Ten 1808-1820 Massachusetts Militia documents advising Ephraim Whitcomb of Randolph, Massachusetts, to report to training at either Randolph, Massachusetts, or Quincy, Massachusetts. On one document, his name was spelled Ephram Whickcomb.
Pictured above is the oldest document, dated either 26 April 1800 or 26 April 1808.
Ephraim may have been the Ephraim Whitcomb who was born at Randolph, Massachusetts, on 12 March 1789, the son of David and Phoebe (Belcher) Whitcomb, and who married, first, Polly Faxon, and second, Esther Thayer.
Other names on the documents include: [Some appear on multiple documents].
Thayer, possibly Jumry or Jeremy Thayer
Capt. James Brackett
Capt. H. Newcomb
Joseph W. French
Daniel Faxon [possibly Jr.]
The newest document, below, is dated 7 September 1820.
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