Source of Story that Robert Husted First Lived in a Teepee Along the River in Stamford

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Over the years in my research on Robert Husted, I came across something that said when he first arrived in Massachusetts or when he first moved to Stamford he lived in a teepee along the ? River. I believe it was in Stamford. Has anyone else come across this interesting little detail, and if so, can you tell me where I can find it? Thank you.
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Found this source: HUSTED FAMILY TIMELINE

gh455.tripod.com

July, 1640.
Robert Husted is said to be living in a weigwa in an area of Connecticut just purchased by the New Haven Colony, called Rippowam by the Native Indians, now a part of Stamford, Connecticut. Robert is waiting to purchase his land from the New Haven Colony. 

See more info on land deeds here: https://www.fold3.com/page/111046954-husteds-of-old-greenwich/stories

 

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From: Majdalany, Jeanne. The Early Settlement of Stamford, Connecticut 1641-1700. including Genealogies of the Stamford Families of the Seventeenth Century. by Edith M. Wicks and Jeanne Majdalany. (Bowie, MD: Heritage Books, Inc, 1990)

p. 4,5 a list of the original settlers of Stamford - no Robert Husted
p. 9 1641 new families - no Robert
p. 10 1642 new families including Robert Husted, so it sounds as though the wigwam story is romantic fiction.

It's a great story though. I can almost hear my great-grandfather telling me that story now.

by Anne B G2G Astronaut (1.2m points)

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