Pocahontas

Deceased Person

Date of death
1617-03-21
Place of death
Cause of death
 

Literature Subject

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Context name

Official name
Rebecca Rolfe
 

Person

Spouse (or domestic partner)
Marriage (1617, 1614-04-05, John Rolfe)
Marriage (1613, 1610, Kocoum)
Parents
Children
Places lived
Ethnicity
Date of birth
1595
Place of birth
Gender
 

KWTopic

Connections from
pocahontas knew john smith (John Smith)
pocahontas married john rolfe (John Rolfe)
Connections to
john rolfe second wife was pocahontas (John Rolfe)
john smith knew pocahontas (John Smith)
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Pocahontas was the daughter of the powerful chief of then Algonquin Indians in the Tidewater region of Virginia, and one of his many wives. (Details)
When the English arrived in the Chesapeake Bay area in May 1607, "Pocahontas" (a nickname apparently meaning "playful" or "mischievous one") was an intelligent, lively and charming young girl of ten or eleven who was extremely curious about the strange wh (Details)
When, in late December 1607, the founder and leader of the colony, John Smith, was captured and held at Powhatan's York River capital at Werowocomoco, Smith was saved from execution (according to his own, highly romanticized account) on a sacrificial ston (Details)
KWType
Person
Assessment
She helped bring together Native Americans and European settlers.
Category
politics and government
Disciplines
royalty
 

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