1675-1678 – Oh dear, 12 Ancestors involved in King Phillip’s War? I don’t know much about it. Time to learn their roles: 5 direct ancestors, 7 uncles, so I’ll do just the ancestors 10th Great Grandfathers: – Ensign Thomas Harrison (Immigrant from West Kirby, Cheshire Eng to Branford, New Haven, CT) “served, in 1675 and 1676, as an ensign in King Philip’s War, during which the Wampanoag Indians, led by King Philip, fought the settlers in Massachusetts and Connecticut in the most devastating Indian war in the history of New England.” – Thomas Barnes (Immigrant, from Barking, Essex, Eng to Middletown, Middlesex, CT), He served in the Pequot War, 1637 + Soldier in King Philip’s War. – John Brockett, the Immigrant, Mackrey End, Wheathampsted, Herfordshire, Eng to Wallingford, New Haven, CT, Surgeon in the war, also founded Elizabeth, NJ – Samuel Munson, born in New Haven, CT in 1643, ensign, agent, then the schoolmaster of the first grammar school there. 11th great grandfather – Capt. Thomas Munson (Immigrant, Rattlesden, Suffolk, Eng to New Haven, CT: “In 1675 he commanded the New Haven troops who, at Norrituck, defended the plantation against the Indians” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_Philip%27s_War

1675-1678 – Oh dear, 12 Ancestors involved in King Phillip’s War? I don’t know much about it. Time to learn their roles: –
“More than 1,000 colonists and 3,000 Natives had died.” oh wow
5 direct ancestors, 7 uncles, so I’ll do just the ancestors
 
10th Great Grandfathers:
- Ensign Thomas Harrison (Immigrant from West Kirby, Cheshire Eng to Branford, New Haven, CT) “served, in 1675 and 1676, as an ensign in King Philip’s War, during which the Wampanoag Indians, led by King Philip, fought the settlers in Massachusetts and Connecticut in the most devastating Indian war in the history of New England.”
- Thomas Barnes (Immigrant, from Barking, Essex, Eng to Middletown, Middlesex, CT), He served in the Pequot War, 1637 + Soldier in King Philip’s War.
- John Brockett, the Immigrant, Mackrey End, Wheathampsted, Herfordshire, Eng to Wallingford, New Haven, CT, Surgeon in the war, also founded Elizabeth, NJ
- Samuel Munson, born in New Haven, CT in 1643, ensign, agent, then the schoolmaster of the first grammar school there.
 
11th great grandfather
- Capt. Thomas Munson (Immigrant, Rattlesden, Suffolk, Eng to New Haven, CT: “In 1675 he commanded the New Haven troops who, at Norrituck, defended the plantation against the Indians”

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