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Roxbury; arrived at Roxbury April 29, 1775, and joined Col. Danielson's regt.;
service, 11 days; reported enlisted into Capt. Lebbeus Ball's co. April 30, 1775;
also, 3d Sergeant, Capt. Lebbeus Ball's co.. Col. Timothy Danielson's regt. ; mus-
ter roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 29, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 10 days ; also,
company return dated Camp at Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Dec. 22, 1775; also. Sergeant,
Capt. Silas Fowler's co.. Col. John Mosley's (Hampshire Co.) regt.; engaged
Oct. 21, 1776; returned Nov. 17, 1776; service, 28 days; company marched under
command of Lieut. Col. Timothy Robinson to reinforce Northern array.

Ives, Benjamin. Private, Capt. William Cooley's co., Col. John Mosley's (Hamp-
shire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 9, 1777; discharged Aug. 12, 1777; service, 1 mo.
9 days, including travel (100 miles) home; company marched to reinforce
Northern army.

Ives, Benjamin. Petition dated Boston, March 18, 1779, signed by William Homan,
in behalf of Josiah Batchelor and others, of Beverly, asking that said Ives be com-
missioned as commander of the schooner " Scorpion " (privateer) ; ordered in
Council March 18, 1779, that a commission be issued; also, petition dated Boston,
July 3, 1781, signed by John Dyson, in behalf of himself and others, of Salem,
asking that said Ives be commissioned as commander of the brigantine " Fortune "
(privateer) ; ordered in Council July 3, 1781, that a commission be issued ; also,
Lieutenant, brigantine "Favoi'ite," commanded by Capt. William Patterson;
descriptive return of officers of the brigantines "Favorite" and "Active" [year
not given] ; age, 33 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in ; complexion, dark.

Ives, David. Private, Capt. Enos Parker's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's regt. ; en-
listed July 1, 1777; discharged July 31, 1777; service, 31 days; regiment detached
from Berkshire Co. militia to reinforce Continental Army at Ticonderoga.

Ives, James, Boston. Matross, Capt. Joseph Balch's co.. Col. Thomas Crafts's (Artil-
lery) regt.; abstract for advance pay, etc., sworn to at Boston, Aug. 14, 1776;
also, Capt. Balch's (3d) co.. Col. Crafts's regt. ; enlisted July 15, 1776; service to
Feb. 1, 1777, 6 mos. 17 days; also, Capt. Balch's (2d) co.. Col. Crafts's regt.;
service from Feb. 1, 1777, to May 8, 1777, 3 mos. 7 days.

Ives, James, Springfield. Private, Capt. Isaac Colton's co.. Col. David Brewer's (9th)
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 15, 1775; service, 2 mos. 21
days; also, company return dated Roxbury, Oct. 7, 1775; also, Capt. Colton's
CO., Col. Rufus Putnam's (late Brewer's) regt.; order for bounty coat or its equiv-
alent in money dated Roxbury, Nov. 15, 1775.

Ives, John. Private, Capt. Aaron Rowley's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's (Berkshire

Co.) regt.; enlisted April 26, 1777; discharged May 19, 1777; service, 24 days;

company called out by order of Maj. Gen. Gates and marched to Saratoga on an

alarm.
Ives, John. Sailor, ship "G. Pickering," commanded by Capt. Jonathan Haraden ;

pay roll of officers and crew, sworn to Nov. 10, 1780; ship reported taken by the

British while on cruise to West Indies.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 653

Ives, Sipp, New Providence. Private, Col. Seth Warner's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Feb. 14, 1777, to Aug. 17, 1777 ; reported killed Aug.
17, 1777 ; also, return of officers and men belonging to Massachusetts in Col. Seth
V Warner's regt., dated Fort George, June 11, 1780; residence, New Providence;

enlisted Feb. U, 1777 ; enlistment, 3 years ; reported killed in battle at Benning-
ton Aug. 17, 1777.

Ives, Stephen. Corporal, Capt. Enos Parker's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's regt. ;
enlisted July 1, 1777; discharged July 31, 1777; service, 31 days; regiment de-
tached from Berkshire Co. militia to reinforce Continental Array at Ticonderoga;
also, 1st Corporal, Capt. Enos Parker's co., Col. Benjamin Symonds's regt. ; en-
listed Aug. 14, 1777; discharged Aug. 19, 1777; service, 6 days; regiment de-
tached from Berkshire Co. militia to reinforce Continental Army at Bennington.

IvET, Samuel. Private ; list of men returned as serving on main guard under Lieut.
Col. L. Baldwin, dated June 22, 1775. [See Samuel Everett.]

Ivory, . [This name also appears under the form of Ivery.]

IvoRT, Benjamin, Boston. Corporal, Capt. Theodore Bliss's co.. Col. John Paterson's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 3 mos. 6
days; also, compan_y return [probably Oct., 1775].

Ivory, John (also given John, Jr.), Shirley. Private, Capt. Henry Haskell's co., Col.
James Prescott's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; returned
home May 5, 1775; service, 18 days; also, Capt. Robert Longley's co.. Col. Asa
Whitcomb's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 13, 1775; service,
19 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, company receipt for
wages for Nov., 1775, dated Prospect Hill ; also, Capt. Edmund Longley's co..
Col. Cogswell's regt.; enlisted Sept. 22, 1778; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service,
3 mos. 12 days ; company detached to guard and fortify posts at and about Boston.

IvRES, Samuel. Sergeant, Capt. Luke Hitchcock's co., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt. ;
muster roll for June, 1781, dated Phillipsborough ; reported on command with
light infantry.

IwEEH, Samuel, Salem. Seaman, ship "Pilgrim," commanded by Capt. Joseph Rob-
inson; descriptive list of officers and crew, dated Aug. 2, 1780; age, 18 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, light; residence, Salem.

Izzabel, Eli. Private, Capt. Jesse Bradley's co., Col. John Brown's regt. ; enlisted
June 30, 1777; discharged July 22, 1777; service, 22 days, at the Northward;
mileage home (100 miles) allowed.



Tack, . [This name also appears under the form of Jeck.]

Jack, . 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 received of
Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 23,
1780; age, 16 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 2 in.; complexion, negro; engaged for town of
Sandwich; marched to camp July 23, 1780, under command of Capt. John Wil-
liams; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Sandwich for ser-
vice in the Continental Army during 1780; marched July 11, 1780; discharged
Aug. 11, 1780; service, 1 mo. 14 days, including travel (280 miles) home.

Jack, . Descriptive list of men raised in Worcester Co. to serve in the Continental

Army, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Seth Washburn, Superin-
tendent for said county ; Capt. Livingstone's co., Col. Denny's regt. ; age, 18 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, blacli ; occupation, farmer ; engaged for town of
Leicester; engaged March 20, 1781 ; term, 3 years ; reported a negro.



654: MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jack, . Hostler ; return of rations allowed in Quartermaster General's department,

dated Fishkill, Oct. 14, 1781.

Jack, Black. Seaman, brigantine "Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. John Cath-
cart; engaged May 17, 1779; discharged June 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 6 days;
roll sworn to in Suffolk Co. ; also, Marine, ship " General Putnam," commanded
by Capt. Daniel Waters ; engaged July 12, 1779 ; service to Sept. 7, 1779, 1 mo.
25 days, on Penobscot expedition ; roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Jack, John. Private, Capt. William Lithgow's co. ; marched Feb. 28, 1776 ; service to
Aug. 31, 1776, 6 mos. 2 days; company stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland Co.,
for defence of seacoast; also, Capt. William Lithgow, Jr.'s co.. Col. Mitchel's
regt. ; service from Aug. 31, 1776, to date of discharge, Nov. 23, 1776, 2 mos. 23
days; company stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland Co., for defence of seacoast;
also, Matross, Capt. Abner Lowell's co. of matrosses stationed at Falmouth,
Cumberland Co.; copy of a return dated Falmouth, July 31, 1777; company
reported Aug. 11, 1777, as mustered by Col. Noyes, agreeable to seacoast estab-
lishment.

Jack, John. Return of men raised in Essex Co. for Continental service, agreeable to
resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; engaged for town of Ipswich; engaged Sept. 21, 1781;
term, during war (also given 3 years).

Jack, John. Copy of a list of men belonging to the U. S. brig " General Gates," com-
manded by Capt. John Skimmer, who were entitled to prize shares [year not
given] ; said Jack rated 1 share ; reported a negro.

Jack, Joseph. Corporal, Capt. Acter Patten's co.. Col. Samuel McCobb's regt. ;
engaged July 6, 1779; discharged Sept. 25, 1779; service, 2 mos. 19 days, on
Penobscot expedition. Roll certified at Topsham.

Jack, Peter. Boy, brigantine " Active," commanded by Capt. Allen Hallet; engaged
June 8, 1779; discharged Aug. 31, 1779; service, 2 mos. 24 days. Roll sworn to
in Suffolk Co.

Jack, Robert, Falmouth. Sergeant, Capt. Nicholas Blasdel's co., Col. Wigglesworth's
regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance from Albany home; 340 miles travel
allowed said Jack; warrant allowed in Council Jan. 27, 1777.

Jack, Robert, Topsham. Sergeant, Capt. Reed's co.. Col. John Brooks's regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 29, 1777, to Jan. 29, 1780; also,
Capt. John Reed's co.. Col. Ichabod Alden's regt.; return dated Jan. 12, 1778;
residence, Topsham ; enlisted for town of Topsham ; mustered by Col. Sewall,
Muster Master for Lincoln Co., and by a Continental Muster Master; also, Capt.
Reed's co., (late) Col. Alden's regt.; return of men who were in camp before
Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subsequently except on furlough,
certified at Cherry Valley, Feb. 24, 1779; also, Capt. Reed's co., (late) Col.
Alden's (6th) regt.; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Cherry Valley ;
enlisted Jan. 29, 1777; enlistment, 3 years.

Jack, Robert. Company receipt for wages for 1 month, given to Capt. James Lemont,
dated Georgetown, Nov. 2, 1775.

Jack, Robert. Private, Capt. William Lithgow's co.; marched Feb. 19, 1776; dis-
charged July 20, 1776; service, 5 mos.; company stationed at Falmouth, Cum-
berland Co., for defence of seacoast.

Jackall, Primus, Palmer. Receipt dated Palmer, April 17, 1781, signed by said
Jackall and others, for ration allowance on march from Palmer to Springfield,
they having been raised to reinforce the Continental Army for 3 years or during
the war; also, receipt dated Palmer, July 5, 1781, for bounty paid said Jackall by
the Selectmen to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ; also, de-
scriptive list of men raised in Hampshire Co. to serve in the Continental Army,



IN IHE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 655



Jackall, Primvs, continued.

as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent for said county; age, 24 (also
given 23 and 22) yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 1 (also given 5 ft. 2 and 5 ft. 4) in. ; com-
plexion, black ; hair, black ; occupation, farmer (also given laborer) ; birthplace,
Palmer (also given Sturbridge) ; residence, Palmer (also given Worcester Co.) ;
engaged for town of Palmer; engaged July 5 (also given June 29 and June 1),
1781; joined Capt. Jonathan Maynard's (also given Capt. Allen's) co., Lieut.
Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt.; terra, 3 years; reported a negro; also. Private,
Capt. Jonathan Maynard's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt. ; muster roll
for July, 1781; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781, sworn to at PeekskiU; also,
muster roll for Sept., 1781 ; reported on command with Col. Swift; also, muster
roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781 ; reported confined; also, muster rolls for Dec, 1781,
and Jan., 1782; also, muster rolls for Feb.-July, 1782; also, Capt. Jonathan
Maynard's (6th) co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt. ; muster rolls for Aug., Oct., and
Nov., 1782 ; also, Capt. Francis's co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt. ; list of men tried
by courts-martial subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781 ; said Jackall tried Dec. 19, 1782, by
regimental court-martial, Capt. Turner, President, on charge of stealing camp-
kettle and bucket ; reported acquitted; also. Private, Capt. Nathaniel C. Allen's
(8th) CO., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's regt. ; muster rolls for Dec, 1782, Jan.-April
1783; also, Capt. Nathaniel C. Allen's (8th) co., 4th Mass. regt.; muster rolls for
May-July, 1783 ; balance of term of enlistment unexpired, 10 mos. 29 days.

Jackman, . [This name also appears under the form of Jackmon.]

Jackman, Abel, Salisbury. Private, Capt. Samuel Huse's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's
regt. of guards; enlisted Nov. 11, 1777; service to Feb. 3, 1778, at Winter Hill;
also, same co. and regt.; service from Feb. 3, 1778, 1 mo. 9 days, at Winter Hill;
also, same co. and regt.; enlisted July 23, 1778; discharged Dec. 14, 1778; ser-
vice 4 mos. 24 days, at Cambridge; also. Private, Capt. Richard Titcomb's co..
Col.' Nathaniel Wade's regt.; enlisted July 4, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780;
service, 3 mos. 20 days, including 13 days. (260 miles) travel home; company
raised in Newburyport, Salisbury, and Amesbury ; regiment raised in Essex Co.
to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months ; also, Capt. John Robinson's co.. Col.
William Turner's regt. of 5 months levies raised in Essex Co. for service at Rhode
Island ; enlisted Aug. 12, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 1, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 23 days,
including 5 days (100 miles) travel home.

Jackman, Abner. Private, Capt. John Hartwell's co.. Col. Dike's regt.; muster roll
for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777 ; enlisted Dec. 14, 1776 ; credited to town of Lunenburg ;
regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

Jackman, Benjamin (also given Benjamin, Jr.). Private, Capt. Stephen Kent's co.;
enlisted July 17, 1775; discharged Dec. 9, 1775; service, 5 mos. 3 days; company
raised for defence of seacoast in Essex Co. and stationed at Newbury ; also, order
dated Gloucester, Dec. 4, 1775, signed by said Jackman and others belonging to
Capt. Kent's co. raised for defence of seacoast in Essex Co., for wages due Nov.
1 1775, payable to Lieut. Dudley Colman ; also, order for wages, payable to Capt.
Kent, signed by said Jackman and others raised for defence of seacoast and sta-
tioned at Newbury ; Capt. Kent's order for said wages, payable to Col. Joseph
Gerrish, dated Watertown, Dec. 15, 1775.

Jackman, Enoch, Salisbury. Corporal, Capt. Joshua French's co.. Col. Edward Wig-
gelsworth's (Wigglesworth's) regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from
Albany home ; 245 miles travel allowed said Jackman ; warrant allowed m Council
Jan. 30, 1777.

Jackman, Enoch. Private, ship "Vengeance," commanded by Capt. Thomas
Thomas; engaged June 27, 1779; discharged Aug. 27, 1779; service, 2 mos., on
Penobscot expedition ; vessel reported lost. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.



656 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jackman, John, Philadelphia. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1777; Maj. Eben Stevens's (Artil-
lery) battalion; also, Sergeant, Capt. Winslow's co., Col. John Crane's (Artil-
lery) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 4, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Philadelphia.

Jackman, John. 2d Lieutenant, sloop "Betsey" (privateer); petition dated Boston,
Oct. 10, 1777, signed by Tristram Dalton, of Newburyport, owner, asking that
Enoch Coffin be commissioned as commander of said vessel ; ordered in Council
Oct. 10, 1777, that a commission be issued.

Jacksian, Nathaniel, Salisbury. Private, Capt. Joshua French's co., Lieut. Col.
Enoch Putnam's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 13, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 27, 1781 ; service,
3 mos. 28 days, near "West Point, including 13 days (260 miles) travel home ; regi-
ment raised in Essex and Plymouth counties to reinforce Continental Army for 3
months.

Jackman, Richard, Ipswich. Private, Lieut. Moses Pike's detachment from Capt.
Moses Nowell's co. ; service from Nov. 20, 1776, to Jan. 1, 1777, 1 mo. 12 days;
detachment stationed at Plum Island; roll dated Newburyport; also, Capt. Silas
Adams's co.. Col. Titcorab's regt.; service, 2 mos., probably in May and June,
1777 ; travel, 10 days (200 miles) also allowed to and from place of rendezvous ;
roll endorsed " for 2 Months Service at R Island ; " also, Capt. John Noyes's co.,
Col. Samuel Johnson's regt. ; enlisted Aug. U, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1777;
service, 3 mos. 28 days, in Northern department, including 12 days (240 miles)
travel home; also, copy of a company receipt dated Newbury, Jan. 25, 1779, for
wages for 1^ mos. service under Maj. William Rogers at Rhode Island.

Jackman, Richard, Ipswich. Receipt dated Boston, June 4, 1782, signed by J.
Pettengill, Muster Master, stating that he had received said Jackman of John
Lummus, Chairman of Class No. 5 of the town of Ipswich, to serve in the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 3 years ; also. Private, Capt. Watson's co. ; return
of men transferred from 9th Mass. regt. to 3d Mass. regt., dated Dec. 14, 1782;
engaged May 3, 1782 ; term, 3 years ; also, Private, Capt. James Tisdale's (3d) co.,
3d Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. James Mellin ; muster rolls for Jan. and
Feb., 1783; also, Capt. Tisdale's (4th) co., 3d Mass. regt. commanded by Col.
Michael Jackson ; muster roll for Aug. and Sept., 1783 ; balance of term of enlist-
ment unexpired, 20 mos. 18 days; also, descriptive list of men in Continental
service; Capt. James Tisdale's co. ; 3d Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col.
Mellin; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; occu-
pation, yeoman ; residence, Ipswich ; engaged for town of Ipswich ; engaged April
5, 1782; term, 3 years; reported as having received clothing at various dates be-
tween Dec. 14, 1782, and Dec. 16, 1783.

Jackman, Samuel, Haverhill. Private, Capt. Joseph Eaton's co. of militia, Col. John-
son's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge; service,
5^ days.

Jackman, Timothy. Capt. Timothy Jackman's detachment, which marched by order
of Selectmen and Committee of Safety of Rowley to guard Gloucester harbor and
the brig "Nancy " brought in by Capt. Manley ; service, 5 days. Roll sworn to
at Watertown, Dec. 19, 1775.

Jackman, Timothy (also given Timothy, Jr.). Captain in command of a detachment
which marched by order of the Selectmen and Committee of Safety of Rowley
to guard Gloucester harbor and the brig " Nancy " brought in by Capt. Manley ;
service, 5 days; roll sworn to at Watertown, Dec. 19, 1775; also, Captain, 9th co.,
7th Essex Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers to be commissioned in said
regiment, as returned by Col. Daniel Spafford ; ordered in Council June 26, 1777,
that said officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned June 26, 1777.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 657

Jackmon, Daniel, Salisbury. Private, Capt. Stephen Merrill's (Salisbury) co., Col.
Caleb Cushing's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775 ; service, 3^ days.

Jackmox, Enoch, Salisbury. Private, Capt. Stephen Merrill's (Salisbury) co., Col.
Caleb Cushing's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775 ; service, 3.^ days.

Jacksex [Michael], Major; order of the day dated June 5, 1775, taken from Lieut.
Col. Loammi Baldwin's Orderly Book; said Jacksen reported officer of fatigue
"tomorrow."

Jackson, . [This name also appears under the form of Jacksen, Jacson, Jaxon,

Jaxson, Jockson.]

Jackson, . General order dated Headquarters, Ticonderoga, Oct. 7, 1776, taken

from Col. Wheelock's Orderly Book; said Jackson, Lieutenant, reported dis-
charged, and Ensign David Johnson, of Col. Patterson's regt., promoted to 2d
Lieutenant in his place.

Jackson, . Lieutenant, 10th co., Plymouth Co. regt. ; list of men who performed

tours of duty ; said Jackson credited with 8 mos. service at Roxbury ; with Minute
service for 1 mo. ; also with service for 1 mo. rendered by his son at Newport in
1781.

Jackson, Aaron, Newton. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Wiswall's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Lexington ; service, 4 days.

Jackson, Aaron, Newton. Private, Capt. Samuel Kilton's co., Col. John Paterson's
(26th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 24, 1775; service,
3 mos. 14 days ; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp No. 3, Charlestown, Oct. 27, 1775.

Jackson, Aaron, Newton. Capt. Timothy Corey's (1st) co.. Col. Gerrish's regt. ; re-
ceipt for advance pay, signed by said Jackson and others, dated June 12, 1775;
also. Private, Capt. Corey's (7th) co., Lieut. Col. Loammi Baldwin's (late Col.
Samuel Gerrish's) 38th regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 2,
1775; service, 3 mos. 1 day; also, company return dated Sewall's Point, Sept.
27. 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Sewall's
Point, Dec. 11, 1775.

Jackson, Aaron, Newton. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master
for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 30, 1777 ; Capt. Warner's co.. Col. Marshall's
regt. ; also. Sergeant, 3d co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from March 14, 1777, to March 6, 1780 ; residence, Newton ;
credited to town of Newton ; also, Capt. William Warner's (6th) co.. Col. Thomas
Marshall's (10th) regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1779, dated West Point; enlisted
March 14, 1777; enlistment, 3 years; also, Capt. Benjamin Walq^tt's co.. Col.
Marshall's regt.; muster roll for March, 1779, dated West Point; reported on
furlough.

Jackson, Aaron, Newton. Sergeant, Capt. Watson's co., Col. Wesson's regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from March 14, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
residence, Newton ; credited to town of Newton ; term, 3 years ; also, certificate
dated Boston, Feb. 3, 1779, signed by Col. James Wesson, certifying that said
Jackson, Sergeant in Capt. Nahum Ward's co., was in camp on or before Aug.
15, 1777, and had not been absent subsequently except on furlough; also, Capt.
J. Edes's CO., Col. Wesson's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1780, to March 14, 1780; also, Capt. William Watson's co., Col.
James Wesson's (9th) regt.; return for clothing for the year 1780; reported dis-
charged March 14, 1780.



658 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jackson, Aaron, Newton. 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
received of Justin EI3', Commissioner, by Col. Timothy Bigelow, at Springfield,
Oct. 26, 1780; age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, ruddy ; engaged for
town of East Sudbury ; arrived at Springfield Oct. 20, 1780 ; marched to camp
Oct. 26, 1780, under command of Lieut. Cary ; also, Private ; pay roll for 6 months
men raised by the town of East Sudbury for service in the Continental Army
during 1780; marched Oct. 10, 1780; discharged April 10, 1781; service, 6 mos.,
at West Point; travel (9 days) allowed; residence, Newton.

Jackson, Aaron, Newtown (also given Needham). Corporal, Capt. Aaron Guild's
CO., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; roll for advance pay for 1 month, etc., sworn to
in Suffolk Co., June 20, 1776; residence, Newtown; also, Private, same co. and
rogt. ; enlisted June 2, 1776; service to Aug. 1, 1776, 1 mo. 29 days; roll dated
Camp at Hull ; also, same co. and regt. ; service from Aug. 1, 1776, 90 days ; roll
dated Hull; also, same co. and regt. ; service from Nov. 1, 1776, to time of return
home, 1 mo. 2 days ; roll dated Hull.

Jackson, Aaron. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Wiswall's co., Col. Hatch's regt.; service,
5 days ; company marched at request of Gen. Washington at the time of taking
Dorchester Heights March 4, 1776.

Jackson, Aaron. Private, Capt. Amariah Fuller's (Newtown) co.. Col. Thatcher's
regt.; service, 5 days; company called out March 4, 1776. Roll sworn to at
AVatertown.

Jackson, Aaron. Capt. Dench's co. ; list of men belonging to Col. Wheelock's regt.
who were discharged; said Jackson discharged Nov. 11, 1776.

Jackson, Abednego. Private, Capt. Allen McLane's co., in a regiment commanded by
Lieut. Col. John Parke; pay roll for Aug., 1778; service, 1 mo.

Jackson, Abraham, Brookline. Private, Capt. Thomas White's (Brookline) co. of
militia, Col. William Heath's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ;
service, 10 days.

Jackson, Abraham. Private, Capt. Daniel Brown's co. ; service, 6 days; company
marched from Lanesborough to Meloomscuyck Aug. 14, 1777, on an alarm ; cer-
tificate on reverse of roll states that Daniel Brown and company were in service
27 days and were then dismissed by Col. Benjamin Simonds.



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