Brant, Neggen (née Aoghyatonghsera)

first name (variants): Eviggen; Margaret; Pegge; Peggy
last name (variants): Brant
Death: March, 1771 in Canajoharie, NY
Affiliation

Oneida

Nationality

Oneida

Residence(s)
  • Canajoharie, NY (from 1765-07-25 to 1771-03)
Marital status

Theophilus Chamberlain married Neggen to Joseph Brant on July 25, 1765. They had two children, Isaac and Christiana. He remarried twice after her death in 1771.

Biography

Neggen Aoghyatonghsera, alias Margaret, was Joseph Brant's first wife. She was the daughter of Isaac Dakayenensere, an Oneida (or possibly Mohawk) chief and religious leader. She died of tuberculosis in 1771.

Sources

Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online, Volume V, “THAYENDANEGEA (Joseph Brant),” http://www.biographi.ca/009004-119.01-e.php?&id_nbr=2686