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Roll of George Washington’s Company, 28 August 1757

Roll of George Washington’s Company

[28 August 1757]

A Size Roll of Colo. Washington’s Company. August 28th 1757.

No. Mens Names when Inlisted County Age Size Trade Country Description
Jno. Sallard } Serjeants Sepr 1755 Richmond 25. 5′ 10″ Joiner Virginia Fair Complextion, Freckled, Hair inclining to red, genteelly made
Ruben Vass do do Essex 25. 5. 10 ¼ Do Do Dark   Do black Hair
Jams Littlepage Augt 1756 Henrico 19. 5. 7 Carpenter Do Fair & freckled, Hair inclining to Red
Chs Stringham July 1756 Augusta 29. 5. 9 Do New York Ruddy Complextion, short brown Head of Hair
Jas Campbell } Drums Decr 1754 Stafford 19. 5. 8 Scotland Fair ruddy Complextion, dark Hair, thin make
Jereh Puckett June 1757 Chesterfield 19. 5. 3 ½ Planter Virginia Fair Complextion, thin make
1 Saml Longworth } Corporals Septr 1755 Norfolk 25. 5. 11 Tanner New Jersey Dark   Do    & Hair stout thick & well made
2 Simn Robinson Septr 1755 Stafford 24. 5. 6 Bricklayr England Fair Complextion brown Hair Something Inkneed
3 Jno. Pope Novr 1754 Prince Wm 18. 5. 8 Planter Virginia Dark do      light Brown Hair
4 Jno. Trigg Do King & Queen 25. 5. 7 ½ do do Brown Complextion, & hair, well Set
5 Thomas Brown Octr 1755 Charles City 29. 5. 6 ½ do Ireland Do        do brown hair much pitted with the smallpox
6 Josh Briggs Marh 1756 Frederick 21. 5. 8 do Pensilvania Dark    Do     Do    little Do        Do
7 Arthur Dent Jany 1755 Stafford 35. 5. 5 do England Dark Complextion & Hair, lame in his right Thigh by a wound
8 George Hill July 1756 Frederick 29. 5. 7 ¼ do Ireland Brown Hair & Complextion
9 Abraham Mason Octr 1755 Accomac 23. 5. 9 do Virginia Do   do    Do
10 Lauchlin McLain Jany 1755 Prince Wm 24. 5. 8 do Scotland Brown with dark Hair
11 John Nugent Mar. 1756 Frederick 32. 5. 7 ¾ Butcher Ireland Brown Complextion a Blemish in his right Eye a joint of his little finger off
12 Frans Roberts Septr 1755 Amelia 22. 5. 9 Carpentr Virginia Brown Complextion & Hair a very likely Fellow
13 Wm Bagent Septr 1754 Fairfax 31. 5. 4 ½ Sawyer England Dark Complextion, brown Hair
14 Edward Whitehead Marh 1754 Norfolk 25. 5. 8 Baker Ireland Brown & Dark Hair
15 Wm Stewart Packett Sepr 1755 Richmond 25. 5. 11 Planter Virginia Brown Complextion & Hair, Slender made
16 John Silvy July 1756 Frederick 24. 5. 6 do England Ruddy Complextion flaxen Hair, well made
17 John Adams May 1756 Spotsilvania 27. 5. 6 Bricklayer Do Brown Complextion, short sandy Hair
18 Darby Darby Jany 1755 Richmond 26. 5. 5 ¾ Planter Virginia Fair Complextion, sandy Hair well made
 
19 Thomas West Octr 1756 Augusta 27. 5. 11 ¾ Carpenter England Very dark Complextion with black Hair, Slender made
20 Joseph Morris Decr 1754 Spotsilvania 35. 5. 7 Do Virginia Dark Complextion, & Hair, very well made Bluff faced
21 John Organ Do Amelia 24. 5. 6 Do Do Fair Complextion Brown Hair very well made
22 John Askins do Prince Wm 22. 5. 7 Do Do Dark Complextion, & Sandy Hair
23 Thos Snipes Sepr 1754 Dinwiddie 24. 5. 8 ½ Do Do Dark Complextion black Hair
24 Chrisr Scully Decr 1756 Frederick 23. 5. 5 Minor Ireland Do    Do      Do pitted with the small Pox
25 ⟨John⟩ Sparks Augt 1756 Do 32. 5. 3 ½ Blacksmith England Ruddy face, sandy Hair, sore Eyes
26 Joseph Handcock Decr 1754 Chesterfield 35. 5. 6 Cooper Virginia Fair Complextion, sandy Hair, has a very thick upper Lip
27 John Robinson Feby 1756 Frederick 20. 5. 5 Do England Fair, sandy Hair, not well made
28 John Fisher July 1756 Do 30. 5. 6 ½ Miner Germany Dark Complextion well made
29 Aaron Hughs Decr 1754 Stafford 20. 5. 11 Carpenter Virginia Pale Complextion, Brown Hair
30 John Juggins May 1756 Frederick 25. 5. 5 ½ Planter England Brown Complextion, black hair a small thin Face
31 Jas Fitzpatrick Feby 1756 Augusta 22. 5. 5 Do Ireland Brown Complextion, & hair, Grey Eyes
32 Francis Farmer Octr 1755 Fairfax 22. 5. 3 ½ Do England Ruddy face, brown Hair pitted a little with the small Pox
33 Peter Mingus July 1756 Frederick 21. 5. 7 Taylor Scotland Pale Complextion, light Hair, something pitted with the small Pox
34 James Williams Decr 1754 Amelia 28. 5. 6 Carpenter Virginia Ruddy, fair Hair well made
35 Archd Lockhart Octr 1757 Prince Wm 25. 5. 4 ¼ do Scotland Brown Complextion & Hair
36 Edward Sutton Augt 1756 Frederick 40. 5. 7 ½ Sailor England Red Face grey Eyes, very little Hair on his Head
37 Davd Mcgennett Mar. 1756 Loudoun 40. 5. 6 ½ Sawyer Ireland Brown Complextion, hair brown & strait a very dirty Lubberly Look
38 Thos Jackson Decr 1756 Augusta 23. 5. 4 Barber England Brown, much pitted with the small pox light Hair
39 John Main Octr 1756 Do 26. 5. 9 Planter Do Red face, dark brown Hair well made
40 David Evans Aprl 1755 Do 28. 5. 8 Fuller Do Brown Complextion, & hair, very well made
41 William Strain May 1755 Frederick 49. 5. 5 ½ Sawyer Ireland Red face Bow legg’d sandy Hair
42 John Gale Septr 1755 Norfolk 47. 5. 2 Carpenter England Brown Complextion, light brown hair lame by haveing his left Legg broke
43 John Greenaway June 1756 Frederick 28. 5. 5 Planter Virginia Dark    do   Flaxen Hair, well made
44 William Stephens Feby 1757 Fairfax 20. 5. 2 Peuterer England Fair, Brown hair, much pitted with the small pox, well made
45 Jeremiah Wilson Novr 1756 Augusta 30. 5. 9 Planter Do Ruddy, broad face, dark Hair, well made
46 Jno. Cofland Septr 1755 Richmond 24. 5. 9 Do Virginia Ruddy Complextion, flaxen hair, well made
47 Jno. McMillon Octr 1754 Westmoreld 34. 5. 8 ½ Do Maryland Brown Complextion, & Hair, well made
48 Solomon Long Augt 1756 Frederick 27. 5. 3 ½ Do Hollond Red Complextion, & Hair, very large Eye Brows
49 Richd Singster Octr 1756 Augusta 40. 5. 9 ½ Sailor England Complextion red, & hair, very well made
50 Jno. Bridge Do Do 30. 5. 5 ½ Farmer Do Dark Complextion, dark Hair & Grey Eyes
51 Joseph Smart Do Do 32. 5. 2 Planter Do Red face, sandy Hair, well made
52 Jno. Highland June 1757 Pensylvania 40. 5. 1 Weaver Do Dark Complextion, Hair Grey
53 Phillip Askins Jany 1755 Prince Wm 22. 5. 9 Carpenter Virginia Brown Complextion, brown Hair, a stout robust Fellow
 
54 Charles Knight Septr 1756 Frederick 33. 5. 2 Cooper England Dark       Do, brown hair, well set
55 Willm Baylist Augt 1756 Fairfax 35. 5. 6 Farmer Do Brown Complextion, & Hair, well made
56 John Burns Septr 1756 Augusta 20. 5. 7 Planter Ireland Brown Complextion, with red Hair
57 John Carrol Apl 1756 Norfolk 24. 5. 7 ½ Sailor Do Brown Complextion, & Hair, pitted with the small Pox
58 John Conner Novr 1756 Augusta 21. 5. 6 Planter Do Brown Complextion, with black Hair
59 Wm Gerram Feby 1757 Fairfax 24. 5. 1 Sailor England Dark Complextion, & Hair, an ugly ill made Fellow
60 George Lewis June 1756 Spotsilvaa 36. 5. 5 ½ Taylor Whales Brown Complextion, & Hair, pitted by the small Pox
61 Patrick Mclain Sept. 1756 Augusta 24. 5. 5 Planter Ireland Red face, & Hair, well made
62 Wm McGaugh Augt 1756 Frederick 30. 5. 7 do do Dark Complextion, brown & straight Hair
63 Clement Scott Do Do 19. 5. 5 Planter Virginia Yellow Complextion, sandy Hair
64 Benjmn Smith June 1756 Chas City 27. 5. 5 Bookbinder England Red Complextion, brown Hair
65 Willm White Apl 1757 Westmoreld 20. 5. 3 Carpenter Virginia Pale Complextion, light brown Hair
66 John Hamilton July 1757 Frederick 20. 5. 7 Planter Ireland do       do, brown Hair, & spare made
67 Heny Wiltshire Octr 1756 Do 40. 5. 7 ½ Coachmaker Do Brown Complextion, blind in his right Eye
68 Laurence White Augt 1756 Do 30. 5. 5 ½ Tobacco-spinner Do Dark Complextion, black hair, his left legg larger than his right
69 Wm McIntire Septr 1756 Augusta 40. 5. 6 Plasterer Scotland Dark Complextion, brown Hair
70 John King Octr 1756 Do 30. 5. 1 Silkwister England Dark Complextion, dark brown Hair pitted with the small Pox
71 Joseph Curtis Septr 1756 Do 40. 5. 1 Planter Ireland Fresh Complextion, light Hair, a Scar on his right Cheek
72 Wm Withers Augt 1756 Frederick 22. 5. 5 Shoemaker England Dark Complextion & Hair, dark Eyebrows, with Grey Eyes
73 Jams Fitzgerrald Do Do 26. 5. 9 Weaver Ireland Dark Complextion, black hair, pitted a little with the small pox well made
74 Edward Gill Septr 1755 Dinwiddie 26. 5. 5 ½ Joiner Do Fair Complextion, light brown Hair
75 Thoms Monjoy
76 Jno. Plackett May 1756 Frederick 26. 5. 6 Planter Ireland Dark Complextion with light brown Hair
77 Wm Fitzgerrald Decr 1756 Augusta 28. 5. 6 Do Do Brown Complextion, dark Hair, thick Clumsy make
78 Jno. Crookbane June 1756 Frederick 21. 5. 3 Silversmith Scotland Fair Complextion, light hair, pitted with the small pox spare make
79 Josh Williams Jany 1755 Amelia 26. 5. 11 ¾ Carpenter Virginia Fair & freckled, red hair, the 2 first letters of his Name mark’d on the inside of his left legg
80 Edwd Brown Jany 1757 Fairfax 29. 5. 6 ½ Turner England Red face, pitted a little with the small Pox, Red Hair

N. B. Thomas Mountjoy formerly belong’d to Capt. Mercer’s Company is on Furloe. Size &ca unknown, & Patrick McClain is one of the Detachment gone to South Carolina.

John McNeill Capt. Lieut.

Mordi Buckner Lieut.

Jas Roy Ens.

D, DLC:GW.

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