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Cocheco Massacre (1689)

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  • Mary Louise Otis (1657 - 1689)
    Most likely dies in the same Indian attack as husband. Killed during the Cochecho massacre with her husband Stephen Otis. Remains most likely are still at the site of her father-in-law's garrison, whic...
  • Françoise Rose Potvin (1677 - 1729)
    Nee Rose Otis a DOVER, New Hamshire. Les americains livraient courament des combats aux amerindiens de la nouvelle-angleterre. Les americains massacrairent plusieurs amerindiens lors de combat a Coch...
  • Capt. John Heard (1612 - 1688)
    John & Elizabeth (Hull) Heard were my 8th Great-Grandparents ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ He was a yeoman, and ship's captain. ...
  • Mary Varney (1674 - 1735)
    Taken captive by Indians as far as Conway, NH, but was returned safely. Father and grandfather killed by Indians. Ebenezer Varney and Mary Otis were married about 1692 in Dover, NH.Their children b...
  • Stephen Otis (c.1652 - 1689)
    Biography Stephen Otis was born circa 1652 in Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire. His parents were Richard Otis and Rose (Stoughton) Otis . Stephen married Mary (Pitman) Otis on April 16, 1674 ...

The Raid on Dover (also known as the Cocheco Massacre) happened in Dover, New Hampshire, during King William's War on June 27, 1689. Chief Kancamagus led a raid and sought revenge against Major Richard Waldron.

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