Spinning Squa

The daughter of Momanto, Spinning Squa was one of the prominent Tunxis women in mid-17th-Century Farmington, Connecticut.  In 1674, her name was among the numerous signatures on a deed to a large parcel of land.  Thirteen years later, in 1687. she with others sold fifty acres of meadow north of then Waterbury bounds to John Stanley.  Spinning Squa had her residence in a wetu at the western end of Wigwam Swamp in the First Society of Waterbury.  Orcutt, The Indians of the Housatonic and Naugatuck Valleys, History of Waterbury, 27. Anderson, The Town and City of Waterbury, Connecticut, Vol. 1, 55