Chief Paugus

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Death of Chief Paugus

Paugus was chief of the Pequawket tribe which lived along the Saco River in present-day Conway, New Hampshire and Fryeburg, Maine. He was killed at the Battle of Pequawket in 1725 during Father Rale's War.

Etymology and spelling[edit]

His name translates into English as "The Oak".

Legacy and honors[edit]

See also[edit]


  • Evans, George Hill (1939). Pigwacket. Conway, NH: Conway, NH Historical Society. Retrieved 18 July 2012.