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Youngs Ledyard, Capt.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Died at Sea
Immediate Family:

Son of John Ledyard and Deborah Ledyard
Husband of Mary Billings
Father of Deborah Morgan; Capt. Youngs Ledyard; Maj. Benjamin Ledyard; Isaac Ledyard, M.D.; Mary Forman and 3 others
Brother of John Ledyard; Lt. Colonel William Ledyard (Connecticut militia); Ebenezer Ledyard and Mary Ledyard
Half brother of Lucretia Sands; Austin Ledyard and Lucretia Stevens

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About Youngs Ledyard, Capt.

Youngs traded extensively with the West Indies, and died at sea, April 4, 1762. Benedict Arnold was a clerk to Youngs Ledyard and much dissatisfaction was expressed by the family because Arnold did not render a satisfactory account of Ledyard's affairs.

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p. 247

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Youngs, and his brother John, both sailed ships, beginning during the Seven Years War, forming a merchant company together and carrying on a very profitable trade in the West Indies. Youngs died at sea, apparently of fever.

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Youngs Ledyard, Capt.'s Timeline

1731
January 25, 1731
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1748
June 8, 1748
Age 17
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1749
May 19, 1749
Age 18
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1751
June 24, 1751
Age 20
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1753
March 5, 1753
Age 22
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1754
November 5, 1754
Age 23
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1758
September 3, 1758
Age 27
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1760
March 11, 1760
Age 29
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1761
July 5, 1761
Age 30
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1762
April 4, 1762
Age 31
Died at Sea