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49. James COMSTOCK41,70 was born on 28 June 1712 in New London, New London County, Connecticut.16,41 He served in the military in 1781 at Lt. Col Wm. Ledyard's Militia in Revolutionary War.70 He died on 6 September 1781 at the age of 69 in Fort Griswold, New London County, Connecticut.71

"James Comstock, (1712-81), served in the defense of Fort Griswold, where he was killed."

DAR database states he served under Lt. Col. William Ledyard from Connecticut and died in the Battle of Groton Heights.

" ** Comstock, widow of James, of New London, a woman about sixty years old, and no estate; he always repaired to the fort in every alarm."

James COMSTOCK and Hannah ALLEN were married on 17 April 1738.41,70 Hannah ALLEN70, daughter of Samuel ALLEN and Lydia HASTINGS, was born in 1712.72

James COMSTOCK and Hannah ALLEN had the following children:

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Jason COMSTOCK was born on 2 May 1739.72

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William COMSTOCK.

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Sarah COMSTOCK.

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James COMSTOCK was born on 19 September 1745.72 Died young.

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Elizabeth COMSTOCK.

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James COMSTOCK was born on 7 February 1750 in New London, New London County, Connecticut.72 He served in the military in 1776 at Under Col. Ledyard and others, CT in Revolutionary War. He died on 12 October 1842 at the age of 92 in Montville, New London County, Connecticut.72

DAR Database shows that James, was born in New London and died in Montville, New London Co CT. He served in the Revolution under Capts. Nathan Hale, William Grant, Cols. Webb, Ledyard [his father died under Ledyard's command at the Battle of Groton Heights], and Ely. Served as a Guard, under Lt. John Bulkley.

James married Amy Church.

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Simeon COMSTOCK was born in 1756.72