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Cocheco Massacre (1689)

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  • Tobias Hanson, I (1640 - 1693)
    (II.1) Tobias2 Hanson, eldest son of Thomas1 Hanson, born in Cocheco (Dover), New Hampshire Colony, in ca. 1640, married Elizabeth Boyce, daughter of Joseph and Eleanor Boyce, of Salem, Massachusetts B...
  • William Pitman, of Oyster River (1632 - bef.1682)
    Biography William Pitman was a blacksmith.[1] He was born about 1632 and died in 1682 in Dover, New Hampshire. He married first to Barbara Evans in Boston on 29 Nov 1653[2] He married second to Ann (U...
  • Mary Otis (1657 - 1689)
    2. (prob.) Mary Pitman, b. 1657, m. 1674 to Stephen Otis (b. 1652). Most likely dies in the same Indian attack as husband. Killed during the Cochecho massacre with her husband Stephen Otis. Remains mo...
  • Kancamagus, The Fearless One (deceased)
    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Kancamagus pronounced Kank-ah-MAW-gus, The Fearless One , third and final Sagamore of the Penacook Confederacy of Native American tribes. Nephew of Wonalancet and ...
  • Sarah Gerrish (c.1681 - 1697)
    She was taken prisoner by Indians during the Cocheco Massacre in 1689. She was taken to Quebec and held captive there for 16 months, until released through a prisoner exchange.Source: 3 Gerrish was bor...

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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