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Massachusetts

M804 Publisher: NARA Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files. state: Massachusetts Veteran Surname: Cumpston Edward

Service: Mass. Pension Number: S. 43409

 

"Massachusetts soldiers and sailors of the revolutionary war. A compilation from the archives" May 14, 1777

 

Abstracts about Capt. Ed Cumpston

 

........certificate signed by E. Cumpston, Captain, 2d Mass. regt., certifying that said Reed, of Lieut. Pritchard's co.. Col. Greaton's regt., was in service on or before Aug. 15, 1777, and had not been absent subsequently except by leave of proper authority.

 

........1777, to Dec. 31, 1779 ; residence, Saco ; credited to town of Newbury ; also,

same co. and regt. ; return of men who were in service before Aug. 1, 1777, and

who had not been absent subsequently except on furlough, etc., certified at

Park near Morristown ; also, descriptive return made by order of Gen. Heath,

dated Jan. 10, 1781; Capt. "Winthrop Sargent's co., 3d Artillery regt.; rank,

Matross ; age, 22 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 5 m. ; comjilexion, light ; engaged for town

of Newbixry ; engaged May 12, 1777, by Capt. Lieut. Cumpston ; term, 3 years ;

reported discharged at the expiration of his service.

 

.......RoGGERS, Timothy, Shrewsbury. List of men raised to serve in the Continental

Army from South co. in Shrewsbury, Col. Job Cushing's (6th "Worcester Co.)

regt. ; residence, Shrewsbury ; engaged for town of Shrewsbury ; joined Capt.

Oliver's co.. Col. Greaton's regt.; term, 3 years; also, Private, Capt. Robert

Oliver's co.. Col. John Greaton's (2d) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts

for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, same co. and regt. ; return

[year not given] ; mustered by County Muster Master Newhall ; also, Capt.

Edward Cumpston's co., Col. Greaton's regt.

 

.........Scranton, Samuel, Ludlow. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army,

as returned by Capt. Joseph Miller ; residence, Ludlow ; engaged for to'svn of

Ludlow; joined Capt. Oliver's co.. Col. Greaton's regt. ; term, 3 years; reported a Sergeant; also, Private, Capt. Robert Oliver's co.. Col. John Greaton's (2d) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 24, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, same co. and regt. ; return [year not given] ; mustered by County Muster Master "Woodbridge ; also, Cajit. Edward Cumpston's CO., Col. Greaton's regt. ;