|Death: ||Jul. 27, 1826|
American Revolution veteran.
Lord, Nason, Sanford, Private.
Capt. Samuel Sayer's Company of Col. James Scammon's (30th) regiment.
From the History of Sanford, Maine by Edwin Emery:
"Daniel Giles, Paul Giles, Nason Lord, and Israel Smith are borne on the muster rolls, as having " enlisted in the train, June 3." Paul Giles and Smith are borne on another roll as having enlisted June 10 in Captain Samuel Gridley's company'. Colonel Kichard Gridley's matross (artillery) regiment."
"Hibbard, Levi Hutchins and Nason Lord were mustered in Jan-
uary 1, 1777. They were in Captain Daniel Merrill's afterwards Captain Luke Hitchcock's) company. Colonel Brewer's regiment.
They marched to Bennington, two hundred and eighty miles, and are credited with ninety days' service to March 17. Hutchins was a sergeant, and served three years. Hibbard is reported as a deserter, after a service of thirty months and seven days. On another muster roll he is borne as having served to July 7, 1779, and been discharged.
Lord deserted in four months, but was not returned, though apprehended. " N. B. The above Nason Lord now resides in Sanford, has been taken as a deserter, and brought before Nath. Wells, Esquire, muster master for the County of York, who has dismissed him and let him go."
Muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 3, 1775; service, 1 mo. 2 days; also, company return [probably Oct., 1775], including abstract of pay to last of July, 1775; reported enlisted into the train June 3, 1775; also, list of men mustered by Nathaniel Wells, Muster Master for York Co., dated Wells, March 1, 1777; Capt. Daniel Merril's co., Col. Samuel Brewer's regt.; enlistment, 3 years or during war; reported received State bounty; also, Private, Capt. Hitchcock's co., Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt.; Continental Army pay accounts for service from March 1, 1777, to July 1, 1777.
Reported deserted July -, 1777; also, Capt. Daniel Merrill's co., Col. Samuel Brewer's regt.; subsistence allowed from date of enlistment, Jan. 1, 1777, to March 17, 1777, credited with 90 days subsistence, including allowance for travel (280 miles) on march from home to Bennington, the place of rendezvous; also, same co. and regt.; return [year not given]; residence, Sanford; engaged for town of Sanford; mustered by Nathaniel Wells, at Wells; reported deserted May -, 1777; also reported as having been taken as a deserter and brought before Nathaniel Wells, Muster Master for York Co., by whom he was dismissed.
Samuel Lord (1712 - 1774)
Mary Shackley Lord (1711 - 1774)
Hannah Giles Lord (1750 - 1823)
Simon Lord (1784 - 1856)*
Created by: Michael Duffy
Record added: Jan 07, 2013
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