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enlisted April 29, 1778 ; service, 1 mo. 12 days, at Rhode Island ; also, same co.
and regt. ; enlisted July 15, 1778; service, 5 mos. 21 days, at Rhode Island; also,
same co. and regt.; muster roll dated East Greenwich, Sept. 17, 1778; reported
on furlough ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls dated East Greenwich, Nov. 6,
Nov. 13, and Dec. 1, 1778; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Jinnings, Jonathan. Private ; return dated Jan. 28, 1781, of officers and men belonging
to Massachusetts in Col. Sheldon's (2d) regt. of light dragoons, made by Ben-
jamin Tallmadge, Major Commandant; engaged for town of Shrewsbury; en-
gaged May 7, 1777, by Capt. Crafts ; term, during war.

Jinnings, Joseph, Ludlow. Private, Capt. Paul Langdon's (Wllbraham) co. of
Minute-men, which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; said
Jinnings marched April 20, 1775 ; service, 9 days ; reported enlisted into the army
April 29, 1775; also, Capt. Paul Langdon's co.. Col. Timothy Danielson's regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 29, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 10 days;
also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equiv-
alent in money dated Camp at Roxbury, Dec. 25, 1775; also, Private, Capt.



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JiNNiNGS, Joseph, continued.

Caleb Keep's co., Col. Israel CLapen's regt. ; enlisted Oct. 18, 1779; discharged
Nov. 21, 1779; service, 1 mo. 10 days, at Claverack, including 6 days (120 miles)
travel home ; regiment raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

JiNNiNOS, Joseph. Capt. Gage's co., Col. Frye's regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed
by said Jinnings and others, dated Cambridge, July -, 1775.

JiNNiNOS, Nathan. Private, Capt. Israel Hix's co., Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt. ;
service, 12 days; company marched from Rehoboth to Bristol, R. I., on the
alarm of Dec. 8, 1776. Roll sworn to at Rehoboth.

Jinnings, Solomon, Methuen. Gunner, Capt. John Popkin's co.. Col. Richard Grid-
ley's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 7, 1775; service, 1 mo.
27 days.

Jinnings, William. Corporal, Capt. William Bird's co., Col. Webb's regt. ; enlisted
Aug. 17, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 1, 1781 ; service, 3 raos. 24 days, near West Point,
including 11 days (220 miles) travel home; regiment raised in Suffolk and Mid-
dlesex counties to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

JiNNiNs, Benjamin. Corporal, Capt. Francis Willson's co., Col. Danforth Keyes's
regt. ; service from Dec. 1, 1777, to date of discharge, Jan. 3, 1778, 1 mo. 3 days.
Roll dated Providence.

JiNNiNS, Isaac. List of men belonging to Col. Wheelock's regt. who were discharged ;
Capt. Chaimberlain's co. ; discharged Nov. 11, 1776.

Jinny. John. Private, Capt. Benjamin Godfrey's co.. Col. John Cushing's regt. ; ser-
vice from Sept. 30, 1776, 54 days, at Rhode Island. Roll dated Newport and
sworn to in Barnstable Co.

JipsoN, David, Chesterfield. Private, Capt. Joshua L. Woodbridge's co.. Col. Nathan
Tyler's regt. ; payroll for Sept. -Dec, 1779, sworn to at Newport; reported dis-
charged Dec. 25, 1779 ; service at Rhode Island ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay
roll for Dec, 1779, sworn to at Newport, allowing 1 mo. 7 days service at Rhode
Island. [See David Gipson.]

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

Jip.soN, John, Haverhill. Corporal, Capt. James Sawyer's co.. Col. James Frye's
regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, Capt. Moses McFarland's
(7th) CO., Lieut. Col. Thomas Nixon's (Ith) regt.; regimental return dated North
Castle, Nov. 9, 1776.

JiPSON, John. Private, Capt. Benjamin Bonney's co., Col. Elisha Porter's (Hampshire
Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 21, 1779; discharged Aug. 27, 1779; service, 42 days, at
New London, Conn., including 5 days (102 miles) travel home. Roll dated
Chesterfield.

JiPSON, Joseph, Chesterfield. 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.

JiQUEL, Jean. Seaman, ship " General Putnam," commanded by Capt. Daniel Waters ;
engaged July 15 (also given July 12), 1779; service to Sept. 7, 1779, 1 mo. 22
days, on Penobscot expedition. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Jnkins, Joseph. Private, Capt. Sylvanus Smith's (1st) co., 5th Mass. regt. commanded
by Lieut. Col. David Cobb; muster roll for Feb., 1783 ; balance of term of enlist-
ment unexpired, 10 mos. 15 days.



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Jnkins, Southward. Corporal, Capt. Nathan Hamilton's co., Col. Samuel Brewer's
regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., dated Brookfield, Feb. 17, 1777;
150 miles travel allowed said Jnkins.

Jnkinsox, Joseph, Hopldnton. Private, Capt. James Mellen's co.. Col. Jonathan
Ward's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 29, 1775; service,
3 mos. 10 days ; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775].

J.NNiGEs, Daniel. Private, Capt. John Davis's co. of Minute-men, Col. Fry's regt.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 7 days ; reported enlisted
Feb. 14, 1775.

Jnnigess, Solomox. Private, Capt. John Davis's co. of Minute-men, Col. Fry's regt.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days; reported enlisted
Feb. 14, 1775.

Jnninos, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Thomas Cogswell's co., Col. Baldwin's (26th)
regt. ; pay abstract for Feb., 1776.

Jo, Jeremy (also given Jeremiah), Sandwich (also given Barnstable). Return of men
raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col. Nathaniel Freeman's (1st
Barnstable Co.) regt., dated Sandwich, June 10, 1777; residence. Sandwich (also
given Barnstable) ; engaged for town of Sandwich (also given Barnstable) ; joined
Capt. Russell's co.. Col. Bradford's regt. ; term to expire Jan. -, 1780.

Jo, John, [Martha's] Vineyard. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army,
as returned by the Selectmen of Uxbridge ; residence, [Martha's] Vineyard ; en-
gaged for town of Uxbridge; joined Capt. Turner's co., Col. Bradford's regt.;
term, during war; reported returned in Capt. Thomas's co. through mistake;
also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co.,
dated Boston, June 8, 1777 ; Capt. Turner's co., Col. Bradford's regt. ; also. Pri-
vate, Capt. Thomas Turner's co.. Col. Gamaliel Bradford's regt. ; subsistence
allowed from date of enlistment. May 28, 1777 ; credited with allowance for 1 day ;
also, same co. and regt. ; return [year not given] ; mustered by County Muster
Master; reported deserted.

JoALs, Thomas, Petersham. Private, Capt. Nathan Hamilton's co., Col. Samuel
Brewer's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Fort Edward home,
dated Brookfield, Feb. 6, 1777 ; said Joals credited with allowance for 8 days (160
miles).

JoANES, Samuel, Berwick. Certificate dated York, Feb. 27, 1777, certifying that said
Joanes and others had enlisted into the Continental Army in Capt. Daniel Wheel-
wright's CO., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt., and had been mustered by Joseph
Bragdon, Jr., Muster Master ; age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, dark ;
residence, Berwick.

Joans, Amos, Manchester. Private, Capt. HafBeld White's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's
(4th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 19, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; also, same co. and regt. ; return dated Albany, Feb. 9, 1778; resi-
dence, Manchester; enlisted for town of Manchester; mustered by Esquire
Cushing.

Joans, Asa, Royalston. Private, Capt. Nathan Hamilton's co.. Col. Samuel Brewer's
regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Fort Edward home, dated
Brookfield, Feb. 6, 1777; said Joans credited with allowance for 7^ days (150
miles).

Joans, Elijah. Private, Capt. Luke Howell's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's regt. ; enlisted
July 20, 1779; service to Nov. 30, 1779, 4 mos. 11 days, at Rhode Island. [See
Elisha Johnes and Elijah Jones.]



808 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Joans, John. Private, Capt. Haffield White's co., Col. R. Putnam's regt. ; return
dated Albany, Feb. 9, 1778 ; mustered by Col. Barret; reported deserted.

Joans, Phineas. Private, Capt. Samuel Hamant's co.. Col. Samuel Denny's (2d)
regt. ; enlisted Oct. 22, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 10 days,
at Claverack, including 8 days (160 miles) travel home; regiment raised to rein-
force Continental Army for 3 months.

Joans, Samuel, Marshfield. Private, Capt. Thomas Turner's co. of militia. Col. John
Baley's regt. ; pay abstract for mileage, dated Jan. 10, 1776 ; mileage (69 miles)
allowed said Joans ; reported encamped with Brig. Gen. Thomas's brigade.

JoAQUis, Emmanuel, Philadelphia. Gunner and Corporal, Capt. Nathaniel Donnell's
CO., Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for ser-
vice from Jan. 7, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported as serving 9 mos. 5 days as
Gunner, 26 mos. 19 days, as Corporal; promoted to Corporal Oct. 12, 1777; also,
same co. and regt. ; return for gratuity, dated Greenwich, Nov. 10, 1779.

JoAR, LoTNS [ ?] , Pembroke. Corporal, Capt. James Hatch's co. of Minute-men, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, from West Parish in Pembroke to Scitu-
ate and Marshfield ; discharged April 29, 1775 ; service, 11 days.

Job, Benjamin, Falmouth. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Col. Nathaniel Freeman's (1st Barnstable Co.) regt., dated Sandwich, June
10, 1777; residence, Falmouth; engaged for town of Falmouth; term, 3 years or
during war.

Job, Jeremiah, Chesterfield. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continen-
tal 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 Spring-
field, Aug. 2, 1780; age, 20 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 11 in.; complexion, mulatto; en-
gaged for town of Chesterfield; arrived at Springfield Aug. 1, 1780; marched to
camp Aug. 2, 1780, under command of Lieut. Benjamin Pike; 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 bj^ the town of Chesterfield for service in the Continental
Army during 1780; marched to camp July 12, 1780; discharged Dec. 15, 1780;
service, 5 mos. 13 days, travel (180 miles) included.

Job, Jeremiah. Private, Capt. Daniel Gill)ert's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; ser-
vice from Aug. 10, 1778, to Sept. 13, 1778, 1 mo. 8 days, at Rhode Island, including
travel home. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

Job, Jeremiah. Receipt dated Barre, April 16, 1781, for bounty paid said Job by
Class No. 13 of the town of Barre to serve in the Continental Army for the term
of 3 years; also, descriptive list of men raised in Worcester Co. to serve in the
Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Seth Wash-
burn, Superintendent; Capt. Allen's CO., Col. Grout's regt. ; age, 26 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, brown; occupation, farmer; engaged for town of Barre;
engaged March 15, 1781; term, 3 years; ¬ЂZso, Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's
(10th) regt.; service from April 16, 1781, 8 mos. 4 days; reported died Dec. 20,
1781.

Job, Moses, Barnstable. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as re-
turned by the Selectmen of Barnstable; residence, Barnstable; engaged for town
of Barnstable; joined Capt. John Russell's co., Col. Bradford's regt.; term,
3 years, to expire Jan. -, 1780; also, list of men mustered by Joseph Otis, Muster
Master for Barnstable Co., dated Barnstable, May 31, 1777; Capt. John Russel's
CO., Col. Bradford's regt. ; mustered May 27, 1777; term, during war; also. Pri-
vate, 6th CO., Col. Gamaliel Bradford's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from May 19, 1777, to Dec. 20, 1777; reported deceased ; also, Capt. John
Russell's CO., Col. Bradford's regt.; return [year not given] ; mustered by Con-



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IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 809

Job, Moses, continued.

tinental Muster Master; reported sick and absent; also, same co. and regt. ;
muster roll for Dec, 1777; enlistment, 3 .years; reported sick in the country;
also, same co. and regt. ; return of men who were in camp on or before Aug.
15, 1777 ; enlisted May 19, 1777 ; joined June 20, 1777 ; reported died Dec. 28, 1777.

JOBEY, Sam., Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Micah Chapman's co., which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775, towards Marshfield ; service, 2 days. [See Samuel Tobey .]

JoBLiNG, Robert. Mariner, brigantine "Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. John
Allen Hallet; engaged July 28, 1778; discharged Dec. 18, 1778.

JoBSON, Samuel. Private, Capt. Jesse Roe's co. of artificers, attached to corps of artil-
lery under Brig. Gen. Henry Knox ; muster roll for Nov., 1777 ; reported deserted
Oct. 27, 1777.

JocKSON, Eleazer. Accouut dated Jan. 24, 1776, of ammunition delivered the non-
commissioned officers and soldiers belonging to Capt. Richard Dodge's co., 26th
regt.

JocKsoN, Joseph, Upton. Corporal, Capt. Reuben Davis's co.. Col. Luke Drury'a
regt. ; detached July 17, 1781 ; marched to join regiment July 23, 1781 ; arrived
at West Point Aug. 1, 1781; discharged Nov. 1, 1781; service, 3 mos. 22 days,
including 9 days (180 miles) travel home; residence, Upton; enlisted for town of
Upton ; enlistment, 3 months.

JocQUEA, . [This name also appears under the form of Joaquis, Jorquea.]

JocQUEA, Emmanuel, Boston. Sergeant, Capt. Nathaniel Donnell's co.. Col. John
Crane's (3d Artillery) regt.; muster roll dated West Point, Jan. 9, 1781; resi-
dence, Boston ; enlisted Jan. 1, 1777, by Sergt. Major Tracey ; enlistment, during
war ; reported a foreigner ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls for Feb. -April,
1781, dated West Point; reported on command at Stony Point.

JoDAN, John. Capt. Samuel Leighton's co.. Col. James Scammon's (30th) regt. ; order
for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Oct. 28, 1775.

Joe, . [This name also appears under the form of Jo.]

Joe, . Private; engaged Dec. 1, 1779; service to June 1, 1780, 6 mos., at Machias,

under Col. John Allan, Commander-in-Chief of Eastern Indian dept. ; also, Ma-
tross; engaged June 1, 1780; discharged Oct. 8, 1780; service, -1 mos. 8 days, at
Machias, under Col. John Allan in Eastern Indian dept. ; reported in the artillery ;
also reported a negro.

Joe, Jeremiah, Barnstable. Private, Capt. Matthias Tobey's co.. Col. Aaron Willard's
regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from home to the place of rendez-
vous, Ticonderoga, dated Boston, Jan. 15, 1777; 269 miles travel allowed said
Joe; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from place
of discharge home, dated Boston, Jan. -, 1777 ; 317 miles travel allowed said Joe ;
reported discharged at Fort Edward; also, list of men mustered by Joseph Otis,
Muster Master for Barnstable Co., dated Barnstable, Feb. 18, 1777; Capt. James
Davis's CO., Col. Gamaliel Bradford's regt. ; engaged for town of Sandwich ; mus-
tered Feb. 12, 1777 ; term, during war (also given 3 years) ; also. Private, 5th co.,
Col. Gamaliel Bradford's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Feb. 15, 1777, to May 28, 1777 ; reported deceased ; also, Capt. John Russell's co..
Col. Bradford's regt.; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Fel). 15, 1777,
to March 21, 1777 ; credited with 46 days allowance, includmg subsistence for 11
days (220 miles) travel on march from Boston to Bennington ; also, Capt. John
Lament's co.. Col. Gamaliel Bradford's (12th) regt.; return of men who were in
camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777; joined April 7, 1777; reported died May 27,
1778 [7].



810 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Joe, John. Private, Capt. Thomas Turner's co., Col. Bradford's regt. ; return of men
who were in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777 ; enlisted May 25, 1777 ; joined May
26, 1777 ; reported deserted July -, 1777.

Joel, Richard, Halifax. Private, Capt. Freedom Chamberlin's co.. Col. Cary's regt. ;
company return dated " Cortlands Manner," Nov. 22, 1776 ; also, list of men raised
to serve in the Continental Army, as returned by Capt. Jesse Sturtevant; resi-
dence, Halifax; engaged for town of Halifax; joined Capt. Drew's co., Col. Bai-
ley's regt. ; engaged May -, 1777 ; term, 3 years ; also, Private, 5th co.. Col. John
Bailey's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from May 17, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Seth Drew's (oth) co., Col. Bailey's regt.; company
return dated Camp at Valley Forge, Jan. 2i, 1778; also, descriptive list of men
belonging to Col. Bailey's (2d) regt., who re-enlisted for the war subsequent to
Sept. 30, 1779, as returned by Seth Drew, Captain and Commandant, 2d Mass.
regt.; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 3 in.; complexion, mulatto; hair, black; resi-
dence, Halifax ; enlisted May 17, 1777, by Capt. Drew at Halifax ; also. Private,
Capt. Seth Drew's co.. Col. Bailey's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780.

JoENS, Silas. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Greenwich for service
in the Continental Army during 1780; marched July 17, 1780; discharged Jan.
16, 1781 ; service, 6 mos. 7 days, including travel (150 miles) home.

JoFFS, Thomas, Gloucester. Private, Capt. Child's (6th) co., Col. James Wesson's
regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31,
1779 ; residence, Gloucester ; credited to town of Gloucester ; also, Capt. Abraham
Child's CO., Col. Wesson's regt.; return dated Jan. 25, 1778; mustered by Col.
Barber, State Muster Master.

Johakun, Moses. Private, Capt. Isaac Marsh's co.. Col. Sears's regt. ; mustered July
21, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 2, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 12 days, under Brig. Gen.
Stark ; company raised in Berkshire Co. and stationed at Fort Plains, Tryon Co. ;
order for payment of amount of roll dated at Stockbridge and signed by Capt.
Marsh.

John, . List of officers, seamen, and marines, belonging to the brigantine " Hazard,"

commanded by Capt. Simeon Samson, in the service of the State of Massachusetts,
made up for advance pay, dated Boston, Nov. 13, 1777; reported a negro.

John, David. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship " Rambler," commanded
by Capt. Benjamin Lovett, sworn to in Suffolk Co., May 27, 1780 ; age, 18 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. ; complexion, light ; birthplace, Ipswich.

John, Edward. List of 9 months men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master
for Worcester Co.; Capt. Ingoldsbee's co.. Col. Cushing's regt.; engaged for
town of Shrewsbury; mustered July 14, 1779; also, descriptive list of men raised
for Continental service, as returned by Seth Washburn, Superintendent for Worces-
ter Co. ; Capt. Ingoldsby's co.. Col. Cushing's regt.; age, 44 yrs.; stature, 5 ft.
8 in.; complexion, dark; engaged for town of Shrewsbury; marched July 21,
1779; reported delivered to Ensign J. Hubble.

John, Isaac. List of 9 months men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for
Worcester Co. ; Capt. Baker's co.. Col. Tyler's regt. ; engaged for town of Upton ;
mustered July 5, 1779.

John, Michael. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship "Rambler," com-
manded by Capt. Benjamin Lovett, sworn to in Suffolk Co., May 27, 1780 ; age,
21 yrs.; stature, 5 ft.; complexion, light; birthplace, Exeter.

John, Samuel. Seaman, U. S. brig "General Gates," commanded by Capt. John
Skimmer; list of men entitled to prize shares [year not given] ; said John rated
1 share.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 811

JoHNES, Elisha, Walpole. Private, Capt. Luke Howell's co., Col. Tyler's regt.; pay
roll for Dec, 1779; service, 20 days, at Rhode Island. [See Elijah Joans and
Elijah Jones.]

JoHNES, EzEKiEL, Scituate. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Winslow's co., Col. Josiah Whit-
ney's regt. ; service from May 1, 1776, i days preceding march, to Aug. 1, 1776.

JoHNES, William. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Winslow's co., Col. Simeon Cary's regt. ;
service between time of enlistment and date of marching to Roxbury, Feb. 12,
1776, 7 days.

JoHNNOT, Prince, Andover. Private, Capt. John Davis's co. of Minnte-men, Col.
Fry's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days;
reported enlisted Feb. 14, 1775; also, Capt. John Davis's co., Col. James Frye's
regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Johnnot and others, dated Cam-
bridge, June 8, 1775 ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; company return dated
Cambridge, Oct. 5, 1775 ; enlisted May U, 1775.

Johns, . [This name also appears under the form of John, Johnson, Jones, Jons.]

Johns, Daniel, Grafton. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
6th Worcester Co. regt., as returned by Capt. Ephraim Lyon ; residence, Graf-
ton; engaged for town of Grafton; joined Capt. Blanchard's co., Col. Wesson's
regt.; term, 3 years; also. Private, Capt. Blanchard's co., Col. James Wesson's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 24, 1777, to April
1, 1778; reported died April 1, 1778; also, Capt. John Blanchard's co.. Col. Wes-
son's regt. ; return of men who were in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777 ; reported
died Feb. 27, 1778.

Johns, Isaac, Upton (also given Worcester). List of men belonging to Capt. Baker's
CO. and other companies in Col. Wood's regt. mustered by Thomas Newhall, Mus-
ter Master for Worcester Co., to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9
months ; engaged for town of Upton ; also, descriptive list of men raised in
Worcester Co. for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill ;
Capt. Barker's (also given Baker's) co.. Col. Wood's regt.; age, 18 yrs.; stat-
ure, 5 ft. 2 in.; complexion, Indian; residence, Upton; arrived at Fishkill June
19, 1778; also, list of men returned as mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr., Deputy
Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778; also, Private, Major's co.. Col.
Ebenezer Sprout's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from July 1,
1779, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Worcester; also, Capt. H. Sewal's co.. Col.
Sprout's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to
Dec. 31, 1780; also, descriptive list dated West Point, Jan. 28, 1781 ; Capt. Henry
Sewall's CO., 2d Mass. regt.; rank, Private; stature, 5 ft. 2 in.; complexion,
Indian; hair, black; residence, Worcester; enlisted Dec. -, 1779, by Lieut.
Miller, at Fishkill ; enlistment, during war.

Johns, John. 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. Welles's co. ; age, 31 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; com-
plexion, light; also, list of men probably in Continental service [year not given] ;
said Johns reported sick in hospital 4 months and supposed to be dead.

Johns, Richard, Duxbury. Capt. Thomas Turner's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ;
order for advance pay, etc., dated Boston, June 7, 1776.

Johns, Samuel, Grafton. Receipt dated Grafton, April 9, 1781, for bounty paid said
Johns by a committee of the town of Grafton to serve in the Continental Army
for the term of 3 years ; also, descriptive list of men raised in Worcester Co. to
serve in the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned
by Seth Washburn, Superintendent for said county; Capt. Warren's co., Col.



812 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

JoHxs, Samuel, continued.

Cushing's regt. ; age, 25 yr8. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, brown ; occu-
pation, cooper; engaged for town of Grafton; engaged Jan. 16, 1781; terra,
3 years ; also, Private, Capt. James Tisdale's (3d) co., 3d Mass. regt. commanded
by Lieut. Col. James Millen; muster rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1783; balance of
term of enlistment unexpired, 16 mos. 7 days; also, descriptive list of men in
Continental service ; Capt. James Tisdale's co., 3d Mass. regt. commanded by
Lieut. Col. Millin; age, 26 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, dark; hair,
dark; occupation, cooper; residence, Grafton; engaged for town of Groton
[Grafton] ; engaged March 7, 1781 ; term, 3 years ; also, list of men belonging to
3d CO., 3d Mass. regt., who died or were discharged in 1783 ; said Johns discharged
June 12, 1783, at New Windsor, having procured a man to serve in his room ; re-
ported as having received clothing at various dates between Dec. 14, 1782, and



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