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Rhode Island.

HUMPHERT, Tower. Private, Capt. Lebbeus Drew's co., Col. William Shepard's (4th)
regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1782, dated York Hutts; enlistment, during war.

HuMPHERT, William, Dorchester. Private, Capt. Lemuel Clap's (1st Dorchester)
CO., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; enlisted March 14, 1776; discharged March 26,
1776 ; service, 12 days ; also, return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
from Capt. Sumner's co.. Col. Benjamin Gill's regt., dated Stoughton, June 27,
1777; residence, Dorchester; engaged for town of Dorchester; joined Lieut.
Crane's co.. Col. Nixon's regt. ; term, 3 years.

HuMPHERTES, BENJAMIN. Private, Capt. Abraham Watson's co.. Col. John Greaton's
(3d) regt.; muster roll for Aug., 1781, dated Peekskill; enlisted Feb. 1, 1781;
enlistment, 3 years ; reported on command at West Point.

HuMPHERYS, Jesse. Private, Capt. Seth Stowers's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.;
enlisted May 30, 1776; service to Aug. 1, 1776, 2 mos. 2 days, at Hull, in defence
of seacoast ; roll dated Camp Hull ; also, receipt dated March 25, 1781, for bounty
paid said Humpherys by David Beal and others, members of a class of the to^vn



486 MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



HuMPHEHTS, Jesse, continued.

of Hingham, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years ; also, order
on Capt. Benjamin Hayward, Agent, Gth Mass. regt., payable to Solomon Blake,
of Hingham, dated Hingham, Oct. 28, 1783, signed by said Humpherys, for wages
due him for service in Capt. John Kilby Smith's co., 6th Mass. regt., from the
date of his being mustered, March 20, 1781, to the date of his discharge by Gen.
Washington, July 10, 1783.

Humpherys, Peter. Petition addressed to Col. Thomas Crafts, dated Camp at Boston,
Sept. 25, 1777, signed by said Humpherys and others, requesting that the objec-
tionable part of their former petition, which was considered mutinous, be stricken
out, and asking that the sergeants of the regiment confined on account of the peti-
tion be released.

HrMPHRA, Asa, Sturbridge. Private, Capt. Adam Martin's co., Col. Ebenezer
Learned's regt.; company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; said Humphra's place re-
ported as having been taken by Caleb Allin.

HuMPHRA, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. William Tucker's co.. Col. Jacob Gerrish's
regt.; enlisted July 23, 1778; discharged Jan. 1, 1779; service, 5 mo. 10 days.

HuMPHRAT, JosiAH. Private, Capt. Thomas Nash's co.. Col. David Cushing's regt. ;
service, 3 days, at Hull, in Aug., 1777.

HuMPHRE, David, Rehoboth. Private, Capt. Stephen Bullock's co., Col. Thomas
Carpenter's (Bristol Co.) regt. ; enlisted July 27, 1778; discharged Sept. 10, 1778;
service, 1 mo. 16 days, at Rhode Island.

HuMPHRESS, John. Corporal, Capt. William Hooper's co. ; service from Nov. 1, 1775,
to Dec. 31, 1775, 2 mos. 5 days, in defence of seacoast; roll dated Marblehead;
also. Sergeant, same co. ; enlisted Jan. 4, 1776; service to Feb. 29, 1776, 1 mo. 28
days, in defence of seacoast ; roll dated Marblehead ; also, same co. ; service from
June 1, 1776, to date of discharge, Nov. 15, 1776, 5 mos. 15 days; rolls dated
Marblehead.

HuMPHRESS, Samuel. Private, Capt. William Hooper's co. ; service from Nov. 1,
1775, to Dec. 31, 1775, 2 mos. 5 days, in defence of seacoast. Roll dated Marble-
head.

Humphrey, . [This name also appears under the form of Humfres, Humfrey,

Humfry, Humpery, Humperys, Humphary, Humpherey, Humphery, Humph-
eryes, Humpherys, Humphra, Humphray, Humphre, Humphress, Humphreys,
Humphries, Humphris, Humphry, Humphryes, Humphrys, Humpress, Hum-
prey, Humpreys, Humpris, Humpry, Huumpherys, Umphery, Umphress,
Umphry.]

Humphrey (also given Humphrey Harvard) . Private, Capt. Rosvvell Downing's

CO., Col. John Ashley's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; enlisted Sept. 19, 1777; discharged
Oct. 19, 1777; service, 31 days, at Stillwater; roll certified at Sheffield by Brig.
Gen. Fellows; also, Capt. Enoch Noble's co. ; enlisted Oct. 23, 1780; discharged
Nov. 7, 1780; service, 16 days, under Maj. William Goodrich ; reported a negro;
company marched to Bennington to guard frontiers on an alarm; roll sworn
to at Sheffield.

Humphrey, Amos, Attleborough. Private, Capt. Samuel Robinson's co.. Col. Isaac
Dean's regt.; marched July 31, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 8 days;
2 days travel also allowed on march home from Tiverton to Attleborough ; com-
pany marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm.

Humphrey, Amos. Private, Capt. John Devereux's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of
guards ; service from Feb. 3, 1778, to April 3, 1778, 2 mos. 1 day, at Cambridge.
Roll dated Winter Hill.



m THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 487



Humphrey, Arthur, Oxford. Private, Capt. William Campbell's co., Col. Learned's
regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos., 1
week, 5 days; also, Sergeant, Capt. Abijah Lamb's co., Col. Cushing's regt.; en-
listed Aug. 15, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 24 days, with
Northern army, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home.

Humphrey, Asa, "Weston (Western now Warren). Private, Capt. Adam Martin's co..
Col. Ebenezer Learned's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1,
1775; service, 3 mos. 8 days; also, Capt. Jonathan Danforth's co., Col. Whit-
comb's regt. ; muster roll dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Nov. 27, 1776 ; enlisted
April 15, 1776.

Humphrey, Benjamin. Sergeant; list of men raised from the militia of North Yar-
mouth to reinforce the Continental Army, as returned to Samuel Thompson,
Brigadier for Cumberland Co., dated North Yarmouth, Dec. 3, 1776.

Humphrey, Benjamin. 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 13, 1780; age, 27 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion, light; engaged for
town of Sturbridge; marched to camp July 13, 1780, under command of Capt.
Thomas Pritchard ; also, Private, Capt. Simon Jackson's (8th) co., Col. John
Greaton's (3d) regt.; muster roll for Nov., 1782; balance of term of enlistment
unexpired, 1 yr., 1 mo., 20 days.

Humphrey, Ebenezer. Receipt given to Michael Gill, Quarter Master, Col. James
Converse's regt., dated Phillipsborough, Nov. 16, 1776, signed by said Humphrey,
Lieutenant, and other officers in said regiment, for mileage home and ration
allowance; also, Captain, Col. Jacob Davis's (Worcester Co.) regt.; marched
July 30, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 12 days, including 4 days (80
miles) travel home ; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

Humphrey, Edward. Private, Lieut. Anthony Waterman's co., Col. John Cushing's
regt. ; service, 15 days ; mileage to and from camp (110 miles) allowed ; company
marched to Bristol, R. I., Dec. 10, 1776, on an alarm.

Humphrey, Elijah. Receipt dated Dudley, April 18, 1781, for bounty paid said
Humphrey and others to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years.

Humphrey, Emery, South'nick. Descriptive list of deserters made up from Jan. 1,
1777, to June 1, 1780; Capt. Larned's co.. Col. William Shepard's (4th) regt.;
age, 17 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ; complexion, dark ; hair, dark ; residence, South-
wick; enlistment, during war; deserted April 1, 1780; reported left regiment at
Highlands on furlough and last heard of at South wick.

Humphrey, Israel, Sheffield. Descriptive list of men raised in Berkshire Co., agree-
able to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780, and delivered to William Walker, Superintendent
for said county, dated Lenox, Aug. 20, 1781 ; Capt. King's co.. Col. Ashley's
regt.; age, 20 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 in. ; complexion, light; hair, light; occupation,
laborer ; residence, Sheffield ; enlisted for town of Sheffield ; enlistment, during
war ; reported receipted for by Col. Shepher (Shepard).

Humphrey, James, Weymouth. Capt. Joseph Trufant's co. ; order for bounty coat
or its equivalent in money dated Weymouth, Dec. 30, 1775, payable to Col. Solomon
Lovell ; also, Drummer, Capt. Joseph Trufant's (Independent) co. ; enlisted Jan.
1, 1776 ; service to May 22, 1776, 4 mos. 22 days ; company stationed at Weymouth
for defence of seacoast; also, Capt. Joseph Trufant's co.. Col. Josiah Whitney's
regt.; enlisted June 5, 1776; service to Aug. 1, 1776, 1 mo. 26 days; roll dated
Camp Hull; also, same co. and regt.; service from Aug. 1, 1776, to Dec. 1, 1776,
4 mos.



488 IVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



HrMPHRET, James. Capt. L. Bailey's co. ; entered service Oct. 10, 1779 ; term, 9 months ;
reported killed Feb. 3, 1780.

Humphrey, James. Clerk, Capt. Lemuel Clap's (1st Dorchester) co., Col. Benjamin
Gill's regt. ; engaged June 13, 1776; discharged June 16, 1776; service, 3 days;
also, Sergeant, Capt. Lemuel Clap's co. ; engaged May 11, 1779; discharged Aug.
10, 1779 ; service, 3 mos. ; also, same co. ; engaged Aug. 11, 1779 ; discharged Oct.
31, 1779; service, 2 mos. 21 days; also, same co. ; engaged Nov. 1, 1779; dis-
charged Jan. 31, 1780; service, 3 mos.; also, same co. ; engaged Feb. 1, 1780;
service to May 1, 1780, 3 mos. ; also, same co. ; engaged May 1, 1780 ; discharged
July 31, 1780; service, 3 mos. ; rt^so, same co. ; engaged Aug. 1, 1780; discharged
Oct. 31, 1780; service, 3 mos.; above service from May 11, 1779, with detachment
of guards under Ma j. Nathaniel Heath at Dorchester Heights; rolls dated Dor-
chester; also, Sergeant, Capt. Caleb Champney's co. of guards, Maj. Nathaniel
Heath's detachment ; engaged Nov. 1, 1780; discharged Jan. 31, 1781; service, 3
mos. ; company detached from militia in accordance with request of Gen. Heath
for service at and about Boston guarding Continental stores ; also, same co. ; en-
gaged Feb. 1, 1781 ; discharged May 6, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 6 days, at Boston
guarding Continental stores at request of Gen. Heath.

Humphrey, James, Jr., Weymouth. Private, Capt. Joseph Trufant's (Independent)
CO. ; enlisted Feb. 1, 1776 ; service to May 22, 1776, 3 mos. 22 days ; company sta-
tioned at Weymouth for defence of seacoast.

HuarPHREY, James, 3d, Weymouth. Capt. Amos White's co. ; return for equipments,
dated Weymouth, March 20, 1775 ; also. Private, Capt. Joseph Trufant's (Inde-
pendent) CO.; enlisted June 22, 1775; service, 6 mos., 1 week, 5 days.

Humphrey, Jasox, Hingham. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army
[year not given] ; residence, Hingham ; engaged for town of Hingham.

Humphrey, Jesse, Hingham. Private, Capt. James Lincoln's (Independent) co. ; en-
listed May 13, 1775; service, 5 mos., 11 weeks, 3 days; company stationed at
Hingham until Jan. 1, 1776, for defence of seacoast; also, same co.; enlisted
Jan. 1 [ ?] , 1776 ; service, 4 weeks ; company stationed at Hingham until May 22,
1776, for defence of seacoast; also, Capt. Seth Stowers's co.. Col. Josiah Whit-
ney's regt. ; service from July 31, 1776, to Nov. 30, 1776, 4 mos., at Hull; 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 21, 1780 ; age, 31
yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, ruddy; engaged for town of Hingham;
marched to camp July 2-1, 1780, under command of Capt. Soper ; 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, return of
men raised in Suffolk Co. for Continental service, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2,
1780 ; engaged for town of Hingham ; engaged March 20, 1781 ; term, 3 years.

Humphrey, Johx, Athol. Corporal, Capt. Ezekiel Knoulton's co., Col. Dike's regt. ; pay
abstract for mileage from home to Dorchester Heights ; also, same co. and regt. ;
pay abstract for travel allowance home from Dorchester, dated Dorchester, Nov.
20, 1776 ; 75 miles travel allowed said Humphrey ; also. Sergeant, same co. and
regt.; muster roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 1, 1776; regiment
raised to serve until March 1, 1777.

Humphrey, John, Bellingham. Descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Conti-
nental Arm.v for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, re-
turned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Maj. Peter Harwood, of 6th
Mass. regt., at Springfield, July 6, 1780; age, 17 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; com-
plexion, light; engaged for town of Bellingham; marched to camp July 6, 1780,
under command of Lieut. Taylor, of 2d Mass. regt. ; also, Corporal, Capt. John



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 489

Humphrey, John, continued.

Lincoln's co.. Col. Joseph Webb's regt. ; marched to camp Aug. 20, 1781; dis-
charged Nov. 29, 1781 ; service, 3 mos. 22 days, including 3 days preceding march
and travel (210 miles) from camp home.

Humphrey, John, Dorchester. Private, Capt. Abraham Wheeler's co. of Minute-men.
Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;
service, 12 days.

Humphrey, John. Private, Capt. Josiah Smith's co.. Col. Whitney's regt. ; service
between Aug. 1, 1776, and Nov. 1, 1776, 2 mos. 13 days.

Humphrey, John. Capt. Edward Fettyplace's (Fort) co. ; memorandum of beef de-
livered; date of delivery, Dec. 31, 1777.

Humphrey, John. Private, Capt. John Reed's co.. Col. Samuel McCobb's regt.; en-
listed July 15, 1781; discharged Dec. 1, 1781; service, 4 mos. 17 days; enlist-
ment to expire Dec. 1, 1781 ; company raised for seacoast defence in eastern
Massachusetts.

Humphrey, John, Jr. Private, Capt. Lemuel Clap's (1st Dorchester) co.. Col. Ben-
jamin Gill's regt.; enlisted June 13, 1776; discharged June 16,1776; service,
3 days.

Humphrey, Jonas, Dedham. Private, Capt. George Gould's co., which marched on
the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2 days.

Humphrey, Jonas, Roxbury. Descriptive list of men raised in Suffolk Co., agreeable
to resolve of June 9 [1779] , endorsed " Sent by Sundry persons to Springfield ; "
Capt. Whiting's co.. Col. Mcintosh's regt. ; age, 24 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ;
complexion, light; hair, darli; eyes, gray; occupation, husbandman; residence,
Roxbury; engaged for town of Roxbury; also, receipt dated Roxbury, Oct. 4,
1779, signed by said Humphrey, stating that he had received certain recruits of
Maj. Stephen Badlam, and agreeing to deliver them with himself to Justin Ely,
Commissioner, at Springfield, by Oct. 10, 1779.

Humphrey, Jonas, Tewksbury. Corporal, Capt. Jacob Haskins's co.. Col. John
Jacobs's regt.; engaged July 2, 1778; service to Jan. 1, 1779, 6 mos. 2 days, at
Rhode Island ; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779. Roll dated Tiverton.

Humphrey, Jonas, Weymouth. Private, Capt. Jacob Goold's co. of Minute-men, Col.
Benjamin Lincoln's regt., which assembled April 19, 1775 ; service, S days ; also,
Capt. Joseph Trufant's (Independent) co. ; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776 ; service to Feb. 1,
1776, 1 mo. ; company stationed at Weymouth for defence of seacoast.

Humphrey, Jonas. Private, Capt. Sylvanus Martin's co.. Col. Thomas Carpenter's
regt. ; service, 7 days ; company marched from Rehoboth to Bristol, R. I., on the
alarm of Dec. 8, 1776. Roll sworn to at Rehoboth.

Humphrey, Jonas. Seaman, brig " Hazard," commanded by Capt. John F. Williams ;
engaged May 15, 1779; service, 2 mos. 1 day; reported aS among those who were
placed on board the ship " Putnam " or who left the brig on her arrival at Boston ;
¬ЂZso, Marine, ship " Gen. Putnam," commanded by Capt. Daniel Waters; engaged
July 15 (also given July 12), 1779; service to Sept. 7, 1779, 1 mo. 22 days, on
Penobscot expedition ; roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.

Humphrey, Jonathan, Cohasset. Private, Capt. John Lincoln's co.. Col. Joseph
Webb's regt. ; marched to camp Aug. 21, 1781 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1781 ; service,
3 mos. 23 days, including 3 days preceding march and travel (240 miles) from
camp home.

Humphrey, Jos. Private, Capt. John Gray's co.. Col. Jonathan Mitchel's regt. ; en-
listed July 7, 1779; discharged Sept. 12, 1779; service, 2 mos. 6 days, on Penob-
scot expedition. P1.0II dated North Yarmouth.



490 JVIASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Humphrey, Jos'h. Corporal, Sergt. Joshua Gore's detachment; engaged Jan. 6, 1779;
discharged Feb. 16, 1779; service, 1 mo. 11 days; detachment raised to guard
Continental stores at Roxbury.

Humphrey, Josiah. Capt. Asa White's co. ; return for equipments, dated Weymouth,
March 20, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Samuel Ward's co.. Col. Solomon Lovell's
regt. ; service, 4 days ; company marched March 4, 1776, at the time of taking
Dorchester Heights ; also, same co. and regt. ; service, 4 days, subsequent to
March 10, 1776.

Humphrey, Noah. Private, Capt. Peter Cushing's (3d Hingham) co.. Col. Solomon
Level's regt.; service, 3 days; company assembled at Hingham March 15, 1776,
to guard the shore.

Humphrey, Richard. Private, Capt. William Weston's co. ; enlisted Sept. 26, 1776;
service to Oct. 1, 1776, 3 days, in defence of seacoast; company stationed at the
Gurnet for defence of Plymouth harbor.

Humphrey, Richard. Private, Lieut. Anthony Waterman's co.. Col. John Cushing's
regt. ; service, 15 days ; mileage to and from camp (110 miles) allowed ; company
marched to Bristol, R. I., Dec. 10, 1776, on an alarm.

Humphrey, Richard. Private, Capt. John Blunt's co.. Col. Samuel McCobb's regt.;
service between June 28, 1779, and Sept. 28, 1779, 2 mos. 16 days, on Penobscot
expedition.

Humphrey, Robert. Private, Capt. George King's co., Col. Hopkins's (Berkshire
Co.) regt.; enlisted July 15, 1776; discharged Aug. 4, 1776; service, 20 days;
company made up of detachments from four companies and marched to the High-
lands, N. Y. ; also, Corporal, Capt. Elijah Deming's detachment from Col. Ash-
ley's regt.; entered service June 4, 1778; discharged July 15, 1778; service, 41
days ; detachment ordered to Albany by Gen. John Fellows ; also, descriptive list
of men raised to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9 months, agree-
able to resolve of June 9, 1779, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner,
by Capt. Christopher Marshall, at Springfield, July 16, 1779; Capt. Goodrich's
CO., Col. Ashley's regt. ; age, 28 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 10 in. ; complexion, light; en-
gaged for town of Great Barrington.

Humphrey, Royal. Private, Capt. John Morgan's co. ; enlisted Dec. 27, 1777 ; dis-
charged July 1, 1778; service, 6 mos. 4 days; company detached from militia of
Hampshire and Worcester counties to guard stores and magazines at Springfield
and Brookfield.

Humphrey, Samuel. Capt. Asa White's co. ; return for equipments, dated Weymouth,
March 20, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Samuel Ward's co., Col. Solomon Lovell's
regt. ; service, 4 days ; company marched March 4, 1776, at the time of taking
Dorchester Heights ; also, same co. and regt. ; service, 2 days, subsequent to
March 10, 1776.

Humphrey, Samuel. Capt. John Devereux's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards ;
service from Feb. 3, 1778, to April 3, 1778, 2 mos. 1 day, at Cambridge. Roll
dated Winter Hill.

Humphrey, Samuel, Jr. [?]. Private, Capt. Samuel Ward's co.. Col. Solomon
Lovell's regt. ; service, 1 day, subsequent to March 10. 1776.

Humphrey, Thomas. Private, Capt. John Blunt's co.. Col. Samuel McCobb's regt.;
service from June 28, 1779, to Sept. 28, 1779, 3 mos., on Penobscot expedition ;
mileage (130 miles) allowed.

Humphrey, Tower, Western (Warren). Private, Capt. Field's co., Col. William
Sheppard's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from May 16, 1777,



IN THE WAR OF THE REVOLUTION. 491

Humphrey, Tower, continued.

to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Reuben Slayton's co.. Col. AVilliam Shepard's (3d)
regt. ; return dated Valley Forge, Jan. 30, 1778; residence, Western ; enlisted for
town of Western ; mustered by State and Continental Muster Masters ; also, same
CO. and regt. ; muster rolls for July, Aug., and Oct., 1778, dated Camp at Provi-
dence ; reported sick at Valley Forge ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for
Nov., 1778, dated Providence ; reported sick at Western ; also. Colonel's co.. Col.
Shepard's (3d) regt.; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence;
enlisted May 16, 1777; enlistment, during war; also, Capt. Lebbeus Drew's co..
Col. William Shepard's (4th) regt. ; muster roll for Sept., 1781, dated Continental
Village.

Humphrey, William. Private, Capt. Lemuel Clap's co., Col. Pierce's regt. ; marched
March 1, 1778 ; discharged April 3, 1778 ; service, 1 mo. 3 days ; company ordered
to march to Castle Island; roll dated Dorchester; also, Capt. Lemuel Clap's co. ;
enlisted May 11, 1779; discharged Aug. 10, 1779; service, 3mos.; also, same co. ;
enlisted Aug. 11, 1779; discharged Oct. 31, 1779; service, 2 mos. 21 days; also,
same co. ; enlisted Nov. 1, 1779; discharged Jan. 31, 1780; service, 3 mos. ; also,
same co. ; enlisted Feb. 1, 1780; service to May 1, 1780, 3 mos.; also, same co. ;
enlisted May 1, 1780; discharged July 31, 1780; service, 3 mos.; also, same co. ;
enlisted Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Oct. 16, 1780; service, 2 mos. 16 days; above
service from May 11, 1779, with detachment of guards under Maj. Nathaniel
Heath at Dorchester Heights ; rolls dated Dorchester.

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

Humphreys, Benjamin. Capt. William Hooper's co. ; company receipt for advance
pay, given to Daniel Hopkins, dated Salem, Sept. 26, 1775 ; also. Private, Capt.
William Hooper's co. ; service from Nov. 1, 1775, to Dec. 31, 1775, 2 mos. 5 days,
in defence of seacoast; roll dated Marblehead; also, Capt. Francis Felton's (Mar-
blehead) co. ; service from Sept. 1, 1776, to Nov. 15, 1776, 2.J mos., in defence of
seacoast.

Humphreys, Benjamin. Petition dated Boston, Aug. 14, 1779, signed by John Waitt,
of Marblehead, asking that said Humphreys be commissioned as commander of
the schooner "John and Sally" (privateer) ; ordered in Council Aug. 14, 1779,
that a commission be issued; also, petition dated Boston, May 6, 1780, signed by
John Waitt, in behalf of himself and Samuel Waitt, of Marblehead, asking that
said Humphreys be commissioned as commander of the brigantine "John and
Sally " (privateer) ; ordered in Council May 6, 1780, that a commission be issued.

Humphreys, David. Private, Capt. Archibald McAllster's co.. Col. Joseph Prime's
regt.; enlisted April 21, 1780; discharged Dec. 22, 1780; service, 8 mos. 2 days,
under Brig. Gen. Wadsworth at the Eastward. Roll certified at Headquarters at
Thomaston.

Humphreys, Ebenezer. Captain, Col. Jonathan Holman's (5th Worcester Co.) regt.
of Mass. militia ; list of officers ; commissioned Sept. 25, 1778.

Humphreys, George. List of prisoners sent from Newport, R. I., in the prison-ship
" Lord Sandwich " and landed at Bristol March 7, 1778.

Humphreys, Henry, Dorchester. Sergeant, Capt. Oliver Billings's and Lieut. Lemuel
Clap's (Dorchester) co.. Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which assembled April 19,
1775 ; service, 12 days.



492 J^IASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS AND SAILORS



Humphreys, Jesse. Private, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co., Col. Dike's regt. ; muster
roll for Dec, 1776-Feb., 1777; enlisted Dec. 13, 1770; credited to town of Hingham;
regiment raised to serve until March 1, 1777; aho, pay roll for G mouths men
raised by the town of Hingham for service in the Continental Army during 1780 ;
marched July 1-1, 1780 ; discharged Feb. 10, 1781 ; service, 7 mos. 11 days, includ-
ing travel (260 miles) home; also, Private, Capt. Peter Clayes's 3d (later Capt.
J. K. Smith's) co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith's (6th) regt. ; return for wages;
wages allowed said Humphreys from March 20, 1781, to Dec. 31, 1781, 9 mos. 11
days.

Humphreys, John. Capt. William Hooper's co. ; company receipt for advance pay,
given to Daniel Hopkins, dated Salem, Sept. 26, 1775.

Humphreys, John. Private, Capt. Joseph Soper's co. ; enlisted July 25, 1775 ; service
to Dec. 31, 1775, 5 mos. 20 days, under direction of field officers of 1st Plymouth
Co. regt. ; company stationed on seacoast.

Humphreys, John. Capt. Edward Fettyplace's (Fort) co. ; company return dated
Aug. 26, 1777.

Humphreys, Peter. Matross, Capt. Jonathan W. Edes's (4th) co.. Col. Thomas
Crafts's (Artillery) regt.; engaged May 16, 1776; service to Nov. 1, 1776, 5 mos.



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