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Jarvis, Philip. List of men subscribing to regulations for formation of an Inde-
pendent CO. to be raised in Boston ; officers of said Boston Independent co. com-
missioned in Council Dec. 7, 1776, Maj. Gen. John Hancock to serve as Colonel,
Col. Henry Jackson to serve as Lieutenant Colonel.

Jarvis, Samuel, Boston. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army [year
not given] ; residence, Boston ; engaged for town of Lynn.

Jarvis, Samuel Gardner. Order on Ebenezer Hancock, Deputy Paymaster General,
dated Headquarters, Boston, April 11, 1777, signed by Maj. Gen. W. Heath, for
$10,000, payable to said Jarvis, to enable him to pay for sundry ordnance stores
purchased for the use of the United States.

Jarvis, Thomas. Matross, Capt. Edward Fettyplace's (Marblehead) co. ; enlisted
Sept. 1, 1776 ; service to Jan. 1, 1777, 4 mos., in defence of seacoast.

Jarvis, Thomas. Private, Capt. David Bell's co., Lieut. Col. Symmes's detachment
of guards ; enlisted Feb. 12, 1778 ; discharged May 12, 1778 ; service, 3 mos.
under Maj. Gen. Heath at Boston. Roll dated Boston.

Jarvis, Thomas. Seaman, brig " Hazard," commanded by Capt. John Foster Williams ;
engaged Dec. 1, 1778; discharged April 20, 1779; service, 4 mos. 19 days. Roll
dated Boston.

Jarvise, Enoch, Lynn. Private, Capt. Francis Symonds's (9th) co.. Col. John Glov-
er's (21st) regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Jaseph, Joseph. Private, Capt. Samuel Hubbard's co., Col. Job Cushing's regt.; ser-
vice from Sept. 5, 1777, to Nov. 29, 1777, 2 mos. 25 days, in Northern department.

Jaseph, Joseph. Private, Capt. William Warner's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's regt.;
muster roll for Jan., 1779, dated West Point; enlisted June 7, 1778; enlistment, 9
months. [See Joseph Jossom.]

Jasie, Joseph. Return of men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service, agreeable
to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; engaged for town of Boston; engaged Jan. 17, 1781.

Jasltn, Benjamin, Oakham (probably). Sergeant, Capt. John Crawford's co., Col.
Jonathan Warner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
15 days.

Jasquis, Joseph. Matross, Capt. Thomas Jackson's co.. Col. John Crane's (3d Artil-
lery) regt.; muster roll for April, 1781; enlisted Jan. 18, 1781; joined April 24,
1781 ; enlistment, during war.

Jasseton, Parker. Seaman, schooner " Marblehead," Samuel Dugard, Master; port-
age bill dated Boston, March 18, 1777; shipped Jan. 22, 1777. [See Parker
Fessington.]

Jaszard, Jotacee Willabee. Return sworn to Oct. 31, 1782, made by the Select-
men of Boston, of bounties paid said Jaszard and others raised to serve in the
Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of June 16, 1781.

Jaxon, David, Spencer. Return of men raised in 1777 to serve in the Continental
Array from Capt. Josiah White's co., Col. Deney's regt., sworn to at Charlton,
Feb. 18, 1778; residence, Spencer; engaged for town of Spencer; joined Capt.
Holden's co., Col. Nixon's regt. ; term, 3 years.

Jaxon, Joseph, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Isaac Wood's co.. Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 8, 1775; service, 3
mos. 1 day.



728 I^IASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jaxson, Bartholomew. Private, Capt. Joshua Jordan's co., Col. Jonathan Mitchall's
regt. ; service from July 7, 1779, to Sept. 25, 1779, 2 mos. 20 days, on Penobscot
expedition. Roll dated Cape Elizabeth.

Jaxsox, Eli. Private, Capt. Joshua Jordan's co.. Col. Jonathan Mitchall's regt. ; ser-
vice from July 7, 1779, to Sept. 25, 1779, 2 mos. 20 days, on Penobscot expedition.
Roll dated Cape Elizabeth.

Jaxson, Jehoiakim M. Private, Capt. Aaron Rowley's co., Maj. Rosseter's detach-
ment of Berkshire Co. militia; enlisted Feb, 23, 1777; discharged April 7, 1777;
service, 43 days, at Ticonderoga.

Jat, . [This name also appears under the form of Jea, Jey.]

Jay, George. Seaman, ship "Protector," commanded by Capt. John Foster Wil-
liams ; engaged Nov. 17, 1780 ; service, 5 mos. 18 days ; reported captured May 5,
1781.

Jay, Richard, Boston. List of men mustered subsequent to Jan. 17, 1778, by James
Leonard, Muster Master for Bristol Co., dated March 17, 1778 ; Col. William Lea's
(Lee's) regt. ; engaged for town of Taunton ; also, Drummer, Colonel's co., Col.
Henry Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March
22, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; credited to town of Bolton; also, Lieut. Hodijah
Bayles's co. of grenadiers, Col. Jackson's regt.; pay roll for Feb., 1778, dated
"Gulph;" also, Lieut. Hodijah Bayles's co.. Col. Jackson's regt.; pay roll for
June, 1778, dated Providence; also, Lieut. John Hobby's co.. Col. Jackson's
regt.; pay roll for July and Aug., 1778, dated Providence; also, same co. and
regt.; pay roll for Sept., 1778, dated Pawtuxet; also, Capt. Peter Dolliver's co.,
Col. Jackson's regt. ; pay rolls for Nov., 1778, and Feb., 1779, dated Garrison at
Pawtuxet; also, 1st co. commanded by Capt. Lieut. John Hobby, Col. Jackson's
regt. ; pay roll for April, 1779, dated Pawtuxet ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay
rolls for July and Aug., 1779, dated Camp Providence; also, Colonel's co. com-
manded by Capt. Lieut. John Hobby, Col. Jackson's regt. ; pay roll for Oct.,
1779; also. Colonel's co.. Col. Jackson's regt.; regimental return made up to
Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at Providence; also, same co. and regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, return
certified at Camp near Morristown, April 30, 1780, of officers and men belonging
to Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's, and Col. Jackson's regts., and men belonging to
Massachusetts in Col. Henry Sherburne's regt., who were incorporated into a regi-
ment under the command of Col. Henry Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement of
April 9, 1779; Colonel's co. ; rank. Drummer; residence, Boston; engaged for
town of Bolton; engaged March 22, 1777; term, during war; also. Colonel's co.
commanded by Capt. Lieut. John Hobby, Col. Henry Jackson's (16th) regt. ; pay
rolls for April-July, 1780; also, descriptive list dated Hutts, three miles from
West Point, Jan. 28, 1781 ; Capt. Dow's co., 9th Mass. regt. commanded by Col.
H. Jackson; rank, Drummer; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion,
light ; hair, light ; occupation, yeoman ; residence, Boston ; enlisted Feb. 20, 1779 ;
enlistment, during war.

Jea, Joseph. Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; return of recruits for knapsacks and
blankets, dated Boston, Feb. 2, 1778; reported under marching orders.

Jeacock, Samuel. Private, Capt. James Noble's co.. Col. Benedict Arnold's regt.;
enlisted May 10, 1775; discharged Jime 24, 1775; service, 6 weeks 3 days. Roll
sworn to at Pittsfield.

Jeacocks, . [This name also appears under the form of Gecock, Gecocks, Jacoks,

Jeacock, Jeacox, Jecocks, Jecoks.]

Jeacocks, Jehemiaii. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Miller's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from April 20, 1777, to Oct. 31, 1777;
reported deceased.



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Jeacox, Samuel. Private, Capt. EbenezerNevvell'sco., Col. Symonds's regt. ; service,
21 days ; company marched from Lanesborough to Manchester July 9, 1777, on
an alarm. Roll certified at Lanesborough.

Jeaha, Eliakim. Receipt dated Sherburne, July 10, 1781, for bounties paid said Jeaha
and others by the Committee of the town of Sherburne to serve in the Continental
Army for the term of 6 months from date of enlistment.

Jeames, Benjamin. Sergeant, (late) Capt. Jonathan Warner's (3d) co., in a corps of
artillery formerly commanded by Lieut. Col. Paul Revere ; service from Jan. 1,
1780, to May 8, 1780, 4 mos. 8 days.

Jeames, John, Lebanon. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Sullivan's co.. Col. James Scam-
mon's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 5, 1775 ; service, 3 mos.
3 days.

Jean, . [This name also appears under the form of Jeane.]

Jean, John, New York. Gunner, Capt. Buckland's co.. Col. John Crane's (Artillery)
regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Oct. 11,
1777 ; residence. New York ; reported killed at Saratoga Oct. 11, 1777.

Jean, Julian. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk
Co., dated Boston, June 21, 1778 ; Col. Crane's regt. ; also, Matross, Capt. Froth-
Ingham's co.. Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from June 10, 1778, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, descriptive list made up for
the year 1780; Capt. David Cook's co., 3d Artillery regt.; rank. Bombardier;
age, 45 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, black; engaged June 27, 1778, by
Lieut. Dunalds ; term, during war.

Jeane, Julian. Bombardier, Capt. Benjamin Frothingham's co.. Col. John Crane's
(3d Artillery) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1,
1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, same co. and regt.; return for gratuity, dated Camp
near Morristown, Jan. 28, 1780.

Jearams, Samuel. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Lenox for service
in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched June 30, 1780 ; discharged Jan. 1,
1781 ; service, 6 raos. 7 days, including travel (90 miles) home.

Jearom, Samuel. Sergeant Major, Capt. Samuel Goodrich's co., Lieut. Col. Miles
Powell's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; engaged July 18, 1779 ; discharged Aug. 22, 1779 ;.
service, Imo. 10 days, at New Haven, Conn., including 5 days (110 miles) travel
home.

Jearon, Timothy. Drummer, Capt. Aaron Rowley's co., Maj. David Rosseter's de-
tachment of Berkshire Co. militia; entered service Feb. 23, 1777; discharged April
7, 1777; service, 43 days, at Ticonderoga.

Jearould, Joshua, Sturbridge. Private, Capt. Timothy Parker's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Warner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 7
days.

Jearould, Steven, Sturbridge. Private, Capt. Timothy Parker's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Warner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 6

days.

Jebson, John, Haverhill. Corporal; list of men who returned equipments used in
campaign of 1776, dated Chatham, Feb. 2, 1777.

Jeck, Robert. Private, Capt. James Lemont's co. ; enlisted July 22, 1775 ; service to
Dec. 31, 1775, 5 mos. 22 days; company stationed at Georgetown, Lincoln Co.,
for defence of seacoast.



730 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jecocks, Joshua, New Ashford. Private, Capt. Asa Barns's co.. Col. Benjamin Rug-
gles Woodbridge's regt. ; company return dated Sept. 28, 1775; also, order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Oct. 23, 1775.

Jbcoks, Joshua. Capt. Barnes's co., Col. Woodbridge's regt. ; receipt for advance pay,
signed by said Jecoks and others, dated Cambridge, June 30, 1775.

Jecoks, Samuel. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Lanesborough for
service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched to camp Sept. 8, 1780;
discharged Feb. 8, 1781 ; service, 5 mos. 4 days, travel (80 miles) included.

Jedkeh, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Joseph Pettengill's co.. Col. Baldwin's (26th)
regt.; pay abstract for Feb., 1776, dated Camp at New York.

JEDKIN8, Ebenezeh. Private, Capt. Joseph Pettengill's co., Col. L. Baldwin's (26th)
regt. ; pay abstract for March, 1776, dated Camp at New York ; also, pay abstract
for April, 1776; also, pay abstracts for May and June, 1776, dated Camp at New
York; a/50, return of men enlisted by officers of Capt. Pettengill's co., 26th regt.,
dated Camp at New York, July 9, 1776.

Jeferds, William. Sergeant, Capt. Noah Moulton Littlefield's co. ; engaged July 10,
1775 ; service, 6 mos. 6 days ; company stationed at Wells and Arundel for de-
fence of seacoast.

Jefery, Benjamin, Plympton. Private, Capt. Calvin Curtis's co.. Col. John Jacobs's
regt.; enlisted Jan. 20, 1778; service, 11 mos. 14 days, at Rhode Island; enlist-
ment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Jeffards, Moses. Private, Capt. Samuel Clark's co.. Col. Benjamin Symonds's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt.; enlisted Sept. 7, 1777; discharged Sept. 30, 1777; service, 24
days; company marched to Pawlet by order of Maj. Gen. Lincoln to serve for
20 days from time of joining at headquarters and was discharged at Pawlet, 60
miles from home ; roll certified at Williamstown ; also, pay roll for 6 months men
raised by the town of Williamstown to reinforce the Continental Army during
1780; marched June 29, 1780; discharged Dec. 31, 1780; service, 6 mos. 10 days,
including travel (132 miles) home.

Jeffeerys, Bexjamin, Kingston. Private, 2d co., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Sept. 29, 1779, to Dec. 31, 1779;
residence, Kingston.

Jeffelett, Lewis {alias Lewis Gifferlet). Matross, Capt. Frothingham's co., Col.
John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780.

Jefferds, Bartholomew, Wells. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Wells, Muster
Master for York Co., to serve for 8 months in defence of eastern Massachusetts,
to resolve of March 25, 1780, certified in York Co., June 6, 1780.



Jefferds, James. Private, Capt. Benjamin Walcut's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's
regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. 15, 1777, to Feb. 5, 1777 ;
credited with 22 days allowance; subsistence also allowed for 11 days travel on
march from Boston to Bennington. Roll dated Boston.

Jefferds, Obadiah. Private, Capt. Joseph Smith's co. ; enlisted July 19, 1775; dis-
charged Dec. 31, 1775; service, 5 mos. 25 days, in defence of seacoast.

Jefferds, Samuel, Boston. Matross, Capt. Edward Burbeck's co.. Col. Richard
Gridley's (Artillery) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 15,
1775; service, 16 days; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also, order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Jan. 6, 1776.



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Jefferds, Samuel. Lieutenant, Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, 1st Lieutenant,
Col. Crane's 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. ; receipt given to Capt. Lieut. Knowles, signed by said Jef-
ferds and others, for subsistence money for June, 1782.

Jefferds, Simon, Wells. List of men raised in York Co. for service at Canada, and
returned by Joseph Storer as mustered by him, agreeable to resolve of June 25,
1776; rank, 1st Lieutenant; engaged for town of Wells; said men marched to
Haverhill July 11, 1776, to join Amesbury and Ipswich men; also, Lieutenant,
Capt. Timothy Eaton's co.. Col. Edward Wigglesworth's regt.; pay abstract for
travel allowance from Ticonderoga in 1776, sworn to in Suffolk Co., Jan. 31, 1777 ;
290 miles travel allowed said Jefferds.

Jefferds, Thomas. Private, Lieut. Samuel Warner's co., Col. John Ashley's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; enlisted Aug. 15, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 24, 1777 ; service, 10
days ; company marched to Bennington at time of the battle.

Jefferds, William. Sergeant, Capt. Noah M. Littlefield's co. ; abstract for wages for
1 month and 4 weeks 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.

Jefferds, William. Private, 7th co. ; order dated Oct. 17, 1783, for wages for May-
July [year not given] , appearing in a register of orders accepted on account of
wages.

Jefferet, Daniel, Sandwich. Private, Capt. Isaac Pope's co.. Col. William Shep-
pard's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 7, 1777, to
June 16, 1777; also, same co. and regt. ; return of men who were in service on or
before Aug. 15, 1777 ; reported died June 16, 1777 ; also, same co. and regt. ; re-
turn [year not given] ; mustered by State Muster Master ; reported died June -,
1777.

Jefferet, Shadrach, Sandwich. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Col. Nathaniel Freeman's (1st Barnstable Co.) regt., dated Sandwich,
June 10, 1777 ; residence, Sandwich ; enlisted for town of Sandwich ; joined Capt.
Stutson's CO., Col. Bradford's regt. ; enlistment, 3 years or during war.

Jefferets, Benjamin. Drummer, Capt. John Redman's co., in a regiment commanded
by Lieut. Col. John Parke; pay roll for Aug., 1778.

Jefferets, John, Middleborough (also given Martha's "Vineyard). Private, (late)
Capt. Thomas Turner's (3d) co., Col. Gamaliel Bradford's regt.; Continental
Army paj' accounts for service from May 6, 1777, to June 30, 1778; residence,
Middleborough; also, Capt. Turner's co.. Col. Bradford's regt.; subsistence
allowed from date of enlistment, April 30, 1777, to May 28, 1777 ; credited with 29
days allowance ; also, same co. and regt. ; return [year not given] ; residence,
Martin's (Martha's) Vineyard; enlisted for town of Abington; mustered by
County and Continental Muster Masters; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll
dated Jan. 15, 1778 ; enlistment, 3 years ; reported on special duty ; also, same co.
and regt. ; return of men who were in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777 ; enlisted
April 27, 1777; joined May 21, 1777 ; reported died May 30, 1778.

Jefferrt, Daniel. Plymouth. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Zach. Bartlet's co., 1st Plymouth Co. regt., dated Plymouth, Feb. 21,
1778; residence, Plymouth; engaged for town of Plymouth; joined Capt. Dun-
ham's CO., Col. Bailey's regt. ; term, 3 years.

Jeffers, Benjamin, Kingston. Descriptive list dated Jan. 26, 1781; Capt. Othniel
Taylor's co., Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt.; age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 11



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Jeffers, Benjamix, cotitinued,

in.; complexion, black; hair, black; residence, Kingston; engaged Sept. 20,
1779; term, during war; also, Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; ser-
vice from Jan. 1, 1782, 12 mos.

Jeffers, Benjamin. List of men detached from Col. Jabez Hatch's (Boston) regt.
who refused to march on a secret expedition, dated Boston, Sept. 29, 1777; also,
resolve dated Sept. 30, 1777, directing Jabez Hatch, Colonel of Boston regt., to
arrest and confine said Jeffers and others who had refused to march as ordered
and have them later conveyed under guard to Rhode Island and there deliver
them to the commanding officer of the detachment raised in Massachusetts for a
secret expedition.

Jeffers, James, Marblehead. Private, Capt. Nicholson Broughton's (5th) co.. Col.
John Glover's (21st) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775]; reported
discharged.

Jeffers, James. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suf-
folk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 19, 1777; Capt. Nathaniel Winslow's co.. Col.
Thomas Marshall's regt.; also. Private, Capt. Walcutt's co.. Col. Thomas Mar-
shall's (10th) regt.; pay abstract for clothing for the year 1777; reported



Jbfpess, John, Weymouth. Private, Capt. Jacob Goold's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Benjamin Linclon's (Lincoln's) regt., which assembled April 19, 1775; service, 8
days; also, Capt. Jacob Goold's co., Col. Greaton's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug.
1, 1775; enlisted May 2, 1775; service, 13 weeks; also, Capt. Jacob Goold's co.,
36th regt.; company return [probably Oct , 1775] ; company stationed at Fort
No. 2, Cambridge; also, Capt. Jacob Goold's co., Col. John Greaton's regt.;
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Cambridge, Dec.
12, 1775; also, Matross, Capt. Lincoln's co., Col. Paul Revere's regt.; Continen-
tal Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 14, 1778, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt.
Lincoln's (Artillery) co.; list of men entitled to 3 months stores, dated Castle
Island, Sept. 17, 1779; also, Capt. Amos Lincoln's (2d) co., Col. Paul Revere's
corps of artillery; service from Jan. 1, 1780, to May 8, 1780, 4 mos. 8 days; roll
dated Boston; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Weymouth
for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched July 1, 1780; dis-
charged Dec. 23, 1780; service, 6 mos. 4 days, travel (230 miles) included;
reported entered Col. Crane's (Artillery) regt. at Boston ; also. Private, Capt.
John Lincoln's co.. Col. Joseph Webb's regt.; marched to camp Aug. 16, 1781;
discharged Nov. 29, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 28 days, including 3 days preceding
march and travel (240 miles) from camp home.

Jeffers, John. Cabin-boy, brigantine " Independence," commanded by Capt. Simeon
Samson; engaged May 10, 1776; service to Sept. 22, 1776, 4 mos. 12 days; roll
dated Plymouth ; also, same vessel and commander; engaged Sept. 23, 1776; ser-
vice to Jan. 1, 1777, 3 mos. 8 days; also, same vessel and commander; engaged
Jan. 1, 1777; service to July 5, 1777, 6 mos. 5 days; also, list of prisoners sent
from port of Halifax by order of Sir George Collier June 28, 1777, to be exchanged
for British prisoners, as returned by John Emerson, Commissary ; said JeflFers
reported as having been taken in the privateer " Independence."

Jeffers, Jonathan. Private; list of men belonging to the train band under Capt.
John Walton, dated Reading, May 13, 1775.

Jeffers, Joseph, Worthington. Private, Lieut. Col. Milieu's co.. Col. James Wesson's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from April 23, 1777, to Dec. 31,
1779; residence, Worthington; reported as serving 27 mos. 8 days as Private, 5
mos. as Corporal; promoted to Corporal Aug. 1. 1779; Simeon Smith reported as
having taken the place of said Jeffers and made up for the whole time ; also, (late)



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Jeffeks, Joseph, continued.

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 subsequently except on
furlough.

Jeffeks, Joseph. Receipt given to Benjamin Heywood, Paymaster, 4th regt., dated
Camp Mt. Washington, Sept. 30, 1776, signed by said Jeffers and others belong-
ing to Capt. Thompson's co., for wages, etc., due prior to Jan. 1, 1776; also, com-
pany receipt for wages for Sept., 1776; also, Private, Capt. Joseph Thompson's
(1st) CO., Lieut. Col. Thomas Nixon's (4th) regt. ; regimental return dated North
Castle, Nov. 9, 1776.

Jeffers, Peter. Seaman, frigate " Deane," commanded by Capt. Samuel Nicholson ;
engaged Dec. 7, 1781; service to May 31, 1782, 5 mos. 24 days; engagement, 12
months.

Jeffers, Peter. Receipt dated May 13, 1783, for wages for service to May 10, 1783,
on board the frigate " Hague," commanded by Capt. John Mauley.

Jefferu, Russell. Boy, ship " Mars," commanded by Capt. James Nivens ; engaged
April 2, 1781 ; discharged June 12, 1781 ; service, 2 mos. 10 days. Roll dated
Boston.

Jeffers, Samuel. 2d Lieutenant, sloop " Revenge " (privateer) ; petition dated Bos-
ton, April 30, 1777, signed by John Dean, in behalf of himself and Mungo Maclsey,
owners, asking that Isaac Freeborn be commissioned as commander of said vessel
in order that it might be ready to sail with the fleet ; ordered in Council April 30,
1777, that a commission be issued.

Jeffers, Thomas. Private, Capt. Enoch Noble's co., Col. Ezra Wood's regt. ; enlisted
May 15, 1778; discharged Feb. 7, 1779; service, 8 mos. 24 days, at North river;
enlistment, 8 months from time of arrival at Peekslsill.

Jeffers, William. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from Feb.
1, 1781, 3 mos.; reported missing April 30, 1781; also, Capt. Isaac Pope's co.,
Col. William Shepard's (4th) regt. ; muster rolls for May and July, 1781, sworn to
in Camp at Phillipsborough ; enlisted Feb. 4, 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years ; reported
joined from 10th Mass. regt. June 19, 1781 ; also, muster rolls for Aug. and Sept.,
1781, sworn to in Camp at Peekskill; also, muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781,
dated Huts 1st Brigade and sworn to at West Point; also, muster roll for Dec,
1781, dated Hutts and sworn to at West Point; reported transferred to Light
Infantry co.

Jefferson, . [This name appears under the form of Jepardson, Jeparson, Jeper-

son, Jepherson, Jepperson.]

Jeffert, , Sandwich. Private, Capt. Ward Swift's co. ; return for bounty allowed

for service on a secret expedition to Rhode Island in Oct., 1777 ; reported a negro.

Jeffery, Amos. Capt. Seth Stowers's co.. Col. J. Robinson's regt. ; enlisted July 1,
1777; service, 6 mos., at Rhode Island.

Jeifert, Amos. Private, Capt. Abram Washburn's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. ;
enlisted July 27 (also given July 24), 1778; discharged Dec. 14, 1778; service,
4 mos. 18 days, at and about Boston; enlistment, 6 months from July 1, 1778;
also, same co. and regi. ; muster roll dated Boston, Aug. 14, 1778.

Jeffery, Benjamin. Capt. Seth Stowers's co.. Col. J. Robinson's regt. ; enlisted July



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