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for travel allowance, etc., on march homeward at close of the campaign in 1776,
sworn to at Rowley, April 9, 1777.

Jones, David, Bellingham. Private, Capt. Jesse Holbrook's co. of militia, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 4 days.

Jones, David, Brimfield. Private, Capt. James Sherman's co.. Col. Pyncheon's regt.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 10^ days.



m THE AVAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 907



Jones, David, Brimfield. 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. [See David Janes.]

Jones, David, Dracut. Private, Capt. Stephen Russell's co. of militia. Col. Green's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days; also, re-
turns, etc., of 2d Dracut co. ; list dated July 10, 1776, of persons who hired men
to serve at Canada until Dec. 1, 1776; said Jones, with others, hired Zebulon
Bootman ; reported a Lieutenant ; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Bradley Var-
num's CO., Col. Simeon Spaulding's regt. ; abstract of equipments for train band
and alarm list endorsed " 1777 ; " said Jones reported as belonging to alarm list ;
also. Lieutenant serving as Private, Capt. Joseph Bradley Varnum's (2d Dracut)
CO. of volunteers. Col. Jonathan Reed's regt.; engaged Sept. 29, 1777; marched
from home Oct. 1, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 19, 1777 ; service, 31 days, including 10
days (200 miles) travel home ; company marched to reinforce Northern army ;
also, returns, etc., of 2d Dracut co. ; list of persons who hired men to serve 9
months in the Continental Army, agreeable to resolves passed in April, 1778 ; said
Jones, with others, hired Jacob Hibbord, and is reported as having paid £20
towards his hire.

Jones, David, Hingham. Capt. Thayer's (Independent) co. ; muster return of four
Independent cos. stationed at Hull, dated March 1, 1777; residence, Hingham;
age, 20 yrs.; mustered by Daniel Souther, Muster Master.

Jones, David, Wilmington. Private, Capt. Timothy Walker's co. of militia. Col.
Green's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, ^ days;
also, list dated Wilmington, Nov. 25, 1776, of men drafted to reinforce the army
and to be ready at a minute's warning until March 1, 1777, as returned by Capt. C.
Ford, Jr., in behalf of the Selectmen, Militia Officers, and Committee of Safety,
of the town of Wilmington ; said Jones and Russel Jones rated one man ; also,
list of men who performed turns of service to the credit of the town of Wilming-
ton [year not given] ; said Jones credited with 2 turns.

Jones, David. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk
Co., dated Boston, Feb. 16, 1777; Capt. Hunt's co.. Brig. Gen. Patterson's battal-
ion.

Jones, David. Boy, brigantine "Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. Jonathan Hara-
den; engaged Oct. 1, 1777. Roll made up for advance wages for 1 month.

Jones, David. List of men raised to guard stores at and about Boston for 3 months,
dated Feb. 14, 1778.

Jones, David. Private, Capt. Jesse Wyman's co., Col. Jacob Garrish's (Gerrish's)
regt. of guards ; enlisted Feb. 18, 1778 ; service to May 18, 1778, 3 mos., at Bunker
Hill ; company detached to guard Lieut. Gen. Burgoyne's ai'my.

Jones, David. Private, Capt. John Morgan's co. ; enlisted Jan. 14, 1778; discharged
July 1, 1778; service, 5 mos. 17 days; company detached from militia of Hamp-
shire and Worcester counties to guard stores and magazines at Brookfield and
Springfield.

Jones, David. Private, 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.

Jones, David. Lieutenant Colonel, Col. Edward Mitchell's (3d Plymouth Co.) regt. of
Mass. militia; list of field officers; commissioned Aug. 31, 1775; also, official
record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated Feb. 1, 1776; said Jones
chosen Lieutenant Colonel, Col. Edward Mitchel's (3d Plymouth Co.) regt. of



908 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AXD SAILORS

Jones, David, continued.

Mass. militia; appointment concurred in by Council Feb. 6, 1776; reported com-
missioned Feb. 7, 1776; also, Lieutenant Colonel, Col. Edward Mitchell's regt. ;
service, 16 days, on tiie alarm at Bristol, II. I., of Dec. 8, 1776 ; roll endorsed " on
the Alarm to Providence ; " also, resignation dated Abington, April 1, 1779, signed
by said Jones, resigning his commission as Lieutenant Colonel, Col. Edward
Mitchell's (3d Plymouth Co.) regt., on account of old age and ill health ; ordered
in Council April 8, 1779, that the resignation be accepted.

Jones, David. Private, Capt. William Green's co.. Col. Cyprian How's regt.; enlisted
July 29, 1780; discharged Nov. 1, 1780; service, 3 mos. 8 days, at Rhode Island,
including travel (80 miles) home ; company raised for 3 months.

Jones, David. Receipt dated Springfield, May 25, 1782, for bounties paid said Jones
and others by Addison Richardson, one of the committee of the town of Salem,
to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Jones, David, Jr., Dracut. Private, Capt. Stephen Russell's co. of militia. Col.
Green's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2 days;
also, returns, etc., of 2d Dracut co. ; list of persons who hired men for 5 mos. ser-
vice at Canada to the credit of the town of Dracut, agreeable to order of Congress
of June -, 1776; said Jones, with John Harvey, hired Samuel Brown; also, Pri-
vate, Capt. Joseph Bradley Varnum's co., Col. Simeon Spaulding's regt. ; abstract
of equipments for train band and alarm list, endorsed "1777;" said Jones re-
ported as belonging to train band ; also, returns, etc., of 2d Dracut co. ; said Jones
appears among men raised agreeable to resolve of March -, 1778, to man the Lines
for 3 months.

Jones, Dearing, Scituate. Private, Capt. "William Turner's (3d Scituate) co. of militia.
Col. Anthony Thomas's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; ser-
vice, 4 days.

Jones, Dudley, Maiden. Private, Capt. Nailer Hatch's co., Lieut. Col. William
Bond's (late Col. Gardner's) 37th regt.; company return dated Maiden, Oct. 6,
1775; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Array [year not given] ;
residence. Maiden ; engaged for town of Maiden.

Jones, Ebenezer, Bellingham. List of men raised for the 6 months service and re-
turned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp
Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780.

Jones, Ebenezer, Berwick. Capt. Samuel Noyes's co.. Col. Edmund Phinnie's (Phin-
ney's) regt. ; billeting roll made up from time of enlistment to date of marching
of company from Falmouth, July 13, 1775, dated Cambridge; said Jones enlisted
July 15, 1775 [no allowance credited] ; also. Private, Capt. Noyes's co.. Col.
Edmund Phinney's (31st) regt. ; company return dated Fort No. 2, Cambridge
[probably Oct., 1775] ; aZso, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated
Fort No. 2, Cambridge, Oct. 27, 1775 ; also. Private, Capt. John Goodwin's co.,
Maj. Daniel Littlefield's detachment of York Co. militia; detached July 10, 1779;
discharged Sept. 10, 1779; service, 2 mos., on Penobscot expedition.

Jones, Ebenezer, Concord. Order on Deacon Jeffers, Paymaster for Colony troops,
payable to Col. Ephraim Jackson, dated Camp at Hull, July 10, 1776, signed by
said Jones and others belonging to Capt. Abishai Brown's co., Col. Whitney's
regt., for advance pay, travel allowance, etc. ; also. Corporal, Capt. Abishai
Brown's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; service from June 6, 1776, 4 days pre-
ceding march, to Aug. 1, 1776, 1 mo. 25 days ; roll dated Camp at Hull ; also, lists
of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the first Everidge; " said
Jones appears among men with Col. Buttrick at Rhode Island in 1778, and among
men with Capt. Abishai Brown at Nantaskot [year not given].



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTIOX. 909

Jones, Ebexezer, Deerfield. Private, Capt. Jonas Locke's cb. of Minute-men, Col.
Williams's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 9 days.

Jones, Ebenezer, Palmer. Private, Capt. Sylvanus Walker's co., Col. Timothy Dan-
ielson's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 29, 1775; service,
3 mos., 1 week, 3 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order
for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Oct. 31, 1775.

Jones, Ebenezer, Princeton. Capt. Joseph Sargent's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ;
pay abstract for mileage, dated June 22, 1777; mileage (90 miles) allowed said
Jones; also, Private, in a company commanded by Capt. Joseph Sargent, of
Princeton ; service from May 5, 1777, to July 12, 1777, 67i days, at Rhode Island ;
travel (90 miles) allowed; company drafted from Col. Josiah Whitney's and Col.
Stearns's regts. and marched to serve under Gen. Spencer ; also, list of men mus-
tered ; said Jones appears among men raised from Col. Whitney's regt. for service
at Rhode Island ; Capt. Sargeant's co. ; engaged for town of Princeton ; mustered
July 9 [year not given] ; also. Private, Capt. Nathan Fisher's co., Col. Nathaniel
Wade's regt. ; enlisted July 21, 1778; company raised to serve until Dec. 31, 1778,
unless sooner discharged, and stationed at Rhode Island; «/5o, Capt. Ephraim
Stearns's co., Col. John Rand's regt. ; enlisted July 11, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 10,
1780 ; service, 3 mos. 10 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home ; regiment
raised in AVorcester Co. to serve for 3 months; also, order on Henry Gardner,
Treasurer, paj^able to one of the constables of Princeton, signed by said Jones and
others belonging to Capt. Stearns's co.. Col. Rand's regt., for wages for 3 months
service in 1780; also. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Wright's co.. Col. Luke Drury's
regt.; marched Aug. 21, 1781 ; arrivedatcamp Aug. 3B, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 28,
1781 ; service, 3 mos. 20 days, at West Point, including 20 days (400 miles) travel
to and from camp ; residence, Princeton ; enlisted for town of Princeton.

Jones, Ebenezer, Sandwich. Private, Capt. Joseph Griffith's co.. Col. John Jacobs's
regt.; enlisted June 3, 1778; service, 7 mos. ; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779;
also, Capt. Simeon Fish's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 11, 1779; dis-
charged Sept. 12, 1779; service, 2 days, on an alarm at Falmouth; company
ordered out by Brig. Otis.

Jones, Ebenezer, Taunton. Private, Capt. Edward Blake's co.. Col. George Wil-
liams's (Bristol Co.) regt.; service, 11 days, on the alarm at Rhode Island of
Dec. 8, 1776 ; mileage (54 miles) allowed to camp at Warren, R. I., via Rehoboth,
and home; also, Capt. Edward Blake's co. ; service, 32 days; company marched
from Taunton to Rhode Island Sept. 29, 1777, iinder command of Col. George
Williams on a secret expedition and was discharged Oct. 29, 1777, by Gen.
Spencer.

Jones, Ebenezer, Wilmington [probably]. 2d Major, Col. David Green's (2d Mid-
dlesex Co.) regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 16 days ;
also. Major; list dated Wilmington, Nov. 25, 1776, of men drafted to reinforce
the army and to be ready at a minute's warning until March 1, 1777, as returned by
Capt. C. Ford, Jr., in behalf of the Selectmen, Militia Officers, and Committee of
Safety, of the town of Wilmington ; said Jones rated one man ; also, list of per-
sons who hired men to serve in the army, dated Nov. 29, 1776 ; said Jones hired
Timothy Gray.

Jones, Ebenezer. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Elisha Hunt's (1st) co., 6th Hampshire Co.
regt. of Mass. militia ; list of officers ; commissioned May 7, 1776.

Jones, Ebenezer. Chaplain ; list dated Taunton, Sept. 30, 1776, of officers appointed
by Brig. George Godfrey to a regiment drafted from his brigade, agreeable to re-
solve of Sept. 12, 1776, to be commanded by Col. Thomas Carpenter.

Jones, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Joseph Hosmer's (Light Infantry) co. ; company
return endorsed " 1776."



910 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jones, Ebenezee. Private, Capt. Ephraim Cbapin's co.. Col. Ruggles Woodbridge'8
regt. ; enlisted Aug. 12 [also given Aug. 23], 1777; discharged Oct. 23, 1777; ser-
vice, 2 mos. 17 (also given 2 mos. 5) days, under Gen. Gates with Northern army,
including 5 days (100 miles) travel home. Roll sworn to in Hampshire Co.

Jones, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. John Abbot's co., Maj. Gage's regt.; enlisted Sept.
30, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 6, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 8 days, with Northern army.

Jones, Ebenezer. Private, in a company commanded by Lieut. Amos Fairbank, Col.
Job Cushing's regt. ; entered service Sept. 6, 1777 ; marched Sept. 8, 1777 ; ser-
vice, 2 mos. 24 days, under Brig. Warner; reported furloughed Nov. 29, 1777;
company drafted from militia and marched to join Continental Army at the
Northward.

Jones, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Seth Sumner's co.. Col. Gill's regt. ; marched from
home March 1, 1778; discharged April 4, 1778; service, 1 mo. 4 days; company
ordered to march to Castle Island.

Jones, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Francis Brown's co., Col. Mcintosh's regt.. Gen.
Lovell's brigade; enlisted Aug. 1, 1778; discharged Sept. 11, 1778; service, 1 mo.
14 days, on expedition to Rhode Island.

Jones, Ebenezer. List of lield officers of regiments of Worcester Co. militia proposed
by Legislature Jan. 12, 1776; said Jones reported as belonging to 2d Worcester
Co. regt.', raised in Lancaster, Harvard, Bolton, and Princeton; also, 2d Major,
Col. Josiah Whitney's (2d Worcester Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of field offi-
cers; commissioned Feb. 2 (also given Feb. 13), 1776; also. Major, Col. Josiah
Whitney's regt. ; service, 25 days, at the Northward ; regiment marched bj' order
of General Court of Sept. 22, 1777; also, 1st Major, 2d Worcester Co. regt. of
Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned Oct. 12, 1778; also, resignation
addressed to Col. Josiah Whitney, dated Princeton, Sept. 27, 1779, signed by said
Jones, resigning his commission as Major, 2d Worcester Co. regt., on account of
"present indisposition;" ordered in Council Oct. 8, 1779, that said resignation
be accepted ; concurred in House of Representatives Oct. 9, 1779.

Jones, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Elijah Walker's co., Col. John Hathaway's regt.,
Brig. Gen. George Godfrey's (Bristol Co.) brigade; service, 7 days; company
marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of Aug. 2, 1780.

Jones, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Reuben Sibley's co.. Col. Jacob Davis's regt.;
marched July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 12 days, on an alarm
at Rhode Island, including 4 days (72 miles) travel home. Roll dated Sutton.

Jones, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. John Barrows's co., Col. Abijah Stearns's regt. of
guards ; enlisted April 14, 1778 ; discharged July 2, 1778 ; service, 2 mos. 21 days,
at and about Boston ; also, Capt. John Barrows's co.. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's.regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 6, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 12, 1778 ; service, 6 days ; company marched
from Middleborough to Dartmouth on two alarms, one in May and one in Sept.,
1778 ; also, Capt. Abner Bourn's co., Col. Ebenezer White's regt. ; marched Aug. 1,
1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9 days; company marched to Rhode Island
on the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780; roll sworn to at Middleborough.

Jones, Ebenezer. Private, Lieut. Samuel Warner's co.. Col. John Ashley's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt.; enlisted Aug. 15, 1777; discharged Aug. 24, 1777; service, 10
days ; company marched to Bennington at time of the battle ; also, Capt. Elijah
Deming's CO., Col. Ashley's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted Sept. 19, 1777; dis-
charged Oct. 18, 1777; service, 30 days; company called out by Maj. Gen. Gates
and ordered to march to Stillwater; also, Corporal, Capt. Heman Smith's co.,
Lieut. Col. Collar's regt.; service, 11 days; company marched from Sandisfield
to Stillwater Oct. 14, 1781, on an alarm.



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Jones, Ebenezer, Jr. Private, Capt. John Robinson's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ;
service, 12 days, at Dorchester in March, 1776, guarding shores at mouth of Milton
river.

Jones, Ebenezer, Jr. Enlistment agreement dated Wilmington, Nov. 29, 1776, signed
by said Jones and others, engaging themselves to be ready at a minute's warning
until March 1, 1777, to march to reinforce the army, and if called upon before said
date to remain in service 3 months ; also, list of persons who hired men to serve
in the army, dated Nov. 29, 1776 ; said Jones hired by Thomas Burtt and Thomas
Burtt, Jr., probably of Wilmington.

Jones, Edwaed, Boston. Matross, Capt. Joseph Balch's (2d) co.. Col. Thomas Crafts's
(Artillery) regt. ; enlisted March 2, 1777; service to May 8, 1777, 2 mos. 5 days.

Jones, Edward, Braintree. Private, Capt. Silas Wild's co., 36th regt. ; company return
dated Fort No. 2, Oct. 6, 1775; enlisted April 28, 1775; also, Capt. Silas Wild's
CO., Col. John Greaton's regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money
dated Camp at Cambridge, Dec. 12, 1775.

Jones, Edward, Taunton. Order dated Camp at Hull, July 16, 1776, signed by said
Jones and others, for advance pay for 1 month, travel allowance, etc., payable to
Capt. Matthew Randell; Capt. Randell's order on Daniel Jeffries, Paymaster
General, dated Castle Island, July 19, 1776, payable to the Quarter Master of Col.
Marshall's regt., appears on reverse of company order; also, Private, Capt.
Matthew Randell's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's regt.; enlisted June 27, 1776;
service to Nov. 1, 1776, 4 mos. 4 days ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov.,
1776; service, 1 mo. 2 days, including travel home.

Jones, Edward, Taunton. Private, Capt. Joshua Wilbore's co.. Col. John Hathaway's
regt. ; service, 23 days, at Rhode Island ; company drafted from Taunton, Rayn-
ham, and Easton, in April, 1777.

Jones, Edward, Taunton. Private, 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, Edward, Taunton. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Dean's co.. Col. Thomas Car-
penter's regt. ; service, 1 mo. ; company marched from Taunton to Rehoboth,
thence to Bristol, thence to Providence, R. I., and thence home. Roll dated Nov.
5, 1777.

Jones, Edward, Taunton. Private, Capt. Silas Cobb's co., Col. Danforth Keyes's
regt. ; enlisted Sept. 1, 1777 ; service to Jan. 2, 1778, 4 mos. 1 day, at Rhode Island ;
also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1777, sworn to at Providence.

Jones, Edward, Taunton. Descriptive list of men raised for the term of 9 months
from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778,
returned as mustered by James Leonard, Muster Master, dated Taunton, May 16,
1778; Capt. Ebenezer Dean's (3d) co., Col. George Williams's (Bristol Co.)
regt.; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, light; hair, brown; eyes,
blue ; residence, Taunton ; engaged for town of Taunton ; also, list of men re-
turned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July
20, 1778 ; arrived at Fishkill June 19, 1778.

Jones, Edward, Taunton. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental
Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as
received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield,
July 25, 1780 ; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion, ruddy ; engaged for
town of Taunton ; marched to camp July 25, 1780, under command of Capt. Park ;
also, list of men raised for the 6 months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Pater-
son as having passed muster in a return dated CampTotoway, Oct. 2.5, 1780; also,
payroll for 6 months men raised by the town of Taunton for service in the Conti-



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Jones, Edward, continued.

nental Army during 1780 ; marched to camp July 25, 1780 ; discharged Jan. 25,
1781; service, 6 mos. 10 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home; also,
Private, Capt. Zebulon King's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt. ; muster
roll for Jan., 1781, dated West Toint; enlisted July 25, 1780; discharged Jan. 26,
1781 ; enlistment, 6 months.

Jones, Edward, Freetown (probably). Private, Capt. Daniel Drake's co., Col. Luke
Drury's (Bristol Co.) regt.; marched from home Aug. 30, 1781 ; arrived at camp
Sept. 9, 1781; discharged Dec. 6, 1781; arrived home Dec. 16, 1781; service, 3
mos. 17 days ; company marched to North river.

Jones, Edward. Private, Lieut. John Shaw's detachment; service from July 5 to
July 27, 1777, 22 days ; detachment stationed at Slade's Ferry near Rhode Island
by order of Gen. Spencer and Brig. Gen. Godfrey.

Jones, Edward. Private, Capt. Samuel Fales's co.. Col. J. Dagget's regt.; service
between Jan. 6, 1778, and April 1, 1778, 2 mos. 23 days, at Rhode Island; com-
pany drafted to serve under Gen. Spencer for 3 months from Jan. 1, 1778.

Jones, Edward. Private, Capt. Benjamin Lapham's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's regt. ;
muster roll dated May 9, 1778; enlistment, 3 months from April 2, 1778; also,
same co. and regt.; enlisted April 2, 1778; service to July 3, 1778, 3 mos. 1 day,
with guards at Cambridge.

Jones, Edward. Sergeant, Capt. Abner Crane's co. ; engaged Feb. 2, 1779; service, 3
mos. 2 days; company served until May 4, 1779, with guards at Boston.

Jones, Edward. Sergeant, Capt. Abner Crane's co. ; engaged Feb. 2, 1779 ; service, 3
mos. 2 days; company served until May 4, 1779, with guards at Boston. [Name
appears twice on roll.]

Jones, Edward. Descriptive list of men mustered in Bristol Co. by James Leonard,
Muster Master, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9 months from
the time of their arrival at Springfield, dated Oct. 29, 1779 ; 3d co.. Col. Mitchel's
regt.; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, dark; hair, black; eyes,
dark ; engaged for town of Taunton ; reported delivered to Capt. L. Bailey ; also,
Lieut. Colonel's co., [Col.] Marshall's (10th) regt. ; entered service July 15, 1779;
discharged April 15, 1780; term, 9 months.

Jones, Edward (also given Edmon). Gunner, Capt. Amos Lincoln's co. ; list of men
entitled to clothing for the year 1782, dated Boston, April 18, 1783 ; also, Matross,
Capt. Amos Lincoln's co. of matrosses ; enlisted March 20, 1783 ; discharged July
18, 1783; service, 3 mos. 29 days; roll dated Boston.

Jones, Edward (also given Edward, Jr.). Private, Capt. Lieut. William Burbeck's
CO.; enlisted Dec. 18, 1779; service to Dec. 31, 1780, 12 mos. 14 days; company
raised for defence of Castle and Governor's Islands and commanded by His
Excellency John Hancock ; also, Corporal, same co. ; service from Jan. 1, 1781, to
date of discharge, Oct. 17, 1781, 9 mos. 17 days ; reported promoted Feb. 12, 1781 ;
company raised for defence of Castle and Governor's Islands and commanded by
His Excellency John Hancock ; also, payrolls of Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. for
service from Oct. 25, 1785, to Jan. 25, 1787, at the Castle.

Jones, Eli, Waltham. Private, Capt. Abraham Peirce's (Waltham) co. of militia,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Concord and Lexington ; service,
3 days; company called out by Col. Thomas Gardner and served as guards until
Satui-day, the fourth day after the fight at Concord ; also, Capt. Abraham Peirce's
(Waltham) co.. Col. Samuel Thatcher's regt. ; rations allowed from March 4 to
March 8, 1776, 5 days; company marched at request of Gen. Washington at the
time of taking Dorchester Heights; also, Capt. Joseph Fuller's co., Col. Samuel
Bullard's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 20, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1777 ; service, 3 mos.



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Jones, Eli, continued.

22 days, at Stillwater, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home ; also, Capt.
Edward Fuller's co.. Col. William Mcintosh's regt. ; entered camp March 19,
1778; discharged April 5, 1778 ; service, 18 days; company stationed at Roxbury ;
roll dated Newton ; also, list of men i-aised in Middlesex Co., agreeable to resolve
of June 9, 1779, as returned by Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent; also, descriptive
list of men raised in Middlesex Co. to serve in the Continental Army for the term
of 9 months, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Capt. James
Cooper, at Springfield, July 19, 1779; Capt. Pierce's co., Col. Sterns's regt. ; age,
23yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7^ in. ; complexion, dark; engaged for town of Waltham;
also. Private, Colonel's co., Col. Bradford's (14th) regt.; entered service June 17,



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