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Jepperson, Seth. Private, Capt. Japhet Daniels's co.. Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th)
regt.; service from Aug. 1, 1780, 3 mos.; enlistment, 6 months; also, same co.
and regt. ; pay roll for Nov. and Dec, 1780.

Jepsan, Henry. 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.

Jepson, . [This name also appears under the form of Gibson, Gipson, Gypson,

Jebson, Jepon, Jepsan, Jipson, Jypson.]

Jepson, David. Descriptive list dated Northampton, Sept. 14, 1780, of men detached
from Col. Israel Chapin's (2d Hampshire Co.) regt. for the terra of 3 months,
agreeable to resolve of June 22, 1780 ; Capt. White's co. ; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5
ft. J complexion, light; engaged for town of Chesterfield; mustered July 5, 1780;
also, Private, Capt. Ebenezer Sheldon's co., Col. Seth Murray's regt. ; enlisted
July 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 4 days, including 7 days
(132 miles) travel home; company raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3
months ; also, receipt dated Springfield, May 10, 1782, for bounty paid said Jepson
by Moses Dresser, Chairman of Class No. 3 of the town of Chesterfield, to serve
in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Jepson, Henry. List of men who guarded the powder house at Watertown from July
28, 1776, to Aug. 1, 1776, under the direction of Alexander Shepard, Jr.; said
Jepson credited with service for 2 days ; also, order for wages, dated Watertown,
Aug. 19, 1776, signed by said Jepson and others, for service guarding powder
house at Watertown from July 28, 1776, to Aug. 1, 1776; also, Private, Capt.
Caleb Brooks's co., Col. Brooks's regt. of guards ; joined Nov. 3, 1777 ; service to
April 3, 1778,0 mos., at Cambridge; also, Maj. Nathaniel Heath's co. ; enlisted
May 6, 1779; discharged May 5, 1780; service, 12 mos., with guards at Boston;
above service from May 6, 1779, under successive engagements of 3 months.

Jepson, John, Boston. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
SuflFolk Co., dated Boston, March 30, 1777; Capt. Hill's co., Gen. Patterson's
regt.; a/so. Private, Capt. Cushing's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from March 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt.
Robert Davis's co.. Col. Vose's regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1777, sworn to at
Camp near Valley Forge ; enlisted March 1, 1777; enlistment, 3 years; also, same
CO. and regt. ; muster roll for Nov., 1778; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll
for Dec, 1778, sworn to at Providence; also, same co. and regt.; pay rolls for
Jan. and Feb., 1779; also, same co. and regt.; order for gratuity, dated Provi-
dence, Feb. 13, 1779; also, (late) Capt. Robert Davis's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's
regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence ; also. Light In-
fantry CO., Col. Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Jan. 1, 1780, to March 1, 1780 ; also, certificate dated Boston, July 8, 1780, signed
by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., certifying that said Jepson
was brought before him by Lieut. John Hiwill, of Col. John Crane's regt., and,
appearing to be an effective man, was mustered to serve in said regiment for the
war; age, 20 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, brown; occupation, gentleman



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Jepson, John, continued.

soldier; residence, Boston; term, during war; also, descriptive return dated
Boston, Jan. 9, 1781, made by Edward Procter, Colonel of Boston regt., of men
who had enlisted to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 6 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. Hodg-
don's CO. ; age, 20 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, brown ; reported " since
listed during the War."

Jepson, John, Haverhill. Corporal, Capt. James Sawyer's co. of Minute-men, Col.
James Frye's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 [service not
given] ; also, Capt. James Sawyer's co., Col. James Frye's regt. ; order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Dec. 26, 1775 ; also, receipt
given to Benjamin Hej^wood, Paymaster, 4th regt., signed by said Jepson and
others, for wages for Sept., 1776, for service as Corporals, Drummers, and Fifers,
in said regiment ; also, Corporal, receipts given to Benjamin Hey wood. Paymaster,
4th regt., signed by said Jepson and others, for wages for Oct. -Dec, 1776, as Cor-
porals in said regiment; also, receipt for mileage, etc., dated Feb. 1, 1777, signed
by said Jepson and others belonging to Capt. McFarland's co., 4th regt. ; also,
Private, Capt. John Blanchard's co., Col. James Wesson's regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 10, 1777, to Sept. 7, 1777; residence,
Haverhill ; reported died Sept. 7, 1777.

Jepson, John. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Hill's co.. Col. Edmund Phinney's regt.;
muster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776 ; enlisted Jan. 9, 1776.

Jepson, John. Private, Capt. Christopher Banister's co.. Col. John Dickerson's (Dick-
inson's) regt.; enlisted Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Aug. 22, 1777; service, 8 days;
company marched to Bennington on an alarm to reinforce army near that place.
Roll dated Chesterfield.

Jepson, John. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Heath's detachment. Col. Thomas Crafts's
regt.; service, IjJ mos. ; detachment drafted for service at and about Boston ; State
bounty allowed by resolves of Sept. 16, 1777, and Feb. 13, 1779.

Jepson, Joseph. Private, Capt. Christopher Banister's co.. Col. John Dickerson's
(Dickinson's) regt. ; enlisted Aug. 17, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 22, 1777; service, 8
days ; company marched to Bennington on an alarm to reinforce army near that
place; roll dated Chesterfield; also, 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 8, 1780; age, 23 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, light;
engaged for town of Chesterfield; marched to camp July 8, 1780, under command
of Ebenezer Kent, Esq.; also, paj' roll for 6 months men raised by the town of
Chesterfield for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched July 7,
1780; discharged Dec. 14, 1780; service, 5 mos. 17 days, including travel (180
miles) home.

Jepson, Micah. Private, Capt. John Carpenter's co.; joined at Springfield May 30,
1781 ; discharged Aug. 30, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. ; company detached to guard
stores at Springfield for 3 months.

Jepson, Thomas, Wells. Private, Capt. Stephen Titcorab's co. of militia. Col. Tris-
tram Jordan's regt., which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775; service, 3 daj's; also, Capt. Joshua Bragdon's co.. Col. James
Scammon's (30th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 6 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also. Ser-
geant, Capt. James Littlefield's co., (late) Col. Storer's regt. ; entered service Aug.
14, 1777; discharged Nov. 30, 1777; service, 123 days, with Northern army, in-
cluding 15 days (300 miles) travel home; company discharged at Queman's
Heights.



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Jepson, William. Private, Light Infantry co. ; order dated Jan. 20, 1784, for wages
for May-Dec. [year not given], appearing in a register of orders accepted on
account of wages.

Jepson, William, Jr. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Caleb Wliiting's (8th) co., 3d Worcester
Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of ofHcers [year not given]. [See William
Jepherson.]

Jerade, Michael. Private, Capt. Jonathan Maynard's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's
(7th) regt. ; muster roll for May, 1781, dated West Point ; enlisted March 2, 1781 ;
enlistment, 3 years ; also, muster roll for June, 1781 ; reported on command at
New Windsor. [See Michael Fitz Jerrell.]

Jehants, Samuel, Wrentham. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
[year not given] ; residence, Wrentham ; engaged for town of Wrentham. [See
Samuel Gerould.]

Jerauld, Dutee. Copy of a company receipt dated Warwick, Feb. -, 1777, given to
Capt. Squire Millerd, for wages and billeting for service for 1 day on an alarm
Nov. 21, 1776.

Jerauld, Dutee. Copy of a company receipt dated Warwick, Feb. -, 1777, given to
Capt. Squire Millerd, for wages and billeting for service for 1 day on an alarm
Nov. 21, 1776. [Name appears twice on roll.]

Jerauld, Gorton. Copy of a company receipt dated Warwick, Feb. -, 1777, given to
Capt. Squire Millerd, for wages and billeting for service for 1 day on an alarm
Nov. 21, 1776.

Jerauld, James. Copy of a company receipt dated Warwick, given to Capt. Squire
Millerd, for wages and billeting for service for 1 day on an alarm Nov. 21, 1776;
also, Lieutenant, Capt. Squire Millerd's co.. Col. John Waterman's regt. ; abstract
for wages and billeting allowed from Dec. 4, 1776, to Jan. 9, 1777 ; credited with 36
days allowance; also, copy of a company receipt dated Warwick, Feb. -, 1777,
given to Capt. Squire Millerd, for wages and billeting for service from Dec. 4,
1776, to Jan. 9, 1777; also. Ensign; copy of a company receipt dated Warwick,
given to Capt. Squire Millerd, for wages for service from Jan. 9, 1777, to Feb.
8, 1777.

Jekauld, James. Copy of a company receipt dated Warwick, Feb. -, 1777, given to
Capt. Squire Millerd, for wages and billeting for service for 1 day on an alarm
Nov. 21, 1776.

Jereams, John. Private, Capt. David Pixley's (Stockbridge) co., Col. John Brown's
regt. ; enlisted June 30, 1777 ; service, 27 days, in Northern department.

Jereams, Timothy. Private, Capt. David Pixley's (Stockbridge) co.. Col. John
Brown's regt. ; enlisted June 30, 1777 ; service, 22 days, in Northern department.

Jermo, Peter. Matross, Capt. William Treadwell's co.. Col. John Crane's (Artillery)
regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Nov. 10, 1777, to Dec.
23, 1777 ; reported deserted Dec. 23 (also given Dec. 28) , 1777. [See Peter German
and Peirre Germand.]

Jeroam, Samuel, Lenox. Sergeant, Capt. Charles Dibble's co, of Minute-men, Col.
John Paterson's regt., which marched April 22, 1775, in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775 ; service, 13 days ; also, Capt. Charles Dibbell's co.. Col. Patterson's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 5, 1775; service, 3 raos. 4
days.

Jerom, John. Private, Capt. Ezra Whittelsey's co., 3d Berkshire Co. regt.; enlisted
Oct. 14, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 18, 1780 ; service, 4 days, on the alarm at the West-
ward (also given Northward) of Oct. 14, 1780.



782 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jerom, Levi. Private, Capt. Ezra Whittelsey's co., 3d Berkshire Co. regt. ; enlisted
Oct. 14, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 18, 1780 ; service, 4 days, on the alarm at the West-
ward (also given Northward) of Oct. 14, 1780; also, same co. and regt.; enlisted
Oct. 20, 1780; discharged Oct. 22, 1780; service, 2 days, on an alarm at the
Westward.

Jerom, Samuel, Lenox. Sergeant, Capt. Charles Dibble's co.. Col. John Paterson's
regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Jerom, Samuel. Private, Capt. Ezra Whittelsey's co., 3d Berkshire Co. regt. ; enlisted
Oct. 20, 1780; discharged Oct. 22, 1780; service, 2 days, on an alarm at the
Westward.

Jerome, . [This name also appears under the form of Gerom, Jareras, Jarom,

Jarrnms, Jearams, Jearom, Jearon, Jeorom, Jeorome, Jereams, Jerom, Jeroms,
Jerrom, Jerrum, Jerums.]

Jerome, Samuel, Private, Capt. Ebenezer Cook's co.. Col. John Brown's (Berkshire
Co.) regt.; enlisted Sept. 22, 1777; discharged Oct. 14, 1777; service, 22 days, at
the Northward.

Jerome, Samuel, Jr. Private, Capt. Ezra Whittelsey's co., Lieut. Col. David Rossi-
ter's detachment of Berkshire Co. militia; enlisted Aug. 16, 1777; discharged
Aug. 18, 1777; service, 3 days, at Bennington.

Jerome, Timothy. Private, Capt. Ezra Whittelsey's co., Lieut. Col. David Rossiter's
detachment of Berkshire Co. militia ; enlisted Aug. 16, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 18,
1777; service, 3 days, at Bennington ; also, Capt. Ezra Whittelsey's co., 3d Berk-
shire Co. regt. ; enlisted Oct. 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 18, 1780; service, 4 days,
on the alarm at the Westward (also given Northward) of Oct. 14, 1780.

Jeroms, Isaac. Private, Capt. Enos Parker's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards ;
enlisted Oct. 1, 1778; discharged Jan. 1, 1779; service, 3 mos. 3 days, including
3 days (60 miles) travel home; company detached from Berkshire Co. militia to
guard stores at Springfield for 6 months from July 1, 1778.

Jeroms, Levi. Private, Capt. Ezra Whittelsey's co., 3d Berkshire Co. regt. ; enlisted
Nov. 5, 1780; service, 2 days, on an alarm at Saratoga; also, Capt. John Bacon's
CO., Col. David Rosseter's regt.. Gen. John Fellows's brigade; enlisted Oct. 13,
1781 ; discharged Oct. 22, 1781 ; service, 13 days, with militia sent as reinforce-
ments to army under Gen. Stark at Stillwater on an alarm.

Jeroms, Samuel. Private, Capt. Ezra Whittelsey's co., 3d Berkshire Co. regt. ; en-
listed Nov. 5, 1780 ; service, 2 days, on an alarm at Saratoga.

Jerqued, Jabez. Account dated July 1, 1775, of sundry articles lost in battle at
Charlestown Hills June 17, 1775, by men belonging to Capt. John Jones's co.,
Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt.; reported wounded; also reported as having lost
his gun.

Jerould, James. Capt. Sabin Mann's co. of Medfield militia; return of alarm list
with equipments, dated June 10, 1776; said Jerould reported as having entered
the army July -, 1776.

Jerould, Samuel, Wrentham. Private, Capt. Lewis Whiting's co., Col. Wheelock's
regt.; company return dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Aug. 27, 1776; age, 21 yrs.;
also, list of men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service, as returned by Maj.
Metcalf, of Col. Wheelock's regt., dated June 18, 1777; residence, Wrentham;
engaged for town of Wrentham ; term, 3 years.

Jerral, John. Private, Capt. Zebnlon King's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th)
regt.; muster roll for Aug., 1781; enlisted Feb. 20, 1781; enlistment, 3 years;
reported on command at West Point.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 783



Jerrall, John. Private, Capt. Zebulon King's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th)
regt. ; muster rolls for June and July, 1781; enlisted Feb. 20, 1781; enlistment,
3 years; reported on command at West Point; also, muster roll for Sept., 1781.

Jerre, . Captain ; pay roll of Capt. Jerre's (Jenne's) co. and five other companies

of Dartmouth militia for service in Sept., 1779, on an alarm ; engaged Sept. 22,
1779 ; discharged Sept. 29, 1779 ; service, 7 days. [See Henry Jenne.]

Jerrell, Johx. Private, Capt. Zebulon King's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th)
regt.; muster roll for April, 1781, dated West Point; enlisted Feb. 20, 1781 ; en-
listment, 3 years.

Jerrill, John. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Shelburne for ser-
vice in the Continental Army during 1780; marched June 29, 1780; discharged
Dec. 12, 1780; service, 5 mos. 24 days, including travel (200 miles) home; also,
Private, Capt. Zebulon King's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt. ; muster
roll for May, 1781, dated West Point; enlisted Feb. 20, 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years.

Jerrom, Samuel. Capt. Charles Dibbell's co., Col. John Patterson's regt. ; order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec. 26, 1775.

Jerrum, John. Private, Capt. Peter Porter's co.. Col. Samuel Brewer's regt. ; pay
abstract for mileage, dated Dec. 1, 1776 ; mileage (70 miles) allowed said Jerrum.

Jerrum, Levi. Private, Capt. Enoch Noble's co., Col. Ezra Wood's regt.; enlisted
May 20, 1778 ; discharged Feb. 7, 1779 ; service, 8 mos. 19 days, at North river ^
enlistment, 8 months, from time of arrival at Peekskill.

Jerrum, Samuel. Private, Capt. Enoch Noble's co.. Col. Ezra Wood's regt. ; enlisted
May 15, 1778; discharged Feb. 7, 1779; service, 8 mos. 24 days, at North river;
enlistment, 8 months, from time of arrival at Peekskill.

Jersey, . [This name also appears under the form of Jarsey.]

Jersey, William, Falmouth (also given Sandwich). Return of men raised to serve
in the Continental Array from Col. Nathaniel Freeman's (1st Barnstable Co.)
regt.; residence, Falmouth ; engaged for town of Falmouth; joined Col. Brad-
ford's regt. ; term, 3 years (also given during war) ; also, list of men mustered
by Joseph Otis, Muster Master for Barnstable Co., dated Barnstable, March 4,
1777; Capt. John Chadwick's CO., Col. Samuel Brewer's regt.; mustered March
1, 1777 ; also, Private, Capt. J. Means's co.. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt. ; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Feb. 15, 1780; resi-
dence, Sandwich.

Jerums, Samuel. Sergeant, Capt. Peter Porter's co., Col. Samuel Brewer's regt. ; pay
abstract for mileage, dated Dec. 1, 1776; mileage (74 miles) allowed said Jerums.

Jervais, John. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from March 8,

1781, 9 mos. 24 days.

Jervas, Charles. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from Jan. 1,

1782, 12 mos.

Jervice, Edward. Corporal, in a company commanded by Capt. Job Crocker, of
Eastham, Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regt. ; enlisted July 1, 1777; discharged Dec.
12, 1777 ; service, 5 mos. 20 days, at Rhode Island and sundry places in Massa-
chusetts, including 5 days (92 miles) travel home ; company raised to serve for
6 months from July 1, 1777, unless sooner discharged.

Jervice, Thomas, Cambridge. Private, Capt. Caleb Brooks's co., Col. Nicholas Dike's
regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., dated Boston, Nov. 27, 1776, and
endorsed " at Dochester Heights."



784 i\IASSACIIUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jebvis, Benjamin. 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.

Jekvis, Edward. Corporal, Capt. Simeon Fowler's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's (1st)
regt. of guards ; muster roll dated Cambridge, May 9, 1778 ; enlistment, 3 months
from April 2, 1778; reported sick in barracks; also, same co. and regt. ; entered
service April 2, 1778; service to July 8, 1778, 3 mos. 5 days, at Cambridge.

Jervi8, John. 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, 38 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4.^ in.; complexion, light ; hair, brown; eyes, gray;
occupation, laborer (also given farmer) ; engaged for town of Cambridge ; engaged
March 8, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Jervis, John. 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, 15 yrs; stature, 5 ft. IJ in. ; complexion, light; hair, light; eyes, blue; oc-
cupation, laborer (also given farmer) ; engaged for town of Watertown ; engaged
June 1, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Jervis, Joseph. Private, Capt. Samuel Goodrich's co., Lieut. Col. Miles Powell's
(Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 18, 1779; discharged Aug. 22, 1779; service,
1 mo. 10 days, at New Haven, Conn., including 5 days (110 miles) travel home.

Jervis, Nathaniel, Jr. List of men who served at the Lines near Boston in Aug.,
1776.

Jervis, Robert. 1st Mate, brig "Hazard," commanded by Capt. John Foster Wil-
liams; engaged Ma.y C, 1779; service to Sept. 6, 1779, 4 mos. 1 day; nationality,
American ; stature, 5 ft. 5;^ in. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Jervis, Thomas. List of men who served at the Lines near Boston, dated Aug. -,
1776.

Jeseph, Joseph. Private, Capt. Asa Rice's co.. Col. Job Cushing's regt.; marched
July 27, 1777; discharged Aug. 29, 1777; service, 1 mo. 9 days, including travel
(6 days) home ; company ordered to march to Manchester on an alarm and was
discharged at Bennington ; roll dated Shrewsbury ; also, list of men belonging to
Capt. Rice's co. and other companies mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster
Master for Worcester Co., to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9
months [year not given] ; engaged for town of Shrewsbuiy; also, list of men
raised prior to May 20, 1778, from Capt. Asa Rice's co. (co. of 1st Parish in
Shrewsbury) to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9 months, agreeable
to resolve of April 20, 1778 ; also. Private, Capt. Isaac Harrington's co.. Col. Samuel
Denney's regt. ; enlisted Oct. 18, 1779; discharged Dec. 2, 1779; service, 1 mo. 15
days ; company detached to join Continental Army for 3 months and ordered to
march to Claverack ; also, Capt. William Howe's co.. Col. John Rand's regt. ;
enlisted July 17, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 10, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 3 days, travel (180
miles) included ; regiment raised for 3 months.

Jesselyne, Abra'm, Jr. Corporal, Capt. James Hatch's co. ; marched March 4, 1776;
discharged March 8, 1776; service, 5 days; company marched from West Parish
in Pembroke to Braintree and Weymouth on an alarm in March, 1776.

Jessiman, George. Private, Capt. Bezaleel Taft's (9th) co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's (3d
Worcester Co.) regt.; enlisted 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.

Jessop, . [This name also appears under the form of Jaesip, Jaseph, Jeseph.]



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 785



Je¬Ђsop, Joseph, Shrewsbury. Descriptive list of men raised in Worcester Co. for tiie
term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishliill, agreeable to resolve of
April 20, 1778; Capt. Rice's co.. Col. Cushing's regt. ; age, 32 yrs.; stature, 5 ft.
4 in.; complexion, dark; residence, Shrewsbury; arrived at Fishkill June 7,
1778; also, list of men returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner,
by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778 ; engaged for town of Shrewsbury ; also, list of
men returned as mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr., Deputy Muster Master, dated
Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778.

Jewait, Stephen. Private, Capt. Asa Barns's co. ; service, 15 days ; company marched
to Manchester July 13, 1777, on an alarm.

Jewel, Aaron. Private, Capt. Christopher Banister's co.. Col. John Dickerson's
(Dickinson's) regt.; enlisted Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Aug. 22, 1777; service, 8
days ; company marched to Bennington on an alarm to reinforce army near that
place. Roll dated Chesterfield.

Jewel, Benjamin, Dudley. 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.

Jewel, David, Amesbury. Private, Capt. John Currier's co.. Col. James Frye's regt.;
company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Jewel, Enos. Capt. Popkin's co.. Col. Gridley's regt. ; receipt for advance pay,
signed by said Jewel and others, dated Winter Hill, July 14, 1775.

Jewel, Ephraim, Marlborough. Private, Capt. William Morse's co. of volunteers.
Col. Jonathan Read's regt.; enlisted Oct. 2, 1777; discharged Nov. 8, 1777; ser-
vice, 1 mo. 7 days ; company marched from Marlborough to assist army under
Gen. Gates; also, Capt. Amasa Cranston's CO., Col. Samuel Denny's regt.; en-
listed Nov. 3, 1779 ; discharged Nov. 23, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 1 day, at Claverack,
including travel (200 miles) home ; regiment raised for 3 months.

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

Jewel, Jesse, East Hoosuck. Private, Capt. Samuel Sloan's co.. Col. John Paterson's
regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; reported "on Command Quebc."

Jewel, John. Capt. Caleb Brooks's co.. Col. Dike's regt.; list endorsed "Three
month service at Boston Guarding Stores Dec. 1776 Janry & Feb 1777."

Jewel, John. Private, Capt. Jonathan Rice's co.. Col. Samuel Bullard's regt. ; enlisted
Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 13 days, including
9 days (180 miles) travel home ; company ordered to march to reinforce Northern
army; roll dated Sudbury.

Jewel, John. Private, Capt. John Homes's co., Col. Jonathan Reed's (1st) regt. of
guards; muster rolls dated May 9, and June 1, 1778; enlistment, 3 months, from
April 2, 1778; also, same co. and regt. ; enlisted April 5, 1778; service to July 4,
1778, 2 mos. 28 days, at Cambridge.

Jewel, John. Private, Capt. Daniel Bowker's co., Col. Webb's regt.; enlisted Aug.
20, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 2, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 22 days, including 10 days (200
miles) travel home ; regiment raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.



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