Seth Tinkham diary
Seth Tinkham was born November 13, 1734, in Middleboro, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, the son of John Tinkham and Hannah Howland. During the French and Indian War, Tinkham served as a sergeant and clerk in Captain Benjamin Pratt's Company, in Colonel Thomas Doty's Massachusetts Regiment. The company started from Middleboro on May 29, 1758, and participated in the Battle of Ticonderoga. Tinkham married Eunice Soule in 1761, and died February 13, 1808.