Gilson, Samuel, New Marlborough. Private, Lieut. Moses Soul’s co. of Minute-men, Col. John Fellows’s regt., which marched April 21, 1775, in response to the alarm of April 19, 1775; service to May 7, 1775, 17 days; also, Capt. Moses Soul’s co., Col. John Fellows’s (8th) regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 8, 1775; service, 3 mos. 1 day; also, company return dated Oct. 7, 1775; reported ” went to Quebec Sept. 9, 1775 ; ” also, list of men mustered between Jan. 20, 1777, and June 1, 1778, by Trueman Wheler, Muster Master for Berkshire Co.; Capt. Allen’s co., Col. Wigglesworth’s regt.; term, 3 years; also. Private, Capt. Noah Allen’s co.. Col. Calvin Smith’s (late Wigglesworth’s) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 10, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; residence, New Marlborough ; credited to town of New Marlborough ; also, Capt. Noah Allen’s CO., Col. Edward Wigglesworth’s (4th) regt.; muster rolls for March and May, 1778, dated Valley Forge; reported on command in March, 1778, sick in camp in May, 1778 ; also, same co. and regt. ; muster roll for June, 1778, dated Camp Greenwich ; reported sick at Valley Forge ; also, Capt. Noah Allen’s co., Maj. Porter’s battalion, (late) Col. Wigglesworth’s regt.; muster roll for March and April, 1779, dated Providence; reported on command at “Updike Ntown; ” also, Capt. Allen’s co., Col. Smith’s regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Dec. 31, 1780; also, Capt. Ebenezer Smith’s co., Lieut. Col. Calvin Smith’s (6th) regt. ; wages allowed from Jan. 1, 1781, to Sept. 30, 1781, 9 months; reported transferred to Light Infantry co. Oct. 1, 1781 ; also, Capt. Peter Clayes’s (late Capt. John K. Smith’s) Light Infantry co., Lieut. Col. Smith’s regt.; wages allowed for Oct.-Dec, 1781, 3 months; also, same co. and regt. ; wages allowed for Jan.-Dec, 1782, 12 months ; also, order dated New Marlborough, Feb. 24, 1784, payable to Capt. Walter Dean, for wages for service in 6th Mass. regt. Source: MS&SRA Vol 6 pg 471/481. MERGED as same person: Gibson, Samuel, New Marlborough. Return of men raised for Continental service, probably from Lieut. Austin’s co. [year not given] ; residence, New Marlborough ; engaged for town of New Marlborough ; joined Capt. Allen’s co.. Col. Wigglesworth’s regt. ; term, 3 years. [See Samuel Gilson.] Source: MS&SRA Vol 6 pg 395/405. MERGED as same person: Gillson, Samuel, New Marlborough. Descriptive list dated West Point, Jan. 29, 1781 ; Capt. Ebenezer Smith’s co. Lieut. Col. Smith’s (6th) regt. ; age, 28 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, dark; hair, dark; eyes, gray; residence. New Marlborough ; enlisted Jan. -, 1780, by Capt. Allen ; enlistment, during war. Source: MS&SRA Vol 6 pg 458/468.

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