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Joy, . [This name also appears under the form of Foy, Joye.]

Joy, . Quarter Master ; copy of a list dated Boston Harbor, on board the brig

" Reprisal,'' Feb. 10, 1778, of men belonging to the crew of the brig "Reprisal,"
commanded by Capt. James Brown, taken by a British frigate Feb. 19 [ ?], 1778.

Joy, Abner, Abington. Capt. Pool's (Independent) co. ; muster return of four Inde-
pendent cos. stationed at Hull, dated March 1, 1777; age, 19 yrs.; residence,
Abington ; mustered by Daniel Souther, Muster Master.

Joy, Abner, Cohasset. Capt. Thayer's (Independent) co. ; muster return of four
Independent cos. stationed at Hull, dated March 1, 1777 ; age, 16 yrs. ; residence,
Cohasset; mustered by Daniel Souther, Muster Master.

Jot, Abner. Private, Capt. Seth Stowers's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; enlisted
May 28, 1776; service to Aug. 1, 1776, 2 mos. 4 days; roll dated Camp at Hull;
also, same co. and regt. ; service from July 31, 1776, to Nov. 30, 1776, 4 mos.

Joy, Abner. List of prisoners delivered to Col. Gabriel Johonnot by Charles Waller,
Commissary of Prisoners at Rhode Island, March 17, 1778; reported a Seaman.

Joy, Asa, Township No. 5. Private, Lieut. Joseph Warner's co. of Minute-men, which
marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 7 days ;
reported enlisted into the army April 27, 1775 ; also, Capt. Abel Thayer's co.. Col.
John Fellows's (8th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 28,
1775; service, 3 mos. 11 days; also, company return dated Dorchester, Oct. -,
1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at
Dorchester, Nov. 7, 1775; also. Sergeant, Capt. Nathan Harwood's co.. Col. John
Dickason's (Dickinson's) regt. ; engaged July 19, 1777 ; discharged July 31, 1777 ;
service, 15 days, including travel (60 miles) home; company marched to Man-
chester to join forces under Col. Warner on an alarm ; roll sworn to at Chester-
field; also, Capt. William Ward's (Plantation No. 5) co., (late) Col. Ezra May's
regt.; engaged Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Aug. 22, 1777; service, 5 days; com-
pany marched to Bennington on an alarm.

Jot, Asa. Sergeant, Capt. Ebenezer Webber's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel Williams's
regt. ; engaged Dec. 17, 1776 ; discharged March 20, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 11 days,
at the Northward, including 8 days (160 miles) travel home ; roll sworn to at
Chesterfield and endorsed " Maj'r Claps Reg't; " also, Capt. Joseph Warner's co.,
Col. R. Woodbridge's regt. ; engaged Aug. 17, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1777 ;
service, 3 mos. 21 days, on expedition to Northern department, including travel
(180 miles) home.

Jot, " Beni." Sergeant, Capt. Eleazer Crabtree's co. ; enlisted Aug. 26, 1775 ; service to
Dec. 31, 1775, 4 mos. 15 days; company stationed at Frenchman's Bay, Lincoln
Co., for defence of seacoast.

Jot, Benjamin, Hingham. Private, Capt. Jotham Loring's (Hingham) co. of train,
which marched probably on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 9 days; also,
Capt. Jotham Loring's co., commanded by Capt. Charles Cushing subsequent to
June 22, 1775, Col. John Greaton's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted
April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos. 12 days; a^so, Capt. Charles Cushing's co., 36th
regt. ; company return dated Fort No. 2, Oct. 5, 1775 ; also, Capt. Cushing's co.,
Col. John Greaton's regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated
Camp at Cambridge, Dec. 18, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Peter Cushing's (3d
Hingham) co., Col. Solomon Lovel's regt. ; service, 4 days ; company assembled



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Joy, Benjamix, continued.

at Dorchester March 4, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ; service, 2 days ; company
assembled at Hull June 23, 1776; also, Capt. Peter Cushin!,''s co., Col. Solomon
Lovel's regt. ; service, 4 days; company raised in Hingham and Cohasset and
assembled at Hull Dec. 14, 1776; also, Capt. Job Cushing's co., Col. Solomon
Lovell's regt. ; enlisted Dec. 18, 1776; discharged March 17, 1777 ; service, 3^ mos.,
including travel (15 days) home; a^so, petition dated April 10, 1777, signed by
said Joy and others belonging to Capt. Job Cushing's co., asking for unpaid por-
tion of allowance for travel to Danbury, Conn., subsequent to their engagement in
Dec, 1776 ; enlistment, 3 months ; company marched from Hingham and Cohasset ;
also, Private, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; enlisted
Aug. 24, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 19 days, with Northern
army, including travel (13 days) home; also, Capt. Peter Cushing's co.. Col.
David Cushing's regt.; service, 6 days, under Maj. Thomas Lothrop; company
assembled at Hull Feb. 27, 1778; also, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co., Col. David
Cushing's regt. ; enlisted March 4, 1778; discharged April 4, 1778; service, 1 rao.
2 days, under Maj. Thomas Lothrop at Hull ; also, return signed by Col. David
Cushing and Selectmen of Hingham, of men drafted to serve on an expedition to
Rhode Island until Jan. 1, 1779, and who were paid bounty and mileage by said
Selectmen ; also, Private, Capt. Jeremiah Putnam's co.. Col. Nathaniel Wade's
regt.; enlisted July 23, 1778; service to Dec. 31, 1778, 5 mos. 13 days, at Rhode
Island ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated North Kingston, Nov. 6, 1778 ;
enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779; also, same co. and regt.; muster rolls dated
East Greenwich, Sept. 17, Sept. 24, Oct. 14, and Nov. 13, 1778.

Jot, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Buck's co. of volunteers. Col. Josiah Brew-
er's regt., Gen. Lovell's brigade ; enlisted July 30, 1779 ; discharged Aug. 14, 1779 ;
service, 17 days, on Penobscot expedition.

Jot, Benjamin. Pay rolls of Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. for service from July 25,
1786, to Jan. 25, 1787, at the Castle.

Joy, Caesar. Boy, brig " Hazard," commanded by Capt. John Foster Williams ; en-
gaged Dec. 1,1778; discharged April 20, 1779; service, 4 mos. 19 days. Roll
dated Boston.

Jot, Caleb, Township No. 5. Corporal, Lieut. Joseph Warner's co. of Minute-men,
which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service,
7 days ; reported enlisted into the army April 27, 1775 ; also, Capt. Al)el Thayer's
CO., Col. John Fellows's (8th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted
April 28, 1775; service, 3 mos. 11 days; also, company return dated Dorchester,
Oct. -, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp
at Dorchester, Nov. 7, 1775; also, Private, Capt. William Ward's (Plantation
No. 5) CO., (late) Col. Ezra May's regt. ; enlisted Aug. 17, 1777 ; discharged Aug.
22, 1777 ; service, 5 days ; company marched to Bennington on an alarm.

Jot, Caleb. Corporal, Capt. Obadiah Beals's (Cohasset) co. ; service, 5 days; com-
pany marched to Dorchester March 4, 1776 ; roll sworn to at Hingham ; also,
Capt. Obadiah Beals's (Cohasset) co.. Col. Solomon Lovel's regt. ; service, 2 days ;
company assembled at Hull June 14, 1776 ; roll sworn to at Hingham ; also, Capt.
Job Cushing's co.. Col. Solomon Lovell's regt. ; engaged Dec. 18, 1776 ; discharged
March 17, 1777; service, 3^ mos., including travel (15 days) home; also, petition
dated April 10, 1777, signed by said Joy and others belonging to Capt. Job Cush-
ing's CO., asking for unpaid portion of allowance for travel to Danbury, Conn.,
subsequent to their engagement in Dec, 1776; enlistment, 3 months; company
marched from Hingham and Cohasset.

Jot, Caleb. Private, Capt. John Hall's co.. Col. Benjamin Foster's (Lincoln Co.)
regt.; service from Aug. 7, 1779, to Sei)t. 7, 1779, 1 nio. ; company marched on
expedition to Majorbagaduce Aug. 7, 1779, by order of Gen. Lovel ; roll endorsed



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Joy, Caleb, continued.

" Service at Penobscot ; " also, Capt. Daniel Sulivan's co., Col. Benjamin Forster's
(Foster's) 6th Lincoln Co. regt. ; enlisted Nov. 8, 1780; discharged Nov. 23, 1780;
service, 14 days; company ordered on duty by Col. John Allen to protect
inhabitants of Frenchman's Bay ; roll sworn to at No. 4.

Jot, Davtd, Abington. Petition dated Camp at Hull, Sept. 17, 1776, signed by said
Joy and others belonging to battalion stationed at Hull, asking for increase and
payment of wages; a^so. Private, Capt. Isaac Thayer's co., Col. Thomas Mar-
shall's regt. ; enlisted June 17, 1776 ; service to Jan. 1, 1777, 6 raos. 14 days ; also,
Capt. Thayer's (Independent) co. ; muster return of four Independent cos. sta-
tioned at Hull, dated March 1, 1777 ; age, 16 yrs. ; residence, Abington ; mustered
by Daniel Souther, Muster Master; also, return of men raised to serve in the
Continental Army from Capt. Edward Cobb's co. (North co. in Abington), 3d
Plymouth Co. regt. ; residence, Abington ; engaged for town of Abington ; joined
Capt. James Keith's co.. Col. Jackson's regt.; term, 3 years (also given during
war) ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for SuflFolk
Co., dated Boston, May 11, 1777; Capt. Keith's co.. Col. Jackson's r^t.; also.
Private, Capt. James Keith's co., Col. Michael Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army
pay accounts for service from April 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Storey's
CO., Col. Michael Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service
from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780.

Jot, David, Gouldsborough. Private, Capt. Henry Dyer's co. of rangers; enlisted
March 23, 1780; discharged May 1, 1780; service, 1 mo. 8 days; company raised
for defence of eastern Massachusetts by order of Col. John Allan, commanding
officer at Machias and Superintendent of Eastern Indian department; also, same
CO. ; roll made up for rations and sworn to at Boston ; said Joy credited with 38
rations; residence, Gouldsborough; company raised in No. 4, Gouldsborough,
Frenchman's Bay, Pleasant River, and Narragaugus.

Jot, David, Guilford. Private, Capt. Moses Draper's co., Lieut. Col. "William Bond's
(late Col. Gardner's) 37th regt. ; company return dated Camp at Prospect Hill,
Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp
at Prospect Hill, Dec. 30, 1775.

Jot, David, No. 4. Private, Capt. Francis Shaw, Jr.'s co. ; enlisted Sept. 7, 1775 ; ser-
vice, 4 mos. 3 days, in defence of seacoast; company stationed at Gouldsborough,
No. 4, Narragaugus, and Pleasant River.

Jot, David. Sergeant, in a company commanded by Capt. Thomas Nash, of Wey-
mouth, Col. Solomon Lovell's regt.; service, 4 days; company marched March
4, 1776, at the time of taking Dorchester Heights; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt.
Thomas Nash's co., Col. Solomon Lovell's regt. ; service, 10 days, subsequent to
March 10, 1776; roll sworn to at Weymouth; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Thomas
Nash's 5th co. (co. of 2d Parish in Weymouth), Col. Solomon Lovell's (2d Suf-
folk Co.) regt.; list of officers belonging to said regiment; ordered in Council
April 4, 1776, that said officers be commissioned ; reported commissioned April 5,
1776; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's
regt.; engaged Aug. 21, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 22 days,
in Northern department, including 13 days (252 miles) travel home ; also, same
regt.; rations allowed from Aug. 21, 1777, to Dec. 12, 1777; credited with 114
rations ; service in Northern department.

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

Jot, Ebenezer, Weymouth. Private, in a company commanded by Capt. Thomas
Nash, of Weymouth, Col. Solomon Lovell's regt.; service, 4 days; company
marched March 4, 1776, at the time of taking Dorchester Heights; also, Capt.
Thomas Nash's co.. Col. Solomon Lovell's regt.; service, 4 days, subsequent to



1012 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Joy, Ehexezer, continued.

March 10, 1776; roll dated Weymouth; also, petition dated Camp at Hull, Sept.
17, 1776, signed by said Joy and others belonging to battalion stationed at Hull,
asking for increase and payment of wages ; also. Private, Capt. Joseph Trufant's
CO., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; enlisted Sept. 6, 1776; service to Dec. 1, 1776,

2 mo9. 25 days; also, same co. and regt.; service from Dec. 1, 1776, to Jan. 1,
1777, 1 mo.; company stationed at Hull for defence of seacoast; also, Capt.
Moses French's co.. Col. Jonathan Titcomb's regt.; service from May 15, 1777,
to July 15, 1777, 2 mos. 5 days, at Rhode Island, travel included; also, Capt.
Theophilus Wilder's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; enlisted Aug. 24, 1777; dis-
charged Nov. 29, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 6 (also given 3 mos. 7) days, in Northern
department; reported on furlough; also, Capt. Thomas Nash's co.. Col. David
Cushing's regt. ; enlisted Dec. 20, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 10 days ; company served
until March 1, 1778, with Maj. Edward Procter's detachment of guards at Fort
Hill, Boston; also, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co.. Col. David Cushing's regt.;
enlisted March 20, 1778; discharged April 4, 1778; service, 16 days, under Maj.
Thomas Lothrop at Hull ; also, receipt dated Weymouth, July 16, 1778, for boun-
ties paid said Joy and others by the Selectmen to serve under Gen. Sullivan at
Providence, agreeable to resolve of June 10, 1778; certificate on receipt certifies
that said men were detached and marched to Rhode Island to serve in Col. Wade's
and Col. Jacobs's regts. for 6 months; also. Private, Capt. Jeremiah Putnam's
CO., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt. ; enlisted July 10, 1778; service to Dec. 31, 1778,
5 mos. 26 days, at Rhode Island, including 4 days (75 miles) travel home ; also,
same co. and regt.; muster roll dated North Kingston, Nov. 6, 1778; enlistment
to expire Jan. 1, 1779; reported sick in barracks; also, same co. and regt.; mus-
ter rolls dated East Greenwich, Sept. 17, Sept. 24, Oct. 14, and Nov, 13, 1778; also,
Capt. Lieut. William Burbeck's co. ; enlisted Jan. 5, 1780 ; service to Oct. 24, 1781,
21 mos. 21 days; company raised for defence of Castle and Governor's Islands
and commanded by His Excellency John Hancock ; roll sworn to at Boston ; also,
Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; service from Oct. 25, 1781, to date of discharge,
Jan. 4, 1783, 14 mos. 11 days; company raised for defence of Castle and Gov-
ernor's Islands ; rolls sworn to at Boston.

Joy, Eli, Weymouth. Corporal, Capt. Thayer's (Independent) co. ; muster return of
four Independent cos. stationed at Hull, dated March 1, 1777 ; age, 23 yrs. ; resi-
dence, Weymouth ; mustered by Daniel Souther, Muster Master.

Joy, Elisha, 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.
Nathaniel Winslow's co.. Gen. John Thomas's regt.; muster roil dated Aug. 1,
1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 3 mos. 6 days; also, company return dated
Oct. 6, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp
at Roxbury, Dec. 18, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co., Col.
Benjamin Gill's regt.; enlisted Aug. 24, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service,

3 mos. 19 days, in Northern department, including 13 days (252 miles) travel
home.

Joy, Gershom, Chelsea. Private, Capt. Samuel Sprague's (Chelsea) co. of militia,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 10 days.

Joy, Gershom, Stoughton (also given Stoughtonham). List of men belonging to Capt.
" Oliver Parker's co. who were in need of cartridge boxes, dated Cambridge, June
18, 1775, and endorsed " Prescot; " also. Sergeant, Capt. Edward Blake's co.. Col.
Jonathan Brewer's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 25, 1775 ;
service, 3 mos. 8 days; also. Private, Capt. Joseph Stebbins's co.. Col. Jonathan
Brewer's regt. ; company return [probabl}' Oct., 1775] ; o/so, order for bounty coat
or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Cambridge, Nov. 20, 1775; also, Cor-
poral; pay abstract for part of Capt. John Gill's co.. Col. Thomas Crafts's (Artil-
lery) regt., for advance wages for 1 month, etc., sworn to at Boston, July 30,



IX THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTIOX. 1013



Jot, Gershom, continued.

1776; also, Capt. John Gill's (6th) co., Col. Thomas Crafts's (Artillery) resrt.;
engaged May 28, 1776 ; service to Nov. 1, 1776, 5 mos. 5 days ; also, same co. and
regt. ; service from Feb. 1, 1777, to May 8, 1777, 3 mos. 7 days; also, retmm of
men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Capt. Lyon's co., Col. Benja-
min Gill's regt. ; residence, Stoughton ; engaged for town of Stonghton ; term, 3
years ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk
Co., dated Boston, July 7, 1777 ; Capt. Brown's co., Col. Henry Jackson's regt. ;
also, Private, Colonel's co.. Col. Henry Jackson's regt. ; Continental Array pay
accounts for service from June 10, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also. Corporal, Capt.
John Langdon's co., Col. Jackson's regt. ; pay roll for Feb., 1778, dated Lancas-
ter; reported promoted to Corporal Feb. 15, 1778; also, same co. and regt.; pay
rolls for June-Aug., 1778, dated Providence; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll
for Sept., 1778, dated Pawtuxet; a^so, Private, Lieut. Thomas HoUis Condy's co.,
Col. Jackson's regt.; pay roll for Nov., 1778; also, same co. and regt.; payroll
for Feb., 1779, sworn to at Pawtuxet; also, Lieut. Thomas HoUis Condy's (2d)
CO., Col. Jackson's regt. ; pay roll for March, 1779; also. Colonel's (1st) co. com-
manded by Capt. Lieut. John Hobby, Col. Jackson's regt. ; muster roll for April,
1779, dated Pawtuxet; also, 1st co. commanded by Capt. Lieut. John Hobby,
Col. Jackson's regt.; company return dated Camp at Pi'ovidence, July 9, 1779;
also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for July, 1779, sworn to at Camp Pi-ovidence;
also, Colonel's co. commanded by Capt. Lieut. John Hobby, Col. Jackson's regt.;
pay roll for Oct., 1779 ; also. Colonel's co., Col. Jackson's regt. ; regimental return
made up to Dec. 31, 1779, dated Camp at Providence; enlisted June 10, 1777;
also, same co. and regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan.
1, 1780, to June 24, 1780 ; also, return certified at Camp near Morristown, April
30, 1780, of officers and men belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's, and Col. Jack-
son's regts., and men belonging to Massachusetts in Col. Henry Sherburne's regt.,
who were incorporated into a regiment under the command of Col. Henry Jack-
son, agreeable to the arrangement of April 9, 1779; Colonel's co. ; rank. Ser-
geant; residence, Stoughton ; engaged for town of Stoughton ; engaged June 24,
1777; term, 3 years; reported reduced to Corporal Oct. 10, 1777; reduced to Pri-
vate Nov. 8, 1778 ; family of said Joy reported as at Stoughton ; also. Colonel's
CO. commanded by Capt. Lieut. John Hobby, Col. Jackson's (16th) regt.; pay
rolls for April-June, 1780; reported discharged June 2-1, 1780; also. Sergeant,
Capt. Samuel Holden's co.. Col. Ebenezer Thayer's regt. ; engaged July 23, 1780;
discharged Oct. 31, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 11 days ; regiment raised in Suffolk Co.
to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months ; also, Capt. Ralph Thompson's co.,
Lieut. Col. Webb's regt. ; engaged Aug. 26, 1781 ; discharged Dec. 7, 1781 ; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 23 days, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home; regiment raised
in Suffolk and Middlesex counties to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

JoT, Jacob. Private, Capt. Thomas Nash's co.. Col. Solomon Lovell's regt. ; service,
2 days, subsequent to March 10, 1776. Roll sworn to at Weymouth.

Jot, Jacob. Private, Capt. Samuel Ward's co., Lieut. Col. Symms's detachment of
guards ; enlisted March 9, 1778 ; discharged April 26, 1778 ; service, 1 mo. 19 days,
under Maj. Gen. Heath at Boston and Dorchester.

Jot, Jacob. Private, Capt. Joseph Baxter's co.. Col. Mcintosh's regt.. Gen. Lovel's
brigade ; enlisted Aug. 5, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 14, 1778 ; service, 1 mo. 13 days ;
company marched on expedition to Rhode Island and was discharged 60 miles
from home. Roll dated Braintree.

Jot, Jacob, Jr. Private, Capt. Samuel Ward's co., Col. Solomon Lovell's regt. ; ser-
vice, 2 days, subsequent to March 10, 1776.

Jot, James, Berwick. Private, Capt. John Goodwin's co., Maj. Daniel Littlefield's
detachment of York Co. militia; detached July 10, 1779; discharged Sept. 10,
1779; service, 2 mos., on Penobscot expedition.



1014 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Jot, Jared, Cohasset. Private, Capt. Job Cushing's co.. Col. Greaton's regt. ; muster
roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 16, 1775; service, 2 mos. 21 days; also,
Capt. Job Cushing's co., 36th regt. ; company return dated Fort No. 2, Oct. 5,
1775; also, Capt. Job Cushing's co.. Col. John Greaton's regt.; order for bounty
coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Cambridge, Dec. 18, 1775.

Joy, Jedediah. Private, Capt. Seth Stowers's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; en-
listed May 27, 1776; service to Aug. 1, 1776, 2 mos. 5 days; roll dated Camp at
Hull ; also, same co. and regt. ; service from July 31, 1776, to Nov. 30, 1776, 4 mos.

Joy, Jedediah. Private, Capt. Benjamin Beal's co., Col. Jacob Garish's (Gerrish's)
regt.; enlisted Aug. 13, 1778; discharged Dec. 13, 1778; service, 4 mos. 1 day;
company drafted in July, 1778, to guard stores and troops of convention at Boston.

Joy, Jediah. Private, Capt. Caleb Champney's co. of guards; enlisted Aug. 1, 1780;
discliarged Nov. 1, 1780; service, 3 mos.; company detached from militia for ser-
vice at and about Boston ; also, same co. ; enlisted Nov. 1, 1780 ; discharged Jan.
31, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. ; company detached from militia in accordance with re-
quest of Gen. Heath for service at and about Boston guarding Continental stores;
roll endorsed "Maj'r Heath Detach't."

Joy, Jesse, Norwich. Private, Capt. Lemuel Pomeroy's co., which marched April 21,
1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 7 days ; reported enlisted
into the army April 28, 1775; also, Capt. Abner Pomeroy's co.. Col. John Fel-
lows's (8th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 mos. 12 days; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also, order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in monej' dated Dorchester, Nov. 28, 1775; also,
Capt. Lemuel Pomeroy's co.. Col. Dickinson's regt. commanded by Maj. Clap;
pay abstract for wages and mileage home, dated July 10, 1777; service, 38 days;
mileage (100 miles) allowed said Joy; also. Sergeant, Capt. Ebenezer Strong's
CO., Col. Sears's (Hampshire Co.) regt.; enlisted Aug. 10, 1781; marched to
Albany Aug. 17, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 20, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 10 days, at
Saratoga.

Joy, John, Boston. Private, Capt. Edward Blake's co.. Col. Jonathan Brewer's regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 21, 1775; service, 2 mos. 12 days.
[See John Foy.]

Joy, John, Township No. 4. Private, Capt. Reuben Dyar's co. ; enlisted May 26, 1777 ;
discharged July 23, 1777; service, 1 mo. 27 days; company raised between Mt.
Desert and Machias for expedition to St. Johns, N. S. ; also, Capt. Henry Dyar's
detachment from Col. Benjamin Foster's (Lincoln Co.) regt.; enlisted Sept. 16,
1777; discharged Oct. 5, 1777; service, 19 days; company marched to Machias
at sundry times when British ships lay in that harbor ; roll dated No. 4 and sworn
to at Gouldsborough ; also, Capt. Reuben Dyer's co. ; enlisted Oct. 18, 1777; dis-
charged Dec. 13, 1777; service, 1 mo. 27 days; company raised for expedition
against St. Johns, N. S., and continued in service at Machias for its defence.

JoY, Jo. Private, Capt. James Hills's co., Col. John Daggett's regt. ; copy of a list of
men stationed at Bristol for 3 months from Dec. 28, 1776.

Joy, Joseph, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Carpenter's and Capt. Isaac Burr's
CO., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 8 days; also, Capt.
James Keith's co.. Col. Paul Dudley Sargent's (28th) regt.; muster roll dated
Aug. 16, 1775; enlisted July 8, 1775; service, 24 days; also, company return
[probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money
dated Camp before Boston, Dec. 2, 1775.

Joy, Joshua, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. James Keith's co.. Col. Paul Dudley Sargent's
(28th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 16, 1775; enlisted July 8, 1775; service, 24
days ; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or
its equivalent in money dated Camp before Boston, Dec. 2, 1775.



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Joy, Joshua. Steward ; copy of a list dated Boston Harbor, on board the brig " Repri-
sal," Feb. 10, 1778, of men belonging to the crew of the brig "Reprisal," com-
manded by Capt. James Brown, taken by a British frigate Feb. 19 [?], 1778.



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