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for Lincoln Co., dated Pownalborough, June 3, 1778 ; enlisted out of Col. Cobb's
(1st Lincoln Co.) regt.; residence, Georgetown; also, descriptive list of men
raised in Lincoln Co. for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at
Fishkill, returned as received of Samuel McCobb, Superintendent for Lincoln Co.,
by Theophilus Batchelder, at Georgetown, May 28, 1778, to be conducted to Fish-
kill and delivered to Brig. Jonathan Warner; Capt. White's co., 1st Lincoln Co.
regt. ; age, 38 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion, dark ; engaged for town of
Georgetown ; reported arrived at Fishkill June 12, 1778 ; also, list of men returned
as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778.

Hood, Samuel, Taunton. Private, Capt. Joshua Wilbore's co.. Col. Ebenezer Francis's
regt. ; pay abstract for mileage, etc., to camp and home ; said Hood credited with
allowance for 2 days (36 miles) ; company drafted from Taunton, Raynham,
Easton, Dartmouth, Freetown, Berkley, and Dighton ; warrant allowed in Council
Nov. 29, 1776 ; also, Fifer, Capt. Joshua Wilbore's co.. Col. George Williams's
regt.; service, 25 days, on the alarm at Rhode Island of Dec. 8, 1776, including
travel (54 miles) to Warren, via Rehoboth, and home ; also. Private, Capt. Josiah
Crocker's CO., Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt.; service, 1 mo. 15 days; company
marched from Taunton to Rhode Island, agreeable to order of Council of July -,
1778, to serve for 6 weeks ; also, Capt. Rufus Barney's co.. Col. Carpenter's regt. ;
service, 4 days, on an alarm; company detached to march to Tiverton, R. I.,
July 28, 1780, to serve for 6 days; also, Capt. Peletiah Eddy's co.. Col. Abiel
Mitchel's regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. James Williams, Brig. Gen. Godfrey's
(Bristol Co.) brigade; service, 8 days; company marched from Taunton to Tiv-
erton, R. I., on the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780; also, Capt. John Shaw's co.. Col.
Abiel Mitchel's regt. ; service, 6 days ; company marched to Rhode Island March
6, 1781, by order of His Excellency John Hancock on a 40 days expedition.

Hood, Sajiuel. Private, Capt. John Dodge's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards ;
service from April 1, 1778, to July 1, 1778, 3 mos. 3 days; also, company receipt
for wages, given to Capt. John Dodge, dated Camp Winter Hill, June 21, 1778;
said Hood allowed wages for 29 days service in April, and the month of May,
1778; also, Capt. Simeon Brown's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt. ; enlisted July
16, 1778 ; service, 5 raos. 20 days ; company discharged at East Greenwich, R. I. ;
regiment raised in Essex and York counties ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster
rolls dated East Greenwich, Sept. 17, Sept. 24, Oct. 14, Nov. 6, and Nov. 14, 1778 ;
enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779.

Hood, Thomas, Manchester. Capt. Benjamin Kimball's co., Col. John Mansfield's
(19th) regt.; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Hood and others, dated
Cambridge, July 1, 1775; also. Private, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 10, 1775; service, 2 mos. 27 days; also, Capt. Kim-
ball's CO., Col. Mansfield's regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Israel Hutchinson ;
company return dated Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or
its equivalent in money dated Winter Hill, Dec. 30, 1775 ; also, order dated Man-
chester, March 30, 1776, signed by Hannah Colony, in behalf of said Hood, for
wages for his service to Aug. 1, 1775, payable to Capt. Kimball.

Hoodman, Charles, Boston. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as
returned by Capt. Benjamin Lapham and Capt. Peter Cushing, sworn to at Hing-
ham, Feb. 17, 1778; residence, Boston; enlisted for town of Hingham; joined
Capt. Lane's co.. Col. Alden's regt. ; enlistment, 3 years.



218 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HooDMAN, Charles. Private, Capt. Abner Cranston's co., Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt. ;
muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776 ; reported deserted Feb.
28, 1776.

HooFF, Daniel, Edgecomb. Private, Capt. Israel Davis's co., Col. Edward Wiggles-
worth's regt.; return [year not given] ; residence, Edgecomb; engaged for town
of Edgecomb; mustered by Col. Sewall.

HooFMAN, Solomon. Return of men raised for Continental service probably from Capt.
Goodrich's co. ; engaged for town of Great Harrington ; joined Capt. Stone's co.,
Col. Brewer's regt. ; term, during war.

HooG, John. Private, Capt. Raymond De Guiscard's co.. Col. Turner's regt. of
5 months levies raised for defence of Rhode Island; enlisted Aug. 6, 1781; dis-
charged Nov. 27, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 24 days.

Hook, . [This name also appears under the form of Hoock, Hoocks.]

Hook, Daniel. Private, Capt. Jonathan Evans's co.. Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.;
enlisted July 8, 1778; discharged Jan. 1, 1779; service, 6 mos., at North Kingston,
R. I., including 6 days (115 miles) travel home; roll sworn to at Newburyport;
also, same co. and regt. ; muster rolls dated North Kingston, Nov. 6, 1778, East
Greenwich, Sept. 17, Sept. 22, Oct. 14, and Nov. 13, 1778; enlistment to expire
Jan. 1, 1779.

Hook, Edmund, Salisbury. List of men drafted from Essex Co. militia to march to
Horse Neck under command of Col. Cogswell [year not given] , but who failed
to join regiment ; drafted from town of Salisbury ; drafted into Capt. Morrel's co.

Hook, Francis, Salisbury. Private, Capt. Stephen Merrill's co.. Col. Caleb Cushing's
regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 3J days.

Hook, Humphrey, Newburyport. Receipt given to Nathaniel Lovejoy, dated Andover,
June 2, 1778, signed by Aaron Readington, for bounty paid him as a hire to per-
form, or procure a man to perform, a tour of duty in the Continental service for the
3d CO. of militia in Andover ; said Hook probably engaged for above service [name
crossed out on receipt] ; also, Private, Capt. Jeremiah Putnam's co., Col. Nathan
Tyler's regt.; enlisted July 28, 1779; service to Dec. 1, 1779, 4 mos. 3 days, at
Rhode Island; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Dec, 1779, allowing 1 mo. 6
days service at Rhode Island, travel (120 miles) included.

Hook, Josiah, Salisbury. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Stephen Merrill's co.. Col. Caleb
Cushing's regt., which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April
19, 1775 ; service, 3^ days ; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. John Merril's (2d) co.. Col.
Jonathan Titcomb's (2d Essex Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen
in said regiment, dated Watertown, April 30, 1776 ; ordered in Council May 3,
1776, that said officers be commissioned; reported commissioned May 3, 1776.

Hooker, . [This name also appears under the form of Hocker, Hoocker, Hucker,

Huskens.]

Hooker, Amos, Dudley. Corporal, Capt. Nathaniel Healey's co., Col. Ebenezer
Learned's (4th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; ser-
vice, 3 mos., 1 week, 1 day; also, company return dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 6,
1775 ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Nov.
2, 1775.

Hooker, Asahel, Fulham (Dummerston, Vt.) Private, Capt. John Wood's co.. Col.
Paul Dudley Sargent's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 28,
1775 ; reported deserted.

Hooker, Azel, Fulham (also given Dummerston, N. Y., " Demester," Cumberland
Co., and Waltham). Private, Capt. Benjamin Bullard's co., Col. Jonathan



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 219

Hooker, Azel, continued.

Brewer's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 1, 1775 ; service, 92
days; also, company return dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775; also, Corporal,
Capt. Thomas Wellington's co., Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt.; muster roll dated
Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776; enlisted Oct. 1, 1776; promoted to Corporal
Nov. 7, 1776; reported re-engaged Nov. 14, 1776, to serve as Corporal in Capt.
AVellington's co., Col. "Wigglesworth's regt., but to continue in Col. Whitcomb's
regt. until Dec. 31, 1776 ; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster
Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 30, 1777 ; Capt. Willington's co.. Col.
Wigglesworth's regt. ; also, Sergeant, Capt. Noah Allen's co., Col. Calvin Smith's
(late Wigglesworth's) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from
Jan. 1, 1777, to July 7, 1779 ; residence, Waltham ; reported deserted July 7, 1779;
also, Capt. Thomas Willington's co.. Col. Edward Wigglesworth's regt. ; return
[year not given] ; residence, Dummerston; enlisted for town of Waltham ; mus-
tered by Nathaniel Barber ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for June, 1778,
dated Camp Greenwich ; reported sick in hospital ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay
roll for Oct., 1778; also, Capt. Ebenezer Smith's co., Col. Wigglesworth's regt.;
muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence; enlisted Jan. 1, 1777;
enlistment, during war (also given 3 years) ; reported transferred to Capt. Allen's
CO. ; also, Capt. Noah Allen's co., (late) Col. AViggles worth's regt. commanded
by Maj. Porter; pay roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence; also, de-
scriptive list of deserters, endorsed " July 13th, 1780; " Capt. Allen's co., Lieut.
Col. Calvin Smith's (13th) regt. ; rank, Sergeant; age, 26 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ;
complexion, dark; hair, brown; occupation, yeoman; birthplace, Sunderland;
residence, "Demester," Cumberland Co.; deserted July -, 1779.

Hooker, Benjamin, Greenwich. Private, Capt. Elijah Dwight's co. ; abstract for
mileage to and from camp [year not given] ; mileage (160 miles) allowed said
Hooker; also, Capt. Oliver Coney's co.. Col. Sears's regt.; marched Aug. 12,
1781 ; discharged Nov. 15, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 10 days, including travel (146
miles) home; regiment raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months; roll
sworn to at Ware.

Hooker, Benjamin, Pelham. Private, Capt. Caleb Keep's co., Col. Israel Chapen's
regt. ; enlisted Oct. 18, 1779; discharged Nov. 21, 1779; service, 1 mo. 10 days, at
Claverack, including 6 days (120 miles) travel home ; regiment raised to reinforce
Continental Army for 3 months ; also, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce
the Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5,
1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John
Glover, at Springfield, July II, 1780; age, 19 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 in. ; complexion,
dark ; engaged for town of Palmer ; arrived at Springfield July 10, 1780 ; marched
to camp July 11, 1780, under command of Ensign Bancroft; 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 Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780 ; residence, Pelham ;
also. Private, Capt. Abel Holden's (Light Infantry) co., Col. Thomas Nixon's
(6th) regt.; pay abstracts for July-Dec, 1780; enlisted July 10, 1780; also, pay
roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Palmer for service in the Continental
Army during 1780; marched July 6, 1780; discharged Jan. 11, 1781; service, 6
mos. 14 days, including travel (150 miles) home.

Hooker, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Thomas Willington's (late Capt. Benjamin Bul-
lard's) CO., Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt. ; muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderogaj
Nov. 27, 1776; enlisted Oct. 1, 1776.

Hooker, Daniel. Capt. Amasa Cranston's co. ; company return endorsed "1776;"
company probably belonged to Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt.

Hooker, Gilbert. Corporal, Capt. Jeremiah Hickok's co., Berkshire Co. regt. com-
by Lieut. Col. Sears ; enlisted Aug. 6, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 8, 1781 ;



220 IVIASSACIIUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Hooker, Gilbert, continued.

service, 3 mos. 7 tlays, travel (4 days) included; company raised for 3 months.
Roll endorsed " Col. Elisha Porters Reg't."

Hooker, Henry, Brimfield. Private, Capt. Ames "Walbridge's co.. Col. David Brewer's
(9th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 17, 1775; service, 2
mos. 19 days ; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, Capt. Wal-
bridge's CO., Col. Rufus Putnam's (late Brewer's) regt. ; order for bounty coat
or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Nov. 4, 1775.

Hooker, Jacob, Uxbridge. Private, Capt. Joseph Chapin's co. of Minute-men, which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 17 days; also, Capt. Edward
Seagrave's co.. Col. Joseph Read's (20th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775;
enlisted May 12, 1775; service, 2 mos. 25 days; also, company return dated Sept.
25, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury,
Dec. 29, 1775; also. Private, Capt. Samuel Read, Jr.'s co., Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt. ; service, 25 days, in the Jerseys ; company marched Dec. -, 1776, and
returned March -, 1777.

Hooker, Jesse, Stockbridge. Private, Capt. Thomas Williams's co.. Col. John Pater-
son's (26th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 5, 1775; service,
3 mos. 4 days ; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for
bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp No. 3, Charlestown, Dec. 23,
1775; also, Private, Capt. Enoch Noble's co.. Col. John Ashley's (Berkshire Co.)
regt.; enlisted Aug. 1,1777; discharged Aug. 20, 1777; service, 20 days ; company
marched to Bennington by order of Brig. Gen. Fellows and Committee of Safety
at request of Gen. Stark; roll certified at Sheffield; also, Capt. Roswell Down-
ing's CO., Col. John Ashley's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted Sept. 19, 1777; dis-
charged Oct. 19, 1777; service, 31 days, at Stillwater; roll certified at Sheffield by
Brig. Gen. John Fellows.

Hooker, John, Stow. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from
Capt. Monroe's co.. Col. Ezekiel How's (4th Middlesex Co.) regt.; residence,
Stow; engaged for town of Stow; joined Col. Levinstone's (New York) regt.;
term, 3 years.

Hooker, John. Private, Lieut. Josiah Wilson's co., Col. Porter's (Hampshire Co.)
regt. ; marched Sept. 23, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 17, 1777 ; service, 1 mo. 2 days,
at the Northward, including 7 days (140 miles) travel home; company marched
to reinforce army under Maj. Gen. Gates on an alarm.

Hooker, John. Private, Capt. John Dodge's detachment of militia, Col. Gerrish's
regt. ; muster roll for Feb., 1778, dated Winter Hill ; service guarding Gen. Bur-
goyne's army ; also, Capt. John Dodge's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards ;
enlisted Nov. 12, 1777; service to April 3, 1778, 4 mos. 22 days, at Charlestown
and Cambridge; also, Capt. Thomas Cummings's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. ;
enlisted Oct. 14, 1779; discharged Nov. 22, 1779; service, 1 mo. 20 days, at
Claverack, including travel (240 miles) home; regiment detached from militia of
Essex and Suffolk counties to reinforce army under Gen. Washington.

Hooker, Joseph, Greenwich. Captain of a company in Col. Ruggles Woodbridge's regt.,
which marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
21 days; also, certificate dated Watertown, Feb. 13, 1776, signed by Noah Good-
man, Court Committee, certifying that he had raised a company of militia of
which the officers were Capt. Elijah Dwight, of Belchertown, 1st Lieut. Joseph
Hooker, of Greenwich, and 2d Lieut. John Thomson, of Pelham, agreeable to
order of General Court ; accompanying certificate of same date, signed by Richard
Montague, Adjutant, Col. R. Woodbridge's regt., certifies that above company
joined said regiment about the middle of Dec, 1775, and served until Jan. 1, 1776;
ordered in Council Feb. 14, 1776, that said officers be commissioned; reported
commissioned Feb. 13, 1776 ; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Elijah Dwight's co. ; abstract



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 221

Hooker, Joseph, continued.

for mileage to and from camp [year not given] ; also, Captain, 2d Greenwich co.,
4th Hampshire Co. regt. of Mass. militia ; list of offlcers chosen in said regiment,
as returned by Lieat. Col. R. Woodbridge and Maj. Josiah White to Col. Samuel
Howe, dated South Hadley , March 16, 1776 ; ordered in Council April 1, 1776, that
said offlcers be commissioned ; reported commissioned April 1, 1776 ; also, Captain,
Lieut. Col. Samuel Williams's regt.; engaged Dec. 15, 1776; discharged March
18, 1777; service, 3 mos. 14 days, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home; roll
dated Morristown; also, Captain, Col. Benjamin Ruggles Woodbridge's regt.;
engaged Aug. 13, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 26 days, under
Maj. Gen. Gates in Northern department, including 9 days (175 miles) travel
home ; company raised for 3 months ; also, same regt. ; pay abstract of officers for
rations, dated Camp at Scarsdale, Dec. 7, 1777 ; rations allowed said Hooker from
Aug. 13, 1777, to Dec. 7, 1777 ; also, Col. Woodbridge's (Hampshire Co.) regt. ;
pay abstract for mileage ; warrant allowed in" Council July 9, 1778 ; also, list of
men raised by the town of Greenwich to serve in the Continental Army, as re-
turned by said Hooker, Captain, dated March 30, 1779; also, Captain, 11th co.,
Col. Elisha Porter's (4th Hampshire Co.) regt. ; list of offlcers in said regiment
certified by Brig. Gen. T. Danielson April 18, 1780, as having been previously
certified to the Council by Col. Porter for resignations on the ground that such
a course would be for the good of the service, and suggesting that action be taken
in the matter; ordered in Council April 18, 1780, that the resignations of said offl-
cers be accepted; also. Captain, 11th co.. Col. E. Porter's (4th Hampshire Co.)
regt. of Mass. militia; list of offlcers; commissioned June 29, 1780.

Hooker, Philip, Conway. List sworn to in Hampshire Co. Aug. 3, 1780, of men
belonging to militia of Conway who were mustered by Lieut. Col. David Wells
for 3 mos. service at Claverack ; Capt. Whitney's co. ; age, 16 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft.
lin.; complexion, light; residence, Conway ; a^so. Private, Capt. Isaac Newton's
CO., Col. S. Murray's (Hampshire Co.) regt.; enlisted July 30, 1780; discharged
Oct. 10, 1780; service, 2 mos. 20 days, including 9 days (170 miles) travel home;
company raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Hooker, Philip, Marblehead. Capt. Nicholson Broughton's (5th) co.. Col. John
Glover's (21st) regt. ; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Hooker and others,
dated Cambridge, June 27, 1775; also. Private, same co. and regt.; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 18, 1775; service, 2 mos. 19 days; also, com-
pany return [probably Oct., 1775] ; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent
in money dated Marblehead, Jan. 6, 1776.

Hooker, Philip. Seaman, brig " Freedom," commanded by Capt. John Clouston;
shipped Feb. 4, 1777; discharged Jan. 23, 1778; service, 11 mos. 19 days; pay
roll of men belonging to said brig made up for wages for service and while in
captivity, sworn to in Middlesex Co. ; said Hooker reported taken in the prize
"William and Ann; " also, Mariner, brigantine " Tyrannicide," commanded by
Capt. John Allen Hallet ; engaged July 28, 1778 ; discharged Dec. 18, 1778.

Hooker, Saml'el, Sturbridge. 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, 15 days ; also, Capt. Nathaniel Healey's co.. Col. Ebenezer Learned's (4th)
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 23, 1775; service, 2 mos. 2
days; also, company return dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 6, 1775.

Hooker, Seth. Private, Capt. Simeon Clap's co., Col. David Wells's regt.; enlisted
May 10, 1777 ; discharged July 10, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 9 days, including travel
home ; company marched on a 2 months expedition to Ticonderoga ; roll sworn
to in Hampshire Co. ; also, Capt. Oliver Lyman's co. ; service, 7 days ; company
probably made up of three [?] companies which marched from Northampton to
East Hoosuck on the alarm of Aug. 17, 1777.



222 IMASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

Hooker, Simeon. Sergeant, Capt. Aaron Rowley's co., Col. John Brown's detach-
ment of militia; entered service June 30, 1780; discharged July 26, 1780, near
Fort Ann ; service, 27 days, on an alarm at Ticonderoga; detachment raised in
Berkshire Co. for service at Fort Ann.

Hooker, William, Barre. Descriptive list of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army for the term of 9 months, as returned by Seth Washburn, Superintendent
for Worcester Co.; Capt. Henry's co., Col. Grout's regt. ; age, 19 3'rs. ; stature,
5 ft. 6 (also given 5 ft. 8) in.; complexion, dark; residence, Barre; marched to
Springfield July 8, 1779; reported delivered to Capt. C. Marshall; also, list of 9
months men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co.;
Capt. Henry's co.. Col. Grout's regt. ; engaged for town of Barre ; mustered July
2, 1779; also, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for
the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received
of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter Harwood, of 6th Mass. regt., at
Springfield, July 2, 1780; age, 19 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, ruddy;
engaged for town of Barre ; arrived at Springfield July 1, 1780 ; marched to camp
July 2, 1780, under command of Capt. Phineas Parker; 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 Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780 ; also, Private ; pay roll
for 6 months men raised by the town of Barre for service in the Continental Army
during 1780; marched June 30, 1780; discharged Dec. 7, 1780; service, 5 mos. 17
days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home.

Hooker, William. Capt. Sabin Mann's co. of Medfield militia; return of alarm list
with equipments, dated June 10, 1776 ; age, 60 yrs. ; also, same co. ; Medfield
militia records ; entry stating that said Hooker was excused by the Selectmen
and Committee of the town from being drafted to complete quota of the Con-
tinental Army, said draft having been made in accordance with a warrant issued
by Lieut. John Baxter May 8, 1777.

Hooker, Zibeon (also given Zebulon), Sherburne. Drummer, Capt. Benjamin Bul-
lard's CO. of Minute-men, Col. Peirce's regt., which marched on the alarm of
April 19, 1775; service, 5 days; also, Capt. Benjamin Bullard's co.. Col. Jonathan
Brewer's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted April 24, 1775 ; service, 3
mos. 9 days; also. Sergeant, Capt. Thomas Willington's (late Capt. Benjamin
Bullard's) co.. Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt.; muster roll dated Camp at Ticon-
deroga, Nov. 27, 1776; enlisted Oct. 1, 1776; reported sick at No. 4; also, list of
men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col. Bullard's regt., as re-
turned by Aaron Gardner, Captain, 1st co., and Moses Perry, Lieutenant, 9th co. ;
residence, Sherburne; engaged for town of Sherburne; rank. Ensign; joined
Capt. Morse's co., Col. Putnam's regt.; term, 3 years; also. Lieutenant, Col.
Rufus Putnam's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1,
1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; reported as serving 10 mos. as Ensign, 26 mos. as Lieu-
tenant; also, 3d Ensign, with rank of 2d Lieutenant; return of officers belonging
to Col. Putnam's (5th) regt., made by Ezra Newhall, Lieut. Col. Commandant;
also, Lieutenant, Col. Putnam's regt. ; return of oflScers for clothing, dated Boston,
Nov. 24, 1778 ; also, same regt. ; petition addressed to the Council, dated Boston,
Dec. 22, 1778, signed by said Hooker and others, asking for an order on the
Board of War for great coats; petition granted in Council Dec. 22, 1778; also,
2d Lieutenant, Capt. HaflSeld White's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's (4th) regt. ; re-
turn of men entitled to gratuity; approved April 22, 1779; also. Lieutenant, Col.
Putnam's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to
Dec. 31, 1780; also, Lieutenant, 5th Mass. regt.; list of officers promoted in the
Continental Army; commissioned Julj' 28, 1780; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Nathan
Goodale's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt.; muster rolls for Jan. -April,
1781, dated Garrison at West Point; also. Col. Putnam's (5th) regt.; returns of
effectives between Jan. 19, 1781, and June 1, 1781, dated Garrison, West Point;
reported on furlough at Sherburne by leave of Comm'dt. 3d Brigade from Jan. 17,



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Hooker, Zibeon (also given ZEBrLON), continued.

1781; furlough to expire April 1, 1781; also, abstract for 3 mos. pay due said
Hooker, Lieutenant, 5th Mass. regt., he having been ordered to march to camp
immediately with recruits, as returned by John Crane, Colonel of artillery, dated
Boston, May 22, 1781.

Hooks, Williaji. Private, Capt. John Grannis's co. ; marched Feb. 12, 1776; service
to Feb. 29, 1776, 18 days ; company stationed at Elizabeth Islands. Roll dated



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