1724 – Born on Marshfield, Massachusetts. Son of John and Lydia (Waterman) Thomas of Marshfield, Massachusetts. An American general who practiced medicine in Green Harbor and Kingston, Massachusetts.
1761 – Married Hannah Thomas and they had three children.
1770 – Military surgeon in Seven Years’ War. Justice of the peace.
1775 – Brigadier general in Continental Army.
– He commanded American troops at Roxbury, Massachusetts.
1776 – Died on June 2nd of smallpox during siege of Quebec.