1745 July 12 (Friday). Hot Weather Still. Heard that Deacon Fisher was lately kill’d at Ashualot by the Indians, and a post in this Day gone along to the Governor with the sad news of it.
Josiah Fisher, one of the original proprietors of Upper Ashuelot, was killed and scalped by the Indians, July 10, 1745. Philip A. Fisher, The Fisher Genealogy (Everett, 1898), 74-75.