Jeremiah Shantup, a Mohegan, was a soldier in the Revolutionary War. He married Eastern Pequot Johanna Shon in Stonington, Connecticut, on November 26, 1789, in a service officiated by William Williams. He may have been the same Jeremiah Shantup who was convicted for the assault and murder of Lodowick Wheeler outside of a North Stonington bar in 1835. For his crime, he was serviced to eight years in State prison at Wethersfield.
William Williams, Justice Court Records, 1784-95, C.H.S., Brown and Rose, Black Roots, 367.