Gail, I think I can find a copy of the Ledyard book but could you do me a favor and let me know if the 1996 book lists an Elijah Bill b. ca. 1749.I am looking for some possible confirmation on his parentage.His Rev. War Pension file lists that he first entered service ... being an inhabitant of Nova Scotia ... at Chapman's Ferry, east Haddam, CT, where he had come on business from Nova Scotia.Some have suggested that he is the son of Edward Bill of CT (son's name Elisha instead of Elijah).I am not sure and wondered if any mention of him in the 1996 book.His birth would be ca. 1749 from his pension file.He died in NY in 1833. Thanks in advance for any help.