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The Powhatan Tribe, Chief Powhatan and Pocahontas

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  • Japasaw Iopassus Powhatan, Chief of the Powhatan (1590 - c.1620)
    Japasaw (aka ioppasus) King of the Patawomeck and Paupauwiske Japasaw (aka ioppasus)is recognized as the brother of the great Chief Powhatan, father of Pocahontas, although researchers feel he is...
  • Keziah Bryant (c.1635 - 1690)
    Ja11 Keziah Arroyah Ja11 Keziah Arroyah was the daughter of (Ja12) Wahanganoche and possibly an unnamed daughter of Ka-Okee and granddaughter of Kocoum and Pocahontas Born: about 1640 Married: Richard ...
  • Pocahontas (1595 - 1617)
    A note about names and titles from : Although Pocahontas was not a princess in the context of Powhatan culture, the Virginia Company nevertheless presented her as a princess to the English public. ...
  • Wahunsonacock Powhatan, Chief of the Powhatan (1545 - 1618)
    Powhatan. The ruling chief and practically the founder of the Powhatan confederacy (q. v.) in Virginia at the period of the first English settlement. His proper name was Wahunsonacock, but he was commo...

The Powhatan Tribe, Chief Powhatan and Pocahontas

This project is to help sort out all of the family members of this family line. There has been much debate as to who the real Pocahontas was, this project it to help find those answers for family members. Due to the fact that many of the family line associated with this family have nothing more then oral histories to go on, this project will take some time. I plan of working on this project with a few of my family who are not on Geni, but are members and historians of the tribes that are associated to the Powhatan tribe and their living history. If anyone would like to work on this project and associated families, please let me know. I am already working with one of the other Projects at have English families that married into this tribes. This project will take in more then just the VA tribes list as many of the original tribes over time consolidated into the few remaining VA tribes that are recognized today.

I will post more information and links, as well as books that could be of help in this project next week. ( I am sick right now, : ( so please bear with me.

Terri Rosenthal

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pocahontas http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Powhatan http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pamunkey http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mattaponi http://patawomeckindians.org/