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R. I., under command of Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Jones, John, Princeton. Lieutenant, Capt. Boaz Moore's co.. Col. Ephraim Doolittle's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 9 days ; reported
enlisted into the army; also. Captain; list of company officers of Col. Ephraim
Doolittle's regt. recommended by Committee of Safety, at Cambridge June 12,
1775, to be commissioned ; ordered in Provincial Congress June 12, 1775, that
commissions be delivered said officers ; also, account dated July 1, 1775, of sundry
articles lost in battle at Charlestown Hills June 17, 1775, by men belonging to
said Jones's co.. Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt. ; also. Captain, Col. Ephraim Doo-
little's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged April 24, 1775; service, 3



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Jones, Johx, contmued.

mos. 15 days; also, company return dated AVinter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775; also, peti-
tion addressed to ttie General Court, dated Oct. 3, 1775, signed by said Jones and
others, officers in Col.EphraimDoolittle's regt., recommending certain officers to
be commissioned.

Jones, John, Rehoboth (also given Dighton). Private, Col. Henry Sherburne's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Nov. 17, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
residence, Rehoboth ; credited to town of Rehoboth ; also, Capt. James Webb's
CO., Col. Henry Sherburne's regt. ; muster roll dated Camp at Rhode Island, Aug.
21, 1778; a/so, return of officers and men belonging to Massachusetts in Col.
Henry Sherburne's regt., certified at Boston, June 15, 1779, by Capt. Benjamin
Burton; also. Private, Capt. William North's (1st) co.. Col. Henry Jackson's
(16th) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to
Dec. 31, 1780; also, return certified at Camp near Morristown, 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, agree-
able to the arrangement of April 9, 1779; rank, Pi-ivate; residence, Rehoboth;
engaged Nov. 7, 1777; term, 3 years; said Jones returned among men belonging
to Col. Sherburne's regt. incorporated with Col. Jackson's regt. by order of Gen.
Washington May 2, 1780 ; reported joined Capt. North's co. ; also, descriptive list
dated Hutts, three miles from West Point, Jan. 28, 1781; Capt. North's co., 9th
Mass. regt. commanded by Col. Henry Jackson; rank. Private; age, 22 yrs.;
stature, 5 ft. Sin. ; complexion, light; hair, light; occupation, yeoman; residence,
Dighton; enlisted May 11, 1780, by Sergt. Brown; enlistment, during war; also,
return dated Rehoboth, Dec. 28, 1781, made by the Selectmen, of men hired to
serve in the Continental Army for the terra of 3 .years; said Jones and others
claimed as rightfully part of the town's quota pending a decision of the General
Court.

JoNE.s, John (also given John Cluley), Roxbury. Sergeant, Capt. Moses Whiting's
CO., Col. John Greaton's regt. of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of
April 19, 1775 ; service, 15 days ; also, receipt given to Aaron Blaney, Commissary,
dated Roxbury, June 14, 1775, signed by said Jones, for ammunition for Capt.
Whiting's co. ; also. Sergeant, Capt. Moses Whiting's co., 36th regt. ; company
return dated Fort No. 2, Cambridge, Oct. 5, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; also,
Capt. Moses Whiting's co.. Col. John Greaton's regt. ; order for bounty coat or
its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Dec. 30, 1775.

Jones, John, Scarborough. Private, Capt. Benjamin Larrabe's co. ; marched Oct. 28,
1775; discharged Nov. 2, 1775; service, 6 days, under Col. Jonathan Mitchel;
company ordered out by Col. Freeman to fortify Falmouth.

Jones, John, Shrewsbury. Private, Capt. Robert Andrews's co. of Minute-men, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, from 2d Parish in Shrewsbury ; service,
9 days; reported enlisted into the army; also, Capt. Job Cushing's co.. Col.
Jonathan Ward's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 28, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 11 days; a/so.company return dated Dorchester, Oct. 7, 1775; also,
order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dorchester, Nov. 13, 1775.

Jones, John, Shutesbury (also given Saco Pond and Woburn). Return of men raised
to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Zaccheus Crocker's co., Col. Phineas
Wright's regt. ; residence, Shutesbury (also given Saco Pond) ; engaged for town
of Shutesbury ; joined Capt. Shays's co.. Col. Putnam's regt. ; term, 3 years or
during war; also. Private, Capt. Daniel Shays's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's (4th)
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 6, 1777, to Dec. 31,
1779 ; credited to town of Woburn ; also, same co. and regt. ; return dated Albany,
Feb. 9, 1778; mustered by Col. Woodbridge; also, same co. and regt.; Conti-



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Jones, John, continued.

nental Army pay accounts for the year 1780 [service not given] ; residence,
Woburn ; wages, etc., reported as supposed to have been made up with accounts
for Col. Crane's regt.

Jones, John, Shutesbury. Capt. Samuel Shaw's co., 3d Artillery regt.; return made
by order of Gen. Heath, dated West Point, Jan. 9, 1781 ; residence, Shutesbury;
engaged for town of Shutesbury ; engaged Nov. -, 1779, by Capt. Lieut. Johnston ;
term, during war; also, Matross, Capt. Samuel Shaw's co.. Col. John Crane's
(3d Artillery) regt.; muster roll for Feb. and March, 1781, dated West Point;
reported on command at Constitution Island; also, muster roll for April, 1781,
dated North Redoubt.

Jones, John, Taunton. Private, Capt. Josiah King's co.. Col. David Brewer's (9th)
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 20, 1775; service, 1 mo. 2
weeks; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also, Capt. Josiah King's co.,
Col. Rufus Putnam's (late Brewer's) regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent
in money dated Roxbury, Nov. 6, 1775 ; also, company receipt, given to Capt.
Oliver Soper, for wages for Feb. and March, 1776, dated New York; also, com-
pany receipt, given to Capt. Oliver Soper, for ration allowjince on march from
Dorchester to New York, dated New York, April 29, 1776 ; also, company receipts,
given to Capt. Oliver Soper, for wages for May-Aug., 1776; also. Private, Capt.
Moses Knap's co., Col. William Sheppard's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to April 6, 1778 ; reported deceased ; also, same co.
and regt. ; return dated Jan. 30, 1778 ; residence, Taunton ; enlisted for town of
Taunton; mustered by State and Continental Muster Masters; term, 3 A^ears ;
also, same co. and regt. ; return of men who were in camp on or before Aug. 15,
1777; reported died March -, 1778.

Jones, John, Topsham. Private, Capt. George White's co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's
regt.; Continental Array pay accounts for service from Jan. 26, 1777, to Dec. 31,
1779; reported as serving 12 mos. 5 days as Private, 23 mos. as Corporal; also,
Capt. George White's co.. Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt.; subsistence allowed
from date of enlistment, Dec. 26, 1776, to time of arrival at Bennington ; credited
with 87 days allowance ; 378 miles travel allowed said Jones ; also, Private, Capt.
White's CO., Col. Tupper's regt.; return dated Jan. -, 1778; residence, Topsham;
enlisted for town of Topsham ; mustered by County Muster Master Ilsley, and by
Col. Varrick, Continental Muster Master; also. Corporal, same co. and regt.;
muster roll for March, 1779, dated West Point; enlisted Jan. 26, 1777; enlist-
ment, 3 years ; reported on command at the Lines.

Jones, John. Enlistment agreement dated April 26, 1775, signed by said Jones and
others, engaging themselves to serve until Dec. 31, 1775, unless sooner discharged.

Jones, John. Private, Capt. Samuel Ward's co.. Col. Solomon Lovell's regt. ; service,
4 days; company marched at the time of taking Dorchester Heights March 4,
1776; also, same co. and regt. ; service, 3 days, subsequent to March 10, 1776.

Jones, John. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Wood's co.. Col. Simon Cary's regt.; service,
4 days. Roll dated Roxbury, April 1, 1776.

Jones, John. Private, Capt. Benjamin Dillingham's co. ; enlisted April 18, 1776 ; ser-
vice, 5 mos. 5 days; company stationed at Dartmouth for defence of seacoast.

Jones, John. Seaman, sloop " Republic," commanded by Capt. John Foster Wil-
liams; engaged June 15, 1776; discharged Nov. 18, 1776; service, 5 mos. 3 days;
officers and crew reported as having been discharged at Boston.

Jones, John. Seaman, sloop " Republic," commanded by Capt. John Foster Williams ;
engaged July [June] 22, 1776; discharged Nov. 18, 1776; service, 4 mos. 27 days;
officers and crew reported as having been discharged at Boston.



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Jones, John. Private, Capt. William Lithgow's co. ; marched Feb. 19, 1776 ; service
to Aug. 31, 1776, 6 mos. 11 days; company stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland
Co., for defence of seacoast; also, Capt. William Lithgow, Jr.'s co.. Col. Mitchel's
regt. ; service from Aug. 31, 1776, to date of discharge, Nov. 23, 1776, 2 mos. 23
days ; company stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland Co., for defence of seacoast.

Jones, John. Private, Capt. Aaron Coe's co., Lieut. Col. Timothy Robinson's detach-
ment of Hampshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Garrison at Ticonderoga, Feb.
24, 1777 ; enlisted Jan. 13, 1777 ; enlistment to expire March 25, 1777 ; reported
sick in barracks.

Jones, John. Seaman, brigantine " Independence," commanded by Capt. Simeon
Samson; engaged July 14, 1776; service to Sept. 22, 1776,2 mos. 8 days; roll
dated Plymouth; also, same vessel and commander; engaged Sept. 23, 1776; ser-
vice to Jan. 1, 1777, 3 mos. 8 days; also, same vessel and commander; engaged
Jan. 1, 1777 ; service to April 22, 1777, 3 mos. 22 days.

Jones, John. Private, Capt. Joseph Jones's co.. Col. William Jones's regt.; marched
Sept. 10, 1777 ; discharged Sept. 12, 1777 ; service, 2 days ; company assisted at the
retaking of a mast-^hip. Roll dated Newcastle and endorsed " at Kennebec."

Jones, John. List of men belonging to the sloop " Providence," commanded by Capt.
John Paul Jones, who were entitled to prize shares in the ship " Alexander," capt-
ured Sept. 20, 1777.

Jones, John. Private, Capt. Job Peirce's co.. Col. Theophilus Cotten's (Plymouth Co.)
regt.; payroll for Oct., 1777, dated Middleborough ; service, 15 days, at Rhode
Island ; reported deserted Oct. 15, 1777.

Jones, John. Private, Capt. Daniel Sacket's co.. Col. Woodbridge's regt.; enlisted
Aug. 20, 1777; discharged Oct. 22, 1777; service, 2 mos. 2 days, in Northern
department.

Jones, John. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from 4th Hamp-
shire Co. regt., as returned by Capt. Samuel Cook, agreeable to order of Council
of Nov. 7, 1777; engaged for town of Hadley; joined Capt. Flower's co.. Col.
Graton's (Greaton's) regt.; term, 3 years; reported a transient.

Jones, John. Fifer, Capt. Elijah Lewis's co.. Col. Christopher Greene's (1st Rhode
Island) battalion; muster roll for Jan.-Nov., 1777; enlisted April 5, 1777; also,
same CO. and regt. ; muster roll for Jan., 1778; reported reduced to Private Jan.
12, 1778; also. Private, same co. and regt.; muster rolls for Jan. -April, 1778;
enlistment, 3 years; reported sick in hospital in March, 1778.

Jones, John. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Jenkins's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; service, 2
days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778. Roll dated Barn-
stable.

Jones, John. Private, Capt. Ward Swift's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; service, 8 days,
on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778.

Jones, John. Private, Capt. Amos Washburn's (Middleborough) co.. Col. Ebenezer
Sprout's regt. ; service, 6 days, on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776 ; company mustered
at the time of the capture of Newport, II. I., by the enemy; also, same co. and
regt. ; enlisted Sept.- 5, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 10, 1778 ; service, 6 days, on an
alarm at Dartmouth; roll dated Middleborough.

Jones, JoH^i. Private, Capt. Simeon Fish's co.. Col. Freeman's regt.; enlisted Sept.
11, 1779; discharged Sept. 15, 1779; service, 5 days, on an alarm at Falmouth;
company ordered out by Brig. Otis. Roll dated Sandwich.

Jones, John. Private, Capt. Archibald McAllister's co.,Col. Samuel McCobb's regt.;
enlisted July 11, 1779; service to Sept. 24, 1779, 2 mos. 13 days, on expedition
against Majorbagaduce. Roll endorsed " Regt at Penobscot."



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Jones, John. Private, Capt. Lieut. Ebenezer Baker's detachment. Col. Nathaniel
Freeman's regt. ; service, 4 days, on an alarm at Falmouth in Sept., 1779. Roll
sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Jones, John. Clerk, Capt. Lawson Buckminster's (2d) co., Col. Abner Perry's regt. ;
engaged July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days, including
3 days (70 miles) travel home ; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

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

Jones, John. Seaman, brig "Adventure," commanded by Capt. James Morris;
descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to Sept. 26, 1780 ; age, 18 yrs. ; com-
plexion, dark; hair, black; residence, Massachusetts.

Jones, John. Lieutenant, in command of a " Scout of Volentears ; " engaged Sept.
18, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 24, 1780 ; service, 1 mo. 7 days, under Brig. Gen. Wads-
worth at the Eastward ; roll sworn to at Waldoborough ; also, Lieutenant, in
command of a " Scout of Volentears ; " entered service Nov. 17, 1780 ; discharged
Dec. 24, 1780; service, 1 mo. 7 days, under Brig. Gen. Wadsworth in Eastern de-
partment; roll sworn to at Waldoborough.

Jones, John. Matross, Capt. Buckland's co., Col. Crane's (Artillery) regt. ; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; enlist-
ment, during war.

Jones, John. Private, Capt. Samuel Wolcott's co.. Col. John Brown's regt.; enlisted
June 30, 1777; discharged July 27, 1777; service, 28 days; company ordered out
by Gen. Fellows to reinforce Northern army; roll sworn to in Berkshire Co.;
also, Capt. Heman Smith's co., Lieut. Col. Collar's regt. ; service, 11 days ; com-
pany marched from Sandisfield to Stillwater Oct. 14, 1781, on an alarm.

Jones, John. Private, Capt. Thomas Newcomb's co., Lieut. Col. Joseph Webb's regt. ;
enlisted Sept. 2, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 5, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 14 days, at Peeks-
kill, N. Y., including 11 days (220 miles) travel home.

Jones, John. Surgeon, Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Sept. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779 ; reported as serving 12 mos. 22 days
as Surgeon's Mate, 15 mos. 8 days as Surgeon ; also, Surgeon's Mate ; order on
Board of War, dated Camp near Valley Forge, April 8, 1778, signed by said Jones
and others belonging to Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt.. Brig. Gen. John Paterson's
brigade, for clothing to replace that lost on retreat from Ticonderoga; also, Col.
Tupper's regt. ; order for clothing, dated Danbury, Oct. 12, 1778, signed by said
Jones and others, payable to Capt. Samuel Page ; also. Surgeon, same regt. ; mus-
ter roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers, for March, 1779, dated West
Point ; also. Col. Tupper's (11th) regt. ; return of officers for clothing, dated West
Point, Aug. 10, 1779 ; also, same regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for ser-
vice from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, ilth Mass. regt. ; return of officers
for clothing, dated Boston, Dec. 15, 1780; also, Col. Benjamin Tupper's (11th)
regt. ; muster roll of field, staff, and commissioned officers, for Oct.-Dec, 1780,
dated Huts near West Point; appointed Sept. 24, 1777 ; also. Col. Benjamin Tup-
per's (10th) regt., commanded bj^ Col. Thomas Marshall prior to Jan. 1, 1781 ; pay
roll made up for wages and subsistence to Jan. 1, 1782; wages and subsistence
allowed said Jones from Jan. 1, 1781 ; reported resigned May 14, 1781.

Jones, John. Seaman, frigate " Deane," commanded by Capt. Samuel Nicholson;
engaged Dec. 7, 1781 ; service to May 31, 1782, 5 mos. 24 days ; engagement, 12
months.



936 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jones, John. Receipt dated Boston, Sept. 13, 1782, signed by John Popkin, Muster
Master, stating that he had received said Jones of Elisha Faxon, of Class No. 2
of the town of Halifax, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Jones, John. Boatswain's Mate, State sloop " Winthrop," commanded by Capt.
George Little; engaged Dec. 3, 1782; service to Feb. 10, 1783, 2 raos. 8 days;
reported "Run."

Jones, John. Private, Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; enlisted Feb. 8, 1782; discharged
Jan. 7, 1783; service, 11 raos. 1 day; company raised for defence of Castle and
Governor's Islands; rolls sworn to at Boston; also, same co. ; enlisted March 21,
1783; service to Oct. 21, 1785, 31 mos. 4 days; company raised for defence of
Castle and Governor's Islands; rolls sworn to at Boston; also, same co. ; pay
rolls for service from Oct. 25, 1785, to April 25, 1786, at the Castle.

Jones, John. List of prisoners to be returned in exchange for British prisoners sent to
New York in the cartel " Favorite," as returned by Robert Pierpont, Commissary
[year not given] ; said Jones, a Seaman, to be exchanged for James Avent,
Seaman.

Jones, John, Jr., Framingham. Corporal, Capt. Jesse Emes's co. of militia, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 10 days.

Jones, John, Jr. Private, Capt. William Lithgow's co. ; marched March 11, 1776;
service to Aug. 31, 1776, 5 mos. 21 days; company stationed at Falmouth, Cum-
berland Co., for defence of seacoast; also, Capt. William Lithgow, Jr.'s co.. Col.
Mitchel's regt.; service from Aug. 31, 1776, to date of discharge, Nov. 23, 1776, 2
mos. 23 days; company stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland Co., for defence of



Jones, John Paul. Captain, sloop "Providence;" list of men who were entitled to
prize shares in the ship " Alexander," captured Sept. 20, 1776 ; also, communica-
tion dated Boston, Sept. 17, 1777, signed by John Bradford, Continental Agent,
requesting that an order be given him on Col. Crafts for cartridge paper for the
use of the Continental ship "Ranger," commanded by said Jones; ordered in
Council Sept. 17, 1777, that Col. Thomas Crafts be directed to deliver Capt. Brad-
\/ ford the desired cartridge paper; also, petition dated Boston, Oct. 13, 1777, signed

by Joseph Francis and wife, and London Saunders, three negroes, stating that
they had been taken prisoners by the " Alfred " (privateer), commanded by said
Jones, Captain, while on voyage from Louisburg to Halifax and brought to
Boston, and asking liberty to go to Halifax to their respective homes; also,
Captain, ship "Alfred;" list of men who were entitled to prize shares in the
ship " Mellish " and brig " Active " [year not given] .

Jones, Jonas, Shrewsbury. Private, Capt. Job Cushing's co. of Minute-men and
militia. Col. Artemas Ward's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775,
to Cambridge; service, 13 days; also, Capt. John Maynard's co.. Col. Job Cush-
ing's regt.; marched Aug. 21, 1777; discharged Aug. 23, 1777; service, 6 days,
including 3 days (60 miles) travel home ; company marched to Hadley by order
of Col. Denny on an alarm at Bennington.

Jones, Jonathan, Brookline. Private, Capt. Thomas AVhite's (Brookline) co. of
militia. Col. William Heath's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775 ; service, 1-1 days ; also, return of men drafted from companies commanded
by Capts. Gore, Mayo, White, and May, who served at Nantasket in June, 1776,
under Lieut. James Morton, driving ships from Boston harbor; service, 3 days.

Jones, Jonathan, Dighton. Private, Capt. Elijah Walker's co.. Col. Pope's (Bristol
Co.) regt.; service, 9 days, on the alarm at Rhode Island of Dec. 8, 1776. Roll
sworn to at Taunton.



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Jones, Jonathax (also given Jonathan, Jr.), Dracut. Private, Capt. Peter Coburn's
CO. of Minute-men, Col. Bridge's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19
1775; service, 7 days; also, Capt. Peter Coburn's co.. Col. Ebenezer Bridge's
('27th) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Jones and others, dated
Camp at Cambridge, June 23, 1775 ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos. 13 days; also, com-
pany return dated Sept. 26, 1775 ; also, company receipts for wages for Sept. and
Oct., 1775, dated Camp at Cambridge ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent
in money dated Cambridge, Nov. 20, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Zaccheus Wright's
CO., Col. Brooks's regt. ; company return dated Camp at White Plains, Oct. 31,
1776; also, Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Bradley Varnum's (Dracut) co. of volunteers,
Col. Jonathan Reed's regt.; engaged Sept. 29, 1777; marched from home Oct. 1,
1777; discharged Nov. 7, 1777; service, 42 days; company marched to reinforce
Northern army.

Jones, Jonathan (also given Nathan), Woburn. Private, Capt. Joshua Walker's
CO., Col. David Greene's (2d Middlesex Co.) regt., which marched probably on
the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 6 days ; also, list of training soldiers belonging
to 3d Woburn co. commanded by Capt. Timothy Winn, dated May 13, 1775;
also, Capt. Jesse Wyman's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; arrived at destination
May 10, 1777 ; discharged July 10, 1777, at Point Judith ; service, 2 mos. 9 days,
at Rhode Island, including 3 days (55 miles) travel to place of destination and
5 days travel from place of discharge home ; company raised for 2 months ; also,
list of 6 months men raised agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as re-
ceived of Maj. Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for Middlesex Co., by Justin Ely,
Commissioner; ¬Ђ/so, 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 Maj. Peter Harwood, of 6th Mass. regt.,
at Springfield, July 1, 1780 ; age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion, light;
engaged for town of Woburn ; marched to camp July 1, 1780, under command of
Ensign Joseph Miller ; also, 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; also. Private; pay roll for 6 months men raised by the
town of Woburn for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched July
7, 1780; discharged Jan. 7, 1781; service, 6 mos. 17 days, including travel (340
miles) from place of discharge.

Jones, Jonathan. List of men belonging to Capt. Gershom Nelson's co., dated July
19, 1776. [Name crossed out on list.]

Jones, Jonathan. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Ephraim Stockwell's (12th) co., 7th Worces-
ter Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned Jan. 30, 1778; also,
2d Lieutenant, Capt. Josiah Wilder's co.. Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regt. com-
manded by Maj. Daniel Clap; entered service July 4, 1778; discharged July 15,
1778 ; service, 13 days, at Rutland Barracks ; company raised for 20 days service ;
roll dated Templeton.

Jones, Jonathan. Private, Capt. John Dix's co., Col. Mcintosh's regt., Gen. Lovel's
brigade; enlisted July 30, 1778; discharged, Sept. l2, 1778; service, 1 mo. 17 days,
on expedition to Rhode Island, including 4 days (71 miles) travel home.

Jones, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Simon Hunt's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards; enlisted July 8, 1778; discharged Dec. 15, 1778; service, 5 mos. 8 days.
Roll dated Winter Hill.

Jones, Jonathan. List of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the
first Everidge ; " said Jones appears among men forming the third guard at Cam-
bridge in 1778 ; also. Private, Capt. Cadwallader Ford's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's
regt. of guards ; enlisted Nov. 4, 1777 ; service to April 3, 1778, 4 mos. 30 days, at



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Jones, Jonathan, continued.

Fort No. 2, Cambridge, guarding troops of convention ; also, compan.y receipt
for wages, etc., given to Capt. Cadwallader Ford, dated Wilmington, May 22,
1778.

Jones, Jonathan. Descriptive list of 9 months men raised in Hampshire Co. for Con-
tinental service [year not given, probably 1778], as returned by Noah Goodman,
Superintendent for said county; Capt. Charles's co., Col. Bliss's regt. ; age.



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