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Scituate and Marshfield; discharged April 29, 1775; service, 11 days. [See
Charles Tuels.]

Jewil [Enos]. Gunner, Capt. John Popkin's co., Col. Richard Gridley's regt.; mus-
ter roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 7, 1775; service, 1 mo. 5 days; reported
dismissed.

Jewill, Benjamin, Dudley. Descriptive list of men in Continental service; Capt. Lin-
coln's CO., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt. ; age, 20 jts. ; stature, 5 ft. 3^ in. ;
complexion, light; hair, dark; occupation, hatter; residence, Dudley; engaged
Jan. 2, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Jewit, David, Lanesborough. Capt. Asa Barnes's co., Col. Benjamin Ruggles Wood-
bridge's regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Jewit and others, dated
Cambridge, June 30, 1775 ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; company return



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 799

Jewit, David, contimied.

dated Sept. 28, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated

Oct. 23, 1775.
Jewit, Elam. Sergeant, Capt. John Collar's co.. Col. John Ashly's (Berkshire Co.)

regt. ; entered service July 19, 1779; discharged Aug. 27, 1779; service, 1 mo. 9

days; company marched to Connecticut under command of Lieut. Col. Powel.

Jewit, Epes. Private, Capt. James. Tisdale's co., Col. John Greaton's (3d) regt.;
muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated Camp Highlands ; enlisted Feb. 9, 1781 ;
enlistment, 3 years; reported sick in hospital; also, muster rolls for Dec, 1781-
Feb., 1782, dated Hutts, New Boston; reported sick at New Windsor in Dec,
1781, and Jan., 1782; deserted Feb. 1, 1782.

Jewit, John. Private, Capt. Amos Foster's co.. Col. Cyprian How's regt. ; enlisted
July 28, 1780; discharged Oct. 30, 1780; service, 3 mos. 8 days, travel included;
company detached from 7th Middlesex Co. regt. to reinforce Continental Army
for 3 months and ordered part to Rhode Island and part to Fishkill.

Jewit, Jonathan. Petition of Moses Little and others, of Newburyport, dated Boston,
Aug. 7, 1779, asking that said Jewit be commissioned as commander of the ship
"Fanny" (privateer); ordered in Council Aug. 7, 1779, that a commission be
issued.

Jewit, Joseph, Killingly. Private, Capt. Asa Barns's co., Col. Benjamin Ruggles
Woodbridge'sregt. ; company return dated Sept. 28, 1775.

Jbwit, Stephen, Lanesborough. Sergeant, Capt. Asa Barns's co.. Col. Benjamin
Ruggles Woodbridge's regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Jewit and
others, dated Cambridge, June 30, 1775; also. Private, same co. and regt.; com-
pany return dated Sept. 28, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in
money dated Cambridge, Nov. 13, 1775.

Jewitt, Enoch, Dunstable. Capt. Ebenezer Bancroft's co., Col. Ebenezer Bridge's
(27th) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Jewitt and others, dated
Camp Boston, July 24, 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 Sept. 25, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated
Cambridge, Dec. 1-1, 1775; also, enlistment agreement dated Dunstable, July 1,
1779, signed by said Jewitt, engaging himself to serve in the Continental Army
for the term of 9 months from the time of his arrival at place of rendezvous,
Springfield or elsewhere.

Jewitt, Enoch. Receipt dated Boston, May 31, 1782, for bounty paid said Jewitt by
Jacob Howard, Chairman of a class of the town of Chelmsford, to serve in the
Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Jewitt, Ezra, Littleton. Private, Capt. Solomon Kidder's co., Col. Brooks's regt.;
company return endorsed " 1776; " reported sick.

Jewitt, Jonathan. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt.; service from June
13, 1782, 6 mos. 17 days.

Jewitt, Joseph. Private, Capt. Luke Wilder's co., Col. Samuel Denney's (2d) regt.;
enlisted Oct. 27, 1779; service to Dec. 1, 1779, 1 mo. 5 days, at Claverack; travel
home 9 days (180 miles) also allowed. Roll dated Albany.

Jewitt, Oliver. Sergeant, Capt. Longley's co.. Col. Whitcomb's regt. ; company re-
ceipt for wages for Sept., 1775, dated Prospect Hill.

Jewitt, Samuel, Lancaster. Private, Capt. Daniel Robbins's co. of militia. Col. Asa
Whitcomb's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge;
returned April 24, 1775 ; service, 7 days ; company made up from 2d and 13th cos.
in said regiment ; also, Capt. John White's co.. Col. Job Cushing's regt. ; enlisted
July 28, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 8 days, at Bennington on an alarm.



800 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jewtt, Benjamin, Pepperell. Private, Capt. Asa Lawrence's co.. Col. William Pres-
cott's regt. ; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775.

Jet, Richard, Boston. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
Capt. Jonathan Houghton's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; residence, Boston ;
eni^aged for town of Bolton ; joined Capt. Langdon's co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ;
term, 3 years ; also, list of men mustered b_v Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, June 8, 1777; Capt. Langdon's co., Col. Henry Jack-
son's regt.

Jffes, Thomas. Private, Capt. Barnabas Dodge's co.. Col. Loammi Baldwin's regt. ;
return of men who engaged to serve for 1 year from the last of Dec, 1775.

Jhenkins, Joseph, Wilmington. 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.

JiBURi, John. Corporal, Capt. Cranson's co., Col. Whitcomb's regt.; company re-
ceipt for Visages for Aug., 1775, dated Prospect Hill. [See John Viburt.]

JiBURY, John. Corporal, Capt. Cranson's co.. Col. Whitcomb's regt.; company re-
ceipt for wages for Sept., 1775, dated Camp at Prospect Hill. [See John Viburt.]

Jii.ES, Daniel, "Bessick" (Massabesec), also given Brentwood. Matross, Capt.
Samuel Gridley's co.. Col. Richard Gridley's (Artilleiy) regt. ; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted June 8, 1775 ; service, 1 mo. 26 days ; also, company return
[probably Oct., 1775] ; reported deserted.

Jiles, Daniel, South Brimfield. Private, Capt. Ames Walbridge's co., Col. David
Brewer's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 12, 1775; service, 2
mos. 24 days.

Jiles, Paul, Kennebunk. Matross, Capt. Samuel Gridley's co.. Col. Richard Grid-
ley's (Artillery) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Jiles, Thomas, Boston. Private, Col. Sheldon's regt. of light dragoons ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from March 4, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; residence,
Boston ; term, during war.

Jilles, Richard, Derry. Private, Lieut. Nathaniel Sartell's co., Col. William Pres-
cott's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775; service, 89
days.

Jilles, Willia.m. Private, Capt. Jonathan Maynard's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's
(7th) regt. ; muster rolls for April, May, and July, 1782 ; balance of term of en-
listment unexpired, 18 mos. 7 days; reported on command at Verplanck's Point
in May, 1782.

JiLLisoN, Alexander, Berwick. Private, Capt. Jonathan Nowell'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], including
abstract of pay to last of July, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent
in money dated Fort No. 1, Cambridge, Nov. 21, 1775.

Jillison, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Daniel Sullivan's CO., Col. Benjamin Foster's
(Lincoln Co.) regt. ; discharged Oct. 7, 1777 ; service, 17 days ; companj' marched
to Machias three different times.

Jillison, Charles, Berwick. Private, Capt. Joshua Bragdon's co., Col. James
Scammon's (30th) regt.; company return [pro'oably Oct., 1775], including ab-
stract of pay to last of July, 1775 ; enlisted July 5, 1775.

Jillison, Joel. Receipt for bounty given to the Selectmen of York, dated York, July
13, 1778, signed by said Jillison and others raised to serve at Providence, R. I.,
agreeable to resolve of June 12, 1778; also, Private, Capt. Simeon Brown's co.,



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 801

JiLLisoN, Joel, co7itinued.

Col. Nathaniel "Wade's regt. ; enlisted July 1, 1778; service, 6 mos. 7 da.ys, at
Rhode Island ; company discharged at East Greenwich, R. I. ; regiment raised
in Essex and York counties ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls dated East
Greenwich, Sept. 24, Oct. 14, Nov. 6, and Nov. 14, 1778; enlistment to expire
Jan. 1, 1779.

JiLLisoN, Samuel, Sanford. Private, Capt. Joshua Bragdon's co., Col. James Scam-
mon's (30th) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775], including abstract of
pay to last of July, 1775 ; enlisted May 3, 1775.

JILLISON, William, "Wells. Private, Capt. Joshua Bragdon's (Wells) co., which
marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; enlisted April 21, 1775; ser-
vice, 5 days ; also, Capt. Samuel Sayer's co., Col. James Scammon's regt. ; mus-
ter roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 3, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 4 days.

Jills, William. Private, Capt. Jonathan Maynard's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's
(7th) regt. ; muster roll for June, 1782 ; balance of term of enlistment unexpired,
19 mos. 7 days.

JiLLSON, Amaziah, Attlcborough. Private, Capt. Jabez Ellis's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 11 days.

JiLLSON, Amo8. Capt. Caleb Richardson's co., Col. Timothy AValker's regt.; order
for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Nov. 20, 1775.

JiLLSON, Levi, Attlcborough. Private, Capt. Jacob Ide's co.. Col. Dagget's regt. ; ser-
vice, 24 days ; company marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

JiLLsoN, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Stephen Richardson's co. ; marched Sept. 25,
1777; discharged Oct. 29, 1777; service, 1 mo. 6 days; company marched from
Attlcborough under command of Col. George Williams on a secret expedition.
[See Nathaniel Gilson.]

JiLLSON, Oliver, Attlcborough. Private, Capt. Stephen Richardson's (Attlcborough)
CO. ; service, 25 days ; company comprised one-fourth of the militia of the town
of Attlcborough, marched to Rhode Island April 21, 1777, to hold the Lines until
men could be raised for that purpose for 2 months, and served until May 15,
1777; also, same co. ; marched Sept. 25, 1777; discharged Oct. 29, 1777; service,

1 mo. 6 days; company marched from Attlcborough under command of Col.
George Williams on a secret expedition ; also. Corporal, Capt. Jacob Fuller's co..
Col. John Jacobs's regt. ; enlisted June 2, 1778; service, 7 mos. 1 day, at Rhode
Island; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779. [See Oliver Gillson.]

JiLSON, . [This name also appears under the form of Gillson, Gilson, Jelson,

Jillson.]

JiLSON, Amaziah, Attleborough. Private, Capt. Caleb Richardson's co.. Col. Timothy
Walker's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 3
mos. 8 days; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, orderfor bounty coat
or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Nov. 20, 1775.

JiLSON, Amos, Attleborough. Private, Capt. Caleb Richardson's co., Col. Timothy
Walker's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 3
mos. 8 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775.

JiLSON, Daniel, Attleborough. Private, Capt. Samuel Robinson's co.. Col. Isaac
Dean's regt.; marched July 31, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 8 days;

2 days travel also allowed on march home from Tivei'ton to Attleborough ; com-
pany marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm.

Jilson, Levi, Attleborough. Private, Capt. Alexander Foster's co., Col. Thomas Car-
penter's regt. ; enlisted July 27, 1780; discharged July 31, 1780; service, 7 days;
company marched to Tiverton, R. I., to serve for 6 days; also, Capt. Samuel



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JiLSON, Levi, continued.

Robinson's co., Col. Isaac Dean's regt. ; marched Aug. 4, 1780; discharged Aug.
8, 1780 ; service, 4 days ; 2 days travel also allowed on march home from Tiverton
to Attleborough ; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm.

JiLSON, Oliver. Seaman, ship " General Mifflin," commanded by Capt. George "Wait
Babcock; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to at Boston, Sept. 9, 1780;
age, 23 yrs. ; complexion, light; occupation, mariner; residence, Massachusetts.

JiMMiNSON, Robert, Cape Elizabeth. Private, Capt. Samuel Dunn's co., Col. Edmund
Phinney's (31st) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

JiNCKs, George. Sergeant, in a detachment from Capt. Ezra Whipple's co. commanded
by Lieut. William Peeters, Col. Simonds's regt. ; enlisted Oct. 27, 1780 ; discharged
Oct. 29, 1780; service, 3 days, on the alarm at the Northward of Oct. 27, 1780;
detachment marched to reinforce troops under Gen. Allen.

JiNiNGS, Isaac, Natick. Private, Capt. James Mellen's co.. Col. Jonathan Ward's
regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

JiNKENS, Joseph, Gorham. Capt. Samuel Whitmore's co.. Col. Reuben Fogg's regt. ;
copy of a pay abstract for mileage [year not given] ; mileage (392 miles) allowed
said Jinkens.

JiNKENS, Richard. Matross, Capt. William Pierce's co.. Col. John Crane's (Artillery)
regt. ; muster roll for Nov., 1778, dated Providence; also, Capt. William Pierce's
CO., Col. John Crane's (also given Col. Harrison's) regt.; muster roll for Dec,
1778, dated Providence; also, Capt. William Pierce's co., Col. John Crane's regt.;
muster rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1779, dated Providence; enlisted Jan. 15, 1777;
reported a gun driver; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for March, 1779.

Jinkens, Samuel, Gorham. Capt. Richard Mayberry's co., Col. Francis's regt.; pay
abstract for mileage from home to Dorchester Heights, sworn to Aug. 20, 1776;
mileage (142 miles) allowed said Jinkens; also, Sergeant, Capt. Richard May-
berry's CO., Col. Ebenezer Francis's I'egt. ; pay abstract for rations and travel
allowance from Dorchester Heights home ; said Jinkens credited with allowance
for 7 days (143 miles) ; warrant allowed in Council Nov. 29, 1776.

Jinkens, Stephen. Private, Capt. William Brakenridge's co., Col. Porter's (Hamp-
shire Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 9, 1777 ; discharged July 29, 1777 ; service, 26 days,
under Col. Seth Warner at Manchester, including 6 days (120 miles) travel home.

Jinkens, Thomas Shepard. Private, Capt. William Spinney's co., Col. Cogswell's
regt.; enlisted Oct. 8, 1778; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service, 2 mos. 28 days,
including travel (80 miles) home ; company detached to guard and fortify port
of Boston.

Jinkes, Joel. Private, Lieut. Asa Ballow's co., 4th Suffolk Co. regt. commanded by
Maj. Seth Bullard; marched July 28, 1780; discharged July 30, 1780; service, 5
days, including 2 days (45 miles) travel home ; company marched to Rhode Island
on an alarm.

JiNKiNQs, Alexander. Boy, brig " Hazard," commanded by Capt. John F. Williams ;
engaged Dec. 1, 1778; discharged April 20, 1779; service, 4 mos. 19 days. Roll
dated Boston.

JiNKiNGS, Joel, Groton. Fifer, Capt. Henry Farwell's (1st) co., Col. William Pres-
cott's (10th) regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; enlisted April 19, 1775.

JiNKiNGS, John, Taunton. List of men drafted from Bristol Co. militia to march to
Horse Neck under command of Col. Thomas Carpenter [year not given], but
who failed to join regiment ; reported drafted from Taunton to serve under Capt.
Robert Crossman, Jr.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 803

JiNKiNGS, John. Private, Capt. Thomas White's co., Col. Joseph Palmer's regt. ; ser-
vice, 4 days ; company assembled March 4, 1776, marched to Dorchester, and
served there and at other places between that date and May 1, 1776.

JiNKiNS, Benjamin, Hutchinson (Barre). Private, Capt. John Black's co. of Minute-
men, which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 19 days ; reported returned home.

JiNKiNS, Calvin. Private, Capt. Amos Turner's co.. Col. John Jacobs's regt. ; enlisted
Aug. 4, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. ; regiment raised in Plym-
outh Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

JiNKiNS, Charles. Private, Capt. Abram Washburn's co., Col. Theophilus Cotton's
regt. ; marched March 10, 1781 ; discharged April 1, 1781 ; service, 22 days ; com-
pany marched to Newport to serve for 40 days. Roll dated Bridgewater.

JiNKiNS, David, Groton. Private, Capt. Henry Farwell's co.. Col. William Prescott's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 25, 1775; service, 98 days.

JiNKiNS, Edward. Corporal, Capt. Amos Turner's co., Col. John Cushing's regt.;
enlisted Sept. 23, 1776 ; service, 58 days, at Rhode Island. Roll dated Newport.

JiNKiNS, Ed-ward. Private, Capt. Eliakim Howard's co., Maj. Eliphalet Cary's regt.;
marched July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 11 days; company
marched to Rhode Island on an alarm. Roll dated Bridgewater.

JiNKiNS, John, Maiden. Private, Capt. Stephen Dana's co.. Col. Mcintosh's regt.;
arrived at camp March 21, 1776; discharged April 5, 1776; service, 16 days, at
the Lines at Boston.

JiNKiNS, John. Private, Capt. Elijah Deming's detachment from Col. Ashley's regt. ;
enlisted June 4, 1778; discharged July 15, 1778; service, 41 days; detachment
ordered to Albany by Gen. Fellows.

JiNKiNs, John. Boy, brig "Hazard," commanded by Capt. John Foster Williams;
engaged May 12, 1779; service to Sept. 6, 1779, 3 mos. 26 days; nationality,
American ; stature, 4 ft. 3 in. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

.JiNKiNS, Jonathan, Groton. Private, Capt. Henry Farwell's co.. Col. William Pres-
cott's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 25, 1775; service, 60
days.

JiNKiNS, Joseph, Maiden. Private, Capt. Stephen Dana's co.. Col. Mcintosh's regt. ;
arrived at camp March 21, 1776; discharged April 5, 1776; service, 16 days, at
the Lines at Boston.

JiNKiNS, Joseph, Weston. Capt. John Minot's co., Col. Dike's regt.; pay abstract
for mileage to and from Dorchester Heights and travel allowance home ; said Jin-
kins credited with allowance for 1 day; mileage (40 miles) also allowed; warrant
allowed in Council Nov. 30, 1776.

JiNKiNS, Joseph. 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 14,
1780; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, dark; engaged for town of
Wilmington; marched to camp July 14, 1780, under command of Capt. Hancock.

JiNKiNS, Obadiah, Groton. Private, Capt. Henry Farwell's co.. Col. William Pres-
cott's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 25, 1775; service,
98 days.

JiNKiNS, Samuel, Scituate. Private, Capt. Calvin Curtis's co.. Col. John Jacobs's
regt.; enlisted July 20, 1778; service, 5 mos. 15 days, at Rhode Island; enlist-
ment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.



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JiNKiNs, Stephen, Newburyport. Adjutant, Col. Moses Little's (17th) regt. ; engaged
May 3, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 6 days. Roll dated Camp at Prospect Hill.

JiNKiNS, Stephen, Ware. Private, Capt. Elijah Dwight's co. ; pay abstract for mileage
[yearnot given] ; mileage (150 miles) allowed said Jinkins.

JiNKiNs, William, New Providence. Sergeant, Capt. Asa Barns's co., Col. Patterson's
regt. of Minute-men, which marched April 22, 1775, in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775; service, 25 days.

Jinkins, William. Private, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co. ; service, 1 mo. 2 days; com-
pany detached from militia to serve at Rhode Island for 4 weeks in a regiment
under Capt. Samuel Fisher. Roll sworn to at Wrentham.

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

Jinks, Joel. Private, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co., Col. Benjamin Hawes's regt. ; ser-
vice from Sept. 25, 1777, to Oct. 30, 1777, 35 days, on a secret expedition. Roll
sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Jinks, John. Pay roll of officers and crew of the brigantine " Pallas," commanded by
Capt. James Johnson, for service from July 3, 1779, to Aug. 20, 1779, on Penobscot
expedition.

Jinks, John. Boy, ship '< Protector," commanded by Capt. John F. Williams ; engaged
Oct. 15, 1780; discharged May 1, 1781 ; service, 6 mos. 16 days.

Jinks, Joseph, Wilmington. Discharge dated West Point, Jan. 15, 1781, signed by
Joseph Vose, Colonel, 1st Mass. regt., granting an honorable discharge to said
Jinks, he having served 6 months. [See Joseph Jenkins.]

Jinks, Loring. Private; billeting roll of Capt. Lemuel Stewart's co. ; enlisted July 6
[1775] ; credited with 46 days billeting allowance ; amount of billeting for com-
pany paid on a warrant from Maj. Gen. Schuyler, and receipted for by Capt.
Stewart at Albany, Jan. 27, 1776.

Jinks, Nath'n. List of men, dated Brookfield, June 30, 1778, showing service credited
to them, respectively, as returned l)y 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 5J months for each single poll in said pre-
cinct; no service credited to said Jinks.

Jinks, Nehemiah. Private, Capt. Ezra Whipple's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's
(Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted Oct. 13, 1780; discharged Oct. 22, 1780; service, 9
days ; company marched to Castleton by order of Gen. Fellows on an alarm.

Jinks, Nicholas. Private, Capt. Ezra Whipple's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's
(Berkshire Co.) regt. ; enlisted Oct. 13, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 22, 1780 ; service, 9
days, on an alarm at Castleton.

Jinks, Obadiah. Private, Capt. John Collar's co.. Col. John Ashly's (Berkshire Co.)
regt.; entered service July 19, 1779; discharged Aug. 29 (also given Aug. 27),
1779; service, 1 mo. 9 days; company marched to Connecticut under command
of Lieut. Col. Powel ; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of
Tyringham for service in the Continental Armj' during 1780; marched July 1,
1780; discharged Jan. 5, 1781; service, 6 mos. 9 days, including travel (80 miles)
home.

Jinks, Rufus. Cooper's Mate, ship " General Mifflin," commanded by Capt. George
Wait Babcock ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to at Boston, Sept. 9,
1780; age, 20j-rs.; complexion, light ; residence, Massachusetts.



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Jinks, Simeon. Private, Artillery co. stationed at Machias for its defence ; entered
service Aug. 18, 1778; discharged Dec. 1, 1778; service, 3 raos. 12 days, under
Col. Allan.

Jinks, Thomas. Sailor, sloop "Enterprise," commanded by Capt. John Proat Sloan;
engaged June 20, 1775; discharged July 1, 1775; service, 12 days.

JiNNERSON, William, Watertown. Private, Capt. Abner Crafts's co., Lieut. Col. "Wil-
liam Bond's (late Col. Gardner's) 37th regt. ; company return dated Cambridge,
Oct. 7, 1775.

JiNNES, Robert, Stafford. Private, Capt. Ames Walbridge's co.. Col. David Brewer's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 14, 1775; service, 2 mos. 22
days.

JiNNET, Reuben. Private, Capt. Thomas Crandon's co. ; enlisted July 18, 1775; ser-
vice, 5 mos. 16 days, in defence of seacoast.

Jinnino, Benjamin. List of men, dated Brookfield, June 30, 1778, showing service
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 Jinning credited with 3| mos. service.

JiNNiNGS, Benjamin, Brookfield. Capt. Francis Willson's co.. Col. Danforth Keyes's
regt. ; pay abstract for mileage from place of discharge home, dated Providence,
Dec. 29, 1777; mileage (60 miles) allowed said Jinnings.

JiNNiNGS, Isaac, Natick. Private, Capt. John AVilliams's co.. Col. R.Putnam's regt.;
return dated Albany, Feb. 9, 1778; residence, Natick; enlisted for town of
Natick ; mustered by John Cushing, Esq. ; reported deceased.

Jinnings, Isaac. Sergeant, Capt. John Trotter's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt. ;
muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated Garrison at West Point; enlistment, 3 years ; re-
ported discharged Jan. 6, 1781.

Jinnings, James, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. Stephen Bullock's co., Col. Thomas Car-
penter's (Bristol Co.) regt.; enlisted July 27, 1778; discharged Sept. 10, 1778;
service, 1 mo. 16 days, at Rhode Island.

Jinnings, John. Private, Capt. Aaron Graves's co.. Col. David Leonard's regt. ; en-
listed May 8, 1777 ; discharged July 8, 1777; service, 70 days, at the Northward,
including 10 days (206 miles) travel from camp.

Jinnings, Jonathan. Private, Capt. John Cutler's co.. Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.;



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