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Rev Samson Occum – Obit

Rev Samson OccomRev Samson Occom ObitDocument (5) DiaryofSamsonOccumSep25-28thJan 2001 Ed - New Hartford Historical Society - Page 6

14 Jul 1774 Diary of Samson Occum 1774 Vol 1 (Journal 7) 

Pg 93: New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
Wednesday July 13; attended ordination in a neighboring place; and then went to the Indian Place again and Preached Just before (Pg 94) Night; after meeting went 2 or 3 miles to one Changum’s and Lodge there he is an Indian from Block Island and has a White women for his wife.

28 Sep 1785Diary of Samspn Occum – Winthrop Collection – Barkhamsted, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA
(Note from Coni) – on Sept 26th Samson Occum found out that his daughter Tabitha had died~
Wednesday Sept. 28 1785: Sot of early having taken leave of the Fam and I went on my way, Sot at Brother Phins took Breakfast with them, Mr. Willson was with me a Son in Law to old Uncle Chauccum, Soon after eating took leave of the Family and we went on our way Stop at Mr. Chaucums – and here Mr. Woolbridge the Preacher among this People overtook me, and was extreamly urgent to have me Stop to preach once more but I denyd him, and we past on, he went with us a little way and then parted in Peace and we went on, and got to Canaan Just Night and we went to Mr. Joseph Marshal a minsiter of the gospel and Lodged there, found his wife very poorly with Lameness…


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