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Jackson, Abraham. Private, Capt. Stephen Churchill's co.. Col. Theophilus Cotton's
regt. ; enlisted March 8, 1781 ; discharged March 12, 1781 ; service, 4 days, at
Newport, R. I. ; company raised by order of His Excellency John Hancock to
serve for 40 days, unless sooner discharged.

Jackson, Amasa, Charlestown (also given Newton). Drummer, Capt. Benjamin
Lock's CO., Lieut. Col. William Bond's (late Col. Thomas Gardner's) 37th regt.;
company return dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775 ; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. ^ in. ;
residence, Charlestown (also given Newton) ; enlisted July 21, 1775, in room of
William Olrey (Ellery) ; also, company receipt for wages for Oct., 1775, dated
Camp Prospect Hill ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated
Prospect Hill, Dec. 22, 1775.

Jackson, Amasa, Newton. Fifer, Capt. John Wiley's co.. Col. Michael Jackson's
regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31,
1779; residence, Newton ; engaged for town of Newton ; term, during war.

Jackson. Amasa. Capt. Wiley's co., 8th Mass. regt.; entered service July 10, 1779;
discharged April 10, 1780; term, 9 months.

Jackson, Amasa. Descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co., agreeable to resolve
of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for said county ;



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Jacksox, Amasa, continued.

age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, light; hair, brown; eyes, dark;
occupation, laborer (also given farmer) ; engaged for town of Newton ; engaged
April 12, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Jacksox, Amasa. Letter from M. Jackson, Colonel, 8th Mass. regt., to the Governor
and Council, dated Camp Verplanck's Point, Oct. 15, 1782, requesting that war-
rants be issued to certain officers in his regiment ; said Jackson recommended for
appointment as Ensign; advised in Council Oct. 29, 1782, that warrants be
granted ; also. Ensign, 3d Mass. regt. commanded by Col. Michael Jackson ; list
of officers [year not given] ; reported absent.

Jacksox, Archibald. Private, Capt. Henry Tiebout's co., Col. Goose Van Schaick's
(1st New York) regt. ; muster rolls for Jan.-April, 1781, dated West Point.

Jacksox, Asa. Private, Lieut. William Foster's detachment from Col. Pierce's regt. ;
joined March 4, 1778; discharged April 4, 1778; service, 32 days; detachment
stationed at Long Island.

Jackson, Asa. Private, Lieut. Caleb Crafts's detachment from Col. Macintosh's regt. ;
joined July 4, 1778; discharged July 28, 1778; service, 25 days, with guards at
Dorchester Heights.

Jacksox, Asa. Private, Capt. Nathan Packard's co., Maj. Eliphalet Cary's regt.;
marched Aug. 3, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 7 days; company
marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

Jacksox, Asa. Private, Capt. Abram Washburn's co., Col. Theophilus Cotton's regt. ;
marched March 10, 1781; discharged April 1, 1781; service, 22 days; company
marched to Newport, R. I., March 10, 1781, to serve for 40 days. Roll dated
Bridgewater.

Jacksox, Asa. Private, Capt. Benjamin Pike's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (6th)
regt. ; returns for wages ; wages allowed said Jackson from April 9, 1781, to Dec.
31, 1782, 20 mos. 22 days.

Jacksox, Asahel. Private, Capt. Daniel Brown's co. ; service, 6 days; company
marched from Lanesl)orough to Meloomscuyck Aug. 14, 1777, on an alarm;
certificate on reverse of roll certifies that Daniel Brown and company were in ser-
vice 27 days and were then dismissed by Col. Benjamin Simonds.

Jacksox, Barnabas. Private, Capt. John Bradley's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 14, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 28 days, including 12 days (240 miles)
travel home ; company marched to Manchester, Vt., to join Northern army. Roll
sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Jackson, Barnabas. Descriptive list of men raised in Plymouth Co. in 1779 to serve
in the Continental Army; age, 25 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, light;
engaged for town of Plympton ; delivered to Capt. L. Bailey ; also, Private, Capt.
Cogswell's CO., Col. Wesson's (9th) regt. ; entered service July 24, 1779 ; discharged
April 24, 1780; term, 9 months.

Jacksox, Bartholomew, Scarborough. Private, Capt. Abraham Tyler's co.. Col.
Edmund Phinney's regt. ; billeting allowed from date of enlistment, May 9, 1775,
to date of marching to headquarters, July 6, 1775 ; credited with 57 days allow-
ance ; also, company return dated Sept. 29, 1775.

Jackson, Bartholomew. Master, schooner " Savage," bound on voyage from Mar-
blehead to Bilboa and return; portage bill dated Marblehead, April 14, 1777;
engaged March 10, 1777.

Jackson, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Daniel Scott's (Pownalborough) co.. Col. Joseph
North's regt. ; service from Sept. 10, 1777, 2 days, defending and retaking a
mast-ship loading in Sheepscot river; company called out on au alarm; also.



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Jacksox, Benjabiin, continued.

Capt. Archibald McAllister's co., Col. William Jones's regt. ; service, 2 days,
retaking and guarding the mast-ship " Gruel ; " roll dated New Castle, Sept. 15,
1777; also, Capt. Benjamin Lemont's co.. Col. Samuel McCobb's regt.; enlisted
July 9, 1779; discharged Sept. 24, 1779; service, 2 mos. 15 days, on Penobscot
expedition.

Jackson, Caesar, North Yarmouth. Private, Capt. John Worthly's co.. Col. Edmund
Phinny's (Slst) regt. ; billeting allowed from date of enlistment, May 14, 1775, to
date of marching to headquarters, July 6, 1775 ; credited with allowance for 7
weeks 4 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; reported a negro;
company encamped at Cambridge ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent
in money dated Fort No. 2, Cambridge, Nov. 2, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Nathan
Watkins's co.. Col. Edmund Phinney's regt. ; muster roll dated Garrison at Fort
George, Dec. 8, 1776; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776; reported discharged Aug. 1, 1776.

Jackson, Caleb, Ipswich. Private, Capt. Abram How's co., which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775, from "West Parish in Ipswich ; service, 2 days ; also, Capt.
John Baker's co.. Col. Moses Little's (17tb) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ;
enlisted May 11, 1775; service, 2 mos. 20 days; also, company return [probably
Oct., 1775] ; age, 21 yrs. ; reported enlisted May 2, 1775; also, order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec. 11, 1775.

Jackson, Caleb, Ipswich. Corporal, Capt. David Low's co. of volunteers, 3d Essex
Co. regt. ; enlisted Sept. 30, 1777 ; marched Oct. 2, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 7, 1777 ;
service, 40 days, in a regiment commanded by Maj. Charles Smith, under Gen.
Gates in Northern department, and in guarding Gen. Burgoyne's army to Prospect
Hill ; residence, Ipswich ; company discharged at Cambridge.

Jackson, Caleb, Newton. Private, Capt. Caleb Brooks's co., Col. Dike's regt. ; muster
roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 1, 1776; service guarding stores at
Boston; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777; also, Capt. Stephen Dana's
CO., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; arrived at destination May 9, 1777 ; service, 2
mos. 7 days, including travel (6 days) to camp and from place of discharge
home ; company raised to serve for 2 months at Rhode Island ; roll dated South
Kingston; also, Capt. Joseph Fuller's co.. Col. Samuel Bullard's regt.; enlisted
Aug. 20, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 22 days, at Stillwater,
including 12 days (240 miles) travel home; also, list of men raised in Middlesex
Co. to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 9 months from the time of
their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778; Capt. E. Fuller's
CO., Col. Thatcher's regt.; age, 18 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; residence, Newton;
engaged for town of Newton ; also, list of men returned as received of Jonathan
Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778; arrived at Fishkill
June 20, 1778.

Jackson, Caleb. Private, Capt. John Dodge's co.. Col. Pickering's regt.; marched
Dec. 16, 1776; discharged March 15, 1777; service, 3 mos. 17 days, including 17
days (340 miles) travel ; also, company receipt for mileage home, given to Capt.
John Dodge, dated Springfield, March 16, 1777.

Jackson, Caleb. Sergeant, Capt. Oliver Titcomb's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards ; service from Feb. 3, 1778, to April 2, 1778, 2 mos. 2 days, at Cambridge ;
regiment raised to guard Lieut. Gen. Burgoyne's army after his surrender. Roll
dated Winter Hill.

Jackson, Caleb. Private, Capt. Abraham Peirce's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. of
guards; joined Jan. 12, 1778; service to April 3, 1778, 2 mos. 22 days, at
Cambridge.



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Jackson, Caleb. Private, Capt. Thomas Cummings's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt.;
enlisted Nov. 4, 1779; discharged Nov. 22, 1779; service, 1 rao., at Claverack, in-
cluding travel (240 miles) home; regiment detached from militia of Essex and
Suffolk counties to reinforce army under Gen. Washington.

Jackson, Charles, Newton. Fifer, Capt. John "Wiley's co., Col. Michael Jackson's
(8th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec.
31, 1779; residence, Newton; engaged for town of Newton; terra, 3 years; also.
Private, Capt. Wiley's co. ; list of officers and men belonging to Col. Jackson's
(Mass. Line) regt., returned probably in 1779; also. Private, Colonel's co.. Col.
Michael Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1,
1780, to Aug. 1, 1780; reported as serving 4 mos. as Private, 3 mos. as Fifer.

Jackson, Charles. Descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co., agreeable to re-
solve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for said
county; age, 14 yrs.; stature, 4 ft. 8 in.; complexion, dark; hair, brown; eyes,
black ; occupation, laborer; engaged for town of Newton ; engaged May 1, 1781 ;
term, 3 years.

Jackson, Charles. Letter from Hugh Maxwell, Lieutenant Colonel Commandant,
8th Mass. regt., to his Excellency Governor Hancock, dated New Windsor Canton-
ment, Jan. 23, 1783, recommending said Jackson for appointment as Ensign in his
regiment; advised in Council Feb. 4, 1783, that a warrant be granted; also,
Ensign, Col. Michael Jackson's (3d) regt. ; return of effectives, dated Oct. 31,
1783 ; reported at the Lines ; also, same regt. ; list of officers [year not given] ;
reported absent.

Jackson, Daniel, Portsmouth. List of prisoners returned from New York in the
schooner " Speedwell " Aug. 3, 1777 ; reported a Master.

Jackson, Daniel, Watertown (also given Newton). Private, Capt. Samuel Barnard's
CO. of militia. Col. Thomas Gardner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775; service, 3 days; also,Z



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