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1777 ; service, 1 mo., including 8 days (160 miles) travel home ; company raised to
serve in Northern department for 30 days and marched from Sturbridge Sept. 27,
1777, to reinforce army under Gen. Gates ; also, Capt. Abel Mason's co.. Col. Jacob
Davis's regt.; enlisted July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 12 days,
at Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm, including travel home; mileage out and home
(160 miles) allowed.

HoBBS, Reuben, "Weston. Private, Capt. Samuel Lamson's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 3 days ; also, Capt. Jonathan Fisk's (Weston)
CO., Col. Brooks's regt.; service, 5 days; company called out March 4, 1776, and
stationed at Dorchester Heights; also, Capt. Charles Miles's co.. Col. Jonathan
Reed's regt. ; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Ticonderoga, sworn to
Feb. 16, 1777 ; 185 miles travel allowed said Hobbs; service with Northern army.

HoBBS, Samvel. Petition dated Salem, Jan. 21, 1778, signed by Elias Hasket Derby
and Ichabod Nichols, asking that said Hobbs be commissioned as commander
of the sloop "Patty" (privateer) ; ordered in Council Jan. 21, 1778, that a com-
mission be issued; also, petition dated Boston, April 15, 1779, signed by Bartholo-
mew Putnam, in behalf of himself and Elias Hasket Derby, of Salem, asking
that said Hobbs be commissioned as commander of the brigantine "Fame"
(pi-ivateer) ; ordered in Council April 15, 1779, that a commission be issued ; also,
petition dated Salem, June 4, 1781, signed by John Norris, asking that said Hobbs
be commissioned as commander of the brig "Gen. Montgomery" (privateer);
ordered in Council June 4, 1781, that a commission be issued.

HoBBS, Thomas, Berwick. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army [year
not given] ; residence, Berwick ; engaged for town of Berwick. [Name crossed
out on list.]

HoBBS, Thomas, Wells. List certified in York Co., June 6, 1780, of men mustered by
Nathaniel Wells, Muster Master for said count}', to serve for 8 months in defence
of eastern Massachusetts, agreeable to resolve of March 25, 1780 ; also, Private,
Capt. Daniel Clark's co.. Col. Joseph Prime's (York Co.) regt.; joined May 9,
1780; discharged Dec. 8, 1780; service, 7 mos.; enlistment, 8 months; company
raised for defence of eastern Massachusetts.

HoBBS, William. Private, Capt. Jonathan Fisk's (Weston) co., Col. Brooks's regt. ;
service, 5 days ; company called out March 4, 1776, and stationed at Dorchester
Heights; also, Capt. John Hartwell's co.. Col. Dike's regt.; muster roll for Dec,
1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 14, 1776; credited to town of Weston; regiment
raised to serve until March 1, 1777; also, list of men drafted, or those secured in
their stead, comprising one-sixth part of militia of the town of Weston, as re-
turned by Capt. Jonathan Fisk, dated Weston, Aug. 18, 1777; also. Private,
Capt. Simon Hunt's co.. Col. Eleazer Brooks's regt. ; engaged Nov. 5, 1777 ; ser-
vice to April 3, 1778, 4 mos. 28 days, at Charlestown and Cambridge; company
detached from militia; also, Capt. Abraham Andrews's co.. Col. Cyprian How's
regt.; enlisted July 27, 1780; discharged Oct. 30, 1780; service, 3 mos. 7 days;
regiment detached from militia of Middlesex Co. to reinforce Continental Army
for 3 months.

HoBKT, . [This name also appears under the form of Hobbey, Hobby.]



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Hobby, John, Boston. List of men subscribing to regulations for formation of an
Independent co. to be raised in Boston ; officers of said Boston Independent co.
commissioned in Council Dec. 7, 1776, Maj. Gen. John Hancocli to serve as
Colonel, Col. Henry Jackson to serve as Lieutenant Colonel ; also, Private, Gen.
John Hancock's (Boston Independent) co. commanded by Lieut. Col. Henry Jack-
son ; arrived at camp April 17, 1777 ; discharged May 5, 1777 ; service, 21^ days ;
company marched from Boston to Rhode Island ; also, Lieutenant, Col. Henry
Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 1, 1777, to
Dec. 31, 1779; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Thomas Cartwright's co.. Col. Jackson's
regt. ; pay roll for Feb., 1778, dated Gulph Mills, Pa. ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay
rolls for June-Aug., 1778 ; reported as in command of a company of grenadiers in
July and Aug., 1778 ; also. Lieutenant, in command of a company, Col. Jackson's
regt. ; pay rolls for July and Aug., 1778, dated Providence, for Sept., Nov. and Dec,
1778, Jan., and March, 1779, dated Pawtuxet; also, Captain Lieutenant, Colonel's
(1st) CO., Col. Jackson's regt.; muster roll for April, 1779, dated Pawtuxet;
reported furloughed April 24, 1779, by Gen. Glover (also given Col. Jackson) for
30 days ; also. Captain Lieutenant, in command of (1st) co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ;
company return dated Camp at Providence, July 9, 1779; also, same co. and
regt. ; pay roll for July, 1779, dated Camp Providence ; also, Col. Jackson's regt. ;
return of officers for clothing, dated Castle Island, Sept. 23, 1779; also. Captain
Lieutenant, in command of Colonel's co.. Col. Jackson's regt. ; pay roll for Oct.,
1779; also, Lieutenant, Col. Jackson's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for
service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; a/so, return certified at Camp near
Morristown, April 30, 1780, of oflftcers and men belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Hen-
ley's, and Col. Jackson'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 Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement of April 9, 1779; rank, Lieu-
tenant; residence, Boston; appointed Feb. 1, 1779; promoted to Captain Lieu-
tenant April 24, 1779; also, Captain Lieutenant, in command of Colonel's co.,
Col. Jackson's regt. ; pay rolls for April-July, 1780; also. Captain, Col. Jackson's
regt.; return of officers, dated Boston, Dec. 7, 1780; also. Captain, Maj. Porter's
detachment from 3d Mass. regt. ; returns of effectives between July 11 and July
31, 1783.

Hobby, Joxathax. List of men who marched from Pittsfield to Ticonderoga Dec. 16,
1776, under command of Lieut. James Hubbard, and were dismissed March 17,
1777 ; service, 13 weeks ; also, list of mounted men who marched from Pittsfield
to Skeensborough Sept. 6, 1777, under command of Capt. John Strong, and were
dismissed Oct. 1, 1777; service, 3 weeks, 5 days; also, Private, Capt. John
Strong's CO., Col. John Brown's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted Sept. 6, 1777;
discharged Oct. 2, 1777; service, 26 days, with Northern army; mileage (100
miles) allowed.

Hobby, Richard. Receipt dated Concord, March 26, 1781, for bounty paid said Hobby
by a class of the town of Concord, of which Capt. Joseph Butler was Chairman,
to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ; also, descriptive list of
men raised in Middlesex Co., agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, as returned by
Joseph Hosmer, Superintendent for said county ; age, 18 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 3 in. ;
complexion, black; hair, black; eyes, black; occupation, laborer (also given
farmer) ; engaged for town of Concord ; engaged Dec. 30, 1780 ; term, 3 years.

Hobby, William, Vassalborough. List of men raised to serve in the Continental
Army from 6th Worcester Co. regt., as returned by Capt. Asa Rice; residence,
Vassalborough; engaged for town of Shrewsbury; joined Capt. Spur's co.,
Col. Nixon's regt.; term, 3 years; also, return of men raised to serve in the
Continental Army from Col. Joseph North's (2d Lincoln Co.) regt., dated Gard-
nerstown; residence, Vassalborough; term, 3 years; also, list of men mustered
by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, July 7, 1777;
Capt. Spurr's co.. Col. Nixon's regt.; also. Private, Capt. John Spurr's (1st) co..



22 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Hobby, William, continued.

Col. Thomas Nixon's (6th) regt. ; Continental Array pay accounts for service
from April 10, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, return of men who were in camp on
or before Aug. 1"), 1777, and who had not been absent subsequently except on
furlough, etc., certified at Camp near Peekskill, Feb. 16, 1779; also, muster roll
for May, 1779, dated Highlands; enlisted April 10 [1777] ; also, return for cloth-
ing for the year 1780; receipt for said clothing dated Peekskill, Dec. -, 1779;
also, Private and Sergeant, Capt. Spurr's co., Col. Nixon's (6th) regt. ; Conti-
nental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to April 10, 1780;
reported as serving 2 mos. 10 days, as Private, 1 mo. as Sergeant; also, 1st Ser-
geant, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Jan. -June, 1780; appointed Sergeant
March 10, 1780; reported discharged April 10, 1780.

Hobby, Winsor. Quartermaster Sergeant, Capt. Acter Patten's co.. Col. Samuel
McCobb's regt. ; engaged July 6, 1779; discharged Sept. 25, 1779; service, 2 mos.
19 days, on Penobscot expedition ; mileage out and home (76 miles) allowed.
Roll certified at Topsham.

Hobert, Caleb. Private, Capt. Peter Cushing's co., Col. David Cushing's regt. ; ser-
vice, 6 days, under Maj. Thomas Lothrop; company assembled at Hull Feb. 27,
1778. Roll dated Hingham.

Hobert, Daniel. Corporal, Capt. Peter Cushing's co.. Col. David Cushing's regt.;
service, 6 days, under Maj. Thomas Lothrop; company assembled at Hull Feb.
27, 1778. Roll dated Hingham.

Hobert, Edmund. Private, Capt. Seth Stowers's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.;
enlisted June 1, 1776; service to Aug. 1, 1776, 2 mos., in defence of seacoast.
Roll dated Camp Hull.

Hobert, Elijah. Private, Capt. Daniel Fisher's (Dedham) co. ; enlisted Oct. 3, 1782;
discharged Oct. 24, 1782; service, 23 days; company detached for service under
Maj. Job Cushing at Hull. Roll sworn to at Dedham.

Hobert, Isaac, Hollis [N. H.]. Private, Capt. Reuben Dow's co.. Col. William Pres-
cott's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 17, 1775; service, 1
mo. 4 days.

Hobert, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. John Porter's co.. Col. Cyprian How's regt.,
Colonel Commandant John Jacobs's brigade; enlisted July 30, 1780; discharged
Oct. 30, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 5 days, at Rhode Island, including travel (80 miles)
home ; company raised for 3 months.

Hobert, Nathaniel. Capt. Thomas Cushing's co. ; pay roll for service from July 25,
1786, to Oct. 25, 1786, at the Castle.

Hobert, Peter, Georgia. Lieutenant, Capt. Benjamin Bowne's co., Lieut. Col. Wil-
liam Bond's (late Col. Gardner's) 37th regt.; company return dated Prospect
Hill, Oct. 7, 1775 ; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Bowne's co., 37th regt. ; list of officers
who had not been commissioned, as returned by Lieut. Col. William Bond, dated
Camp Prospect Hill, Oct. 25, 1775; ordered in Council Oct. 31, 1775, that said
officers be recommended to Gen. Washington for commissions in the Continental
Army.

Hobert, Peter. Private, Capt. Pyam Cushing's co.. Col. Solomon Lovel's regt. ; ser-
vice, 4 days; company assembled at Dorchester, March 4, 1776.

Hobert, Samuel. Sergeant, Capt. Peter Cushing's co., Col. David Cushing's regt. ;
service, 6 days, under Maj. Thomas Lothrop; company assembled at Hull Feb.
27, 1778 ; roll dated Hingham ; also, (late) Capt. Elias Whiton's co.. Col. Symms's
regt.; enlisted March 9, 1778; discharged April 28, 1778; service, 1 mo. 20 days,
with guards at Boston.



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 23

HoBERT, Samuel. Private, Capt. Elijah Deming's detachment from Col. Ashley's
regt. ; enlisted June 4, 1778 ; discharged July 15, 1778 ; service, 41 days ; detach-
ment ordered to Albany by Gen. John Fellows.

HoBERT, William. Private, Capt. Peter Cushing's co.. Col. David Cushing's regt.;
service, 6 days, under Maj. Thomas Lothrop; company assembled at Hull Feb.
27, 1778. Roll dated Hingham.

HoBKiNGs, Jesse. Private, Capt. Joshua Reed's co.. Col. Varnum's regt.; enlisted
Dec. 28, 1775 [service not given] .

HoBKiNGS, William. Private, Capt. Joshua Reed's co. Col. Varnum's regt. ; enlisted
Dec. 31, 1775 [service not given] .

HoBKiNS, Matthew. Private, Capt. Asa Fairbanks's co.. Col. John Daggett's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 26, 1778 ; discharged Sept. 3, 1778 ; service, 9 days, at Rhode Island.
Roll sworn to at Wrentham.

HoBKiNS, Robert, Haverhill. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Nathaniel Marsh's (1st Haverhill) co., dated Haverhill, Feb. 12, 1778;
residence, Haverhill; engaged for town of Haverhill; joined Capt. Cushing's co.,
Col. Patterson's regt. ; term to expire Jan. -, 1780.

Hobs, David, Topsfield. Private, Capt. Robert Dodge's co.. Col. Samuel Johnson's
regt.. Gen. Warner's brigade; marched from home Aug. 15, 1777; discharged
Dec. 14, 1777; service, 4 mos., in Northern department; mileage from Peekskill
home (275 miles) allowed; company raised from 3d [Essex Co.] regt. Roll cer-
tified at Ipswich.

HoBS, John, Manchester. Private, Capt. Benjamin Kimball's co.. Col. Mansfield's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 18, 1775; service, 2 mos. 19
days.

Hobs, Jonathan. Private, Capt. James Merrill's co.. Col. Mitchell's (Cumberland
Co.) regt. ; service, 3 days, in Nov., 1775, fortifying Falmouth.

Hobs, Samuel, Salem. Sailing Master, ship " Rhoades," commanded by Capt. Nehe-
miah Bufflnton ; descriptive list of officers and crew, sworn to Aug. 14, 1780 ; age,
28 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in. ; complexion, light; i-esidence, Salem.

HoBsoN, . [This name also appears under the form of Hapcon, Holman, Horaans,

Hoppcon, Hopson.]

HoBSON, David, Rowley. Private, Capt. Thomas Mighill's (Rowley) co. of Minute-
men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 5 days; also, Capt.
Thomas Mighill's (1st) co., Lieut. Col. Loammi Baldwin's (late Col. Samuel
Gerrish's) 38th regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 24, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 15 days; also, company return dated Sewall's Point, Sept. 26.
1775; also, return dated Boxford, Dec. 8, 1779, of men mustered by John Gush-
ing, Muster Master for Essex Co., to join Continental Army for the term of 9
months, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779 ; also, descriptive list of men raised
in Essex Co. in 1779 to serve in the Continental Army ; age, 40 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft.
5 in. ; complexion, dark ; engaged for town of Rowley ; delivered to Ensign T.
Clark ; also, Private, Capt. Drew's co.. Col. Bailey's (2d) regt. ; entered service
July 28, 1779; discharged April 28, 1780; term, 9 months.

HoBsox, Humphrey, Rowley. Private, Lieut. Moses Bradstreet's detachment; ser-
vice, 14 days, in defence of Gloucester harbor; enlistment, 14 days; account
rendered for wages and billeting dated Rowley, Nov. 15, 1775, and sworn to at
Ipswich; also. Sergeant, Capt. John Dodge's co., Col. Pickering's regt. ; marched
Dec. 16, 1776; discharged March 15, 1777; service, 3 mos. 17 days, including 17
days (340 miles) travel home ; also, company receipt for mileage given to Capt.
John Dodge, dated Springfield, March 16, 1777 ; also. Sergeant, Capt. Thomas
Mighill's CO., Col. Nathaniel Wade's (Essex Co.) regt.; engaged July 8, 1780;



24 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS

HoBSON, Humphrey, continued.

discharged Oct. 10, 1780 ; service, 3 mos. 14 days, including 12 days (240 miles)
travel home; company raised in Newbury, Rowley, and Ipswich, to reinforce
Continental Army for 3 months.

HoBSON, Jeremiah, Newburyport. Private, Capt. Moses Nowell's co., Col. Titcomb's
regt. ; arrived at destination May 4, 1777 ; discharged July 4, 1777 ; service, 2
mos. 9 days, including 9 days (180 miles) travel out and home ; company marched
to Rhode Island to serve for 2 months from time of arrival at Providence ; also,
Corporal, Capt. Stephen Jenkins's co.. Col. Samuel Johnson's regt.; enlisted
Aug. 18, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 13 days, under Gen. Gates with Northern army,
including 14 days (280 miles) travel home ; reported furloughed.

HoBSON, Jeremiah, Rowley. Private, Lieut. Moses Bradstreet's detachment; service,
14 days, in defence of Gloucester harbor; enlistment, 14 days ; account rendered
for wages and billeting, dated Rowley, Nov. 15, 1775, and sworn to at Ipswich ;
also, Lieut. James Todd's detachment which marched by order of Selectmen
and Committee of Safety of Rowley to guard Gloucester harbor and the brig
"Nancy" brought in by Capt. Manley; service, 3 days; roll sworn to at Ips-
wich, Dec. 16, 1775; also, Capt. Thomas Mighill's co.. Col. Baldwin's (26th)
regt. ; pay abstracts for Nov. and Dec, 1775 ; enlisted Nov. 27, 1775 ; also, same
CO. and regt. ; pay abstract for wages for Jan., 1776, and for advance pay and
blanket money due to April 1, 1776 ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay abstracts for
Feb.-May, 1776; also, list of men belonging to Col. Baldwin's regt. not in the
Continental service who were enlisted for the year 1776 by Capt. Thomas Mighill
and his subalterns, dated New York, June 28, 1776; enlisted Nov. 27, 1775; also,
Capt. Mighill's co.. Col. Baldwin's regt.; pay roll for June, 1776, dated New
York; also, list of men belonging to the 26th regt. who agreed to tarry 6 weeks
from the last of Dec, 1776, as returned by Col. Loammi Baldwin, dated Trenton,
Jan. 1, 1777; also, Capt. Mighill's co.. Col. Baldwin's regt.; return for mileage,
etc., on march homeward at the close of the campaign in 1776, sworn to at Row-
ley, April 9, 1777; reported discharged 355 miles from home.

HoBSON, Joseph. Private, Capt. Timothy Boutell's co., Col. John Rand's (Worcester
Co.) regt.; enlisted July 16, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 5
days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home ; company raised to reinforce
Continental Army for 3 months.

HoBSON, Moses, Newburyport. Private, Capt. Moses Nowell's co., Col. Titcomb's
regt.; arrived at destination May 4, 1777; discharged July 4, 1777; service, 2
mos. 9 days, including 9 days (180 miles) travel out and home ; company marched
to Rhode Island to serve for 2 months from time of arrival at Providence.

HoBSON, Moses, Rowley. Private, Capt. Thomas Mighill's (Rowley) co. of Minute-
men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 5 days; also, Capt.
Thomas Mighill's (1st) co., Lieut. Col. Loammi Baldwin's (late Col. Samuel
Gerrish's) 38th regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 24, 1775;
service, 3 mos. 15 days; also, company return dated Sewall's Point, Sept. 26,
1775; also, return of casualties of the several companies in the 38th regt., made
by Lieut. Col. Loammi Baldwin, dated Chelsea, Sept. -, 1775; reported sick, and
absent 2 days by permission of the captain.

HoBSON, Samuel. Private, Capt. Thomas Mighill's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's (Essex
Co.) regt.; enlisted July 8, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 14
days, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home ; company raised in Newbury,
Rowley, and Ipswich, to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

HoBSON, Stephen. Private, Capt. Caleb Kimball's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt.;
muster roll for Nov., 1777; enlisted Nov. 13, 1777; company detached from
militia to guard Lieut. Gen. Burgoyne's army. [See Stephen Homans and
Stephen Holman.]



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 25

HoBSON, "William. Private, Capt. Joseph Hodgkins's co., Col. Timothy Bigelow's
regt. ; muster roll for Jan.-Aug., 1777, dated Van Schaick's Island and sworn to
at Camp near Half Moon ; enlisted May 19, 1777 ; enlistment, 8 months.

HoBSON, William. Private, Capt. Benjamin Adams's co., Col. Johnson's regt.;
enlisted Aug. 15, 1777; discharged Nov. 30, 1777; service, 4 mos., in Northern
department, including 14 days (272 miles) travel home.

HoBSON, William. Capt. Simeon Brown's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards;
service from April 2, 1778, to July 3, 1778, 3 mos. 2 days. Roll dated Camp
Winter Hill.

HoBsoN, William. Return dated Boxford, Dec. 8, 1779, of men mustered by John
Cushing, Muster Master for Essex Co., to join Continental Army for the term of
9 months, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779 ; also, descriptive list of men raised
in Essex Co. in 1779 to serve in the Continental Army ; age, 49 yrs. ; stature,
5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion, light ; engaged for town of Rowley ; delivered to Ensign
Theophilus Clark; also, receipt dated Rowley, March 14, 1781, for bounty paid
said Hobson by a class, of which Moses Sawyer was Chairman, 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 Rowle}' ; engaged March 21, 1781 ; term, 3 years; also, Private, Col. Benjamin
Tupper's (10th) regt.; service, from March 21, 1781, 21 mos. 10 days; also, Capt.
Sylvanus Smith's (1st) co., 5th Mass. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Com-
mandant David Cobb; muster roll for Feb., 1783; balance of term of enlistment
unexpired, 1 year 4 days ; reported as serving in room of William Rolendson.

HoBSON, William, Jr. Private, Capt. Thomas Mighill's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's
(Essex Co.) regt.; enlisted July 8, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3
mos. 14 days, including 12 days (240 miles) travel home; company raised in
Newbury, Rowley, and Ipswich, to reinforce the Continental Army for 3 months ;
also, receipt dated Rowley, March 17, 1781, for bounty paid said Hobson by a
class, of which Daniel Todd was Chairman, to serve in the Continental Army for
the term of 3 years ; also, return of men raised in Essex Co. for Continental ser-
vice, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780 ; engaged for town of Rowley ; engaged
March 17, 1781; term, 3 years.

HoBL'RT, Noah. Carpenter's Mate, frigate " Boston," commanded by Capt. Samuel
Tucker; engaged Dec. 11, 1778; reported sick, discharged Dec. 30, 1778. ^

HocH, George. Private, Capt. Philip M. Ulmer's co.. Col. Samuel McCobb's regt.;
service from July 8, 1779, to Sept. 24, 1779, 2 mos. 16 days, on Penobscot
expedition.

HocH, Martin. Private, Capt. Philip M. Ulmer's co.. Col. Samuel McCobb's regt. ;
service from July 8, 1779, to Sept. 24, 1779, 2 mos. 16 days, on Penobscot
expedition.

Hooker, George. Private, Capt. Francis Felton's (Marblehead) co. ; service from
Sept. 1, 1776, to Nov. 15, 1776, 2^ mos., in defence of seacoast. Roll dated
Marblehead.

HocKER, Peleg, Yarmouth. Private, Capt. Joshua Gray's co. of Minute-men, which
marched April 20, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, towards Marsh-
field ; service, 2 days.

Hooker, Zibeon, Sherburne. Corporal, Capt. Benjamin Bullard's co.. Col. Jonathan
Brewer's regt. ; company return dated Prospect Hill, Oct. 6, 1775.

Hockley, James, Peterborough [N. H.]. Capt. William Scott's co., Col. Paul Dudley
Sargent's (28th) regt. ; company return dated Oct. 6, 1775.



26 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



HocKMAN, Joseph, Salisbury. Private, Capt. Jonathan Evans's co. of Minute-men,
Col. James Frye's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service,
14ii days.

HocKSTED, John, Private, Capt. Raymond DeGuiscard's co., Col. Turner's regt. of
5 months levies raised for defence of Rhode Island; enlisted Aug. 10, 1781; dis-
charged Nov. 27, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 20 days. Roll sworn to at Boston.

HocoMB, AzARiAH. Order on Lieut. Poter (Porter), Paymaster, Col. Wood's regt.,
payable to Lieut. B. Winchil, dated Westfield, March 23, 1779, signed by said
Hocomb, for wages due from Oct. 1 [year not given, probably 1778] .

HocuM, Benjamin, Simsbury [Conn.]. Sergeant, Capt. Isaac Colton's co.. Col. David
Brewer's (9th) regt. ; company return dated Roxbury, Oct. 7, 1775.

HocuM, Eli, Simsbury [Conn.]. Corporal, Capt. Isaac Colton's co., Col. David
Brewer's (9th) regt.; company return dated Roxbury, Oct. 7, 1775.

HocuM, Elishama, Simsbury [Conn.]. Private, Capt. Malcolm Henry's co., Col.
David Brewer's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 5, 1775;
service 2 mos.

HocuM, Nathaniel. List of men raised in Hampshire Co. for the term of 9 months
from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778,
returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July
20, 1778 ; engaged for town of Granville ; arrived at Fishkill June 16, 1778.

HocuMB, Nathaniel, Granville. Descriptive list of men raised in Hampshire Co. for
the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill ; Capt. Cooley's
CO., Col. Morsley's (Moseley's) regt. ; age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 4 in. ; com-
plexion, dark ; residence, Granville ; arrived at Fishkill June 16, 1778.

HoDARD, Philo. Private, Capt. John Bacon's co.. Col. Caleb Hyde's regt., Gen. Ros-
seter's brigade ; enlisted Oct. 20, 1781 ; discharged Oct. 28, 1781 ; service, 9 days,
at Stillwater on an alarm. [See Philo Stoddard.]

HoDD, James. List of men mustered subsequent to Jan. 17, 1778, by James Leonard,
Muster Master for Bristol Co., dated March 17, 1778; Col. William Lea's (Lee's)



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