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1779; dischai'ged April 17, 1780; term, 9 mouths; also, list of 6 months men
raised agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Maj. Joseph
Hosmer, Superintendent for Middlesex Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner; 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 received of Justin Ely,
Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 15, 1780; age,
24 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of Waltham;
marched to camp July 15, 1780, under command of Capt. James Cooper; also,
list of men raised for the 6 months service and returned bj^ 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 Waltham for service in the Con-
tinental Army during 1780; marched to camp July 11, 1780; discharged Jan. 14,
1781 ; service, 6 mos. 14 days, including travel (200 miles) home ; also, Corporal,
Capt. James Cooper's co.. Col. Gamaliel Bradford's (14th) regt.; muster roll for
Oct.-Dec, 1780, dated Huts near West Point; enlisted July 15 (also given July
14), 1780; enlistment, 6 months; «/so, Private, Capt. Joseph Bates's co., Lieut.
Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated West Point;
reported discharged Jan. 14, 1781.

JoN'ES, Eli. Private, Capt. Abijah Lamb's co., Col. Jonathan Holman's regt. ; service,
43 days ; company marched from home to Providence, R. I., on the alarm of Dec.
10, 1776; also, Capt. Abijah Lamb's co.. Col. Cushing's regt.; enlisted Aug. 15,
1777; discharged Nov. 29 (also given Nov. 18), 1777; service, 3 mos. 24 (also
given 3 mos. 12) days, with Northern army, including 9 days (180 miles) travel
home ; roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

Jones, Eliakim. Private, Capt. Elihu Gifford's co.. Col. Turner's regt. ; enlisted July
12, 1781; discharged Nov. 30, 1781; service, 4 mos. 19 days, at Rhode Island;
regiment raised in Barnstable and Bristol counties to serve for 5 months.

Jones, Elias, Mendon. Private, Capt. Isaac Martin's co., Col. Joseph (Josiah) Whit-
ney's regt. ; service from May 4, 1777, to July 4, 1777, 2 mos. 5 days, under Maj.
Gen. Spencer at Rhode Island, including travel (64 miles) from home to place of
destination and from place of discharge home ; also, list of men from Col. Wood's
regt. mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co., to serve at
Rhode Island [year not given] ; Capt. Penniman's co. ; engaged for town of Men-
don; also. Private, Capt. Samuel Hamant's co.. Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt; en-
listed June 22, 1778 ; service at Rhode Island; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779; roll
dated Middleton ; «/5o, Capt. Samuel Lamb's co.. Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.;
enlisted June 22, 1778; service to Jan. 1, 1779, 6 mos. 11 days, at Pthode Island;
also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Warwick, Nov. 7, 1778 ; also, same co.
and regt. ; muster rolls dated East Greenwich, Sept. 17, Sept. 22, Nov. 14, and
Dec. 30, 1778.

Jones, Elias. Private, Capt. Joseph McNall's co., in a regiment commanded by Lieut.
Col. Samuel Peirce; enlisted May 17, 1779; service, 1 mo. 19 days, at Tiver-
ton, R. I.



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Jones, Elijah, Dighton. Receipt dated Digbton, Feb.' 15, 1781, for bounties paid said
Jones and others by the town of Dighton to serve in the Continental Army for the
term of 3 years ; also, list of men raised in Bristol Co. to serve in the Continental
Army, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as attested by James Williams, Super-
intendent for said county; also, descriptive list of men raised to serve in the
Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, returned as received of
James Williams, Superintendent for Bristol Co., by Joshua Wilbore, at Taunton,
March 21, 1781, to be conducted to Springfield and delivered to Col. Shepard;
Capt. Walker's co., 2d regt. ; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 3.^ in. ; complexion, dark ;
hair, brown ; eyes, dark ; residence, Dighton ; engaged for town of Dighton ;
term, 3 years.

Jones, Elijah, Dorchester. Private, Lieut. Hopestill Hall's (2d Dorchester) co. of
militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 9 days ; also,
Capt. John Robinson's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ; service, 3 days, in March,
1776 ; company called out to guard the Lines near Dorchester Heights ; also, same
CO. and regt. ; service, 12 days, at Dorchester in March, 1776, guarding shores at
mouth of Milton river ; also, Capt. Seth Sumner's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ;
service, 25 days ; company marched to Rhode Island April 17, 1777.

Jones, Elijah, Stockbridge. Private, Capt. Thomas Williams's co. of Minute-men, Col.
John Paterson's regt., which marched April 22, 1775, in response to the alarm of
April 19, 1775, from Stockbridge and West Stockbridge to Cambridge; service,
1 mo. 2 days ; also, list of men belonging to Capt. Williams's co. who came forvrard
with Col. Patterson but wished to return ; permission granted by vote of Council
of War of Maj' 13 [1775] that such men as had not enlisted might return home ;
also. Private, Capt. David Pixley's (Stockbridge) co.. Col. John Brown's regt. ;
enlisted June 30, 1777 ; service to July 26, 1777, 27 days, in Northern department ;
also, list of men raised in Berkshire Co. to serve in the Continental Army for the
term of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, as returned by Trueman
Wheler, Muster Master, dated Great Barrington, June 5, 1778; also. Private,
Capt. Ambrose Hill's co., Lieut. Col. Miles Powell's (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; en-
listed July 18, 1779 ; discharged Aug. 22, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 10 days, at New
Haven, Conn., including 5 days (110 miles) travel home; also, Capt. Ezra
Whittelsey's CO., 3d Berkshire Co. regt. ; enlisted Oct. 14, 1780; discharged Oct.
18, 1780; service, 4 days, at the Westward (also given in Northern department)
on an alarm; also, Capt. Rufus Allen's co. of matrosses. Col. David Rosetter's
regt.; enlisted Oct. 18, 1780; discharged Oct. 21, 1780; service, 3 days; company
marched on the alarm of Oct. 18, 1780 ; also, receipt dated Stockbridge, Feb. 5,
1781, for bounties paid said Jones and others by a committee of the town of Stock-
bridge to serve in the Continental Arm.y for the term of 3 j'ears, agreeable to re-
solve of Dec. 2, 1780; also, descriptive list dated Lenox, Aug. 20, 1781, of men
raised in Berkshire Co., agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, and delivered to Wil-
liam Walker, Superintendent for said county; Capt. Whittlesey's co.. Col. Ros-
siter's regt.; age, 39 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, light; hair, light;
occupation, laborer; residence, Stockbridge; enlisted for town of Stockbridge;
enlistment, 3 years; reported i-eceipted for by Maj. Ashley; a/so, Private, Capt.
Joseph Killam's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt. ; muster roll for April, 1781,
dated West Point; enlisted Jan. 13, 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years.

Jones, Elijah, Stoughton. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Endicott's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ; residence, Stoughton ; en-
gaged for town of Stoughton ; joined Capt. Landen's (Langdon's) co.. Col. Jack-
son's regt. ; term, 3 years; reported a foreigner; a^so, list of men mustered by
Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, June 22, 1777 ;
Capt. Langdon's co.. Col. Henry Jackson's regt.; also. Private, Major's co.. Col.
Henry Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from June 5,
1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. John Langdon's co.. Col. Jackson's regt.; pay



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Jones, Elijah, continued.

roll for Feb., 1778, dated Lancaster; also, same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for June-
Aug., 1778, dated Providence ; also, same co. and I'egt. ; pay roll for Sept., 1778,
dated Pawtuxet ; a/so, Lieut. Thomas HoUis Condy's co.. Col. Jackson's regt.;
pay roll for Nov., 1778; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Feb., 1779, sworn
to at Pawtuxet; a/so, Lieut. Thomas Hollis Condy's (2d) co., Col. Jackson's
regt. ; pay roll for March, 1779; also, Maj. Lemuel Trescott's (3d) co., Col. Jack-
son's regt.; muster roll for April, 1779, dated Pawtuxet; enlisted June 6, 1777;
also, same co. and regt.; payroll for July, 1779, dated Providence; also, Maj.
Trescott's co., Col. Jackson's regt. ; pay roll for Oct., 1779 ; also. Major's co., Col.
Jackson's regt.; regimental return made up to Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at
Pi'ovidence; also, same co. and regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1780, to April 28, 1780; also, return certified at Camp near Morris-
town, April 30, 1780, of officers and men belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's,
and Col. Jackson's regts., and men belonging to Massachusetts in Col. Henry
Sherburne's regt., who were incorporated into a regiment under the command of
Col. Henry Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement of April 9, 1779; Major's co. ;
rank, Private ; residence, Stoughton ; engaged June 5, 1777; term, during war;
also, Major's CO., Col. Jackson's regt.; pay roll for April, 1780; reported sick in
Boston hospital.

Jones, Elijah, Wellfleet. Private, Capt. Winslow Lewis's co. ; pay abstract for mile-
age to and from camp at Cambridge, dated Jan. 13, 1776; mileage (218 miles)
allowed said Jones.

Jones, Elijah, Wrentham. Private, Capt. Abner Crane's co.. Col. John Robinson's
regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance from camp home, dated North Kingston,
Dec. 31, 1777 ; said Jones credited with allowance for 2 days (36 miles).

Jones, Elijah, Wrentham. Sergeant, Capt. Jacob Haskins's co.. Col. John Jacobs's
regt. ; engaged July 2, 1778 ; service, 6 mos. 1 day, at Rhode Island ; engagement
to expire Jan. 1, 1779. Roll dated Tiverton.

Jones, Elijah, Wrentham. Private, Capt. Luke Howell's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's
regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 1 mo. 3 days service at Rhode Island,
including travel (60 miles) home.

Jones, Elijah. Private, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co., Col. Ephraim Wheelock's (Suf-
folk Co.) regt. ; service, 18 days ; company marched to Rhode Island on the alarm
of April 21, 1777.

Jones, Elijah. Certificate dated Brookline, May 30, 1777, signed by William Aspin-
wall. Surgeon, certifying that said Jones served as Surgeon's Assistant from April
19, 1775, to Aug. 12, 1775; that he assisted Dr. Downer and the said Aspinwall in
caring for the wounded after the battle of Lexington ; that later he was on duty
at said Aspinwall's hospital at Jamaica Plain, and afterwards at a hospital in Col.
Phipps's house at Cambridge.

Jones, Elijah. Capt. Abner Crane's co.. Col. John Robinson's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 8,
1777 ; service, 1 mo. 23 days, at Rhode Island. Roll dated Stoughton.

Jones, Elijah. Copy of an order on Ephraim Newell, Town Treasurer of Attleborough,
dated July 5, 1776, for wages due said Jones and others for service on the alarm
caused by the battle of Bunker Hill ; also. Private, Capt. Elisha May's co. ; en-
listed Sept. -, 1776; discharged Nov. -, 1776; service, 2 mos.; company served
on a 2 months campaign at New York; also, Capt. Stephen Richardson's co. ;
marched Sept. 25, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 29, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 6 days ; com-
pany marched from Attleborough under command of Col. George Williams on a
secret expedition.



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Jones, Elijah. Private, Capt. Pelatiah Eddy's co.. Col. John Hathaway's regt. ; en-
listed March 23, 1779; discharged April 15, 1779; service, 24 days, at Rhode
Island; company detached from militia and marched from Taunton to Tiverton,
R. I. Roll dated Taunton.

Jones, Elijah. Private, Capt. Benjamin Bates's co.. Col. Ahiel Mitchel's regt. ; en-
listed Aug. 2-1, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 10, 1780 ; service, 1 mo. 18 [ ? ] days ; regi-
ment raised to reinforce Continental Army.

Jones, Elijah. 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 9,
1780; age, 23yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 11 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of
Wrentham ; arrived at Springfield July 8, 1780 ; marched to camp July 9, 1780,
under command of Lieut. Jackson, of the artillery ; also, paj' roll for 6 months
men who marched from the town of Wrentham to serve in the Continental Army
during 1780; engaged June 13, 1780; discharged Dec. 26, 1780; service, 6 mos. 14
days, including travel (220 miles) home.

Jones, Eliphalet, Berwick. Sergeant, Capt. Ebenezer Sullivan's co., Col. James
Scammon's (30th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 5, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 3 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775], including
abstract of pay to last of July, 1775.

Jones, Elisha, "Weymouth. Private, Capt. John Lincoln's co., Col. Joseph Webb's
regt. ; marched to camp Aug. 16, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1781 ; service, 3 mos.
28 days, travel (240 miles) included.

Jones, Elisha. Private, Capt. Joseph Hosmer's (Concord) co., Col. Eleazer Brooks's
regt.; service, 5 days; company marched to Roxbury March 4, 1776, to reinforce
the army.

Jones, Elisha. Private, Capt. Samuel Ward's co.. Col. Solomon Lovell's regt.; ser-
vice, 4 days ; company marched at the time of taking Dorchester Heights March
4, 1776; also, same co. and regt. ; service, 5 days, subsequent to March 10, 1776;
roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Jones, Elisha. List of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the first
Everidge;" said Jones appears among persons reported as having contributed
cash at the time of taking [Gen.] Burgoyne in 1777 ; reported as having paid $5.

Jones, Elisha. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Hosmer's (Light Infantry) co. ; company
return endorsed " 1776; " also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Hosmer's (Concord)
CO. of light infantry. Col. Brooks's regt.; list of ofllcers of Middlesex Co. militia
appointed to command men raised for various purposes ; commissioned March 17,
1778; a/so, list of men appearing under the heading "Hartwell Brook the first
Everidge ; " said Jones appears among men forming the second guard at Cam-
bridge in 1778; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Daniel Harrington's co.. Col. Jonathan
Reed's regt. ; muster rolls dated Cambridge, May 9, and June 1, 1778; engaged
March 26, 1778 ; engagement, 3 months from April 2, 1778 ; also, receipt for wages
for 3 months service from April 2, 1778, signed by said Jones and others belonging
to Capt. Daniel Harrington's co.. Col. Read's regt. of guards at Cambridge ; also,
1st Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Jones's Light Infantry (also given 9th) co., Col.
Francis Faulkner's (3d Middlesex Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers;
commissioned June 16, 1779.

Jones, Elisha. List of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the first
Everidge; " said Jones appears among men in a detachment with Col. Thatcher
[year not given] .

Jones, Elnathan, Taunton. Private, Capt. Macey Williams's co.. Col. Timothy
Walker's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 2, 1775; service.



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Jones, Elxathax, continued.

3 mos. 7 days; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Dec. 12, 1775 ; also. Private, Capt.
James Perry's co., 16th regt. ; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776 [service not given] ; roll en-
dorsed " 3 mo from 1 Jany to 6 apl 76."

Jones, Elnathan. Lists of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Broolv the
first Everidge;" said Jones appears among men in service at Ticonderoga in

1776, and among persons reported as having contributed cash at the time of
taking [Gen.] Burgoyne in 1777; reported as having paid $20; also, reported
a Captain.

Jones, Enos, Ashburnham. Private, Capt. Deliverance Davis's co. of militia, Col. Asa
Whetcomb's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April
19, 1775 ; service, 10 days.

Jones, Enos, Lanesborough. Sergeant, Capt. Daniel Brown's co. ; service, 27 days;
company marched from Lanesborough to Pawlet Sept. 6, 1777, on an alarm ; also,
receipt dated Lanesborough, March 17, 1781, for bounty paid said Jones by a class
of the town of Lanesborough of which Daniel Brown was Chairman, to serve in
the Continental Army for the terra of 3 years ; also, descriptive list dated Lenox,
Aug. 20, 1781, of men raised in Berkshire Co., agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780,
and delivered to AVilliam Walker, Superintendent for said county ; Capt. Brown's
CO., Col. Simonds's regt.; age, 46 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, light;
hair, brown; occupation, laborer; residence, Lanesborough ; enlisted for town of
Lanesborough ; enlistment, 3 years ; reported receipted for by Capt. Smith ; also,
Private, Capt. John Mills's co., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt.; muster roll for
May, 1781 ; enlisted Feb. 1, 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years ; also, muster roll for June,
1781, dated Camp Phillipsborough ; reported on command at West Point; also,
muster roll for July, 1781, dated Camp near Dobbs's Ferry ; reported on com-
mand at West Point ; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781, sworn to in camp at Peeks-
kill; reported on command at West Point; also, muster roll for Sept., 1781;
reported on command with Col. Mellen ; also, muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781,
dated Huts ; also, muster rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1782, dated York Hutts and
sworn to in camp at West Point.

Jones, Ephhaim, New Canaan (also given Lanesborough) . Return of men raised to
serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Ebenezer Newell's (2d Lanesborough)
CO.; residence. New Canaan; engaged for town of Lanesborough; joined Capt.
Miller's co., Col. Vose's regt.; term, during war; also, list of men mustered be-
tween Jan. 20, 1777, and June 1, 1778, by Trueman Wheler, Muster Master for
Berkshire Co.; also, Private, Capt. Jeremiah Miller's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from May 22, 1777, to March
22,1778; residence, Lanesborough ; a/so, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Dec,

1777, sworn to at Camp near Valley Forge ; enlisted May 20, 1777 ; also, order for
gratuity, dated West Point, Sept. 1, 1779; also. Gen. Washington's foot guards
commanded by Maj. Gibbs ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from May
22, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Private, Capt. Miller's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's
(1st) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec.
31, 1780 ; also, descriptive list dated Feb. 3, 1781 ; Capt. Jeremiah Miller's co., 1st
Mass. regt.; age, 21 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, light; hair, light;
residence, New Canaan ; enlisted May 20, 1777, by Lieut. Frisbey at New Canaan ;
enlistment, during war.

JoNES, Ephhaim, Princeton. Private, Capt. John White's co., CoL Abijah Stearns's
regt. ; enlisted April 1, 1778; discharged July 2, 1778; service, 3 mos. 5 days, at
and about Boston. Roll dated Lancaster.

Jones, Ephraim, Watertown. Private, Capt. Samuel Barnard's co. of militia, Col.
Thomas Gardner's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,



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Jones, Ephraim, continued.

1 day ; also, Capt. Phineas Stearns's co. ; service, 5 days ; company marched from
Watertown by order of Gen. Washington to reinforce army at the time of taking
Dorchester Heights in March, 1776.

Jones, Ephraim. Private, Capt. Theophilus Lyon's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.;
service, 2 days ; company marched from Stoughton to Braintree March 22, 1776.

Jones, Ephraim. Enlistment agreement dated 1776, signed by said Jones and others,
engaging themselves to serve in the Continental Army until April 1 [1776] ; re-
ported enlisted at Gorham.

Jones, Ephraim. List of men who marched from Pittsfield to Williarastown Sept. 13,
1776, under command of Capt. William Francis, by order of the General, and were
dismissed Sept. 21, 1776 ; service, 8 days.

Jones, Ephraim. List of men appearing under the heading " Hartweli Brook the first
Everidge;" said Jones appears among men in service at Ticonderoga in 1776;
reported a Captain.

Jones, Ephraim. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Jenkins's co.. Col. Freeman's regt.; ser-
vice, 7 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778. Roll dated
Barnstable.

Jones, Ephraim. Private, Capt. Roger Libby's co. ; joined Oct. 1, 1779; discharged
Oct. 23, 1779 ; service at the Eastward with detachment of Cumberland Co. militia
commanded by Nathaniel Jordan, Esq.

Jones, Evan. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship " Thorn," commanded by
Capt. Richard Cowell, sworn to at Marblehead, Sept. 14, 1780 ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in. ;
complexion, dark.

Jones, Ezekiel, Nobletown (also given Spencer). List of men mustered between Jan.
20, 1777, and June 1, 1778, by Trueman Wheler, Muster Master for Berkshire Co. ;
Capt. Watson's co., Col. Greatou's regt.; also. Private, Capt. Watson's (2d) co..
Col. John Graton's (2d) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, same co. and regt. ; return [year not given] ;
residence, Nobletown; enlisted for town of Nobletown; mustered by County
Muster Master Wheler; also, Colonel's co., Col. Greatou's regt.; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descrip-
tive list dated West Point, Jan. 25, 1781 ; Col. John Greaton's (3d) regt. ; age,
28 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion, dark ; hair, dark ; eyes, gray ; resi-
dence, Spencer; enlisted Dec. 1, 1776, l)y Capt. Lieut. Lee; enlistment, during
war.

Jones, Ezekiel, Scituate. Private, Capt. Elijah Crooker's co.. Gen. John Thomas's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 20, 1775; service, 3 mos.,

2 weeks, 5 days; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also, order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Nov. 9, 1775 ; also, Capt. Nathaniel
Winslow's CO., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; companj' receipt for advance pay for

1 month, travel allowance from home to Boston, etc., dated Point Shirley, June
13, 1776; also. Private, same co. and regt. ; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Nov. 1,
1776, 3 mos.; also, same co. and regt.; payroll for Nov., 1776; service, 1 mo.

2 days.

Jones, Ezekiel. Fifer, Capt. Abijah Rowlee's co. ; company return endorsed "July
6, 1775."

Jones, Ezekiel. List of men belonging to Capt. Gershom Nelson's co., dated July 19,
1776; a^io. Private, Lieut. Seth Thayer's co., 3d Worcester Co. regt.; enlisted
Dec. 8, 1776; service, 1 mo. 23 days; company marched to Providence, R. I.,
under command of Lieut. Col. Nathan Tvler on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.



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Jones, Ezekiel. 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 8, 1780 ;
age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, light ; engaged for town of Milford ;
arrived at Springfield July 7, 1780 ; marched to camp July 8, 1780, under command
of Ebenezer Kent, Esq. ; also. Private, Lieut. Col. William Hull's co.. Col. John
Greaton's (3d) regt. ; muster roll for Nov., 1780; enlisted July 7, 1780; enlist-
ment, 6 months ; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Milford
for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched June 19, 1780 ; dis-
charged Dec. 19, 1780; service, 6 mos. 9 days, including travel (180 miles) home.

Jones, Ezra. Private, Capt. Benjamin Hicks's co.. Col. Goose Van Schaick's (1st New
York) regt.; muster roll for Jan. -March, 1781, dated West Point; enlistment,
during war; reported deserted Jan. 10, 1781.

Jones, Farwel. List of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the first
Everidge; " said Jones appears among men in a detachment with Col. Thatcher
[year not given] .

Jones, Francis, Marblehead. Capt. Nicholson Broughton's (5th) co.. Col. John
Glover's (21st) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Jones and others,
dated Cambridge, June 27, 1775; also. Private, same co. and regt.; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 8, 1775; service, 1 mo. 26 days; also, company
return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money
dated Marblehead, Jan. 6, 1776; also, Matross, Capt. Edward Fettyplace's
(Marblehead) co.; enlisted Feb. 20, 1776; service to Sept. 1, 1776, 6 mos. 10
days, in defence of seacoast.

Jones, Francis, Sandwich. Corporal, Capt. Edward Hammond's co.. Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 3



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