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by the House of Representatives, dated Feb. 4, 1779 ; said Jordan chosen Naval
Officer of the port of Pepperellborough; appointment concurred in by Council
Feb. 6, 1779; also, official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives,
dated Jan. 5, 1780; said Jordan chosen Naval Officer of the port of Pepperellbor-
ough for the year 1780; appointment concurred in by Council Jan. 5, 1780.

Jordan, William, Dudley. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Healy's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Ebenezer Larned's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
8 days ; also, Capt. Nathaniel Healy's co., Col. Ebenezer Learned's regt. ; muster
roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos., 1 week, 4 days;
also, company return dated Roxbury, Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or
its equivalent in money dated Camp at Roxbury, Nov. 2, 1775; also, return of
men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. William Carter's (1st
Dudley) co., Col. Holman's regt. ; residence, Dudley ; engaged for town of Dud-
ley ; joined Capt. Coburn's co.. Col. Alden's regt. ; terra, during war.

Jordan, Williajvi, Oxford. Private, Capt. Jonathan Carriel's co.. Col. Josiah Whit-
ney's regt.; service from May 10, 1776, 4 days preceding march, to Aug. 1, 1776,
2 mos. 22 days; also, list of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master
for Worcester Co.; Capt. Fish's co.. Col. Sheppard's regt.; mustered May 19,
1777; term, 3 years; also, list of men returned by a committee for settling dis-
putes between towns as to soldiers credited to them, dated Barre, June 25, 1778;
said Jordan claimed by Ward and Sutton ; allowed to Sutton ; Capt. Stone, of
Ward, was directed to raise a man to serve in his room; also. Private, Capt.
Moore's co.. Col. William Sheppard's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from April 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; credited to town of Ward (Auburn) ;
also, Capt. Thomas Fish's co.. Col. William Shepard's regt. ; return dated Feb. 3,
1778 ; residence, Oxford ; enlisted for town of Oxford ; mustered by State and
Continental Muster Masters ; also, Capt. Fish's co., Col. William Shepard's (3d)
regt.; muster roll for July and Aug., 1778; also, muster rolls for Oct., 1778,
March and April, 1779, dated Providence; enlisted April 1, 1777; reported on
command at South Kingston in March and April, 1779.



990 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jordan, William. Private, Capt. Tobias Lord's co. ; enlisted March 5, 1776; service
to Nov. 25, 1776, 8 mos. 22 days ; company stationed at Falmouth for defence of



Jordan, William. 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 prize brigantine at Piscataqua harbor.

JoRDEN, Abraham. Drummer, Capt. Joshua Jordan's co., Col. Jonathan Mitchell's
regt. ; service from July 7, 1779, to Sept. 25, 1779, 2 mos. 20 days, on Penobscot
expedition. Roll dated Cape Elizabeth.

JoRDEN, David, Falmouth. Private, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to March 23, 1780;
residence, Falmouth ; term, 3 years.

JoRDEN, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Jacob Ide's (Attleborough) co.. Col. Dagget's
regt. ; service, 24 days ; company marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Dec. 8,
1776; also, Capt. Nathaniel Carpenter's co., Col. John Hathaway's regt.; service
from April 21, 1777, 23 days; company stationed at Tiverton, R. I.

Jorden, Edmond, Worcester. Private, Capt. March Chase's co.. Col. Nathan Spar-
hawk's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 26, 1778; discharged Dec. 12, 1778; service, 2 mos.
20 days, at Dorchester; also, descriptive list of men raised for Continental service,
as returned by Seth Washburn, Superintendent for Worcester Co. ; Capt. Crowl's
(Crowell's) co.. Col. Danny's (Denny's) regt.; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 2 in.;
complexion, light; engaged for town of Ward; marched July 14, 1779; reported
delivered to Capt. Marshall.

JoRDEx, Elijah, Braintree. Private, Lieut. Colonel's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from July 16, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779 ;
residence, Braintree; credited to town of Braintree ; reported as serving in room
of Seth Dutton ; also, (late) Capt. George Smith's co.. Col. Joseph Vose's regt. ;
muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Quarters at Providence; enlistment,
3 years.

Jorden, Elijah, New Boston. Private, Capt. Abner Cranson's co., Col. Asa Whit-
comb's regt.; company return dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775; also, Capt,
Abner Cranston's co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt.; muster roll dated Camp at
Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776; reported exchanged for Cyrus
Hill Feb. 12, 1776.

Jorden, George. Private, Capt. James Endicott's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.;
service, 5 days ; company marched from Stoughton March 4, 1776, at the time of
fortifying Dorchester Heights.

Jorden, George. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Stoughton for ser-
vice in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to camp June 25, 1780 ; dis-
charged Dec. 23, 1780; service, 6 mos. 9 days, travel (220 miles) included.

Jorden, Isaac. List of men raised by the town of Stoughton to serve in the Conti-
nental Army, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, as returned by Capt. Robert
Swan and Capt. James Endicott, dated Stoughton, Feb. 1, 1779.

Jorden, James. Private, Capt. Joshua Jordan's co., Col. Jonathan Mitchell's regt. ;
service from July 7, 1779, to Sept. 25, 1779, 2 mos. 20 days, on Penobscot expe-
dition. Roll dated Cape Elizabeth.

Jorden, Jeremiah, Windham. Capt. Richard Mayberry's co.. Col. Francis's regt.;
pay abstract for mileage from home to Dorchester Heights, sworn to Aug. 20,
1776; mileage (150 miles) allowed said Jorden.



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JoKDEN, Jesse. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Stoughton for service
in the Continental Army during 1780 ; marched to camp July 10, 1780 ; discharged
Dec. 31, 1780; service, 6 mos. 2 days, travel (220 miles) included ; also, Matross,
Capt. William Treadwell's cc, Col. John Crane's (3d Artillery) regt. ; muster
rolls for Aug. and Sept., 1781 ; term, 3 years.

JoRDEN, John, South Brimfield. Private, Capt. Isaac Colton's co., Col. David
Brewer's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 20, 1775; service, 8
days.

JoRDEN, JosiAH, Boston. Private, Capt. Abner Cranson's co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's
regt. ; company return dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775. [See Isaiah Jordan.]

JoRDEN, JosiAH, Stoughtou. Matross, Capt. Frothingham's co., Col. John Crane's
(Artillery) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780,
to May 15, 1780; also, Capt. Benjamin Frothingham's co.. Col. John Crane's (3d
Artillery) regt. ; return for gratuity, dated Park near Morristown, Jan. 28, 1780.

JoRDEN, Lemuel. Receipt given to Benjamin Heywood, Paymaster, 4th regt., dated
Camp Mt. Washington, Sept. 30, 1776, signed by said Jorden and others belong-
ing to Capt. Barnes's co., for wages, etc., due prior to Jan. 1, 1776.

JoRDEN, Miles, Ware. Private, Capt. Jonathan Danforth's co.. Col. David Brewer's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 2, 1775; service, 1 mo. 13
days; reported not mustered; also reported died June 11, 1775.

Jorden, Nathaniel. 2d Colonel, Col. Jonathan Mitchell's (Cumberland Co.) regt.;
engaged July 6, 1779; discharged Sept. 25, 1779; service, 2 mos. 19 days, on
Penobscot expedition. Roll dated North Yarmouth.

Jorden, Peter, Falmouth, Cumberland Co. Copy of a letter from Capt. Sabin Mann
to Col. Benjamin Hawes, dated Medfield, Sept. 8, 1777, talcen from Medtield
militia records, transmitting a return of men belonging to Falmouth, Cumberland
Co., engaged to serve in the Continental Army for the town of Medfield in Capt.
Lain's (Lane's) co.. Col. Alden's regt., and asliing that the names of said Jorden
and others who had been returned to the credit of Medfield on a return dated
May 23, 1777, be erased from said return, they having been adjudged to the town
of Hingham.

JoEDEN, Samuel. Descriptive list of men raised in Cumberland Co. to serve in the
Continental Army for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at camp,
agreeable to resolve of April 13 [20], 1778, and mustered in from Gen. Thompson's
brigade, certified at Falmouth, June 15, 1778, by Daniel Ilsley, Muster Master, as
mustered and delivered to Maj. James Johnson, Superintendent for said county ;
age, 20 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4.^ in. ; complexion, dark ; also, list of men raised in
Cumberland Co. for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fish-
kill, returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam,
July 20, 1778; engaged for town of Cape Elizabeth; arrived at Fishkill July 22,
1778.

Jorden, Samuel. Private, Capt. Joshua Jordan's co., Col. Jonathan Mitchell's regt.;
service from July 7, 1779, to Sept. 25, 1779, 2 mos. 20 days, on Penobscot expe-
dition. Roll dated Cape Elizabeth.

Jorden, Solomon. Private, Capt. Abner Cranston's co., Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt.;
muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776.

Jorden, Solomon. Sergeant, Capt. Joshua Jordan's co.. Col. Jonathan Mitchell's
regt.; service from July 7, 1779, to Sept. 25, 1779, 2 mos. 18 (also given 2 mos.
20) days, on Penobscot expedition. Roll dated Cape Elizabeth.

Jorden, Thomas, Falmouth. Sergeant Major, Capt. Smart's co.. Col. Calvin Smith's
(late Wigglesworth's) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from



992 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

JoRDEX, Thomas, continued.

June 30, 1778, to Dec. 28, 1779; residence, Falmouth; reported as having taken
Sergeant Major's place June 30, 1778, discharged Dec. 28, 1779; a/so. Private,
Capt. Nicholas Blasdell's co., Col. Edward Wigglesworth's regt. ; pay roll for
Oct., 1778, sworn to at Pi-ovidence ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for March
and April, 1779, dated Providence; enlisted March 4, 1777; enlistment, 3 years.

JoKDEN, Thomas. Private, Capt. James Endicott's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.;
service, 3 days; company marched to Moon Island June 13, 1776, when the
British fleet was driven from Boston harbor.

JoRDEN, Thomas. Corporal, Capt. Ezeliiel Plimpton's co., Col. Brooks's regt. ; muster
roll dated Dec. 3, 1777; enlisted Nov. 5, 1777; reported sick in barracks; also,
Capt. Moses Adams's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. of guards ; joined Nov. 5,
1777; discharged March 7, 1778; service, 4 mos. 2 days, at Cambridge; reported
promoted to Sergeant Feb. 4, 1778.

JoKDEx, Thomas. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Everet's co., Col. Mcintosh's regt., Gen.
Lovell's brigade; enlisted Aug. 1, 1778; discharged Sept. 14, 1778; service, 1 mo.
15 days, at Rhode Island.

JoRBEx, Thomas. Private, Capt. Joshua Jordan's co., Col. Jonathan Mitchell's regt. ;
service from July 7, 1779, to Sept. 25, 1779, 2 mos. 20 days, on Penobscot expe-
dition. Roll dated Cape Elizabeth.

JoRDEN, Thomas. Private; return dated Boston, Aug. 8, 1780, of men belonging to
Capt. Caleb Charapney's co., Maj. Nathaniel Heath's detachment, who enlisted
for 3 months and 6 months, respectively, agreeable to resolve of March 29, 1780;
enlisted for town of Stoughton ; also, Capt. Caleb Champney's co., Maj. Nathaniel
Heath's detachment of guards; enlisted May 15, 1780; discharged July 19, 1780;
service, 2 mos. 5 days; company detached from militia for service at and about
Boston.

JoRUEX, Tristram. Sergeant, Capt. Joshua Jordan's co.. Col. Jonathan Mitchal's
regt. ; service from July 7, 1779, to Sept. 25, 1779, 2 mos. 20 (also given 2 mos. 18)
days, on Penobscot expedition. Roll dated Cape Elizabeth.

JoRDEN, William, Dudley. Private, Capt. Coburn's co.. Col. John Brooks's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
residence, Dudley; credited to town of Dudley ; reported discharged; also, Capt.
Asa Coburn's co., Col. Ichabod Alden's regt. ; return dated Albany, Jan. 12, 1778 ;
mustered by Capt. Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co. ; also, Capt.
Coburn's co., (late) Col. Alden's i"egt. ; return of men who were in camp before
Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subsequently except on furlough,
certified at Cherry Valley, Feb. 24, 1779; also, Lieut. Col. William Stacy's CO.,
6th Mass. regt. formerly commanded by Col. Ichabod Alden; muster roll for
March and April, 1779, dated Fort Alden ; enlisted Dec. 1 [year not given] ; enlist-
ment, 3 years.

JoRDEx, William, Oxford. Private. Capt. Jonathan Carriel's co., Col. Josiah Whit-
ney's regt.; abstract for advance pay for 1 month, mileage to camp, etc., dated
Dec. 6, 1776; also, same co. and regt.; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Nov. 1, 1776,
3 mos. ; roll dated Camp at Hull ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov.,
1776; service, 1 mo. 4 days, including travel (82 miles) home.

JoRDix, Abraham. Certificate dated Falmouth, Sept. 19, 1780, signed by Daniel Ilsley,
Muster Master for Cumberland Co., certifying that said Jordin and George
Robinson had been mustered to serve for 3 years as matrosses in Lieut. Ethan
Moor's CO.

JoRDiN, Humphrey. Private, Colonel's co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt. ; Continen-
tal Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Feb. 12, 1780; term, 3
years; reported discharged.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 993



JoRDiN, John, Brimfield. Private, Capt. John "Wright's co.. Col. David Brewer's (9th)
regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

JoRDix, John, Kittery. Private, Capt. Burbank's co., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt.;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779;
also, Capt. Silas Burbank's co., Col. Samuel Brewer's regt.; return dated Camp
near Valley Forge, Jan. 23, 1778 ; residence, Kittery ; engaged for town of Kittery ;
term, 3 years ; mustered by Capt. Bragdon.

JoRDiN, Miles, Ware. Private, Capt. Jonathan Danforth's co., Col. David Brewer's
(9th) regt.; company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; reported not mustered; also re-
ported died June 11, 1775.

JoRDiN, Solomon, Dorchester. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Sumner's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt., dated Stoughton, June 27,
1775; residence, Dorchester; enlisted for town of Dorchester ; joined Capt. Ellis's
CO., Col. Biglow's regt.; enlistment, 3 years.

Jordins, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Sylvanus Smith's (1st) co., 5th Mass. regt. com-
manded by Lieut. Col. David Cobb; muster roll for Feb., 1783; balance of term
of enlistment unexpired, 10 mos. 15 days; reported as serving in room of Richard
Sholls (Shoales).

JoRDON, Benjamin, Buxton. Private, Lieut. Daniel Wheelwright's co. ; pay abstract
for mileage; mileage (140 miles) allowed said Jordon; warrant allowed in Coun-
cil Aug. 19, 1776.

JoRDON, Benjamin, Stoughton. Private, 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.

JoRuox, Benjamin. Marine (also given Sergeant), ship "General Putnam," com-
manded by Capt. Daniel Waters; engaged July 13 (also given July 12), 1779;
service to Sept. 7, 1779, on Penobscot expedition.

JoRDON, David, New Boston. Private, Capt. Ellis's co.. Col. Timothy Bigelow's regt. ;
Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 23, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779 ;
also, Capt. Paul Ellis's co., Col. Bigelow's regt. ; return dated Feb. 4, 1778 ; resi-
dence. New Boston; enlisted for town of New Boston; mustered by County and
Continental Muster Masters; also, (late) Capt. Paul Ellis's co., Col. Bigelow's
regt.; pay roll for Jan., 1779, sworn to at Providence; also, same co. and regt. ;
muster roll for March and April, 1779.

Jordon, Dominicus. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Dingley's (5th) co., 4th Cumber-
land Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned Sept. -, 1777.

Jordon, Ebenezer. Private, Lieut. Thomas Parrat's detachment; entered service
June 26, 1777; discharged June 30, 1777; service, 5 days, at Machias ; detachment
drafted from militia. Roll sworn to at No. 4.

Jordon, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Daniel Sullivan's co. of volunteers ; service from
July 28, 1779, to Sept. 28, 1779, 2 mos., on expedition against Majorbagaduce.

Jordon, Edmond, Cape Elizabeth (also given Falmouth). Private, Capt. Mayberry's
CO., Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 21, 1777, to Dec. 21, 1778; reported died Dec. 21, 1778; also, Capt.
Richard Maybery's co.. Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt.; subsistence allowed from
date of enlistment, Jan. 23, 1777, to time of arrival at Bennington ; credited with
57 days allowance ; 336 miles travel allowed said Jordon ; residence, Falmouth ;
also, Capt. Mayberry's co.. Col. Tupper's regt. ; return dated Jan. 25, 1778; resi-
dence. Cape Elizal)eth; engaged for town of Cape Elizabeth; mustered by Maj.
Ilsley, County Muster Master, and by Col. Varrick, Continental Muster Master;
term, 3 years ; reported sick at Albany.



994 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

JoRDON, Hezekiah, Ravmondtown. Private, Capt. Mayberry's co., Col. Benjamin
Tapper's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Richard Maybery's co., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt.;
subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. 1, 1777, to time of arrival at
Bennington; credited with 79^ days allowance; 351 miles travel allowed said
Jordon ; also, Capt. Mayberry's co., Col. Tupper's regt. ; return dated Jan. 25,
1778 ; residence, Raymondtown ; engaged for town of Raymoudtown ; mustered
by Maj. Ilsley, County Muster Master, and by Col. Varrick, Continental Muster
Master ; also. Col. Tupper's regt. ; muster roll for March, 1779, dated West Point ;
enlistment, 3 years; reported on command at the Lines.

JoRDON, Humphrey, Cape Elizabeth. Private, Capt. Clark's co., Col. Benjamin
Tupper's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 12, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; also, (late) Capt. John Skillings's co.. Col. Ebenezer Francis's
regt.; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Feb. 12, 1777, to date of
marching, April 26, 1777; credited with 74 rations; also, Capt. Samuel Thomes's
CO., Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt.; return dated Jan. 26, 1778; residence. Cape
Elizabeth ; engaged for town of Cape Elizabeth ; mustered by Maj. Ilsley, County
Muster Master, and by Col. Varrick, Continental Muster Master; reported sick
in hospital; also. Colonel's co.. Col. Tupper's regt. ; muster roll for March, 1779,
dated West Point ; enlistment, 3 years.

JoRDON, Igxatixts, Stoughtou. Private, 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.

Jordon, Isaac. Receipt given to Capt. Moses Adams, dated Cambridge, Feb. 27, 1778,
for £3 on account of expenses incurred by said Jordan, Corporal, and men detailed
under him, in going after Daniel Farrington, a deserter from Capt. Adams's co..
Col. Brooks's regt. of guards.

JoRDON, Isaac. Receipt for bounties paid said Jordon and others by the town of
Stoughtonham to serve in the Continental Array for the term of 3 years, unless
sooner discharged, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; said Jordon received
bounty May 15, 1781.

Jordon, Jacob, Stoughton. Private, Capt. AVilliam Bent's co.. Col. John Greaton's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 27, 1775 ; service, 3 mos.
12 days.

Jordon, James, Raymondtown. Private, Capt. Mayberry's co., Col. Benjamin Tup-
per's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec.
31, 1779; reported discharged; also, Capt. Richard Maybery's CO., Col. Ebenezer
Francis's regt. ; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. 1, 1777, to time
of arrival at Bennington; credited with 79^ days allowance; 336 miles travel
allowed said Jordon ; also, Capt. Mayberry's co.. Col. Tupper's regt. ; return
dated Jan. 25, 1778; residence, Raymondtown; engaged for town of Raymond-
town; mustered by Maj. Ilsley, County Muster Master, and by Col. Varrick,
Continental Muster Master; also, Col. Tupper's regt.; muster roll for March,
1779, dated West Point; enlistment, 3 years ; reported on command at the Lines.

Jordon, Jesse. Return of men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service, agreeable
to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town of Stoughton ; engaged April 18, 1781.

Jordon, John, Cape Elizabeth (also given Falmouth). Private, Capt. Mayberry's co..
Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Jan. 1, 1777, to Feb. 17, 1778; reported died Feb. 17, 1778; also, Capt. Richard
Maybery's co.. Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt.; subsistence allowed from date of
enlistment, Dec. 14, 1776, to time of arrival at Bennington ; credited with 97 days
allowance; 336 miles travel allowed said Jordon; residence, Falmouth; also,
Capt. Mayberry's co.. Col. Tupper's regt.; return dated Jan. 25, 1778; residence.



m THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 995

JoRDON, John, continued.

Cape Elizabeth ; engaged for town of Cape Elizabeth; mustered by Maj. Ilsley,
County Muster Master, and by Col. Varrick, Continental Muster Master; term, 3
years.

JoEDON, John. Private, Lieut. Thomas Parrat's detachment; enlisted June 26, 1777;
discharged June 30, 1777 ; service, 5 days, at Machias ; detachment drafted from
militia. Roll sworn to at No. 4.

JoRDox, John. Descriptive list of deserters, dated Nov. 20, 1780 ; Col. Rufus Putnam's
(5th) regt. ; age, 25 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, black; hair, light;
nationality, Irish; enlistment, 3 years; deserted April 4, 1777; reported a
stranger.

JoRDON, JosiAH. Private, Capt. Matthew Randell's co.. Col. Thomas Marshall's regt. ;
enlisted June 1, 1776 ; service to Aug. 1, 1776, 2 mos.

JoRDON, JosiAH. Rctum of mcu raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service, agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town of Brookline ; engaged April 19,
1781.

JoRDON, Martin, Oxford. List of men entitled to $20 or 200 acres of land, agreeable
to resolve of March 5, 1801 ; 1st Mass. regt. ; residence, Oxford.

JoRDOx, Miles, Ware. Private, Capt. Joseph Foster's co.. Col. Ruggles Woodbridge's
regt., which marched in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; said Jordon
marched April 22, 1775; reported enlisted into the army May 6, 1775; also, Capt.
Jonathan Danforth's co., Col. David Brewer's regt. ; order for bounty coat or its
equivalent in money dated Camp at Roxbury, Dec. 28, 1775.

JoRDON, Nathaniel, Scituate. List of men raised for the 6 months service and re-
turned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp
Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780.

JoRDON, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Michael Gab'l Houdin's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's
(5th) regt. ; muster roll for April, 1781, dated West Point; enlisted Feb. 2, 1781 ;
enlistment, 3 years.

JoRDON, Peter, Cape Elizabeth (also given Falmouth). List of men returned by a
committee for settling disputes between towns as to soldiers credited to them [year
not given] ; said Jordon claimed by Cape Elizabeth and Salisbury ; allowed to
Salisbury ; residence, Cape Elizabeth ; also, Private, Capt. Daniel Lane's co.. Col.
John Brooks's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from May 10,
1777, to Dec. 31, 1779 ; residence, Falmouth ; also, Capt. Lane's co., 6th Mass. regt.
formerly commanded by Col. Ichabod Alden; return of men who were in camp
on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been absent subsequently except oa
furlough, etc., certified at Cherry Valley, Feb. 24, 1778; also, same co. and regt. ;
muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Cherry Valley ; enlisted May 10,
1777 ; enlistment, 3 years.

JoRDON, Philip, Hardwick. Private, Capt. Samuel Billings's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Learned's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775; service,
3 mos. 4 days.

JoRDON, Robert, Cape Elizabeth (also given Falmouth). Private, Capt. Richard
Mayberry's co.. Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts
for service from Jan. 21, 1777, to Feb. 21, 1778; reported died Feb. 21, 1778; also,
Capt. Maybery's co., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt.; subsistence allowed from
date of enlistment, Jan. 30, 1777, to time of arrival at Bennington ; credited with
50 days allowance; 336 miles travel allowed said Jordon; residence, Falmouth;
also, Capt. Mayberry's co., Col. Tupper's regt.; return dated Jan. 25, 1778; resi-
dence, Cape Elizabeth ; engaged for town of Cape Elizabeth ; mustered by Maj.
Ilsley, County Muster Master, and by Col. Varrick, Continental Muster Master;



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