Tecomwas, Sarah , 1812 - 1898

Sarah (Sally) Tecomwas, alias Sarah or Sally Tantaquidgeon, was the daughter of Cynthia Tecomwas, a member of the Mohegan tribe in Montville, Connecticut.  In 1830, she married Jacob Fowler.  They had a son, Edwin Fowler, and a daughter, Cynthia Fowler, both survived her.  A member of the Mohegan Congregational Church, she served as a nurse for her Montville community.  In 1850 she was a signatory to a petition to the Connecticut General Assembly protesting the ability of several individuals of selling shares in Mohegan Tribal lands.  A Mohegan Genealogy by Niyayodqj, Ancestry. Brown and Rose, Black Roots, 129.  Remonstrance of Anson D. Cooper and Others

Sarah Fowler
Sarah Tantaquidgeon
Sally Fowler
Sally Tantaquidgeon
January 28, 1812
Feberuary 24, 1898