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James Hills's co.. Col. John Daggett's regt., who served at Bristol for 3 months
from Dec. 28, 1776.

Jenkins, Abiah. Private, Capt. Samuel Low's co.. Col. Benjamin Symonds's (Berk-

shire Co.) regt. ; enlisted Oct. 14, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 17, 1780 ; service, 4 days ;

company marched by order of Gen. Fellows on the alarm at the Northward of

Oct. 13, 1780.
Jenkins, Abraham. Private, Capt. Edmund Longley's co.. Col. Cogswell's regt.;

enlisted Oct. 4, 1778 ; discharged Dec. 31, 1778 ; service, 2 mos. 29 days ; company

detached to guard and fortify posts at and about Boston.

Jenkins, Alvin (also given Elvin), Barnstable. Private, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co.,
Col. Josiah AVhitney's regt. ; arrived at camp May 24, 1777 ; discharged July
12, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 28 days, at Rhode Island, including 9 days (180 miles)
travel to and from camp ; enlistment, 2 months ; roll dated Camp at South
Kingston; also, Capt. Micah Haralen's co. of matrosses. Col. Freeman's regt.;
service, 10 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth, Bedford, and Falmouth, in Sept.,
* 1778 ; also. Private, in a detachment from Capt. Micah Hamlen's (Barnstable)
CO., Col. Nathaniel Freeman's regt. ; service, 2 days, guarding prisoners belong-
ing to the British ship " Somerset " from Barnstable to Sandwich and Plymouth
in Nov., 1778; also, Capt. Micah Haralen's co. of matrosses. Col. Nathaniel Free-
man's regt. ; service, 3 days, on an alarm at Falmouth in March, 1779 ; also, same
CO. and regt. ; service, 10 days, on two alarms ; company served subsequent to
April 5, 1779, on four alarms at Falmouth, two in April, one in May, and one in
Sept., 1779; also, Capt. Micah Hamlen'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.

Jenkins, Bacchus. Seaman, schooner " Active," commanded by Capt. Andrew Gard-
^. ner; pay roll for wages for 1 month, dated Boston, Oct. 6, 1778.



748 MASSACliUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jenkins, Benjamin, Boston. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the schooner
" Cato," commanded by Capt. David Allen, dated Boston, Sept. 29, 1780; age, 25
yrs. ; stature, 4 ft. 11 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; eyes, daric ; residence,
Boston.

Jenkins, Benjamin, Truro. Matross, Capt. John Gill's (6th) co.. Col. Thomas Crafts's
(Artillery) regt. ; abstract for advance pay, mileage, etc., sworn to at Boston,
June 8, 1776; mileage (112 miles) allowed said Jenkins; a/so, same co. and regt.;
enlisted May 17, 1776; service to Nov. 1, 1776, 5 mos. 16 days.

Jenkins, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Joseph Smith's co. ; enlisted Feb. 15, 1776 ; ser-
vice to Feb. 29, 1776, in defence of seacoast ; roll dated Truro and sworn to at East-
ham ; also, same co. ; service from May 31, 1776, to Aug. 31, 1776, 3 mos., in
defence of seacoast; roll dated Truro.

Jenkins, Benjamin, Seaman, brig " Freedom," Joseph Hudson, Master; portage bill
made up for advance wages for 1 month, etc., until taken ; entered service Dec.
28, 1776 ; service, 1 mo. 3 days.

Jenkins, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Tobias Fernald's co., Col. Edmund Phinney's
regt. ; muster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776; enlisted Jan. 13,
1776; reported sick in general hospital; also, Corporal, Capt. Thomas Hodsdon's
CO., Col. Thomas Poor's regt.; enlisted May 27, 1778; discharged Feb. 12, 1779;
service, 9 mos. 2 days, at North river, including 16 days (320 miles) travel home ;
enlistment, 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 rolls for Nov.
and Dec, 1778, and Feb., 1779, dated King's Ferry; also, Capt. Thomas Cutts's
CO., Maj. Daniel Littlefield's detachment of York Co. militia; detached July 10,
1779; discharged Sept. 10, 1779; service, 2 mos., on Penobscot expedition; mileage
allowed for 150 miles travel home with 20 miles additional from Kittery to Wells;
also, Sergeant, Capt. Thomas Bragdon's co.. Col. Joseph Prime's regt. ; enga~ged
April 29, 1780; discharged Dec. 29, 1780; service, 8 mos. 5 days, under Brig. Gen.
P. Wadsworth at the Eastward, travel (5 days) included; company marched to
Thomaston ; roll sworn to at York.

Jenkins, Caleb, Scituate. Private, Capt. Ensign Otis's co., called " Royal Americans
of the Town of Scituate," which marched probably on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ;
service, 3 days, under direction of field ofHcers of 2d Plymouth Co. regt. ; also,
Capt. John Turner's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. of guards; joined Jan. 13,
1778 ; service to April 3, 1778, 2 mos. 20 days, at Cambridge ; also, Capt. "Williams
Barker's co.. Col. Theophilus Cotton's regt. ; detached March 6, 1781 ; discharged
March 30, 1781 ; service, 28 days, at Rhode Island, including travel (60 miles) to
place of rendezvous.

Jenkins, Calvin, Scituate. Private, Capt. William Turner's (3d Scituate) co. of
militia. Col. Anthony Thomas's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775; service, 4 days; also, Capt. Hay ward Peirce's co.. Col. John Cushing's (2d
Plymouth Co.) regt.; service, 11 days; mileage to and from camp (120 miles)
allowed; company ordered to march to Bristol, R. I., on an alarm in Dec, 1776.

Jenkins, Daniel, Methuen. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
[year not given] ; residence, Methuen ; engaged for town of Methuen.

Jenkins, Daniel. Private, Capt. John Turner's co., Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. of
guards; enlisted Jan. 4, 1778; service to April 3, 1778, 2 mos. 29 days, at Cam-
bridge; ft/so, Capt. Williams Barker's co.. Col. Theophilus Cotton's regt.; de-
tached March 6, 1781 ; discharged March 30, 1781 ; service, 28 days, at Rhode
Island, including travel (60 miles) to place of rendezvous.

Jenkins, Daniel. Private, Capt. William White's co.. Col. Enoch Putnam's regt.;
enlisted Sept. 4, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 8, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 14 days, at West



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Jenkins, Daniel, continued.

Point, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home ; regiment detached from militia
to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Jenkins, David, Groton. Private, Capt. Henry Farwell's co. of Minute-men, Col.
William Prescott's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
6 days; also, Capt. Henry Farwell's co.. Col. William Prescott's regt.; company
return [probably Oct., 1775] ; reported sick in hospital; aZso, order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Sewall's Point, Nov. 16, 1775; a^^o. Private,
Capt. Nathaniel Lakin's co.. Col. John Robinson's regt.; enlisted July 7, 1777;
service, 2 mos. 25 days, at Rhode Island ; also, muster roll dated North Kingston,
Dec. 18, 1777; enlistment, 6 months from July 1, 1777.

Jenkins, David. Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Boynton's co.. Col. Wade's regt.; engaged
April 1, 1778; service to Jan. 1, 1779, 9 mos. 6 days, at Rhode Island, travel (100
miles) included; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated North Kingston,
Nov. 6, 1778; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779; also, same co. and regt. ; muster
rolls dated East Greenwich, Sept. 17, Sept. 28, and Dec. 29, 1778.

Jenkins, David. Private, Capt. George Rogers's co.. Col. Nathaniel Jordan's regt.;
enlisted Sept, 23, 1779; discharged Oct. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo., at Falmouth.

Jenkins, David. Corporal, Lieut. Benjamin Bates's co., in a regiment commanded by
Maj. Eliphalet Cary; marched July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service,
11 days; company marched from Abington to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm.

Jenkins, David, Jr., Abington. Corporal, Capt. Edward Cobb's co. of militia. Col.
Edward Mitchell's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm
of April 19, 1775, to Marshfield; service, 3 days.

Jenkins, Dennis, Gardnerstown. Sergeant, Capt. Oliver Colburn's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Arnold's regt. ; engaged July 25, 1775; discharged Aug. 14, 1775; service, 20
days ; also, list of men raised in Lincoln Co. to serve with guards over troops of
convention, magazines, and public stores, under Gen. Heath, as returned by Brig.
Gen. Charles Cushing, dated Pownalborough, Aug. 20, 1778 ; residence, Gardners-
town; enlisted July 7, 1778; enlisted from Col. North's (2d Lincoln Co.) regt.;
also, Capt. John Berry's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards; engaged July
18, 1778; discharged Dec. 23, 1778; service, 5 mos. 6 days; mileage (190 miles)
allowed ; roll dated Camp Winter Hill.

Jenkins, Ebenezer. Captain, 2d Barnstable co.. Col. Joseph Otis's (1st Barnstable
Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers returned as sworn by officer appointed
for that purpose, dated Sept. 29, 1775 ; said Jenkins reported as having refused to
accept commission ; also. Captain, Col. Freeman's regt.; service, 11 days, on an
alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.

Jenkins, Edward, Scituate. Private, Capt. Samuel Stockbridge's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Bailey's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 21
days; also, Capt. Samuel Stockbridge's co.. Gen. John Thomas's regt.; muster
roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 10, 1775; service, 2 mos., 3 weeks, 6 days;
also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775 ; reported discharged.

Jenkins, Edward. Private, in a company commanded by Capt. Benjamin Blaney, of
Maiden ; service, 3 days ; company marched to Point Shirley June 13, 1776, by
order of Gen. Lincoln.

Jenkins, Elis. Carpenter's Mate, schooner "Active," commanded by Capt. Andrew
Gardner; pay roll for wages for 1 month, dated Boston, Oct. 6, 1778.

Jenkins, Ellis, Barnstable. Private, Capt. Micah Hamilton's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marshfield, under command of Col. Joseph Otis;
service, 2 days.



750 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AKD SAILORS

Jenkins, Ellis. Sergeant, Capt. Micah Haniblin's co. ; enlisted July 7, 1775; service
to Dec. 31, 1775, in defence of seacoast. Roll sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Jenkins, Ellis. Private, Capt. Micab Hamlin's co.. Col. Simeon Gary's regt. ; en-
listed Feb. 2, 1776; service to time of marching, 6 days. Roll sworn to in Barn-
stable.

Jenkins, Enoch, Boston. Matross, Capt. Thomas Melvill's (2d) co.. Col. Thomas
Crafts's (Artillery) regt. ; abstract for advance pay, etc. ; Capt. Melvill's receipt
for amount of abstract, dated Boston, June 20, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ;
engaged June 10, 1776; service to May 8, 1777, 11 mos. 3 days.

Jenkins, Enoch, Maiden (also given Strafford) . Private, Capt. Ephraim Cleavland's
CO., Col. Michael Jackson's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from May 26, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence. Maiden; credited to town of
Maiden: also, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Jackson's regt.; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descriptive list of
men in Continental service; Capt. John Burnam's (Light Infantry) co., Col.
Michael Jackson's (8th) regt.; rank. Private ; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.;
complexion, light; hair, brown; occupation, farmer; birthplace, Maiden; resi-
dence. Maiden; enlisted Dec. 21, 1779, by Ensign Jackson at West Point; enlist-
ment, during war ; also, list dated Boston, Feb. 18, 180-1, returned by John Avery,
Secretary, and J. Jackson, Treasurer, of men who furnished satisfactory evidence
of their service as soldiers and were entitled to gratuities, agreeable to resolves of
March 4, 1801, and June 19, 1801 ; 8th Mass. regt. ; residence, Straflford.

Jenkins, Ezekiel, Maiden. Private, Capt. Benjamin Blaney's co. of militia, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Watertown by order of Col. Gardner ;
service, 1 day.

Jenkins, Ezekiel, Jr. Private, Capt. Benjamin Blaney's co. of militia, which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Watertown by order of Col. Gardner ; service, 1
day.

Jenkins, Gera, Scituate. Private, Capt. William Turner's (3d Scituate) co. of militia,
Col. Anthony Thomas's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 4 days; also, 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.

Jenkins, Gideon. Private, Capt. William Turner's (3d Scituate) co. of militia. Col.
Anthony Thomas's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,

4 days ; also, Capt. Joseph Stetson's co.. Col. Anthony Thomas's regt. ; service,

5 days ; company marched from Scituate to Hingham March 24, 1776, on an
alarm subsequent to the time of taking Dorchester Heights; also, Capt. Hayward
Peirce's co., Col. John Cushing's (2d Plymouth Co.) regt. ; service, 11 days ; com-
pany ordered to march to Bristol, R. I., on an alarm in Dec, 1776; also, Capt.
Joseph Stetson's co.. Col. Dike's regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; en-
listed Dec 29, 1776; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

Jenkins, Gideon. Private, Capt. William White's co., Col. Enoch Putnam's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 4, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 8, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 14 days, at West
Point, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home ; regiment detached from militia
to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Jenkins, Isaiah, Abington. Private, Capt. Edward Cobb's co. of militia. Col. Edward
Mitchell's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April
19, 1775, to Marshfield; service, 3 days; also, Capt. Edward Cobb's co.. Col.
Edward Mitchel's regt. ; service, 5 days ; company marched from Abington to
" The Farms" in Braintree March 4, 1776; also. Corporal, Capt. Cobb's co., Col.
Mitchel's regt.. Gen. Cushing's brigade ; service, 2 weeks 1 day ; company marched
from Abington to Bristol, R. I., Dec. 9, 1776, on an alarm ; also, Capt. James



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Jenkins, Isaiah, continued.

Allen's CO., in a regiment commanded by Maj. Eliphalet Gary ; service, 23 days ;
company stationed at Bristol, R. I., April 19, 1777; also, Sergeant, Capt. Edward
Cobb's CO., Maj. Eliphalet Gary's regt. ; marched July 30, 1780; discharged Aug.
9, 1780; service, 11 days; company marched from Abington to Tiverton, R. I.,
July 30, 1780, on an alarm.

Jenkins, James, Falmouth, Barnstable Co. Private, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co. of
militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 3 days ; also, Capt.
Joseph Palmer's co., Gol. Freeman's regt. ; service, 8 days, on an alarm at Dart-
mouth and Falmouth in Sept., 1778 ; also, same co. and regt. ; service, 8 days ;
company marched on alarms at Falmouth Feb. 4, April 2, and May 16, 1779.

Jenkins, James, Scituate. Private, Capt. William Turner's (3d Scituate) co. of militia,
Col. Anthony Thomas's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 4 days ; also, Sergeant, Capt. Hayward Peirce's co.. Col. John Cushing's
(2d Plymouth Co.) regt.; service, 11 days; company ordered to march to Bristol,
R. I., on an alarm in Dec, 1776.

Jenkins, Joel, Andover. Private, Capt. Henry Abbot's co., which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 1^ days.

Jenkins, Joel, Groton. Fifer, Capt. Henry Farwell's co. of Minute-men, Col. AVil-
liam Prescott's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
6 days; also, Capt. Henry Farwell's co.. Col. William Prescott's regt.; muster
roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 25, 1775; service, 98 days; also, order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Sewall's Point, Nov. 16, 1775.

Jenkins, Joel, Groton. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
Capt. Holden's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's (6th Middlesex Co.) regt.; residence,
Groton; engaged for town of Groton; joined Capt. Brown's co.. Col. Jackson's
regt.; term, 3 years; also, Sergeant, Col. Michael Jackson's regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from March 1, 1777, to May 1, 1778 ; reported pro-
moted to Ensign ; also, Sergeant, Capt. Benjamin Brown's co. ; list of officers and
men belonging to Col. Jackson's Mass. Line regt., returned probably in 1779;
also, Ensign, Col. Michael Jackson's (8th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from May 1, 1778, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, same regt.; list of officers,
dated West Point, Nov. 8, 1779; also. Ensign, Col. Michael Jackson's regt.; list
of officers promoted in the Continental Army ; commissioned Nov. 26, 1779 ; also.
Ensign; return dated Phillipsborough, July 18, 1781, made by Ezra Badlam,
Lieutenant Colonel Commandant, 8th Mass. regt., of officers of said regiment
doing duty upon warrants; date of said Jenkins's warrant Nov. 26, 1779; also,
letter from Tobias Fernald, Lieutenant Colonel Commandant, to Gov. Hancock,
dated Nelson's Point near West Point, June 21, 1782, naming said Jenkins, an
Ensign in 8th Mass. regt., as entitled to the vacant lieutenantcy in the 10th Mass.
regt. occasioned by the resignation of Aaron Franciss, who was discharged April
16, 1782, and Ensign Moses Carlton, of the 5th Mass. regt., to the vacant lieu-
tenantcy occasioned by the resignation of Lieut. Raymond ; advised in Council
July 2, 1782, that warrants be issued to said Jenkins and Moses Carlton ; also.
Lieutenant, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; engaged April 16, 1782 ; service,
8 mos. 15 days ; reported joined from 8th Mass. regt. ; also, Lieutenant, in a de-
tachment from 3d Mass. regt. commanded by Maj. Porter; returns of effectives,
dated July 17 and July 24, 1783; reported sick at Germantown ; a^so, returns of
effectives between July 31 and Aug. 21, 1783 ; reported sick at Kensington ; also,
3d Mass. regt. commanded by Col. M. Jackson ; return of effectives, dated Oct.
31, 1783.

Jenkins, Joel, Wilmington (probably). List of men who were responsible for turns
of service on the Crown Point expedition, dated July 8, 1776 ; said Jenkins, with
his father, Joseph Jenkins, credited with 1 turn.



752 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Jenkins, Joel, Wilmington. Sergeant, Capt. Jesse AVyinan's co.. Col. Josiah Whit-
ney's regt. ; arrived at destination May 10, 1777; discharged July 10, 1777, at
Point Judith ; service, 2 mos. 9 days, at Rhode Island, including 3 days (60
miles) travel to place of destination and a days travel from place of discharge
home ; company raised for 2 months.

Jenkins, Joel. Private, Capt. Cadwallader Ford's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. of
guards ; enlisted Nov. 5, 1777 ; service to April 3, 1778, 4 raos. 29 days, at Fort
No. 2, Cambridge, guarding troops of convention; also, same co. and regt.;
muster roll dated Dec. 3, 1777 ; reported on furlough ; also, company receipt for
wages, etc., given to Capt. Cadwallader Ford, dated Wilmington, May 22, 1778.

Jenkins, Joel. Enlistment agreement dated May 13, 1778, signed by said Jenkins and
others, engaging themselves to serve for the town of Wilmington for the term of 8
months from the time of their arrival at Peekskill, the place of rendezvous, unless
sooner discharged, and to equip themselves with arms and accoutrements ; also,
receipt given to Capt. Cadwallader Ford, dated Wilmington, July 7, 1778, signed
by said Jenkins, for £30 in part payment for doing a tour of duty for the term of
8 months from time of arrival at Peekskill ; also. Private, Capt. Edward Richard-
son's CO., Col. Thomas Poor's regt. ; enlisted July 7, 1778, 3 days preceding march ;
discharged Feb. 18, 1779 ; service, 7 mos. 23 days, at North river, N. Y., including
12 days (240 miles) travel home ; roll dated Watertown ; also, same co. and regt. ;
pay roll for Sept., 1778, dated West Point; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for
Nov., 1778, dated King's Ferry.

Jenkins, John, Boston. Ensign, Col. Henry Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts; reported resigned March 15, 1778; also, return certified at Camp near
Morristown, April 30, 1780, of officers and men belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Hen-
ley's, and Col. Jackson's regts., and men belonging to Massachusetts in Col.
Henry Sherburne's regt., who were incorporated into a regiment under the com-
mand of Col. Henry Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement of April 9, 1779;
rank. Ensign; residence, Boston; said Jenkins returned among officers belong-
ing to Col. David Henley's regt. who were not included in above arrangement;
reported resigned March 15, 1778.

Jenkins, John, Dorchester. Private, Lieut. Hopestill Hall's (2d Dorchester) co. of
militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 12 days; also,
Capt. Hopestill Hall's co.. Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt.; enlisted Jan. 29, 1776;
service to time of marching, 23 days ; roll dated Roxbury.

Jenkins, John, Maiden. Private, Capt. Benjamin Blaney's co. of militia, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Watertown by order of Col. Gardner;
service, 1 day; also, pay roll of company commanded by Capt. Benjamin Blaney,
of Maiden ; service, 3 days ; company marched to Point Shirley June 13, 1776, by
order of Gen Lincoln.

Jenkins, John, Methuen. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army [year
not given] ; residence, Methuen ; engaged for town of Methuen.

Jenkins, John. Private, Capt. Caleb Champney's co., Maj. Goodwin's detachment
from Col. Gerrish's regt. of guards ; enlisted July 29, 1778 ; service to Sept. 10,
1778, 1 mo. 11 days, at Boston; also, Capt. Caleb Champney's detachment of
guards. Col. Gerrish's regt. ; muster roll sworn to at Boston, Aug. 14, 1778; de-
tachment drafted to serve for 6 weeks from July 29, 1778.

Jenkins, John. Private, Capt. Peter Porter's detachment. Gen. Fellows's (Berkshire
Co.) brigade; entered service July 1, 1778; discharged Oct. 31, 1778, by order
of Brig. Gen. Stark; service, 4 mos., under Gen. Stark at Albanj'; detachment
raised for 6 months.



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Jenkins, John. Captain's Clerk, State ship " Tartar," commanded by Capt. John
Cathcart; engaged May 13, 1782; discharged Aug. 1, 1782; service, 2 mos. 18
days. Roll sworn to at Boston.

Jenkins, John. Receipt dated June 3, 1783, for wages for service to May 10, 1783, on
board the frigate " Hague," commanded by Capt. John Manley.

Jenkins, Jonathan, Groton. Private, Capt. Henry Farwell's co. of Minute-men, Col.
William Prescott's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
6 days; also, Capt. Henry Farwell's (1st) co.. Col. AVilliam Prescott's (10th)
regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; enlisted April 19, 1775 ; reported
died at Charlestown June 17, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent
in money dated Sewall's Point, Nov. 16, 1775 ; also, account dated Groton, March
10, 1776, rendered by Obadiah Jenkins, of articles lost by his son, said Jonathan,
who was killed in battle at Charlestown June 17, 1775 ; amount allowed in Council
June 29, 1776.

Jenkins, Jonathan, Methuen. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
[year not given] ; residence, Methuen ; engaged for town of Methuen.

Jenkins, Jonathan. List of prisoners sent in the cartel "Swift" from Halifax to
Boston Sept. 30, 1778, as returned by Thomas Baildon, Commissary of Prisoners ;
reported a Master.

Jenkins, Joseph, Falmouth, Barnstable Co. Private, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co. of
militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 3 days ; also, Capt-
Micah Hamlen's co. of matrosses, Col. Freeman's regt.; service, 8 days, on an
alarm at Bedford, Dartmouth, and Falmouth, in Sept., 1778 ; also. Private, Capt.
Samuel Fish's co.. Col. Fi-eeman's regt.; service, 8 days, on an alarm at Dart-
mouth and Falmouth in Sept., 1779.

Jenkins, Joseph, Maiden. Private, Capt. Benjamin Blaney's co. of militia, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Watertown by order of Col. Gardner;
service, 1 day; also, pay roll of a company commanded by Capt. Benjamin
Blaney, of Maiden ; service, 3 days ; company marched to Point Shirley June 13,
1776, by order of Gen. Lincoln.

Jenkins, Joseph, Scituate. Private, Capt. Ensign Otis's co., called " Royal Americans
of the Town of Scituate," which marched probably on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ;
service, 3 days, under direction of field officers of 2d Plymouth Co. regt.

Jenkins, Joseph, Wilmington. Private, Capt. Timothy Walker's co. of militia. Col.
Green's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service 2^ days.

Jenkins, Joseph, Wilmington (probably) . List of men who were responsible for turns
of service on the Crown Point expedition, dated July 8, 1776 ; said Jenkins, with
his son, Joel Jenkins, credited with 1 turn.

Jenkins, Joseph, Wilmington. Private, Capt. Jesse Wyman's co.. Col. Josiah Whit-
ney's regt. ; arrived at destination May 10, 1777 ; discharged July 10, 1777, at
Point Judith ; service, 2 mos. 9 days, at Rhode Island, including 3 days (60 miles)



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