Ensign John Lester

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John Lester, Ens.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Groton Heights, New London, CT
Cause of death: Killed in defense of Fort Griswold
Place of Burial: Morgan Pond Cemetery, Ledyard, New London County, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Husband of Dorothy Lester

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About John Lester, Ens.

Died in defense of Fort Griswold, September 6, 1781

John was a farmer in present Ledyard. He was killed by a British Bayonet during the attack on Fort Griswold.

From 1780 until death he was a contractor to the army for salt, grain and flour.

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Ensign John Lester's Timeline

1740
October 13, 1740
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1767
December 24, 1767
Age 27
1781
September 6, 1781
Age 40
Groton Heights, New London, CT
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Ledyard, New London County, Connecticut, United States