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mos. 8 days; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also, order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Nov. 11, 1775; also. Private,
Capt. Elisha Nye's co. ; enlisted Jan. 25, 1776; service to Feb. 3, 1776, 9 days;
company stationed at Elizabeth Islands; also, same co. ; service from April 5,
1776, to June 1, 1776, 1 mo. 26 days; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands for
defence of seacoast.

Jones, Francis, Sudbury. Private, Capt. Joseph Smith's (Sudbury) co., Col. James
Barrett's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2 days;
also. Corporal, Capt. Robert Cutting's co., Col. Mclntash's (Mcintosh's) regt..
Gen. Lovell's brigade; engaged Aug. 1, 1778; discharged Sept. 13, 1778; service,
1 mo. 16 days, on expedition to Rhode Island.

Jones, Francis. Seaman, brigantine "Massachusetts," commanded by Capt. Daniel
Souther ; engaged Aug. 17, 1776 [service not given] ; reported deserted.

Jones, Gideon, West Springfield (also given Springfield). Private, Capt. Enoch
Chapin's co. of Minute-men, which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the
alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 8 days; also, Capt. Enoch Chapin's co.. Col.
Timothy Danielson's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 28,
1775 ; service, 3 mos. 10 days ; also, company return dated Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775 ;
also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Oct. 26,
1775; also. Private, Capt. Nathan Rowlee's co., Lieut. Col. Timothy Robinson's
detachment of Hampshire Co. militia ; muster i-oU dated Garrison at Ticonderoga,
Feb. 25, 1777 ; enlistment to expire March 25, 1777 ; also, same co. and detach-
ment; enlisted Jan. 18, 1777; service to Aprils, 1777, 7-1 days, at Ticonderoga;
also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as returned by Capt.
Levi Ely ; residence. West Springfield ; engaged for town of West Springfield ;
joined Capt. Keep's co., Col. Shepard's regt. ; term, 3 years ; also. Private, Capt.
Caleb Keep's co., Col. William Sheppard's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts



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Jones, Gideon, continued.

for service from May 10, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, same co. and regt. ; return
dated Jan. 31, 1778; mustered by State and Continental Muster Masters; also,
(late) Capt. Caleb Keep's co. commanded by Lieut. John AVright; Col. William
Shepard's (3d) regt.; muster roll for July and Aug., 1778; also, same co. and
regt.; muster roll for Oct., 1778, dated Providence; reported sick and absent;
also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Nov., 1778, dated Providence ; reported
sick at Springfield; also, Lieut. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's co.. Col. William Shep-
ard's (3d) regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence ; en-
listed May 10, 1777; also, descriptive list of men belonging to Col. William
Shepard's (4th) regt. who re-enlisted subsequent to Sept. 30, 1779, dated Bud's
Highlands; age, 27 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, light; hair, light; resi-
dence, West Springfield; also, Corporal, Colonel's co.. Col. William Sheppard's
regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31,
1780; residence, Springfield; also. Colonel's co., Col. William Shepard's (Ith)
regt. ; return made up for the year 1780, dated West Point ; enlisted Nov. 6, 1779 ;
enlistment, during vyar; also, Capt. James Cooper's co.. Col. William Shepard's
regt. ; muster roll for May, 1781, dated West Point; also, Capt. Lebbeus Drew's
CO., Col. Shepard's regt. ; muster rolls for June and July, 1781, dated Phillipsbor-
ough; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781; also, muster roll for Sept., 1781, dated
Continental Village; also, muster rolls for Oct., 1781-Feb. 1782, dated York
Hutts.

Jones, Gilbert. Seaman, brigantine "Massachusetts," commanded by Capt. John
Lambert; engaged Jan. 20, 1778; roll made up for advance wages for 1 month.

Jones, Giles, Northampton. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as
returned by Capt. Oliver Lyman and Capt. Joseph Cooke ; residence, Northampton ;
engaged for town of Northampton; joined .Capt. Flower's co.. Col. Greaton's
regt. ; also, Private, Capt. Daniel Shays's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 13, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
reported discharged; also, same co. and regt. ; return dated Albany, Feb. 9, 1778;
mustered by Col. Woodbridge; reported in regiment of invalids at Boston ; also,
Lieut. Ephraim Minot's corps of invalids stationed at Boston; joined May 31,
1778; service to Oct. 1, 1778, 4 mos. ; order for payment of amount of roll dated
at Headquarters, Boston, and signed by Maj. Gen. W. Heath ; 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 Jones and others, for clothing due them as a donation from the several towns
of the State; a^so, 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
sick in hospital; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll for Oct., 1779; reported
sick in hospital.

Jones, Giles. Private, Capt. Jonathan Wales's co., in a regiment commanded by
Lieut. Col. Samuel Williams; enlisted Dec. 20, 1776; discharged March 20, 1777;
service, 3 mos. 13 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home. Roll dated
Morristown.

Jones, Giles. Descriptive list of men raised in Hampshire Co. to serve in the Conti-
nental Army, as returned by Noah Goodman, Superintendent for said county;
age, 28 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; occupation,
farmer ; engaged for town of Northampton ; engaged Feb. 12, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Jones, Goodspeed. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Baker's co., Col. Freeman's regt.;
marched Oct. 4, 1777; service, 28 days; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on
a secret expedition.

Jones, Goodspeed. List of officers and crew of the ship "Franklin," commanded by
Capt. Allen Hallet, dated Boston, June 20, 1781.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 921

Jones, Henry, Taunton. Private, Capt. Ichabod Leonard's cc, Col. Thomas Carpen-
ter's regt. ; service, 1 mo. 11 days ; company marched from Bristol Co. to llhode
Island in July, 1778, to serve for 6 weeks.

Jones, Henry, Whately (also given Hatfield). List of men raised to serve in the Con-
tinental Army, as returned by Capt. Salmon White ; residence, Whately ; engaged
for town of Whately ; joined Capt. Stoddard's co., Col. Vose'sregt. ; term, 3 years ;
also, return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Seth Mur-
ray's CO., Col. Pomeroy's (Hampshire Co.) regt. ; residence, Hatfield ; engaged
for town of Hatfield ; joined Capt. Stoddard's co., Col. Vose's regt. ; also, list of
men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as returned by Capt. Joshua Wood-
bridge ; residence, Hatfield ; engaged for town of Hatfield ; joined Capt. Stoddard's
CO., Col. Vose's regt. ; term, 3 years [name crossed out on list] ; also, list of men
returned by a committee for settling disputes between towns in Hampshire Co. as
to soldiers credited to them, attested at Northampton ; said Jones claimed by Hat-
field and Whately ; allowed to Whately ; also, Private, Capt. Orringh Stoddard's
CO., Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
March 15, 1777, to July 1, 1780; reported deserted July 1, 1780; also, muster roll
for Dec, 1777, sworn to in Camp near Valley Forge; enlisted March 15, 1777;
also, muBter rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1778, Jan., March, and April, 1779, dated
Providence ; reported on command at Newtown in March and April, 1779.

Jones, Henry. 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, Henry. Private, Capt. Oliver Voce's (Milton) co.. Col. Rol)ertson's (Robin-
son's) regt. ; service, 15 days [probably on the alarm of April 19, 1775] ; company
marched to Roxbury after the fight at Concord and served there before comple-
tion of standing army; also, Capt. Seth Sumner's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ;
service, 3 da}'s ; company ordered to march to Moon Island June 12, 1776.

Jones, Hezekiah. Private, Capt. Peter Porter's co., Col. Benjamin Simonds's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt.; enlisted April 26, 1777; discharged May 20, 1777; service, 25
days; company called out April 26, 1777, by order of Maj. Gen. Gates and
marched to Saratoga; also, list of mounted men who marched from Pittsfield to
Skeensborough Sept. 6, 1777, under command of Capt. John Strong, and were
dismissed Oct. 1, 1777; service, 3 weeks 5 days; also. Private, Capt. John
Strong's CO., Col. John Brown's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted Sept. 6, 1777;
discharged Oct. 2, 1777 ; service, 26 days, with Northern army.

Jones, Hezekiah. Private, Capt. Silas Fowler's co., Col. David Mosely's regt. ; en-
listed June 12, 1782; discharged June 17, 1782; service, 7 days; company prob-
ably mounted and stationed at Springfield and Northampton for defence of the
government. Roll sworn to at Westfield.

Jones, Hugh, Dracut. Private, Capt. Stephen Russell's co. of militia, Col. Green's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 4 days.

Jones, Hugh, England. Matross, Capt. John Lillie's co., Col. John Crane's (Artil-
lery) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Sept. 26, 1778, to
Dec. 31, 1779; residence, England ; reported transferred from Capt. Donnell's co.,
Col. Crane's regt. ; also, Capt. John Lilley's co.. Col. John Crane's (3d Artillery)
regt. ; return of men who were in service on or before Aug. 14, 1777 ; reported
deserted Nov. 7, 1779; also, Capt. Lillie's co.. Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780;
reported made up agreeable to Gen. Washington's discharge.

Jones, Ichabod, Marlborough. Sergeant, Capt. William Brigham's co. of militia. Col.
Jonathan Ward's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cam-



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Jones, Ichabod, contimied.

bridge ; service, 14 days ; also, commission dated Watertown, July 5, 1776, ap-
pointing said Jones 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Paul Brigham's 5th (2d Marlborough)
CO., Col. Ezeldel How's (4th Middlesex Co.) regt. of Mass. militia.

Jones, Income, Swanzey. Private, Capt. Peleg Shearman's co.. Col. Thomas Car-
penter's (Bristol Co.) regt.; service from Oct. 13 to Oct. 18, 1777, 6 days, on a
secret expedition to Rhode Island at request of Gen. Spencer ; mileage (12 miles)
allowed from Swanzey to Rowland's Ferry; also, Corporal, Capt. Peleg Peck's
CO., Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt.; entered service Aug. 1, 1780; discharged
Aug. 9, 1780 ; service, 9 days ; companj' marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm ;
by order of Col. Slead all the men in Swanzey were joined in one company under
Capt. Peck, the other officers refusing to serve ; roll sworn to at Rehoboth ; also,
Private, Capt. Jabez Barney's co.. Col. Mitchel's regt.; enlisted Aug. 26, 1780;
discharged Nov. 1, 1780; service, 68 days, at Rhode Island; regiment detached
from militia to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months; roll sworn to at
Rehoboth.

Jones, Isaac, Hopkinton. Private, Capt. John Homes's (Hopkinton) co., Col. Samuel
Bullard's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury ; ser-
vice, 8 days ; also, Capt. Samuel Baldwin's co.. Col. Dike's regt. ; muster roll for
Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 22, 1776; regiment raised to serve until
March 1, 1777.

Jones, Isaac, Ipswich. 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. Jonathan Cogswell's (3d Essex Co.) regt., as returned
to Brig. Gen. Farley; residence, 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 Array pay accounts
for service from March 1, 1777, to Nov. 18, 1777 ; reported died Nov. 18, 1777.

Jones, Isaac, Sanford. Private, Capt. Joshua Bragdon's co.. Col. James Scammon's
(30th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 3, 1775 ; service, 3 mos.
6 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
Nov. 1, 1775.

Jones, Isaac, Sheffield (also given New Marlborough) . Corporal, Capt. Peter Inger-
soU's CO., Col. David Brewer's (9th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; en-
listed May 24, 1775; service, 2 mos., 1 week, 5 days; also, company return
[probably Oct., 1775] ; also, Capt. Peter IngersoU's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's
(late Brewer's) regt.; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated
Roxbury, Nov. 13, 1775.

Jones, Isaac, Upton. Descriptive list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
for the term of 9 months, as returned by Seth Washburn, Superintendent for
Worcester Co. ; Capt. Baker's co.. Col. Tylor's (Tyler's) regt. ; age, 19 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 2 in.; residence, Upton ; enlistment, during war ; marched to Spring-
field July 8, 1779.

Jones, Isaac, Worcester. Capt. Jonas Hubbard's co.. Col. Jonathan Ward's regt.;
receipt for pouches, dated Cambridge, June 19, 1775; also, same co. and regt.;
order for advance pay, signed by said Jones and others, dated June -, 1775; also,
Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 3, 1775 ;
service, 3 mos. 6 days; also, company return dated Dorchester, Oct. 7, 1775; re-
ported "on command to Quebec;" also, Capt. Isaac Martin's co.. Col. Joseph
( Josiah) AVhitney's regt. ; service from May 4, 1777, to July 4, 1777, 2 mos. 7 days,
under Maj. Gen. Spencer at Rhode Island, including travel (103 miles) from
home to place of destination and from place of discharge home.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 923

Jones, Isaac. Private, Capt. Zenas Wheeler's co.. Col. John Ashley's (Berkshire Co.)
regt. ; enlisted July 8, 1777 ; discharged July 27, 1777 ; service, 20 days ; company
marched to Fort Edward, N. Y., and received pay at Albany.

Jones, Isaac. Private, Capt. Abijah Savage's co., Col. Henry Sherburne's regt. ; mus-
ter roll dated Rhode Island, Aug. 21, 1778; enlisted April 20, 1777; 'enlistment,
3 years.

JoxEs, Isaac. Private, Capt. Acter Patten's co.. Col. Samuel McCobb's regt. ; enlisted
July 6, 1779; discharged Sept. 25, 1779; service, 2 mos. 19 days, on Penobscot
expedition. Roll certified at Topsham.

Jones, Isaac. Private, Capt. Williams's co.. Col. John Graton's (Greaton's) regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from April 10, 1779, to Nov. 26, 1779;
enlistment, during war ; reported died Nov. 26, 1779.

Jones, Isaac. Private, Capt. Henry Tew's co., Col. John Hathaway's regt. ; marched
Aug. 4, 1780; discharged Aug. 6, 1780; service, 3 days; company marched to
Rhode Island on an alarm.

Jones Isaac Lieutenant, Capt. Ephraim Brookins's co., Lieut. Col. John Collar's
(Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service Oct. 13, 1781; discharged Oct. 20, 1781;
service, 12 days, including 4 days (84 miles) travel home ; company marched by
order of Col. John Ashly, Jr., on an alarm at the Northward.

Jones, Isaac, Jr. List of men drafted, or those secured in their stead, comprising one-
sixth part of militia of the town of Weston, as returned by Capt. Jonathan Fisk,
dated Weston, Aug. 18, 1777 ; said Jones reported as not to be found.

Jones, Isaiah. Private, Capt. Abram Washburn's co., Maj. Eliphalet Cary's regt.;
marched July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 11 days; company
marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

Jones, Israel, Raynham (also given Taunton). Private, Capt. Joshua Wilbore's co.,
Col. John Hathaway's regt. ; service, 23 days, at Rhode Island ; company drafted
from Taunton, Raynham, and Easton, in April, 1777; also, Capt. Joshua Wil-
bore's CO., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; service, 1 mo. 23 days ; company marched
from Taunton to Providence, R. I. ; roll sworn to Sept. 23, 1777 ; also, Capt.
Jonathan Shaw's co., Col. George Williams's regt.; service, 1 mo. 1 day; com-
pany marched from Raynham, Taunton, and Easton, in Sept., 1777, on a secret
expedition ; also, Capt. Ebenezer Dean's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt. ; ser-
\-ice, 1 mo. 4 days ; company marched from Taunton to Rehoboth, thence to Bristol,
thence to Providence, R. I., and thence home; roll dated Nov. 5, 1777; also,
Capt. Samuel Fales's co.. Col. J. Dagget's regt.; marched Jan. 6, 1778; dis-
charged April -, 1778; service, 2 mos. 26 days, at Rhode Island; company
drafted to serve under Gen. Spencer for 3 months from Jan. 1, 1778; also,
Capt. Jacob Haskins's co.. Col. John Jacobs's regt.; enlisted June 1, 1778; ser-
vice, 11 days; company detached to guard shore at Freetown for 10 days, by
order of Brig. Gen. George Godfrey ; also, Capt. Josiah Crocker's co.. Col. Thomas
Carpenter's regt. ; service, 1 mo. 15 days ; company marched from Taunton to
Rhode Island by order of Council of July -, 1778, to serve for 6 weeks; also,
Capt. Elijah Walker's co.. Col. John Hathaway's regt.; enlisted Oct. 26, 1778;
discharged Dec. 12, 1778; service, 1 mo. 19 days; company detached from Gen.
Godfrey's brigade and marched to Dorchester Heights ; also, Capt. Jacob Has-
kins's CO., Col. John Hathaway's regt. ; enlisted March 19, 1779 ; discharged April
15, 1779; returned home April 17, 1779; service, 1 mo., at Rhode Island.

Jones, Israel. Private, Lieut. John Kilburn's co., Col. Simonds's (Berkshire Co.)
regt.; enlisted Oct. 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 15, 1780; service, 5 days, including
3 days (60 miles) travel home; company marched to Vermont Oct. 12, 1780, by
order of Gen. Fellows on an alarm.



92i ^lASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Jones, Israel. Receipt dated Limerick, May 21, 1781, for bounty paid said Jones by
the Plantation of Limerick to serve in the Continental Army for the term of
3 years, and mileage from Limerick to Boston ; also, Private, Capt. John Pray's
CO., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt. ; muster rolls for June and July, 1781, dated
Phillipsborough ; reported a wagoner ; also, muster rolls for Aug. and Sept., 1781 ;
reported on command in the wagon service in Sept., 1781 ; also, muster roll for
Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated York Hutts ; also, muster rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1782,
dated Hutts 1st Brigade and sworn to at West Point; enlisted April 20, 1781;
enlistment, 3 years.

Jones, Ithamar. Private, Capt. Levi Ely's co.. Col. John Brown's regt. ; enlisted
July 20, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 22, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 11 days, including 8 days
(160 miles) travel home; regiment raised for 3 months.

Jones, Jacoi!, East Sudbury. List of 6 months men raised agreeable to resolve of
June 5, 1780, returned as received of Maj. Joseph Hosraer, 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, Aug. 9, 1780 ; age, 21 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; com-
plexion, light ; engaged for town of East Sudbury ; arrived at Springfield Aug. 6,
1780 ; marched to camp Aug. 9, 1780, under command of Capt. Daniel Lunt ; also,
list of men raised for the 6 months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as
having passed muster in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780; also, pay
roll for 6 months men raised by the town of East Sudbury for service in the Con-
tinental Army during 1780; marched Aug. 8, 1780; discharged Feb. 8, 1781 ; ser-
vice, 6 mos., at West Point; also, Private, Capt. John Trotter's co.. Col. Rufus
Putnam's (5th) regt. ; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated Garrison at West Point;
enlisted Aug. 6, 1780 ; discharged Jan. 6, 1781 ; enlistment, 6 months.

Jones, Jacob, Framingham. Private, Capt. Amasa Cranston's co.. Col. Samuel
Denny's regt.; enlisted Oct. 24, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo.
10 days, at Claverack, including travel (200 miles) home; regiment raised for
3 months.

Jones, Jacob, Massabesec (also given Pepperellborough). List of men raised to serve
in the Continental Array ; residence, Massabesec; engaged for town of Wenham;
also. Private, Capt. Peter Page's co.. Col. Calvin Smith's (late Wigglesworth's)
13th regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 20, 1777, to
Sept. 1, 1777; reported discharged Sept. 1, 1777; also, Capt. Joseph McNall's co.,
Col. Edward Wigglesworth's regt. ; return [year not given] ; residence, Pepperell-
borough; enlisted for town of Wenham; mustered by Esq. Cushing.

Jones, Jacob, Sudbury. Private, Capt. Isaac Locker's co.. Col. James Brett's regt.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Concord ; service between April
19 and April 21, 1775, 1 day; also, Capt. Asahel Wheeler's co.. Col. John Robin-
son's regt. ; marched Feb. 4 [year not given, probably 1776] ; service, 1 mo. 28
days ; also, muster roll of Capt. Asahel Wheeler's co., which marched from Sudbury
and joined Col. Joseph Read's regt. at Roxbury, endorsed " 1777 ; " also. Private,
Capt. Munroe's co. ; entered service Jan. 2 [year not given, probably 1778] ; ser-
vice, 2 mos. 20 days; also, orders, returns, etc., taken from Capt. Benjamin
Munroe's papers; said Jones appears among men who deserted Jan. 21, 1778; re-
ported returned to camp Jan. 28 (also given Feb. 2), 1778, with pardon from the
General ; also, order on Capt. Munroe, payable to Lieut. Joshua Haynes, dated
North Kingston, Feb. 26, 1778, signed by said Jones, for $5 on account of wages;
also, company receipt dated Stow, July 2, 1779, signed by said Jones and others,
for wages and rations received of Capt. Benjamin Munroe for service in his com-
pany, Col. Sprout's regt., at Rhode Island in 1778; also, return of service ren-
dered [year not given] ; said Jones reported as serving 23 days as Corporal, 1 mo.
27 days as Private.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 925

Jones, Jacob, Wilmington. Private, Capt. Timothy Walker's co. of militia, Col.
Green's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 4 days;
also, list of men drafted Sept. 17, 1776, to do turns of service ; said Jones hired
James Dade to serve in his place.

Jones, Jacob. Return of men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service, agreeable
to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for toven of Braintree ; engaged March 17,
1781 ; term, 3 years.

Jones, Jacob. Receipt dated Andover, Feb. 19, 1781, for bounties paid said Jones and
others, on behalf of Capt. John Abbot's (Andover) co., for enlisting to serve in
the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ; said Jones also returned as having
been hired by East District of Andover; also, return of men raised in Essex Co.
for Continental service, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town of
Andover; engaged March 12, 1781; term, 3 years; also, Private, Col. Benjamin
Tupper's (10th) regt. ; service from March 12, 1781, 10 mos. 1 day ; reported died
Jan. 13, 1782.

Jones, James, Ashby. Private, Capt, Samuel Stone's co. of Minute-men, Col. William
Prescott's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 15^ days ;
also, Private, Maj. Eayers's co.. Col. Flower's regt. of Artillery artificers; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from March 11, 1778, to Dec. 31, 1779; resi-
dence, Ashby ; credited to town of Ashby ; also, Capt. Faxon's co.. Col. Cheever's
regt. of artificers stationed at Springfield; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Oct. 9, 1780.

Jones, James, Berwick. List of men drafted from Col. John Frost's (2d York Co.)
regt., dated May 7, 1777, and endorsed "for Rhode Island;" also. Corporal,
Capt. Samuel Grant's co.. Col. Jonathan Titcomb's regt.; service, 2 mos. 14
days (also given 61 days), including travel (260 miles) to and from camp at
Rhode Island; warrant for pay allowed in Council July 21, 1777.

Jones, James, Boston. Captain, Col. Henry Jackson's regt.; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Feb. 1, 1777, to April 24, 1779; reported resigned April
24, 1779; also, pay roll for Feb., 1778, dated Guelph Mills; also, pay rolls for
June-Aug., 1778, dated Providence ; also, returns of officers for clothing, dated
Boston, March 20, and Oct. 22, 1778; also, pay rolls for Sept., Nov., and Dec,
1778, Jan.-April, 1779, dated Pawtuxet; also, return dated Camp Providence,



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