Riley Septimus Moutrey (c.1824 - 1910)

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Birthplace: Crawford County, Missouri
Death: Died in SANTA CLARA, California, United States
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About Riley Septimus Moutrey

Age: [22] First Relief

b. abt 1824 m. 14 Jun 1846 to Mary Lucy Lard (b. abt 1830, d. July 1923) d. 7 Dec 1910 in Santa Clara Co., CA

      Overland emigrant of 1846, a teamster for Fielding Lard, whose daughter he married en route. Their wedding was noted by diarists Edwin Bryant and J. Quinn Thornton. Moutrey, whose name is spelled in a variety of ways, settled in Santa Clara County. He gave an account of the First Relief to a newspaper reporter in 1888 while he was petitioning Congress unsuccessfully for compensation for his efforts in the Donner Relief.

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Riley S. Moutrey, 1st Relief Party's Timeline

November 26, 1824
Crawford County, Missouri
December 7, 1910
Age 86
SANTA CLARA, California, United States
Saratoga, Santa Clara County, California, United States