John Lester, Ens.
|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|
Husband of Dorothy Lester
|Managed by:||Private User|
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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.
Ensign John Lester's Timeline
October 13, 1740
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
December 24, 1767
September 6, 1781
Groton Heights, New London, CT
Ledyard, New London County, Connecticut, United States