Ober, a shoemaker of Wenham, Mass. first marched with the
Continental Army during the Lexington Alarm, April 19, 1775.
He formally enlisted in early May 1775 and served at least
through October of that year.
Massachusetts. Secretary of the Commonwealth. Massachusetts
Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War: A Compilation
from the Archives. Boston: Wright and Potter Printing
Co., State Printers, 1896-1908. 27 vols.