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      Princess Pocahontas - Historic Jamestown

    • Lisa Lunce

      POCAHONTAS, PRINCESS OF THE ALGONQUIAN INDIANS (daughter of Great Chief Powhatan, friend of Captain John Smith, wife of John Rolfe, mother of Thomas Rolfe, resident of Jamestown Virginia, baptized a Christian with the name Rebecca, traveled to England to meet with the King and died on the way home of an unknown illness at the age of 22)

    • Her Campus JHU

      The true story of #Pocahontas is quite different than the Disney take but they do have one thing in common - Pocahontas was a brave girl who played an important role in American history.

    • Thistle Coltsfoot

      Pocahontas--daughter of a great native american chief, helped British settlers in Jamestown, ended up marrying one of the Britishmen and sailing away from her home, to England. Here she learned the customs and became a figure in Englands high class society hoping to show that her people can be taught new ways instead of being killed off. She died in England before she could ever go back home to Virginia.

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    On this Day in History, April 5, 1614: Pocahontas married English tobacco planter John Rolfe in Jamestown, Virginia.

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    A full-length portrait of Pocahontas, which was done after she traveled overseas to England. Jamestown Museum. Pocahontas (born Matoaka, and later known as Rebecca Rolfe, c. 1595 – March 1617) was a Virginia Indian with a close association with the Jamestown colonists. She married an Englishman, John Rolfe, and they had one son, Thomas.

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    Thomas Rolfe (January 30, 1615 – 1680) was the only child of Pocahontas by her English husband, John Rolfe. His maternal grandfather was Wahunsunacock, the chief of Powhatan tribe in Virginia.