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 John Prentice Babcock

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John Prentice Babcock

  • Birth 4 Oct 1750 Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
  • Death 6 Sep 1781 Groton, New London County, Connecticut, USA
  • Burial Groton, New London County, Connecticut, USA
  • Memorial ID 51461824

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


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  • Created by: brianz190
  • Added: 22 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51461824
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Prentice Babcock (4 Oct 1750–6 Sep 1781), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51461824, citing Crary Cemetery, Groton, New London County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by brianz190 (contributor 47157955) .