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muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 3 mos. 6 days.

Jemerson, Matthe-w. Descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co., agreeable to
resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for said
county; age, 45 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; eyes,
dark ; occupation, farmer ; engaged for town of Carlisle ; engaged March 10, 1781 ;
term, 3 years. [See Matthew Gemerson.]

Jemeson, Charles. Private, Lieut. Alexander Kelloch's co. ; service, 2 mos.; com-
pany detached from Col. Wheaton's and Col. Jones's regts., by order of Brig. Gen.
Gushing, to protect eastern part of Lincoln Co., and stationed at Camden and
St. Georges from Nov. 13, 1779, to Feb. 13, 1780.

Jemeson, Hugh. Sergeant, Capt. Addison Richardson's co.. Col. Wade's regt.; en-
tered service July 12, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 11 days,
including 12 days (240 miles) travel home ; regiment detached from Essex Co
militia.

Jemison, Alexander. Private, Capt. Samuel Gregg's co.. Col. James Cargill's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 25, 1775; discharged Dec. 31, 1775; service, 4 mos. 17 days; com-
pany raised in St. Georges, Waldoborough. and Camden, and stationed there for
defence of seacoast.



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 741

Jemison, Matthew. Receipt given to Benjamin Haywood, Paymaster, 4th regt.,
signed by said Jemison and others belonging to (late) Capt. Butler's co., for
wages for Sept., 1776; also. Private, 8th co., Lieut. Col. Thomas Nixon's (4th)
regt.; regimental return dated North Castle, Nov. 9, 1776; reported discharged
Nov. 20 [year not given] .

Jemison, Robert. List of men who re-enlisted between Oct. 22, 1779, and Nov. 24,
1779, for the war and who received State and Continental bounties, as returned
by Maj. Joseph Pettengill, of 9th Mass. regt.

Jemmerson, Matthew, Concord. Capt. Joseph Butler's (1st) co.. Col. John Nixon's
(5th) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Jemmerson and others, dated
Cambridge, June 10, 1775 ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos. 12 days; also, company
return dated Winter Hill, Sept. 30, 1775.

Jemmeson, Charles. Private, Capt. Benjamin Plummer's co. ; service from Sept. 5, вАҐ
1776, to date of discharge, Dec. 10, 1776 ; company stationed at St. Georges for
defence of seacoast. [See Charles Jameson.]

Jemmison, Charles. Private, Capt. Jacob Ludwig's co. ; enlisted Oct. 7, 1777 ; dis-
charged Dec. 22, 1777; service, 2 mos. 26 days, including 10 days (200 miles)
travel home ; company raised for defence of Machias. Roll dated Waldoborough.

Jejimisox, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Jacob Ludwig's co. ; enlisted Oct. 7, 1777; dis-
charged Dec. 22, 1777; service, 2 mos. 26 days, including 10 days (200 miles)
travel home ; company raised for defence of Machias. Roll dated Waldoborough.

Jemmison, Joseph. Private, Capt. John Blunt's co., Col. Prime's regt.; service
between March 6, 1780, and Sept. 6, 1780, 3 mos. 2 days, under Brig. Gen. Wads-
worth ; company raised for defence of eastern Massachusetts.

Jemmison, Matthew, Concord. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
[year not given] ; residence, Concord ; engaged for town of Concord.

Jemmison, Robert. Private, Capt. Tobias Fernald's co.. Col. Edmund Phinney's
regt.; muster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776; enlisted Jan. 1,
1776; reported died April 24, 1776.

Jemson, Gilbert. Capt. Samuel Foster's CO., Col. John Greaton's (2d) regt. ; return
[year not given] ; mustered by County Muster Master Barber ; reported deserted.

Jemson, Hugh. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Putnam's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's regt. ; en-
listed July 20, 1779; service to Dec. 1, 1779, 4 mos. 11 days, at Rhode Island.

Jemson, Joseph, Rowley. Descriptive list of deserters, endorsed "July 13th, 1780;"
Capt. Pillsbury's co., 13th Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith;
age, 26 yrs.; stature, 4 ft. 9 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; occupation. Sea-
man ; residence, Rowley ; deserted April -, 1777.

Jencks, Caleb. Quarter Master, Col. John Cooke's regt.; service from July 24 to
July 31, 1778, 8 days. Roll dated Tiverton.

Jencks, Prince. Drummer, Capt. John S. Dexter's (4th) co.. Col. Christopher
/ Greene's (1st Rhode Island) battalion ; muster roll for July, 1779, dated East

Greenwich ; enlisted Feb. 25, 1778 ; enlistment, during war.

Jencks, Thomas. List of men mustered between Jan. 20, 1777, and June 1, 1778, by
Trueman Wheler, Muster Master for Berkshire Co. ; Capt. Ashley's co. ; term, 3
years or during war; also, Private, Capt. Moses Ashley's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 1, 1777, to Dec. 31,
1779 ; also, same co. and regt. ; return of men who enlisted prior to Aug. 16, 1777,
who had not been absent subsequently except on furlough, etc., and who marched
with regiment to Peekskill ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1777,



742 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jencks, Thomas, contmued.

sworn to in Camp near Valley Forge; also, Capt. Ashley's CO., Col. Vose's (14th)
regt. ; pay rolls for Jan., March, and April, 1779, sworn to in Quarters at Provi-
dence; enlistment, during war; reported on command at Kingston in March and
April, 1779.

Jencks, William. Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Low's co.. Col. Benjamin Symonds's
(Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service Oct. 13, 1780; discharged Oct. 21, 1780;
service, 9 days, by order of Gen. Fellows on the alarm at the Northward of Oct.
13, 1780,

Jeneinos, Eliphalet. Receipt dated Dunstable, May 3, 1781, for bounty paid said
Jeneings by Class No. 2 of the town of Dunstable to serve in the Continental
Army for the term of 3 years.

Jenehson, Joshua, Weston. Private, Capt. Samuel Lamson's co. of militia, which
inarched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 1 day.

Jeneson, Hopestill, Hutchinson (Barre). Order on Maj. Barber, dated Cambridge,
June 23, 1775, signed by Capt. John Black, for cartouch boxes for his company
to be delivered to Aaron Holdin; receipt for said boxes signed by Sergt. Aaron
Holden; also, Private, Capt. John Black's co., Col. Jonathan Brewer's regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 20, 1775; service, 3 mos. 13 days;
also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, Capt. Benjamin Nye's co.. Col.
Nathan Sparhawk's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 21, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 25, 1777 ; ser-
vice, 10 days, including travel (96 miles) home ; company marched Aug. 21, 1777,
to reinforce army under Gen. Stark at Bennington.

Jeneson, Isaac, Sherburne. Private, 6th co.. Col. Brooks's (late Ichabod Alden's)
regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to May 30,
1778; residence, Sherburne; term, during war; reported killed. [See Israel
Jennison.]

Jeneson, Josiah. List of men raised for Continental service by Capt. John Bridge,
as retui-ned to Col. Brooks, dated Concord, Aug. 15, 1777; also. Private, Capt.
George Minott's co., Col. Samuel Bullard's regt.; enlisted Aug. 16, 1777; dis-
charged Nov. 30, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 23 days, in Northern department, including
9 days (180 miles) travel home ; roll sworn to in Middlesex Co.

Jeneson, Matthew. Capt. Joseph Butler's co.. Col. Nixon's regt.; order for advance
pay, signed by said Jeneson and others, dated Cambridge, June 10, 1775.

Jeneson, Moses. Capt. Robert Longley's co., Col. Whitcomb's regt. ; return of men
in need of cartridge boxes, dated Camp at Cambridge, June 19, 1775.

Jeneson, Peter, Needham. Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Kilton'sco., Col. John Paterson's
regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Jeneson, Phineas. Private, Capt. John Walton's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. of
guards; enlisted Jan. 18, 1778; service to April 3, 1778, 2 mos. 16 days, at Cam-
bridge and Charlestown, guarding troops of convention.

Jeneson, Robert, Worcester. Private, Capt. Josiah Fay's co.. Col. Jonathan Ward's
(32d) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted June 12, 1775 ; service, 1 mo.
22 days ; also, company return dated Dorchester, Oct. 7, 1775.

Jenieson, Elias, Private, Capt, Andrew Elliot's co,. Col. Jonathan Holman's regt, ;
service, 30 days, including travel (290 miles) from home and return ; company
marched Sept, 26, 1777, to reinforce Northern army for 30 days at the time of
takmg Gen, Burgoyne.

Jenino, John, Private, Maj, Cogswell's co,. Col, Joseph Vose's regt,; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan, 1, 1777, to Dec, 31, 1779; also, Capt.
Nathaniel Cushing's co.. Col. Vose's (14th) regt.; pay roll for Dec, 1778; also.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 743

Jening, John, continued.

same co. and regt. ; muster rolls for Jan.-April, 1779, dated Providence ; enlist-
ment, during war.

Jenings, Benjamin, Plymouth. Private, Capt. Jesse Harlow's co., which marched
April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marshfield ; service,
7 days.

Jenings, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Joseph Richardson's co., Col. Samuel Denny's
regt. ; enlisted Oct. 19, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 12 days, at
Claverack, including 7 days (140 miles) travel home; regiment raised for 3
months. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

Jenings, Ephraim, Ashfield. Sergeant, Capt. Ebenezer Webber's (9th) co., Col. John
Fellows's (8th) regt.; company return dated Dorchester, Oct. 7, 1775; aZso, order
for bounty coat or its equivalent in money, dated Camp at Dorchester, Dec. 25,
1775.

Jenings, Ephraim. Captain, Col. David Wells's regt.; engaged Sept. 22, 1777; dis-
charged Oct. 18, 1777; service on expedition to the Northward.

Jenings, John. Private, Capt. Luke Hitchcock's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt.;
muster rolls for Jan.-March, 1781, dated West Point; enlistment, during war;
reported on command at Dobbs's Ferry in Feb. and March, 1781.

Jenings, Jonathan, Shrewsbury. Private, Col. Sheldon's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780 ; residence, Shrewsbury.

Jenings, Jonathan. List of men formerly of Col. Baldwin's regt. who tarried 6 weeks
under Col. Jacobs and returned guns at Chatham [year not given] .

Jenings, Nathaniel, Pembroke. Private, Capt. Freedom Chamberlin's co. ; enlisted
March 5, 1776 ; service, 5 days ; company marched on the alarm of March 5, 1776,
at the time of taking Dorchester Heights.

Jenins, Daniel. Private, Capt. Amos Lincoln's co. of matrosses ; enlisted March 4,
1782 ; service to Nov. 1, 1782, 7 mos. 28 days ; reported as among rejected recruits
detailed for garrison duty.

Jenison, Abijah. Order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, payable to Capt. Ephraim
Stearns, dated Petersham, April 8, 1782, signed by said Jenison, for wages for
service in Col. Rand's regt. at West Point in 1780.

Jenison, Brooks, Shrewsbury. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from 6th Worcester Co. regt., as returned by Capt. Asa Rice, dated Shrewsbury,
Dec. 15, 1777 ; residence, Shrewsbury ; engaged for town of Shrewsbury ; joined
Capt. Holden's co.. Col. Nixon's regt. ; term, 3 years. [See Joseph B. Jenison.]

Jenison, Daniel, Ward (Auburn). Private, Capt. John Growl's co., Col. Learned's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 10 days ; company
reported as belonging to New Parish (later named Ward) taken off from Leices-
ter, Worcester, Sutton, and Oxford.

Jenison, Elias. Descriptive list of men raised by the town of Sutton to serve in the
Continental Army for the term of 9 months, as returned by Capt. Abijah Bur-
bank, dated Sutton, June 8, 1778; Capt. Burbank's co., Col. Holman's regt.;
age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion, dark.

Jenis[on], Hopestill. Sergeant, Capt. Ephraim Stearns's co.. Col. John Rand's
regt.; enlisted July 16, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 6 days,
including 10 days (200 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Worcester Co. to
serve for 3 months ; also, order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, payable to Capt.
Stearns, dated Petersham, April 10, 1782, signed by said Jenison and others be-
longing to Capt. Stearns's co.. Col. Rand's regt., for wages for service at West
Point in 1780.



744 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

Jenison, Israel, Needham (also given Sherburne). List of men raised for Conti-
nental service from Col. William Mcintosh's (let SuflFolk Co.) regt. ; residence,
Needham; engaged for town of Needham; joined Capt. Allen's co., Col. Crane's
regt. ; term, 3 j'ears.

Jenison, Joseph B., Shrewsbury. Private, Capt. Matthew Chambers's co., Col.
Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Jan. 1, 1780, to April 23, 1780; residence, Shrewsbury; reported discharged April
23, 1780.

Jenison, Joshua. Order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, dated Watertown, July 13,
1781, signed bj' said Jenison and others, for wages for service as guards under
Sergt. Richards.

Jenison, Josiah. Private, Capt. Francis Brown's co., Col. Mcintosh's regt.. Gen.
Lovell's brigade; enlisted Aug. 1, 1778; discharged Sept. 11, 1778; service, 1 mo.
14 days, on expedition to Rhode Island, including 3 days (60 miles) travel home.

Jenison, Moses, Shirley. Private, Capt. Henry Haskell's co., Col. James Prescott's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days; reported
enlisted into the army April 26, 1775.

Jenison, Nathan. Private, Capt. Joshua Fisk's co.. Col. Abner Perry's regt. ; enlisted
July 28, 1780; discharged July 31, 1780; service, 6 days, at Rhode Island, on an
alarm, including 3 days (60 miles) travel home. Roll dated Natick.

Jenison, Nathaniel, Sudbury. Private, Capt. Isaac Locker's co.. Col. James Brett's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Concord; service to April
21, 1775, 3 days.

Jenison, Peter, Needham. Private, Capt. Aaron Smith's co. of militia, Col. William
Heath's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 5 days;
also. Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Kilton's co.. Col. John Paterson's (26th) regt. ; mus-
ter roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 24, 1775; service, 3 mos. 14 days; also,
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp No. 3, Charlestown,
Oct. 27, 1775.

Jenison, Peter, Ward (Auburn). Private, Capt. John Crowl's co.. Col. Learned's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 9 daj's; company
reported as belonging to New Parish (later named Ward) taken off from Leicester,
Worcester, Sutton, and Oxford.

Jenison, Peter. Private, Capt. Aaron Smith's co. (West co. in Needham), Col. Wil-
liam Mcintosh's regt. ; service, 4 da.ys, in March, 1776, at the time of taking and
fortifying Dorchester Heights; also, Capt. Ebenezer Battle's co.. Col. William
Mcintosh's regt.; enlisted March 23, 1778; discharged April 5, 1778; service, 15
days ; company marched to Roxbury Lines.

Jenison, Phineas. Receipt dated Cambridge, Feb. 21, 1778, signed by said Jenison
and others belonging to Capt. John Walton's co., for wages to Feb. 3, 1778, said
wages having been granted by the State as a bounty for service as guards; also.
order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, dated Watertown, July 13, 1781, signed In-
said Jenison and others, for wages for service as guards under Sergt. Richards.

Jenison, Robert, Sutton. Capt. Jonathan Carriel's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.;
company receipt for advance pay for 1 month, etc., dated Point Shirley, June 13,
1776; also, Private, same co. and regt.; service from May 10, 1776, 4 days pre-
ceding march, to Aug. 1, 1776, 2 mos. 22 days; also, Private, Capt. John
Blanchard's co., Col. James Wesson's (9th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from April 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence," Sutton; credited to
town of Sutton.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 745

Jenison, Robert. Capt. Josiah Fay's co., Col. Ward's regt. ; order for advance pay,
signed by said Jenison and others, dated June 13, 1775.

Jenison, Samuel, Boston. Matross, Capt. Joseph Balch's co., Col. Crafts's regt.;
abstract for advance pay, etc., sworn to at Boston, June 27, 1776.

Jenison, Samuel, "VVatertown. Corporal, Capt. Stephen Dana's co., Col. Josiah Whit-
ney's regt. ; arrived at destination May 14, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 2 days, including
travel (6 days) to camp and from place of discharge home; company raised to
serve for 2 months at Rhode Island. Roll dated South Kingston.

Jenison, Samuel. Private, Capt. Joseph Fuller's co., Col. Samuel Bullard's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 20, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 22 days, at Still-
water, travel (12 days) included. Roll sworn to in Middlesex Co.

Jenison, Samuel. Order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, dated Watertown, July 13,

1781, signed by said Jenison and others, for wages for service as guards under

Sergt. Richards.
Jenison, Samuel, Jr. Receipt dated Watertown, July 17, 1776, for bounties paid said

Jenison and others by Jonathan Brown, Town Treasurer, for enlisting " as

Soldiers in the Defence of this Country."

Jenison, Timothy Lindal, Mendon. Fifer, Capt. Enoch Chapin's co.. Col. Timothy
Danielson's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted June 13, 1775 ; service,
1 mo. 20 days.

Jenison, William, Mendon. Quarter Master, Col. Joseph Read's regt.; engaged
April 24, 1775; service to Aug. 1, 1775, 3 mos. 15 days.

Jenison, William. Capt. Abner Crafts's co., Col. Bond's regt.; order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Cambridge, Nov. 13, 1775.

Jenison, William. Private, Capt. Caleb Brooks's co.. Col. Brooks's regt. of guards;
service from Feb. 3, 1778, to April 3, 1778, 2 mos., at Cambridge.

Jenisson, Joshua. Private, Capt. Simon Hunt's co., Col. Brooks's regt. ; service
from Nov. 5, 1777, to April 3, 1778, 4 mos. 28 days, at Cambridge.

Jenk, Prijius, Rehoboth. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Isaac Martin's co.. Col. Ezra Wood's regt., dated Douglas, March 5,
V 1778 ; residence, Rehoboth ; engaged for town of Douglas ; joined Capt. Cooper's

CO., Col. Wesson's regt. ; term, 3 years.

Jenkans, Joseph. Capt. William Clark's co.. Col. Benjamin Symonds's regt. ; entered
service Sept. 5, 1777; service, 27 days; company marched from Gageborough
Sept. 5, 1777, to reinforce army under Gen. Lincoln at Pawlet.

Jenkans, Lot. Private, Capt. Micah Haralen's co., Lieut. Col. Hallet's regt. ; enlisted
Aug. 6, 1780; discharged Oct. 30, 1780; service, 2 mos. 28 days, at Rhode Island;
regiment detached from militia to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Jenkens, Benjamin. Copy of a company receipt given to Capt. Squire Millerd, dated
Warwick, Feb. -, 1777, for wages, etc., for service for 1 day on an alarm Nov. 21,
1776.

Jenkens, Caleb. Private, Capt. Williams Barker's co.. Col. John Cushing's (2d Plym-
outh Co.) regt. ; marched Dec. 10, 1776 ; service, 15 days ; regiment ordered to
march to Bristol, R. I., on an alarm in Dec, 1776. Roll dated Scituate.

Jenkens, Daniel. Private, Capt. Williams Barker's co.. Col. John Cushing's (2d
Plymouth Co.) regt. ; marched Dec. 10, 1776 ; service, 15 days ; regiment ordered
to march to Bristol, R. I., on an alarm in Dec, 1776. Roll dated Scituate.

Jenkens, Ebenezer. List of men who deserted from Col. Bailey's (2d) regt. subse-
quent to Jan. 1, 1777, as returned by Ezra Badlam, Lieutenant Colonel Com-
mandant; residence, Essex Co.; term, during war; deserted March 12, 1777.



746 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jenkens, Edward. Private, Capt. Hayward Peirce's co., Col. Theophilus Cotton's
regt. ; drafted Sept. 25, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 28, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 6 days ;
company drafted from Scituate and Hanover and ordered to march to Tiverton,
R. I., on a secret expedition.

Jexkens, John, Private, Capt. Elijah Dwight's co., Col. Elisha Porter's (Hampshire
Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 21, 1779; discharged Aug. 25, 1779; service, 1 mo. 9 days,
at New London, Conn., including 4 days (73 miles) travel home. Roll dated
Belchertown.

Jenkens, John, Jr. 1st Lieutenant; list of officers to command men detached from

militia to reinforce the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of Oct. 9, 1779;

commissioned Oct. 19, 1779; said Jenkens detached from Col. Hatch's (Boston)

regt.
Jenkens, Joseph. Private, Capt. Hayward Peirce's co.. Col. Jeremiah Hall's regt.;

marched Dec. 10, 1776; service, 3 mos. 2 days; company raised in Scituate and

Hanover for service at Bristol, R. I.

Jenkens, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. John Grannis's co.; service from June 1, 1776,
to Aug. 31, 1776, 3 mos. ; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands for defence of
seacoast. Roll dated Tarpaulin Cove.

Jenkens, Obadiah, Maiden. Drummer, Capt. Benjamin Blaney's co., Col. Eleazer
Brooks's regt. of guards ; joined Jan. 12, 1778 ; service to Feb. 3, 1778, 22 days,
at Cambridge.

Jenkens, Samuel. Corporal, Capt. Williams Barker's co.. Col. John Cushing's (2d
Plymouth Co.) regt.; marched Dec. 10, 1776; service, 11 days; regiment ordered
to march to Bristol, R. I., on an alarm in Dec, 1776. Roll dated Scituate.

Jenkens [Stephen]. General order dated [June] 8, 1775, taken from Lieut. Col.
Loammi Baldwin's Orderly Book; said Jenkens reported Adjutant of the day.

Jenkens, Thomas, Ware (probably). Private, Capt. Joseph Foster's co., Col. Rug-
gles Woodbridge's regt., which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ;
said Jenkins marched April 20, 1775 ; left place of rendezvous May 15, 1775.

Jenkens, Thomas. Private, Capt. Francis Cushing's co.. Col. John Cushing's (2d
Plymouth Co.) regt.; service, 11 days; company ordered to march to Bristol,
R. I., on the alarm of Dec, 1776.

Jenkens, Thomas. List of men mustered by James Leonard, Muster Master, to serve
for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, dated Taunton,
May 21, 1778; Capt. Isaac Hodges's 2d (Norton) co.. Col. John Daggett's (Bristol
Co.) regt.; age, 18 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; eyes,
black ; engaged for town of Norton.

Jenkens, Zaccheus. Private, Capt. Micah Hamblin's co. ; enlisted July 17, 1775;
service to Nov. 1, 1775, 3 mos. 13 days, in defence of seacoast. Roll sworn to in
Barnstable Co.

Jenkens, Zaccheus. Private, Capt. John Grannis's co. ; service from March 1, 1776,
to June 1, 1776, in defence of seacoast. Roll dated Tarpaulin Cove.

Jenkines, Abiah. Private, Capt. James Hills's co.. Col. Williams's regt.; service
from Sept. 29, 1777, to Oct. 30, 1777, at Tiverton, R. I. Roll sworn to at
Rehoboth.

Jenkines, Joseph. Private, Capt. Joshua Walker's co.. Col. Samuel Deanney's
(Denny's) regt.; enlisted Oct. 22, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo.
13 days, including travel (215 miles) home; company detached to join Continen-
tal Army and ordered to march to Claverack to serve for 3 months. Roll dated
Woburn.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTIOX. 747

Jenking, David. Private ; list of men returned as serving on main guard under Lieut.
Col. L. Baldwin, dated June 22, 1775.

Jenkings, David, Abington. Private, Capt. Nathan Snow's co. commanded by 2d
Lieut. Christopher Dyer, Col. Edward Mitchel's regt.. Gen. Cushing's brigade ;
marched Dec. 9, 1776; service, 1 week 2 days; company marched to Bristol,
R. I., on an alarm.

Jenkings, John. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Shed's co.. Col. Joseph Gerrish's (1st)
regt. ; engaged Oct. 20, 1779 ; discharged Dec. 2, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 12 days,
near Claverack.

Jenkings, Obadiah. Private; list of men returned as serving on main guard under
Lieut. Col. L. Baldwin, dated June 22, 1775.

Jenkins, . [This name also appears under the form of Genkins, Ginkins, Jankins,

Jenkans, Jenkens, Jenkines, Jenking, Jenkings, Jhenkins, Jinkens, Jinkings,
Jinkins, Jnkins, Jonkens, Junkens, Junkins, Jynkins, Tinkens.]

Jenkins, . Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship " Aurora " (privateer),

/ commanded by Capt. David Porter, dated Boston, June 16, 17S1 ; age, 36 yrs.;

stature, 6 ft. ; reported a negro.

Jenkins, Abiah, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. Jonathan Danforth's co.. Col. David
Brewer's (9th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 7, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 2 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, Capt. Jonathan
Danforth's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (late Brewer's) regt.; order for bounty coat
or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Roxbury, Nov. 14, 1775; also, petition
addressed to the General Court, dated Rehoboth, April 6, 1776, signed by Elkanah
Ingalls, asking for reimbursement for loss of a gun given by him to his appren-
tice, said Jenkins, which was split and wholly ruined June 17, 1775 ; petition
endorsed " leave to withdraw;" also, copy of a list of men belonging to Capt.



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