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commendation of the officers with whom ho had served, and accordingly
recommending him for an Ensigncy ; unsigned draft of a Council order dated
Dec. 31, 1782, advises that a warrant be issued for the promotion of said Tucker,
in accordance with Col. Brooks's recommendation.

Tucker, William. List of men credited with turns of service [year not given] ; no
service credited to said Tucker.

Tucker, William, Jr. Private, Capt. Daniel Warner's (1st) co. ; enlisted Jan. 16,
1776 ; service to May 31, 1776, 4 mos. 16 days ; company stationed at Gloucester
for defence of seacoast.

Tucker, William Hawley (also given William Stathy) . Private, Capt. Francis
Felton's co. ; company receipt, given to Daniel Hopkins, dated IMarblehead,
Sept. 26, 1775, for advance pay for 1 month ; also, Capt. Felton's (Marblehead)
CO. ; enlisted July 19, 1775; service to Dec. 31, 1775, 5 mos. 26 days, in defence
of seacoast; also, same co. ; enlisted Jan. 4, 1776; service to Feb. 29, 1776,
1 mo. 28 days, in defence of seacoast; also, Matross, Capt. Edward Fetty-
place's (Marblehead) co. ; enlisted March 1, 1776; service to Sept. 1, 1776,
6 mos., in defence of seacoast; also. Quarter Gunner, same co. ; service from
Sept. 1, 1776, to Jan. 1, 1777, 4 mos., in defence of seacoast; also, Capt. Fetty-
place's (Fort) co. ; memorandum of beef delivered ; date of delivery Feb. 18,
1777.

Tucker, Woodward. Return of men mustered for Col. Jacobs's regt. to serve m
the four New England governments by James Hatcli, Muster Master for
Plymouth Co., June 8, 1778; Capt. Wood's co. ; enlisted by Capt. Lemuel
Wood.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 125



Tucker, Woodward. Private, Capt. Abuer Crane's co. ; enlisted Feb. 5, 1779;
discharged May 4, 1779; service, 2 mos. 29 days, with guards at Boston.

Tucker, Zephaniah, Leicester. List of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from or in behalf of South co. in Leicester, as returned by Lieut. Eben-
ezer Upham and Lieut. "William Watson, endorsed " Cap't Green ; " residence,
Leicester; engaged for town of Leicester; joined Capt. MartjTi's co.. Col.
Bigelow's regt. ; term, during war; also, list of men mustered by Thomas
Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co. ; Capt. Gates's co., Col. Bigelow's
regt. ; mustered April 26, 1777; term, during war; also, Private, Capt. Adam
Martin's co., Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for .service from April 19, 1777, to July 24, 1779 ; reported deserted July 24,
1779; also, mu-ster roll for Jan.-Aug., 1777, dated Van Schaick's Island and
sworn to at Camp near Half Moon ; enlisted April 19, 1777 ; reported on com-
mand at Albany; also, muster roll sworn to at Camp near the " Gulph,"
Dec. 18, 1777; also, return dated Feb. 3, 1778; mustered by Worcester Co.
Muster Master; also, muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence.

TucKERMAN, . [This name also appears under the form of Tuckermon, Tukar-

man.]

TuCKERJiAN, Abraham, Providence (also given Boston) . Lieutenant, Capt. Edward
Blake's co. ; return of Col. Jonathan Brewer's regt. showing officers to be
commissioned ; recommended in Committee of Safety, at Cambridge, June 17,
1775, that said officers be commissioned by Provincial Congress ; an unsigned
order directs that commissions be delivered above officers with the exception
of Capt. Joseph Stebbins; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Blake's co.. Col. Brewer's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged April 25, 1775; service, 98
days ; also. Lieutenant, Col. Brewer's regt. ; list of officers who were appointed
but not commissioned by Congress owing to the confusion that took place after
June 17, 1775; said officers recommended in Council Sept. 27, 1775, to Gen.
Washington for commissions [name crossed out on list, but appears with staff
officers as Adjutant] ; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Thaddeus Russell's co., Col.
Brewer's regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, general order
dated Headquarters, Ticonderoga, Oct. 6, 1776, taken from Col. Ephraim
Wheelock's Orderly Book ; said Tuckerman, 2d Lieutenant, Col. Whitcomb's
(6th) regt., promoted to 1st Lieutenant, vice Lieut. Willington, promoted;
also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Thomas Willington's (late Capt. Benjamin Bul-
lard's) 7th co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt. ; muster roll dated Camp at Ticon-
deroga, Nov. 27, 1776; appointed Jan. 1, 1776; reported promoted Oct. 1, 1776;
also, 1st Lieutenant (also given Adjutant), Capt. Daniel Whiting's (2d) co.,
Col. Whitcomb's regt. ; muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776 :
appointed Adjutant Jan. 1, 1776; appointed Lieutenant Oct. 1, 1776; reported
re-engaged and promoted to Captaui Nov. 13 (also given Nov. 12), 1776, in
Col. Paterson's regt. ; also reported on furlough from Nov. 17, 1776, by leave
of Gen. Gates; also. Captain, Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt., and Quarter
Master to Gen. Glover's brigade ; Continental Army pay accomits for service
from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported as serving 27 mos. 20 days as
Captain, 8 mos. 10 days as Quarter Master ; also. Captain, Col. John Patter-
son's regt.; list of officers of the Continental Army ; commissioned March 26,
1777; also. Captain, Col. Vose's regt. ; mtister roll for Dec, 1777, sworn to at
Camp near Valley Forge ; appointed Jan. 1, 1777 ; reported on furlough ; also,
same regt. ; return of officers for clothing ; receipt for said clothing, dated
Boston, May 25, 1778; also, same regt.; regimental pay roll for Sept., 1778,
approved at Providence ; also, same regt. ; muster rolls for Nov., 1778, Jan. and
Feb., 1779, sworn to at Providence ; also, muster roll for March and April, 1779,
of a company fonnerly commanded by said Tuckerman in Col. Vose's regt.,
dated Providence ; reported a supernumerary officer ; also, return for clothing



126 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

TucKKRXLA-N, ABRAHAM, Continued.

due superuumerary officers formerly belonging to Col. Vose's regt., appearmg on
the reverse of a clothing return endorsed " Sep'r 2'2d 1779; " said Tuckerman,
Captaui, reported as having been appointed Brigade Quartermaster in general
orders and as having continued in service in that capacity; also, Brigade
Quartermaster, 1st Mass. brigade ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; residence, Boston ; also, Captain, 1st Mass.
regt.. Gen. Glover's brigade; return of officers, dated Boston, Dec. 14, 1780.

Tuckerman, Bartholomew Sutton, Boston. Private, Capt. Isaac Tuckerman's
CO., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance home,
etc., dated Dorchester, Nov. 28, 1776; also, Seaman, ship "Protector," com-
manded by Capt. John Foster Williams ; engaged March 10, 1780 ; discharged
Aug. 17, 1780; service, 5 mos. 7 days; aiso, order on Capt. Williams, Com-
mander of the ship " Protector," payable to Isaac Tuckerman, dated Boston,
Sept. 28, 1780, signed by said Bartholomew Sutton Tuckerman, for wages due
for service on board said vessel.

Tuckerman, Edward. Council warrant dated Nov. 19, 1779, for £05,816, drawn in
favor of said Tuckerman and Maj. Thomas Coggswell, the amount being part
of the grant of .§500,000 made by the General Court for the use of Maj. Gen.
Heath in recruiting the State's quota of the Continental troops.

Tuckerman, Isaac, Boston. Drummer, Capt. Lemuel Trescott's co.. Col. Jona^
than Brewer's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 24, 1775;
service, 2 mos. 13 days; also, company return dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6,
1775; also, order for boimty coat dated Camp at Prospect Hill, Oct. 25, 1775.

Tuckerman, Isaac, Boston. Captain ; 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 Dorchester Heights, endorsed " Re-
ported by Brig Whitcomb Aug 23d 1776;" company raised in SuiTolk Co.;
also, Captain, 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 commissioned ; also,
list of officers returned by Col. Ebenezer Francis, endorsed " Dorchester Hieghts
Octo 1776; " reported in Northern department ; also, Col. P'raucis's regt. ; pay
abstract for travel allowance home, etc., dated Dorchester, Nov. 28, 1776;
also. Assistant to Deputy Quartermaster General ; return of men employed
in Quartermaster General's department under the inspection of Thomas Chase,
Deputy Quartermaster General [year not given] ; reported stationed at Rut-
land.

Tuckerman, Jacob. Boy, ship "Mars," commanded by Capt. Simeon Samson;
engaged June 2, 1780; discharged March 12, 1781; service, 9 mos. 10 days;
reported as having received wages on accoimt in France ; also reported as
entitled to share in the brig " Tryall " if made a prize. Roll dated Boston.

Tuckerman, John, Holliston. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from 1st Holliston co., as returned by Lieut. Joseph Mellen; residence, Hol-
liston; engaged for town of Holli.ston ; term, 3 years; also, Capt. John Gill's
(4th) CO., Col. T. Crafts's (Artillery) regt. ; return of men entitled to an addi-
tional bounty of £15, dated Boston, Jan. 12, 1778: also, same co. and regt.;
list of men who received bounty from April 30, 1777, to Dec. 30, 1777, 8 mos. ;
also, Matross, Capt. Lincoln's co., Col. Revere's (Artillery) regt.; Continen-
tal Army pay accounts for service from Nov. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also,
Capt. Amos Lincoln's (Artillery) co. ; list of men entitled to small stores for
3 months, dated Castle Island, Sept. 17, 1779; also, Capt. Lincoln's (2d) co.,
[Lieut.] Col. Paul Revere's corps of artillery; service from Jan. 1, 1780, to
May 8, 1780, 4 mos. 8 days; roll dated Boston.



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TucKERiiAN, John. Private, Capt. Josiah Keith's co., Col. Isaac Dean's regt. ;
entered service March 4, 1781; discharged March 16, 1781; sers'ice, 13 days;
regiment raised hi Bristol Co. for service at Illiode Island by order of His
Excellency John Hancock. Roll endorsed " for 40 Day."

TucKERMAN, Matthkw. Private, Capt. William Hudson Ballard's co.. Col. Whit-
comb's regt. ; muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 177<J; enlisted
Nov. 21, 1775 ; reported deserted Dec. 31, 1775.

TucKERMAN, WiLLiAM. Private, Capt. Josiah Sartell's co., which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775, from Groton to headquarters at Cambridge ; service,
10 days.

TucKERMOK, John. Private, Capt. Daniel Eames'sco., Col. Benjamin Haws's regt. ;
service, 1 mo. 3 days, at Rhode Island on a secret expedition ; company marched
Sept. 29, 1777.

TucKLERMON, JoHN. Private, Capt. Josiah Keith's co.. Col. Isaac Dean's regt. ;
entered service Aug. 4, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 10, 1780 ; service, 6 days ; com-
pany marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm.

TucKERMON, Matthew. Private, Capt. Thomas Crandon's co. ; enlisted July 25,
1775 ; service, 5 mos. 9 days, in defence of seacoast.

TucKETT, Daniel, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Abiel Peirce's (2d Middle-
borough) CO. of militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marsh-
field ; service, 2 days.

Tucket, Benjamin, Falmouth. Corporal, Capt. David Bradish'sco., Col. Edmund
Phirmey's (31st) regt.; company return endorsed " Oct'r 6th 1775;" also,
Matross, Capt. Abner Lowell's co. of matrosses stationed at Falmouth, Cum-
berland Co.; return dated Falmouth, July 31, 1777; company reported Aug.
11, 1777, as mustered by Col. Peter Noyes, agreeable to seacoast establishment.

Tucket, " Houchin." 3Iatross, Capt. Abner Lowell's co. of matrosses ; service from
Jan. 1, 1777, to March 31, 1777, 3 mos. ; company stationed at Falmouth, Cum-
berland Co. ; also, Capt. Lowell's co. of matrosses stationed at Falmouth, Cum-
berland Co.; return dated Falmouth, July 31, 1777; company reported Aug.
11, 1777, as mustered by Col. Peter Xoyes, agreeable to seacoast establishment.

Tucket, Stephen. Matross, Capt. Abner Lowell's co. of matrosses; service from
Sept. 1, 1776, to March 31, 1777, 7 mos. ; company stationed at Falmouth,
Cumberland Co.

Tuckor, George. Capt. William Hooper's co. ; company receipt for advance pay
for 1 month, given to Daniel Hopkins, dated Salem, Sept. 26, 1775.

Tuckor, Joseph. Private, Capt. Jonatlian Shaw's co.. Col. George Williams's
regt.; service, 1 mo. 1 day; comx)any marched from Raynham, Taiuiton, and
Easton, in Sept., 1777, on a secret expedition.

Tuckor, Nicholas. Capt. William Hooper's co. ; company receipt for advance
pay for 1 month, given to Daniel Hopkins, dated Salem, Sept. 26, 1775.

TucKSBURT, James, Marblehead. Private, Capt. Nicholson Brough'ton's (5th) co..
Col. John Glover's (21st) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May
27, 1775; service, 2 mos. 10 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775].

TuDA, Cato, Boston. 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.
Tuder, Francis, Billerica. Landsman, ship " Essex '' (privateer) , commanded by

Capt. John Cathcart ; descriptive list of officers and crew, swoni to in Suffolk

Co., June 12, 1780 ; age, 27 yrs. ; residence, Billerica.



128 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Tudor, . [This name also appears under the form of Tuda, Tuder.]

Tudor, Caesar, Boston. Return of 6 months men who enlisted from Boston regt.
of militia, made by Col. Edward Procter, dated Boston, Aug. 31, 1780; said
Tudor apx)ears among men who belonged to Boston but who had enlisted for
some other town. [See Cato Tudor.]

Tudor, Cato. List of 6 months men raised agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780,
returned as received of Maj. Joseph llosmer. Superintendent for Middlesex
Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner, dated Springfield; also, descriptive list of
men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agree-
able to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commis-
sioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, Aug. 2, 1780; age, 21 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 4 in. ; engaged for town of Lexington ; marched to camp Aug. 2,
1780, under command of Lieut. Benjamin Pike; reported a negro; also, pay
roll for (i months men raised by the town of Lexington for service in the
Continental Army "during 1780; marched to camp July 2-1, 1780; discharged
Dec. 3, 1780; service, 4 mos. 20 days, including travel (200 miles) home. [See
Caesar Tudor.]

Tudor, Johx, Boston. 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 Sherbm-ne's regt.,
who were incorporated into a regiment under the command of Col. Henry
Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement of April !), 1779; rank. Private; resi-
dence, Boston; engaged Nov. 16, 1777; term, during war; said Tudor appears
among men belonging to Col. David Henley's regt. who had been discharged
from the rolls prior to above arrangement; reported deserted Jan. 1, 1778.

Tudor, John. Private, Capt. Joshua Gray's co. ; enlisted Nov. 1, 1775; discharged
Dec. 31, 177.5; service, 2 mos. 5 days, in defence of seacoast. Roll dated
Barnstable.

Tudor, William, Boston. Lieutenant Colonel, Col. David Henley's regt. ; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from May 9, 1777, to Api-il 9, 1778 ;
reported resigned April 9, 1778 ; also, return certified at Camp near Morris-
town, April 30, 1780, of officers and men belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's,
and Col. Jackson's regts., and men belonging to ^lassachusetts in Col. Henry
Sherburne's regt., who were incorporated into a nsgiment under the command
of Col. Henry Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement of April 9, 1779; rank,
Lieutenant Colonel ; residence, Boston ; said Tudor ai)pears among officers
belonging to Col. David Henley's regt. who were not included in the above
arrangement ; reported resigned ; also reported deranged and not mustered.

TuEL, John. Private, Capt. Pelatiah Eddy's co., Col. Abiel Mitchel's regt. com-
manded by Lieut. Col. James Williams, Brig. Gen. Godfrey's (Bristol Co.)
brigade; service, 8 days; company marched from Taunton to Tiverton, R. I.,
on the alarm of Aug. 1, 17S0.

TuELD, Reuben, South Hadley. Sergeant, Capt. Moses Montague's co. of Minute-
men, Col. Ruggles Woodbridge'sregt., which marched in response to the alarm
of April 19, 1775; entered service April 20, 1775; service, lo^ days.

Tuell, . [This name also appears under the form of Tewell, Tewles, Tuel,

Tuels, Tules, Tulles.]

Tuell, James, Dimstable. List of men probably raised for Continental service
[year not given]; residence, Dunstable; credited to town of Sutton. [See
James Jewell.]

Tuell, John. Capt. IMacey "Williams's co.. Col. Tinioiliy Walker's (22d) regt.;
order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Dec. 27, 1775.



m TILE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 129

TuELS, Barnard, Marslifield. Private, Capt. Joseph Stetson's co.. Col. Dyke's
regt. ; pay abstract for rations to and from camp and travel allowance home,
•dated Boston, Nov. -, 177(5, and endorsed "Regiment at Dochester Height ; "
70 miles travel allowed said Tuels; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll for
Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 1, 1776; regiment raised to serve until
March 1, 1777; also, Capt. John Turner's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. of
guards; joined Nov. 6, 1777; service to April 3, 1778, i mos. 27 days, at
Cambridge.

Tuels, Charles, Marshfield. Private, Capt. Eleazer Hamblen's co., Col. John
Thomas's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 1, 1775 ; service,
3 mos., 1 week, 1 day.

Tuels, Charles, Pembroke. Private, Capt. John Turner's co.. Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt. ; marched Sept. 28, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 3 days; company marched
to Rhode Island. [See Charles Jewetts.]

TuENNis, Att. Private, Capt. Ambrose Bear's detachment of Indians ; entered
service Oct. 20, 1776; discharged Dec. 16, 1776; service, 57 days, under [Col.]
Jonathan Eddy on 'expedition against Fort Cumberland, N. S.

TuESDELL, Daniel, "Williamsburgh. 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.

Ttjexbury, James, Jr. Private, Capt. Francis Felton's (Marblehead) co. ; enlisted
July 17, 1775; service to Nov. 1, 1775, 3 mos. 23 days, in defence of seacoast.

Tuff, Thomas. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Hooker's 11th (2d Greenwich) co.,
4th Hampshire Co. regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers chosen in said regi-
ment, as returned by Lieut. Col. R. Woodbridge and Maj. Josiah "White to
Col. Samuel Howe, dated South Hadley, March 16, 1776 ; ordered in Council
April 1, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned April
1, 1776.

Tuff, "William. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Thomas "Whipple's 5th (New Braintree)
CO., Col. James Convers's (4th "Worcester Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of
officers chosen by the several companies in said regiment, dated Brooklield,
May 14, 1776 ; ordered in Council May 31, 1776, that said officers be commis-
sioned; reported commissioned May 31, 1776; also, letter signed by James
Converse, addressed to Brig. Jonathan "Warner, at "Waltham, dated Brook-
field, Aug. 17, 1776, stating that in compliance with orders he had delivered
Lieut. John Banister and said Tuff, Lieutenant, their commissions with orders
to march with the men belonging to his regiment who were raised for defence
of the Lines at and about Boston, and that both officers had declined the com-
missions while complying with the marching orders.

Tuffs, John. Private, Capt. William Harris's detachment from Col. Pike's (Cum-
berland Co.) regt. ; service from Sept. 27, 1779, to Oct. 23, 1779, 26 days, under
direction of Committee of Falmouth ; detachment detailed for defence of Fal-
mouth by order of General Court of Sept. 3, 1779.

Tuffs, Thomas, Greenwich. Sergeant, Capt. Elijah Dwight's co. ; pay abstract
for mileage to and from camp [year not given] ; mileage for 160 miles allowed
said Tuffs.

Tuffs, "WrLLiAM, New Braintree. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Ezekiel Knowlton's co. :
return of company officers of Col. Dike's regt., showing number of men
present under tliem and also those not joined, dated Dorchester, Sept. 21,
1776, endorsed " Off'rs to be Comissioned : " company probably joined from
Col. Converce's or Col. Sparhawk's regt.. Brig. "Warner's brigade; also, retm-n
of officers who marched to camp to join Col. Dike's regt., dated Dorchester,



130 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Tuffs, William, continued.

Sept. 27, 1776 ; said Tuffs, 2d Lieutenant, with other officers of Capt. Knowl-
ton's CO., marched Aufj. 17, 1776 ; ordered in Council Sept. 27, 1776, that said
officers be commissioned ; regiment rai.sed for defence of Boston ; also, Lieu-
tenant, Capt. Knoulton's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; pay abstract for mileage from
home to Dorchester Heights [year not given] ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay
abstract for travel from Dorchester home, dated Dorchester, Nov. 20, 1776;
70 miles travel allowed said Tufifs ; also, certificate dated New Braintree, Aug.
12, 1778, signed by said Tuffs, Lieutenant, certifying tliat he had enlisted two
men to serve for ((months in the Continental Army witliin the time appointed
by the General Court to entitle them or the town to a bounty.

TuFFTS, A.-VKOX. List of 6 months men raised agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780,
returned as received of Maj. Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for Middlesex
Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner, dated Springfield ; also, descriptive list of
men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agree-
able to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commis-
sioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 8, 1780; age, 19 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, dark ; engaged for town of Medford ; marched
to camp July 8, 1780, under command of Ebeuezer Kent, Esq.

TuFFTs, David. Descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co., agreeable to
resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for said
county; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion, light; hair, light; eyes,
blue; occupation, farmer; engaged for town of Billerica; engaged March 24,
1781; term, 3 years.

TuFFTS, Elias. Private, Capt. Samuel Barnard's co. of militia. Col. Thomas
Gardner's regt., which marched on the alarm of Ajiril 19, 1775 ; service, 2 days.
Roll endorsed " Watertown."

TuFFTS, Nathaniel. Matross, Capt. Thomas Waite Foster's co., Col. Richard
Gridley's (Artillery) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 7,
1775; service, 3 mos. 2 days; reported as belonging to New York.

TuFFTS, Samuel. List of 6 months men raised agreeable to resolve of June 5,
1780, returned as received of Maj. Josepli Hosmer, Suj)erintendent for Middle-
sex Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner, dated Springfield; also, descriptive list
of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months,
agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin Elj% Com-
missioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 8, 1780; age, 19
yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of Medford;
marched to camp July 8, 1780, under command of Ebenezer Kent, Esq.

TuFFTS, William, Woburn (also given Bedford). Private, Major's co.. Col. James
Wesson's regt. ; Continental Army i^ay accounts for service from April 1, 1777,
to Aug. 19, 1777 ; residence, Wobuni ; reported killed Aug. 19, 1777 ; also,
Capt. Joseph Pettingill's co.. Col. Wesson's regt.; company return [year not
given] ; residence, Bedford; engaged for town of Bedford; term, during war;
reported deceased.

Tuft, Ellis. Fifer, Capt. Peter Penniman's co.. Col. Wood's regt.; service from
April 18, 1777, to May 7, 1777, 21 days ; company marched for defence of Rhode
Island.

Tuft, Moses. Lieutenant, Col. Ephraim Wheelock's regt.; return of effectives,
dated Ticonderoga, Sept. 11, 1776; reported in the train.

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



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 131

TuFTES, William. Private, Capt. Samuel Ward's co., Col. Solomon Lovell's regt. ;
service, 5 days, subsequent to March 10, 1776. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

ToFTON, Thomas Sackwel, New Ipswich. Descriptive list endorsed "August 4
1775;" Capt. Ezra Town's co., Col. James Read's regt. ; rank. Private; age,
19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 3 in. ; complexion, fair; eyes, light; occupation, farmer;



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