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also, muster roll for May, 1781, dated West Point; also, muster rolls for June and
July, 1781 ; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781, dated Camp atPeekskill; also, mus-
ter roll for Sept., 1781 ; reported on command with Light Infantry from May,
1781; also, muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated York Huts; also, muster
rolls for Dec, 1781-Feb., 1782, dated York Huts and sworn to at West Point;
also, Capt. Hastings's CO., Lieut. Col. J. Brooks's (7th) regt.; list of men fur-
loughed subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781 ; leave given said Jones by Gen. Paterson Dec.
17, 1782, to go from New Windsor to Scituate for 50 days; also, same co. and
regt.; list of men who deserted subsequent to Jan. 1, 1781; said Jones deserted
Feb. 14, 1783, from furlough.

Jones, Richard, Plymouth. Private, Capt. Samuel N. Nelson's co.. Col. Aaron Wil-
lard's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from home to Skeensborough,
via No. 4 or Charlestown, dated Boston, Jan. -, 1777 ; mileage (242 miles) allowed
said Jones; also, same co. and regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from
Fort Edward to Plymouth and adjacent towns, via Albany, dated Plymouth,
Dec. 20, 1776; 280 miles travel allowed said Jones.

Jones, Richard, Salem. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
1st Essex Co. regt. ; residence, Salem ; engaged for town of Salem ; joined Capt.
King's CO., Col. Marshall's regt. ; term, 3 years or during war; also, list of men
mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston,
March 16, 1777 ; Capt. Samuel King's co., Col. Marshall's regt.

Jones, Richard. Private, Capt. Thomas Turner's co., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ;
enlisted May 28, 1776; service, 43 days, travel (4 days) included.

Jones, Richard. Private, Capt. Henry Hunter's co.. Col. Jones's regt.; service,
2 days, on an alarm, in defence of a ship loading with masts at Sheepscot river.
Roll dated Newcastle, Sept. 15, 1777.



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Jones, Richard. Landsman, frigate " Boston," commanded by Capt. Samuel Tucker;
engaged Oct. 28, 1778. Roll made up for advance pay for 1 month.

Jones, Robert, Stockbridge. Private, Capt. William Goodrich's co.. Col. Paterson's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 16, 1775; service, 2 mos. 20
days; also, Capt. Charles Dibbell's co., Col. John Paterson's regt.; company re-
turn [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money
dated Nov. 13, 1775.

Jones, Robert. Private, Capt. Henry Hunter's co., Col. Jones's regt. ; service, 2 days,
on an alarm, in defence of a ship loading with masts at Sheepscot river. Roll
dated Newcastle, Sept. 15, 1777.

Jones, Robinson. Pay roll of officers and crew of the brigantine " Rising Empire,"
commanded by Capt. Richard Whellen ; engaged May 25, 1776 ; discharged Sept.
4, 1776; service, 3 mos. 10 days. Roll sworn to in Bristol Co.

Jones, Robinson. List of prisoners brought in the first cartel from Rhode Island, as
returned by John Ayres, dated Providence, Jan. 18, 1777.

Jones, Robinson (also given Robson). Corporal, Capt. Micah Hamlen's co.. Col.
Jonathan Reed's (1st) regt. of guards; muster rolls dated May 9, and June 1,
1778; enlisted April 7, 1778; enlistment, 3 months from April 2, 1778; also, same
CO. and regt.; marched April 7, 1778; service to July 6, 1778, 2 mos. 28 days, at
Cambridge, including 4 days (80 miles) travel home ; roll sworn to in Barnstable
Co.

Jones, Rufus. Private, Capt. Samuel Sloper's co., Col. Israel Chapin's (3d) regt.;
enlisted Nov. 5, 1779; discharged Nov. 22, 1779; service, 22 days, at Claverack,
including 5 days (100 miles) travel home; regiment raised to reinforce Continental
Army for 3 months; also, Capt. Silas Fowler's co., Col. David Mosely's regt.;
enlisted June 12, 1782; discharged June 17, 1782; service, 7 days; company
probably mounted and stationed at Springfield and Northampton for defence of
the government; roll dated Westfield.

Jones, Russel, Wilmington. Private, Capt. Cadwallader Ford, Jr.'s co. of Minute-
men, Col. Ebenezer Bridge's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775,
to Concord; service, 21 (also given 14) days ; company enlisted March 9, 1775, to
be ready at a minute's warning until the last day of June, 1775, and trained ten
half days ; also, company receipt for wages given to Capt. Cadwallader Ford, Jr.,
dated Wilmington, May 6, 1776; also, list dated Wilmington, Nov. 25, 1776, of
men drafted to reinforce the army and to be ready at a minute's warning until
March 1, 1777, as returned by Capt. C. Ford, Jr., in behalf of the Selectmen,
Militia Officers, and Committee of Safety, of the town of Wilmington ; said Jones
and David Jones rated one man ; also, list of men who performed turns of service
to the credit of the town of Wilmington [year not given] ; said Jones credited with
2 turns.

Jones, " Salv'a." Steward, brigantine "Rising Empire," commanded by Capt. Richard
Whellen; engaged May 24, 1776; discharged Sept. 4, 1776; service, 3 mos. 11
days. Roll sworn to in Bristol Co.

Jones, Samuel, Berwick (also given Kittery, Boston, and Hallowell). Private, Capt.
Francis's co., Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 15, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1780; residence, Berwick; also, Capt.
Daniel Wheelwright's co., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt.; subsistence allowed
from date of enlistment, Jan. 20, 1777, to date of marching, March 22, 1777; cred-
ited with 62 rations ; o^so, Capt. Daniel Wheelwright's co.. Col. Benjamin Tup-
per's regt. ; return dated Jan. 25, 1778; residence, Kittery; enlisted for town of
Kittery ; mustered by County Muster Master Bragdon and by Continental Muster
Master Verrick (Varrick) ; also, descriptive list of men in Continental service ;
Capt. Thomas Francis's co., 11th (also given 10th) Mass. regt. ; age, 25 yrs. ; stature,



952 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jones, Samuel, contmued.

5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; residence, Berwick; engaged April -,
1779, by Capt. Francis; term, during war; also, Private, Col. Benjamin Tapper's
(10th) regt. ; service from Jan. 1, 1781, 24 mos.; also, descriptive list dated Jan.
1, 1782; Capt. Benjamin Heywood's co., 6th Mass. regt.; rank, Sergeant; age,
23 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10^ in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; occupation, cord-
wainer; birthplace, Shrewsbury, England; residence, Boston; engaged for town
of Watertown; term, during war; also, Sergeant, Capt. Benjamin Heywood's
(4th) CO., Col. Benjamin Tupper's (6th) regt. ; muster roll for Dec, 1782 ; reported
joined from 10th Mass. regt. Dec. 17, 1782; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll
for Jan., 1783 ; reported transferred to 3d co. ; also, list of men entitled to $20 or
200 acres of land, agreeable to resolve of March 5, 1801; 10th Mass. regt.; resi-
dence, Hallo well.

Jones, Samuel, Bolton. Private, Capt. Artemas How's co. of militia, which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; discharged April 29, 1775.

Jones, Samuel (also given Samuel, Jr.), Bolton. Fifer, Capt. Artemas How's co. of
militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; reported enlisted into the
army April 25, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Robert Longley's co., Col. Asa Whit-
comb's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; service,
3 mos. 13 days ; also, company receipts for wages for Aug. and Sept., 1775, dated
Camp at Prospect Hill ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money
dated Charlestown, Dec. 21, 1775.

Jones, Samuel, Braintree. Sergeant, Capt. Eliphalet Sawin's co., Col. Joseph Palmer's
regt.; service, 15 days; company assembled March 4, 1776; also, Capt. Nathaniel
Belcher's co.. Col. Jonathan Bass's regt.; service, 4 days; company assembled at
Braintree June 13, 1776, upon orders to march to Horse Neck, and June 24, 1776,
upon orders to march to Nantasket; also, Capt. Nathaniel Belcher's co., Lieut.
Col. Edward Symmes's detachment of guards ; engaged Feb. 26, 1778; discharged
May 26, 1778 ; service, 3 mos. ; also, Capt. Nathaniel Belcher's co. ; marched Aug.
28, 1779; discharged Dec. 1, 1779; service, 3 mos. 5 days, under Maj. Gen. Han-
cock at Castle Island.

Jones, Samuel, Dracut. Private, Capt. John Minot's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.;
arrived at destination May 10, 1777 ; discharged July 9, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 9
days, at Hhode Island, including 8 days (156 miles) travel to and from place of
destination ; roll dated Warwicli Neck ; also, Capt. Joseph Bradley Varnum's co.,
Col. Simeon Spaulding's regt. ; abstract of equipments for train band and alarm
list, endorsed " 1777; " reported as belonging to train band.

Jones, Samuel, Framingham. Private, Capt. Aaron Gardner's co.. Col. Brooks's
regt. ; company return endorsed " 1776."

Jones, Samuel, Holliston. Private, Capt. Jacob Miller's co.. Col. Ephraim Doolittle's
(24th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 25, 1775; service, 3
mos. 16 days; also, company return dated Camp at Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775;
also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Winter Hill, Oct. 31,
1775.

Jones, Samuel, Lanesborough. Private, Capt. David Wheler's co.. Col. Benjamin
Simonds's detachment of Berkshire Co. militia; muster roll dated Camp at
Ticonderoga, Feb. 25, 1777; reported enlisted Dec. 16, 1776; enlistment to expire
March 15, 1777 ; also, Capt. Wheler's co., Col. Simonds's regt. ; enlisted Dec. 16,
1776; service, 26 days, at Ticonderoga; reported enlisted into the Continental
Army in Col. Warner's regt. Jan. 11, 1777, by Capt. Burrass ; also, return of men
raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Daniel Brown's (Lanesbor-
ough) CO. [year not given] ; residence, Lanesborough ; engaged for town of
Lanesborough; joined Capt. Burrus's co.. Col. Warner's regt.; term, 3 years.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 953

Jones, Samuel, Leominster. List of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Mas-
ter for Worcester Co., to serve at Rhode Island until Jan. 1, 1780 ; Capt. Boutell's
CO., Col. Rand's re^rt. ; enccaged for town of Leominster; also. Private, Capt.
Thomas Fish's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; enlisted July 22, 1779; discharged
Dec. 17, 1779; service, 4 mos. 30 days, at Rhode Island; roll sworn to at New-
port; 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, Samuel, Marshfield. Private, Capt. Joseph Cliffs co. of militia, Col. Anthony
Thomas's regt. ; service, 1 day, subsequent to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; part
of said service with guards at North river who relieved Capt. Lothrop.

Jones, Samuel, Medway. Corporal, Capt. John Boyd's co., 36th regt. ; company re-
turn dated Fort No. 2, Oct. 5, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; also, Capt. John
Boyd's CO., Col. John Greaton's regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in
money dated Cambridge, Dec. 23, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Joseph Lovell's co.,
4th regt.; service, 3 days; company marched from Medway to Warwick, R. I.,
on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776 ; also, list of men returned by a committee of the town
of Medway April 13, 1778, as having rendered service at various times subsequent
to April 19, 1775; also, descriptive list dated Medway, July 24, 1779, of men from
the town of Medway raised to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9
months, as returned by Moses Adams to Maj. Stephen Badlam, Superintendent
for Suffolk Co., by order of the Selectmen; age, 39 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 11 in.;
complexion, light; also, list of men returned as received of Maj. Stephen Badlam,
Superintendent for Suffolk Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner ; also, descriptive list
of men raised in Suffolk Co. to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9
months, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779, returned as received of Justin Ely,
Commissioner, by Lieut. Reuben Lilley, at Springfield, Aug. 15, 1779 ; age, 39 yrs. ;
stature, 5 ft. 11 in. ; complexion, sandy ; engaged for town of Medway ; also, Pri-
vate, Capt. Smith's co.. Col. Smith's (13th) regt.; entered service Aug. 9, 1779;
discharged May 12, 1780; term, 9 months.

Jones, Samuel, Mendon. Private, Capt. Gershom Nelson's co., which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge and Roxbury ; service, 9 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, 23 days; company marched to Providence, R. I., under command of
Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Jones, Samuel, Milford. Lieutenant, Capt. Philip Ammidon's co., Col. Dean's regt.,;
enlisted March 4, 1781 ; discharged March 18, 1781 ; service, 14 days, at Rhode
Island; also, Capt. Reuben Davis's co., Col. Luke Drury's regt. ; detached July
10, 1781 ; arrived at West Point Aug. 1, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 1, 1781 ; service,
3 mos. 29 days, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home; regiment raised for
3 months.

Jones, Samuel, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. John Perry's co. of Minute-men, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service to April 27, 1775, 8 days; also,
Capt. John Perry's co., Col. Timothy Walker's (22d) regt. ; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 28, 1775; service, 3 mos., 1 week, 4 days; also, com-
pany return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in
money dated Roxbury, Oct. 26, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Carpenter's
CO., Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt.; service, 16 days; company marched from
Rehoboth to Bristol, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

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



954 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Jones, Samuel, Watertovva. Corporal, Capt. Asa Drury's co., Col. Turner's regt. ;
entered service Sept. 3, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 27, 1781 ; service, 2 mos. 28 days.
lloU endorsed " five Months service at Rhode Island."

Jones, Samuel, Weston (also given Hallowell). Return of men raised to serve in the
Continental Army from Capt. Peter Porter's co. ; engaged for town of Becket;
joined Capt. Ashley's co.. Col. Vorse's (Vose's) regt. ; also, Sergeant, Capt. Moses
Ashley's co., Col. Joseph Vose's (14th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, return of men who enlisted prior
to Aug. 16, 1777, who marched to Peekskill, and who had not been absent subse-
quently except on furlough, etc.; also, muster roll for Dec, 1777, dated Camp
near Valley Forge; enlisted Jan. 1, 1777; enlistment, during war; also, pay roll
for Jan., 1779, sworn to in Quarters at Pi-ovidence ; also, order for gratuity, dated
Providence, Feb. 13, 1779 ; also, pay roll for March and April, 1779, dated Provi-
dence; also. Light Infantry co.. Col. Joseph Vose's regt.; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; residence, Weston; also,
Capt. Ashley's co., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt.; muster roll for July, 1780,
dated Camp " Tenith ; " reported transferred to Light Infantry co. ; also, descrip-
tive return endorsed " 1777 to 1780 ; " Light Infantry co., 1st Mass. regt. ; rank.
Sergeant; age, 25 yrs. ; statnre, 5 ft. 7 in.; enlisted Jan. 1, 1777, by Capt. Ashley,
at Trenton; also, Capt. Nathaniel Cushing's (Light Infantry) co.. Col. Joseph
Vose's (1st) regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated Garrison at West Point;
reported sick in Quarters ; also, muster roll for Feb.-Nov., 1781, dated Huts near
West Point; also, muster roll for Jan., 1782, dated Huts; also, muster roll for
Feb., 1782, sworn to at West Point; also, list dated Boston, March 10, 1806, re-
turned by John Avery, Secretary, and J. Jackson, Treasurer, of men who fur-
nished satisfactory evidence of their service as soldiers and were entitled to
gratuities, agreeable to resolves of March 4, 1801, and June 19, 1801; 1st Mass.
regt. ; residence, Hallowell.

Jones, Samuel, Worcester. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental
Array 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 20, 1780; age, 25 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, light; engaged for
town of Worcester; marched to camp July 20, 1780, under command of Capt.
Benjamin Warren; 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.

Jones, Samuel, Wrentham. Corporal, Capt. John Boyd's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Greaton's regt., which assembled and marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 8 days.

Jones, Samuel. Private; list of men returned as serving on picket guard under Maj.
Loammi Baldwin, dated May 11, 1775.

Jones, Samuel. List of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the first
Everidge; " said Jones appears among 8 months men [year not given, probably
1775] ; reported a Captain.

Jones, Samuel. Capt. Dench's co., Col. Ephraim Wheelock's regt. ; list of men who
were discharged ; said Jones discharged Nov. 3, 1776.

Jones, Samuel. Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Hosmer's (Concord) co.. Col. Eleazer
Brooks's regt. ; service, 5 days ; company marched to Roxbury March 4, 1776, to
reinforce the army ; roll endorsed " Minit Men at Roxbury ; " also, Capt. Joseph
Hosmer's (Light Infantry) co. ; company return endorsed " 1776."

Jones, Samuel. List of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the first
Everidge;" said Jones appears among men reported in "the years Service in
1776."



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Jones, Samuel. Private, Capt. Jonathan Stearns's co.. Col. Dickinson's regt. com-
manded by Maj. Jonathan Clapp; service from July 9, 1777, to Aug. 12, 1777, 39
days, including travel (100 miles) home; company marched to Ticonderoga on
an alarm.

Jones, Samuel. Private, Capt. James Mirick's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.; en-
listed Oct. 1, 1777; discharged Oct. 18, 1777; service, 27 days, under Lieut. Col.
Ephraim Sawyer, including travel (180 miles) home; company raised in Bolton
and Princeton and marched to reinforce army under Gen. Gates at Saratoga.

Jones, Samuel. Private, Capt. William Greenleaf's co.. Col. Job Cushing's regt. ; en-
listed Sept. 3, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 20, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 28 days, with Northern
army, including 11 days (212 miles) travel home. Roll dated Lancaster.

Joxes, Samuel. Private, Capt. Amos Ellis's co.. Col. Benjamin Haws's regt. ; enlisted
Sept. 25, 1777; service to Oct. 31, 1777, 1 mo. 7 days, at Little Compton, R. I.
Roll dated Bellingham.

Jones, Samuel. Private, Capt. Job Jinap's co., Col. Job Cushing's regt,; marched
Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 23 days, at the North-
ward, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home.

Jones, Samuel. 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, probably 1777].

Jones, Samuel. Private, Capt. Peter Woodbury's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt.
of guards; enlisted July 14, 1778; discharged Nov. 9, 1778; service, 3 mos. 27
days, at Cambridge; roll dated Lancaster; also, Capt. Peter Woodbury's co.,
Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler's detachment of guards ; list of men [year not given] ;
during the campaign Capt. Woodbury was succeeded by Lieut. Jewett; also,
Capt. David Jewett's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards ; enlisted Nov. 10,
1778; discharged Dec. 12, 1778; service, 1 mo. 5 days, guarding troops of con-
vention ; roll certified at Lancaster.

Jones, Samuel. List of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the first
Everidge; " said Jones appears among men with Col. Buttriok at Rhode Island
in 1778.

Jones, Samuel. Private, Capt. Adam Henry's co. ; enlisted Jan. 7, 1779; discharged
March 31 (also given April 1), 1779; service, 2 mos. 26 (also given 2 mos. 25)
days ; company detached from militia to guard troops of convention at Rutland
for 3 months from Jan. 1, 1779.

Jones, Samuel. Private, Capt. James Endicott's co. ; enlisted March 20, 1778; dis-
charged April 5, 1778; service, 17 days; company marched to Roxbury under
command of Col. William Mcintosh; roll dated Stoughton; also, Capt. Abner
Crane's co. ; enlisted Feb. 2, 1779; service, 3 mos. 2 days; company served until
May 4, 1779, with guards at Boston.

Jones, Samuel. Captain, 9th (Light Infantry) co.. Col. Francis Faulkner's (3d Mid-
dlesex Co.) regt. of Mass. militia ; list of ofHcers ; commissioned June 16, 1779.

Jones, Samuel (^alias Samuel Chappel). Account dated Boston, July 12, 1780, ren-
dered by Ensign Edward Phelon, for reward for apprehending said Jones and
others, deserters from Col. Henry Jackson's regt., and returning them to said
regiment; warrant allowed in Council July 19, 1780; also, certificate dated Bos-
ton, Sept. 25, 1780, signed by John Rice, Town Major, stating that said Jones,
with others, had been apprehended by Ensign Edward Phelon as deserters and
placed in jail ; age, 30 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ; complexion, brown ; occupation,
cordwaiuer. [See Joshua Jones.]



956 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Jones, Samuel. Private, Capt. Lieut. William Burbeck's co. ; enlisted Jan. 1, 1780;
discharged April 28, 1781 ; service, 15 mos. 28 days; company raised for defence
of Castle and Governor's Islands and commanded by His Excellency John Han-
cock.

Jones, Samuel. Return of men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service, agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; engaged for town of Braintree; engaged May 7,
1781 ; term, 3 years.

Jones, Samuel. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Ichabod Thayer, Jr.'s (5th) co., 3d Worcester
Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned Dec. 31, 1779; also, 2d
Lieutenant, Capt. Ichabod Thayer's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's regt. ; engaged July
27, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 16 days, including travel (3 days)
home; company ordered to Rhode Island on the alarm of July 27, 1780; roll
sworn to in Worcester Co.; also, certificate dated July 10, 1781, signed by Col.
Nathan Tyler, certifying that said Jones had been elected 1st Lieutenant, Capt.
Ichabod Thayer's co.. Col. Tyler's regt., but had not received his commission as
was the case with other officers in the regiment, notwithstanding which fact the
ofl!icers elected as aforesaid were to act in their respective positions as provided
by resolve of June 30, 1781.

Jones, Samuel. Receipt dated West Springfield, Aug. 28, 1781, for bounty paid said
Jones by Lieut. Timothy Burbank to serve in the Continental Army for the term
of 3 years to the credit of the town of West Springfield, in the room of said Bur-
bank, who was drafted.

Jones, Samuel. Gunner's Mate, Capt. Lieut. William Burbeck's co. ; enlisted Nov.
25, 1779; service to Oct. 24, 1781, 23 mos. 1 day; company raised for defence of
Castle and Governor's Islands and commanded by His Excellency John Han-
cock ; also, Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; service from Oct. 25, 1781, to date of
discharge, Nov. 24, 1782, 13 mos.; company raised for defence of Castle and
Governor's Islands; rolls sworn to at Boston.

Jones, Samuel. Private, Capt. North's co. ; list of men transferred from 9th Mass.
regt. to 3d Mass. regt., dated Dec. 14, 1782; term, 3 years.

Jones, Samuel. Capt. Samuel Foster's co.. Col. John Greaton's (2d) regt.; return
[year not given] ; reported deserted.

Jones, Samuel, Jr. 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.

Jones, Samuel Paine, Watertown. List of 6 months men raised agreeable to resolve
of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Maj. Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for
Middlesex Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner; also, descriptive list of men raised
to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve
of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter
Harwood, of 6th Mass. regt., at Springfield, July 6, 1780; age, 22 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, ruddy; engaged for town of Watertown; marched to
camp July 6, 1780, under command of Lieut. Taylor, of 2d Mass. regt. ; also, list
of men raised for the 6 months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as
having passed mnster in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780; also, pay



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