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About Wero of the Pamunkey

Necto

Necto (c. 1600-1649) was the Wero (Chief) of the Pamunky tribe following the death of his father , OPECANCANOUGH/ Ope can cony [citation is NPS Study of the Capt John Smiith of Purton - Wicocomico State Park Study by Moretti & Langshot ] After his death he was succeeded by Totopotomoi as Wero of the Pamunky. 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 Wero of the Pamunky

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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Wero of the Pamunkey's Timeline

1600
1600
Virginia
1634
1634
Age 34
Virginia, United States
1649
1649
Age 49
Virginia
1650
1650
Age 49