2. The major events going on during Mary Rowlandson captivity were the occasion of the Indians moving at this time was the English army, being near and following them. They went as if they had gone for their lives, for some way, and then they made a stop, and chose some of their stoutest men, and sent them back to hold the English army in play while the rest escaped. The events going on in Mary Jemison were the events after the French War. The Indians all went up to Fort Pitt, to make peace with the British, and took Mary with them.