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Benedict Dysart McMullen MP
(1882 - 1973)
"Benedict (Dysart ) McMullen"
From his unpublished manuscript, courtesy of Valerie Baugher:
Along with the fact that the McMullen House in Sinking Valley had been built of logs and loop-holed for rifle fire against Indians.
"We know the names of many of Powhatan’s wives and children by the testimony of Machumps, the brother of Winganuske."
The True Story Of Roanoke
Who told the men in London that t...
Opichapam Itoyatin Sasawpen Powhatan MP
(1550 - c.1620)
(c.1571 - 1618)
"Nonoma of Powhatan"
NONOMA MATATISKE WINANUSKE
The Wise County Historical Society has Chief Powhatan listed as marrying Wahunsonacook but the research I have found suggests that was Powhatan's name until he was made Chi...
Nicketti "She Who Sweeps the Dew from the Flowers" Hughes (Powhatan) MP
(c.1625 - c.1720)
Powhatan at the end of the names are identifiers for tribal affiliation only, no records exist of any individual actually having the last name Powhatan. The current Pamunkey (Powhatan) tribe only state...
Matachanna "Cleopatra" Powhatan Powhatan, (Sister of Pochontas) MP
(c.1570 - 1650)
Gayle Prettyhawk Phillips Bausmith Chief Nemattanon Don Luis de Velsco Japasaw my 15th great grandfather YESTERDAY · FRIENDS Nemattanon alias Don Luis de Velasco, Chief Powatan, taken by the Spa...
Opechancanough Mangopeesomon Stream Powhatan, Chief of the Pamunkey MP
(c.1545 - 1645)
"Mangopeesomon", "Chief Eagle Plume", "Young Cornstalk Wind Clan Powhatan", "Young Shewanee Cornstalk", "Eagle Plume/Eagle Feather"
Brother of Chief Powatan (real name Wahunsonacock) When Powatan died in1618, Opechancanough took over. he was much more violent than his brother. in 1622 he invaded Jamestown. Brother Wahunsonacock was...
Japasaw Iopassus Powhatan, Chief of the Powhatan MP
(1590 - c.1620)
"Chief of the Powhatan", "proper name: Wahunsenacawh - paramount chief of Tsenacommacah"
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 MP
(c.1635 - 1690)
"Princess of the Patawomeck tribe", "Fire Woman Warrior"
Deyo, William L. The Monteith family and the Potomac Indians. (Colonial Beach, Virginia: DeJoux Publications, c2000).
Ja11 Keziah Arroyah Ja11 Keziah Arroyah was th...
Matoaka Amonute "Rebecca" Powhatan, aka Pocahontas MP
(1595 - 1617)
"Pocahontas", "Pocohantas", "Matoika", "Rebecca (Christian name)"
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 MP
(1545 - 1618)
"Emperor Wahunsomacock Powhattan", "Powhatan", "CHIEF HILL POWHATAN", "Wahunsenacowh", "Chief of the Powhatan"
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...