King Philip's War, 1675-1676

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King Philip's War, 1675-1676
Participants [1]
Colonies     Native Americans    

History[edit | edit source]

King Philip's War was fought between colonists in Massachusetts and Connecticut and the Wampanoag Indians led by Metacom and their allies, the Nipmuck and Narragansett Indians.  Metacom was called King Philip by the colonists. Most men who served in King Philip's War were between the ages of 16 and 60, born between 1615 and 1660, though some were born as early as 1605 or as late as 1664.

Records[edit | edit source]


Native Americans:

  • Mohegan (allied with colonists)
  • Pequot (allied with colonists)

Additional Sources

General Society of Colonial Wars

The General Society of Colonial Wars was established in 1893. Membership in the society requires that the member be a male at least 18 years of age and be able to show direct lineage to an ancestor who served in the Colonial Wars. See General Society of Colonial Wars for more information on the society and its records.


Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, King Philip's War, (accessed 31 March 2012).
  • Family History Library US/Canada Consultants, "[King Phillip's War, History],"in LAD Release 4.1, Family History Library, 2004, mjm.