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July 29, 1779, made by Col. Henry Jackson, of officers belonging to his regiment
who resigned and received honorable discharges from Generals Gates, Heath, and
Sullivan; said Jones, Captain, entered service Feb. 1, 1777, resigned May 1, 1779,
and received his discharge from Gen. Gates ; also, return certified at Camp near
Morristown, April 30, 1780, of officers and men belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Hen-
ley'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 com-
mand of Col. Henry Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement of April 9, 1779 ; rank.
Captain; residence, Boston; appointed Feb. 1, 1777; said Jones returned among
officers belonging to Col. Henry Jackson's regt. who were not included in the
above arrangement ; reported resigned April 24, 1779.

Jones, James, Cambridge. Private, Capt. Benjamin Edgell's co.. Col. John Jacobs's
regt.; enlisted July 3, 1778; service, 6 mos. 1 day; enlistment to expire Jan. 1,
1779; also, same co. and regt.; muster rolls dated Freetown, Sept. 13, and Oct.
18, 1778.

Jones, James, Marblehead. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
Col. Jonathan Glover's (5th Essex Co.) regt., as returned agreeable to order of
Council of Nov. 7, 1777 ; residence, Marblehead ; engaged for town of Marblehead ;
term, 3 years.



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Jones, James, Methuen. Captain of a company, which marched on the alarm of April
19, 1775, to Concord; service, 4 days; also, Captain, 12th (Methuen) co., 4th
Essex Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen by the several companies
in said regiment, as returned by Samuel Johnson and others, field officers, dated
Andover, March 26, 1776 ; ordered in Council April 3, 1776, that said officers be
commissioned; reported commissioned April 3, 1776.

Jones, James, Milford, Capt. James Horton's co., Col. Baldwin's regt. of artificers;
copy of a company return dated July 20, 1780; engaged March 19, 1778 ; term, 3
years ; company reported as belonging to Connecticut.

Jones, James, Scarborough. Sergeant, Capt. Benjamin Larrabe's co. ; marched Nov.
13, 1775 ; discharged Nov. 18, 1775 ; service, 6 days, under Col. Jonathan Mitchel ;
company ordered out by Col. Freeman to fortify Falmouth.

Jones, James, Weston. Private, Capt. Samuel Lamson's co. of militia, which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 3 days ; also, Capt. Abijah Child's co.,
Lieut. Col. William Bond's (late Col. Gardner's) 37th regt. ; muster roll dated
Camp Prospect Hill, Sept. 9, 1775; enlisted April 29, 1775; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.;
reported sick and absent; also, company return dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775 ;
also, receipt for money in lieu of a bounty coat, dated Prospect Hill, Dec. 25, 1775 ;
a/so. Private, Capt. Edward Fuller's co.. Col. Brooks's regt.; company return
endorsed " Oct'o 1776."

Jones, James. Capt. Samuel Noyes's co., Col. Edmund Phinney's regt.; order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Fort No. 2, Cambridge, Oct. 27, 1775.

Jones, James. Private, Capt. Job Shattuck's co.. Col. John Robinson's regt. ; service
from time of enlistment to time of marching to camp, 6 days. Roll dated Cam-
bridge, March -, 1776.

Jones, James. Seaman, schooner "Diligent," commanded by Capt. John Lambert;
engaged March 23, 1776; discharged June 18, 1776; service, 2 mos. 26 days.

JoNES, James. Company receipts dated Sept. 16, 1775, and Gloucester, Sept. 28, 1775,
for advance pay for 1 month, and 4 weeks billeting, respectively, received of
Michael Farley, Paymaster and Muster Master of men raised in Gloucester and
stationed there for defence of seacoast in Essex Co. and commanded by Capt.
Daniel AVarner; also, Private, Capt. Daniel Warner's (1st) co. ; enlisted July 19,
1775; service to Dec. 31, 1775, 5 mos. 26 days; company stationed at Gloucester
for defence of seacoast ; also, same co. ; enlisted Jan. 18, 1776 ; service to Aug. 31,
1776, 7 mos. 14 days ; company stationed at Gloucester for defence of seacoast.

Jones, James. List of men subscribing to regulations for formation of an Independent
CO. to be raised in Boston ; officers of said Boston Independent co. commissioned
in Council Dec. 7, 1776, Maj. Gen. John Hancock to serve as Colonel, Col. Henry
Jackson to serve as Lieutenant Colonel; also. Private, Gen. John Hancock's
(Boston Independent) co. commanded by Lieut. Col. Henry Jackson; arrived at
camp April 17, 1777 ; discharged May 5, 1777 ; service, 21:^ days ; company marched
from Boston to Rhode Island.

Jones, James. Private, Col. John Buttrick's co. of volunteers. Col. Reed's regt.; en-
listed Sept. 28, 1777; discharged Nov. 2, 1777; service, 1 mo. 5 days, at the time
of taking Gen. Burgoyne, including travel home; company detached from Col.
Brooks's regt. to reinforce army under Gen. Gates at the Northward; Col. But-
trick reported as serving as Captain.

Jones, James. Private, Capt. John Walton's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. of guards ;
joined Jan. 15, 1778; service to April 3, 1778, 2 mos. 19 days, at Cambridge and
Charlestown, guarding troops of convention ; also, receipt dated Cambridge, Feb.
21, 1778, signed by said Jones and others belonging to Capt. John Walton's co.,
for wages to Feb. 3, 1778, said wages having been granted by the State as a bounty



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Jones, James, continued.

for service as guards ; also, list dated Cambridge, July 15, 1778, of men returned
by Capt. John Walton as detached from his company to reinforce the army at
Providence.

Jones, James. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for SuflFolk
Co., dated Boston, Feb. 14, 1779; Capt. Knapp's co., Col. Shepard's regt. ; also.
Council order dated Feb. 3, 1779, directing Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
SufFolk Co., to pay State bounty to said Jones and other soldiers belonging to
Col. Shepard's regt. ; enlistment, 3 years. [See James Janes.]

Jones, James. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for
the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at place of rendezvous, re-
turned as received of Maj. Stephen Badlam by Joseph Decosta, at Roxbury, July
12, 1779, to be delivered to Justin Ely, Commissioner, at Springfield; Capt. Jen-
nings's CO.; age, 28 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, light; hair, sandy;
eyes, blue.

JoNEs, James. Private, Lieut. Jeremiah Colburn's co., Brig. Gen. Wadsworth's de-
partment ; enlisted Feb. 14, 1781 ; discharged Feb. 15, 1781 ; service, 1 day ; com-
pany detached at Camden.

JoNES, James. Steward's Mate, frigate " Deane," commanded by Capt. Samuel Nichol-
son ; engaged Jan. 11, 1782 ; service to May 31, 1782, 4 mos. 20 days ; engagement,
5 months.

Jones, James. Receipt dated Boston, July 27, 1782, signed by John Popkin, Muster
Master, stating that he had received said Jones of a committee of the town of
Boston to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ; stature, 5 ft.
11 J in.; complexion, light; hair, light; eyes, gray; occupation, laborer; birth-
place, America.

Jones, James. List of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the first
Everidge ; " said Jones appears among men who went at the time of taking [Gen.]
Burgoyne [year not given] .

Jones, James Cart, Bedford. Private, Capt. Moses Barns's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel
Perce's (Pierce's) regt.; enlisted May 17, 1779; service to July 1, 1779, 1 mo. 14
days, at Rhode Island; enlistment, 2 months, to expire July 1, 1779.

Jones, James Morris. General order dated Headquarters, Ticonderoga, Nov. 3,
1776, taken from Col. Wheelock's Orderly Book ; said Jones appointed Ensign,
Col. D. Hause's (Hawes's) regt.

Jones, Jasper. List of prisoners sent in the cartel "Swift" from Halifax to Boston
Sept. 30, 1778, to be exchanged for British prisoners, as returned by Thomas Bail-
don, Commissary of Prisoners ; reported a Seaman.

Jones, Jedediah. Private, Capt. Micah Hamblin's co. ; service from Nov. 1, 1775, to
Dec. 31, 1775, in defence of seacoast.

Jones, Jeremiah, Bridgewater (also given Taunton). Return of men raised to serve
in the Continental Army from Capt. Joseph Keith's co.. Col. Mitchel's (3d
Plymouth Co.) regt.; residence, Bridgewater; engaged for town of Bridgewater;
joined Capt. Cooper's co.. Col. Bradford's (also given Col. Jackson's) regt. ; term,
3 years (also given during war) ; also, Private, 4th co.. Col. Gamaliel Bradford's
regt. ; Continental Arm}- pay accounts for service from April 1, 1777, to Dec. 31,
1779; a/so, Capt. James Cooper's co., Col. Gamaliel Bradford's (r2th) regt. ; sub-
sistence allowed from date of enlistment, April 1, 1777, to April 30, 1777; credited
with 29 days allowance ; also, same co. and regt. ; return of men who were in camp
on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subsequently except on
furlough, etc. ; joined May 1, 1777 ; also, same co. and regt. ; return dated Feb. 1,



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Jones, Jeremiah, coyxtinued.

1778; mustered by Continental Muster Master ; also, same co. and regt. ; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to March 31, 1780; resi-
Taunton.



Jones, Jeremiah, Gorham (also given Falmouth and Boston) . Private, Capt. Hart
Williams's co., which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April
19, 1775; service, 24 days; reported enlisted into the army May 15, 1775; also,
Fifer, Capt. Hart Williams's co.. Col. Edmund Phinney's regt. ; billeting allowed
from time of enlistment to date of marching to headquarters, July 5, 1775; cred-
ited with allowance for 10 weeks 5 days ; also, company return dated Cambridge,
Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Fort
No. 2, Cambridge, Oct. 26, 1775; residence, Falmouth; also, Fifer, Capt. Hart
Williams's co., Col. Edmund Phinney's regt. ; muster roll dated Garrison at Fort
George, Dec. 8, 1776; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776; reported re-engaged Nov. 15, 1776;
also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Samuel Whit-
more's (Gorham) co., Col. Reuben Fogg's (3d Cumberland Co.) regt., as returned
to Capt. Briant Morton ; residence, Gorham ; engaged for town of Gorham ; joined
Capt. Merrill's co.. Col. Brewer's regt. ; term, 3 years, to expire Dec. -, 1779 ; also,
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, Boston; engaged
for town of Bridgewater; joined Capt. Meril's (Merrill's) co.. Col. Brewer's regt.;
term, 3 years ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 2, 1777 ; Capt. Merrill's co., Col. Brewer's regt. ;
also. Sergeant, Capt. Hitchcock's co., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence,
Boston ; credited to town of Boston ; also, Capt. Daniel Merrill's co.. Col. Samuel
Brewer's regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. 1, 1777, to March
17, 1777 ; credited with 91^ days allowance, including travel (310 miles) on march
to Bennington, the place of rendezvous ; also, same co. and regt. ; return [year
not given] ; residence, Gorham; enlisted for town of Bridgewater ; mustered by
Col. Barber at Boston.

Jones, Jeremiah. Private, Lieut. John Jones's " Scout of Volentears ; " enlisted Sept.
25, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 24, 1780 ; service, 1 mo., under Brig. Gen. Wads worth at
the Eastward. Roll sworn to at Waldoborough.

Jones, Jeremiah. Descriptive return dated Boston, Jan. 9, 1781, made by Edward
Procter, Colonel of Boston regt., of men who had enlisted to serve in the Conti-
nental Army for the term of 6 months from tlie time of their arrival at place of
rendezvous, unless sooner discharged, and who had received bounty and mileage
due them of said Col. Procter; Capt. Farrington's co. ; age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft.
6 in. ; complexion, brown.

Jones, Jeremiah. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Miller's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt. ;
muster rolls for June and July, 1781, dated Camp Phillipsborough ; enlisted
April 6, 1781 ; enlistment, 3 years ; reported on command at Newburg in June,
1781, on command with boats in July, 1781 ; also, muster rolls for Aug.-Nov.,
1781 ; reported on command with boats in Aug., 1781, on fatigue duty in Oct. and
Nov., 1781 ; also, muster rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1782, dated York Huts.

Jones, Jesse, Weston (also given Sudbury). Private, Capt. Seth Washburn's co.. Col.
Jonathan Ward's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 30, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 8 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 8, 1775 ; also, Capt.
Asahel Wheeler's co.. Col. John Robinson's regt.; marched Feb. 4 [year not
given, probably 1776] ; service, 1 mo. 16 days; reported "enlisted out" March
12; also, Capt. Abijah Bangs's CO., Col. Dike's regt.; pay abstract for gun and
blanket money, dated Boston, Feb. 24, 1777 ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll
for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 15, 1776; regiment raised to serve until
March 1, 1777.



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Jones, Jesse. Seaman, brigantine " Massachusetts," commanded by Capt. John Lam-
bert; engaged Jan. 7, 1778. Roll made up for advance wages for 1 month.

Jones, Jesse. Private, Capt. Joshua Walker's eo.. Col. Samuel Deanney's (Denny's)
regt. ; enlisted Oct. 22, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 13 days,
including travel (215 miles) home ; regiment detached to join Continental Army
and ordered to march to Claverack to serve for 3 months. Roll dated Woburn.

Jones, Jesse. Private, Capt. Jonathan Shaw's co., Col. George Williams's regt.; ser-
vice, 18 days ; company marched from Raynham, Taunton, and Easton, in Sept.,
1777, on a secret expedition ; also, Capt. Pelatiah Eddy's co.. Col. Abiel Mitchel's
regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. James Williams, Brig. Gen. Godfrey's (Bristol
Co.) brigade ; service, 8 days ; company marched from Taunton to Tiverton, R. I.,
on the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780.

Jones, Jethro, Leicester. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Loring Lincoln's (North) co. in Leicester; residence, Leicester; en-
gaged for town of Leicester; joined Capt. Martyn's co., Col. Bigelow's regt.;
term, 3 years, to expire May -, 1780 ; also, list of men mustered by Thomas New-
hall, Muster Master for Worcester Co. ; Capt. Martin's co.. Col. Bigelow's regt.;
mustered May 15, 1777; also, Private, Capt. Martin's co.. Col. Timothy Bigelow's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from May 15, 1777, to Dec. 31,
1779 ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for Jan. -Aug., 1777, dated Van
Schaick's Island and sworn to at Camp near Half Moon; enlisted May 15, 1777;
also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll sworn to at Camp near the " Gulph," Dec.
18, 1777 ; reported sick in general hospital at Albany ; also, same co. and regt. ;
return dated Feb. 3, 1778 ; mustered by Worcester Co. Muster Master; also, same
CO. and regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence ; also.
Major's co.. Col. Bigelow's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1780, to May 15, 1780; also, Capt. Daniel Grout's co., Col. Enoch
Hallet's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Oct. 21, 1780; service, 2 mos. 21
days ; regiment raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months ; also, descrip-
tive list of men raised in AVorcester Co. to serve in the Continental Army, agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Seth AVashburn, Superintendent;
Capt. Newhall's co.. Col. Danny's (Denny's) regt.; age, 45 j-rs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6
in.; complexion, black; occupation, tool maker; engaged for town of Leicester;
engaged April 9, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Jones, Joel, Connecticut. Private; list of men returned as serving on main guard
under Lieut. Col. L. Baldwin, dated July 3, 1775; also, Capt. Jesse Dorman's
CO., Col. James Scammon's (30th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted
May 12, 1775; service, 2 mos. 24 days; also, company return [probably Oct.,
1775] , including abstract of pay to last of July, 1775 ; enlisted May 8, 1775.

Jones, Joel, Lanesborough. Receipt dated Lanesborough, Jan. 29, 1781, for bounty
paid said Jones by John Barker, on behalf of a class of the town of Lanesborough,
to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ; also, descriptive list,
dated Lenox, of men raised in Berkshire Co., agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780,
and delivered to William AValker, Superintendent for said county ; Capt. Brown's
CO., Col. Simonds's regt. ; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, freckled ;
hair, sandy; 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 A'ose's (1st) regt.; muster roll for
May, 1781; enlisted Feb. 1, 1781 ; also, muster roll for June, 1781, dated Camp
Phillipsborough ; also, muster roll for July, 1781, dated Camp near Dobbs's Ferry ;
also, muster roll for Aug., 1781, sworn to in camp at Peekskill ; also, muster roll
for Sept., 1781 ; also, muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated Huts ; also, mus-
ter rolls for Jan. and Feb., 1782, dated York Hutts and sworn to in Camp at
AVest Point.



930 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Jones, Johx, Ashby. Captain of a company of militia, Col. James Prescott's regt.,
which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service,
7 days.

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

Jones, John, Beverly. Private, Capt. Israel Hutchinson's co. of Minute-men, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 2 days.

Jones, John, Boston. Matross, Capt. Joseph Balch's co.. Col. Thomas Crafts's (Artil-
lery) regt.; enlisted May 17, 1776; service, 57 days; reported deserted July 8,
1776.

Jones [John], Braintree. Private, Capt. Elihu Adams's co.. Col. Benjamin Lincoln's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 4 da3's. Roll made
up and sworn to by David Linfield, 1st Lieutenant.

Jones, John, Bristol (also given Sheepscot). Sergeant and Private, Capt. Thomas
Hunt's CO., Col. Henry Jackson's (16th) regt. ; Continental Army psLV accounts
for service from June 5, 1777, to Dec. 5, 1779; residence, Bristol; reported as
serving 27 mos. 9 days as Sergeant, 2 mos. 21 days as Private; also reported
deserted Dec. 5, 1779; also, Sergeant, Capt. Thomas Cartwright's co.. Col. Jack-
son's regt.; pay roll for Feb., 1778, dated "Gulf;" also, same co. and regt.;
pay rolls for June-Sept., 1778 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1778 ;
also, Capt. Thomas Hunt's (8th) co., Col. Jackson's regt. ; muster roll for April.

1779, dated Pawtuxet ; reported on furlough ; also, same co. and regt. ; return
dated Providence, July 9, 1779; residence, Sheepscot; enlisted June 5 (also given
June 3), 1777; enlistment, 3 years; also. Private, Capt. Thomas Hunt's (4th)
CO., Col. Jackson's regt. ; pay roll for Oct., 1779, dated Camp near Providence ;
also, same co. and regt.; regimental return made up to Dec. 31, 1779, dated
Camp at Providence; also, return certified at camp near Morristown, April 30,

1780, of officers and men belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's, and Col. Jack-
son'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 Jack-
son, agreeable to the arrangement of April 9, 1779; Capt. Hunt's co. ; rank. Ser-
geant; residence, Bristol ; engaged June 5, 1777 ; term, 3 years (also given during
war) ; reported reduced to Private Sept. 14, 1779, deserted Dec. 5, 1779.

Jones, John, Brunswick. Private, Capt. James Curtis's co. ; muster roll dated Aug.
1, 1775 ; enlisted May 25, 1775 ; service, 2 mos. 19 days ; also, Capt. James Curtis's
CO., Col. James Cargill's regt.; enlisted Aug. 9, 1775; service, 5 mos. 5 days, in
defence of seacoast.

Jones, John, England. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
Col. John Cushing's (2d Plymouth Co.) regt.; engaged for town of Scituate;
joined Capt. John Winslow's co.. Col. Grain's regt. ; term, during war; reported
a foreigner; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Feb. 15, 1777 ; Maj. Stevens's battalion ; also, Matross,
Capt. John Lillie's co., Col. John Crane's (3d Artillery) regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from Jan. 31, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, England;
also, same co. and regt. ; return of men wlio were in service on or before Aug. 14,
1777; reported deserted Jan. 1, 1780 [ ?].

Jones, John, Framingham. Private, Capt. Micajah Gleason's co., Col. John Nixon's
(5th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 23, 1775; service, 3
mos. 16 days; also, company return dated Sept. 30, 1775; reported absent; also,
certificate dated Framingham, Feb. 18, 1776, signed by Capt. Micajah Gleason,



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Jones, John, continued.

certifying that said Jones, of Framingham, a soldier in his company. Col. Nixon's
regt., had not received a bounty coat or its equivalent in money due for the 8
months service in 1775 ; also, petition addressed to Col. Samuel BuUard, dated
Framingham, June 1, 1776, signed by said Jones and others belonging to Capt.
Jesse Emes's co., Col. Samuel Bullard's (5th Middlesex Co.) regt., asking that
the company be divided into two companies.

Jones, John, Hingham. Private, Capt. Jotham Loring's (Hingham) co. of train,
which marched probably on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 9 days; also,
Capt. Peter Cushing's (3d Hingham) co., Col. Solomon Lovel's regt.; service,
4 days ; company assembled at Dorchester March -1, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ;
service, 2 days ; company assembled at Hingham March 15, 1776, to guard the
shore ; also, Capt. Peter Cushing's co.. Col. David Cushing's regt. ; service, 6 days,
under Maj. Thomas Lothrop; company assembled at Hull Feb. 27, 1778; also,
Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co., Col. David Cushing's regt. ; enlisted March 4, 1778 ;
discharged April 4, 1778; service, 32 days, under Maj. Thomas Lothrop at Hull.

Jones, John, Kingston. 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 10, 1780; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 3 in.; complexion, dark; engaged for
town of Kingston ; arrived at Springfield July 8, 1780 ; marched to camp July 10,
1780, under command of Capt. Daniel Shays; 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
belonging to the town of Kingston raised for service in the Continental Army
during 1780; marched to camp July 4, 1780; discharged Dec. 10, 1780; service,
5 mos. 17 days, including travel (200 miles) home.

Jones, John, Lunenburg. Descriptive list of deserters, dated Nov. 20, 1780 ; Col. Rufus
Putnam's (5th) regt.; age, 20 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, dark; hair,
dark; residence, Lunenburg; enlistment, 3 years; deserted March 25, 1777; re-
ported never joined.

Jones, John, Mansfield. Private, Capt. Josiah Smith's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; abstract for advance pay for 1 month, etc., dated Camp at Hull, July 13,
1776; also, same co. and regt.; enlisted July 1, 1776, 4 days preceding march;
service, 22 days ; reported enlisted into the sea service ; company raised for defence
of town and harbor of Boston.

Jones, John, Marblehead. Boatswain, brigantine " Dispatch," commanded by Capt.
Daniel Jacobs ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to Sept. 26, 1780 ; age,
28 yrs.; stature, 5 ft.; complexion, dark; residence, Marblehead.

Jones, John, Mendon. Private, Capt. William Jennison's co. of Minute-men, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury and Cambridge ; service,
llj^ days; also, list of men belonging to Capt. Gershom Nelson's co., dated July
19, 1776 ; also. Corporal, Lieut. Seth Thayer's co., 3d Worcester Co. regt. ; entered
service Dec. 8, 1776; service, 1 mo. 15 days; company marched to Providence,



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