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Samson Occom (1723–1792) by Jonathan Spilsbury, pubd 1768 (after Mason Chamberlin) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Occom, Samson (1723–1792), leader of the Mohegan Indians and Presbyterian clergyman, was born in a Mohegan village near New London, Connecticut, in 1723, the son of Joshua Ockham and Sarah Samson, both Mohegans. At seventeen he was converted to Christianity by James Davenport...