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to camp July 1, 1780, under command of Ensign Joseph Miller; 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 Brookfield for service in the Continental
Army during 1780; marched June 30, 1780; discharged Dec. 15, 1780; service,
5 mos. 23 days, including travel (150 miles) home.

Jennings, Benjamin. List of men mustered Aug. 18 [year not given] by Thomas
Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co., for the term of 6 months, endorsed
" 1777;" Capt. Wilson's co.. Col. Keyes's regt.

Jennings, Benjamin. Corporal, Capt. Caleb Champney's detachment of guards. Col.
Gerrish's regt.; muster roll sworn to at Boston, Aug. 14, 1778; detachment
drafted to serve for 6 weeks from July 29, 1778 ; also, Capt. Caleb Champney's
CO., Maj. Goodwin's detachment from Col. Gerrish's regt. of guards; engaged
July 29, 1778; service to Sept. 10, 1778, 1 mo. 11 days, at Boston.

Jennings, Benjamin. Receipt dated Springfield, June 7, 1782, for bounty paid said
Jennings by Lieut. Adams, Chairman of Class No. 4 of the town of Brookfield, to
serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Jenninos, Benjamin, Jr., Brookfield. Private, Capt. Ithamar Wright's co. of Minute-
men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; returned home May 1, 1775;
service, 15 days.



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Jennings, Beriah, Springfield (also given Ludlow). Private, Capt. Gideon Burt's
CO., Col. Timothy Danielson's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted
April 28, 1775; service, 3 mos. 11 days; also, company return dated Roxbury
Camp, Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated
Dec. 22, 1775.

Jennings, Daniel, Andover. Private, Capt. John Davis's co., Col. James Frye's
regt. ; return of men in camp at Cambridge, dated May 17, 1775 ; also, Capt. John
Davis's CO., Col. James Frye's regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Jen-
nings and others, dated Cambridge, June 8, 1775; also, same co. and regt.; com-
pany return dated Cambridge, Oct. 5, 1775; enlisted May 14, 1775; also, order
for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp before Boston, Dec. 13,
1775.

Jennings, Daniel, Framingham. Private, Capt. Asa Drury's co.. Col. Turner's regt. ;
enlisted July 27, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1781 ; service, 4 mos. 7 days ; roll en-
dorsed "five months Service at Rhode Island;" also, certificate dated Naticl?,
Feb. 25, 1784, signed by Capt. Asa Drury, certifying that said Jennings served
under him in the 5 months service at Rhode Island in 1781.

Jennings, Daniel (also given Daniel, Jr.), Holliston. Private, Capt. John Stone's
(Holliston) CO. of militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Rox-
bury; service, 7 days; also, list of men belonging to Capt. John Gleason's co.,
endorsed "North Kingston June 26, 1777;" deposition made by Micah Balcom
July 26, 1844, states that he engaged the first part of May, 1777, in Capt. Gleason's
CO., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt., and rendered 2 mos. 8 days service at Rhode
Island ; said company was made up of men from Marlborough, Stow, Sudbury,
Framingham, Natick, Sherburne, Holliston, and Hopkinton; also, Capt. Amos
Perry's co.. Col. Haws's regt.; enlisted July 28, 1778; discharged Sept. 12, 1778;
service, 1 mo. 17 days, at Rhode Island; also, Capt. Staples Chamberlin's co.,
Col. Dean's regt.; enlisted March 7, 1781; discharged March 14, 1781; service,
11 days, including 3 days (60 miles) travel home; company marched to Rhode
Island by order of His Excellency John Hancock on a 40 days expedition.

Jennings, Daniel, Methuen. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Feb. 16, 1777; Capt. Child's co., Col. Grea-
ton's regt. ; also, Private, Capt. Abijah Child's co.. Col. John Greaton's (2d) regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 8, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
reported invalided ; also, same co. and regt. ; return [year not given] ; residence,
Methuen ; enlisted for town of Methuen ; mustered by County Muster Master Bar-
ber ; also, Lieut. Ephraim Minot's corps of invalids stationed at Boston ; joined
July 26, 1778 ; service to Oct. 1, 1778, 2 mos. 5 days ; order for payment of amount
of roll dated at Headquarters, Boston, and signed by Maj. Gen. W. Heath; also,
order on the Board of War, payable to Lieut. Ephraim Minot, commanding oflfi-
cer of the corps of invalids stationed at Boston, endorsed "Boston Jan'y 1779,"
signed by said Jennings and others, for clothing due them as a donation from the
several towns of the State ; also, Capt. Moses McFarland's co. of invalids stationed
at Boston, Col. Lewis Nichola's regt. ; muster rolls dated Sept. 9, and Oct. 2, 1779 ;
also, same co. and regt.; muster roll for Oct., 1779; also, Capt. McFarland's
corps of invalids; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780,
to April 19, 1780; reported transferred from Col. Greaton's regt.

Jennings, Daniel. Receipt dated April 1, 1781, for bounty paid said Jennings by
Benjamin Stevens, on behalf of a class of the town of Methuen, to serve in the
Continental Army for the term of 3 years, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780.

Jennings, Daniel. Gunner (also given Corporal), Capt. Amos Lincoln's (Artillery)
CO. ; service from Nov. 1, 1782, to date of discharge, July 18, 1783, 8 mos. 18 days <
Roll dated Boston.



768 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jennings, Ephraim, Ashfield. Sergeant, Lieut. Samuel Bartlet's co., which marched
April 22, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service to April 26,
1775, 5 days.

Jennings, Ephraim, Natick. Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Morse's co., Col. Samuel
Bullard's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2 days.

Jennings, Ephraim. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Benjamin Fhilips's 6th (also given Capt.
Samuel Taylor's 5th) co.. Col. David Field's (5th Hampshire Co.) regt. of Mass.
militia; list of officers chosen in said regiment, dated Deerfield, April 22, 1776;
ordered in Council May 3, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported com-
missioned May 3, 1776; also, Lieutenant, in command of a company. Col. David
Field's (Hampshire Co.) regt. ; engaged Aug. 17, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 21, 1777 ;
service, 5 days, on expedition to Northern department at the time of the battle of
Bennington ; roll dated Ashfield and sworn to at Deerfield.

Jennings, Ephraim. Lieutenant, Capt. Abel Dinsmor's co.. Col. Elisha Porter's
(Hampshire Co.) regt.; engaged July 20, 1779; discharged Aug. 31, 1779; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 17 days, at New London, Conn., including 5 days (108 miles) travel
home.

Jennings, Francis, Boston. Private, Colonel's co.. Col. Henry Jackson's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Nov. 11, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
also, Capt. Ezra Lunt's co.. Col. David Henley's regt.; pay rolls for April and
May, 1778, sworn to at Providence ; also, 1st co. commanded by Capt. Lieut. John
Hobby, Col. Jackson's regt.; pay roll for April, 1779, sworn to at Pawtuxet;
also, same co. and regt. ; company return dated Camp at Providence, July 9,
1779; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for July, 1779, sworn to at Camp Provi-
dence; also. Colonel's co.. Col. Jackson's (16th) regt.; regimental return made
up to Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at Providence; enlisted Nov. 11, 1777; enlist-
ment, 3 years (also given during war) .

Jennings, Isaac, Natick. Private, Capt. Joseph Morse's co.. Col. Samuel Bullard's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 5 days ; also, Capt.
James Mellen's co.. Col. Jonathan Ward's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ;
enlisted April 25, 1775; service, 3 mos. 14 days; also, order for bounty coat or its
equivalent in money dated Dorchester, Dec. 26, 1775.

Jennings, Isaac, Natick. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master
for Sufi"olk Co., dated Boston, May 11, 1777; Capt. Morse's co., Col. Putnam's
regt.; also. Corporal, Capt. Morse's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt.; Con-
tinental Army pay accounts for service from April 15, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; re-
ported as serving 13 mos. 16 days as Corporal, 19 mos. as Sergeant; also, 3d
Corporal, Capt. Joseph Morse's co.. Col. Putnam's (4th) regt.; return dated
Albany, Feb. 9, 1778 ; residence, Natick ; enlisted for town of Natick ; mustered
by Col. Barber; also, Sergeant, Capt. Morse's co.. Col. Putnam's regt.; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; said
Jennings certified in copy of his discharge, dated Quarters, West Point, Jan. 5,
1781, as having served 9 months beyond his term of enlistment.

Jennings, Isaac. Private, Capt. Ezra Eames's (8th) co.. Col. Abner Perry's regt.;

enlisted July 28, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 3, 1780 ; service, 10 days, including 3 days

(60 miles) travel home; company marched to Rhode Island. Roll dated

HoUiston.
Jennings, James, Pembroke. Private, Capt. Freedom Chamberlain's co., Gen. John

Thomas's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service,

3 mos. 6 days. [See Samuel Jennings.]

Jennings, James. Private, Capt. Carpenter's co.. Col. Simeon Gary's regt.. Gen. John
Fellows's brigade; copy of a list of men stationed at New York and White Plains
for 5 months and dismissed Dec. 1, 1776; also, Capt. Nathaniel Carpenter's co.,



LM THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 769

Jennings, James, continued.

Col. John Hathaway's regt. ; engaged April 21, 1777 ; service, 23 days ; company
stationed at Tiverton, R. I.; also, Capt. Simeon Cole's co., Col. Thomas Car-
penter's regt.; enlisted Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 8 days,
on an alarm at Tiverton, R. I.

Jennings, Job. Private, Capt. Bartholomew York's (late Capt. John Rice's) co., Col.
Edmund Phinney's (18th) rogt. ; muster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec.
8, 1776 ; enlisted March 1, 1776 (also given Jan. 1, 1776, by Capt. York) ; reported
discharged Sept. 30, 1776.

Jennings, Joel. List of men, dated Brookfield, June 30, 1778, showing service cred-
ited 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 ;
no service credited to said Jennings ; also, Private, Capt. Newell's co. ; enlisted
Nov. 3, 1778; discharged Nov. 18, 1778; service, 15 days; company detached
from Gen. Warner's brigade to join Col. Gerrish's regt. of guards and escort
troops of Saratoga convention from Rutland to Enfield, Conn. ; also, pay roll of
a company of volunteers who enlisted from Capt. Nathan Hamilton's co., be-
longing to the 3d Precinct in Brookfield, upon application to Committee of Safety
of Brookfield by Samuel Webb, Conductor of Ordnance Stores at that place ; ser-
vice from Jan. 1, 1779, to Feb. 6, 1779, 1 mo. 6 days, under Lieut. Joseph Olrastead,
guarding magazine stores, and 6 days in addition guarding stores to Providence
by order of Col. Chevers, making a total of 1 mo. 12 days service.

Jennings, Joel. Private, Capt. Silas Walker's co., Maj. Nathaniel Heath's detach-
ment; enlisted Nov. 1, 1779; discharged Feb. 1, 1780; service, 3 mos. 4 days, with
guards at Boston.

Jennings, John, Bradford. Private, Capt. John Savory's (2d Bradford) co., Col.
Samuel Johnson's regt., which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775,
to Cambridge; said Jennings marched April 19, 1775; left place of rendezvous
April 23, 1775; service, i\ days.

Jennings, John, Methuen. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master
for Suflfolk Co., dated Boston, March 2, 1777 ; Capt. Cushing's co., Col. Patterson's
regt.; a/¬Ђo, Private, Major's co., Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780 ; residence, Methuen ; also,
Capt. Luke Hitchcock's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt. ; muster rolls for Jan.
and Feb., 1782, dated Hutts; term, during war; also, muster roll for April, 1782,
dated Garrison, West Point; reported on command with gun-boat.

Jennings, Jonathan, Boston (also given Shrewsbury). List of men raised to serve in
the Continental Army from 6th Worcester Co. regt., as returned by Capt. Ebenezer
Ingalsbe ; reported joined Light Horse regt. ; also, list of men raised to serve in
the Continental Army, as returned by William Mclntash (Mcintosh), Colonel of
1st Suffolk Co. regt.; residence, Boston; engaged for town of Needham ; joined
Capt. Crafts's co.. Col. Shelden's regt.; term, 3 years; also. Private, Col. Shel-
don's dragoons ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from May 7, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; also, returns of oflScers and men belonging to Massachusetts in
Col. Elisha Sheldon's (2d) regt. of light dragoons, certified at Durham, April 22,
1779, and at Fishkill, June 18, 1779; residence, Shrewsbury; engaged for town
of Shrewsbury ; engaged May 7, 1777 (also given May 5, 1777, by Capt. Crafts) ;
term, during war.

Jennings, Jonathan, Shrewsbury (also given Worcester). Order for advance pay,
etc., payable to Capt. J. Swan, dated Boston, July 3, 1776, signed by said Jen-
nings and others belonging to Col. Crafts's regt. ; also, Matross, Capt. James
Swan's (1st) co., Col. Thomas Crafts's (Artillery) regt.; service from Aug. 1,



770 :^IASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jennings, Jonathan, continued.

1776, to Dec. 1, 1776, 4 mos. ; also, Capt. Philip Marett's (1st) co., Col. Thomas
Crafts's (Artilleiy) regt. ; service from Dec. 1, 1776, to May 8, 1777, 5 mos. 7 days.

Jennings, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Thomas Cogswell's co., Lieut. Col. Baldwin's
regt. ; pay abstract for Dec, 1775 ; enlisted Dec. 1, 177;') ; also, 2Gth regt. ; account
of articles lost at the evacuation of New York Sept. 14, 1776 ; also, list of men
belonging to the 26th regt. who agreed to tarry 6 weeks from the last of Dec, 1776,
as returned by Col. Loammi Baldwin, dated Trenton, Jan. 1, 1777 ; also, order on
William Coldwill, Paymaster, 26th regt., for wages, dated Woburn, Oct. 22, 1777,
signed by said Jennings, payable to Col. Baldwin.

Jennings, Jonathan. List of men, dated Brookfield, June 30, 1778, showing service
credited to them, respectively, as returned Ijy 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; no service credited to said Jennings; also, list of men mustered by
Thomas Newhall, Muster Master, to serve in Col. Waid's regt. at Rhode Island
[year not given] ; Capt. Cutler's co.

Jennings, Jonathan. Corporal, Capt. Silas Walker's co., Maj. Nathaniel Heath's
detachment; enlisted Nov. 1, 1779; discharged Feb. 1, 1780; service, 3 mos. 4
days, with guards at Boston.

Jennings, Joseph, Bradford. Corporal, Capt. Nathaniel Gage's co. of Minute-men,
Col. James Frye's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 7
days; also, Capt. Nathaniel Gage's co.. Col. James Frye's regt.; return of men
in camp at Cambridge, dated May 17, 1775; also, same co. and regt. ; receipt for
advance pay, signed by said Jennings, dated Cambridge, July 12, 1775.

Jennings, Joseph, Framinghara. Petition addressed to Gen. Ward, dated Camp
Cambridge, June 5, 1775, signed by said Jennings and others belonging to Capt.
Drury's co., stating that they had enlisted to serve in Col. Nixon's regt., but had
been shifted to Col. Gardner's regt., and requesting that they might be permitted to
continue in Col. Nixon's regt. ; also, Capt. Thomas Drury's co., Col. John Nixon's
(5th) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Jennings and others, dated
Cambridge, June 20, 1775 ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775; service, 3 mos. 5 days; also, company return
dated Winter Hill, Sept. 30, 1775; also, Capt. Micajah Gleasou's (3d) co., Lieut.
Col. Thomas Nixon's (4th) regt. ; regimental return dated North Castle, Nov. 9,
1776; also, company receipts given to Benjamin Heywood, Paymaster, 4th regt.,
for wages for Sept.-Dec, 1776, for service in (late) Capt. Gleason's co. ; also.
Corporal, Capt. Nathan Drury's (6th) co.. Col. Abner Perry's regt.; engaged
July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days, including 3 days (70
miles) travel home; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

Jennings, Joseph, Rye. Private, Capt. Wentworth Stuart's co.. Col. Edmund Phin-
ney's (31st) regt.; company return dated Sept. 29, 1775; enlisted May 24, 1775.
[See Job Jennins.]

Jennings, Lebbeus, Deerfield. Private, Capt. Jonas Lock's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Williams's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 9 days;
also, Capt. Thaddeus Russell's co.. Col. Jonathan Brewer's regt. ; company return
[probably Oct., 1775] ; reported killed June 17, 1775.

Jennings, Levi. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. John Studson's (Stutson's) co., Col. Jabez
Hatch's (Boston) regt. of militia; list of officers chosen by the several companies
in said regiment; ordered in Council Aug. 11, 1777, that said officers be commis-
sioned ; ordered in Council Aug. 14, 1777, that previous order be reconsidered and
that commissions be issued only to officers of the Light Infantry co. ; also, return
made by said Jennings, Lieutenant, Col. Crafts's regt. stationed at Castle Island,



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Jennings, Levi, continued.

for rations from Sept. 24, 1777, to Nov. 2, 1777, 38 days ; also, Lieutenant, Capt.
Nathaniel Heath's detachment. Col. Thomas Crafts's regt. ; service, 1 mo. 8 days ;
detachment drafted for service at and about Boston ; State bounty allowed agreea-
ble to resolves of Sept. 16, 1777, and Feb. 13, 1779; also, Captain, 9th co., Boston
regt. of militia ; list of officers [year not given] ; also. Captain ; regimental pay ab-
stract of militia belonging to the town of Boston for service as guards under Maj.
Gen. Gates ; service between Jan. 3, 1779, and Feb. 7, 1779, 3 days, at Boston ; ab-
stract endorsed " Capt. Heath Boston Guards Jan'y 1779; " also, list of captains
belonging to Col. Jabez Hatch's regt. of guards stationed at Boston under Gen.
Gates Jan. 1, 1779, and under Gen. Heath [year not given] ; said Jennings re-
ported as under Gen. Gates; also, list dated Boston, May 10, 1780, of officers who
desired that the resignations of their respective commissions in the Boston regt.
of militia be accepted and whose requests were approved by Col. Edward Proctor ;
ordered in Council May 13, 1780, that said resignations be accepted.

Jennings, Moses. List of men, dated Brookfield, June 30, 1778, showing service cred-
ited to them, respectively, as returned by the committee chosen to make an aver-
age 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 Jennings credited with 7 mos. service.

Jennings, Nathaniel, Pembroke. Private, Capt. Thomas Turner's co. of militia,
Col. Anthony Thomas's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the
alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 3 days ; also, Capt. John Turner's co.. Col. John
Cushing's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 21, 1776; service, 2 mos., at Rhode Island.

Jennings, Peter. Seaman, ship "Protector," commanded by Capt. John Foster
Williams; engaged Oct. 23, 1780; returned from captivity May 9, 1781; service,
6 mos. 16 days ; also, receipt dated May 22, 1783, for wages for service to May
10, 1783, on board the frigate " Hague," commanded by Capt. John Manley.

Jennings, Robert, Stafford. Private, Capt. Caleb Keep's co.. Col. William Shepard's
regt. ; return dated Jan. 31, 1778 ; residence, Stafford ; enlisted for town of South
Brimfield ; enlistment, 8 months ; mustered by State and Continental Muster
Masters.

Jennings, Samuel, Pembroke. Private, Capt. Thomas Turner's co. of militia. Col.
Anthony Thomas's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm
of April 19, 1775; service, 3 days; also, Capt. Freedom Chamberlin's co., Gen.
John Thomas's regt. ; company return dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 6, 1775 ; also,
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Nov. 9, 1775 ; [see
James Jennings] ; also. Private, Capt. Ichabod Bonney's co.. Col. John Cushing's
regt.; service, 17 days; company marched to Providence, R. I., on the alarm of
Dec. 9, 1776; also, Capt. John Turner's co., Col. Theophilus Cotton's regt.;
marched Sept. 28, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 3 days ; company marched to Rhode Island.

Jennings, Samuel. Private, Capt. Simeon Fish's co.. Col. Freeman's regt.; enlisted
Sept. 11, 1779; discharged Sept. 12, 1779; service, 2 days, on an alarm at Fal-
mouth ; company ordered out by Brig. Otis. Roll dated Sandwich.

Jennings, Solomon, Methuen. Private, Capt. John Davis's co., Col. James Frye's
regt. ; return of men in camp at Cambridge, dated May 17, 1775 ; also, same co.
and regt. ; company return dated Cambridge ; enlisted Feb. 14, 1775; reported in
the train June 7, 1775; also, Capt. John Popkin's co.. Col. Richard Gridley's
(Artillery) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Jennings and others,
dated Winter Hill, June 14, 1775; also. Gunner, same co. and regt. ; company re-
turn dated Sept. 27, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money
dated Winter Hill, Jan. 2, 1770. [See Solomon Jnnigess.]



772 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Jennings, Solomon. List of men raised in Worcester Co. for the term of 9 months
from the time of their arrival at Fishliill, agreeable to resolve of April 20,1778,
returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Tutnam,
July 20, 1778; engaged for town of Sutton; arrived at Fishkill June 19, 1778.

Jennings, Stephen, Norton. Corporal, Capt. Silas Cobb's co., Col. Timothy Walker's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 29, 1775; service, 3 raos. 10
days; also, Capt. Thomas Pierce's co.. Col. Knox's (Artillery) regt.; return of
men who enlisted for the ensuing year under the new establishment, dated Rox-
bury Camp, Dec. 16, 1775.

Jennings, Stephen. Private, Capt. Lawson Buckminster's (2d) co., Col. Abner Perry's
regt. ; enlisted July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days, at Rhode
Island on an alarm, including 3 days (70 miles) travel home.

Jennings, William. Private, Capt. Israel Hix's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.;
enlisted July 30, 1778; discharged Sept. 10, 1778; service, 1 mo. 13 days, on an
expedition to Rhode Island ; company raised in Bristol Co.

Jennings, William. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Heath's detachment. Col. Thomas
Crafts's regt. ; service, 1 mo. 8 days ; detachment drafted for service at and about
Boston ; State bounty allowed agreeable to resolves of Sept. 16, 1777, and Feb.
13, 1779.

Jennings, William. Private, Capt. Joseph Shed's co.. Col. Joseph Gerrish's (1st)
regt.; enlisted Oct. 18, 1779; discharged Dec. 2, 1779; service, 1 mo. 14 days,
near Claverack.

Jennings, William. Private, Lieut. William Bird's co., Col. Thayer's regt.; enlisted
July 19, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos.3 days, including 11 days
(220 miles) travel home; regiment raised in Suffolk Co. to reinforce Continental
Army for 3 months and stationed at West Point; also, descriptive return dated
Boston, Jan. 5, 1781, made by Edward Procter, Colonel of Boston regt., of men
who had enlisted to serve in the militia under Brig. Gen. John Fellows for the
term of 3 months from the time of their arrival at place of rendezvous, unless
sooner discharged, and who had received bounty and mileage due them of said
Col. Procter; Capt. Cooke's co. ; age, 20 yrs.; stature, 6 ft. 1 in.; complexion,
light.

Jennings, William. List of Mass. State pensioners ; said Jennings pensioned March
3, 1792, for life; amount of annual pension $50.

Jennins, Benjamin. Corporal, Capt. Francis Willson's co.. Col. Danforth Keyes's
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 10, 1777 ; service to Dec. 31, 1777, 4 mos. 20 days, at Rhode
Island.

Jennins, Benjamin. Private, Maj. Nathaniel Heath's co. ; enlisted June 17, 1779;
discharged Aug. 10, 1779; service, 1 mo. 25 days, with guards at and about
Boston ; company raised for 3 months.

Jennins, Ephraim, Ashfleld. Sergeant, Capt. Ebenezer Webber's co., Col. John
Fellows's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service,
3 mos. 11 days.

Jennins, Francis, Boston. Private, Colonel's co.. Col. Henry Jackson's (16th) regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780;



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