Deposition of Eunice Mossuck Regarding Sarah Wampey

Eunice Mossock, one of the Indian Natives, deposeth and says1 she was well acquainted with Sarah Wampey, late of Farmington, an Indian squaw now deceased, and that the said Sarah always told this deponent that she came from Poquannock at or near Stratford, and that the mother of said Sarah was frequently at Farmington with her daughter, the said Sarah, and a number of her other relations were often at Farmington, and a man by the name of Wawumpekum, the deponent frequently saw and that the said Sarah called him Uncle, and that this deponent was once at Kent in company with said Sarah and there saw a number of Indian men and women from Poquannock that appeared very fond of said Sarah and said they were her relatives.  And the deponent further says she2 frequently saw an Indian woman that came from Poquannock by the name of Susanhoounchsqua that was Sarah's mother.  The deponent farther says Sarah Wampey had two sisters that lived at Farmington, one by the name of Hannah3 and further the deponent says not.

October 9, 1793


Hartford County. October 9, 1793, then personally appeared Eunice Mossock, the above deponent and made solemn oath to the truth of the foregoing deposition, before me, William Judd, Justice of Peace


To the Honorable General Assembly to be convened at New Haven the second Thursday of October 1793, this deposition taken and sealed up, by William Judd Justice of Peace


Opened in the General Assembly, October 14, 1793, per John Treadwell                


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  • 2. Deleted Text: once
  • 3. Hannah's identity is currently unknown. The Native women named Hannah associated with Farmington were the following: Hannah Squamp Adams, Hannah Rushick, and Hannah Charles.