A 1776 portrait of Joseph Brant by leading court painter George Romney. - Born Thayendanegea, March 1743, Ohio Country somewhere along the Cuyahoga River. Died November 24, 1807 (aged 64) present day Burlington, Ontario. Nationality: Mohawk. Religion: Anglican. Children: John Brant. Relatives: Molly Brant, William Johnson. Wikipedia
Deer skin frock coat and vest decorated with dyed porcupine quills worn by John Brant (Ahyonwaeghs,1794-1832), son of Mohawk chief Joseph Brant. He encouraged the building of schools for his people and 1828 was appointed resident superintendent for the Six Nations of the Grand River. In 1830, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada for Haldimand. Photo credit: Joe Kozlowski.
Thayendanegea or Joseph Brant (March 1743 – 24 November 1807) was a Mohawk military and political leader, based in present-day New York, who was closely associated with Great Britain during and after the American Revolution. Perhaps the American Indian of his generation best known to the Americans and British, he met many of the most significant Anglo-American people of the age, including both George Washington and King George III.
Roseanne's comment: Molly Brant, Kanien'kehaka leader. While her brother, Joseph Brant, is better known to history, it was regarding Molly that George Washington once remarked that her capture would be "worth a 1,000 soldiers."