B- Massachusetts 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.

Baston. La Salle in 1681 speaks of the Indians of Baston, by which he means those adjacent to Boston and that part of New England. La Salle (1681) in Margry, Dec., ii, 148, 1877.

Betty’s Neck. A place in Middleboro, Plymouth co., Mass., where 8 Indian families lived in 1793, and took its name from an Indian woman (Drake, Bk. Inds., bk. 3, 10, 1848). The people seem to have been Nemasket and subject to the Wampanoag. (J. M.)


Collection:
Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906.

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