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Capt. Thomas Prentice’s Troop in King Philip’s War

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Capt. Thomas Prentice

Commanded the Middlesex Troop. Born in England about 1620; emigrated with wife Grace and daughter Grace to Cambridge, made freeman 1652. He died 7 Jul 1709, age 89. Appointed captain of the special Troop, June 24, 1675. The following are those who served in the first or Mt. Hope Campaign under him:

List of Soldiers credited with Military Service in Capt. Thomas Prentice’s Middlesex Troop [1]

August 27, 1675[2]

  • John Needham
  • Jonathan Fairbank
  • Samuel Pollard
  • Fathergon Dinely
  • William Brooks
  • William Agur
  • James Jackson
  • Francis Wayman
  • Samuel Culliver
  • THomas Woolson
  • John Livermore
  • John Gibson
  • William Read
  • Benjamin Moore
  • William Brown
  • Joseph Parmiter
  • Joseph Curtice
  • Daniel Dean
  • Thomas Goble
  • Ebenezer Prout
  • James Miller
  • Robert Evans
  • John Baxter
  • Solomon Phips, Corpr
  • Benjamin Scott
  • Christopher Grant
  • Nathaniel Howard
  • Stephen Pain
  • Henry Summers
  • Jonthan Bunker
  • James Lowden
  • John Fowle
  • John Gill, Corpr
  • Joseph Belcher, Qartr Mr
  • Nehemia Hayde
  • James Whitehead
  • John Wayman, cornet

Sept 3, 1675

  • John Bisco
  • Oliver Willington
  • John Mason
  • William Bond
  • Thomas Boylston

Sept 16, 1675

  • James Indian
  • Thomas Indian

Sept 21, 1675

  • Matthe Bridge, Qtr Mr
  • Anthony Cooke
  • John Druse
  • Edward Oakes, Lieut.
  • Thomas Oliver
  • John Clrk
  • Thomas Hunter
  • Felix Indian
  • Benjamin Ahaton
  • Harry Indian
  • John Adams
  • Jeremie Indian
  • Zachary Phillips
  • Joseph Allin
  • Jonathan Orris
  • David Thomas
  • Caleb Carter
  • Abraham Skinner

Nov 30, 1675

  • Nathaniel Richards
  • Samuel Payson

Feb 29, 1675/6[3]

  • Joseph Peniman
  • Joseph Weeden
  • Samuel Weeden
  • Henry Kenny
  • John Spaford
  • Joseph Moore
  • Thomas Brown
  • James Burnam
  • Nathaniel Ballard
  • Thomas Putnam
  • Edmond Potter
  • Daniel Champnes
  • William Delaway
  • John Adams
  • Joseph lummer
  • Charles Blinko
  • William Miriam
  • John Edmons
  • Thomas Johnson
  • John Welcott

Mar 24, 1675/6[4]

  • Richard Mather
  • Nathaniel Billinge
  • John Andrews
  • Joseph Marshall
  • William Kent
  • John Windham
  • Jacob Nash
  • John Eames
  • James Lowden
  • Samuel Payson
  • William Shattoc
  • John Bush
  • Thomas Goble
  • John Pason
  • Joseph Wright

June 14, 1676[5]

  • John Willington
  • John Guppy
  • Samuel Chapman
  • Joseph Grout
  • Daniel Thurston
  • William Dodge
  • John Acy
  • Joseph Parmiter
  • Henry Ellitt
  • John Wyman, Lieut.
  • Thomas Prentice, Capt.
  • William Mingo
  • John Stern
  • Joseph Hutchinson
  • John Richards
  • Thomas Geery
  • Francis Wayman
  • John Barrett
  • Nath. Richardson
  • Hugh Taylor
  • Caleb Grant
  • Thomas Peirce
  • Thomas Hodgman
  • Benjamin Davis
  • John Acy [second mention]
  • Stephen Cooke
  • Isaac Brooks
  • Increas Wing
  • Henry Summes
  • JohnKendall
  • Samuel Stone
  • Samuel Whiting
  • Nathaniel Cann
  • John Wyman

Under Lieut. Edward Oakes[6]

Mar 24, 1675/6

  • James Miller
  • John Gibson
  • Solomon Phips, Qatr Mr
  • Thomas Creswell (Croswell)

Apr 24, 1676

  • Thomas Peirce
  • Thomas Edmons
  • William Reade
  • Jonathan Bunker
  • Stephen Paine
  • Thomas Henshaw
  • Stephen Richardson
  • Christopher Grant
  • Thomas Strait
  • John Seers
  • Tmothy Simmes
  • Matthew Griffin
  • John Teed
  • Wm. Auger (Agur, Alger)
  • Timothy Hawkins
  • John Musall

Capt. Oakes, Jul 24, 1676

  • Jacob Hill
  • Samuel Hayward
  • Henry Spring
  • Thomas Mitchenson
  • Joseph Cooke
  • Thomas Frost
  • Edward Oakes

Aug 24, 1676

  • John Sreeter
  • James Prentice

Sep 23, 1676

  • John Green
  • John Fowle

Sources

  1. George M. Bodge, Soldiers in King Philip's War, Boston, Printed for the author (1891)
  2. Bodge, p 39
  3. Bodge, p 40
  4. Bodge, p 40-41
  5. Bodge, p 41
  6. Bodge, p 43




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