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Notable Youngs Kin 

William Ledyard - Commander at Fort Griswold When Arnold Ravaged the Area
 
 



William Ledyard - Commander at Fort Griswold When Arnold Ravaged the Area

Benedict Arnold was even more despised as a traitor in 1781, when he led British troops into the Norwich / New London area of Connecticut. Soldiers were killed after surrendering, and even the leader of Fort Griswold was run through with his own sword after he had handed it to his captor.

William Ledyard was a double Youngs descendant, being a descendant of both Reverend John Youngs of Southold, Long Island, and Rev Youngs sister, Martha Youngs and her husband, Thomas Moore. Following are his Youngs lines of descent:
 
 
 
 


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