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John Prentice Babcock
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Birth: Oct. 4, 1750
Westerly
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Sep. 6, 1781
Groton
New London County
Connecticut, USA

Died in the Battle of Fort Griswold. Son of Isaac Babcock and Mary Worden. Stone inscription is as follows;

Inscription:
In
Memory of
JOHN P BABCOCK
who died
Sept 6 1781
Aged 30 Yr's
who together with a small
army of Americans in
Ft. Griswold withstood
an assault made by a
Detachment of
British troops
being overcome
by superior numbers
he was slain
Sept 6 1781
AE 30 years
 
 
Family links: 
 Children:
  Stanton Prentice Babcock (____ - 1857)*
  John Babcock (1781 - 1784)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Crary Cemetery
Groton
New London County
Connecticut, USA
 
Created by: brianz190
Record added: Apr 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51461824
John Prentice Babcock
Added by: Shari Hanson Frey
 
John Prentice Babcock
Added by: brianz190
 
John Prentice Babcock
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Added by: Jan Franco
 
 
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- Shari Hanson Frey
 Added: Sep. 19, 2012
In memory of my 4th great grandfather, John Prentice Babcock who assisted the cause at the Battle of Groton Fort, Sept. 7, 1781, and whose name, with those of 80 others, appears on the monument erected to the memory of those killed in that battle.
- Sally Bailey
 Added: Jun. 9, 2012
 
 
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