Where did Pocahontas grow up?

Answer Not too much is known about the early life of Pocahontas. She was born around 1595 in Werowomoco, outside of the future Jamestown Settlement, and grew up in what is now known as Gloucester County, ... Read More »

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About Pocahontas?

Many know Pocahontas' name, but not her history. Nevertheless, the tale of Pocahontas has become an enduring legend in American history. And yet, as much as her story was told, her own history fell... Read More »

Her nick name is Pocahontas?

No, that was her Powhatan name she was born with. She just changed it twice.

What is the name of Pocahontas'father?

The father of Pocahontas was Powhatan, the American Indian chief of the Powhatan empire of the Algonquin tribes. He was leader when the British colonists settled in Jamestown in 1607, in the area l... Read More »

How old was Pocahontas when she died?

The exact date of Pocahontas' birth is unknown, but is estimated as 1595. The date of her death is well documented as March 21, 1617. This places Pocohantas at the age of 11 or 12 at the time of he... Read More »