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Morristown; a^so, muster rolls for Dec, 1777-May, 1778, dated Camp at Valley
Forge ; reported sick at Morristown in Dec, 1777 ; also, muster roll for June,
1778, dated Camp Greenwich; also, muster rolls for July, 1778-June, 1779, dated
Camp at Providence ; reported on main guard in July and Aug., 1778, on bullock
guard Sept.-Nov., 1778, on command at the hospital Dec, 1778-May, 1779; also,
muster roll for June, 1779, dated Providence; also, muster roll for July, 1779;
reported on command at Pound Ridge ; also, muster roll for Aug., 1779, dated



198 ]V1ASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Holt, William, continued.

Camp at Salem; reported on command at Pound Ridge; also, muster roll for
Sept., 1779, dated Bedford; reported on command at the Lines; also, muster roll
for Oct., 1779, sworn to at Peekskill; reported on command at North Castle;
also, muster roll for Nov. and Dec, 1779, dated Highland; reported deserted Jan.
1, 1780; also, Capt. Smith's co.. Col. Bigelow'a regt. ; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to April 25, 1780; residence, Lunenburg;
also, Capt. Smith's co., (late) 15th regt. ; muster roll made up for the year 1780,
dated West Point; reported discharged April 25, 1780.

Holt, William, Middleton. Certificate dated Middleton, March 21, 1782, signed by
Joseph Peabody and others, certifying that said Holt had been paid bounty by
the class of which they were members to serve in the Continental Army, agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780.

Holt, William, New Salem. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Goodall's co. of Minute-men,
Col. Woodbridge's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
7 days; also, Capt. John King's co.. Col. Benjamin Ruggles Woodbridge's (25th)
regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Holt and others, dated Cambridge,
June 22, 1775; also. Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775;
enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos. 13 days; also, company return dated
Camp at Cambridge, Sept. 29, 1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent
in money dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 23, 1775.

Holt, William, Reading. List of 6 months men raised agreeable to resolve of June
5, 1780, returned as received of Maj. Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for Middle-
sex Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner; also, descriptive list of men raised to rein-
force 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 10, 1780 ; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 2 in. ; complexion,
dark; engaged for town of Reading ; arrived at Springfield July 9, 1780; marched
to camp July 10, 1780, under command of Capt. Daniel Shays; also, list of men
raised for the 6 months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having
passed muster in a return dated Camp Totovvay, Oct. 25, 1780; also, pay roll for
6 months men raised by the town of Reading for service in the Continental Army
during 1780; marched to camp July 4, 1780; discharged Dec. 4, 1780; service, 5
mos. 12 days, including travel (240 miles) home.

Holt, William. Fifer, Capt. Samuel Flint's co., Col. Samuel Johnson's regt.; en-
gaged Aug. 25, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 30, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 19 days, with
Northern army, including travel (260 miles) home.

Holt, AVilliam. Private, Capt. Bodwell's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards;
service between April 2, 1778, and July 2, 1778, 2 mos. 28 days, at Cambridge.

Holt, William. Return of men raised in Essex Co. for Continental service, agreeable
to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town of Andover ; engaged Feb. 19, 1781 ;
term, 3 years; also, Private, Capt. HafHeld White's co.. Col. Rufus Putnam's
(oth) regt. ; muster roll for April, 1781, dated West Point; enlisted Feb. 19, 1781 ;
enlistment, 3 years.

Holt, William, Jr., Andover. Private, Capt. James Mallon's co. ; enlisted Oct. 3, 1779 ;
discharged Nov. 10, 1779; service, 1 mo. 10 days, under Maj. Gen. Hancock at
Castle Island; company raised in Essex Co.

Holt, Zebediah, Andover. Private, Capt. Samuel Johnson's co.. Col. Wigglesworth's
regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance from Albany home, sworn to March 7,
1777; 210 miles travel allowed said Holt; also, Capt. John Adams's co.. Col.
Samuel Johnson's regt. commanded by Maj. Gage; enlisted Sept. 29, 1777; dis-
charged Nov. 6, 1777; service, 1 mo. 9 days; company marched to reinforce
Northern army ; also, Capt. Stephen Webster's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. ;
enlisted Oct. 14, 1779; discharged Nov. 22, 1779; service, 1 mo. 19 days, at Clav-



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Holt, Zebediah, continued.

erack, including travel (220 miles) home ; regiment raised in Suffolk and Essex
counties to reinforce army under Gen. Washington; also, Capt. John Abbot's
CO., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt. ; enlisted July 10, 1780 ; discharged Oct. 11, 1780 ;
service, 3 mos. 12 days, at West Point, including travel (220 miles) home ; com-
pany raised for 3 months; a/so, receipt dated Andover, March 30, 1781, for bounty
paid said Holt by Moody Bridges, Chairman of Class No. 3 of the North District
in Andover, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ; also, return
of men raised in Essex Co. for Continental service, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2,
1780; engaged for town of Andover ; engaged March 29, 1781 ; term, 3 years; also,
Private, Col. Benjamin Tapper's (10th) regt.; service from March 28, 1781, 21
mos. 4 days ; reported promoted to Sergeant Oct. 1, 1781.

Holt, Zela, Andover. Private, Capt. Henry Abbot's co., which marched on the alarm
of April 19, 1775; service, 1^ days; also, Capt. Samuel Johnson's co.. Col. Wig-
glesworth's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance from Albany home, sworn to
March 7, 1777 ; 210 miles travel allowed said Holt.

HoLTE, James, York. Private, Capt. Samuel Leighton's co.. Col. Ebenezer Francis's
regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Dorchester Heights home;
warrant allowed in Council Nov. 29, 1776 ; said Holte credited with allowance for
5 days (95 miles).

HoLTEN, Artemus, Worthingtou. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army,
as returned by Capt. Ebenezer Webber and Lieut. Abner Dwelle; residence,
Worthington ; engaged for town of Worthington ; joined Capt. Bartlit's (Bart-
lett's) CO., Col. Wesson's regt. ; term, 3 years; reported enlisted prior to May 31,
1777.

Holten, Israel, Charlton. Corporal, Capt. William Campbell's co., Col. Ebenezer
Learned's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; service,
3 mos., 1 week, 5 days; also, company return dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 7, 1775;
also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Dec. 21,
1775.

Holtex, Johx, Northfield. Capt. Eliakim Smith's co.. Col. Jonathan Ward's regt.;
order for advance pay, signed by said Holten and others, dated Cambridge, June
8, 1775; also. Sergeant, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; en-
listed April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos. 12 days; also, Capt. Moses Kellogg's co..
Col. Ward's regt.; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money endorsed
"Dec. 23, 1775."

Holten, John. Corporal ; receipt dated Boothbay, Nov. 10, 1775, signed Ijy said Hol-
ten and others belonging to Capt. Timothy Langdon's co. stationed at Boothbay,
for advance pay for 1 month; also, Capt. Langdon's co. ; enlisted July 12, 1775;
service to Dec. 31, 1775, 6 mos. 4 days; company stationed at Boothbay for
defence of



Holten, Jonas. Private, Capt. Samuel Merriman's (2d) co., Col. Israel Chapen's
(3d) regt.; enlisted Oct. 15, 1779; discharged Nov. 21, 1779; service, 1 mo. 14
days, at Claverack, including 6 days (120 miles) travel home.

Holten, Samuel, Danvers. 1st Major, 1st Essex Co. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col.
John Mansfield; service, 2 days, on the alarm of April 19, 1775.

Holten, Solomon. Private, Capt. Peter Procter's co., Lieut. Col. Williams's regt. ;
enlisted July 10, 1777; discharged Aug. 12, 1777; service, 1 mo. 9 days, including
travel (120 miles) home; company marched July 10, 1777, to reinforce Northern
army.

Holten, Thomas. Private, Capt. John Spoor's co.. Col. Benjamin Simonds's (Berk-
shire Co.) regt.; enlisted April 26,1777; discharged May 20, 1777; service, 25
days, at Saratoga, by order of Maj. Gen. Gates.



200 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



HoLTON, . [This name also appears under the form of Holten, Houghton, Houlten,

Houlton.]

HoLTOx, Ahte.mus, Worthington. Private, Lieut. Col. Millen's co.. Col. James Wes-
son's regt. ; Continental Ai'my pay accounts for service from May 15, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Worthington; credited to town of Worthington; term,
3 years; also, (late) Capt. Samuel Bartlett's co.. Col. James Wesson's regt.; re-
turn of men who were in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and who had not been
absent subsequently except on furlough ; also, Lieut. Col. Mellen's co.. Col. Wes-
son's (9th) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780,
to May 15, 1780 ; reported discharged.

HoLTON, AsAHEL. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Carter's co.. Col. Job Cushing's regt.;
enlisted Sept. 7, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 23, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 25 days, in Northern
department, including 8 days (160 miles) travel home. Roll sworn to in Worces-
ter Co.

HoLTON, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Samuel Sloan's co.. Col. Asa Barns's regt.; ser-
vice between Oct. 11 and Oct. 28, 1781, U days; mileage (80 miles) also allowed;
company marched from Berkshire Co. by order of Gen. Stark on an alarm at
Saratoga; also, Capt. Tompson J. Skinner's co.. Col. Asa Banes's (Barnes's)
Berkshire Co. regt.; enlisted Nov. 1, 1781; dischai-ged Nov. 10, 1781; service, 10
days; company marched to the Western frontiers by order of Gen. Stark on an
alarm.

HoLTOx, Elisha, Brookfield. Private, Capt. John Packhard's co.. Col. David Brewer's
(9th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 5, 1775 ; service, 3 mos.
3 days ; also, company return dated Roxbury, Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, Capt. Packard's
CO., Col. Rufus Putnam's (late Brewer's) regt.; order for bounty coat or its equiv-
alent in money dated Roxbury, Dec. 27, 1775.

HoLTON, Israel, Charlton. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Crafts's troop. Col. Larned's
regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775 ;
service, 6 days.

HoLTON, Israel, Petersham. Corporal, Capt. Jonathan Holman's co., Col. Doolittle's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos.
13 days.

HoLTOx, JajMes, Templeton. Capt. Joel Fletcher's co.. Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt. ;
receipt for advance pay, signed by said Holton and others, dated Camp near
Charlestown Road, June 8, 1775; also, Fifer, same co. and regt.; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos. 12 days; also, com-
pany return dated Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775; also, receipt given to Capt. AVilliam
Warner, of Col. Whitney's regt., dated Camp at Hull, June 22, 1776, signed by
said Holton, for advance pay for 1 month, travel allowance, etc. ; also, Fifer, Capt.
William Warner's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; service from May 15, 1776, 4
days preceding march, to Nov. 1, 1776, 5 mos. 17 days ; also, same co. and regt, ;
pay roll for Nov., 1776, and mileage home, certified at Boston.

Holton, John, Northfield. Corporal, Capt. Eldad Wright's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Samuel Williams's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm
of April 19, 1775, from Northfield and Warwick to Cambridge; service, 23 days;
also, Sergeant, Capt. Moses Kellogg's co.. Col. Jonathan Ward's regt. ; company
return [probably Oct., 1775].

Holton, John. Seaman, brigantine " Warren," Paul Reed, Master; shipped Jan. 20,
1777; discharged March 4, 1777; service, 1 mo. 14 days, on voyage to Cape Fran-
cois ; vessel reported to have sailed from Boothbay Feb. 4, 1777 ; taken March 12,
1777.

Holton, Jonathan. 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



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HoLTON, Jonathan, continued.

of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 22,
1780 ; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8 in. ; complexion, ruddy ; engaged for town of
Harvard; marched to camp July 22, 1780, under command of Capt. William
Scott. [See Jonathan Houghton.]

HoLTOx, Nathan, Northfield. Private, Capt. Agrippa "Wells's co.. Col. Asa Whit-
comb's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 15, 1775; service, 17
days ; also, company receipt for wages for Sept., 1775, dated Prospect Hill ; also,
company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or its equiva-
lent in money dated Prospect Hill, Nov. 27, 1775.

HoLTON, Thomas. Private, Lieut. Jeremiah Hickok's co.. Col. John Ashley's regt. ;
enlisted July 6, 1777; discharged July 21, 1777; service, 15 days; company
marched to Kingsbury July 6, 1777, at request of Maj. Gen. Schuyler. Roll
sworn to in Berkshire Co.

HoLTON, William. Seaman, ship "Mars," commanded by Capt. James Nivens; en-
gaged April 18, 1781 ; discharged June 12, 1781 ; service, 1 mo. 25 days. Roll
dated Boston.

HoLTT, Jesse, Wilmington. Corporal, Capt. John Harnden's co., Col. Ebenezer
Bridge's (27th) regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775]; also, order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Dec. 28, 1775.

HoLTz, Thomas. Private, Capt. Christopher Beackley's co. of Artillery artificers,
detached from Col. Benjamin Flower's corps of artificers and attached to artillery
in the field commanded by Brig. Gen. Henry Knox ; muster roll for April, 1778 ;
enlisted May 8, 1777.

HoLVELL, Abner, Bostou. Private, Capt. Isaac Tuckerman's co.. Col. Ebenezer
Francis's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., home, dated Dorchester,
Nov. 28, 1776.

HoL-WAT, Lt'DwiG. Private, Capt. Stephen Smith's co.. Col, Benjamin Foster's regt. ;
service between Dec. 4, 1778, and Jan. 4, 1779, 2 days, at Machias.

HoLAVELL, Benjamin, Marblehead. Capt. Gideon Foster's co.. Col. John Mansfield's
regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Holwell and others, dated Cam-
bridge, July 4, 1775 ; also, Private, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1,
1775 ; enlisted May 8, 1775 ; service, 3 mos.

Holwell, John. Capt. Jabez Barney's co., Col. Drury's regt. ; enlisted July 23, 1781 ;
discharged Nov. 8, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 27 days, at AVest Point, by order of His
Excellency John Hancock, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home; company
detached to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Holwell, William, Raynham (also given Bridge water) . Private, Capt. Samuel
Tubbs's CO., Col. Timothy Walker's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; en-
listed May 1, 1775; service, 3 mos. 7 days; also, company return dated Oct 6,
1775.

Holtoak, Elizue, Marlborough. Private, Capt. Daniel Barns's co., which marched
on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 7 days ; reported enlisted into the army
April 26, 1775.

HoLTOKE, . [This name also appears under the form of Holioak, Holyoak,

Holyork.]

HoLTOKE, Eleazer falso given Elizur), Marlborough. Private, Capt. Daniel Barns's
CO., Col. Jonathan Ward's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April
26, 1775; service, 5 weeks 6 days; also. Corporal, Capt. Joseph Chadwick's co.,
Col. Richard Gridley's (Artillery) regt.; company return dated Fort No. 3,
Charlestown, Sept. 30, 1775; enlisted June 1, 1775; occupation, cabinet maker;



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HoLTOKE, Eleazer (also given Elizur), continued.

also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Fort No. 3, Nov. 21,
1775; also, Sergeant, Capt. Jonathan Rice's co., Col. Samuel Bullard's regt. ; en-
gaged Aug. 17, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 24 days, including
11 days (220 miles) travel home ; company ordered to march to reinforce Northern
arm}- ; roll dated Sudbury.

HoLYOHK, Eleazer, Marlborough. Corporal, Capt. Joseph Chadwick's co.. Col. Grid-
ley's (Artillery) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 1, 1775;
service, 2 mos. 5 days.

HoMAN, Ambrose, Marblehead. Capt. John Selman's (8th) co.. Col. John Glover's
(21st) regt.; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Homan and others, dated
Cambridge, June 27, 1775 ; also. Sergeant, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 27, 1775; service, 2 mos. 10 days; also, company re-
turn endorsed " Oct. 9, 1775 ; " company marched to Cambridge, June 22, 1775,
"time out" Dec. 31, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money
dated Marblehead, Jan. 3, 1776; also, Matross, Capt. Edward Fettyplace's
(Marblehead) co. ; enlisted Feb. 21, 1776; service to June 1, 1776, 3 mos. 9 days,
in defence of seacoast; also, Sergeant, Capt. James Prentiss's co., Col. Samuel
Brewer's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., home, from place of dis-
charge, Saratoga, endorsed " Travel from Fort Edward ; " 240 miles travel allowed
said Homan ; warrant allowed in Council Feb. 3, 1777.

HoMAN, Benjamin. Private, Capt. John Devereux's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards; muster roll dated Winter Hill, Jan. 22, 1778; reported discharged Dec.
21, 1777; also, same co. and regt. ; enlisted Nov. 8, 1777; service to Feb. 3, 1778,
2 mos. 25 days, at Charlestown ; roll dated Winter Hill.

Homan, Edward, Marblehead. Ensign, Capt. John Selmon's co. ; list dated Water-
town, June 15, 1775, of officers of companies that made choice of John Glover for
Colonel, recommended for commissions by Committee of Safety June 22, 1775;
also. Ensign, Capt. John Selman's co.. Col. John Glover's regt. ; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 24, 1775; service, 3 mos. 16 days; also, Capt. John
Selman's (8th) co., Col. John Glover's (21st) regt.; company return endorsed
" Oct. 9, 1775 ; " company marched to Cambridge June 22, 1775, " time out " Dec.
31, 1775.

Homan, John. Receipt given to Daniel Hopkins, dated Salem, Sept. 26, 1775, signed
b}^ said Homan and others, for advance paj^ for 1 month, endorsed " Cap't
W'm Hoopers Pay Roll & Rec. ; " also, Private, Capt. William Hooper's co. ; en-
listed July 24, 1775; service to Dec. 31, 1775, 5 mos. 21 days, in defence of sea-
coast; rolls dated Marblehead; also, same co. ; enlisted Jan. 4, 1776; service to
Feb. 29, 1776, 1 mo. 28 days ; roll dated Marblehead ; also, Matross, Capt. Edward
Fettyplace's (Marblehead) co. ; enlisted March 1, 1776; service to Jan. 1, 1777,
10 mos., in defence of seacoast.

Homan, Jo's, Marblehead. Private, Capt. Putnam's co.. Col. Hutchinson's (Mass.
Line) regt. of 12 months men ; list of deserters in 1776.

Homan, Joseph. Seaman, brig "Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. Jonathan Hara-
den; engaged Oct. 1, 1777 [service not given] .

Homan, Joseph. Seaman, brig "Penet," John Harris, Master; engaged Oct. 24, 1777;
discharged Feb. 9, 1778; service, 3^ mos., on voyage from Boston to Nantes.

Homan, Joshua, Sudbury. Matross, Capt. Callender's co., Col. John Crane's (Artil-
lery) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 25, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. William Perkins's co., Col. John Crane's (Artillery)
regt.; muster rolls for Sept. -Dec, 1777; reported on command at Red Bank in
Oct., 1777, sick at Trenton in Nov. and Dec, 1777; also, Capt. Lieut. John Cal-
lender's CO., Col. Crane's regt.; muster rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1778, and April,



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HoMAN, Joshua, cojitmued.

1779, dated Providence ; enlisted March 15, 1777 ; enlistment, 3 years ; reported
on command at Tiverton in April, 1779; also, Capt. Slewman's co.. Col. Crane's
regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to March
15, 1780.

HoMAN, Nathaniel. Capt. John Devereux's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards ;
enlisted Nov. 8, 1777 ; service to April 3, 1778, 4 mos. 26 days, at Charlestown
and Cambridge ; rolls dated Winter Hill ; also, Capt. Simeon Brown's co.. Col.
Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards ; service between April 2, 1778, and July 3, 1778,

2 mos. 25 days ; roll dated Camp at Winter Hill.

HoMAN, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Belknap's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's
regt.; enlisted July 9, 1778; service to Jan. 1, 1779, 5 mos. 27 days, at Rhode
Island, including travel (80 miles) from North Kingston, R. I., to place of dis-
charge, i. e., home ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls sworn to at East Green-
wich, Sept. 28, and Nov. 10, 1778; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779; also, same
CO. and regt. ; muster roll dated North Kingston, Nov. 6, 1778 ; reported sick and
absent; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated North Kingston, Dec. 4, 1778.

HoMAN, Nathaniel, Jr. Private, Capt. Francis Felton's (Marblehead) co. ; enlisted
Jan. 8, 1776 ; service to Nov. 15, 1776, 10 mos. 9 days ; company raised for defence
of seacoast.

HoMAN, Peter, Marblehead. Capt. John Merritt's (7th) co., Col. John Glover's (21st)
regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Homan and others, dated Cam-
bridge, June 27, 1775 ; also. Corporal, same co. and regt. ; muster roll dated Aug.
1, 1775; enlisted May 18, 1775; service, 2 mos. 20 days; company marched to
Cambridge; also, 2d Corporal, same co. and regt.; company return [probably
Oct., 1775] ; reported on furlough; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent
in money dated Cambridge, Dec. 29, 1775; also. Private, Capt. William Hooper's
CO.; enlisted Jan. 8, 1776; service to Feb. 29, 1776, 1 mo. 24 days, in defence of
seacoast; also, Matross, Capt. Edward Fettyplace's (Marblehead) co. ; enlisted
March 1, 1776 ; service to Sept. 1, 1776, 6 mos., in defence of seacoast.

HoMAN, Richard. List of men showing balances due [no particulars given.]

Homan, Samuel. Private, Capt. Abel Richards's co.. Col. Benjamin Hawes's regt.;
enlisted Sept. 25, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 28, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 7 days, including

3 days (60 miles) travel home; company marched on a secret expedition to Rhode
Island. Roll sworn to at Dedham.

Homan, Samuel. Marine, brig " Hazard," commanded by Capt. John F. Williams;
engaged July 10, 1779; service to Sept. 6, 1779, 1 mo. 28 days; nationality,
American; stature, 5 ft. 3^ in. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Homan, Thomas, Marblehead. Descriptive list of officers and crew of the ship " Junius
Brutus," commanded by Capt. John Leach, dated Salem, June 15, 1780; age, 25
yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, light; residence, Marblehead.

Homan, Thomas. Seaman, sloop " Machias Liberty," commanded by Capt. Jeremiah
Obrien; engaged Aug. 1, 1776; discharged Oct. 15, 1776; service, 2 mos. 14
days; also, Seaman, brigantine "Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. Jonathan
Haraden ; engaged March 4, 1777 ; discharged Aug. 29, 1777 ; roll sworn to in
SuflFolk Co.

Homan, Thomas. Boy, brigantine "Tyrannicide," commanded by Capt. Jonathan
Haraden; engaged March 2, 1778; discharged May 8, 1778; service, 2 mos. 6
days.

Homan, Titus. Private, Capt. Ephraim Stearns's co., Col. John Rand's (Worcester
Co.) regt.; enlisted Aug. 23, 1780; discharged Oct. 11, 1780; service, 1 mo. 29
days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home ; company raised for 3 months ;



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HoMAN, Titus, continued.

also, receipt dated Barre, Feb. 6, 1781, for bounty paid said Homan by Class No.
7 of the town of Barre for enlisting to serve in the Continental Army for the term
of 3 years ; said bountj' to consist of 3100 Continental paper dollars, $50 in hard
money, and 12 three-year-old steers of middling size to be delivered at the end of
3 years at the house of Capt. Dan. Haws, in Barre, all valued at £120; also, de-
scriptive 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, Superintend-
ent for said county; Capt. Allen's co.. Col. Grout's regt. ; age, 21 yrs. ; stature,
6 ft. ; complexion, brown ; occupation, farmer ; engaged for town of Barre ;
engaged April 16, 1781 ; term, 3 years. [See Titus Homer.]

HoMAN, William. Seaman, brigantine " Massachusetts," commanded by Capt. John
Fisli; engaged Feb. 17, 1777; discharged March 17, 1777; service, 1 mo.; roll
dated Boston ; also, pay roll for same service dated Salem.

Homan, William. Matross, Capt. Edward Fettyplace's (Marblehead) co. ; service
from Sept. 1, 1776, to Jan. 1, 1777,4 mos., in defence of seacoast; also, Capt.
Edward Fettyplace's co. of coast guards ; memorandum of beef delivered ; date
of delivery, Feb. 18, 1777; also, Capt. Fettyplace's (Fort) co. ; company return



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