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MA Soldiers Who Fought in the
Revolutionary War

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WHALEN, Thomas of Worcester. SOURCE: [11] Worcester's Revolutionary Soldiers.

WHARF, Eliphalet of Gloucester. Capt. Nathaniel Warner's Company, 1775. Private. SOURCE: [27] History of the Town and City of Gloucester, Massachusetts; page 75.

WHARFIELD, Reuben 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.

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

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

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

WHEELER of Salisbury. Private, Capt. Joseph Willmarth's co., Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt.; marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 10 (also given 9) days; company marched from Rehoboth to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of Aug. 1, 1780, and there served under Gen. Heath; note on roll states that said Wheeler and others who are credited with 10 days service were detached and served 1 day after the company was discharged. SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 16, page 988.

WHEELER, Amos, 1st of Royalston. SOURCE: [5] Royalston Rev War Soldiers.

WHEELER, Amos, 2nd of Royalston. SOURCE: [5] Royalston Rev War Soldiers.

WHEELER, Amos, 3rd of Royalston. SOURCE: [5] Royalston Rev War Soldiers.

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

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

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

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

WHEELER, Moses of Blandford. On list of those other than the minute men who served in the war. SOURCE: [40] A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1902; pages 518-519.

WHEELER, Nathan of Royalston. Lieutenant. SOURCE: [5] Royalston Rev War Soldiers.

WHEELER, Nathan, Jr. of Royalston. SOURCE: [5] Royalston Rev War Soldiers.

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

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

WHEELER, Zaccheus 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.

WHEELOCK, Dennison of Sturbridge. 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.

WHEELOCK, Ralph of Sturbridge. 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.

WHELEN, Luther of Rehoboth. Capt. Bullock's Company; service for fifteen months. SOURCE: [34] The History of Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts; page 157.

WHIPPLE, Matthew of Hamlet. Prize-master; "killed in the privateer Thorn", 1781. SOURCE: [16] History of Ipswich, Essex, and Hamilton, page 151.

WHIPPLE, Simeon 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." Sergeant. SOURCE: [31] History of the Town of Sutton, Massachusetts from 1704 to 1876; page 783.

WHIPPLE, Solomon 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.

WHITE, Asa of Groton. Capt. Henry Farwell's Company, Col. William Prescott's Regiment to the first of August, 1775; Private. SOURCE: [19] History of the Town of Townsend, Middlesex County, MA, from the Grant of Hathorn's Farm, 1676-1878.

WHITE, Caleb of Plainfield. 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." $32 33/100 received. SOURCE: [30] History of the Town of Plainfield, Hampshire County, Mass., From Its Settlement to 1891; page 80.

WHITE, David of Longmeadow. On the list of minute-men of the regular Longmeadow company, under Capt. David Burt who marched to Boston on April 20, 1775 for service of 10 days. SOURCE: [40] A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1902; pages 40-46.

WHITE, David of Roxbury. Roll dated 16th Dec., 1775; Capt. Lemuel Child's Third Roxbury Company, Col. Wm. Heath's Regiment, the 19th day of April, when called to the 3d day of May and then dismissed. Private. SOURCE: [44] The Town of Roxbury, pages 32-33.

WHITE, Elijah of Middlefield. Jas. McKnight's Co., Col. Rossiter's Regiment, 3 days in 1780 on alarm to the Northward. SOURCE: [15] A History of the Town of Middlefield, Massachusetts, Appen. E, page 382.

WHITE, Francis of Groton. Capt. Henry Farwell's Company, Col. William Prescott's Regiment to the first of August, 1775; Private. SOURCE: [19] History of the Town of Townsend, Middlesex County, MA, from the Grant of Hathorn's Farm, 1676-1878.

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

WHITE, Jeremiah of Chebacco. Dies in the army at Albany, May, 1777. SOURCE: [16] History of Ipswich, Essex, and Hamilton, page 150.

WHITE, Joel of Blandford. On list of those other than the minute men who served in the war. SOURCE: [40] A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1902; pages 518-519.

WHITE, John of Blandford. On list of those other than the minute men who served in the war. SOURCE: [40] A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1902; pages 518-519.

WHITE, John of Oxford. On roll of Capt. Jeremiah Kingsbury's company, Col. Jonathan Holman's regiment, Providence, January 20, 1777; time in camp 43 days [page 382]. SOURCE: [37] The Records of Oxford, Mass; page 382.

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

WHITE, Jonathan 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." Corporal. SOURCE: [31] History of the Town of Sutton, Massachusetts from 1704 to 1876; page 783.

WHITE, Luther 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.

WHITE, Nathan of Worcester. (removed from Uxbridge). SOURCE: [11] Worcester's Revolutionary Soldiers.

WHITE, Noah of Chesterfield. The son of Ezekiel, Noah was born in Weymouth, Oct. 22, 1756. He served in the Revolution from Weymouth, then removed to Chesterfield, where he married Tamar Bates, int. Sept. 8, 1783. He died Feb. 10, 1814. SOURCE: [20] History and Genealogy of the Families of Chesterfield, Massachusetts, page 244.

WHITE, Samuel of Oxford. Served for six months in Continental Army; 1780 [page 387]. On list of soldiers in the Continental Army from Oxford near the close of the war [page 388]. SOURCE: [37] The Records of Oxford, Mass; pages 387, 388.

WHITE, Samuel of Roxbury. Roll dated 16th Dec., 1775; Ensign in Capt. Lemuel Child's Third Roxbury Company, Col. Wm. Heath's Regiment, the 19th day of April, when called to the 3d day of May and then dismissed. SOURCE: [44] The Town of Roxbury, pages 32-33.

WHITE, William 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; Serg. On list of Capt. Gideon Burt's company of April 24, three days after the minute-men had left, enlisted for three months' service; Serg. Also listed as serving in Capt. Phineas Stebbins' company. SOURCE: [40] A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1902; pages 40-46.

WHITEMORE, Jacob of Roxbury. Corpl. in Capt. Moses Whiting's Company, Col. John Greaton's Minute Regiment. Served 28 days from April 19, 1775. SOURCE: [44] The Town of Roxbury, pages 32-33.

WHITING, Aaron of Dover. Son of Jonathan, was born Decemeber 3, 1745 and married May 11, 1776, Mehitable Smith of Natick, who died April 28, 1820. Mr. Whiting was an enterprising farmer and business man. He lived on the Whiting homestead on Springdale avenue. He rendered a creditable service in the Revolution. He was plowing in the field when the summons came, on the morning of April 19, 1775. Mr. Whiting responded so hastily that he left his ox team in the field to be cared for by others. He was a prominent man in affairs for many years, holding offices of trust and responsibility. He died Feb. 2, 1837. SOURCE: [32] The Genealogical History of Dover, Massachusetts; page 246.

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

WHITING, Jonas of Billerica. Capt. Fox's Company. On list of those hired and paid by the Second Parish of Dunstable, for a term of service in 1777 and 1778. SOURCE: [12] A History of The Town of Dunstable, Massachusetts, from Its Earliest Settlement to the Year of Our Lord 1873, page 125.

WHITING, Moses of Roxbury. Captain of company in Col. John Greaton's Minute Regiment. Served 28 days from April 19, 1775. SOURCE: [44] The Town of Roxbury, pages 32-33.

WHITING, Rufus of Roxbury. Roll dated 7th Dec., 1775; Capt. Wm. Draper's Second Roxbury Company, Col. Wm. Heath's Regiment, the 19th day of April, when called to the 3d day of May and then dismissed. Private. SOURCE: [44] The Town of Roxbury, pages 32-33.

WHITING, Timothy, Esq. of Lancaster. Revolutionary officer. Received pension. Died at age 67, Jan. 13, 1826. SOURCE: History of Lancaster, page 195.

WHITING, Zach of Hingham. 2d Lieut.; probably subsequently a captain. SOURCE: [14] History of Hingham, Mass., pages 326-374.

WHITMAN, Jesse of Lynn. Private. SOURCE: [7] History of Lynn, Mass., page 580.

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

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

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

WHITNEY, Benjamin, Jr. of Worcester. Capt. Benjamin Flagg's Company. Colony Service on the Alarm of April 19, 1775. SOURCE: [11] Worcester's Revolutionary Soldiers.

WHITNEY, Ebenezer of Roxbury. On muster roll of Capt. Moses Whiting's Company, Col. John Greaton's Minute Regiment. Served 28 days from April 19, 1775. Private. SOURCE: [44] The Town of Roxbury, pages 32-33.

WHITNEY, Elias of Sudbury. Listed under "Other Names", on muster roll of Captain Josiah Brown, 1774-78. SOURCE: [21] History of Sudbury, page 337.

WHITNEY, Eph. of Framingham. Listed under Non-Commissioned Officers & Privates. Died in 1775. SOURCE: [8] A History of Framingham, Massachusetts, page 160.

WHITNEY, George of Sudbury. Listed under "Other Names", on muster roll of Captain Josiah Brown, 1774-78. SOURCE: [21] History of Sudbury, page 337.

WHITNEY, Gershom of Brimfield. SOURCE: [23] A History of Hampden County Massachusetts, Vol I, II, & III.

WHITNEY, Isaac of Roxbury. Roll dated 7th Dec., 1775; Capt. Wm. Draper's Second Roxbury Company, Col. Wm. Heath's Regiment, the 19th day of April, when called to the 3d day of May and then dismissed. Private. SOURCE: [44] The Town of Roxbury, pages 32-33.

WHITNEY, Israel of Groton. Capt. Henry Farwell's Company, Col. William Prescott's Regiment to the first of August, 1775; Private. SOURCE: [19] History of the Town of Townsend, Middlesex County, MA, from the Grant of Hathorn's Farm, 1676-1878.

WHITNEY, Jacob of Roxbury. Roll dated 7th Dec., 1775; Capt. Wm. Draper's Second Roxbury Company, Col. Wm. Heath's Regiment, the 19th day of April, when called to the 3d day of May and then dismissed. Private. SOURCE: [44] The Town of Roxbury, pages 32-33.

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

WHITNEY, Joshua of Amherst area. 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 [page 83]. SOURCE: [33] The History of the Town of Amherst, Massachusetts, 1896; page 83.

WHITNEY, Levi of Townshend. Capt. James Hosley's Company, Minute-Men of Col. William Prescott's regiment, who marched to Cambridge. During the revolutionary war, Levi Whitney was an officer in the commissary department, with the rank of lieutenant. He was a man of much mechanical ingenuity, and a manufacturer of agricultural tools. His children were all born in Townsend.

Levi Whitney was the eldest son of Daniel Whitney, who was brother of Shadrack. He was born (probably) in Shrewsbury, December 5, 1739. He came to Townsend about the time he arrived at majority. He married, first, Rebecca Clark, daughter of Deacon Samuel Clark, December 19, 1764. He married, second, Mrs. Lydia (Randall) Price, the widow of Major Henry Price, the first deputy grand master of Masons in America. They had one daughter. SOURCE: [19] History of the Town of Townsend, Middlesex County, MA, from the Grant of Hathorn's Farm, 1676-1878.

WHITNEY, Lewis of Townshend. Capt. Henry Farwell's Company, Col. William Prescott's Regiment to the first of August, 1775; 1st Lieut. SOURCE: [19] History of the Town of Townsend, Middlesex County, MA, from the Grant of Hathorn's Farm, 1676-1878.

WHITNEY, Samuel of Sudbury. Listed under "Other Names", on muster roll of Captain Josiah Brown, 1774-78. SOURCE: [21] History of Sudbury, page 337.

WHITNEY, Samuel of Worcester. Capt. Benjamin Flagg's Company. Colony Service on the Alarm of April 19, 1775. SOURCE: [11] Worcester's Revolutionary Soldiers.

WHITNEY, Stephen of Roxbury. Roll dated 7th Dec., 1775; Capt. Wm. Draper's Second Roxbury Company, Col. Wm. Heath's Regiment, the 19th day of April, when called to the 3d day of May and then dismissed. Private. SOURCE: [44] The Town of Roxbury, pages 32-33.

WHITON, Elias of Hingham. Captain. SOURCE: [14] History of Hingham, Mass., pages 326-374.

WHITON, Enoch of Hingham. Captain. SOURCE: [14] History of Hingham, Mass., pages 326-374.

WHITON, Stephen of Hingham. Captain. SOURCE: [14] History of Hingham, Mass., pages 326-374.

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

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

WHITTAKER, Nat. of Rehoboth. Capt. Franklin's Company; service for three years. SOURCE: [34] The History of Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts; page

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

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

WHITTIER, Andrew of Amesbury. On list as having received pay during late 1778/early 1779 for service at Rhode Island. SOURCE: [39] The History of Amesbury, 1880; page 275.

WHITTIER, Isaac of Amesbury. Signed the "Enlisting Papers" as a soldier in the Massachusetts Service, July 10, 1775, in Capt. John Currier's Company [page 253]. On a Return of what was lost out of Capt. John Curriers Company, Col. Fryes Regiment on the late Battle of Charlestown; lost his coat, great coat, and snap sack [page 257]. SOURCE: [39] The History of Amesbury, 1880; pages 253, 257.

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

WILBUR, William of Somerset (formerly Swansea). Spelled WILBORE on 1790 census, page 62. SOURCE: [25] History of the Town of Somerset, Massachusetts; 1940; pages 245-247.

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

WILDER, Jonathan of Lancaster. A Revolutionary. Died Jan. 13, 1835, age 80 years, 8 months and 23 days. SOURCE: History of Lancaster, page 196.

WILDER, Moses of Worcester. Capt. William Gates' Company, Col. Jonathan Holman's Regiment in Chelsea Camp, New York, Sept. 4, 1776. SOURCE: [11] Worcester's Revolutionary Soldiers.

WILDER, Theophilus of Hingham. Captain. SOURCE: [14] History of Hingham, Mass., pages 326-374.

WILDER, Titus of Lancaster. Received pension. Died Apr. 10, 1837. SOURCE: History of Lancaster, page 196.

WILDS, Ivory 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

WILEY, Samuel 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.

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

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

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

WILKINSON, Benning. 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, Aug. 5, 1780; age, 16 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 3 in.; complexion, light; engaged for town of Salisbury; arrived at Springfield Aug. 4, 1780; marched to camp Aug. 5, 1780, under command of Capt. Samuel Carr; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Salisbury for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched to camp July 29, 1780; discharged Dec. 6, 1780; service, 4 mos. 20 days, including travel (240 miles) home. [See Benjamin Wilkerson.] SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 17, page 375.

WILKINSON, Samuel. 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, Aug. 5, 1780; age, 58 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; complexion, dark; engaged for town of Salisbury; arrived at Springfield Aug. 4, 1780; marched to camp Aug. 5, 1780, under command of Capt. Samuel Carr; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Salisbury for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched to camp July 29, 1780; discharged Dec. 6, 1780; service, 4 mos. 20 days, including travel (240 miles) home. SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 17, page 377.

WILLARD, John of Newburyport. Private, Capt. John Peabody's co., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance home from camp, etc., sworn to Nov. 29, 1776; said Willard 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. 17, page 387.

WILLARD, Peleg of Cape Elizabeth (also given Falmouth). Private, Capt. Samuel Dunn's co., Col. Edmund Phinney's (31st) regt.; billeting allowed from date of enlistment, May 20, 1775, to date of marching to headquarters, July 11, 1775; credited with 52 days allowance; certificate dated Cape Elizabeth, Aug. 15, 1777, signed by the Selectmen, certifies that said company was chiefly on duty in said town from the time of their enlistment until they marched to headquarters; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775]; reported on furlough; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Cambridge, Nov. 1, 1775; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as returned by Capt. Benjamin Evans; residence, Cape Elizabeth; engaged for town of Salisbury; joined Capt. Smith's co., Col. Vose's regt.; term, 3 years; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from 1st Wrentham co. (known as North co. of West Precinct in Wrentham), Col. Benjamin ****awes's (4th Suffolk Co.) regt., as returned by Capt. John Metcalf; residence, Falmouth; engaged for town of Wrentham (also given Franklin); joined Capt. Smith's co., Col. Vose's regt.; term, 3 years, to expire April 12, 1780; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from 5th co., Col. Peter Noyes's (1st Cumberland Co.) regt., as returned by Capt. Daniel Strout; residence, Cape Elizabeth; engaged for town of Cape Elizabeth; joined Capt. Smith's [p.393] co., Col. Patterson's regt.; term, 3 years; also, list of men returned by a committee for settling disputes between towns as to soldiers credited to them; said Willard claimed by Franklin and Cape Elizabeth; also reported claimed by Cape Elizabeth and Salisbury; returned by Franklin as belonging to Falmouth and therefore not allowed to Franklin; found for Salisbury; residence, Cape Elizabeth; also, Private, Lieut, Colonel's co., Col. Joseph Vose's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 10, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; credited to towns of Salisbury and Franklin; also, Capt. George W. Smith's co., Col. Vose's regt.; muster roll for Dec., 1777, sworn to at Camp near Valley Forge; enlisted Feb. 10, 1777; reported sick at Albany; also, same co. and regt.; pay rolls for Nov. and Dec., 1778, sworn to in Quarters Providence; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Jan., 1779; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Feb., 1779, sworn to in Quarters at Providence; also, (late) Capt. Smith's co., Col. Vose's regt.; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Quarters Providence. [See Peleg Miller.] SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 17, page 393.

WILLIAMS, Ambrose of Amherst. Col. Ruggles Woodbridge Hampshire County regiment; Reuben Dickinson's company which was one of the first from this vicinity to respond to the Lexington alarm of April 19, 1775 [page 78]. The company marched to Cambridge and was in commission eleven days, although some of its members remained longer in service. Capt. Reuben Dickinson's company that served for three months and eight days, from May 1 [page 79]. This company took part in the battle of Bunker Hill, June 17, but was not in the intrenchments [page 80]. SOURCE: [33] The History of the Town of Amherst, Massachusetts, 1896; pages 78, 79, 80, 611.

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

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

WILLIAMS, Daniel of Lynn. Private. SOURCE: [7] History of Lynn, Mass., page 580.

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

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

WILLIAMS, Elijah 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.

WILLIAMS, Gidion 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

WILLIAMS, Isaac of Roxbury. Roll dated 16th Dec., 1775; Lieut. in Capt. Lemuel Child's Third Roxbury Company, Col. Wm. Heath's Regiment, the 19th day of April, when called to the 3d day of May and then dismissed. SOURCE: [44] The Town of Roxbury, pages 32-33.

WILLIAMS, James of Methuen. Private, Capt. John Peabody's co., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance home from camp, etc., sworn to Nov. 29, 1776; said Williams credited with allowance for 2 days (43 miles) travel; company drafted from Salisbury, Newburyport, Bradford, Haverhill, Methuen, Boxford, and Andover; also, Capt. Samuel Johnson's co., Col. Titcomb's regt.; arrived at place of rendezvous April 27, 1777; discharged June 27, 1777; service, 2 mos. 10 days, including travel (171 miles) to place of rendezvous [p.441] and from place of discharge home; company raised to serve for 2 months from time of arrival at Providence; roll dated Bristol. SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 17, page 441.

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

WILLIAMS, Joseph of Lynn. Private. SOURCE: [7] History of Lynn, Mass., page 580.

WILLIAMS, Justus of Amherst. Lieut. Noah Dickinson's command that responded to the alarm at New Providence Aug. 18, 1777, being out four days [page 84]. SOURCE: [33] The History of the Town of Amherst, Massachusetts, 1896; pages 84, 611.

WILLIAMS, Payson of Roxbury. Roll dated 16th Dec., 1775; Corpl. in Capt. Lemuel Child's Third Roxbury Company, Col. Wm. Heath's Regiment, the 19th day of April, when called to the 3d day of May and then dismissed. SOURCE: [44] The Town of Roxbury, pages 32-33.

WILLIAMS, Solomon 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.

WILLIAMS, Thomas of Amherst. On a list of those not known in the town records but are credited to Amherst. With Capt. Reuben Dickinson's company that marched to Mosses' creek to reinforce the army and was attached to Col. Elisha Porter's regiment, July, 1777. The company served 38 days [page 84]. SOURCE: [33] The History of the Town of Amherst, Massachusetts, 1896; pages 84, 612.

WILLIAMS, Thomas of Roxbury. On muster roll of Capt. Moses Whiting's Company, Col. John Greaton's Minute Regiment. Served 28 days from April 19, 1775. Private. SOURCE: [44] The Town of Roxbury, pages 32-33.

WILLIAMS, William 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.

WILLIAMS, William 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.

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

WILLIS, John of Lynn. Private. SOURCE: [7] History of Lynn, Mass., page 580.

WILLISTON, Caleb of Springfield. On list of those known to have enlisted in 1781 for three years service. SOURCE: [40] A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1902; pages 40-46.

WILLMARTH, Benj. of Rehoboth. Capt. Hix's Company; service for eight months. SOURCE: [34] The History of Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts; page 157.

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

WILLSON, John 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. Cogswell'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. 17, page 539.

WILSON, Alexander of Worcester. Col. Thomas Crafts' Regiment of Artillery, 1777; Fifer. SOURCE: [11] Worcester's Revolutionary Soldiers.

WILSON, Benjamin of Townshend. Capt. Samuel Douglas' Company. On roll of the travel and service of Capt. Douglas of Townshend, belong to Col. James Prescotts' Regiment, response to alarm of Apr 19, 1775; Private. SOURCE: [19] History of the Town of Townsend, Middlesex County, MA, from the Grant of Hathorn's Farm, 1676-1878.

WILSON, David 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.

WILSON, Ephraim of Roxbury. Roll dated 7th Dec., 1775; Capt. Wm. Draper's Second Roxbury Company, Col. Wm. Heath's Regiment, the 19th day of April, when called to the 3d day of May and then dismissed. Private. SOURCE: [44] The Town of Roxbury, pages 32-33.

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

WILSON, John of Blandford. On list of those other than the minute men who served in the war. SOURCE: [40] A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1902; pages 518-519.

WILSON, John 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.

WILSON, Jonathan Gregg of Blandford. On list of those other than the minute men who served in the war. SOURCE: [40] A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1902; pages 518-519.

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

WILSON, Joseph of Townshend. Capt. Henry Farwell's Company, Col. William Prescott's Regiment to the first of August, 1775; Private. SOURCE: [19] History of the Town of Townsend, Middlesex County, MA, from the Grant of Hathorn's Farm, 1676-1878.

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

WILSON, Moses of Roxbury. Roll dated 7th Dec., 1775; Capt. Wm. Draper's Second Roxbury Company, Col. Wm. Heath's Regiment, the 19th day of April, when called to the 3d day of May and then dismissed. Private. SOURCE: [44] The Town of Roxbury, pages 32-33.

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

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

WINCH, Jason of Roxbury. On muster roll of Capt. Moses Whiting's Company, Col. John Greaton's Minute Regiment. Served 28 days from April 19, 1775. Private. SOURCE: [44] The Town of Roxbury, pages 32-33.

WINCH, Jos. 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.

WINCH, Joseph of Framingham. Captain. SOURCE: [8] A History of Framingham, Massachusetts, page 159.

WINCH, Samuel of Sudbury. Listed under "Other Names", on muster roll of Captain Josiah Brown, 1774-78. SOURCE: [21] History of Sudbury, page 337.

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

WINCH, Thomas of Sudbury. Listed under "Other Names", on muster roll of Captain Josiah Brown, 1774-78. [Two Thomas' listed.] SOURCE: [21] History of Sudbury, page 337.

WINCH, Thomas of Sudbury. Listed under "Other Names", on muster roll of Captain Josiah Brown, 1774-78. [Two Thomas' listed.] SOURCE: [21] History of Sudbury, page 337.

WINCHELL, Ruggles 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.

WINGATE, Jonathan of Salisbury. Private, Capt. Jonathan Evans's co. of Minutemen, Col. James Frye's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days; also, Capt. Evans's co., Col. Frye's regt.; return of men in camp at Cambridge, dated May 17, 1775; also, same co. and regt.; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Wingate and others, dated Camp Cambridge, June 28, 1775; also, company return dated Cambridge, Oct. 6, 1775; also, return of men who lost articles at the battle of Bunker Hill June 17, 1775, and value thereof, dated Camp Cambridge; amounts allowed in Council June 13, 1776. SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 17, page 615.

WINSHIP, John of Lexington. Capt. John Parker's Company. In battle at Lexington. SOURCE: [4] Lexington Minute Men - Roster.

WINSHIP, Samuel of Windham. On list of men belonging to Windham, who performed service in the Continental army and drafted militia during the revolutionary war, for less than three years at one time. SOURCE: [26] History of the Town of Windham, 1873; page 100.

WINSHIP, Thomas of Lexington. Capt. John Parker's Company. In battle at Lexington. SOURCE: [4] Lexington Minute Men - Roster.

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

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

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

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

WISE, John of Ipswich. "died in the army", 1783. SOURCE: [16] History of Ipswich, Essex, and Hamilton, page 151.

WISER, James 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. SOURCE: [11] Worcester's Revolutionary Soldiers.

WISWALL, Daniel. 1780, returned Dec. 27, 1781. SOURCE: [11] Worcester's Revolutionary Soldiers.

WISWALL, Ebenezer 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. William Gates' Company, Col. Jonathan Holman's Regiment in Chelsea Camp, New York, Sept. 4, 1776. SOURCE: [11] Worcester's Revolutionary Soldiers.

WITHAM, Ebenezer of Gloucester. Capt. John Row's Company, 1775. Private. SOURCE: [27] History of the Town and City of Gloucester, Massachusetts; page 76.

WITHAM, Joshua of Brimfield. SOURCE: [23] A History of Hampden County Massachusetts, Vol I, II, & III.

WITHAM, Simon 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.

WOLCOTT, Thomas of Oxford. On roll of Capt. Jeremiah Kingsbury's company, Col. Jonathan Holman's regiment, Providence, January 20, 1777; time in camp 43 days [page 382]. SOURCE: [37] The Records of Oxford, Mass; page 382.

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

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

WOOD, Asa of Bradford. Fifer, Capt. John Peabody's co., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance home from camp, etc., sworn to Nov. 29, 1776; said Wood credited with allowance for 2 days (43 miles) travel; company drafted from Salisbury, Newburyport, Bradford, Haverhill, Methuen, Boxford, and Andover; also, Private, Capt. James Mallon's co.; enlisted Oct. 7, 1779; discharged Nov. 10, 1779; service, 1 mo. 6 days, under Maj. Gen. Hancock at Castle Island, including travel home; company raised in Essex Co. SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 17, page 717.

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

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

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

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

WOOD, Eben 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.

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

WOOD, Francis of Roxbury. On muster roll of Capt. Moses Whiting's Company, Col. John Greaton's Minute Regiment. Served 28 days from April 19, 1775. Private. SOURCE: [44] The Town of Roxbury, pages 32-33.

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

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

WOOD, Joseph. 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. 17, page 754.

WOOD, Moses, Jr. 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.

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

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

WOOD, Sylvanus of Woburn. Capt. John Parker's Company. In battle at Lexington. SOURCE: [4] Lexington Minute Men - Roster.

WOOD, Thomas of Bradford. Capt. Nathaniel Gage�s company of minute men; Second Foot Company. Alarm of April 19th, march to Cambridge; Fifer. SOURCE: [9] An Historical Sketch of Bradford, Mass., in the Revolution. (Including East Bradford, now Groveland.), page 38.

WOOD, Wm. of Roxbury. Roll dated 16th Dec., 1775; Capt. Lemuel Child's Third Roxbury Company, Col. Wm. Heath's Regiment, the 19th day of April, when called to the 3d day of May and then dismissed. Private. SOURCE: [44] The Town of Roxbury, pages 32-33.

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

WOODBRADY, Enos of Amherst area. 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 [page 83]. SOURCE: [33] The History of the Town of Amherst, Massachusetts, 1896; page 83.

WOODBURY, Aaron 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.

WOODBURY, Benajah of Royalston. SOURCE: [5] Royalston Rev War Soldiers.

WOODBURY, 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.

WOODBURY, James 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.

WOODBURY, John of Amherst. On a list of those not known in the town records but are credited to Amherst. Muster roll of Capt. Reuben Dickson's Company, Col. Porter's Regiment, January 22, 1778; eight-month enlistment [page 91]. SOURCE: [33] The History of the Town of Amherst, Massachusetts, 1896; pages 91, 612.

WOODBURY, John 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." Lieutenant. SOURCE: [31] History of the Town of Sutton, Massachusetts from 1704 to 1876; page 783.

WOODBURY, Jonathan of Royalston. SOURCE: [5] Royalston Rev War Soldiers.

WOODBURY, Jonathan 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." Lieutenant. SOURCE: [31] History of the Town of Sutton, Massachusetts from 1704 to 1876; page 783.

WOODBURY, Lot of Royalston. SOURCE: [5] Royalston Rev War Soldiers.

WOODBURY, Peter of Royalston. Captain. SOURCE: [5] Royalston Rev War Soldiers.

WOODBURY, Peter, 2nd of Royalston. SOURCE: [5] Royalston Rev War Soldiers.

WOODBURY, William of Gloucester. Capt. John Row's Company, 1775. Private. SOURCE: [27] History of the Town and City of Gloucester, Massachusetts; page 76.

WOODMAN, John of Hingham. Colonel Brooks, Regular Continental Service; Private, 7th Mass.; marked "promoted.". SOURCE: [14] History of Hingham, Mass., pages 326-374.

WOODMAN, Jonathan of Gloucester. Capt. Nathaniel Warner's Company, 1775. Sergeant. SOURCE: [27] History of the Town and City of Gloucester, Massachusetts; page 75.

WOODMAN, Joseph. Private, Capt. Richard Titcomb's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.; enlisted July 4, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 20 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. 17, page 833.

WOODMAN, Moses of Newbury (also given Newburyport). Private, Capt. Nailer Hatch's co., Lieut. Col. William Bond's (late Col. Thomas Gardner's) 37th regt.; company return dated Malden, Oct. 6, 1775; also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Malden, Nov. 30, 1775; also, Private, Capt. John Peabody's co., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance from camp home, etc., sworn to Nov. 29, 1776; said Woodman credited with allowance for 3 days (55 miles) travel; company drafted from Salisbury, Newburyport, Bradford, Haverhill, Methuen, Boxford, and Andover; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from 2d Essex Co. regt., as returned by Maj. Ralph Cross; residence, Newburyport; engaged for town of Newburyport; joined Capt. Page's co., Col. Ebenezer Francis's regt.; term, 3 years; also, Capt. Samuel Page's co., Col. Francis's regt.; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Dec. 15 [year not given], to time of arrival at Bennington; credited with 101 days allowance; the Captain and 1st Lieutenant to march April 1, 1777, the rest to march March 12, 1777; also, Capt. Page's co., Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt.; return dated Jan. 25, 1778; residence, Newbury; enlisted for town of Newbury; mustered by Esq. Cushing, County Muster Master; reported deceased. SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 17, page 834.

WOODMAN, Moses of Newbury. SOURCE: [41] The History of Melrose, County of Middlesex, Massachusetts, 1903; pages 211-216

WOODMAN, Richard of Bradford. Capt. Nathaniel Gage�s company of minute men; Sergt. Kimball's Detachment. Alarm of April 19th, march to Cambridge; 62 miles in 5 days; Private. SOURCE: [9] An Historical Sketch of Bradford, Mass., in the Revolution. (Including East Bradford, now Groveland.), page 40.

WOODS, Abel of Shutesbury. Capt. Reuben Dickinson's company that took part in the battle of Bunker Hill, June 17, but was not in the intrenchments. Sept. 30, 1775, the company was stationed on the west side of Prospect Hill, and in December at Lachmere's Point, where one of its members, Abel Woods of Shutesbury, was wounded by a cannon-ball from a British man-of-war. SOURCE: [33] The History of the Town of Amherst, Massachusetts, 1896; pages 80-81.

WOODS, Ephriam, Jr. of Sudbury. On muster roll of Captain Samuel Dakin's Foot Company, Col. Josiah Brown's Regiment, 1775. SOURCE: [21] History of Sudbury, page 338.

WOODS, Firmin 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]. SOURCE: [33] The History of the Town of Amherst, Massachusetts, 1896; pages 82, 611.

WOODS, Paul of Dunstable went into the naval service, and was killed by falling from the mast of a ship. SOURCE: [12] A History of The Town of Dunstable, Massachusetts, from Its Earliest Settlement to the Year of Our Lord 1873, page 142

WOODSTOCK, William of Boston. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col. John Cushing's (2d Plymouth Co.) regt.; engaged for town of Scituate; joined Capt. Donnell's co., Col. Crane's regt.; term, during war; reported a transient; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1777; Maj. Stevens's (Artillery) battalion; reported received State bounty; also, Drummer and Fifer, Capt. Nathaniel Donnell's co., Col. John Crane's (Artillery) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, Boston; also, same co. and regt.; return for gratuity, dated Greenwich, Nov. 10, 1779; also, Bombardier, same co. and regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, Capt. Donnell's co., Col. Crane's (3d Artillery) regt.; muster roll dated West Point, Jan. 9, 1781; engaged Jan. 1, 1777, by Lieut. Perry; term, during war; reported a foreigner; also, Bombardier, same co. and regt.; muster rolls for Feb., March, and April, 1781, dated West Point; reported on command at Stony Point. SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 17, page 856.

WOODSTOCK, William of Marblehead. Private, Capt. Baker's co., Col. Hutchinson's (Mass. Line) regt. of 12 months men; list of deserters in 1776. SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 17, page 856.

WOODWARD, Benj. of Dunstable. Captain Leonard Butterfield's Company. Alarm List 1776 [page 117]. Training Band, June 25, 1776; Alarm List. Training Band, June 25, 1776; name inserted and erased (?) [page 118]. Capt. Oliver Cummings Company. Muster Roll about 1778 [page 126]. SOURCE: [12] A History of The Town of Dunstable, Massachusetts, from Its Earliest Settlement to the Year of Our Lord 1873, pages 117, 118 and 126.

WOODWARD, Eliphalet of Salisbury. List of men raised in Essex Co. for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778; residence, Salisbury; engaged for town of Salisbury; arrived at Fishkill June 12, 1778; also, list of men returned as mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr., Deputy Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778. SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 17, page 861.

WOODWARD, Ezekiel of Gloucester. Capt. Nathaniel Warner's Company, 1775. Private. SOURCE: [27] History of the Town and City of Gloucester, Massachusetts; page 75.

WOODWARD, Jacob 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.

WOODWARD, Jona. of Dunstable. Training Band, June 25, 1776 [page 118]. Capt. Oliver Cummings Company. Muster Roll about 1778 [page 125]. SOURCE: [12] A History of The Town of Dunstable, Massachusetts, from Its Earliest Settlement to the Year of Our Lord 1873, pages 118 and 125.

WOODWARD, Jonathan served as a private through the war. He lived to be a centenarian, and a sermon was preached on his one hundredth birthday. He retained the use of his faculties until near the close of life, and was an excellent man [page 141]. Capt. Oliver Cummings Company, Col. Simeon Spaulding's Regiment [page 116]. SOURCE: History of Dunstable, pages 116 and 141.

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

WOODWARD, Samuel 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.

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

WOOLWORTH, Richard of Longmeadow. On the list of minute-men of the regular Longmeadow company, under Capt. David Burt who marched to Boston on April 20, 1775 for service of 10 days. SOURCE: [40] A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1902; pages 40-46.

WORCESTER, Daniel of Salisbury. Capt. Jonathan Evans's co., Col. James Frye's regt.; return of men in camp at Cambridge, dated May 17, 1775; also, receipt for advance pay, signed by said Worcester and others, dated Camp Cambridge, June 28, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Evans's co., Col. Frye's regt.; company return dated Cambridge, Oct. 6, 1775. SOURCE: [35] Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Vol. 17, page 885.

WORCESTER, Frederick A. was the third person who permanently located in Townsend, in the practice of law. He was born in Hollis, New Hampshire, 1807. His father, Jesse Worcester, Esq., was the most influential man of his time, in that town. When only fifteen years old, young Jesse was at Ticonderoga, in 1776, and he did good service in the continental army during the latter part of the war. This revolutionary patriot married when about twenty-two years of age, and subsequently "many children played around his door." By his good management, industry, and their help, he found means to give five of his sons a collegiate education: Joseph E. Worcester (the Lexicographer ), Yale College, 1811; Rev. Taylor G. Worcester, Harvard University, 1823; Rev. Henry A. Worcester, Yale College, 1828; Hon. Samuel T. Worcester, Harvard University, 1830; Hon. Frederick A. Worcester, Harvard University, 1831. SOURCE: [19] History of the Town of Townsend, Middlesex County, MA, from the Grant of Hathorn's Farm, 1676-1878.

WORK, James of Royalston. SOURCE: [5] Royalston Rev War Soldiers.

WORKMAN, John of Amherst. On a list of those not known in the town records but are credited to 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]. SOURCE: [33] The History of the Town of Amherst, Massachusetts, 1896; pages 82, 612.

WORKS, Jacob 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.

WORTHEN, Barnard of Amesbury. Enlisted Aug. 23, 1777, with a bounty of �4, 10s. SOURCE: [39] The History of Amesbury, 1880; page 271.

WORTHEN, Benjamin of Amesbury. Enlisted in a response to the call of July 15, 1776, to join the Newburyport regiment, for $40 bounty. SOURCE: [39] The History of Amesbury, 1880; page 263.

WORTHINGTON, Calvin of Brimfield. SOURCE: [23] A History of Hampden County Massachusetts, Vol I, II, & III.

WORTHINGTON, David of the Amherst area. 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 [page 83]. SOURCE: [33] The History of the Town of Amherst, Massachusetts, 1896; page 83.

WRIGHT, Bezaleel of Middlefield. Capt. David Shepard's Co., Col. Seth Pomeroy's Regiment; Lexington Alarm, service 9 days; also 91 days in 1775. SOURCE: [15] A History of the Town of Middlefield, Massachusetts, Appen. E, page 382.

WRIGHT, Carmi of Amherst. On a list of those not known in the town records but are credited to Amherst. 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 93, 612.

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

WRIGHT, George 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 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.

WRIGHT, George, Jr. of Springfield. 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. SOURCE: [40] A History of Hampden County, Massachusetts, 1902; pages 40-46.

WRIGHT, Isaac of Dunstable. Capt. Oliver Cummings Company, Col. Simeon Spaulding's Regiment [page 116]. Capt. Oliver Cummings Company. Muster Roll about 1778 [page 125]. SOURCE: [12] A History of The Town of Dunstable, Massachusetts, from Its Earliest Settlement to the Year of Our Lord 1873, pages 116 and 125.

WRIGHT, Jesse of Murrayfield. Capt. Black's Co., six months. Also six months under Capt. Web, 1780-1781. SOURCE: [15] A History of the Town of Middlefield, Massachusetts, page 58; Appen. E, page 382.

WRIGHT, Josiah of Billerica. Capt. Fox's Company. On list of those hired and paid by the Second Parish of Dunstable., for a term of service in 1777 and 1778. SOURCE: [12] A History of The Town of Dunstable, Massachusetts, from Its Earliest Settlement to the Year of Our Lord 1873, page 125.

WRIGHT, Judah of Murrayfield. Capt. Shepard's Co., expedition to Stillwater and Saratoga Sept. to Oct. 1777. Capt. Black's Co., June, 1782, alarm at Northampton; Private. SOURCE: [15] A History of the Town of Middlefield, Massachusetts, page 58; Appen. E, page 382.

WRIGHT, Nathan of Middlefield. Capt. Shepard's Co., Lexington Alarm; Sergeant. Served various enlistments in 1775-1777, including Stillwater and Saratoga. SOURCE: [15] A History of the Town of Middlefield, Massachusetts, page 56; Appen. E, page 383.

WRIGHT, Nathan of Murrayfield. Participated in military operations at Stillwater and Saratoga. SOURCE: [15] A History of the Town of Middlefield, Massachusetts, page 58.

WRIGHT, Silas of Amherst. 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 93, 611.

WYAT, Jacob. 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. 17, page 968.

WYER, Richard of Townshend. Capt. James Hosley's Company. Minute-Men of Col. William Prescott's regiment, who marched to Cambridge; 1st Lieut. SOURCE: [19] History of the Town of Townsend, Middlesex County, MA, from the Grant of Hathorn's Farm, 1676-1878.

WYMAN, Elijah of Townshend. Capt. James Hosley's Company. Minute-Men of Col. William Prescott's regiment, who marched to Cambridge. SOURCE: [19] History of the Town of Townsend, Middlesex County, MA, from the Grant of Hathorn's Farm, 1676-1878.

WYMAN, James of Lexington. Capt. John Parker's Company. In battle at Lexington. SOURCE: [4] Lexington Minute Men - Roster.

WYMAN, Nathaniel of Oxford. Captain Aaron Guild's company, Colonel Whitney's regiment; 1776, for over a month. SOURCE: [37] The Records of Oxford, Mass; page 386.

WYMAN, Reuben of Worcester. Resolves of December 2 [1780?]. SOURCE: [11] Worcester's Revolutionary Soldiers.

WYMAN, Reuben of Worcester. 1780, returned Dec. 27, 1781. SOURCE: [11] Worcester's Revolutionary Soldiers.

WYMAN, Samuel of Townshend. Company No. 8, Capt. Thomas Warren's Company, Militia of Middlesex County, 1776. SOURCE: [19] History of the Town of Townsend, Middlesex County, MA, from the Grant of Hathorn's Farm, 1676-1878.

WYMAN, Thomas of Townshend. Capt. James Hosley's Company. Minute-Men of Col. William Prescott's regiment, who marched to Cambridge. Capt. Henry Farwell's Company, Col. William Prescott's Regiment to the first of August, 1775; Private. SOURCE: [19] History of the Town of Townsend, Middlesex County, MA, from the Grant of Hathorn's Farm, 1676-1878.

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