
abstract of pay to last of July, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat dated Cam-
bridge, Oct. 28, 1775.

Trafton, Eliphalet. Private, Capt. Thomas Bragdon's co., Lieut. Col. Joseph
Prime's regt. ; enlisted May 28, 1780 ; discharged Nov. 28, 1780; service, 6 mos.
5 days, imder Brig. Gen. Wadsworth at the Eastward, travel (5 days) included ;
company reported as having marched to Thomaston. Roll sworn to at York.



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Trafton, Emmanuel. Private, Capt. Thomas Barnes's (5th) co., Lieut. Col.
Thomas Nixon's (4th) regt. ; regimental return dated North Castle, Nov. 9,
1776.

Trafton, Gardner. Capt. Peleg Peck's co., Col. George "Williams's regt. ; entered
service Sept. 29, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 1 day, under
Maj. Gen. Spencer on a .secret expedition; company stationed at Tiverton,
R. I.; roll sworn to at Swanzey; also, Capt. Peck's co.. Col. John Daggett's
regt.; entered service Jan. 15, 1778; discharged April 1, 1778; service, 2 mos.
16 days ; regiment stationed at Warwick, R. I. ; roll sworn to at Swanzey.

Trafton, George, Shelbume. Private, Capt. Brewer's co.. Col. Brewer's regt.;
return dated Camp Valley Forge, Jan. 23, 1778 ; residence, Shelbume ; enlisted
for town of Shelbume; mustered by State Muster Master. [See George
Trason.]

Trafton, JeremL(\.h. Capt. Esaias Preble's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards
stationed at "Winter Hill ; marc'hed from home March 31, 1778 ; service, 3 mos.
7 days, including travel (80 miles) home ; company detached from militia to
serve from April 2, 1778, to July 3, 1778.

Trafton, John, Salem. Sailor, brig "Lexington," David Smith, Jr., Master;
descriptive list of oificers and crew, sworn to Oct. 2, 1780 ; age, 22 yrs. ; stature,
4 ft. 2 in. ; complexion, light; residence, Salem.

Trafton, Joshua (also given Jonathan), York. Sergeant, Capt. Johnson JNIoul-
ton's (York) co. of Minute-men, which marched probably in response to the
alarm of April 19, 1775; engaged April 21, 1775; service, 4 days; also, Ensign,
Capt. Samuel Darby's co.. Col. James Scammon's regt.; return of officers;
ordered in Provincial Congress, at "Watertown, June 2, 1775, that commissions
be delivered said officers excepting those captains who had already received
them; also. Ensign, Capt. Darby's co., Col. Scamman's (30th) regt.; muster
roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged May 2, 1775; service, 3 mos. 7 days; also,
company retum [probably Oct., 1775], including abstract of pay to last of
July, 1775; also. Captain, Col. Sherburne's regt.; Continental Army pay
accounts for .service from June 1, 1777, to April 20, 1780; reported discharged
April 20, 1780; also, same regt.; muster roll dated Camp Middletown, Aug.
21, 1778; also, return of officers and men belonging to Massachusetts in Col.
Henry Sherburne's regt., certified at Boston, June 15, 1779, by Capt. Benjamin
Burton ; appointed June 1, 1777 ; engaged for town of Old York ; term, 3
years.

Trafton, Josiah, York. Private, Capt. Jonathan Nowell's co.. Col. James Scam-
mon's (30th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 5 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775], mcluding
abstract of pay to last of July, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat dated Cam-
bridge No. 1, Nov. 21, 1775 ; also, receipt for bounty, given to the Selectmen,
dated York, July 13, 1778, signed by said Trafton and otliers raised to serve
at Providence, R. I., agreeable to resolve of June 12, 1778; also, Corporal,
Capt. Simeon Brown's co.. Col. Nathaniel "Wade's regt. ; enlisted July 1, 1778;
service, 6 mos. 7 days, at Rhode Lsland ; company discharged at East Green-
wich ; regiment raised in Essex and York coimties; also, same co. and regt. ;
muster rolls dated East Greenwich, Sept. 17, Sept. 24, Oct. 14, Nov. 6, and
Nov. 14, 1778; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Trafton, Lemuel, Salem. Capt. Thomas Barnes's co.. Col. John Mansfield's
regt. ; order for advance pay, signed by said Trafton and others, dated Cam-
bridge, June 27, 1775; also, Private, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 27, 1775 ; service, 2 mos. 9 daj's ; also, Capt.
Barnes's co.. Col. Mansfield's (19tli) regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Israel
Hutchinson; company retum dated Camp at Winter Hill, Oct. 5, 1775; also,



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Trafton, Lemuel, continued.

order for money iu lieu of bounty coat dated Camp Winter Hill, Oct. 27, 1775;
also, receipts given to Benjamin Heywood, Paymaster, 4th regt., signed by
said Trafton and others belonging to Capt. Barnes's co., for wages for Sept.,
Oct., and Nov., 177G.

Traftox, Noah, York. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental
Army for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill,
agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned as received of John Frost,
Superintendent for York Co., by Capt. Samuel Leighton, at Kittery, June 1,
1778, to be conducted to Fishkill and delivered to Brig. Jonathan Warner ;
Capt. Moulton's (3d) co., 1st York Co. regt. ; age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ;
complexion, light; residence, York; also, list of men returned as received of
Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778; arrived
at Fishkill June 4, 1778; also, Private, Capt. Thomas Bragdon's co., Lieut.
Col. Joseph Prime's regt. ; enlisted April 29, 1780 ; discharged Dec. 24, 1780 ;
service, 8 mos., under Brig. Gen. Wadsworth at the Eastward, travel (5 days)
included ; company reported as having marched to Thomaston.

Trafton, Samuel. Receipt for bounty, given to the Selectmen dated York, July
13, 1778, signed by said Trafton and others raised to serve at Providence, R. I.,
agreeable to resolve of June 12, 1778; also, Private, Capt. Simeon Brown's co..
Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.; enlisted July 1, 1778; service, 1 mo. 23 days,
at Rhode Island ; company discharged at East Greenwich ; regiment raised in
Essex and York counties; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated East
Greenwich, Sept. 17, 1778; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779; reported dis-
charged Aug. 16, 1778.

Traftox, Thaddeus. Private, Capt. Joseph Sevey's co., Col. Benjamin Foster's
(Lincoln Co.) regt. ; entered service June 23 [1777] ; discharged July 16 [1777] ;
service, 23 days; company ordered on duty for defence of Machias and rivers
adjacent when ship " Ambuscade " lay in the harbor ; also, same co. and regt. ;
entered service Aug. 20 [1777]; discharged Aug. 27 [1777]; service, 7 days;
company served at Machias when British ships lay in that harbor mitil relieved
by Col. John Allen's forces; also, Lieut. John Scott's detachment from 6th
Lmcoln Co. regt. ; service between Aug. 31, 1779, and Nov. 20, 1779, 15 days,
at Machias; roll endorsed " Service at Penobscot."

Trail, John, Marblehead. Private, Capt. William Bacon's (2d) co.. Col. John
Glover's (21st) regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Trail, John. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship " Thorn," commanded
by Capt. Richard Cowell, certified at Marblehead, Sept. 14, 1780; stature, 5 ft.
5 in. ; comj)lexion, light.

Traill, . [This name also appears under the form of Trail, Traille.]

Traill, John, Marblehead. Capt. William Bacon's co.. Col. John Glover's regt. ;
receipt for advance pay, signed by said Traill and others, dated Cambridge,
June 27, 1775 ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ;
enlisted June 4, 1775 ; service, 2 mos. 2 days; also, order for money in lieu of
boimty coat dated Camp at Cambridge, Jan. 1, 1776.

Traille, Henry. List dated Boston, Feb. 11, 1779, of men detached from Col.
Jabez Hatch's (Boston) regt. by order of Brig. Gen. Lovel to serve at Provi-
dence, R. I., agreeable to order of General Court of June 10, 1778, and mus-
tered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co.

Train, . [This name also appears under the form of Trayn.]

Train, David. Private, Capt. Ephraim Stockwell's co.. Col. Job Cushing's regt. ;
enlisted July 28, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 29, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 7 days, includ-



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Train, David, co7iiinued.

ing 5 days (108 miles) travel home ; company marched to Bcmiington July
28, 1777, to reinforce army under Gen. Stark.

Train, Elisha, Greenwich. Private, Capt. Joseph Hooker's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Kuggles Woodbridge's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response
to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 12 days.

Train, Isaac, Athol. List of men mustered to serve in the Continental Army for
the term of 9 months ; said Train appears among men belonging to Capt.
Lord's CO. and other companies in Col. Sparhawk's regt. ; engaged for town of
Athol ; mustered May 19 [year not given, probably 1778] ; also, return made
by Capt. John Oliver and Capt. Thomas Lord to Seth Washbuni, Superin-
tendent for Brig. Warner's brigade, dated Athol, May 18, 1778, of 9 months
men raised by the town of Athol ; Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regt. ; age, 21 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, light; engaged May 8, 1778 [name crossed out
on return] ; also, list of men raised in "Worcester Co. for the term of 9 months
from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, returned as received of Jonathan
"Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778; arrived at Fishkill



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