Brookins, Ephraim, 2d Lieutenant, Capt. George King’s (16th) co., 1st Berkshire Co. regt. ; list of officers of Mass. militia ; commissioned May G, 1776 ; company raised in Sheffield, Great Barrington, Tyringham and New Marlborough; also. Lieutenant, Capt. Noah Lankton’s co.; Col. Ashley’s (Berkshire Co.) regt.; entered service April 26, 1777; discharged May 20, 1777; service, 25 days, at Saratoga by order of Gen. Gates; also, Captain, Lieut. Col. John Collar’s (Berkshire Co.) regt. ; entered service Oct. 13, 1781 ; discharged Oct. 20, 1781 ; service, 12 days, at the Northward by order of Col. John Ashley, Jr., on an alarm. Source: MS&SRA Vol 2 pg 567/573

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