The American Converts Database

John Speen

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Title

John Speen

Subject

Creator

Chapman, Emma

Contributor

Chapman, Emma

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Names

Speen, John

Birth Date

unknown

Birthplace

New England

Death Date

unknown

Place of death

unknown

Sex

male

Ethnicity

Native American

Race

Native American

Family Relations

unknown

Occupation

unknown

Religions

Biographical Text

John Speen was a Native American who was taught by Waban as well as English Puritan ministers. His brother was a "ruler" of his tribe but died. His confession was taken in 1659 in Roxbury, Massachusetts.

Biographical Quotation

"I was sometime angry and passionate about worldly matters; and I was troubled when I saw my brother was chosen to be a Ruler, who was younger than I;" - John Speen's confession in The Eliot Tracts, 368

Bibliography

The Eliot Tracts: With Letters from John Eliot to Thomas Thorowgood and Richard Baxter. Edited with an Introduction by Michael P. Clark. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2003

Citation

Chapman, Emma, “John Speen,” The American Converts Database, accessed April 19, 2018, http://americanconverts.org/items/show/905.

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