Freeman, Eli, New Marlborough. Private, Capt. John Williams’s co., Col. Ebenezer Sprout’s regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Feb. 18, 1777, to Feb. 18, 1780 ; residence, New Marlborough ; credited to town of New Marlborough ; said Freeman reported to have taken the place of Joseph Hyde ; enlistment, 3 .years (also given during war). Source: MS&SRA Vol 6 pg 37/47.