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also, return certified at Camp near Morristown, April 30, 1780, of officers and men
belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's, and Col. Jackson's regts., and men belong-
ing to Massachusetts in Col. Henry Sherburne's regt., who were incorporated into
a regiment under the command of Col. Henry Jackson, agreeable to the arrange-
ment of April 9, 1779; Colonel's co. ; rank. Private; residence, Boston; engaged
for town of Stoughton; engaged Nov. 11, 1777; term, during war; family of said
Jennings reported as at Johnson, R. I. ; also. Colonel's co. commanded by Capt.



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Jenkins, Francis, continued.

Lient. John Hobby, Col. Jackson's (16th) regt. ; pay rolls for April and May,
1780; also, descriptive list dated Hutts, three miles from West Point, Jan. 28,
1781 ; Capt. Dow's cc, 9th Mass. regt. commanded by Col. Henry Jackson; age,
27 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion, dark ; hair, dark ; residence, Boston ;
enlisted Nov. 11, 1777, by Lieut. Nesmith; enlistment, daring war.

Jennins, Job. Private, Capt. Wentworth Stuart's co.. Col. Phinney's regt. ; billeting
allowed from time of enlistment to date of marching to headquarters, July 12,
1775 ; credited with 7 weeks allowance. [See Joseph Jennings.]

Jennins, William. Private, Capt. Sylvanus Martin's co.. Col. Williams's regt. ; ser-
vice from Sept. 29, 1777, to Oct. 30, 1777, at Tiverton, R. I. Roll dated Rehoboth.

Jennirson, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Caleb Champney's co. ; enlisted Feb. 23,
1779; discharged May 22, 1779; service, 3 mos., with guards under Maj. Gen.
Gates at and about Boston.

Jennison, . [This name also appears under the form of Geminson, Generson,

Geneson, Genison, Gennerson, Gennison, Ginnison, Janison, Jemmison, Jenerson,
Jeneson, Jenieson, Jenison, Jenisson, Jennerson, Jenneson, Jennisson, Jenosun,
Jenson, Jinison, Jinnerson, Tennison.]

Jennison, Elias. List of men mustered ; said Jennison appears among men raised
from Col. Holman's regt. for the term of 9 months ; Capt. Burbank's co. ; also,
list of men raised in AVorcester Co. for the term of 9 months from the time of
their arrival at Fishkill, returned as mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr., Deputy
Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778; engaged for town of Sutton;
arrived at Fishkill June 30, 1778.

Jennison, Israel, Sherburne. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Col. Bullard's (5th Middlesex Co.) regt., as returned by Capt. Aaron Gard-
ner ; residence, Sherburne ; engaged for town of Sherburne ; joined Capt. Allen's
(also given Capt. Alexander's) co., Col. Crane's regt.; term, during war; also,
list of men mustered l)y Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated
Boston, Jan. 8, 1777; Capt. Robert Allen's co.. Col. Alden's regt.; also, Capt.
Robert Allen's co., Col. Ichabod Alden's regt. ; return endorsed " 1778; " mus-
tered by County Muster Master Barber and by a Continental Muster Master.
[See Isaac Jeneson.]

Jennison, Jacob. List of men probably belonging to Lieut. Col. Brooks's (7th) regt. ;
reported killed in 1778. [See Isaac Jeneson.]

Jennison, John. Seaman, brigantine " Massachusetts," commanded by Capt. John
Fisk; engaged March 6, 1777; discharged July 31, 1777; service, 4 mos. 25 days;
roll dated Boston ; also, pay roll for same service, dated Salem.

Jennison, Joshua. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Heath's co. ; enlisted Feb. 6, 1779; dis-
charged May 5, 1779; service, 3 mos., with guards under Maj. Gen. Gates at
Boston; also, Maj. Nathaniel Heath's co. ; enlisted May 6, 1779; discharged
Aug. 5, 1779; service, 3 mos.; also, same co. ; enlisted Aug. 6, 1779; service, 8
mos. 26 days ; also, same co. ; enlisted May 1, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. ; also, same
CO.; enlisted Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Oct, 6, 1780; service, 2 mos. 6 days ; above
service from May 6, 1779, with guards at Boston under successive engagements
of 3 months ; also, detachment from Maj. Nathaniel Heath's co. ; enlisted Oct. 7,
1780; discharged March 1, 1781; service, 4 mos. 23 days, with guards under
Sergt. Samuel Richards at Watertown after the discharge of Maj. Heath.

Jennison, Josiah. Pay roll of a detachment from Lexington alarm co. commanded
by Capt. Edmund Munro; service, 5 days ; detachment reported on command at
Cambridge from May 16 to May 20, 1775, by order of Committee of Safety ; also,
Private, Capt. John Bridge's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. ; service from March
4 to March 8, 1776, 5 days ; company stationed at Roxbury.



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Jennison, Moses, Shirlej'. Private, Capt. Robert Longley's co.. Col. Whitcomb's regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 177;'); enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos. 13 days;
also, Capt. John Hartwell's co., Col. Dike's regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1776-
Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 1, 1776; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

Jennison, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Alexander Hodgdon's co., Col. Ebenezer
Thayer's regt. ; enlisted July 26, 1780; discharged Oct. 18, 1780; service, 2 mos.
26 days, including 3 days (65 miles) travel home; regiment raised in Suffolk Co.
to i-einforce Continental Army for 3 months and stationed at Rhode Island; 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 rendez-
vous, unless sooner discharged, and who had received bounty and mileage due them
of said Col. Procter; Ward No. 8 co. ; age, 27 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complex-
ion, brown; also, Private, Capt. William Bird's co.. Col. Webb's regt.; enlisted
Aug. 17, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 1, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 24 days, including 11 days
(220 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in SuflFolk and Middlesex counties to
reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Jennison, Phineas. Private, Capt. Phineas Stearns's co. ; service, 5 days ; company
marched from Watertown by order of Gen. Washington to reinforce army at the
time of taking Dorchester Heights in March, 1776 ; also, Capt. Nathaniel Heath's
CO.; enlisted Feb. 6, 1779; discharged May 5, 1779; service, 3 mos., with guards
under Maj. Gen. Gates at Boston; also, Maj. Nathaniel Heath's co. ; enlisted
May 6, 1779 ; discharged Aug. 5, 1779; service, 3 mos. ; also. Corporal, same co. ;
enlisted Aug. 6, 1779; service, 8 mos. 26 days; also, same co. ; enlisted May 1,
1780; service, 3 mos.; also, same co. ; enlisted Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Oct. 6,
1780; service, 2 mos. 6 daj's; above service from May 6, 1779, with guards at
Boston under successive engagements of 3 months ; also, detachment from Maj.
Nathaniel Heath's co. ; enlisted Oct. 7, 1780; discharged March 1, 1781; service,
4 mos. 23 days, with guards under Sergt. Samuel Richards at Watertown after
the discharge of Maj. Heath.

Jennison, Robert, Sutton. Private, Capt. John Blanchard's co., Col. James Wesson's
(9th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec.
31, 1780; also, descriptive list dated Hutts, three miles from West Point, Jan. 28,
1781 ; Capt. Blanchard's co., 9th Mass. regt. commanded by Col. Henry Jackson ;
rank, Private; age, 21 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark;
occupation, cordwainer; residence, Sutton; enlisted Nov. 2, 1779, by Capt.
Blanchard ; enlistment, during war.

Jennison, Samuel, Boston. Matross, Capt. Joseph Balch's co.. Col. Thomas Crafts's
(Artillery) regt. ; enlisted May 17, 1776; service to Nov. 1, 1776, 170 days; also.
Corporal, Capt. Joseph Balch's (3d) co., Col. Thomas Crafts's (Artillery) regt.;
service from Nov. 1, 1776, to Feb. 1, 1777, 3 mos.; also, Capt. Joseph Balch's
(2d) CO., Col. Crafts's regt. ; service from Feb. 1, 1777, to May 8, 1777, 3 mos. 7
days.

Jennison, Samuel, Mendon. Private, Capt. Samuel Craggin's co., Lieut. Col. Nathan
Tyler's regt.; service between Dec. 8, 1776, and Jan. 21, 1777, 1 mo. 11 days, at
Providence Plantation and Rhode Island on an alarm ; mileage home to Men-
don (24 miles) allowed.

Jennison, Samuel. Private, Capt. Robert Davis's co., Col. Freeman's regt. ; service,
37 days ; company raised for service on a secret expedition to Rhode Island. Roll
sworn to in Suffolk Co., Dec. 4, 1777.

Jennison, Samuel. Lieutenant and Quarter Master, Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to July 11, 1779;
reported as serving 7 mos. as Ensign, 23 mos. 11 days as Lieutenant and Quarter
Master; also reported discharged July 11, 1779; also. Lieutenant, same regt.;



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Jexnison, Samuel, continued.

abstract for rations allowed between June 11, 1777, and Aut,'. 31, 1777, certified at
Albany ; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. William Toogood's (6th) co., Col. Thomas
Nixon's (4th) regt. ; muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers, dated Van
Schaick's Island, Sept. 2, 1777, and sworn to in Camp near Stillwater; appointed
Jan. 1, 1777 ; reported promoted to Quarter Master July 30, 1777 ; also, Quarter
Master, Col. Thomas Nixon's (4th) regt. ; muster roll of field, staff, and commis-
sioned officers, for Nov. and Dec, 1777, dated Albany ; also, same regt. ; abstracts
for rations allowed between Sept. 1, 1777, and Jan. 1, 1778, certified at Albany;
said Jennison credited with 73 days allowance ; also, same regt. ; return of officers
for clothing, dated Boston, April 30, 1778 ; also, same regt. ; muster roll of field,
staff, and commissioned officers, made up from Jan. 3, 1778, to May 4, 1778 ; also,
same regt. ; return of officers, dated Boston, Nov. 24, 1778; also, certificate dated
Framingham, Feb. 23, 1779, signed by Col. Thomas Nixon, certifying that said
Jennison, Quarter Master in his regiment, was in service before Aug. 15, 1777,
and had not been absent subsequently except on furlough and was therefore
entitled to gratuitj' ; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Japhet Daniels's co.. Col. Thomas
Nixon's (5th) regt. ; muster roll for May, 1779, dated Highlands ; reported sick
atFishkill; «/«o. Lieutenant and Quarter Master, Capt. Daniels's co., 6th Mass.
regt. ; pay roll for June and July, 1779 ; reported resigned July 9, 1779.

Jennison, Samuel. Private, Sergt. William Warland's co.. Col. Samuel Danny's
(Denny's) 2d regt.; enlisted Oct. 28, 1779; discharged Dec. 3, 1779; service, 1
mo. 6 days, at Albany, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home.

Jennison, Samuel. Private, Maj. Nathaniel Heath's co.; enlisted Aug. 1, 1780; dis-
charged Oct. 6, 1780; service, 2 mos. 6 days, with guards at and about Boston;
company raised for 3 months ; also, detachment from Maj. Nathaniel Heath's co. ;
enlisted Oct. 7, 1780; discharged Oct. 31, 1780; service, 25 days, with guards
under Sergt. Samuel Richards at Watertown after the discharge of Maj. Heath.

Jennison, Samuel. Receipt dated May 21, 1783, for wages for service to May 10, 1783,
on board the frigate " Hague," commanded by Capt. John Manley.

Jennison, Samuel, Jr. Private, Sergt. William Warland's co., Col. Samuel Danny's
(Denny's) 2d regt.; enlisted Oct. 28, 1779; discharged Dec. 3, 1779; service, 1
mo. 6 days, at Albany, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home.

Jennison, William, Mendon. Captain of a company of Minute-men, which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury and Cambridge; service, 12^ days.

Jennison, William (also given William, Jr.), Mendon. Sergeant, Capt. William
Jennison's co. of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to
Roxbury and Cambridge; service, 12 days; reported enlisted into the army;
also, Quarter Master, Col. Joseph Read's (20th) regt. ; regimental return dated
Camp at Roxbur.y, May 18, 1775 ; commissions for officers of said regiment re-
ceived by Col. Read at Watertown May 24, 1775; also, Quarter Master, Col.
Joseph Read's regt. ; return of field and staff officers, dated Sept. 26, 1775.

Jennison, William, Sutton. Private, Capt. John Blanchard's co.. Col. James Wes-
son's (9th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from April 1, 1777,
to April 1, 1780; residence, Sutton; credited to town of Sutton; term, 3 years;
reported discharged ; also, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, re-
turned as received of Justin El}-, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter Harwood, of 6th
Mass. regt., at Springfield, July 1, 1780; age, 20 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; com-
plexion, light; engaged for town of Sutton ; marched to camp July 1, 1780, under
command of Ensign Joseph Miller.

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



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Jennison, William. Corporal, Capt. Daniel Whiting's co., Col. Asa Whetcomb's
regt. ; muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776.

Jennison, Williaji. Private, Capt. Caleb Brooks's co., Col. Brooks's regt. of guards ;
enlisted Nov. 3, 1777 ; service to Feb. 3, 1778, 3 mos., at Cambridge.

Jennison, 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.

Jennison, William. Seaman, brigantine "Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. John
Cathcart; engaged June 26, 1779; discharged Sept. 6, 1779; service, 2 mos. 12
days; roll sworn to at Boston; also, Seaman, State ship "Tartar," commanded
by Capt. John Cathcart; engaged Aug. 7, 1782; discharged Oct. 19, 1782; service,
2 mos. 12 days ; roll sworn to at Boston.

Jennison, William. Private, Capt. Alexander Hodgdon's co.. Col. Ebenezer Thayer's
regt.; enlisted July 26, 1780; discharged Oct. 30, 1780; service, 3 mos. 8 days;
regiment raised in Suffolk Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months and
stationed at Rhode Island; also, receipt dated Boston, Oct. 21, 1782, signed by
John Popkin, Muster Master, stating that he had received said Jennison of Joseph
Russell, Chairman of Class No. 6, Ward No. 11, of Boston, to serve in the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 3 years.

Jennisson, William. 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 ; Ward No. 8 co. ; age, 26 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, brown.

Jenny, Abishai, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Daniel Egery's co., Col. Danielson's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775; service, 3 mos. 4 days.

Jenny, Elnathan. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from 2d
(1st Hardwick) co., Col. James Conves's (Converse's) 4th Worcester Co. regt.,
for the term of 9 months, as returned by Capt. Timothy Paige, dated Hardwick,
May 26, 1778; age, 16 j'rs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, dark; also, list of
men belonging to Capt. Page's co. and other companies in Col. Converse's regt.,
mustered to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9 months ; engaged for
town of Hardwick; mustered May 19, — ; reported arrived at Fishkill June 7,
1778; also. Private, Capt. Timothy Paige's co.. Col. John Rand'j regt.; enlisted
July 5, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 15 days, at West Point,
including 9 days (180 miles) travel home ; company raised to serve for 3 months.

Jenny, Israel, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Luen Pope's co. of militia, which marched
April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury; service,
5 days.

Jenny, John. Private, Capt. Timothy Paige's co., Col. James Converse's regt. ; enlisted
Aug. 21, 1777; discharged Aug. 31, 1777; service, 10 days; company marched to
Bennington on an alarm.

Jenny, Jonathan, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Luen Pope's co. of militia, which
marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury;
service, 5 days.

Jenny, Prince. Private, Capt. Francis Green's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt.;
muster roll for June, 1781, dated Camp Phillipsborough ; enlistment, 3 years.

Jenny, Timothy, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Luen Pope's co. of militia, which marched
April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury; service, 5
days.



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Jennys, Nehemiah. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship "Aurora" (pri-
vateer), commanded by Capt. David Porter, dated Boston, June 16, 1781 ; age, 24
yra. ; stature, 6 ft.

Jennys, William. Descriptive list of officers and crew, of the ship " Aurora " (pri-
vateer), commanded by Capt. David Porter, dated Boston, June 16, 1781 ; aaie, 23
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 3 in.

Jenosun, Abijah. Private, Capt. Ephraim Stearns's co., Col. John Rand's regt. ;
enlisted July 17, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 4 days, includ-
ing 10 days (200 miles) travel home; regiment raised in Worcester Co. to serve
for 3 months.

Jenson, Moses, Shirley. Private, Capt. Robert Longley's co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's
regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Jent, Thomas. Private, Capt. Briant Morton's co. ; service from June 1, 1776, to Sept.
1, 1776, 3 mos.; company stationed at Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough for de-
fence of seacoast. [See Thomas Gent.]

Jent, Timothy. Descriptive list of men mustered by James Leonard, Muster Master
for Bristol Co., to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9 months from
the time of their arrival at Springfield, dated Oct. 29, 1779 ; 12th co., Col. Hatha-
way 's regt.; age, 25 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, dark; hair, brown;
eyes, blue ; engaged for town of Dartmouth ; reported delivered to Capt. L. Bailey.

Jeobom, John. Private, Capt. Aaron Rowley's co., Maj. Rosseter's detachment of
Berkshire Co. militia; enlisted Feb. 23, 1777; discharged April 7, 1777; service, 1
mo. 13 days, at Ticonderoga.

Jeorome, Samuel. Private, Capt. Job Woodbridge's co.. Col. Brown's (Berkshire Co.)
regt. ; enlisted July 8, 1777 ; discharged July 26, 1777 ; service, 19 days ; company
formed part of a detachment under Maj. Caleb Hide which marched from Stock-
bridge on the evacuation of Ticonderoga.

Jepardson, Jedediah, Barre. 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.

Jeparson, Joseph, Douglas. Corporal, Capt. Jonathan Carriel's co.. Col. Josiah
AVhitney's regt. ; abstract for advance pay for 1 month, mileage to camp, etc.,
dated Dec. 6, 1776; residence, Douglas; mileage (50 miles) allowed said Jeparson.

Jepekson, Aaron, Douglas. Return dated June 4, 1778, made by Lieut. Col. Nathan
Tyler, of men belonging to Douglas who had enlisted into Capt. Turtelot's co.,
Col. Carary's [ ? ] regt., to serve at Rhode Island for 1 year.

Jeperson, Jedediah, Douglas. Private, Capt. Jonathan Carriel's co., Col. Josiah
Whitney's regt.; abstract for advance pay for 1 month, mileage to camp, etc.,
dated Dec. 6, 1776; residence, Douglas; mileage (50 miles) allowed said Jep-
erson ; also, same co. and regt. ; service from May 15, 1776, 4 days preceding
march, to Aug. 1, 1776, 2 mos. 17 days ; also, Capt. Joseph Sibley's co., Col. Dan-
forth Keyes's regt.; enlisted July 22, 1777; enlistment, 6 months from July 1,
1777; roll dated Providence; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated North
Kingston, Dec. 3, 1777 ; also, same co. and regt. ; return of men stationed at North
Kingston Dec. 8, 1777, dated Sturbridge; also, same co. and regt.; service from
Dec. 1, 1777, to date of discharge, Jan. 2, 1778, 1 mo. 2 days, at Rhode Island, in-
cluding travel home ; roll dated Providence.

Jeperson, Joseph. Corporal, Capt. Jonathan Carriel's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; service from May 15, 1776, 4 days preceding march, to Aug. 1, 1776, 2 mos.
17 days.



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Jeperson, Solomon. Private, Capt. Isaac Martin's co., Col. Ezra Wood's regt. ; ser-
vice, 25 days; company marched to Rhode Island under command of Lieut. Col.
Nathan T^ier on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; also, Capt. Caleb Whiting's co., Col.
Benjamin Ilawes's regt.; enlisted July 30, 1778; discharged Sept. 12, 1778; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 15 days, on expedition to Rhode Island.

Jepherson, Aaron. Private, Capt. Job Knap's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's regt. ; enlisted
July 30, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 7, 1780 ; service, 12 days, including travel (3 days)
home ; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 27, 1780. Roll
dated Douglas.

Jepherson, Jacob. Fifer, Capt. Bezaleel Taft's (9th) co., Col. Nathan Tyler's (3d
Worcester Co.) regt.; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780;
service, 14 days, including travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton,
R. I., on the alarm of July 27, 1780; also, receipt dated Uxbridge, April 25, 1781,
for money paid said Jepherson and others by Edward Seagraves, on behalf of
Capt. Bezaleel Taft, as part of the wages due them for service on the alarm at Tiv-
erton in July, 1780.

Jepherson, Jedediah, Douglas. Private, Capt. Jonathan Carriel's co., Col. Josiah
Whitney's regt.; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Nov. 1, 1776, 3 mos.; roll dated
Camp at Hull ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1776 ; service, 1 mo.
4 days, including travel (75 miles) home.

Jepherson, Jedediah. 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 15,
1780; age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, ruddy; engaged for town of
Barre; marched to camp July 15, 1780, under command of Capt. James Cooper;
also. Private ; pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Barre for service
in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched July 12, 1780 ; discharged Dec. 12,
1780; service, 5 mos. 10 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home.

Jepherson, Joseph, Douglas. Private, Capt. Benjamin Wallis's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Arnold's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 11
days; also. Corporal, Capt. Jonathan Carriel's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.;
service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Nov. 1, 1776, 3 mos. ; roll dated Camp at Hull ; also,
same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1776 ; service, 1 mo. 4 days, including travel
(75 miles) home.

Jepherson, Reuben, Douglas. Private, Capt. Caleb Whiting's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury; service, 10 days; also, Capt. Edward
Seagrave's co.. Col. Joseph Read's (20th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775;
enlisted May 2, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 7 days ; also, company return dated Sept.
25, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury,
Nov. 25, 1775.

Jepherson, Reuben. Corporal, Capt. Bezaleel Taft's (9th) co., Col. Nathan Tyler's
(3d Worcester Co.) regt. ; entered service July 28, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 7, 1780 ;
service, 14 days, including travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton,
R. I., on the alarm of July 27, 1780; also, receipt given to Bezaleel Taft, dated
Uxbridge, April 9, 1782, signed by said Jepherson, for wages, etc., for service on
an alarm at Rhode Island in 1780.

Jepherson, Seth. Private, Capt. Job Knap's co.. Col. Job Cushing's regt. ; marched
Aug. 17, 1777; joined company Aug. 23, 1777; discharged Nov. 29 (also given
Nov. 30), 1777; service, 3 mos. 15 (also given 3 mos. 18) days, at the Northward,
Including 10 days (200 miles) travel home ; also, Capt. Job Knap's co., Col. Nathan
Tyler's regt.; enlisted July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 1, 1780; service, 8 days,
including travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the
alarm of July 27, 1780; roll dated Douglas.



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Jepherson, William. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Caleb Whiting's (8th) co., Col. Wood's
(3J Worcester Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers ; commissioned April 10,
1778. [See William Jepson, Jr.]

Jephthah, . Private, Capt. Benjamin Ward, Jr.'s co. ; enlisted June 1, 1776; dis-
charged Aug. 10, 1776; service, 2 mos. 10 days; reported transferred to the
"Lee;" also reported a negro ; company stationed at Salem for defence of sea-
coast.

Jepon, Thomas. Capt. Joshua Bragdon's co., Col. James Scamraon's regt. ; order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Dec. 20, 1775.



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