"Young Peter," Chief Cornstalk

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Wneypuechsika Nenpemeshequa, Chief Cornstalk

Also Known As: "Wneypuechsika", "Stout Man", "Strong Warrior", "Young Peter Cornstalk"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Shawnee Nation, now, Shawnee, Perry County, Ohio, United States
Death: Died in Kansas, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Hokolesqua, Chief Cornstalk and Helizikinopo
Husband of Chalakatha Woman and Elizabeth Shoemaker
Father of White Wing "Big Nancy" Cornstalk and (unk) Cornstalk (III)
Brother of Sarah Catherine House; Walker Pomethea "Robert" Cornstalk; Aracoma "Sky" Baker; Blue Sky "Mary" Cornstalk; Oceana Cornstalk and 3 others
Half brother of John Wolf Cornstalk; Kumskaka Thomas Christian; Chenusaw T. J. Cornstalk; N. Cornstalk; Abraham A. Cornstalk and 16 others

Occupation: 1833 - 4th chief in Kansas under John Perry
Managed by: Lloyd Alfred Doss, Jr.
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About "Young Peter," Chief Cornstalk

Also known as Young Cornstalk.

6th son of "Strongman" Chief Cornstalk (1710-1777) by his first wife, Helizikinopo Snake.

Married

  1. a Chalakatha woman
  2. in 1766 to Elizabeth See, daughter of Frederick See (Zeh) & Catherine Vanderpool

"In accordance with Indian custom a general council decided the division of the spoils and the fate of prisoners taken by the tribe. The older daughter, Catherine (Sic: Elizabeth) was given to the son of Chief Cornstalk for his wife. This girl could hardly have been more than fourteen."

notes

From Chief Cornstalk: Shawnee Lineage 2010

"Now Elizabeth Catherine See took as her second (Sic: first) husband the son of Chief Keigh-taugh-quah Hokoleskwa Cornstalk known as Stout Man Wneypuechsika CORNSTALK (1742 – 1832) and he took her as his third wife (Sic: second). She mothered White Wing Nancy “Big Nancy” Cornstalk (1770-1843) whom married my uncle Elijah Adkins and ran off with Tecumseh Peekishnoah And Margurette Ice Tecumseh (1768 – 1813)."

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"Young Peter," Chief Cornstalk's Timeline

1746
1746
Shawnee, Perry County, Ohio, United States
1770
1770
Age 24
Shawnee, Perry County, Ohio, United States
1833
1833
Age 87
Kansas, United States
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