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Capt. Richard Beers' Company in King Philip's War

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List of Soldiers credited with Military Service in Capt. Richard Beers’ Company[1]

Killed 25 Aug 1675 near Northampton, Massachusetts[2]

  • Samuel Mason of Northampton
  • James Levins of Roxbury?
  • Azariah Dickinson of Hadley
  • Richard Fellows of Hatfield
  • William Cluff of Charlestown?

(Also killed were the following of Capt. Lothrop's company:)

  • John Plumer of Newbury
  • Mark Pitman of Marblehead
  • Joseph Person of Lynn?
  • Matthew Scales of Rowley

Killed 2 Sep 1675 at Hadley[3]

  • Sergt. Samuel Write (Wright)
  • Ebenezer Jeans (Janes)
  • Jonathan Jeans (Janes)
  • Ebenezer Parsons
  • Benjamin Dinwich (Dunwich)
  • Nathaniel Curtis
  • Thomas Scott
  • John Peck

Killed 4 Sep 1675 at Squakheage (Northfield), MA [4]

  • Capt. Richd Beers
  • John Chenary/Genery
  • Ephraim Child
  • Benjamin Crackbone
  • Robert Pepper (not killed, but taken captive and returned home afterwards)
  • Joseph Dickinson / Dickerson (Hadley)
  • William Markham
  • George Lycuss/Lickens
  • John Gatchell/Getchell
  • James Miller / Mullard, Hadley
  • John Wilson
  • Thomas Cornish
  • Jeremiah Morrell
  • Elisha Woodward
  • William Marcum, Hadley
  • James Egleston, Hadley
  • plus 8 others not known

Wounded:

  • John Parke (son of Thomas of Cambridge)

Oct 5, 1675-Feb 29, 1675/6[5]

  • John Shattuck, sergt.
  • Edward Jackson
  • Ephraim Beares
  • Joseph Sill, Lieut.
  • Nathaniel Bright
  • Elnathan Beers, Sergt
  • Nathaniel Sanger
  • Samuel Prentis
  • Jacob Hurd
  • Richard Beeres, Capt.
  • Joseph Fuller
  • John Parkes
  • Benjamin Crackbone
  • William Russell
  • George Licas
  • Richard Wood
  • John Cooke
  • John Harrington
  • Nathaniel Peirce
  • Gustin John
  • John Wilson
  • John Bowditch
  • Ephraim Child
  • Benjamin Taynter
  • Thomas Hastings
  • Nathaniel King

Sources

  1. George M. Bodge, Soldiers in King Philip's War, Boston, Printed for the author (1891)
  2. Bodge, p 84
  3. Bodge, pp 84-85
  4. Bodge, pp 85-86
  5. Bodge, p 87




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