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
His name translates into English as "The Oak".
Legacy and honors
- Paugus Bay was named for him.
- Evans, George Hill (1939). Pigwacket. Conway, NH: Conway, NH Historical Society. Retrieved 18 July 2012.