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Ann Jenkins (Tozier)

Also Known As: "Ann", "Anne"
Birthdate: (72)
Birthplace: Salmon Falls, York County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: circa 1736 (64-80)
Durham, New Hampshire
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Richard Tozier and Judith Tozier
Wife of Stephen Jenkins; David Kincaid and Thomas Potts
Mother of Thomas Jenkins; Napthali Kincaid; Hannah Kincaid and Sarah Kincaid
Sister of Thomas Tozier; Elizabeth Randall; Richard Tozier, Jr.; Simon Tozier; Martha Lord and 2 others

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About Ann Jenkins

  • - Anne Tozier
  • Anne Tozier (b. Abt 1664 - d. Abt. 1722)
  • Anne was married to Canada with three children (from her first marriage to Stephen Jenkins). She returned and married David Kincaid of Oyster River. A minute account of her sufferings in captivity may be found in "Old Eliot," Vol. IV. pp. 87-9.
  • Richard Tozier. He had the following children: Anne Tozier
  • Anne Tozier was born about 1666 in Berwick, York Co. She married David Kincaid.
  • Other marriages: Jenkins, Stephen , Potts, Thomas
  • Anne Tozier

BOMAZEEN & CAPTIVITY BY THE INDIANS TAKEN WITH 3 CHILDREN, RETURNED IN TIME TO MAKE A GRAPHIC DEPOS. 11-JUN-1695, USED AT THE TRIAL IN BOSTON OF CHIEF BOMAZEEN, WHOM SHE HAD SEEN K. HUSB. AND CH. Ann Jenkins, of full age, Testifieth & saith, that at Oyster River, on the eighteenth of July last past, in the morning about the dawning of the day my husband being up went out of the dore, & presently returning cried to me & our children to run for our lives, for the Indians had beset the town: whereupon my husband & myself fled with our chihlren into our corne field, & at our entrance into the field, Bomazeen, whouume I have seen since I came out of captivity in the prison, came towards us & about ten Indians more: & the sd Bomazeen then shot at my husband and shote him down, ran to him & struck him three blows on the head with a hatchet, scalped him & run him three times with a bayonet. I also saw the said Bomazeen knock one of my children on the head & tooke of her scalp & then put the child into her father's armes; and then stabbed the breast. And Bomazeen also then killed my husband's grandmother & scalped her, and then led me up to a house and plundered it & then set it on fire & carried me & my three.children into captivity, together with the rest of our neighbors, whose lives were spared, being at first forty nine: but in one miles goeing, or thereabouts, they killed three children, so there remained forty six captives. & that night the company parted & the captives were distributed, but before they parted I, this deponent, numbered one hundred and fourty of Indians & fourteen frenchmen & then, when I tooke account, there were more firing at Woodmans garrison & at Burnhams garrison, but the number unknown to me. Myself with nine captives more were carried up to penecook & were Left with three Indians, & that party went to Greaten, Bomazeen being their Commander. In nine days they returned & brought twelve captives: & from thence with their canoes, sometimes a float, & sometimes carried, untill that we came to Norridgeawocke, which took us fifteen dayes, & staid about two months there, then dispersed into the woods, twoe or three families in a place, & kept moving toe & froe, staeing about a week in a place, until they brought us down to pemaquid & delivered us to Capt. March. Bomazeen was my Master; his wife my Mistriss, untill Bonmzecn was taken at pemaquid; after that I belonged to his wife, untill about two months before I was brought down to pemaquid; for then the Indian Minister, called prince Waxaway, bought me, when I was brought to great weakness and extremity by their bad usage, and showed me great kindhess; by whose means, under God, my life was preserved. My mistriss was very cruel to me & I was cruelly whipt seaven times & they intended so to proceed, once a week, untill they had killed me; but that the Indian Minister had compassion on me & rescued me. That Indian Minister also bought three captives more, and freed them froin their hard usage. Their names are Nicholas Frost, Sarah Braggonton and Thomsand Drue. The mark of W AN JENKINS

  • Source: Old Kittery and Her Families," Lewiston, Me: Press of Lewiston Journal Company, 1903 by Everett S. Stackpole.


  • After David Kincaids death it is believed she married a third time to Thomas Potts.
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Ann Jenkins's Timeline

Salmon Falls, York County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Age 7
Barnstable, Barnstable, MA, USA
Age 33
Oyster River, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States
Age 72
Durham, New Hampshire