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Forge, Jan. 23, 1778; reported deserted in Jan. [year not given].

JoNSTON, Nathaniel. Pay abstract for billeting a number of men belonging to Capt.
Oliver Soper's co., Col. Joseph Read's regt., dated New York, April 21, 1776 ; said
Johnston credited with 15 days allowance.

JoNSTox, Obadiah, Ncw Marlborough. Private, Capt. Moses Soul's co., Col. John
Fellows's (8th) regt.; company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; enlisted April 21, 1775.

JoNSTOx, '• RoBBARD." Receipt dated Wilbraham, March 23, 1781, for bounty paid said
Jonston by a class of the town of Wilbraham to serve in the Continental Army
for the term of 3 years, agreeable to resolve of Dec.' 2, 1780.

Jonston, Samuel. Private, Capt. Nathan Harrington's co. of guards, Maj. Reed's
detachment, possibly from Col. Abijah Stearns's regt.; enlisted March 31, 1778;
service, 3 mos. 2 days ; company stationed at Rutland ; also, pay roll for same
service, dated Holden.

JoNSTOx, Samuel. Private, Capt. John Blunt's co., Maj. William Lithgow's detach-
ment of militia; service from Sept. 27, 1779, to Nov. 10, 1779, 1 mo. 15 days, de-
fending frontiers of Lincoln Co.

JoxsTONE, Jonathan. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Ide's co.. Col. Carpenter's regt.; en-
listed Aug. 16, 1779; discharged Sept. 15, 1779; service, 1 mo. ; travel allowed to
and from camp at Providence ; company detached from militia to serve at Rhode
Island for 4 weeks in a regiment under Capt. Samuel Fisher.

Joplin, . [This name also appears under the form of Jopplin, Toplin.]

JoPLiN, William, Salem. Private, Colonel's co.. Col. Rnfus Putnam's regt.; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from May 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also,
Capt. John Williams's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's (4th) regt. ; return dated Albany,
Feb. 9, 1778; residence, Salem; enlisted for town of Salem; mustered by John
Cnshing, Esq. [See William Toplin.]

JOPPLE, Bf.xjamin. Corporal, 2d Mass. regt.; list of officers and men who had not
received the gratuities granted by resolve of Jan. 15, 1781.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 977



JoppLiN, Joseph, Salem. Seaman, brigantine " Addition " (privateer), commanded by
Capt. Joseph Pratt; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to June 17, 1780;
age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 4 ft. 6 in. ; complexion, dark ; residence, Salem.

JoppLiN, "William, Salem. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
1st Essex Co. regt., as returned agreeable to order of Council of Nov. 7, 1777;
residence, Salem; engaged for town of Salem; joined Capt. Winship's co.. Col.
Putnam's regt. ; term, 3 years or during war.

JoRDAiN, Abner. Private, Capt. Alexander McLellan's co., Col. Jonathan Mitchel's
regt.; enlisted July 7, 1779; discharged Sept. 25, 1779; service, 2 mos. 18 days,
on Penobscot expedition. Roll dated Gorham.

JoRDAiN, Abraham. Private, Capt. Peter Talbot's co.; service, 2 days, on an alarm
[year not given, probably 1775] .

JoRDAiN, ANDREVf. Private, Capt. Isaac Parsons's co., Col. Prime's regt.; enlisted
May 4, 1780 ; discharged Dec. 31, 1780 ; service, 7 mos. 28 days, under Brig. Gen.
Wadsworth at the Eastward. Roll sworn to at North Yarmouth and certified at
Thomaston.

JoRDAix, Moses. Private, Capt. Alexander McLellan's co.. Col. Jonathan Mitchel's
regt.; enlisted July 7, 1779; discharged Sept. 25, 1779; service, 2 mos. 18 days,
on Penobscot expedition. Roll dated Gorham.

Jordan, . [This name also appears under the form of Gorden, Jarden, Jodan,

Jordain, Jorden, Jordin, Jordins, Jordon, Jourdan, Jourden, Jurdan, Jurden,
Jurdin.]

Jordan, . List of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester

Co. ; Capt. Coburn's co., Col. Alden's regt. ; mustered March 5, 1777 ; term, dur-
ing war.

Jordan, Abraham, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Peter Talbot's co., Col. Lemuel Robin-
son's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 3 days; also,
Capt. Simeon Leach's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt. ; service, 5 days ; company
marched from Stoughton March 4, 1776, at the time of fortifying Dorchester
Heights; also, Capt. Robert Swan's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; service, 3
days; company marched from Stoughton to Squantum (The Moon) June 13,
1776, when the British fleet left Boston harbor ; also, Capt. John Bradley's co.. Col.
Benjamin Gill's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 14, 1777; service, 3 mos. 28 days, including
12 days (240 miles) travel home; company marched to Manchester, Vt., to join
Northern army.

Jordan, Abraham. Matross, in a corps of artillery commanded by Capt. Joseph
McLellan and stationed at Falmouth, Casco Bay; enlisted Nov. 1, 1780; dis-
charged May 1, 1781 ; service, 6 mos.

Jordan, Andreav. Private, Capt. Briant Morton's co. ; enlisted Feb 5, 1776 ; service
to Sept. 1, 1776; company stationed on seacoast at Cape Elizabeth and Scarbor-
ough; also, Capt. Briant Morton's co., Col. Mitchel's regt.; service from Sept. 1,
1776, to Nov. 25, 1776; company stationed on seacoast at Cape Elizabeth and
Scarborough.

Jordan, Andrew. Drummer, Capt. John Wentworth's co. of matrosses. Col. Peter
Noyes's regt. ; company mustered by Col. Noyes May 20, 1777, and stationed at
Fort Hancock, Cape Elizabeth.

Jordan, Andreav. Private, Capt. Joseph Pride's co., in a detachment of Cumberland
Co. militia commanded by Nathaniel Jordan, Esq.; joined Oct. 1, 1779; dis-
charged Oct. 23, 1779.



978 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Jordan, Andrew. List dated Cape Elizabeth, Jan. 17, 1782, of men formerly belong-
ing to Cape Elizabeth who went out in armed vessels, etc., subsequent to 1776;
reported lost in the privateer " General Wadsworth."

Jordan, Benjamin, Buxton. Capt. John Wentworth's co., Col. Aaron Willard's regt. ;
pay abstract for travel allowance from home to Bennington, dated Boston, Jan.
6, 1777; 322 miles travel allowed said Jordan; also, same co. and regt.; pay
abstract for travel allowance, etc., home from place of discharge, Fort Edward,
dated Boston, Jan. 15, 1777; 412 miles travel allowed said Jordan.

Jordan, Benjamin, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Asahel Smith's (Stoughton) co. of
militia. Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775 ; service. 9 days ; also, Capt. William Bent's co., 36th regt. ; company return
dated Fort No. 2, Oct, 5, 1775 ; also, Capt. Simeon Leach's co. of guards, Col.
Benjamin Gill's regt.; service, 2 days; company marched from Stoughton to
Braintree March 21, 1776, when British ships lay in Boston harbor.

Jordan, Benjamin. 1st Lieutenant, Capt. David Strout's co. ; enlisted July 1, 1775;
service to Dec. 31, 1775, 6 mos. 15 days; company stationed on seacoast at Cape
Elizabeth and Scarborough; also, official record of a ballot by the House of
Representatives, dated Nov. 18, 1776; said Jordan chosen 1st Lieutenant in Capt.
James Leach's co. of matrosses to be raised in Cape Elizabeth and stationed
there ; appointment concurred in by Council Nov. 18, 1776 ; reported commissioned
Nov. 18, 1776.

Jordan, Benjamin. List of men who moved from the town of Cape Elizabeth subse-
quent to 1776, dated Cape Elizabeth, Jan. 17, 1782.

Jordan, Benjamin Allen. Enlistment agreement dated 1776, signed by said Allen
and others, engaging themselves to serve in the Continental Army until April 1,
[1776] ; reported enlisted at Gorham.

Jordan, Clement. Corporal, Capt. Thomas Romeiy's co., (late) Col. Storer's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 14, 1777; discharged Nov. 30, 1777; service, 123 days, including
travel (16 days) home ; company marched from York Co. to join army under Gen.
Gates at Manchester.

Jordan, Clem't, Jr. List of men who moved from the town of Cape Elizabeth subse-
quent to 1776, dated Cape Elizabeth, Jan. 17, 1782.

Jordan, David, New Boston (Gray). List of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Jonas Stevins's co.. Col. Timothy Pike's (4th Cumberland Co.)
regt.; residence, Gray ; engaged for town of Gray; joined Capt. Ellis's co.. Col.
Biggelow's regt. ; term, 3 years ; reported enlisted in 1776.

Jordan, David, Scituate. Private, Capt. John Clap's co. of Minute-men, Col. John
Bailey's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 15 days;
also, Capt. William Turner's co. ; pay abstract for mileage to and from camp;
mileage (56 miles) allowed said Jordan; company joined Col. John Bailey's regi-
ment Dec. 10, 1775.

Jordan, Ebenezer, Cape Elizabeth. Private, Capt. Samuel Dunn's co.. Col. Edmund
Phinney's (31st) regt. ; billeting allowed from date of enlistment, May 13, 1775,
to date of marching to headquarters, July 11, 1775; credited with 59 days allow-
ance ; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or
its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Nov. 1, 1775.

Jordan, Ebenkzer. Corporal, Capt. Tobias Lord's co. ; service from May 31, 1776, to
Nov, 25, 1776, 5 mos. 25 days; company stationed at Falmouth for defence of
seacoast; also, Matross, Capt. Abner Lowell's co. of matrosses; service from
Jan. 1, 1777, to March 31, 1777, 3 mos.; company stationed at Falmouth, Cum-
berland Co.



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JoRDAX, Ebenezer. Private, in a detachment under Lieut. John Bohannan belonging
to Col. Foster's (Lincoln Co.) regt. ; enlisted Dec. 17, 1778; discharged Dec. 19,
1778 ; service, 3 days ; detachment called out by Lieut. Col. Campbell in defence
of State stores on board the " Merry Sheet," from Boston, bound to garrison at
Machias. Roll dated Narragaugus.

Jordan, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Moses Bullard's co., Col. Ebenezer Thayer's regt. ;
enlisted July 27, 1780; discharged Oct. 30, 1780; service, 3 mos. -1 days; regiment
raised in Suffolk Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months and stationed at
Rhode Island.

Jordan, Ebenezer. List dated Cape Elizabeth, Jan. 17, 1782, of men formerly belong-
ing to Cape Elizabeth who went out in armed vessels, etc., subsequent to 1776;
reported lost with Capt. Hinkley.

Jordan, Edmund, Cape Elizabeth (also given Falmouth). Return of men raised to
serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Joshua Jordan's (2d) co.. Col. Peter
Noyes's (1st Cumberland Co.) regt., dated Cape Elizabeth, Nov. 20, 1778; resi-
dence, Cape Elizabeth ; engaged for town of Cape Elizabeth; joined Capt. May-
bury's co., Col. Francis's regt. ; term, 3 years.

Jordan, Edmund. List of 9 months men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster
Master for Worcester Co. ; Capt. Cowl's co., Col. Denny's regt. ; engaged for town
of Ward (Auburn) ; mustered June 25, 1779; also, list of 9 months men ; entered
service Aug. 21, 1779; discharged April 21, 1780; also, descriptive list of men
raised in Worcester Co. to serve in the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of
Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by Seth Washburn, Superintendent for said county ;
Capt. Whitney's co.. Col. Danney's (Denny's) regt. ; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. ;
complexion, light; occupation, farmer; engaged for town of Worcester ; engaged
Feb. 15, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Jordan, Elijah, New Boston (Gray). Private, Colonel's co., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to May 1,
1780; residence. New Boston; reported deserted May 1, 1780,

Jordan, Elijah. Capt. Abner Cranson's co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's (23d) regt. ; com-
pany receipts for wages for Aug. and Sept., 1775, dated Camp at Prospect Hill;
also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Prospect Hill, Nov.
13, 1775.

Jordan, Elkanah. List of men raised by the town of Stoughtonham to reinforce the
Continental Army, as returned by Capt. Edward B. Savell ; enlisted May 20, 1778 ;
also, list of men raised in Suffolk Co., agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, as
returned by Maj. Stephen Badlam, Superintendent for said count)"; also, descrip-
tive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 9 months
from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, returned as received of Maj. Stephen
Badlam, Superintendent for Suffolk Co., by Sergt. Elkanah Hixson, of Col.
Alden's regt., at Dorchester, May 27, 1778, to be delivered to Brig. Gen. Jonathan
Warner, at Fishkill ; Capt. Sable's co., Col. Gill's regt. ; age, 32 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 6^ (also given 5 ft. 2) in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; eyes, gray;
nationality, American ; occupation, husbandman; residence, Stoughtonham ; en-
gaged for town of Stoughtonham; also, list of men returned as received of
Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778; arrived at
Fishkill June 14, 1778; also, list of men returned as mustered by Henry Rutgers,
Jr., Deputy Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778; also, Private, Maj. AVil-
liam Lithgow's co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt.; muster roll for March, 1779,
dated West Point ; enlisted June 14, 1778; discharged March 14, 1779 ; enlistment,
9 months.

Jordan, Emmanuel. Private, Capt. Thomas Barnes's (5th) co., Lieut. Col. Thomas
Nixon's (4th) regt. ; regimental return dated North Castle, Nov. 9, 1776 ; reported
died Jan. 21, 1777. [See Lemuel Jordan.]



980 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Jordan, Ezekiel. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Joshua Jordan's (2d) co., Col. Peter Noyes's
(1st Cumberland Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen by the several
companies in said regiment; ordered in Council Feb. 1, 1777, that said officers be
commissioned; reported commissioned Feb. 1, 1777.

Jordan, Ezra. List of men who moved from the town of Cape Elizabeth subsequent
to 1776, dated Cape Elizabeth, Jan. 17, 1782.

Jordan, Francis. Private, Capt. Asa Barns's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt. ; service, 7 days, at the Northward ; company marched from
Lanesborough Oct. 14, 1780.

Jordan, George, Stoughton. Sergeant, Capt. Nathaniel Healey's co., Col. Ebenezer
Learned's regt.; company return dated Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775; also, Capt.
Nathaniel Clap's co.. Col. Benjamin Hawes's regt.; engaged July 26, 1778; dis-
charged Sept. 11, 1778; service, 1 mo. 17 days, at Rhode Island; also, pay roll of
officers and men detached from Col. Gill's regt. for service under Capt. John
Armstrong on a 40 days expedition to Rhode Island; service, 27 days; warrant
allowed in Council Aug. -, 1782.

Jordan, Hezekiah, Raymondtown. List of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from Capt. Joseph Dingley's co., Col. Timothy Pilie's (4th Curnlierland
Co.) regt., sworn to in Cumberland Co., Oct. 29, 1778 ; residence, Raymondtown ;
engaged for town of Raymondtown; joined Capt. Richard Maybury's co., Col.
Tupper's regt. ; term, 3 years.

Jordan, Humphrey, Cape Elizabeth. Capt. Abram Tyler's co., Col. Edmund
Phinny's regt. ; billeting allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. -, 1776, to time of
marching to headquarters at Cambridge; credited with 10 days allowance; roll
dated Scarborough ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Garri-
son at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776; enlisted Jan. 24, 1776; reported "on Comm'd
to Ticondaroga ; " also, return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Joshua Jordan's (2d) co.. Col. Peter Noyes's (1st Cumberland Co.)
regt., dated Cape Elizabeth, Nov. 20, 1778; residence, Cape Elizabeth; engaged
for town of Cape Elizabeth; joined Capt. Skillings's co., Col. Francis's regt.;
term, 3 years.

Jordan, Ignatius, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Asahel Smith's (Stoughton) co. of
militia, Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19,
1775 ; service, 9 days ; also, Capt. William Bent's co., 36th regt. ; company return
dated Fort No. 2, Oct. 5, 1775 ; also, Capt. James Endicott's co. ; enlisted March
20, 1778; discharged April 6, 1778; service, 18 days, under Col. William Mcin-
tosh ; company marched to Roxbury March 20, 1778.

Jordan, Isaac, Cape Elizabeth. Capt. Abram Tyler's co., Col. Edmund Phinny's
regt. ; billeting allowed from date of enlistment, Dec. 12, 1775, to time of march-
ing to headquarters at Cambridge; credited with 8 days allowance; roll dated
Scarl)orough ; a/so. Private, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated Garrison at
Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776; enlisted Dec. 12, 1775 ; reported deserted Aug. 8 [1776].

Jordan, Isaac, Stoughton. Private, Capt. William Briggs's co. of Minute-men, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 12 days; also, Capt. William
Briggs's CO., Col. Joseph Read's (20th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775;
enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 3 mos. 7 days; also, company return dated Rox-
bury Camp, Sept. 26, 1775; also, pay roll of a company in Col. Benjamin Gill's
regt. which marched to Bristol, R. I., April 18, 1777, under command of Capt.
Robert Swan, of Stoughton; service, 24 days; also, list of men raised agreeable
to resolve of April 20, 1778, as returned by Stephen Badlam, Superintendent for
Suffolk Co., dated Dorchester; also, descriptive list of men raised in Suffolk Co.
to reinforce Continental Army, returned as received of Maj. Stephen Badlam,
Superintendent for said county, by Sergt. Elkanah Hixson, of Col. Alden's regt..



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTIOX. 981

Jordan, Isaac, continued.

at Dorchester, May 27, 1778, to be delivered to Brig. Gen. Jonathan "Warner at
Fishkill; Capt. Swan's co., Col. Gill's regt. ; age, 25 yrs. ; stature, 6 ft. 7 in.;
complexion, dark; hair, black; eyes, gray; occupation, husbandman ; national-
ity, American ; residence, Stoughton ; engaged for town of Stoughton ; also, list
of men raised for the term of 9 mouths from the time of their arrival at Fishkill,
returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam,
July 20, 1778; arrived at Fishkill June 14, 1778; also, list of men returned as
mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr., Deputy Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1,
1778; also. Private, Maj. Daniel Whiting's co.. Col. Ichabod Alden's (6th) regt. ;
muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Cherry Valley ; enlisted June 14,
1778 ; discharged March 14, 1779 ; enlistment, 9 months ; also, descriptive list of
men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2,
1780; age, 27 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, light; hair, brown ; occupa-
tion, farmer ; residence, Stoughton ; engaged for town of Stoughtonbam ; engaged
April 27 (also given April 10), 1781; joined Capt. Mills's co., Lieut. Col. John
Brooks's (7th) regt.; term, 3 years.

Jordan, Isaac. Private, Capt. Briant Morton's co. ; enlisted Feb. 5, 1776 ; service to
Sept. 1, 1776, 6 mos. 24 days; company stationed on seacoast at Cape Elizabeth
and Scarborough ; also, Capt. Briant Morton's co., Col. Mitchel's regt. ; service from
Sept. 1, 1776, to Nov. 25, 1776, 2 mos. 25 days ; company stationed on seacoast at
Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough.

Jordan, Isaac. List dated Cape Elizabeth, Jan. 17, 1782, of men formerly belonging
to Cape Elizabeth who went out in armed vessels, etc., subsequent to 1776; re-
ported lost in the ship '* Cumberland," commanded by Capt. CoUens.

Jordan, Isaac. List of prisoners on board the cartel " Hostage " to be exchanged for
British prisoners, as returned by Thomas Stone, Commissary [year not given] ;
reported taken in the sloop " Retrieve " (privateer), of Casco Bay, by the British
ship "Milford."

Jordan, Isaiah. Private, Capt. Abner Cranson's co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's (23d) regt. ;
company receipts for wages for Aug. and Sept., 1775, dated Camp at Prospect
Hill ; also, receipt for bounty coat dated Camp at Prospect Hill, Nov. 2, 1775.
[See Josiah Jorden.]

Jordan, Israel, Cape Elizabeth. Capt. Abrara Tyler's co.. Col. Edmund Phinny's
regt. ; billeting allowed from date of enlistment, Dec. 9, 1775, to time of marching
to headquarters at Cambridge; credited with 11 days allowance; roll dated Scar-
borough ; also. Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Garrison at Fort
George, Dec. 8, 1776; enlisted Dec. 9, 1775.

Jordan, Israel. List dated Cape Elizabeth, Jan. 17, 1782, of men formerly belonging
to Cape Elizabeth who went out in armed vessels, etc., subsequent to 1776 ; re-
ported lost with Capt. Hinkley.

Jordan, Jacob, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Asahel Smith's (Stoughton) co. of militia.
Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; ser-
\ice, 9 days ; also, Capt. William Bent's co., 36th regt. ; company return dated
Fort No. 2, Oct. 5, 1775.

Jordan, James, Falmouth (Cumberland Co.). Private, Capt. Hart Williams's co..
Col. Edmund Phinney's regt. ; billeting allowed from time of enlistment to date
of marching to headquarters, July 5, 1775; credited with allowance for 6 weeks
2 days ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Fort No. 2,
Cambridge, Oct. 26, 1775.

Jordan, James (also given James, Jr.), Raymondtown. List of men raised to serve
in the Continental Army from Capt. Joseph Dingley's co.. Col. Timothy Pike's



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Jordan-, James (also given James, Jr.), continued.

(4th Cumberland Co.) regt., sworn to in Cumberland Co., Oct. 29, 1778 ; residence,
Raymondtown ; engaged for town of Rayraondtown ; joined Capt. Richard May-
bury's co., Col. Tupper's regt. ; term, 3 years.

Jordan-, James. Private, Capt. William Lithgow, Jr.'s co.. Col. Mitchel's regt. ; ser-
vice from Aug. 31, 1776, to date of discharge, Nov. 23, 1776, 2 mos. 23 days ; com-
pany stationed at Falmouth, Cumberland Co,, for defence of seacoast.

Jordan, James. Matross, Capt. Abner Lowell's co. of matrosses; marched July 25,
1776; service to Dec. 31, 1776, 5 mos. 6 days; company stationed at Falmouth,
Cumberland Co.

Jordan, James. Matross, Capt. John Wentworth's co., Col. Peter Noyes's regt. ; com-
pany mustered by Col. Noyes May 20, 1777, and stationed at Fort Hancoclv, Cape
Elizabeth.

Jordan, James. Corporal, Capt. Joseph Pride's co., in a detachment of Cumberland
Co. militia commanded by Nathaniel Jordan, Esq.; joined Oct. 1, 1779; dis-
charged Oct. 23, 1779; service at the Eastward.

Jordan, James, Jr. Matross, Capt. John Wentworth's co., Col. Peter Noyes's regt. ;
company mustered by Col. Noyes May 20, 1777, and stationed at Fort Hancock,
Cape Elizabeth.

Jordan, Jeremiah, Private, Capt. Benjamin Hooper's co. ; service from Aug. 10,
1776, to Nov. 24, 1776, 3 mos. 15 days; company stationed at Falmouth, Cumber-
land Co., for defence of seacoast; also, Capt. Joseph Pride's co., in a detachment
of Cumberland Co. militia commanded by Nathaniel Jordan, Esq.; joined Oct.
1, 1779; discharged Oct. 23, 1779; service at the Eastward.

Jordan, Jeremiah. List dated Cape Elizabeth, Jan. 17, 1782, of men formerly belong-
ing to Cape Elizabeth who went out in armed vessels, etc., subsequent to 1776;
reported lost with Capt. Hinkle\-.

Jordan, Jesse. 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 Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 23,
1780; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion, ruddy; engaged for town of
Stoughton; marched to camp July 23, 1780, under command of Sergt. Charles
Newcombe.

Jordan, John, Andover. P^eceipt dated Albany, Nov. 28, 1776, for bounties paid said
Jordan and others by Capt. Samuel Forster, of Col. Greaton's regt., to serve in
the Continental Army during the war; a^so, list of men mustered by Nathaniel
Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 30, 1777; Capt.
Foster's co.. Col. Greaton's regt.; «Zso, Capt. Samuel Foster's co.. Col. John
Greaton's (2d) regt. ; return [year not given] ; residence, Andover; mustered by
County Muster Master Barber; reported deserted.

Jordan, John, Braintree. Private, Capt. Seth Turner's co.. Col. Benjamin Lincoln's
regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, from South Precinct in Brain-
tree ; service, 4 days.

Jordan, John, Cape Elizabeth. Corporal, Capt. Samuel Dunn's co.. Col. Edmund
Phinney's (31st) regt. ; billeting allowed from date of enlistment. May 9, 1775, to
date of marching to headquarters, July 11, 1775 ; credited with 63 days allowance ;
also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or its
equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Nov. 1, 1775.

Jordan, John, Cape Elizabeth. Private, Capt. John Wentworth's co. ; pay abstract
for billeting, dated Watertown, Aug. 20, 1776; mileage (140 miles) allowed said
Jordan.



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Jordan, John, Cape Elizabeth (also given Falmouth). Return of men raised to serve
in the Continental Army from Capt. Joshua Jordan's (2d) co., Col. Peter Noyes's
(1st Cumberland Co.) regt., dated Cape Elizabeth, Nov. 20, 1778 ; residence, Cape
Elizabeth; engaged for town of Cape Elizabeth; joined Capt. Mayberry's co.,
Col. Francis's regt. ; term, 3 years.

Jordan, John, Kittery. List of men mustered by Nathaaiel Wells, Muster Master for



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