Category:Nancy Sumner

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English: Nancy Wahinekapu Sumner Ellis (March 9, 1839 – January 10, 1895) was a Hawaiian high chiefess during the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi. She was the daughter of William Keolaloa Kahānui Sumner, a hapa-haole Hawaiian chief, and Manaiula Tehuiarii, a Tahitian princess. She was chosen by Queen Emma to be one of her court ladies. Lord Charles Beresford and Kamehameha V proposed to her but she rejected them both. She married Charles Kuinao Ellis and had three children. She died of an asthma attack in 1895.