Mohegan

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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mohegan Tribe
Category
Politics, Power, & Sovereignty
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Community
Native Northeast Research Collaborative, Mohegan Tribe
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Cooper, Hannah (1836)

Hannah Cooper was the daughter of Mohegans John Cooper and Molly George of Montville, Connecticut and the wife of a man with the surname Wyyougs.  The couple had at least one daughter, Eunice.  Her name appears on a Mohegan petition to the Connecticut General Assembly in 1836.  Eva L.

Paul, Moses (1836)

Moses Paul was a member of the Mohegan community at Montville, Connecticut and may have been the son of the Moses Paul who was executed for murder in 1772.  Paul's name appears in a prominent position on an 1836 Mohegan complaint to the Connecticut General Assembly, suggesting he was a person of some note.  Brown and Rose, Black Roots, 291.

Cooper, Amy, 1840 - 1925

Amy Cooper was the daughter of David Cooper and Lucy Brushel Pease of Montville, Connecticut.  The Coopers were from the Mohegan community of Montville, Connecticut.  Amy had several children: Theodore Cooper, Alonzo Cooper, Joseph Peters, Anna Rathbun, Effie A. Allen, and John H. Leach.    In 1870, she was living with her cousin Samuel Brushell in Montville.  After the Mohegan land division of 1886, , she married William Stetson.  Federal Census of Montville Connecticut (1870).

Brushel, Lucy

Lucy Brushel was the sister of Samuel Brushel of the Mohegan community at Montville, Connecticut.  She first was the wife of a Brothertown man named Pease.  Subsequently, she married David Cooper and had seven children, two of which were Amy and Lucy.  

Cooper, Joshua

Joshua Cooper was the son of Charles Cooper and Esther Meazon, Mohegans of Montville, Connecticut.  He and his wife Amy George, a Western Pequot from Groton, had five children: David, Peter, Jacob, Hannah, and Julia.