Chief Pukeshenwa Shawnee

b. before 1730, d. 1774

Father*(?) Wawpaythi
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Note*Chief Pukeshenwa Shawnee Taken from the Wirt County Journal. His name signifies "I-light-from-flying." He was born before 1730 and was Chief of the Shawnee. He earned his laurels at Braddocks defeat in 1755, while fighting under Chief Black Hoof. He died in the Battle of Point Pleasant when fighting under Cornstalk. 
Marriage*He married Mary Iaac, daughter of Fredericke Iaac
Birth*Chief Pukeshenwa Shawnee was born before 1730. 
Death*He died in 1774 at Point Pleasant WV. 


Mary Iaac b. 1728, d. 1823

Last Edited10 Jul 2007