George, Jacob, - 1776

Jacob George was a Native with both Mohegan and Pequot lineage.  He served in Captain Samuel Prentice's Company of the 6th Regiment, out of Stonington, Connecticut in 1775 and died in military service a year later.  Henry P. Johnston, ed., The Record of Connecticut Men in the Military and Naval Service During the War of the Revolution, 1775-1783 (Hartford: Case, Lockwood & Brainard Co, 1889), 74.  John Avery, History of the Town of Ledyard, 1650-1900 (Norwich: Noyes & Davis, 1901), 281.