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Lawaquaqua Pride Opessa
Chief Black Fish
(Abt 1730-Abt 1797)
Chelatha Blackfish


Family Links

1. Captain Henry Rogers

Chelatha Blackfish 1

  • Born: 1761 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Captain Henry Rogers

  Birth Notes:

Researcher Don Greene puts her birth year at 1760, as does Geni. May have been born in 1761.

Chelatha married Captain Henry Rogers, son of Chief Black Fish and Watmeme. (Captain Henry Rogers was born about 1755 2 and died about 1803.)


1 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, <i>FamilySearch</i> ( : accessed 26 Apr 2020), person ID G7WZ-V7G. Cit. Date: 26 Apr 2020.

2 Don Greene, <i>Alphabetical list of Shawnee Names found in Shawnee Heritage I (the first volume of the series).</i> (, Cit. Date: 28 Sep 2019.

3 <i>Geni</i> (, Cit. Date: 28 Sep 2019.

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