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date: 21 October 2019

Wooster, Davidlocked

(02 March 1711–02 May 1777)
  • Sheldon S. Cohen

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Wooster, David (02 March 1711–02 May 1777), soldier and merchant, was born in Stratford (now Huntington), Connecticut, the son of Abraham Wooster, a mason, and Mary Walker. He received a bachelor’s degree from Yale College in 1738. In May 1741 the Connecticut Assembly appointed him lieutenant of the armed sloop ...

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