Phineas Fish was the son of Jonathan Fish and Temperance Nye of Sandwich, Massachusetts.
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Peter most likely was among the company of 112 Native men, women, and children (some of the later abandoned by Phillip’s forces as they fled from the English) who surrendered to Plymouth Colony authorities in August 1675. Having subsequently judged complicit in acting against the Colonies, most of them were sentenced to servitude. Peter was sold out the colony to John Kingsley, a town selectman from Milton in Massachusetts Bay. The following year, several of Pe
Tom was a Rhode Island Native man, living as a servant to Henry Fowler during King Philip's War. By early January 1677, he had run away and was thought to be around Boston, possibly with Joseph Wise. In Mary Pray's letter to James Oliver, she complained that because Tom, who she called Surly Tom, told many lies, his running away prevented over forty Indians from going to Providence, presumably, to turn themselves in. Sources for this biography come from the Related Digital Heritage Item listed below.
Samuel Appleton was the son of Thomas Appleton and Judith Everard of Waldingfield, Suffolk, England. In 1635, he removed to New England with his family and settled at Ipswich, Massachusetts. Appleton served as a deputy (1668-1681) and as an assistant (1681-1686) to the Massachusetts General Court.
John Leverett was the son of Thomas Leverett of Boston, Lincolnshire, England who immigrated to Boston, Massachusetts in 1633 and became a merchant in the Atlantic trade. He joined the town’s Artillery Company in 1639 and was sent by Massachusetts authorities to negotiate with the Narragansetts in 1642. On the outbreak of the English Civil War, he returned to England in 1644 to join the Parliamentary forces under the command of Thomas Rainsborough and remained there for four years. Upon his return to New England, Leverett became Boston’s representative to the Massachusetts General Court