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Millbury, Massachusetts, American Revolution

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Date: 1774 [unknown]
Location: Millbury, Massachusettsmap
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During this time period, Millbury was part of Sutton and referred to as the "North Parish" of Sutton. The main focus of this page is the soldiers that had something to do with, e.g. were born, died, buried, in that part of Sutton that became Millbury, or may have some other connection.

See also: Col. Ebenezer Learned's Regiment


List of qualifying profiles, alphabetical


  • 1774-09-06 Worcester Revolution, 4,622 militiamen from throughout Worcester County, 500 from Sutton (more than any other). [1]
  • 1775-04-19 Category: Battles of Lexington and Concord JHMM - Jonathan Holman Minuteman
  • 1775-04-19..1776-03-17 Category: Siege of Boston
  • TODO: Col. Jonathan Holman command of 5th Worcester regiment, nearly 2 years enlistment
    • formed immediately after Col. Learned's under Gen. Washington at Cambridge
    • soon after the evacuation of Boston, marched to RI and remained 2-3 mos.
    • 1776-01-21 call for more men, Sutton drafted 39
    • marched to Long Island, engaged in battle 1776-08-27 Category: Battle of Long Island
    • 1776-09-11 return of men near NYC 606 men
    • 1776-09-21 return of men near NYC 606 men
    • marched up Hudson to White Plains, engaged 1776-10-28 Category: Battle of White Plains
    • prob after White Plains battle, return showed 572
    • after White Plains, ordered to Bennington, campaigning in area several months
    • next ordered to Saratoga
    • 1777-09-19,1777-10-07 Category: Battle of Saratoga Ebenezer Learned


Existing that may apply

To propose when ready

  • units
    • Jonathan Holman's Minutemen
    • Ebenezer Learned's militia
    • Jonathan Holman's 5th Worcester County regiment, aka "The Sutton Regiment" (militia or Continental line?)
  • battles
    • RI alarm ?


  1. #Rev1774
  • "Massachusetts, Revolutionary War, Index Cards to Muster Rolls, 1775-1783." Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 24 December 2020. Massachusetts State Archives, Boston. search
  • "United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783." Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 13 January 2021. Citing various published state rosters, United States. search
  • "United States Revolutionary War Rolls, 1775-1783." Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 January 2021. Citing NARA microfilm publication M246. Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Services, 1980. search
  • TODO: "Massachusetts Revolutionary War Bounty Land Applications, 1805-1845." Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 7 October 2016. Citing Maine State Archives, Augusta. search

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