Births Marriages Deaths &c. &c.
Jan 23, 1790
H.M.S. Bounty burned at Pitcairns Island
Fastoo. Wife of John Williams dies.
Thursday October Christian born.
1791 & 1792
Matthew Quintal, Daniel McCoy,
Elizabeth Mills and Charles Christian born
Massacre of part of the mutineers
(Christian, Mills, Brown, Williams, and Martin)
by the Tahitians.
The Tahiti men all killed
part by jealousy
among themselves, the others by the remaining
Mary Christian born
A great desire in many of the women to leave
the Island, a boat built for the purpose of
removing them, launched, and upset. Fortunate for
them that she did so, for had they launched out
upon the ocean, where could they have gone or
what could a few ignorant women have done
by themselves, drifting upon the waves but also
similarly have fallen a sacrifice to their folly.
Aug 16, 1794
a grave was dug, and the bones of all the white men
that had been murdered were buried.
Aug 17, 1794
the first boat built and launched.
Oct 3, 1794
the celebration of the murder of the Tahitians
was held at Quintal's house.
Nov 11, 1794
a conspiracy of the women to kill all the white men
when asleep in their beds was discovered;
they were all seized, a disclosure ensued, and
all were pardoned.
Nov 30, 1794
the women attacked the white men,
but no one
was hurt; they were once more pardoned, and
threatened the next time with death.