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Daniel Souther; engaged Aug. 17, 1776; discharged Dec. 21, 1776; service, 4
mos. 4 days; reported rated 1 share. [See Abraham Valpy.]

Wallic, WiLLLiM.* Private, (late) Capt. Benjamin "Warren's co., Lieut. Col. John
Brooks's (7 til) regt. ; muster roll for May, 1781, dated West Point; reixjrted on
command at Verplanek's Point.

Wallice, . General order dated Headquarters, Ticonderoga, Oct. 12, 1776, taken

from Col. Ephraim Wheelock's Orderly Book; said Wallice, Ensign, Col.
WjTid's regt., reported advanced.

Wallice, Charles, Georgetown. Private, Capt. Stoddard's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to May 17,
1780; residence, Georgetown.

Wallice, John, Rochester. List of men mustered by James Hatch, Muster Master
for Plymouth Co. ; Col. Bailey's regt. ; residence, Rochester ; age, 25 yrs. ; en-
listed by Capt. Dunham ; enlistment, 3 years.

"Wallice, John. " S. Corp'l," frigate "Boston," commanded by Capt. Samuel
Tucker ; engaged Feb. 12, 1779. Roll made up for advance pay for 1 month.

"Wallice, Josiah. Sergeant, Capt. Isaac Parsons's co.. Col. Prime's regt.; service
from May 4, 1780, to date of discharge, Xov. 30, 1780, 6 mos. 27 days, imder
Brig. Gen. Wadsworth at the Eastward. Roll sworn to at North Yarmouth
and certified at Thomaston.

"Wallice, Moses. Private, Capt. Joseph Bates's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's
(7th) regt. ; muster roll for April, 1781, dated West Point ; enlisted Jan. 14,
1781 ; enlistment, 3 years.

Wallice, Nicholas. Private, Capt. Noah Allen's co., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st)
regt. ; muster roll for April, 1781, dated Garrison "West Point ; enlisted Jan.
5 (also given Jan. 15), 1781; enlistment, 3 years; also, muster roll for Jan.,
1782, dated Quarters York Huts ; reported on command at Verplanek's Point.

"Wallice, Samuel. Private, Capt. Edward Seagrave's co.. Col. Wade's regt. ; en-
listed June 19, 1778; discharged July 12, 1778; service, 26 days, at Rhode
Island; company raised for 21 days. Roll dated Uxbridge.

Wallice, Thomas. Mariner, brigantine " Speed," commanded by Capt. Benjamin
Cox ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to June 17, 1780; age, 35 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, dark.

Wallice, Willu.m. Private, Capt. "William Mills's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's
(7th) regt.; muster roll for Aug., 1781; enlistment, during war; reported on
command at Verplanek's Point; also, muster rolls for Dec, 1781, Jan. and
Feb., 1782, dated York Hutts.

Wallicer, Christian. 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.

Wallick, Gabriel, Boston. 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 ISIassachusetts 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 ; rank. Private ; resi-



500 I^LISSACUUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SMLORS

"Wallick, Gabriel, continued.

dunce, Boston ; engaged March 12, 1778 ; said Wallick appears among men be-
longing to Col. William R. Lee's regt. who had been discharged from the rolls
jjrior to above arrangement; reported deserted April 3, 1778. [See Gabriel
Oillie, and Gabriel Oillis.]

Wallie, Charles, Georgetown. Private, Capt. Abraham Hunt's co.. Col. Joseph
Vose's (1st) regt. ; Continental Army jiay accounts for service from May 17,
1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Georgetown; also, same co. and regt.; mus-
ter'roll for Dec, 1777, sworn to at Camp near Valley Forge; enlisted May 17,
1777; enlistment, 3 years; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Nov., 1778,
sworn to at Providence ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for March and
April, 1779, dated Providence.

Walling, Jeremiah. Private, Capt. Aaron Cliarles's co., Lieut. CoL Timothy
Robinson's detachment of Hampshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Garrison
at Ticonderoga, Feb. 24, 1777 ; enlisted Doc. 28, 1776 ; enlistment to expire
March 25, 1777; reported on command at the Block House.

Wallingford, . [This name also appears under the form of Walingford, Wal-

lingsford, Willingford, Wollingford.]

вЦ†\Vallin-gford, Nicholas. Private, Capt. John Savory's detachment from 2d
Bradford co. ; marched Nov. 30, 1775; returned Dec. 4, 1775; service, 5 days;
detachment marched for defence of Cape Ann. Roll dated Bradford and
sworn to at Andover.

Wallingford, Thomas, Belchertown. Descriptive list of men raised in Hamp-
shire Co. to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9 months from the
time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, as re-
turned by Noah Goodman, Supca-intendent for said county : Capt. Bodwell's
CO., Col. Porter's regt.; age, 20 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; hair, light; resi-
dence, Belchertown ; engaged for town of Belchertown ; also, list of men
returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam,
July 20, 1778; arrived at Fishkill June 16, 1778.

Wallingsford, David, Hollis. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Archelaus Towno's co., Col.
Ebenezer Bridge's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged April 25,
1775 ; service, 3 mos. 14 days ; also. Ensign, Capt. Towne's co. ; petition ad-
dressed to the Council, dated Cambridge, Oct. 20, 1775, signed by Ebenezer
Bridge, Colonel, 27th regt., stating that said Walluigsford and other ofiScers
of said regiment liad been in service from May [1775], but had not received
commissions, and asking that they be recommended to Gen. Washington for
commissions in the Contuiental Army ; ordered in Council Oct. 26, 1775, that
said officers be recommended accordingly ; said Wallingsford recommended as
2d Lieutenant.

Wallis, Bartholomew. Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Rea's co. ; entered service July
25, 1776 ; service, 3 mos. 3 days, in defence of seacoast ; company ordered to
serve at the Lines at Beverly and discharged Oct. 28, 1776.

Wallis, Bartholomew. Certificate signed by Lieut. Joseph Wood, certifying
that he liad enlisted said Wallis, Corporal, and others Nov. 25, 1776, in
accordance with an order ot Coiuicil of Nov. 21, 1776, and marched them into
the Lines in the town of Beverly; certificate endorsed " Seacoast Company."

Wallis, Bartholomew. Private; list of men enlisted into the seacoast service
May 12, 1777, and stationed in the town of Beverly, agreeable to resolve of
April 21, 1777, as returned by Lieut. Joseph Wood to Col. Henry Herrick;
certificate dated Beverly, Aug. 14, 1777, on reverse of return, signed by Col.
Herrick, certifies that said men continued in service at Beverly.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 501



Wallis, Benjamin, Douglas. Captain of a Douglas co. of Minute-men, Col.
Arnold's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2
weeks.

Wallis, Benjamin, Douglas. Private, Capt. Benjamin Wallis's (Douglas) co. of
Minute-men, Col. Arnold's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775 ; service, 1 week G days.

Wallis, Benjamin, Douglas. Sergeant, Capt. Bartholomew Woodbury's co.. Col.
Lernad's regt.; pay abstract for billeting to and from camp; company
marched from Sutton, Douglas, and Northbridge, Dec. 9, 1775.

Wallis, Benjamin, Lunenburg. Capt. Joseph Sargent's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt.; pay abstract for mileage, dated June 22, 1777; mileage for 90 miles al-
lowed said Wallis ; also, Private, in a company commanded by Capt. Joseph
Sargent, of Princeton ; service from May 5, 1777, to July 12, 1777, 071; days, at
Rhode Island; company drafted from Col. Josiah Whitney's and Col. Stearns's
regts. and marched to serve under Gen. Spencer.

Wallis, Benjamin. Matross, Capt. William Ellery's (1st Artillery) co. ; enlisted
July 9, 1776; service to Sept. 30, 1776, 2 mos. 23 days; company stationed at
Gloucester for defence of seacoast.

Wallis, Benjamin. Sergeant, Capt. Isaac Martin's co.. Col. Ezra Wood's regt.;
service, 1 mo. 15 days, including travel (56 miles) to and from camp ; company
marched to Rhode Island under command of Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler on the
alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Wallis, Benjamin. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Reuben Dyar's 6th (Narraguagus) co.,
Col. Benjamin Foster's (6th Lincoln Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers
chosen by the several companies in said regiment, dated Gouldsborough, June
28, 1776 ; ordered in Council July 11, 1776, that said officers be commissioned
with the exception of those of the 3d co. ; reported commissioned July 11, 1776 ;
also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Dyer's co.. Col. Benjamin Foster's (Lincoln Co.)
regt.; marched Sept. 27, 1777; discharged Oct. 5, 1777; service, 8 days; com-
pany marched to Machias on alarms and served there when British ships lay
in the harbor ; also, Lieutenant, in a detachment under Lieut. John Bohannan
belonging to Col. Foster's (Lmcoln Co.) regt.; entered service Dec. 17, 1778;
discharged Dec. 21, 1778 ; service, 5 days ; detachment called out by Lieut. Col!
Campbell in defence of State stores on board the :' Merry Sheet " from Boston,
bound to garrison at Machias ; roll dated Narraguagus ; also, 1st Lieutenant,'
Capt. Joseph Wallis's (6th) co., 6th Lincoln Co. regt. of :\Iass. militia; list of
officers [year not given].

Wallis, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Job Knap's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.;
entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 1, 1780; service, 8 days, in-
cluding travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the
alarm of July 27, 1780. Roll dated Douglas.

Wallis, Benjamin, Jr. Private, Capt. Job Knap's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt. ;
entered service Aug. 4, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 6 days, includ-
mg travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm
of July 27, 1780. Roll dated Douglas.

Wallis, Benoni, Lunenburg. Private, Capt. George Kmiball's (Lunenburg) co.,
which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 days.

.Wallis, Caleb, Beverly. Capt. John Low's co.. Col. John Mansfield's regt.; re-
ceipt for advance pay, signed by said Wallis and others, dated Cambridge,
July 1, 1775 ; also, Private ; list of men returned as serving on main guard
under Lieut. Col. L. Baldwin at Prospect Hill, dated July 16, 1775 ; also, Capt.
Low's CO., Col. Mansfield's (19th) regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Israel



502 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

"WaijLis, Caleb, continued.

Hutchinson ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 12, 1775 ; service,
2 mus. 25 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for money
in lieu of bounty coat dated Camp at Winter Hill, Oct. 21, 1775.

"Walli.s, Caleb. Private, Capt. Moses Brown's (7th) co.. Col. John Glover's (14th)
regt. ; copies of pay abstracts for March-Aug., 1776 ; enlisted May 4 [year not
given, probably 1770].

"^Vallis, Caleb, Jr. Private ; list of men enlisted into the seacoast service May 12,
1777, and stationed in the town of Beverly, agreeable to resolve of April 21,
1777, as returned by Lieut. Josepli "Wood to Col. Henry Herrick ; certificate
dated Beverly, Aug. 14, 1777, on reverse of return, signed by Col. Herrick,
certifies that said men continued in service at Beverly.

Wallis, Call. Private, Capt. Jacob Haskins's (Light Infantry) co. ; entered ser-
vice Aug. 29, 1779; discharged Jan. 31, 17X0; service, 5 mos. 5 (also given 5
mos. 8) days, travel included, at Kliode Island ; company raised to join Col.
John Jacobs's regt. and serve until April 1, 1780, unless sooner discharged,
but formed into a separate corps for above service.

TVallis, Calle. Private, Capt. Job Cushing's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel Pierce's
regt.; engaged May 22, 1779; discharged July 1, 1779; service, 1 mo. 13 days
(also given 41 days), at Tiverton, R. I., including 3 days (CO miles) travel
home.

Wallis, Colley. Private; pay roll for 6 months men detached from militia of tlie
town of Braintree for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched
July 4, 1780; discharged Dec. 9, 1780; service, 5 mos. 17 days, including travel
(240 miles) home. [See Caleb Walles and Cornwallis.]

"Wallis, Colley. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from Feb.
24, 1781, 8 mos. ; reported died Oct. 24, 1781.

"NYallis, " Corin." Private, Capt. Daniel Bowker's CO., Col. Webb's regt. ; enlisted
Aug. 18, 1781; discharged Nov. 30, 1781; service, 3 mos. 22 days, including 10
days (214 miles) travel home ; regiment raised to reinforce Continental Army
for 3 months.

Wallis, Curwin (also given Corrin and Currin), Lunenburg. Private, Capt.
George Kimball's (Lunenburg) co., which marched April 20, 1775, in response
totlie alarm of Api-il 19, 1775; service, days; also, Capt. John Fuller's co..
Col. Asa Whetcomb's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April
25, 1775 ; service, 3| mos. ; also, company receipt for wages for Aug., 1775, dated
Prospect Hill; also, company return dated Oct. (i, 1775; also, Capt. Joseph
Sargent's co.. Col. Josiali Whitney's regt. ; pay abstract for mileage, dated
June 22, 1777; mileage for 90 miles allowed said Wallis; also. Private, in a
company commanded by Capt. Joseph Sargent, of Princeton; service from
May 5, 1777, to July 12, 1777, 67^ days, at Rhode Island; company drafted
from Col. Josiali Whitney's and Col. Stearns's regts., and marched to serve
under Gen. Spencer.

W.\llis, Daniel. Private, Capt. Bradbury Sanders's (2d) co. ; enlisted Jan. 22,
1776 ; discharged Nov. 18, 1776 ; service, 9 mos. 27 days ; company stationed at
Gloucester for defence of seacoa.st.

Wallis, Daniel. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Isaac Chipman's (1st) co., 8th Essex Co.
regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers, year not given. [See Daniel Willis.]

Wallis, David, Cape Elizabeth. List of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from 5th co., Col. Peter Noyes's (l.st Cumberland Co.) regt., as returned
by Capt. Daniel Strout, sworn to Nov. 20, 1778; residence. Cape Elizabeth;
engaged for town of Cape Elizabeth ; term, 3 years.



m THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 503

"Wallis, David, Douglas. Private, Capt. Benjamin Wallis's (Douglas) co. of
Minute-men, Col. Arnold's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775 ; service, 6 days.

Wallis, David, Lunenhurg. Private, Capt. John White's co., Col. Abijah Stearns's
regt. ; enlisted April 1, 1778 ; discharged June 20, 1778 ; .service, 2 mos. 22 days,
at and about Boston; also, (late) Capt. James Mirick's co., Col. Nathan Spar-
hawk's regt. ; enlisted Oct. 13, 1778; discharged Dec. 12, 1778; service, 2 mos.
2 days ; company raised to serve at and about Boston until Jan. 1, 1779, unless
sooner discharged.

"Wallis, David. Seaman, sloop "Machias Liberty," commanded by Capt. Jere-
miah Obrien; engaged April 1(5, 1776; discharged Oct. 15, 1776; service, 5
mos. 29 days.

Wallis, David. Private, Capt. Isaac Martin's co.. Col. Ezra Wood's regt.; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 15 days, including travel (56 miles) to and from camp ; company
marched to Rhode Island under command of Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler on the
alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Wallis, David. Private, Capt. Nehemiah May's co., Col. David Leonard's regt. ;
entered service May 6, 1777; discharged July 8, 1777; service, 72 days, at
Ticonderoga, including travel (200 miles) home ; company raised for 2 months.
Roll dated South Brimfield.

Wallis, David. Private, Capt. Benjamin Farrar's co.. Col. Benjamin Haws's
regt.; entered service Sept. 27, 1777; discharged Oct. 29, 1777; service, 1 mo.
5 days, on a secret expedition to Rhode Island.

Wallis, David. Sergeant, Capt. Job Knap's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt. ; en-
tered service July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 12 days, includ-
ing travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm
. of July 27, 1780. Roll dated Douglas.

Wallis, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Joseph Rea's co. ; entered service Aug. 1, 1776 ;
service, 2 mos. 27 days, in defence of seacoast ; company ordered to serve at
the Lines at Beverly and discharged Oct. 28, 1776.

Wallis, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Heath's detachment of militia. Col.
Thomas Crafts's regt. ; service, 2 mos. 20 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, 5 weeks, at Boston.

Wallis, Ebenezer. Private, Lieut. Thomas Holland's detachment ; enlisted Jan.
23, 1778; discharged May 1, 1778; service, 3 mos. 9 days, mider Maj. Gen.
Heath; detachment drafted to serve as guards on board the prison-ship
" Kingston " in Boston harbor.

Wallis, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Daniel Bowker's co., Col. Webb's regt. ; en-
listed Aug. 18, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 22 days,
including 10 days (214 miles) travel homo ; regiment raised to reinforce Con-
tinental Army for 3 months.

Wallis, Ebenezer. Seaman, Continental frigate "Deane," commanded by Capt.
Samuel Nicholson ; engaged Nov. 23, 1781 ; service to !May 31, 1782, 6 mos. 8
days ; also, receipt dated Nov. 7, 1783, signed by James Hughes, for wages due
said Wallis for service to May 10, 1783, on board the frigate "Hague," com-
manded by Capt. John Manley.

Wallis, Ebenezer. Receipt dated Boston, May 15, 1782, for bounty paid said
Wallis, by Alexander ITodgdon, on behalf of the committee of the town of
Boston, to serve m the Continental Army during the war; also, Private, Capt.



504 IMASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

Wallis, Ebenezer, continued.

Japbet Daniels's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's regt. ; return for wages for
the year 1782; wages allowed said Wallis from May 15, 1782, to Dec. 31, 1782,
Tmos. 17 days; reported sick Sept.-Uec, 1782; also, order on Agent, Gth ^lass.
regt., payable to Joseph Lmcoln, dated Garrison West Point, Dec. 3, 1783,
signed by said Wallis, for wages for service in Capt. Donels's co., (late) 6th
Mass. regt., in 1782; also, return [year not given, probably 1783] of men en-
titled to 880 gratuity, agreeable to act of Congress of May 15, 1778, for serv-
ing during the war; 1st co., 6th Mass. regt.

Wai-lis, Ezekiel. Seaman, brigantine " Freedom," commanded by Capt. John
Clouston ; engaged Feb. 1, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 4, 1777, 6 mos. 3 days ; wages
of said Wallis reported deducted from May 30, 1777, to July 18, 1777, 49 days,
probably on account of his absence during that time ; also. Quarter Master,
same vessel and commander; engaged Aug. 4, 1777 ; discharged Dec. 18, 1777 ;
service, 4 mos. 14 days. [See Ezekiel Olleace.]

Wallis, George. Private, Capt. Aaron Smith's co. (West co. in Needham), Col.
William Mclntash's (Mcintosh's) regt. ; service, 2 days, in March, 177G, at
the time of taking and fortifying Dorchester 'Heights.

Wallis, George. Private, Lieut. Col. Jabez Hatch's (Boston) regt. ; service with
detachment commanded by Maj. Andrew Symmes drafted to serve for 5 weeks
in guarding stores under Maj. Gen. Heath at and about Boston, agreeable to
order of Council of May 12, 1777.

Wallis, Isaac, alias James Smith. List of recruits who were mustered but de-
serted from Boston subsequent to June 24, 1782, as returned by Lieut. Col.
John Popkin, of the artillery; mustered July 11, 1782, to the credit of the
town of Salem; deserted July 11, 1782; acknowledgment was made by said
Wallis, alias Smith, subsequent to his desertion that he had been induced to
enlist under the fictitious name of Smith, by one Chandler, alias Tucker, of
Townsend.

Wallis, James, Plympton. Private, Capt. John Bridgham's co.. Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt. ; company return dated Oct. 7, 1775.

Wallis, James. Matross, Capt. John Wentworth's co. of matrosses. Col. Peter
Noyes's regt. ; company mustered by Col. Noyes May 20, 1777, and stationed
at Fort Hancock, Cape Elizabeth.

Wallis, James. Private, Capt. Daniel Pomeroy's detachment from Gen. Daniel-
son's (Hampshire Co.) brigade; entered service July 1, 1778; service to Oct.
31, 1778, imder Gen. Stark in Northern department; also, same detachment;
pay roll for Oct., 1778, certified at Northampton.

Wallis, James. Private, Capt. John Wells's co., Lieut. Col. Timothy Robinson's
detachment of Hampshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Garrison at Ticon-
deroga, Feb. 24, 1777; enlisted Dec. 23, 177G; enlistment to expire March 23,
1777; also, 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 re-
ceived of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by ^laj. Peter Harwood, of 6th Mass.
regt., at Springfield, July 2, 1780 ; age, 46yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ; complexion,
light; engaged for town of Colrain; arrived at Springfield June 27, 1780;
marched to camp July 2, 1780, under command of Capt. Phineas Parker.

Wallis, James. List of men belonging to 6th Mass. regt., appearing on a clothing
account made up from Jan. 1, 1778, to Dec. 31, 1782; reported deserted.

Wallis, Job. Private, Capt. David Bell's co., Lieut. Col. Symmes's detachment
of guards; enlisted Feb. 12, 1778; discharged May 12, 1778; service, 3 mos.,
under Maj. Gen. Heath at Boston.



IN TIIE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 505

"Wali.is, John, Rochester. Private, Capt. Earl Clap's co., Col. Theophilus Cot-
ton's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 177o; enlisted May 3, 1775; service,
3 mos. 5 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, Sergeant, 8tli
CO., Col. John Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Feb. 19, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Rochester; credited to town of
Rochester; also, Capt. George Dunliam's (8th) co.. Col. Bailey's (1st) regt.;
return of men wlio joined before Aug. 15, 1777; also, Capt. Alden's co.. Col.
Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. I, 1780,
to Feb. 19, 1780.

"STallis, John. Private, Capt. Natlianiel Larrabce's co. ; enlisted July 10, 1775;
service, 6 mos. 6 days, on seacoast in Cumberland Co.

Wallis, John. Receipt given to Daniel Hopkins, dated Beverly, Sept. 25, 1775,
and endorsed " Capt Moses Brown Pay Roll & Recep't," signed by said Wallis
and others, for advance pay for 1 month for service in defence of seacoast;
also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Brown's co. ; engaged July 11, 1775; service, 6 mos.
6 days; company stationed at Beverly for defence of seacoast; also, 2d Lieu-
tenant, Capt. Brown's (7th) co.. Col. John Glover's (14th) regt. ; copies of pay
abstracts for Feb. -Sept., 1776 ; engaged Jan. 1 [year not given, probably 1776].

"Wallis, John. 1st Lieutenant, sloop "True Blue" (privateer); petition dated
Watertown, Oct. 28, 1776, signed by Oliver Allen, of Rochester, in behalf of
himself and others, of Rochester and Wareham, asking that he be commis-
sioned as commander of said vessel ; ordered in Council Oct. 28, 1776, that a
commission be issued.

Wallis, John. Private, Capt. Ephraim Stockwell's co., Col. Job Cushing's regt. ;
enlisted July 28, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 29, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 7 days, includ-
ing 5 days (110 miles) travel home ; company marched to Bennington July 28,
1777, to reinforce army under Gen. Stark.

"Wallis, John. Descriptive list of 9 months men raised for Continental service, as
returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent for Hampshire Co. [year not
given, probably 1778] ; Capt. MackClenn's (McClellan's) co., Col. Wells's regt. ;
age, 41 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; hair, gray; engaged for town of Colrain.

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

Wallis, John. Return of men taken from Lieut. James Davis's book ; reported
deserted Dec. 3, 1778; joined from desertion July 31, 1780.

Wallis, John. Private, Capt. William Clark's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's
regt. ; entered service Oct. 21, 1780; discharged Oct. 22, 1780; service, 2 days;
company marched from Windsor Oct. 21, 1780, by order of Gen. Fellows on an
alarm at the Northward.

Wallis, John. Private, Capt. Joseph Peirce's co., Col. Asa Bams's (Berkshire
Co.) regt.; entered service Oct. 28, 1781; service, 10 days; company marched
by order of Gen. Fellows on an alarm at the Northward.

Wallis, John. Matross, Capt. Amos Lincoln's co. ; return of men entitled to
clothing for the year 1782, dated Boston, April 18, 1783. [See John Wales.]

Wallis, Jonathan. Captain, 13th co., 2d Hampshire Co. regt. of Mass. militia;
list of officers, year not given. [See Jonathan Wales.]

Wallis, Joseph. Captain, 4th co.. Col. Benjamin Foster's (6th Lincoln Co.) regt.
of Mass. militia ; li.st of officers; commi.ssioned Feb. 1, 1779; a^so. Captain, 6th



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