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Capt Michael Pierce's Defeat
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Birth: 1615
Hingham
Norfolk, England
Death: Mar. 26, 1676
Bristol County
Rhode Island, USA

Site of Defeat of Captain Michael Pierce and Company in King Phillips War; nine captives were later tortured/killed at Nine Mens Misery cemetery


Captain Pierce + 55 English + 10 Indians killed
{.p.412-413 Edward Field History of "State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations" 1902}

Names of Those killed:
From Scituate - 15 of 18 killed:
*Captain Pierce grave
*Jeremiah Barstow
*Benjamin Chittenden
*Joseph Cowen
*Gershom Dodson
*John Ensign
*John Lothrup
*Joseph Perry
*Samuel Pratt
*John Rowse {Rose}
*Samuel Russell
*Thomas Savary
*Joseph Wade
*William Wilcome

From Barnstable - 6 killed
*Lt Fuller
*Samuel Bereman
*Samuel Childs
*Eleazer C{lapp{?}
*John Lewis
*Samuel Linnet

From Duxbury - 4 killed
*Joshua Fobes
*Thomas Hunt
*Benjamin Soal
*John Sprague

From Eastham -4 killed 1 wounded {Thomas Mann}
*John Fitz Jr/John Fitch Jr{Also reported from Rehoboth}
*John M ----{surname lost} {possibly John Miller{Also reported from Rehoboth}
*Joseph Nessefield
*John Walker

From Marshfield - 9 killed
*John Brawer
*Samuel Bump
*John Burrows
*John Eams
*Thomas Little
*John Low
*Joseph Phillps
*More ---- {Surname lost}
*Joseph White

From Sandwich - 5 killed
*Daniel Bessey
*Caleb Blake
*Job Gibbs
*Benjamin Nye
*Stephen Wing

From Yarmouth - 5 killed
*John Gage
*Henry Gage
*William Gage
*Henry Gold
*John Matthews

Note: Bliss 1836 History of Rehoboth -4 killed
*Benjamin Bucklin
*John Fitch {See also above}
*John Miller {See also above}
*John Read Jr






 
 
Burial:
Non-Cemetery Burial
Specifically: Mass grave at Central Falls, Providence County, Rhode Island
 
Maintained by: Dan Horton
Originally Created by: P Fazzini
Record added: Jun 10, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53528344
 

Veterans Always Remember.My 8th Great Grandfather Lt. Samuel Fuller who Gave his Last Full Measure.
- Author David D Holt
 Added: Aug. 3, 2015
For my 9th Gt Grandfather.
- Eugenia Bonnie (Brown) Ruff
 Added: Jul. 10, 2015
Rest in peace Jeremiah Barstow You still live on Sir
- moira radcliffe
 Added: Nov. 7, 2014
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