Wedding of Pocahontas

April 5, 2014 | Colonization

Wedding of Pocahontas

Wedding of Pocahontas

400 years ago today the Indian Pocahontas married John Rolfe of Jamestown, Virginia. She was the daughter of Powhatan, the native chief in the area. She was baptized and took on the name Rebecca. She and John Rolfe had one son. Rebecca Rolfe died of an illness contracted in England within three years.

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