On this Patriots’ Day Weekend, we remember these family members that marched on the Alarm of 19 Apr 1775, the Battles of Lexington and Concord.
Luther Blanchard **
Ezekiel Davis II
Isaac Davis *
Abner Hosmer *
Phineas Wetherbee II
Paul Wetherbee II
Jonathan Crouch II
Oliver Mead I
Joseph Wetherbee I
Abel Whitcomb I
Samuel Lawrence II
Jonathan Whitcomb V
Thomas Wetherbee I
Oliver Taylor I
Phineas Taylor II
Thomas Wetherbee II
* shot and killed in action at Battle of Concord.
** wounded in action at Battle of Concord; died of wounds later.
The service records for each, most found in , are summarized in this report.
To learn more, read these excellent books:
- The Battle of April 19, 1775, in Lexington, Concord, Lincoln, Arlington, Cambridge, Somerville and Charlestown, Massachusetts, by Frank Warren Coburn, revised 1912.
- The Minute Men—The First Fight: Myths and Realities of the American Revolution, by John R. Galvin, revised 2006.
All are in the Wetherbee branch, except Samuel Ames in the Watne Branch.
 Arthur Fuller Davis Gallery, Acton Memorial Library (painting).
 Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War, 1902. This 17 volume set is available on archive.org and openlibrary.org.