Otis, Mary (Polly) Smith Gray
Users of PFE can locate Mary Smith Gray Otis through a variety of searches including gender (woman), surname (Otis), settlement (Boston), and so on. From her record, you can locate twelve of her extended family members, including her spouse Samuel Allyne Otis. Likewise, you can locate her record from her husband Samuel's record as well as connections to the Adams Family through her cousins (Image: Collection of the National Gallery of Art, Portrait by John Singleton Copley, c. 1764).
Cornplanter (Garganwahgah; John O'Bail)
The Seneca Indian can be retrieved by searching his alternative names or the surname O'Bail. From his record, users can locate the forty-six other Native Americans (including his brother Half Town) whose occupation was Indian chief, four of whom lived to be seventy years or older. A search on Cornplanter reveals the other individuals with whom his life intersected during the American Revolution (Image: Collection of The New-York Historical Society, Portrait by Frederick Bartoli, 1796).