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July 1, 1775; service, 1 mo. 3 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ;
also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp No. 2, Cam-
bridge, Nov. 9, 1775.

Jenks, George. Sergeant, Capt. Levi Brown's co., of Adams, Col. Asa Barnes's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; engaged Oct. 30, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 7, 1781 ; service, 9 days ;
company detached on the alarm of Oct. 30, 1781, and joined army under Gen.
Stark at Saratoga.

Jenks, John, Providence. Private, Capt. Jesse Saunders's co., Col. P. D. Sergeant's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 7, 1775; service, 49 days.

Jenks, John. Surgeon's Mate, brigantine " Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. Jona-
than Haraden; engaged Nov. 11, 1777; discharged May 26, 1778; service, 6 mos.
16 days.

Jenks, John. Boy, ship "Protector," commanded by Capt. John Foster Williams ;
engaged Jan. 20, 1780; discharged Aug. 17, 1780; service, 6 mos. 27 days.

Jenks, John. Return of prisoners, comprising officers and crews of five privateers
belonging to Salem, Marblehead, and Cape Ann, taken by a British ship of war
[year not given] ; signature of said Jenks with other owners and agents of the
captured privateers affixed to said return.

Jenks, John, Jr. Private, Lieut. Esek Olney's (Capt. Thomas Olney's) co., 5th divi-
sion. Col. Jabez Bowen's regt. ; enlisted May 20, 1777 ; service to June 3, 1777, 15
days, under Capt. Jonathan Russell at Pawtucket.

Jenks, Jonathan. Marine, sloop " Providence," commanded by Capt. John Paul
Jones; list of men entitled to prize shares in the ship "Alexander" captured
Sept. 20, 1777.

Jenks, Oradiah, Tyringham. List of men raised for the 6 months service and returned
by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp Toto-
way, Oct. 25, 1780.

Jenks, Primus. List of men mustered subsequent to Jan. 17, 1778, by James Leonard,
Muster Master, dated March 17,1778; Col. Lea's (Lee's) regt.; engaged for town
of Douglas.

Jenks, Richard. Private, Capt. Joseph Noyes's co. ; enlisted July 11, 1775; service
to Dec. 31, 1775,6 mos. 5 days; company stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland
Co., for defence of seacoast.

Jenks, Thomas, Pittsfield. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. John Strong's co. ; engaged for town of Pittsfield ; joined Capt. Ash-
ley's CO., Col. Vose's regt. ; engaged April 7, 1777 ; term, 3 years ; also. Private,
Light Infantry co.. Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780 ; residence, Pittsfield ; also, Capt. Moses
Ashley's co., Col. Joseph "Vose's (1st) regt.; muster roll for July, 1780, dated
Camp "Tenith;" also, Capt. Nathaniel Cushing's (Light Infantry) co., Col.
Joseph Vose's (1st) regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated Garrison at West
Point; enlistment, during war; also, muster roll for Feb. -Nov., 1781, dated Huts
near West Point; also, muster roll for Jan., 1782, dated Hutts ; also, muster roll
for Feb., 1782, sworn to at West Point.

Jenks, William. Private, Capt. Joseph Noyes's co. ; enlisted July 11, 1775; service
to Dec. 31, 1775, 6 mos. 5 days; company stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland
Co., for defence of seacoast.

Jenne, . [This name also appears under the form of Genne, Genny, Janne, Jennee,

Jenney, Jennie, Jenny, Jennys, Jeny, Jerre, Jinny.]



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Jenne, Abishai, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Daniel Egery's co. of Minute-men, which
marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 5 days ;
also, Capt. Daniel Egery's co.. Col. Timothy Danielson's regt. ; order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Nov. 6, 1775; also, Corporal,
Capt. Benjamin Dillingham's co. ; enlisted April 17, 1776 ; service, 7 mos. 11 days ;
company stationed at Dartmouth for defence of seacoast.

Jenne, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Samuel Bri^gs's co.. Col. Theophilus Cotten's regt..
Gen. Palnior's brigade ; service, 32 days, on a secret expedition to Tiverton, R. I.,
Sept. 29, 1777 ; also, same co. and regt. ; company order dated Rochester, May 2,
1778, for bounty for service at Rhode Island, payaljle to Lieut. Solomon Young;
also, Sergeant, Capt. Henry Jenne's co. ; engaged March 14, 1781 ; discharged
March 18, 1781 ; service, 4 days; company marched to Rhode Island.

Jenne, Caleb. Sergeant, Capt. Henry Jenne's co.. Col. John Hathaway's (2d Bristol
Co.) regt.; engaged Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 6 days, on
an alarm at Rhode Island. Roll dated Dartmouth.

Jenne, Ebenezer, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Daniel Egery's co. of Minute-men,
which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service,

5 days ; also, Capt. Daniel Egery's co.. Col. Timothy Danielson's regt. ; muster
roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 4, 1775 ; service, 3 raos. 4 days ; also, order
for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Nov. 27, 1775.

Jenne, Edward. Private, Capt. Manassah Kempton's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; en-
listed Sept. 27, 1777 [service not given] ; reported deserted; company served at
Rhode Island on a secret expedition. Roll sworn to in Bristol Co.

Jenne, Elnathan, Dartmouth. List of men who marched from Dartmouth to camp
under command of Capt. Benjamin Dillingham and arrived there Feb. 15, 1776;
also. Private, Capt. Amasa Soper's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ; abstract for
advance pay for 1 month, etc., sworn to at Boston, June 19, 1776.

Jenne, Henry. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Eleazer Hathaway's (12th) co., 2d Bristol Co.
regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen in said regiment, as returned by
Edward Pope and others, dated April 5, 1776; ordered in Council April 26, 1776,
that said officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned April 26, 1776 ; also.
Lieutenant, Capt. Manassah Kempton's co.. Col. Freeman's regt.; engaged Sept.
27, 1777; discharged Oct. 29, 1777; service, 1 mo. 4 days, at Rhode Island on a
secret expedition ; also. Captain, 12th co., 2d Bristol Co. regt. of Mass. militia;
list of offlcers ; commissioned Aug. 10, 1779; also. Captain, Col. John Hathaway's
(2d Bristol Co.) regt.; engaged Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service,

6 days, on an alarm at Rhode Island ; roll dated Dartmouth.

jenne, Israel. Private, Capt. Henry Jenne's co.. Col. John Hathaway's (2d Bristol
Co.) regt. ; enlisted Aug. 2, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 8, 1780 ; service, 6 days, on an
alarm at Rhode Island. Roll dated Dartmouth

Jenne, Jabez. Private, Capt. Henry Jenne's co.. Col. John Hathaway's (2d Bristol
Co.) regt. : enlisted Aug. 2, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 8, 1780 ; service, 6 days, on an
alarm at Rhode Island. Roll dated Dartmouth.

Jenne, Jethro. Private, Lieut. Nathaniel Pope's co., later commanded by Lieut.
Joseph Damon, Col. John Hathaway's (2d Bristol Co.) regt.; enlisted Aug. 3,
1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 6 days, on an alarm at Rhode Island.

Jenne, Job. Private, Capt. Henry Jenne's co.. Col. John Hathaway's (2d Bristol Co.)
regt.; enlisted Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 6 days, on an
alarm at Rhode Island. Roll dated Dartmouth.

Jenne, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Henry Jenne's co.. Col. John Hathaway's (2d Bris-
tol Co.) regt.; enlisted Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 6 days, on
an alarm at Rhode Island. Roll dated Dartmouth.



762 ^lASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAH^ORS

Jenne, Lettice, Private, Capt. Benjamin Dillingham's co. ; enlisted April 17, 1776;
service, 7 mos. 10 days; companj' stationed at Dartmouth for defence of seacoast.
Roll dated Dartmouth.

Jenne, Levi, Dartmouth. Sergeant, Capt. Manassah Kempton's co., Col. Thomas Car-
penter's regt. ; engaged July 26, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 29, 1777 ; service, 1 mo.
7 days, at Rhode Island, including travel home; also, pay abstract for mileage
from camp at Rhode Island home to Dartmouth Sept. 1, 1777.

Jenne, Levi. Private, Lieut. Nathaniel Pope's co., later commanded by Lieut. Joseph
Damon, Col. John Hathaway's (2d Bristol Co.) regt.; enlisted Aug. 3, 1780; dis-
charged Aug. 9, 1780 ; service, 6 days, on an alarm at Rhode Island.

Jenne, Nathan, Jr., Rochester (probably). Private, Capt. Nathaniel Hammond's (2d
Rochester) co. of militia, which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm
of April 19, 1775, to Marshfield ; service, 4 days.

Jenne, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Hammond's co.. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's
(4th Plymouth Co.) regt.; service, 15 days; company marched from Rochester
to Rhode Island on an alarm in Dec, 1776.

Jenne, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Henry Jenne's co., Col. John Hathaway's (2d
Bristol Co.) regt.; enlisted Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 6
days, on an alarm at Rhode Island. Roll dated Dartmouth.

Jenne, Paul, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Daniel Egery's co.. Col. Timothy Daniel-
son's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 6, 1775 ; service, 3 mos.
2 days; also, order dated Dartmouth, Dec. 27, 1775, signed by Jabez Jenne, for
money due his son Paul Jenne, deceased, in lieu of a bounty coat; certificate on
reverse of order, signed by Capt. Daniel Egery, certifies that Paul Jenne, deceased,
a soldier in his company. Col. Danielson's regt., never received a bounty coat or
the value thereof.

Jenne, Prince. Private, Capt. George Claghorn's co.. Col. Abiel Mitchell's regt.;
enlisted July 31, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 31, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 2 days ; regiment
raised in Bristol Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months ; also, list of men
raised in Bristol Co. to serve in the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of Dec.
2, 1780, as attested by James Williams, Superintendent for said county ; engaged
for town of Dartmouth ; also, descriptive list of men raised agreeable to resolve of
Dec. 2, 1780, returned as received by Ebenezer Crocker, at Taunton, June 6, 1780
[81] , to be conducted to Springfield and delivered to Col. Shepard ; age, 22 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, light; occupation, laborer; engaged for town of
Dartmouth ; engaged May 30, 1781 ; term, 3 years ; said Jenne reported as having
been detained to march with next party ; also, list ofmen returned as received by
said Jenne, at Taunton, June 19, 1781, to be conducted to Springfield and delivered
to Col. Shepard; also, Private, Capt. Francis Green's co.. Col. Joseph Yose's (1st)
regt.; muster roll for July, 1781 ; also, muster rolls for Aug. and Sept., 1781, dated
Camp Peekskill; a/so, muster rolls for Oct. and Nov., 1781, Jan. -March, 1782,
dated York Huts.

Jenne, Samuel [?], Rochester. Corporal, Capt. Nathaniel Hammond's (2d Roches-
ter) CO. of militia, which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April
19, 1775, to Marshfield; service, 4 days.

Jenne, Seth, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. George Claghorn's co.. Col. Abiel Mitchell's
regt.; enlisted July 31, 1780; discharged Oct. 31, 1780; service, 3 mos. 2 days;
regiment raised in Bristol Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months ; also,
Capt. Henry Jenne's co. ; enlisted March 14, 1781; discharged March 18, 1781;
service, 4 days ; company marched to Rhode Island ; also, Capt. Daniel Drake's
CO., Col. Drury's (Bristol Co.) regt. ; marched from home Aug. 27, 1781 ; arrived
at camp Sept. 6, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 6, 1781 ; arrived home Dec. 17, 1781; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 20 days ; company marched to North river.



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Jenne, Silas. Private, Capt. Henry Jenne's co., Col. John Hathaway's (2d Bristol
Co.) regt. ; enlisted Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 6 days, on an
alarm at Rhode Island. Roll dated Dartmouth.

Jenne, TiiioTHT. Private, Capt. Henry Jenne's co., Col. John Hathaway's (2d Bristol
Co.) regt.; enlisted Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 6 days, on
an alarm at Rhode Island. Roll dated Dartmouth.

Jenne, William, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Manassah Kempton's co.. Col. Thomas
Carpenter's regt.; enlisted July 26, 1777; discharged Aug. 29, 1777; service, 1
mo. 7 days, at Rhode Island, including travel home; also, same co. and regt.;
pay abstract for mileage from camp at Rhode Island home to Dartmouth Sept. 1,
1777; also, Capt. Henry Jenne's co., Col. John Hathaway's (2d Bristol Co.) regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 6 days, on an alarm at
Rhode Island.

Jennee, Abishai, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Daniel Egrey's (Egery's) co.. Col.
Timothy Danielson's regt. ; company return dated Camp at Roxbury, Oct. 6,
1775.

Jennee, Caleb, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Daniel Egery's co. of Minute-men, which
marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 5 days.

Jennee, Ebenezer, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Daniel Egrey's (Egery's) co.. Col.
Timothy Danielson's regt. ; company return dated Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775.

Jennee, Jabez. Private, Capt. Manassah Kempton's co., Col. Freeman's regt. ; enlisted
Sept. 27, 1777; discharged Oct. 29, 1777; service, 1 mo. 4 days, at Rhode Island
on a secret expedition. Roll sworn to in Bristol Co.

Jennee, " Jehazel," Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Daniel Egery's co. of Minute-men,
which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
5 days.

Jennee, Paul, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Daniel Egrey's (Egery's) co.. Col. Timothy
Danielson's regt. ; company return dated Camp at Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775 ; reported
died Aug. 10, 1775.

Jennee, Tucker, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Daniel Egery's co. of Minute-men,
which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service,
5 days.

Jennegs, Stephen, Norton. Corporal, Capt. Silas Cobb's co.. Col. Timothy Walker's
regt. ; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775.

Jennengs, Solomon, Sutton. Descriptive list of men raised in Worcester Co. for the
term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill ; Capt. Putnam's co.,
Col. Holman's regt. ; age, 24 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in. ; complexion, dark (also
given mulatto) ; residence, Sutton ; arrived at Fishkill June 7, 1778.

Jennens, Job, Cambridge. Private, Capt. John Walton's co.. Col. Brooks's regt.;
company return dated Oct. 31, 1776 ; reported sent with the wounded.

Jennens, Solomon. Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Johnson's co.. Col. Johnson's regt.; en-
gaged Aug. 14, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1777 ; service, 4 mos., with Northern
army, including 13 days (265 miles) travel home. Roll sworn to at Andover.

Jenner, Samuel. Capt. Peter Coburn's co., Col. Bridge's regt. ; order for advance pay,
signed by said Jenner and others, dated Cambridge, June 6, 1775; also, company
receipts for wages for Sept. and Oct., 1775, dated Cambridge.

Jenners, . [This name also appears under the form of Giners, Janners, Jenner.]

Jenners, David, Concord. Sergeant, Colonel's co.. Col. Thomas Nixon's regt. ; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Jan. 30, 1777 [8] ;
reported deserted; also, Capt. Adam Wheeler's co.. Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th)



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Jenners, David, continued.

regt. ; return for clothing for the year 1777; engaged Jan. 1, 1777; reported de-
serted; also, descriptive list of deserters, dated Camp Ten Eyclc, Aug. 27, 1780;
Colonel's co.. Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt.; rank, Sergeant; age, 34 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; e.yes, blue; occupation,
housewright; birthplace, Middlesex Co.; residence, Concord; deserted Jan. 30,
1778.

Jenners, John. Col. David Henley's regt. ; return of recruits for knapsacks, dated
Boston, Feb. 16, 1778; reported under marching orders.

Jenners, Samuel, Charlestown. Private, Capt. Peter Coburn's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Bridge's (27th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 14, 1775; ser-
vice, 2 mos. 23 days; also, company return dated Sept. 26, 1775.

Jenners, Samuel. Seaman, brigantine " Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. Allen
Hallet; engaged Feb. 11, 1779; discharged April 30, 1779; service, 2 mos. 20 days.

Jennerson, Moses. Capt. Longley's co.. Col. Whitcomb's regt. ; company receipts for
wages for Aug. and Sept., 1775, dated Prospect Hill ; also. Private, Capt. John
Hartwell's co.. Col. Dike's regt.; payroll for gun and blanket money allowed
agreeable to resolve of Nov. 27, 1776 ; company certified as having remained in
service until March 1, 1777.

Jennerson, William, Sutton. List of men raised for the 6 months service and re-
turned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp
Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780.

Jennerson, William. Private, Capt. Caleb Champney's co. ; enlisted Feb. 22, 1779;
discharged May 21, 1779; service, 3 mos., with guards under Maj. Gen. Gates at
and about Boston.

Jennerson, William, Jr. Private, Capt. Caleb Champney's co. ; enlisted Feb. 13,
1779; discharged May 12, 1779; service, 3 mos., with guards under Maj. Gen.
Gates at and about Boston.

Jenneson, John. List of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for
Worcester Co., to serve at Rhode Island until Jan. 1, 1780; Capt. Pratt's co., Col.
Rice's regt. ; mustered June 29, 1779 ; engaged for town of Hardwick.

Jenneson, Joseph Brooks. List of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master
for Worcester Co. ; Capt. Holden's co.. Col. Nixon's regt. ; mustered May 23,
1777; term, 3 years; a^so. Private, Capt. Abel Holden's (3d) co.. Col. Thomas
Nixon's (5th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from April 23,
1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; credited to town of Shrewsbury; also, same regt.; pay
abstract for rations allowed between June 11, 1777, and Aug. 31, 1777, certified at
Albany ; said Jenneson credited with 43 days allowance ; also, Capt. Holden's co..
Col. Thomas Nixon's (5th) regt. ; return of men who were in camp on or before
Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subsequently except on furlough,
etc., certified at Camp near Peekskill, Feb. 16, 1779; also, same co. and regt.;
muster roll for May, 1779, dated Highlands; enlisted April 23, 1777; reported on
command with baggage; also, Capt. Holden's co.. Col. Nixon's (6tb) regt.; pay
rolls for Aug.-Dec, 1779; also, Capt. Holden's co., 6th Mass. regt.; return for
clothing for the year 1780 ; receipt for said clothing, dated Peekskill, Dec. 5, 1779.

Jenneson, Phineas, Watertown. Private, Capt. Samuel Barnard's co. of militia. Col.
Thomas Gardner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
2 days.

Jennesh, . [This name appears under the form of Gennis, Ginness.]

Jennett, " Among." List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 18, 1778; Capt. Lunt's co., Col. Henley's regt.
[See Amory Genet and Emon Ginnet.]



IN THE WAR OF TJIE REVOLUTION. 765



Jennet, Elnathan. Private, Capt. Amasa Soper's CO., Coi. Thomas Marshall's regt. ;
service from Nov. 1, 1776, to Dec. 1, 1776, 1 mo. 3 days, including travel (60 miles)
home. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Jennet, Elnathan. Receipt dated Hardwick, May 1, 1781, for bounties paid said
Jenney and others by the town of Hardwick for 3 mos. service as militia.

Jennet, Ignatius. Private, Capt. Timothy Paige's co., Col. John Rand's regt. ; en-
listed July 5, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 15 days, at West
Point, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home; company raised for 3 months.
Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

Jennet, Ignatius. Corporal, Capt. Ignatius Loring's co., Lieut. Col. Putnam's regt.;
enlisted Sept. 4, 1781; discharged Dec. 8, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 17 days, including
12 days (240 miles) travel home; regiment raised in Plymouth Co. to reinforce
army under Gen. Washington for 3 months.

Jennet, John, Jr., Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Thomas Kempton's co. of Minute-men,
which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service,

5 days.

Jennet, Nathan. Private, Capt. Barnabas Doty's co.. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 13, 1778; discharged Sept. 17, 1778; service, 5 days, on an alarm at
Falmouth, Barnstable Co.

Jennet, Prince, Hardwick. Private, Capt. Edmund Hodges's co.. Col. Job Cushing's
regt. ; enlisted July 27, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 29, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 7 days, at
the Northward, including 4 days (85 miles) travel home.

Jenngss, Benjamin, Jr. Receipt dated Brookfield, Oct. 20, 1779, for bounties paid
said Jenngss and others by the Selectmen to serve in the Continental Army for
the term of 3 months, agreeable to resolve of Oct. 9, 1779.

Jennie, Edward. Matross ; pay roll for wages of men enlisted at Dartmouth in Capt.
Perez Cushing's co., made up to Sept. 22, 1778, excluding the month of August,
and endorsed " CoU'o Crafts' Regiment ; " enlisted April 29, 1778 ; service, 3 mos.
24 days.

Jennie, Levi. Petition dated Boston, Sept. 13, 1779, signed by Otis J. Henley and
others, asking that said Jennie be commissioned as commander of the schooner
" Phoenix " (privateer) , lying in Dartmouth harbor ; ordered in Council Sept. 13,
1779, that a commission be issued.

Jennies, Joseph. Capt. Wentworth Stuart's co., Col. Edmund Phinney's regt. ; order
for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Fort No. 2, Cambridge, Oct. 26,
1775.

Jenning, Benjamin, Jr. List of men, dated Brookfield, June 30, 1778, showing ser-
vice credited to them, respectively, as returned by the committee chosen to make
an average of the service rendered to the credit of the 3d Precinct of Brookfield ;
total amount of service rendered made to average 5^ months for each single poll in
said precinct; said Jenning credited with 16^ mos. service.

Jenning, Eliphalet. 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, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; eyes,
blue ; occupation, farmer ; engaged for town of Dunstable ; engaged May 4, 1781 ;
term, 3 years.

Jenning, Gershom. Private ; pay roll of a company of volunteers who enlisted from
Capt. Nathan Hamilton's co., belonging to the 3d Precinct in Brookfield, upon
application to Committee of Safety of Brookfield by Samuel Webb, Conductor of
Ordnance Stores at that place; service from Jan. 1, 1779, to Feb. 6, 1779, 1 mo.

6 days, under Lieut. Joseph Olmstead, guarding magazine stores.



766 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jenning, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Thomas Cogswell's co., Col. Baldwin's (26th)
regt. ; pay abstracts for March and May, 1776.

Jenning, Joseph, Bradford. Corporal, Capt. Nathaniel Gage's co., Col. James Frye's
regt. ; company return dated Cambridge, Sept. 6, 1775.

Jenning, Joseph^ Framingham. Private, Capt. Simon Edgell's co. of Minute-men,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Concord and Cambridge ; ser-
vice, 17 days.

Jennings, . [This name also appears under the form of Geninings, Gennens, Gen-

nings, Gennins, Ginens, Ginings, Ginnens, Ginnings, Ginnins, Jannens, Jannings,
Jeneings, Jening, Jenings, Jenins, Jennegs, Jennengs, Jennens, Jenngss, Jennies,
Jenning, Jennins, Jinings, Jinnes, Jinning, Jinnings, Jinnins, Jnniges, Jnnigess,
Jnnings, Tennins.]

Jennings, , Plymouth. Corporal, Capt. Samuel N. Nelson's co., Col. Aaron Wil-

lard's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from home to Skeensborough,
via No. 4 or Charlestown, dated Boston, Jan. -, 1777; 242 miles travel allowed
said Jennings ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc.,
home from Fort Edward lo Plymouth and adjacent towns, via Albany, dated
Plymouth, Dec. 20, 1776; 280 miles travel allowed said Jennings.

Jennings, Abel, Monson. 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 28, 1780; age, 19 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 11 in. ; complexion, light; engaged for
town of Monson ; marched to camp July 31, 1780, under command of Capt. Green-
leaf ; also, 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;
also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Monson for service in the
Continental Army during 1780; marched July 31, 1780; discharged Feb. 1, 1781 ;
service, 6 mos. 9 days, including travel (140 miles) home.

Jennings, Benjamin (also given Benjamin, Jr.), Brookfield. 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 Maj.
Peter Harwood, of 6th Mass. regt., at Springfield, July 1, 1780; age, 17 yrs.;
stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ; complexion, dark ; engaged for town of Brookfield ; marched



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