Sir William Johnson Timeline
William Johnson starts to trade with the Iroquois, undercutting British traders at Oswego.
After becoming immersed in Mohawk culture and learning their language, William Johnson becomes adopted by the Mohawks as "Warraghiyagey".
8 Sep 1755
Battle of Lake George results in a British victory.
6 Jul 1759 - 26 Jul 1759
The Siege of Fort Niagara results in a British victory. 1,000 Iroquois warriors participate on Britain's side, fulfilling their part of the Covenant Chain alliance.
Sir William Johnson helps define the boundary between Iroquois and colonial land at the Treaty of Fort Stanwix.
11 Jul 1774
Sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet, dies from a stroke aged 58-59, at a conference with the Iroquois Confederacy.