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regt. of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service,
1 week 1 day; also, Capt. William Reed's co.. Gen. John Thomas's regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 27, 1775 ; service, 3 mos., 1 week,
5 days ; also, company return dated Camp at Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775.

VrNiNG, David, Cummington. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Con-
tinental 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 Springfield, July 24, 1780 ; age, 27 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion,
light ; engaged for town of Cummington ; marched to camp July 24, 1780,
under command of Capt. Soaper; also, list of men raised for the 6 months ser-
vice and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return
dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780 ; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by
the town of Cimimington for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ;
marched to camp July 22, 1780; discharged Dec. 9, 1780; service, 4 mos. 22
days, including travel (100 miles) home.

ViNiNG, David. Private, Capt. Thomas Nash's co.. Col. Solomon Lovell's regt. ;
service, 10 days, subsequent to March 10, 1776. Roll sworn to at Weymouth.

ViNiNG, David. Private, Capt. William Tupper's co.. Col. Nathan Sparhawk's
regt.; entered service Oct. 4, 1778; discharged Dec. 14, 1778; service, 2 mos.
10 days, at Boston. Roll sworn to at Middleborough.

ViNiNG, David. Capt. Abram Washburn's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. ; entered
service July 27, 1778; discharged Dec. 21, 1778; service, 4 mos. 25 days, at and
about Boston; term, 6 months, to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

ViNiNG, Ebenezer, Easton. Private, Capt. Macey Williams's co., Col. Timothy
Walker's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 2, 1775 ; service,
3 mos. 1 week ; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for boimty
coat dated Camp at Roxbun,', Nov. 6, 1775; also, company receipt, given to
Capt. Oliver Soper, for ration allowance on march from Dorchester to New
York, dated New York ; also, company receipt, given to Capt. Soper, for wages
for Feb. and March, 1776, dated New York; also, company receipts, given to
Capt. Soper, for wages for May-Aug., 1776, for service in the Continental
Army.

ViNiNG, Elisha, Abington. Private, Capt. William Reed's co.. Gen. John Thomas's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos.,
1 week, 5 days ; also, company return dated Camp at Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775.

ViNiNG, Elisha. Private, Capt. William Tupper's co.. Col. Nathan Sparhawk's
regt.; entered service Oct. 1, 1778; discharged Dec. 14, 1778; service, 2 mos.
13 days, at Boston. Roll sworn to at Middleborough.



336 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

ViNiNG, Elisha. Private, Capt. Jacob Pool's co., Col. Jacobs's regt. ; enlisted July
21, 1780; discharged Oct. 21, 1780; service, 3 mos. 13 days, iucluding 13 days
(2()0 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Plymouth Co. to reinforce Conti-
nental Army for 3 months.

ViNiNG, Elisha, Jr., Abington. Private, Capt. Edward Cobb's co. of militia, Col.
Edward Mitchell's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the
alarm of April 19, 1775, from Abington and Bridgewater to Marshfield ; ser-
vice, 3 days.

ViNiNG, George, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. William Reed's co.. Gen. John
Thomas's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775 ; service,
3 mos., 1 week, 5 days; also, company return dated Camp at Roxbury, Oct. 6,
1775; also, Capt. Nathan Snow's co., Col. Hawes's regt.; enlisted Sept. 24,
1777; service, 1 mo. 9 days, at Rhode Island on a secret expedition; also,
return of men mustered for Col. Jacobs's regt. to serve m the four New Eng-
land governments, by James Hatch, Muster Master for Plymouth Co., June
8, 1778; enlisted by Capt. Cole; also. Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Cole's co., Col.
John Jacobs's regt. ; engaged Jan. 10, 1778; service, 11 mos. 24 days, at Rhode
Island; term to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

ViNiNG, Israel, Cummington. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Con-
tinental Army for the term of H months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780,
returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover,
at Springfield, July 24, 1780; age, 20 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion,
light ; engaged for town of CummiJigton ; marched to camp July 24, 1780,
under command of Capt. Soaper ; also, list of men raised for the 6 months ser-
vice and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having pas.sed muster in a return
dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780; also, pay roll for (! months men raised by
the town of Cummington for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ;
marched to camp July 22, 1780; discharged Dec. 9, 1780; service, 4 mos. 22
days, including travel (100 miles) home.

[Vining], Israel. Petition dated Camp at Hull, Sept. 17, 1776, signed by said
Yining and others belonging to battalion stationed at Hull, asking for increase
and payment of wages.

Vining, Israel. List of men mustered between July 26, 1777, and Aug. 18, 1777,
by James Hatch, Muster Master for PljTiiouth Co. ; Col. Robinson's regt. ; en-
listed by Capt. Stowers; also, Capt. Seth Stowers's co.. Col. J. Robinson's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 1, 1777; service, 5 mos., at Rhode Island.

Vining, Israel. Private, Capt. Job Cushing's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel Pierce's
regt. ; enlisted May 25, 1779; discharged July 1, 1779; service, 1 mo. 10 days,
at Tiverton, R. I., including 3 days (60 miles) travel home.

Vining, Israel. Private, Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; service from July 25, 1784,
to Oct. 24, 1784, 3 mos. ; company raised for defence of Castle and Governor's
Islands; roll sworn to at Boston; also. Corporal, same co. ; service from Oct.
25, 1784, to Oct. 24:, 1785, 12 mos. ; reported promoted from Private Dec. 25,
1784; company raised for defence of Castle and Governor's Islands; rolls
sworn to at Boston ; also, same co. ; trea.sury pay rolls for service from Oct.
25, 1785, to Jan. 25, 1787, at the Castle.

Vining, John, Weymouth. Private, Capt. Joseph Truf ant's (Independent) co. ;
enlisted July 24, 1775; service, 1 mo. 3 weeks; reported died Sept. [12, 1775].

Vining, John. Account rendered by Selectmen of "Weymouth for ammunition
delivered said Vining and other INIinute-men imder Capt. Jacob Gold (Goold)
who marched to Roxbury April 19, 1775.

Vining, John. Private, Capt. Thomas Nash's co.. Col. Solomon Lovell's regt.;
service, 2 days, subsequent to March 10, 1776. Roll .sworn to at Weymouth.



IN THE WAR OF TIIE REVOLUTION. 337

ViNiNG, John. Private, Capt. George Rogers's co., Col. Nathaniel Jordan's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 23, 1779; discharged Oct. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo., at Falmouth.

VixiNCJ, John. Receipt dated Boston, June 14, 1782, for bounty paid said Vining
by Edmund Sawyer, Chairman of Class No. 7 of the town of Newbury, to
serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ; also, 6th co. ; entry
dated Feb. 21, 1784, of an order for wages for May-Dec. [year not given],
appearing in a register of orders accepted on account of wages, etc.

Vining, Joseph. Corporal, in a company commanded by Capt. Thomas Nash, of
Weymouth, Col. Solomon Lovell's regt.; service, 4 days; company marched
March 4, 1776, at the time of taking Dorchester Heights ; roll endorsed " Min-
ute Roll; " also, Capt. Nash's co.. Col. Lovell's regt.; service, 6 days, subse-
quent to March 10, 1776; roll sworn to at WejTnouth; also. Private, Capt.
Nash's CO., Col. David Cushing's regt. ; service, 3 days, in Aug., 1777, at Hull.

Vining, Josiah, Taunton. Private, Capt. James Keith's co.. Col. Paul Dudley
Sargent's (28th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 16, 1775; enlisted July 12,
1775 ; service, 20 days ; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order
for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp before Boston, Dec.
21, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Elisha May's co. ; enlisted Sept. -, 1776; dis-
charged Nov. -, 1776 ; company served on a 2 months campaign at New York ;
also, Capt. Isaac Hodges's co.. Col. George Williams's regt. ; service from
Sept. 25, 1777, to Oct. 31, 1777, 1 mo. 6 days, on a secret expedition ; roll sworn
to at Norton.

Vining, Richard, Stockbridge (also given Loudon) . Private, in a detachment from
Capt. Goodrich's co. of Minute-men, which marched Aj)ril 22, 1775, in response
to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge ; service, 14 days ; said Vining
reported as among men left in camp in Col. Paterson's regt. when Capt. Good-
rich went to Quebec ; also, Capt. William Goodrich's co.. Col. Paterson's regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 5, 1775; service, 3 mos. 3 days.

Vining, Richard. Private, Capt. Thomas Nash's co.. Col. Solomon Lovell's regt. ;
service, 2 days, subsequent to March 10, 1776. Roll sworn to at Weymouth.

Vining, Richard. Sergeant, Capt. John King's co., Col. Hopkins's (Berkshire Co.)
regt. ; entered service July 15, 1776 ; discharged Aug. 5, 1776 ; service, 21 days ;
company marched by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows.

Vining, Thomas. Matross, Capt. Edward Fettyplace's (^Slarblehead) co. ; enlisted
Sept. 1, 1776; service to Jan. 1, 1777, 4 mos., in defence of seacoast.

ViNNiNG, John. List of officers and crew of the brigantine " Griffin," commanded
by Capt. Gideon Henfield, sworn to May 23, 1780; reported rated 1 share.

ViNNiNG, Thomas, Marblehead. Capt. Edward Fettyplace's co. of coast guards ;
memorandum of beef delivered; date of delivery, Feb. 18, 1777; 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 Coimcil of Nov. 7, 1777;
residence, Marblehead ; engaged for town of ISIarblehead ; term, 3 years.

ViNSENT, Joshua, Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Elisha Hedge's co.. Col. Nathaniel
Freeman's regt. ; marched from home Sept. 27, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 4 days, on
a secret expedition to Rhode Island.

ViNSENT, Joshua. Private, Capt. Micah Hambln's (Hamlen's) co.. Col. Jonathan
Reed's regt.; muster roll dated Cambridge, June 1, 1778: enlisted April 2.
1778 ; enlistment, 3 months from April 2, 1778. [See Joshua Hallet and Joshua
Vinson.]

ViNSENT, Nicholas. Corporal, Lieut. Esek Olney's (Capt. Thomas Olney. Jr.'s)
CO., 5th division, Col. Jabez Bowen's regt. ; entered service May 20, 1777: ser-
vice to Jime 3, 1777, 15 days, imder Capt. Jonathan Russell at Pawtuxet.



338 IMASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Vinson, . [This name also appears under the form of Vincant, Vincen, Viuciet,

Vinsent.]

Vinson, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Benjamin Smith's co. ; marched from home
Jan. 18, 177G; service to Nov. 21, 177fi, 10 mos. 5 days; comiiany stationed at
Martha's Vineyard for defence of seacoast.

Vinson, Caleb. Private, Capt. Levi Brown's co., of Adams, Col. Asa Barnes's
(Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service Oct. 30, 1781; discharged Nov. 7, 1781;
service, 9 days; company detached on the alarm of Oct. 30, 1781, and joined
army mider Gen. Stark at Saratoga.

Vinson, John, Braintree. Sergeant, Capt. John ITall, Jr.'s co. of North Parisli in
Braintree, Col. Benjamin Lincoln's regt., which assembled April 19, 1775, and
also April 29, 1775 ; .service, 7 days.

Vinson, John, "Weymouth. Private, Capt. Joseph Trufant's (Independent) co. ;
enlisted Jmie 19, 1775; service, 6 mos., 2 weeks, 1 day; also, order for money
in lieu of bounty coat, payable to Col. Solomon Lovell, dated Weymouth, Dec.
30, 1775.

Vinson, John. Private, in a company commanded by Capt. Thomas Nash, of "Wey-
mouth, Col. Solomon Lovell's regt. ; service, 4 daj's ; company marched March
4, 1776, at the time of taking Dorchester Heights; roll endorsed "Minute
KoU; " also, Capt. Nash's co.. Col. Lovell's regt. ; service, 2 days, subsequent
to March 10, 1776; roll sworn to at "Weymouth.

Vinson, John, Jr. Private, in a company commanded by Capt. Thomas Nash, of
"Weymouth, Col. Solomon Lovell's regt.; service, 4 days; company marched
March 4, 1776, at the time of taking Dorchester Heights ; roll endorsed " Miimte
Roll; " also, Capt. Nash's co., Col. Lovell's regt.; service, 2 days, subsequent
to March 10, 1776 ; roll sworn to at "Weymouth.

Vinson, Jonath.\n. Private, Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; entered service June 1, 1776 ;
service to Sept. 1, 1776, 3 mos. ; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands. Roll
sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Vinson, Joshua. Private, Capt. INIicah Hamlen's co., Col. Jonathan Reed's (1st)
regt. of guards ; muster roll dated May 9, 1778 ; enlisted April 2, 1778 ; enlist-
ment, 3 months from April 2, 1778 ; regiment stationed at Cambridge. [See
Joshua Hallet and Joshua Vinsent.]

Vinson, Joshua. Private, in a detachment from Capt. "William Douglass's co.
commanded by I^ieut. Daniel Brown, Col. A.sa Barnes's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ;
entered service Oct. 14, 1781 ; discharged Oct. 27, 1781 ; service, 15 days, on an
alarm at Saratoga.

Vinson, Lewey. Pay roll of a number of Indians imder Lieut. Andrew Gilman ;
service between June 29, 1779, and Aug. 21, 1779, 15 days, on Penobscot
expedition.

Vinson, Nicholas. Private, Capt. Samuel Low's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's
(Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service Oct. 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 17, 1780;
service, 4 days, by order of Gen. Fellows on an alarm at the Northward ; also,
Private, Lieut. Jeremiah Brown's detachment, Col. Asa Barnes's (Berkshire
Co.) regt. ; entered service Oct. 13, 1781 ; discharged Oct. 23, 1781 ; service, 10
days; detachment raised in Adams, ordered out on the alarm of Oct. 13, 1781,
and joined army under Gen. Stark at Saratoga.

Vinson, Philip. Private, Capt. Simeon Fish's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; service,
8 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth in Sept., 1778.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 339

Vinson, Samuel. Capt. Nehemiah Pratt's co., Col. Mitchell's regt. commanded by-
Lieut. Col. James "Williams, Brig. George Godfrey's (Bristol Co.) brigade;
service, 8 days; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of Aug.
2, 1780.

Vinson, Thomas, Weymouth. Private, Capt. Jacob Goold's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Benjamin Linclou's (Lincoln's) regt., which a.ssembled April 19, 1775;
service, 8 days; also, account rendered by Selectmen of Weymouth for ammu-
nition delivered .said Vinson and other ]SIinute-men under Capt. Jacob Gold
(Goold) who marched to Roxbury April 19, 1775; also, Corporal, Capt. Joseph
Trufaut's (Independent) CO. ; enlisted May 9, 1775 ; service, 8 mos. ; a^so, order
for money in lieu of boimty coat, payable to Col. Solomon Lovell, dated Wey-
mouth, Dec. 30, 1775; also, Corporal, Capt. Trufanfs (Independent) co. ; en-
listed Jan. 1, 1776 ; service, 1 mo. ; company stationed at Wej-mouth for
defence of seacoast; also, same co. ; enlisted April 1, 1776; service to May 22,
1776, 1 mo. 22 days ; company stationed at Weymouth for defence of seacoast ;
also, Sergeant, Capt. Trufaut's [Independent] co., under command of Col.
Josiah Whitney ; engaged May 22, 1776 ; service to Aug. 1, 1776, 2 mos. 9 days ;
roll dated Camp at Hull; also, petition dated Camp at Hull, Sept. 17, 1776,
signed by said Vinson and others belonging to battalion stationed at Hull, asking
for increase and payment of wages; also, Capt. Trufanfs co., Col. Whitney's
regt.; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Dec. 1, 1776,4 mos.; a^so, Capt. Trufanfs
CO. ; service from Dec. 1, 1776, to Jan. 1, 1777, 1 mo. ; company raised for defence
of seacoast and stationed at Hull ; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Abner Crane's co.,
Col. Jacobs's regt. ; service from April 1, 1778, to July 15, 1778, 3 mos. 15 days,
at Rhode Island [see Thomas Vincent] ; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Jacob Fuller's
CO., Col. John Jacobs's regt. ; engaged Jan. 1, 1778; service, 12 mos. 3 days, at
Rhode Island; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779; wages of said Vinson made
up from July 15, 1778 ; also. Lieutenant ; list of officers appointed to command
men detached from militia to reinforce the Continental Army, agreeable to re-
solve of Oct. 9, 1779; said Vinson, with others, detached from Suffolk and
Essex Co. brigades; commissioned Oct. 27, 1779; also. Captain, Col. Garrish's
(Gerrish's) regt.; engaged Oct. 17, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1
mo. 18 days, at North river, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home ; regi-
ment raised in Suffolk and Essex counties ; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Theophilus
Wilder'sco., Col. Ebenezer Thayer's regt. ; engaged Jime 26, 1780: discharged
Oct. 29, 1780 ; service, 4 mos. 7 days, including 3 days (60 miles) travel home ;
company stationed at Rhode Island; regiment raised in Suffolk Co. to rein-
force Continental Army for 3 months; also, petition dated Boston, Nov. 30,
1780, signed by said Vinson and others, officers of Col. Thayer's regt., asking
that wages be allowed them for 3 mos. service as a reinforcement to the Con-
tinental Army during 1780.

Vinson, Timothy. Corporal, Capt. Benjamin Smith's co. ; enlisted Oct. 11, 1775;
service to Dec. 1, 1775, 1 mo. 23 days; company stationed at Martha's Vme-
yard for defence of seacoast ; also, receipt given to Benjamin Smith, signed by
said Vinson and others, for wages for service from June 1, 1776, to Sept. 1,
1776, in Capt. Smith's co. ; also, Private, Capt. Smith's co. ; service between
Sept. 1, 1776, and Nov. 21, 1776, 2 mos. 10 days ; company stationed at Martha's
Vineyard for defence of seacoast.

ViNTEN, Levi, New Braintree. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Thomas Whipple's and Capt. Francis Stone's cos., of New
Braintree, Gen. Warner's brigade, sworn to in Worcester Co., Feb. 21, 1778;
residence. New Braintree ; engaged for town of New Braintree ; joined Capt.
Liman's (Lyman's) co., Col. Lee's regt. ; term, during war.

ViNTEN, Nathaniel, New Braintree. Private, Capt. John Grainger's co.. Col.
Ebenezer Leamed's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1,



340 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS ANI) SAILORS

ViNTEN, Nathaniel, continued.

1775; service, 3 mos., 1 week, 1 day; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775;
also, receipt for bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Nov. 9, 1775.

ViNTEN, Samuel. Private, Capt. Abner Crane's co.. Col. Jacob Garish's (Gerrish's)
regt. ; enlisted Oct. 13, 1779; discharged Dec. 2, 1779; service, 1 mo. 20 days,
on expedition to Claverack. Roll dated Stoughton.

ViNTEN, Seth. Private, Capt. John Ellis's co., Col. Thomas Poor's regt. ; enlisted
July 4, 1778; discharged Feb. 18, 1779; service, 7 mos. 25 days, including 11
days (225 miles) travel home ; regiment raised to fortify and secure i)asses of
North river, N. Y. ; roll sworn to at Medway ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay
rolls for July, Aug., and Sept., 1778, dated Fort Clinton; a?so, same co. and
regt. ; pay rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1778, dated King's Ferry.

ViNTEN, Timothy, Dudley. Private, Capt. Benjamin Richardson's co.. Col.
Nicholas Dike's regt. ; pay abstract for mileage from home to Dorchester
Heights, dated Sei)t. 4, 1776; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for travel
allowance, etc., from Dorchester Heights home, dated Nov. 28, 1776; said
Vinten credited with allowance for 3 days (62 miles) travel.

ViNTEN, "William, Bridgewater. List of men mustered by James Hatch, Muster
Master for Plj^mouth Co., to serve in the New England states until Jan. 1,
1779; residence, Bridgewater.

ViNTENON, John. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Heath's detachment of militia. Col.
Thomas Crafts's regt. ; service, 2 mos. 27 days ; detachment drafted for service
at and about Boston, agreeable to resolve of Sept. 16, 1777 ; also, Matross> same
detachment and regt. ; service from Nov. 8, 1777, 6 weeks, at Boston ; also,
Capt. Heath's co., Col. Jonathan Reed's detachment of guards; muster roll
dated Boston, May 14, 1778; enlistment, 3 months from April 2, 1778; also,
same co. and detachment; enlisted April 13, 1778; discharged July 2, 1778;
service, 2 mos. 20 days ; detachment drafted to serve at Cambridge ; also, Capt.
Elias Parkman's detachment ; enlisted July 2, 1778 ; discharged July 17, 1778 ;
service, 15 days ; detachment drafted to serve as guards. [See John Yintenow,
John Yintinoe, and John "Wintenon.]

ViNTENOW, John. Private, Capt. Elias Parkman's detachment ; service from July
2, 1778, 15 days, with guards. Roll dated Boston. [See John Vintenon, John
Yintinoe, and John Wintenon.]

ViNTER, Joseph. List of men raised in "Worcester Co. for the term of 9 months
from the time of their arrival at Fislikill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778,
returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam,
July 20, 1778 ; engaged for town of Leicester ; arrived at Fishkill June 7, 1778.

ViNTiN, David, Mystic. Seaman, brigantine "Hazard," commanded by Capt.
Simeon Sampson; engaged Oct. 23, 1777; discharged May 20, 1778; service, 6
mos. 27 days; residence. Mystic. Roll dated Bo.ston.

ViNTiN, Levi. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster blaster for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Feb. 1, 1778; Capt. Drown's co., Col. Lee's regt.;
reported received State bounty.

ViNTiN, Ralph, Dudley. List of men drafted from Worcester Co. militia to march
to Horse Neck under command of Col. Converse [year not given], but who
failed to join regiment ; reported drafted from town of Dudley ; drafted into a
company commanded by Capt. Timothy Newel, of Sturbridge.

ViNTiNOE, John. Capt. Perez Cushing's co.. Col. Crafts's (Artillery) regt. ; ser-
vice, 47 days; company reported as Boston militia and stationed at Hull from
July 26, 1777, to Sept. 11, 1777. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co. and endorsed " men
drafted from Boston Regt." [See John Yintenon, John Yintenow, and John
Wintenon.]



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. .341

Vinton, . [This name also appears under the form of Finten, Venten, Ventin,

Venton, Vmten, Vinter, Vintin, "Winton.]

Vinton, Abiathar, Granby. Private, Capt. John Cowls's co., Col. "Woodbridge's
regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alanii of April 19, 1775 ;
left service April 30, 1775; service, 11 days; reported returned home; also,
Capt. Phineas Smith's co., Col. Ruggles Woodbridge's regt. ; service, 4 days;
company marched on an alarm at Bennington Aug. 17, 1777.

Vinton, Abiathar, New Braintree (also given Greenfield and Chesterfield) . List
of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as returned by Cajit. John
Thompson ; residence. New Braintree (also given Greenfield) ; engaged for
town of Pelham (also given New Braintree) ; joined Capt. Limon's (Lyman's)
CO. ; term, 3 years, to expire Jan. 1, 1780; also, Private, Col. Henry Jackson's
(formerly Col. Lee's) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Nov. 1, 1777, to Feb. 9, 1779; also, Capt. John Hastings's co.. Col. Jackson's
regt. commanded by "William S. Smith; pay rolls for Oct. and Nov., 177H;
also, return certified at Camp near Morristown, April 30, 1780, of ofiScers 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 into a regiment under the command of Col. Henry Jackson, agree-
able to the arrangement of April 9, 1779 ; rank, Private ; residence, Chesterfield ;
engaged Nov. 1, 1777 ; said Vinton appears among men belonging to Col. Wil-
liam R. Lee's regt. who had been discharged from the rolls prior to above
arrangement; reported deserted Feb. 9, 1779. [See Abiathar Finten.]

Vinton, Abiathar. Private, Capt. Aaron Haynes's co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's
regt.; muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Dec. 1, 1776; enlisted March
12, 1776; reported sick in general hospital.

Vinton, Benoni, Maiden. Private, in a company commanded by Capt. Benjamin
Blaney, of Maiden ; service, 3 days ; company marched to Point Shirley June
13, 1776, by order of Gen. Lincoln ; also, Capt. John Walton's co., Col. Brooks's
regt. ; company return dated Oct. 31, 1776 ; reported fit for duty ; also reported
in hospital ; also, same co. and regt. ; enlisted Sept. 27, 1776 ; discharged Nov.
16, 1776 ; service, 2 mos. 1 day, including 11 days (228 miles) travel home ; roll
dated North Castle.

Vinton, David, Medford. Private, Capt. Isaac Hall's co.. Col. Thomas Gardner's
regt., which assembled April 19, 1775; service, 5 days.

Vinton, David, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Seth Turner's [Independent] co. under
command of Col. Thomas Marshall; enlisted May 23, 1776; service to Nov. 1,
1776, 5 mos. 9 days; also, same co. ; service from Oct. 31, 1776, to Jan. 1, 1777,
2 mos. ; company stationed at Hull.

Vinton, David, Stoughton. Capt. Thayer's (Independent) co. ; muster return of
four Independent cos. stationed at Hull, dated March 1, 1777; age, 18 yrs. ;



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