Person:William Ledyard (3)

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William Ledyard
  1. William Ledyard - 1781
m. 8 JAN 1761
  1. Mary Ledyard1763 - 1782
  2. Sarah Ledyard1765 - 1781
  3. William Ledyard1766 - 1777
  4. Deborah Ledyard1769 - 1791
  5. John Yarborough Ledyard1773 - 1792
  6. Peter Van Wort Ledyard1775 -
  7. William Ledyard1777 - 1795
  8. Henry Young Ledyard1780 - 1782
  9. Charles Grover Ledyard1781 - 1790
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Name William Ledyard
Gender Male
Birth? Southold, LI,NY
Marriage 8 JAN 1761 to Anne Williams
Death? 6 SEP 1781 Fort Griswold, Groton, CT
Reference Number? 01-328s


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William Ledyard (December 6, 1738, Groton, Connecticut – September 6, 1781, Groton) was a lieutenant colonel in the Connecticut militia who was killed in the American Revolutionary War. Col.William & Ann Ledyard lived in Groton, CT. He was on Comm.of Corresp. from Groton 20 June 1774: Capt. of Artillery & commander of fort at Groton (built 27 Nov 1775) In March 1778 his command was extended to cover New London, Groton, Stonington, with rank of Major. (Facsim. of his autograph: Battle of Groton Heights, p.215)

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  1.   William Ledyard, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).