A List of the Persons Belonging to the First Foot Company of Hingham, and What Each of Them Have Paid in the War from an Age of Sixteen to Sixty, March 30th 1757

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Title

A List of the Persons Belonging to the First Foot Company of Hingham, and What Each of Them Have Paid in the War from an Age of Sixteen to Sixty, March 30th 1757

Description

This document is a list of all members in the First Foot Company of Hingham, Mass. as of March 30, 1857. These would have been men prepared to fight in the French and Indian War. The position of each member is included, such as Doctor, Major, Captain, Ensign, and Deacon. The list also includes the amount of money each member has given to the militia. All of the members are between 16 and 60 years of age. Several prominent family names can be seen, including Lincoln, Lane, Hersey, Cushing, Thaxter, Gay, Fearing, Hobart, Stoddard, and Beal. Benjamin Lincoln was in charge of this militia.

Subject

War
Soldiers
Military officers
Physicians
Clergy
Militias

Publisher

Hingham Public Library

Date Created

1857

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Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Documents

Spatial Coverage

Hingham (Mass.)

Temporal Coverage

1757

Citation

“A List of the Persons Belonging to the First Foot Company of Hingham, and What Each of Them Have Paid in the War from an Age of Sixteen to Sixty, March 30th 1757,” Hingham Public Library Local History & Special Collections, accessed November 18, 2017, http://hinghampubliclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/280.