About Wait Lester
Died in defense of Fort Griswold, September 6, 1781
"Wait Lester one of the slain was the second son of Thomas and Mary Allyn Lester he was born December 1759 They had a son Daniel who was born March 27 1763 I am unable to learn if this is the Daniel who was killed"
source: The Battle of Groton Heights: A Collection of Narratives, Official Reports ...By William Wallace Harris, p. 247
In Memory of Mr Wait Lester son of Mr Thomas Lester & Mary his wife he fell in the Battle of Fort Griswould sept 6th, 1781 in ye 22d year of his Age