Narragansett

Muckamug, Peter, - 1740

Peter Muckamug was a member of or related to the Narragansett community.  As a child, he worked as an indentured servant in a white household in or near Providence, Rhode Island.  With his wife, Sarah Robbins, he had at least two children, George and Sarah.  When land rights at Hassanamisco became available in 1729, he and Sarah were allotted one hundred acres.  Peter Muckamug died at Hassamisco in 1740.

Matthews, Henry , 1818 - 1904

Henry Matthews was the son of Charles Matthews (Narragansett) and Dinah Hoscott (Mohegan).  He married Mercy Ann Nonesuch on March 30, 1846, in East Lyme, Connecticut.  They had three daughters, Adeline Champlin, Delana E., and Ella Louise, Matthews, and a son, Charles Henry Matthews.  He and his family lived on the Mohegan reservation where he worked as a farmer and stone cutter.  According to a reporter who interviewed him c.

Jeffrey, George

George Jeffrey was the son of Joseph Jeffrey, a prominent Narragansett, and by 1738 the husband of a woman named Eunice.   The couple had at least four children: Joseph, George, Sarah, and Phebe.

Laid out for Captain George Denison in the Pequot Country according to a grant made unto him by the General Court of Massachusetts bearing date October 16, 1660, two hundred and fifty acres of land, be it more or less, being a neck of land commonly called Weekapaug Neck or Muksquatah, bounded towards the west with a pond and land granted to the College

A true copy of the act and deed of the voluntary and free submission of the chief sachem and the rest of the princes with the whole people of the Narragansetts unto the government and protection of that honorable State of Old England set down here verbatim.

To this Honored General Court now siting at Hartford,[1] the humble petition Samuel Hall[2] of Fairfield[3] is as followeth.

These for our friends and neighbors, the Indian sachems of Narragansett County, and especially unto PessicusNinigret, and the Old Squa Sachem, wife to Mixan, deceased, the Governor and Council of Massachusetts sendeth greeting:

Canonchet, - 1676

Canonchet, alias Saccohan, Nauntenoo, Miantonomo II, was the youngest son of the Narragansett sachem Miantonomo, who had a village at Pettaquamsett.  While he had signed a treaty with the English to remain neutral in October 1675, he nonetheless became a leader of importance, especially among the younger generation of Narragansetts after the Great Swamp Fight and joined forces with Metacom.  During King Philip's War, Canonchet led attacks at Warwick and Rehoboth, and burned almost all of Providence.  In April 1676, he was captured by