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residence, Barnstable ; enlisted for town of Barnstable ; mustered by County
and Continental Muster Masters; reported on furlough; also, same co. and
regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1777 ; term, 3 years ; reported joined April 6, 1777 ;
also reported on furlough ; also, descriptive list of deserters from (late) 14th
ISIass. regt., dated West Point, Aug. 19, 1782, as returned by Jonathan Haskell,
Adjutant, 7th Mass. regt. ; age, 30 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ; complexion, dark ;
hair, dark ; residence, Barnstable ; engaged for town of Barnstable ; deserted
Nov. 9, 1779, from Hartford.

Ventin, Samuel, New Braintree. Private, Capt. Edmimd Hodges's co.. Col. Job
Cushing's regt.; enlisted July 27, 1777; discharged Aug. 29, 1777; service,
1 mo. 7 days, with Northern army, including 4 days (90 miles) travel home.

Venton, David. List of prisoners sent from port of Halifax by order of Sir George
Collier June 28, 1777, to be exchanged for British prisoners, as returned by
John Emerson, Commissary ; said Venton, Seaman, reported as having been
taken in the snow " Lord Stanley," a prize of the " True Blue " (privateer) .

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

Venture, August. Private, Capt. Addison Richardson's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's
regt. ; entered service Oct. 18, 1779 ; discharged Nov. 22, 1779 ; service, 1 mo.
16 days, at Claverack, including travel (240 miles) home ; regiment detached
from militia of Suffolk and Essex counties to reinforce army under Gen.
Washington.

Venturey, John. Private, Capt. William Hooper's co. ; enlisted July 18, 1775;
service to Nov. 1, 1775, 3 mos. 22 days, in defence of seacoast. Roll dated
Marblehead.

VicNTURY, . [This name also appears under the form of Venturey.]

Ventury, John, ^Marblehead. Receipt given to Daniel Hopkins, dated Salem,
Sept. 26, 1775, .signed by said Ventury and others belonging to Capt. William
Hooper's co., for advance pay for 1 month ; also. Private, Capt. Hooper's co. ;
service from Nov. 1, 1775, to Dec. 31, 1775, 2 mos. 5 days, in defence of sear
coast; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col.
Jonathan Glover's (5th Essex Co.) regt., as returned agreeable to order of
Council of Nov. 7, 1777; residence, Marblehead; engaged for town of Marble-
head ; tenn, 3 years.

Veorhees, . Return of sentences by a general court-martial, Maj. Morris,

President, appearing in a general order dated Headquarters, Ticonderoga,



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Veorhees, , continued.

Oct. 3, 177fi, taken from Col. Ephraim Whoclock's Orderly Book; said Veor-
hees, Lieutenaut, anil Ensign Castican, Col. Wind's regt., tried on charge of
ungentlemanly conduct in setting tire to a brew-house belonging to Ensign
Ross, of said regiment ; said N'eorhees found not guilty and acquitted.

Vepton, John. Pay roll of a number of Indians under Lieut. Andrew Gilman;
service from July 15, 1779, to Aug. 21, 1779, on Penobscot expedition.

Verder, Samuel, Medford. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from 1st Middlesex Co. regt., as returned by Lieut. Stephen Hall; residence,
Medford; engaged for town of Medford; joined Capt. Child's co., Col. Grea-
ton's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also, li.st of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber,
Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Feb. 16, 1777; Capt. Childs's co.,
Col. Greaton's regt. ; reported received State bomity.

Verdier, Jean. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for

Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Sept. 28, 1777 ; Col. Crane's regt. ; reported received
State bounty.

Verdriess, Christian. Private, Col. Armand's Legion (Independent corps taken
into Continental service, agreeable to resolve of June 25, 1778) ; list dated
July -, 1778.

Veree, George. List of men mustered by James Leonard, Muster Master for
Bristol Co., to serve in Col. Jacobs's regt. at Rhode Island until April 1, 1780,
dated Taunton, Oct. 28, 1779 ; engaged for town of Swanzey.

Verenisd, Jeremiah. Boy, ship " General Mifflin," commanded by Capt. George
Wait Babcock ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to at Boston, Sept.
9, 1780; age, 17 yrs. ; complexion, light; reported as belonging to Massachu-
setts.

Verey, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Abraham Tuckerman's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's
regt. ; pay roll for Feb., 1779, sworn to at Providence. [See Benjamin Uerry.]

Verey, Nathaniel. Account of gnns delivered Capt. Barnes for the commissaries,
dated Chatham, Feb. 2, 1777.

Verey, William. Private, Capt. Isaac Hodges's co.. Col. Carpenter's regt.; ser-
vice from July 27, 1778, to Aug. 13, 1778, 18 days, at Rhode Island ; also, Capt.
Hodges's CO., Col. Hathaway's regt.; entered service March 27, 1779; dis-
charged April 17, 1779; service, 22 days, at Rhode Island; roll sworn to at
Taunton.

Vergne, Simon. List of French prisoners sent from Halifax to Boston, Oct. 8,
1778, to be exchanged ; reported a Seaman ; letter from Bat. Fox, Commissary
of Prisoners, to the Commissary of Prisoners at Boston, dated on board the
" Rainbow," at Halifax, Oct. 8, 1778, accompanying list, requests that said
men be exchanged for British prisoners.

Vergson, John, Chesterfield. Petition addressed to the Provincial Congress, dated
Roxbury, June 21, 1775, signed by said Vergson and others who had enlisted
to form an Artillery co., stating their imwillingness to serve under John Wiley
as Captain owing to their belief in his incompetence; also, Private, Capt.
Robert Webster's (8th) co., Col. John Fellows's (8th) regt. ; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 3, 1775 ; service, 1 mo. 8 days ; reported enlisted
into the train of artillery June 8 (also given June 10) , 1775 ; also, company re-
turn dated Dorchester, Oct. 8, 1775 ; also, return of Capt. Ezra Badlam's co. of
the train of artillery, dated Roxbury Camp, June 23, 1775 ; enlisted June 8,
1775; also, Matross, Capt. Badlam's co.. Col. Richard Gridley's (Artillery)
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted Jmie 9, 1775 ; service, 1 mo. 24



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Verusox, John, continued.

days ; also, company return dated Sevrall's Point, Oct. 8, 1775 ; also, order for
bounty coat dated Uamp Sewall's Point, Nov. 21, 1775; also, Private, Capt.
Stephen Badlam's co., Col. Knox's (ArtillerjO regt. stationed near Boston;
service probably rendered between Jan. 1, and April -, 1776, as per certificate
dated Dec. 14, 1839.

Yekikl, James. Mariner, schooner " Betsey," George West, Jr., Master; descrip-
tive list of officers and crew, sworn to May 16, 1780; age, 20 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft.
6 in. ; complexion, light.

Veriles, Samuel. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. David Bradley's (9tli) co.. Col. Crafts's
(Artillery) regt. ; list of officers, year not given. [See Nath'n Wails and
Samuel Wales.]

Yerminett, . General order dated Headquarters, Ticonderoga, Oct. 28, 1776,

taken fi"om Col. Ephraim Wheelock's Orderly Book ; said Yerminett, desig-
nated as ^Major and as belonging to Capt. ^larquish's co., appointed Assistant
Engineer under Lieut. Col. P. Miseer, Chief Engineer.

Yernam, Joel. Descrijjtive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army
for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as re-
ceived of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield,
July 7, 1780; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in.; complexion, light; engaged for
town of Methuen; arrived at Springfield July 6, 1780; marched to camp July
7, 1780, under command of Capt. Dix.

Yernam, Willard. List of men who marched from Pittsfield to Fort Ann June
30, 1777, under command of Capt. John Strong, and were dismissed July 26,
1777 ; service, 3 weeks 5 days.

Yernason, "Lisedor." List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, returned as received of James Williams,
Superintendent for Bristol Co., by Maj. J. Pettingall, at Boston, Jan. 4, 1782;
age, 21 yrs.; stature, 6 ft. 4 in.; complexion, dark; occupation, seaman; en-
gaged for town of llehoboth ; term, during war.

Yerner, John. Seaman, "Lincoln Galley," commanded by Capt. John Curtis;
engaged May 5, 1781 ; discharged July 5, 1781 ; service, 2 mos.

Yerneson, "Lisedoro." Receipt dated Rehoboth, Dec. 17, 1781, for bounty paid
said Yerneson by Philip Miller, one of the committee of the town of Reho-
both, to serve in the Continental Army during the war.

Yerney, Francis. Capt. Jesse Dorman's co., Col. James Scammon's (30th) regt. ;
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Oct. 27,
1775"; also, Capt. Samuel Waterliouse's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards ; marched from home INIarch 30, 1778 ; service, 3 mos. 9 days, at Winter
Hill; company detached from militia to serve from April 2, 1778, to July 3,
1778.

Yernice, Lawrence. Private, Capt. John ISIills's co.. Col. Joseph Yose's (1st)
regt. ; muster roll for April, 1781, dated GarrLson West Point; enlisted Feb. 1,
1781; enlistment, 3 years; also, muster roll for May, 1781; also, muster roll
for July, 1781, dated Camp near Dobbs's Ferry ; reported with Col. Scammell ;
also, muster roll for Aug., 1781, sworn to in Camp at Peekskill; rei)orted
deserted Aug. 7, 1781. [See Lawrence Yenice.]

Vernison, . [This name also appears under the form of Yernason, Yerneson.]

Vernison, "Lisedor." Accoimt dated Rehoboth, Dec. 28, 1781, rendered by the
Selectmen, of bounties paid .said ^^emison and others to servo in the Continen-
tal Army for the term of 3 years.



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Vernom, . Colonel; general order dated Headquarters, Cambridge, July 22,

1775, makuig disposition of the forces about Boston and dividing the army into
three grand divisions to consist of two brigades each ; said Vernom's regt., of
Rhode Island, assigned to a brigade to be commanded by Brig. Gen. Green
which was to form part of left wing or second division of the army Tinder Maj.
Gen. Lee, and to be stationed at Prospect Hill.

Vernom, Willard, Pittsfield. List of men drafted from Berkshire Co. militia to
march to Horse Neck under command of Col. Benjamin Simonds [year not
given], but who failed to join regiment; reported drafted from town of Pitts-
field ; drafted into Capt. Belling's (Belding's) regt.

Vernok, . [This name also appears under the form of Tamam, Yamon,

Vemum.]

Vernon, Fortesque. List dated Boston, Sept. 29, 1777, of men detaclied from
Col. Jabez Hatch's (Boston) regt. who refused to march on a secret expedition ;
also, resolve dated Sept. 30, 1777, directing Jabez Hatch, Colonel of Boston
regt., to arrest and confine said Vernon and others who had refused to march
as ordered, and have them later conveyed imder guard to Rhode Island and
there deliver them to the commanding oflicer of the detachment raised in
Massachusetts for a secret expedition.

Vernon, James. Captain and Paymaster, Col. M. Jackson's regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779.

Yernon, James. Return of men raised in Essex Co. for Continental service, agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; engaged for town of Newbury; engaged July
23, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Vernon, John. Descriptive list of ofiicers and crew of the ship "Aurora" (pri-
vateer), commanded by Capt. David Porter, dated Boston, June 16, 1781; age,
22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.

Yernon, Willard. Capt. John Oliver's co.. Col. Sparhawk's regt. ; service, 100
days, travel home included ; company served in the Jerseys ; warrant for pay
allowed in Council Aug. 12, 1777.

Vernum, Asa. List of men raised in Essex Co. 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 Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20,
1778 ; engaged for towTi of Middleton ; arrived at Fishkill June 19, 1778.

Vernttm, Benjamin, Methuen. Private, Capt. Eliphalet Bodwell's co., Col. Edward
Wigglesworth's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Albany
home in Dec, 1776; 210 miles travel allowed said Vemum.

Vernum, Ebenezer, Dracut. Lieutenant, Capt. Peter Cobum's co., Col. Bridge's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos.
13 days.

Vernttm, James. Private, 2d co. ; entries dated Oct. 22, 1783, and Dec. 26, 1783, of
orders for wages for May-Dec. [year not given], appearing in a register of
orders accepted on account of wages, etc.

Yernum, Willard. Private, Capt. John Strong's co.. Col. John Brown's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt.; entered service June 30, 1777; discharged July 26, 1777; ser-
vice, 26 days, in Northern department.

Vernum, Willard. Private, Capt. Ephraim Stearns's co.. Col. Ezra Wood's regt. ;
entered service May 27, 1778 ; discharged Jan. 31, 1779 ; service, 8 mos. 15 days,
including 10 days (200 miles) travel home; regiment raised for defence of
North river.



312 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Veroney, Jolin. Private, (late) Capt. John Foster's (3il) co. commanded by Lieut.
James Tisdale, Col. John Greaton's regt. ; muster roll made up from July 20,

1778, to Aug. 1, 1778, dated Wliite Plains; enlisted June l(i, 1778; enlistment,
9 mouths. [See John Feroney.]

Yerrey, Benjamin. House resolve dated June 9, 1785, allowing to said Verrey
one quarter pay from Jan. 1, 1784, until further orders of tlie General Court or
of Congress ; resolve passed on the repi'e.sentation of John Lucas, Commissary
of Pensioners, that said Yerrey, belonging to Capt. Henry Burbak's (Bur-
beck'.s) CO., Col. John Crane's regt., who had enlisted for the war, lost his sight
while in service.

Yerrey, Nathaniel. Receipt given to Benjamin Heywood, Paymaster, 4th regt.,
signed by said Yerrey and others, for wages for Dec, 1770, as Sergeants in said
regiment.

Verrick, [Richard]. General order dated Headquarters, Ticonderoga, Nov. 20,

1776, taken from Col. Ephraim Wheelock's Orderly Book ; entry therein states
that Lieut. Col. White, having engaged upon honor not to challenge nor offer
any violence to said Yerrick, Captain and Deputy Muster ISIaster General,
until their friends have had an opportunity of .settling their personal differences
in an honorable manner, is reported as having been released from arrest by
order of Maj. Gen. Gates.

Verriel, Joseph. Capt. Ephraim Corey's co.. Col. "William Prescott's regt. ; order
for bounty coat dated Camp at Cambridge, Oct. 31, 1775.

Verroney, John. Private, (late) Capt. Samuel Foster's co. commanded by Lieut.
James Tisdale, Col. John Greaton's (2d) regt.; muster roll for Sept., 1778;
enlisted June 16, 1778; enlistment, 9 months; also, Capt. Tisdale's co., Col.
Greaton's regt.; muster roll for March, 1779, dated " Cortond Planner;" re-
ported discharged March 17, 1779.

Yerrt, . [This name also appears under the form of A'arry, Yary, Yeary,

Yeree, Yerey, Yerrey, Yerj'.]

Verry, Bela, Danvers. Matross, Capt. Burbeck's co.. Col. John Crane's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for .service from April 5, 1777, to Sept. 11,
1777; residence, Danvers; reported killed Sept. 11, 1777.

Verry, Benjasiin, Beverly. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from 1st, 2d, and 3d cos., in Beverly, as retm-ned by Capt. Larkin Thorndike,
Capt. John "Woodbery, and Capt. Jo.seph K[ae] ; residence, Beverly; engaged
for town of Beverly; joined Capt. Tuckerman's co.. Col. Patterson's regt.;
term, 3 years ; reported as belonging to 2d Beverly co. ; also, receipt for bounties
paid said Yerry and others for enlisting into the Continental Army, sworn to
March 8, 1777, as having been paid by Col. Benjamin Brown, Muster Master;
said Yerry joined Capt. Abraham Tuckerman's co., Col. Patterson's regt. ; also,
Private, Capt. Tuckerman's co.. Col. Joseph Yose's regt. ; muster roll for Dec,

1777, sworn to at Camp near Yalley Forge; enlisted July 1, 1777; enlistment,
during war; reported sick in genei-al hospital; also, same co. and regt. ; mus-
ter rolls for Nov., 1778, and Jan., 1779, sworn to at Providence; also, (late)
Capt. Tuckerman's co.. Col. Yose's regt. ; muster roll for ISFarch and April,

1779, dated Providence; reported left sick at Albany. [See Benjamin Uerry.]

Verry, Benjamin, Danvers. Private, Capt. Y'illiam Hudson Ballard's co.. Col.
Asa Whitcomb's regt. ; muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776 ;
enlisted April 12, 1776; reported re-enlisted Nov. 15, 1776, for the war as
Private in Capt. Brewer's co.. Col. Brewer's regt., but to remain in Col.
"Whitcomb's regt. until Dec 31, 177G ; also, return of men enlisted into the
Continental Army by Maj. John G. Fraizer and turned over to Capt. Nathaniel
Gushing, who were directed to join Col. Paterson's regt. by order dated Head-



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Vebry, Benjamin, continued.

quarters, Nov. 17, 1776, signed by D. Adj. Gen. J. Tminbull; Capt. Willing-
ton's CO., Col. "SVhitcomb's regt. ; reported re-enlisted by Capt. Willington;
also, list of men raised to serve in tbe Continental Army from 1st, 2d, 3d, and
4th COS., of Dan vers; residence, Danvers ; engaged for town of Dauvers ; joined
Capt. Brewer's co., Col. Brewer's regt. ; term, 3 years ; reported as belonging to
Capt. Asa Prince's (1st Danvers) co. ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel
Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Feb. 16, 1777; Capt.
Brewer's co.. Col. Brewer's regt. ; reported received State bounty.

Verrt, Benjamin, Danvers. Matross, Capt. Henry Burbeck's co., Col. John
Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
April 5, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779 ; residence, Danvers ; credited to town of Salem ;
reported transferred to Springfield Laboratory Sept. 3, 1779; also, Capt. David
Briant's co., Col. Crane's regt. ; pay rolls for Jan.-Sept., 1777; enlisted April

5, 1777; enlistment, during war; reported "Wounded 11 Sept: at Hos" on
roll for Sept., 1777 ; also, Capt. Burbeck's co.. Col. Crane's regt. ; muster rolls
for Oct., Nov., and Dec, 1777; also, statement dated West Point Camp, Sept.

6, 1779, signed by John Cockran, Surgeon General of the army, recommeiul-
ing said Terry, of Col. Crane's (Artillery) regt., to the Laboratory at Spring-
field, he being unfit for duty as a foot soldier on account of his age and loss of
sight ; also, return dated Springfield, Nov. i, 1779, of matrosses belonging to
Capt. Benjamin Frothingham's co.. Col. Crane's (Artillery) regt., being part
of the quota of Massachusetts for the year 1779, who were entitled to the
gratuity from the State ; above men certified as having enlisted for 3 years
or during the war and as being in actual service at date of return ; company
stationed at Springfield; also, Capt. Bryant's co. under [Samuel] Hodgsdon,
who was Commissary General of Military Stores; Continental Amiy pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; company stationed at
Springfield ; also, certificate dated Boston, Nov. 17, 1784, signed by Henry Bur-
beck, Captain in a Mass. regt. of artillery, certifying that said Yerry enlisted
into his company, Col. Crane's regt., in April, 1777, for the war, and that dur-
ing that time he lost his sight so as to be incapable of duty in the field, and was
transferred to the Laboratory at Springfield.

Verry, Benjamin. Capt. Gideon Foster's co.. Col. Mansfield's regt. ; receipt for
advance pay, signed by said Veri-y and others, dated Cambridge, July 4, 1775.

Verry, Benjamin, Jr. Capt. Gideon Foster's co., Col. Mansfield's regt. ; receipt
for advance pay, signed by said Verry and others, dated Cambridge, July 4,
1775.

Verry, Daniel, Danvers. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Page's co. ; service to time of
leaving the army, 2 days, probably on the alarm of April 19, 1775; also, Capt.
Enoch Putnam's co., Col. Mansfield's regt. ; order for advance pay, signed by
said Verrj- and others, dated Cambridge, June 8, 1775; also. Private, Capt.
Putnam's co.. Col. John Mansfield's (19th) regt. commanded by Lieut. Col.
Israel Hutchinson ; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775.

Verry, David, Danvers. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Page's co. ; service to time of
leaving the army, 2 days, probably on the alann of April 19, 1775 ; also, Capt.
Asa Prince's co.. Col. Mansfield's regt. ; order for advance pay, signed by said
Verry and others, dated Cambridge, Jime 8, 1775 ; also. Private, same co. and
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 6, 1775; service, 3 mos.
2 days; also, Capt. Prince's co.. Col. John Mansfield's (19th) regt. commanded
by Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also,
order for money in lieu of boiuity coat ; memorandum on reverse of order states
that money was paid to Capt. Prince Dec. 21 [1775] ; also, Private, Capt. James
Gray's co., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ; abstract for advance pay, mileage to



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Vbrry, David, continued.

camp, etc., dated July 15, 1776; mileage for 24 miles allowed said Verry; also,
same CO. and reyt. ; entered service June 6, 1776 ; service to Nov. 1, 1776, 4 mos.
25 days; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1776; also, Capt. Silas
Adams's co., Col. Titcomb's regt. ; service, 2 mos., probably in JNlay and June,
1777 ; 7 daj's (140 miles) travel also allowed to and from place of rendezvous ;
roll endorsed " for 2 Months Service at K Island ; " also, list of men raised in
Essex Co. for the term of 9 mouths from the time of their arrival at Fishkill,
agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned as received of Jonathan War-
ner, Commissioner, by Col. It. Putnam, July 20, 1778; engaged for town of
Danvers; arrived at Fishkill June 20, 1778; also, list of men returned as mus-
tered by Henry Rutgers, Jr., Deputy Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1,
1778.

Verry, Jacob, Salem. Private, Capt. Nathan Brown's co.. Col. John Mansfield's
(lltth) regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchin.son ; company return
dated Oct. 6, 1775.

Verry, Jacob, Salem. Mate, brigantine "Rover," commanded by Capt. Adam
AVellnian ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to June 30, 1780; age, 29
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft, 7 in. ; complexion, dark; residence, Salem.

Verry, Jacob. Cook, brigantine " Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. John Fisk ;
engaged Sept. 30, 1776; discharged Jan. 1, 1777; roll sworn to at Boston; also,
same vessel and commander ; engaged Jan. 1, 1777 ; discharged Feb. 16, 1777 ;
roll sworn to at Boston.

Verry, James, Salem. Sailor, brigantine "Dolphin," commanded by Capt. David
Ingersoll ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to May 25, 1780 ; age, 16
yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 4 in.; complexion, dark; residence, Salem; reported rated
I share.

Verry, John. Private, Capt. Lemuel May's co., Col. Mcintosh's regt. ; joined
March 23, 1778 ; discharged April 16, 1778 ; service, 25 days, at Roxbury Lines.

Verry, Jonathan, Salem. Private, Capt. Nathan Brown's co., Col. John Mans-
field's (19th) regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchmson; company
return dated Oct. 6, 1775.

Verry, Jonathan, 3d. List endorsed " Camp at Cambridge June 13th 1775," of
men belonging to Col. Samuel Gerrish's regt. who took the oath in Middlesex
Co. June 10, 1775, required by Congress to be taken by the Mass. army, as
returned by [Capt.] Samuel Sprague. [Name crossed out on list.]

Verry, Joseph, Danvers. Private, Capt. Eleazer Lindsea's co. commanded by
I..ieut. Daniel Gallushce, Col. Benjamin Ruggles Woodbridge's (25th) regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted Aug. 1, 1775 [service not given] ; also,
Capt. Gallushec's (lOtli) co.. Col. "Woodbridge's (25th) regt. ; company return
[probably Oct., 1775] ; also, Capt. John Dodge's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt.
of guards; enlisted Aug. 31, 1778; discharged Dec. 16, 1778; service, 3 mos. 16
day.s, at Winter Hill ; also, Capt. Benjamin Peabody's co., Lieut. Col. Enoch
Putnam's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 18, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 3, 1781 ; service, 2 mos.
28 days, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home ; regiment rai.sed in Essex
and Plymouth counties to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Verry, Nathaniel. Sergeant, Capt. Thomas Barnes's (5th) co., Lieut. Col.
Tliomas Nixon's (4th) regt. ; regimental return dated North Castle, Nov. 9,
1776.

Verry, Nathaniel. List of prisoners sent in the cartel " Swift " from Halifax to
Boston Sept. 30, 1778, as returned by Thomas Baildon, Commissary of Prison-
ers; reported a Seaman.



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Vekry, Samuel, Salem. Seaman, brigantine "Addition," commanded by Capt.



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