An Algonquin princess, daughter of Powhatan, who saved Capt. John Smithís life while he was a prisoner of her fatherís warriors. She subsequently married John Rolfe and died in England in 1617. Counties in Iowa and West Virginia and towns in Arkansas, Iowa, and Virginia are named for Pocahontas.
Tug Pocahontas was renamed Chemung (q.v.) 1 September 1917.