Stephen Billings, II (1748 - 1850)

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Birthplace: Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
Death: Died in Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
Managed by: Steven Avery Kelley
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About Stephen Billings, II

Was serving in General Washington's army at the time of the storming of Ft. Griswold on September 6, 1781, where his brother Andrew was killed in its defense.

"Andrew Billings lived at the time with his father near the Elder Tuttle Church in Ledyard He started for the fort in response to the alarm reaching there after the gates were shut and being recognized a rope was thrown to him by which he climbed through the embrasure being the last man to enter for defence His brother Stephen was in the army with General Washington at the time"

Source: The Battle of Groton Heights: A Collection of Narratives, Official Reports ...

By William Wallace Harris p. 221
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Stephen Billings, II's Timeline

1748
July 3, 1748
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
1774
October 6, 1774
Age 26
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
1781
September 25, 1781
Age 33
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
1792
December 23, 1792
Age 44
Montville, New London, CT, USA
1850
August 15, 1850
Age 102
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
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