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1, 1777 ; service, 6 mos., at Rhode Island.

Jeffery, Benjamin. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, agreeable to
resolve of April 20, 1778, returned as rejected by the Muster Master General, being
unfit for service; engaged for town of Arundel.



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Jeffery, Benjamin. Private, Col. Benjamin Tapper's (10th) regt. ; service from Jan.
1, 1781, 12mos.

Jeffery, Daniel, 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 ; engaged for town of Sandwich ; joined Capt.
Pope's CO., Col. Shepherd's regt.; term, 3 years or during war.

Jeffery, David, Plymouth. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Samuel Briggs's co.. Col. Ebenezer Trout's (Sprout's) 4th Plymouth
Co. regt., dated Rochester, Jan. 15, 1778 ; residence, Plymouth ; engaged for
town of Rochester; joined Capt. Pope's co.. Col. Shepard's regt.; term, 3 years.

Jeffery, James, Scituate. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Winslow's co.. Gen. John Thomas's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 3 mos. 6
days; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its
equivalent in money dated Camp at Roxbury, Dec. 18, 1775.

Jeffery, John, Bridgewater. Private, Capt. Eleazer Hamblen's co., Gen. John
Thomas's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 3
mos., 1 week, 1 day; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, Capt.
Elisha Mitchell's co., Col. Simeon Gary's regt.; service from time of enlistment
to time of marching, 7 days ; roll dated April 2, 1776.

Jeffery, John, Pembroke. Private, Capt. Elijah Cushing's co. of militia, which
marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, from West Parish in Pem-
broke to Marshfield; entered service April 21, 1775; discharged April 22, 1775;
service, 2 days.

Jeffery, Joseph. Receipt given to Benjamin Heywood, Paymaster, 4th regt., signed
by said Jeffery and others belonging to Capt. Thompson's co., for wages for Oct.
and Nov., 177G.

Jeffery, Joseph, Jr., Lynn. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Bancroft's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 2 days.

Jeffery, Shadrach, Sandwich. Private, Capt. Matthias Tobey's co.. Col. Aaron
"Willard's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from home to place of
rendezvous, Ticonderoga, dated Boston, Jan. 15, 1777 ; mileage (260 miles) allowed
said Jeffery ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc.,
from place of discharge home, dated Boston, Jan. -, 1777 ; 308 miles travel allowed
said Jeffery; reported discharged at Fort Edward; also, Private, 8th co., Col.
Gamaliel Bradford's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan.
1, 1777, to June 20, 1778; reported deceased; also, Capt. Isaiah Stetson's co.. Col.
Gamaliel Bradford's regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Dec. 29,
1776, to date of arrival at Bennington, Feb. 4, 1777; credited with 24 days allow-
ance ; also, same co. and regt. ; return [year not given] ; residence. Sandwich ;
enlisted for town of Sandwich ; mustered by County and Continental Muster
Masters ; also, same co. and regt. ; return of men who were in camp on or before
Aug. 15, 1777; enlisted Dec. 28, 1776; joined Jan. 20, 1777; reported died May -,
1778.

Jefferys, Benjamin, Kingston. Private, 2d co., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt.; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also,
descriptive return of men who enlisted for the war, dated West Point, Feb. 20,
1780; 2d co., 10th Mass. regt.; age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion,
black; hair, ))lack ; residence, Kingston; enlistment, during war; delivered to
Capt. L. Bailey ; reported an Indian (also given a negro) .

Jeffes, Thomas. Capt. Barnabas Dodge's co. ; list of recruits for the new establish-
ment in Col. Baldwin's regt., approved l)y Brig. Gen. W. Heath at Camp at Cam-



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Jeffes, Thojias, continued.

bridge, Dec. 30, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Barnabas Dodge's co., Lieut. Col.
Loammi Baldwin's (26th) regt. ; pay abstract for Dec, 1775; enlisted Dec. 1,
1775; also, Capt. Barnabas Dodge's co.. Col. L. Baldwin's (26th) regt.; pay
abstracts for May and June, 1776, dated Camp at New York.

Jeffes, Thomas, Jr. Private, Capt. Barnabas Dodge's co.. Col. L. Baldwin's (26th)
regt. ; pay abstract for June, 1776, dated New York.

Jefford, William. Private, Capt. George Webb's (Light Infantry) co.. Col. William
Shepard's (4th) regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1781, dated Hutts 1st Brigade and
sworn to at West Point; enlisted Feb. 4 [year not given] ; enlistment, 3 years.

Jefpohds, . [This name also appears under the form of GefFers, Geffords,

Jeferds, Jeffards, Jefferds, JefFers, Jefford, JeflFries, JefFriss.]

Jeffords, Bartholomew, Wells. Private, Capt. Daniel Clark's co.. Col. Joseph
Prime's (York Co.) regt. ; joined May 9, 1780; discharged Dec. 8, 1780; service,
7 mos.; enlistment, 8 months; company raised for defence of eastern Massachu-
setts.

Jeffords, Dauius. Private, Capt. Samuel Clark's co., Col. Powel's (Berkshire Co.)
regt.; enlisted July 22, 1779; discharged Aug. 26, 1779; service, 1 mo. 12 days,
at New Haven, Conn., including 7 days (131 miles) travel home. Roll sworn to
at Lanesborough.

Jeffords, John, Killingly, Conn. Private, Capt. Abner Cranson's co.. Col. Asa
Whitcomb's regt.; company receipts for wages for Aug. and Sept., 1775, dated
Camp at Prospect Hill ; also, company return dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775 ;
also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec. 14, 1775.

Jeffords, John, Salem. Boy, ship " Rhodes," commanded by Capt. Nehemiah
BufRnton ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to Aug. 14, 1780 ; age, 14
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 2 in.; complexion, light; residence, Salem.

Jeffords, Joseph, Worthington. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army,
as returned by Capt. Ebenezer Webber and Lieut. Abner Dwellee ; residence,
Worthington ; engaged for town of Worthington ; joined Capt. Bartlit's (Bart-
lett's) CO., Col. Wesson's regt.; term, 3 years; reported engaged prior to May
31, 1777.

Jeffords, Moses, Acton. 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.

Jeffords, Nathan. Private, Capt. William Watkins's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's
detachment of Berkshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Ticonderoga, Feb. 25,
1777; enlisted Dec. 16, 1776; enlistment to expire March 15, 1777; reported on
command as a blacksmith.

Jeffords, Nathan. Corporal, Capt. Samuel Clark's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's
(Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted Oct. 12, 1780; discharged Oct. 19, 1780; service,
11 days, including 4 days (80 miles) travel home; company marched to the
Northern frontiers by order of Gen. Fellows on an alarm ; also, same co. and
regt.; enlisted Oct. 26, 1780; discharged Oct. 27, 1780; service, 3 days; company
marched to the Northern frontiers by order of Gen. Fellows on an alarm.

Jeffords, Samuel. Private, Capt. Thomas Hodsdon's co.. Col. Thomas Poor's regt.;
enlisted June 10, 1778 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1778 ; service, 6 mos. 7 days, at North
river, including 17 days (340 miles) travel home; company raised for 8 months;
roll dated Berwick ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for June-Sept , 1778, dated
West Point ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1778, dated King's Ferry.



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Jeffords, Samuel. Lieutenant, Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, 2d Lieu-
tenant, Capt. Jotham Drury's co., Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; muster rolls
for Sept.-Dec, 1777 ; engaged Feb. 1, 1777 ; reported on command at Fort Mifflin
in Oct., 1777, on command at Bethlehem in Nov., 1777; also, same regt. ; return
of officers for clothing; receipt for said clothing, dated Boston, May 26, 1778;
also, same regt. ; return of officers for clothing, certified at Boston, Sept. 25, 1778 ;
also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. David Cook's co., Col. Crane's regt.; muster rolls for
Jan. and March, 1779, dated Warren ; also. Lieutenant, same co. and regt. ; mus-
ter roll for April, 1779.

Jeffords, Simon. Lieutenant, Capt. Thomas Hodsdon's co.. Col. Thomas Poor's
regt.; engaged May 13, 1778; discharged Nov. 30, 1778; service, 7 raos. 4 days,
at North river, including 17 days (340 miles) travel home ; company raised for
8 months ; roll dated Berwicli ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for June-Sept.,
1778, dated West Point; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1778, dated
King's Ferry.

Jeffords, Thomas, Brookfield. Order on Lieut. Potter, Paymaster, payable to Capt.
Caleb Wright, dated New Marlborough, Sept. 8, 1779, signed by said Jeffords, for
wages for 8 mos. service in Capt. Enoch Noble's co.. Col. Ezra Wood's regt.

Jeffords, William. Receipt dated Uxbridge, April 1, 1781, for bounty paid said
Jeffords by Jesse Taft, Chairman of a class of the town of Uxbridge, to serve in
the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ; also, descriptive list of men raised
in AVorcester Co. to serve in the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2,
1780, as returned by Seth Washburn, Superintendent for said county; Capt.
Read's co., Col. Tyler's regt.; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 3 in.; complexion,
dark; occupation, farmer; engaged for town of Uxbridge; engaged March 5,
1781; term, 3 years; also, Private, Capt. George Webb's (Light Infantry) co..
Col. William Shepard's (4th) regt.; muster rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1782, dated
Hutts 1st Brigade and sworn to at West Point; enlisted Feb. 4 [year not given,
probably 1781].

Jeffree, Amos. Private, Capt. Calvin Partridge's co.. Col. Abijah Stearns's regt.;
marched April 6, 1778 ; discharged July 2, 1778 ; service, 2 mos. 28 days ; com-
pany raised in Plymouth Co. and stationed at Dorchester Heights.

Jeffree, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Calvin Partridge's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel Pierce's
regt. ; marched May 19, 1779 ; discharged July 5, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 16 days ;
company raised in Plymouth Co. and stationed at Little Compton, R. I.

Jeffrey, . [This name also appears under the form of Geffry, Geoffrey, Jafferay,

Jefery, Jeffeerys, Jefferey, Jeffers, Jefferry, Jeffery, Jefferys, Jeffree, Jeffry,
Jrefry.]

Jeffrey, Benjamin, Arundel. List of men raised in York Co. for the term of 9 months
from the time of their arrival at Fishkill ; residence, Arundel ; arrived at Fishkill
June 16, 1778.

Jeffrey, Benjamin, Salem. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the sloop "Race
Horse," commanded by Capt. Clifford Byrne, sworn to June 7, 1780 ; age, 21 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 4 in. ; complexion, light; residence, Salem.

Jeffrey, Benjamin. Return of men mustered for Col. Jacobs's regt. by James Hatch,
Muster Master for Plymouth Co., to serve in the four New England governments,
dated June 8, 1778; enlisted by Capt. Crane.

Jeffrey, Benjabiin. Return [year not given, probably 1783] of men belonging to 6th
Mass. regt. entitled to $80 gratuity, agreeable to act of Congress of May 15, 1778,
for serving during the war ; 7th co.

Jeffreyes, John. Private, Capt. William Bird's co.; pay roll dated March 7, 1783.



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Jeffries, . [This name also appears under the form of Geffers, GifFards, Jaffaras,

Jefifeerys, JeflFerds, Jeifereys, Jeffers, Jeffery, Jefferys, JefiFry.]

Jeffries, George. Private, Capt. Moses Bullard's co., Col. Ebenezer Thayer's regt. ;
enlisted July 26, 1780; discharged Oct. 27, 1780; service, 3 mos. 5 days ; regiment
raised in Suffolk Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months and stationed at
Rhode Island.

Jeffries, James. Capt. Nicholson Broughton's co.. Col. Glover's regt. ; receipt for
advance pay, signed by said Jeffries and others, dated Cambridge, June 27, 1775.

Jeffries, John. Account rendered by the Selectmen of Weymouth of ammunition
delivered said Jeffries and other Minute-men under Capt. Jacob Gold (Goold) who
marched to Roxbury April 19, 1775.

Jeffries, Joseph. Return of men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service, agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; engaged for town of Boston; engaged April 23,
1781.

Jeffries, Samuel. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Nov. 9, 1777; Col. Crane's regt.

Jeffries, Simon. 1st Lieutenant; list of officers of York Cot militia; commissioned
June 6, 1778 ; reported detached for service at Peekskill.

Jeffries, William, Wells. Private, Capt. Joshua Bragdon's co., which marched in
response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; enlisted April 21, 1775 ; service, 5 days.

Jeffriss, Moses. Private, Capt. Samuel Sloan's co.. Col. Asa Barns's regt. ; service
between Oct. 11 and Oct. 22, 1781, 8 days ; company marched fi-om Berkshire Co.
by order of Gen. Stark on an alarm at Saratoga.

Jeffry, Arthur. Gunner's Mate, Capt. John Symonds's co. of matrosses ; enlisted
July 10, 1776 ; service, 2 mos. 21 days ; company raised In Salem.

Jeffry, Benjamin, Salem (also given Danvers). Private, Capt. James Gray's co..
Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ; abstract for advance pay, mileage to camp, etc.,
dated July 15, 1776; also, same co. and regt.; enlisted June 13, 1776; service to
Nov. 1, 1776, 4 mos. 18 days ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1776.

Jeffry, Benjamin, Wells. Private, Capt. Timothy Eaton's co., Col. Edward Wig-
glesworth's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance from Ticonderoga in 1776,
sworn to in Suffolk Co., Jan. 31, 1777 ; 290 miles travel allowed said Jeffry.

Jeffry, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Daniel Pilsbury's co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's
(6th) regt. ; return for wages made up for the year 1782 ; no wages allowed said
Jeffry ; reported received from 10th Mass. regt.

Jeffry [Daniel]. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 30, 1777 ; Capt. Pope's co.. Col. Shepard's regt.

Jeffry, Shadrach. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1777; Capt. Isaiah Stetson's co.. Col. Brad-
ford's regt.

Jekfrys, John, Martha's Vineyard. List of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from 3d Plymouth Co. regt., as returned agreeable to order of Council of
Nov. 7, 1777; residence, Martha's Vineyard; engaged for town of Abington;
joined Capt. Turner's co.. Col. Bradford's regt. ; term, 3 years.

Jeffs, Hazard. Private, Capt. James Tisdale's (4th) co.. Col. Michael Jackson's (3d)
regt. ; muster roll for Aug. and Sept., 1783 ; also, list of men belonging to 3d co.,
3d Mass. regt., who died or were discharged in the year 1783 ; reported joined
from 2d Mass. regt.; said Jeffs discharged Oct. 28, 1783, term of enlistment
having expired.



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Jeffs, Thomas, Essex. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master
for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 16, 1777 ; Capt. A. Cogswell's co., Col. Wes-
son's regt. ; term, during war; also. Corporal, 3d Mass. regt. ; list of men entitled
to f 20 or 200 acres of land, agreeable to resolve of March 5, 1801 ; residence,
Essex.

Jeffs, Thomas. Private, Capt. Barnabas Dodge's co., Lieut. Col. L. Baldwin's regt.;
pay abstract for Nov., 1775; enlisted Nov. 24, 1775; also, return dated Chelsea,
Dec. 2, 1775, of men enlisted by Ensign Joseph Edes, Jr., to serve in the Conti-
nental Army in Col, Loammi Baldwin's regt. "the Ensuing Campaign;" also,
Private, Capt. Barnabas Dodge's co., Col. Baldwin's (26th) regt.; abstract for
advance pay, etc., for Jan., 1776 ; also, pay abstract for April, 1776 ; also, account
of guns returned by persons belonging to the 26th regt. while at Trenton Dec. 31,
1776, and Jan. 1, 1777; also, list of men belonging to 26th regt. who agreed to
tarry 6 weelcs from the last of Dec, 1776, as returned by Col. Loammi Baldwin,
dated Trenton, Jan. 1, 1777.

Jeffs, Thomas, Jr. Private, Capt. Barnabas Dodge's co.. Col. Baldwin's (26th) regt.;
abstract for advance pay, etc., for Jan., 1776 ; also, order on Col. Baldwin, dated
Chelsea, Feb. 13, 1776, signed by Capt. Barnabas Dodge, for clothing for said
Jeffs and others^ also, Capt. Dodge's co.. Col. Baldwin's regt.; pay abstract
for April, 1776; also, pay abstract for May, 1776, dated Camp at New Yorlv ; also,
account of guns returned by persons in 26th regt. while at Trenton Dec. 31, 1776,
and Jan. 1, 1777.

Jeffts, . [This name also appears under the form of Jafft, Jeffes, Jeffs, Jefts,

Joffs.]

Jeffts, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Nathan Smith's co.. Col. Jacobs's regt.; pay roll
for Nov., 1778.

Jeffts, Thomas. Private, Capt. Barnabas Dodge's co.. Col. Baldwin's (26th) regt.;
pay abstracts for Feb. and March, 1776 ; also, (late) Capt. Dodge's co. commanded
by Lieut. Joseph Cbeever, Col. L. Baldwin's (26th) regt. ; pay abstract for travel
allowance, etc., for the year 1776 ; said Jeffts not credited with allowance, same
having been made up by Capt. Cogswell.

Jefts, Thomas, Gloucester. Private, Capt. William Watson's (Light Infantry) co.,
Col. James Wesson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan.
1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descriptive list dated Hutts, three miles from West
Point, Jan. 28, 1781 ; Light Infantry co., 9th Mass. regt. commanded by Col.
Henry Jackson ; age, 21 j^-s. ; stature, 5 ft. 11 in. ; complexion, light; hair, light;
occupation, yeoman ; residence, Cape Ann (also given Gloucester); enlisted for
town of Gloucester; enlisted Jan. 1, 1777; enlistment, during war.

Jefts, Thomas, Jr. Private, Capt. Barnabas Dodge's co.. Col. Baldwin's (26th) regt. ;
pay abstracts for Feb. and March, 1776; enlisted Jan. 29, 1776; also, (late) Capt.
Dodge's CO. commanded by Lieut. Joseph Cheever, Col. L. Baldwin's (26th)
regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., for the year 1776; reported engaged
in the service.

Jegit, Lewis, Barnstable. Return of men raised to serve in tlie Continental Army,
dated May 10, 1778; residence, Barnstable; engaged for town of Barnstable;
joined Capt. John Russell's co.. Col. Bradford's regt.; term to expire April -,
1781.

Jehah, Caesar, Natick. Private, Capt. Aaron Gardner's co.. Col. Brooks's regt.;
company return endorsed " 1776."

Jehar, Caesar. Private, Capt. Joseph Winch's co.. Col. Samuel Bullard's regt. ; en-
listed Aug. 16, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 21, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 15 days, in Northern
department, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home. Roll sworn to in Middle-
sex Co.



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Jeinks, Thomas, Pittsfield. Descriptive return endorsed " 1777 to 1780 ; " Light Infantry
CO., 1st Mass. regt. ; rank. Private ; age, 29 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7^ in. ; residence,
Pittsfield; enlisted Feb. 16, 1777, by Lieut. Grace at Pittsfield; enlistment, during
war.

Jeland, John, France. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
Capt. Samuel Read's co., dated Uxbridge, March 6, 1778; residence, Fi-ance ; en-
gaged for town of Uxbridge; joined Capt. Allen's co.. Col. Crane's regt. ; term to
expire in 1780.

Jelat, John, Freetown. Private, Capt. Philip Hathway's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; service, 1 mo. 12 days, at Rhode Island ; warrant for pay allowed in Council
Nov. 29, 1777.

Jelison, Charles. Private, Capt. Joseph Pettengill's co.. Col. Baldwin's (26th) regt. ;
pay abstracts for May and June, 1776, dated Camp at New York.

Jelison, William. List of men raised in York Co. for the term of 9 months from the
time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned as
received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Capt. John Santford, of Col.
Malcom's regt. ; engaged for town of Wells.

Jellason, Thomas. Receipt dated Sanford, March 27, 1781, for bounty paid said Jel-
lason by John Goodredge, Chairman of a class of the town of Sanford, to serve in
the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Jellerson, Joseph, Biddeford. Capt. Samuel Leighton's co.. Col. Ebenezer Francis's
regt.; return of officers to be commissioned, dated Sept. 23, 1776; reported not
joined; company made up from Col. Frost's, Col. Sawyer's, and Col. Jordan's
regts.. Brig. Moulton's brigade.

Jellesen, William. Capt. Samuel Sayer's co.. Col. James Scammon's (30th) regt.;
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Oct. 30, 1775.

Jellis, John, Boston. List of men raised for Continental service, as returned by Col.
Benjamin Gill, dated June 27, 1777 ; residence, Boston ; engaged for town of Box-
ford ; term, during war. [See John Gillis.]

Jellison, . [This name also appears under the form of Gelison, Gelleson, Gellison,

Gilson, lUeson, Jalison, Jelison, Jellason, Jellerson, Jellesen, Jelison, Jelson, Jen-
uirson, Jillison.]

Jellison, Charles. Private, Capt. Joseph Pettengill's co.. Col. L. Baldwin's (26th)
regt.; pay abstract for April, 1776; also, pay abstract for mileage, etc., for the
year 1776, sworn to at Andover, May 5, 1777 ; reported discharged 290 miles from
home.

Jellison, Ichabod. Return endorsed " May 8 1777," of men drafted from 1st York
Co. regt. to serve at Rhode Island or elsewhere in New England for the term of 2
months.

Jellison, Jedediah. Return endorsed "May 8 1777," of men drafted from 1st York
Co. regt. to serve at Rhode Island or elsewhere in New England for the term of 2
months.

Jellison, Joel, York. Private, Capt. Abel Moulton's co., Col. Jonathan Titcomb's
regt.; service from May 19, 1777, to July 18, 1777, 61 days, at Rhode Island;
company raised for 2 months; roll sworn to at Boston; 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 22, 1780 ; age, 29 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft.
10 in. ; complexion, light ; engaged for town of Old York ; marched to camp July
22, 1780, under command of Capt. William Scott ; also, pay roll for 6 months men



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jELLiso>f, Joel, continued.

raised by the town of York for service in the Continental Army during 1780;
marched to camp July 11, 1780; discharged Dec. 15, 1780; service, 5 mos.20days,
including travel (300 miles) home.

Jellison, Joseph. Private, in a detachment from Capt. George Haslen's co.. Col.
Benjamin Foster's (Lincoln Co.) regt. ; service, 17 days; detachment marched to
Machias thre-3 different times and served in Capt. Daniel Sullivan's co. Roll
sworn to Feb. 28, 1778.

Jellisox, William, Wells. Private, Capt. Samuel Sayer's co., Col. James Scammon's
(30th) regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775], including abstract of pay to
last of July, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; also, list of men raised in Yorlv Co. for
the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve
of April 20, 1778; residence. Wells; engaged for town of Wells; arrived at Fish-
kill June 27, 1778.

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

Jellson, Charles, Berwick. Private, Capt. Joshua Bragdon's co.. Col. Scammon's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted July 1, 1775; service, 1 mo. 2 days.

Jellson, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Caleb Champney's co., Maj. Nathaniel Heath's
detachment of guards; enlisted May 4, 1780; service to Aug. 1, 1780, 2 mos. 28
days; company detached from militia for service at and about Boston; also,
Capt. Caleb Champney's co. of guards; enlisted Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Nov. 1,
1780; service, 3 mos.; company detached from militia for service at and about
Boston; also, same co. ; enlisted Nov. 1, 1780; discharged Jan. 4, 1781; service,
2 mos. 4 days; company detached from militia at request of Gen. Heath for ser-
vice at and about Boston guarding Continental stores; roll endorsed "Maj'r
Heath Detach't."

Jelson, Levi. Private, Capt. Moses Willmarth's co., Col. John Daggett's regt. ; ser-
vice, 2 mos. 25 days, at Rhode Island ; company raised to serve for 3 months from
Jan. 1, 1778. Roll sworn to at Taunton.

Jelsox, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Moses Willmarth's co., Col. John Daggett's regt. ;
service, 1 mo. 27 days, at Rhode Island ; company raised to serve for 3 months
from Jan. 1, 1778. Roll sworn to at Taunton.

Jelson, Samuel, Sanford. Private, Capt. Joshua Bragdon's co.. Col. Scammon's regt. ;



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