Blue Sky "Mary" Cornstalk

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Source from shawnee tribe in Oklahoma. ---Cornstalk’s ‘siblings were Nonhelema ( "grenadier Squaw"; Catherine), Silverheels, and Nimwha. Some say his father was Paxinosa, ‘Hard Striker’ (not the father of Tecumseh as some think in error, but a well-known Pennsylvania Shawnee chief). Some of his children that have been mentioned are Oceano, Elinipso (Elinipisco, Elinispisco Nipseko), Aracroma (The Aracroma legend, married Boiling Baker), Greenbrier (name from the Greenbrier area of the Kanawha River?), Bluesky, Wynepuechiska (Peter), Wissecapoway, Piaserka (The Wolf). Other names mentioned are Mary, Elizabeth, Esther, Peter, Nern-Pe-Nes-Quah. Keigh-taugh-quah. Elizabeth See was a white captive Cornstalk married prior to her repatriation. Cornstalk is said to have been born in western Pennsylvania at least by 1720, but some say 1708 or 1710, and moved with his family when he was about 10 to Ohio.---

    • Chief Corn Stalk [aka Wneypuechsika, Keightughquah -which signified a blade or stalk of maize; - - b about 1710 in Greenbrier County,Western PA d 11 Nov 1777 murdered by whites married (1) Helizikinopo by 1730 -Shawnee [likely a Mekoche], b abt 1715 PA d aft 1756 OH sister of Big Snake---children-- Chenusaw, Wolf, Walker, Newa, Aracoma (Baker), Greenbrier (Kennison), Cornstalk Jr, Mary (Swift-Adkins), Ellinipsico, Elizabeth (Petella), Esther (Sowards), Oceana-all Shawnee
  • Shawnee Heritage II  By Don Greene.  Page 256
  • Shawnee Heritage IX By Don Greene.  
  • Updated from WikiTree Genealogy via daughter Charity Adkins by SmartCopy: Dec 7 2014, 3:11:53 UTC
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Blue Sky "Mary" Cornstalk's Timeline

Age 7
Halifax, Virginia, United States
May 10, 1767
Age 19
Pittsyvania, Virginia, United States
Age 20
Cabell, Virginia
Age 27
Montgomery, Virginia