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mos. 24 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Nov. 27, 1775.

Jackson, Solomon, Tyringham, Sergeant, Capt. Daniel Whiting's co.. Col. Jonathan
Brewer's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 15, 1775; service, 2
mos. 22 days; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Prospect Hill, Dec. 22, 1775 ; also. Sergeant,
Capt. Noah Lankton's co., Col. John Ashley's (1st Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered
service Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Aug. 20, 1777; service, 4 days; company
marched on expedition to Bennington ; also. Lieutenant, in command of a com-
pany. Col. John Ashley's regt. ; entered service Oct. 13, 1781 ; discharged Oct. 20,
1781 ; service, 12 days, including 4 days (84 miles) travel home ; company marched
from Berkshire Co. under command of Lieut. Col. John Collar by order of Col.
John Ashley, Jr., on an alarm at the Northward.

Jackson, Stephen, Haverhill. Capt. Josiah Fay's co.. Col. Jonathan Ward's regt. ;
order for advance pay, signed by said Jackson and others, dated June 13, 1775;
also, Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 5,
1775 ; service, 3 mos. 4 days ; also, company return dated Dorchester, Oct. 7, 1775.

Jackson, Stephen, Haverhill. Private, Capt. James Sawyer's co.. Col. James Frye's
regt. ; return of men in camp at Cambridge, dated May 17, 1775 ; also, company
return [probably Oct., 1775].

Jackson, Thaddeus, 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, 14 days; company served until May 12, 1775.

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

Jackson, Thomas, Gardnerstown. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Col. Joseph North's (2d Lincoln Co.) regt., dated Feb. 2, 1778 ; resi-
dence, Gardnerstown ; engaged for town of Gardnerstown ; term, 3 years.

Jackson, Thomas, Newton. Private, Capt. Nathan Fuller's co., Lieut. Col. William
Bond's (late Col. Gardner's) 37th regt. ; company return dated Prospect Hill,
Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Prospect
Hill, Oct. 29, 1775. [See Thomas Jack'n Greenwood.]

Jackson, Thomas, Newton. Sergeant, Capt. Wiley's co., Col. Michael Jackson's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 2, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779 ;
residence, Newton; credited to town of Newton; term, 3 years; also, Quarter-
master Sergeant, Capt. Storey's co., Col. Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to March 2, 1780.

Jackson, Thomas, Petersham. Private, Capt. John Wheeler's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Ephraim Doolittle's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service,
12^ days.

Jackson, Thomas. Private, Capt. Lemuel Trescott's co., Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt.;
muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776; enlisted Jan. 12, 1776;
reported died March 13, 1776.



690 ]\L\SSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jackson, Thomas. Seaman, schooner "Savage," Bartholomew Jackson, Master,
bound on voyage from Marblehead to Bilboa and return ; portage bill made up
for advance wages, dated Marblehead, April 14, 1777; engaged March 10, 1777.

Jackson-, Thomas. Matross, Capt. Jonathan Stoddard's co.. Col. Thomas Crafts's
(Artillery) regt. ; service from May 8, 1777, to July 8, 1777, 2 mos.



Jackson, Thomas. Private, Capt. Daniel Scott's (Pownalborough) co.. Col.

North's regt.; service from Sept. 10, 1777, 2 days, in defending and retaking a
mast-ship loading in Sheepscot river; company called out on an alarm.

Jackson, Thomas. Private, Capt. Archibald McAllister's co.. Col. William Jones's
regt.; service, 2 days, in retaking and guarding the mast-ship " Gruell." Roll
dated Newcastle, Sept. 15, 1777.

Jackson, Thomas. Private, Capt. John Oliver's co.. Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regt.;
enlisted Sept. 28, 1777; discharged Oct. 18, 1777; service, 28 days, including 7
days (140 miles) travel home ; company marched to reinforce Northern army at
the time of the reduction of Gen. Burgoyne.

Jackson, Thomas. Matross, Capt. Edward Fettyplace's (Marblehead) co.; enlisted
Sept. 1, 1776; service to Jan. 1, 1777, 4 mos., in defence of seacoast; roll dated
Marblehead ; also, Capt. Edward Fettyplace's co. of coast guards; memorandum
of beef delivered ; date of delivery, Feb. 18, 1777 ; also, Capt. Edward Fettyplace's
(Fort) CO. ; company return dated Aug. 26, 1777 ; also, same co. ; memorandum
of beef delivered; date of delivery, Dec. 31, 1777.

Jackson, Thomas. Seaman, ship "Protector," commanded by Capt. John Foster
Williams; engaged March 13, 1780; discharged Aug. 17, 1780; service, 5 mos. 4
days.

Jackson, Thomas. Sergeant, Capt. Zaccheus Wright's co.. Col. Cyprian How's regt. ;
entered service Aug. 21, 1780; discharged Oct. 30, 1780; service, 2 mos. 13 days.

Jackson, Thomas. Descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co., agreeable to resolve
of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for said county ;
age, 28 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9^ in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; eyes, blue;
occupation, mariner; engaged for town of Medford; engaged May 21, 1781 ; term,
3 years.

Jackson, Thomas. Captain Lieutenant, Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also,
Capt. William Treadwell's co.. Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; pay rolls for
Aug.-Dec, 1777 ; also, return made by Stephen Badlam, Superintendent for Suffolk
Co., of men raised in said county to serve in the Continental Army and conducted
to Fishkill by said Jackson, Captain, and others; reported as having conducted
fourteen men to Fishkill, and marched June 17, 1778; also, Col. Crane's regt.;
return of officers for clothing, certified at Boston, Sept. 25, 1778; also. Captain,
same regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec.
31, 1780; also, same regt.; list of officers who continued in service, as returned
by Thomas Vose, Captain and Adjutant, dated Boston, Jan. 19, 1781 ; also. Col.
John Crane's (3d Artillery) regt.; muster rolls for Feb.-April, 1781; reported on
command at Boston; also, abstract for 3 mos. pay due said Jackson, Captain,
he having been ordered to march to camp immediately with recruits, as returned
by John Crane, Colonel of artillery, dated Boston, May 23, 1781 ; also, receipt
given to Capt. Lieut. Knowles for subsistence money for June, 1782.

Jackson, Thomas, 3d., Plymouth. Private, Capt. Abraham Hammatt's co., which
marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marshfield ;
service, 7 days.

Jackson, Timothy, Newton. Private, Capt. Phineas Cook's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775, to headquarters at Cambridge, under command of



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Jackson, Timothy, continued.

Capt. Lieut. John Marean ; service, 7 days ; also. Sergeant, Capt. Nathan Fuller's
CO., Lieut. Col. William Bond's (late Col. Gardner's) 37th regt. ; company return
dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775; reported as serving in room of Benjamin Stim-
son, a Private, who was discharged Aug. 15, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or
its equivalent in money dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 29, 1775 ; also, Private, Capt.
Amariah Fuller's (Newtown) co., Col. Thatcher's regt.; service, 5 days; com-
pany called out March 4, 1776.

Jackson, Wakefield. Master, brig "Adventure," commanded by Capt. James
Morris; descriptive list of officers and crew, dated Sept. 26, 1780; age, 31 yrs. ;
complexion, light; hair, sandy; birthplace, Wrentham; also, petition signed by
said Jackson and others, prisoners "lately " arrived from Halifax on parole, stat-
ing that there were not enough British prisoners on board the prison ship in " this
harbor" to be exchanged for them, but that a number had entered on board the
privateer " Grand Turk " at Salem, and asking that said prisoners be taken from
the vessel in order that they be returned to Halifax for exchange; advised in
Council Nov. 2, 1782, that the Governor give orders to the Naval Officer at Salem
not to clear the "Grand Turk," commanded by Capt. Pratt, and direct the
attendance of the Captain to answer the complaints against him.

Jackson, William, Boston. Matross, Capt. Samuel Trevett's co.. Col. Richard Grid-
ley's regt.; muster roll dated June 21, 1775; enlisted May 29, 1775; service, 23
days ; also, Capt. John Popkin's co., Col. Richard Gi-idley's regt. ; receipt for
advance pay, signed by said Jackson and others, dated Winter Hill, July 14, 1775 ;
also. Gunner, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June
23, 1775; service, 1 mo. 11 days; also, company return dated Sept. 27, 1775.

Jackson, William, Boston. Seaman, Imgantine " Hazard," commanded by Capt.
Simeon Samson ; engaged Nov. 6, 1777 ; discharged May 20, 1778 ; service, 6 mos.
14 days ; also, Master-at-Arms, brig " Hazard," commanded by Capt. John Foster
Williams; engaged Nov. 19, 1778; discharged April 20, 1779; service, 5 mos.
1 day.

Jackson, William, Newton. Private, Capt. Timothy Corey's (7th) co., Lieut. Col.
Loammi Baldwin's (late Col. Gerrish's) 38th regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1,
1775; enlisted May 17, 1775; service, 2 mos. 16 days; 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; also. Private, Capt. Amariah Fuller's
(Newtown) co., Col. Thatcher's regt. ; service, 5 days ; company called out March
4,1776; a^so, Corporal, Capt. Edward Fuller's co.. Col. William Mcintosh's regt.;
entered camp March 19, 1778; discharged April 5, 1778; service, 18 days; com-
pany stationed at Roxbury ; also, descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co.,
agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Joseph Hosmer, Superin-
tendent for said county; age, 36 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7^ in.; complexion, light;
hair, dark ; eyes, light ; occupation, laborer (also given farmer) ; engaged for
town of Newton; engaged April 13, 1781; term, 3 years; also. Private, Capt.
David Holbi'ook's co.. Col. William Shepard's (4th) regt. ; muster rolls for June-
Sept., 1781; enlisted April 12, 1781; reported on fatigue duty in Aug., 1781, on
duty with CoL Miller in Sept., 1781; also, muster rolls for Oct., 1781-Feb., 1782,
dated York Hutts ; reported died Feb. 20, 1782.

Jacksox, William, Roxbury (also given Boston and Dedham). List of men mus-
tered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March
30, 1777; Capt. Amos Coggswell's co.. Col. Wesson's regt.; also. Private, Capt.
Amos Cogswell's (2d) co.. Col. James Wesson's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 3, 1777, to Nov. 17, 1779; reported died Nov. 17,
1779; also, same co. and regt.; return dated Jan. 25, 1778; residence, Roxbury
(also given Dedham and Boston) ; enlisted for town of Roxbury (also given Ded-
ham) ; mustered by Col. Barber, State Muster Master.



692 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Jackson, William. Trivate, Capt. Thomas MighilFs co., Col. Baldwin's (26th)
regt. ; abstract for wages for Jan., 1776, and blanket money and advance pay due
to April 1, 1776; also, pay abstracts for Feb.-May, 1776; also, pay abstract for
June, 1776, dated New York; aZso, return for mileage and subsistence on march
homeward at close of the campaign in 1776, sworn to at Rowley, April 9, 1777;
mileage (320 miles) allowed said Jackson; also, list of men belonging to the 26th
regt. who agreed to tarry 6 weeks from the last of Dec, 1776, as returned by Col.
Loammi Baldwin, dated Trenton, Jan. 1, 1777.

JACKSO^f, William. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 2, 1777; Capt. Hunt's co.. Col. Patterson's
regt.

Jackson, William. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Heath's detachment. Col. Thomas
Crafts's regt. ; service, 1 mb. 8 days; detachment drafted for service in the town
and harbor of Boston ; State bounty allowed agreeable to resolve of Sept. 16,
1777.

Jackson, AVilliam. Private, Capt. Nathan Thayer's co., Col. Ebenezer Thayer's
regt.; enlisted July 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 9, 1780; service, 3 mos. 6 days,
including 10 days (200 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Suffolk Co. to rein-
force Continental Army for 3 months and stationed at West Point.

Jackson, Williaji. Private, Capt. Zaccheus Wright's co., Col. Cyprian How's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 8, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1780 ; service, 1 mo. 26 days.

Jackson, William. Receipt dated Berwick, Dec. 18, 1781, for bounty paid said Jack-
son by a class of the town of Berwick, of which John Tucker was Chairman, to
serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Jackson, William. Private, Capt. John Baxter's co. ; marched Oct. 7, 1782; dis-
charged Oct. 24, 1782 ; service, 20 days, including travel home ; company detached
for service under Maj. Job Cushing at Hull; roll dated Medfield.

Jackson, William. List of prisoners sent from New York to Portsmouth, N. H., to be
exchanged for British prisoners [year not given] ; reported a Seaman.

Jackavay, Daniel. Private, (late) Capt. George King's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's
detachment of Berkshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Ticonderoga, Feb. 25,
1777; enlisted Feb. 1, 1777; enlistment to expire March 15, 1777; reported on
command with the Commissary; Nathaniel Gilljcrt reported as exchanged for
said Jackway Feb. 1, 1777.

Jackwith, Timothy. Private, Capt. James Tisdale's (4th) co.. Col. Michael Jack-
son's (3d) regt. ; muster roll for Aug. and Sept., 1783; balance of term of enlist-
ment unexpired, 19 mos. 6 days.

Jacob, Aesop, Hanover (also given Scituate). List of men raised to serve in the Con-
tinental Army from 2d Plymouth Co. regt.; residence, Hanover; engaged for
town of Hanover; joined Capt. Winslow's co.. Col. Marshall's regt.; term, 3
years; also. Private, 5th co., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt.; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Feb. 12, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Scituate ;
also, Capt. Nathaniel Winslow's co., Col. Marshall's regt. ; subsistence allowed
from date of enlistment, Feb. 12, 1777, to April 4, 1777 ; credited with 51 days
allowance; subsistence also allowed for 11 days travel on march to Bennington ;
also, Capt. Jacob Wales's (1st) co., Col. Marshall's regt.; muster rolls for Jan.
and March, 1779, dated West Point.

Jacob, Bela, Berkley. Sergeant, Capt. James Nickols's co.. Col. Edward Pope's
(Bristol Co.) regt. ; service, 20 days, on the alarm at Rhode Island of Dec. 8,
1776, including travel (54 miles) to camp at Warren, R. I., and home.



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Jacob, Be\jamin, Cohasset. Private, Capt. Job Cushing's co., Col. John Greaton's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 16, 1775 ; service, 2 mos. 21
days; also, Capt. Cushing's co., 36th regt.; company return dated Fort No. 2,
Oct. 5, 1775 ; also, Capt. Job Cushing's co., Col. John Greaton's regt. ; order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Dec. 18, 1775.

Jacob, Benjamix. Sergeant, Capt. Seth Stowers's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.;
service from July 31, 1776, to Nov. 30, 1776, 4 mos.; also, Capt. Seth Stowers's
CO. ; service from Nov. 30, 1776, to Dec. 31, 1776, 1 mo., at Hull.

Jacob, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Peter Cushing's co.. Col. David Cushing's regt.;
service, 6 days, under Maj. Thomas Lothrop; company assembled at Hull Feb.
27, 1778. Roll sworn to at Hingham.

Jacob, Benjamin. Receipt dated Hingham, March 15, 1781, for bounty paid said
Jacob by Jeremiah Lincoln and others, members of a class of the town of Hing-
ham, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Jacob, Calvin (also given Calvin, 2d). Private, Capt. Elijah Walker's co.. Col. John
Hathaway's regt.. Brig. Gen. George Godfrey's (Bristol Co.) brigade; service, 2
days; company marched to Tiverton, R. 1., on the alarm of Aug. 2, 1780.

Jacob, David, Hanover. Private, Capt. Joseph Soper's militia co. of North Hanover,
which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marsh-
field, under direction of field officers of 2d Plymouth Co. regt. ; service, 3 days.

Jacob, Joseph, Dighton. Private, Capt. Ephraim Hathaway's co., Col. Pope's (Bristol
Co.) regt.; service, 8 days, at Rhode Island on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; com-
pany marched to camp at Bristol, R. I., and thence to Howland's Ferry.

Jacob, Joseph, Hanover. List of men mustered, as returned to the Council March 5,
1777 ; Capt. Winslow's co. ; residence, Hanover ; enlistment, during war.

Jacob, Richard, Sheffield. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Spoor's co., Col. Ashley's regt.; residence, Sheffield; engaged for
town of Sheffield; joined Capt. Bartlett's co., Col. Weston's (Wesson's) regt.;
term, 3 years ; also. Private, Lieut. Col. Millen's co., Col. James Wesson's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 18, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
also, (late) Capt. Samuel Bartlett's co.. Col. Wesson's regt.; return of men who
were in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subse-
quently except on furlough; also, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Wesson's regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Jan. 18, 1780.

Jacob, Sa'l. Return of cartridges for Capt. Ford's co. received from Nov. 4 to Jan. 6
[year not given] .

Jacob, Samuel. Capt. John Wiley's co., Col. Paul D. Sargent's regt. ; order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec. 13, 1775.

Jacob, Stephen. Private, Capt. John Spoor's co., Col. John Ashley's (Berkshire Co.)
regt. ; enlisted Sept. 19, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 19, 1777 ; service, 31 days ; com-
pany marched to Stillwater. Roll certified at Sheffield by Brig. Gen. John Fellows.

Jacobes, John. Private, Capt. James Tisdale's co., Col. John Greaton's (3d) regt.;
muster rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1782, dated Hutts, New Boston ; enlistment, during
war.

Jacobs, . [This name also appears under the form of Jacob, Jacobes, Jaobs.]

Jacobs, Abel. Matross, Capt. Joseph Thomas's co.. Col. John Lamb's (2d Artillery)
regt.; muster rolls for Feb.-April, 1781, dated West Point; enlistment, during
war ; reported on command at King's Ferry.



694: MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jacobs, Adonijah, Loudon (Otis). Private, Lieut. Nathaniel Wood's co. of Minute-
men, which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 27 days.

Jacobs, Adonijah. Private ; list of men who marched from Berkshire Co. April 23,
1775, under command of Capt. William Goodrich, but who did not enlist into the
army; left place of rendezvous May 2, 1775; service, 16^ days, travel included.
List dated Stockbridge.

Jacobs, Adonijah. Private, Capt. William Cannon's co.. Col. David Leonard's regt. ;
service, 70 days ; company drafted, and marclied to Ticonderoga May 6, 1777, and
returned home July 11, 1777; roll sworn to at Blandford and also at Westfield;
also, descriptive list of men raised for Continental service, as returned by Noah
Goodman, Superintendent for Hampshire Co. [year not given] ; Capt. Knox's
CO.; age, 27 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. i in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of
Blandford.

Jacobs, Adonijah. Private, Capt. Enoch Noble's co. ; enlisted Aug. 21, 1777; dis-
charged Oct. 21, 1777; service, 60 days; enlistment, 3 months; company marched
to Manchester, Vt., thence to AUiugton, thence to Stillwater, by order of Gen.
Lincoln, joined Col. John Ashley's (Berkshire Co.) regt., and marched to Bolton's
Rills [ ? ] and there served until regularly discharged ; also, pay roll for same ser-
vice certified at Sheffield.

Jacobs, Aesop, Hanover (also given Scituate). List of men mustered by James Hatch,
Muster Master for Plymouth Co. ; Col. Marshell's (Marshall's) regt. ; residence,
Hanover; enlisted by Capt. Nathaniel Winslow; enlistment, during war; re-
ported received Continental bounty ; also, Private, 5th co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's
regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31,
1780 ; also, descriptive return dated West Point, Feb. 12, 1780 ; Capt. Jacob Wales's
CO., Col. Marshall's (10th) regt. ; age, 20 (also given 21) yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 1 (also
given 5 ft. 4) in. ; complexion, black ; hair, black ; residence, Hanover (also
given Scituate) ; enlisted Feb. 1, 1777, by Maj. Winslow; joined Capt. Turner's
(6th) CO., Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt.; enlistment, during war; reported
a negro ; also. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from Jan. 1,
1781, 24 mos.

Jacobs, Allen, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. John Lyon's or Capt. Jesse Perrin's co.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 7 days [the two Reho-
both alarm companies under Capt. Lyon and Capt. Perrin returned upon one
roll] ; also, Capt. Joseph Franklin's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt.; service,
8 days; company marched from Rehoboth to Bristol, R. I., on the alarm of Dec.
8, 1776.

Jacobs, Bela. Capt. Esek Eddy's co. of artificers acting as boatmen ; service from
Aug. 11, 1778, 20^ days, on expedition to Rhode Island. Roll dated Providence.

Jacobs, Benjamin, Barre. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
7th Worcester Co. regt., as returned by Capt. Benjamin Nye and Capt. William
Henry; residence, Barre; engaged for town of Barre; joined Capt. Gates's co..
Col. Putnam's regt.; term, 3 years; also. Private, Capt. Gardner's co.. Col.
Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
April 17, 1777, to Oct. 24, 1777; reported discharged Oct. 24, 1777; also, Capt.
Benjamin Gates's co.. Col. Putnam's regt.; return dated Albany, Feb. 9, 1778;
mustered by Capt. Newhall ; reported discharged.

Jacobs, Benjamin, Danvers. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Epes's co.. Col. Picker-
ing's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2 days; also,
1st Lieutenant, Capt. Caleb Low's 3d (Danvers) co., Col. Henry Herrick's (8th
Essex Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen in said regiment, dated
Charlestown, May 29, 1776 ; ordered in Council April 2, 177G, that said officers be
commissioned; reported commissioned April 2, 1776; also. Lieutenant, Capt.



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Jacobs, Benjamin, continued.

Jeremiah Putnam's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.; engaged July 23, 1778;
service to Dec. 31, 1778, 5 mos. 13 days, at Rhode Island, including 4 days (75
miles) travel home ; also, 3d Lieutenant, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls dated
East Greenwich, Sept. 17, Sept. 24, and Oct. 14, 1778; also, 2d Lieutenant, same
CO. and regt.; muster roll dated North Kingston, Nov. 6, 1778; engagement to
expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Jacobs, Benjamin, Lynn. Private; list of men belonging to Lynn, now called Lynn,
Lynnfield, and Saugus, who served at Concord battle and elsewhere [year not
given] ; also, Capt. Jeremiah Putnam's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; payroll
for Dec, 1779, allowing 1 mo. 4 days service at Rhode Island, travel (85 miles)
included; 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 received
of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 13,
1780; age, 27 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, ruddy ; engaged for town of
Lynn ; marched to camp July 13, 1780, under command of Capt. Thomas Pritchard ;
also, list of men raised for the 6 months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Pater-
son 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 Lynn for service in the
Continental Army during 1780 ; marched June 27, 1780 ; discharged Dec. 5, 1780 ;
service, 5 mos. 20 days, travel (220 miles) included.

Jacobs, Benjamin, Old York. Private, ship "America" (privateer), commanded by
Capt. William Coffin ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to in Suffolk Co.,
Oct. 11, 1780; age, 21 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, dark ; residence,
Old York.

Jacobs, Benjamin (also given Benjamin, Jr.), Wells (also given York). Private,
Capt. Noah Moulton Littlefield's co. ; abstract for wages for 1 month and 4 weeks
billeting; company stationed at Wells for defence of seacoast; order for payment
of above abstract, dated Wells, Sept. 16, 1775, and signed by Capt. Littlefield ; also,
same co. ; enlisted July 10, 1775; service, 6 mos. 6 days; company stationed at



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