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travel to place of destination and 5 days travel from place of discharge home ;
company raised for 2 months.

Jenkins, Joseph. List of officers of militia returned as sworn by officers appointed for
that purpose, dated Sept. 29, 1775 ; said Jenkins reported as ready to accept his
commission as an Ensign in 2d co. in Barnstable, Col. Joseph Otis's (1st Barn-
stable Co.) regt., although the Captain and Lieutenant of the company declined
commissions.

Jenkins, Joseph. List of men raised in Cumberland Co. to serve as militia, agreeable
to resolve of April 20, 1778, as returned by Brig. Lemuel Thompson, dated
Brunswick, July 1, 1778; engaged for town of Gorham; also, Private, Capt.



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Jenkins, Joseph, continued.

Abraham Tyler's co., Col. Thomas Poor's regt. ; enlisted June 1, 1778 ; discharged
Feb. 17, 1779; service, 9 mos. 4 days, at North River, N. Y., including 18 days
(360 miles) travel home; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Sept., 1778, dated
Fort Clinton ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1778, dated
King's Ferry.

Jenkins, Joseph (also given Joseph, Jr.). List of 6 months men raised agreeable to
resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Maj . Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent
for Middlesex Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner, dated Springfield, Aug. 6, 1780 ;
also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Wilmington for service in
the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to camp July 10, 1780 ; discharged
Jan. 15, 1781; service, 6 mos. 16 days, including travel (220 miles) home; also.
Private, Capt. John Mills's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt. ; muster roll for
Jan., 1781, dated Garrison, West Point; enlisted July 14, 1780; discharged Jan.
14, 1781 ; enlistment, 6 months. [See Joseph Jinks.]

Jenkins, Joseph. Private, Capt. Sylvanus Smith's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th)
regt. ; muster roll for July, 1781, sworn to at Camp near Dobbs's Ferry; enlisted
April 9 (also given April 7, and April 17), 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years; reported on
command at West Point; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781, dated Camp Peekskill;
also, muster rolls for Sept., 1781-Feb., 1782, dated Garrison, West Point; re-
ported sick and absent in Oct. and Nov., 1781, sick in general hospital in Dec,
1781; a;¬Ђo, muster roll for March, 1782; also, Capt. Sylvanus Smith's (1st) co.,
Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt.; muster rolls for April-Nov., 1782; also, Capt.
Smith's (Ist) CO., 5th Mass. regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1782; also, Capt. Smith's
CO., 5th Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. David Cobb; muster roll for Jan.,
1783.

Jenkins, Joshua, Scituate. Private, Capt. Ensign Otis's co., called "Royal Ameri-
cans 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. ;
also, Capt. William Turner's co. ; pay abstract for mileage to and from camp ;
mileage (56 miles) allowed said Jenkins; company joined Col. John Bailey's
regt. Dec. 10, 1775.

Jenkins, Joshua. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Heath's co. ; enlisted Feb. 13, 1779; dis-
charged May 12, 1779; service, 3 mos., with guards under Maj. Gen. Gates at
Boston.

Jenkins, Josiah, Gorham. Sergeant, Capt. Wentworth Stuart's co., Col. Edmund
Phinney's (31st) regt. ; billeting allowed from date of enlistment, May 15, 1775,
to date of marching to headquarters, July 12, 1775 ; credited with allowance for 8
weeks 2 days ; also, company return dated Sept. 29, 1775, including abstract of
pay from last of July, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in
money dated Fort No. 2, Cambridge, Oct. 26, 1775 ; also. Ensign, Capt. Jonathan
Sawyer's (late Capt. Wentworth Stuart's) 1st co.. Col. Edmund Phiney's regt. ;
muster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776 ; appointed Jan. 1, 1776 ;
reported promoted to 2d Lieutenant Feb. 1, 1776, to 1st Lieutenant April 18, 1776,
re-engaged Nov. 13, 1776, as Captain in Col. Brewer's regt. ; also, list of men
raised to serve in the Continental Arm.y from Capt. Alexander McLellan's (Gor-
ham) CO., Col. Reuben Fogg's (3d Cumberland Co.) regt., as returned to Capt.
Briant Morton, one of State committee; residence, Gorham; enlisted for town of
Gorham; joined Col. Bruerr's (Brewer's) regt.; enlistment, 3 years, to expire
Dec. -, 1779; reported a Captain; also, Captain, Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to June 25, 1779;
reported resigned June 25, 1779; also, Col. Samuel Brewer's regt.; pay abstract
for subsistence money due said Jenkins's co. from the time of their several en-
listments, dated Boston, March 19, 1777, including travel (14 days) on march to



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Jenkins, Josiah, continued.

Bennington; also, abstract for rations due a numljer of officers of Col. Brewer's
regt. from Jan. 1, 1777, to March 31, 1777, dated Boston; said Jenkins credited
with 270 rations; also, Col. Sanauel Brewer's (12th) regt. ; return dated Camp
near Valley Forge, Jan. 23, 1778; reported on furlough; also, letter from Lieut.
Col. Samuel Carlton to the Board of War at Boston, dated West Point, Dec. 27,
1778, asking that clothing be delivered said Jenkins and others, officers of (late)
Col. Brewer's regt. ; also, Captain, Col. Carlton's (late Brewer's) regt. ; return of
officers, dated Boston, Feb. 2, 1779.

Jenkins, Josiah. Private, Capt. Jesse Roe's co. of artificers, attached to corps of artil-
lery under Brig. Gen. Henry Knox; muster rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1777; also,
Capt. Christopher Beackley's co. of Artillery artificers, detached from Col. Benja-
min Flower's corps of artificers and attached to artillery in the field commanded
by Brig. Gen. Henry Knox; muster roll for April, 1778.

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

Jenkins, Lemuel. Fifer, Capt. Joseph Boynton's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.;
enlisted April 9, 1778; service to Jan. 1, 1779; service, 8 mos. 28 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, Lot, Barnstable. Private, Capt. Micah Hamblin's co. ; enlisted July 7, 1775;
service to Dec. 31, 1775, in defence of seacoast; also, Capt. Micah Hamlin's co..
Col. Simeon Gary's regt.; enlisted Feb. 2, 1776; service to time of marching, 3
days; also, Drummer; order dated Boston, June 27, 1776, signed by said Jenkins
and others belonging to Capt. Micah Hamlen's co., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt.,
for advance pay for 1 month, etc. ; also, Capt. Hamlin's co.. Col. Marshall's
regt.; enlisted June 13, 1776; service, 1 mo. 9 days; reported died July 21, 1776;
roll dated Castle Island.

Jenkins, Nathan. Private, Capt. Micah Hamlen's co. of raatrosses. Col. Nathaniel
Freeman's regt. ; service, 2 days, on an alarm at Falmouth in April, 1779 ; also,
same co. and regt. ; service, 2 days, on one alarm ; company served subsequent
to April 5, 1779, on four alarms at Falmouth, two in April, one in May, and one
in Sept., 1779; roll sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Jenkins, Nathaniel, Scituate. Private, 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; also, order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Jan. 10, 1776.

Jenkins, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. John Grannis's co. commanded by Lieut. James
Blossom; service from Sept. 1, 1776, to date of discharge, Nov. 21, 1776, 2 mos.
21 days ; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands for defence of seacoast.

Jenkins, Nathaniel. Drummer, Capt. Micah Hamblin's co. ; enlisted July 7, 1775;
service to Dec. 31, 1775, in defence of seacoast; roll sworn to in Barnstable Co. ;
also, Capt. Ebenezer Baker's co., Col. Freeman's regt.; marched Oct. 4, 1777;
service, 28 days; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on a secret expedition;
also, Capt. Ebenezer Jenkins's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; service, 8 days, on an
alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778; roll dated Barnstable; also,
Private, in a detachment from Capt. Micah Hamlen's (Barnstable) co. of matrosses.
Col. Nathaniel Freeman's regt. ; service, 2 days, guarding prisoners belonging to
the [British] ship "Somerset" from Barnstable to Sandwich and Plymouth in
Nov., 1778; also, Capt. Micah Hamlen's co. of matrosses. Col. Freeman's regt.j



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Jenkins, Nathaniel, continued.

service, 3 days, on an alarm at Falmouth in March, 1779; also, same co. and
regt. ; service, 5 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.

Jenkins, Obadiah, 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. "William Prescott's (10th)
regt.; company return [probably Oct., 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 said Jenkins, of articles lost by his son,
Jonathan Jenkins, who was killed in battle at Charlestown June 17, 1775 ; amount
allowed in Council June 29, 1776.

Jenkins, Obadiah, Groton. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
Capt. Holden's co., 6th Middlesex Co. regt., as returned by Col. Jonathan Reed
to Brig. Gen. Prescott; residence, Groton; engaged for town of Groton; term,
8 months, to expire Jan. 10, 1778; also, Private, Capt. Sylvanus Smith's co., Col.
Timothy Bigelow's regt. ; muster roll for Jan.-Aug., 1778, sworn to in Camp at
Stillwater; enlisted May 15, 1777; reported in regimental hospital; a^so, same co.
and regt. ; muster roll for Nov., 1777, sworn to at Camp near Gulf; reported on
furlough ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1777, dated Camp Valley
Forge ; reported on furlough ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Feb., 1778,
dated Valley Forge ; reported as having been neglected in last muster through
mistake; also reported discharged Jan. 10, 1778.

Jenkins, Obadiah, Maiden. Private, Capt. Nailer Hatch's co., Lieut. Col. William
Bond's (late Col. Gardner's) 37th regt.; company return dated Maiden, Oct. 6,
1775 ; also, Capt. Stephen Dana's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; arrived at des-
tination May 10, 1777; service, 2 mos. 7 days, including travel (7 days) to camp
and from place of discharge home ; company raised for 2 months service at Rhode
Island; roll dated South Kingston; also. Drummer, Capt. Benjamin Blaney's
CO., Col. Brooks's regt. of guards ; service from Feb. 2, 1778, to April 3, 1778, 61
days, at Cambridge; also, Private, Major's co.. Col. Michael Jackson's (8th)
regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31,
1780; a^so, descriptive list of men in Continental service; Capt. John Burnam's
(Light Infantry) co.. Col. Michael Jackson's (8th) regt.; rank, Private; age, 21
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 11 in.; complexion, light; hair, brown; occupation, carpen-
ter; birthplace. Maiden; residence, Maiden; enlisted Dec. 21, 1779, by Ensign
Jackson at West Point; enlistment, during war.

Jenkins, Obadiah. Private, Capt. Job Shattuck's co.. Col. John Robinson's regt.;
service from time of enlistment to time of marching to camp, 6 days. Roll dated
Cambridge, March -, 1776.

Jenkins, Obadiah. Petition dated Camp at Hull, Sept. 17, 1776, signed by said Jen-
kins and others belonging to battalion stationed at Hull, asking for increase and
payment of wages.

Jenkins, Obadiah. Private, Capt. Joseph Fuller's co.. Col. Samuel BuUard's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 23, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 19 days, at
Stillwater, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home.

Jenkins, Obadiah. Private, Capt. John Nutting's co.. Col. William Mcintosh's regt.,
Gen. Level's brigade; enlisted July 30, 1780; discharged Sept. 12, 1780; service,
1 mo. 17 days, at Rhode Island, including 4 days (80 miles) travel home. Roll
sworn to in Middlesex Co.

Jenkins, Obadiah, Jr., Groton. Private, Capt. Henry Farwell's co. of Minute-men,
Col. William Prescott's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 19 days.



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Jenkins, Richard. Matross, Capt. William Pierce's co., Col. John Crane's (Artillery)
regt. ; muster rolls for Sept. and Oct., 1778, dated Providence ; enlistment, 3
years.

Jenkins, Samuel, Andover. Sergeant, Capt. Henry Abbot's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 1^ days; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. John
Abbot, Jr.'s 6th (Andover) co., 4th Essex Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of offi-
cers chosen by the several companies in said regiment, as returned by Samuel
Johnson and others, field officers, dated Andover, March 26, 1776; ordered in
Council April 3, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned
April 3, 1776.

Jenkins, Samuel, Boston, Capt. John Wentvvorth's co.. Col. Aaron Willard's regt.;
pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from home to Bennington, dated Boston,
Jan. 6, 1777; 182 miles travel allowed said Jenkins; also, same co. and regt.;
pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., home from place of discharge. Fort Edward,
dated Boston, Jan. 15, 1777; 270 miles travel allowed said Jenkins.

Jenkins, Samuel, Gorham. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
Capt. Alexander McLellan's co.. Col. Reuben Fogg's (3d Cumberland Co.) regt.,
as returned to Capt. Briant Morton, one of State committee ; residence, Gorham;
enlisted for town of Gorham ; joined Capt. Josiah Jenkins's co.. Col. Bruer's (Brew-
er's) regt. ; enlistment, 3 years, to expire Dec. -, 1779 ; also. Sergeant, Capt. Sewall's
CO., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1777, to Nov. 20, 1779; reported discharged Nov. 20, 1779; also,
Capt. Josiah Jenkins's co.. Col. Samuel Brewer's regt. ; subsistence allowed from
date of enlistment, Dec. 1, 1776; said Jenkins credited with 108 rations, includ-
ing travel (U days) on march to Bennington; roll dated Boston; also, same co.
and regt. ; return sworn to at Camp near Valley Forge, Jan. 23, 1778 ; mustered
by State Muster Master ; also, Ensign, Lieut. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's ( 12th) regt. ;
list of officers promoted in the Continental Army [year not given] ; also. Ensign ;
return certified by Lieut. Asa Bullard, at Boston, July 13, 1780, of officers belong-
ing to Col. Ebenezer Sprout's (12th) regt. who were in service on above date.

Jenkins, Samuel, Scituate. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Winslow's co.. Col. Simeon
Gary's regt. ; service from time of enlistment to date of marching to Roxbury,
Feb. 12, 1776, 7 days ; also, list of men mustered in Plymouth Co. by Jamea
Hatch, Muster Master, to serve until Jan. 1, 1779.

Jenkins, Simeon. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Jenkins's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; ser-
vice, 8 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778. Roll dated
Barnstable.

Jenkins, Southworth. Corporal, Capt. Nathan Hamilton's co.. Col. Samuel Brewer's
regt. ; service from Aug. 3, 1776, to Sept. 30, 1776, 1 mo. 29 days ; also, same co. ;
company receipt for wages for Oct., 1776, dated Ticonderoga Mills. [See Southil
Genkins.]

Jenkins, Stephen (also given Stephens), Newbury. Captain of marines, ship " Ven-
geance," commanded by Capt. Thomas Thomas; engaged June 27, 1779; dis-
charged Aug. 27, 1779 ; service, 2 mos., on Penobscot expedition ; vessel reported
lost; also, Marine Officer, ship "America," commanded by Capt. William Coffin ;
list of officers and crew, sworn to in Suffolk Co., Oct. 11, 1780 ; residence, Newbury.

Jenkins, Stephen, Newburyport. 3d Lieutenant, Capt. Moses Nowell's co., which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 4 days ; also, recommendation
addressed to the Provincial Congress, dated Cambridge Camp, June 30, 1775,
signed by Col. Moses Little, recommending said Jenkins as Adjutant in his regi-
ment; recommendation accepted and passed; also, Captain, Col. Samuel John-
son's regt. ; engaged Aug. 14, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1777 ; service, 4 mos. 1
day, under Gen. Gates in Northern department, including 14 days (280 miles)



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Jenkins, Stephen, continued.

travel home; order for payment of above roll dated at Newburyport and signed
by said Jenkins ; also, return for rations allowed officers of Col. Johnson's regt.,
sworn to in Middlesex Co., June 5, 1778; rations allowed said Jenkins from Aug.
15 [1777] to Dec. 13 [1777] ; credited with 242 rations; also. Captain; list of offi-
cers of Essex Co. militia; commissioned May 11, 1778; said Jenkins's co. de-
tached for service at Peekskill ; also. Captain, Col. Thomas Poor's regt. ; engaged
May 8, 1778; discharged Feb. 18, 1779; service, 9 mos. 24 days, at North river,
including 13 days (260 miles) travel home; also, same regt.; payroll for Sept.,
1778, dated Fort Clinton ; engagement, 8 months from time of arrival at Peekskill ;
also, same regt.; pay rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1778, dated King's Ferry; also,
Captain ; list of officers to command men detached from militia to reinforce the
Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of Oct. 9, 1779; commissioned Oct. 18,
1779; also. Captain, Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. ; engaged Oct. 14, 1779; discharged
Nov. 22, 1779; service, 1 mo. 20 days, at Claverack, including 12 days (240 miles)
travel home ; regiment detached from militia of Suffolk and Essex counties to re-
inforce army under Gen. Washington.

Jenkins, Thomas, Kittery. List of men drafted from Col. John Frost's (2d York Co.)
regt., dated May 7, 1777, and endorsed " for Rhode Island; " also. Private, Capt.
Samuel Grant's co.. Col. Jonathan Titcomb's regt. ; service, 2 mos. 12 days, in-
eluding travel (240 miles) to and from camp at Rhode Island ; warrant for pay
allowed in Council July 21, 1777; also, Capt. Thomas Bragdon's co., (late) Col.
Storer's regt.; enlisted Aug. 14, 1777; discharged Nov. 30, 1777; service, 4 mos.
3 days, with Northern army, including 15 days (300 miles) travel home; com-
pany discharged at Queman's Heights ; also, Capt. John Blunt's co.. Col. Samuel
McCobb's regt. ; service from June 28, 1779, to Sept. 28, 1779, 3 mos., on Penob-
scot expedition.

Jenkins, Thomas, Norton. Descriptive list of men raised in Bristol Co. for the terra
of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April
20, 1778; 2d CO., Col. Dagget's regt.; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; com-
plexion, dark; residence, Norton; arrived at Fishkill June 19, 1778; also, list of
men returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Put-
nam, July 20, 1778; engaged for town of Norton.

Jenkins, Thomas, York. Private, Capt. Jedediah Goodwin's co.. Col. Edward Wig-
gelsworth's ( Wigglesworth's) regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance and mileage
home; 280 miles travel allowed said Jenkins; company discharged at Albany
Nov. 30, 1776.

Jenkins, Thomas. Seaman, brigantine "Massachusetts," commanded by Capt. John
Lambert; engaged Jan. 3, 1778. Roil made up for advance pay for 1 month.

Jenkins, Thomas. List of prisoners sent from Newport, R. I., in the prison-ship
" Lord Sandwich " and landed at Bristol March 7, 1778.

Jenkins, Thomas. Artificer, Capt. McFarland's corps of invalids ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from July 26, 1780, to Sept. 27, 1780 ; reported discharged.

Jenkins, Thomas Shei'akd, York. Private, Capt. Jonathan Nowell's co.. Col. James
Scammon's (30th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 5 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] , including
abstract of pay to last of July, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent
in money dated Cambridge, Nov. 16, 1775.

Jenkins, William. Lieutenant, serving as Volunteer, Col. Joab Stafford's co. of
volunteers; engaged July 16, 1777; discharged July 30, 1777; service, 15 days;
company marched from New Providence July 16, 1777, by order of Maj. Gen.
Schuyler, to reinforce troops under Col. Warner at Manchester; also. Lieutenant,
Capt. Samuel Low's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; engaged



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Jenkins, William, continued.

Aug. 14, 1777; discharged Aug. 19, 1777; service, 6 days, at Bennington; also,
same co. and regt. ; engaged Sept. 5, 1777; discharged Oct. 1, 1777; service, 27
days, at Pawlet; also, list of officers of Essex Co. militia; 1st Lieutenant, Capt.
Samuel Low's (10th) co.. Col. Simonds's regt.; commissioned May 3, 1778; also,
1st Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Lowe's (10th) co., 7th Essex Co. regt.; list of
officers [year not given] ; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Lowe's (10th) co.,
2d Berkshire Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers [year not given].

Jenkins, William. Private, Capt. John Ellis's co.. Col. Thomas Poor's regt. ; enlisted
June 11, 1778; discharged Jan. 29, 1779; service, 7 mos.29days,includingllday8
(215 miles) travel home ; enlistment, 8 months ; company raised to fortify passes
of North river, N. Y. ; roll sworn to in Middlesex Co. ; also, same co. and regt. ;
pay rolls for June-Sept., 1778, dated Fort Clinton; also, same co. and regt. ; pay
rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1778, dated King's Ferry.

Jenkins, William. 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 9,
1780; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of
Wrentham; arrived at Springfield July 8, 1780; marched to camp July 9, 1780.
under command of Lieut. Jackson, of the artillery; also, pay roll for 6 months
men who marched from the town of Wrentham to serve in the Continental Army
during 1780 : engaged June 13, 1780 ; discharged Dec. 26, 1780 ; service, 6 mos.
14 days, including travel (220 miles) home.

Jenkins, Zaccheus. Private, Capt. John Grannis's co. ; marched Feb. 12, 1776 ; ser-
vice to Feb. 29, 1776, 18 days. Roll dated Tarpaulin Cove.

Jenkins, Zaccheus. Pay roll of officers and crew of the brigantine " Rising Empire,"
commanded by Capt. Richard Whellen, sworn to in Bristol Co. ; engaged May 25,
1776; discharged Sept. 3, 1776; service, 3 mos. 9 days.

Jenkins, Zaccheus. Private, Capt. Micah Hamblin's co. ; service from Nov. 1, 1775,
to Dec. 31, 1775, in defence of seacoast; also, Capt. Ebenezer Baker's co.. Col.
Freeman's regt. ; marched Oct. 4, 1777 ; service, 28 days ; company marched to
Tiverton, R. I., on a secret expedition; also, Capt. Micah Hamlen's co. of ma-
trosses. Col. Freeman's regt. ; service, 3 days, on an alarm at Bedford, Dart-
mouth, and Falmouth, in Sept., 1778; also. Private, Capt. Micah Hamlen's co.
of matrosses. Col. Nathaniel Freeman's regt. ; service, 3 days, on an alarm at
Falmouth in March, 1779; roll sworn to in Barnstable Co.; also, same co. and
regt.; service, 2 days, on one alarm; company served subsequent to April 5,
1779, on four alarms at Falmouth, two in April, one in May, and one in Sept.,
1779 ; roll sworn to in Barnstable.

Jenkinson, . [This name appears under the form of Jnkinson.]

Jenks, . [This name also appears under the form of Ginks, Jeinks, Jencks, Jenk,

Jincks, Jinkes, Jinkins, Jinks.]

Jenks, David. Sergeant, Capt. Eleazer Crabtree's detachment; entered service Sept.
5, 1779 ; discharged Nov. 5, 1779 ; detachment raised for defence of Fox Islands
and places adjacent.

Jenks, David. Petition dated Boston, April 16, 1782, signed by Peleg Wadsworth, of
Boston, in behalf of himself and others, of Kingston, owners of the " Black Snake "
(privateer), asking that said Jenks be commissioned as commander of said vessel ;
advised in Council April 16, 1782, that a commission be issued.

Jenks, Edmond. Private, Capt. Ezra Whipple's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; enlisted Oct. 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 19, 1780; service, 5 days;
company marched to Castleton by order of Gen. Fellows on an alarm.



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jENKg, EsEK, Smithfield (also given North Providence). Private, Capt. Jolin Wood's
CO., Col. Paul Dudley Sargent's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted



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