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June 7, 1778; also, list of men returned as mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr.,
Deputy Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778; also, descriptive list of
men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of (5 months, agree-
able to resolve of Jime 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commis-
sioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 7, 1780; age, 21 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, light; engaged for town of Athol; arrived at
Springfield July 6, 1780; marched to camp July 7, 1780, under command of
Capt. Dix ; also, list of men raised for the fi months service and returned by
Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed mu.stcr in a return dated Camp Totowaj',
Oct. 25, 1780; also, pay roll for months men raised by the town of Athol for
.service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched July 2, 1780; dis-
charged Dec. 12, 1780 ; service, 5 mos. 11 days, including 8 days (160 miles)
travel home.

Train, Isaac. Private, Capt. Enos Parker's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 14, 1777 ; di-scharged Aug. 19, 1777 ; service, 6 days ; regiment
detached from Berkshire Co. militia to reinforce Continental Army at Ben-
nington; also, same CO. and regt.; enlisted Sept. 3, 1777; discharged Sept. 27,
1777 ; service, 27 days ; regiment detached from Berk.shire Co. militia to rein-
force Continental Army at Bennington; also, Capt. Shubael Willmark's
("Willmarth's) co.. Col. Benjamin Symonds's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered
.service April 26; discharged May 19 [year not given, probably 1778] ; service,
24 days ; company called out at request of Maj . Gen. Gates to march to Saratoga.

Train, Jonathan, Athol. Private, Capt. Ichabod Dexter's co.. Col. Doolittle's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; left service INIay 6, 1775;
service, 16 days; also, Sergeant, Capt. Josiah "Wilder'sco., Col. Nathan Spar-
hawak's (Sparhawk's) regt.; entered service Aug. 21, 1777; discharged Aug.
26, 1777 ; service, 10 days, on the alarm at Bennington of Aug. 21, 1777, in-
cludmg 5 days (100 miles) travel home.

Train, Jonathan, Greenwich. Capt. Oliver Lyman's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; re-
turn for mileage; mileage for 87 miles allowed said Train; warrant for pay
allowed in Council Sept. 12, 1776; also, Capt. Isaac Powers's co.. Col. Elisha
Porter's regt. ; enlisted July 10, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 12, 1777 ; service, 1 mo.
9 days, including travel (120 mik^s) home ; roll made up for a part of Capt.
Powers's co., which marched to join Northern army under Gen. Schuyler on an
alarm ; also. Private, Capt. Joshua Parker's co.. Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt. ;
enlisted June 22, 1778; service at Rhode Island ; enlistment to expire Jan. 1,
1779; also, Capt. Samuel Lamb's co., Col. Wade's regt. ; enlisted June 22, 1778 ;



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Train, Jonathan, continued.

service to Jan. 1, 1779, 6 mos. 13 days, at Rhode Island, including travel from
camp home ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Warwick, Nov. 7,
1778; also, same co. and regt.; muster rolls dated East Greenwich, Sept. 17,
Sept. 22, Nov. 13, and Dec. 30, 1778; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Train, Oliver, Whately. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as
returned by Capt. Salmon White ; residence, Wliately ; engaged for town of
Whately; joined Capt. Stoddard's co., Col. Vo.se's regt. ; tenn, 3 years; also.
Private, Capt. Orringh Stoddard's co., Col. Joseph Vose's regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from March 1, 1777, to March 1, 1780; also,
muster roll for Dec, 1777, sworn to at Camp near Valley Forge ; enlisted March
1, 1777; also, muster rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1778, Jan., Mai'ch, and April,
1779, sworn to at Providence.

Train, Primus. Private, Capt. Nathan Smith's co.. Col. Jacobs's regt. ; pay roll
for Nov., 1778; service, 1 mo.

Train, Robert, Stockbridge. Private, Capt. Thomas Williams's co. of Minute-
men, Col. John Paterson's regt., which marched April 22, 1775, from Stock-
bridge and West Stockbridge to Cambridge; service, 1 mo.; also. Corporal,
Capt. Job Woodbridge's co.. Col. Brown's regt. ; entered service July 8, 1777 ;
discharged July 26, 1777 ; service, 19 days ; company formed part of a detach-
ment under Maj. Caleb Hide which marched from Stockbridge on the evacu-
ation of Ticonderoga ; roll bears signature " Jah. Woodbridge Capt. ; " also.
Sergeant, Capt. Ezra Whittelsey's co., 3d Berkshire Co. regt. ; entered service
Oct. 14, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 18, 1780 ; service, 4 days, at the Westward (also
given in Northern department) on the alarm of Oct. 14, 1780.

Train, Samuel. Private, Capt. Zachariah Fitch's co.. Col. Samuel Brewer's regt. ;
service from Aug. 23 [177(5], to Sept. .30 [1776], 1 mo. 9 days.

Train, Samuel, Jr., Weston. Private, Capt. Samuel Lamson's co. of militia, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2 days.

Train, Thomas. Private, Liexit. John Kilbuni's co.. Col. Simonds's (Berkshire
Co.) regt.; enlisted Oct. 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 15, 1780; service, 5 days,
including 3 daj's (60 miles) travel home ; company marched to Vermont by
order of Gen. Fellows on an alarm.

Trainer, . [This name also appears under the form of Trainor, Traner, Trayner,

Traynor, Troner.]

Trainer, Francis, Hadley. Private, Capt. Eliakim Smith's co., which marched
April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 7 days ; also,
Capt. Smith's co.. Col. Jonathan Ward's regt. ; order for advance pay, signed
by said Trainer and others, dated Camp at Cambridge, June 8, 1775 ; also.
Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 27,
1775 [service not given].

Trainer, Francis, Hebron. Sergeant, Capt. Moses Hart's co.. Col. P. Dudley Ser-
geant's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; engaged May 24, 1775 ; service,
68 days.

Trainer, Francis. Capt. Moses Kellogg's co.. Col. E. Porter's (Hampshire Co.)
regt.; marched July 10, 1777; discharged Aug. 16, 1777; service, 39 days;
travel 5 days (100 miles) home allowed ; company marched to Moses Creek to
reinforce Continental Army under Maj. Gen. Schuyler.

Trainer, Francis. 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 Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Spring-
field, July 16, 1780 ; age, 29 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, red ; engaged



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Trainer, Francis, continued.

for town of Hadley ; inarched to camp July 16, 1780, under command of Capt.
Zebulon King; also, descriptive list of men raised in Hampshire Co. to serve
in the Continental Army, as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent;
age,2!tyrs. ; stature, 5 ft. !) in. ; complexion, dark ; occupation, tailor ; engaged
for town of Hadley; engaged July 4, 1781; term, 6 months; also, Private,
Capt. Lebbeus Drew's co., Col. William Shepard's (4th) regt. ; mu.ster roll for
Aug., 1781 ; also, muster roll for Sept., 1781, dated Continental Village.

Trainor, Francis. Private, Capt. Samuel Cook's co., Col. Woodbridge's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 20 (also given Aug. 17) , 1777 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1777 ; service,
3 mos. 13 days, with Northern army ; reported on furlough ; company raised
to serve until last of Nov., 1777.

Traket, George. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Wood's co., Col. Simon Gary's regt. ;
service, 2 days. Roll dated Roxbury, April 1, 1776, and sworn to at Middle-
borough.

Tramble, Baptiste. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master
for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 15, 1778; Capt. Lunt's co., Col. Henley's
regt. ; reported received State bounty.

Traner, . List of men against whom amounts were charged in an armorer's

account, probably made up in June, 1775; Cajit. Richerson's (Richardson's) co.

Traner, Francis. Private, Capt. Abner Pomeroy's co., Col. Ezra Wood's regt. ;
service, 6 mos. 1 day ; regiment raised for 8 months, agreeable to re.solve of
April 20, 1778, and marched to the state of New York ; also, same co. and regt. ;
pay roll for Aug , 1778 ; said Traner allowed 25 days service, being 3 days pre-
ceding march, 8 days (160 miles) travel, and 14 days in camp; also, same co.
and regt. ; payrolls for Sept., Oct., and Dec, 1778; also, same co. and regt. ;
I)ay roll for Jan. and part of Feb., 1779, sworn to at Soldier's Fortune; said
Traner credited with 1 mo. 6 days service, being 28 days in camp and 8 days
(160 miles) travel ; also, order on Lieut. Potter, Paymaster, Col. Wood's regt.,
payable to Lieut. Cowdan, dated Hadley, March 18, 1779, signed by said Traner,
for wages, mileage, etc.

Traner, Francis. Private, Caj)t. Lebbeus Drew's co.. Col. William Shepard's
(4th) regt. ; muster roll for July, 1781, dated Phillipsburgh ; enlisted July 4,
1781; enlistment, 6 months; a?so, muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated
York Hutts.

Traner, Jeremiah. List of men probably raised for Continental service [year not
given] ; credited to town of Hadley.

Trant, Dominick. Communication addressed to His Excellency Jolin Hancock,
dated Boston, June 23, 1781, signed by Col. Henry Jackson, recommending
said Trant for an Ensigncy in the 9th Mass. regt., and asking that a warrant
be granted him to act in that capacity ; ordered in Council June 23, 1781, that a
вАҐwarrant be issued.

Tkanton, Samuel. Private, Capt. John Williams's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's (1st)
regt.; muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated York Hutts; enlisted June
29, 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years. [See Samuel Scranton.]

Trasey, Andrew Hodges. Private, Capt. Timothy Stow's co.. Col. Ephraim
Wheelock's regt. ; pay abstract for wages, mileage, etc. ; company stationed
at Ticonderoga in 1776.

Trash. John, Marblehead. Private, Capt. John Merrett's (7tli) co.. Col. John
Glover's (21st) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; reported drafted.



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Trash, John, Marblehead. Private, Capt. John Glover, Jr.'s (10th) co.. Col.
John Glover's (21st) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 20,
1775; service, 2 mos. 16 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 177.5];
also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Marblehead, Jan. 8, 1776.

Trash, John. Capt. Edward Fettyplace's co. of coast guards; memorandum of
beef delivered ; date of delivery, Feb. 18, 1777.

Trash, John. 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 Noah
Goodman, Superintendent for Hampshire Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner,
dated Springfield, Oct. 19, 1779 ; engaged for town of New Salem.

Trash, Nahitm. Private, Capt. Enoch Chapin's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards; enlisted July 27, 1778; discharged Dec. 14, 1778; service, 4 mos. 20
days ; company detached from Hampshire Co. militia to guard stores at Spring-
field and Brookfield for 6 months from July 1, 1778. Roll dated Springfield.

Trash, Philip. Boy, brigantine "Massachusetts," commanded by Capt. John
Foster Williams ; engaged Feb. 1, 1777; discharged Feb. 17, 1777; service, 17
days.

Trash, Retire. Sergeant, Capt. Enoch Chapin's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards ; engaged July 27, 1778 ; discharged Dec. 31, 1778 ; service, 5 mos. 7
days ; company detached from Hampshire Co. militia to gtiard stores at Spring-
field and Brookfield for 6 months from July 1, 1778. Roll dated Springfield.

Trasher, David, Plymouth. Private, Capt. Alden's co.. Col. Bailey's regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to March 30, 1780 ;
residence, Plymouth.

Trasher, John. Private, Capt. Francis Felton's co. ; company receipt, given to
Daniel Hoi)kins, dated Marblehead, Sept. 26, 1775, for advance pay for 1 month ;
also, Matross, Capt. Edward Fettyplace's (Marblehead) co. ; service from
Sept. 1, 1776, to Jan. 1, 1777, 4 mos., in defence of seacoast.

Trasher, Noah, Rehoboth. Return certified at Camp near Morristown, April 30,
1780, of officers and men belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's, and Col. Jack-
son's regts., and men belonging to Massachusetts in Col. Henry Sherburne's
regt., who were incorporated into a regiment under the command of Col. Henry
Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement of April 9, 1779; Capt. North's co. ;
rank, Private ; residence, Rehoboth ; engaged for town of Rehoboth ; engaged
April 5, 1777; term, 3 years; reported deserted Dec. 16, 1778, returned or re-
taken April 27, 1779, again deserted Nov. 8, 1779.

Trasht, John. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army
for the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779, returned as re-
ceived of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Lieut. Reuben Lilley, at Springfield,
Aug. 15, 1779; Capt. Richardson's co.. Col. 'Williams's regt.; age, 20 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion, light ; engaged for town of New Salem.

Trashwell, Richard. Seaman, brigantine " Comte D'Estaing," Richard James,
Master, bound on voyage from Boston to the "West Indies ; portage bill dated
Boston, July 24, 1777; engaged May 20, 1777; discharged July 6, 1777; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 16 days.

Trask, . [This name also appears under the form of Thrash, Thrast, Trash,

Trasht, Traske, Tratch, Trsask, Trush, Trusk.]

Trask, . Lieutenant, Capt. Baker's (7th) co., 27th regt.; copy of a list of

officers [year not given, probably 1776].



18 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Trask, Adin. Marine, sloop " Providence," commanded by Capt. John Paul
Jones; list of officers and men entitled to prize shares in the ship "Alex-
ander," captured Sept. 20, 1777 [li].

Trask, Amos. List of men showing amounts paid them [year not given].

Trask, Barnabas, Beverly. Private, Lieut. Peter Shaw's co., which marched
probably on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 2 days ; also, Capt. Jonathan
Procter's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards; enlisted Nov. 17, 1777; ser-
vice to April 3, 1778, 4 mos. 17 days, at Charlestown and Cambridge.

Trask, Bartholomew, Beverly. Private, Capt. Caleb Dodge's co. of men belong-
ing to the alarm list of 2d Parish in Beverly, which marched on the alarm at
Lexington and Concord April 19 and 20, 1775 ; service, 1 day.

Trask, Benjamin, Brimfield (probably). Private, Capt. James Sherman's co.,
Col. PjTicheon's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; .service,
lOJ days.

Trask, Benjamin, Salem. Boy, ship "Rhodes," commanded by Capt. Nehemiah
Buffinton ; descriptive list of officers and crew, swona to Aug. 14, 1780 ; age,
17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in. ; complexion, light; residence, Salem.

Trask, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Benjamin Ward, Jr.'s co. ; enlisted Jan. 22,
1776; discharged Nov. 18, 1776; service, 9 mos. 28 days; company stationed
at Salem for defence of seacoast.

Trask, Benjamin. Capt. Jonathan Procter's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards ; enlisted Nov. 13, 1777 ; service to April 3, 1778, 4 mos. 21 days, at
Charlestown and Cambridge.

Trask, Charles, Salem. Sailor, ship " Rhodes," commanded by Capt. Nehemiah
Buffinton; descriptive list of offic(!rs and crew, sworn to Aug. 14, 1780; age,
20 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, light; residence, Salem.

Trask, Crispus. Seaman, brigantine "Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. Jona-
than Haraden ; engaged Oct. 10 (also given Oct. 1) , 1777 ; discharged May 8,
1778 ; service, 6 mos. 28 days ; also, list of men returned as sick in hospital and
at Mr. Carter's; said Trask reported as at Mr. Carter's; entered March 4,
1778 ; discharged March 24, 1778 ; also, list of officers and crew of the brigan-
tine " Griffin," commanded by Capt. Gideon Henfield, sworn to May 23, 1780;
reported rated 1 share.

Trask, Daniel, Bellingham. Private, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co.. Col. L. Robin-
son's regt. ; enli.sted Jan. 27, 1776; service, 2 mos. 6 days; regiment raised in
Suffolk and York counties. Roll dated Roxbury.

Trask, Daniel, Monson (also given Brimfield). Private, Capt. Isaac Colton's co.,
Col. David Brewer's (9th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July
20, 1775; service, 1 week 3 days; also, company return dated Roxburj' Camp,
Oct. 7, 1775; also, order for bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Nov. 10, 1775.

Trask, David, Wobum (also given Marlborough) . Private, Capt. Joshua "Walker's
CO., Col. Dayid Greene's (2d Middlesex Co.) regt., which marched ])robably
on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 8 days; also, list of men probably
belonging to 2d Parish in Wobum, dated May 8, 1775; also, list of training
.soldiers belonging to 3d Wobum co. under Capt. Timothy Winn, dated May
13, 1775; also, list of men belonging to Capt. John Wood's co. who took the
oath in Middlesex Co. May 27, 1775, required by Congress to be taken by the
Mass. army ; also, list of men returned as serving on main guard under Lieut.
Col. L. Baldwin at Prospect Hill, dated July 16, 1775; also, Capt. Wood's
(5th) CO., Lieut. Col. Loammi Baldwin's (late Col. Samuel Gerrish's) 38th
(also given 37th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 10, 1775;



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Trask, David, continued.

service, 2 mos. 23 days; also, list of men who were in need of blankets, dated
Medford, Aug. 9, 1775; also, abstract for wages from Aug. 1, 1775, dated Camp
at Medford, Sept. 1, 1775 ; also, pay abstract for Sept., 1775 ; receipt for amount
of abstract, dated Chelsea, Oct. 30, 1775, and signed by Capt. Wood ; also,
company return [probably Oct., 1775]; also, receipt for money in lieu of
bounty coat, dated Medford, Dec. 28, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Wood's co..
Col. Baldwin's (26th) regt. ; pay abstracts for Feb. and March, 1776; also,
same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for April, 1776, dated New York ; also, same
CO. and regt. ; pay abstract for May, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract
for June, 1776, dated New York ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for
travel allowance, etc., for the year 1776; reported discharged 230 miles from
home ; also, return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt.
Joshua Walker's (8th Woburn) co., Col. Jonathan Fox's (2d Middlesex Co.)
regt.; residence, Woburn; engaged for town of Woburn; joined Capt. Dix's
(also given Capt. Pettengill's) co.. Col. Wesson's regt.; term, 3 years; also,
list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co.,
dated Boston, March 30, 1777; Capt. Pettingill's co., Col. Wesson's regt.;
reported received State bounty; also. Private, Capt. Nathan Dix's co., Col.
James Wesson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan.
1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, same co. and regt.; return made up for the
year 1777 ; mustered by Col. Barber, State Muster Master ; term, during war ;
also, descriptive list dated Jan. 11, 1781; Capt. Dix's co., Col. Michael Jack-
son's (8th) regt. ; rank, Private ; age, 23 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; com-
plexion, brown ; hair, brown ; occupation, farmer ; birthplace, Woburn ; resi-
dence, Woburn ; enlisted Jan. 1, 1777, at Peekskill, by Capt. Dix ; also, list
dated Boston, Feb. 18, 1804, returned by John Avery, Secretary, and J. Jack-
son, Treasurer, of men who furnished satisfactory evidence of their service as
soldiers and were entitled to gratuities vmder resolves of March 4, 1801, and
June 19, 1801 ; 3d Mass. regt. ; residence, Marlborough.

Trask, David. Private, Capt. Abijah Burbank's co., Col. Jacob Davis's regt. ;
marched to camp July 30, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 7, 1780 ; service, 13 (also given
12) days, on au alarm at Rhode Island, including 3^ days (75 miles) travel
home.

Trask, Ebexezer, Beverly. Private, Capt. Caleb Dodge's co. of men belonging
to the alarm list of 2d Parish in Beverly, which marched on the alarm at
Lexington and Concord April 19 and 20, 1775 ; service, 2 days.

Trask, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. William Pearson's (3d) co. ; enlisted Jan. 9,
1776 ; service to Nov. 18, 1776, 10 mos. 10 days ; company stationed at Glouces-
ter for defence of seacoast.

Trask, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Joseph Keith's co., Col. Cotton's regt. ; service
from Sept. 25, 1777, to Oct. 30, 1777, on a secret expedition to Tiverton, R. I.

Trask, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Nathan Packard's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt. ; entered service July 25, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 9, 1778 ; service, 1 mo.
16 days, at Rhode Island. Roll sworn to at Plymouth.

Trask, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Timothy Heald's co., Col. Samuel McCobb's
regt. ; entered service June 30, 1779; discharged Sept. 25, 1779; service, 2 mos.
27 days, on Penobscot expedition.

Teask, Ebenezer, Jr., Beverly. Private, Lieut. Peter Shaw's co., which marched
probably on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 2 days.

Trask, Elias, New Salem. Private, Capt. Samuel Taylor's co.. Col. Nicholas
Dike's regt.; pay ab.stract for mileage, dated Roxbury, Sejit. 17, 1776; also,
same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance from place of discharge



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Trask, Elias, continued.

home, dated Dorcliester Heigkts, Nov. 28, 177G; said Trask credited with
allowance for 4 days (90 miles) travel ; also, Lieut. John Trask's co., Col.
David Leonard's regt. ; enlisted Feb. 26, 1777; discharged April 10, 1777; ser-
vice, 44 days, on expedition to Ticonderoga, including travel (180 miles)
home.

Trask, Ezra, Danvers. Private, Capt. Caleb Low's (Danvers) co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775 [service not given].

Tkask, Ezra. Private, Capt. Stephen Webster's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. ;
enlisted Oct. 14, 1779; discharged Nov. 22, 1779; service, 1 mo. 19 days, at
Claverack, including travel (220 miles) home ; regiment raised in Suffolk and
Essex counties to reinforce army under Gen. "Washington.

Trask, Francis. Receipt given to Benjamin Heywood, Paymaster, 4th regt.,
signed by said Trask and others belonging to (late) Capt. Butlar's co., for
wages for Sept., 1776. [See Primus Trask.]

Trask, Freeborn. Private, Capt. Joseph Rea's co. ; entered service Aug. 5, 1776 ;
service, 2 mos. 23 days, in defence of seacoast ; company ordered to serve at
the Lines at Beverly and discharged Oct. 28, 1776.

Trask, Freeborn. Mate, ship " Pliame," Samuel Green, Master; shipped June
17 ; discharged Sept. 17 [year not given] ; service, 3 mos.

Trask, George. Receipt dated Fort "Washington, Aug. 17, 1776, signed by said
Trask and others belonging to Capt. Addison Richardson's co., for wages for
Continental service in Nov. and Dec, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Richardson's
CO. ; copy of a list of men taken from the Orderly Book of Col. Israel Hutch-
inson, of the 27th regt., dated Fort Lee ; reported taken prisoner at Fort Wash-
ington Nov. 16, 1776.

Trask, Isaac, Gloucester. List of men probably returned as serving on main guard
imder Lieut. Col. L. Baldwin, at Prospect Hill, dated July 3, 1775; also. Pri-
vate, Capt. Joseph Roby's co.. Col. Moses Little's (17th) regt. ; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted June 3 (also given June 5) , 1775 ; .service, 2 mos.
3 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; age, 18 yrs. ; also, order
for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Dec. 11, 1775.

Trask, Isaac. Private, Capt. Aaron Charles's co., Lieut. Col. Timothy Robinson's
detachment of Hampshire Co. militia ; muster roll dated Garrison at Ticon-
deroga, Feb. 24, 1777; enlisted Dec. 25, 1776; enlistment to expii-e March 25,
' 1777; also, Capt. Aaron Graves's co.. Col. David Leonard's regt. ; entered ser-
vice May 8, 1777 ; discharged July 8, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 10 days, at the
Northward, includmg 10 days (200 miles) travel from camp home ; also, Capt.
Reuben Munn's co., Col. Elisha Porter's regt. ; entered service Sept. 26, 1777;
discharged Oct. 18, 1777 ; service, 30 days, with Northern army, including travel
(140 miles) home; company detached to join anny under Gen. Gates to serve
for 30 days; roll dated Monsgn; also, Capt. Caleb Keep's co.. Col. Israel
Chapen's regt. ; enlisted Oct. 18, 1779 ; discharged Nov. 21, 1779 ; service, 1 mo.
10 days, at Claverack, including 6 days (120 miles) travel home; regiment
raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Trask, Israel, Beverly. Capt. John Low's co.. Col. John Mansfield's regt. ; re-
ceipt for advance pay, signed by said Trask and others, dated Cambridge, July
1, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Low's co.. Col. Mansfield's (19th) regt. com-
manded by Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; en-
listed May 12, 1775; service, 2 mos. 25 days; also, company return dated Oct.
6, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat dated Camp at Winter Hill, Oct. 21, 1775.



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