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alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 11 days.

Johnson, John, Haverhill. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Timothy Johnson's (3d Haverhill) co. ; residence, Haverhill ; engaged
for town of Haverhill; joined Capt. Greenleaf's co.. Col. Francis's regt.; term,
during war; also, Private, Capt. Moses Greenleaf's co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 24, 1777, to Dec. 31,
1779 ; reported invalided ; also, same co. and regt. ; return dated Jan. 25, 1778 ; mus-
tered by County and Continental Muster Masters ; reported sick on the road from
King's Ferry [?] ; also, order on the Board of War, payable to Lieut. Ephraim
Minot, commanding officer of the corps of invalids stationed at Boston, endorsed
" Boston Jan'y 1779," signed by said Johnson and others, for clothing due them
as a donation from the several towns of the State; also, certificate dated Beverly,
Sept. 11, 1779, signed by Jonathan Conant, (late) Paymaster, Col. Tupper's regt.,
certifying that said Johnson, formerly a soldier in Capt. Moses Greenleaf's co..
Col. Tupper's regt., had not received any wages from March 31, 1778; also. Pri-
vate, Lieut. Osgood Carleton's co. of invalids stationed at Boston, Col. Lewis
Nichola's regt.; muster rolls dated Sept. 9, and Oct. 2, 1779; reported deserted



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Johnson, John, continued.

Sept. 4, 1779, returned from desertion Sept. 10, 1779 ; also, same co. and regt. ;
pay roll for Oct., 1779 ; also, Capt. McFarland's corps of invalids ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Feb. 5, 1780; reported trans-
ferred from Col. Tapper's regt. ; also reported discharged Feb. 5, 1780.

Johnson, John, Kittery. Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Leighton's co., Col. James Scam-
mon's (30th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 5, 1775 ; service,
3 mos. 4 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 Cambridge, Oct. 28, 1775.

Johnson, John, Ludlow. Private, Capt. Paul Langdon's (Wilbraham) co. of Minute-
men, which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; said Johnson
marched April 20, 1775 ; service, 9 days ; reported enlisted into the army April 29,
1775; aZ«o, 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 equivalent
in money dated Camp at Roxbury, Nov. 27, 1775.

Johnson, John, Ludlow. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as re-
turned by Capt. Joseph Miller, dated Ludlow, Feb. 16, 1779; residence, Ludlow;
engaged for town of Ludlow; joined Capt. Oliver's co., Col. Greaton's regt.;
term, 3 years ; said Johnson reported as having been returned by Amherst and
Ludlow; also, return dated Ludlow, Nov. 30, 1779, made by the Selectmen, of
men entitled to bounties voted to be allowed by the district of Ludlow to men who
engaged to serve in the Continental Army for the terms of 2 and 3 years ; also,
Sergeant, Capt. Thomas Prichard's co., Col. John Greaton's regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Feb. 24, 1780; also, Capt.
E. Cumston's co.. Col. Greaton's regt. ; return taken from Lieut. James Davis's
book ; reported discharged Feb. 24, 1780.

Johnson, John, 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, John, Newton (also given Lanesborough). 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, Capt. Joshua Brown's co..
Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
April 25, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; credited to town of Worcester; also. Corporal,
same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Jan.-Aug., 1777, dated Van Schaick's Island ;
enlisted April 25, 1777 ; enlistment, 3 years ; reported reduced to Private Aug. 27,
1777; also, Private, same co. and regt.; return dated Feb. 3, 1778; residence,
Newtown ; enlisted for town of Newtown ; mustered by Suffolk Co. Muster Mas-
ter; also, 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; also, Colonel's co.. Col. Timothy Bigelow's
(15th) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to
April 25, 1780; residence, Lanesborough.

Johnson, John, Paxton. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as re-
turned by Capt. Ralph Earll and Lieut. Adam Maynard ; engaged for town of
Paxton; joined Capt. Brown's co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ; term, 3 years; reported
a transient; also, list of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for
Worcester Co. ; Capt. Brown's co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ; mustered April 26, 1777;
also. Private, Capt. Brown's co.. Col. Michael Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from March 24, 1777, to March 25, 1777; residence,
Paxton ; reported deserted March 25, 1777.



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Johnson, John, Pelham. Private, Capt. Isaac Gray's co., Col. Jonathan Brewer's
regt. ; company return dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Cambridge, Oct. 26, 1775.

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

Johnson, John, Sheffield. List of men raised in Berkshire Co. to serve in the Conti-
nental Army for the terra of 9 months, agreealjle to resolve of April 20, 1778, as
returned by Trueman Wheler, Muster Master, dated Great Barrington ; residence,
Sheffield; also, descriptive list of men raised in Berkshire Co. for the term of
9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill ; Capt. Spur's co.. Col. Ashley's
regt. ; age, 35 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, sandy ; arrived at Fishkill
May 31, 1778; also, list of men returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Com-
missioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778 ; engaged for town of Sheffield ; also,
list of men returned as mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr., Deputy Muster Master,
dated Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778 ; also, receipt dated Sheffield, June 25, 1780, for bounty
paid said Johnson by Frederick Saxton to serve in Capt. John Spoor's co. for the
term of 6 months.

Johnson, John, Southborough. Private, Capt. Elijah Bellows's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 13 days; also, Capt. Seth Newton's co.,
Col. Whitney's regt.; enlisted Aug. 21, 1777; discharged Aug. 26 (also given
Aug. 27), 1777 ; service, 6 days, on an alarm at Bennington ; horse hire and mile-
age (80 miles) allowed ; company proceeded from Southborough to Hadley on
horses by order of the Brigadier.

Johnson, John, Stoughtonham. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Tisdale's (Stoughtonham)
CO., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 15 days; also, Capt.
Edward Bridge Savell's (Stoughtonham) co., Col. Gill's regt.; service, 5 days;
company marched to Dorchester Heights March 4, 1776, on an alarm.

Johnson, John, Taunton. Private, Capt. Reuben Dyar's co. ; enlisted May 28, 1777 ;
discharged July 24, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 26 days ; company raised between Mt.
Desert and Machias for expedition to St. Johns, N. S. Roll sworn to in Lincoln Co.

Johnson, John, Woburn. Corporal, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Timothy Bigelow's
regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31,
1780; residence, Woburn; also, Capt. Sylvanus Smith's co., Col. Rufus Put-
nam's (5th) regt.; muster rolls for Jan.-May, 1781, dated West Point; enlist-
ment, during war; reported sick with small pox in Feb. and March, 1781, sick in
hospital in May 1781 ; also, muster rolls for June and July, 1781, dated Camp
near Dobbs's Ferry ; reported sick in hospital; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781,
dated Camp Peekskill; also, muster rolls for Sept., 1781-Feb., 1782, dated Garri-
son, West Point; reported on fatigue duty in Oct. and Nov., 1781, on furlough
Dec, 1781-Feb., 1782; also, muster roll for March, 1782; also. Sergeant, Capt.
Sylvanus Smith's (1st) co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt.; muster rolls for
April-June, 1782; reported promoted from Corporal April 22, 1782; deserted June
17, 1782.

Johnson, John, Worcester. List of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Mas-
ter for Worcester Co. ; Capt. Gates's co., Col. Bigelow's regt. ; mustered Sept. 4,
1777; term, 3 years; also. Private, Capt. Pierce's co.. Col. Timothy Bigelow's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from July 4, 1777, to Dec. 31,
1779; credited to town of Newtown; also, Capt. William Gates's co.. Col. Bige-
low's regt. ; return dated Feb. 4, 1778; residence, Worcester; enlisted for town of
Worcester; mustered by Worcester Co. Muster Master; also, pay roll of a com-
pany commanded by Lieut. Daniel Grout, Col. Bigelow's legt., for Feb., 1779,
sworn to at Providence; also, (late) Capt. AVilliam Gates's co., Col. Bigelow's
regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence ; also, Capt. John



84:6 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Johnson, John, continued.

Pierce's co., Col. Timothy Bigelow's (15th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, same co. and regt. ; muster
roll for Jan.-June, 1780, dated Robinson's Farms; enlistment, during war.

Johnson, John. Private; company receipt, given to Daniel Hopkins, dated Marble-
head, Sept. 26, 1775, signed by said Johnson and others belonging to Capt. Fran-
cis Felton's co., for advance pay for 1 month; also, Capt. Francis Felton's
(Marblehead) co. ; enlisted July 21, 1775; service to Dec. 31, 1775,5 mos. 24
days; company stationed at Marblehead for defence of seacoast; also. Quarter
Gunner, Capt. Edward Fettyplace's (Marblehead) co. ; enlisted Feb. 20, 1776;
service to Sept. 1, 1776, 6 mos. 10 days, in defence of seacoast.

Johnson, John. Private, Capt. Joseph Ilsley's co.. Col. Cogswell's regt. ; enlisted
Sept. 28, 1776; discharged Nov, 16, 1776; service, 2 mos. 2 days, including 13
days (260 miles) travel home ; roll dated New Castle ; order for payment of above
roll dated at North Castle and signed by Capt. Ilsley.

Johnson, John. Private, Capt. Caleb Brooks's co., Col. Dike's regt. ; muster roll for
Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 14[?], 1776; service guarding stores at
Boston; credited to town of Woburn; regiment raised to serve until March 1,
1777.

Johnson, John. Private, Capt. John Wood's co.. Col. Loammi Baldwin's (26th) regt. ;
pay abstracts for Feb. and March, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for
April, 1776, dated New York ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for May,
1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for June, 1776, dated New York ;
also, same co. and regt.; return for travel allowance, etc., for the year 1776,
sworn to in Middlesex Co., April 21, 1777 ; reported discharged 320 miles from
home.

Johnson, John. Private, Capt. Seth Sumner's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; service,
25 days; company marched to Rhode Island April 17, 1777. Roll dated
Dorchester.

Johnson, John. Private, Capt. John Bradley's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ; enlisted
Aug. 14, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 28 days, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home ;
company marched to Manchester, Vt., to join Northern army. Roll sworn to in
Suffolk Co.

Johnson, John. Seaman, brigantine "Massachusetts," commanded by Capt. Daniel
Souther; engaged Aug. 19, 1776; discharged Dec. 21, 1776; service, 4 mos. 2 days;
also, brigantine " Massachusetts," commanded by Capt. John Fisk ; engaged
March 7, 1777; discharged July 31, 1777; service, 4 mos. 24 days; roll dated
Boston ; also, pay roll for same service, dated Salem ; also, same vessel and com-
mander; engaged July 31, 1777; discharged Oct. 16, 1777; roll dated Boston.

Johnson, John. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Ingalsbe's co.. Col. Job Cushing's regt.;
enlisted Sept. 12, 1777; discharged Oct. 23, 1777; service, 1 mo. 19 (also given
1 mo. 21) days, in Northern department, including 8 days (160 miles) travel home.
Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

Johnson, John. List dated Sept. 12, 1777, of prisoners sent on shore at Sheepscot
river and Townsend from His Majesty's ship " Rainbow," and certified Nov. 10,
1777, by George Collier, as having been liberated by him without receipts being
given for them as there were no Selectmen to sign at places above named.

Johnson, John. Private, Capt. Abraham Foster's co.. Col. Samuel BuUard's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 18, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 24 days, in
Northern department, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home; company
marched to reinforce army under Gen. Gates.



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Johnson, John. Captain, 2d co., 2d Lincoln Co. regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers
chosen by the several companies in said regiment, as returned by Joseph North,
field officer; ordered in Council Aug. 23, 1776, that said officers be commissioned;
reported commissioned July 23, 1776 ; also, petition addressed to the Council, dated
Pownalborough, West Precinct, Jan. 13, 1778, signed by said Johnson, asking per-
mission to resign his commission as Captain of a company of West Precinct in
Pownalborough on account of private business ; ordered in Council Feb. 26, 1778,
that the resignation be accepted.

Johnson, John. List of prisoners sent from Newport, R. I., in the prison-ship " Lord
Sandwich " and landed at Bristol March 7, 1778.

Johnson, John. Private, Capt. Samuel Huse's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards ;
enlisted Nov. 12, 1777 ; service to April 4, 1778, at Winter Hill.

Johnson, John. Private, Sergt. Jonathan Brooks's detachment of Woburn militia
raised to serve as guards from Jan. 25, 1779, to March 1, 1779, 1 mo. 7 days, at
Bunker Hill.

Johnson, John. Corporal, Capt. James Harlow's co., Col. Ezra Wood's regt. ; entered
service June 5, 1778 ; service, 8 mos. 8 days, guarding passes of North river ; com-
pany raised for 8 months; also, order on Lieut. John Potter, Paymaster, Col.
Wood's regt., for wages, payable to Capt. Perez Howland, dated Plympton, April
20, 1779, signed by said Johnson and others belonging to Capt. James Harlow's co.

Johnson, John. Private, Capt. Nathan Sargant's co. of guards; enlisted March 1,
1779; discharged June 1, 1779; service, 3 mos. ; company raised for service under
Maj. Gen. Gates at and about Boston.

Johnson, John. Private, Capt. John Kettell's co., Maj. Nathaniel Heath's detachment
of guards ; enlisted June 1, 1779 ; discharged July 3, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 3 days,
at Boston.

Johnson, John. Enlistment agreement dated Woburn, June 21, 1779, signed by said
Johnson and others, engaging themselves to serve in the Continental Army for
the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Springfield, the place of
rendezvous, unless sooner discharged; also, list of men raised in Middlesex Co.,
agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779, as returned by Joseph Hosmer, Superin-
tendent; also, descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co. in 1779 to serve in
the Continental Army; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in.; complexion, light; en-
gaged for town of Woburn ; delivered to Lieut. William Storey.

Johnson, John. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk
Co., dated Boston, Sept. 27, 1778; Capt. Cushing's co., Col. Patterson's regt.;
also. Private, Maj. Cogswell's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's regt.; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to June 12, 1779; credited to town of
Edgecomb; reported deserted : aZso, Capt. Nathaniel Cushing's co.. Col. Joseph
Vose's regt.; pay abstract for Dec, 1778; also, order for gratuity, dated Provi-
dence, Feb. 13, 1779 [name crossed out on order] ; also, Capt. Nathaniel Cush-
ing's CO., Col. Vose's (14th) regt. ; pay rolls for Jan.-April, 1779, sworn to at
Providence ; enlistment, during war ; also, list of deserters, dated Camp High-
lands, N. Y., July 13, 1780 ; Col. Joseph "Vose's (1st) regt. ; age, 26 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, dark ; hair, dark.

Johnson, John. Seaman, ship " General Mifflin," commanded by Capt. George Wait
Babcock; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to at Boston, Sept. 9, 1780;
age, 20 yrs.; complexion, light; residence, Massachusetts.

Johnson, John. 2d Sergeant, Capt. John Abbot's co.. Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.;
entered service Ju'y 10, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 11 days,
at West Point, including travel (220 miles) home ; company raised for 3 months.



848 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

JoHxsoN, JoHx. Surgeon, Col. Benjamin Simonds's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; engaged
Oct. 12, 1780; discharged Oct. 19, 1780; service, 11 days, including 4 days (80
miles) travel home; regiment marched to Northern frontiers by order of Gen.
Follows on an alarm ; also, same regt. ; engaged Oct. 26, 1780 ; discharged Oct.
30, 1780; service, 8 days, including 4 days (80 miles) travel home; regiment
marched to Northern frontiers by order of Gen. Fellows on an alarm.

Johnson, John. Private, Capt. Joshua Benson's (Light Infantry) co., Col. Rufus
Putnam's (5th) regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated Garrison at West Point.

Johnson, 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, 23 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; eyes, dark;
occupation, farmer (also given laborer); engaged for town of Weston; engaged
March 23, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Johnson, John. Matross, Capt. John Doughty's co.. Col. John Lamb's (2d Artillery)
regt. ; muster roll for April, 1781, dated West Point; enlistment, during war.

Johnson, John. Marine (also given Seaman), ship "Protector," commanded by
Capt. John Foster Williams; engaged Nov. 10, 1780; discharged July 7, 1781;
service, 7 mos. 27 days. Roll sworn to at Boston.

Johnson, John. Descriptive list dated Deerfield, July 24, 1780, of men detached from
Hampshire Co. militia, agreeable to resolve of June 22, 1780, and returned by
Maj. David Dickinson as mustered by him by order of Lieut. Col. David Wells;
1st or 9th CO., 5th Hampshire Co. regt. ; age, 35 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. \\\ in. ; com-
plexion, light; hair, light; eyes, light; engaged for town of Deerfield; term, 3
months ; also, Private, Capt. Isaac Newton's co.. Col. S. Murray's regt. ; enlisted
July 13, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 7 days, including 9 days
(172 miles) travel home; regiment raised in Hampshire Co. to reinforce Conti-
nental Army for 3 months; also, Capt. Oliver Shattuck's CO., in a regiment com-
manded by Lieut. Col. Barnabas Sears ; enlisted Aug. 12, 1781 ; discharged Nov.
8, 1781; service, 3 mos. 2 days, including 5 days (100 miles) travel home; regi-
ment raised from Hampshire Co. militia to serve for 3 months ; roll dated
Deerfield.

Johnson, John. Receipt dated Worcester, May 25, 1782, for bounty paid said John-
son by Lieut. Matthew Culwell, Chairman of Class No. 4 of the town of Barre, to
serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Johnson, John. Private, in a company commanded by Lieut. Stephen Farington ; en-
listed Aug. 1, 1782; discharged Nov. 22, 1782; service, 3 mos. 21 days; company
raised in and for defence of York and Cumberland counties and stationed at
" Sudburj'-Canada." Roll dated Fryeburg.

Johnson, John. Private, Capt. Sylvanus Smith's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th)
regt.; muster rolls for Jan.-May, 1781, dated West Point; enlistment, during
war; reported sick with sraall-pox in Feb. and March, 1781; also, muster rolls
for June and July, 1781, dated Camp near Dobb's Ferry; reported on duty at
Dobb's Ferry in June, 1781 ; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781, dated Camp
Peekskill; also, muster rolls for Sept., 1781-Feb., 1782, dated Garrison, West
Point ; also, muster rolls for March-Nov.^ 1782 ; also, Capt. Smith's (1st) co., 5th
Mass. regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1782; reported on furlough ; aZso, Capt. Smith's
CO., 5th Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. David Cobb ; muster rolls for Jan.
and Feb., 1783; said Johnson reported on furlough, place probably taken by
Corp. James Barrell.

Johnson, John, Jr. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Deerfield for
service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched Oct. 2, 1780 [service not
given] ; reported deserted.



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Johnson, John William. Receipt dated Western, March 15, 1781, for bounty paid
said Johnson by William Blair and Samuel McAllister, on behalf of the town of
Western, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ; also, descrip-
tive list of men raised in Worcester Co. to serve in the Continental Army, agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Seth Washburn, Superintendent for
said county ; Capt. Cutler's co., Col. Rice's regt. ; age, 25 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5^ in. ;
complexion, dark ; occupation, farmer ; engaged for town of Western ; engaged
March 8, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Johnson, Jonah, Billerica. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from 1st, 2d, 3d, and 4th cos. of Danvers, sworn to at Danvers, Feb. 14, 1778;
residence, Billerica; engaged for town of Danvers; joined Capt. Fox's co., Col.
Hendly's (Henley's) regt.; term, 3 years; reported as belonging to Capt. Asa
Prince's (1st) co.

Johnson, Jonah, Southborough. Capt. Josiah Fay's co., Col. Jonathan Ward's (32d)
regt. ; order for advance pay, signed by said Johnson and others, dated June 13,
1775; also, Drummer, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; en-
listed April 24, 1775; service, 3 mos. 15 days; also, company retui'n dated Dor-
chester, Oct. 7, 1775.

Johnson, Jonah. Private, Capt. Reuben Butterfield's co. ; enlisted Dec. 16, 1776;
discharged March 16, 1777; service, 90 days; travel home, 15 days (300 miles),
also allowed.

Johnson, Jonah. Corporal, Capt. John Moore's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's regt. of
guards; muster rolls dated Cambridge, May 9, and June 1, 1778; enlisted April

1, 1778 ; service guarding troops of convention ; enlistment, 3 months from April

2, 1778; also, same co. and regt. ; joined April 2, 1778 ; service to July 3, 1778, 3
mos. 2 days, at Cambridge.

Johnson, Jonah. Private, Capt. Solomon Pollard's co.. Col. Samuel Denny's regt. ;
enlisted Oct. 23, 1779; discharged Dec. 4, 1779; service, 1 mo. 12 days, including
travel (200 miles) home; company detached to march to Claverack and join
Continental Army for 3 months. Roll dated Billerica.

Johnson, Jonas, Bolton. Private, Capt. Artemas How's co., which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775 [service not given] ; reported enlisted into the army April
26, 1775; «/5o, Capt. Samuel Wood's co., Col. Jonathan Ward's regt.; order for
advance pay, dated Cambridge, June 13, 1775 ; also. Private, same co. and regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 28, 1775; service, 3 mos. 11 days;
also, company return dated Dorchester, Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat
or its equivalent in money dated Dorchester, Jan. 5, 1776 ; also, company receipt,
given to Capt. Jonathan Houghton, for wages for Oct. and Nov., 1776, and travel
home, dated Bolton; also, Private, Capt. Jonathan Houghton's co.. Col. Smith's
regt. ; list of men [year not given] ; also, return of men raised to serve in the
Continental Army from Capt. David Nurse's co., Col. Whitney's regt.; resi-
dence, Bolton ; engaged for town of Bolton ; joined Capt. Daniel Barns's co., Col.
Biglo's (Bigelow's) regt. ; term, 3 years ; also, list of men mustered by Thomas
Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co. ; Capt. Barnes's co.. Col. Bigelow's
regt.; mustered Aug. 12, 1777; also. Private, Capt. Barnes's co., Col. Timothy
Bigelow's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from July 29, 1777,
to Dec. 31, 1779; also, same co. and regt.; return dated Feb. 2, 1778; mustered
by Continental Muster Master; also, (late) Capt. Barnes's co.. Col. Bigelow's
regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence ; enlisted July 29,
1777 ; also, Capt. Dow's co.. Col. Bigelow's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to July 29, 1780.

Johnson, Jonas, Brookline. Private, Capt. Thomas White's (Brookline) co. of militia.
Col. William Heath's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-



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