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(late Wigglesworth's) regt. ; Continental Army pay accoimts for service from
Jan. 26, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, Capt. Thomas Willington'sco., Col. Edward
Wigglesworth's regt.; return [year not given]; residence, Boston; mustered
by Nathaniel Barber; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for June, 1778, dated
Camp Greenwich ; reported on command by order of Gen. Gates; also, ssune
CO. and regt. ; pay roll for Oct., 1778; also, descriptive list dated West Point,
Jan. 29, 1781 ; Capt. Pillsbury's co.,6th Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col.
Smith; rank. Private; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 3 in.; complexion, copper
color; hair, black; eyes, black; residence, Boston; enlisted June 1, 1777, by
Capt. Willmgton ; enlistment, during war ; also. Private, Capt. Daniel Pils-
bury's co., Lieut. Col. Smith's (6th) regt. ; return for wages for the year 1782 ;
wages allowed said Vose for 12 mos. ; reported on furlough in Dec, 1782 ; also,
return [year not given, probably 1783] of men entitled to S80 gratuity, agree-
able to act of Congress of May 15, 1778, for serving during the war; 3d co., 6th
Mass. regt.

Vose, Samuel, Milton. Private, Capt. John Bradley's (Milton) co. of militia, Col.
Lemuel Robinson's regt., which rendered service after the fight at Concord
and before completion of the standing army ; service, 13 days.

Vose, Samuel. Corporal, Capt. Seth Sumner's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ; ser-
vice, 25 days; company marched to Rhode Island April 17, 1777. Roll dated
Dorchester.

Vose, Samuel. Private, Capt. John Bradley's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ; en-
listed Aug. 14, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 28 days, including 12 days (240 miles)
travel home; company marched to Manchester, Vt., to join Northern ai-my.
Roll sworn to in Suif oik Co.

Vose, Seth, Boston (also given Milton) . Private ; list of men returned as ser\'ing
on main guard under Lieut. Col. L. Baldwin, at Prospect Hill, dated July 16,
1775; also, Capt. Lemuel Trescott's co., Col. Jonathan Brewer's regt. ; muster
roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 24, 1775 ; service, 2 mos. 13 days ; also, com-
pany return dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat dated
Camp at Prospect Hill, Oct. 25, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Trescott's co.. Col.
Asa Whitcomb's regt. ; muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776;
enlisted Jan. 1, 1776 ; reported re-enlisted Nov. 20, 1776, in Capt. Tuckerman's
CO., Col. Paterson's regt. ; also, return of men raised to serve in the Continen-
tal Army from Capt. Badcock's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt., dated June
27, 1777; residence, Milton : enlisted for town of Milton ; joined Capt. Hanes's
(Haynes's) co., Col. Vose's regt.; enlistment, 3 years; also. Private, Capt.



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VosE, Seth, continued.

Abraham Tuckerman's co., Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1777,
sworn to at Camp near Valley Forge ; enlisted Jan. 1, 1777 ; enlistment, during
war ; reported sick in general hospital ; also, order on Treasurer of Massachusetts
Bay, payable to Bill Vose, of Milton, dated Milton, Sept. 11, 177!), signed by
Susannah Pollock, mother of said Vose, deceased, for gratuity due him as a
soldier in Cajit. Abraham Tuckerman's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's regt.; certifi-
cate signed by the Selectmen of Milton, certifying that Susannah Pollock waa
the proper heir of said Vose is attached to order.

Vose, Seth. Sergeant, Capt. Thomas Starret's detachment from Col. Mason
"Whcaton's regt. ; service from June 29, 1779, to July 2, 1779, i days, at Cam-
den, Eastern department.

Vose, Spencer, Boston. Matross, Maj. Thomas Pierce's co.. Col. Richard Gridley's
(Artillery) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 21, 1775; ser-
vice, 2 mos., 2 weeks, 2 days; also, comjjany return dated lioxbury Camp,
Sept. 29, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated
Camp at Roxbury, Dec. 27, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Stephen Badlam's co.,
Col. Knox's (Artillery) regt. stationed near Boston ; service probably rendered
between Jan. 1, 1776, and Ai)ril -, 1770, as per certificate dated Dec. 14, 1839;
also, Gunner, Capt. "William Todd's (6th) co.. Col. Thomas Crafts's (Artillery)
regt.; service from time of enlistment to Oct. 1, 1777, 4 mos. 21 days; also,
Capt. John Gill's co.. Col. Crafts's regt. ; list of men who received bounty from
April 30, 1777, to Dec. 30, 1777, 8 mos. ; also, descriptive return dated Boston,
made by Edward Procter, Colonel of Boston regt., of men who had enlisted to
serve in the militia uuder Brig. Gen. John Fellows for the term of 3 months
from the time of their arrival at place of rendezvous unless sooner discharged,
and who had received bounty and mileage due them of said Col. Procter ; Capt.
Hodgdon's co. ; age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 6 ft. 2 in. ; complexion, light; also. Pri-
vate, Lieut. William Bird's co.. Col. Thayer's regt.; enlisted July 19, 1780;
discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 3 days, including 11 days (220 miles)
travel home ; company stationed at West Pomt ; regiment raised in Suffolk Co.
to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Vose, Thomas, jNIilton. ISIatross, Capt. Daniel Vose's co. of the train in Milton,
Col. Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Rox-
bury ; service, 14 days, subsequent to Concord battle and before completion of
the standing army ; also, 3d Lieutenant, Maj. Thomas Pierce's co.. Col. Richard
Gridley's (Artillery) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged May 8,
1775 ; service, 3 mos. 1 day ; also, 2d Lieutenant, same co. and regt. ; company
return dated Roxbury Camp, Sept. 29, 1775; also, Captain, Col. John Crane's
(Artillery) regt. ; Continental Army pay accomits for service from Jan. 1, 1777,
to Dec. 31, 1779; reported as serving 23 mos. as Captain Lieutenant, 13 mos. r.s
Captain; also, order on the Board of War, for clothing, dated We.st Point,
June 20, 1778, signed by said Vose, Captain Lieutenant, and others, payable to
Capt. Noah Nichols; certificate dated West Point, Jime 20, 1778, signed by
Ebenezer Stevens, Lieutenant Colonel Commandant of Artillery, Northern
department, certifies that above men belonged to his corps of artillerj'; also,
receipt for clothing, given to the Board of War, dated West Point, June 20, 1778,
signed by said Vose and others; also, Captain Lieutenant, in a corps of artil-
lery commanded by Lieut. Col. Stevens; return of officers in need of clothing,
certified at Fredericksburgh, Nov. 25, 1778, by H. Knox, Brigadier General of
Artillery; also, Captain Lieutenant, Capt. Nathaniel Donnell's co.. Col. John
Crane's regt.; return for gratuity, dated Greenwich, Nov. 10, 1779; also.
Captain, Col. Crane's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780: also, list dated Boston, Jan. 19, 1781, of officers
of the regiment of artillery formerly commanded by Col. Crane, who were to



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VosE, Thomas, continued.

continue in service, ^ returned by said Vose, Captain and Adjutant; also, re-
ceipt given to Capt. Lieut. Knowles, signed by said Vose, Captain, and others
belonging to Col. Crane's (3d .f^Jtillerj-) regt., for subsistence money for June,
1782.

Vose, William, Dorchester (probablj') . Private, Capt. "William Holden's co. com-
manded by Lieut. Preserved Baker, Col. Robinson's regt., which mustered
April 19, 1775 ; service, 10 days.

Vose, William, ^lilton. Corporal, Capt. Ebenezer Tucker's co. of militia, which
marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days, before
comi^letiou of standing army ; reported returned home.

Vose, William, Northfield. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Conti-
nental Army for the term of (5 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780,
returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover,
at Springfield, July 7, 1780; age, 35 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion, dark ;
engaged for town of Northfield ; arrived at Springfield July 6, 1780 ; marched
to camp July 7, 1780, under command of Capt. Dix; also, list of men raised
for the 6 months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed
muster in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780; also, pay roll for 6
months men raised by the town of Xorthfield for service in the Continental
Army during 1780; marched from home July 4, 1780; discharged Dec. 20,
17S0, at Philadelphia; service, 6 mos., including travel (260 miles) home.

Vose, Williaji. Private, Capt. John Robinson's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.;
service, 12 days, at Dorchester in March, 1776, guarding shores at mouth of
Milton river.

Vose, William. Private, Capt. Josiah Vose's (Milton) co. ; service from April 13
to April 26, 1776, 12 days, in defence of seacoast.

Vose, William. Private, Capt. Seth Sumner's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.;
service, 3 days ; company ordered to march to Moon Island Jime 12, 1776.

Vose, William. Private, Capt. Seth Sumner's co.. Col. Gill's regt. ; marched from
home ^Marcli 1, 1778 ; discharged April 4, 1778 ; service, 1 mo. 4 days ; company
ordered to march to Castle Island March 1, 1778.

Vose, William. Capt. Jeremiah Putnam's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt. ; en-
listed July 1, 1778; service to Dec. 31, 1778, 6 mos. 4 days, at Rhode Island,
including 4 days (75 miles) travel home ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ;
muster rolls dated East Greenwich, Sept. 17, and Sept. 24, 1778; also, same
CO. and regt. ; muster roll dated East Greenwich, Oct. 14, 1778 ; reported on
command making shoes ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated North
Kingston, Nov. 6, 1778 ; reported on command as shoemaker ; also, same co.
and regt. ; pay roll sworn to at East Greenwich, Nov. 13, 1778; enlistment to
expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Vose, William, Jr., Dorchester. Private, Lieut. Hopestill Hall's (2d Dorchester)
CO. of militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 10 days ;
also, Capt. John Robinson's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ; service, 5 days, in
March, 1776 ; company called out to guard the Lines near Dorchester Heights.

Voter, John. Private, Lieut. Nathaniel Morton's (Freetown) co.. Col. Edward
Pope's regt. ; marched Dec. 8, 1776: discharged Dec. 11, 1776; service, 4 days;
company marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; also, Capt.
Joseph Norton's (Freetown) co.. Col. John Hathaway's regt. ; entered service
Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 6 days; company marched to
Rhode Island on the alarms of July 27, and Aug. 2, 1780.



364: MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

VouGHN, David, ^liddleborougli. Private, Capt. Nathaniel "VTood's (Ist Middle-
borough) CO. of militia, which marched in response to the alarm of April 19,
1775, to Marshfield ; service, 2 days.

VouGHN, Ebenezek. Corporal, Lieut. Jonah "Washburn's co., Col. Ebenezer
Sprout's regt. ; service, 11 days; company marched from Middleborough to
Rhode Island on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

VouGHN, Jesse, Middleborough. Sergeant, Capt. Nathaniel Wood's (1st Middle-
borougli) CO. of militia, which marched in response to the alarm of April 19,
1775, to Marshfield ; service, 2 days.

VouGHN, Jesse. Private, Lieut. Jonah "\Va.shbnm's co., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's
regt.; service, 5 days; company marclied from Middleborough to Ilhode
Island on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1770.

VouGHN, Joseph, Jr., Middleborough. Private, Capt. Nathaniel "Wood's (1st
Middleborough) co. of militia, which marched in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775, to ^larshfield ; service, 2 days.

Vradenburgh, Peter. Private, Capt. Charles Parsons's co., Col. Goose Van
Schaick's (1st New York) regt. ; muster rolls for Jan.-April, 1781, dated "West
Point ; enlistment, during war.

"S^RAiLE, Benjamin. Private, Capt. James Hills's co., Col. John Daggett's regt.;
copy of a list of men stationed at Bristol for 3 mouths from Dec. 28, 1776.

"Vredenburgh, "William. Private, Capt. Leonard Bleeker's (Light InfantrjO CO.,
Col. (Joose Van Schaick's (1st New York) regt.; muster rolls for Jan.-Ai)ril,
1781, dated "West Point; enlistment, during war; reported doing garrison duty
in April, 1781.

VR03IAN, Peter. List of men in Capt. Henry's co.. Col. David Brewer's regt., who
were in need of blankets, certified July 25, 1775. [See Peter Hammond.]

"VuiSLLEZ, Gabriel. Pay roll for wages due men belonging to the brig " Freedom,"
commanded by Capt. John Clouston, who had been omitted on the general roll
or who had only been made iip to Aug. 4, 1777, but had later arrived in a
prize ; wages allowed said Vuisllez from Aug. 4 to Aug. 30, 1777. [See Gabriel
Oillie, Gabriel Viusllez, Gabriel Voley, and Gabiiel AValhick.]

VuNK, Peter. ]\Iatross, Capt. Nathaniel Donnell's co.. Col. John Crane's (Artillery)
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from April 6, 1778, to Dec.
31, 1779; also, Private, same co. and regt.; return for gratuity, dated Green-
wich, Nov. 10, 1779 ; term, during war.

VuKGiN, Asa, Alford. Return of men raised for Continental service probably from
Capt. "Wilcox's CO. [year not given]; residence, Alford; engaged for town of
Alford ; joined Capt. Alvord's co., Col. Shepard's regt. ; term, 3 years.

"VuRNHAM, Gordon Anderson. Receipt dated "Worcester, May 10, 1782, for bounty
paid said Yumliam by Lieut. Noah Mendell, Chairman of Class No. 6 of the
town of Barre, to serve in tlie Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Vyburt, John, Salem. Private, Capt. Joseph Hiller's co., Col. Jonathan Tit-
comb's regt.; arrived at destination May C, 1777: discharged July 6, 1777;
service, 2 mos. 6 days, at Rhode Island, including 3 daj-s (65 miles) travel
home. Roll dated Camp at Providence.



WAATE, JosiAH, Athol. Private, Capt. Ichabod Dexter's co.. Col. Benjamin
Ruggles Woodbridge's (25th) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Wabb, Henry, Falmouth. Private, Capt. John Brackett's co., Col. Edmund
Phiney's regt. ; billeting allowed from date of enlistment, May 12, 1775, to



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"Wabb, Henry, continued.

date of marching from Falmouth to headquarters, July 3, 1775 ; credited with
7 weeks 3 days allowance.

"Wabb, James, Falmouth. Private, Capt. John Brackett's co.. Col. Edmund Phiney's
regt. ; billeting allowed from date of enlistment, May 10, 1775, to date of march-
ing from Falmouth to headquarters, July 3, 1775; credited with 7 weeks 5
days allowance.

"Wabb, Johx. Private, Capt. John Brackett's co., Col. Edmimd Phiney's regt. ;
billeting allowed from date of enlistment. May 10, 1775, to date of marching
from Falmouth to headquarters, Jul}' 3, 1775 ; credited with 7 weeks 5 days
allowance.

"Wabbex, John. Account sworn to in "Worcester Co., Sept. 3, 1781, rendered by the
Selectmen of Petersham, of bounties and mileage paid Nathan Kenney and
others to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years; said "Wabben
reported hired by Nathan Kenney.

Wabber, Bradley. Private, Capt. Joshua Shaw's co.. Col. Elisha Porter's (Hamj)-
shire Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 22, 1779 ; discharged Aug. 27, 1779 ; service, 1
mo. 9 days, at New London, Conn., including 3 days (62 miles) travel home.
Roll dated Monson.

Wabber, Samuel. Private, Capt. Joshua Shaw's co., Col. Elisha Porter's (Hamp-
shire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 22, 1779; discharged Aug. 27, 1779; service,
1 mo. 9 days, at New Loudon, Conn., including 3 days (62 miles) travel home.
Koll dated Monson.

Wabber, William, Leicester. Descriptive list of men raised to serve in the Con-
tinental Army for the term of 9 months, as returned by Seth Washburn, Super-
intendent for Worcester Co. ; Capt. Leveston's co.. Col. S. Danny's (Denny's)
regt.; age, 22yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion, light ; residence, Leicester;
marched to Springfield July 8, 1779; reported delivered to Capt. C. Marshall.

Wabber, William. Private, Capt. Eleazer Crabtree's co. ; enlisted Aug. 26, 1775;
service to Dec. 31, 1775, 4 mos. 15 days; company stationed at Frenchman's
Bay, Lincoln Co., for defence of seacoast.

Wabbin, John, Petersham. List of men raised for the 6 months service and re-
turned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp
Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780 ; also, order on Capt. Howard (Heywood) , payable to
Ebenezer Bradshaw, dated Petersham, Sept. 23, 1784, signed by said Wabbm,
for wages due for service in Col. Sprout's regt. in the Continental Army.

Wabe, David, Nobletown. Private, Capt. John McKinstry's co., Col. Patterson's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug-. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 6, 1775 ; service, 3 mos.
3 days. [See David Webb and David Weels.]

Waber, Richard. Capt. Courtis's co.. Col. Glover's regt. ; receipt for advance pay,
signed by said Waber and others, dated Cambridge, June 27, 1775.

Wabster, Samuel. Capt. Jonathan Evans's co.. Col. Frye'sregt. ; order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Nov. 13, 1775.

Wacklet, John, Gloucester. List of men belonging to Capt. Barnabas Dodge's
CO. who took the oath in Middlesex Co. June 10, 1775, required by Congress to
be taken by the Mass. army; also, Private, Capt. Dodge's co., Col. Samuel
Gerrish's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 23, 1775 ; service,
10 weeks; also, Capt. Dodge's (6th) co., Lieut. Col. Loammi Baldwin's (late
Col. Gerrish's) 38th regt. ; company return dated Camp at Chelsea, Oct. 2, 1775 ;
also, list of recruits for the new establishment in Col. Baldwin's regt., approved
by Brig. Gen. AY. Heath in Camp at Cambridge, Dec. 30, 1775; Capt. Dodge's



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Wacklet, John, continued.

CO. ; also, Cayt. Dodge's cc, Col. Baldwin's regt. ; return of men who enlisted
forlyear from Dec. 31, 1775; age, 51yrs. ; a^so, same co. aud regt. ; pay abstract
for April, 1776.

"Waddall, John, Derry. Private, Capt. Moses Draper's co., Lieut. Col. William
Bond's (late Col. Thomas Gardner's) 37th regt. ; company return dated Camp
Prospect Hill, Oct. 7, 1775.

Waddams, Caleb. List of men who marched from Pittsficld to Ticonderoga Aug.
10, 177(5, under command of Sergt. Caleb Goodrich, and were dismissed Nov.
10, 1770; service, 13 weeks 1 day; also, Private, Capt. Peter Porter's co.. Col.
Samuel Brewer's regt. ; pay abstract for mileage, dated Dec. 1, 1776 ; mileage
for 80 miles allowed said "Waddams ; also, list of men who marched from Pitts-
field to Kinderhook after inimical persons May 4, 1777, under command of
Capt. Jolm Strong, and were dismissed May 11, 1777 ; service, 1 week ; also,
Private, Lieut. James Hubbard's co., Lieut. Col. David Rositer's detachment
of militia; entered service Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Aug. 22, 1777; service,

4 days; company marched on an alarm at Bennington; also, list of mounted
men who marched from Pittsfield to Skeensborough Sept. 6, 1777, under com-
mand of Capt. John Strong, and were dismissed Oct. 1, 1777 ; service, 3 weeks

5 days; also, Private, Capt. John Strong's co., Col. John Brown's (Berkshire
Co.) regt. ; entered service Sept. 6, 1777 ; discharged Sept. 26, 1777 ; service, 20
days, in Northern department; also, Capt. Joel Stevens's co.. Col. David Kos-
sitcr's regt. ; entered service Oct. 12, 1781 ; discharged Oct. 25, 1781 ; service,
13 days, on an alarm at Saratoga ; roll dated Pittsfield.

Waddams, Enos. Corporal, Lieut. Ephraim Bowman's detachment from Capt.
Andrew Lusk's co.. Col. Asa Barns's regt. ; entered service Oct. 14, 1781 ; dis-
charged Oct. 22, 1781; service, 8 days; detachment marched to join army at
Saratoga by order of Gen. Fellows on the alarm at the Northward of Oct. 14,
1781.

"Waddams, John. Private, Capt. Samuel Clark's co., Col. Powel's (Berkshire Co.)
regt. ; enlisted July 22, 1779 ; discharged Aug. 26, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 12 days,
at New Haven, Conn., including 7 days (131 miles) travel home. Roll sworn
to at Lanesborough.

"Waddan, Benjamin, Marblehead. Boy, ship "Rhodes," commanded by Capt.
Nehemiah Butfinton ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to Aug. 14,
1780 ; age, 15 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in. ; complexion, light ; residence, Marblehead.

"Waddell, John. Capt. Draper's co.. Col. "William Bond's regt. ; order for boimty
coat dated Camj) Prosjiect Hill, Dec. 27, 1775.

"Wadden, Benjamin, Beverly. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from 1st, 2d, and 3d cos., in Beverly, as returned by Capt. Larkin Thorndike,
Capt. John "Woodbery, and Capt. Joseph R[ae] ; residence, Beverly ; engaged
for town of Beverly; joined Col. Lee's regt.; term, 3 years; reported as be-
longing to 1st Beverly co. ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber,
Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Aug. 3, 1777 ; Capt. Drown's co..
Col. Lee's regt. ; reported received State boxmty.

"Wadden, Isaac, Marblehead. Private, Capt. Francis Symonds's co.. Col. Jolm
Glover's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 30, 1775 ; service,
2 mos. 7 days.

"Wadden, John. Boy, brigantine "Freedom," commanded by Capt. John Clous-
ton ; engaged Feb. 4, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 4, 1777 ; service, 6 mos.

"Wadden, John. Petition dated Beverly, July 15, 1778, signed by Joseph "Wood,
Town Clerk, in behalf of the Selectmen of Beverly, asking consideration on



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"Wadden, John, continued.

account of men who had moved into or from said town, or had died since
return made under resolve of Dec. 9, 1776, or who were unable to contribute
towards raising the town's quota ; said Wadden reported as having moved from
Marblehead and as being unable to contribute.

"Wadden, John, Jr. Private, Capt. Francis Felton's (Marblehead) co. ; enlisted
July 14, 1775; service to Dec. 31, 1775, 6 nios. 3 daj's, in defence of scacoast;
also, petition dated Beverly, July 15, 1778, signed by Joseph Wood, Town
Clerk, in behalf of the Selectmen of Beverly, asking consideration on account
of men who had moved into or from said town, or had died since return made
under resolve of Dec. 9, 1770, or who were unable to contribute towards raising
the town's quota ; said Wadden reported as having moved from Marblehead
and as being unable to contribute.

Wadden, Joseph, Marblehead. Capt. Joel Smith's (4th) co., Col. John Glover's
(21st) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Wadden and others, dated
Cambridge, Jmie 28, 1775 ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 23, 1775 ; service, 2 mos. 13 days ; also, company
return [probably Oct., 1775] ; reported transferred to a privateer; also, memo-
randum of firelocks received of sundry officers and soldiers ; date of delivery,
Feb. 23, 1776.

Wadden, Joseph. Seaman, sloop "Machias Liberty," commanded by Capt. Jere-
miah Obrien ; engaged July 8, 1776 ; discharged Avig. 1, 1776 ; service, 24 days.

Wadden, Joseph. Seaman or Marine, sloop " Tj^rannicide," commanded by Capt.
John Fisk; engaged July 20, 1776; discharged Sept. 30, 1776. Roll dated
Salem. [Name appears as Joseph Waldin on a duplicate roll.]

Wadden, Joseph. Petition dated Beverly, July 15, 1778, signed by Joseph Wood,
Town Clerk, in behalf of the Selectmen of Beverlj^, asking consideration on
account of men who had moved into or from said town, or had died since
return made under resolve of Dec. 9, 1776, or who were unable to contribute
towards raising the town's quota ; said Wadden reported as having moved
from Marblehead and as being unable to contribute.

Wadden, Thomas, Beverly (also given Boston) . List of men raised to serve in the
Continental Army from 1st, 2d, and 3d cos., in Beverlj^ as returned by Capt.
Larkin Thomdike, Capt. John Woodbery, and Capt. Joseph R[ae] ; residence,
Beverly; engaged for town of Beverly; term, 3 years; reported as belonging
to 1st Beverly co. ; also reported enlisted at the Southward ; also, list of men
mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston,
Aug. 3, 1777; Capt. Drown's co., Col. Lee's regt.; reported received State
bounty; also, descriptive list dated Hutts, three miles from West Point, Jan.
28, 1781; Capt. Hastings's co., 9th Mass. regt. commanded by Col. H. Jack-
son; rank. Drummer; age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, light;
hair, light; residence, Beverly; enlisted March 20, 1779, by Capt. Hastings;
enlistment, during war ; also, descriptive list of men in Continental service ;
Capt. Mills's CO., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt.; age, 23 yrs.; stature,
5 ft. 3^ in.; complexion, light; hair, light; occupation, farmer; residence,
Beverly; engaged March 20, 1779; term, during war; also, Capt. Mills's co.,
Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt. ; list of men who died or were discharged subsequent
to Jan. 1, 1781 ; said Wadden discharged Jime 8, 1783, by Gen. Washington,



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