Family Card - Person Sheet
Family Card - Person Sheet

NameHannah PRESCOTT 917
Death Date11 Sep 1697427
Death PlaceLancaster, Massachusetts
FlagsKilled by Indians, King William’s War (1689-98)
FatherJohn PRESCOTT (1604-1681)
MotherMary PLATTS-GAWKROGER (1606-)
Misc. Notes
Nourse’s history of Lancaster919 quotes a portion of a letter from Governor William Stoughton which describes the attack on Lancaster during which Hannah (Prescott) Rugg was killed: “Upon ye 11th instant [11 Sep 1697] a party of Indians to ye number of about Forty as was judged, about twelve o clock the same day, Surprized and kild about 26 persons at Lancaster, of which the minister of the Town was one, burnt two Garrison houses and two Barnes, the Garrisons being left open and ye Inhabitants surprized in their Fields: there is a party of men out in pursuit of ye Enemy.”
Birth DateMar 16323
Birth PlaceSowerby, Yorkshire, England
Death Dateabt 1696
Immigr Date?
Misc. Notes
John Rugg was one of the founders of Lancaster, Massachusetts, and his name appears frequently in Nourse’s history of that town.427 His house lot “Lyeth in the South End of the town in A Rang of Lotts on the West Side of a Street or highway that Runs betwen two Ranges of Lotts being the fifth Lott in that Range bounded Southerly by the Lott of John Roper and Northerly by the Lott of Daniel Gains and It buts Easterly upon the said Street or highway aforesd and Westerly it buts upon the stated Common and Lyeth for twenty acres be it more or Less.”918
Marr Date4 May 1660
ChildrenJohn (1662-)
 Mercy (1664-)
 Thomas (1666-)
 Joseph (1668-1697)
 Hannah (1671-)
 Rebecca (1673-)
 Daniel (1678-1758)
 Jonathan (1681-)
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