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Jonah, David. Receipt dated Sherburne, July 10, 1781, for bounties paid said Jonah
and others by a committee of the town of Sherburne to serve in the Continental
Army for the term of 6 months from date of enlistment ; also, descriptive list of
men raised in Middlesex Co., agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by
Joseph Hosraer, Superintendent for said county ; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 1 in. ;
complexion, black; hair, black; eyes, black; occupation, farmer; engaged for
town of Sherburne; engaged July 16, 1781 ; term, 6 months.

Jonah, Thomas. Receipt dated Sherburne, July 10, 1781, for bounties paid said Jonah
and others by a committee of the town of Sherburne to serve in the Continental
Army for the term of 6 months from date of enlistment; also, 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, 20 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ;
complexion, black; hair, black; eyes, black; occupation, farmer; engaged for
town of Sherburne; engaged July 16, 1781 ; term, 6 months; also, Private, Capt.
Jeremiah Miller's co., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt. ; muster rolls for Aug. -Nov.,
1781; enlisted July 10, 1781; enlistment, 6 months; reported on command with
Col. Swift in Sept., 1781, on command at the Lines in Oct. and Nov., 1781 ; also,
muster rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1782, dated York Huts; reported discharged Feb.
22, 1782.

Jonas, Jacob. 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,
17 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, black; hair, black; eyes, black; occu-
pation, laborer; engaged for town of Framingham; engaged March 13, 1782;
term, 3 years.

Jonas, Windsor, Sandwich. Private, Capt. Matthias Tobey's co., Col. Aaron Wil-
lard's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from home to the place of
rendezvous, Ticonderoga, dated Boston, Jan. 15, 1777 ; 260 miles travel allowed
said Jonas ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from
place of discharge home, dated Boston, Jan. -, 1777 ; 260 miles travel allowed said
Jonas ; reported discharged at Ticonderoga ; also, return of men raised to serve in
the Continental Army from Col. Nathaniel Freeman's (1st Barnstable Co.) regt. ;
residence. Sandwich ; engaged for town of Sandwich ; joined Capt. Chadwick's
CO., Col. Brewer's regt. ; terra, during war; also, list of men mustered by Joseph
Otis, Muster Master for Barnstable Co., dated Barnstable, Feb. 18, 1777; Capt.
John Chadwick's co.. Col. Samuel Brewer's regt. ; mustered Feb. 13, 1777.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 895

JoNER, AsAHEL, Egremont. Private, Capt. William Beacon's co., Col. John Fellows's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 8, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 1 day.

JoNEfi, . [This name also appears under the form of James, Janes, Joanes, Joans,

Joens, Johnes, Johns, Johnson, Jonas, Jonn, Jons, June.]

Jones, , Ipswich. Corporal, Capt. Robert Dodge's co.. Col. Ebenezer Francis's

regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance to camp and home, etc., sworn to Nov.
29, 1776; said Jones credited with allowance for 2 days (42 miles); company
drafted from Amesbury, Newbury, Rowley, Ipswich, Topsfield, Wenham, and
Lynn.

Jones, Aaron, Fulham. Private, Capt. Moses Draper's co., Lieut. Col. William
Bond's (late Col. Gardner's) 37th regt. ; company return dated Camp at Prospect
Hill, Oct. 7, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated
Camp at Prospect Hill, Dec. 27, 1775.

Jones, Aaron, New Lebanon. Private, Capt. Stephen Pearl's co.. Col. Benjamin Rug-
gles Woodbridge's (25th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July
15, 1775; service, 17 days; also, company return dated Prospect Hill, Sept. 28,
1775 ; reported died Sept. 27, 1775 ; a^so, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in
money dated Camp at Cambridge, Oct. 23, 1775; reported deceased.

Jones, Aaron. Private, Capt. Simon Hunt's (Acton) co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. ;
service, 6 days; company called out at the time of fortifying Dorchester Heights
March 4, 1776 ; also, 2d Corporal, Col. John Buttrick's co. of volunteers. Col.
Reed's regt. ; engaged Sept. 28, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 7, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 11
days, at the time of taking Gen. Burgoyne, including travel home ; company de-
tached from Col. Brooks's regt. to reinforce army under Gen. Gates at the North-
ward ; Col. Buttrick reported as serving as Captain. -

Jones, Aaron. Private, Capt. Josiah Wilder's co., Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regt.
commanded by Maj. Daniel Clap; enlisted July 4, 1778; discharged July 15,
1778 ; service, 13 days, at Rutland Barracks ; company raised for 20 days service ;
roll dated Tern pleton; also, Capt. Jotham Houghton's co. ; service from Nov. 3
to Nov. 19, 1778, 17 days ; company detached from Col. Nathan Sparhawk's (7th)
regt.. Gen. Warner's brigade, to reinforce guards at the barracks in Rutland under
Col. Jacob Garrish (Gerrish) and to escort troops of Saratoga convention to
Enfield, Conn.; roll dated Petersham.

Jones, Abel, Holden. 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 AVash-
burn, Superintendent for said county ; age, 23 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion,
dark; hair, dark; occupation, joiner (also given carpenter) ; residence, Holden;
engaged for town of Holden ; engaged Dec. 29, 1781 ; joined Light Infantry co.,
Lieut. Col. J. Brooks's (7th) regt.; term, 3 years.

Jones, Abel, Medway. Private, Capt. Hezekiah Bullard's (1st Medway) co. of militia.
Col. John Smith's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 30, 1775; service,
2 days ; also, Capt. Joseph Lovell's co., 4th regt. ; service, 23 days ; company
marched from Medway to Warwick, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776 ; also,
Capt. Amos Ellis's co., Col. Benjamin Haws's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 25, 1777 ; ser-
vice to Oct. 31, 1777, 1 mo. 7 days, at Little Compton, R. I. ; roll dated Belling-
ham ; also, list of men returned by a committee of the town of Medway April 13,
1778, as having rendered service at various times subsequent to April 19, 1775.

Jones, Abel. Private, Capt. Ralph Thompson's co. ; enlisted Oct. 4, 1779 ; discharged
Nov. 10, 1779; service, 1 mo. 7 days, under Maj. Gen. Hancock at Castle Island,
including travel home ; company raised in Suffolk Co.

Jones, Abel. Private, Capt. Abner Crane's co.. Col. Jacob Garish's (Gerrish's) regt. ;
enlisted Oct. 14, 1779; discharged Dec. 2, 1779; service, 1 mo. 19 days, on expe-
dition to Claverack. Roll dated Stoughton.



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Jones, Abiel. Private, Capt. Henry Tew's co., Col. John Hathaway's regt. ; marched
Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 6, 1780; service, 5 days; company marched to
Rhode Island on an alarm.

Jones, Abner. Private, Capt. Micah Hamlen's co., Lieut. Col. Hallet's regt. ; enlisted
Aug. 8, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 30, 1780 ; service, 2 mos. 23 days, at Rhode Island,
including 3 days (60 miles) travel home; regiment detached from militia to rein-
force Continental Army for 3 months.

Jones, Abr'a. Seaman, brigantine "Hazard," commanded by Capt. John F.Wil-
liams; engaged Dec. 2, 1778; discharged April 20, 1779; service, 4 mos. 18 days.
Roll dated Boston.

Jones, Abraham (also given Abram), Braintree. Private, Capt. Stephen Penniman's
CO., Col. Dike's regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 13,
1776 ; regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777 ; also, Capt. Nathaniel Belcher's
CO., Lieut. Col. Andrew Symmes's detachment of guards; enlisted Feb. 26, 1778;
discharged April 26, 1778 ; service, 2 mos. ; also, Capt. Nathaniel Belcher's co.,
Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.; enlisted July 2, 1778; company stationed at Rhode
Island for 6 months from July 1, 1778; also, Capt. John Cutler's co.. Col.
Nathaniel Wade's regt.; enlisted July 2, 1778; service, 6 mos. 2 days, at Rhode
Island; travel home (80 miles) allowed; a/so, same co. and regt.; muster rolls
dated East Greenwich, Sept. 17, Nov. 6, Nov. 13, and Dec. 1, 1778; enlistment to
expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Jones, Abraham, Ipswich. Private, Capt. Abraham Dodge's co.. Col. Moses Little's
(17th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 12
weeks 6 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 9, 1775; age, 22 jts. ; also, order
forbounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec. 21, 1775; a/so. Private, Capt.
Abraham Dodge's co.. Col. Moses Little's regt. ; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776 [service not
given] ; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col. Jona-
than Cogswell's (3d Essex Co.) regt., as returned to Brig. Gen. Farley; resi-
dence, Ipswich; engaged for town of Ipswich; joined Capt. Burnham's co.. Col.
Jackson's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also. Private, Capt. John Burnam's co., Col.
Michael Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March
1, 1777, to Dec. 7, 1777 ; reported deceased.

Jones, Abraham, Raynham. Private, Capt. Joshua Wilbore's co.. Col. John Hath-
away's regt. ; service, 23 days, at Rhode Island ; company drafted from Taunton,
Raynham, and Easton, in April, 1777.

Jones, Abraham (also given Abraham, Jr.), Raynham (also given Taunton). Pri-
vate, Capt. Joshua Wilbore's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; service, 1 mo. 23
days ; company marched from Taunton to Providence, R. I. Roll sworn to at
Taunton, Sept. 23, 1777.

Jones, Abraham, Raynham. Private, Capt. Josiah Crocker's co.. Col. Thomas Car-
penter's regt. ; service, 1 mo. 15 days ; company marched from Taunton to Rhode
Island agreeable to order of Council of July -, 1778, to serve for 6 weeks.

Jones, Abraham. Private, Capt. John Tyler's co.. Col. Joseph Read's regt. ; com-
pany return endorsed "Dec 10, 1775;" company raised in Mendon, Uxbridge,
and Upton.

Jones, Abraham. Private, Capt. Jonathan Shaw's co.. Col. George Williams's regt.;
service, 1 mo. 1 day; company marched from Raynham, Taunton, and Easton,
in Sept., 1777, on a secret expedition. Roll sworn to in Bristol Co.

Jones, Abraham. Sergeant, Capt. Jonathan Shaw's (Raynham) co.. Col. George
Williams's (3d Bristol Co.) regt. ; service, 6 days ; company marched to Warren,
R. I., via Rehoboth, Dec. 8, 1776, on an alarm; also, Capt. John Shaw's detach-
ment, Col. Williams's regt. ; service, 7 days, in Oct., 1777, at Rhode Island.



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 897

JoxEs, Abraham. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Fales's co. ; pay roll made up for service
from July 6, 1779, to Aug. 26," 1779, on Penobscot expedition ; reported never
joined.

Jones, Abraham. Sergeant, Capt. Philip M. Ulmer's co., Col. Samuel McCobb's
regt. ; service from July 8, 1779, to Sept. 24, 1779, 2 mos. 16 days, on Penobscot
expedition.

Jones, Abraham. Sergeant, Capt. Ichabod Thayer's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.;
engaged July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 15 days, including
travel (3 days) home; company ordered to Rhode Island on the alarm of July
-, 1780. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

Jones, Abraham. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the armed ship " Deane,"
commanded by Capt. Elisha Hinman, dated Boston, Nov. -, 1780; age, 21 yrs. ;
complexion, light; residence, Massachusetts.

Jones, Abraham, Jr., Mendon. Private, Capt. William Jennison's co. of Minute-men,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury and Cambridge ; ser-
vice, 11^ days.

Jones, Abram. Private, Capt. Lieut. AVilliam Burbeck's co. ; enlisted Jan. 8, 1780;
service to Oct. 24, 1781, 21 mos. 18 days; company raised for defence of Castle
and Governor's Islands, and commanded by His Excellency John Hancock;
roll sworn to at Boston ; also, Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; service from Oct. 25,
1781, to date of discharge, Jan. 7, 1783, 14 mos. 14 days; company raised for
defence of Castle and Governor's Islands; rolls sworn to at Boston.

Jones, Adam. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Battle's co.. Col. William Mcintosh's regt.;
enlisted March 23, 1778; discharged April 5, 1778; service, 15 days; company
marched to Roxbury Lines March 23, 1778.

Jones, Adonijah, Palmer. Private, Capt. David Speer's co. of militia. Col. Pynchon's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 22 days ; also, Ser-
geant, Capt. Jonathan Danforth's co., Col. David Brewer's (9th) regt.; muster
roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 18, 1775; service, 2 mos. 19 days; also,
company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also, Capt. Jonathan Danforth's co.. Col.
Rufus Putnam's (late Brewer's) regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in
money dated Camp at Roxbury, Nov. 14, 1775.

Jones, Adonijah. Sergeant, Capt. Heman Smith's co., Lieut. Col. Collar's regt. ; ser-
vice, 11 days; company marched from Sandisfield to Stillwater Oct. 14, 1781, on
an alarm. Roll endorsed " Col John Ashley Reg't."

Jones, Alexander. Private, Capt. John Mott's co., Col. Elias Dayton's (3d New
Jersey) regt.; muster roll dated June 3, 1777; enlisted Feb. 5, 1777; reported
sick and absent; also, same co. and regt.; muster rolls for Sept. -Dec, 1777; en-
listment, during war.

Jones, Alex'r. Capt. Benjamin Wallcut's co.. Col. Marshall's regt.; subsistence
allowed from date of enlistment, Dec. 26, 1776, to March 25, 1777 ; credited with
90 daj's allowance.

Jones, Ambrose. Matross, Capt. William Ellery's (1st Artillery) co. ; enlisted June
24, 1776 ; service to Sept. 30, 1776, 3 mos. 8 days ; company stationed at Glouces-
ter for defence of seacoast.

Jones, Amos, Lunenburg. Private,Capt. Elisha Jackson's co.; enlisted June 25, 1778;
roll dated Middleton, Aug. 27, 1778; also, Capt. Benjamin Edgell's co., Col. John
Jacobs's regt.; enlisted June 25, 1778; service, 6 mos. 11 (also given 6 mos. 9)
days, including travel (80 miles) home; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779; also,
same co. and regt. ; muster rolls dated Freetown, Sept. 13, and Oct. 18, 1778 ; also,
list of 9 months men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester
Co.; Capt. Bellows's co., Col. Rand's regt.; engaged for town of Lunenburg;



898 IMASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Jones, Amos, confimied.

mustered Aug. 3, 1779 ; also, descriptive list of men raised for Continental service,
as returned by Seth AVashburn, Superintendent for Worcester Co. ; Capt. Bellows's
CO., Col. Rand's regt. ; age, 19 j'rs.; stature, 5 ft. 2 in.; complexion, light; en-
gaged for town of Lunenburg ; marched Aug. 3, 1779 ; reported delivered to Ensign
E. White ; also, Colonel's co., luth Mass. regt. ; entered service Aug. 5, 1779 ; dis-
charged May 5, 1780; term, 9 months; also. Private, Capt. Timothy Boutell's
CO., Col. John Rand's regt. ; enlisted July 16, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 5 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home ; regiment raised
in Worcester Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months ; also, Capt. Joseph
Elliot's CO., Col. William Thomas's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 18, 1781 ; discharged
Nov. 21, 1781; service, 3 mos. 8 days, at Rhode Island, including travel (85
miles) home ; roll dated Camp at Battes Hill.

Jones, Amos, Manchester. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army; resi-
dence, Manchester; engaged for town of Manchester; also, Private, Capt. Haf-
field White's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt.; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to March 3, 1780; term, 3 j'ears.

Jones, Amos, Weston. Private, Capt. Samuel Lamson's co. of militia, which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 3 days; also, Capt. Ai)ijah Child's co.,
Lieut. Col. William Bond's (late Col. Thomas Gardner's) regt. ; muster roll dated
Camp Prospect Hill, Sept. 9, 1775; enlisted April 29, 1775; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.;
also, company return dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775; reported discharged
Oct. 1, 1775, and place supplied by Solomon Jones.

Jones, Amos. Private, Capt. Jothara Houghton's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.;
service from July 31, 1778, to date of discharge, Sept. 15, 1778, 1 mo. 16 days, at
Rhode Island; company raised for 6 weeks service. Roll dated Petersham.

Jones, Amos. Private, Capt. Hezekiah Green's co., Col. Barns's regt.; enlisted Oct.
13, 1781 ; service, 16 days; company marched from Windsor to Saratoga on an
alarm at the Northward.

Jones, Anthony, Ashfield. Private, Lieut. Samuel Bartlet's co., which marched in
response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service from April 22 to April 26, 1775,
5 days ; also, Capt. Ebenezer Webber's (9th) co., Col. John Fellows's (8th) regt. ;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos. 11 days;
also, company return dated Dorchester, Oct. 7, 1775 ; reported as having gone to
Quebec; also, Lieut. Ephraim Jennings's co., Col. David Field's (Hampshire Co.)
regt.; enlisted Aug. 17,1777; discharged Aug. 21, 1777; service, 5 days, on expe-
dition to Northern department at the time of the battle of Bennington ; roll sworn
to at Deerfield; also, Capt. Ephraim Jennings's co., Col. David Wells's regt.;
enlisted Sept. 22, 1777; discharged Oct. 18, 1777; service on expedition to the
Northward.

Jones, Anthony, Hopkinton. Capt. Meller's (Mellen's) co.. Col. Ward's regt.; re-
turn of the main guard made by Abijah Brown, officer of the day, June 22, 1775;
said Jones confined for 1 night by Sergt. Paul Dudley for repeatedly insulting
said Dudley; also, Private, Capt. James Mellen's co., Col. Jonathan Ward's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 25, 1775; service, 3 mos. 14
days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Jones, Anthony. Pay roll of officers and crew of the brigantine "Rising Empire,"
commanded by Capt. Richard Whellen ; engaged June 11, 1776 ; discharged Sept.
3, 1776 ; service, 2 mos. 23 days. Roll sworn to in Bristol Co.

Jones, Anthony, Jr., Hopkinton. Private, Capt. John Homes's (Hopkinton) co..
Col. Samuel BuUard's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to
Roxbury; service, 12 days.



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 899

Jones, Asa, Lunenburg. Private, Capt. Josiah Stearns's co., Col. Ephraini Doolittle'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; also, return of men
raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Joseph Bellows's co., 8th
Worcester Co. regt.; residence, Lunenburg; engaged for town of Lunenburg;
also, Private, Capt. Sylvanus Smith's co.. Col. Timothy Bigelow's (15th) regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 27, 1777, to Feb. 27, 1780;
also, muster roll for Jan. -Aug., 1777, dated Van Schaick's Island, and sworn to
in Camp near Stillwater; enlisted Feb. 27, 1777; enlistment, 3 years; reported on
command at Albany ; also, muster roll for Nov., 1777, sworn to in Camp near the
Gulf; also, return dated Feb. 2, 1778; mustered by Middlesex County Muster
Master; also, muster rolls for Dec, 1777-May, 1778, dated Camp Valley Forge;
reported on quarter guard in May, 1778 ; also, muster roll for June, 1778, dated
Camp Greenwich ; also, muster rolls for July, 1778-June, 1779, dated Camp at
Providence; reported confined in Nov., 1778, on command at Greenwich in Dec,
1778; also, muster roll for July, 1770; reported on command at Pound Ridge;
also, muster roll for Aug., 1779, dated Camp at Salem ; reported on command at
Pound Ridge; also, muster roll for Sept., 1779, dated Bedford; also, muster roll
for Oct., 1779, dated Camp Peekskill; also, muster roll for Nov. and Dec, 1779,
dated Highlands, Jan. 10, 1780; reported deserted Jan. 1, 1780; also, muster roll
for Jan.-June, 1780, dated Camp Robinson's Farms ; reported discharged Feb.
27, 1780.

Jones, Asa, Worcester. Private, Capt. John Cutler's co., Col. Luke Drury's regt.;
marched from home Aug. 20, 1781 ; joined regiment at West Point Aug. 28, 1781 ;
discharged Sept. 26, 1781; service, 1 mo. 14 days, including travel (167 miles)
home ; residence, Worcester ; enlisted for town of Worcester ; enlistment, 3 months.
Roll sworn to at Brookfield.

Jones, Asa. Private, Capt. Nathan Hamilton's co., Col. Samuel Brewer's regt.; ser-
vice from Aug. 3, 1776, to Sept. 30, 1776, 1 mo. 29 days ; also, same co. ; company
receipt for wages for Oct., 1776, dated Ticonderoga Mills; also, Capt. Nathan
Hamilton's co.. Col. Samuel Brewer's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance,
etc., dated Brookfield, Feb. 17, 1777 ; 130 miles travel allowed said Jones.

Jones, Asa. Private, Capt. James Shaw's co.; enlisted Sept. 24, 1777 ; discharged Oct.
18, 1777 ; service, 32 days, with Northern army, travel (140 miles) included ; com-
pany detached from Col. Charles Pynchion's (Pynchon's) regt. and ordered to
join army under Gen. Gates to serve for 30 days, unless sooner discharged.

Jones, Asa. Private, Capt. Henry Tew's co.. Col. John Hathaway's regt. ; marched
Aug. 3, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 5 days; company marched to
Rhode Island on an alarm.

Jones, Barnabas, Sandwich. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Col. Nathaniel Freeman's (1st Barnstable Co.) regt. ; residence, Sandwich;
engaged for town of Sandwich ; term, during war; also, list of men mustered by
Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for SuflFolk Co., dated Boston, Feb. 2, 1777;
Capt. Aaron Haynes's co.. Col. Edward Wiggles worth's regt. ; also. Private, Capt.
John K. Smith's CO., Col. Calvin Smith's (late Wigglesworth's) regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to June 24, 1779; reported
deserted June 24, 1779; also, Capt. Aaron Haynes's co.. Col. Edward Wiggles-
worth's regt. ; muster roll for May, 1778, dated Valley Forge ; also, same co. and
regt. ; muster roll for June, 1778, dated Camp " Greeneage ; " reported taken cap-
tive June 28, 1778; also reported released from captivity, having been exchanged,
and joined since muster; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Oct., 1778; also,
Capt. John K. Smith's co., (late) Col. Edward Wigglesworth's regt.; muster roll
for March and April, 1779, dated Providence; enlisted Feb. 1, 1777.



900 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Jones, Barnabas. Private, Capt. Aaron Haynes's co., Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt. ;
muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Dec. 1, 1776; enlisted May 1, 1776; re-
ported discharged Aug. 1, 1776.

Jones, Barnahas. Private, Capt. Aaron Haynes's co., Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt.;
muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Dec. 1, 1776; enlisted Aug. 30, 1776;
reported on command at the saw-mill.

Jones, Ben., Boston. List of prisoners brought the second trip from Rhode Island, as
returned by John Ayres, dated Boston, Jan. 23, 1777 ; said Jones, a Master, re-
ported as having been taken in a schooner.

Jones, Ben, Boston. List of prisoners brought the second trip from Rhode Island, as
returned by John Ayres, dated Boston, Jan. 23, 1777; said Jones, a Seaman, re-
ported as having been taken in a schooner.

Jones, Benjamin, Beverly. Sergeant, Capt. Caleb Dodge's co. of Minute-men of 2d
Parish in Beverly, which marched April 19, and April 20, 1775, to Concord and
Lexington ; service, 2 days.

Jones, Benjamin, Boston. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master
for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1777; Maj. Stevens's (Artillery) battalion;
also, Sergeant, Capt. Winslow's co.. Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt.; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Jan. 19, 1778; resi-
dence, Boston; reported died Jan. 19, 1778.

Jones, Benjamin, Boston. Sailing-Master, ship "Viper," commanded liy Capt.
William Williams; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to in Suffolk Co.,
Sept. 30, 1780; age, 40 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, dark; residence,
Boston.

Jones, Benjamin, Bridgewater (also given Braintree). Return of men raised to serve
in the Continental Army from Capt. Nathan Alden's (9th) co.. Col. Mitchel's (3d
Plymouth Co.) regt.; residence, Bridgewater; engaged for town of Bridgewater;
joined Capt. Allen's co., Col. Greaton's regt.; term, 3 years; also, return of men
raised to serve in the Continental Army from 5th Suffolk Co. regt., as returned
by Col. Ebenezer Thayer, Jr. ; residence, Braintree ; engaged for town of Brain-
tree; joined Capt. Foster's co.. Col. Greaton's regt.; term, 3 years; also, list of
men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Bos
ton. May 11, 1778; Capt. Colton's co., Col. Greaton's regt.; also. Private, Capt
Colton's CO., Col. John Graton's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for ser
vice from April 26, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Charles Colton's co.. Col
John Greaton's (2d) regt. ; return [year not given] ; mustered by Col. Barber,



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