VITAL RECORDS OF REHOBOTH, 1642-1895
Marriages, Intention, Births, Deaths.

with supplement containing the record of 1896,
Colonial returns, lists of the early settlers,
purchasers, freemen, inhabitants,
the soldiers seving in Philip's War
and the Revolution.

By JAMES N. ARNOLD

Providence, R.I.
Narragansett Historical Publishing Company
1897.

SUPPLEMENT SECTION V.

Marriages, Births and Deaths of Rehoboth for the year 1896.

[transcribed by Dave Swerdfeger]






LIST OF PUHCHASERS, SETTLERS AND INHABITANTS.
A list of the first purchasers, with the value of their alottments, about 1643.
.. .s. d.
1. Mrs. Bur, (Ruth Ingram accepted in her place) 100 0 0
2. Wicklow Walker, 50 0 0
3. John Read. 300 0 0
4. John Cooke,which is still in the town's hands, 300 0 0
5. The Schoolmaster, 50 0 0
6. Will Cheesbrook, 450 0 0
7. Mr. Winchester, 195 0 0
8. Richard Wright, 834 0 0
9. Mr. Newman, 380 0 0
10. Will Smith, 196 10 0
11. Walter Palmer, 419 0 0
12. James Clark, now John Permit's, 71 0 0
13. Ralph Shepherd, now James Redeways, 121 10 0
14. Zachariah Rondes, 50 0 0
15. John Mathewes, 40 0 0
16. John Perrum, 67 0 0
17. John Miller, 69 10 0
18. Samuel Butterworth, 50 0 0
19. George Kendrick, 50 0 0
20. Abram Martin, 60 10 0
21. The Teacher, 100 0 0
22. Edward Seale, 81 0 0
21. John Browne, 80 0 0
24. John Howward, 250 0 0
25. Mr. Peek, 535 0 0
26. Mr. Obadiah Holmes, now Robert Wheaton's, 100 0 0
27. Edward Smith, 252 0 0
28. Job Lane now Robert Abells, 50 0 0
29. Thomas Hitt, 101 0 0
30. James Walker, now John Fitche's, 50 0 0
31. Thomas Bliss, 153 0 0
32. The Governor's lot now Richard Bullocks, 200 0 0
33. Isaac Martin, now Thomas Wilmot's, 50 0 0
34. Robert Morris, 94 10 0
35. Edward Burnetts,now Richard Bowen, Jr.'s. 134 10 0
36. The Pastor, 100 0 0
37. Mr. Henry Smith, 260 0 0
38. Matthew Pratt, 239 0 0
39. John Menge, 120 0 0
40. Thomas Clifton,now Stephen Paine, Jr.'s, 160 0 0
41. Joseph Terry, now John Peck's 134 0 0
42. Tho Cooper, 367 0 0
43. Robert Fuller, 150 0 0
44. John Allen, 156 0 0
45. Ralph Allen, 270 0 0
46. Edward Gillman, now Joseph Peck's, 306 0 0
47. Tho Houlbrook, 186 10 0
48. Will Carpenter, 254 10 0
49. John Houlbrook, now Nicholas Ide's, 186 10 0
50. Robert Titus, now Robert Jones's, 156 10 0
51. Will Saben, 53 0 0
53. Mr. Brown, 600 0 0
54. Edward Patteson, now John Woodcock's, 50 0 0
55. Peter Hunt, 327 0 0
56. Robert Martin, 228 10 0
57. Robert Sharp, but now Rice Leonard's, 106 0 0
58. Richard Bowen, 270 0 0


At a Town Meeting, the 31st day of the 4th mouth (June), 1644, lots were drawn for a division of the woodland, between the plain and the town. Shares were drawn to the number of 58 as follows:

1. Mr. Winchester. 30. The Pastor's.
2. Mr. Leonard. 31. Stephen Paine.
3. Peter Hunt. 32. Edward Smith.
4. William Cheeseborough. 33. William Smith.
5. Ralph Allen. 34. James Clark.
6. John Holbrook. 35. The Governor.
7. John Perron. 36. Edward Bennett.
8. The Schoolmaster. 37. Obadiah Holmes.
9. Matthew Pratt. 38. Mr. Browne.
10. William Carpenter. 39. Thomas Cooper.
11. Ephraim Hunt. 40. Thomas Holbrooke.
12. Samuel Butterworth. 41. Thomas Hitt.
13. Edward Patterson. 42. John Allin.
14. James Browne. 43. John Meggs.
15. Richard Bowin. 44. William Sabin.
16. Mr. Newman. 45. Mr. Henry Smith.
17. Mr. Peck. 46. Zachary Rhodes.
18. Walter Palmer. 47. Edward Gilman.
19. Abraham Martin. 48. Thomas Clifton.
20. John Sutton. 49. Joseph Torrey.
21. Robert Morris. 50. Thomas Dunn.
22. John Matthews. 51. Robert Martin.
23. lsaac Martin. 52. Widow Walker.
24. James Walker. 53. John Miller.
25. Robert Titus. 54. Mr. B-.
26. Edward Seale. 55. The Teacher.
27. George Kendrick. 56. John Cooke.
28.---------. 57. Ralph Shepherd.
29. Thomas Bliss. 58. John Reade.


The following names appear on the 1st covenant which bears date 3d of 5th month (July), 1644:

Walter Palmer. Ephraim Hunt.
Edward Smith. Peter Hunt.
Edward Bennett. William Smith.
Robert Titus. John Perren.
Abraham Martin. Zachary Rhoades.
John Matthews. Job Lane.
Edward Sale. Alex Winchester.
Ralph Shepherd. Henry Smith.
Samuel Newman. Stephen Paine.
William Cheesehorough. Ralph Alin.
Richard Wright. Thomas Bliss.
Robert Martin. George Kendricke.
Richard Bowen. John Allen.
Joseph Torrey. William Sabin.
James Clark. Thomas Cooper.


The following are the names of the first Board of Selectmen, chosen 9th of 10th month (December), 1644:

Alexander Winchester. Walter Palmer.
Richard Wright. William Smith.
Henry Smith. Stephen Paine.
Edward Smith. Richard Bowen.
Robert Martin.


A list of those whose shares were declared forfeited to the town for non-fillment of conditions, on the 24th of 8th month (October). 1643:

Ralph Shepherd. John Megges.
James Browne. Thomas Cooper.
Mr. Leonard. John Sutton.
Mr. Peck. Edward Gilman.
Obadiah Holmes. Tho Holbrooke.
James Walker. John Holbrooke.
The Governor's lot. Mr. Browne.
Matthew Pratt. Edward Patterson.
Thomas Dunn. Ephraim Hunt.


The names of those appearing on the register of 1645 as owning land in the town:

Mr. Alexander Winchester. Mr. Samuel Newman.
Mr. Howard. Mr. Peck.
Peter Hunt. Abraham Martin.
William Cheeseborough. John Sutton.
Ralph Allan. Robert Morris.
John Holbrooke. John Matthews.
John Peram. John Fitch.
The Schoolmaster. Robert Titus.
Matthew Pratt. George Kendrick.
William Carpenter. Robert Sharp.
Samuel Butterworth. Thomas Bliss.
Edward Patterson. The Pastor.
James Browne. Stephen Paine.
Richard Bowen. Edward Smith.
James Clarke. Henry Smith.
William Smith. Zachary Rhodes.
The Governor. Edward Gilman, Sr.,
Edward Bennett. Thomas Clifton.
Obadiah Holmes. Joseph Torrey.
Mr. John Brown. Widow Walker.
Thomas Cooper. RichanI Ingrain (now Ingraham).
Thomas Holbrooke. The Teacher.
Thomas Hett. Thomas Loring.
John Allan. Ralph Shepherd.
John Meggs. John Reade.
William Sabin. John Miller.
Richard Wright.


The names of Robert Fuller and Thomas Wilmot (now written Wilmarth), appear in Baylies' list, but Mr. Blylie thinks these men were not here at this early date. On the 9th of 4th month (June), 1645, lots were drawn for the great plain, beginning on the west side, and be that is first on the west side shall be the last on the east:

1. Stephen Payne. 30. Thomas Bliss.
2. Widow Walker. 31. John Peram.
3. Robert Martin. 32. Joseph Torrey.
4. Edward Gilman. 33. John Holbrooke.
5. Ralph Shepherd. 34. James Clarke.
6. Richard Wright. 35. Edward Sale.
7. Abraham Martin. 36. George Kendricke.
8. The Teacher. 37. Mr. Leonard.
9. Will Carpenter. 38. Richard Bowen.
10. Robert Titus. 39. Edward Patterson.
11. Walter Palmer. 40. John Reade.
12. James Walker. 41. John Matthews.
13. Alexander Winchester. 42. Matthew Pratt.
14. Samuel Butterworth. 43. Robert Sharpe.
15. William Sabin. 44. Ephraim and Peter Hunt.
16. Thomas Hitt. 45. Zachary Roades.
17. Edward Smith. 46. John Meggs.
18. Edward Bennett. 47. John Miller.
19. Thomas Clifton. 48. Thomas Holbrook.
20. John Cooke. 49. The Schoolmaster.
21. Mr. Browne. 50. Mr. Peck.
22. William Cheeseborough. 51. Richard Ingram.
23. Ralph Allin. 62. Isaac Martin.
24. James Browne. 53. John Allin.
25. The Governor. 54. Mr. Henry Smith.
26. William Smith. 55. Mr. Newman.
27. John Sutton. 56. The Pastor.
28. Job Laine. 57. Obadiah Holmes.
29. Thom Cooper. 58. Robert Morris.


The 18th of the 12th month (February), 1616, lots were drawn for the new meadow and to be divided according to person and estate, only those that were under 150 estate to be made up 150. They were drawn as follows:

1. Robert Sharp. 24. William Sabin.
2.. Nicholas Ide. 25. Robert Wheaton.
3. Isaac Martin. 26. Thomas Bliss.
4. Mr. Newman. 27. Widow Bennett.
5. Thomas Clifton. 28. Mr. Henry Smith.
6. Ralph Allen. 29. Edward Smith.
7. Robert Fuller. 30. Ademia Morris.
8. Edward Sale. 31. John Peram.
9. Joseph Torrey. 32. Peter Hunt.
10. John Fitch. 33. John Miller.
11. Abraham Martin. 34. Richard Ingram.
12. Walter Palmer. 35. Mr. Alexander Winchester.
13. William Devill. 36. George Wright.
14. Edward Gilman. 37. Zachary Roades.
15. Richard Bowin. 38. George Kendricke.
16. Robert Titus. 39. John Matthews.
17. Robert Martin. 40. John Dagget.
18. Widow Walker. 41. Robert Abell.
19. George Robinson. 42. William Carpenter.
20. Thomas Cooper. 43. Mr. Peck.
21. Obadiah Holmes. 44. John Allin.
22. Stephen Paine. 45. Will Cheeseborough.
23. James Redwale. 46. William Smith.


June 22, 1658, lots were drawn for the meadows that lie on the north side of the town, in order as followeth, according to person and estate:

1. John Peck. 25. Joseph Peck.
2. George Robinson. 26. John Matthews.
3. Robert Abell. 27. John Allin.
4. Nicholas Ide. 28. John Sutton.
5. James Reddeway. 29 Peter Hunt.
6. Jonathan Bliss. 30. Tho Cooper, Jr.
7. Mr. Winchester's children. 31. Will Sabin.
8. Mr. Newman. 32. Philip Walker.
9. George Kendrick. 83. Daniel Smith.
10. Stephen Paine, Sr. 34. John Daggett.
11. John Butterworth. 35. Nicholas Peck.
I2. John Read. 36. Rice Leonard.
13. Thomas Wilmoth. 37. Robert Jones.
14. John Fitch. 38. Francis Stevens.
15. Henry Smith. 39. Thomas Cooper, Sr.
16. Will Carpenter, Sr. 40. John Woodcock.
17. John Millerd, Jr. 41. Edward Hall.
18. Robert Wheaton. 42. Stephen, Paine, Jr.
19. Richard Bullock. 43. Roger Amadowne.
20. Robert Martin. 44. Richard Bowen, Jr.
21. John Perram. 45. Robert Fuller.
22. Richard Bowen, Sr. 46. Will Bucklia.
23. Obadiah Bowen. 47. Mr. Peek.
24. Anthony Perry. 48. John Willard, Sr.

49. Will Carpenter, Jr.


May 26, 1668. lots were drawn for the meadow lands in the North Purchase, by the following persons:

Obadiah Bowen. Samuel Carpenter.
Samuel Luther. Richard Whitaker.
Stephen Paine, Sr. Mr. Tanner.
John Savage. Stephen Paine, Jr.
Goody Hide. Jonathan Palmer.
Children's lands. James Redeway.
Thomas Reade. Mr. Daniel Smith.
Preserved Abell, Mr. Browne.
William Carpenter. Robert Miller.
Gilbert Brooks. John Titus.
Thomas and Jacob Ormsby. Nathaniel Peek.
Robert Jones. George Robinson.
John Reade, Sr. Robert Fuller.
Nathaniel Paine, Sr. John Fitch.
James Gibson. Thomas Willmot.
Rice Leonard. William Buckland.
Samuel Newman. John Kinslye.
John Daggett. Jonathan Fuller.
Anthony Perry. John Miller, Sr.
Thomas Cooper, Jr. Joseph Carpenter.
George Kendricke. Samuel Peek.
John Butterworth. Sampson Mason.
Mr. Myles. John Allan, Jr.
Richard Bowen, Jr. Nicholas Ide.
Mr. Newman. Deacon Cooper.
Joseph Peek. Joseph Buckland.
William Sabin. Thomas Grant.
Ichabod Miller, Jr. Israel Peck.
Robert Wheaton. Captain Willett.
Widow Carpenter. Jonathan Bliss.
Benjamin Buckland, Lieutenant Hunt.
Philip Walker. EIdad Kinsley.
John Peram, Sr. John Reade, Jr.
John Ormsby. John Lowell.
Jaret Ingraham. Francis Stephens.
Nathaniel Paine, Jr. Edward Hall.
Henry Smith. John Woodcock.
Nicholas Peck. John Allan, Sr.
Jonathan Bosworth. Abraham Martin.
Ovid Bullock.


A list of the Proprietors and Inhabitants of Rehoboth, Feb. 7, 1689.
INHABITANTS.

Mr. Samuel Angeir. Enock Hunt.
Deacon Thomas Cooper. John Hunt.
Joseph Peck, Sr. Ephraim Hunt.
John Fitch. Rice Leonard.
John Woodcock. Sr. Samuel Butterworth.
Sergt. Thomas Reads. Philip Walker.
George Kendricks. Francis Stephens, Sr.
Nicholias Ide, Sr. John Ormsby.
George Robinson, Sr. Nathaniel Chaffee.
Robert Wheaton. Samuel Sabin.
Richard Martin. Sergt. Preserved Abell.
John Peren. Daniell Reade.
Jonathan Fuller, Sr. Israel Reade.
James Sabin. James Sabin.
John Sabin. Samuell Tittus.
Noah Sabin. Joseph Tittus.
Heirs of Thomas Kendrick. John Carpenter.
Samuell Robinson. Thomas Grant.
Mosses Reade. John Willmarth.
Mr. Christopher Sanders. Samuel Blise.
Jonah Palmer, Sr. Jonathan Blise.
Samuell Palmer. Joseph Buckland.
Noah Mason. Samuel Paine.
Samuell Mason. Joseph Browne.
Nicholas Ide, Jr. William Carpenter, Jr.
Samuell Millers, Sr. Isaek Allen.
Samuell Millerd, Jr. Thomas Wilmarth, Jr.
John Hall. John Woodcok, Jr.
John Redway. Iserall Woodcok.
Samuel Carpenter. Thomas Woodcok.
John Tittus. Jonathan Woodcok.
Samuel Newman, Jr. James Thurber.
John Kinsley. Samuel Bowen.
Timothy Ide. Jonathan Willmarth.
Jonathan Fuller, Jr. John French.
Jeremiah Wheaton. Joseph Barsworth.
John Shaw. Joseph Peck, Jr.
Joseph Sabine. Hezekiah Pecke.
Richard Whiteaker. Richard Bowen.
Samuel Bullock. Thomas Bowen, Jr.
Thomas Ormsby. John Marten.
Thomas Man. Jonah Palmer, Jr.
Robert Millerd, Sr. Samuel Cooper.
Mr. Henry Sweeting. Nathaniel Perry.
Jathniell Peck. John Daggett.
Joshua Smith. Thomas Cooper.
John Smith. Joseph Daggett.
Richard Evens. Nathaniell Daggett.
Nathaniel Whitaker. Joseph Millard.
Ephraim Wheaton. Benjamin Millerd.
Ablah Carpenter. John Bowen.
James Carpenter. Benjamin Robinson.
Samson Mason. David Newman.
Joseph Mason. David Fuller.
Joseph Buckland, Jr. John Jenkings.
Barak Buckland. John Jonson.
Silas Tittus. Daniel Shepherd, Sr.
Nathaniel Paine, Jr. David Freeman.
William Robenson. James Wilson.
Josiah Carpenter. James Welch.
Francis Stephens, Jr. John Bullock.
Richard Bowen, Jr. John Callender.
John Bartlett's heirs.


ORPHANS.

Thomas and Nathaniel Cooper, William Allen, heirs.
sons of Nath'l. Thomas Smith.
Benjamin Buckland's heirs. Henry Smith.
Samuell Fuller. Abiall Smith.
Eldad Kinsley, heirs. Ebenezer Walker.
Jonathan Carpenter. John Reade.
David Carpenter. Thomas Reade.
Sollomon Carpenter. John Rende, Jr., heirs.
Zachariah Carpenter. Eliphellet Carpenter.
Abraham Carpenter. Rebeckah Carpenter, of Abiah.
Robert Joanes heirs. Mary Walker.
Daniel Sabin, of Nehemiah. Mary Ormsby.
John Fuller, Jacob Ormsby, daughter of.
Abiall Fuller. Mr. Pilebeame, heirs.
Benjamin Paine. James Myles, of John.
George Robinson, Jr. Nathaniel Myles, of John.
Isake Mason. John Savage heirs.
Thomas Bowen. Philip Amidowne.
Henry Amidowne.


PROPRIETORS NOT INHABITANTS

James Browne, Esq. Benjamin Carpenter.
Thomas Daggett, Esq. John Carpenter, Jr.
Mr. Nathaniel Paine. Benjamin Fuller.
Mr. John Allen, Sr. Thomas Wood.
Mr. Henry Newman. Israell Peck.
Dea. John Butterworth. John Allen, Jr.
Mrs. Elizabeth Viall. Elisabeth Patey.
Daniell Allen. Ensign Tho Estabrooks.
Obadiah Bowen, Sr. William Howard.
Samuell Viall. John Blackstone.
William Ingraham. Jarett Ingraham.
Mr. Nicholas Taner. John Lowell.
Mr. Andrew Willett. Mr. Noah Floiade.
Mr. Phillip Squire. Anthony Sprague.
Obadiah Bowen, Jr. Humphrey Tiffany heirs.
John Paine. George Webb.
Joseph Chaffee. Thomas Barnes.
Henry Sweet. Richard Daggerworth.
Mr. Samuel Myles. Joseph Woodard.
Joseph Carpenter. Thomas Patey.


LIST OF THE FREEMEN, 1643 TO 1673.

1643

  • Stephen Paine.
  • William Carpenter.
  • Walter Palmer.
  • Sam'l Newman
1657. - Have taken oath of fidelities,
  • Robert Abell.
1658. - Have taken oath of Fidelities.
  • Abraham Martin.
  • John Matthews.
  • John Miller, Sr.
  • Tho Cooper, Sr.
  • Phillip Walker.
  • William Buckland.
  • Edward Hall.
  • Rob Wheaton.
  • John Miller.
  • John Woodcocke.
  • Francis Stevens.
  • Josepth Carpenter.
1658 Town record
  • Mr. John Brown
  • Mr. Samuell Newman
  • Mr. Stephen Payne.
  • Mr. William Carpenter.
  • Walter Palmer.
  • Nicholas Ide.
  • Mr. Tho Cooper.
  • Richard Bowin.
  • Leift. Peter Hunt.
  • John Allen.
  • Mr. Nicholas Pecke.
  • William Sabin.
  • Daniell Smith.
  • Mr. John Browne, Jr.,
  • Mr. James Brown.
  • Phillip Walker. $ Anthony Perry.
  • Rob Fuller.
  • Roger Annndowne.
1658.
  • Jonas Palmer.
  • Richard Bullock.
  • John Phitte.
  • Rice Leonard.
  • Jonathan Blisse.
  • Henry Smith.
  • John Doghead.
  • Obadiah Bowin.
  • John Butterworth.
  • Jonathan Bosworth.
  • Tho Wilmot.
  • Rob Joanes.
  • Joseph Peeke.
  • John Pecke.
  • Stephen Paine, Jr.
  • John Miller, Jr.
  • James Riddaway.
  • George Kenerieke.
  • George Robinson.
  • William Carpenter, Jr.
  • John Read.
  • John Perren.
  • Joseph Peck, Jr.
  • Rob Morton.
  • Richard Bowin, Jr.
  • Enocke Hunt,
  • Jonathan Bosworth, Sr.
  • Preserved Abel.
  • John Ormsbey.
  • Jonathan Blisse.
  • George Kenericke.
  • John Wilmouth.
  • John Titus. Jr.
  • Stephen Paine.
  • Noah Mason.
  • Daniel Read.
  • Thomas Kenericke.
  • John Hunt.
  • Joseph Bosworth.
  • Samuell Robinson.
  • Mr. Daniell Smith.
  • Mr. Samuell Anger.
  • Thomas Cooper.
  • John Read, Sr.
  • Capt. Peter Hunt.
  • Serge Thomas Wilmouth.
  • Richard Whittacare.
  • Samuell Sabin.
  • Joseph Peck.
  • Abraham Perram.
  • Leift Nicholas Pecke.
  • William Sabin.
  • Anthonie Perry.
  • Jonah Palmer.
  • John Titus, Sr.
  • William Carpenter, Sr.
  • John Perram.
  • Samuell Newman.
  • Nicholas Iyd, Sr.
  • Thomas Read.
  • Gilbert Brookes.
  • Jonathan Fuller.
  • John Pecke.
  • Samuell Peeke.
  • Thomas Cooper, Jr.
  • Nathaniel Chaffey.
  • Samuel Walker.
  • Samuell Bullock.
  • Jonathan Wilmouth.
  • Nicholas lyde.
  • Joshua Smith.
  • George Robinson.
  • Joseph Sabin.
  • John Perram.
  • Christopher Sanders.
  • John Woodcock, Sr.
  • Phillip Walker.
1662
  • Samuell Newton, Jr.


LIST OF FREEMEN OF REHOBOTIH. 1670.
  • Mr. Daniel Smith.
  • Mr. Noah Newman.
  • Mr. Stephen Paine.
  • Mr. Thomas Cooper.
  • Richard Bowin.
  • Leiftenant Peter Hunt.
  • Mr. Noah Newman.
  • Nicholas Hyde.
  • Gilbert Brookes.
  • John Peeke.
  • Anthony Perrey.
  • John Woodeocke.
  • Samuell Carpenter.
  • Samuell Pecke.
  • John Titus.
  • Jonathan Blisse.
  • Mr. William Sabina.
  • Nicholas Pecke.
  • Phillip Walker.
  • Nathaniel Paine.
  • Ensign Henry Smith.
  • John Read.
  • Samuel Newman.
  • William Carpenter.
  • Robert Fuller.
  • George Kenericke.
  • Stephen Paine, Jr.
  • Preserved Abell.
  • John Read, Jr.
  • Peter Hunt, Jr.
  • John Ormsbye.
  • Nathaniell Cooper.


LIST OF FREEMEN OF SWANZEY, 1670.
  • Captain Thomas Willett.
  • Mr. James Browne.
  • John Allin.
  • Mr. Nicholas Tanner.
  • Nathaniel Pecke.
  • Hugh Cole.
  • Sacaryah Eedey.
  • Samuel Luther.
  • Mr. John Myles, Jr.
  • Tho Read.

From Colonial Records of New Plymouth.

SOLDIERS OF PHILIP'S WAR.
  • March 25, 1676 occurred the skirmish knowned as Perces Fight is which 52 Englishmen and 11 Indians were slain. The names of those slain so far as known and the town from whence they came so far as now known, are as follows:
  • From Scituate 18, of whom 15 were slain, Capt. Peirce, Samuel Russell, Benjamin Chittenden, John Lothrope, Gersham Dodson, Samuel Pratt, Thomas Savary, Joseph Wade, William Wilcome, Jeremiah Barstow, John Ensign, Joseph Cowen, Joseph Perry, John Rowse (Rose).
  • From Marshfield, 9 slain, Thomas Little, Johh Eams, Joseph White, John Burrows, Joseph Phillips, Samuel Bump, John Lowe, Mae-----, John Branee.
  • From Duxbury, 4 slain, John Sprague, Benjamin Soul, Thomas Hunt, Joshua Fobes.
  • From Sandwich, 5 slain, Benjamin Nye, David Bessey, Caleb Blake, Job Gibbs, Stephen Wing.
  • Barnstable, 6 slain, Lieut. Fuller, John Lewis, Eleazer C--------(probably Clapp), Samuel Linnet, Samuel Childs, Samuel Bereman.
  • Yarmouth, 5 slain, John Matthewes, John Gage, William Gage, Henry Gage, Henry Gold.
  • Eastham, 4 slain, Joseph Nessefield, John Walker, John M-, (torn off), John Fitz, Jr., John Miller, Jr.
  • Note: John Titus, Jr. and John Miller, Jr., belonged to Rehoboth, and also Thomas Man (who returned with a sore hand). What is torn off had on it probably the name of one from Eastham and the word Rehoboth. It will be seen that besides what is torn off there are five names that follow Eastham.


The following are the names of those who made advances of money and the sum so advanced. It shows that many of those who served as private soldiers In the war also advanced money to sustain it.

. s. . d.
George Kendrick, 11 13 1
Jonathan Fuller, 1 18 8
Jo Miller, Sr., 6 5 4
Joseph Buckland, 6 3 0
Wid Abraham Perem, 14 2 0
Rice Leonard, 2 0 6
James Gilson, 4 18 2
An Perry,
14 0
George Robinson, 4 12 0
John Perem, 1 13 10
William Carpenter, 8 17 3
John Titus, Sr., 5 6 3
Samuel Carpenter. 11 19 5
Widow Sabin, 1 7 6
John Ormsby, 2 15 0
Josiah Palmer, 1 10 10
John Butterworth, Jr., 3 11 5
Thomas Read, 8 14 4
Stephen Paine, Jr., 10 11 5
Robert Miller, 5 17 6
Wid Mason, 18 5 10
Wid Rachal Read, with a gun lost, 4 3 0
John Kingsley, 2 4 0
Moses Reade, 4 1 10
John Reade, Sr., 13 18 11
William Sabin, 15 5 8
Nathaniel Paine, 100 0 0
Samuel Reade,
17 10
Thomas Willmarth, Jr.
7 4
John Willmarth, 1 2 4
Joseph Chaffee, 1 8 8
Samuel Bullock,
12 3
John Carpenter, 1 18 6
John Titus. Jr., 2 7 7
Nathaniel Chaffee, 3 16 6
Robert Fuller, 4 10 3
Richard Bowen, 4 4 8
Rebecca Hunt, 1 7 10
John Hall,
1 6
Joseph Sabin, 1 17 0
Gilbert Brooks, 3 14 10
David Smith, 4 17 5
James Redowa, Sr., 5 14 4
Preserved Abell, 7 15 1
William Buckland, 2 9 0
Benjamin Buckland, with a loss of a gun, 4 3 10
Samuel Peck, 9 2 8
John Fitch,with a loss of a gun, 13 6 4
Tho. Willmarth, Sr., 6 12 3
Francis Stephens, 1 10 6
Joseph Peck, 2 10 0
David Burs,
17 8
John Savage, 2 6 8
Richard Martin, 1 5 4
Thomas Grant,
9 0
Dea. Nathaniel Cooper 8 0 0
Samuel Sabin, 4 14 2
Eldad Kingsley,
9 4
Wid Carpenter, 6 0 6
Daniel Allen,
14 0
Samuel Humes,
9 0
Noah Mason,
15 0
John Jonson,
16 0
Jeremiah Wheaton, 8 0
Obadiah Bowen, 2 17 8
Nathaniel Foulsom,
5 6
Eben Amidown,
1 6
John Crossman,
2 6
Benjamin Sabin, 1 0 6
James Redeway, Jr.,
5 6
William Blanding,
7 0
Daniel Smith, 37 11 7
John Peck, 4 12 6
Deacon Walker, 26 0 0
John Allen, Jr.,
16 0
John Dagget, 11 3 0.5
Samuel Newman, 4 17 10


THOSE ENGAGED IN THE NARRAGANSETT EXPEDITION.
  • John Fitch.
  • Jonathan Willmarth.
  • Jasiel Perry.
  • Thomas Kendrick.
  • Jonathan Sabin.
  • John Carpenter.
  • John Redeway.
  • John Martin.
  • John Hall.
  • John Miller, Jr.
  • John Ide.
  • Joseph Daggett.
  • Sampson Mason, Jr.


THOSE WHO SERVED UNDER MAJOR BRADFORD.
  • Preserved Abell.
  • Samuel Perry.
  • Stephen Paine, Jr.
  • Samuel Miller.
  • Silas T. Allis.
  • Samuel Palmer.
  • James Redeway.
  • Enock Hunt.
  • Samuel Walker.
  • Nicholas Ide.
  • Noah Mason.
  • Samuel Sabin.
  • Thomas Read.
  • George Robinson.
  • Nathaniel Willmarth.
  • Israel Read.


SOLDIERS OF THE REVOLUTION.

A muster Roll of Capt. Samuel Bliss's company of minute men from Rehoboth, from the 19th of April to the 27th, 17775, each 8 day's service.
  • Capt. Samuel Bliss.
  • Lieut. Aaron Walker.
  • Ensign Joseph Allen.
  • Serjeant Aaron Read.
  • Serjeant James Bullock.
  • Serjeant Noah Allen.
  • Serjeant Christopher Ormsbec.
  • Nathan Wheeler.
  • Jonathan Nash.
  • Elijah Perry.
  • Peter Read.
  • John Brown.
  • Samuel Munroe.
  • William Fairbrother.
  • Benjamin Coomer.
  • William Allen.
  • Oliver Jones.
  • Samuel Allen.
  • Joseph Ingals.
  • Thomas Campbell.
  • John Dryer.
  • Christopher Blanding.
  • Nathan Turner.
  • Nathaniel Turner.
  • Ephraim Bliss.
  • Levi Lewis.
  • Valentine Wheeler.
  • Jonathan Macomber.
  • Abel Hix.
  • Preserved Bullock.
  • Laben Lake.
  • Jonathan Drowne.
  • Ezekiel Hix.
  • Joseph Allen.
  • Jacob Fuller.
  • Comfort Stanley.
  • Oliver Peck.
  • Amos Bliss.
  • Philip Peck.
  • Solomon Peck.
  • Elnathan Lake.
  • Josiah Perry,
  • Ichabod Wade.


A Muster Roll of Capt. John Perry's company of minute men from April 19 to April 27, 1775.
  • Capt. John Perry.
  • Lieut. John Paine.
  • Ensign James Bucklin.
  • Sergeant John Wilson.
  • Sergeant John Smith.
  • Miles Shorey.
  • Aaron Lyon.
  • Preserved Abell.
  • Comfort Hill
  • William Ingraham.
  • Lemuel Perren.
  • Demos Bishop.
  • James Campbell.
  • Peter Whitaker.
  • Ezra Read.
  • John Williams (drummer).
  • Isaac Fuller.
  • Joseph Wheaton.
  • Caleb Walker.
  • James Hill.
  • William Bridgham.
  • Richard Fairbrother.
  • Jonathan Read.
  • Samuel Jones.
  • Enos Walker.
  • Amos Goff.
  • Jonathan Barney.
  • Simeon Bowen.
  • John Ingraham.
  • Elkanah French.
  • Barzaleel Bowen.
  • James Medbury.
  • Robert Abell.
  • Eleazer Bowen.
  • Amos Read.
  • William Carpenter.


The following is a list of the officers in Col. Timothy Walker's regiment, enlisted for eight months from April and May of 1775. Col. Walker belonged in Rehoboth and also a part of his officers.

STAFF OFFICERS.
  • Timothy Walker, Esq., Col.
  • Nathaniel Leonard, Lieut. Col.
  • Abiel Mitchell, Major.
CAPTAINS.
  • John Perry.
  • Samuel Bliss.
  • Peter Pitts.
  • Caleb Richardson.
  • Mason Shaw.
  • Jacob Fuller.
  • Silas Cobb.
  • Francis Liscomb.
  • John King.
  • Oliver Soper.
  • Daniel Parker.
  • Maxey Williams.
  • Samuell Tubbs, Jr.
LIEUTENANTS.
  • John Paine.
  • Aaron Walker.
  • Samuel Lane.
  • Zebedee Raiden.
  • Simeon Cobb.
  • John Shaw.
  • Isaac Smith.
  • Matthew Randall.
  • Enock Robinson.
  • Noah Hall.
ENSIGNS.
  • Thomas Macklin.
  • Joseph Allen.
  • John Cook.
  • Henry Briggs.
  • Thomas Williams.
  • Joel Tubbs.
  • Isaac Fisher.
  • Seth Pratt.
  • Solomon Stanley.
  • Abraham Hathaway.


A list of men under Capt. Samuel Bliss who enlisted for 8 months from April and May, 1775, in Col. Timothy Walker's Regiment.
  • Capt. Samuel Bliss.
  • Lieut. Aaron Wheeler.
  • Ensign Joseph Allen.
  • Sergeant Aaron Read.
  • Sergeant James Bullock.
  • Sergeant Noah Allen.
  • Sergeant Christopher Ormsbee.
  • Corporal Nathaniel Bliss.
  • Corporal Nathaniel Wheeler.
  • Corporal Jonathan Macomber.
  • Corporal Elijah Perry.
  • Drummer James Wheeler.
  • Fifer Cyriel Smith.
  • Joseph Allen.
  • Samuel Allen.
  • William Allen.
  • Ephraim Bliss.
  • Charles Bliss.
  • David Bliss.
  • Levi Baldwin.
  • Thomas Baldwin.
  • Preserved Bullock.
  • Isaac Burr.
  • Samuel Baker.
  • Christopher Blanding.
  • Eliphalet Corbin.
  • James Cole.
  • Thomas Campbell.
  • John Dryer.
  • William Fairbrother.
  • Simon Goff.
  • Abel Hix.
  • Joseph Ingals.
  • -------Ide.
  • Oliver Jones.
  • Labin Lake.
  • Levi Lewis.
  • Samuel Monroe.
  • Jonathan Nash.
  • David Perry.
  • Sylvester Peck.
  • Peter Read.
  • Nathaniel Round.
  • Richard Round.
  • Comfort Robinson.
  • David Turner.
  • Nathan Turner.
  • Valentine Wilmot.
  • Jonathan Drown.

    Samuel Allen deserted June 27, 1775, the only one of the company to do so.
    This roll was made up Aug. 1, 1775, and paid by the State and paid by the United States the last 5 months.

A Muster Roll of the company under command of Capt. John Perry , in Col. Timothy Walker's Regiment enlisted for 8 months to the 1st of August, 1775.
  • Capt. John Perry.
  • Lieut. John Paine.
  • Ensign James Bucklin.
  • Sergeant Robert Sutton.
  • Sergeant John Wilson.
  • Sergeant John Smith.
  • Sergeant Miles Shorey,
  • Corporal Amos Goff.
  • Corporal Lemuel Perron.
  • Corporal James Hill.
  • Corporal David Lawrence.
  • Drummer John Williams.
  • Fifer James Bly.
  • Preserved Abell.
  • James Alger.
  • George Allen.
  • Squire Allen.
  • William Bridgham.
  • Demos Bishop.
  • Isaac Bowers.
  • Charles Bowers.
  • Asa Bowers.
  • Gideon Brown.
  • Sylvester Bowers.
  • Jonathan Barney.
  • Rufus Bucklin.
  • Josiah Blake.
  • Barzllla Bowen.
  • Barzaleel Bowen.
  • James Campbell.
  • Thomas Cole.
  • Samuel Chaffee.
  • William Daggett.
  • Richard Fairbrother.
  • Isaac Fuller.
  • William Fuller.
  • Jonathan French.
  • Sylvester Fuller.
  • Jonathan Hayes.
  • Stephen Hill.
  • Comfort Hill.
  • William Ingraham.
  • Samuel Jones.
  • Aaron Lyon.
  • John Medbury.
  • John McMullen.
  • Amos Richardson.
  • Ezra Read.
  • Enos Walker.
  • Peter Whitaker.
  • Joseph Wheaton.
  • John Walker.
  • Peter Walker.
  • Caleb Walker.
  • Ephraim Whitaker.

From the list of the six months men raised to reinforce the Continental Army, in the year 1780, we have the following list of names from Rehoboth. They marched to West Point and served under Continental Officers. IN THE 11TH DIVISION.
  • Peter Bannister.
  • Jonathan Robinson.
  • Comfort Bishop.
  • Shubael Peck, (fifer).
  • Sylvanus Bishop.
  • Nathan Munro.
  • Job Freeman.
  • Constant Perry.
  • Jacob Ingalls.
  • Isaac Bowen.
  • Ephraim Emmerson.
  • Francis Fuller.
  • Arthur Thurber.
  • Nathan Turner, Sergt.
  • Gideon Brown.
  • Samuel Cranston.
  • Frances Mesuzen.
  • Samuel Edwards.
  • Joseph Daggett.
  • John Peirce.
  • Thomas Peirce.

IN THE 12TH DIVISION.
  • Nathan Walker.
  • Samuel Shorey.
  • Remember Carpenter.
  • Jesse Whitaker.
  • Benjamin Tripp.
  • Ephraim Read.
  • Obed Robinson.
  • Timothy Titus.
  • Ezra Goff.

IN THE 32d DIVISION.
  • Thomas Campbell.
  • Spencer Bears.
  • Cato Hunt, (negro).
  • John Howley.
  • David, (negro).
  • John McLane.
  • Obadiah Bowen.
  • Ephraim Bowen.
  • Thomas Carpenter, 2d.

The following is an alphabetical list of the names of those who enlisted into the Continental Army from Rehoboth, at various periods of the war, with the names of the captains, under whom they served, and the time for which they enlisted. This list is taken from the alphabetical list of enlistments for the Continental Army from various towns and for various periods.

NAMES. CAPTAIN. TIME.
BARNEY Nathaniel, Slade, 3 years
BROWN Benjamin, Slade, during the war
BLISS Samuel, Slade, 3 years
BLISS Allen, Cole, 3 years
BLISS Samuel, Jr., Cole, 3 years
BLISS Joshua, Cole, 3 years.
BROWN Daniel, Cole, 3 years
BULLOCK Comfort, Cole, 3 years
BULLOCK Jacob, Cole, 3 years
BUFFINGTON Benjamin, Cole, 3 years
BULLOCK David, Cole, 15 months
BULLOCK Jonathan, Cole, 15 months
BLY James, Carpenter, 3 years
BURN Moses, Carpenter, 3 years
BICKNELL Turner, Carpenter, 3 years
BARNEY Paul, Carpenter, 3 years
BLISS Elisha, Martin, 3 years
BLISS David, Martin, 3 years
BAKER Samuel, Martin, 3 years
BISHOP Oliver, Hull, 3 years
BOWEN Isaac, Hull, 3 years
BOWEN Thomas, Hull, 8 months
CARPENTER John, Hix, 3 years
COLE Isaac, Cole, 3 years
COLE Jacob, Cole, 3 years
COLE James, Cole, 3 years
COLE Zephaniah, Bullock, 15 months
CAMPBELL Thomas, Carpenter, 3 years
CHAFFEE Shubael, Carpenter, during war
CHAFFEE Comfort, Carpenter, 3 years
CHAFFEE Noah, Carpenter, 3 years
CARPENTER William, Carpenter, 3 years
CAMPBELL John, Carpenter, 3 years
CORPS John, Carpenter, 3 years
DRYER Israel, Cole, 3 years
DRYER Jonathan, Cole, 3 years
DELAND Edward, Carpenter, 3 years
FRANKLIN William, Carpenter, during war
FULLER Amos, Cole, 3 years
FAIRBROTHER Richard, Carpenter, 3 years
CLADDING James, Hix, 3 years
CLADDING James, Jr., Hix, 3 years
CLADDING Ebenezer, Hix, 3 years
GOFF Israel, Hix, 3 years
GREENWOOD Thomas, Hill, 3 years
HORTON William, Bullock, 3 years
HICKS Chase, Bullock, 15 months
HINDEL John, Carpenter, during war
HILL Stephen, Hill, 3 years
INGALLS, Joseph, Hix, 3 years
IDE Nathan, Carpenter, 3 years
JONES John, Bullock, 3 years
LEWIS Levi, Hlx, 3 years
LYNDLEY John, Jr., Bullock, 3 years
LYON Aaron, Martin, 3 years
MEDBURY Benjamin, Franklin, 3 years
MITCHELL-------, Bullock, 3 years
McMULLEN John, Hill, 3 years
NEGRO Cezar, Cole, 3 years
NEWTON Francis, Bullock, 3 years
NEWTON John, Martin, 3 years
ORMSBEE Joseph, Martin, 3 years
PECK Sylvester, Hix, 8 months
PERRY Samuel, Cole, 3 years
PEIRCE Jesse, Bullock, 3 years
PECK Gains. Carpenter, during war
PERRY Jesse, Carpenter, during war
PEARCE Philip, Martin, during war
PERRY Samuel, Hill, 3 months
ROUND John, Hix, 3 years
ROUND Isaace, Cole, 3 years
ROUND William, Bullock, 3 years
ROUND Otis, Martin, 3 years
RENOUGH Charles, Hill, 3 years
RYLE Nicholas, Hill, 3 years
REVES Pompey, Hill, 3 years
SMITH----- Peck, 3 years
SAUNDERS Jesse, Peck, 3 years
SMITH Sam, Hix, 3 years
SAGE James, Cole, 3 years
TURNER Constant, Hix, 8 years
TURNER Amos, Hix, 3 years
TURNER Nat., Hix, 3 years
THREASHER Noah, Bullock, 3 years
THREASHER Joseph, Bullock, 3 years
THOMPSON Edward, Bullock, 3 years
THRESHER Charles, Bullock, 3 years
TURNER Allen, Bullock, 3 years
TRUE Solomon, Hix, 3 years
WHITTAKER Nat, Franklin, 3 years
WHEELER Sam, Hix, 3 years
WHEELER Jesse, Hix, 3 years
WILLMARTH Valentine, Hix, 3 years
WILLMARTH Benjamin, Hix, 8 months
WALDRON James, Jr., Bullock, 3 years
WHITTAKER Jo, Carpenter, 3 years
WHEELER James, Martin, 3 years
WHELEN Luther, Bullock, 15 months
WHITE Jabez, Hix, 3 years
WALKER Nathan, Hix, 3 years
WILFORD Nicholas, Hix, 3 years
WEEKS Moses, Hix, during war
WILSON John, Hix, 3 years
WHITTAKER Rufus, Hix, 3 years


Samuel Bliss, in the above list, was afterwards Captain and he was General Washington's steward at Morristown, in the winter of 1777.

From Bliss' History of Rehoboth.

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