Stoughton and Stoughtonham (now Sharon) 

Soldiers of the Revolutionary War

 

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JOSEPH CALSTON, Stoughton . Return of men enlisted into Continental Army dated Jan, 1781; 5th Mass. regt.; enlisted April 14, 1779 , by Capt. Whipple; enlistment, during war; reported a Sergeant. [See Joseph Colson]

 

JACOB CANADA. Private, Capt. Abner Crane's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt.; enlisted Oct. 18, 1779; discharged Dec. 2, 1779; service, 1 mo. 15 days; marched to Claverack. Roll dated Stoughton .

 

JACOB CANNADA. Private, Capt. James Endicott's co., Col. William McIntosh's regt.; enlisted March 20, 1778; discharged April 5, 1778; service, 17 days; marched to Roxbury. Roll dated Stoughton , March 12, 1782 .

 

SAMUEL CAPAN. Fifer, Capt. Abner Crane's co., Col. Jacob Garish's regt.; enlisted Oct. 13, 1779; discharged Dec. 2, 1779; service, 1 mo. 20 days; marched to Claverack. Roll dated Stoughton .

 

ANDREW CAPEN, Stoughton . Private, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co., Col. Dike's regt.; service from Dec. 30, 1776 , to March 1, 1777 .

 

EBENEZER CAPEN (also given Jr.), Stoughtonham (also given Stoughton ). Return of men enlisted into Continental Army from Capt. Savell's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt., dated June 25, 1777; residence, Stoughtonham (also given Stoughton); enlisted for town of Stoughtonham (also given Stoughton); joined Capt. Patrick's co., Col. Alden's regt.; enlistment, 3 years; also, list of men mustered in Suffolk Co. by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master, dated Boston, March 30, 1777; Capt. Patrick's co., Col. Alden's regt.; also, Private, Major's co., Col. Brooks's (late Alden's) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 25, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. William Patrick's co., Col. Ichabod Alden's (6th) regt.; muster return dated Albany, Jan. 12, 1778; reported furloughed; also, Maj. Daniel Whiting's co., Col. Alden's regt.; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Cherry Valley; enlisted Feb. 25, 1777; also, descriptive list of enlisted men; age, 23 (also given 22) yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 6 in.; complexion, light (also given dark); hair, light (also given dark); occupation, farmer (also given laborer); residence, Stoughton; enlisted Dec. ‑, 1779; mustered by Capt. Thorp; joined Light Infantry co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt.; enlistment, during war; also, Capt. Asa Coburn's co., Col. Brooks's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, Capt. Coburn's (Light Infantry) co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt.; muster rolls for Feb., 1781‑Feb., 1782, dated York Huts; also, Light Infantry co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt.; list of men court‑martialed; tried Jan. 10, 1783, by regimental court‑martial, Capt. Mills, President, for stealing a bag of Indian meal, etc.; sentence, 100 lashes and stop: of $2; also, same co. and regt.; list of men discharged; discharged June 9, 1783, by Gen. Washington, term of enlistment having expired.

 

 

ELIJAH CAPEN, Stoughtonham. Drummer, Capt. Edward B. Savell's co., Col. Gill's regt.; marched to Dorchester Heights March 4, 1776, on an alarm; service, 5 days; also, Private, Capt. James Endicott's co., Col. William McIntosh's regt.; enlisted March 20, 1778; discharged April 5, 1778; service, 18 days; marched to Roxbury; roll dated Stoughton, March 12, 1782.

 

 

JAMES CAPEN. Private, Capt. Simeon Leach's co. of guards, Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; marched from Stoughton to Braintree March 21, 1776, when British ships lay in Boston harbor; service, 2 days; also, Capt. Robert Swan's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; company marched from Milton, Stoughton and Stoughtonham, Dec. 19, 1776, to Castle Island; service, 12 days.

 

 JOHN CAPEN, Stoughton . Private, Capt. Peter Talbot's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 2 days.

 

JOHN CAPEN, Stoughton . Private, Capt. William Briggs's co. of Minute‑men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 12 days.

 

 JOHN CAPEN, Stoughton . Private, Capt. Robert Swan's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; marched from Stoughton to The Moon (Squantum) June 13, 1776, when the British fleet left Boston harbor; service, 3 days; also, Capt. Matthew Randall's co., Col. Thomas Marshall's regt.; abstract for advance pay dated Camp at Hull, July 13, 1776; also, same co. and regt.; enlisted July 5, 1776; service to Nov. 30, 1776, 4 mos. 25   days.

 

JONATHAN CAPEN, Stoughton . Private, Capt. Peter Talbot's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days; also, Capt. Simeon Leach's co. of guards, Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; marched from Stoughton to Braintree March 21, 1776, when British ships lay in Boston harbor; service, 2 days; also, Corporal, Capt. Robert Swan's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; company marched from Milton, Stoughton and Stoughtonham Dec. 19, 1776, to Castle Island; service, 12 days.

 

JONATHAN CAPEN, JR., Stoughton . Private, Capt. Peter Talbot's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 2 days; also, Capt. Simeon Leach's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; marched to fortify Dorchester Heights March 4, 1776; service, 5 days; also, Corporal, Capt. Robert Swan's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; marched from Stoughton to The Moon (Squantum) June 13, 1776, when the British fleet left Boston harbor; service, 3 days.

 

ROBERT CAPEN, Stoughton . Private, Capt. Peter Talbot's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 5 days; also, Capt. Simeon Leach's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; marched to fortify Dorchester Heights, March 4, 1776; service, 5 days; also, Capt. Leach's co. of guards, Col. Gill's regt.; marched from Stoughton to Braintree March 21, 1776, when British ships lay in Boston harbor; service, 2 days.

 

SAMUEL CAPEN, Stoughton . Private, Capt. Peter Talbot's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 5 days.

 

SAMUEL CAPEN, Stoughton . Private, Capt. William Briggs's co. of Minute‑men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 14 days; also, Corporal, Capt. William Briggs's co., Col. Joseph Read's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 3 mos. 5 days; also, company return dated Roxbury Camp, Sept. 26, 1775.

 

SAMUEL CAPEN, Stoughton . Private, Capt. Luke Howell's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; pay roll for Dec., 1779; service, 1 mo. 3 days, at Rhode Island .

 

SAMUEL CAPEN, Stoughton . Private, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co., Col. Dike's regt.; service from Jan. 6, 1777, to March 1, 1777; also, Capt. Benjamin Lapham's co., Col. Jonathan Reed's (1st) regt. of guards; enlisted April 1, 1778; service to July 3, 1778, 3 mos. 2 days, at Cambridge; enlistment, 3 months from April 2, 1778; also, Capt. Samuel Ward's co., Col. Cogswell's regt.; enlisted Sept. 22, 1778; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service, 3 mos. 11 days; company detached to guard and fortify posts at and about Boston; also, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780; age, 19 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, light; residence, Stoughton; arrived at Springfield July 14, 1780; marched to camp July 14, 1780, under command of Capt. Hancock; 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, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Stoughton for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched June 25, 1780; discharged Dec. 31, 1780; service, 6 mos. 13 days.

 

 

SAMUEL CAPEN, 2d, Stoughton . Private, Capt. Simeon Leach's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; marched to fortify Dorchester Heights March 4, 1776; service, 5 days; also, Sergeant, Capt. Leach's co. of guards, Col. Gill's regt.; marched from Stoughton to Braintree March 21, 1776, when British ships lay in Boston harbor; service, 2 days.

 

 

SAMUEL CAPON, Stoughton . Private, Capt. Luke Howell's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; enlisted July 20, 1779 ; service, 4 mos. 11 days, at Rhode Island ; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Dec., 1779; service, 20 days, at Rhode Island .

 

 

NEHEMIAH CARPENTER, Stoughtonham. Sergeant, Capt. Israel Smith's co., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, from Stoughton and Stoughtonham; service, 3 days; also, Capt. Josiah Pratt's co., Col. Gill's regt.; marched to Roxbury March 4, 1776, on an alarm; service, 51/2 days; also, Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co., Col. Jonathan Titcomb's regt.; marched to Rhode Island May 3, 1777; service, 2 mos. 3 days; company drafted for a 2 months campaign; also, 1st Lieutenant, 7th co., 3d Suffolk Co. regt.; list of officers of Mass. militia; commissioned Aug. 22, 1777; also, Captain, Col. Gill's (3d Suffolk Co.) regt.; list of officers of Mass. militia; commissioned July 28, 1778.

 

 

NEHEMIAH CARPENTER. Private, Capt. John Bradley's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; enlisted Aug. 14, 1777; service, 3 mos. 28 days; marched to Manchester, Vt., to join Northern army; roll sworn to in Suffolk Co.; also, Capt. James Endicott's co., Col. William McIntosh's regt.; enlisted March 20, 1778; discharged April 5, 1778; service, 18 days; marched to Roxbury; roll dated Stoughton; also, Capt. Samuel Holden's co., Col. Ebenezer Thayer's (Suffolk Co.) regt.; enlisted July 27, 1780; discharged Oct. 31, 1780; service, 3 mos. 7 days; company raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

 

 

JOSEPH CHANDLE. Private, Capt. Theophilus Lyon's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; company marched from Stoughton to Braintree March 22, 1776 ; service, 2 days.

 

 

BENJAMIN CHANDLER, Stoughton (probably). Drummer, Capt. John Bradley's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; enlisted Aug. 14, 1777; service, 3 mos. 28 days; marched to Manchester, Vt., to join Northern army; also, Capt. James Endicott's co., Col. William McIntosh's regt.; enlisted March 20, 1778; discharged April 5, 1778; service, 18 days; marched to Roxbury; roll dated Stoughton; also, Capt. Jeremiah Putnam's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.; enlisted July 1, 1778; service to Dec. 31, 1778, 6 mos. 4 days, at Rhode Island; also, muster rolls dated East Greenwich, Sept. 17 and Oct. 14, 1778; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779; reported on command at Warwick in Sept., 1778; also, muster roll dated North Kingston, Nov. 6, 1778; also, return dated Stoughton, Feb. 1, 1779, of men enlisted for the town of Stoughton agreeable to resolve of June 10, 1778; also, Capt. Joseph Richards's co., Capt. Samuel Fisher's detachment; enlisted Aug. 11, 1779; service, 1 mo. 3 days; company detached from militia for service at Rhode Island; also, Capt. Samuel Holden's co., Col. Ebenezer Thayer's (Suffolk Co.) regt.; enlisted July 22, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos.; company raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

 

 

JOSEPH CHANDLER, Stoughton . Private, Capt. Asahel Smith's (Stoughton) co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 5 days; also, Capt. Smith's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; marched from Stoughton March 4, 1776, to assist in fortifying Dorchester Heights; service, 5 days. 

 

SAMUEL CHANDLER, Boston . Return of men enlisted into Continental Army from Capt. Swan's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt., dated Stoughton, June 27, 1777; residence, Boston; enlisted for town of Stoughton; joined Capt. Hunt's co., Col. Vose's regt.; enlistment, 3 years; also, list of men mustered in Suffolk Co. by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master, dated Boston, Feb. 2, 1777; Capt. Hunt's co., Col. John Patterson's regt.; also, Capt. Abraham Hunt's co., Col. Joseph Vose's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 18, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Boston; credited to town of Boston; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll for Dec., 1777, dated Camp near Valley Forge; enlisted Jan. 18, 1777; also, same co. and regt.; muster rolls for Nov., 1778, March and April, 1779, dated Providence; reported transferred to corps of invalids; also, Lieut. Osgood Carlton's co. of invalids stationed at Boston, Col. Lewis Nichola's regt.; muster rolls dated Sept. 9, 1779, and Oct. 2, 1779; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll for Oct., 1779; also, Capt. McFarland's corps of invalids; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Jan. 18, 1780; reported discharged.

 

 

SAMUEL CHANDLER, Stoughton . Private, Capt. Asahel Smith's (Stoughton) co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 9 days; also, Capt. William Bent's co., Col. John Greaton's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos. 12 days; also, Capt. Bent's co., 36th regt.; company return dated Fort No. 2, Oct. 5, 1775.

 

 

SAMUEL CHANDLER, JR., Stoughton . Private, Capt. Asahel Smith's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; marched from Stoughton March 4, 1776, to assist in fortifying Dorchester Heights; service, 5 days; also, Capt. Theophilus Lyon's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; marched from Stoughton to Braintree March 22, 1776; service, 2 days.

 

 

ABEL CHEESMAN, Braintree . Private, Capt. Silas Wild's co. of Minute‑men, Col. Benjamin Lincoln's regt., which assembled on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 9 days; also, Capt. Silas Wild's co., Col. John Greaton's regt.; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Cambridge, Dec. 12, 1775; also, Capt. Samuel Holbrook's co., Col. Bass's regt.; company assembled June 14, 1776, and marched from Middle precinct in Braintree to Hull and Hoff's (Hough's) Neck; service, 3 days; also, Capt. Stephen Penniman's co., Col. Francis's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., sworn to in Suffolk Co., Nov. 29, 1776; credited with travel allowance for 1 day; company drafted from Hingham, Braintree, Dorchester, Stoughton, Stoughtonham and Milton; also, Capt. Stephen Penniman's co., Col. Dike's regt.; service from Dec. 13, 1776, to March 1, 1777; also, Capt. Nathaniel Belcher's co., Lieut. Col. Andrew Symmes's detachment of guards; enlisted Feb. 26, 1778; discharged April 26, 1778; service, 2 months.

 

 

BENJAMIN CHEESMON, Braintree . Private, Capt. Stephen Penniman's co., Col. Francis's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., to and from camp sworn to in Suffolk Co., Nov. 29, 1776; credited with travel allowance for 1 day; company drafted from Hingham, Braintree, Dorchester, Stoughton, Stoughtonham and Milton.

 

 

STEPHEN CHESMAN. Private, Capt. Abner Crane's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt.; enlisted Nov. 1, 1779; discharged Dec. 2, 1779; service, 1 mo. 2 days; marched to Claverack. Roll dated Stoughton .

 

 

JOHN CLAP, Stoughton . Private, Capt. Peter Talbot's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 6 days. 

JOSEPH CLAP, Dorchester . Private, Capt. Stephen Penniman's co., Col. Francis's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., to and from camp sworn to in Suffolk Co., Nov. 29, 1776; company drafted from Hingham, Dorchester, Braintree, Stoughton, Stoughtonham and Milton.

 

LEMUEL CLAP, Dorchester . 1st Lieutenant, sharing command with Capt. Oliver Billings of a company in Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which assembled on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 12 days; also, Captain, 1st Dorchester co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; engaged March 4, 1776; discharged March 8, 1776; service, 5 days, at the taking of Dorchester Heights; also, Captain, 1st (North Dorchester) co., Col. Benjamin Gill's (3d Suffolk Co.) regt.; list of officers dated Stoughton; ordered in Council, March 25, 1776, that a commission be issued; reported commissioned March 23, 1776; also, same regt.; engaged March 14, 1776; discharged March 26, 1776; service, 12 days; also, same regt.; engaged June 13, 1776; discharged June 16, 1776; service, 3 days; also, Col. Pierce's regt.; marched to Castle Island March 1, 1778; discharged April 3, 1778; service, 1 mo. 3 days; also, Captain; list of officers commissioned to command the guards raised to do duty under Maj. Gen. Gates and Maj. Gen. Heath at and about Boston; commissioned May 11, 1779; stationed at Dorchester Heights; also, engaged May 7, 1779; discharged Aug. 10, 1779; service, 3 mos. 4 days; also, engaged Aug. 11, 1779; discharged Oct. 31, 1779; service, 2 mos. 21 days; also, engaged Nov. 1, 1779; discharged Jan. 31, 1780; service, 3 mos.; also, engaged Feb. 1, 1780; service to May 1, 1780, 3 mos.; also, engaged May 1, 1780; discharged July 31, 1780; service, 3 mos.; also, engaged Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Oct. 16, 1780; service, 2 mos. 16 days; above service from May 7, 1779, with detachment of guards under Maj. Nathaniel Heath at Dorchester Heights; also, Col. Solomon Lovell's regt.; return of officers who marched to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months [year not given].

 

 

NATHANIEL CLAP, Dorchester . 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Lemuel Clap's (1st Dorchester) co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; engaged March 4, 1776; discharged March 8, 1776; service, 5 days, at the taking of Dorchester Heights; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Lemuel Clap's 1st (North Dorchester) co., Col. Benjamin Gill's (3d Suffolk Co.) regt.; list of officers dated Stoughton; ordered in Council, March 25, 1776, that a commission be issued; reported commissioned March 23, 1776; also, same co. and regt.; engaged March 14, 1776; discharged March 26, 1776; service, 12 days; also, same co. and regt.; engaged June 13, 1776; discharged June 16, 1776; service, 3 days; also, Capt. Seth Sumner's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; marched to Rhode Island April 17, 1777; service, 25 days; also, Capt. Lemuel Clap's co., Col. Pierce's regt.; marched to Castle Island March 1, 1778; discharged April 3, 1778; service, 1 mo. 3 days; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Lemuel Clap's co.; list of officers commissioned to command guards raised to do duty under Maj. Gen. Gates and Maj. Gen. Heath at and about Boston; commissioned May 11, 1779; stationed at Dorchester Heights; also, Capt. Lemuel Clap's co.; engaged May 7, 1779; discharged Aug. 10, 1779; service, 3 mos. 4 days; also, same co.; engaged Aug. 11, 1779; discharged Oct. 31, 1779; service, 2 mos. 21 days; also, same co.; engaged Nov. 1, 1779; discharged 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.; also, same co.; engaged Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Oct. 16, 1780; service, 2 mos. 16 days; above service from May 7, 1779, with detachment of guards under Maj. Nathaniel Heath at Dorchester Heights.

 

 

STEPHEN CLAP. Private, Capt. James Endicott's co., Col. William McIntosh's regt.; enlisted March 20, 1778; discharged April 5, 1778; service, 17 days; marched to Roxbury. Roll dated Stoughton .

 

JOHN CLARK. Private, Capt. Asahel Smith's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; marched from Stoughton March 4, 1776 , to assist in fortifying Dorchester Heights ; service, 5 days.

 

JOHN CLARK, Stoughton . Return of men enlisted into Continental Army from Capt. Lyon's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt., dated June 27, 1777; residence, Stoughton; enlisted for town of Stoughton; joined Capt. Patrick's co., Col. Alden's regt.; enlistment, 3 years; also, list of men mustered in Suffolk Co. by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master, dated Boston, March 16, 1777; Capt. Patrick's co., Col. Alden's regt.; also, Private, Major's co., Col. John Brooks's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 1, 1777, to July 9, 1777; reported deceased; also, (late) Capt. William Patrick's co., (late) Col. Ichabod Alden's (6th) regt.; return of men in camp before Aug. 15, 1777, certified to at Cherry Valley, Feb. 24, 1779.

 

 

JOHN CLARK, Stoughton . Private, Capt. Luke Howell's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; pay roll for Dec., 1779; service, 1 mo. 3 days, at Rhode Island .

 

 

SAMUEL CLARK, Dorchester . Return of men enlisted into Continental Army from Capt. Sumner's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt., dated Stoughton, June 27, 1777; residence, Dorchester; enlisted for town of Dorchester; joined Lieut. Baker's co., Col. Wesson's regt.; enlistment, 3 years; reported mustered by Col. Barber; also, Corporal, Capt. Nathan Dix's co., Col. James Wesson's (9th) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 15, 1777, to Feb. 15, 1780; reported discharged.

 

 

TIMOTHY CLARK, Stoughton . Private, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co., Col. Dike's regt.; service from Dec. 30, 1776 , to March 1, 1777 .

 

 

JOHN CLARKE, Stoughton . Private, Capt. Asahel Smith's (Stoughton) co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 5 days.

 

 

BENJAMIN CLERK, Stoughton . Private, Capt. William Briggs's co., Col. Joseph Read's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 3 mos. 7 days; also, company return dated Roxbury Camp, Sept. 26, 1775.

 

 

KINGMAN CLERK, Stoughton . Private, Capt. William Briggs's co. of Minute‑men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 12 days.

 

 

JOSEPH COBB, Wrentham. Corporal, Capt. Samuel Cobb's co., Col. Joseph Read's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 3 mos. 8 days; also, company return dated Camp at Roxbury, Sept. 26, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Roxbury, Dec. 27, 1775; also, Capt. Abner Crane's co., Col. John Robinson's regt.; enlisted July 6, 1777; ser vice, 2 mos. 25 days, at Rhode Island; roll dated Stoughton; also, Sergeant, same co. and regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance from camp home dated North Kingston, Dec. 31, 1777; credited with 2 days allowance; also, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce 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 9, 1780; age, 35 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, dark; residence, Wrentham; arrived at Springfield July 8, 1780; marched to camp July 9, 1780, under command of Lieut. Jackson of the artillery; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Wrentham for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched June 13, 1780; discharged Dec. 26, 1780; service, 6 mos. 3 days.

 

 

JOHN COHORN. Return made by Col. Benjamin Gill of men enlisted into Continental Army dated Stoughton, June 3, 1778; enlisted for town of Stoughton; joined Capt. Frothingham's co., Col. John Crane's regt.; enlistment, 3 years; reported a foreigner.

 

 

NOAH COLE, Falmouth . Return of men enlisted into Continental Army from Capt. Savell's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt., dated Stoughton, June 27, 1777; residence, Falmouth; enlisted for town of Stoughtonham; joined Capt. Blaisdell's co., Col. Wigglesworth's regt.; cnlistment, 3 years; also, return of men enlisted or hired to serve in the Continental Army from Col. Peter Noyes's (1st Cumberland Co.) regt., dated Nov. 20, 1778; residence, Falmouth; engaged for town of Stoughtonham; joined Capt. Blaisdel's co., Col. Wigglesworth's regt.; term, 3 years; also, Capt. Nicholas Blasdel's co., Col. Edward Wigglesworth's regt.; muster return dated Camp Valley Forge, Feb. 5, 1778; residence, Falmouth; enlisted for town of Falmouth; mustered by Maj. Inslow, County Muster Master; also, Private, Capt. Smart's co., Col. Calvin Smith's (late Wigglesworth's) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 15, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Nicholas Blaisdell's co., Col. Edward Wigglesworth's regt.; muster roll for May, 1778, dated Camp Valley Forge; reported sick in camp; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll for June, 1778, dated "Camp Greeage;" reported sick at Yellow Springs; also, same co. and regt.; muster rolls for Oct., 1778, March and April, 1779, dated Providence; enlisted Jan. 15, 1777; also, Capt. Smart's co., Col. Smith's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Jan. 15, 1780.

 

 

JOSEPH COLLSON, Stoughton . List of men engaged for Continental service from Col. Gill's regt. [year not given]; residence, Stoughton ; enlisted for town of Stoughton ; joined Capt. Drury's co., Col. Crane's regt.

 

 

JOSEPH COLSON, Stoughton (also given Plainfield ). Sergeant, Capt. Gardner's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, Capt. John Trotter's co., Col. Rufus Putuam's (5th) regt.; muster roll for Jan., 1781, dated Garrison at West Point; enlistment, during war; also, muster roll for April, 1781, reported on command with infantry; also, muster roll for Aprill, 1781, dated West Point; reported on command with infantry; also, Col. Putnam's regt.; receipt for wages for last 3 months in 1780, dated Jan. 3, 1782.

 

 

JOSEPH COLSTON, Stoughton . Descriptive list of enlisted men dated West Point, Jan. 10, 1781; age, 32 yrs. 7 mos.; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; eyes, dark; residence, Stoughton; rank, Sergeant; enlisted by Capt. Whipple April 14, 1779; joined Capt. Trotter's co., Col. Putnam's (5th) regt.; enlistment, during war.

 

 

JOHN COMEE, Stoughtonham. Corporal, Capt. Israel Smith's co., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, from Stoughton and Stoughtonham; service, 3 days; also, Capt. Josiah Pratt's co., Col. Gill's regt.; marched to Roxbury March 4, 1776, on an alarm; service, 51/2 days.

 

 

JOHN COMINGS, Stoughtonham. Private, Capt. Edward Bridge Savel's (1st Stoughtonham) co., Col. Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 4 days; also, Capt. Savell's co., Col. Gill's regt.; marched from Stoughtonham to Braintree March 22, 1776; service, 2 days; also, Capt. Robert Swan's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; company marched from Milton, Stoughton and Stoughtonham to the Castle Dec. 19, 1776; service, 6 days.

 

 

THOMAS CONEY, Stoughtonham. Private, Capt. Edward Bridge Savel's (1st Stoughtonham) co., Col. Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days; also, Corporal, Capt. James Endicott's co., Col. William McIntosh's regt.; enlisted March 20, 1778; discharged April 5, 1778; service, 18 days; marched to Roxbury; roll dated Stoughton, March 12, 1782.

 

 

WILLIAM CONEY, Stoughton or Stoughtonham. Private, Capt. Israel Smith's co. from Stoughton and Stoughtonham, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 3 days.

 

 

OLIVER COOK. Private, Capt. James Endicott's co., Col. William McIntosh's regt.; enlisted March 20, 1778; discharged March 27, 1778; service, 9 days; company marched to Roxbury. Roll dated Stoughton .

 

 

ASA COPLAND. Private, Capt. Ralph Thompson's co.; enlisted Oct. 24, 1779; discharged Nov. 4, 1779; service, 13 days, travel included, under Maj. Gen. Hancock at Castle Island; company raised in Suffolk Co.; also, Capt. Abner Crane's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt.; enlisted Nov. 1, 1779; discharged Dec. 2, 1779; service. 1 mo. 2 days, at Claverack. Roll dated Stoughton .

 

 

SAM COPLAND, Stoughton . Private, Capt. Asahel Smith's (Stoughton) co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 9 days.

 

 

JOHN COPLING, Braintree . Corporal, Capt. Stephen Penniman's co., Col. Francis's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., to and from camp, sworn to in Suffolk Co., Nov. 29, 1776; credited with allowance for 1 day; company drafted from Hingham, Braintree, Dorchester, Stoughtonham, Milton, and Stoughton.

 

 

WILLIAM COREL, Stoughton . Private, Capt. Abner Crane's co., Col. John Robinson's regt.; enlisted July 4, 1777 ; service, 2 mos. 27 days, at Rhode Island . Roll dated Stoughton . [See William Carroll.]

 

 

DENNIS COSSGRIFF. Return of men enlisted into Continental Army from Capt. Endicott's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt., dated Stoughton, June 27, 1777; enlisted for town of Stoughton (also given Weymouth); joined Capt. Tuckerman's co., Col. Wiglesworth's regt.; enlistment, 3 years; reported a foreigner.

 

 

JOSEPH COULSON, SR. Sergeant, Capt. Gardner's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from June 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; credited to town of Stoughton; enlistment, during war; also, Private, Capt. Job Whipple's co., Col. Putnam's (4th) regt.; return of men entitled to State gratuity approved April 22, 1779.

 

 

SAMUEL COWEL. Captain; Col. Willard's regt.; list dated Watertown, Sept. 8, 1776, of officers to command a company raised in Dedham, Needham, Roxbury, Medfield, Wrentham, Brookline, Stoughton, Medway, Bellingham, Walpole, Milton and Stoughtonham, for service at Canada; said company marched for Bennington Aug. 29, 1776.

 

 

ABNER CRANE, Stoughton . 1st Lieutenant, Capt. James Endecott's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 13 days; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Stephen Penniman's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt.; list of officers of Mass. militia commissioned "1776;" also, Captain, Col. John Robinson's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance from camp home, dated North Kingston, Dec. 31, 1777; credited with 3 days allowance; also, Captain, Col. Jacobs's regt.; service from Dec. 31, 1777, to Oct. 13, 1778, 9 mos. 12 days, at Rhode Island; also, Captain; list of officers commissioned to command the guards raised to do duty under Maj. Gen. Gates and Maj. Gen. Heath at and about Boston; commissioned Jan. 26, 1779; also, Captain; engaged Jan. 26, 1779; service to May 4, 1779, 3 mos. 8 days, with guards at Boston; also, Captain; list of officers detached from Suffolk and Essex county brigades to reinforce Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of Oct. 9, 1779; commissioned Oct. 28, 1779; also, Captain, Col. Jacob Garish's regt.; entered service Oct. 12, 1779; discharged Dec. 2, 1779; service, 1 mo. 21 days, on a campaign to Claverack.

 

 

BARNABAS CRANE. Return of men enlisted into Continental Army from Capt. Clap's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt., dated Stoughton, June 27, 1777; enlisted for town of Dorchester (also given Stoughton); joined Adjt. (also given Capt.) Allen's co., Col. Jackson's regt.; enlistment, 3 years; reported a foreigner.

 

 

BENJAMIN CRANE, Milton (also given Stoughton ). Private, Capt. Stephen Penniman's co., Col. Francis's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., to camp and return, sworn to in Suffolk Co., Nov. 29, 1776; company drafted from Hingham, Braintree, Milton, Stoughton, and other towns; also, Capt. Penniman's co., Col. Dike's regt.; service from Dec. 13, 1776, to March 1, 1777.

 

 

EBENEZER CRANE, Milton. Private, Capt. John Bradley's (Milton) co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt.; service, 11 days, subsequent to Concord fight and before formation of standing army; roll dated Milton, Dec. 21, 1775; also, return of men enlisted into Continental Army from Capt. Bradley's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt., dated Stoughton, June 27, 1777; residence, Milton; enlisted for town of Milton; joined Capt. Spurr's co., Col. Nixon's regt.; enlistment, 3 years; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, March 16, 1777; also, Private, Capt. John Spurr's co., Col. Thomas Nixon's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 1, 1777, to Jan. 11, 1778; reported discharged; also, certificate dated Boston, Feb. 18, 1779, signed by Capt. Spurr, stating that said Crane of his company, Col. Nixon's regt., enlisted for 3 years, was in camp on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and had not been absent since unless by leave of proper authority.

 

 

ELIJAH CRANE, Stoughton . Private, Capt. James Endecott's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 13 days.

 

 

ELIJAH CRANE, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Peter Talbot's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days.

 

 

ELIJAH CRANE. Private, Capt. Simeon Leach's co. of guards, Col. Benjamin Gill's regt., which marched from Stoughton to Braintree March 21, 1776, when the British ships lay in Boston harbor; service, 2 days.

 

ELIJAH CRANE. Private, Capt. Robert Swan's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; company marched from Stoughton to Squantum (The Moon) June 13, 1776, when the British fleet left Boston harbor; service, 3 days.

 

 

JEPHTHAH CRANE, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Stephen Penniman's co., Col. Dike's regt.; service from Dec. 13, 1776, to March 1, 1777; also, Capt. Robert Swan's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; marched to Bristol, R. I., April 18, 1777; service, 24 days; also, list of men mustered by James Hatch, Muster Master for Plymouth Co., dated June 8, 1778; Capt. Crane's co., Col. Jacobs's regt.; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779; also, Private, Capt. Calvin Curtiss's co., Col. John Jacobs's regt.; enlisted May 1, 1778; service to Jan. 1, 1779, 8 mos. 4 days, at Rhode Island.

 

 

JOHN CRANE. Major; return of equipments, ammunition, etc., signed by Richard Devens, Commissary General, dated Sept. 7, 1776; said Crane reported in charge of stores deposited at Stoughton; also, Colonel of an Artillery regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, returns for clothing dated Boston, May 26, 1778, and Sept. 25, 1778; also, pay abstract for wages and subsistence for Oct., 1778 - April, 1779, for service at Rhode Island; roll approved at Providence; also, list of field and staff officers returned for gratuity, dated Boston, Nov. 16, 1779; also, Colonel of the artillery; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, receipt given to Capt. Lieut. Knowles for subsistence money for June, 1782.

 

 

JOSEPH CRANE. Private, Capt. Aaron Smith's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; enlisted Aug. 15, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 27 days, travel included; company marched to reinforce Northern army for 3 months; also, Capt. Abel Richards's co., Col. Jonathan Cogswell's regt.; enlisted Oct. 6, 1778; discharged Dec. 31, 1778; service, 2 mos. 27 days, with guards at Boston; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779; also, Capt. Abner Crane's co., Col. Jacob Garish's regt.; enlisted Nov. 1, 1779; discharged Dec. 2, 1779; service, 1 mo. 2 days, on campaign to Claverack; roll dated Stoughton.

 

 

JOSHUA CRANE, Stoughton. Return of men raised agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780; enlisted April 16, 1781.

 

 

LEMUEL CRANE, Stoughton. Private, Capt. James Endecott's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 9 days; also, Capt. James Endicott's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; marched from Stoughton to assist the army in fortifying Dorchester Heights March 4, 1776; service, 5 days; also, same co. and regt.; company marched to Moon Island June 13, 1776, when the British fleet was driven out of Boston harbor; service, 3 days.

 

 

LUTHER CRANE, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Stephen Penniman's co., Col. Dike's regt.; service from Dec. 13, 1776, to March 1, 1777; also, Capt. Theophilus Lyon's co.; enlisted March 1, 1778; discharged April 5, 1778; service, 36 days; marched to Castle Island under command of Lieut. Col. Samuel Pierce.

 

 

NATHAN CRANE, Stoughton. Private, Capt. James Endecott's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 6 days; also, Corporal, Capt. James Endicott's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; marched from Stoughton to assist the army in fortifying Dorchester Heights March 4, 1776; service, 5 days; also, same co. and regt.; company marched to Moon Island June 13, 1776, when the British fleet was driven out of Boston harbor; service, 3 days.

 

 

PETER CRANE, Stoughton. Private, Capt. James Endecott's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 8 days.

 

 

SAMUEL CRANE. Private, Capt. Abner Crane's co., Col. Jacob Garish's regt.; enlisted Oct. 26, 1779; discharged Dec. 2, 1779; service, 1 mo. 7 days, on campaign to Claverack. Roll dated Stoughton.

 

 

WILLIAM CRANE (also given 1st), Stoughton. Corporal, Capt. James Endecott's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 12 days; also, Capt. Robert Swan's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; marched to Bristol, R. I., April 18, 1777; service, 24 days; roll dated Stoughton.

 

 

WILLIAM CRANE (also given 2d), Stoughton. Private, Capt. James Endecott's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 8 days; also, Sergeant, Capt. James Endicott's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; marched from Stoughton to assist the army in fortifying Dorchester Heights March 4, 1776; service, 5 days; also, Capt. Theophilus Lyon's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; company marched from Stoughton to Braintree March 22, 1776; service, 2 days; also, Capt. James Endicott's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; company marched to Moon Island June 13, 1776, when the British fleet was driven out of Boston harbor; service, 3 days; also, Capt. James Endicott's co., Col. William McIntosh's regt.; entered service March 20, 1778; discharged April 5, 1778; service, 18 days; company marched to Roxbury; roll dated Stoughton.

 

 

SAMUEL CROSBEE, Dorchester. Private, Capt. Stephen Penniman's co., Col. Francis's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., to and from camp, sworn to in Suffolk Co., Nov. 29, 1776; company drafted from Hingham, Dorchester, Braintree, Stoughton, Stoughtonham and Milton.

 

 

SAMUEL CROSBY, Dorchester. Private, Capt. Oliver Billings and Lieut. Lemuel Clap's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which assembled on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 12 days; also, Capt. Lemuel Clap's (1st Dorchester) co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; enlisted June 13, 1776; discharged June 16, 1776; service, 3 days; also, Capt. Stephen Penniman's co., Col. Dike's regt.; service from Dec. 13, 1776, to March 1, 1777; also, Capt. Abner Crane's co., Col. John Robinson's regt.; enlisted July 6, 1777; service, 2 mos. 25 days, at Rhode Island; roll dated Stoughton; also, Capt. Samuel Clap's co., Col. Pierce's regt.; marched March 1, 1778; discharged April 3, 1778; service, 1 mo. 3 days, at Castle Island; roll dated Dorchester.

 

 

BENJAMIN CROSWELL, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Peter Talbot's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days; also, Capt. Frederick Pope's co., Col. Paul Dudley Sargent's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted June 27, 1775; service, 1 mo. 7 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775]; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Boston, Nov. 11, 1775; also, Capt. Robert Swan's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; marched to Bristol, R. I., April 18, 1777; service, 24 days; roll dated Stoughton.

 

BENJAMIN CROSWILL. Private, Capt. Simeon Leach's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; company marched from Stoughton to fortify Dorchester Heights March 4, 1776; service, 5 days.

 

WILLIAM CROW. Return of men enlisted into Continental Army from Capt. Savell's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt., dated Stoughtonham, June 27, 1777; enlisted fo town of Stoughtonham (also given Stoughton); joined Capt. Drury's co., Col. Crane's regt.; enlistment, during war; reported a foreigner; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, May 25, 1777.

 

SAMUEL CUMINGS. Private, Capt. Simeon Leach's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; marched from Stoughton to fortify Dorchester Heights March 4, 1776; service, 5 days.

 

 

SAMUEL CUMMINGS, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Peter Talbot's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 6 days.

 

WILLIAM CURREL, Stoughton. Private, Capt. William Bent's co., Col. John Greaton's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos. 12 days; also, Capt. William Bent's co., 36th regt.; company return dated Fort No. 2, Oct. 5, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Luke Howell's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; enlisted July 17, 1779; service, 4 mos. 14 days, at Rhode Island; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Dec., 1779; service, 20 days, at Rhode Island; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Dec., 1779, allowing 1 mos. 3 days service at Rhode Island; residence, Stoughton.

 

 

WILLIAM CURRELL, Stoughton. Private, Capt. James Endecott's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 9 days; also, Capt. Robert Swan's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; marched to Bristol, R. I., April 18, 1777; service, 24 days; also, Capt. Caleb Champney's co., Maj. Nathaniel Heath's detachment of guards; enlisted May 15, 1780; discharged July 19, 1780; service, 2 mos. 5 days, at and about Boston; also, return dated Boston, Aug. 8, 1780, of men from Capt. Champney's co., Maj. Heath's detachment, who enlisted for 3 months and 6 months respectively, agreeable to resolve of March 29, 1780; enlisted for town of Stoughton.

 

 

WILLIAM CURRILL, Stoughton. Private, Capt. Abner Crane's co., Col. John Robinson's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance from camp home dated North Kingston, Dec. 31, 1777; credited with 3 days allowance; also, same co.; enlisted Feb. 2, 1779; service to May 4, 1779, 3 mos. 2 days, with guards at Boston.

 

 

WILLIAM CURTICE, JR. Private, Capt. Simeon Leach's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; service, 5 days; company marched from Stoughton to fortify Dorchester Heights March 4, 1776.

 

 

JONATHAN CURTIS, Stoughton . Private, Capt. Peter Talbot's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 2 days.

 

 

JONATHAN CURTIS, Stoughton . Private, Capt. William Briggs's co. of Minute‑men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 7 days.

 

JONATHAN CURTIS, Stoughton . Descriptive list of men raised in Suffolk Co., agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779; Capt. Joseph Richards's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; age, 28 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 (also given 5 ft. 7) in.; complexion, dark; hair, black; eyes, dark blue; occupation, husbandman; residence, Stoughton; engaged for town of Stoughton; term, 9 months; delivered to Capt. L. Bailey; reported sent to Springfield; also, list of men returned as received of Stephen Badlam, Superintendent for Suffolk Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner, at Springfield, Sept. 20, 1779. [See Jonathan Cutris]

 

 

JONATHAN CURTIS. Private, Capt. Simeon Leach's co. of guards, Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; company marched from Stoughton to Braintree March 21, 1776 , when British ships lay in Boston harbor; service, 2 days.

 

 

JONATHAN CURTIS. Private, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co., Col. Dike's regt.; service from Dec. 30, 1776, to March 1, 1777; credited to town of Stoughton.

 

 

JONATHAN CURTIS. Private, Capt. Robert Swan's co., Col. Gill's regt.; company marched from Milton, Stoughton and Stoughtonham, Dec. 19, 1776, to Castle Island [service illegible]; also, Corporal, Capt. Swan's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; marched to Bristol, R. I., April 18, 1777; service, 24 days.

 

THEOPHILUS CURTIS, Stoughton . Private, Capt. Peter Talbot's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 6 days.

 

 THOMAS CURTIS, Stoughton . Private, Capt. Peter Talbot's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 14 days; also, Capt. William Briggs's co., Col. Joseph Read's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 3 mos. 5 days; also, company return dated Roxbury Camp, Sept. 26, 1775; also, Capt. Simeon Leach's co. of guards, Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; service, 2 days; company marched from Stoughton to Braintree March 21, 1776, when the British ships lay in Boston harbor.

 

 

WILLIAM CURTIS, Stoughton . Private, Capt. Peter Talbot's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 2 days.

 

 

WILLIAM CURTIS, Stoughton . List of prisoners sent on board the guard‑ship " Adams " by the Board of War, as returned by Joseph Dobel, Sept. 8, 1777 ; reported received July 16, 1777 .

 

 

WILLIAM CURTIS. Corporal, Capt. Robert Swan's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; service, 8 days; company marched from Milton , Stoughton and Stoughtonham, to Castle Island Dec. 19, 1776 .

 

 

WILLIAM CURTIS, JR., Stoughton . Private, Capt. Peter Talbot's co., Col. Lemuel Robinson's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 4 days.

 

EZEKIEL CUSHING. Private, Capt. Pyam Cushing's co., Col. Solomon Lovel's regt.; service, 4 days; company assembled at Dorchester March 4, 1776; also, same co. and regt.; service between March 11 and March 29, 1776, 4 days; company assembled to guard the shores; also, same co. and regt.; service, 4 days; company assembled at Hull two different times in June, 1776; also, Capt. Peter Penniman's co., Col. Francis's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance to camp and return, sworn to in Suffolk Co., Nov. 29, 1776; credited with allowance for 1 day; company drafted from Hingham, Braintree, Dorchester, Stoughtonham, Milton and Stoughton; also, Capt. Theophilus Wilder's co., Col. Dike's regt.; service from Dec. 1, 1776, to March 1, 1777; said Cushing credited to town of Hingham; also, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Col. Timothy Bigelow, at Springfield, Oct. 26, 1780; age, 21 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of Hingham; arrived at Springfield Oct. 5, 1780; marched to camp Oct. 26, 1780, under command of Lieut. Cary; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Hingham for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched Oct. 3, 1780; discharged April 29, 1781; service, 7 mos. 10 days.

   

 

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