John Palgrave Wyllys (1754 - 1790)

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Death: Died in United States
Cause of death: fighting Native Americans (Miami)
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vi. John Palsgrave, baptized August 11, 1754; Yale Coll., 1773; served through the Revolutionary War; brigade major in 1776; in 1781, major in the 3d Connecticut Regiment, and distinguished himself by his gallantry. He married his cousin Jerusha, daughter of Col. Samuel and Mabel (Wyllys) Talcott, who died in Hartford, August 9, 1783. In 1785 he was appointed major of the troops raised for the defence of the frontier. He was killed in the attack on the Miami Towns, September 30,1790, while serving in Gen. Harmar's expedition against the Indians, (without children.)

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