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York Co., dated Wells, Feb. 8, 1777 ; Capt. Silas Burbank's co.. Col. Samuel
Brewer's regt. ; residence, Kittery ; enlistment, 3 years or during war ; reported
received State bounty.

Jordan, John, New Boston. Sergeant, Capt. Gray's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's
regt. ; entered service May 15, 1776; service to Aug. 1, 1776, 2 mos. 16 days.

Jordan, John, Pembroke. Drummer, Capt. Thomas Turner's co. of militia. Col.
Anthony Thomas's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm
of April 19, 1775; service, 3 days; also, Capt. Freedom Chamberlain's co.. Gen.
John Thomas's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 16 days ; also, company return dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 6, 1775 ;
reported discharged Sept. 8, 1775; also, Corporal, Capt. Ichabod Bonney's co.,
Col. John Cushing's regt.; service, 17 days; company marched to Providence,
R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 9, 1776.

Jordan, John, Portsmouth. Private, Capt. Samuel Leighton's co.. Col. James Scam-
mon's (30th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 5, 1775; service,
3 raos. 4 days ; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] , including abstract of
pay to last of July, 1775.

Jordan, John. Capt. Isaac Colton's co., (late) Col. David Brewer's (9th) regt. ; order
for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp Roxbury, Nov. 15, 1775.

Jordan, John. Private, Capt. Eliphalet Sawin's co., Col. Joseph Palmer's regt.; ser-
vice, 8 days ; company assembled March 4, 1776.

Jordan, John. Private, 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 oi'ders to march to Nantasket.

Jordan, John. Private, Capt. Briant Morton's co. ; entered service Feb. 5, 1776; ser-
vice 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, John. 2d Corporal, Capt. Briant Morton's co. ; entered service, Jan. 27, 1776;
service to Sept. 1, 1776, 7 mos. 4 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, John. Private, Capt. Silas Wild's co., Col. Edmund Phinney's regt. ; muster
roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776; reported
re-engaged Dec. 2 [1776] .

Jordan, John. List of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worces-
ter Co. ; Capt. Winship's co., Col. Putnam's regt. ; mustered April 30, 1777 ; term,
during war.

Jordan, John. Private, Lieut. William Nickels's co., Col. Foster's (Lincoln Co.)
regt.; marched Sept. 17, 1777; discharged Oct. 5, 1777; service, 18 days; com-
pany marched to Machias on an alarm and served there when British ships lay
in the harbor.



984 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jordan, John. List of prisoners sent in the cartel " Silver Eel " from Halifax to Bos-
ton Oct. 8, 1778, to be exchanged for British prisoners, as returned by Bat. Fox,
Commissary of Prisoners; reported a Seaman.

Jordan, John. Corporal, 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 order of Lieut. Col. Campbell in defence
of State stores on board the "Merry Sheet," from Boston, bound to garrison at
Machias. Roll dated Narragaugus.

Jordan, John. Private, Capt. Nehemiah Curtis's co., Col. Jonathan Mitchel's regt. j
enlisted July 7, 1779 ; discharged Sept. 25, 1779 ; service, 2 mos, 18 days, on Penob-
scot expedition. Roll dated Harpswell and sworn to at North Yarmouth.

Jordan, John. Private, Lieut. Joel Stevens's detachment. Col. David Roseter's regt.;
enlisted Oct. 15, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 18, 1780 ; service, 3 days, on an alarm at
Fort Edward. Roll dated Pittsfield.

Jordan, John, Jr., 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; also, Capt. John Went-
worth'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; 424 miles
travel allowed said Jordan.

Jordan, John, 4th. 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, Joseph, Gardnerstown (Gardiner, Me.)„ Capt. Samuel McCobb's co.. Col.
John Nixon's regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Jordan and others,,
dated Cambridge, July 26, 1775; also. Private, same co. and 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.

Jordan, Joseph, 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.

Jordan, Joseph. Private, Capt. Thomas Barnes's (5th) co., Lient,, Col. Thomas
Nixon's (4th) regt. ; regimental return dated North Castle, Nov. 9, 1776 ; also,
same co. and regt.; company receipts for wages for Sept.-Dec, 1776; reported
died Jan. 21, 1777 ; also, order on Capt. Hej'wood, Paymaster, Col. Nixon's (4th)
regt., payable to David Lyon, dated Stoughton, April 19, 1777, signed by Grace
Bussey, for the wages due her two sons for service in Capt. Thomas Barnes's co.,
they having died at New York; receipt dated April 23, 1777, signed by David
Lyon, for wages of said Joseph Jordan and Lemuel Jordan, appears on reverse of
order.

Jordan, Joshua. Captain, 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 ottieers be commissioned ; reported com-
missioned Feb. 1, 1777 ; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from 2d co., Col. Peter Noyes's regt., as returned by said Jordan, Captain, dated
Cape Elizabeth, Nov. 20, 1778; also. Captain, Col. Jonathan Mitchell's regt.; ser-



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTIOX. 985



Jordan, Joshua, continued.

vice from July 7, 1779, to Sept. 25, 1779, 2 mos. 18 days, on Penobscot expedi-
tion ; roll dated Cape Elizabeth.

Jordan, Josiah, Easton. Private, Capt. Matthew Randell's co., Col. Marshal's regt.;
abstract for advance pay, mileage, etc., dated Camp at Hull, June 18, 1776.

Jordan, Josiah (also given Joseph), Stoughton. Return of men raised to serve in the
Continental Army from Capt. Swan's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; residence,
Stoughton; enlisted for town of Stoughton; joined Capt. Bussey's co.. Col.
Crane's regt. ; enlistment, 3 years ; rt;so,listof men mustered by Nathaniel Barber,
Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, April 13, 1777 ; Col. Crane's regt. ;
also, Matross, Capt. Benjamin Frothingham's co.. Col. John Crane's (Artillery)
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 14, 1777, to Dec.
31, 1779; residence, Stoughton; credited to town of Easton.

Jordan, Josiah. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Brookline for ser-
vice in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched July 1, 1780 ; discharged Dec.
25, 1780 ; service, 6 mos. 6 days, travel (220 miles) included.

Jordan, Lemuel, Scarborough. Private, Capt. Benjamin Larrabe's co.. Col. Mitchel's
regt. ; marched July 9, 1779 ; discharged Sept. 12, 1779 ; service, 2 mos. 3 days, on
Penobscot expedition; also, Capt. Roger Libby's co. ; joined Oct. 1, 1779; dis-
charged Oct. 23, 1779; service at the Eastward with detachment of Cumberland
Co. militia commanded by Nathaniel Jordan, Esq.

Jordan, Lemuel. Capt. Barns's co., 4th regt. ; company receipts for wages for Sept.-
Dec, 1776; also, account of guns delivered to Capt. Barnes for the Commissaries,
dated Chatham, Felj. 2, 1777 ; also, order on Capt. Heywood, Paymaster, Col.
Nixon's (4th) regt., payable to David Lyon, dated Stoughton, April 19, 1777,
signed by Grace Bussey, for the wages due her two sons for service in Capt.
Thomas Barnes's co., they having died at New York ; receipt dated April 23, 1777,
signed by David Lyon, for wages of said Lemuel Jordan and Joseph Jordan,
appears on reverse of order. [See Emmanuel Jordan.]

Jordan, Martin, West Springfield (also given Springfield). Return of men raised to
serve in the Continental Army, as returned by Capt. Levi El}' ; residence. West
Springfield; engaged for town of West Springfield ; joined Capt. Stoddard's co..
Col. Vose's regt. ; term, during war; also, Private, Capt. Orringh Stoddard's co.,
Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan.
15, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1780 ; residence, Springfield ; also, muster roll for Dec, 1777,
sworn to at Camp near "Valley Forge; enlisted Jan. 15, 1777; also, muster rolls
for Nov., 1778-Jan., 1779, sworn to at Providence; also, muster roll for March
and April, 1779, dated Providence; reported on command at Newtown; also,
descriptive list dated Feb. 3, 1781 ; Capt. Noah Allen's co., 1st Mass. regt. ; age,
50 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, light; hair, brown; birthplace, Cork,
Ireland; residence. West Springfield; enlisted Jan. 20, 1777, by Lieut. Robinson
at West Springfield; enlistment, during war; a/«o. Private, Capt. Noah Allen's
CO., Col. Joseph Vose's (1st) regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated West Point;
reported transferred to corps of invalids.

Jordan, Melatiah. Private, in a detachment from Capt. George Haslen's co.. Col.
Benjamin Foster's (Lincoln Co.) regt.; service, 17 days; reported discharged
July 3, 1777 ; detachment marched to Machias three different times and served in
Capt. Sullivan's co.

Jordan, Nathaniel, Cape Elizabeth. Official record of a ballot by the House of Rep-
resentatives, dated Jan. 23, 1776, for officers to command the six regiments raised
to serve before Boston until April 1, 1776; said Jordan chosen Major, Col. Jacob
French's regt., raised in Bristol and Cumberland counties ; appointment concurred
in by Council Jan. 23, 1776 ; also, official record of a ballot by the House of Rep-



986 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

JoKUAx, Nathaniel, contitiued.

resentatives, dated Feb. 5, 1775 [6] ; said Jones chosen 1st Major, Col. John
Waite's (1st Cumberland Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; appointment concurred in
by Council Feb. 7, 1776; reported commissioned Feb. 7 (also given Feb. 14),
1776; also, Major, Col. Jacob French's regt.; list of officers appointed to com-
mand companies in a regiment raised in Bristol and Cumberland counties and
stationed at Winter Hill Feb. 27, 1776; ordered in Council March 26, 1776, that
said officers be commissioned; reported commissioned March 13 [?], 1776; also,
official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated Dec. 2, 1776 ;
said Jordan chosen Lieutenant Colonel, Col. Peter Noyes's (1st Cumberland Co.)
regt. of Mass. militia ; appointment concurred in by Council Dec. 2, 1776 ; reported
commissioned Dec. 2, 1776 ; also, pa.y roll of field and staff officers of a detachment
of militia raised in Cumberland Co. for defence of seacoast and commanded by
said Jordan, Lieutenant Colonel; joined Sept. 25, 1779; discharged Oct. 23, 1779;
service at the Eastward.

Jordan, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Amos Turner's co.. Col. John Cushing's regt.;
enlisted Sept. 23, 1776 ; service, 1 mo. 28 days, at Rhode Island ; roll dated New-
port ; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Scituate for service
in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to camp July 17, 1780 ; discharged
Dec. 7, 1780; service, 5 mos. 3 days, travel (242 miles) included.

Jordan, Peter, Cape Elizabeth (also given Falmouth and Raymond). Private, Capt.
Samuel Dunn's co., Col. Edmund Phinney's (31st) regt. ; billeting allowed from
date of enlistment. May 16, 1775, to date of marching to headquarters, July 11,
1775; credited with 56 days allowance; also, company return [probably Oct.,
1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge,
Nov. 1, 1775; 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.;
residence, Cape Elizabeth (also given Raymond) ; engaged for town of Cape
Elizabeth (also given Raymond); joined Capt. Lane's co.. Col. Alden's regt.;
term, 3 years ; also, return of men raised by the town of Salisbury to serve in the
Continental Army, as returned by Capt. Benjamin Evans; residence. Cape Eliza-
beth ; joined Capt. Smith's co., Col. Vose's regt.; term, 3 years; also, Private,
Capt. Holden's co., Col. John Brooks's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to May 10, 1780; residence, Falmouth; also, Corpo-
ral, Capt. John Reed's co., Col. Samuel McCobb's regt.; enlisted July 7, 1781 ;
discharged Dec. 1, 1781; service, 4 mos. 26 days, in defence of seacoast; enlist-
ment to expire Dec. 1, 1781 ; regiment raised for defence of eastern Massachusetts.

Jordan, Philip, Hardwick. Private, Capt. Simeon Hazeltine's co. of Minute-men,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 26 days ; reported enlisted
into the army.

Jordan, Robert, 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. ; residence, Cape Elizabeth ; engaged for
town of Cape Elizabeth ; joined Capt. Maybury's co., Col. Francis's regt. ; term,
3 years.

Jordan, Samuel, Cape Elizabeth. Private, Capt. Abram Tyler's co.. Col. Edmund
Phinney's regt.; billeting allowed from date of enlistment, Dec. 11, 1775, to time
of marching to headquarters at Cambridge ; credited with 9 days allowance ; also,
same co. and regt.; muster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776; en-
listed Dec. 11, 1775; reported sick in general hospital.

Jordan, Samuel, Westborough. Gunner, Capt. James Swan's (1st) co.. Col. Thomas
Crafts's (Artillery) regt.; abstract for advance paj', blanket money, etc., sworn
to at Boston, June 8, 1776; also. Bombardier, same co. and regt.; service from
Aug. 1, 1776, 28 days; reported deceased; also, certificate dated Boston, Nov. -,



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Jordan, Samuel, conthiued.

1776, signed by James Swan, Captain, 1st co., certifying that said Jordan, an en-
listed soldier belonging to his company. Col. Crafts's (Artillery) regt., had died
of small-pox at Boston in Aug., 1776.

Jordan, Samuel. Company receipts dated Sept. 16, 1775, and Gloucester, Sept. 28,
1775, for advance pay for 1 month, and 4 weeks billeting, respectively, received
of Michael Farley, Paymaster and Muster Master of men raised in Gloucester and
stationed there for defence of seacoast, under command of Capt. Daniel Warner ;
also, Private, Capt. Daniel Warner's (1st) co. ; enlisted July 19, 1775; service to
Dec. 31, 1775, 5 mos. 26 days; company stationed at Gloucester for defence of
seacoast; also, same co. ; enlisted Jan. 15, 1776; service to Dec. 31, 1776, 11 mos.
17 days ; company stationed at Gloucester for defence of seacoast.

Jordan, Samuel. Official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated
Jan. 30, 1775 [6] ; said Jordan chosen 1st Major, Col. Benjamin Foster's (6th Lin-
coln Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; appointment concurred in by Council Feb. 8,
1776; reported commissioned Feb. 8, 1776; also, 1st Major, Col. Benjamin Fos-
ter's regt.; entered service Sept. 10, 1777; discharged Oct. 7, 1777; service, 27
days, at Machias.

Jordan, Samuel. Private, Capt. Daniel Sullivan's co.. Col. Benjamin Foster's (Lin-
coln Co.) regt. ; discharged Oct. 7, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 4 days ; company marched
to Machias three different times.

Jordan, Samuel (also given Samuel, 3d). Matross, Capt. John Wentworth's co. of
matrosses. Col. Peter Noyes's regt. ; company mustered by Col. No}'-es May 20,

1777, and stationed at Fort Hancock, Cape Elizabeth ; also, return of men raised
to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Joshua Jordan's (2d) co.. Col. Peter
Noyes's regt. ; term, 9 months ; also, list of men raised in Cumberland 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 Maj. James Johnson, Superintendent for
Cumberland Co., by Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, at Fishkill, June 25, 1778;
engaged for town of Cape Elizabeth; arrived at Fishkill June 22, 1778; also, Pri-
vate, Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt. ; muster roll dated West Point, April 5, 1779;
enlisted June 22, 1778 ; discharged March 22, 1779 ; enlistment, 9 months.

Jordan, Samuel. Private, Capt. John Reed's co.. Col. Samuel McCobb's regt. ; en-
listed Aug. 24, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 1, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 8 days, in defence
of seacoast; enlistment to expire Dec. 1, 1781; regiment raised for defence of
eastern Massachusetts.

Jordan, Samuel. 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 ship " Cumberland," commanded by Capt. CoUens.

Jordan, Simeon. Mariner, ship " Vengeance," commanded by Capt. Thomas Thomas ;
engaged June 27, 1779; discharged Aug. 27, 1779; service, 2 mos., on Penobscot
expedition ; vessel reported lost.

Jordan, Simon. 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 a ship from Newbury.

Jordan, Solomon, Cape Elizabeth. Private, Capt. Samuel Dunn's co.. Col. Edmund
Phinney's (31st) regt.; billeting allowed from date of enlistment. May 16, 1775,
to date of marching to headquarters, July 11, 1775; credited with 56 daj'S allow-
ance; also, company return [probaljly Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or
its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Nov. 1, 1775.

Jordan, Solomon, Cape Elizabeth. Private, Capt. James Donnell's co.. Col. Brewer's
regt. ; return dated Camp Valley Forge, Jan. 22, 1778 ; residence, Cape Elizabeth ;
reported not mustered ; also reported deserted Jan. 3, 1777.



988 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jordan, Solomon, Dorchester. Private, Capt. Abraham Wheeler's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 9 days.

Jordan, Solomon, Gray (also given Falmouth, New Boston, and Dorchester). 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 (also given
New Boston and Dorchester) ; engaged for town of Gray (also given New Boston
and Dorchester) ; joined Capt. Ellis's co., Col. Biggelow's regt.; term, 3 years;
reported enlisted in 1776; also, Corporal, Light Infantry co.. Col. Timothy Bige-
low's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to
March 23, 1780; residence, Falmouth.

Jordan, Solomon. Private, Capt. Tobias Lord's co. ; enlisted March 18, 1776; service
to Nov. 25, 1776, 8 mos. 9 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, Cumber-
land Co.

Jordan, Stephen. 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, Stileman. Seaman, schooner "Diligent," commanded by Capt. John Lam-
bert; engaged April 17, 1776; discharged June 24, 1776; service, 2 mos. 7 days.

Jordan, Stileman. List of men who moved from the town of Cape Elizabeth subse-
quent to 1776, dated Cape Elizabeth, Jan. 17, 1782 ; reported a refugee.

Jordan, Thomas, Cape Elizabeth. Private, 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., 1775J ; also, order for bounty coat or ita
equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Nov. 1, 1775; also, Private, Capt. John
Wentworth's co.; pay abstract for billeting, dated Watertown, Aug. 20, 1776;
mileage (140 miles) allowed said Jordan; also, 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 ; 424 miles travel allowed said Jordan.

Jordan, Thomas, 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. Sergeant, Capt. William Bent's co., Col. John Greaton's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos. 12
days; also, Capt. Bent's co., 36th regt. ; company return dated Fort No. 2, Oct.
5, 1775; also, Sergeant; 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 ; k/ao, Capt. Ralph Thompson's co. ; engaged Oct.
1, 1779; discharged Dec. 1, 1779; service, 2 mos. 2 days, under Maj. Gen. Han-
cock at Castle Island ; company raised in Suffolk Co.

Jordan, Thomas. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col.
Jonathan Glover's (otli Essex Co.) regt., as returned agreeable to order of Coun-
cil of Nov. 7, 1777 ; engaged for town of Marblehead ; joined Col. William Lee's
regt.; term, 3 years.

Jordan, Thomas. Private, Capt. Abner Crane's co. ; enlisted Feb. 3, 1779; service, 11
days; said Jordan reported as among those who failed to pass muster or were
transferred to another company; company served until May 4, 1779, with guards
at Boston.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 989

Jordan, Thomas. Private, Capt. Ralph Thompson's co., Lieut. Col. Webb's regt. ;
enlisted Aug. 26, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 7, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 23 days, travel
(11 days) included; regiment raised in Suflfolk and Middlesex counties to rein-
force Continental Army for 3 months.

Jordan. Thomas. 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 ship " Cumberland," commanded by Capt. Collens.

Jordan, Thomas. Private ; 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, Tristram. Colonel, 3d York Co. regt. of Mass. militia ; list of militia officers ;
commissioned Aug. 30, 1775 ; also, official record of a ballot by the House of
Representatives, dated Feb. 2, 1776; said Jordan chosen Colonel, 3d York Co.
regt. of Mass. militia ; appointment concurred in by Council Feb. 7, 1776 ; reported
commissioned Feb. 7, 1776; also, list dated Wells, March 20, 1776, of officers
chosen by the several companies in 3d York Co. regt., as returned by said Jordan
and others, field officers; ordered in Council March 29, 1776, that said officers be
commissioned; also, official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives,
dated Nov. 23, 1776 ; said Jordan chosen Naval Officer of the port of Pepperell-
borough; appointment concurred in by Council Nov. 27, 1776; also, official
record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated Jan. 24 1778 ; said Jor-
dan chosen Naval Officer of the port of Pepperellborough for the ensuing year ;
appointment concurred in by Council Jan. 27, 1778; also, official record of a ballot



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