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also, Capt. Benjamin Ames's co., Col. James Frye's regt. ; return of men in camp
at Cambridge, dated May 17, 1775 ; also, return of men belonging to Capt. Benjamin
Ames's co. who sustained losses in battle at Charlestown, dated Cambridge, June
19, 1775; also, Capt. Benjamin Ames's co.,Col. James Frye's regt. ; company re-
turn dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated
Camp before Boston, Dec. 13, 1775 ; also, order dated Hull, June 20, 1776, signed by
said Johnson and others, for advance pay, etc., paj'able to Capt. Samuel King;
also. Private, Capt. Samuel King's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; service from
June 2, 1776, 4 days preceding march, to Aug. 1, 1776, 1 mo. 29 days ; roll dated
Camp at Hull; also. Private, Capt. Abbott's co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 7, 1777, to March 7, 1780;
also, pay abstract for subsistence of a number of men belonging to Capt. Benja-
min Farnum's co., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt. ; subsistence allowed from date
of enlistment, April 7, 1777, to time of marching; credited with 18 days allow-
ance ; also, Capt. Benjamin Farnum's co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt. ; return
dated Jan. 24, 1778; residence, Andover; enlisted for town of Andover; mus-
tered by County and Continental Muster Masters ; also, Capt. Stephen Abbot's
CO.,, Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt.; muster roll for March, 1779, dated West
Point ; enlisted March 8, 1777 ; enlistment, 3 years ; reported on command at the
Lines.

Johnson, James, Danvers. Private, Capt. Asa Prince's co., which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2 days; also, Capt. Asa Prince's co.. Col. John
Mansfield's (19th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 4 days; also, Capt. Asa Prince's co.. Col. Mansfield's regt. com-
manded by Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775;
also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec. 21, 1775 ; also.
Private, Capt. Stephen Wilkens's co., Col. Wigglesworth's regt.; pay abstract
for travel allowance, etc., from Albany home, sworn to Jan. 15, 1777; 215 miles
travel allowed said Johnson.



838 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Johnson, James, Falmouth, Cumberland Co. Lieutenant, Capt. John Brackett's co.
of Minute-men, which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April
19, 1775, to headquarters ; service, 5 days ; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. John Brack-
ett's CO., Col. Edmund Phinney's (31st) regt. ; billeting allowed from date of
enlistment, April 24, 1775, to date of marching from Falmouth to headquarters,
July 3,1775; credited with 10 weeks allowance; also, company return dated
Sept. 29, 1775, including abstract of pay from last of July, 1775 ; also, Lieuten-
ant, Capt. John Bracket's co. ; regimental return with accompanying petition
to the Council, dated Oct. 10, 1775, signed by Col. Edmund Phiney, stating that he
had commanded a regiment during " the present campaign," but had never been
commissioned, and asking that he, with the officers in his regiment, be recom-
mended to Gen. Washington for commissions ; service rendered with army at
Cambridge; ordered in Council Oct. 6, 1775, that said officers be recommended
for commissions in the Continental Army; said Johnson reported recommended
for Captain in place of John Bracket, deceased.

Johnson, James, Falmouth (also given Lynn). Return of men raised to serve in the
Continental Army from 1st Essex Co. regt., sworn to at Salem by John Flagg,
Ist military officer of the town of Lynn; residence, Falmouth; engaged for town
of Lynn; joined Capt. Brown's co.. Col. Bigelow's regt.; term, 3 years; also,
Sergeant, Capt. Joshua Brown's co.. Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from April 10, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported
as serving 15 mos. 10 days as Sergeant, 17 mos. 10 days as Private; also, Ser-
geant, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Jan.-Aug., 1777, dated Van Schaick's
Island ; appointed April 10, 1777 ; also, same co. and regt. ; return dated Feb. 3,
1778; residence, Lynn; enlisted for town of Lynn; mustered by Suffolk Co.
Muster Master; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Feb., 1779, sworn
to at Providence; also, (late) Capt. Brown's co., Col. Bigelow's regt. ; muster roll
for March and April, 1779, sworn to at Providence.

Johnson, James, Hallowell. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Col. Joseph North's (2d Lincoln Co.) regt., dated Gardnerstown, Feb. 2,
1778 ; residence, Hallowell ; engaged for town of Andover (also given Hallowell) ;
term, 3 years.

Johnson, James, Harpswell. Return dated Harpswell, made by the Selectmen, of men
who received blankets for enlisting into Capt. James Curtis's co.. Col. Finney's
(Phinney's) regt. ; also. Private, Capt. James Curtis's co. ; muster roll dated Aug.
1, 1775; enlisted May 17, 1775; service, 3 mos.; also, Capt. James Curtis's co..
Col. James Cargill's regt.; enlisted Aug. 9, 1775; service, o mos. 5 days, in de-
fence of seacoast.

Johnson, James, Holliston. Private, Capt. Aaron Gardner's co.. Col. Brooks's regt.;
company return endorsed " 1776 ; " reported sent with the wounded ; also reported
in the country.

Johnson, James, Lynn. Private; list of men belonging to Lynn, now called Lynn,
Lynnfield, and Saugus, who served at Concord battle and elsewhere [year not
given] .

Johnson, James, Reading. Private, Capt. James Walton's co.. Col. David Green's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 3 days ; also, list of
men belonging to the train band under Capt. John Walton, dated Reading, May
13, 1775.

Johnson, James, Rockingham (also given Acton). Fifer, Capt. Thomas Waite Fos-
ter's CO., Col. Richard Gridley's (Artillery) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775;
enlisted May 10, 1775; service, 2 mos. 27 days; also, company return [probably
Oct., 1775] .



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Johnson, James, Salem. Mariner, brig "Cutter" (privateer), commanded by Capt.
Samuel Croel; descriptive list of officers and crew, dated Salem, Aug. -, 1780;
age, 22yrs. ; stature, 6 ft.; complexion, dark; residence, Salem.

Johnson, James, Sturbridge. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Crafts's troop. Col. Larned's
regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 12 days; also, Capt. Nathaniel Healey's co., Col. Larned's regt.; muster
roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 12, 1775 ; service, 2 mos., 3 weeks, 3 days.

Johnson, James, Woburn. Private, Capt. Joshua Walker's co.. Col. David Greene's
{2d Middlesex Co.) regt., which marched probably on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 5 days ; also, list of training soldiers belonging to 3d Woburn co. under
Capt. Timothy Winn, dated May 13, 1775.

Johnson, James. Certificate dated Cambridge, June 24, 1775, certifying that said
Johnson and others belonging to Capt. Samuel McCobb's co.. Col. Nixon's regt.,
were in need of cartridge boxes; cartridge boxes later receipted for by Capt.
McCobb; also, Capt. McCobb's co., Col. Nixon's regt.; receipt for advance pay,
signed by said Johnson and others, dated Cambridge, June 26, 1775.

Johnson, James. Private, Capt. Micah Hamblin's co. ; enlisted July 13, 1775 ; service
to Dec. 31, 1775, in defence of seacoast. Roll sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Johnson, James. Private, Capt. Winthrop Boston's (Baston's) co. ; enlisted Feb. 2
(also given Feb. 1), 1776; company raised in North Yarmouth, Brunswick,
Harpswell, New Gloucester, New Boston (Gray), and Windham, Cumberland
Co., for 2 months service during the siege of Boston in 1776.

Johnson, James. Seaman, schooner " Diligent," commanded by Capt. John Lambert;
engaged April 17, 1776; discharged June 24, 1776 ; service, 2 mos. 7 days.

Johnson, James. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Winship's (4th) co., Lieut. Col. Thomas
Nixon's (4th) regt.; regimental return dated North Castle, Nov. 9, 1776; also,
company receipts for wages for Oct.-Dec, 1776.

Johnson, James. Matross, Capt. Abner Lowell's co. of matrosses; marched June 24,
1776 ; service to March 31, 1777, 9 mos. 7 days ; company stationed at Falmouth,
Cumberland Co.

Johnson, James. Captain; Council warrant dated Oct. 14, 1777, for £296 6s Ud,
drawn in favor of said Johnson on account of his services, expenses, and losses,
while Master of the brigantine " Rockingham " in the service of the State.

Johnson, James. Seaman, brigantine *' Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. Jonathan
Haraden; engaged Oct. 10 (also given Oct. 1), 1777; reported deserted Nov. 21,
1777.

Johnson, James. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Cowdry's co.. Col. Jacob Garish's (Ger-
rish's) regt. of guards ; service from July 2 to July 16, 1778, 17 days, at Winter
Hill.

Johnson, James. List of men detached to go to Providence, R. I., agreeable to regi-
mental orders, dated Medway, July 26, 1778.

Johnson, James. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt.
Joseph Ramond's and Capt. Ambrose Hill's cos., of Richmond, endorsed " 1778 ; "
enlisted for town of Richmond ; joined Capt. Stone's co.. Col. Brewer's regt. ; en-
listment, 3 years.

Johnson, James. 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; also, descriptive list of men raised to serve in the
Continental Army for the term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779,
returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Capt. James Cooper, at



840 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Johnson, James, co7itinued.

Springfield, July 9,1779; Col. Tyler's regt.; age, 34 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.;
complexion, dark ; engaged for town of Upton. [See James Johson.]

Johnson, Jajies. Captain, brigantine "Pallas;" pay roll of officers and crew for ser-
vice from July 3, 1779, to Aug. 20, 1779, on Penobscot expedition.

Johnson, James. Private, Capt. Thomas Cutts's co., Maj. Daniel Littlefield's detach-
ment of York Co. militia; detached July 10, 1779; discharged Sept. 10, 1779; ser-
vice, 2 mos., on Penobscot expedition ; mileage allowed for 150 miles travel home
with 20 miles additional from Kittery to Wells.

Johnson, James. Private, Capt. Moses Adams's co., 4th Suffolk Co. regt. commanded
by Maj. Seth Bullard ; enlisted July 28, 1780 ; discharged Aug. 7, 1780 ; service,
13 days ; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 28, 1780.

Johnson, James. Official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated
Dec. 2, 1776; said Johnson chosen 2d Major, Col. Peter Noyes's (1st Cumberland
Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; appointment concurred in by Council Dec. 2, 1776;
reported commissioned Dec. 2, 1776 ; also, list of men raised in Cumberland Co.
for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to
resolve of April 13 [20], 1778, and mustered in from Gen. Thompson's brigade,
certified at Falmouth, June 15, 1778, by Daniel Ilsley, Muster Master, as mustered
and delivered to said Johnson, Superintendent for said county; also, list of men
returned as received of said Johnson by Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, at
Fishkill, June 25, 1778 ; also. Major ; pay roll of field and staff officers of a detach-
ment of militia raised in Cumberland Co. for defence of seacoast and commanded
by Lieut. Col. Nathaniel Jordan; joined Sept. 25, 1779; discharged Oct. 23, 1779;
service at the Eastward ; also, 1st Major, Lieut. Col. Joseph Prime's regt. ; list of
officers appointed to command a regiment detached from militia of York, Cum-
berland, and Lincoln counties, for service under Brig. Gen. Peleg Wadsworth in
defence of eastern Massachusetts; commissioned May 22, 1780; said Johnson
chosen in place of Maj. Gerrish who resigned ; also, 1st Major, Lieut. Col. Joseph
Prime's regt.; engaged May 22, 1780; discharged Dec. 6, 1780; service, 6 mos. 15
days, under Brig. Gen. Wadsworth; regiment raised in York, Cumberland, and
Lincoln counties for defence of eastern Massachusetts ; roll dated Falmouth.

Johnson, James. Matross, Capt. John Doughty's co., Col. John Lamb's (2d Artillery)
regt.; muster rolls for Feb.-April, 1781, dated West Point; enlisted March 27,
1781; enlistment, during war; reported deserted April 1, 1781.

Johnson, James. 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 Col. Timothy Bigelow, at Springfield, Nov. 16,
1780; age, 20 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, ruddy; engaged for town of
Maiden ; marched to camp under command of Capt. Parker ; also, pay roll for
6 months men raised bj^ the town of Maiden for service in the Continental Army
during 1780; marched Nov. 6, 1780; discharged May 17, 1781; service, 6 mos.
11 days, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home.

Johnson, James. Return of men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service, agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town of Milton ; engaged July 16,
1781.

Johnson, James. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, agreeable to re-
solve of Dec. 2, 1780, returned as received of James Williams, Superintendent for
Bristol Co., by Maj. J. Pettingill, at Boston, Jan. 2, 1782; age, 22 yrs; stature,
5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, light; occupation, shoemaker; engaged for town of
Swanzey ; engaged Dec. 27, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Johnson, James. Private, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th) regt.; service from July 1,
1782, 6 mos.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 841

Johnson, James Sylvester. Receipt dated Lanesborough, Sept. 4, 1781, for bounties
paid said Johnson and others by a committee of the town of Medway to serve in
the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ; also, return of men raised in Suffolk
Co. for Continental service, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town
of Medway; engaged Sept. 14, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Johnson, Jasper, Lanesborough (also given Newton). List of men mustered by
Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, April 27, 1777;
Capt. Brown's co.. Col. Bigelow's regt. ; also, Private, Colonel's co.. Col. Bige-
low's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to
April 15, 1780; residence, Lanesborough; term, 3 years.

Johnson, Jesse. Private, Capt. Enoch Shepard's co.. Col. John Mosley's (Hampshire
Co.) regt.; enlisted Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Aug. 23, 1777; service, 7 days;
company marched on an alarm at Bennington.

Johnson, Job, Paxton. Private, Capt. Phineas Moore's (Paxton) co. of Minute-men,
Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to
Cambridge ; service, 8 days.

Johnson, Job, Sturbridge. Private, Capt. Timothy Parker's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Warner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 14 days.

Johnson, Job. Capt. Adam Wheeler's co., Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt. ; receipt for
advance pay, signed by said Johnson and others, dated Charlestown Camp, July
13, 1775; also. Private, same co. and regt.; company return dated Camp at
Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775.

Johnson, Job. Private, Capt. Francis Stone's co.. Col. James Converse's (Worcester
Co.) regt. ; service, 3 days, on an alarm at Bennington in Aug., 1777.

Johnson, Job. Private, Capt. Daniel Gilbert's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.; ser-
vice from Aug. 2, 1778, to Sept. 13, 1778, 1 mo. 16 days, at Rhode Island, includ-
ing travel home. Roll sworn to in AVorcester Co.

Johnson, John, Andover. Corporal, Capt. Thomas Poor's co. of Minute-men, Col.
James Frye's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,1775; service to
April 25, 1775, 7 days ; reported enlisted Jan. 31, 1775 ; also, Capt. Thomas Poor's
CO., Col. James Frye's regt. ; return of men in camp at Cambridge, dated May
17, 1775 ; also, Capt. Benjamin Farnum's co.. Col. James Frye's regt. ; receipt for
advance pay, signed by said Johnson and others, dated June 26, 1775; also, Cor-
poral, same co. and regt. ; company return dated Cambridge, Oct. 6, 1775 ; also,
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Nov. 13, 1775;
also. Private, Capt. Samuel Johnson's co.. Col. Wigglesworth's regt.; pay ab-
stract for travel allowance from Albany home, sworn to March 7, 1777 ; 210 miles
travel allowed said Johnson.

Johnson, John, Bedford. List of men detached for service at Rhode Island, as re-
turned by Lieut. Col. William Thompson to Capt. Joseph B. Yarnum, dated
Billerica, Aug. 2, 1778 ; said Johnson detached from Capt. Moor's co. ; also. Pri-
vate, Capt. Joseph Bradley Varnum's co.. Col. Mclntush's (Mcintosh's) regt.,
Gen. Lovel's brigade; enlisted Aug. 1, 1778; discharged Sept. 11, 1778; service,
1 mo. 15 days, on expedition to Rhode Island, including 5 days (100 miles) travel
home; roll dated Dracut; also, Capt. Thomas Hovey's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's
regt. ; enlisted July 6, 1779 ; discharged Dec. 18, 1779 ; service, 5 mos. 17 days, at
Rhode Island ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 1 mo.
4 days service at Rhode Island, including travel (80 miles) home; also, list of
6 months men raised agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of
Maj. Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for Middlesex County, by Justin Ely, Com-
missioner ; 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 re-
ceived of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield,



842 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Johnson, John, continued.

July 9, 1780; age, IS yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in.; complexion, dark ; engaged for
town of Bedford ; arrived at Springfield July 8, 1780 ; marched to camp July 9,
1780, under command of Lieut. Jackson, of the artillery ; also, list of men raised
for the 6 months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed
muster in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780 ; also, pay roll for 6 months
men raised by the town of Bedford for service in the Continental Army during
1780; marched July 4, 1780; discharged Jan. 8, 1781; service, 6 mos. 13 days,
travel (170 miles) included; a^so, Private, Capt. Sylvanus Smith's co.. Col. Rufus
Putnam's (5th) regt. ; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated West Point; enlisted
July 8, 1780; discharged Jan. 8, 1781 ; enlistment, 6 months.

Johnson, John (also given John, Jr.), Boston. Return of men raised to serve in the
Continental Army from Capt. Munroe's co.. Col. Ezekiel How's (4th Middlesex
Co.) regt.; residence, Boston; engaged for town of Stow; joined Capt. Sumner's
CO., Col. Greaton's regt.; term, 3 years; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel
Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 19, 1777; Capt. Job
Sumner's co.. Col. John Greaton's regt. ; also, Private, Capt. Job Sumner's co.,
Col. John Graton's (2d) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Jan. 13, 1777, to Aug. 23, 1777; reported deceased; also, same co. and regt.; re-
turn [year not given] ; residence, Boston ; enlisted for town of Boston ; mustered
by County Muster Master Barber; reported died Aug. -, 1777.

Johnson, John, Boston. Order on David Jeffers for advance pay, etc., payable to
Capt. Lieut. David Bradlee, dated Boston, July 9, 1776, signed by said Johnson
and Joshua Dutton ; also, Matross, Capt. Jonathan W. Edes's (4th) co.. Col.
Thomas Crafts's (Artillery) regt.; enlisted July 1, 1776; service to Aug. 1, 1776,
1 mo. 4 days, travel (4 days) included ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel
Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Dec. 7, 1777; Col. Crane's
regt.; also, Matross, Capt. Benjamin Eustis's co.. Col. John Crane's (Artillery)
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Nov. 24, 1777, to Dec. 31,
1779 ; credited to town of Stow ; also, same co. and regt. ; return of men who
were in camp before Aug. 1, 1777, and who had not been absent subsequently ex-
cept on furlough ; enlisted Nov. 24, 1777 ; also, Capt. Jotham Drury's co.. Col.
Crane's regt.; muster rolls for Sept.-Dec, 1777; enlistment, during war; re-
ported on command at the Northward in Dec, 1777 ; also, Col. Crane's (Artil-
lery) regt. ; return of recruits for knapsacks and blankets, dated Boston, Feb. 2,
1778; reported under marching orders.

Johnson, John, Boston. Private, Capt. HafReld White's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's
(5th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 27, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1780; also, Capt. Haffleld White's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (4th) regt.;
return dated Albany, Feb. 9, 1778; residence, Boston; mustered by Nathaniel
Barber, Esq.; term, during war.

Johnson, John, Boston. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army [year
not given] ; residence, Boston ; engaged for town of Marlborough.

Johnson, John, Dedham. Private, Capt. Joseph Guild's co. ,36th regt.; company re-
turn dated Fort No. 2, Oct. 5, 1775; enlisted May 13, 1775.

Johnson, John, Edgecomb. Private, Capt. Josiah Stearns's co.. Col. Ephraim Doo-
little's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 7, 1775; service, 1 mo.
26 days; also, company return dated Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775.

Johnson, John, Edgecomb. Private, Capt. Israel Davis's co.. Col. Joseph Fry's
regt.; marched from home March 7, 1776; service to May 31, 1776,2 mos. 25
days, in defence of seacoast; also, same co. ; service from June 1, 1776, to Sept. 1,
1776, 3 mos., at Boothbay, in defence of seacoast; also, same co. ; service from
Sept. 1, 1776, to Dec. 5, 1776, 3 mos. 4 days, at Boothbay, in defence of seacoast;
reported promoted to Corporal Sept. 16, 1776.



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Johnson, John (also given John, Sr.), Edgecomb (also given Boston). List of men
mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for SufiFolk Co., dated Boston, Jan.
19, 1777 ; Capt. Job Sumner's co., Col. John Greaton's regt. ; also. Private, Capt.
Sumner's co.. Col. John Graton's ('2d) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 13, 1777, to Aug. 18, 1778; residence, Edgecomb; credited to
town of Edgecomb; reported deserted; also, same co. and regt.; return [year not
given] ; residence, Boston ; mustered by County Muster Master Barber.

Johnson, John, Edgecomb (also given Pownalborough and Newcastle). List of men
mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston,
March 30, 1777; Capt. White's co.. Col. Francis's regt.; also, Private, Capt.
Clark's co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 13, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, New Castle; also, Capt.
John Skillin's co.. Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt. ; subsistence allowed from date
of enlistment, Jan. 13, 1777, to time of arrival at Bennington ; credited with 69
days allowance, travel (336 miles) included; residence, Pownalborough; also,
Capt. Samuel Thomes's co.. Col. Tupper's regt.; return dated Jan. 26, 1778;
residence, Edgecomb; enlisted for town of Edgecomb; mustered b}' Maj. Ilsley,
County Muster Master, and by Col. Varrick, Continental Muster Master; also,
Colonel's co., Col. Tupper's regt. ; muster roll for March, 1779, dated West Point;
reported transferred to Light Infantry co. April 1, 1779; also, Capt. Samuel
Page's (Light Infantry) co., Col. Tupper's regt.; muster roll dated West Point,
April 5, 1779; enlistment, 3 years; also, Corporal, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col.
Benjamin Tupper's regt. ; Continental Ai-my pay accounts for service from Jan.
1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descriptive list dated Jan. 21, 1781 ; Capt. Daniel
Lunt's CO., 10th Mass. regt.; rank. Corporal; age, 39 yrs. ; stature, 6 ft.; com-
plexion, dark; hair, black; residence, Edgecomb; engaged Jan. 1, 1780, by
Capt. Lunt; term, during war; also. Corporal, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (10th)
regt.; service from Jan. 1, 1781, 12 mos. ; reported reduced to Private Sept. 29,
1781 ; also. Private, same regt. ; service from Jan. 1, 1782, 12 mos.

Johnson, John, Frenchman's Bay. Private, Capt. Henry Dyer's co. of rangers;
enlisted March 16, 1780; discharged May 1, 1780; service, 1 mo. 15 days; com-
pany raised for defence of eastern Massachusetts by order of Col. John Allan,
commanding officer at Machias and Superintendent of Eastern Indian depart-
ment; also, same co. ; roll made up for rations and sworn to at Boston; said
Johnson credited with 45 rations ; residence. Frenchman's Bay ; company raised
in No. 4, Gouldsborough, Frenchman's Bay, Pleasant River, and Narragaugus.

Johnson, John, Greenwich. Private, Capt. Joseph Hooker's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Ruggles Woodbridge's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the



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