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  Joseph Brant (Thayendanegea), Mohawk
Brant was born in 1742 on the banks of the Ohio River and given the Indian name of Thayendanegea, meaning "he places two bets." He inherited the status of Mohawk chief from his father.
Joseph was able to prove this in court and the trading company's license was revoked.
The settlement was abandoned and the event came to be known as the "Cherry Valley Massacre." Brant won a formidable reputation after this raid and in cooperation with loyalists and British regulars, he brought fear and destruction to the entire Mohawk Valley, southern New York, and northern Pennsylvania.
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 Joseph Brant - LoveToKnow 1911
JOSEPH BRANT (1742-1807), American Indian chief of the Mohawk tribe, known also by his Indian name, Thayendanegea, was born on the banks of the Ohio river in 1742.
At the outbreak of the War of Independence, he remained loyal, was commissioned colonel, and organized and led the Mohawks and other Indians allied to the British against the settlements on the New York frontier.
See W. Stone, Life of Joseph Brant (2 vols., New York, 1838; new ed., Albany, 1865); Edward Eggleston and Elizabeth E. Seelye, Brant and Red Jacket in "Famous American Indians" (New York, 1879); and a Memoir (Brantford, 1872).
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 UELAC.org - Loyalist Monuments - Joseph Brant Memorial Statue
Joseph Brant, born 1742, died 1807, interred at the Mohawk Church and to the Six Nations Indians for their long and faithful services on behalf of the British Crown and their strict observance to treaties.
Joseph Brant (1741-1807) was born on the banks of the Ohio River.
Brant’s first appearance as a warrior was at the Battle of Lake George, where the Six Nations, under their chief, Hendrick, and Sir William Johnson in command of the colonial troops, repulsed a formidable advance of French troops composed of the old veteran regiments of France.
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 JOSEPHBRANT
Contact US Brant, Joseph [Thayendanegea] (1742-1807) Leader of the Mohawk Iroquois: Brother of Mary (Konwatsi'tsiaienni) Brant, he was educated by missionaries among the Iroquois because of the patronage of his sister's companion, British Indian Superintendent Sir William Johnson.
Brant's sister ordered him to return home at the outbreak of Pontiac's Rebellion, and he worked as an interpreter for visiting missionaries for about ten years; by 1774, he was interpreting for the British Indian Department as well.
Described by Daniel Claus as "sober, quiet, and good-natured," Brant was actively involved in the political, economic, and religious life of the Canadian Mohawks from 1785 until his death.
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 Brant, Joseph
Joseph Brant, or Thayendanegea, MOHAWK war chief, Loyalist, statesman (b at Cayahoga [near Akron, Ohio] c Mar 1742/43; d at Burlington Bay, Upper Canada 24 Nov 1807), brother of Mary BRANT.
Joseph Brant saw limited action during the SEVEN YEARS' WAR and was with Sir William JOHNSON in the expedition against Ft Niagara in 1759.
In May 1784, following the war, Brant led the Mohawk LOYALISTS and other Aboriginal peoples to a large tract of land on the Grand River [Ont] granted them in compensation for their losses in the war.
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 Myth of the Iroqouis Loyalist   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Brant’s adoption of many European practices and his ability to navigate English and Mohawk societies fluently has puzzled historians and caused his major biographers to question his “Indianness.”3 Like Brant’s Euroamerican contemporaries, many historians have accepted the image that he projected in his public dealings with Crown officials as an accurate representation of Mohawk beliefs.
At the end of 1779 Brant married Catharine Croghan, a matron of the turtle clan and the niece of the Mohawk sachem Tekarihoka.24 The marriage allied Molly and Joseph Brant’s wolf clan with the turtle clan and gave Brant the support of two clan matrons who exercised considerable influence with the warriors.
Brant’s growing status was evident in the size of the war parties he was able to equip and lead.
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 Joseph Brant -Mohawk Indian Chief
Joseph Brant, whose Indian name was Thayendanegea, was born on the Ohio River in 1742 when his parents were on a hunting expedition.
Joseph Brant's sister, Molly, became the Indian wife of Sir William Johnson, and the small boy went to live in the household of the Englishman.
Brant was an intelligent man and during his old age translated the new Testament into the Mohawk language.
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 Joseph Brant
Brant was born in 1742 on the banks of the Ohio river.
Brant was soon recognized by the British military during the French and Indian Wars, and was eventually made Secretary to the British Superintendent of Indian Affairs (1774).
Joseph Brant was an officer for the British military during the U.S. War of Independence.
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 Joseph Brant
Joseph Brant was an interpreter for the Indians in dealings with both the British and the colonists.
Joseph Brant became a war chief among the Mohawks and a colonial in the British Army.
Joseph Brant was given a large tract of land in Canada by King George.
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 Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital - About Joseph Brant Thayendagea
Joseph Brant was one of history’s most colourful personalities, unswerving in his devotion to the British Crown and to the interests of the Six Nations.
Brant was also a Mohawk of the Bear clan, which is depicted symbolically in our centre stained-glass window in the Prayer Room.
Brant was a very interesting man. While he was born in the United States and rose into the Six Nations Confederacy, he was also born into Christianity and later translated the "Book of Common Prayer" and the Bible into the Mohawk language.
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 Joseph Brant - FREE Joseph Brant Biography | Encyclopedia.com: Facts, Pictures, Information!
Joseph Brant: History portrays Brant as both hero and villian.
St. Joseph News-Press; 8/6/2006; 121 words; Dana Lynn Rohr and Brant Ray Clary are engaged to be married.
St. Joseph News-Press; 6/2/2006; 123 words; Tara Emery and Brant McCoy are engaged to be married.
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 Town of Brant New York
Brant is an agricultural center and supplies such commodities as corn, grapes, strawberries, tomatoes, peas, pepper, and farm crops.
Joseph Brant was born in 1742 on the banks of the Ohio River and given the Indian name of Thayendanegea, meaning, "he places two bets." He inherited the status of Mohawk chief from his father.
Joseph Brant died on the reservation on November 24, 1807.
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 The Bear Clan - Joseph Brant, Mohawk Leader
Joseph Brant, a Mohawk, was the grandson of a recognized leader (one member of "The Four Indian Kings").
Joseph Brant was no stranger to Washington, D.C. and he was known for his eloquence and good sense.
Joseph's mother, Margaret, was said to be a "woman of high status." This status came after marrying Lykas, her third husband.
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 MySpace.com - Joseph Brant (Thayendanegea) - 41 - Male - Canajoharie, New York - www.myspace.com/josephbrant
Wheelock wrote Brant was "of a sprightly genius, a manly and gentle deportment, and of a modest, courteous and benevolent temper".
Brant hoped to get the Crown to address past Mohawk land grievances, and the government promised the Iroquois people land in Canada if he and the Iroquois nations were to fight on the British side.
Brant returned to Onoquaga from where he become the most active partisan commander engaging in raids mostly with his Brant's Volunteers on the Americans to steal their cattle, burn their houses, and to kill the Americans.
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 Joseph Brant: The Demise of the Iroquois League by John H. Martin
Joseph Brant and his fellow Mohawk tribesmen, who had been displaced from the Mohawk Valley lands by American colonists after the Proclamation of 1763, sided with the English in the new dispute among the whites.
Brant poured scorn upon his opponents, and, in the end, it was agreed that the four tribes, Seneca, Onondaga, Mohawk, and Cayuga, would aid the English against the colonists.
Nevertheless, Joseph Brant was determined to pursue the fight against the colonists, and in the spring of 1778 he formed new Indian raiding parties in Canada.
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 Joseph Brant Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Joseph Brant (1742-1807) was a Mohawk chief and ally of the British during the American Revolution.
Joseph Brant was born in the Ohio Valley and was called Thayendanegea ("he who places two bets").
Brant was commissioned a captain and sent to England to be presented at court as a Native American ally of the Crown.
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 Joseph Brant
Summary: Joseph Brant was born with the Mohawk name Thayendanegea in March of 1742.
Brant himself was considered a ëSprightly Geniusí and was being prepped for college.
Brant was chosen to travel to England to discuss the Indian positions on the conflict, where he was promised continued support by England in the resolution of Indian grievances if they remained loyal.
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 Chief Joseph Brant -- Mohawk, Loyalist, and Freemason
Brant, however, was born on the banks of the Ohio River in 1742 while his parents were on a hunting excursion to that region, and was given the Indian name of Thayendanega, meaning "he places two bets".
Brant was certainly not dissuaded or criticized by the British or the Tories for his efforts.
Brant died on November 24, 1807, at the age of nearly sixty-five years, at his own house on Grand River, Ontario, and was buried by the side of the Episcopal church he had built there.
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 Early Canada Historical Narratives -- THAYENDANEGEA - JOSEPH BRANT
Joseph Brant, his English name, became a figure of distinction, a remarkable man. The young Mohawk was educated in English at a school in Lebanon, Connecticut under the tutelege of Dr. Eleazar Wheelock, the founder of Dartmouth College.
Joseph later confessed to his sister, Molly, that he was so frightened by the tumult and the terror of battle, he had to hold onto a tree to keep from fleeing.
Joseph Brant was quoted as saying that England sold out the Indians to Congress and his people might by and by retaliate, for they too could ingratiate themselves with Congress.
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 THE ORISKANY BATTLE OF ONEIDA HANYERY AND MOHAWK JOSEPH BRANT
Brant hailed him-- begged him to stop as he was in the act retreating, pledging his honor that he should neither be hurt nor detained.
Brant portrayed the great and resistless power of the King, and professed to deplore the ruin of the Oneidas if they should foolishly and recklessly persist in their determination.
The last [war party] sent out under Joseph Brant consisted of about 300 and was certainly the means of reducing some part of the Oneida nation to obedience, which was at last effected by coercion...Joseph burned their principal village and a stockaded fort made by the rebels for their protection.
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 Joseph Brant
Joseph was educated at Eleazar Wheelock’s Indian Charity School in Lebanon, Connecticut, the forerunner of Dartmouth College.
In 1763, shortly after leaving school, Brant fought with the British in the war against Pontiac, and by the 1770s he was recognized as a prominent leader in the Iroquois League.
Brant was commissioned a British colonel and participated in devastating raids throughout the Mohawk Valley, particularly in the Cherry Valley and at Minisink; he was also a leader at the Battle of Oriskany.
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 Joseph Brant and The Hegelian Dialectic
Brant was born in 1742 near what is now Akron, Ohio and given the Mohawk name of Thayendanegea, meaning "he places two bets." {N.B.} He inherited the status of Mohawk Chief from his father.
Baird, Robert "Joseph Brant and The Hegelian Dialectic." Joseph Brant and The Hegelian Dialectic.
Baird, Robert "Joseph Brant and The Hegelian Dialectic." Joseph Brant and The Hegelian Dialectic EzineArticles.com.
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 Joseph Brant/Thayendanegea
Joseph Brant was born in the forests of the upper Ohio River, near pesent day Pittsburgh, in 1742.
Once again, Brant traveled to Ohio to urge the Indians to work together to negotiate for peace with Congress as a united nation and once again he was rebuffed.
Brant returned to his family who was now living in Ontario and died in 1807, surrounded by his family.
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 JOSEPH BRANT AND THE MOHAWKS
Brant arrived, and halted in a neighboring ravine, little suspecting that his approach was known.
It is only known that Brant fell upon them without mercy, that their villages and wigwams, their storehouses, and castles, were suddenly destroyed, that vast numbers of them were slain, and that the survivors fled to the white men for protection.
Of the havoc wrought by Brant, one instance was the suffering of the large and prominent Vrooman family, three of whom were killed and nine carried captive to Canada.
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 HISTORICAL REENACTMENT BRANT'S VOLONTEERS
Because of Brant's actions, his men were killed on capture and Brant was known to the Rebels as That Monster Brant.
In the summer of 1779, Brant along with Butler's Rangers, units of the British Army from Ft. Niagara, and war parties from the Seneca, Mohawk, Onondaga, and Mingos attempted to stop the rebel Brigadier General Sullivan.
That winter Brant was forced to retire to Ft. Niagara at the mouth of the Niagara River on Lake Ontario.
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 Joseph Brant and the Grand River Land Claims Cambridge Ontario News James Ellsworth on Cambridge Now
Captain Joseph Brant and four tribes of the Six Nations were allies of the British during the American Revolution.
Brant always believed that he held the land as fee simple and absolute which meant that the grant was his to administer independently.
In fact Brant thought the new governor, John Simcoe, was trying to renege on the grant of his predecessor.
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 Brant to Lord George Germaine by Joseph Brant. America: I. (1761-1837). Vol. VIII. Bryan, William Jennings, ed. 1906. ...
Brant to Lord George Germaine by Joseph Brant.
Redress was promised, but it was understood that the Indians meanwhile, in the war already begun with the Colonies, would give their support to the king.
The lower castle of the Mohawks was at Fort Hunter.
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