Simon, James

Variant first names: Jeams
Variant last names: Symon; Simons; Symons

Moor's Indian Charity School


Converted Naragansett




Charlestown, Rhode Island ( to 1767)

Moor's Indian Charity School, Lebanon Connecticut (from 1767 to 1769)


Part of the Simon family: Mrs. Sarah Simon, Miss Sarah Simon, James Simon, Abraham Simon, Daniel Simon, James 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. James Simon served in Revolution.

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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 (192). McCallum, James. The Letters of Eleazar Wheelock’s Indians. Dartmouth College Press 1932: Complaint re: Education (65).