Chief Necotowance (c.1600 - c.1649)

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Birthplace: Virginia
Death: Died in Virginia
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About Chief Necotowance

Necotowance

Nectowance (c. 1600-1649) was the Weroance (chief) of the Pamunkey tribe following the death of his father[citation needed] Opechancanough. After his death he was succeeded by Totopotomoi as Weroance of the tribe. He signed a Treaty with the Colony of Virginia in 1645, at which time he was called by the English "King of the Indians."

Preceded by

Opechancanough Weroance of the Pamunkey

1644–1649 Succeeded by

Totopotomoi

[edit] Sources

"Middle Peninsula Historic Marker "Cockacoeske"

"The Powhatan Indians of Virginia: Their Traditional Culture. Rountree, Helen C., University of Oklahoma Press, 1989. ISBN 0806121564

"Cockacoeske, Queen of Pamunkey: Diplomat and Suzeraine.", Martha W. McCartney, 1898 - in "Powhatan's Mantle: Indians in the Colonial Southeast.", P. H. Wood and G. A. Waselkov, eds. Pp 173-195. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.



      
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Chief Necotowance's Timeline

1600
1600
Virginia
1649
1649
Age 49
Virginia