The exact date of Pocahontas' birth is unknown, but most historians agree that she was born either in 1595 or 1596
Jamestown is founded
Englishmen arrived at Jamestown.
Pocahontas meets John Smith
Pocahontas visits Jamestown several times; meets Captain John Smith, whom she tutors in the Powhatan's language. Pocahontas and John Smith become friends.
Pocahontas "saves" Smith
Smith is captured by Powhatan warriors and taken to the village of Werowocomoco to meet Powhatan; Pocahontas "saves" Smith during what was probably a mock execution, staged as part of a ceremony intended to adopt the Englishman into the Powhatan tribes.
Pocahontas sends food to Jamestown
Pocahontas sends Indian messengers to Jamestown with food for the struggling colonists.
Big trouble for Smith
Powhatan orders Smith's death; Pocahontas warns Smith of her father's decree, allowing him to escape from the assassins.
Smith leaves Jamestown
Injured in a gunpowder accident, Smith leaves Virginia and returns to England for good.
Powhatan goes crazy
Powhatan orders the massacre of 60 settlers visiting Werowocomoco; Pocahontas goes to live with the Patawomeke tribe.
Pocahontas is kidnapped
Pocahontas is kidnapped by Captain Samuel Argall, who takes her to Jamestown as an English prisoner and holds her for ransom.
Pocahontas is baptized by Protestant minister Alexander Whitaker sometime this year or early 1614, taking the Christian name Rebecca
Pocahontas marries colonist John Rolfe
Pocahontas sails to England
Pocahontas visits England, arriving in June, is royally received, and has a reunion with Smith
On the return trip, Pocahontas dies (possibly from a respiratory ailmentat) in Gravesend, England, and is buried March 21 – son Thomas stays in England until early adulthood