Mossuck, Luke, 1769 - 1808

Baptized on February 19, 1769, Luke Mossuck was the son of Solomon Mossuck and Eunice Wawowos of the Tunxis community in Farmington, Connecticut.  He had at least three sons, Daniel, Newton, and Henry.  As a young man, he was a student under Joseph Johnson's tutelage.  In that capacity, he was rebuked by his teacher in the winter of 1772 for misbehaving.  Luke removed to Oneida Country sometime before 1795, where he received lot 61.  This tract of land was forfeited in 1797, as he had gone back to Connecticut.  His will, made out on June 7, 1808, indicated that he was in a "poor & low state."  Through that device, he left all his Farmington land to his son Harry (Henry).  

Farmington First Church Records, CSL.  Love, Samson Occom, 353.  Murray, To Do Good to My Indian Brethren, 160.  Estate of Luke Mossuck, Farmington Probate District (1808). CSL.

August 1808