Simon, Sarah

Variant last names: Symon; Simons; Symons
honorificMiss
Affiliation:

Charlestown Narragansetts; Moor's Indian Charity School

Education:

Moor's Indian Charity School

Faith:

Converted Narragansett

Nationality:

Narragansett

Residence:

Moor's Indian School in Lebanon, Connecticut (from 1765-12 to 1769)

Biography:

Miss Sarah Simon was a member of the Narragansett Simon family: Mrs. Sarah Simon, Miss Sarah Simon, James Simon, Abraham Simon, Daniel Simon, and Emmanual Simon. All five children (there was at least one other) were educated at Moor's, to some degree. The Simon family spells their name Simon, but Wheelock and others vary it. Miss Sarah was one of Wheelock's female students, and wrote a spiritually troubled letter to him before departing (769900.1).

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Sources:

Bross, Kristina, and Wyss, Hilary. Early Native Literacies in New England. UMass Press 2008: Family history (98). Calloway, Colin, The Indian History of an American Institution. Dartmouth College Press 2010: Biographical details (13-14, 23). McCallum, James. The Letters of Eleazar Wheelock’s Indians. Dartmouth College Press 1932: Biographical detail (219).