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return made by order of Gen. Heath, dated Jan. 10, 1781 ; Capt. Thomas Vose's
CO., 3d Artillery regt. ; rank, Corporal; age, 27 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10^ in. ; com-
plexion, dark; engaged April 28, 1777; term, during war; reported promoted to
Sergeant July 1, 1780.

HoiT, John, Amesbury. Account showing sums of money to be paid from the public
treasury to sundry persons for losses sustained at battles of Lexington and Bun-
ker Hill ; amounts allowed in Council June 13, 1776 ; also. Private, Capt. Samuel
Carr's co., Col. James Wesson's regt. ; company return dated Jan. 25, 1778; resi-
dence, Amesbury; reported discharged Jan. 10, 1778.

HoiT, John, Haverhill. Private, Capt. Adam Martin's co.. Col. Timothy Bigelow's
regt. ; muster roll for Jan.-Aug., 1777, dated Van Schaick's Island and sworn to
at Camp near Half Moon ; enlisted March 29, 1777 ; enlistment, 3 years ; reported
deserted April 4, 1777 ; also. Col. Bigelow's regt. ; return of men enlisted by Capt.
Adam Martin, dated Feb. 3, 1778; residence, Haverhill; enlisted for town of
Haverhill ; mustered by Muster Master for "Worcester Co. ; reported deserted
April 4, 1777.

HoiT, John, Pelham. Private, Capt. Peter Coburn'sco., Col. Ebenezer Bridge's (27th)
regt. ; company return dated Sept. 26, 1775.

HoiT, John Millet (also given John), Falmouth. Private, Capt. Benjamin Hooper's
CO. ; marched Feb. 5, 1776 ; service to Nov. 24, 1776, 9 mos. 18 days ; company
stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland Co., for defence of seacoast; also, return of
men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col. Peter Noyes's (1st Cum-
berland Co.) regt. ; residence, Falmouth ; engaged for town of Falmouth ; joined
Capt. Skillings's co.. Col. Francis's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also. Private, Capt.
Clark's co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 26, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. John Skillin's co.. Col.
Ebenezer Francis's regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. 26,
1777, to time of arrival at Bennington ; credited with 54 days allowance, travel
(336 miles) included; also, Capt. Samuel Thomes's co.. Col. Tupper's regt.;
return dated Jan. 26, 1778; mustered by Maj. Ilsley, County Muster Master, and
by Col. Varrick, Continental Muster Master ; also. Colonel's co.. Col. Tupper's
(15th) regt. ; muster roll for March, 1779, dated West Point ; also, same co. and
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Jan. 20,
1780 ; reported discharged ; also, Capt. Peter Warren's co., Col. Samuel McCobb's
regt. ; enlisted May 30, 1781 ; discharged June 30, 1781 ; service, 1 mo. ; company
raised for defence of eastern Massachusetts; also, Capt. John Reed's co., Col.
Samuel McCobb's regt. ; enlisted June 30, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 1, 1781 ; service,
5 mos. 2 days ; company raised for defence of eastern Massachusetts.

HoiT, Jonathan, Popling [N. H.]. Certificate dated Cambridge, June 18, 1775, signed
by Capt. William Hudson Ballard, stating that said Hoit and others belonging to
Capt. Ballard's co.. Col. Frye's regt., had each received one pouch; aZso, Private,
Capt. William Hudson Ballard's co.. Col. James Frye's regt.; company return
dated Cambridge, Oct. 6, 1775; reported went to Quebec.



66 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



HoiT, Matthias, Amesbury. Private, Capt. Samuel Can's co., Col. James Wesson's
regt. ; company return dated Jan. 25, 1778 ; reported deserted Oct. 20, 1777.

HoiT, MiCAH, Newton. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Isaac Sherman's (4th) 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. ; also, pay abstract for Sept., 1775,
dated Sewall's Point; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Isaac Sherman's co., 38th regt.
commanded by Lieut. Col. Loammi Baldwin ; petition addressed to the Council,
dated Watertown, Oct. 18, 1775, signed by Lieut. Col. Baldwin and Maj. James
Wesson, asking that said Hoit and other officers be recommended to the Com-
mander-in-Chief for commissions; ordered in Council Oct. 24, 1775, that said
officers be recommended to Gen. Washington for commissions ; also, account of
rations allowed officers of the 38th regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Baldwin, from
July 1, 1775, to Dec. 31, 1775, dated Chelsea; said Hoit credited with 184 days
allowance ; also, 2d Lieutenant, 26th regt. ; list of officers, dated Cambridge Camp,
Jan. 8, 1776; also, Capt. Isaac Sherman's co.. Col. Baldwin's regt.; pay abstract
for March, 1776; also, receipt given to Col. Baldwin, for ration allowance from
Jan. 1, 1776, to April 1, 1776, dated New York; also, 2d Lieutenant (late) Capt.
Isaac Sherman's co., Col. Baldwin's regt. ; pay abstract for April, 1776, dated
New York; also, same regt.; return dated Mixfield, Pa., Dec. 29, 1776, of men
belonging to Col. Baldwin's (26th) regt. who marched on expedition to Trenton
Dec. 26, 1776.

Hoit, Moses. Private, Capt. Moses Little's co. of Minute-men, which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 5 days.

Hoit, Moses. Private, Lieut. Andrew Loomis's co., Col. Ashley's (Berkshire Co.)
regt. ; enlisted Oct. 14, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 17, 1780 ; service, 4 days ; company
called out on the alarm at Bennington of Oct. 14, 1780.

Hoit, Reuben, Brookfield. List of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Mas-
ter for Worcester Co. ; Capt. Slayton's co., Col. Shepard's regt.; mustered May
19, 1777; term, 3 years; also. Private, Colonel's co.. Col. William Shepard's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to May 12,
1780; residence, Brookfield; a/so. Colonel's co.. Col. Shepard's (4th) regt. ; return
made up for the year 1780, dated AVest Point; enlisted May 17, 1777; reported
discharged May 12, 1780.

Hoit, Richard. Return of men raised in Essex Co. for Continental service, agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town of Salisbury ; engaged July 12,
1781 ; also. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from June 27,
1781, to date of discharge, Jan. 31, 1782, 7 mos. 3 days.

Hoit, Robert, New Braintree. Private, Capt. John Grainger's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Jonathan Warner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 1 week.

Hoit, Robert, New Braintree. Descriptive list of men raised for Continental service,
as returned to Maj. Seth Washburn, Superintendent for Worcester Co., dated
New Braintree, May 26, 1778; 5th (1st New Braintree) co., Col. Converse's regt.;
age, 25 yrs.; complexion, dark; residence. New Braintree; also, list of men
raised in Worcester Co. for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival
at Pishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned as received of Jona-
than Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778 ; engaged for town
of New Braintree ; arrived at Fishkill June 7, 1778 ; also, list of men returned as
mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr., Deputy Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1,
1778.

Hoit, Robert, New Braintree. Descriptive list of men in Continental service; Capt.
Lincoln's co., Lieut. Col. J. Brooks's (7th) i"egt. ; age, 29 3'rs. ; stature, 5 ft.;
complexion, light ; hair, black; occupation, carpenter; residence, [New] Brain-



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HoiT, Robert, contimced.

tree; engaged for town of [New] Braintree; engaged Aug. 20, 1782; term, 3
years; also, Private, 3d co.; orders dated Oct. 23, 1783, and March 4, 1783 [4],
for wages for May-Dec. [year not given], appearing in a register of orders
accepted on account of wages.

HoiT, Robert. 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 Bri^. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 12,
1780 ; age, 26 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, ruddy ; engaged for town of
New Braintree; arrived at Springfield July 11, 1780; marched to camp July 12,
1780, under command of Ensign Gilbert.

HoiT, SiMEOx, Goffstown (also given Hawke), N. H. Capt. Moses McFarland's co.,
Col. John Nixon's regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Hoit and others,
dated Cambridge, June 10, 1775 ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 25, 1775; service, 3 mos. 14 days; also, com-
pany return dated Camp at Winter Hill, Sept. 30, 1775.

HoiT, Timothy, Amesbury. Private, Capt. Matthias Hoyt's co. of Minute-men, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 9 days.

Hoit, Timothy, Amesbury. Private, Capt. Samuel Carr's co.. Col. James Wesson's
regt. ; company return dated Jan. 25, 1778; reported discharged Jan. 10, 1778.

HoiT, ToioTHY. Private, Capt. Sylvanus Smith's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th)
regt. ; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated West Point ; enlisted July 19, 1779 ; enlist-
ment, 9 months; reported taken prisoner Feb. 3, 1780; joined Jan. 3, 1781, and
discharged on that date.

HoiT, WiLLABY, Amesbury. Corporal, Capt. Timothy Barnard's co., Col. Moses
Little's (17th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 1, 1775; ser-
vice, 8 weeks 5 days; also, company return dated Oct. 9, 1775; age, 22 yrs.

HoiT, William, Stow. Private, Capt. William Whitcomb'a (Stow) co.. Col. James
Prescott's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 7 days.

HoiT, William. Corporal, Capt. Thomas Whipple's co.. Col. James Converse's
(Worcester Co.) regt.; service, 3 days; company marched towards Providence
on an alarm in July, 1777. Roll dated New Braintree.

HoiT, Wyman, Ne-w Braintree. Private, Capt. John Grainger's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Jonathan Warner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 1 week.

HoiTE, MiCAH. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Isaac Sherman's (4th) co., Lieut. Col. Loammi
Baldwin's regt. ; pay abstract for Aug., 1775, dated Camp at Sewall's Point ; also,
Capt. Isaac Sherman's co.. Col. Baldwin's (26th) regt.; pay abstract for Feb.,
1776; also, (late) Capt. Sherman's co., Col. Baldwin's regt.; pay abstracts for
May and June, 1776, dated New York ; also, list of officers recommended by Col.
L. Baldwin to fill vacancies in the 26th regt., dated Camp at New York, July 2,
1776; said Hoite, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Sherman's co., recommended for 1st Lieu-
tenant of the company to be commanded by Capt. Caleb Robinson.

HoiTH, Francis. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Goodale's co., in a regiment commanded by
Lieut. Col. Samuel Williams; enlisted July 11, 1777; discharged Aug. 12, 1777;
service, 1 mo. 9 days, including travel home ; company marched to join Northern
army and was discharged 110 miles from home.

HoiTT, Daniel. Private, Capt. Joseph Libby's (9th) co.. Col. Benjamin Foster's
(Lincoln Co.) regt. ; enlisted June 23, 1777 ; discharged July 16, 1777 ; service, 23
days ; company ordered on duty for defence of Machias and adjacent rivers when
ship "Ambuscade " lay in the harbor.



68 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HoLADA, Samuel. Private, Capt. Ezekiel Hearick's co., Col. John Ashley's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; enlisted Oct. 13, 1781 ; discharged Oct. 20, 1781 ; service, 12 days,
travel (4 days) included ; company marched under command of Lieut. Col. John
CoUer by order of Col. John Ashley, Jr., on an alarm.

Holadat, Azariah, Simsbury [Conn.]. Private, Capt. Malcolm Henry's co.. Col.
David Brewer's (9th) regt. ; company return dated Oct. 7, 1775.

HoLADAY, John, Newbury. Private, Capt. Ezra Lunt's co., Col. Moses Little's regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 2, 1775; service, 5 weeks; reported
discharged June 10, 1775.

HoLADAY, John, Newburyport. Corporal, Capt. Gideon Parker's co.. Col. Moses
Little's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 13, 1775; service, 19
days.

HoLADAY, Jonah, Blandford. List of men raised for the 6 months service and returned
by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp Totoway,
Oct. 25, 1780.

Holaday, Jonah. Private, Capt. John Kirtland's co., Col. John Dickenson's regt. ;
marched Aug. 16, 1777; discharged Aug. 20, 1777; service, 8 days; company
marched to Bennington on an alarm.

Holaday, William, Newburyport. Corporal, Capt. Ezra Lunt's co.. Col. Moses
Little's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 2, 1775; service, 13
weeks.

HoLADY, Azariah. Capt. Malcolm Henry's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (late David
Brewer's) 9th regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp
at Roxbury, Dec. 23, 1775.

HoLADY, Thomas. Drummer, Capt. Page's co., Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt.; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Feb. 17, 1780; term,
3 years ; reported discharged.

Holand, Antipas, Sutton. Capt. John Blanchard's co.. Col. James Wesson's regt.;
company return ; enlistment, 8 months ; reported died Sept. 24 [year not given] .

Holand, Nathaniel. Capt. Micah Hamlen's co. of matrosses. Col. Freeman's regt.;
service, 8 days, on an alarm at Bedford, Dartmouth, and Falmouth, in Sept.,
1778.

HoLBART, Jajmes. Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Hooker's co.. Col. Benjamin Ruggles
Woodbridge's regt. ; return of officers for rations, dated Camp at Scarsdale, Dec.
7, 1777; rations allowed said Holbart from Aug. 20, 1777, to Nov. 16, 1777.

HoLBERT, David. Private, Capt. Christopher Banister's co.. Col. David Weels's
(Wells's) regt. ; enlisted May 8, 1777 ; discharged July 8, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 7
days, on expedition to Ticonderoga, including travel (140 miles) home.

HoLBERT, James. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Hooker's co.. Col. Ruggles Wood-
bridge's regt.; engaged Aug. 20, 1777; service, 2 mos. 27 days, under Maj. Gen.
Gates in Northern department; reported died Nov. 16, 1777; roll endorsed "for
three Months att ye Northard ; " also, pay roll for same service dated Greenwich.

HoLBERT, John, Chesterfield. Sergeant, Capt. Robert AVebster's (8th) co.. Col. John
Fellows's (8th) regt. ; company return dated Dorchester, Oct. 8, 1775.

HoLBOOK, Silas. Private, Capt. Joseph Baxter's co., Col. Mcln [tosh's] regt.. Gen.
Lovel's brigade ; enlisted Aug. 5, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 14, 1778 ; service, 1 mo.
13 days ; company detached from militia for service on expedition to Rhode Island
and was discharged 60 miles from home. Roll dated Braintree.

HoLBROCK, David, Jr., Wrentham. Private, Capt. Benjamin Haws's co.. Col. John
Smith's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 5 days.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 69

HoLBROCK, Henry, Wrentham. Private, Capt. Benjamin Haws's co., Col. John
Smith's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 4 days.

HoLBROK, Daniel. Private, Capt. William Clark's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's
regt.; enlisted Oct. 13, 1780; discharged Oct. 18, 1780; service, 6 days; company
marched from Windsor to Shaftesbury by order of Gen. Fellows on an alarm at
the Northward.

HoLBROK, Jonathan. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Moses Adams's co. of 2d (West) Pre-
cinct in Medway, Col. Benjamin Hawes's (4th Suffolk Co.) regt. of Mass. militia;
list of officers chosen by the several companies in said regiment, dated Wrentham,
Sept. 26, 1777; said Holbrok and other officers of Capt. Adams's co. elected Sept.
23, 1777 ; ordered in Council Sept. 27, 1777, that said officers be commissioned.

Holbrok, Nath'n. Lieutenant and Quarter Master, Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (6th)
regt. ; return for wages ; wages allowed said Holbrok for Jan.-July, 1782, 7 mos. ;
reported deranged Aug. 1, 1782.

Holbrok, Silas. Capt. Amos Walbridge's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (late David
Brewer's) regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury,
Nov. 4, 1775.

Holbrok, William. Private, Capt. Thomas Vinson's co., Col. Garrish's (Gerrish's)
regt.; enlisted Oct. 20, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 15 days,
at North river, including 11 days (220 miles) travel; regiment raised in Suffolk
and Essex counties.

HoLBROKE, Abijah, Bostou. Captain's Clerk, brig " Adventure," commanded by
Capt. James Morris ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to in Suffolk Co.,
Sept. 26, 1780; age, 25 j'rs. ; complexion, light; hair, sandy; residence, Boston.

Holbroke, Isaiah, Scituate. List of men mustered by James Hatch, Muster Master
for Plymouth Co., to serve in the Continental Army until Jan. 10, 1778, dated
Pembroke, June 10, 1777 ; residence, Scituate ; enlisted for town of Scituate.

Holbroke, Stlvanus. List of men mustered for Col. Jacobs's regt. to serve in the
New England states, as returned to the Council June 8, 1778 ; Capt. Crain's co.

Holbroock, Abel. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Joshua Whitney's (2d) co., Col. Samuel
Denny's regt. ; list of officers chosen by said company, dated Leicester, June 2,
1777 ; ordered in Council June 5, 1777, that said officers be commissioned.

Holbroock, Daniel. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Battelle's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel
Pierce's regt.; enlisted June 6, 1779; discharged July 1, 1779; service, 29 days,
at Tiverton, R. I.

Holbroock, Ezra. Private, Capt. Josiah Wilder's co.. Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regt.
commanded by Maj. Daniel Clap ; enlisted July 4, 1778 ; discharged July 15, 1778 ;
service, 13 days, at Rutland Barracks ; company raised for 20 days service. Roll
dated Templeton.

. Holbroock, William. Captain, 3d (2d Kittery) co., 2d York Co. regt. of Mass.
militia ; list of officers chosen by the several companies in said regiment, as re-
turned by John Frost and others, field officers, dated Kittery, April 23, 1776;
ordered in Council April 29, 1776, that said officers be commissioned.

HoLBROOK, . [This name also appears under the form of Halbrook, Holbook,

Holbrock, Holbrok, Holbroke, Holbroock, Holbrooke, Holbrooks, Holbrouk,
Holdbroocks, Holdbrook, Holebrock, Holebrook, Holebrooks, HoUbrook, Hool-
brook.]

HoLBROOK, . List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk

Co., dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1777; Capt. Tuckerman's co., Col. John Patterson's
regt.



70 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HoLBEOOK, Aaron, Bellingham. Sergeant, Capt. Jesse Holbrook's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 6 days; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Jesse
Holbrook's (5th) co., 4th Suffolk Co. regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers chosen
in said regiment, as returned by Col. Wheelock and others, field officers, dated
Wrentham, April 8, 1776; ordered in Council April 23, 1776, that said officers be
commissioned; reported commissioned April 21, 1776; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt.
Joseph Lovell's (Independent) co. drafted from 4th regt. when at Warwick, R. I.,
Dec. 29, 1776 ; service, 22 days ; roll dated Medway and endorsed " Comp'y of ye
4th Regt. that tarried at Providence;" also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Sabin Mann's
CO., Col. Ephraim Wheelock's (Suffolk Co.) regt.; list of officers appointed to
command men drafted from the train bands of said regiment, agreeable to order
of Legislature of April 11, 1777, and ordered to march to Providence, R. I., on
Monday, April 23, 1777; company raised in Medfield, Walpole, Medway, and
Bellingham; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Sabin Mann's co.. Col. Wheelock's regt.;
marched April 22, 1777 ; discharged May 10, 1777 ; service, 20 days ; company
marched to Rhode Island ; roll dated Medfield.

HoLBROOK, Abel, Braintree. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Belcher's co., Lieut. Col.
Andrew Symmes's detachment of guards; enlisted Feb. 26, 1778; discharged
April 26, 1778 ; service, 2 mos. ; also, Capt. Nathaniel 'Belcher's co.. Col. Nathaniel
Wade's regt. ; enlisted July 2, 1778 [service not given] ; company stationed at
Rhode Island for 6 months from July 1, 1778; also, Capt. John Cutler's co., Col.
Nathaniel Wade's regt. ; enlisted July 2, 1778 ; service, 6 mos. 2 days, at Rhode
Island ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls dated East Greenwich, Sept. 17,
Nov. 6, Nov. 13, and Dec. 1, 1778 ; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

HoLBROOK, Abel. Capt. Benjamin Flagg's co. of Minute-men, which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days.

Holbrook, Abel. Lieutenant, Capt. David Chadwick's co. ; service, 5 days ; company
marched on an alarm at Bennington ; State pay allowed agreeable to resolve of
Sept. 23, 1777; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Hubbard's co., Col. Job Cush-
ing's regt.; engaged Sept. 3, 1777; service, 1 mo. 10 days, in Northern depart-
ment ; reported died Oct. 12, 1777 ; also, same co. ; pay abstract dated Scaresdeal,
Nov. 30, 1777, for retained rations due the officers of Col. Job Cushing's regt. in
Continental service in Northern department ; said Holbrook credited with rations
from Sept. 3 to Oct. 12 [1777] , 40 rations.

Holbrook, Abel. Private, Capt. Abner Crane's co.; enlisted Feb. 2, 1779; service, 3
mos. 2 days ; company served until May 4, 1779, with guards at Boston.

Holbrook, Abiah. Captain's Clerk, ship " Gen. Putnam," commanded by Capt.
Daniel Waters; engaged July 10, 1779; service to Sept. 7. 1779, 1 mo. 27 days,
on Penobscot expedition. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Holbrook, Abiezer, Weymouth. Private, Capt. Joseph Truf ant's (Independent)
CO.; enlisted Feb. 1, 1776; service to May 22, 1776, 3 mos. 22 days; company
stationed at Weymouth; also, Capt. Joseph Trufant's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt.; enlisted May 22, 1776; service to Aug. 1, 1776, 2 mos. 9 days; roll dated
Camp at Hull; also, petition dated Camp at Hull, Sept. 17, 1776, signed by said
Holbrook and others belonging to battalion stationed at Hull, asking for increase
and payment of wages; also, Private, Capt. Joseph Trufant's co., Col. Josiah
Whitney's regt. ; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Jan. 1, 1777, 5 mos. ; company
stationed at Hull for defence of seacoast; also, Capt. Pool's (Independent) co. ;
muster return of four Independent companies stationed at Hull, dated March 1,
1777 ; age, 50 yrs. ; residence, Weymouth ; mustered by Daniel Souther, Muster
Master; also. Sergeant, Capt. Moses French's co.. Col. Jonathan Titcomb's regt.;
service from May 15, 1777, to July 15, 1777, 2 mos. 5 days, travel included, at
Rhode Island; also, Capt. Samuel Ward's co., Lieut. Col. Symms's detachment
of guards; engaged March 9, 1778; discharged April 26, 1778; service, 1 mo. 19
days, under Maj. Gen. Heath at Boston and Dorchester.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 71

HoLBROOK, Abiezer. Petition addressed to the General Court, dated Concord, Sept.
30, 1777, signed by said Holbrook and others who were drafted to guard Conti-
nental stores at Little Cambridge, Concord, Sudbury, etc., under Capt. Isaac
Woods, asking for additional wages; petition endorsed " Leave to withdraw."

Holbrook, Abijah, Wrentham (also given Bellingham). Corporal, Capt. Samuel
Cobb's CO., Col. Joseph Read's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted
May 6, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 3 days ; also, company return dated Roxbury Camp,
Sept. 26, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Nov.

6, 1775.

Holbrook, Abner. Private, in a company commanded by Capt. Thomas Nash, of
Weymouth, Col. Solomon Lovell's regt.; service, 4 days; company marched to
take possession of Dorchester Heights March 4, 1776; roll endorsed "Minute
Roll;" also, Capt. Thomas Nash's co.. Col. Solomon Lovell's regt.; service, 5
days, subsequent to March 10, 1776 ; roll sworn to at Weymouth.

Holbrook, Abner. Private, Capt. John Putnam's co. ; return dated June 22, 1778;
company detached from Col. John Holman's regt. to serve for 21 days at
Providence, Pt. I.; also, Capt. John Putnam's co., Col. AVade's regt.; enlisted
June 21, 1778; service, 26 days; company marched from Worcester Co. June 20,
1778, to join army under Gen. Sullivan at Providence for 21 days service; roll
dated Sutton ; also, Capt. Samuel Hamant's co.. Col. Samuel Denn5''s (2d) regt. ;
enlisted Oct. 22, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 10 days, at
Claverack, including 8 days (160 miles) travel home; company raised for 3
months; also, Capt. Abel Mason's co.. Col. Jacob Davis's regt. ; enlisted July 30,
1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 13 days, on an alarm at Rhode Island,
including travel home ; company marched to Tiverton.

Holbrook, Amariah, Bellingham. Private, Capt. Jesse Holbrook's co., which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 3 days ; also, Capt. Samuel
Cowell's CO., Col. L. Robinson's regt. ; enlisted Jan. 27, 1776 ; service, 2 mos. 6
days ; regiment raised in York and Suffolk counties ; roll dated Roxbuiy ; also,
Capt. Jesse Holbrook's co.. Col. Wheelock's regt.; service, 7 days; company
marched from Bellingham to Warwick, R. I., Dec. 8, 1776, on an alarm ; also,
Capt. Amos Ellis's co., Col. Benjamin Hawse's regt.; enlisted Sept. 25, 1777;
service to Oct. 31, 1777, I'mo. 7 days, at Little Compton, R. I.; also, list of men



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