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Re: Ephraim & Anna Payson, Maine 1700-1800's
Posted by: rod payson Date: September 27, 2001 at 17:55:13
In Reply to: Ephraim & Anna Payson, Maine 1700-1800's by Liz Smith of 253

THIS IS ALL I HAVE LIZ, HOPE IT MIGHT HELP. ROD
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Volume 11 page 1050 Payson, Ephraim, Brookline.Private, Capt. Thomas White's (Brookline) co. of militia, Col. William Heath's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days; reported enlisted into the army; company served until May 12, 1775; also, Capt. Timothy Corey's co., Col. Gerrish's regt.; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Payson and others, dated June 12, 1775; also, Private, Capt.
Timothy Corey's (7th) co., Lieut. Col. Loammi Baldwin's (late Col. Gerrish's) 38th regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 26, 1775; service, 97 days; also, company return dated Camp at Sewall's Point, Aug. 11, 1775; reported sick at Stoughton; also, company return dated Sewall's Point, Sept. 27, 1775; also, order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Sewall's Point, Dec. 11, 1775.
Volume 11 page 1051 Payson, Ephraim, Stoughton.List of men raised by the town of Stoughton to reinforce the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, as returned by Capt. Robert Swan and Capt. James Endicott; also, descriptive list of men raised in Suffolk Co., as returned by Stephen Badlam, Superintendent for said county; Capt. Swan's co., Col. Gill's regt.; age, 23 yrs.; [p.1051] stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; hair, black; eyes, black; occupation, husbandman; nationality, American; residence, Stoughton; engaged for town of Stoughton; conducted to camp by Elkanah Hixson; also, list of men returned as received of Maj. Stephen Badlam, Superintendent for Suffolk Co., by Sergt. Elkanah Hixson, of Col. Alden's regt., at Dorchester, May 27, 1778, to be delivered to Brig. Gen. Jonathan Warner, at Fishkill; also, Private, Maj. William Lithgow's co., Col. Benjamin Tupper's regt.; muster roll for March, 1779, dated West Point; enlisted June 14, 1778; discharged March 14, 1779; enlistment, 9 months; also, descriptive list of men raised in Suffolk Co. to reinforce the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of June 9, 1779; Capt. Talbut's co., Col. Gill's regt.; age, 25 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 8 in.; hair, dark; eyes, gray; occupation, husbandman; nationality, American; residence, Stoughton; engaged for town of Stoughton; also, list of men returned as received of Maj. Stephen Badlam, Superintendent for Suffolk Co., by Justin Ely, Commissioner, at Springfield, Sept. 20, 1779; reported delivered to Capt. L. Bailey; also, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 11, 1780; age, 25 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, dark; engaged for town of Stoughton; arrived at Springfield July 10, 1780; marched to camp July 11, 1780, under command of Ensign Bancraft; also, list of men raised for the 6 months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Stoughton for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched to camp July 6, 1780; discharged Dec. 9, 1780; service, 5 mos. 14 days, including travel (220 miles) home.

Volume 11 page 1051 Payson, Ephraim.Private, in a company in Col. Benjamin Gill's regt., which marched to Bristol, R. I., April 18, 1777, under command of Capt. Robert Swan, of Stoughton; service, 24 days.
Volume 11 page 1051 Payson, Ephraim, Jr.Private, Capt. Edward Bridge Savell's (Stoughtonham) co., Col. Gill's regt.; service, 5 days; company marched to Dorchester Heights March 4, 1776, on an alarm.



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