He enlisted the second time for nine months in June 1778 in Ludlow, Massachusetts. Zebediah served as a fifer to reinforce the northern army at Fishkill, NY. He served as a private in Captain Compton’s Company; Colonel John Greaton’s Massachusetts Regiment and was discharged in March 22, 1779 near West Point, NY. He enlisted the third time for three years in South Hadley, Massachusetts and served as a private in Captain Smart’s and Daniel Lee’s companies, Colonel John Greaton’s Massachusetts regiment. He was discharged near West Point, NY in March of 1782.
As a civilian, Zebediah was a cabinet maker. He and Luna resided in Ludlow, Hampton County, Massachusetts in the late 1780’s. In 1800, he and Luna are found in Paris, Oneida County, New York. Before 1820, the Coburn family had moved to Homer, Cortland County, New York. Their children were Durkee, Rhoda, Betsy, Demy, Asahel Durkee, Zebediah, Alva, Harry or Harvey, Polly, William and Dorsa Betsy.
Zebediah applied for pension on June 22, 1818, while residing in Homer, Cortland County, NY, (Pension Claim No. 43385). He was paid $8.00 per month. Zebediah Coburn died in Homer, Cortland County, New York on April 1, 1839.