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Subject: [Ma-Bay-Colony] History of York,Maine....1692 Candlemas Day Massacure: Capt.Floyd's reports
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2003 03:21:13 +0000


HISTORY OF YORK; Charles E.Banks,Boston,1931
[Vol.1]....page 295
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"Capt Floyd wrote that "the houses are all burned and rifled except the
half dozen or thereabout"...later in the same letter he adds: "there is
about seventeen or eighteen houses burned".
From contemporary documents of various classes and other circumstantial
evidence that following list had been compiled by the author as representing
the probable death list:

* Adams,Philip * Milberry,Richard
* Adams,Nathaniel * Moulton,Joseph
* Mrs Elizabeth Alcock * Mrs. Hannah Moulton
* Bane, Ebenezer * Paine , Thomas
* Bane, James * Mrs._Paine
* Banks, Richard * Parsons,John
* Banks, Job * Pearce, John
* Bray, William * Mrs Phobe Pearce
* Cook, John * Parker, John
* Mrs. Elizabeth Cook * Preble,John
* Cooper, Philip * Nathaniel Preble
* Mrs.Anne Cooper * Pullman, Jasper
* Card, john * Mrs. ___ Pullman
* Mrs. Elizabeth Card * Ratcliffe, John
* Curtis, Thomas * Sheeres, Jeremiah
* Dodivah Curtis * Mrs. Susannah Sheeres
* Dummer, Rev.Shubael * Simpson, Henry
* Hart, Thomas * Mrs. Abigail Simpson
* Johnson, Edward * Twisden, John
* Mrs. Priscilla Johnson * Mrs. Susannah Twisden
* Benjamin Johnson * Weare, Peter
* Masterson,Nathaniel * Young ,Samuel
* Mrs. Elizabeth Masterson --------------------------
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This list,which may be imperfect, falls short of the 48 buried by Capt.
Floyd, and the remaining number were young children whose names never appeared
on the existing town records.
Of captives, a less complete list can be made up of such as are known as
follows:

* Alcock, Mrs.Elizabeth of Portsmouth [NH}
* Atkinson, Theodore of Portsmouth
* Atkinson, Mrs. Theodore
* Austin, Mary
* Adams,Magdalen(Hilton)
* Bane , Joseph
* Bradgon, Mrs. Sarah (Masterson)
* Cooper , Mary
* Clarke, Robert
* Dummer,Mrs. Lydia
* Dummer_____[male]
* Freethy, James
* Heard, Ann
* Moulton, Abel
* Moore, William
* Moore, Mary
* Masterson, Abiel
* Milberry, Dorothy
* Payne, Samuel
* Payne, Bethia
* Plaisted, Mrs. Mary (Rishworth)
* Parker, Mary
* Parker, Mehitable
* Parsons,John
* Parsons, Mary
* Parsons, Ruth
* Parsons, Rachel
* Preble, Mrs. Priscilla
* Preble, Obadiah
* Preble, Benjamin
* Sayward, Mary [child]
* Sayward, Esther [child]
* Simpson, Henry
* Tibbs [Tibbets?], Mary
* Tucker, Francis of Portsmouth
* Young, Rowland
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Redemption of the captives

1695 Capt. Matthew Carey brought back the following from captivity from Canada:
* Clark, Robert * Mary Cooper
* Mrs. Magdalen Adams * John Parsons
* Rachel Parsons * Mary(Rishworth)Plasited
* Henry Simpson * Mary Tibs
* Rowland Young
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in 1648, a second lot was redeemed and came back in the "Province Galley":
* Bethia Paine * Mehitable Parker * Dorothy Millbury
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The following persons of York were brought back in 1660/1, when the
negotiations were done by the Massachusetts authorities:
* Mary Austin * James Freethy * Anne Heard
* William More * Joseph Moulton * Benjamin Preble
* Obadiah Preble * Mary Sayward * Esther Sayward
* Jabez Simspon
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The following were stated to be in the hands of the Indians at Penacook:
*Joseph Bane * Sarah Bradgon * Abial Masterson * Mary Parker
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transcribed by:
Cynthia

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