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Elijah Richards

Birthdate: (47)
Death: September 20, 1781 (47) (Died from wounds incurred in the defense of Ft. Griswold.)
Immediate Family:

Son of Lt. Samuel Richards and Ann Richards
Brother of Lucy Gaylord; Lydia Richards; Samuel Richards; Jerusha Richards; Katherine Richards and 7 others

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About Elijah Richards

Died from wounds received in defense of Fort Griswold, September 6, 1781

"Elijah Richards, born 1734, was wounded in the defense of New London, and died of his wounds September 20th. His house on Beach Street was burned. He was a cousin of Guy, the father of Peter Richards (who was killed at Ft. Griswold)"

source: The Battle of Groton Heights: A Collection of Narratives, Official Reports ...By William Wallace Harris p. 232

DENISON GENEALOGY, ANCESTORS AND DESCENDANTS OF CAPTAIN GEORGE DENISON, Of Stonington Connecticut, by John Denison Baldwin and William Clift, Worcester, MA, 1881, p 36

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Elijah Richards's Timeline

June 10, 1734
September 20, 1781
Age 47