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Nicknames:\"James Nickerson- Continental Soldier Of The Line\"
Birthplace:\n Yarmouth, Barnstable , Masschusetts\n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n
Death:\n \n Died\n \n \n \n \n in \n \n LOST AT SEA\n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n
Occupation:Whale man, harpooner, fisherman
Managed by:\n \n Elwin Clinton Nickerson\n
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About James Nickerson

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DAR Ancestor #: A032102

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Added by Elwin C. Nickerson about my Great Uncle- Continental Army- "Massachusetts Fisherman"- Soldier Of The Line- Lt Infantry. Citations added:on my Ancestor: *Take Note Below* Ruddy Complexion" meaning ( Mahogany/Red) Given at The Time to Persons of Native Americans Decent*

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raised to serve in the Continental Army from Col. Nathaniel Freeman's (1st Barnstable Co.) regt.; residence, Yarmouth; engaged for town of Yarmouth; joined Capt. Russel's co., Col. Bradford's regt.; term, 3 years or during war; also, list of men mustered by Joseph Otis, Muster

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Master for Barnstable Co., dated Barnstable, Feb. 18, 1777; Capt. John Russel's co., Col. Gamaliel Bradford's regt.; mustered Feb. 11, 1777; term, 3 years; also, Capt. John Russell's co., Col. Bradford's regt.; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. 10, 1777, to March 21, 1777; credited with 82 days subsistence, including allowance for 11 days (220 miles) travel on march from Boston to Bennington; also, same co. and regt.; return [year not given]; mustered by County and Continental Muster Masters;

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reported joined April 6, 1777, also reported on furlough; also, same co. and regt.; muster roll for Dec., 1777; reported on furlough; also, Colonel's co., Col. Bradford's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Jan. 10, 1780; also, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 6 months, agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig. Gen. John Glover, at Springfield, July 19, 1780;

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age, 32 yrs.; stature, 5 ft. 10 in.; complexion, ruddy; engaged for town of Yarmouth; marched to camp July 19, 1780, under command of Capt. Clark; also, Private, Capt. William Scott's (Light Infantry) co., Col. Henry Jackson's (16th) regt.; pay roll for July, 1780; joined July 19, 1780; also, pay roll for 6 months men belonging to the town of Yarmouth raised for service in the Continental Army during 1780; marched to camp July 10, 1780; discharged Oct. 26, 1780; service, 4 mos., including travel (280 miles) home.

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Ref. MA01-Added by E. Nickerson Survived The Hardships Of War Thru The American Revolution. Gave His Life Up To The Sea a Death In Our Family Of Honor ( Whaleman Fisherman /Harpooner) not Unlike The Battlefield. ECN

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