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ment ; reported as having lost his arm in action June 28, 1778, invalided Ai)ril
1, 1779.

"Ware, Asa. Private, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co.. Col. Ephraim "Wheelock's regt. ;
service, 13 days; company ordered to march to Warwick, 11. I., on the alarm
of Dec. 8, 1776.

Ware, Asaph. Private, Capt. Lemuel Kollock's co.. Col. Wheelock's regt.; ser-
vice, 7 daj's; company marched from Wrentham to Warwick, R. I., on the
alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; also, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co., Col. Ephraim Whee-
lock's (Suffolk Co.) regt. ; service, 18 days ; company marched to Rhode Island
on the alarm of April 21, 1777; also, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co., Col. Benjamin
Hawes's regt. ; service from Sept. 25, 1777, to Oct. 30, 1777, 35 days, on a secret
expedition ; roll sworn to in Suffolk Co. ; also, Corporal, Lieut. Asa Rallew's
CO., 4th Suffolk Co. regt. commanded by Maj. Seth Bullard ; marched July
28, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 2, 1780 ; service, 8 days, including 2 days (45 miles)
travel home; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

Ware, Benjamin, Needham. Private, Capt. Robert Smith's co.. Col. William
Heath's regt. ; service, 6 days, probably on the alarm of April 19, 1775.

Ware, Benjamin, Sherburne. Private, Capt. Benjamin Bullard's co. of Miniite-
men, Col. Peirce's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service,
5 days; also, Capt. Bullard's co., Col. Jonatliau Brewer's regt.; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 29, 1775; service, 94 days; also, company
return dated Prosi)ect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, descriptive list of men raised
to remforce the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778;
Capt. Gardner's co.. Col. Bullard's regt. ; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ;
residence, Sherburne ; engaged for town of Sherburne ; also, list of men re-
turned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam,
July 20, 1778 ; arrived at Fishkill June 19, 1778 ; also. Private, Capt. Joshua
Lealand's co.. Col. Abner Perry's regt.; marched July 28, 1780; discharged
Aug. 8, 1780; service, 14 days, including 3 days (60 miles) travel home; com-
pany marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of July 28, 1780.

Ware, Beriah, Westborough. Sergeant, Capt. Seth Morse's co. of militia, Col.
Ward's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; .service, 14 days;
also. Private, Capt. Edmund Brigham'sco., Col. Job Cushing's regt. ; service,
5 days; comi)any ordered to be mounted if possible and marched Aug. 21, 1777,
to reinforce Northern anny at request of Gen. Stark and Gen. Lincoln, pro-
ceeded to Hadley, and was there coimter-ordered ; horse rations allowed said
Ware; also. Sergeant, Capt. Ephraim Lyon's co. ; engaged June 20, 1778; dis-
charged July 13, 1778; service, 26 days, including travel (60 miles) home;
company joined Col. Wade's regt. June 22, 1778. for 21 days service at Rhode
Island; also, receipt dated Westborough, July 21, 1778, signed by .said Ware
and others belonging to Capt. Brigliam's co., for wages for 3 mos. service.

Ware, Bilt.a (also given Billy), Wrentham. Private, Capt. Samuel Fisher's CO.,
Col. Epliraim Wlieelock's (Suffolk Co.) regt.; service, 20 days; company
marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of April 21, 1777; also, list of men be-
longing to West T'arisli in Wrentham, as returned by Seth Bullard to Capt.
PlimptiHi, dated Waljiole, Nov. 5, 1777; also. Private, Capt. Moses Adams's



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"Ware, Billa (also given Billy), continued.

CO., commanded by Capt. Ezekiel Plimpton prior to Dec. 12, 1777, Col. Eleazer
Brooks's regt. of guards; muster roll dated Cambridge, Jan. 24, 1778; enlisted
Nov. 4, 1777; company stationed at Cambridge; also, Capt. Adams's co.. Col.
Brooks's regt. ; joined Nov. 4, 1777; service to Feb. 3, 1778, 2 mos. 29 days, at
Cambridge ; also, order on Capt. Addams, payable to Jason Ware, dated Frank-
lin, March 14, 1778, signedby said Billy Ware, for wages, etc., for 3 mos. service;
also, Capt. Adams's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. ; service from Feb. 3, 1778, to April
3, 1778, 2 mos., at Cambridge ; also, receipt dated Medway, June 16, 1778, signed
by said Ware and others belonging to Capt. Adams's co.. Col. Brooks's regt.
of guards, for wages for service from Nov. 3, 1777, to April 3, 1778, 5 mos., at
Cambridge, and travel allowance for said term.

Ware, Daniel, Needham. Private, Capt. Aaron Smith's co. of militia. Col. Wil-
liam Heath's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 10
days; also, Capt. Smith's co. (Westco. in Needham), Col. William Mclntash's
regt. ; service, 4 days, in March, 1776, at the time of taking and fortifying
Dorchester Heights.

Ware, Daniel, Wrentham. Private, Capt. Oliver Pond's co. of Minute-men,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 4 days; also, Capt.
Samuel Cowell's co., Col. L. Robinson's regt. ; enlisted Jan. 29, 1776; service,
2 mos. 4 days ; regiment raised in Suffolk and York counties ; roll dated Rox-
bury ; also, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co., Col. Ephraim Wheelock's regt. ; ser-
vice, 21 days; company ordered to march to Warwick, R. I., on the alarm of
Dec. 8, 1776 ; also, Capt. Joseph Lovell's (Independent) co. drafted from 4th
regt. when at Warwick, R. I., Dec. 29, 1776; service, 22 days; roll dated Med-
way and endorsed " Comp'y of ye 4th Reg't that tarried at Providence."

Ware, Daniel, York. Capt. Samuel Leighton's co. ; pay abstract for mileage
from home to Dorchester Heights In Aug., 1776 ; mileage for 95 miles allowed
said Ware,

Ware, David, Wrentham. Private, Capt. Lemuel KoUock's co.. Col. John Smith's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days.

Ware, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co., Col. Benjamin Hawes's
regt. ; service from Sept. 25, 1777, to Oct. 30, 1777, 35 days, on a secret expedi-
tion. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Ware, Edward, Gageborough (also given Charlestown) . Return of men raised to
serve in the Continental Army from Capt. William Clark's (Gageborough)
CO. [year not given] ; residence, Gageborough ; engaged for town of Gage-
borough; joined Capt. Flower's co.. Col. Graton's regt.; term, 3 years; also,
descriptive list dated May 21, 1781 ; Capt. Watson's co., 3d Mass. regt. ; rank,
Drummer; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 3 in.; complexion, light; hair, dark;
eyes, blue ; occupation, farmer ; residence, Charlestown ; engaged for town of
Charlestown; engaged Feb. 21, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Ware, Eli. Private, Capt. Asa Fairbanks's co.. Col. John Daggett's regt. ; entered
service Aug. 24, 1778; discharged Sept. 3, 1778; service, 11 days, at Rhode
Island. Roll sworn to at Wrentham.

Ware, Ellis, Wrentham (also given Franklin). Private, Capt. Elijah Pond's co.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service to April 26, 1775. 1
week 1 day; also, Capt. Asa Fairbanks's co.. Col. Benjamin Haws's regt.;
enlisted Sept. .30, 1777 ; service to Oct. 31, 1777, 1 mo. 2 days, at Rhode Island ;
also, descriptive list of men raised in Suffolk Co. for the term of 9 months from
the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, as
returned by Maj. Stephen Badlam, Superintendent for said county ; Capt. Met-
calf's CO., Col. Hawes's regt.; age, 23 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion,
dark ; hair, black ; eyes, gray ; occupation, blacksmith ; nationality, American ;



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Ware, Elias, continued.

residence, Franklin ; enlisted for town of Franklin ; conducted to camp by
Capt. Davis; also, list of men raised in Suffolk Co. to reinforce the Conti-
nental Army, returned as received of Maj. Stephen Badlam, Superintendent
for said county, by Capt. liol)ert Davis, to be delivered to Brig. Gen. Warner,
at Fishkill.

Ware, Elijah, Greenwich. Private, Capt. Isaac Gray's co.. Col. Jonathan Brewer's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 20, 1775; service, 2 mos.
16 days.

Ware, Elijah. Private, Capt. John Boyd's co., Col. John Daggett's regt. ; entered
service Aug. 24, 1778; discharged Sept. 3, 1778; service, 11 days, at Rhode
Island. [Name appears as Abijah Ware on a duplicate roll.]

AYare, Elisha. Private, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co.. Col. Haws's regt. ; service
between July 2(;, 1778, and Aug. 26, 1778, 22 days, at Rhode Island. Roll
sworn to at Wrentham.

Ware, Ephraim. Private, Capt. Robert Smith's (Needham) co. ; service, 4 days,
at the time of taking Dorchester Heights in March, 1776.

Ware, Ezra, Wrentham. Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co.. Col. John Smith's
regt., wliicii marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 5 days; also,
Lieutenant, Capt. Lemuel Kolock's co. ; account of rations due officers belong-
ing to Maj. James Metcalf's regt. for service at Warwick, R. I., in Dec, 1776;
said Ware credited with 23 days allowance ; also, Sergeant, Capt. Samuel
Fisher's co.. Col. Jonathan Titcomb's regt. ; service, 2 mos. 3 daj's; company
drafted for service on a 2 months expedition and marched to Rhode Island
May 3, 1777.

Ware, Ezra. Private, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co., -Ith Suffolk Co. regt. commanded
by Maj. Seth Bullard; marched July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 6, 1780; ser-
vice, 12 days, including 2 days (45 miles) travel home ; company marched to
Rhode Island on an alarm.

Ware, Frederick, Wrentham (also given Franklin) . Private, Capt. Lewis Whit-
ing's CO., Col. Whelock's regt.; copy of a company return dated Camp at
Ticonderoga, Aug. 27, 177(! ; age, 16 yrs. ; also, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co.. Col.
Ephraim Wheelock's (Suffolk Co.) regt.; service, 12 days; company marched
to PJiode Island on the alarm of April 21, 1777 ; also, Capt. Fisher's co.. Col.
Jonathan Titcomb's regt. ; service, 2 mos. 3 days ; company drafted for service
on a 2 months expedition and marched to Rhode Island ^lay 3, 1777; also,
Capt. Samuel Cowell's co.. Col. Benjamin JIawcs's regt. ; service from Sept.
25, 1777, to Oct. 30, 1777, 35 days, on a secret expedition ; also, descrii)tiA' e list
of men raised in Suffolk Co. for the term of 9 months from the time of their
arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to re,solve of April 20, 1778, as returned by Maj.
Stephen Badlam, Superintendent for said county; Capt. Metcalf's co.. Col.
Hawes's regt.; age, 17 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, dark; hair,
black; eyes, dark; nationality, American; occupation, husbandman; resi-
dence, Franklin ; engaged for town of Franklin ; conducted to camp by Capt.
Davis ; also, list of men raised in Suffolk Co. to reinforce the Continental Army,
returned as received of Maj. Stephen Badlam, Superintendent for said county,
by Capt. Robert Davis, to be delivered to Brig. Gen. Wanicr, at Fishkill.

Ware, George. Private. Capt. Elijah Walker's co.. Col. John Ilathaway's regt.,
Brig. Gen. George Godfrey's (Bristol Co.) brigade; service, 7 days; company
marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of Aug. 2, 1780.

Ware, George. Private, Capt. Henrv Tew's co.. Col. John Hathaway's regt.;
marched Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 6 days; company
marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.



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"Ware, Hezekiah, ^Y^entham. 2<i Lieutenant, Capt. Oliver Pond's co. of Minute-
men, which marched on the ahxrm of April 19, 1775; service, !) days; also, 2d
Lieutenant, Capt. James Metealf 's co. ; return of militia officers and men who
joined Col. Joseph Read's regt. at Roxbuiy Camp Dec. 10, 1775, certified m
Camp at Koxhury, Jan. 19, 177(3 ; company rai.sed in Wrentliam ; ordered in
Council Feb. 9, 177(5, tliat said officers be commissioned; reported commis-
sioned Jan. 30 [?], 1776; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Cowell's (7th)
CO., Col. Ephraun Wheelock's (ith Suffolk Co.) regt. ; list of officers chosen in
said regiment, dated Wrentham, April 8, 177(3 ; ordered in Coiuicil April 23, 1776,
that said othcere be commissioned ; reported commissioned April 21 [ ? ], 177(3 ;
also, letter from J. Palmer, to the Hon. James Bowdoin, President of the Coun-
cil, dated Braintree, Aug. 25, 1776, stating that said Ware and other subalterns
of a company to be sent to Dorchester Heights had been api)ointed and that
the choice of the captain of said company had been left to the town of Boston ;
said Ware chosen 2d Lieutenant; also, 2d Lieutenant, in a company of which
John Gay was 1st Lieutenant ; return of company officers of Col. Ebenezer
Francis's regt., showuig number of men present under them and also those not
joined, dated Sept. 23, 1776, and endorsed " Officers to be Conimiss'd ; " company
probably joined from Col. Mackintosh's (Mcintosh's) and Col. Wheelock's
regts., Brig. Palmer's brigade ; ordered in Council Sept. 26, 1776, that officers of
said regiment be commissioned with the exception of 2d Lieutenants and officers
of the company of which John Gay was 1st Lieutenant; also, 2d Lieutenant;
list of officers returned by Col. Ebenezer Francis, endorsed " Dorchester Hieghts
Octo 1776; " marched to join regiment Aug. 2 [1776]; also, 1st Lieutenant,
Capt. John Gay's CO., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt. ; list of officers recommended
for commissions, dated Dorchester Heights, Oct. 18, 1776; ordered in Council
Oct. 22 [ ? ] , 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; regiment raised for defence
of Boston ; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Gay's co., Col. Francis's regt. ; pay abstract
for travel allowance to camp and home, etc., sworn to in Suffolk Co., Nov. 29,
1776 ; said Ware credited with allowance for 2 days (31 miles) travel ; company
drafted from Roxbury, Dedham, Needham, Medfield, Wrentham, Walpole,
Medway, Bellingham, Beverly, Danvers, Middleton, and Manchester; also.
Lieutenant, Capt. Lemuel Kolock's co. ; account of rations due officers belong-
ing to Maj. James Metcalf's regt. for service at Warwick, R. I., in Dec, 1776 ;
said Ware credited with 23 days allowance ; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel
Fisher's co.. Col. Ephraim Wheelock's (Suffolk Co.) regt. ; service, 25 days;
company marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of April 21, 1777 ; also, 1st Lieu-
tenant, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co. (South co. of East Precmct in Wrentham),
Col. Benjamin Hawes's (4th Suffolk Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers
chosen by the several companies in said regiment, dated Wrentham, Sei^t. 2(3,
1777 ; said Ware elected Sept. 24, 1777 ; ordered in Coimcil Sept. 27, 1777, that
said officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned Sept. 27, 1777 ; also.
Lieutenant, in command of a company. Col. Wade's regt. ; entered service
Jime 20, 1778; discharged July 13, 1778; service, 24 days; company detached
from 4th Suffolk Co. regt. to serve at Rhode Island for 21 days from time of
arrival at headquarters; also. Lieutenant, in command of a company, Col.
Ilaws's regt. ; pay roll made up for service of said Ware's co. from Aug. 22,
1778, to Sept. 12, 1778 ; company detached from 4th Suffolk Co. regt. for ser-
vice on expedition to Rhode Island.

Wake, James, Wrentham. Capt. Abner Crane's co.. Col. John Robinson's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 2, 1777 ; .service, 29 days, at Rhode Island ; also, Private, same
CO. and regt. ; pay ab.stract for travel allowance from camp liome, dated North
Kingston, Dec. 31, 1777; said Ware credited with allowance for 2 days (36
miles) travel.

Ware, James. Private, Capt. Amos Perry's co.. Col. Haws's regt. ; entered service
July 28, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 12, 1778 ; service, 1 mo. 17 days, at Rhode Island.



562 ISIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

Ware, James. Private, Capt. John Ellis's co., Col. Thomas Poor's regt. ; enlisted
June 11, 1778; discharged Feb. 24, 1779; service, 8 mos. 24 days, including 11
days (213 miles) travel home ; regiment raised to fortify and secure passes of
North river, N. Y.; roll sworn to at Medway; also, same co. and regt.; pay
rolls for June-Sept., 1778, dated Fort Clinton; also, same co. and regt.; pay
rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1778, dated King's Ferry.

"Ware, James. Private, Capt. Pelatiah Eddy's co., Col. John Hathaway's (Bristol
Co.) regt. ; entered service March 23, 1779; discharged April 15, 1779; service,
24 days, at Pihode Island ; company detached from militia and marched from
Taiuiton to Tiverton, K. I.

Ware, James. Private, Capt. "Walter McFarland's co., Col. Cyprian Howe's regt. ;
enlisted July 24, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 10 days, in-
cluding 3 days ((JO miles) travel home ; regiment raised in ]Middlesex Co. to
reinforce Continental Army for 3 months and stationed at Rhode Island.

Ware, James. Private, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co. ; marched March 3, 1781 ; dis-
charged March 17, 1781 ; service, 15 days ; company detached from 4th Suffolk
Co. regt. hy order of His Excellency John Hancock for service on a 40 days
expedition to Rhode Island under ISIaj. Gen. Lincoln [name appears as Amos
Ware on a duplicate roll] ; also, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co.. Col. Turner's regt. ;
treasury pay roll dated March 26, 1783.

Ware, James. Private, 2d co. ; entry dated Oct. 21, 1783, of an order for wages for
July and Aug. [year not given], appearing in a register of orders accepted on
account of wages, etc.

Ware, Jason, Wrentham. Private, Capt. Aaron Guild's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; abstract for advance pay for 1 month, mileage, etc., sworn to in Suffolk
Co., June 20, 1776; also, petition dated Camp at Hull, Sept. 17, 1776, signed
by said Ware and others belonging to battalion stationed at Hull, asking for
increase and payment of wages; also, Private, Capt. Aaron Guild's co., Col.
Josiah Whitney's regt. ; service from May 16, 1776, 4 days preceding march,
to Nov. 1, 1776, 5 mos. 15 days; rolls dated Camp at Hull ; also, same co. and
regt.; service from Nov. 1, 1776, to time of return home, 1 mo. 3 days; roll
dated Hull; also, Capt. Asa Fairbanks's co., Maj. Metcalf's regt.; entered
service Dec. 8, 1777 [6] ; service to Dec. 31, 1777 [6], 23 days ; company marched
from Wrentham to Providence and Warwick, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 8,
1777 [6] ; roll endorsed " Colo Wheelock's Reg't."

Ware, Jason. Matross, Capt. Perez Cushing's co., Col. Crafts's (Artillery) regt. ;
seri-ice from Feb. 1, 1777, to ]May 8, 1777, 3 mos. 7 days.

Ware, Jason. Receipt dated Cambridge, Feb. 26, 1778, signed by said Ware and
others, for bounty allowed for service to Feb. 3, 1778, in Capt. Moses Adams's
CO., Col. Brooks's regt., the service having probably been performed by Billa
Ware.

Ware, Jason. Corporal, Capt. John Ellis's co.. Col. Thomas Poor's regt. ; enlisted
June 12, 1778; discharged Dec. 16, 1778; service, 6 mos. 14 days, including 10
days (210 miles) travel home ; regiment raised to fortify and secure passes of
. North river, N. Y. ; roll .sworn to at ^Medway; also, same co. and regt.; pay
rolls for June-Sept., 1778, dated Fort Clinton ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay
rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1778, dated King's FeiTy.

Ware, Jeremiah, Jr. Private, Capt. Edward Grow's co. ; enlisted July 10, 1775;
service to Nov. 1, 1775, 4 mos. 2 days; company raised in York for defence of
seacoast.

Ware, Jesse, Wrentham. Private, Capt. Asa Fairbanks's co. of militia, which
marched in response to the alarm of A]nil 19, 1775; entered service April 19,



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Ware, Jessk, continued.

1775; service to April 25, 1775, 7^ days; reported returned home; also, Capt.
Faiibaiiks's co., ^laj. ^letcalf s regt. ; entered service Dec. 8, 1777 [0] ; service
to Dec. 11, 1777 [(>], 3 days; company marched from Wrentham to Providence
and "Warwick, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1777 [G] ; roll endorsed "Colo
Wheelock's Reg't;" also, Capt. Fairbanks's co.. Col. John Daggett's regt.;
entered service Aug. 24, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 3, 1778 ; service, 11 days, at
Rhode Island ; also, Capt. Fairbanks's co., Maj. Seth Bullard's regt. ; marched
July 27, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 7, 1780 ; sers'ice, 13 days, at Rhode Island on
the alarm of July 27, 1780, including 2 days (50 miles) travel home.

"Ware, Jesse. Capt. Francis Stone's co., Col. James Converse's (Worcester Co.)
regt. ; service, 3 days, on an alarm at Bennington in Aug., 1777.

Ware, Joel. Private, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co., 4th Suffolk Co. regt. commanded
by Maj. Seth Bullard ; marched July 28, 1780; discharged July 30, 1780; ser-
vice, 5 days, including 2 days (45 miles) travel home ; company marched to
Rhode Island on an alarm.

Ware, John, Sherburne. Private, Capt. Benjamin Bullard's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Peirce's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 5
days; also. Corporal, Capt. Bullard's co.. Col. Jonathan Brewer's regt. ; mus-
ter roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 24, 1775; service, 99 days; also,
company return dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775.

Ware, John. Receipt given to Lieut. Col. Baldwin, dated Prospect Hill Camp,
July 13, 1775, signed by said Ware, Sergeant, for a horse which was to be con-
veyed to headquarters in accordance with an order dated Headquarters, Cam-
bridge, July 13, 1775, signed by William Henshaw, Adjutant General of the
Massachusetts forces.

Ware, Johx. Private, Capt. Lemuel Kollock's co.. Col. Wheelock's regt. ; ser-
vice, 23 days; company marched from Wrentham to Warwick, R. I., on the
alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Ware, John. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Joshua Lealand's (1st) co., 5th Middlesex Co.
regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers ; commissioned July 22, 1779,

Ware, John. Private, Capt. Joseph Shed's co., Col. Joseph Gerrish's (1st) regt.;
enlisted Oct. 18, 1779; discharged Dec. 2, 1779; service, 1 mo. 14 days, near
Claverack.

Ware, John. Private, Lieut. William Bird's co.. Col. Thaj'er's regt. ; enlisted
July 19, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 nios. 3 days, including 11
days (220 miles) travel home ; company stationed at West Point ; regiment
raised in Suffolk Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Ware, John. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Walter McFarland's co.. Col. Cyprian Howe's
regt. ; engaged June 30, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1780 ; service, 4 mos. 4 days,
including 3 days (60 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Middlesex Co. to
reinforce Continental Army for 3 months and stationed at Rhode Island.

Ware, John, Jr. Adjutant, Col. Samuel Bullard's (5th Middlesex Co.) regt. of
Mass. militia; list of officers chosen in .said regiment, dated Sherburne, May
14, 1777 ; ordered in Council May 16, 1777, that said officers be commissioned ;
reported commissioned May 16, 1777.

Ware, Jonathan, Needham. Private, Capt. Robert Smith's co., Col. William
Heath's regt. ; service, 6 days, probably on the alarm of April 19, 1775; also,
Capt. Robert Smith's (Xeedham) co. ; service, 4 days, at the time of taking
Dorchester Heights in March, 1776; also, Capt. John Gay's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Francis's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance to camp and home, etc.,
sworn to in Suffolk Co., Nov. 29, 1776; said Ware credited with allowance for



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^VAKK, Jonathan, continued.

travel for 1 day (18 miles) ; company drafted from Roxbury, Dedham, Need-
ham, Medfield, Wrentham, "Walpole, Medway, Belliiighain, Beverly, Daiivers,
Middleton, aud Manchester.

"Ware, Jonathan. Lieut. David Scott's detachuieut from Capt. John Kirtland's
CO. of militia; service, 17 days, including travel (110 miles) home; detachment
marched to Stillwater in Sept., 1777, at request of Gen. Gates.

Wake, Joseph, Dighton. Private, Capt. Peter Pitts's co., Col. Timothy Walker's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 2, 1775; service, 3 mos.
6 days; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty coat
dated Roxbury, Nov. 5, 1775; also, descriptive list of men mustered for Con-
tinental service subsequent to Sept. Ki [year not given], by James Leonard,
Muster Master for Bristol Co. ; Col. Henry Jackson's regt. ; age, 21 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; engaged for town of Dighton.

Wake, Joseph, Needham (also given Walpole). Private, Capt. Robert Smith's
CO., Col. William Heath's regt. ; service, 10 days, probably on the alai-m of
April 19, 1775; also. Corporal, Capt. Moses Whiting's co.,30th regt. ; company
return dated Camp at Cambridge, Fort No. 2, Oct. 5, 1775 ; enlisted May 1,
1775; also, certificate dated Dedham, Oct. 22, 1776, signed by Lieut. James
Tisdale, certifying that said Ware and Thomas Fi.sher, of Capt. Whiting's co..
Col. Graton's regt., had not received bounty coats; certificate endorsed "pd.
Oct. 24th 177(5 ; " also, receipt dated Albany, Nov. 28, 1776, for bounties paid
said Ware and others by Capt. Samuel Forster, of Col. Greaton's regt., to serve
in the Continental Army during the war ; also, list of men raised by the town
of Needham to serve in the Continental Army from Col. William Mclntash's



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