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Buell, John



John Buell (Indian name Junsonequin)was a Mohegan Indian who was "bound on an expedition to Cape Breton." In July of 1745 Buell became part of Captain Adonijah Fitch's company in King George's War. He was among the many members of the Mohegan tribe to join the English in the French and Indian wars.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John Buell (Junsonequin) Last Will and Testament

Identifier: Mss 745362
Mss 745362
Date(s): 1743-06-12
Content Description

The last will and testament of Mohegan Indian Junsonequin whose Christianized name was John Buell. In the will he mentions his "squaw" Luce Johnson and daughter Lydia, as well as Jonathan Trumble, who may have been the one penning the document. The will was signed by Sam Fitch, John May, Christopher Raymond and Adonijah Fitch as witnesses.

Note related to John Buell (Junsonequin) Last Will and Testament

Identifier: Mss 746411.1
Mss 746411.1
Date(s): 1746-06-11
Content Description

Consists of note related to the execution of the will of John Buell (Junsonequin) upon Buell's death, as well as a 1805 map of Connecticut by Mathew Carey(Housed with 745362 Buell's last will and testament).

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