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furlough, etc., certified at Camp near Peekskill, Feb. 16, 1779 ; reported enlisted
in 1778 ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for May, 1779, dated Highlands ;
also, Capt. Holden's co., 6th Mass. regt. ; return for clotliing for the year 1780 •
receipt for said clothing, dated Peekskill, Dec. 5, 1779; also, descriptive list
of men belonging to Col. Nixon's regt. who enlisted for the war prior to Sept.
30, 1779, certified at Highlands, Feb. 23, 1780; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 4 ft. 10 in. ;
complexion, light ; engaged for town of Spencer ; also, Private, Capt. Matthew
Chambers's co., Col. Nixon's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; residence, Spencer; also, Capt. Chambers's
CO.; return for clothing, dated Peekskill, Aug. 1, 1780; also, same co. • pay
roll for Nov. and Dec, 1780, dated West Point; also, descriptive list dated
West Point, Jan. 29, 1781; Capt. Chambers's co., 6th Mass. regt. commanded
by Lieut. Col. Smith ; rank. Private ; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. ; complexion,
light ; hair, light ; eyes, light ; occupation, yeoman : residence, Worcester (also
given Spencer); enlisted by Maj. Harwood; enlistment, during war; also
Capt. Chambers's co., Lieut. Col. Calvm Smith's (6th) regt. : returns for wages
for the years 1781 and 1782; wages allowed said Tumer'^from Jan. 1, 1781,''to
June 13, 1782, 17 mos. 13 days ; reported absent in Feb., 1782, absent as 'wagoner
m March, April, and May, 1782, deserted June 13, 1782.

Turner, Elish.4., Weymouth. Descriptive list of men mustered for Continental
service, as returned by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated
Boston, Sept. 25, 1780; Capt. Amos Lincoln's co. ; age, 19 jts. ; stature, 5 ft. 6
in.; complexion, brown ; occupation, shoemaker ; residence, Wej-mouth ; mus-
tered by Capt. Lincoln; reported received State bounty: also, Matross, Capt.
Lincoln's co. of matrosses ; service from April 1, 1781, 8 mos. 17 days ; reported
on board the " Alliance " Dec. 18, 1781 ; also, same co. ; enlisted May 10, 1783 ;



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TuRNKR, Elisha, Continued.

discharged July 18, 1783 ; service, 2 nios. 6 days ; roll dated Boston. [See Elias
Turner and Elijah Turner.]

Turner, Elisha, Wrentham. Private, Capt. Lemuel Kollock's co., Col. John
Smith's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 3 days.

Turner, Elisha, "Wrentham. Private, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co.. Col. L. Robin-
son's regt. ; enlisted Jan. 29, 1770; service, 2 mos. 4 days; regiment raised in
Suffolk and York counties. Koll dated Koxbury.

Turner, Elisha. Private, Capt. Joseph Noyes's co. ; enlisted July 14, 1775 ; ser-
vice to Dec. 31, 1775, 6 mos. 2 days; company stationed at Falmouth, Cumher-
. land Co., for defence of seacoast.

Turner, Elisha. Private, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co., Col. Ephraim Wheelock's
regt. ; service, 23 days; company ordered to march to Warwick, R. I., on the
alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Turner, Elisha. Private, Capt. Francis Cushing's co., Col. John Cushing's (2d
Plymouth Co.) regt. ; service, 11 days ; company ordered to march to Bristol,
R. I., on an alarm in Dec, 177(5.

Turner, Elisha. Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co.. Col. Ephraim Wheelock's
(Suffolk Co.) regt.; service, 18 days; company marched to Rhode Island on
the alarm of April 21, 1777.

Turner, Elisha. List of men mustered by James Leonard, Mu.ster Master for Bris-
tol Co., for 6 months service at Rhode Island, dated July 7, 1778; Col. George
Williams's regt. [See Elijah Tumor.]

Turner, Elisha. Private, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co.. Col. Haws's regt. ; service
between July 26, 1778, and Aug. 26, 1778, 22 days, at PJiode Island. Roll
sworn to at Wrentham.

Turner, Elisha. Private, Capt. John Bacon's co., Col. Ebenezer Thayer's regt. ;
enlisted July 25, 1780; discharged Oct. 18, 1780; service, 2 mos. 27 days; com-
l)any stationed at Rhode Island ; regiment raised in Suffolk Co. to reinforce
Continental Anny for 3 months.

Turner, Elisha. Sergeant, Capt. Amos Turner's co.. Col. John Jacobs's regt. ;

' engaged July 26, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 8 days, in-

cluding 3 days (60 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Plymouth Co. to
reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Turner, Elisha. Petition dated Boston, Oct. 14, 1779, signed by Cushing & White,
asking that said Turner be commissioned as commander of the ship " Revenge "
(privateer) ; ordered in Council Oct. 14, 1779, that a commission bo issued ;
also, petition dated Boston, Feb. 14, 1781, signed by John Cormerais, in behalf
of himself and others, of Boston, asking that said Turner be commissioned as
commander of the brigantine "Flora" (privateer) ; advised in Council Feb.
14, 1781, that a commission be issued.

Turner, Elisha. Private, Capt. John Reed's co.. Col. Samuel McCobb's regt.;
enlisted July 26, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 1, 1781 ; service, 4 mos. 6 days, in de-
fence of seacoast ; enlistment to expire Dec. 1, 1781 ; regiment raised for defence
of eastern Massachu.setts.

Turner, Elisha. 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.

Turner, Ephraim, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Carpenter's and Capt.
Lsaac Burr's co., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 8



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Turner, Ephraim, continued.

days; also, Capt. Sylvaniis Martin's co., Col. TVilliams's regt. ; service from
Soiit. 29, 1777, at Tiverton; reported enlisted out Oct. 9, 1777; also, Capt.
Ichabod Wade's (Light Infantry) co.. Col. George "Williams's regt.; service,
21 days; company stationed at Tiverton Oct. 7, 1777; also, Capt. Elijah
Walker's co.. Col. John Hathaway's regt.; entered service Oct. 4, 1778; dis-
charged Dec. 12, 1778; service, 2 mos. 11 days; company detached from Gen.
Godfrey's brigade and marched to Dorchester Heights; also, descriptive list
of men mustered in Bristol Co. by James Leonard, Muster Master, to serve in
the Continental Anny for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival
at Spruigfield ; Capt. Israel Hicks's co., Col. Gari)enter"s regt. ; age, 29 yrs. ;
stature, .") ft. 9 (also given 5 ft. 9^) in. ; complexion, light (also given dark) ;
hair, black ; eyes, blue ; engaged for town of Rehoboth ; also, li.st of men raised
agreeable to resolve of Jvme 9, 1779, returned as received of Justin Ely, Com-
missioner, by Capt. James Tisdale, at Springfield, Aug. 23, 1779; also, Col.
Bradford's (14th) regt. ; entered service Aug. 7, 1779; discharged May 7, 1780;
term, 9 months; also. Private, Lieut. Samuel Brown's co.. Col. Thomas Car-
penter's regt.; service between Aug. 1, 1780, and Aug. 8, 1780, 8 days; com-
pany marched from Rehoboth to Tiverton, R. I., on the alaiiii of Aug. 1, 1780,
and served there under Gen. Heath.

Turner, Ezekiel, Hanover. Private,Capt. Amos Turner's co.. Gen. John Thomas's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 3 mos. 6
days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for boimty coat
dated Roxbury Camp, Dec. 22, 1775, and endorsed " Col Baylies Regt; " also,
list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col. Jolin Cashing's
(2d Plymouth Co.) regt. ; residence, Hanover ; engaged for town of Hanover ;
joined Capt. Drew's co., Col. Baily's regt. ; term, 3 years (also given during
war) ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jime,22, 1777; Capt. Drew's co.. Col. Bailey's
regt.; reported received State bounty; also. Private, 5th co., Col. John
Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from June 5, 1777,
to Dec. 15, 1778; reported died Dec. 15, 1778; also, Capt. Seth Drew's (5th)
CO., Col. Bailey's regt. ; company return dated Camp Valley Forge, Jan. 24,
1778.

Turner, Ezekiel. Receipt dated Point Shirley, June 13, 1776, signed by said
Turner and others belonging to Capt. Nathaniel Winslow's co.. Col. Whitney's
regt., for advance pay for 1 month, travel allowance from home to Boston,
etc. ; also, Private, Capt. Winslow's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; service
from May 1, 1776, 4 days preceding march; reported enlisted into the naval
service July 10, 1776; also, Private, brigantine "Freedom," commanded by
Capt. Jolm Clouston ; engaged July 10, 1776; service to Jan. 1, 1777, 5 mos. 22
days.

Turner, Ezra. Private, Capt. Salmon White's co.. Col. Woodbridge's regt.; en-
listed Aug. 17, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 19, 1777 ; service, 4 days, in Northern
department, including travel (40 miles) home; company marched at request
of Gen. Gates.

Turner, " Foobs." Private, Capt. Joseph Soper's co.. Col. Theophilus Cotten's
regt. ; enlisted March 5, 1781 ; discharged March 20, 1781 ; service, 15 days, on
a 40 days expedition to Rhode Island. Roll sworn to in Plj-uiouth Co.

Turner, George, Pembroke. Private, Capt. John Turner's co.. Col. John Cush-
ing's regt.; marched Dec. 9, 1776; service, 17 days; company marched to
Providence, R. I. on an alarm.

Turner, Henry, Townsend. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Hosley's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's (6th Middlesex Co.)



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Turner, Henry, continued.

regt., as returned to Brig. Gen. Prescott, dated Littleton, Sept. 17, 1777; resi-
dence, Towiisend; enlisted for town of Towusend; joined Capt. Carr's co.,
Col. Talmon's regt. ; enlistment, 3 years.

Turner, Henry, Wiuslow. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Col. Joseph North's (2d Lincoln Co.) regt., dated Gardnerstown,
Feb. 2, 1778; residence, Winslow; engaged for town of Winslow ; term, 3
years.

Turner, Hezekiah, Dedham. Private, Capt. Aaron Guild's co.. Col. Josiah "Whit-
ney's regt.; abstract for advance i)ay for 1 montli, mileage, etc., sworn to in
Suffolk Co., June 20, 177G; also, 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; also, Capt. Guild's co.. Col. Whit-
ney's regt. ; service from May 2(5, 177(5, 4 days preceding march, to Nov. 1, 1776,
5 mos. 5 days ; rolls dated Camj) at Hull ; also, same co. and regt. ; service
from Nov. 1, 1776, to time of return home, 1 mo. 2 days ; roll dated Hull ; also,
Capt. Ebenezer Battle's co.. Col. Jonathan Titcomb's regt. ; service between
May 8, 1777, and July 8, 1777, 59 days, at Providence, R. I. ; also, Capt. Aaron
Smith's CO., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; enlisted Aug. 15, 1777; discharged
Nov. 29, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 25 (also given 3 mos. 27) days, including 12 days
(240 miles) travel home; company marched to reinforce Northern army; also,
list of men raised in Suffolk Co., as returned by Stephen Badlam, Superin-
tendent for said county ; also, descriptive list of men raised to remforce 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 Maj.
Stephen Badlam, by Capt. Robert Davis, at Roxbury, June 4, 1778, to be de-
livered to Brig. Gen. Jonathan "Warner, at Fishkill; Capt. Richards's co.,
Col. Mcintosh's regt. ; age,2()yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, dark ; hair,
dark; eyes, gray; occupation, husbandman ; nationality, American ; residence,
Dedham ; engaged for town of Dedham ; arrived at Fishkill June 22, 1778 ;
also, list of men returned as received of Jonathan "Warner, Commissioner, by
Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778; engaged for town of Needham ; also, list of
men returned as mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr., Deputy Muster Master, dated
Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778; also. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Battelle'sco., Lieut. Col.
Samuel Pierce's regt. ; enlisted May 19, 1779 ; discharged July 1, 1779 ; service,
1 mo. 16 days, at Tiverton, R. I. ; also, list of men returned as received of Maj.
Stephen Badlam, Superintendent for Suffolk Co., by Justin Ely, Commis-
sioner, certified at Sx)ringtield ; engaged for town of Dedham ; also, list of men
raised to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9 months, agreeable to
resolve of June 9, 1779, returned as received of Justin Eiy, Commissioner, by
Capt. James Tisdale, at Sprmgfield, Aug. 23, 1779; also, receipt for equip-
ments, given to Capt. Tisdall, dated Sjiringfield, Aug. 23, 1779, signed by said
Turner and others; also, Capt. Bancroft's co.. Col. Michael Jackson's (8th)
regt. ; entered service Aug. 11, 1779 ; discharged May 17, 1780 ; term, 9 months ;
also, pay roll for 6 months men belonging to the town of Dedham raised for
service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched July 17, 1780; dis-
charged Dec. 23, 1780; service, 5 mos. 17 days, including travel (220 miles)
home ; also, return of men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service, agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town of Dedham ; engaged March
24, 1781 ; term, 3 years; also, receipt dated Dedham, March -, 1781, for bounty
paid said Turner by a class of the town of Dedham of which Ebenezer Smith
was Chainnan, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Turner, Hezekiah. List of men who were hired by persons belonging to Capt.
Sabin Mann's co. of INIedfield militia wlio had been drafted to march to Rhode
Island and there serve for 1 calendar month at or near Bristol, in accordance
with a warrant from Lieut. Col. Benjamin Hawes, dated "Wrentham, July 14,



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TuRNKR, Hezekiah, continued.

1777, aud by order of Brig. Lovell ; said Turner reported as having been hired
by David Plimpton ; service, 36 days.

Turner, Hezekiah. Private, Capt. Thomas White's co., Maj. Edward Procter's
detachment of guards; service between Dec. 10, 1777, and March 1, 1778, 2
mos. 12 days, at Dorchester.

Turner, Hezekiah. Private, Capt. James Morton's detachment of militia, Col.
Pierce's regt. ; marched March 18, 1778; discharged April 4, 1778; service, 17
days, at Governor's Island.

Turner, Hezeklvh. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Heatli's co., Col. Jonathan Reed's
detachment of guards; muster roll dated Boston, May 14, 1778; enlisted April
16, 1778 ; enlistment, .3 months from April 2, 1778. [Name appears as Pelatiah
Herren on a roll for same service.]

Turner, Ichabod, Wrentham. Private, Capt. Lemuel Kollock's co.. Col. John
Smith's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 9 days.

Turner, Isaac, Hanover. Private, Capt. Joseph Soper's co. (North co. of militia
in Hanover), which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April
19, 1775, to Marshfield ; service, 3 days, under direction of field officers of 2d
Plymouth Co. regt.

Turner, Isaac, North Yarmouth. Private, Maj. Cogswell's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec.
31, 1779; also, Capt. Robert Davis's co.. Col. Vose's regt.; muster roll for
Dec, 1777, sworn to in Camp at Valley Forge; enlisted Feb. 17, 1777; enlist-
ment, 3 years; reported on furlough; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for
Nov., 1778 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1778, sworn to at Provi-
dence ; also, same co. and regt. ; order for gratuity, dated Providence, Feb. 13,
1779; also, same co. and regt.; payrolls for Jan. and Feb., 1779; also, (late)
Capt. Davis's co.. Col. Vose's regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779,
dated Providence.

Turner, Isaac, Scituate. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Winslow's co.. Col. Simeon
Carj^'s regt. ; service from time of enlistment to date of marching to Roxliury,
Feb. 12, 1776, 7 days; also, receipt dated Point Shirley, June 13, 1776, signed
by said Turner and others belonging to Capt. Winslow's co^. Col. "Whitney's
regt., for advance pay for 1 month, travel allowance from home to Boston, etc ;
also. Private, Capt. Winslow's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; service from
May 1, 1776, 4 days preceding march, to Nov. 1, 1776 ; also, same co. aud regt. ;
pay roll for Nov., 1776 ; service, 1 mo. 2 days, including travel (35 miles) home.

Ti"RNER, Isaac. Capt. George Rogers's co. ; service, 6 days; company detached
from 2d Cumberland Co. regt. by order of Col. Jonathan Mitchel to work on
the fort at Falmouth in Nov., 1775.

Turner, Isaac. Sergeant, Capt. William Reed's co. ; engaged Aug. 19, 1777 ; dis-
charged Sept. 28, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 10 days ; company called on duty from
several townships for service at Machias by order of Col. Jonathan Buck ; also,
Capt. Nicholas Crosby's co.. Col. John Allan's regt.; engaged Oct. 8, 1777;
discharged Dec. 30, 1777; service, 3 mos. 2 days, including 10 days (200 miles)
travel home ; regiment raised for defence of Machias.

Turner, Isaac. Corporal, Capt. Ichabod Bonney's co.. Col. Nathan Sparhawk's
regt. ; marched Oct. 5, 1778 ; service, 2 mos. 11 days, at Castle Island, including
travel (4 days) home ; company discharged Dec. 11, 1778.

Turner, Isaac. Corporal, 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.



168 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

TiuNKK, Isaiah, "Wrentham. Private, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co., Col. L. Robin-
son's rcgt. ; enlisted Jan. 29, 1776; service, 2 mos. 4 days; regiment raised in
Suffolk and York counties ; roll dated Roxburj^; aZso, Capt. Samuel Fisher's
CO., Col. Ephraim Wheelock's regt. ; service, 23 days; company ordered to
march to Warwick, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 8, 177(5 ; also, Capt. Fisher's co.,
Col. Wheelock's (Suffolk Co.) regt.; service, 18 days; company marched to
Rhode Island on the alarm of April 21, 1777; also, Capt. Ezekiel Plimpton's
CO., Col. Benjamin Ilawes's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 25, 1777; discharged Oct. 28,
1777; service, 1 mo. 7 days, at Rhode Island, including 3 days (60 miles) travel
home ; also, Corporal, in a detachment mider Lieut. Jonas Temple ; engaged
July 1,1778; di.scharged July4, 1778; service, 4 days ; detachment served with
guards at Sherburne, Medfield, and Marlborough, at desire of Maj. Gen. Heath
after expiration of their term ; also, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co., 4tli Suffolk Co.
regt. commanded by Maj. Seth Bullard; marched July 28, 1780; discharged
Aug. 2, 1780; service, 8 days, including 2 days (45 miles) travel home; com-
pany marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

Turner, Ishslvel, Northfield. Private, Capt. Reuben Petty's co., Lieut. Col.
Samuel Williams's regt. ; enlisted Dec. 16, 1776 ; discharged March 19, 1777 ;
service, 3 mos. 15 days, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home ; also, list
of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as returned by Capt. Elislia
Himt; residence, Northfield; engaged for town of Nortlifield ; joined Capt.
Shelding's or Capt. Benson's co.. Col. Putnam's regt. ; tenn, 3 years; reported
a negro; also. Private, Capt. Joshua Benson's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's 5th
(also given 4th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from April
2, 1777, to April 1, 1780 ; also, same co. and regt. ; return dated Albany, Feb. -,
1778; mustered by Col. Woodbridge.

Turner, Israel. 1st Lieutenant, schooner "Active" (privateer); petition dated
Boston, Oct. 15, 1776, signed by Joseph Peirce and Neliemiah Somes, in behalf
of themselves and others, asking that Andrew Gardner be commissioned as
commander of said vessel ; ordered in Coimcil Oct. 15, 1776, that a commission
be issued; also, Master, brig "Dolphin," bound on voyage from Boston to
Bilboa; portage bill made up for advance pay for 1 month; reported m pay
March 11, 1778.

Turner, Jacob, Medfield. Private, Capt. Ephraim Chenery's co., Col. John Smith's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 3 days; also,
Capt. Aaron Guild's co.. Col. Lemuel Robson's (Robinson's) regt. ; enlisted
Jan. 29, 1776; service to time of marchmg in [i. e. home], 14 days; regiment
raised in Suffolk and York coimties ; roll dated Roxbury and endorsed " service
at Dorchester Heighths and vicinity;" also, list of men drafted from Capt.
Sabin Mann's co. of Medfield militia, botli train band and alarm list, to rein-
force the Continental Army, agreeable to warrant of Nov. 21, 1776; said
Turner reported drafted but paid £10 in lieu of service; also, list of men
belonging to Capt. Mann's co. who served or hired men to serve at Rhode
Island under Capt. Lovell for 3 weeks from Dec. 28, 1776, or about that date ;
also, Private, Capt. Joseph Lovell's (Independent) co. drafted from 4th regt.
when at Warwick, R. I., Dec. 29, 1776; service, 22 days; roll dated Medway
and endorsed " Comp'y of ye 4th Regt. that tarried at Providence; " also, Capt.
Adam Peters's co.. Col. Haws's regt. ; entered service Aug. 15, 1778; service
to Sept. 12, 1778, 29 days.

Turner, Jacob, Scituate. Sergeant, Capt. Nathaniel Winslow's co., Gen. John
Thomas's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; engaged May 3, 1775 ; service,
3 mos. 6 days; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty
coat dated Roxburj' Camp, Dec. 18, 1775, and endorsed " Colo Baylies Reg't."

Turner, Jacob, Weymouth. Fifer, Capt. Joseph Trufant's (Independent) co. ;
engaged May 9, 1775 ; service, 8 mos. ; also, Capt. Trufant's co.. Gen. Spencer's



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Turner, Jacob, continued.

brigade; order for bounty coat dated Weymouth, Dec. 21, 177.5; also, Fifer,
Capt. Trufant's (Independent) co. ; engaged Jan. 1, 1776; service, 3 mos. 8
days ; company stationed at "Weymouth for defence of seacoast ; also, Capt.
Thayer's (Independent) co. ; muster return of four Independent cos. stationed
at Hull, dated March 1, 1777; age, 20 yrs. ; mustered by Daniel Souther, Mus-
ter Master.

Turner, Jacob. Private, Capt. Samuel Ward's co., Col. Solomon Lovell's regt. ;
service, 4 days, subsequent to March 10, 1776. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Turner, Jacob. Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Stetson's co., Col. Anthony Thomas's
regt. ; service, 5 days ; company marched from Scituate to Hingham March
24, 1776, on an alarm subsequent to the time of taking Dorchester Heights.

Turner, Jacob. Private, Capt. Samuel Ward's co. ; Lieut. Col. SjTnms's detach-
ment of guards; enlisted March 9, 1778; discharged April 26, 1778; service, 1
mo. 19 days, under Maj. Gen. Heath at Boston and Dorchester.

Turner, Jacob. Private, Lieut. Benjamin Bates's co., in a regiment commanded
by Maj. Eliphalet Carj^; marched July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 1, 1780;
service, 3 days; company marched from Abington to Tiverton, R. I., on an
alarm.

Turner, Jacob. Treasury pay roll of Capt. Joseph Elliott's co., dated Sept. 27,
1783. [ See Jacob To wn . ]

Turner, Ja>ies, Andover. Private, Capt. Henry Abbot's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 1| days.

Turner, James, Andover. Private, Capt. Benjamin Ames's co. of Minute-men,
Col. James Frye's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 7 days; also, Capt. Ames's co.. Col. Fiye's regt. ; return of men in camp
at Cambridge, dated May 17, 1775; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775;
also, order for bounty coat dated Cambridge, Nov. 14, 1775.

Turner, James, Andover. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. John Abbot, Jr.'s (2d Andover) co. ; residence, Andover; engaged
for town of Andover; joined Capt. Benjamin Farnum's co.. Col. Francis's
regt. ; term, 3 years; also, Capt. Farnum's co.. Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt. ;
subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Feb. 14, 1777, to time of arrival
at Bennington ; said Turner credited with subsistence to March 28, 1777, 54 days,
including allowance for 11 days (220 miles) travel; also, Capt. Farnum's co.,
Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt. ; return dated Jan. 24, 1778 ; mustered by County
and Continental Muster Masters ; reported on furlough.

Turner, James, Andover. Private, Capt. Abbot's co., Col. Benjamin Tupper's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 19, 1777, to Dec.
31, 1779; residence, Andover; credited to town of Andover; rei)orted with
invalids at Boston June 13, 1778; also, Lieut. Ephraim Minot's corps of
invalids stationed at Boston; joined July 14, 1778; service to Oct. 1, 1778,
2 mos. 16 days ; order for payment of amoimt of roll dated at Headquarters,
Boston, and signed by :Maj. (xen. W. Heath : also, order on the Board of War,
payable to Lieut. Minot, commanding officer of corps of invalids stationed at
Boston, endorsed " Boston Jan'y 1779," signed by said Turner and others, for
clothing due them as a donation from the several towns of the State ; also,
Lieut. Osgood Carleton's co. of invalids stationed at Boston, Col. Lewis
Nichola's regt. ; muster roll dated Sept. 9, 1779 ; reported discharged Aug. 26,



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