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shire Co., Oct. 26, 1780; Capt. Black's co.; rank. Sergeant; engaged for town of
Murrayfield; term, 3 months; also, Corporal, Capt. Levi Ely's co., Col. John
Brown's regt. ; entered service Aug. 9, 1780 ; service, 2 mos. 11 days ; reported
killed Oct. 19, 1780 ; regiment raised for 3 months.

Jones, Lazarus, AVells. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Wells, Muster Master for
York Co., dated Wells, Jan. 25, 1777; Capt. Daniel Wheelwright's co., Col.
Ebenezer Francis's regt. ; enlistment, 3 years ; reported received State and Con-
tinental bounties; also, Private, Capt. Francis's co.. Col. Benjamin Tapper's
regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 17, 1777, to Dec. 31,
1779; also, Capt. Daniel Wheelwright's co., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt.; sub-
sistence allowed- from date of enlistment, Jan. 17, 1777, to date of marching,
March 22, 1777 ; credited with 65 rations ; also, Capt. Daniel Wheelwright's co.,
Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt. ; return dated Jan. 25, 1778 ; residence. Wells ; en-
listed for town of Wells ; mustered by County Muster Master Wells and by Col.
Verrick (Varrick), Continental Muster Master; also, Capt. Francis's co.. Col.
Tupper's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to
Jan. 17, 1780; reported discharged Jan. 17, 1780.

Jones, Lemuel, Weston. Private, Capt. Asahel Wheeler's co.. Col. John Robinson's
regt. ; marched Fel). 4 [year not given, probably 1776] ; service, 1 mo. 28 days.

Jones, Lemuel. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Hosmer's (Concord) co. of Light Infan-
try, Col. Brooks's regt. ; list of officers of Middlesex Co. militia appointed to
command men raised for various purposes ; commissioned March 17, 1778.

Jones, Levi, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Abiel Pearce's (2d Middleborough) co.
of militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marshfield ; service,
2 days.

Jones, Levi, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Isaac Wood's (2d Middleborough) co. of
Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Marshfield; ser-
vice, 3 days.

Jones, Levi, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Levi Rounsevel's co.. Col. David Brewer's
(9th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 5, 1775 ; service, 3 mos.

4 days; also, company return dated Roxbury, Oct. 7, 1775; also, Capt. Levi
Rounsevell's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (late Brewer's) regt.; order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Nov. 8, 1775.

Jones, Levi. Private, in a detachment from Capt. Samuel Thacher's co. commanded
by Ensign Joseph Bates; service, 26 days, guarding stores at " Colton Manna,"
N. Y., in 1776.

Jones, Levi. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Goodale's co.. Col. David Wells's regt. ; enlisted
Oct. 3, 1777; discharged Oct. 18, 1777; service, 23 days, including travel (120
miles) home; company marched to join Northern army.

Jones, Lewis, Foxborough. Private, Capt. Jacob Haskins's co.. Col. John Jacobs's
regt. ; enlisted Sept. 26, 1778 ; service, 3 mos. 9 days, at Rhode Island ; enlistment
to expire Jan. 1, 1779. Roll dated Tiverton.



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Jones, Lewis, Roxbury. Private, Capt. William Draper's (2d Roxbury) co., Col.
William Heath's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service to
May 3, 1775, 15 days ; also, Capt. Moses Whiting's co., 36th regt. ; company re-
turn dated Fort No. 2, Cambridge, Oct. 5, 1775; reported enlisted April 28, 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.

JoNBs, Lewis. Private, Capt. Moses BuUard's co.. Col. Ebenezer Thayer's regt. ; en-
listed July 26, 1780; discharged Oct. 27, 1780; service, 3 mos. 5 days; regiment
raised in SuffoUc Co. to reinforce the Continental Army for 3 months and stationed
at Rhode Island.

Jones, Luke. Private, Capt. Philip M. Ulmer's co.. Col. Samuel McCobb's regt.; ser-
vice from July 8, 1779, to Sept. 24, 1779, 2 mos. 16 days, on Penobscot expedition.

JoNEs, Michael. Private, Capt. Benjamin Plumer's co. ; service from July 6, 1779, to
Sept. 24, 1779, 2 mos. 18 days, at Penobscot; company detached from Col. Wil-
liam Jones's regt. for service under Col. Samuel McCobb on expedition against
Majorbagaduce.

Jones, Miles. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Hickok's co., Lieut. Col. Sears's regt. ; enlisted
Aug. 6, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 8, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 7 days, including 4 days
(84 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Berkshire Co. to serve for 3 months.
Roll endorsed " Col Elisha Porters Reg't."

Jones, Moses. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Belcher's co., Lieut. Col. Andrew Symmes's
detachment of guards ; enlisted Feb. 26, 1778; discharged April 26, 1778 ; service,
2 mos. ; also, Capt. Abner Crane's co. ; enlisted Feb. 2, 1779 ; service to May 4,
1779, 3 mos. 2 days, with guards at Boston.

Jones, Moses. Private, Capt. Job Cushing's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel Pierce's regt.;
enlisted May 22, 1779; discharged July 1, 1779; service, 1 mo. 13 days; company
stationed at Tiverton, R. I.

Jones, Moses. Private, Capt. Lieut. William Burbeck's co. ; enlisted Dec. 1, 1779;
service to Oct. 24, 1781, 22 mos. 24 days; company raised for defence of Castle
and Governor's Islands and commanded by His Excellency John Hancock ; rolls
sworn to at Boston ; also, Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; service from Oct. 25, 1781,
to date of discharge, Nov. 30, 1782, 13 mos. 6 days ; company raised for defence
of Castle and Governor's Islands; rolls sworn to at Boston.

Jones, Moses. Matross, Capt. Amos Lincoln's co. of matrosses ; service between Nov.
1, 1782, and date of discharge, Aug. 21, 1783, 8 mos. 16 days; reported absent
1 mo. 5 days. Roll dated Boston.

Jones, Nathan, Bolton. Private, Capt. Artemas How's co. of militia, which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; discharged April 24, 1775.

Jones, Nathan, Ipswich. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Col. Jonathan Cogswell's (3d Essex Co.) regt.; residence, Ipswich ; engaged
for town of Ipswich ; joined Capt. Porter's co.. Col. Francis's regt. ; term, 3 years ;
also, Private, Capt. Billy Porter's co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 7, 1777, to April 10, 1779 ; reported dis-
charged April 10, 1779; also, Capt. Billy Porter's co., Col. Ebenezer Francis's
regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Feb. 7, 1777, to time of arrival
at Bennington ; credited with 46^ days allowance ; 250 miles travel allowed said
Jones ; company to march March 12, 1777 ; also, Capt. Porter's co.. Col. Tupper's
regt. ; muster roll for Jan., 1779, dated West Point.

Jones, Nathan, Princeton. Private, Capt. Adam Wheeler's co., Col. Ephraim Doo-
little's regt. ; company return dated Camp at Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775.



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Jones, Nathax. Private, Lieut. Hezekiah Ware's co., Col. Nathaniel "Wade's regt. ;
enlisted June 24, 1778; discharged July 14, 1778; service, 21 da}-s; companj' de-
tached from 4th Suffolk Co. regt. to serve at Rhode Island for 21 days from time
of arrival at headquarters ; also, Capt. John Ellis's co., 4th Suffolk Co. regt. com-
manded by Maj. Seth BuUard; enlisted July 29, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780;
service, 12 days ; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 29,
1780; also, Capt. Amos Ellis's co., 4th Suffolk Co. regt. ; enlisted March 3, 1781 ;
discharged :March 17, 1781 ; service, 15 days ; roll endorsed " Col. Dean's Regt.
for 40 days at Rhode Island."

Jones, Nathaniel, Berwick. Capt. Samuel Leighton's co. ; pay abstract for mileage
from home to Dorchester Heights in Aug., 1776; also, Private, Capt. Samuel
Leighton's co.. Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt. ; pay roll for travel allowance, etc.,
from Dorchester Heights home ; said Jones credited with allowance for 5 days (95
miles) ; warrant allowed in Council Nov. 29, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ; com-
pany receipts for wages for Aug.-Nov., 1776, dated Dorchester.

Jones, Nathaniel, Ipswich. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Waide's co.; company return
dated June 5, 1775; company marched to Cambridge; also, Capt. Nathaniel
Wade's co.. Col. Moses Little's (17th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; en-
listed May 15,1775; service, 2 mos. 8 days; a/so, company return [pi-obably Oct.,
1775] ; age, 30 yrs. ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated
Dec. 21, 1775.

Jones, Nathaniel, Lancaster. Private ; pay roll of a detachment of alarm men who
marched to Cambridge, under command of Sergt. Jonathan Wilder, on the alarm
of April 19, 1775, by order of Col. Asa Whitcomb, and who did not enlist into the
array ; returned home April 22, 1775 ; service, 4 days ; also, order for wages, pay-
able to William Dunsmoor, dated Lancaster, April 21, 1777, signed by said Jones
and others belonging to Capt. Jonathan Wilder's co.

Jones, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Stephen Russell's co.. Col. Samuel Bullard's regt..
Gen. Warner's brigade ; enlisted Aug. 15, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1777 ; service,
3 mos. 28 days, in Northern department, including 12 days (240 miles) travel
home. Roll dated Dracut.

Jones, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. William Badcock's co., Col. Pierce's regt. ; marched
from home March 1, 1778; discharged April 3, 1778; service, 1 mo. 4 days, at
Castle Island.

Jones, Nathaniel. Surgeon, Col. Jonathan Mitchell's (Cumberland Co.) regt.; en-
tered service July 6, 1779; service, 1 mo. 28 days, on Penobscot expedition;
reported died Sept. 4, 1779. Roll dated North "f'armouth.

Jones, вАФ hemiah (Nehemiah), Sheffield. Return of men raised for Continental ser-
vice probably from Lieut. Austin's co. [year not given]; residence, Sheffield;
engaged for town of Sheffield; joined Capt. Allen's co.. Col. Wigglesworth's
regt. ; term, 9 months.

Jones, Noah, AVorcester. Private, Capt. Jesse Stone's co.. Col. Job Cushing's regt. ;
marched July 27, 1777; discharged Aug. 29, 1777; service, 1 mo. 9 days, includ-
ing 6 days (120 miles) travel home; company marched to Bennington by order
of Brig. Gen. Warner; also, Capt. Thomas Fish's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 12, 1779; discharged Dec. 17, 1779; service, 4 mos. 10 days, at
Rhode Island; roll sworn to at Newport; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for
Dec, 1779, sworn to at Newport, allowing 1 mo. 4 days service at Rhode Island,
travel (80 miles) included.

Jones, Nte. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Jenkins's co.. Col. Freeman's regt.; service, 10
days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778; also. Private, in a
detachment from Capt. Micah Hamlen's (Barnstable) co. of matrosses. Col.



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Jones, Nye, continued.

Nathaniel Freeman's regt. ; service, 2 daj'S, guai'ding prisoners belonging to the
[British] ship " Somerset " from Barnstable to Sandwich and Plymouth in Nov.,
1778 ; also, Lieut. Ebenezer Baker's detachment, Col. Nathaniel Freeman's regt. ;
service, 2 days, on an alarm at Falmouth in Sept., 1779; roll sworn to in Barn-
stable Co.

Jones, Oliver, Dracut. Receipt dated Dracut, June 26, 1780, for bounties paid said
Jones and others by the committee of the town of Dracut to serve in the Continen-
tal Army for the term of 6 months; also, descriptive list of men raised by the
town of Dracut to serve in the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of June 5,
1780, as returned by Capt. Stephen Russell and Capt. J. B. Varnum, dated Dra-
cut, June 26, 1780; Capt. Russell's co. ; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; com-
plexion, light; residence, Dracut; also, list of 6 months men raised agreeable to
resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Maj. Joseph Hosmer, Superin-
tendent for Middlesex Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner; also, descriptive list of
men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agree-
able 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, 17
yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, light; engagedfor town of Dracut; marched
to camp July 1, 1780, under command of Ensign Joseph Miller; 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; a^so, Private ; pay
roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Dracut for service in the Continental
Army during 1780; marched from home June 26, 1780; discharged Dec. 29, 1780;
service, 6 mos. 14 days, Including 11 days (220 miles) travel home.

Jones, Oliver, Philadelphia. List of prisoners sent from New York [year not given] ,
in the cartel " Rising Empire," as returned by Commissary Godfrey; residence,
Philadelphia; reported as belonging to Carolina and employed by Mr. Scarboro.

Jones, Oliver, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. Samuel Bliss's co. of Minute-men, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service from April 19 to April 27, 1775, 8
days; also, Capt. Samuel Bliss's co.. Col. Timothy Walker's (22d) regt. ; muster
roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 28, 1775; service, 3 mos. 11 days; also,
company return dated Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent
in money dated Roxbury, Oct. 26, 1775.

Jones, Oliver, Rehoboth. Sergeant, Capt. Peleg Shearman's co., Col. John Hatha-
way's (Bristol Co.) regt. ; service, 23 days ; company raised to support the Lines
near Rhode Island on an alarm and stationed at Slade's Ferry from April 20, 1777,
to May 13, 1777.

Jones, Oliver, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Carpenter's co.. Col. Josiah Whit-
ney's regt. ; service from May 13, 1777, to July 5, 1777, 1 mo. 25 days, including
travel (3 days) on march home from Point Judith in North (also given South)
Kingston, R. I., to Rehoboth ; also, Capt. Nathaniel Carpenter's co.. Col. Thomas
Carpenter's regt. ; service from July 20, 1777, 1 mo. 5 days, at Rhode Island, in-
cluding travel to camp at Bristol and from Providence home to Rehoboth.

Jones, Oliver. Capt. Jonathan Drown's co. ; copy. of a list of men returned as having
engaged for the year's service in 1776, dated Oct. -, 1775, and endorsed " 12 mo
Men; " also. Private, Capt. James Perry's co., 16th regt. ; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776;
roll endorsed " 3 mo from Jany to 6 apl '76."

Jones, Oliver. Sergeant, Capt. Simon Hunt's (Acton) co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's
regt. ; service, 6 days ; company called out at the time of fortifying Dorchester
Heights March 4, 1776.

Jones, Oliver. Private, Capt. John Moore's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's regt. of guards ;
muster rolls dated Cambridge, May 9, and June 1, 1778; enlisted April 1, 1778;



948 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jones, Oliver, continued.

service, guarding troops of convention ; enlistment, 3 months from April 2, 1778 ;
also, same co. and regt. ; joined April 2, 1778; service to July 3, 1778, 3 mos. 2
days, at Cambridge.

Jones, Oliver. Private Capt. Elijah Walker's co.. Col. John Hathaway's regt.; en-
listed Oct. 4, 1778; discharged Dec. 12, 1778; service, 2 mos. 11 days; company
detached from Gen. Godfrey's brigade and marched to Dorchester Heights.

Jones [?], Oliver. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Strong's co.. Col. Sears's (Hampshire
Co.) regt. ; enlisted Aug. 10, 1781 ; marched to Albany Aug. 17, 1781 ; discharged
Nov. 20, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 10 days, at Saratoga.

Jones, Patrick. Account rendered against Massachusetts by Selectmen of Roxbury
of bounties paid said Jones and others to serve in the Continental Army for the
term of 3 years; the date Jan. 1, 1782, appears against name of said Jones and is
probably date when bounty was paid.

Jones, Paul. Private, Capt. Henry Brightman's co., Col. James Dean's regt. ; enlisted
March 8, 1781 ; discharged March 14, 1781 ; service, 6 days ; company detached
from Freetown, Berkley, and Dighton, to serve for 40 days, unless sooner
discharged.

Jones, Peter, Acton. Private, Capt. Simon Hunt's (Actonj co., Col. Eleazer Brooks's
regt.; service, 6 days; company called out at the time of fortifying Dorchester
Heights March 4, 1776 ; also, Capt. Simon Hunt's co., Col. Brooks's regt. ; com-
pany return [year not given] ; said Jones reported as in camp at White Plains.

Jones, Peter, Concord. Order on Deacon Jeflfrais, payable to Capt. Brown, dated
Camp at Hull, Aug. 29, 1776, signed by said Jones and others belonging to Capt.
Abishai Brown's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt., for advance pay, travel allow-
ance, etc. ; also, petition dated Camp at Hull, Sept. 17, 1776, signed by said Jones
and others belonging to battalion stationed at Hull, asking for increase and pay-
ment of wages; also. Private, Capt. Abishai Brown's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt.; enlisted June 23, 1776; service to Dec. 1, 1776, 5 mos. 10 days; rolls dated
Camp at Hull; a^so, list of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook
the first Everidge ; " said Jones appears among men with Capt. Abishai Brown at
Nantasket [year not given] ; also, list of men drafted from Concord town co. to
go to Rhode Island on an alarm July 23, 1777 ; also. Private, Col. John Buttrick's
CO. of volunteers. Col. Reed's regt.; enlisted Sept. 28, 1777; discharged Nov. 7,
1777 ; service, 1 mo. 11 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. Buttrick reported as serving as Captain ; also, list
of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the first Everidge; " said
Jones appears among men witli Col. Buttrick at Rhode Island in 1778; also, list
dated July 30, 1778, of men drafted from Concord town co., agreeable to order of
Col. Brooks, to serve under Gen. Solaven (Sullivan) for 6 weeks.

Jones, Peter, Salem. Seaman, ship "Pilgrim," commanded by Capt. Joseph Robin-
son ; descriptive list of officers and crew, dated Aug. 2, 1780; age, 28 yrs. ; stat-
ure, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, dark; residence, Salem.

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

Jones, Peter Faneuil. Master, schooner " True Blue" (privateer) ; petition dated
Watertown, Aug. 29, 1776, signed by Joshua Orne, in behalf of himself and others,
of Marblehead, asking that William Cole be commissioned as commander of said
vessel ; ordered in Council Aug. 30, 1776, that a commission be issued ; also, Mas-



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 949



JoxES, Peter Faneuil, continued.

ter, brigantine "Massachusetts," commanded by Capt. John Foster "Williams;
engaged Jan. 1, 1777; discharged Feb. 17, 1777; service, 1 mo. 17 days; also.
Master, brig "Massachusetts," commanded by Capt. .John Fisk; list of officers
of the State Navy; commissioned March 17, 1777; also, Master, brigantine
" Massachusetts," commanded by Capt. John Fislc; engaged Feb. 17, 1777; dis-
charged July 31, 1777; service, 5 mos. lidays; roll dated Salem; also, pay roll
for same service, dated Boston ; also, 1st Lieutenant, schooner " True Blue " (pri-
vateer) ; petition dated Boston, Dec. 16, 1777, signed by Gushing & White, asking
that Lawrence Forlong be commissioned as commander of said schooner; ordered
in Council Dec. 16, 1777, that a commission be issued.

Jones, Phineas, Charlton (also given Oxford). List of men mustered by Thomas
Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co., to serve in Col. Waid's regt. at Rhode
Island [year not given] ; Capt. Samuel Lamb's co. ; also. Private, Capt. Samuel
Lamb's co.. Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.; enlisted May 8, 1778; service, 7 mos.
27 days, at Rhode Island, including travel from camp home ; also, same co. and
regt.; muster roll dated Warwick, Nov. 7, 1778; enlistment to expire Jan. 1,
1779; also, same co. and regt.; muster rolls sworn to at East Greenwich, Sept.
17, Sept. 22, Nov. 14, and Dec. 30, 1778; also, Capt. Abijah Lamb's co.. Col.
Jacob Davis's (Worcester Co.) regt.; enlisted July 29, 1780; discharged Aug. 9,
1780; service, 15 days, including 4 days (80 miles) travel home; company
marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm; also, Capt. Reuben Davis's co.. Col.
Luke Drury's regt. ; detached July 22, 1781 ; marched to join regiment July 30,
1781 ; arrived at West Point Aug. 5, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 5, 1781 ; service, 3
mos. 21 days, including 8 days (150 miles) travel home; residence, Oxford (also
given Charlton) ; enlisted for town of Oxford ; regiment raised for 3 months.

Jones, Phineas, Greenfield. Private, Capt. Seth Murray's co., Col. Benjamin Rug-
gles Woodbridge's (25th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 17,
1775; service, 2 mos. 20 days; also, company return dated Prospect Hill, Sept.
30, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge,
Oct. 25, 1775.

Jones, Phineas, Greenfield. Capt. Ichabod Dexter's co.. Col. Benjamin Ruggles
Woodbridge's (25th) regt.; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Jones and
others, dated Cambridge, July 7, 1775 ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; com-
pany return [probably Oct., 1775].

Jones, Phineas. Sergeant, Capt. David Chadwick's co. ; service, 5 days ; company
marched on an alarm at Bennington ; State pay allowed agreeable to resolve of
Sept. 23, 1777; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Joshua Whitney's (2d) co., 1st Worces-
ter Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned April 28, 1778; also,
1st Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph McNall's co., in a regiment commanded by Lieut.
Col. Samuel Peirce; entered service May 17, 1779; service, 1 mo. 17 days, at
Tiverton, R. I.

Jones, Phineas. Private, Capt. Sylvanus Rice's co., Col. Israel Chapen's (3d) regt. ;
enlisted Oct. 29, 1779; discharged Nov. 22, 1779; service, 1 mo., at Claverack,
including 6 days (120 miles) travel home.

Jones, "Redit." Private, Capt. Joseph Hosmer's (Light Infantry) co. ; company return
endorsed "1776;" also, list of men appearing under the heading "Hartwell
Brook the first Everidge ; " said Jones appears among men who went with Capt.
Minot [year not given].

Jones, Reuben, Rockingham. Private, Capt. Benjamin Hastings's co.. Col. Asa
Whitcomb's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 12 days; also, company receipt for wages for Aug., 1775, dated Pros-
pect Hill ; also, company return dated Oct. G, 1775.



950 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jones, Richaed, Boston. Matross, Capt. Jonathan W. Edes's (4th) co., Col. Thomas
Crafts's (Artillerj') regt. ; abstract for advance paj-, etc., sworn to at Boston,
July 17, 1776; also, same co. and regt.; enlisted June 30, 1776; service to Nov.
1, 1776, 4 mos. 5 days.

Jones, Richard, Bridgewater (also given Boston). Return of men raised to serve in
the Continental Army from Capt. John Ames's co., Col. Edward Mitchel's (.3d
Plymouth Co.) regt. ; residence, Bridgewater; engaged for town of Bridgewater;
joined Capt. Isaiah Stutson's (Stetson's) co.. Col. Gamaliel Bradford's regt. ; terra,
during war (also given 3 years) ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber,
Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1777; Capt. Isaiah Stetson's
CO., Col. Bradford's regt. ; also. Private, 8th co.. Col. Gamaliel Bradford's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1780;
also, Capt. Isaiah Stetson's co.. Col. Gamaliel Bradford's regt. ; subsistence al-
lowed from date of enlistment, Dec. 4, 1776, to time of marching, April 15, 1777;
credited with 100 days allowance; roll dated Boston; 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. ; enlisted Dec. 20, 1776; joined Jan.
25, 1777 ; also, same co. and regt. ; return [year not given] ; mustered by Conti-
nental Muster Master; also, Capt. Joseph Bates's co., 14th Mass. regt.; pay roll
for Aug. and Sept., 1780; also, descriptive list of men in Continental service;
Capt. Joseph Bates's (also given Capt. Hastings's) co., Lieut. Col. J. Brooks's
(7tli) regt.; age, 27 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, dark; hair, brown (also
given dark); occupation, sailor; birthplace. Great Britain; residence. Bridge-
water (also given Boston) ; enlisted March -, 1779, by Capt. Redding; enlistment,
during war; a^so. Private, Capt. Joseph Bates's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's
(7th) regt.; muster rolls for Jan. -April, 1781, dated West Point; reported on
command with Light Infantry in April, 1781 ; also, list of men tried by courts-
martial subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781 ; said Jones tried in May, 1781, by regimental
court-martial on charge of selling his blanket; sentenced to receive 100 lashes;



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