Ens. John Lester

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Ens. John Lester

Birthdate: (40)
Birthplace: Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
Death: September 6, 1781 (40)
Fort Griswold, Groton Heights, New London County, Connecticut, United States (Killed in defense of Fort Griswold)
Place of Burial: Ledyard, New London County, Connecticut, United States
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Husband of Dorothy Lester

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About Ens. John Lester

Died in defense of Fort Griswold, September 6, 1781

John was a farmer in present Ledyard. He was killed by a British Bayonet during the attack on Fort Griswold.

From 1780 until death he was a contractor to the army for salt, grain and flour.

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Ens. John Lester's Timeline

1740
October 13, 1740
Groton, New London, Connecticut Colony
1781
September 6, 1781
Age 40
Groton Heights, New London County, Connecticut, United States
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Ledyard, New London County, Connecticut, United States