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Commissary in Eastern department ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from July 13, 1777, to Nov. 15, 1782; also, payroll for Capt. Stephen Smith,
Commissary at Machias, and his clerk, said Tupper; appointed July 13, 1777;
service to Nov. 15, 1780, 40 mos. 2 days ; also, pay roll for Stephen Smith, Com-
mi.ssarj% and his clerk, said Tupper, employed in the Eastern department imder
Col. John Allan; service from Nov. 15, 1780, to Nov. 15, 1782, 2 years.

Tupper, Zuriel. List of men who engaged in Col. James Easton's regt., marched
from Pittsfield to Canada Aug. 4, 1775, luider command of Capt. Eli Root, and
were dismissed Dec. 30, 1775; service, 22 weeks 2 days; also, list of men who
marched from Pittsfield to Albany Jan. 14, 1776, under command of Capt.
William Francis, at request of Gen. ScTiuyler, and were dismissed Jan. 19, 1776 ;
service, 5 days.

TuPRER, Samuel. Capt. Egery's co., Col. Danielson's regt. ; order for money in
lieu of bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Dec. 24, 1775.

Turel, David. Private, Capt. Timothy Read's co., Col. Asa Barns's regt. ; service,
10 days ; company marched from Lanesborough to Stillwater Oct. 13, 1781.

TuREL, Truemax. Private, Capt. Timothy Read's co.. Col. Asa Barns's regt.;
service, 10 days; company marched from Lanesborough to Stillwater Oct. 13,
1781.



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TuRKLL, GroEox. Matross, Capt. Lincoln's co., Col. Revere's (Artillery) regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1778, to Dec. 31, 1779.

TuRELL, Samuel. Corporal, Capt. Caleb Champney's co.. Col. Gerrish's detach-
ment of guards ; muster roll dated Boston, Aug. 14, 1778 ; detachment drafted
to serve for 6 weeks from July 29, 1778; also, Capt. Champney's co., Maj.
Goodwin's detachment from Col. Gerrish's regt. of guards; entered service
July 29, 1778; service to Sept. -, 1778, 1 mo. 11 days, at Boston.

TuRFTS, Cato, Medford. Private, Lieut. Nathaniel Sartell's co.. Col. William
Prescott's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 177.5 ; enlisted May 15, 1775 ; .service,
78 days; also, Capt. Ephraim Corey's co., Col. Prescott's regt. ; company re-
turn dated Cambridge, Oct. 7, 1775, and endorsed " The late Capt Parkers " co.

TuRFTS, John. Private; list of men belonging to Capt. John "Walton's co. who
went to Noddle's Island Dec. 9, 1776 ; reported as among those who went home
Dec. 12, 177(5, without a discharge.

TuKFTS, Nathaniel, Cambridge. Private, Light Infantry co., Col. Calvin Smith's
regt.; Continental Army pay accoiuits for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec.
31, 1779; also, Capt. Aaron Haynes's co.. Col. Edward "Wigglesworth's regt. ;
return [year not given]; residence, Cambridge; enlisted for town of Cam-
bridge ; mustered by Maj. Barber at Boston; also, same co. and regt. ; muster
roll for May, 1778, dated Valley Forge ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll
for June, 1778, dated Camp " Greeneage; " also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll
for Oct., 1778; also, Capt. John K. Smith's co., (late) Col. Wigglesworth's
regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence; enlisted Feb.
12, 1777 ; enlistment, during war ; reported transferred to light infantry co.

TuKFTS, Timothy. 3d Corporal, Capt. John Walton's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. ; en-
listed Sept. 27, 1776 ; discharged Nov. 16, 1776 ; service, 2 mos. 1 day, includ-
ing 11 days (228 miles) travel home. Roll dated North Castle.

TuBGERSON, Eleazer, Exctcr. Private, Capt. Isaac Sherman's co., Col. Samuel
Gerrish's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 8, 1775; service,
1 mo. 23 days. [See Eleazer Ferguson.]

Turk, James. Private ; pay roll for wages due men belonging to the brig " Free-
dom," commanded by Capt. John 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 Turk from Aug. 4 to Aug. 30, 1777.

TuRKiN, John, Salem. Sailor, ship " Pilgrim," commanded by Capt. Joseph
Robinson ; descriptive list of officers and crew, dated Aug. 2, 1780 ; age, 27 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 4 in. ; complexion, dark; residence, Salem.

TuRNAR, Adam, Templeton. Private, Capt. Jonathan Sibley's co.. Col. Luke
Drury's regt. ; entered service Aug. 9, 1781 ; marched Aug. 13, 1781 ; arrived
at camp Aug. 22, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 21, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 23 days,
including 10 days (200 miles) travel home; residence, Templeton; engaged
for town of Templeton ; regiment raised for 3 months.

TuRNBALL, WiLLLiM, St. Johns. Private, Capt. Jabez West's co. ; enlisted May
29, 1777; discharged July 17, 1777; service, 1 mo. 18 days; company raised at
Machias for expedition against St. Johns.

TifRNBULL, . [This name appears under the form of Tuniball.]

TuRNCLiFF, William. Private, 7th co. ; entry dated Oct. 23, 1783, of an order for
wages for May and 10 days in June [year not given], appearing in a register
of orders accepted on account of wages, etc. ; also. Corporal, same co. ; entry
dated Oct. 23, 1783, of an order for wages for 20 days in June and the month
of July [year not given], appearing in a register of orders accepted on account
of wages, etc.



152 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

TiTRNER, . [This name also appears under the form of Farmer, Furmer, Timor,

Tomer, Toner, Tumar, Tumner, Tumor, Tumur, Turrner.]

Turner, Aaron, Freetown. Private, Capt. Joseph Durfee's (Freetown) co.. Col.
Pope's regt. ; enlisted Dec. 7, 1776; discharged Dec. 23, 1776; service, l(j days;
company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm ; also, same co. ; service from
April 9, 1778, to July i», 1778, 3 mos., at Freetown ; also, Sergeant, Capt. Jacob
Hiiskins's co., Col. John Jacobs's regt. ; engaged July 29, 1778 ; service, 5 mos.
3 days, at Rhode Island ; term to expire Jan. 1, 1779 ; roll dated Tiverton.

Turner, Abel, Pembroke. Private, Capt. Freedom Chamberlin's co.. Gen. John
Thomas's regt.; company return dated Camp at Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775; re-
ported enlisted Sept. 13, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat dated Camp at Rox-
bury, Nov. 9, 1775.

Turner, Abel. Corporal, Capt. Andrew Samson's co. ; return dated May 20, 1777 ;
reported mustered by G. Partridge, Muster Master; company stationed at the
fort at the Gurnet.

Turner, Abiel (also given Abel and Abla.h) , Scituate (also given Newton) . List
of men raised in Middlesex Co. for Continental sei'vice, agreeable to resolve of
June 9, 1779, as returned by Josejjh Ho.smer, Superintendent for said county,
Nov. 24, 1779; also, descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co. in 1779 to
serve in the Continental Army ; age, 38 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion,
light; engaged for town of Newton; delivered to Capt. L. Bailey; also, list
of men returned as received of Maj. Stephen liadlam, Superintendent for
Suffolk Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner, at Springfield, Sept. 20, 1779 [name
crossed out on list] ; also. Private, 5th co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from Nov. 5, 1779, to Dec. 31, 1780;
residence, Scituate ; also, descriptive return dated West Point, Feb. 12, 1780 ;
Capt. Jacob Wales's co., 10th Mass. regt. ; age, 38 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ;
complexion, light; hair, light; residence, Newton ; aZso, descriptive list dated
Jan. 26, 1781 ; Capt. Turner's (6th) co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ;
age, 38 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, light; hair, dark; residence,
Scituate; engaged Dec. 1, 1779, by Lieut. Turner; term, during war.

Turne"r, Abiezer (also given Abishai) , Scituate. List of men raised to serve in the
Continental Army from Col. John Cushing's (2(1 Plynioutli Co.) regt. ; resi-
dence, Scituate; engaged for town of Scituate; term to expire Jan. 10, 1778;
also, list of men mustered by James Hatch, Muster Master for Plymouth Co.,
dated July 9, 1777.

Turner, Abiezer. Petition dated Camp at Hull, Sept. 17, 1776, signed by said
Turner and others belonging to battalion stationed at Hull, asking for increase
and payment of wages.

Turner, Abiezer. Private, Capt. Joseph Stetson's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; muster
roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; credited to town of Scituate; enlisted Dec. 24,
1776 ; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

Turner, Abiezer. Private, Maj. Nathaniel Heath's co. ; enlisted July 4, 1779 ; dis-
charged Aug. 3, 1779; service, 1 mo., with guards at and about Boston ; enli.st-
ment, 3 months; also, same co. ; enlisted Aug. 4. 1779; discharged Aug. 31,
1779 ; service, 28 days, with guards at and about Boston ; company raised for
3 months; also, Capt. Caleb Champnev's co., Maj. Heath's detachment of
guards; enlisted Oct. 1, 1779: disoliarjred Jan. 1, 1780; service, 3 mos. (also
given 3 mos. 1 day) , at and about Boston.

Turner, Abiezer. Private, Capt. Elijah Baker's co.. Col. William Turner's regt. ;
marched July 24, 1781; discharged Dec. 1, 1781; service, 4 mos. 10 days, at
Rhode Island.



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Turner, Abner, Scituate. Drummer, Capt. Galen Clapp's (2(1 Scituate) co. of
militia, Col. Antliony Thomas's regt., which marched April 21, 1775, in
response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2 clays.

Turner, Abxer, Walpole. Private, Capt. Seth Bullard's (Walpole) co. of militia.
Col. John Smith's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 4 days.

Turner, Abner. Corporal, Capt. Samuel Ward's co.. Col. Solomon Lovell'sregt. ;
service, 4 days; company marched March 4, 1776, at the time of taking Dor-
chester Heights ; also, same co. and regt. ; service, 2 days, subsequent to March
10, 1776; roll sworn to in SulTolk Co.

Turner, Abner. Private, Capt. John Baxter's co. ; marched Sept. 30, 1782 ; dis-
charged Oct. 24, 1782; service, 27 days, including travel (80 miles) home;
company detached for service under Maj. Job Cushing at Hull. Roll dated
Medfield.

Turner, Adam, Pembroke. Corporal, Capt. Freedom Chamberlain's co.. Col.
Bailey's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 2 weeks ;
also, Private, Capt. John Turner's co., Col. John Cushing's regt. ; marched
Dec. 9, 1776; service, 17 days; company marched to Providence, R. I., on an
alarm ; also, list of men mustered by James Hatch, Muster Master for Plym-
outh Co., to serve in the New England states imtil Jan. 1, 1779 ; Capt. Turner's
CO.; residence, Pembroke; engaged for town of Pembroke; also. Sergeant,
Capt. Calvin Curtis's co.. Col. John Jacobs's regt.; engaged Jime 24, 1778;
service, 6 mos. 9 days, at Rhode Island ; term to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Turner, Adaji, Templeton. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780,
returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter Harwood, of
6tli Mass. regt., at Springfield, July 1, 1780; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ;
complexion, ruddy; engaged for town of Templeton; arrived at Springfield
June 29, 1780; marched to camp July 1, 1780, under command of Ensign
Joseph Miller; also, list of men raised for the 6 months service and returned
by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp Toto-
way, Oct. 25, 1780; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of
Templeton for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to camp
at West Point June 26, 1780; discharged Dec. 15, 1780; service, 5 mos. 29 days,
at West Point, travel (200 miles) included ; also, descriptive list of men in
Continental service; 4th co. ; age, 18 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion,
light; hair, brown; eyes, dark; occupation, yeoman; residence, Templeton;
enlisted Nov. 1, 1782 ; enlistment, 3 years ; also, Private, Capt. James Tisdale's
(.3d) CO., Col. JohnGreaton's (3d) regt. ; muster roll for Oct., 1782; also, Capt.
Tisdale's co., 3d Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. James Mellin ; muster
rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1783; balance of term of enlistment unexpired, 30
months 22 days ; also, accoimts current showing clothing, arms, etc., charged to
men in Capt. Tisdale's co. ; clothing charged said Turner on various dates
between Nov. 29 [1782], and May 16, 1783; reported transferred to light
infantry co.

Turner, Alexander. List of men showing amounts paid them [year not given].

Turner, Allen, Rehoboth. Descriptive list of men mustered for Continental ser-
vice subsequent to Sept. 16 [year not given], by James Leonard, Muster Master
for Bristol Co.; Capt. Jonathan Drown's co., Col. Lea's (Lee's) regt.; age, 17
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. ; engaged for town of Rehoboth ; also, Private, Lieut.
Colonel's co.. Col. Henry Jackson's (16th) regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Feb. 15, 1777, to Feb. 15, 1780: residence, Rehoboth :
also, Ensign Jabez Barney's co.. Col. Jackson's regt. commanded by [Lieut.
Col.] William S. Smith; pay roll for Nov., 1778; also, Lieut. Col. David



154 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Turner, Allen, continued.

Cobb's (2d) CO., Col. Jackson's regt. ; muster roll for April, 1779, dated Paw-
tuxet ; enlisted Feb. 15, 1777 ; enlistment, 3 years ; reported furloughed April
24 [?], 1779, by Col. Jackson for 8 days; also, 2d co. commanded by Lieut.
Thomas Edwards, Col. Jackson's regt. ; company return certified at Camp
Providence, July 13, 1779; also, Lieut. Col. Cobb's (2d) co., Col. Jackson's
regt.; pay roll for July, 1779; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Oct.,
1779; also, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Jackson's regt.; regimental return made
up to Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at I'rovidence; the remark "to be charged
with Israel Barney Bounty" appears after name; 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 Massa-
chusetts in Col. Henry Sherburne's regt., who were incorporated into a regi-
ment under the command of Col. Henry Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement
of April 9, 1779; Lieut. Colonel's co. ; rank. Private; residence, Rehoboth ;
engaged Feb. lo, 1777; term, 3 years; reported discharged Feb. 25, 1780, term
of enlistment having expired.

Turner, Allen, Rehoboth. Capt. Jabez Barney's co., Lieut. Col. Luke Dniry's
regt. ; marched July 11, 1781 ; engaged 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.

Turner, Allen. Private, Capt. James Hills's co.. Col. "Williams's regt. ; service
from Sept. 29, 1777, to Oct. 30, 1777, at Tiverton. Roll sworn to at Rehoboth.

Turner, Amos, Hanover. Captain of a company of Minute-men, Col. John Bai-
ley's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2 weeks;
also. Captain ; list of officers belonging to Cen. John Thomas's regt. who were
commissioned May 19, 1775; also. Captain, Gen. Thomas's regt.; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; engaged May .3, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 6 days ; also, Captain,
Col. Bailey's regt. ; returns of officers for provisions between Jime 30, 1775, and
Aug. 3, 1775, dated Roxbury ; also, Captain, Gen. Thomas's regt. ; company re-
turn [probably Oct., 1775] ; also. Captain, 4th (ILanover) co., 2d Plymouth Co.
regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen by the several companies in said
regiment, as returned by John Cushing, Jr., and others, dated Hanover, May 10,
1776 ; ordered in Council May 10, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; re-
ported commissioned May 10, 1776 ; also. Captain ; list of officers appointed to
command the several companies of a regiment drafted from Brig. Gen. Joseph
Cushing's brigade and Brig. Gen. Otis's (Barnstable Co.) brigade to be com-
manded by Col. John Cushing, Jr., and ordered to march to Rhode Island, as
returned by Joseph Cushing to Maj. Gen. "Warren, dated Hanover, Oct. 30,
1776; company raised in Scituate and Hanover; also. Captain, Col. John
Cushing's regt. ; engaged Sept. 20, 1776: service, 2 mos. ; company marched to
Rhode Island ; roll dated Newport ; also. Col. Cushing's (2d Pljonouth Co.)
regt.; service, 15 days; company marched to Bristol, R. I., on the alarm of
Dec. 8, 1776; also. Captain, Col. Titcomb's regt. ; service, 2 mos. 6 days; com-
pany detached from militia, agreeable to resolve of April 11, 1777, and marched
to Tiverton, R. I. ; also. Captain, Col. Jolm Jacobs's regt. ; engaged July 10,
1780; discharged Oct. .'50, 1780; service, 3 mos. 24 days, including 3 days (60
miles) travel home; regiment raised in Plymouth Co. to reinforce Continental
Army for 3 months.

Turner, Amos, Medway. Fifer, Capt. Hezekiah Bullard's (1st Medway) co. of
militia. Col. John Smith's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 30, 1775 ;
service, 2 days; also, Fifer, Capt. Joseph Lovell's co., 4th regt.; service, 23
days; company marched from Medway to "Warwick, R. I., on the alarm of



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Turner, Amos, continued.

Dec. 8, 1776 ; also, Fifer, Capt. Amos Elli.s'.s co.. Col. Benjamin Haws's regt. ;
entered service Sept. 25, 1777 ; .service to Oct. 31, 1777, 1 mo. 7 days, at Little
Compton, R. I. ; roll dated Bellingham.

Turner, Amos, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. William North's co.. Col. Henry Jack-
son's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 15, 1777, to
Feb. 15, 1780 ; residence, Rehobotli ; credited to town of Rehoboth ; OiSO, Capt.
Jonathan Drowu's co., Col. Gamaliel Bradford's regt. ; subsistence allowed from
date of enlistment, Feb. 14, 1777, to June 16, 1777; credited with 121 rations;
also, Capt. Drown's co., Col. Lee's regt. ; pay abstract for Sept., 1777; also,
Capt. North's (5th) CO., Col. Jackson's regt. ; muster roll for April, 1779, dated
Pawtuxet ; enlisted Feb. 15 (also given July 14) , 1777 ; enlistment, 3 years ;
also, same co. and regt. ; return certified at Camji Providence, July 13, 1779 ;
also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for July, 1779, sworn to at Camp Provi-
dence; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Oct., 1779; also, same co. and
regt. ; regimental retm-n made up to Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at Providence ;
0^50, 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 in-
corporated mto a regiment under the command of Col. Henry Jackson, agree-
able to the arrangement of April 9, 1779; Capt. North's co. ; rank, Private;
residence, Rehoboth ; engaged for town of Rehoboth ; engaged Feb. 15, 1777 ;
term, 3 years; reported discharged Feb. 15, 1780, term of enlistment having
expired ; family of said Turner reported as at Rehoboth.

Turner, Amos, Walpole. Private, Capt. Sabin Man's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Greaton's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 12
days ; company raised in Medfield and "Walpole ; also, Sergeant, Capt. Oliver
Clap's CO., Col. Benjamin Haws's regt.; engaged Sept. 25, 1777; di.scharged
Oct. 28, 1777; service, 1 mo. 7 days, on a secret expedition to Rhode Island,
. including 3 days (60 miles) travel home.

Turner, Amos. Fifer, Capt. Nathaniel Heath's detachment; engaged Aug. 1,
1778; discharged Oct. 2, 1778; service, 2 mos. 2 days; detachment drafted to
serve for 6 months with guards imder Col. Jacob Gerrish at Boston and Cam-
bridge. Roll sworn to at Boston.

Turner, Andrew. Private, Capt. Benjamin Lapham's co., Col. Jonathan Reed's
regt. ; muster roll dated May 9, 1778 ; enlistment, 3 months from April 2, 1778 ;
also, same co. and regt. ; enlisted April 2, 1778 ; service to July 3, 1778, 3 mos.
1 day, with giiards at Cambridge.

Turner, Asa, Scituate. Private, Capt. Samuel Stockbridge's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Bailey's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
3 weeks ; also, Capt. Stockbridge's co.. Gen. John Thomas's regt. ; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 10, 1775; service, 2 mos., 3 weeks, 6 days;
also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775 ; reported discharged ; also. Sergeant,
Capt. Francis Cushing's co.. Col. John Cushing's (2d Plymouth Co.) regt. ;
service, 15 days; company ordered to march to Bristol, R. I., on an alarm in
Dec, 1776.

Turner, Asa. Private, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co.. Col. John Cushing's regt.:
marched Sept. 27, 1776 ; service, 65 days, at Rhode Island. Roll dated New-
port and sworn to at Falmouth.

Turner, Asa. Capt. Abram Washburn's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. ; entered
service Aug. 14, 1778; discharged Dec. 21, 1778; service, 4 mos. 8 days, at and
about Boston ; term, 6 months, to expire Jan. 1, 1779.



156 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Tl'kneu, Benjamin, Newcastle. List of men raised to serve in the Continental
Anny from 3d Lincoln Co. regt., as returned by Cajit. Robert Hodge; resi-
dence, Newcastle; engaged for town of Newcastle; joined Capt. John Spurr's
CO., Col. Nickson's (Nixon's) regt. ; term, 3 years; also, Private, Capt. Spurr's
CO., Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for ser-
vice from Jan. 1, 1777, to Jan. 1, 1779; reported deserted Jan. 1, 1779 (also
given Jan. 23, 1778) .

Turner, Benjamin, Oxford. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Conti-
nental Army for the term of G months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780 ;
age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in. ; complexion, light ; engaged for town of Ox-
ford ; arrived at Siiringfield July 3, 1780 ; inarched to camp July 5, 1780,
luider command of Capt. Frothingham, of the artillery; also, list of men
raised for the G months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having
passed muster in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780.

Turner, Bethuel. Private, Capt. Enoch Robinson's co. ; enlisted Aug. 13, 1779;
discharged Sept. 14 (also given Sept. 13), 1779; service, 1 mo. 3 (also given
1 mo. 4) days ; company detached from militia to serve at Rhode Island for 4
weeks in a regiment under Capt. Samuel Fisher, Commandant; roll sworn
to at Attleborough ; a^so, Capt. Josiah Keith's co., Col. Isaac Dean's regt.;
entered service March 4, 1781 ; discharged March 16, 1781 ; service, 13 days ;
regiment raised in Bristol Co. for service at Rhode Island by order of His
Excellency John Hancock; roll endorsed " for 40 Day."

Turner, Bezaleel, Walpole. Private, Capt. Seth Bullard's (Walpole) co. of
militia. Col. John Smith's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775; service, 4 days; also, Capt. Joshua Clap's co. (North co. in "Walpole),
Col. Ephraim Wheelock's regt. commanded by Maj. Metcalf ; service, 24 days,
at Warwick, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Turner, Bezaleel. Capt. Sabin Mann's co. of Medfield militia ; return of alarm
list with equipments, dated June 10, 1776 ; also, Medfield militia records j list,
of men credited with turns of service " Dune in the Last Wars in the Days of
Capt. Morse the first And Captain Collidge," made up from the records and
attested by Capt. Peter Collidge in Nov., 1776; said Turner credited with i
turn and as having paid £18 15s ; list attested by Capt. Sabin Mann and Philip
Blake, Clerk, Nov. 17, 1776; also, list of men drafted from Capt. Mann's co.
of Medfield militia, both train band and alarm list, to reinforce the Continen-
tal Army, agreeable to warrant of Nov. 21, 1776; said Turner reported drafted
but paid £7 10s in lieu of service ; also, list of men belonging to Capt. Mann's
CO. drafted to complete the quota for the Continental Army in accordance with
a warrant issued by Li(!ut. John Baxter May 8, 1777, but who paid money in
lieu of service ; said Turner reported as having paid £2 10s.

Turner, [Bezaleel]. Private, Capt. Nathan Harrington's co. of guards, Maj.
Reed's detachment. Col. Abijah Stearns's regt. ; enlisted March 31, 1778; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 2 days, probably at Rutland. Roll dated Holden.

Turner, Caleb. Private, Capt. Stephen Smith's co. ; enlisted Sept. 15, 1775; dis-
charged Dec. 31, 1775; service, 3 mos., 3 weeks, 2 days, in defence of seacoast;
reported promoted to Drummer Oct. 25, 1775; company stationed at Machias.

Turner, Caleb. Order on Maj. Dummer Sewall, at Oeorgetown, payable to said
Turner, Captain, dated Bristol, Nov. 18, 1775, signed by himself and men be-
longing to his comp.any, for wages for 1 month ; receipt on reverse for amount
of order, dated Georgetown, Nov. 20, 1775, and signed by said Turner; also.
Captain; engaged July 13, 1775; discharged Dec. 31, 1775; service, 6 mos.
3 days, in defence of seacoast; roll dated Bristol; also, official record of a
ballot by the House of Representatives, dated Feb. 6, 1776 ; said Turner chosen



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