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James Wait was the son of Caesar Wait and Betsy Squib, a Mashantucket Pequot woman.
Anna Wait was the child of Caesar Wait and Betsy Squib, a member of the Eastern Pequot community.
Caesar Wait resided in New London around 1798. He and his wife, Betsy Squib, a Mashantucket Pequot woman, had at least two children, Anna (bc. 1821) and James (bc. 1823). Their union would not last, however, as Betsy made a formal charge of ill-treatment against Caesar in 1825. Brown and Rose, Black Roots, 419.
George Jackson, the son of James Jackson and Elsie Prince of Groton, Connecticut, was employed in his early life as a whaler. In 1832, he bought a tract of land in Groton from Peter Avery II. Two years later, he married Elizabeth Limas but unsuccessfully filed for divorce in 1840. In that year, the Groton census found that his household was comprised of four people: George, who was working as a farmhand, Elizabeth, and two boys under ten years old.
Quash Williams was the son of Quash, the slave of John Williams of Stonington, Connecticut.