Last Indian -Wampanoags


DORCAS HONORABLE, WHO today is generally recognized as Nantucket's "Last Indian," died early in 1855. She had outlived by a few months Abram Quary, who died in late 1854. Both had been born in the 1770s, at the time of the American Revolution, a decade after the "Indian sickness" killed 222 of Nantucket's 358 Wampanoags.

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