About Ens. Amos Lester
Defender of Fort Griswold, September 6, 1781. Wounded in battle.
"Amos Lester, ensign under Captain Samuel Allyn, who was born in the house opposite the Starr Burial Ground, was wounded in the hip, recovered, and lived for forty years after, though he was one of those loaded so carelessly in the wagon [and taken to Ebenezer Avery's House]" source: The Battle of Groton Heights: A Collection of Narratives, Official Reports ...By William Wallace Harris, p. 259
Pedigree from Oliver Tyler Forbes to Amos Lester:
OLIVER TYLER FORBES Norwich Conn 5694 Son of Malcom and Lucy Ann Tyler Forbes grandson of Oliver S and Ann Lester Tyler great grandson of Amos and Sally Avery Lester great grandson of Amos Lester Ensign wounded at Fort Griswold 1781
source: A National Register of the Society, Sons of the American Revolution, Volume 1, By Sons of the American Revolution