Native American

Peters, George (Montauk), 1761 - 1801

George Peters was the son of John and Elizabeth Peters of the Montauk community in Montauk, Long Island, New York.  An early settler at Brothertown, he and his wife, Eunice Wampey settled on lot 118 and owned rights to lot 125 by 1795.  The couple had several children: John, Jerusha, and Elisha.  On February 24, 1800, Peters killed Eunice in a drunken rage on February 24, 1800.  He was found guilty on June 22

Queremus' Son

Queremus' son was a signatory on a May 22, 1673 deed from the Tunxis to the English confirming former agreements and settling bounds of the plantation of Farmington. 

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Sarah (Kasceeton's sister)

A member of a prominent Connecticut River community family, Sarah was the sister of Kasceeton and Eunice.  On April 8, 1737, the three siblings bought forty-one acres from Jonathan Merrill in New Hartford, Connecticut,  When the property was allotted in 1747, after Kasceeton's death, Sarah received ten acres in the eastern part.  In 1769, Sarah with her sister Eunice and brother-in-law Cornelius exchanged lands with Kasceeton's widow.


Raumaug (Weraumaug) was a Pootatuck sagamore who joined the Weantinucks and became a prominent leader there, living near the falls of the Housatonic.  Raumaug had a large tract of land at New Preston in the town of Washington, which his son, Cherry, later sold.  In his final days, despite the objections of his wife and family, Raumaug may have been converted to Christianity through the persuasions of Rev. Daniel Boardman, New Milford's first minister.  Cothren, History of Ancient Woodbury, 105-6

Mossuck, Mary

Mary Mossuck was a Native woman related to the prominent Tunxis Mossuck family in Farmington, Connecticut.  Whether through birth or marriage is presently unknown.  She died of elephantiasis in Southington on March 19, 1857.  "Deaths," Hartford Weekly Times, May 2, 1857, p. 3.