Wampey, Charles (Elder), - 1777

Born into a prominent Tunxis family, Charles Wampey was the son of Wampey from Farmington, Connecticut.  His name appears on the 1759 Tunxis land allocation map and ten years later endorsing a tribal petition.  In 1777, he received five acres in Lot 28 and two acres in Lot 14 in the Indian Neck redistribution.  In April of that same year, Wampey had enlisted for three years in Wyllys' Third Connecticut Regiment, Captain Henry Champion's Company.  He was listed as dead on a company roster in February 1778.

Love, Samson Occom and the Christian Indians of New England, 365.  Rolls and Lists of Connecticut Men in the Revolution, 59.

Connecticut Military Records, 179

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