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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
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Williams, Eunice -1786 Born in Deerfield, Mass., Sept. 17, 1696; was captured by the Indians in 1704 and carried to Canada. She forgot the English language; joined the Roman Catholic Church; adopted Indian customs and habits; and became the wife of an Indian named John de Rogers. She was later offered a tract of land by the Massachusetts legislature if she would remove with her family to that State, but she declined. She died in Canada in 1786.
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition., Chapter