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Source:  Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War, A Compilation From The Archives, prepared and published by the [Massachusetts] Secretary of the Commonwealth, In Accordance with Chapter 100, Resolves of 1891, Volume 15, Wright & Potter Printing Co., State Printers, 18 Post Office Square, 1907, Boston [Mass.], Pages 348 – 362.


Taft, - [This name also appears under the form of Taff, Taffs, Tafft, Tafte, Tafts, Tapt, Tast, Teft, Tefte, Text, Tift.]

Taff, Eleazer, Braintree. Private, Capt. Silas Wild's co., 36th regt.; company return dated Fort No. 2, Oct. 6, 1775; enlisted April 28, 1775.

Taffs, Lyman, Windsor. 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.

Tafft, Lyman. Petition addressed to the General Court, dated Concord, Sept. 30, 1777, signed by said Taft and others who were drafted to guard Continental stores at Little Cambridge, Concord, Sudbury, etc., under Capt. Isaac Woods, asking for additional wages; petition endorsed “Leave to withdraw.”

Tafft, Nathan. 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 for said county, June 12[?], 1781; Capt. Wright's co., Col. Whitney's regt.; age, 22 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, light; occupation, saddler; engaged Feb. 13, 1781; term, 3 years.

Taft, Aaron, Mendon. Private, Capt. Thomas Fish's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; entered service July 1, 1779; discharged Dec. 17, 1779; service, 5 mos. 20 days, at Rhode Island; roll sworn to at Newport; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Dec., 1779, sworn to at Newport, allowing 1 mo. 3 days service at Rhode Island, travel (60 miles) included.

Taft, Aaron, Uxbridge. Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Chapin's co. of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 15 days.

Taft, Aaron. Private, Capt. Peter Penniman's co., Col. Wood's regt.; service from April 18, 1777, to May 7, 1777, 21 days; company marched for defense of Rhode Island.

Taft, Aaron. Private, Capt. David Batcheller's co., Col. Ezra Wood's regt.; arrived at camp June 5, 1778; discharged Jan. 29, 1779; service, 8 mos. 17 days, at North river, including 3 days to prepare for camp and 20 days (400 miles) travel out and home; regiment raised for 8 months; also, order on John Potter, Paymaster, Col. Ezra Wood's regt., for wages, dated Mendon, April 7, 1779, signed by said Aaron Taft, payable to Enos Taft.

Taft, Aaron (also given Aaron, Jr.).2d Lieutenant, Capt. Bezaleel Taft's (9th) co., Col. Nathan Tyler's (3d Worcester Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned April 14, 1780; also, Lieutenant, same co. and regt.; entered service July 27, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 15 days, including travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 27, 1780.

Taft, Abner, Uxbridge. Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Read's co. of militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 7 days; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Edward Seagrave’s (9th) co., 3d Worcester Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned Jan. 30, 1778; also, communication dated March 4, 1780, signed by said Taft and Bezaleel Taft, both of Uxbridge, Lieutenants in 9th co., 3d Worcester Co. regt., asking leave to resign their commissions in order that the difficulties and disputes existing concerning the districting of the two companies in the town of Uxbridge might be settled and the town properly divided by metes and bounds for the purpose of forming new companies; resignations approved by Col. Nathan Tyler; ordered in Council March 11, 1780, that the resignations be accepted.

Taft, Abner. Private, Capt. Bezaleel Taft's (9th) co., Col. Nathan Tyler's (3d Worcester Co.) regt.; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 4, 1780; service, 11 days, including travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 27, 1780; also, receipt dated Uxbridge, April 25, 1781, signed by said Taft and others, for money paid them by Capt. Edward Seagrave, Constable, in behalf of Capt. Bezaleel Taft, as part of the wages due them for service on the alarm at Tiverton in July, 1780.

Taft, Alpheus, Sturbridge. Private, Capt. Adam Martin's co., Col. Ebenezer Learned's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos. 12 days. [See Alpheus Faft.]

Taft, Alpheus. Private, Capt. Caleb Moulton's co., commanded by Lieut. Eliphalet Hastings subsequent to Oct. 11, 1778, Col. Thomas Poor's regt.; entered service June 19, 1778; discharged Jan. 31, 1779; service 7 mos. 22 days, at North river, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home; also, Capt. Moulton's co., Col. Poor's regt.; pay roll for Sept., 1778, dated Fort Clinton; also, Lieut. Eliphalet Hastings's co., Col. Poor's regt.; pay roll for Dec., 1778, dated King's Ferry.

Taft, Alpheus. Sergeant, Capt. Bezaleel Taft's (9th) co., Col. Nathan Tyler's (3d Worcester Co.) regt.; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days, including travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 27, 1780; also, receipt dated Uxbridge, April 25, 1781, signed by said Taft and others, for money paid them by Capt. Edward Seagrave, Constable, in behalf of Capt. Bezaleel Taft, as part of the wages due them for service on the alarm at Tiverton in July, 1780.

Taft, Artemas, Mendon. Private, Capt. Andrew Peters' co., Col. Joseph Read's (20th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 29, 1775; service, 3 mos. 10 days; also, company return dated Roxbury, Sept. 25, 1775.

Taft, Artemas, Mendon. List of men from Col. Wood's regt. mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co., to serve at Rhode Island [year not given]; Capt. Coggin's co.; engaged for town of Mendon; also, Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Hamant's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.; engaged June 22, 1778; service at Rhode Island; term to expire Jan. 1, 1779; roll dated Middletown; also, Capt. Samuel Lamb's co., Col. Nathaniel Wade's regt.; engaged June 22, 1778; service to Jan. 1, 1779, 6 mos. 11 days, at Rhode Island; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated Warwick, Nov. 7, 1778; also, same co. and regt.; muster rolls sworn to at East Greenwich, Sept. 17, Sept. 22, Nov. 13, and Dec. 30, 1778.

Taft, Asa, Westminster. Private, Capt. Elisha Jackson's co., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Cambridge and joined Col. Asa Whitcomb's regt. but did not enlist into the army; service, 9½ days.

Taft, “Asaal,” Bellingham. List of men belonging to Col. Wheelock's regt. who were discharged; Capt. Daniels's co.; said Taft discharged Nov. 11, 1776.

Taft, Asahel, Bellingham. Private, Capt. Jesse Holbrook's co. of militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 4 days.

Taft, Bezaleel, Uxbridge. Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Read's co. of militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 9 days; also, Adjutant, 3d Worcester Co. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler; engaged Dec. 8, 1776; discharged Jan. 20, 1777; service, 1 mo. 15 days; regiment marched to Providence, R. I.; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Edward Segrave's (9th) co., 3d Worcester Co. regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned Jan. 30, 1778; also, Adjutant, Col. Benjamin Hawes's regt.; entered service July 31, 1778; discharged Sept. 12, 1778; service, 1 mo. 13 (also given 1 mo. 14) days; regiment marched to Rhode Island; also, communication dated March 4, 1780, signed by said Taft and Abner Taft, both of Uxbridge, Lieutenants in 9th co., 3d Worcester Co. regt., asking leave to resign their commissions in order that the difficulties and disputes existing concerning the districting of the two companies in the town of Uxbridge might be settled and the town properly divided by metes and bounds for the purpose of forming new companies; resignations approved by Col. Nathan Tyler; ordered in Council March 11, 1780, that the resignations be accepted; also, Captain, 9th co., Col. Tyler's (3d Worcester Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned April 14, 1780; also, Captain, same co. and regt.; entered service July 27, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 15 days, including travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 27, 1780.

Taft, Bezaleel. Private, Capt. John Tyler's co., Col. Joseph Read's regt.; company return endorsed “Dec. 10, 1775;” company raised in Mendon, Uxbridge, and Upton.

Taft, Caleb. Private, Capt. Philip Ammidon's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; entered service Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 10 days, including 3 days (52 miles) travel home; company ordered to Rhode Island on the alarm of July 27, 1780.

Taft, Calvin. Private, Capt. Job Knap's co.; entered service March 2, 1781; discharged March 15, 1781; service, 17 days, including 3 days (70 miles) travel; company marched to Rhode Island. Roll dated Douglas.

Taft, Daniel. Quartermaster Sergeant, Capt. B. Read's co. commanded by Lieut. John Benson, Col. Nathan Tyler's (Worcester Co.) regt.; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 15 days, on an alarm at Rhode Island, including 3 days (52 miles) travel home.

Taft, Darius. Private, Capt. Benjamin Read's co., Col. John Rand's regt.; enlisted July 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 7 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home; company stationed at West Point; regiment raised in Worcester Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Taft, Darius. Private, Capt. Job Knapp’s co.; entered service March 2, 1781; discharged March 15, 1781; service, 17 days, including 3 days (70 miles) travel; company marched to Rhode Island. Roll dated Douglas.

Taft, David. Private, Capt. Thomas Marshall Baker's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; enlisted July 27, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 15 days, including 3 days (60 miles) travel home; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

Taft, David. Private, Capt. Philip Ammidon's co., Col. Dean's regt.; enlisted March 4, 1781; discharged March 18, 1781; service, 14 days, at Rhode Island.

Taft, Easmon. Private, Capt. Ephraim Hartwell's co. of guards; entered service Oct. 26, 1779; discharged April 24, 1780; service, 5 mos. 28 days; company stationed at Rutland.

Taft, Easmon. Private, Capt. Bezaleel Taft's (9th) co., Col. Nathan Tyler's (3d Worcester Co.) regt.; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days, including travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 27, 1780; also, receipt dated Uxbridge, April 25, 1781, signed by said Taft and others, for money paid them by Capt. Edward Seagrave, Constable, in behalf of Capt. Bezaleel Taft, as part of the wages due them for service on the alarm at Tiverton in July, 1780.

Taft, Ebenezer, Conway (also given Upton).Capt. Robert Oliver's co., Col. Ephraim Doolittle's regt.; receipt for advance pay, signed by said Taft and others, dated Charlestown Camp, June 27, 1775; also, Private, same co. and regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 2 mos. 3 days; also, company return dated Charlestown, Winter Hill, Oct. 6, 1775; reported transferred to the train July 6, 1775; also, Matross, Capt. Joseph Chadwick's co., Col. Richard Gridley's (Artillery) regt.; company return dated Fort No. 3, Charlestown, Sept. 30, 1775; also, order for bounty coat dated Fort No. 3, Nov. 21, 1775.

Taft, Ebenezer, Mendon. Private, Capt. Andrew Peters' co., Col. Joseph Read's (20th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 29, 1775; service, 3 mos. 10 days; also, company return dated Roxbury, Sept. 25, 1775.

Taft, Ebenezer, Upton. Private, Capt. March Chase's co., Col. Nathan Sparhawk's regt.; enlisted Oct. 7, 1778; service, 2 mos. 8 days, at Dorchester; company discharged Dec. 12, 1778.

Taft, Ebenezer. Receipt given to Wiliam Fisk, dated Upton, March 25, 1777, signed by said Taft and others belonging to Capt. Gershom Nelson's co. who went from Upton, for rations, mileage, etc.; also, order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, payable to Col. Ezra Wood, dated Upton, May 2, 1777, signed by said Taft and others, for wages for service in Capt. Nelson's co., Col. Whitney's regt.; also, receipt given to William Fisk, dated Upton, July 1, 1777, signed by said Taft, for wages for 3 mos. 13 days service in Capt. Nelson's co.

Taft, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Isaac Martin's co., Col. Joseph (Josiah) Whitney's regt.; service from May 4, 1777, to July 4, 1777, 2 mos. 5 days, under Maj. Gen. Spencer at Rhode Island, including travel (68 miles) from home to place of destination and from place of discharge home.

Taft, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Peter Penniman's co., Col. Job Cushing's regt.; marched Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 24 (also given 3 mos. 13) days, at the Northward, including 11 days (216 miles) travel home.

Taft, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. Thomas Marshall Baker's co., Col. Benjamin Haws's regt.; enlisted Aug. 2, 1778; discharged Sept. 12, 1778; service, 1 mo. 12 days; company detached to march to Rhode Island to serve for 6 weeks. Roll dated Upton.

Taft, Ebenezer. Private, Capt. B. Read's co. commanded by Lieut. John Benson, Col. Nathan Tyler's (Worcester Co.) regt.; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 1, 1780; service, 8 days, on an alarm at Rhode Island, including 3 days (52 miles) travel home.

Taft, Eleazer, Braintree. Private, Capt. Eliphalet Sawen's co. of Minute-men, Col. Benjamin Linclon's (Lincoln's) regt., which assembled April 19, 1775; service, 8 days.

Taft, Eleazer, Winchendon. Private, Capt. William Henry's co., Col. Whitney's regt.; enlisted May 5, 1777; discharged July 5, 1777; service, 2 mos. 10 days, at Rhode Island, including 9 days (198 miles) travel to camp and home.

Taft, Eleazer. Capt. Silas Wild's co., Col. Greaton's regt.; order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Cambridge Camp, Dec. 12, 1775; also, Private, Capt. Wild's co., Col. Edmund Phinney's regt.; muster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776; reported on command with Gen. Washington.

Taft, Eleazer. Private, Capt. Peter Penniman's co., Col. Job Cushing's regt.; marched Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Nov. 29, 1777; service, 3 mos. 24 (also given 3 mos. 6) days, at the Northward, including 11 days (216 miles) travel home.

Taft, Eleazer. Sergeant, Capt. Moses French's co., Col. Jonathan Titcomb's regt.; service from May 15, 1777, to July 15, 1777, 2 mos. 5 days, travel included, at Rhode Island; also, 1st Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Tower's co., commanded by Capt. Stephen Penniman prior to Sept. 15, 1777, Col. Benjamin Gill's regt.; engaged Aug. 15, 1777; discharged Dec. 12, 1777; service, 3 mos. 28 days, in Northern department, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home; reported promoted from Sergeant Sept. 15, 1777.

Taft, Eleazer. Private, Capt. Eliphalet Sawen's co., Col. William McIntosh's regt.; enlisted March 25, 1778; discharged April 7, 1778; service, 13 days, with guards at Roxbury.

Taft, Eli. Private, Capt. Philip Ammidon's co., Col. Dean's regt.; enlisted March 4, 1781; discharged March 18, 1781; service, 14 days, at Rhode Island.

Taft, Elijah. Private, Capt. Philip Ammidon's co., Col. Tyler's regt.; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 15 days, including 3 days (52 miles) travel home; company ordered to Rhode Island on the alarm of July 27, 1780.

Taft, Ellis, Mendon. Fifer, Capt. Samuel Craggin's co., Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; service from Dec. 8, 1776, to Jan. 21, 1777, 1 mo. 15 days, at Providence Plantation and Rhode Island on an alarm; mileage home to Mendon (24 miles) allowed.

Taft, Enos, Mendon. Private, Capt. Andrew Peters's co., Col. Joseph Read's (20th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 27, 1775; service, 3 mos. 12 days; also, company return dated Roxbury, Sept. 25, 1775.

Taft, Enos. Sergeant, Capt. David Batcheller's co., Col. Ezra Wood's regt.; arrived at camp June 5, 1778; discharged Jan. 29, 1779; service, 8 mos. 17 days, at North river, including 3 days to prepare for camp and 20 days (400 miles) travel out and home; regiment raised for 8 months; also, receipts dated Brookfield, April 8, 1779, signed by said Taft, for wages of William Boyd and others for service in Col. Wood's regt.

Taft, Enos. Private, Capt. Philip Ammidon's co., Col. Tyler's regt.; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 15 days, including 3 days (52 miles) travel home; company ordered to Rhode Island on the alarm of July 27, 1780.

Taft, Ephraim. Corporal, Capt. Thaddeus Read's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days, including travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

Taft, Ezra, Uxbridge. Private, Capt. Joseph Chapin's co. of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 17 days; also, Capt. William Wyman's co., Col. John Paterson's (26th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 29, 1775; service, 3 mos. 9 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775]; also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Dec. 16, 1775.

Taft, Frederick, Uxbridge. Private, Capt. Benjamin Richardson's co., Col. Nicholas Dike's regt.; pay abstract for mileage from home to Dorchester Heights, dated Sept. 4, 1776; also, same co. and regt.; pay abstract for travel allowance, etc., from Dorchester Heights home, dated Nov. 28, 1776; said Taft credited with allowance for 2 days (45 miles) travel; also, abstract for gun and blanket money for a number of men belonging to Capt. Samuel Baldwin's co., Col. Dike's regt., stationed at Boston in March, 1777; said men reported as in service in Col. Dike's regt. from the first of his marching to Roxbury in Aug., 1776.

Taft, Frederick. Private, Capt. Isaac Martin's co., Col. Ezra Wood's regt.; service, 22 days; company marched to Rhode Island April 17, 1777, and served until May 7, 1777, under Maj. Gen. Spencer.

Taft, Frederick. Private, Capt. Isaac Martin's co., Col. Joseph (Josiah) Whitney's regt.; service from May 4, 1777, to July 4, 1777, 2 mos. 6 days, under Maj. Gen. Spencer at Rhode Island, including travel (72 miles) from home to place of destination and from place of discharge home.

Taft, Frederick. Private, Capt. Joseph Sibley's co., Col. Danforth Keyes's regt.; enlisted Aug. 27, 1777; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1778; roll dated Providence; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll dated North Kingston, Dec. 3, 1777; also, same co. and regt.; return of men stationed at North Kingston Dec. 8, 1777, dated Sturbridge; also, same co. and regt.; service from Dec. 1, 1777, to Jan. 1, 1778, 1 mo. 1 day, including travel home; roll dated Providence.

Taft, Frederick. Order on John Potter, Paymaster, Col. Wood's regt., payable to Samuel Taft, dated Uxbridge, May 4, 1779, signed by said Taft, Sergeant, for wages, etc., for service in Capt. David Batchellor's co.

Taft, Frederick. Sergeant, Capt. Thomas Marshall Baker's co., Col. Samuel Denney's regt.; engaged 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.

Taft, George. Private, Capt. Peter Penniman's co., Col. Wood's regt.; service from April 18, 1777, to May 7, 1777, 21 days; company marched for defense of Rhode Island.

Taft, George. Private, Capt. Penniman's co., Col. Job Cushing's regt.; marched Aug. 17, 1777; discharged Nov. 14, 1777; service, 3 mos. 24 (also given 2 mos. 29) days, at the Northward, including 11 days (216 miles) travel home.

Taft, George. Private, Capt. Thomas Marshall Baker's co., Col. Benjamin Haws's regt.; enlisted Aug. 2, 1778; discharged Sept. 12, 1778; service, 1 mo. 12 days; company detached to march to Rhode Island to serve for 6 weeks. Roll dated Upton.

Taft, George. Private, Capt. Benjamin Read's co., Col. John Rand's regt.; enlisted July 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 7 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home; company stationed at West Point; regiment raised in Worcester Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Taft, Gershom. Private, Capt. Samuel Read's co., in a regiment commanded by Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler; service to Jan. 21, 1777, 1 mo. 15 days, at Providence, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Taft, Grindal. Private, Capt. Peter Penniman's co., Col. Wood's regt.; service from April 18, 1777, to May 7, 1777, 21 days; company marched for defense of Rhode Island; also, Capt. Thomas Marshall Baker's co., Col. Benjamin Haws's regt.; enlisted Aug. 3, 1778; discharged Sept. 12, 1778; service, 1 mo. 11 days; company detached to march to Rhode Island to serve for 6 weeks; roll dated Upton.

Taft, Henry, Holden. Corporal, Capt. James Davis's co. of Minute-men, Col. Doolittle's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 10½ days; also, Private, Capt. Davis's detachment of Holden militia, Col. Benjamin Flagg's (Worcester Co.) regt.; service, 5 days; detachment marched to Hadley on the alarm of Aug. 19, 1777; also, Capt. Samuel Thompson's co., Maj. Asa Baldwin's division, Col. Denney's regt.; enlisted Sept. 26, 1777; service, 1 mo., in Northern department, including 8 days (170 miles) travel home.

Taft, Isaac, Machias. Ensign, Capt. Robert Allin's (7th) co., Col. Ichabod Alden's regt.; return of field, staff, and commissioned officers [year not given]; reported never joined.

Taft, Isaac. Seaman, sloop “Machias Liberty,” commanded by Capt. Jeremiah Obrien; engaged Feb. 1, 1776; discharged Oct. 15, 1776; service, 8 mos. 14 days.

Taft, Isaac. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Feb. 16, 1777; Capt. White's co., Col. Francis's regt.; reported received State bounty.

Taft, Israel, Uxbridge. List of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co., to serve at Rhode Island until Jan. 1, 1780; Capt. Seagrave's co., Col. Tyler's regt.; engaged for town of Uxbridge; mustered July 11, 1779; also, Corporal, Capt. Thomas Fish's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; engaged July 2, 1779; discharged Dec. 17, 1779; service, 5 mos. 19 days, at Rhode Island; roll sworn to at Newport; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Dec., 1779, sworn to at Newport, allowing 1 mo. 3 days service at Rhode Island, travel (60 miles) included.

Taft, Israel. Private, Capt. Samuel Read, Jr.'s co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt.; marched Dec. -, 1776; returned March -, 1777; service, 3 mos. 13 days, at the Jerseys. Roll dated Uxbridge.

Taft, Israel. Private, Capt. Joseph Sibley's co., Col. Danforth Keyes's regt.; enlisted Sept. 1, 1777; enlistment to expire Jan. 1, 1778; roll dated Providence; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll dated North Kingston, Dec. 3, 1777; also, same co. and regt.; return of men stationed at North Kingston Dec. 8, 1777, dated Sturbridge; also, same co. and regt.; service from Dec. 1, 1777, to Jan. 1, 1778, 1 mo. 1 day, including travel home; roll dated Providence.

Taft, Israel. Private, Capt. Caleb Whiting's co., Col. Benjamin Hawes's regt.; entered service Aug. 1, 1778; discharged Sept. 12, 1778; service, 1 mo. 13 days, on expedition to Rhode Island.

Taft, Israel. 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, 19 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 5 in.; complexion, freckled; engaged for town of Uxbridge; marched to camp July 9, 1780, under command of Lieut. Jackson, of the artillery; also, pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of 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.

Taft, Jacob, Uxbridge. Private, Capt. Joseph Chapin's co. of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 11 days; also, Sergeant, Capt. Edward Seagrave's co., Col. Joseph Read's (20th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775; service, 3 mos. 8 days; also, company return dated Sept. 25, 1775; also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Camp at Roxbury, Dec. 29, 1775.

Taft, John. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Webber's co., Lieut. Col. Samuel Williams's regt.; enlisted Dec. 17, 1776; discharged March 20, 1777; service, 3 mos. 14 days, at the Northward, including 11 days (220 miles) travel home. Roll sworn to at Chesterfield and endorsed “Maj'r Claps Reg't.”

Taft, Jonathan, Mendon. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from 1st Mendon co., as returned by Lieut. Philip Ammidon to Col. Moses Wheelock; residence, Mendon; engaged for town of Mendon; joined Capt. Warren's co., Col. Bailey's regt.; term, during war; also, list of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co.; Capt. Warren's co., Col. Bailey's regt.; mustered May 6, 1777; also, Private, 6th co., Col. John Bailey's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from April 19, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Isaac Warren's (6th) co., Col. Bailey's regt.; company return dated Camp Valley Forge, Jan. 24, 1778; mustered by a County Muster Master; also, Major's co., Col. Bailey's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, descriptive list dated West Point, Jan. 27, 1781; Capt. Seth Drew's co., 2d Mass. regt.; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, light; hair, light; residence, Mendon; enlisted April 19, 1777, by Lieut. Walker, at Mendon; enlistment, during war; also, list of United States pensioners made up to Dec. 31, 1787, as returned by John Lucas, Commissary of Pensions; Capt. Drew's co.; rank, Private; residence, Mendon; disabled by a fall from his horse which dislocated his right shoulder; pensioned Jan. 3, 1783.

Taft, Joseph (also given Joseph, Jr.), Uxbridge. Order dated Sept. 11, 1777, signed by Capt. Samuel Read, Jr., directing Sergt. Samuel Taft, of Uxbridge, to apprehend said Taft and others, all of Uxbridge, who were drafted to reinforce the Northern army, agreeable to resolve of April 11, 1777, but refused to march, and to convey them under guard to Col. Cushing at or near Bennington or wherever he had marched with his regiment, and to obtain a receipt from the commanding officer of the regiment for said men with an account of expenses incurred; also, Private, Capt. Job Knap's co., Col. Job Cushen's regt.; joined company Sept. 15, 1777; discharged Nov. 30 (also given Nov. 29), 1777; service, 2 mos. 24 (also given 2 mos. 25) days, with Northern army, including travel (10 days) home; also, Capt. Bezaleel Taft's (9th) co., Col. Nathan Tyler's (3d Worcester Co.) regt.; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days, including travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 27, 1780.

Taft, Joseph. Fifer, Capt. Silas Wild's co., Col. Edmund Phinney's regt.; muster roll dated Garrison at Fort George, Dec. 8, 1776; enlisted Jan. 1, 1776; reported sick in general hospital; also reported re-engaged Nov. 26, 1776, under Col. Brewer; also, list of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col. Ebenezer Thayer, Jr.'s (5th Suffolk Co.) regt., dated Jan. 20, 1778; residence, Braintree; engaged for town of Braintree; term, 3 years.

Taft, Joseph, 3d, Uxbridge. Private, Capt. Samuel Read's co. of militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 6 days.

Taft, Josiah, Uxbridge. Private, Capt. William Wyman's co., Col. John Paterson's (26th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 25, 1775; service, 3 mos. 13 days; also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Dec. 16, 1775.

Taft, Keith. Private, Capt. Edward Seagrave's co., Col. Wade's regt.; enlisted June 19, 1778; discharged July 12, 1778; service, 26 days, at Rhode Island; company raised for 21 days service; roll dated Uxbridge; also, Capt. William Tucker's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt.; enlisted July 17, 1778; discharged Jan. 1, 1779; service, 5 mos. 16 days; also, Capt. Bezaleel Taft's (9th) co., Col. Nathan Tyler's (3d Worcester Co.) regt.; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days, including travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 27, 1780; also, receipt dated Uxbridge, April 25, 1781, signed by said Taft and others, for money paid them by Capt. Edward Seagrave, Constable, in behalf of Capt. Bezaleel Taft, as part of the wages due them for service on the alarm at Tiverton in July, 1780.

Taft, Lovet. Private, Lieut. Eli Hermon's co., Col. John Brown's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service June 30, 1777; discharged July 27, 1777; service, 28 days; company marched to Fort Ann, N. Y., June 30, 1777.

Taft, Lyman. Private, Capt. William Tucker's co., Col. Jacob Gerrish's regt.; enlisted July 10, 1778; discharged Jan. 1, 1779; service, 5 mos. 23 days.

Taft, Lyman. Pay roll for 6 months men raised by the town of Windsor for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched to camp July 5, 1780; discharged Dec. 5, 1780; service, 5 mos. 7 days, including travel (120 miles) home.

Taft, Marvel (also given Marble), Mendon. Private, Capt. Edward Seagrave's co., Col. Wade's regt.; enlisted June 19, 1778; discharged July 12, 1778; service, 26 days, at Rhode Island; company raised for 21 days; roll dated Uxbridge; also, Capt. Thomas Fish's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; entered service July 3, 1779; discharged Dec. 17, 1779; service, 5 mos. 18 days, at Rhode Island; roll sworn to at Newport; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Dec., 1779, sworn to at Newport, allowing 1 mo. 3 days service at Rhode Island, travel (60 miles) included; also, Capt. Benjamin Read's co., Col. John Rand's regt.; enlisted July 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 11, 1780; service, 3 mos. 7 days, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home; company stationed at West Point; regiment raised in Worcester Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months; also, Capt. Philip Ammidon's co., Col. Dean's regt.; enlisted March 4, 1781; discharged March 18, 1781; service, 14 days, at Rhode Island; also, Capt. Reuben Davis's co., Col. Luke Drury's regt.; detached July 17, 1781; marched to join regiment July 25, 1781; arrived at West Point Aug. 1, 1781; discharged Nov. 1, 1781; service, 3 mos. 22 days, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home; residence, Mendon; engaged for town of Mendon; regiment raised for 3 months.

Taft, Matthew, Shelburne. Private, Capt. Joshua L. Woodbridge's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; enlisted June 25, 1779; discharged Dec. 25, 1779; service, 6 mos. 8 days, at Rhode Island; roll sworn to at Newport; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Dec., 1779, sworn to at Newport, allowing 1 mo. 7 days service at Rhode Island, including travel (141 miles) home.

Taft, Matthew, Upton. Corporal, Capt. Robert Taft's co., Col. Silas Wheelock's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury; service, 14 days; reported returned home; also, Capt. Ezra Wood's co.; company return dated Upton, April 19 [year not given, probably 1775].

Taft, Matthew. Receipt given to William Fisk, dated Upton, March 25, 1777, signed by said Taft and others belonging to Capt. Gershom Nelson's co. who went from Upton, for rations, mileage, etc.; also, order on Henry Gardner, Treasurer, payable to Col. Ezra Wood, dated Upton, May 2, 1777, signed by said Taft and others, for wages for service in Capt. Nelson's co., Col. Whitney's regt.; also, receipt given to Lieut. William Fisk, dated Upton, June 26, 1777, signed by said Taft, for wages for 3 mos. 13 days service in Capt. Nelson's co.

Taft, Matthew. Private, Capt. Robert Taft's co.; return of men who enlisted Aug. 21, 1777, on the alarm caused by the battle of Bennington [service not given].

Taft, Matthew. Private, Capt. Thomas Marshall Baker's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; enlisted July 27, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 15 days, including 3 days (60 miles) travel home; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

Taft, “Mijamin,” 3d.Private, Capt. Bezaleel Taft's (9th) co., Col. Nathan Tyler's (3d Worcester Co.) regt.; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days, including travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 27, 1780.

Taft, Moses. Private, Capt. Samuel Read's co., in a regiment commanded by Lieut, Col. Nathan Tyler; service to Jan. 21, 1777, 1 mo. 15 days, at Providence, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Taft, Moses. Private, Capt. Benjamin in Farrar's co., Col. Benjamin Haws's regt.; entered service Sept. 27, 1777; discharged Oct. 29, 1777; service, 1 mo. 5 days, on a secret expedition to Rhode Island, including 3 days (56 miles) travel home.

Taft, Moses. Private, Capt. Edward Seagrave's co., Col. Wade's regt.; enlisted June 19, 1778; discharged July 12, 1778; service, 26 days, at Rhode Island; company raised for 21 days. Roll dated Uxbridge.

Taft, Moses. Chaplain, Brig. Gen. Solomon Lovell's brigade; engaged Aug. 18, 1778; discharged Sept. 13, 1778; service, 27 (also given 28) days, at Rhode Island, including 3 days (52 miles) travel home. Roll dated Warwick.

Taft, Moses. Private, Capt. Joseph McNall's co., in a regiment commanded by Lieut. Col. Samuel Pierce; entered service May 17, 1779; service, 1 mo. 18 days, at Tiverton, R. I.; reported 60 miles from home.

Taft, Moses. Corporal, Capt. Job Knap's co.; entered service March 2, 1781; discharged March 15, 1781; service, 17 days, including 3 days (70 miles) travel; company marched to Rhode Island. Roll dated Douglas.

Taft, Moses, Jr. Private, Capt. Bezaleel Taft's (9th) co., Col. Nathan Tyler's (3d Worcester Co.) regt.; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days, including travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 27, 1780; also, receipt dated Uxbridge, April 25, 1781, signed by said Taft and others, for money paid them by Capt. Edward Seagrave, Constable, in behalf of Capt. Bezaleel Taft, as part of the wages due them for service on the alarm at Tiverton in July, 1780.

Taft, Nathan, Lancaster. Private, Capt. Francis Willson's co., Col. Danforth Keyes's regt.; enlisted Aug. 16, 1777; discharged Jan. 3, 1778; service, 4 mos. 17 days, at Rhode Island; roll dated Providence; also, same co. and regt.; pay abstract for mileage from place of discharge home, dated Providence, Dec. 29, 1777; mileage for 60 miles allowed said Taft.

Taft, Nathan. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Healy's co., Col. Jonathan Holman's regt.; service, 43 days; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm in Dec., 1776, and was stationed at Providence, R. I., Jan. 21, 1777.

Taft, Nathan. Private, Capt. Lebbeus Drew's co., Col. William Shepard's (4th) regt.; muster rolls for June and July, 1781, dated Phillipsburgh; enlisted Feb. 13, 1781; enlistment, 3 years; also, muster roll for Aug., 1781; also, muster roll for Sept., 1781, dated Continental Village; reported sick in hospital; also, muster roll for Oct. and Nov., 1781, dated York Hutts; reported died Oct. 8, 1781.

Taft, Nathaniel, Mendon. Private, Capt. Joseph Daniels's (3d Mendon) co., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury; service, 7 days; reported returned home.

Taft, Nathaniel. Private, Capt. Philip Ammidon's co., Col. Tyler's regt.; entered service Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 10 days, including 3 days (52 miles) travel home; company ordered to Rhode Island on the alarm of July 27, 1780.

Taft, Noah, Uxbridge.2d Lieutenant, Capt. Samuel Read's co. of militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 12 days.

Taft, Noah. Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Read's co., in a regiment commanded by Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler; service to Jan. 21, 1777, 1 mo. 15 days, at Providence, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Taft, Noah. Private, Capt. Benjamin Read's co., Col. John Rand's regt.; enlisted July 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 7 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home; company stationed at West Point; regiment raised in Worcester Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Taft, Noah. Private, Capt. Bezaleel Taft's (9th) co., Col. Nathan Tyler's (3d Worcester Co.) regt.; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days, including travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 27, 1780; also, receipt dated Uxbridge, April 25, 1781, signed by said Taft and others, for money paid them by Capt. Edward Seagrave, Constable, in behalf of Capt. Bezaleel Taft, as part of the wages due them for service on the alarm at Tiverton in July, 1780.

Taft, Oliver, Uxbridge. Private, Capt. Edward Seagrave's co., Col. Joseph Read's (20th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 29, 1775; service, 2 mos. 22 days; reported died July 16, 1775; also, certificate dated Watertown, May 8, 1776, signed by Abner Rawson, certifying that Abner Taft, of Uxbridge, ordered him to receive of the committee of clothing money in lieu of bounty coat due his son, said Oliver Taft, deceased, a soldier in Capt. Edward Seagrave's co., Col. Read's regt., the “last Summer Campaign.”

Taft, Oliver. Private, Capt. Bezaleel Taft's (9th) co., Col. Nathan Tyler's (3d Worcester Co.) regt.; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days, including travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 27, 1780; also, receipt dated Uxbridge, April 25, 1781, signed by said Taft and others, for money paid them by Capt. Edward Seagrave, Constable, in behalf of Capt. Bezaleel Taft, as part of the wages due them for service on the alarm at Tiverton in July, 1780.

Taft, Paul, Uxbridge. Private, Capt. Samuel Read's co. of militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 10 days.

Taft, Paul. Private, Capt. Bezaleel Taft's (9th) co., Col. Nathan Tyler's (3d Worcester Co.) regt.; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days, including travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 27, 1780.

Taft, Peter, Uxbridge. Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Chapin's co. of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 11 days; also, Ensign, Capt. Edward Seagrave's co., Col. Joseph Read's regt.; regimental return dated Camp at Roxbury, May 18, 1775; commissions for said Taft and other officers received by Col. Read, at Watertown, May 24, 1775; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Edward Seagrave's co., Col. Joseph Read's (20th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos. 13 days; also, company return dated Sept. 25, 1775.

Taft, Phineas. Fifer, Capt. Eliphalet Sawen's co., Col. Joseph Palmer's regt.; service, 2 days; company assembled at Braintree June 14, 1776.

Taft, Phineas. Private, Capt. Isaac Martin's co., Col. Ezra Wood's regt.; service, 26 days, including travel (56 miles) to and from camp; company marched to Rhode Island under command of Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Taft, Robert, Upton. Ensign, Capt. David Bachelor's co., Col. Joseph Read's regt.; regimental return dated Camp at Roxbury, May 18, 1775; commissions for said Taft and other officers received by Col. Read, at Watertown, May 24, 1775; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Batchelor's co., Col. Joseph Read's (20th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; engaged April 26, 1775; service, 3 mos. 13 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Taft, Robert, Upton. Captain of a company in Col. Silas Wheelock's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury; service, 8 days; also, Captain; return of men who enlisted Aug. 21, 1777, on the alarm caused by the battle of Bennington [service not given]; also, Captain, 3d co., Col. N. Tyler's (3d Worcester Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned Oct. 22, 1779.

Taft, Robert, Upton. Private, Capt. Benjamin Read's co., Col. John Rand's regt.; enlisted July 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 7 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home; company stationed at West Point; regiment raised in Worcester Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Taft, Robert, Uxbridge. Sergeant, Capt. Joseph Chapin's co. of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 15 days.

Taft, Robert. Private, Capt. John Tyler's co., Col. Joseph Read's regt.; company return endorsed “Dec. 10, 1775;” company raised in Mendon, Uxbridge, and Upton.

Taft, Robert. Private, Capt. Zenas Wheeler's co., Col. Hopkins's (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service July 15, 1776; discharged Aug. 1, 1776; service, 17 days; company marched to the Highlands, N. Y., on an alarm.

Taft, Robert. Sergeant, Capt. Samuel Read's co., in a regiment commanded by Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler; service to Jan. 21, 1777, 1 mo. 15 days, at Providence, R. I., on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Taft, Robert.2d Lieutenant, Capt. Isaac Martin's co., Col. Ezra Wood's regt.; service, 23 days; company marched to Rhode Island April 17, 1777, and served until May 7, 1777, under Maj. Gen. Spencer.

Taft, Robert.1st Lieutenant, Capt. Bezaleel Taft's (9th) co., Col. Nathan Tyler's (3d Worcester Co.) regt. of Mass. militia; list of officers; commissioned April 14, 1780.

Taft, Robert.1st Lieutenant, Capt. Thomas Marshall Baker's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; enlisted July 26, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 16 days, including 3 days (60 miles) travel home; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

Taft, Robert. Lieutenant, Capt. Benjamin Read's co., Col. John Rand's regt.; engaged July 1, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 20 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home; company stationed at West Point; regiment raised in Worcester Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Taft, Robert. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. James Foster's co., Col. Jonathan Smith's regt.; list of field, staff, and commissioned officers [year not given].

Taft, Samuel. Private, Capt. Thaddeus Read's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 3, 1780; service, 10 days, including travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

Taft, Seth, Mendon. Private, Capt. Samuel Craggin's co., Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; service from Dec. 8, 1776, to Jan. 21, 1777, 1 mo. 15 days, at Providence Plantation and Rhode Island on an alarm; mileage home to Mendon (24 miles) allowed.

Taft, Seth. Corporal, Capt. Benjamin Farrar's co., Col. Benjamin Haws's regt.; entered service Sept. 27, 1777; discharged Oct. 29, 1777; service, 1 mo. 5 days, on a secret expedition to Rhode Island, including 3 days (56 miles) travel home.

Taft, Seth. Private, Capt. Philip Ammidon's co., Col. Tyler's regt.; entered service Aug. 2, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 10 days, including 3 days (52 miles) travel home; company ordered to Rhode Island on the alarm of July 27, 1780.

Taft, Silas, Dedham. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Battle's co. of 4th Parish in Dedham; service, 3 days, probably on the alarm of April 19, 1775.

Taft, Silas. Private, Capt. Bezaleel Taft's (9th) co., Col. Nathan Tyler's (3d Worcester Co.) regt.; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days, including travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 27, 1780.

Taft, Solomon, Upton. Private, Capt. Robert Taft's co., Col. Silas Wheelock's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Roxbury; service, 15 days; reported returned home; also, Capt. Ezra Wood's co.; company return dated Upton, April 19 [year not given, probably 1775].

Taft, Solomon. Private, Capt. Benjamin Farrer's co., 3d Worcester Co. regt. commanded by Lieut. Col. Nathan Tyler; enlisted Dec. 8, 1776; discharged Jan. 21, 1777; service, 1 mo. 14 days, at Providence; company marched to Rhode Island on the alarm of Dec. 8, 1776.

Taft, Solomon. Sergeant, Capt. Thomas Marshall Baker's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; engaged July 27, 1780; discharged Aug. 8, 1780; service, 15 days, including 3 days (60 miles) travel home; company marched to Rhode Island on an alarm.

Taft, Stephen, Uxbridge.2d Lieutenant, Capt. Joseph Chapin's co. of Minute-men, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775; service, 11 days.

Taft, Thaddeus, Uxbridge. Private, Capt. Edward Seagrave's co., Col. Joseph Read's (20th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 15, 1775; service, 2 mos. 22 days; also, company return dated Sept. 25, 1775; also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Roxbury, Dec. 21, 1775.

Taft, Thaddeus. Private, Capt. Thaddeus Read's co., Col. Nathan Tyler's regt.; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7 1780; service, 14 days, including travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on an alarm. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

Taft, Thomas. List of men drafted for 8 months to the credit of the town of Mendon [year not given].

Taft, Timothy, Uxbridge. Private, Capt. William Wyman's co., Col. John Paterson's (26th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted April 29, 1775; service, 3 mos. 8 days; also, order for money in lieu of bounty coat dated Dec. 16, 1775.

Taft, Timothy. Private, Capt. Job Knap's co., Col. Job Cushing's regt.; marched Aug. 17, 1777; joined company Sept. 15, 1777; discharged Nov. 29 (also given Nov. 30), 1777; service, 3 mos. 23 (also given 3 mos. 24) days, at the Northward, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

Taft, Timothy. Sergeant, Capt. Bezaleel Taft's (9th) co., Col. Nathan Tyler's (3d Worcester Co.) regt.; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days, including travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 27, 1780.

Taft, Timothy. Sergeant, Capt. Benjamin Read's co., Col. John Rand's regt.; engaged July 14, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780; service, 3 mos. 7 days, including 10 days (200 miles) travel home; company stationed at West Point; regiment raised in Worcester Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

Taft, William, Uxbridge. Private, Capt. Edward Seagrave's co., Col. Joseph Read's (20th) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 8, 1775; service, 3 mos. 1 day; also, company return dated Sept. 25, 1775; also, order for bounty coat dated Roxbury, Nov. 25, 1775.

Taft, William. Private, Capt. Job Knap's co., Col. Job Cushing's regt.; marched Aug. 17, 1777; joined company Sept. 15, 1777; discharged Oct. 1, 1777; service, 1 mo. 23 days, at the Northward, including 8 days (160 miles) travel home. Roll sworn to in Worcester Co.

Taft, William. Corporal, Capt. Caleb Whiting's co., Col. Benjamin Hawes's regt.; enlisted Aug. 1, 1778; discharged Sept. 12, 1778; service, 1 mo. 13 days, on expedition to Rhode Island.

Taft, William. Corporal, Capt. Bezaleel Taft's (9th) co., Col. Nathan Tyler's (3d Worcester Co.) regt.; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days, including travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 27, 1780.

Taft, Zadok. Private, Capt. Bezaleel Taft's (9th) co., Col. Nathan Tyler's (3d Worcester Co.) regt.; entered service July 28, 1780; discharged Aug. 7, 1780; service, 14 days, including travel (3 days) home; company marched to Tiverton, R. I., on the alarm of July 27, 1780; also, receipt given to Bezaleel Taft, dated Uxbridge, April 15, 1782, signed by said Zadok Taft, in full for wages for service on an alarm at Rhode Island in 1780.

Tafte, Eleazer, Upton. Matross, Capt. Joseph Chadwick's co., Col. Gridley's (Artillery) regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted July 6, 1775; service, 26 days.

Tafts, Aaron. List of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co., to serve at Rhode Island until Jan. 1, 1780; Capt. Cragen's co., Col. Tyler's regt.; engaged for town of Mendon; mustered July 11, 1779.

Tafts, Frederick. Sergeant, Capt. David Batcheller's co., Col. Ezra Wood's regt.; arrived at camp June 5, 1778; discharged Jan. 29, 1779; service, 8 mos. 17 days, at North river, including 3 days to prepare for camp and 20 days (400 miles) travel out and home; regiment raised for 8 months; also, same co. and regt.; pay roll for Sept., 1778; reported joined.

Tafts, Israel, Uxbridge. 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.

Tafts, Josiah, Uxbridge. Private, Capt. William Wyman's co., Col. John Paterson's regt.; company return [probably Oct., 1775].

Tafts, Marvel. List of men mustered by Thomas Newhall, Muster Master for Worcester Co., to serve at Rhode Island until Jan. 1, 1780; Capt. Read's co., Col. Tyler's regt.; engaged for town of Mendon; mustered July 11, 1779.

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