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returned by Lieut. Jonathan Houndbrook (Holbrook), dated Medway, Feb. 16,
1778, and sworn to at Wrentham ; engaged for town of Medway ; joined Capt.
Allen's CO., Col. Alden's regt. ; term, 3 years; reported a foreigner; also, return
of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Moulton's co.. Col.
Ezekiel How's (ith Middlesex Co.) regt. [year not given] ; residence, Sudbury;
engaged for town of Sudbury; joined Capt. Allen's co. ; term, 3 years; reported
a transient.

Jones, Thomas, Virginia. Deputy Field Commissary of Military Stores, Field Com-
missary's department; return [year not given]; appointed June 15, 1779; re-
ported as belonging to Virginia and as stationed with main army.

Jones, Thomas, Wilbraham. Private, Capt. Paul Langdon's (Wilbraham) co. of
Minute-men, which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; said
Jones marched April 20, 1775 ; discharged May 5, 1775 ; service, 15 days.

Jones, Thomas, Worcester. Private, Capt. John Cutler's co.. Col. Luke Drury'sregt.;
marched from home Aug. 20, 1781 ; joined regiment at West Point Aug. 28, 1781;
discharged Nov. 28, 1781; service, 3 mos. 16 days, including travel (167 miles)
home ; residence, Worcester ; enlisted for town of Worcester ; enlistment, 3 months.
Roll sworn to at Brookfield.

JoxEs, Thomas. Private, Capt. Peter Cushing's (3d Hingham) co.. Col. Solomon
Lovel's regt.; service, 1 day; company assembled at Hingham March 15, 1776, to
guard the shore.

Jones, Thomas. Private, Capt. John Robinson's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ; ser-
vice, 5 days, in March, 1776 ; company called out to guard the Lines near Dorches-
ter Heights; also, same co. and regt.; service, 12 days, at Dorchester in March,
1776, guarding shores at mouth of Milton river; also, Capt. Seth Sumner's co.,
Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; service, 3 days; company ordered to march to Moon
Island June 12, 1776.

Jones, Thomas. Private, Capt. Abner Cranston's co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt.;
muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776; enlisted May 29, 1776;
reported re-engaged Nov. 13, 1776, in Capt. Blogett's co., Col. Poor's regt.

Jones, Thomas. Private, Capt. Thomas Mighill's co.. Col. L. Baldwin's (26th) regt.;
pay abstract for wages for Jan., 1776, and for blanket money and advance pay due
to April 1, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstracts for April and May, 1776;
also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstract for June, 1776, dated New York ; also, list
of men belonging to Col. Baldwin's regt. not in the Continental service who were
enlisted for the year 1776 by Capt. Thomas Mighill and his subalterns, dated New
York, June 28, 1776; enlisted March 15, 1776; also, Private, Capt. Thomas Mig-
hill's CO., Col. Baldwin's (26th) regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., on
march homeward at close of the campaign in 1776, sworn to at Rowley, April 9,
1777; reported killed at Princeton.

Jones, Thomas. Return endorsed "May 8, 1777," of men drafted from 1st York Co.
regt. to serve at Rhode Island or elsewhere in New England for the term of 2
months.

Jones, Thomas. Private, Capt. William Cannon's co.. Col. David Leonard's regt.;
service, 70 days ; company drafted, and marched to Ticonderoga May 6, 1777, and
returned home July 14, 1777. Roll sworn to at Blandford and also at Westfield.



964 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

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

JoxEs, Thomas. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk
Co., dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1777; Capt. Nathaniel Winslow's co.. Col. Marshall's
regt. ; also. Private, Capt. Benjamin Wallcutt's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ;
subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. 15, 1777, to Feb. 5, 1777; cred-
ited with 22 days allowance; subsistence also allowed for 11 days (220 miles)
travel on march from Boston to Bennington ; also, Private, 10th Mass. regt. ; list
of men belonging to the Mass. Line to whom wages and depreciation were allowed
by the Commonwealth, notwithstanding the claim made in the army account
office that said men had either not been mustered or had been omitted from pay
rolls; reported omitted July, 1777..

Jones, Thomas. Seaman, brigantine "Massachusetts," commanded by Capt. John
Foster Williams; engaged Feb. 3, 1777; discharged Feb. 17, 1777; service, 14
days; also, brigantine "Massachusetts," commanded by Capt. John Fisk; en-
gaged Feb. 17, 1777 ; discharged July 31, 1777 ; service, 5 mos. 14 days ; roll dated
Boston; also, pay roll for same service, dated Salem; also, same vessel and com-
mander; engaged July 31, 1777; discharged Oct. 16, 1777; roll dated Boston.

Jones, Thomas. Private, Capt. John Morgan's co., Col. Ruggles Woodbridge's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 24 (also given Sept. 10), 1777; service, 1 mo. 22 days, in Northern
department; said Jones, with others, reported as having deserted Oct. 27, 1777,
and pay not allowed.

Jones, Thomas. List of men mustered Aug. 18 [year not given] by Thomas Newhall,
Muster Master for Worcester Co., for the term of 6 months, endorsed " 1777 ; "
Capt. Earle's co., Col. Keyes's regt.; also, Private, Capt. Ralph Earll's co.. Col.
Danforth Keyes's regt.; enlisted Aug. 9, 1777; discharged Nov. 9, 1777; service,
3 mos. ; roll dated Providence and sworn to in Worcester Co.

Jones, Thomas (also given Thomas, Jr.). Return of officers of a company to be sta-
tioned at Elizabeth Islands under Capt. Stephen Nye ; ordered in Council Dec.
11, 1776, that said officers be commissioned and that said Jones be appointed Com-
missary for said company; also. Council order dated Boston, Dec. 15, 1776,
appointing said Jones Commissary for supplying the provisions and necessaries
to the two companies to be raised and stationed at Elizabeth Islands, and for any
militia that should be called in on an alarm for the defence of said Islands; also.
Commissary ; list of officers of Barnstable Co militia appointed to command men
raised for various purposes ; commissioned Dec. 16, 1777.

Jones, Thomas. Capt. Winthrop Gray's (3d) co.. Col. Crafts's (Artillery) regt. ; list
of men entitled to additional bounty, dated Boston, Jan. 12, 1778 ; also, same co.
and regt. ; list of men who received bounty from April 30, 1777, to Dec. 30, 1777,
8 months.

Jones, Thomas. Lists of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the first
Everidge;" said Jones appears among 8 months men [year not given, probably
1775] ; also among men in a detachment with Col. Thatcher [year not given] ; also
among persons reported as having contributed cash at the time of taking [Gen.]
Burgoyne in 1777 ; said Jones reported as having paid $2-

JoNES, Thomas. Sergeant, Capt. Peter Cushing's co., CoL David Cushing's regt. ;
service, 6 days, under Maj. Thomas Lothrop; company assembled at Hull Feb.
27, 1778; roll dated Hingham; also, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co.. Col. David
Cushing's regt.; engaged March 4, 1778; discharged April 4, 1778; service, 1 mo.
2 days, under Maj. Thomas Lothrop at Hull.

Jones, Thomas. Private, Capt. George Minot's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. ; ser-
vice, 5 days; company marched from the alarm post at Concord March 4, 1776,



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 965

Jones, Thomas, continued.

to reinforce the army ; also, list dated July 30, 1778, of men belonging to Concord
town CO. drafted to reinforce Brig. Gen. Sulaven (Sullivan) at Rhode Island for
6 weeks ; said Jones reported as belonging to the alarm list.

Jones, Thomas. Private, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co., Col. Freeman's regt. ; service,
8 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth in Sept., 1778.

Jones, Thomas. Pay roll of Maj. Thomas Thomas's (Artillery) co. for service on
expedition to Rhode Island in 1778.

Jones, Thomas. Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Sayer's co., commanded by Lieut. Samuel
Young subsequent to Aug. 3, 1779, (late) Maj. Littletield's detachment of York
Co. militia; enlisted July 7, 1779; discharged Septo 6, 1779; service, 2 mos., on
Penobscot expedition.

Jones, Thomas. Private, Capt. Samuel Holden's co.. Col. Ebenezer Thayer's regt.;
enlisted July 22, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 10, 1780 ; service, 3 mos., including 11 days
(220 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Suffolk Co. to reinforce Continental
Army for 3 months.

Jones, Thomas. Private, Capt. Benjamin Gould's co., Col. Wade's regt.; enlisted
July 6, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 10, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 17 days, including 12 days
(240 miles) travel home; regiment raised in Essex Co. to reinforce Continental
Army for 3 months. Roll dated Topsfield.

Jones, Thomas, Seaman, ship " Mars," commanded by Capt. James Nivens ; engaged
April 18, 1781 ; discharged June 12, 1781 ; service, 1 mo. 25 days. Roll dated
Boston.

Jones, Thomas. Return of men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service, agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town of Cohasset ; engaged Oct. 8, 1781.

Jones, Thomas. Corporal, Capt. Raymond DeGuiscard's co., Col. Turner's regt. of
5 months levies raised for defence of Rhode Island ; engaged Aug. 1, 1781 ; dis-
charged Nov. 20, 1781; service, 3 mos. 23 days; roll sworn to at Boston; also,
return sworn to Oct. 31, 1782, made by the Selectmen of Boston, of bounties paid
said Jones and others raised to serve in the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve
of June 16, 1781.

Jones, Thomas. Private, Capt. Daniel Fisher's (Dedham) co. ; marched Oct. 12, 1782;
discharged Oct. 24, 1782 ; service, 15 days ; company detached for service under
Maj. Job Cashing at Hull. Roll sworn to at Dedham.

Jones, Thomas. Seaman, State sloop " Winthrop," commanded by Capt. George
Little; engaged May 11, 1782; discharged Nov. 25, 1782; service, 6 mos. 14 days.
Roll sworn to at Boston.

Jones, Thomas, Jr., Hingham (probably). Sergeant, Capt. Isaiah Cushing's co., CoL
Benjamin Lincoln's regt., which assembled April 19, 1775; service, 3 days; also,
Capt. Peter Cushing's (3d Hingham) co.. Col. Solomon Lovel's regt.; service, 4
daj's; company assembled at Dorchester March 4, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt.;
service, 2 days, at Hingham ; company assembled March 15, 1776, to guard the
shore; also, same co. and regt.; service, 2 days; company assembled at Hull
June 14, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ; service, 2 days ; company assembled at
Hull June 23, 1776.

Jones, Thomas, Jr. Private, Capt. John Robinson's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.;
service, 12 days, at Dorchester in March, 1776, guarding shores at mouth of Mil-
ton river; also, Capt. Seth Sumner's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; service, 3
days; company ordered to march to Moon Island June 12, 1776; also, same co.
and regt. ; service, 25 days; company marched to Rhode Island April 17, 1777;



966 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Jones, Thomas, Jr., continued.

roll dated Dorchester; also, same co. and regt. ; marched from home March 1,
1778 ; discharged April 4, 1778 ; service, 1 mo. 4 days ; company ordered to march
to Castle Island.

Jones, Thomas, Jr. Private, Capt. Joseph Palmer's co.. Col. Freeman's regt. ; service,
8 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth in Sept., 1778; also, same co.
and regt.; service, 8 days; company marched on alarms at Falmouth Feb. 4,
April 2, and May 16, 1779; roll sworn to in Barnstable Co. ; also, pay roll of a
company raised in Falmouth, Barnstable Co., by Joseph Dimuck, Esq., to guard
the shore ; enlisted June 10 [1783] ; discharged Nov. 15 [1783] ; service, 5 mos. 5
days ; warrant drawn in favor of Selectmen of Falmouth.

Jones, Thomas William. Gunner, brigantine " Hawke," commanded by Capt. Jona-
than Oakes ; engaged May 3, 1777 ; service, 1 mo., with the fleet under Commodore
John Manley. Roll sworn to in Middlesex Co.

Jones, Timothy, Bedford. 2d Lieutenant, Bedford co. of Minute-men commanded by
1st Lieut. Moses Abbott, which inarched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cam-
bridge ; service, 7 days ; also, list of men between the ages of sixteen and sixty
who were liable to bear arms, as returned to Col. Green, dated Bedford, May 15,
1775.

Jones, Timothy, Mendon. Sergeant, Capt. William Jennison's co. of Minute-men,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury and Cambridge ; ser-
vice, 10 days.

Jones, Timothy. 3d Sergeant, Capt. John Russell's co. ; marched July 25, 1776; ser-
vice to Sept. 30, 1776, 2 mos. 5 days, in defence of seacoast ; company stationed
at Martha's Vineyard; also, same co. ; service from Sept. 30, 1776, to Nov. 22,
1776, 1 mo. 22 days; company raised for defence of seacoast and stationed at
Martin's (Martha's) Vineyard under Maj. Barachiah Bassett.

Jones, Timothy. Private, Capt. Jonathan Shaw's (Raynham) co.. Col. George
Williams's (3d Bristol Co.) regt. ; service, 9 days; company marched to Warren,
R. I., via Rehoboth, Dec. 8, 1776, on an alarm.

Jones, Timothy. Lieutenant, Capt. James Mirick's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.;
entered service 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 ; also, 2d Lieutenant, 8th co., 2d Worcester Co. regt. of Mass. militia ;
list of officers; commissioned March 11, 1778.

Jones, Timothy. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Jenkins's co., Col. Freeman's regt. ; ser-
vice, 10 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth and Falmouth Sept. 6, 1778 ; also, Capt.
Micah Hamlen's co. of matrosses. Col. Freeman's regt.; service, 2 days, guard-
ing prisoners belonging to the [British] ship "Somerset" from Barnstable to
Plymouth Nov. 9, 1778; also, Private, in a detachment from Capt. Micah Ham-
len's (Barnstable) co.. Col. Nathaniel Freeman's regt. ; service, 2 days, guarding
prisoners belonging to the [British] ship "Somerset" from Barnstable to Sand-
wich and Plymouth in Nov., 1778; also, Capt. Micah Hamlen's co. of matrosses,
Col. Nathaniel Freeman's regt.; service, 3 days, on an alarm at Falmouth in
March, 1779; also, same co. and regt.; service, 10 (also given 8) days, on two
alarms ; company served subsequent to April 5, 1779, on four alarms at Falmouth,
two in April, one in May, and one in Sept., 1779 ; roll sworn to in Barnstable Co.

Jones, Timothy. Private, Capt. Ichabod Tha.ver's co.. Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; en-
listed 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.



IN THE WAR OF TIIE REVOLUTION. 967

Jones, Timothy. Private, Capt. Thomas Whipple's co. of guards ; enlisted April 20,
1780; discharged Dec. 20, 1780; service, 8 mos. 1 day; company raised for 8
months and stationed at Rutland.

Jones, Walter. List of prisoners sent in the cartel " Swift " from Halifax to Boston
Nov. 9, 1777, as returned by Josiah Godfrey and B. Fox, Commissaries ; reported
a Seaman.

Jones, William, Amesbury. Private, Capt. Matthias Hoyt's co. of Minute-men, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 9 days; also, Capt. John Cur-
rier's CO., Col. James Frye's regt. ; certificate dated Cambridge, June 19, 1775,
signed by Capt. Currier, stating that said Jones and others had received pouches ;
also, same co. and regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed bj' said Jones and others,
dated Cambridge, July 1, 1775; also. Private, same co. and regt.; company re-
turn [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money
dated Cambridge, Nov. 16, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Eliphalet Bodwell's co., Col.
Edward Wigglesworth's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Albany
home in Dec, 1776 ; 228 miles travel allowed said Jones ; also, return of men raised
to serve in the Continental Army ; residence, Amesbury ; engaged for town of
Amesbury; joined Capt. Varnum's co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ; term, 3 years; also.
Private, Capt. James Varnum's co.. Col. Michael Jackson's regt. ; Continental
Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 23, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descrip-
tive list dated Jan. 7, 1781; Capt. Lieut. E. Smith's co.. Col. M. Jackson's (8th;
regt.; age,47yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, light; hair, dark; occupation,
tailor ; birthplace, Worcester, England ; residence, Amesbury ; enlisted April 24,
1779, by Lieut. Witherell at West Point; enlistment, during war; also, list of
United States pensioners made up to Dec. 31, 1787, as returned by John Lucas,
Commissary of Pensions; 8th Mass. regt. ; said Jones pensioned Sept. 1, 1782, on
account of being disabled by rheumatism ; reported died Sept. 6, 1786.

Jones, William, Bedford. Descriptive list of men raised in Middlesex Co. to serve in
the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779, as returned by Brig.
Gen. Eleazer Brooks to Maj. Hosmer, dated Lincoln, July 21, 1779; Capt. Moore's
CO., 7th Middlesex Co. regt. ; age, 28 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 (also given 5 ft. 11) in. ;
complexion, light ; residence, Bedford ; engaged for town of Bedford ; reported
delivered to Lieut. William Storey; also, list of men raised in Middlesex Co.,
agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779, as returned by Joseph Hosmer, Superin-
tendent, Nov. 24, 1779.

Jones, William, Bolton. Sergeant, Capt. Artemas How's co. of militia, which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775; discharged May 11, 1775.

Jones, William, Hadley (also given Worcester). Private, Capt. Eliakim Smith's
CO., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
vice, 7 days; also, Capt. Eliakim Smith's co.. Col. Jonathan Ward's regt.; order
for advance pay, signed by said Jones and others, dated Cambridge, June 8, 1775 ;
also. Private, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April
27, 1775; service, 3 mos. 12 days; also, Capt. Moses Kellogg's co.. Col. Jonathan
Ward's regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat
or its equivalent in money endorsed " Dec'r 23d 1775" [name crossed out on
order] ; also. Private, Capt. Moses Kellogg's co.. Col. E. Porter's (Hampshire Co.)
regt.; marched July 10, 1777; discharged July 27, 1777; service, 23 days, including
5 days (100 miles) travel home; company marched to Moses Creek to reinforce
Continental Army under Maj. Gen. Schuyler; also, same co. and regt.; marched
Sept. 23, 1777; discharged Oct. 18, 1777; service, 32 days, including 6 days (114
miles) travel home ; company marched Sept. 23, 1777, to reinforce Northern army
under Maj. Gen. Gates on an alarm.

Jones, William, Ipswich. Private, Capt. Abraham Dodge's co.. Col. Moses Little's
regt. ; enlisted March 9, 1776 [service not given] ; reported sick in hospital.



968 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jones, "William, Northampton (also given Boston). Private, Capt. White's co., Col.
Moses Hazen's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 15,
1778, to Dec. 31, 1779 ; also, return of officers and men belonging to Massachusetts
in Col. Moses Hazen's regt., certified at Camp Peekskill, Nov. 9, 1779; Capt.
"White's CO.; rank. Corporal; engaged March 15, 1778; term, during war; re-
ported exchanged from a New York regt. into Col. Hazen's regt. ; also, Private,
Col. Hazen's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780,
to Dec. 31, 1780 ; residence, Northampton ; also, list dated Jan. 18, 1802, returned
by John Avery, Secretary, and P. Coffin, Treasurer, of men who had enlisted into
the Continental Army and actually served 3 years and were accordingly enti-
tled to gratuities, agreeable to resolves of March 4, 1801, and June 19, 1801 ; Col.
Hazen's regt.; residence, Boston.

Jones, "William, Plymouth. Private, Capt. Thomas Mayhew's co., Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 3
mos. 8 days ; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat
or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Nov. 8, 1775; also, return of men
raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Benjamin Rider's co., 1st
Plymouth Co. regt. ; residence, Plymouth ; engaged for town of Plymouth ;
joined Capt. Hunt's co. ; term, 3 years ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel
Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1777; Capt. Abra-
ham Hunt's CO., Col. John Patterson's regt. ; also. Private, Capt. Abraham
Hunt's CO., Col. Joseph "S^ose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1777, to June 4, 1779; reported deserted; also. Corporal, Capt.
Abraham Hunt's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1777, sworn
to at Camp near "\^alley Forge; enlisted Jan. 1, 1777; also, same co. and regt.;
muster roll for Nov., 1778, dated Providence; also, same co. and regt.; muster
rolls for Dec, 1778, and Jan., 1779; also, order for gratuity, dated Providence,
Feb. 13, 1779; also, Capt. Abraham Hunt's co.. Col. "S^ose's regt.; pay roll for
Feb., 1779 ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated
Providence ; reported reduced to Private April 1, 1779.

Jones, William (also given William, Jr.), Scituate. Private, Capt. Galen Clapp's
(2d Scituate) co. of militia. Col. Anthony Thomas's regt., which marched on the
alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 5 days; also, Capt. Nathaniel Winslow's co.,
Gen. John Thomas's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 3, 1775 ;
service, 3 mos. 6 days; a^so, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury Camp, Dec 18, 1775;
also. Private, Capt. Hayward Peirce's co., Col. Jeremiah Hall's regt. ; marched
Dec. 10, 1776; service, 3 mos. 2 days; company raised in Scituate and Hanover
to serve at Bristol, R. I.

Jones, William, Weston. Private, Capt. Samuel Lamson's co. of militia, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 2 days.

Jones, William. List of men who engaged in Col. James Easton's regt., marched
from Pittsfield to Canada Aug. 4, 1775, under command of Capt. Eli Root, and
were dismissed Dec 30, 1775; service, 22 weeks 2 days.

Jones, William. Capt. Hewit Root's co., Col. John Ashley's (Berkshire Co.) regt,;
enlisted July 8, 1777; discharged July 27, 1777; service, 19 days; company
ordered to Fort Edward.

Jones, William. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. John Gill's (4th) co.. Col. Thomas Crafts's
(Artillery) regt.; service to Aug. 1, 1777, GO days.

Jones, William. Private, Capt. Benjamin Phillips's co., Col. Elisha Porter's (Hamp-
shire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 10, 1777; disrhari^ed Aug. 12, 1777; service, 38
days, in Northern department, including travel (100 miles) home.



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Jones, "William. Private, Capt. Daniel Scott's (Pownalborough) co.. Col. Joseph
North's regt. ; service from Sept. 10, 1777, 2 days, in defending and retaking a
mast-ship loading in Sheepscot river ; company called out on an alarm.

Jones, William. Sergeant, Capt. Henry Hunter's co., Col. Jones's regt.; service,
2 days, on an alarm in defence of a ship loading with masts at Sheepsco't river.
Roll dated Newcastle, Sept. 15, 1777.

Jones, William. Private, Capt. Daniel Sacket's co.. Col. Ruggles Woodbridge's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 20, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 9 days (also
given 3 mos. 10 days), in Northern department.

Jones, William. Lieutenant, Capt. Allen McLane's co.,in a regiment commanded by
Lieut. Col. John Parke; pay roll for Aug., 1778.

Jones, William. Armorer, brigantine " Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. Allen
Hallet; engaged Feb. 20, 1779 ; discharged April 30, 1779 ; service, 2 mos. 11 days.

Jones, William. Official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated
Jan. 30, 1776; said Jones chosen Colonel, 3d Lincoln Co. regt. of Mass. militia;
appointment concurred in by Council Feb. 8, 1776 ; reported commissioned Feb. 8,
1776; also, Council warrant dated Sept. 27, 1777, for £326 to be paid said Jones,
Colonel, and the officers and privates of the party under his command for service
rendered by them in retaking the State mast-ship; also, return made by said
Jones, Colonel, to the Council, dated Bristol, Jan. 24, 1778, of men belonging to his
regiment who enlisted into the Continental Army; also, Colonel, 3d Lincoln Co.
regt.. Brig. Gen. Charles Cushing's brigade ; general return of Mass. militia, made
by Adj. Gen. Peleg Wadsworth, dated July 5, 1779.

Jones, William. Capt. Roswell Downing's co., Lieut. Col. Miles Powel's (Berkshire
Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 19, 1779 ; discharged Aug. 23, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 9 days,
including i^ days (90 miles) travel home; company marched to New Haven,



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