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NASH, Abner of Amherst. Capt. Reuben Dickinson's company that was attached to Col. Ruggles Woodbridge's regiment and marched to Ticonderoga. They served from July 1, 1776 to March 1, 1777 and received pay at the rate of one penny per mile and one day's pay for each 20 miles [page 82]. Capt. Samuel Cooks's company that went to the front and was attached to Col. Woodbridge's regiment in the army of Gen. Gates, Aug. 17 - Dec. 7, 1777, as reinforcements for the Northern army. They took part in the battles of Sept. 19 and Oct. 7, and were present at the surrender of Burgoyne, Oct. 17 [page 84]. SOURCE: [33] The History of the Town of Amherst, Massachusetts, 1896; pages 82, 84, 611.

NASH, Amos of Amherst. Listed on Capt. Noadiah Leonard's company of eight-months' men who served from the outbreak of the war, many of them being "minute men" who afterwards enlisted in the Continental service [page 80]. SOURCE: [33] The History of the Town of Amherst, Massachusetts, 1896; pages 80, 611.

NASH, Enos of Amherst. On a list of those not known in the town records but are credited to Amherst. An E. Nash is listed on the pay-roll of Capt. Eli Parker's company, Col. Leonard's regiment of militia, who marched from Hampshire county to Ticonderoga, May 8, 1777. The list contains names of men from Belchertown, Granby and Amherst, the particular place of residence not being given. Their enlistment was for two months; Drummer [page 83]. Capt. Elijah Dwight's company, from July 20 to Aug. 25, 1779 at New London [page 93]. SOURCE: [33] The History of the Town of Amherst, Massachusetts, 1896; pages 83, 93, 612.

NASH, Jacob of Plainfield. He was born in Weymouth, Mass., in 1760. Served through the entire war of the Revolution, although at the beginning only fifteen years of age, and came to Plainfield directly after the close of the war and settled on the farm now occupied by Stephen Parsons. In 1788 he mar. Joan Reade of Abington, whose English ancestors came to America in the Mayflower. She died Sept. 8, 1849, aged eighty-six. He died April 14, 1851. On list of Revolutionary Pensioners, copied "from Dr. Porter's history of Plainfield. It contains the names of those still living in 1833, with the amount drawn annually by each. The amount is believed to have been based on their length of service." $100 received. SOURCE: [30] History of the Town of Plainfield, Hampshire County, Mass., From Its Settlement to 1891; pages 80, 163, 164.

NASH, Jacob of Worcester. Raised agreeably to Resolve of June, 1780; Six Months. 1780, returned Dec. 27, 1781. SOURCE: [11] Worcester's Revolutionary Soldiers.

NASH, James of Springfield. On a list of names, "all of whom are presumed to have answered the call and enrolled themselves for service", found on reverse side of a formal written announcement of the attack on Lexington, April, 1775. On the list of minute-men of the regular Springfield company, under Maj. Andrew Colton who marched to Boston on April 20, 1775 for service of 10 days; Private. On list of Capt. Gideon Burt's company of April 24, three days after the minute-men had left, enlisted for three months' service; Private. SOURCE: [40] A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1902; pages 40-46.

NASH, Joseph of Amherst. Listed on the return dated Jan. 13, 1776 from Charlestown Camp No. 3, of Capt. James Hendrick's company which went to Cambridge at the time of the Lexington alarm [page 80]. SOURCE: [33] The History of the Town of Amherst, Massachusetts, 1896; pages 80, 611.

NASH, Levi of Amherst. On a list of men drafted to march to Horse Neck under Col. Samuel Howe in 1780 [page 94]. SOURCE: [33] The History of the Town of Amherst, Massachusetts, 1896; pages 94, 611.

NASH, Richard of Sutton. On list of Officers and Men From Sutton in the Revolutionary War; Private. SOURCE: [31] History of the Town of Sutton, Massachusetts from 1704 to 1876; page 782.

NAZRO, Nath'l of Worcester. Col. Thomas Crafts' Regiment of Artillery, 1775; Ranks of Captain and Lieutenant. Col. Thomas Crafts' Regiment of Artillery; Capt. David Henshaw's Company. 1777; Captain and Lieutenant. SOURCE: [11] Worcester's Revolutionary Soldiers.

NEGRO, C�sar of Rehoboth. Capt. Cole's Company; service for three years. SOURCE: [34] The History of Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts; page 157.

NEGRO, Flanders of Windham. Colored. On list of men belonging to Windham, who performed service in the Continental army and drafted militia during the revolutionary war, for three years. SOURCE: [26] History of the Town of Windham, 1873; page 100.

NEGRO, Onesimus of Sutton. On list of Officers and Men From Sutton in the Revolutionary War; Private. SOURCE: [31] History of the Town of Sutton, Massachusetts from 1704 to 1876; page 782.

NEGRO, Robert of Amesbury, a negro man servant to Eliphalet Currier. Signed the "Enlisting Papers" as a soldier in the Massachusetts Service, July 10, 1775, in Capt. John Currier's Company. SOURCE: [39] The History of Amesbury, 1880; page 254.

NEGRO, Will of Oxford. Capt. William Campbell's Company, Col. Ebenezer Learned's regiment, marched to Cambridge April, 1775 [page 383]. On rolls of Capt. William Campbell's Oxford Company, May 1775. (Servant of Campbell?) Discharged October 5, 1775 [page 385]. SOURCE: [37] The Records of Oxford, Mass; pages 383, 385.

NELSON, Benjamin of Brimfield. Capt. Sherman's Company, Col. Pynchon's Regiment; Lexington Alarm, April 19, 1775. Capt. Charles ______ Company; Jul - Oct, 1780, 3 months. SOURCES: [22] History of Brimfield, Mass 1701-1878 (Windham County, CT website); and [23] A History of Hampden County Massachusetts, Vol I, II, & III.

NELSON, Francis of Sutton. On list of Officers and Men From Sutton in the Revolutionary War; Private. SOURCE: [31] History of the Town of Sutton, Massachusetts from 1704 to 1876; page 782.

NELSON, Samuel of Brimfield. Capt. Keep's Company, Col. Shepherd's Regiment; 3 years Continental service, 1777. Capt. Charles ______ Company; Jul - Oct, 1780, 3 months. SOURCES: [22] History of Brimfield, Mass 1701-1878 (Windham County, CT website); and [23] A History of Hampden County Massachusetts, Vol I, II, & III.

NEWCOMB, John of Amesbury. Enlisted May, 1777 for 3 years or during the war with a bounty of �30 [page 270]. Had taxes abated in 1777 "on account of being in the army" [page 275]. SOURCE: [39] The History of Amesbury, 1880; pages 270, 275.

NEWELL, Samuel of Sturbridge. Captain. On a list of those who served in the war of the Revolution, "and resided in Sturbridge, and partly in Charlton and Dudly, in that part of these towns that was taken to form the town of Southbridge in 1816. Many of these persons served also in the last great French war, commencing in 1754." SOURCE: [45] Historical Collections, Vol. II, pages 45-46.

NEWELL, Stephen of Sturbridge. Lieutenant. On a list of those who served in the war of the Revolution, "and resided in Sturbridge, and partly in Charlton and Dudly, in that part of these towns that was taken to form the town of Southbridge in 1816. Many of these persons served also in the last great French war, commencing in 1754." SOURCE: [45] Historical Collections, Vol. II, pages 45-46.

NEWELL, Timothy of Sturbridge. General. On a list of those who served in the war of the Revolution, "and resided in Sturbridge, and partly in Charlton and Dudly, in that part of these towns that was taken to form the town of Southbridge in 1816. Many of these persons served also in the last great French war, commencing in 1754." SOURCE: [45] Historical Collections, Vol. II, pages 45-46.

NEWHALL, Allen of Lynn. Private. SOURCE: [7] History of Lynn, Mass., page 580.

NEWHALL, Andrew of Amesbury. Signed the "Enlisting Papers" as a soldier in the Massachusetts Service, July 10, 1775, in Capt. John Currier's Company. SOURCE: [39] The History of Amesbury, 1880; page 254.

NEWHALL, Asa of Lynn. Private. SOURCE: [7] History of Lynn, Mass., page 580.

NEWHALL, Barnabas of Malden. SOURCE: [41] The History of Melrose, County of Middlesex, Massachusetts, 1903; pages 211-216

NEWHALL, Benjamin of Lynn. Private. SOURCE: [7] History of Lynn, Mass., page 580.

NEWHALL, Bernard of Malden. On the "Role of the Company of the Militea that went to Watertown By order of the Late Colo. Gardner upon the alarm on the 19 Day of april 1775 and from there to Resist the Ministeral troops under the Command of Capt. Benja. Blaney"; Private. SOURCE: [41] The History of Melrose, County of Middlesex, Massachusetts, 1903; pages 211-216

NEWHALL, Calley of Lynn. Private. SOURCE: [7] History of Lynn, Mass., page 580.

NEWHALL, Calvin of Lynn. Private. SOURCE: [7] History of Lynn, Mass., page 580.

NEWHALL, Charles of Lynn. Private. SOURCE: [7] History of Lynn, Mass., page 580.

NEWHALL, Daniel A. B. of Lynn. Private. SOURCE: [7] History of Lynn, Mass., page 580.

NEWHALL, Ebenezer of Lynn. Private. SOURCE: [7] History of Lynn, Mass., page 580.

NEWHALL, Edward of Malden. On the "Role of the Company of the Militea that went to Watertown By order of the Late Colo. Gardner upon the alarm on the 19 Day of april 1775 and from there to Resist the Ministeral troops under the Command of Capt. Benja. Blaney"; Private. SOURCE: [41] The History of Melrose, County of Middlesex, Massachusetts, 1903; pages 211-216

NEWHALL, Elisha of Reading. SOURCE: [10] List of Revolutionary Soldiers, Reading, Middlesex Co., MA; Genealogical History of the Town of Reading, Massachusetts, pages 693-695.

NEWHALL, Ezra of Lynn. Colonel. SOURCE: [7] History of Lynn, Mass., page 579.

NEWHALL, Jacob of Lynn. Private. SOURCE: [7] History of Lynn, Mass., page 580.

NEWHALL, James of Lynn. Private. SOURCE: [7] History of Lynn, Mass., page 580.

NEWHALL, James, Jr. of Lynn. Private. SOURCE: [7] History of Lynn, Mass., page 580.

NEWELL, John of Brimfield. Capt. Waldbridge's Company, Col. Brewer's Regiment; May, 1775 for 8 months. SOURCES: [22] History of Brimfield, Mass 1701-1878 (Windham County, CT website); and [23] A History of Hampden County Massachusetts, Vol I, II, & III.

NEWHALL, Micajah of Lynn. Private. SOURCE: [7] History of Lynn, Mass., page 580.

NEWHALL, Nathan of Lynn. Private. SOURCE: [7] History of Lynn, Mass., page 580.

NEWHALL, William of Swampscott. SOURCE: [42] Swampscott Soldiers of the Revolution

NEWMAN, David of Lynn. Corporal. SOURCE: [7] History of Lynn, Mass., page 579.

NEWMAN, Nathaniel of Somerset (formerly Swansea). SOURCE: [25] History of the Town of Somerset, Massachusetts; 1940; pages 245-247.

NEWMAN, Samuel of Somerset (formerly Swansea). SOURCE: [25] History of the Town of Somerset, Massachusetts; 1940; pages 245-247.

NEWMAN, Thomas. Private, Capt. Richard Titcomb's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.; enlisted July 3, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 21 days, including 13 days (260 miles) travel home; company raised in Newburyport, Salisbury, and Amesbury; regiment raised in Essex Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months. SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 11, page 381.

NEWMAN, Thomas of Lynn. Private. SOURCE: [7] History of Lynn, Mass., page 580.

NEWTON, Eben. of Framingham. Listed under Non-Commissioned Officers & Privates. Received pension. SOURCE: [8] A History of Framingham, Massachusetts, page 160.

NEWTON, Eph. of Framingham. Listed under Non-Commissioned Officers & Privates. SOURCE: [8] A History of Framingham, Massachusetts, page 160.

NEWTON, Francis of Rehoboth. Capt. Bullock's Company; service for three years. SOURCE: [34] The History of Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts; page 157.

NEWTON, James of Framingham. Listed under Non-Commissioned Officers & Privates. SOURCE: [8] A History of Framingham, Massachusetts, page 160.

NEWTON, John of Colchester, CT. Capt. Smith's Co. Bradley's Battalion, Wadsworth's Brigade, enlisted July 20, 1776, discharged Jan. 4, 1777; on pension roll. SOURCE: [15] A history of the Town of Middlefield, Massachusetts, Appen. E, page 380.

NEWTON, John of Rehoboth. Capt. Martin's Company; service for three years. SOURCE: [34] The History of Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts; page 157.

NEWTON, John of Somerset (formerly Swansea). SOURCE: [25] History of the Town of Somerset, Massachusetts; 1940; pages 245-247.

NEWTON, Samuel of Worcester. Drafted for Service on the Hudson River by Resolve of General Court, April 20, 1778; Nine Months. SOURCE: [11] Worcester's Revolutionary Soldiers.

NEWTON, Solo. of Framingham. Listed under Non-Commissioned Officers & Privates. SOURCE: [8] A History of Framingham, Massachusetts, page 160.

NICHOLAS, Jonas of Worcester. Capt. Jonas Hubbard's Company, Aug 1, 1775; served 3 months and 15 days. SOURCE: [11] Worcester's Revolutionary Soldiers.

NICHOLAS, Nathaniel of Somerset (formerly Swansea). Corporal. SOURCE: [25] History of the Town of Somerset, Massachusetts; 1940; pages 245-247.

NICHOLAS, Thomas of Worcester. Capt. Timothy Bigelow's Company. Colony Service on the Alarm of April 19, 1775. SOURCE: [11] Worcester's Revolutionary Soldiers.

NICHOLS, Abner [or Asher?] of Brimfield. [Abner on source #22; Asher on source #23.] Capt. Waldbridge's Company, Col. Brewer's Regiment; May, 1775 for 8 months. SOURCES: [22] History of Brimfield, Mass 1701-1878 (Windham County, CT website); and [23] A History of Hampden County Massachusetts, Vol I, II, & III.

NICHOLS, Alpheus of Framingham. Nixon's Company of Minute Men. Listed under Non-Commissioned Officers & Privates; A Return of Capt. Nixon's Company of Minute Men, of Framingham, Feb. 13, 1775; Corporal. Received pension. SOURCE: [8] A History of Framingham, Massachusetts, page 160, 161

NICHOLS, Benja. of Reading. SOURCE: [10] List of Revolutionary Soldiers, Reading, Middlesex Co., MA; Genealogical History of the Town of Reading, Massachusetts, pages 693-695.

NICHOLS, Benjamin of Sutton. On list of Officers and Men From Sutton in the Revolutionary War; Private. SOURCE: [31] History of the Town of Sutton, Massachusetts from 1704 to 1876; page 782.

NICHOLS, Dan. of Bradford. Capt. Nathaniel Gage�s company of minute men; Second Foot Company. Alarm of April 19th, march to Cambridge; Private. SOURCE: [9] An Historical Sketch of Bradford, Mass., in the Revolution. (Including East Bradford, now Groveland.), page 39.

NICHOLS, Ebenezer of Reading. SOURCE: [10] List of Revolutionary Soldiers, Reading, Middlesex Co., MA; Genealogical History of the Town of Reading, Massachusetts, pages 693-695.

NICHOLS, Fortunatus of Framingham. A Return of Capt. Nixon's Company of Minute Men, Framingham, Feb. 13, 1775; Private. SOURCE: [8] A History of Framingham, Massachusetts, page 161.

NICHOLS, Isaac of Royalston. Lieutenant. SOURCE: [5] Royalston Rev War Soldiers.

NICHOLS, Isaac, Jr. of Royalston. SOURCE: [5] Royalston Rev War Soldiers.

NICHOLS, Jacob of Oxford. Served for six months in Continental Army; 1780. SOURCE: [37] The Records of Oxford, Mass; page 387.

NICHOLS, Jeremiah of Reading. SOURCE: [10] List of Revolutionary Soldiers, Reading, Middlesex Co., MA; Genealogical History of the Town of Reading, Massachusetts, pages 693-695.

NICHOLS, Jesse of Reading. SOURCE: [10] List of Revolutionary Soldiers, Reading, Middlesex Co., MA; Genealogical History of the Town of Reading, Massachusetts, pages 693-695.

NICHOLS, John of Amherst. On a list of those not known in the town records but are credited to Amherst. Listed on Capt. Moses Kellogg's company of eight-months' men who served from the outbreak of the war, many of them being "minute men" who afterwards enlisted in the Continental service. This company was "on command to Quebec". He is said to have enlisted in "the train," i. e. the artillery [page 80]. SOURCE: [33] The History of the Town of Amherst, Massachusetts, 1896; pages 80, 612.

NICHOLS, John of Brimfield. Capt. Browing's Company, Col. Bliss' Regiment; 9 months in 1778. Capt. Charles ______ Company; Jul - Oct, 1780, 3 months. Capt. Browning's Company, Col. Burt's Regiment; 1780 for 6 months. SOURCES: [22] History of Brimfield, Mass 1701-1878 (Windham County, CT website); and [23] A History of Hampden County Massachusetts, Vol I, II, & III.

NICHOLS, John of Oxford. Various engagements in Colonel Holman's Sutton Regiment; Lieutenant [page 384-385]. Joined army in 1777; Captain. SOURCE: [37] The Records of Oxford, Mass; pages 384-385, 388 & [45] Historical Collections, Vol. I, page 201.

NICHOLS, John of Oxford. Capt. Ebenezer Humphrey, Col. Jacob Davis' regiment; marched July 30, 1780, to Rhode Island "on the alarm;" time of service about thirteen days; Private. SOURCE: [37] The Records of Oxford, Mass; page 390.

NICHOLS, John of Reading. SOURCE: [10] List of Revolutionary Soldiers, Reading, Middlesex Co., MA; Genealogical History of the Town of Reading, Massachusetts, pages 693-695.

NICHOLS, John of Royalston. SOURCE: [5] Royalston Rev War Soldiers.

NICHOLS, Jona. of Reading. SOURCE: [10] List of Revolutionary Soldiers, Reading, Middlesex Co., MA; Genealogical History of the Town of Reading, Massachusetts, pages 693-695.

NICHOLS, Jonas of Worcester area known as South Parish, became town of Ward, now Auburn. Capt. Timothy Bigelow's Company. Colony Service on the Alarm of April 19, 1775. Capt. William Gates' Company, Col. Jonathan Holman's Regiment in Chelsea Camp, New York, Sept. 4, 1776; Sergeant. SOURCE: [11] Worcester's Revolutionary Soldiers.

NICHOLS, Jos. of Framingham. Listed under Non-Commissioned Officers & Privates. SOURCE: [8] A History of Framingham, Massachusetts, page 160.

NICHOLS, Jos., 2d. of Framingham. Listed under Non-Commissioned Officers & Privates. SOURCE: [8] A History of Framingham, Massachusetts, page 160.

NICHOLS, Jos., 3d of Framingham. A Return of Capt. Nixon's Company of Minute Men, Framingham, Feb. 13, 1775; Private. SOURCE: [8] A History of Framingham, Massachusetts, page 161

NICHOLS, Joseph of Reading. SOURCE: [10] List of Revolutionary Soldiers, Reading, Middlesex Co., MA; Genealogical History of the Town of Reading, Massachusetts, pages 693-695.

NICHOLS, Noah of Hingham. Known to have served in the army in some capacity, but whose company or regiment, place, or time, have not been ascertained. SOURCE: [14] History of Hingham, Mass., pages 326-374.

NICHOLS, Peter of Hingham. 2d Lieut. SOURCE: [14] History of Hingham, Mass., pages 326-374.

NICHOLS, Thomas of Reading. SOURCE: [10] List of Revolutionary Soldiers, Reading, Middlesex Co., MA; Genealogical History of the Town of Reading, Massachusetts, pages 693-695.

NICHOLS, Thomas of Shirley. Captain Henry Haskell's Company, Col. James Prescott's Regiment. Marched from Shirley on Alarm of April 19, 1775. SOURCE: [24] History of Shirley.

NICHOLS, Thomas of Sutton. On list of Officers and Men From Sutton in the Revolutionary War; Private. SOURCE: [31] History of the Town of Sutton, Massachusetts from 1704 to 1876; page 782.

NICHOLS, Thomas of Worcester. Capt. Timothy Bigelow's Company. Colony Service on the Alarm of April 19, 1775. Capt. Jonas Hubbard's Company, Aug 1, 1775; served 3 months and 15 days. Capt. David Chadwick's Company. Marched to Hadley on an alarm at Bennington, under command of Lieut. Col. Benjamin Flagg, by desire of Brigadier General Warner, August 28, 1777. SOURCE: [11] Worcester's Revolutionary Soldiers.

NICHOLS, William of Oxford. Capt. Jeremiah Kingsbury's company, Colonel Jonathan Holman's regiment, Sept. 27, 1777, when the Militia marched to reinforce Gen. Gates' army [page 382]. SOURCE: [37] The Records of Oxford, Mass; page 382.

NICHOLS, William of Sutton. On list of "Minute Men From Sutton, Who Marched to Concord On the Alarm, April 19th, 1775, In Colonel Ebenezer Learned's Regiment." Private. SOURCE: [31] History of the Town of Sutton, Massachusetts from 1704 to 1876; page 784.

NICHOLS, Zadock of Brimfield. SOURCES: [22] History of Brimfield, Mass 1701-1878 (Windham County, CT website); and [23] A History of Hampden County Massachusetts, Vol I, II, & III.

NICHOLSON, Barnabas of Somerset (formerly Swansea). SOURCE: [25] History of the Town of Somerset, Massachusetts; 1940; pages 245-247.

NICK, ______ of Reading. SOURCE: [10] List of Revolutionary Soldiers, Reading, Middlesex Co., MA; Genealogical History of the Town of Reading, Massachusetts, pages 693-695.

NICKOLS, Daniel, jun. of Amesbury. Enlisted in response to call of Sept. 23, 1776 to raise men to reinforce the army at New York with a bounty of �6 offered. These new men joined the army at Fairfield. SOURCE: [39] The History of Amesbury, 1880; page 265.

NICKOLS, David of Amesbury. Enlisted May, 1777 for 3 years or during the war with a bounty of �30. SOURCE: [39] The History of Amesbury, 1880; page 270.

NILES, Samuel of Chesterfield. Samuel came from Easton, between 1770 and 1775, served in the Revolution. SOURCE: [20] History and Genealogy of the Families of Chesterfield, Massachusetts, page 244.

NIXON, John of Framingham. General. SOURCE: [8] A History of Framingham, Massachusetts, page 159.

NIXON, Jos. of Framingham. Listed under Non-Commissioned Officers & Privates. SOURCE: [8] A History of Framingham, Massachusetts, page 160.

NIXON, Thomas, Col. of Framingham. A Return of Capt. Nixon's Company of Minute Men, Framingham, Feb. 13, 1775; Captain. SOURCE: [8] A History of Framingham, Massachusetts, page 159, 161.

NIXON, Thomas, Jr. of Framingham. Listed under Lieutenants and Subalterns. Listed under Non-Commissioned Officers & Privates; A Return of Capt. Nixon's Company of Minute Men, Framingham, Feb. 13, 1775; Fifer. Received pension. SOURCE: [8] A History of Framingham, Massachusetts, pages 159-160.

NOBLE, Asa of Westfield. On list of those who marched from Westfield to join the advance division near Boston, April 20, 1775, in response to the Battle at Lexington. SOURCE: [40] A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1902; pages 408-410.

NOBLE, Bartholomew of Westfield. On list of those who marched from Westfield to join the advance division near Boston, April 20, 1775, in response to the Battle at Lexington. SOURCE: [40] A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1902; pages 408-410.

NOBLE, Bilda of Westfield. On a list of others who served as soldiers during some part of the war. SOURCE: [40] A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1902; pages 408-410.

NOBLE, Gad of Westfield. On a list of others who served as soldiers during some part of the war; Sergeant. SOURCE: [40] A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1902; pages 408-410.

NOBLE, Paul of Westfield. On a list of others who served as soldiers during some part of the war. SOURCE: [40] A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1902; pages 408-410.

NOBLE, Roger of Westfield. On list of those who marched from Westfield to join the advance division near Boston, April 20, 1775, in response to the Battle at Lexington. SOURCE: [40] A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1902; pages 408-410.

NOBLE, Shadrach of Middlefield. Capt. David Moseley's Co., Col. John Moseley's Regiment, Sept. 21 to Oct. 17, 1777; expedition to Saratoga; Private. SOURCE: [15] A history of the Town of Middlefield, Massachusetts, Appen. E, page 380.

NOBLE, Shadrack of Westfield. On a list of others who served as soldiers during some part of the war. SOURCE: [40] A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1902; pages 408-410.

NOBLE, Silas of Blandford. On list of minute-men who responded to the Lexington alarm; Sergeant. SOURCE: [40] A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1902; pages 518-519.

NOBLE, Stephen of Westfield. On a list of others who served as soldiers during some part of the war; Lieutenant. SOURCE: [40] A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1902; pages 408-410.

NOKES, James of Ballstown. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as returned by Capt. Benjamin Evans, sworn to in Essex Co., Feb. 13, 1778; residence, Ballstown; engaged for town of Salisbury; joined Capt. Carr's co., Col. Wesson's regt.; term, 3 years. SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 11, page 502.

NORTON, Benjamin of Somerset (formerly Swansea). SOURCE: [25] History of the Town of Somerset, Massachusetts; 1940; pages 245-247.

NORTON, James of Salisbury. 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 7, 1780; age, 32 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of Salisbury; marched to camp July 7, 1780, under command of Capt. Dix; also, list of men raised for the 6 months service and [p.530] 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 Salisbury for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched to camp June 28, 1780; discharged Dec. 14, 1780; service, 5 mos. 29 days, including travel (240 miles) home. SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 11, page 530.

NORTON, Jonathan A transient man. On list of men who served for Blandford but were from other towns. SOURCE: [40] A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1902; pages 518-519.

NORTON, Peter, Jr. was a private in Captain Benjamin Smith's Massachusetts Regiment for the defense of the coast, October to December 1775. He came to Tallmadge Township in 1813. He died in 1823. He is buried at East Akron Cemetery, Section A, Row 79. SOURCE: [3] Summit Co., OH Revolutionary Soldiers..

NORTON, Stephen. Private, Capt. Richard Titcomb's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.; enlisted July 3, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 21 days, including 13 days (260 miles) travel home; company raised in Newburyport, Salisbury, and Amesbury; regiment raised in Essex Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months. SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 11, page 535.

NORTON, William. Private, Capt. Richard Titcomb's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.; enlisted July 1, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 23 days, including 13 days (260 miles) travel home; company raised in Newburyport, Salisbury, and Amesbury; regiment raised in Essex Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months. SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 11, page 536.

NOURSE, Aaron of Lynn. Private. SOURCE: [7] History of Lynn, Mass., page 580.

NOURSE, James of Lynn. Private. SOURCE: [7] History of Lynn, Mass., page 580.

NOWELL, Moses of Newburyport. Captain of a company which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 4 days; also, Captain of a company stationed at New buryport for defence of seacoast; engaged July 8, 1775; discharged Jan. 1, 1776; service, 6 mos. 10 days; roll sworn to at Ipswich; also, official record of a ballot by the House of Representatives, dated June 29, 1776; said Nowell chosen Captain of a seacoast co. stationed at Newburyport; appointment concurred in by Council June 29, 1776; reported commissioned June 29, 1776; also, communication addressed to John Avery, dated Newburyport, Sept. 27, 1776, signed by Jonathan Jackson, stating that said Nowell had been appointed Captain of a company of seacoast men stationed at Newburyport about the last of June. 1776, by the General Court, and asking that a commission be made out and forwarded to said Nowell; ordered in Council Oct. 2, 1776, that said Nowell be commissioned; also, Captain of a Newburyport co. stationed at Plum Island for defence of seacoast; engaged July 9, 1776; service to Nov. 19, 1776. 4 mos. 14 days; also, Captain; list of officers appointed to command men drafted from Brig. Michael Farley's (Essex Co.) brigade, agreeable to resolve of April 11, 1777, and ordered to march to Rhode Island to reinforce troops under Gen. Spencer. dated Ipswich, April 30, 1777; company raised in Newburyport. Salisbury, and Amesbury; also, Captain, 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. SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 11, page 543.

NOWELL, Samuel Y. Private, Capt. Richard Titcomb's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's (Essex Co.) regt.; enlisted July 3, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 21 days, including 13 days (260 miles) travel home; company raised in Newburyport, Salisbury, and Amesbury; regiment raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months. SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 11, page 544.

NOYCE, Aaron of Methuen. Private, Capt. John Peabody's co., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance to and from camp. etc., sworn to Nov. 29, 1776; said Noyce credited with allowance for 2 days (43 miles) travel; company drafted from Salisbury, Newburyport, Bradford, Haverhill, Methuen, Boxford, and Andover. SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 11, page 546.

NOYCE, Jonathan of Newburyport. Private, Capt. John Peabody's co., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance to and from camp, etc., sworn to Nov. 29, 1776: said Noyce credited with allowance for 3 days (55 miles) travel; company drafted from Salisbury, Newburyport, Bradford, Haverhill, Methuen, Boxford, and Andover. SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 11, page 547.

NOYES, Bela of Worcester. Raised agreeably to Resolve of June, 1780; Six Months. 1780, returned Dec. 27, 1781. SOURCE: [11] Worcester's Revolutionary Soldiers.

NOYES, Benjamin of Salisbury. Private, Capt. Moses Greenleaf's co., Col. Ebenezer Francls's regt.; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, March 6, 1777, to time of arrival at Bennington; credited with 24 1/2 days allowance; 270 miles travel allowed said Noyes. SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 11, page 549.

NOYES, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Richard Titcomb's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.; enlisted July 3, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 21 days, including 13 days (260 miles) travel home; company raised in Newburyport, Salisbury, and Amesbury; regiment raised in Essex Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months. SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 11, page 549.

NOYES, John of Sudbury. On muster roll of Captain Josiah Brown, 1774-78; Cornet. SOURCE: [21] History of Sudbury, page 337.

NOYES, John of Worcester. Capt. David Chadwick's Company. Marched to Hadley on an alarm at Bennington, under command of Lieut. Col. Benjamin Flagg, by desire of Brigadier General Warner, August 28, 1777. SOURCE: [11] Worcester's Revolutionary Soldiers.

NOYES, Simeon (also given Simon) of Newburyport. Capt. Benjamin Perkins's co., Col. Moses Little's (17th) regt.; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Prospect Hill, Nov. 14, 1775; also, Corporal, Capt. Stephen Jenkins's co., Col. Samuel Johnson's regt.; enlisted Aug. 18 (also given Aug. 16), 1777; discharged Nov. 30, 1777; service, 3 mos. 13 days, under Gen. Gates in Northern department; reported furloughed; order for payment of amount of roll dated at Newburyport and signed by Capt. Jenkins; also, Private, Capt. Jonathan Evans's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.; enlisted July 8, 1778; discharged Jan. 1, 1779; service, 6 mos., at North Kingston, R. I., including 6 days (115 miles) travel home; also, Corporal, same co. and regt.; muster rolls dated East Greenwich, Sept. 17, and Sept. 22, 1778; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated East Greenwich, Oct. 14, 1778; reported on furlough; also, same, co. and regt.; muster roll dated North Kingston, Nov. 6, 1778; reported absent with leave; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated East Greenwich, Nov. 13, 1778; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1779; also, Sergeant, Capt. Stephen Jenkins's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt.; entered service Oct. 14, 1779; discharged Nov. 22, 1779; service, 1 mo. 20 days, at Claverack, including travel (240 miles) home; regiment detached from militia of Suffolk and Essex counties to reinforce army under Gen. Washington; also, Capt. Richard Titcomb's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.; enlisted July 3, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 21 days, including 13 days (260 miles) travel home; company raised in Newburyport, Salisbury, and Amesbury; regiment raised in Essex Co. to rein force Continental Army for 3 months; also, 2d Sergeant, Capt. Joshua French's co., Lieut. Col. Enoch Putnam's regt.; enlisted Aug. 13, 1781; discharged Nov. 27, 1781; service, 3 mos. 28 days, near West Point, including 13 days (260 miles) travel home; regiment raised in Essex and Plymouth counties to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months. SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 11, page 557.

NUGENT, Patrick of Springfield. On a list of names, "all of whom are presumed to have answered the call and enrolled themselves for service", found on reverse side of a formal written announcement of the attack on Lexington, April, 1775. On the list of minute-men of the regular Springfield company, under Maj. Andrew Colton who marched to Boston on April 20, 1775 for service of 10 days; Private. On list of Capt. Gideon Burt's company of April 24, three days after the minute-men had left, enlisted for three months' service; Private. SOURCE: [40] A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1902; pages 40-46.

NURSE, Aaron of Reading. SOURCE: [10] List of Revolutionary Soldiers, Reading, Middlesex Co., MA; Genealogical History of the Town of Reading, Massachusetts, pages 693-695.

NURSE, Asa of Framingham. Listed under Non-Commissioned Officers & Privates; A Return of Capt. Nixon's Company of Minute Men, Framingham, Feb. 13, 1775; Corporal. SOURCE: [8] A History of Framingham, Massachusetts, page 160, 161.

NURSE, IsaiahI of Framingham. Listed under Non-Commissioned Officers & Privates. SOURCE: [8] A History of Framingham, Massachusetts, page 160.

NURSE, Jno. of Framingham. A Return of Capt. Nixon's Company of Minute Men, Framingham, Feb. 13, 1775; Private. SOURCE: [8] A History of Framingham, Massachusetts, page 161.

NURSE, Josiah of Framingham. Listed under Non-Commissioned Officers & Privates. Died in 1777. SOURCE: [8] A History of Framingham, Massachusetts, page 160.

NURSE, Lawson of Framingham. Listed under Non-Commissioned Officers & Privates. SOURCE: [8] A History of Framingham, Massachusetts, page 160.

NUT, James of Blandford. On list of minute-men who responded to the Lexington alarm; Sergeant. SOURCE: [40] A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1902; pages 518-519.

NUTTING, Jephthah of Reading. SOURCE: [10] List of Revolutionary Soldiers, Reading, Middlesex Co., MA; Genealogical History of the Town of Reading, Massachusetts, pages 693-695.

NUTTING, Jona. of Reading. SOURCE: [10] List of Revolutionary Soldiers, Reading, Middlesex Co., MA; Genealogical History of the Town of Reading, Massachusetts, pages 693-695.

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