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Wells and Arundel for defence of seacoast ; also, list of men mustered subsequent
to Feb. 8, 1777, by Joseph Bragdon, Jr., Muster Master for York Co., dated York,
Feb. 20, 1777; Capt. James Donnel's co., Col. Samuel Brewer's regt. ; residence.
Wells ; reported received State bounty ; also, Private, Colonel's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Sprout's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 3, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; residence, York ; enlisted for town of York; also, Capt. James
Donnell's co., Col. Samuel Brewer's regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlist-
ment, Feb. 3, 1777, to March 20, 1777 ; credited with 60 rations, including rations
for 14 days travel on march to Bennington ; also, same co. and regt. ; return dated
Camp at Valley Forge, Jan. 22, 1778; residence. Wells; enlisted for town of
Wells ; mustered by State Muster Master; also. Colonel's co.. Col. Sprout's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Feb. 3, 1780;
enlistment, 3 j'ears.

Jacobs, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Obadiah Beals's (Cohasset) co. ; service, 5 days;
company marched to Dorchester March 4, 1776. Roll dated Hingham.

Jacobs, Benjamin. Sergeant, Capt. Seth Stowers's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.;
enlisted June 19, 1776; service to Aug. 1, 1776, 1 mo. 12 days, in defence of sea-
coast. Roll dated Camp Hull.

Jacobs, Benjamin. Return signed by Col. David Cushing and Selectmen of Hingham,
of men drafted to serve on expedition to Rhode Island until Jan. 1, 1779, and who
were paid bounty and mileage by said Selectnien.

Jacobs, Benjamin. Return of men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service,
agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; engaged for town of Hingham; engaged
March 19, 1781 ; term, 3 years.



696 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jacobs, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Amos Lincoln's co. of matrosses ; enlisted July 14,
1781 ; service to Nov. 1, 1782, 15 mos. 18 days; reported as among rejected re-
cruits detailed for garrison duty.

Jacobs, Calvin. Private, Capt. Sylvanus Martin's co., Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt. ;
service, 3 days; company marched from Rehoboth to Bristol, R. I., on the alarm
of Dec. 8, 1776.

Jacobs, Daniel, Danvers. Petition addressed to the General Court, dated Salem, Sept.
21, 1780, signed by Benjamin Goodhue, Jr., and others, owners of the brigantine
" Dispatch," bound on voyage to " Hispaniola," asking that said Jacobs be com-
missioned as commander of said vessel; ordered in Council Sept. 22, 1780, that
a commission be issued and that the Naval Officer for the Port of Salem be directed
to clear said brigantine for the intended voyage to the West Indies, any embargo
to the contrary notwithstanding; also, Master, brigantine " Dispatch;" descrip-
tive list of officers and crew, sworn to Sept. 26, 1780; age, 43 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft.
10 in. ; complexion, light ; residence, Danvers.

Jacobs, Daniel, Kittery. List of men drafted out of Col. John Frost's (2d York Co.)
regt., dated May 7, 1777, and endorsed " for Rhode Island ; " also, Private, Capt.
Samuel Grant's co.. Col. Jonathan Titcomb's regt. ; service, 2 mos. 12 days, in-
cluding travel (248 miles) to and from camp at Rhode Island ; warrant for pay
allowed in Council July 21, 1777.

Jacobs, Daniel, York. Private, Capt. Jonathan Nowell's co.. Col. James Scammon'a
(30th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 3
mos. 6 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775], including abstract of
pay to last of July, 1775; also, order for l)ounty coat or its equivalent in money
dated Cambridge, Oct. 30, 1775.

Jacobs, Daniel. Private, Capt. William Duglas's (Douglas's) co.. Col. Benjamin
Simonds's detachment of Berkshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Ticonderoga,
Feb. 24, 1777; enlistment to expire March 15, 1777; also, same co. and detach-
ment ; enlisted Dec. 16, 1776 ; discharged March 22, 1777 ; service, 96 days, in-
cluding travel home; company marched to Ticonderoga; also, Capt. Aaron
Rowley's co., Col. John Ashley's detachment of Berkshire Co. militia; enlisted
July 22, 1777; discharged Aug. 13, 1777; service, 23 days; company raised for
service at Stillwater; also, Capt. Andrew Lusk's co.. Col. John Brown's regt.;
enlisted Sept. 21, 1777; discharged Oct. 13, 1777; service, 23 days, with Northern
army; roll sworn to in Berkshire Co.

Jacobs, Ebenezer, Jr., Danvers (probably). Private, Capt. Jeremiah Page's co. ;
service, 2 days, probably on the alarm of April 19, 1775.

Jacobs, Eli, Athol. List of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for
Worcester Co. ; Capt. Oliver's co.. Col. Groxit's regt. ; engaged for town of Athol ;
mustered July 2, 1779; term, 9 months; also, descriptive list of men raised to
serve in the Continental Army for the terra of 9 months, as returned by Seth
Washburn, Superintendent for Worcester Co. ; Capt. Lord's co.. Col. Grout's
regt.; age, 17 yrs.; stature, 5 ft.; complexion, light; residence, Athol; engaged
for town of Royalston ; marched to Springfield July 8, 1779 ; reported delivered
to Capt. Marshall ; also, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, re-
turned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at
Springfield, July 7, 1780; age, 17 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 3 in. ; complexion, light;
engaged for town of Athol ; arrived at Springfield July 6, 1780 ; marched to camp
July 7, 1780, under command of Capt. Dix ; also, 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; also, pay roll for 6 months men
raised by the town of Athol for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ;
marched July 2, 1780 ; discharged Dec. 15, 1780 ; service, 5 mos. 14 days, including



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Jacobs, Eli, continued.

8 days (160 miles) travel home ; also. Private, Capt. Jonathan Sibley's co.. Col.
Luke Drury's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 9, 1781 ; marched Aug. 13, 1781 ; arrived at
camp Aug. 22, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 13, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 15 days, including
10 days (200 miles) travel home ; residence, Athol ; engaged for town of Athol.

Jacobs, Elias. Private, Capt. Noah Moulton Littlefield's co. ; abstract for wages for
1 month and 4 weelvs billeting; company stationed at Wells for defence of sea-
coast ; 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 Wells and Arundel for defence of seacoast.

Jacobs, Elias. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Daniel Littlefield's 2d (Wells) co.. Col. Ebenezer
Sayer's (1st Yorli Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers belonging to said
regiment, dated Wells, June 12, 1776; ordered in Council June 25, 1776, that said
officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned June 26, 1776 ; also, 2d Lieu-
tenant, Capt. Daniel Littlefield's co., Col. John Frost's regt. ; list of officers be-
longing to said regiment appointed to command men raised to reinforce the
Continental Army, as returned by Brig. Jotham Moulton to Maj. Gen. Warren,
at Boston, dated Providence, Dec. 24, 1776; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Hans
Patten's (2d) co.. Col. Grow's (1st York Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of offi-
cers; commissioned June 3, 1779.

Jacobs, Elisha. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Everet's co.. Col. Mcintosh's regt., Gen.
Lovell's lirigade; enlisted Aug. 1, 1778; discharged Sept. 14, 1778; service, 1 mo.
15 days, on expedition to Rhode Island.

Jacobs, Elisha. Return of men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service, agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town of Dorchester ; engaged July 11,
1781.

Jacobs, Ella [?], Scituate. Private, Capt. John Clapp's co, of Minute-men, Col. John
Bailey's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 15 days.

Jacobs, Elnathan, Athol. Capt. Ichabod Dexter's co., Col. Benjamin Ruggles
Woodbridge's (25th) regt. ; receipt for advance paj*, signed 1)}^ said Jacobs and
others, dated Cambridge Camp, June 20, 1775; also. Private, same co. and regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 3 mos. 8 days;
also, company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Jacobs, George, Wells. Corporal, Capt. Noah Moulton Littlefield's co. of Minute-
men, Col. Moulton's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service,
5 days; also. Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Sayer's co.. Col. James Scammon's (30th)
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 3 mos. 4
days; also, companj' return [probably Oct., 1775], including abstract of pay to
last of July, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated
Cambridge, Oct. 30, 1775; also. Lieutenant, Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ; Continen-
tal Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to April 17, 1779; residence.
Wells ; engaged for town of Wells ; reported a supernumerary ; also, 2d Lieuten-
ant, Capt. Robert Davis's co., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt.; muster roll for
Dec, 1777, sworn to at Camp Valley Forge; appointed Jan. 1, 1777; also, same
regt.; return of officers for clothing, dated Boston, May 25, 1778; also, Capt.
Davis's CO., Col. Vose's regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1778; also, same co. and regt. ;
pay roll for Dec, 1778, sworn to at Providence; also, same co. and regt.; pay
rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1779 ; also, (late) Capt. Davis's co.. Col. Vose's regt. ; mus-
ter roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence; reported left out of the
arrangement April 13, 1779 ; also, order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, payable to
Capt. Joshua Bragdon, dated Wells, May 24, 1779, signed by said Jacobs, Lieu-
tenant, Col. Vose's regt., for money granted by resolve of General Court to officers
in the Continental Army.



698 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jacobs, Henry, Jr., Danvers. Private, Capt. Samuel Epes's co., Col. Pickering's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2 days.

Jacobs, Isaac, Gloucester. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master
for SufiFolk Co., dated Boston, April 13, 1777; Capt. Cleveland's co., Col. Jack-
son's regt. ; also, Private, Capt. Ebenezer Cleavland's co.. Col. Michael Jackson's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from April 5, 1777, to Dec. 31,
1779; residence, Gloucester; credited to town of Gloucester; also, Corporal,
Major's co.. Col. Michael Jackson's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; reported as serving 7 raos. as Private,
5 mos. as Corporal ; also, descriptive list dated Jan. 7, 1781 ; Capt. Abner Wade's
CO., Col. Michael Jackson's (8th) regt. ; rank, Corporal ; age, 25 yrs. ; stature, 5
ft. Sin. ; complexion, light; hair, dark; occupation. Seaman ; birthplace, Glouces-
ter; residence, Gloucester; enlisted April 8, 1777, by Capt. Cleaveland at Glouces-
ter ; enlistment, during war.

Jacobs, James, Scituate. Corporal, Capt. Galen Clapp's (2d Scituate) co. of militia.
Col. Anthony Thomas's regt., which marched in response to the alarm of April
19, 1775 ; service, 2 days.

Jacobs, James, Worcester. List of men mustered, as returned by Nathaniel Barber,
Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, June 25, 1780; Col. Yose's regt.;
age, 21 3-rs. ; stature, 5 ft. 11 in.; complexion, brown; occupation, farmer; resi-
dence, Worcester; mustered by Capt. Hunt.

Jacobs, John, Athol. Capt. Ichabod Dexter's co.. Col. Benjamin Ruggles Woodbridge's
(25th) regt.; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Jacobs and others, dated
Cambridge Camp, June 20, 1775; also, Private, same co. and regt.; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 3 mos. 8 days; also, company
return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, Capt. John Oliver's co., Col. Nathan Spar-
hawk's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 28, 1777; discharged Oct. 18, 1777; service, 28 days,
including 7 days (140 miles) travel home ; company marched to I'einforcc North-
ern army at the time of the reduction of Gen. Burgoyne.

Jacobs, John, Danvers. Private, Capt. Samuel Epes's co.. Col. Pickering's regt.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2 days.

Jacobs, John, Lynn. List of men belonging to Capt. Lindsey's co. who took the oath
in Middlesex Co. July 6, 1775, required by Congress to be taken by the Mass.
arm}'; also, Capt. Eleazer Lindsey's co.. Col. Samuel Garish's (Gerrish's) regt.;
order for advance pay, signed by said Jacobs and others, dated Maiden, Aug. 3,
1775; also. Private, Capt. Lindsey's co. commanded by Lieut. Daniel Gallusha,
Col. Benjamin Ruggles Woodbridge's (25th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ;
enlisted May 29, 1775; service, 2 mos. 4 days; also, Capt. Daniel Gallusha's co..
Col. Woodbridge's regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Maiden, Oct. 25, 1775 ; also, Private ;
copy of a list of mQU belonging to Lynn, now called Lynn, Lynnfield, and Saugus,
who served at Concord battle and elsewhere [year not given] ; also, list of men
raised to serve in the Continental Army from 1st Essex Co. regt., sworn to at
Salem by John Flagg, 1st military officer of the town of Lynn ; residence, Lynn ;
engaged for town of Lynn; joined Capt. Williams's co., Col. Greaton's regt.;
term, 3 years or during war; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber,
Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 2, 1777 ; Capt. Williams's co..
Col. Greaton's regt. ; also. Private, Capt. Joseph Williams's co.. Col. John Grea-
ton's (2d) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 7, 1777, to
Dec. 31,1779; also, same co. and regt.; return [year not given] ; mustered by
County Muster Master Barber; ¬Ђ/,90, Colonel's co.. Col. Greaton's regt.; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also.
Private, Capt. James Tisdale's co.. Col. John Greaton's (3d) regt.; muster rolls
for Feb.-April, 1781, dated West Point; also, muster roll for June, 1781, dated
Camp Phillipsborough ; reported on command at West Point ; also, muster rolls



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Jacobs, John, continued.

for Aug. and Sept., 1781, dated Camp Peekskill; reported at \V. Point in Aug.,
1781, on command with Col. Scammel in Sept., 1781; also, muster roll for Oct.
and Nov., 1781, dated Camp Highlands; also, muster roll for Dec, 1781, dated
Hutts, New Boston; also, muster roll for Jan., 1782; also, descriptive list dated
Hutts, New Boston, May 13, 1782; Capt. James Tisdale's co., Col. John Greaton's
(3d) regt. ; age, 31 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, dark ; hair, dark ; eyes,
dark; occupation, yeoman; residence, Lynn; enlisted Jan. 8, 1777, by Lieut.
Tuttle; enlistment, during war; also, Private, Capt. James Tisdale's (3d) co.,
Col. John Greaton's (3d) regt.; muster roll for Sept. and Oct., 1782; also, Capt.
Tisdale's (3d) co., 3d Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. James Millen; mus-
ter rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1783; also, 3d co., 3d Mass. regt.; list of men fur-
loughed in 1783; leave granted said Jacobs by Gen. Greaton at Hutts, New
Windsor, to go to Lynn for 1 month 10 days from Dec. 17, 1782; reported as
having received clothing on various dates between Nov. 29, 1782, and May 3, 1783.

Jacobs, John, Merrimac. Private, Capt. Joseph Moors's co., Col. William Prescott's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 28, 1775; service, 3 mos. 5
days; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its
equivalent in money dated Camp at Cambridge, Dec. 29, 1775.

Jacobs, John, Royalston. Private, Capt. William Henry's co., Col. Whitnej''s regt.;
enlisted May 5, 1777 ; discharged July 5, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 10 days, at Rhode
Island, including 6 days (120 miles) travel home ; company raised for 2 months ;
also, return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Peter AVood-
bury's (Royalston) co., Col. Sparrowhaw's (Sparhawk's) regt., dated Royalston,
Feb. 16, 1778; residence, Royalston; engaged for town of Royalston; term to
expire May 28, 1778.

Jacobs, John, Scituate. Major; list of men belonging to Gen. Thomas's regt. who
were commissioned May 19, 1775; also, 2d Major, Col. John Thomas's regt. ; list
of officers of Plymouth Co. militia [year not given, probably 1775] ; also. Major;
list of field and staff officers appearing on a return of Capt. Josiah Hayden's co..
Gen. Thomas's regt., dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, list of field and staff officers appear-
ing on a muster roll of Capt. Hayden's co., Col. John Thomas's regt., made up
from Sept. 1, 1775, to Oct. 31, 1775, dated Camp at Roxbury ; engaged April 19,
1775; also, Lieutenant Colonel, Col. Bailey's regt., Maj. Gen. Thomas's division;
list of field officers of the Continental Army in 1776; also, official record of a
ballot by the House of Representatives, dated May 7, 1777, for field officers
for the two Ijattalions to be raised for the defence of Boston harbor; said Jacobs
chosen Lieutenant Colonel, Col. John Robinson's regt.; appointment concurred
in by Council May 8, 1777; reported commissioned May 8, 1777; also, Lieuten-
ant Colonel, Col. John Robinson's regt.; muster roll of field and staff officers,
dated North Kingston, Dec. 18, 1777; commissioned June 27, 1777; also, official
record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated Feb. 27, 1778; said
Jacobs chosen Colonel of the regiment raised for service at Rhode Island lately
commanded by Col. Robinson ; appointment concurred in by Council March 2,
1778; also. Colonel; service from April 1, 1778, to Dec. 31, 1778, 9 mos.; also,
Colonel of a regiment of light infantry ; entered service May 15, 1779 ; discharged
Nov. 19, 1779; service, 6 mos. 5 days, at Rhode Island; also, Colonel; list of offi-
cers appointed to command men detached from militia to reinforce Continental
Army for 3 months, agreeable to'resolve of June 22, 1780; commissioned July 27,
1780 ; said Jacobs detached from militia of Plymouth Co. ; also. Colonel of a regi-
ment raised in Plymouth Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months; ap-
pointed July 9, 1780; discharged Nov. 3, 1780; service, 3 mos. 29 days.

Jacobs, John, Sutton. Lieutenant, Capt. James Greenwood's co. of militia. Col.
Learned's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April
19, 1775, to Roxbury; service, 2^ days.



700 ^lASSACIIUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SATT.ORS

Jacobs, John-, AVells. Private, Capt. Hancock's co., Col. Joseph Vose's regt.; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 1, 1777, to June 6, 1779; resi-
dence, "Wells; engaged for town of AVells; reported deserted; also, Capt. Robert
Davis's CO., Col. Joseph Vose's regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1777, sworn to at
Camp Valley Forge; enlisted Feb. 1, 1777; enlistment, during war; also, same
CO. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1778 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec,
1778, sworn to at Providence ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for Jan. and
Feb., 1779; also, (late) Capt. Robert Davis's co.. Col. Vose's regt.; muster roll
for March and April, 1779, dated Providence; also, list of deserters, dated Camp
Highlands, N. Y , July 13, 1780; Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt.; age, 20 yrs.;
stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion, dark ; hair, brown ; birthplace. Wells ; residence,
Wells.

Jacobs, Johx. Private, Capt. Pyam Cushing's co.. Col. Lovell's regt. ; service between
March 11 and March 29, 1776, 2 days; company assembled to guard the shore;
also, same co. and regt.; service, 2 days; company assembled at Hull on two
alarms in June, 1776.

Jacobs, Johx. Receipt given to Benjamin Hey wood. Paymaster, 4th regt., dated Camp
Mt. Washington, Sept. 30, 1776, signed by said Jacobs and others belonging to
Capt. Gleason's co., for money due prior to Jan. 1, 1776; also. Private, Capt.
Micajah Gleason's (3d) co., Lieut. Col. Thomas Nixon's (4th) regt.; regimental
return dated North Castle, Nov. 9, 1776; also, (late) Capt. Gleason's co., 4th
regt. ; company receipts for wages for Sept.-Dec, 1776.

Jacobs, Johx. Private, 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, Johx. Private, Capt. Jabez Bullock's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt.;

enlisted Aug. 5, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 5 days, under Gen.

Heith (Heath) at Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780. Roll sworn to at

Rehoboth.

Jacobs, Johx, Jr., Wells. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Wells, Muster Master
for York Co., dated Wells, Feb. 1, 1777; Capt. Jeremiah Hill, Jr.'s co., Col. John
Patterson's regt. ; residence. Wells ; enlistment, 3 years or during war; reported
received State and Continental bounties.

Jacobs, Johx, Jr. Clerk, Capt. Amos Turner's co.. Col. Titcomb's regt. ; service from
April -, 1777, to the middle of June, 1777, 2 mos. 6 (also given 2 mos. 9) days,
including travel (120 miles) out and home ; company detached from militia and
marched to Tiverton, R. I.

Jacobs, Joxah, Pittsfield (also given Hancock). List of men who marched from Pitts-
field to New York July 11, 1776, under command of Capt. Oliver Root, and were
dismissed Dec. 5, 1776 ; service, 21 weeks ; also. Private, Capt. William Duglass's
CO., Col. Benjamin Simonds's detachment of Berkshire Co. militia; muster roll
dated Ticonderoga, Feb. 25, 1777; enlistment to expire March 15, 1777; reported
on command or scout; also, same co. and detachment; enlisted Dec. 16, 1776;
discharged March 22, 1777; service, 96 days; company marched to Ticonderoga;
also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. William
Ford's (Pittsfield) co.; residence, Pittsfield; engaged for town of Pittsfield;
joined Capt. Miller's co., Col. Vose's regt. ; engaged April 4, 1777 ; term, 3 years ;
also return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Stephen
Smith's (Hancock) co. : residence, Hancock; engaged for town of Pittsfield;
joined Capt. Miller's co.. Col. Vose's regt. ; term, during war ; also, Private, Capt.
Jeremiah Miller's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from March 24, 1777, to Oct. 10, 1779 ; reported deserted, but returned
to camp, as certified by Col. Vose, at West Point, Dec. 30, 1780; also, muster roll
for Dec, 1777, sworn to at Camp near Valley Forge; enlisted March 24, 1777;



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Jacobs, Jonah, continued.

also, pay rolls for Nov., 1778-Jan., 1779, sworn to in Quarters at Providence ; also,
pay roll for Feb., 1779; also, pay roll for March and April, 1779, dated Provi-
dence; reported on command at Kingston; also, Capt. Miller's co.. Col. Vose's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31,
1780: also, descriptive list dated Feb. 3, 1781; Capt. Jeremiah Miller's co., 1st
Mass. regt.; age, 21 yrs.; stature, 6 ft.; complexion, light; hair, light; birth-
place, Waterbury, Conn. ; residence, Pittsfield; enlisted March 24, 1777, by Lieut.
Egleston at Pittsfield; enlistment, during war; also, Private, Capt. Jeremiah
Miller's co., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt.; muster rolls for Jan.-May, 1781,
dated West Point; reported on ferry guard Feb. -April, 1781 ; also, muster rolls
for June and July, 1781, dated Camp Phillipsborough ; reported on command at
West Point ; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781 ; reported on command at West
Point; also, muster roll for Sept., 1781 ; reported deserted Sept. 1, 1781. -

Jacobs, Jonathan, Royalston. Private, Capt. Jonas Allen's (Royalston) co. of Minute-
men, Col. Doolittle's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service,
7 days; also, Capt. Abel Wilder's co.. Col. Ephraira Doolittle's regt. ; receipt for
advance pay, signed by said Jacobs and others, dated Charlestown, June 26, 1775 ;
also, Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 26,
1775; service, 3 mos. 13 days; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; reported
as having gone to Quebec ; also, return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Peter Woodbury's (Royalston) co.. Col. Sparrowhaw's (Spar-
hawk's) regt., dated Royalston, Feb. 16, 1778; residence, Royalston ; term, during
war ; reported engaged for Rhode Island.

Jacobs, Jonathan, Wells. Private, Capt. Noah Moulton Littlefield's co. of Minute-
men, Col. Moulton's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service,
5 days; also, Capt. Samuel Sayer's co., Col. James Scammon's (30th) regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 3 mos. 4 days;



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