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H Connecticut Indian Villages, Towns and Settlements

A complete listing of all the Indian villages, towns and settlements as listed in Handbook of Americans North of Mexico.

Hammonasset. A small band, headed by a chief named Sebequanash (the man who weeps) , formerly living about Hammonasset r., near Guilford, Middle sex co., Conn. They were probably a part of the Quinnipiac. De Forest, Hist. Inds. Conn., 52, 1853.

Hassimanisco. A former Indian village in Connecticut, probably near Connecticut r. In 1764 there were only 5 Indians left. Stiles (1764) in Mass. Hist. Soc. Coll., 1 st s., x, 105, 1809. Cf. Hassanamesit.

Hoccanum. Mentioned as a band formerly in East Hartford Township, Hartford co., Conn., where they remained, according to Stiles, until about 1745. They were probably identical with or a part of the Podunk (q. v.). De Forest locates the Podunk here, but does not mention the Hoccanum. Hoccanum.

MLA Source Citation:

Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906. Web. 1 December 2015. - Last updated on Oct 14th, 2013

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