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					Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution 17 Vols.
Source: Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, - Vol. I-
XVII (17). Boston: Wright and Potter Printing Co., 1896.

Volume 1 page 681
[p.681] Barrett, John Spooner. Drummer, Capt. Winthrop Gray's (3d) co., Col. Thomas Crafts's (Artillery) regt.; pay
roll made up to Aug. 1, 1777; service, 2 mos. 6 days; also, list of men who refused to leave Boston, dated Boston,
Sept. 22, 1777; also, Capt. Joseph Balch's co., Col. Crafts's regt.; list of men who received bounty for 8 mos. service
from April 30, 1777, to Dec. 30, 1777; also, Capt. Gray's co., Col. Crafts's regt.; list of men who went on a secret
expedition to Rhode Island, dated Boston, Jan. 8, 1778; also, Capt. Perez Cushing's (1st) co., Lieut. Col. Paul
Revere's (Artillery) regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from May 8, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, pay
roll for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to May 8, 1780, 4 mos. 8 days, dated Boston.

Volume 12 page 294
Phelps, Spooner. Sergeant, Capt. Simeon Clap's co., in a regiment commanded by Col. David Wells; engaged May
10, 1777; discharged July 10, 1777; service, 2 mos. 9 days, including travel home; company marched on a 2 months
expedition to Ticonderoga. Roll sworn to in Hampshire Co.

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S[p]ooner, Samuel. Private, Capt. Joel Green's co., Col. Ezra Wood's regt.; service between June 1, 1778, and Jan.
31, 1779, 7 mos. 21 days, at Peekskill and White Plains, including 8 days (160 miles) travel home; regiment raised
for 8 months. [See Samuel Spooner.]

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Spooner, —. Commissary; list of officers of Mass. militia commissioned in Plymouth Co.; commissioned Jan. 3,
1778; reported stationed at the Gurnet.

Spooner, Alden, Dartmouth. Sergeant, Capt. Luen Pope's co. of militia, which marched April 21, 1775, in response
to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury; service, 5 days.

Spooner, Amariah, Shutesbury. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col. James Converse's
(4th Worcester Co.) regt., dated Brookfield, Sept. 15, 1777; residence, Shutesbury; engaged for town of Hardwick;
term, 8 months; reported drafted.

Spooner, Bartholomew L., Newburyport. Private, Capt. Ezra Lunt's co., Col. Moses Little's (17th) regt.; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 2, 1775; service, 13 weeks; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775]; age, 20
yrs.; the word “Quebeck” appears after name.

Spooner, Benjamin, Dartmouth. Drummer,. Capt. Thomas Kempton's co. of Minute-men, which marched April 21,
1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 5 days.
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Spooner, Benjamin, Harvard. 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.

Spooner, Benjamin, Uxbridge. 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 9, 1780; age, 25 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 7 in.; complexion, dark; engaged for town of
Uxbridge; marched to camp July 9, 1780, under command of Lieut. Jackson, of the artillery; 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 Uxbridge for service in the
Continental Army during 1780; marched July 6, 1780; discharged Dec. 20, 1780; service, 5 mos. 24 days, including
9 days (180 miles) travel home.

Spooner, Benjamin. Private, Capt. John Crawford's co., Col. James Convers's regt.; enlisted July 23, 1777;
discharged July 26, 1777; service, 4 days, at Rhode Island on an alarm. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

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[p.735] Spooner, Benjamin. Private, Capt. Thomas Marshall Baker's co., Col. Samuel Denney's regt.; enlisted Oct.
23, 1779; discharged Nov. 23, 1779; service, 1 mo. 11 days, including travel (10 days) home; regiment raised for 3
months and ordered to march to Claverack. Roll dated Upton.

Spooner, Benjamin. Sergeant, Capt. Amos Washburn's (Middleborough) co., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt.; service,
11 days, on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; company mustered at the time of the capture of Newport, R. I., by the enemy;
also, Private, Capt. Washburn's co., Col. Sprontt's regt.; entered service May 6, 1778; discharged May 7, 1778;
service, 2 days, on an alarm at Dartmouth; roll sworn to at Middleborough; also, Clerk, Capt. Washburn's co., Col.
Ebenezer White's regt.; marched Aug. 1, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 9 days; company marched to
Rhode Island on an alarm; roll sworn to at Middleborough.

Spooner, “Bigford,” Douglas. Private, Capt. Bartholomew Woodbury's co., Col. Lernad's regt.; pay abstract for
billeting to and from camp; company marched from Sutton, Douglas, and Northbridge, Dec. 9, 1775; also, Capt.
Samuel Read, Jr.'s co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.; marched Dec. -, 1776; returned March -, 1777; service, 2 mos. 2
days, at the Jerseys.

Spooner, Caleb. List of prisoners sent in the cartel “Swift” from Halifax to Boston Nov. 9, 1777, as returned by
Josiah Godfrey and Bat. Fox, Commissaries; reported a Seaman.

Spooner, Charles, Hardwick. List of 9 months men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co.;
Capt. Hastings's co., Col. Rice's regt.; engaged for town of Hardwick; mustered July 7, 1779; also, descriptive list of
men raised to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9 months, as returned by Seth Washburn,
Superintendent for Worcester Co.; Lieut. Hastins's co., Col. Rice's regt.; age, 16 yrs.; stature, 5 ft.; complexion,
light; residence, Hardwick; marched to Springfield July 8, 1779; reported delivered to Capt. Marshall.

Spooner, Charles, Hardwick. Receipt dated Hardwick, May 28, 1781, for bounties paid said Spooner and others by
the town of Hardwick, or the several classes in said town, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 3 years;
also, descriptive list of men raised in Worcester Co. to serve in the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of Dec.
2, 1780, as returned by Seth Washburn, Superintendent; Capt. Hastings's co., Col. Rice's regt.; age, 16 yrs.; stature, 5
ft. 4 in.; complexion, light; occupation, farmer; engaged for town of Hardwick; engaged March 27, 1781; term, 3
years; also, Private, Capt. Joseph Bates's co., Lieut. Col. John Brooks's (7th) regt.; muster roll for May, 1781, dated
West Point; enlisted March 26, 1781; also, muster rolls for June and July, 1781; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781,
dated Camp Peekskill; also, muster roll for Sept., 1781; also, muster rolls for Dec., 1781, Jan., and Feb., 1782, dated
York Huts and sworn to at West Point; also, descriptive list dated Feb. 20, 1782; Capt. Joseph Bates's (also given
Capt. Hastings's) co., Lieut. Col. Brooks's regt.; age, 16 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 2 in.; complexion, sandy; hair, sandy;
occupation, laborer (also given farmer); birthplace, Hardwick; residence, Hardwick; enlisted for town of Hardwick;
enlisted March 26, 1781; enlistment, 3 years; also, Private, 3d co.; entry dated Nov. 6, 1783, of an order for wages
for May-July [year not given], appearing in a register of orders accepted on account of wages, etc.

Spooner, Clap. Private, Capt. Wing Spooner's co., Col. Cushing's regt.; entered service Sept. 5, 1777; discharged
Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 5 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

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Spooner, Cornelius, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Luen Pope's co. of militia, which marched April 21, 1775, in
response to the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury; [p.736] service, 5 days; also, Capt. Thomas Crandon's co.;
enlisted July 28, 1775; service, 5 mos. 6 days, in defence of seacoast; also, descriptive list of men mustered by
James Leonard, Muster Master, to serve in the Continental Army for the term of 9 months from the time of their
arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, dated Taunton, May 19, 1778; Capt. Lewin Pope's (11th)
co., Col. Edward Pope's (2d Bristol Co.) regt.; age, 45 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 2 in.; complexion, light; hair, brown; eyes,
blue; residence, Dartmouth; engaged for town of Dartmouth; also, list of men returned as received of Jonathan
Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778; arrived at Fishkill June 19 (also given June 16), 1778;
also, descriptive list of men mustered in Bristol Co. by James Leonard, Muster Master, to serve in the Continental
Army for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Springfield; 11th co., Col. Hathaway's regt.; age, 47
yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 4 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; eyes, blue; engaged for town of Dartmouth; reported delivered
to Capt. L. Bailey; also, Capt. Woodbridge's co.; entered service July 11, 1779; discharged April 11, 1780; term, 9
months; also, Private, Lieut. Nathaniel Pope's co. later commanded by Lieut. Joseph Damon, Col. John Hathaway's
(2d Bristol Co.) regt.; entered service Aug. 3, 1780; discharged Aug. 9, 1780; service, 6 days, at Rhode Island on an
alarm; also, list of men raised in Bristol Co. to serve in the Continental Army, agreeable to resolve of Dec. 2, 1780,
as attested by James Williams, Superintendent for said county, dated Taunton; also, descriptive list of men returned
as received by Sergt. Edward Stebbens, at Taunton, April 5, 1781, to be conducted to Springfield and delivered to
Col. William Shepard; age, 48 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 2¾ in.; complexion, light; occupation, carpenter; engaged for town
of Dartmouth; term, 3 years; also, Private, Capt. Sylvanus Smith's co., Col. Rufus Putnam's (5th) regt.; muster rolls
for April and May, 1781, dated West Point; enlisted April 2, 1781; reported an artificer in April, 1781; also, muster
rolls for June and July, 1781, dated Camp near Dobbs's Ferry; reported on command at West Point; also, muster roll
for Aug., 1781, dated Camp Peekskill; reported on command at West Point; also, muster rolls for Sept., 1781-Feb.,
1782, dated Garrison West Point; reported artificer for the garrison in Sept., 1781; also, Capt. Smith's (1st) co., Col.
Putnam's regt.; muster roll for March, 1782; reported died March 6, 1782.

Spooner, David, Dartmouth. List of men who marched from Dartmouth to camp under command of Capt. Benjamin
Dillingham and arrived there Feb. 15, 1776; also, Private, Capt. Dillingham's co.; enlisted April 16, 1776; service, 7
mos. 12 days; company stationed at Dartmouth for defence of seacoast; also, Capt. Benjamin Lawrance's co. Col.
George Williams's regt.; service, 1 mo., on a secret expedition to Rhode Island in 1777; also, Matross, Capt.
Timothy Ingraham's co.; service between March 1, 1778, and May 1, 1778, 22 days; company stationed at the fort at
Dartmouth; also, descriptive list of men raised in Bristol Co. for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival
at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778; Capt. Crandon's co.; age, 20 yrs.; stature, 6 ft. 2 in.; complexion,
light; residence, Dartmouth; engaged for town of Dartmouth; arrived at Fishkill July 23, 1778; reported not
mustered.

Spooner, Eliakim, Petersham. Private, Capt. John Wheeler's co. of Minute-men, Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 12½ days.

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Spooner, Gardner. Private, Capt. Thomas Crandon's co.; enlisted July 17, 1775; service, 5 mos. 17 days, in defence
of seacoast; also, list of men who marched from Dartmouth to camp under command of Capt. Benjamin Dillingham
and arrived there Feb. 15, 1776; also, Capt. Dillingham's co.; enlisted April 15, [p.737] 1776; service, 7 mos. 20
days; company stationed at Dartmouth for defence of seacoast.

Spooner, George. Master's Mate, ship “General Mifflin,” commanded by Capt. George Wait Babcock; descriptive
list of officers and crew, sworn to at Boston, Sept. 9, 1780; age, 21 yrs.; complexion, light; occupation, seaman;
reported as belonging to Massachusetts.

Spooner, Isaac. Private, Capt. Henry Jenne's co., Col. John Hathaway's (2d Bristol Co.) regt.; entered service Aug. 2,
1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 6 days, at Rhode Island on an alarm. Roll certified at Dartmouth.

Spooner, J. J. List of men subscribing to regulations for formation of an Independent co. to be raised in Boston;
officers of said Boston Independent co. commissioned in Council Dec. 7, 1776, Maj. Gen. John Hancock to serve as
Colonel, Henry Jackson to serve as Lieutenant Colonel.

Spooner, James, Dartmouth. Corporal, Capt. Thomas Kempton's co. of Minute-men, which marched April 21, 1775,
in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 5 days; also, Capt. Kempton's co., Col. Timothy Danielson's
regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775; service, 3 mos. 4 days; also, company return dated Oct.
6, 1775; also, order for bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 30, 1775; also, list of men who marched from
Dartmouth to camp under command of Capt. Benjamin Dillingham and arrived there Feb. 15, 1776.

Spooner, Jeduthan, Dartmouth. Corporal, Capt. Thomas Kempton's co. of Minute-men, which marched April 21,
1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 5 days.

Spooner, Jeduthan. Private, Capt. Timothy Paige's co., Col. James Convers's regt.; enlisted Aug. 21, 1777;
discharged Aug. 31, 1777; service, 10 days; company marched to Bennington on an alarm.
Spooner, Jeremiah. Private, Capt. Henry Jenne's co., Col. John Hathaway's (2d Bristol Co.) regt.; entered service
Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 6 days, at Rhode Island on an alarm. Roll certified at Dartmouth.

Spooner, John, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Thomas Kempton's co. of Minute-men, which marched April 21, 1775, in
response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 5 days; also, Capt. Kempton's co., Col. Timothy Danielson's regt.;
muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775; service, 3 mos. 4 days; also, company return dated Oct. 6,
1775; also, order for bounty coat dated Roxbury Camp, Oct. 30, 1775; also, Sergeant, Capt. Manasseh Kempton's
co., Col. Freeman's regt.; engaged Sept. 27, 1777; discharged Oct. 29, 1777; service, 1 mo. 4 days, at Rhode Island
on a secret expedition; also, Corporal; pay roll for wages of men enlisted at Dartmouth in Capt. Perez Cushing's co.,
made up to Sept. 22, 1778, excluding the month of August, and endorsed “Collo Crafts' Regiment;” enlisted May 7,
1778; service, 3 mos. 15 days.

Spooner, Joshua, Rochester. Private, Capt. Edward Hammond's co., Col. Theophilus Cotton's regt.; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 9, 1775; service, 2 mos. 27 days; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; reported died
Aug. 28, 1775.

Spooner, Micah. Private, Capt. Thomas Crandon's co., Col. John Hathaway's regt.; entered service Aug. 2, 1780;
discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 6 days, on an alarm at Rhode Island.
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Spooner, “Mical,” Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Thomas Kempton's co. of Minute-men, which marched April 21, 1775,
in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 5 days.

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Spooner, Nathaniel. List of prisoners sent from port of Halifax by order of Sir George Collier June 28, 1777, to be
exchanged for British prisoners, as returned by John Emerson, Commissary; said Spooner, Seaman, reported as
having been taken in the privateer “Hope.”

Spooner, Philip. Private, Capt. Thomas Crandon's co., Col. John Hathaway's regt.; entered service Aug. 2, 1780;
discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 6 days, on an alarm at Rhode Island.

Spooner, Ruggles, Petersham. Private, Capt. John Wheeler's co. of Minute-men, Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt.,
which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 12½ days; also, Capt. Peter Woodbury's co., Col. Job
Cushing's regt.; enlisted July 28, 1777; discharged Aug. 29, 1777; company marched to Bennington July 28, 1777,
to reinforce army under Gen. Stark; also, Capt. Joseph Elliot's co., Col. William Turner's regt.; entered service Aug.
12, 1781; discharged Dec. 1, 1781; service, 3 mos. 25 days, at Rhode Island, including travel (100 miles) home; roll
dated Camp at Buttes Hill.

Spooner, Samuel, Hardwick. Private, Capt. John Cutler's co., Col. Luke Drury's regt.; marched Sept. 3, 1781; joined
regiment at West Point Sept. 10, 1781; discharged Dec. 3, 1781; service, 3 mos. 7 days, including travel (145 miles)
home; residence, Hardwick; engaged for town of Hardwick; regiment raised for 3 months.

Spooner, Samuel, Middleborough. Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Tubbs's co., Col. Timothy Walker's regt.; muster roll
dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged May 1, 1775; service, 3 mos. 7 days; also, company return dated Oct. 6, 1775.

Spooner, Samuel. Private, Capt. Amos Washburn's (Middleborough) co., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt.; service, 12
days, on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776; company mustered at the time of the capture of Newport, R. I., by the enemy.

Spooner, Samuel. Private, Capt. John Morgan's co.; enlisted Jan. 8, 1778; discharged May 1, 1778; service, 3 mos.
23 days; company detached from militia of Hampshire and Worcester counties to guard stores and magazines at
Brookfield and Springfield.

Spooner, Samuel. Private, Capt. Joel Green's co., Col. Ezra Wood's regt.; pay roll for part of May and the month of
June, 1778; said Spooner allowed 13 days service, being 3 days preceding march, 9 days (180 miles) travel, and 1
day in camp; also, same co. and regt.; pay rolls for July-Oct., and Dec., 1778; reported sick in hospital, not joined
since muster on roll for Sept., 1778, not joined on roll for Oct., 1778, on furlough on roll for Dec., 1778; also, order
on John Potter, Paymaster, Col. Wood's regt., payable to Robert Graham, dated White Plains, Sept. 8, 1778, signed
by said Spooner, for part of his wages for June and July, 1778; also, order on John Potter, Paymaster, Col. Wood's
regt., payable to Elias Green, dated Danbury, Nov. 7, 1778, signed by said Spooner, for part of his wages for Aug.,
1778; receipt for said wages on reverse of order, dated Brookfield, April 12, 1779, is signed by Elias Green. [See
Samuel Sooner.]

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Spooner, Samuel. Private, Capt. Manasseh Kempton's co., Col. Freeman's regt.; enlisted Sept. 27, 1777; discharged
Oct. 29, 1777; service, 1 mo. 4 days, at [p.739] Rhode Island on a secret expedition; roll sworn to in Bristol Co.;
also, Capt. Henry Jenne's co., Col. John Hathaway's (2d Bristol Co.) regt.; entered service Aug. 2, 1780; discharged
Aug. 8, 1780; service, 6 days, at Rhode Island on an alarm; roll certified at Dartmouth.

Spooner, Seth. General order dated Headquarters, Ticonderoga, Sept. 19, 1776, taken from Col. Ephraim
Wheelock's Orderly Book; said Spooner, Sergeant, Col. Burrell's regt., promoted to Ensign in the room of Ensign
Steel, cashiered.

Spooner, Srth. Private, Capt. Henry Jenne's co., Col. John Hathaway's (2d Bristol Co.) regt.; entered service Aug. 2,
1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 6 days, at Rhode Island on an alarm. Roll certified at Dartmouth.

Spooner, Seth. Private, Capt. Thomas Crandon's co., Col. John Hathaway's regt.; entered service Aug. 2, 1780;
discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 6 days, on an alarm at Rhode Island.

Spooner, Shearjashub. Private, Capt. Wing Spooner's co., Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regt.; enlisted Aug. 21, 1777;
travel to camp and home, 180 miles; service at 20 miles per day, 9 days; company marched from Petersham to
Bennington Aug. 21, 1777, to reinforce army under Gen. Stark.

Spooner, Shurael. 1st Lieutenant, schooner “General Lincoln” (privateer); petition dated Boston, Dec. 22, 1777,
signed by Phi. Moore, asking that John Margeson be commissioned as commander of said vessel; ordered in Council
Dec. 22, 1777, that a commission be issued; also, petition dated Boston, Dec. 1, 1779, signed by said Spooner, in
behalf of Joseph Woodward, of Boston, asking that said Spooner be commissioned as commander of the schooner
“Resolution” (privateer); ordered in Council Dec. 1, 1779, that a commission be issued; also, Lieutenant, brigantine
“Amazon” (privateer); petition dated Boston, March 26, 1780, signed by Thomas Tillotson, in behalf of himself and
Perez Morton, of Boston, asking that Noah Stodard be commissioned as commander of said vessel; ordered in
Council March 27, 1780, that a commission be issued.

Spooner, Simson, Dartmouth. Corporal, Capt. Thomas Kempton's co. of Minute-men, which marched April 21,
1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 5 days.

Spooner, Stevens (also given Stephen), Petersham. Private, Capt. Wing Spooner's co., Col. Cushing's regt.; entered
service Sept. 5, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 5 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home;
also, Capt. Peter Woodbury's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt. of guards; enlisted July 13, 1778; discharged Nov. 9,
1778; service, 3 mos. 28 days, at Cambridge; also, Capt. Woodbury's co., Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler's detachment of
guards; list of men [year not given]; during the campaign Capt. Woodbury was succeeded by Lieut. Jewett; also,
Capt. David Jewett's co., Col. Gerrish's regt. of guards; enlisted Nov. 10, 1778; discharged Dec. 12, 1778; service, 1
mo. 6 days, guarding troops of convention, including travel (70 miles) home; also, Capt. William Henry's co.;
enlisted Oct. 5, 1779; discharged Nov. 10, 1779; service, 1 mo. 10 days, at Castle and Governor's Islands, including
travel (81 miles) home; company raised in Worcester Co.; also, Capt. Ephraim Stearns's co., Col. John Rand's regt.;
enlisted July 10, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 11 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel
home; regiment raised in Worcester Co. to serve for 3 months; also, order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, payable to
Capt. Stearns, dated Petersham, May 16, 1782, signed by said Spooner and others, for wages for service in Capt.
Stearns's co., Col. Rand's regt., at West Point in 1780.

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Spooner, Thomas, Hardwick. Private, Capt. Samuel Billings's co., Col. Ebenezer Learned's regt.; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775; service, 3 mos. 4 days; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also, Capt.
Jotham Houghton's co.; service from Nov. 3 to Nov. 19, 1778, 17 days; company detached from Col. Nathan
Sparhawk's (7th) regt., Gen. Warner's brigade, to reinforce guards at the barracks in Rutland under Col. Jacob
Garrish (Gerrish) and escort troops of Saratoga convention to Enfield, Conn.; also, Capt. Timothy Ruggles's co. of
guards; entered service Dec. 20, 1780; discharged Dec. 26, 1781; service, 12 mos. 6 days, at Rutland.

Spooner, Thomas. Private, Capt. Benjamin Rider's co., Col. Lothrop's regt.; service, 11 days; company marched
from Plymouth to Bristol, R. I., Dec. 11, 1776, on an alarm; also, Corporal, Capt. Rider's co., Col. John Jacobs's
regt.; enlisted Aug. 4, 1780; discharged Nov. 1, 1780; service, 3 mos. 1 day, at Rhode Island; regiment detached
from militia to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months; roll sworn to in Plymouth Co.

Spooner, Walter. Council warrant dated Oct. 30, 1776, for £13, drawn in favor of said Spooner for the use of Job
Tripp, he having been wounded while on board said Spooner's vessel when taken by “a Ministerial Cruiser” while in
the service of Massachusetts.

Spooner, Walter. Master, ship “Alfred,” commanded by Capt. John Paul Jones; list of officers and men entitled to
prize shares in the ship “Mellish” and brig “Active” [year not given].

Spooner, Ward, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Thomas Kempton's co. of Minute-men, which marched April 21, 1775, in
response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 5 days.

Spooner, William, Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Thomas Crandon's co.; enlisted July 17, 1775; service, 5 mos. 17 days,
in defence of seacoast; also, Sergeant, Capt. Manasseh Kempton's co., Col. Thomas Carpenter's regt.; engaged July
26, 1777; discharged Aug. 29, 1777; service, 1 mo. 7 days, at Rhode Island, including travel home; also, same co.
and regt.; pay abstract for mileage from camp at Rhode Island home to Dartmouth Sept. 1, 1777; mileage for 40
miles allowed said Spooner; also, Capt. Henry Jenne's co., Col. John Hathaway's (2d Bristol Co.) regt.; entered
service Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 6 days, at Rhode Island on an alarm.

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Spooner, William, Hingham (also given Boston). Private, Capt. James Lincoln's (Independent) co.; enlisted May 12,
1775; service, 5 mos., 11 weeks, 4 days; company stationed at Hingham until Jan. 1, 1776, for defence of seacoast;
also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army, as returned by Capt. Benjamin Lapham and Capt. Peter
Cushing; residence, Hingham; enlisted for town of Hingham; joined Capt. Bryant's co., Col. Crane's regt.;
enlistment, 3 years; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston,
March 30, 1777; Col. Crane's regt.; reported received State bounty; also, Bombardier, Capt. Burbeck's co., Col.
Crane's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 14, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Matross,
Capt. David Briant's co., Col. John Crane's regt.; pay roll for Jan.-July, 1777; wages allowed said Spooner from
March 13, 1777; also, Bombardier, same co. and regt.; muster rolls for Aug. and Sept., 1777; reported promoted
Aug. 1, 1777; also reported wounded Sept. 11, 1777, and in hospital; also, Capt. Henry Burbeck's co., Col. Crane's
regt.; muster rolls for Oct., Nov., and Dec., 1777; also, Lieut. Ephraim Minot's corps of invalids stationed at Boston;
joined May 31, 1778; service to Oct. 1, 1778, 4 mos.; order for payment of amount of roll dated at Headquarters,
Boston, and signed by Maj. Gen. W. Heath; also, order on the Board of War, payable to Lieut. Ephraim Minot,
commanding officer of corps of invalids stationed at Boston, endorsed “Boston [p.741] Jan'y 1779,” signed by said
Spooner, Corporal, and others, for clothing due them as a donation from the several towns of the State; also,
Bombardier, Capt. Moses McFarland's co. of invalids stationed at Boston, Col. Lewis Nichola's regt.; muster rolls
dated Sept. 9, and Oct. 2, 1779; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Oct., 1779; also, certificate dated Boston, Dec.
7, 1779, signed by John Crane, Colonel of Artillery, certifying that said Spooner enlisted early in the spring of 1777
and was a soldier in Capt. Bryant's co., Col. Crane's regt., but was wounded in battle at Brandywine in 1777 and
turned over to the corps of invalids; also, Bombardier, Capt. McFarland's corps of invalids; Continental Army pay
accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; term, during war; reported transferred from Col. Crane's
regt.; also, Capt. McFarland's co. of invalids stationed at Boston, Col. Nicola's regt.; inspection return dated Aug. 1,
1780; also, list of United States pensioners, made up to Dec. 31, 1787, as returned by John Lucas, Commissary of
Pensions; Capt. Bryant's co., regiment of invalids; rank, Bombardier; age, 41 yrs.; residence, Boston; said Spooner
disabled by the loss of his right arm; pensioned Sept. 1, 1782.

Spooner, William. Private, Capt. John Robinson's co., Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; service, 12 days, at Dorchester in
March, 1776, guarding shores at mouth of Milton river.

Spooner, Wing, Petersham. Private, Capt. John Wheeler's co. of Minute-men, Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt., which
marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 21½ days; also, Captain, 11th co., Col. Nathan Sparhawk's (7th
Worcester Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers chosen by the several companies in said regiment, dated March
24, 1776; ordered in Council April 6, 1776, that said officers be commissioned; reported commissioned April 5 [?],
1776; also, Captain, Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regt.; engaged Aug. 21, 1777; travel to camp and home, 180 miles;
service at 20 miles per day, 9 days; company marched from Petersham to Bennington Aug. 21, 1777, to reinforce
army under Gen. Stark; also, Captain, Col. Cushing's regt.; entered service Aug. 31, 1777; discharged Nov. 29,
1777; service, 3 mos. 10 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home; also, pay abstracts dated Scaresdeal, Nov.
30, 1777, and sworn to in Worcester Co. [year not given], respectively, for retained rations due officers of Col. Job
Cushing's regt. in Continental service in Northern department; said Spooner credited with rations from Aug. 31
[1777], to Dec. 9 [1777], 202 rations; also, certificate dated Petersham, May 23, 1778, signed by said Spooner,
Captain, and Capt. Asa How, certifying that certain men had been engaged and mustered to serve in the Continental
Army for the term of 8 months to the credit of the town of Petersham.

Spooner, Zephaniah, Hardwick. Private, Capt. Samuel Billings's co., Col. Ebenezer Learned's regt.; muster roll dated
Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 4, 1775; service, 3 mos. 4 days; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; also, company
receipt for ammunition, given to Capt. Barnabas Sears, dated Dorchester Camp, Feb. 15, 1776; also, Private, Capt.
Timothy Paige's co., Col. James Convers's regt.; enlisted Aug. 21, 1777; discharged Aug. 31, 1777; service, 10 days;
company marched to Bennington on an alarm; also, Capt. Timothy Paige's co., Col. John Rand's regt.; enlisted July
5, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 15 days, at West Point, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home;
regiment raised for 3 months; also, receipt dated Hardwick, April 30, 1781, for bounties paid said Spooner and
Ebenezer Barlow by the town of Hardwick for 3 mos. service in the militia.

Spooner, “Zoath,” Dartmouth. Private, Capt. Daniel Drake's co., Col. Drury's (Bristol Co.) regt.; marched from
home Aug. 27, 1781; arrived at camp Sept. 8, 1781; discharged Nov. 30, 1781; arrived home Dec. 11, 1781; service,
3 mos. 14 days, at North river; regiment raised for 3 months.

Volume 14 page 902
Steel, —. General order dated Headquarters, Ticonderoga, Sept. 19, 1776, taken from Col. Ephraim Wheelock's
Orderly Book; Sergt. Seth Spooner reported promoted to Ensign, Col. Burrell's regt., vice said Steel, Ensign,
cashiered.

				
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