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Conn., to serve for 1 month.

Jones, William. Private, Capt. Timothy Heald's co.. Col. Samuel McCobb's regt. ;
enlisted July 25, 1779 ; discharged Sept. 25, 1779; service, 2 mos. 1 day, on Penob-
scot expedition.

Jones, William. Sergeant, Capt. John Spoor's co.. Col. John Brown's regt.; entered
service July 18, 1780; discharged Oct. 23, 1780; service, 3 mos. 10 days, travel
(4 days) included ; regiment raised in Berkshire Co. to reinforce Continental Army
for 3 months and was discharged 80 miles from home.

Jones, William. Private, Capt. Timothy Boutell's co.. Col. John Rand's regt. ; en-
listed July 16, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 5 days, including
10 days (200 miles) travel home ; regiment raised in Worcester Co. to reinforce
Continental Army for 3 months.

Jones, William. Descriptive return dated Boston, made by Edward Procter, Colonel
of Boston regt., of men who had enlisted to serve in the militia under Brig. Gen.
John Fellows for the term of 3 months from the time of their arrival at place of
rendezvous, unless sooner discharged, and who had received bounty and mileage
due them of said Col. Procter; Ward No. 4 co. ; age, 29 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ;
complexion, brown ; also. Private, Capt. Alexander Hodgdon's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Thayer's regt.; enlisted July 26, 1780; discharged Oct. 30, 1780; service, 3 mos.
8 days ; regiment raised in Suffolk Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months
and stationed at Rhode Island.

Jones, William. Private, Capt. Jonathan Andrews's co.. Col. Joseph Prime's regt. ;
enlisted May 8, 1780; discharged Nov. 23, 1780; service, 6 mos. 16 days, under
Brig. Gen. P. Wadsworth at the Eastward. Roll sworn to in York Co. and
certified at Thomaston.



970 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND S/VILORS



JoNics, William. List dated Cape Elizabeth, Jan. 17, 1782, of men fornoerly belonging
to Cape Elizabeth who went out in armed vessels, etc., subsequent to 1776; re-
ported lost with Capt. George Maxwell.

Jones, William. Private, Capt. Amos Lincoln'a co. of matrosses ; enlisted July 14,
1781 ; discharged Aug. 21, 1783 ; service, 25 nios. 9 days ; said Jones reported as
among rejected recruits detailed for garrison duty. Roll dated Boston.

Jones, William Williams. Landsman, frigate " Deane," commanded by Capt. Samuel
Nicholson; engaged March 2, 1782; service to May 31, 1782, 2 mos. 29 days;
also, Seaman, State ship " Tartar," commanded by Capt. John Cathcart ; engaged
July 27, 1782 ; discharged Nov. 21, 1782 ; service, 3 mos. 25 days ; roll sworn to at
Boston.

Jones, Windsor, Boston. Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Balch's (3d) co., Col. Thomas
Crafts's (Artillery) regt. ; service from Nov. 1, 1776, to Feb. 1, 1777, 3 mos. ; also,
Capt. Joseph Balch's (2d) co.. Col. Thomas Crafts's (Artillery) regt.; service
from Feb. 1, 1777, to May 8, 1777, 3 mos. 7 days ; also, Capt. Lieut. William Bur-
beck's CO. ; enlisted Dec. 15, 1779 ; service to Oct. 24, 1781, 22 mos. 11 days ; com-
pany raised for defence of Castle and Governor's Islands and commanded by His
Excellency John Hancock ; also, Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; service from Oct.
25, 1781, 4 mos. 18 days; reported died March 14, 1782; company raised for de-
fence of Castle and Governor's Islands.

Jones, Windsor, Douglas (also given Mendon). Drummer, Capt. Andrew Peters's
CO., Col. Joseph Read's (20th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted
May 8, 1775 ; service, 3 mos. 1 day ; also, company return dated Roxbury, Sept.
25, 1775.

Jones, Windsor, Medfield. Drummer, Capt. John Gay's co., Col. Ebenezer Francis's
regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance to and from camp, etc., sworn to Nov.
29, 1776; said Jones credited with allowance for 1 day (20 miles); company
drafted from Roxbury, Dedham, Needham, Medfield, Wrentham, Walpole, Med-
way, Bellingham, Beverly, Danvers, Middleton, and Manchester.

Jones, Windsor, Sandwich. Private, Capt. Means's co.. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt. ;
Continental Armj' pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to April 1, 1778;
reported died April 1, 1778; also, Capt. John Chadwick's co.. Col. Brewer's regt.;
return dated Jan. 22, 1778; residence. Sandwich ; enlisted for town of Sandwich;
mustered by Jos. Otis ; term, 3 years.

Jones, Windsor. Ensign, Col. John Greaton's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from April 1, 1777, to April 15, 1778; reported resigned April 15, 1778;
also reported discharged by Gen. Heath May 30, 1778; also, (late) Capt. Charles
Colton's CO., Col. John Greaton's (2d) regt. ; return of men who were in camp on
or before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been aljsent subsequently except on fur-
lough, etc.; reported resigned in 1778; also, Col. Greaton's regt.; return of offi-
cers for clothing, dated Boston, May 4, 1778; also, certificate endorsed " Feb'y.
25th. 1779," signed by E. Cumpston, Captain, 2d Mass. battalion, certifying that
said Jones, Ensign in Capt. Colton's co., Col. Greaton's regt., had been in service
on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and had not been absent subsequently until discharged
on account of ill health.

Jones, Windsor. Drummer, brig " Hazard," commanded by Capt. John F. Williams;
engaged May 10, 1779; service, 2 m¬Ђs. 6 days; said Jones reported as among
those who were placed on board the ship " Putnam " or who left the brig on her
arrival at Boston ; roll sworn to in Suffolk Co. ; also, Seaman, ship " General
Putnam," commanded by Capt. Daniel Waters ; engaged July 15 (also given July
12), 1779; service to Sept. 7, 1779, 1 mo. 22 days, on Penobscot expedition; roll
sworn to in Suffolk Co.



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTIOX. 971

Jones, Zebediah, Draciit. Private, Capt. Peter Coburn's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Bridge's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 8 days;
also, Corporal, Capt. Stephen Russell's co.. Col. Samuel Bullard's regt.. Gen.
Warner's brigade; engaged Aug. 15, 1777; discharged Nov. 30, 1777; service, 3
mos. 28 days, in Northern department, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home.

Jones, Zenas, Wilbrahara. Private, Capt. Paul Langdon's (Wilbraham) co. of Minute-
men, which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ;
discharged June 6, 1775 ; service, 49 days.

Jones, Zephaniah, Berkley. Private, Capt. James Nickols's co.. Col. Edward Pope's
(Bristol Co.) regt. ; service, 8 days, on the alarm at Rhode Island of Dec. 8, 1776,
including travel (54 miles) to camp at Warren and home ; also, Capt. Abel Bab-
bit's CO., Col. John Hathaway's regt. ; service between Aug. 1 and Aug. 7, 1780,
3 days ; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

JoNHONOT, Prince. Private, Capt. John Davis's co.. Col. James Frye's regt. ; return
of men in camp at Cambridge, dated May 17, 1775.

Jonkens, Obadiah. Private, Capt. Sylvanus Smith's co., Col. Timothy Bigelow's
regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1777, dated Camp Valley Forge; enlisted May 15,
1777 ; enlistment to expire Jan. 10, 1778 ; reported on furlough.

JoNN, Farwell. List of men appearing under the heading " Hartwell Brook the first
Everidge; " said Jonn appears among 8 months men [vear not given, probably
1775].

JoNNOT, Prince. Private ; list of men returned as serving on main guard at Cambridge
under Maj. Loammi Baldwin, dated May 15, 1775.

Jons, Abraham. Private ; list of men returned as serving on main guard under Lieut.
Col. L. Baldwin, dated July 3, 1775.

Jons, Consider, Middleborough. Corporal, Capt. Nehemiah Allen's co.. Col. Theophi-
lus Cotten's regt. ; service, 31 days, on a secret expedition to Rhode Island in
Sept. and Oct., 1777.

Jons, Ebenezer, Princeton. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Belknap's co.. Col. Nathaniel
Wade's regt.; enlisted July 21, 1778; discharged Jan. 1, 1779; service, 5 mos. 15
days, at Rhode Island, including travel (80 miles) from North Kingston, R. I.,
to place of discharge, i. e., home; also, same co. and regt.; muster rolls dated
North Kingston, Nov. 6, and Dec. 4, 1778 ; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779 ; also,
muster rolls sworn to at East Greenwich, Sept. 28, Nov. 10, and Dec. 30, 1778.

Jons, Elijah, Attleborough. Private, Capt. Moses Willmarth's (9th) co.. Col. John
Dagget's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 11 days.

Jons, Eusha. Private, Capt. Benjamin Farrar's co.. Col. Benjamin Haws's regt. ; en-
listed Sept. 27, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 29, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 5 days, on a secret
expedition to Rhode Island.

Jons, Isaac, Upton. Descriptive list of men raised for Continental service, as returned
by Capt. Thomas Marshall Baker and Capt. Benjamin Farrer to Maj. Seth Wash-
burn, Superintendent for Worcester Co., dated Upton, June 1, 1778 ; Capt. Thomas
Marshall Baker's co., Col. Ezra Wood's regt.; age, about 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft.
2 in. ; residence, Upton ; reported an Indian. [See Isaac Johns.]

Jons, John, Damariscotta. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
3d Lincoln Co. regt., as returned by Capt. Archibald McAllister, agreeable to
order of Council of Nov. 7, 1777 ; residence, Damariscotta ; joined Capt. White's
CO., Col. Franses's (Francis's) regt. ; term, 3 years.

Jons, Jonathan. Return of cartridges for Capt. Ford's co. received from Nov. 4 to
Jan. 6 [year not given] .



972 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jons, Samuel, Bolton. Private, Capt. Robert Longley's co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's
regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775] .

Jons, Samuel. List of men mustered subsequent to Jan. 17, 1778, by James Leonard,
Muster Master for Bristol Co., dated March 17, 1778; Capt. Samuel Foster's co..
Col. John Greaton's regt. ; engaged for town of Taunton.

JoNSON, AsAHEL, Chester. Private, Capt. Benjamin Hastings's co.. Col. Asa Whit-
comb's regt. ; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775.

JoNSON, Buckley. Private, Capt. Noah Lankton's co.. Col. Ashley's (Berkshire Co.)
regt. ; enlisted April 26, 1777 ; discharged May 20, 1777 ; service, 25 days, at Sara-
toga by order of Gen. Gates.

JoNSON, Calvin, Middleborough. Private, Capt. James Keith's co.. Col. Paul Dudley
Sargent's regt. ; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

JoNSON, Daniel, Harvard. Chaplain ; return of officers who marched to camp to join
Col. Dike's regt., dated Dorchester, Sept. 27, 1776 ; said Jonson marched Sept. 26,
1776; ordered in Council Sept. 27, 1776, that said officers be commissioned.

JoNSON, David, Leominster. Private, Capt. "William Henry's co. ; enlisted Oct. 3, 1779 ;
discharged Nov. 10, 1779 ; service, 1 mo. 11 days, at Castle and Governor's Islands ;
company raised in Worcester Co.

JoNSON, David. Lieutenant, Capt. Elijah Lewis's co., Col. Christopher Greene's (1st
Rhode Island) battalion; muster roll for March, 1778; reported on command
recruiting.

Jonson, Dennis. Sergeant, Capt. William Spinney's co., Col. Cogswell's regt. ; entered
service Oct. 8, 1778; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service, 2 mos. 28 days, including
travel (80 miles) home ; company detached to guard and fortify port of Boston.

JoNSON, Ebenezer, Audovcr. Descriptive list dated Jan. 27, 1781 ; Capt. Stephen
Abbot's CO., 10th Mass. regt. ; age, 30 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, dark ;
hair, brown ; occupation, husbandman ; birthplace, Andover ; residence, Andover ;
enlisted Dec. 2, 1779, by Capt. Abbot, at West Point ; enlistment, during war.

JoNSON, Ebenezer, Ervingshire. Private, Capt. John King's co.. Col. Woodbridge's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos. 13
days.

Jonson, Ebenezer. 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.

Jonson, Ebenezer. Capt. Walker's co.. Col. Bridge's regt. ; receipt for advance pay,
signed by said Jonson and others, dated Cambridge, June 24, 1775.

Jonson, Edward. Private, Capt. Moses Whiting's co., 36th regt. ; company return
dated Fort No. 2, Cambridge, Oct. 5, 1775; enlisted May 5, 1775; reported a
stranger; also reported as having gone to Quebec; 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.

Jonson, Elisha. List of 2 months men who went to Winter Hill in Feb., 1776, with
Capt. Noah Hall.

Jonson, Enoch, Needham. Private, Capt. Joseph Morse's co.. Col. John Paterson's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 10, 1775; seiwice, 2 mos. 26
days.

Jonson, Ephraim, Leominster. Private, Capt. William Henry's co. ; enlisted Oct. 3,
1779; discharged Nov. 10, 1779; service, 1 mo. 11 days, at Castle and Governor's
Islands; company raised in Worcester Co.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 973

JoNsox, EzEKiEL. Private, Capt. John Bradford's co., Col. Theophilus Cotton's regt.,
which marched April 19, 1775, to Marshfield; service, 12 days; reported enlisted
into the army ; company probably belonged to Halifax and Plimpton.

JoNsox, Francis. Col. David Henley's regt. ; return of recruits for knapsacks, dated
Boston, Feb. 16, 1778; reported under marching orders.

JoxsoN, Harmon, Taunton. Private, Capt. Josiah King's co., Col. David Brewer's
(9th) regt.; company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also, list of men mustered by
James Leonard, Muster Master for Bristol Co., for 6 months service at Rhode
Island, dated July 7, 1778 ; Col. George Williams's regt. ; also, return of men who
enlisted to serve for 6 months at Dartmouth [year not given].

JoNSON, Jacob. Private, Capt. Thomas IngersoU's co.. Col. Ashley's (1st Berkshire
Co.) regt.; service, 12 days, in Oct., 1781, at Stillwater, by order of Brig. Gen.
John Fellows on an alarm.

JoNSON, Jacob. Private, Capt. John Baxter's co. ; marched Oct. 1, 1782; discharged
Oct. 24, 1782; service, 26 days; company detached for service under Maj. Job
Gushing at Hull. Roll dated Medfield.

JoNsoN, James, Sturbridge. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Healy's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Learned's (4th) regt. ; company return dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 6, 1775.

JoNSON, James, "VVinthrop. Private, Capt. Samuel McCobb's CO., Col. John Nixon's
(5th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 1, 1775; service, 2 mos.
5 days; also, company return dated Winter Hill, Oct. 7, 1775; also, lists of men
returned as having voluntarily enlisted into the army in 1775, and also in 1776,
and men supposed to have enlisted into the army for 3 years, but not returned to
the town, annexed to a petition of the inhabitants of Winthrop, dated March 10,
1777, asking consideration on account of their exposed condition.

JoNSOx, James. Capt. Thomas W. Foster's co.. Col. Richard Gridley's (Artillery)
regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money due for the 8 mos. service
in 1775.

JoNSON, James. Private, Capt. Joseph Winch's co., Col. Samuel Bullard's regt. ; en-
listed Aug. 16, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 21, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 15 days, in Northern
department, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home. Roll sworn to in Mid-
dlesex Co.

JoNSON, Jasper. Lists of men returned as having voluntarily enlisted into the army
in 1775, and also in 1776, annexed to a petition of the inhabitants of Winthrop,
dated March 10, 1777, asking consideration on account of their exposed condition.

JoNSON, John, Fitchburg. Corporal, Capt. William Henry's co. ; engaged Oct. 3,
1779; discharged Oct. 29, 1779; service, 1 mo., at Castle and Governor's Islands;
company raised in Worcester Co.

JoNsoN, John, Manchester. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Eli Parker's co., dated Amherst, March 29, 1779; residence, Manches-
ter ; engaged for town of Amherst ; joined Capt. Oliver's co.. Col. Greaten's regt. ;
term, 3 years ; said Jonson reported as returned by Amherst and Ludlow.

JoNsoN, John. Private, Capt. Moses French's co., Col. Jonathan Titcomb's regt. ; ser-
vice from May 15, 1777, to July 15, 1777, 2 mos. 5 days, travel included, at Rhode
Island.

Jonson, Jonathan. Company receipt, given to Capt. James Lemont, for wages for 1
month, dated Georgetown, Nov. 2, 1775.

JoNSON, Jonathan. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army for the term
of 9 months, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, as returned by Capt. Timothy
Childs and Capt. Ebenezer Arms, dated Greenfield, Sept. 25, 1778; also, descrip-
tive list of 9 months men raised in Hampshire Co., as returned by Noah Good-



974 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



JoNsox, Jonathan, continued.

man, Superintendent for said county ; Capt. Arins's co., Col. Wells's regt. ; age,
18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in. ; hair, light ; engaged for town of Greenfield.

JoNSON, Jos. Capt. Edward Blake's co., Col. Carpenter's regt. ; service, 4 days ; com-
pany detached to march to Tiverton, R. I., July 28, 1780, to serve for 6 days.

JoNSON, Joseph, Newcastle. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from 3d Lincoln Co. regt., as returned by Capt. Roliert Hodge, dated Newcastle,
1777; residence, Newcastle; engaged for town of Salisbury; joined Capt. John
Baley's co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ; term, 3 years.

JoNSON, Joseph, Taunton. Private, Capt. Ichabod Leonard's co.. Col. John Hathe-
way's regt. ; service, 22 days, at Rhode Island ; company marched from Taun-
ton to Tiverton in April, 1777, by order of Brig. Gen. George Godfrey.

JoNSON, Joseph, Jr. (also given Joseph, 2d). Private, Capt. Edward Blake's co.. Col.
Mitchel's regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. James Williams, Brig. Gen. Godfrey's
(Bristol Co.) brigade; service, 8 days; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on
the alarm of Aug. 2, 1780.

JoNSON, Joshua. Private, Capt. AbijahBangs's co., Col. Dike's regt. ; pay roll for gun
and blanket money, dated Boston, Feb. 24, 1777.

JoNSON, Moses, Putney. Private, Capt. Benjamin Hastings's co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's
regt.; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; reported among the carpenters.

JoNSON, Nathaniel, Ipswich. Private, Capt. David Low's co. of volunteers, 3d Essex
Co. regt. ; enlisted Sept. 30, 1777 ; marched Oct. 2, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 7, 1777;
service, 40 days, in a regiment commanded by Maj. Charles Smith, under Gen.
Gates in Northern department, and in guarding Gen. Burgoyne's army to Pros-
pect Hill; company discharged at Cambridge.

JoNSON, Nathaniel, New Salem [probably]. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Goodall's co.,
Col. Woodbridge's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
9 days.

JoNSON, Nathaniel. Descriptive list of men mustered for Continental service subse-
quent to Sept. 16 [year not given], by James Leonard, Muster Master for Bristol
Co. ; Capt. Jonathan Drown's co.. Col. Lea's (Lee's) regt. ; age, 22 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 8 in. ; engaged for town of Taunton.

JoNSOx, Obadiah. List of men between the ages of sixteen and sixty who enlisted
into the army, as returned to Col. Green, dated Bedford, May 15, 1775.

JoNSON, Obadiah. Company receipt, given to Capt. John Ford, for wages to Oct. 1,
1776, dated Ticonderoga ; company marched from Chelmsford July 25, 1776, and
was discharged at Albany Jan. 1, 1777.

JoNSON, Paul. Copy of a company receipt, given to the Selectmen of Newbury, for
wages for 1^ mos. service under Maj. William Rogers at Rhode Island, dated
Newbury, Jan. 25, 1779; Thomas Thorla probably signed for said Jonson.

JoNsox, Richard. Private, Capt. Jesse Sturtevant's co., Col. John Jacobs's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Nov. 1, 1780; service, 2 mos. 30 days; regiment
detached from militia to reinforce Continental Army at Rhode Island for 3 months.

JoNsox, Sajiuel. List of men raised in Worcester Co. for the term of 9 months from
the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned
as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778 ;
engaged for town of Shrewsbury ; arrived at Fishkill June 7, 1778.

Joxsox, Seth. Account dated Mendon, Aug. 2, 1781, rendered by the Selectmen, of
bounties paid said Jonson and others in March, 1781, to serve in the Continental
Army for the term of 3 years.



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JoNSON, Stephen, Sanford. Corporal, Capt. Samuel Sayer's co.. Col. James Seam-
mon's (30th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service,
3 mos. 4 days ; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] , including abstract of
pay to last of July, 1775.

JoNSON, " Thias." Descriptive list of 9 months men raised in Hampshire Co. for Con-
tinental service, as returned bj^ Noah Goodman, Superintendent for said county
[year not given, probably 1778] ; Capt. Sheldon's co., Col. Wells's regt.; age, 16
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in. ; hair, light; engaged for town of Bernardston.

JoNSON, Thomas, Middleborough. Private, Capt. Isaac Wood's co., Col. Theophilus
Cotton's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 6, 1775; service, 3
mos. 3 days; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775; also, Capt. Nathaniel
Wood's CO., Col. Simon Cary's regt. ; service, 5 days ; roll dated Roxbury, April 1,
1776.

JoNSON, Thomas. Private, Capt. Benjamin Smith's co. ; service from Jan. 19, 1776, to
May 31, 1776, 4 mos. 13 days; company stationed at Martha's Vineyard for de-
fence of seacoast.

JoNSOK, Thomas. Pay roll of officers and crew of the brigantine " Rising Empire,"
commanded by Capt. Richard Whellen, sworn to in Bristol Co.; engaged April
29, 1776; discharged Sept. 2, 1776; service, 4 mos. 4 days.

JoNSON, Timothy. 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.

JoNSON, "WicoM," Cambridge. Private, Capt. John Packard's co.. Col. David
Brewer's (9th) regt.; company return dated Roxbury, Oct. 7, 1775; reported
enlisted into the train.

JoNSON, William, Lynn. Private, Capt. Enoch Putnam's co.. Col. John Mansfield's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 10, 1775; service, 2 mos. 27
days.

JoNSON, William, Taunton. Private, Capt. Ichabod Leonard's co., Col. Thomas
Carpenter's regt. ; service, 1 mo. 15 days ; company marched from Bristol Co. to
Rhode Island in July, 1778, to serve for 6 weeks.

JoNSON, William. Private; list of men returned as serving on main guard under
Lieut. Col. L. Baldwin, dated July 3, 1775.

Joxsox, William. Sergeant; list of men belonging to Capt. Samuel Sprague's co.
who agreed to serve the month of Jan., 1776.

JoNSOx, William. Capt. Putnam's co. ; copy of a list of men taken from the Orderly
Book of Col. Israel Hutchinson, of the 27th regt., dated Fort Lee ; reported taken
prisoner at Fort Washington Nov. 16, 1776.

JoNSON, William. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for
Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1777 ; Capt. Thomas's co., Col. Thomas Mar-
shall's regt.

JoNSON, William. Private, Capt. Christopher Beackley's co. of Artillery artificers,
detached from Col. Benjamin Flower's corps of artificers and attached to artillery
in the field commanded by Brig. Gen. Henry Knox ; muster roll for April, 1778.

JoNSON, William. Account dated Mendon, Aug. 2, 1781, rendered by the Selectmen,
of bounties paid said Jonson and others in March, 1781, to serve in the Continental
Army for the term of 3 years.

JoNSON, Zedekiah, Hutchlnson (Barre). Private, Capt. John Black's co.. Col. Jona-
than Brewer's regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775].



976 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

J0N88ON, Zedekiah. Order on Maj. Barber, dated Cambridge, June 23, 1775, signed
by Capt. John Black, for cartoucli boxes for his company to be delivered to
Aaron Holdin ; receipt for said boxes signed by Sergt. Aaron Holden.

JoNSTox, David. Lieutenant, Capt. Elijah Lewis's co., Col. Christopher Greene's (1st
Rhode Island) battalion ; muster roll for Jan.-Nov., 1777 ; reported promoted
from Ensign to 2d Lieutenant Feb. 11, 1777.

J0N8T0X, George, Salem. Cook, brigantine " Defence," commanded by John Edmands,
Master; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to Aug. 26, 1781 ; stature, 5 ft.
9 in.; complexion, negro; residence, Salem.

JoNSTox, James, Old Canaan. Private, Capt. Enos Stone's co., Col. Brewer's regt. ;
return dated Camp at Valley Forge, Jan. 2.3, 1778; residence, Old Canaan; en-
listed for town of Richmond; mustered by Trueman Wheler, Muster Master;
reported deserted.

JoNSTON, Jonathan. Private, Capt. George White's co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt. ;
muster roll for March, 1779, dated West Point; enlisted June 9, 1778; discharged
March 9, 1779; enlistment, 9 months.

JoNSTON, "MiCK," Philadelphia. Listof prisoners sent from New York [year not given] ,
in the cartel " Rising Empire," as returned by Commissary Godfrey ; reported as
belonging to Cape Ann and as employed on the snow " Polly."

JoNSTON, Nathan. Capt. Brewer's co.. Col. Brewer's regt. ; return dated Camp Valley



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