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Chief Cornstalk (b. 1720, d. 10 Nov 1777)Chief Cornstalk (son of Sunfish Whitefish) was born 1720 in North Carolina, and died 10 Nov 1777 in Kanawha, Virginia.He married Catherine Elizabeth See.
Notes for Chief Cornstalk:
Corn Stalk aka Hokolesqua-Hokoleshka-Akulusska-Wneypuechsika-Keightughqua-Simaquan - born about 1710 PA-died 1777 VA - Major Chalakatha/Mekoche chief by 1749, with Creeks in AL for a short time in 1755 & again for a short time in 1758, French-Indian War, Braddock, led raiding New-Shenandoah River valleys 1755, led raiding Ohio-New River valleys 1758, Pontiac War, lead chief of Shawnee at Bushy Run, led raiding New-Greenbrier-Jackson River valleys 1763, led raiding Ohio-Little Kanawha-Big Sandy-Kanawha-New River valleys 1772, lead chief Point Pleasant 1774, Chief of 20 tribe Northern Confederacy about 1755-77, associated with John Swift silver-mines about 1755-69, Council Ft. Pitt Nov. 1753, June 1762, negotiated Treaty 1757 with Col. Thomas Lewis & Col. William Preston at mouth of Big Sandy River, Council Bouquet Oct. 1764, hostage of Col. Bouquet winter 1764-65, traveled to Shawnee in NC-NY-IL-KY-IN-PA-TN enlisting support 1774, Treaty 1765, Treaty Camp Charlotte 1774, murdered by whites at Ft. Randolph-Point Pleasant 1777, son of Okowellos, husband 1st by 1730 of Helizikinopo-Shawnee, 2nd by 1735 of Ounaconoa Moytoy-1/2 Shawnee-Cherokee, 3rd about 1741 of Julia-adopted Scot-Mulatto, 4th 1763 of Catherine See-adopted white, other wives possible, father with Helizikinopo of Chenusaw/30, Wolf/33, Walker/35, Newa/37, Aracoma (Baker)/40, Greenbrier (Kennison)/41, Cornstalk Jr/42, Mary (Swift-Adkins)/44, Ellinipsico/45, Elizabeth (Petella)/46, Esther (Sowards)/48, Oceana/56-all Shawnee, with Ounacona of Black Beard/35, Black Wolf/41, John Wolf/50, Peter Cornstalk/55-all 3/4th Shawnee-Cherokee, with Julia of Sun Fish/41 & Elijah Cornstalk/44, Absalom/50, Abraham/48 & Michael Ailstock/52-all 1/2 Shawnee-Black-Scot Metis, with Cathjerine of Mary/64-1/2 Shawnee Metis, possible unknown children with all wives
Children of Chief Cornstalk and Catherine Elizabeth See are:
- +Aracoma Cornstalk, b. 1740, d. 1780, Logan, West Virginia.