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This page and the following links contain information on Rhodes' (all spellings) that served from Massachusetts as soldiers and sailors in the Revolutionary War.
Source: “Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors Revolutionary War”, Vol. 13. A Compilation from the Archives, Prepared and Published by the Secretary of the Commonwealth in Accordance with Chapter 100, Resolves of 1891. Boston : Wright & Potter Printing Co., State Printers, 18 Post Office Square. 1905.

Aaron Rhoades to James Rhodes
Jere Rhodes to Prehus Rhodes
Samuel Rhodes to Zebulon Roads

RHOADES, SAMUEL. Private, Capt. Oliver Clap's co., Col. Benjamin Haws's regt. ; enlisted Oct. 10, 1777 ; discharged Oct. 28, 1777 ; service, 24 days, on a secret expedition to Rhode Island, including 3 days (6O miles) travel home.

RHOADS, SAMUEL, Lynn. Private, Capt. David Parker's (1st Lynn) co., which marched probably on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Concord ;service, 2 days.

RHOADS, SAMUEL, Walpole. Private, Capt. Seth Bullard's co., Col. Joseph Read's regt.; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775; enlisted May 1, 1775;service, 3 mos. 8 days.

RHOADS, SAMUEL, Wrentharn. Private, Capt. John Baker's co., Col. Samuel Gerrish's regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted May 11, 1775 ; service, 2 mos. 21 days; also, Capt. John Baker, Jr. S (10th) co., Lieut. Col. Loammi Baldwin's (late Col. Gerrish's) 38th regt. ; pay roll for Aug., 1775; also, Capt. Joseph Pettengill's co., Lieut. Col. Baldwin's regt. ; order for bounty coat or its equivalent in money dated Camp at Sewall Point, Nov. 19, 1775 [see James Rhoads] ; also, Private, Capt. Samuel Fisher's co., Col. Jonathan Titcomb's regt. ;service, 1 mo. 26 days ; company drafted to serve for 2 months and marched to Rhode Island May 3, 1777.

RHODES, SAMUEL, Lynn. List of men mustered by Nathaniel Barber, Muster Master for Suffolk Co., dated Boston, Dec. 7, 1777; Capt. Hastmgs's co.. Col. Lee's regt. ; also, Private, Capt. William North's co.. Col. Henry Jackson's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Oct. 16, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; credited to town of Lynn; also, Same co. and regt.; muster roll for
April, 1779, dated Pawtuxet; also, Capt. North's (5th) co., Col. Jackson's regt. ; return certified at Camp Providence, July 13, 1779 ; enlisted Oct. 16, 1777 ; enlistment, 3 years ; also, Same co. and regt. ; pay roll for July, 1779, sworn to at Camp Providence ; also, Same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Oct., 1779; also, Same co. and regt. ; regimental return made up to Dec. 31, 1779, dated
Camp at Providence ; also, Capt. North's (1st) co., Col. Jackson's (16th) regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1780, to Oct. 14, 1780; also, return certified at Camp near Morristown, April 30, 1780, of officers and men belonging to Col. Lee's, Col. Henley's, and Col. Jackson's regt., and men belonging to Massachusetts in Col. Henry Sherburne's regt., who were incorporated into a regiment under the command of Col. Henry Jackson, agreeable to the arrangement of April 9, 1779; Capt. North's co. ; rank, Private; residence, Lynn ; engaged for town of Lynn ; engaged Oct. 14, 1777 ; term, 3 years.

RHODES, SAMUEL, Montague. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army from 6th co., 6th Hampshire Co. regt., as returned by 1st Lieut. Caleb Benjamin; residence, Montague; engaged for town of Shutesbury; term, 9 months; also, list of men raised in Hampshire Co. for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned as received of Jonathan Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnam, July 20, 1778 ; engaged for town of Montague ; arrived at Fishkill June 16, 1778.

RHODES, SAMUEL, Walpole. Private, Capt. Seth Bullard's (Walpole) co. of militia, Col. John Smith's regt., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775 ; service, 9 days; also, Capt. Seth Bullard's co., Col. Joseph Read's regt. ; company return dated Roxbury Camp, Sept. 2G, 1775.

RHODES, SAMUEL. Capt. Robert Davis's co., Col. Freeman's regt. ;service, 37 days ; company raised for service on secret expedition to Rhode Island. Roll sworn to in Suffolk Co., Dec. 4, 1777.

RHODES, SAMUEL. Private, Capt. John Ellis's co., Col. Thomas Poor's regt.; enlisted June 11, 1778; discharged Nov. 16, 1778;service, 5 mos. 16 days, including 11 days (222 miles) travel home ; regiment raised to fortify and secure passes of North river, N. Y. ; roll sworn to at Medway; also, Same co. and regt.; muster rolls for June-Sept., 1778, dated Fort Clinton; also, same co. and regt. ; pay roll for Nov., 1778, dated King's Ferry.

RHODES, SAMUEL. Private, Capt. Elijah Lewis's co., Col. Christopher Greene's (1st Rhode Island) battalion ; muster roll dated July 6, 1778 ; enlisted Feb. 22 [year not given] ; enlistment, during war; also, same co. and battalion ; muster rolls for Sept. and Dec, 1778; reported absent with leave in Sept., 1778; also, same CO. and battalion; muster roll for March, 1779, dated East Greenwich; also,
Capt. Lewis's (2d) co., Col. Greene's battalion; muster roll for April, 1779, dated East Greenwich ; reported sick in hospital ; also, Capt. Lewis's (3d) co., Col. Greene's battalion; muster rolls for July, Aug., and Oct., 1779, dated East Greenwich ; also, same co. and battalion ; muster rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1779, dated Newport.

ROADS, SAMUEL, Lynn. List of men raised to serve in the Continental Army for the town of Lynn, as returned by Lieut. Col. John Flagg, dated May 18, 1778 ; residence, Lynn; joined Capt. Browne s co., Col. Lee s regt.; enlistment, 3 years or during war.

ROADS, SAMUEL. Private, Capt. Moses Harvey s co., Col. Woodbridge s regt. ; en listed Aug. 22, 1777 ; discharged Nov. 29, 1777 ; service, 3 mos. 17 days, at Saratoga, including 9 days (180 miles) travel home ; regiment raised to rein force Northern army until last of Nov., 1777.

RODES, SAMUEL. Private, Capt. Elijah Lewis's co., Col. Christopher Greene's (1st Rhode Island) battalion; muster rolls for Oct. and Nov., 1778, Jan. and Feb., 1779; enlisted Feb. 22, 1778; enlistment, during war.

RHODS, SAMUEL, Walpole. Private, Capt. Sahin Mann's co., Col. "Wheelock's regt. ; marched April 22, 1777 ; discharged May 10, 1777 ;service, 20 days ; company marched to Rhode Island.

RHOODS, SAMUEL, Montague. Descriptive list of men raised in Hampshire Co. for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill ; Capt. Harvey's co., Col. Wright's regt.; age, 25 yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 9 in.; complexion, light; hair, brown ; residence, Montague ; engaged for town of Montague ; arrived at Fishkill June 16, 1778.

RHODES, SILAS. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Sheldon's co.. Col. Seth Murray's regt. ; enlisted July 18, 1780; discharged Oct. 10, 1780;service, 3 mos., including 7 days (132 miles) travel home ; regiment raised to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

RHODES SIMEON. List of men raised in Suffolk Co. for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned as mustered by Henry Rutgers, Jr., Deputy Muster Master, dated Fishkill, Aug. 1, 1778; engaged for town of Dedham; arrived at Fishkill June 14, 1778.

RHODES SIMEON, Stoughtonham. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Tisdale's (Stoughtonham) CO., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;service, 3 weeks 1 day.

ROADS, SIMEON, Dedham. List of men raised in Suffolk Co., as returned by Maj. Stephen Badlam, Superintendent for said county; also, descriptive list of men raised to reinforce the Continental Army for the term of 9 months from the time of their arrival at Fishkill, agreeable to resolve of April 20, 1778, returned as received of Maj. Stephen Badlam, by Capt. Robert Davis, at Roxbury, June 4, 1778, to be delivered to Brig. Gen. Jonathan Warner, at Fishkill ; Capt. Richards s (also given Lieut. Joseph Ellis s) co., Col. Mclntosh s regt. ; age, 27 (also given 21) yrs. ; stature, 5 ft. 8  |   (also given 5 ft. 8) in. ; complexion, dark; hair, dark; eyes, gray; occupation, husbandman; nationality, Ameri can ; residence, Dedham ; engaged for town of Dedham ; arrived at Fishkill June 14, 1778; also, list of men returned as received of Jonathan "Warner, Commissioner, by Col. R. Putnain, July 20, 1778.

RHOADS, SOLOMON, Dedham. Private, Capt. Aaron Guild's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; abstract for advance pay for 1 month, etc., dated Hull, July 13, 1776 ; also, petition dated Camp at Hull, Sept. 17, 1776, Signed by said Rhoads and others belonging to battalion stationed at Hull, asking for increase and payment of wages ; also, Capt. Guild's co., Col. Whitney's regt. ;service from June 20, 1776, 4 days preceding march, to Nov. 1, 1776, 4 mos. 11 days : rolls dated Camp at Hull ; also, Same co. and regt. ;service from Nov. 1, 1776, to time of return home, 1 mo. 2 days ; roll dated Hull ; also, Capt. Samuel Cowell's co., Col. Haws's regt. ; service between July 26. 1778, and Aug. 26, 1778, 22 days, at Rhode Island ; roll sworn to at Wrentham ; also, Capt. John Boyd's co., Col. John Dagget's' regt. ; entered service Aug. 24, 1778; discharged Sept. 3, 1778 service, 11 days, at Rhode Island.

ROADS, THOMAS, Lynn. Private, Capt. Rufus Mansfield's (4th Lynn) co. of militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Concord ; service, 2 days.

RHODES, SOLOMON. Private, Capt. Nathaniel Heath's co.. Col. Jonathan Reed's detachment of guards; muster roll dated Boston, May 14, 1778; enlistment, 3 months from April 2, 1778 ; also, same co. and detachment ; enlisted April 2, 1778 ; discharged July 2, 1778 ;service, 3 mos. 2 days ; detachment drafted to serve at Cambridge.

RHOADS, TIMOTHY, Stoughtonham. Private, Capt. Lewis Whiting's co., Col. Wheelock's regt. ; copy of a company return dated Camp at Ticonderoga, Aug. 27, 1776; age, 21 yrs.; also, Capt. James Endicott's co. ; entered service March 20, 1778; discharged April 5 (also given April 6), 1778;service, 18 days: company marched to Roxbury March 20, 1778, under command of Col. William McIntosh.

RHOADS, TIMOTHY, Wrentham. 2d Lieutenant, Capt. Jesse Ballau's co. (co. of Southwest part of Wrentham), Col. Haws's (4th Suffolk Co.) regt. of Mass, militia ; list of officers ; commissioned Feb. 28, 1780 ; also, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. John Bacon's co., Col. Ebenezer Thayer's regt.; engaged June 27, 1780: discharged Oct. 30, 1780 ;service, 4 mos. 7 days; regiment raised in Suffolk Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months and stationed at Rhode Island.

RHODES, TIMOTHY, Stoughton or Stoughtonham. Private, Capt. Israel Smith's (Alarm) co., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;service, 4 days; company raised in Stoughton and Stoughtonham ; also, list of men belonging to Col. Wheelock's regt. who were discharged; Capt. Whiting's co. ; said Rhodes discharged Nov. 11, 1776.

RHODES, TIMOTHY. Sergeant, Capt. John Ellis's co.. Col. Thomas Poor's regt. ; engaged June 26, 1778 ; discharged Feb. 24, 1779 ;service, 8 mos. 9 days, including 11 days (225 miles) travel home ; regiment raised to fortify and secure passes of North river, N. Y. ; roll sworn to at Medway; also, same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for July, Aug., and Sept., 1778, dated Fort Clinton ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1778, dated King's Ferry.

RHODS, TIMOTHY. Private, Capt. Thomas White's co., Ma. Edward Procter's detachment of guards;service from Dec. 10, 1777, to March 1, 1778, 2 mos. 17 days, at Dorchester.

RHROADS, TIMOTHY. Lieutenant, Col. Ebenezer Thayer's regt. ; engaged June 27, 1780; discharged Oct. 30, 1780;service, 4 mos. 7 days; regiment raised in Suffolk Co. to reinforce Continental Army for 3 months.

RHOADS, WILLIAM, Worthington. Private, Capt. Malcolm Henry's co., Col. David Brewer's (9th) regt. ; company return dated Oct. 7, 1775.

RHODES, WILLIAM, Stoughtonham. Private, Capt. Ebenezer Tisdale's (Stoughtonham) CO., which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775;service, 3 weeks 1 day.

RHODES, WILLIAM, "Worthington. Return of men raised to serve in the Continental Army prior to May 31, 1777, as returned by Capt. Ebenezer Webber and Lieut. Banner Dwellee ; residence, Worthington ; enlisted for town of Worthington ; joined Capt. "Watkins' co.. Col. Brewer's regt. ; enlistment, 3 years; also, Corporal, Capt. A. Williams's co.. Col. Ebenezer Sprout's regt. ; Continental Army pay accounts for service from Jan. 1, 1777, to Dec. 31, 1779; also, Capt. Nathan Watkins's co., Col. Samuel Brewer's regt. ; return made agreeable to order of Council of Dec. 26, 1777 ; mustered by state Muster Master.

RHODES, WILLIAM. Private, Lieut. Esek Olney's (Capt. Thomas 0lney's) co., 6th division, Col. Jabez Bowen's regt. ; enlisted May 21, 1777;service to June 3, 1777, 14 days, under Capt. Jonathan Russell at Pawtiixet.

ROADS, WILLIAM, Lynn. Private, Capt. Rufus Mansfield's (4th Lynn) co. of militia, which marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775, to Concord ; service, 2 days.

ROADS, WILLIAM, Worthington. Private, Capt. Malcolm Henry's co., Col. David Brewer s regt. ; muster roll dated Aug. 1, 1775 ; enlisted July 5, 1775 ; service, 3 weeks 5 days.

ROADS, WILLIAM. Private, Capt. Aaron Coe s co., Lieut. Col. Timothy Robinson s detachment of Hampshire Co. militia ; muster roll dated Garrison at Ticonderoga, Feb. 24, 1777 ; entered service Dec. 25, 1776 ; enlistment to expire March 25, 1777 ; reported on command at the Block House.

RHOADS, ZEBULON, Dedham. Private, Capt. Aaron Guild's co., Col. Josiah Whitney's regt. ; abstract for advance pay for 1 month, etc., dated Hull, July 13, 1776; also petition dated Camp at Hull, Sept. 17, 1776, Signed by said Rhoads and others belonging to battalion stationed at Hull, asking for increase and payment of wages; also, Capt. Guild's co., Col. Whitney's regt. ;service from June 20, 1776, 4 days preceding march, to Nov. 1, 1776, -4 mos. 11 days; rolls dated Camp at Hull; also, Same co. and regt. ; service from Nov. 1, 1776, to time of return home, 1 mo. 2 days; roll dated Hull.

RHODES, ZEBULON. Fifer, Capt. John Ellis's co., Col. Thomas Poor's regt. ; engaged June 11, 1778; discharged Jan. 29, 1779;service, 7 mos. 29 days, including 11 days (222 miles) travel home ; regiment raised to fortify and secure passes of North river, N. Y. ; roll sworn to at Medway ; also, same co. and regt. ; pay rolls for June-Sept., 1778, dated Fort Clinton; also, same co. and regt.; pay rolls for Nov. and Dec, 1778, dated King's Ferry.

ROADS, ZEBULON, Stoneham. Seaman, brigantine "Hazard," commanded by Capt. Simeon Samson; engaged Sept. 22, 1777; discharged Dec. 1, 1777; service, 2 mos. 8 days; reported deserted.