"Young Peter," Chief Cornstalk

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Wneypuechsika Nenpemeshequa, Chief Cornstalk

Also Known As: "Wneypuechsika", "Stout Man", "Strong Warrior", "Young Peter Cornstalk"
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 Walker Pomethea "Robert" Cornstalk; Aracoma "Sky" Baker; Blue Sky "Mary" Cornstalk; Esther Cutewah Sowards; Oceana Cornstalk and 3 others
Half brother of John Wolf Cornstalk; Chenusaw T. J. Cornstalk; N. Cornstalk; Abraham A. Cornstalk; Michael 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.


  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."


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

Shawnee, Perry County, Ohio, United States
Age 24
Shawnee, Perry County, Ohio, United States
Age 87
Kansas, United States