Samson Occom and the Christian Indians of New England

9780217986359: Samson Occom and the Christian Indians of New England

This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1899. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... APPENDIX FAMILY HISTORY OF THE BROTHERTOWN INDIANS Abner,--Pequot tribe, Stonington, Conn. In 1762 an Indian called "Abner," aged 45, was liv1ng in a wigwam at Mushantuxet in Groton. He had six children. James Abuer, who with his wife Mary was living at Lantern H1ll, Stonington, in 1788, was doubtless a sou and the father of Randall. Randall Abner, born June 4, 1789, at Stonington, married Sarah Tocus. They moved to Stephentown, N. Y., and thence in 1819 to Brothertown. He received lot 86. in 1823; was a peacemaker from 1823 to 1831; removed to W1sconsin in 1831 and to Kansas later, where he died in 1852, ae. 63, and she Apr. 9, 1869, ae. 73. Chn.: I. Hannah Abigail, b. Aug. 21, 1814, m. Thomas Commuck. II. Rebecca, b. Mar. 2, 1816, m. (l) Simeon Adams, (2) John W. Johnson. III. Randall, who went to Nebraska. IV. Joseph, who was lost at sea. V. Silvia, m. Daniel Skeesuck. VI. Lucy, m. (1) Stowe, (2) CofiSn. VII. Marietta, m. John Welch. VIII. Roxy. IX. James. X. Denison, who went to Kansas. XI. Grace. Adams, Adam,--Tunxis tribe, Farmington, Conn. A Quinnipiac Indian, nicknamed "Adam," of East Haven, "bought of a squaw" land at Farmington, which he divided Nov. 3, 1756. between his sons, John and Samuel Adam. He signed as "Jacob Adam," but Oct. 10, 1776, he is "Thomas Adams late deceased." He was the head man of the Quinnipiac Indians who exchanged rights at New Haven for lands at Farmington, removed thither and were adopted by the Tunxis tribe. In 1770 he was aged and infirm and soon after died. John Adams (1Adam), New Haven, 1756, and of age, married Sarah and moved to Farmington. He was a councilor and landowner; a soldier in the French wars and the Revolution; was at Stockbridge, Mass.; and a founder of Brothertown, where he soon died. Chn.: I. John,...

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