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Luke Standefer (1786 - c.1860)

From A History of Henry County, Virginia by Judith Parks Hill;1976; p. 320: "John Rentfro appointed captain of the upperpart of Capt. Haile's Company. Thomas Jones 1ts Lieut., Joshua Rentfro 2nd Lieut....

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M. B. Rees (deceased)

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R. R. Rees (b. - 1889)

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Willard Hall Rees (1819 - 1903)

Find a Grave Birth: Sep. 17, 1819 Smyrna Kent County Delaware, USA Death: Jan. 19, 1903 Portland Multnomah County Oregon, USA Born on family estate adjoining Smyrna, Kent, DE in same house wher...

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Amanda Malvina Fitzallen Rees (1828 - 1915)

Find a Grave Birth: Aug. 20, 1828 Smyrna Kent County Delaware, USA Death: Dec. 10, 1915 Portland Multnomah County Oregon, USA Came to OR in 1845 over Meek-Cutoff; dau of Jas Elliott & Cynthia G...

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Anna Clark (1852 - 1949)

Find a Grave Birth: Feb. 18, 1852 Marion County Oregon, USA Death: Apr. 21, 1949 Multnomah County Oregon, USA Family links: Parents: Willard Hall Rees (1819 - 1903) Amanda Malvina Fit...

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John Scott Clark (1848 - 1920)

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William Scott Stringer MP (1885 - 1939)

The Stringer and the Lindsay families were Oregon pioneers. Lena Lindsay was the daughter of Jefferson Lindsay who owned land near the Applegate River and his wife, Susan Ramsey. William Stringer was...

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Joseph Newmarch Prescott (1807 - 1881)

2. Joseph Newmarch Prescott, a twin, was born at Newburyport June 19, 1807; m. Sarah Jane Bridges, dau of John Bridges and S. Hitchings of Calais, Maine on Dec 18, 1833. He was a merchant in Boston, co...

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Wilson Price Hunt MP (1783 - 1842)

William or Wilson Price Hunt (March 20, 1783 – April 13, 1842) was an early pioneer of the Oregon Country in the Pacific Northwest of North America. An American and an employee of John Jacob Ast...

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John Savage (1826 - 1908)

John Savage was but twenty years of age when he crossed the plains [in 1846] and no doubt drove an ox team or herded the loose stock, to do his bit. In their immigrant train were Sidney, Tom and Asa Sm...

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Towner Savage (1803 - 1871)

Among the descendants of the Marion county pioneers, the name of Savage is legion. Several by this name were of the very early settlers in the valley of Willamette. About this time (1846) news of the...

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Elizabeth Roberts (c.1827 - c.1870)

"The subject of our sketch [William Roberts] has been twice married, his first wife, whom he espoused in Iowa in 1849, being Miss Elizabeth Clark of Indiana. She bore him five children." from "The Hist...

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John Roberts (1827 - 1905)

"John Robarts was the oldest child of Adolph and Elizabeth Crosby Robarts. He was married in 1849 and with his brother William crossed the plains to the Oregon country that same year. His oldest child ...

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Erepta Abigail Samuels (1839 - 1917)

Erepta (or Sarepta) Abigail Savage (1839-1917) was born in Townscroft, Michigan and died in Linn, Oregon. She arrived in Oregon with her parents and 7 siblings in 1846. parents: Towner Savage b: 18...

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Thomas Hubert DeHaven (1827 - 1872)

Parents Isaac DeHAVEN b: 22 Feb 1773 in Loudoun Co., Virginia & Rebecca Steele b: 22 Jan 1782 Married 18 Aug 1856 in Multnomah, Oregon to (Expton) Sarepta Abigail Savage (1841-). Web: Weste...

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Joshua Clark (1820 - 1906)

Mrs. Jane Charity Hamer funeral service commemoration on September 15, 1939, said the following:  She was the youngest of 13 children  (actually, Joel Jasper was, born 1854).  Wh...

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Joshua T. Clark (1847 - 1909)

Josh Clark, hotelman of Alba and pioneer of Umatilla county, arrived in the Oregon territory in the early 1860s. "Mr. Clark had long been connected with the business interests of the southern part of t...

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Susan Tennisson (c.1836 - d.)

1880 - Coquille City, Coos, Oregon (United States Federal Census) 1910 - West Coquille, Coos, Oregon (United States Federal Census)

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Hiram Tennisson (c.1840 - d.)

1840 - born in Tennessee 1860 - Powell, Craighead, Arkansas ((United States Federal Census) 1870 - Carrollton, Carroll, Arkansas (United States Federal Census) 1880 - Coquille City,...

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Joaquin Miller (1837 - 1913)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Joaquin Miller was the pen name of the colorful American poet Cincinnatus Heine (or Hiner) Miller (September 8, 1837 – February 17, 1913), nicknamed the "P...

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William Thompson Newby (1820 - 1884)

Find a Grave Birth: Mar. 25, 1820 McMinnville Warren County Tennessee, USA Death: Oct., 1884 McMinnville Yamhill County Oregon, USA William T. Newby, son of James Whaley Newby and Sally Orpha Gad...

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Sarah Jane Newby (1823 - 1887)

Find a Grave Birth: Dec. 23, 1823 Madisonville Hopkins County Kentucky, USA Death: Jan. 1, 1887 McMinnville Yamhill County Oregon, USA Sarah McGary Newby was the daughter of James McGary and Mart...

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Asa Lawrence Lovejoy (1808 - 1882)

Find a Grave Birth: 1808 Death: 1882 Early Oregon Pioneer of the 1840s. Portland, Oregon’s name dates back to a coin flip in 1845. Asa Lovejoy and Francis Pettygrove shared ownership of a ...

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Anne Abernethy (c.1811 - 1884)

Find a Grave Birth: 1811 Plymouth Devon, England Death: Apr. 30, 1884 Portland Multnomah County Oregon, USA Oregon Pioneer and wife of George Abernethy, first and last provisional Governor of Ore...

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George Abernethy, 1st Provisional Governor of Oregon MP (1807 - 1877)

From Wikipedia George Abernethy FIRST PROVISIONAL GOVERNOR OF OREGON From 1845 to 1849, George Abernethy was the first provisional governer of the Oregon Country, which extended from the Pacific ...

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Oliver Perry Lent (1830 - 1899)

Find a Grave Birth: Aug. 31, 1830 Marietta Washington County Ohio, USA Death: Apr. 22, 1899 Portland Multnomah County Oregon, USA from Oregon Geographic Names, McArthur L.A., 1982, p442.: "Oliver P...

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Meriwether Lewis (Corps of Discovery co-leader) MP (1774 - 1809)

American explorer, best known as the leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. After crossing the Rocky Mountains, the expedition reached the Pacific Ocean in the area of present-day Oregon (which lay ...

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William Henry Jackson (1843 - 1942)

William Henry Jackson (April 4, 1843 – June 30, 1942) was an American painter, Civil War veteran, geological survey photographer and an explorer famous for his images of the American West. He ...

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Capt. William Clark MP (1770 - 1838)

from Oregon Pioneers - Lewis and Clark Expedition At this camp [Baker's Bay on the north shore, just inside Cape Disappointment, Washington] Lewis and Clark and several of the men carved their name...

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Nathan Sams (1834 - 1909)

OREGON PIONEER STEPS No. 11 Emigrated to Oregon 1861 Nathan Sams b. February 10, 1834 Richland County, Ohio, d. July 12, 1909 Weston, Oregon Emigrated to Oregon with his wife, Melissa Clementine Wi...

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Melissa Clementine Sams (1854 - 1912)

OREGON PIONEER STEPS No. 11 Emigrated to Oregon 1861 Melissa Clementine Williamson b. January 1854 Georgia, US d. November 18, 1912 Weston, Oregon, US Emigrated to Oregon with husband, Nathan Sams.

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Catherine Pambrun MP (1805 - d.)

Catherine Humpreville b. October 5 1805 Manitoba, Canada. STEP NO. 2 Oregon Pioneers 1832, listed with husband Pierre Pambrun. Catherine was the first wife of Pierre Pambrun. As a young man, Pierre...

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Pierre Chrysologue (Peter) Pambrun MP (deceased)

Pierre Chrysologue Pambrun b. December 17, 1792 Quebec Canada, d. May 15, 1951 when a horse threw him in Wallula, Washington OREGON PIONEER STEPS Step No. 2: Pierre Pambrun 1832 and his wife, Catheri...

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Sarah Elizabeth Brown (1801 - 1885)

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Jasper Newton Matheny (1834 - 1893)

Jasper Newton Matheny emigrated to the Oregon Territory in 1843. Jasper Newton MATHENY (1834-1893): m1. Elizabeth LEE; m2. 1852 Mary Bell RING; s/o Daniel and Mary (Cooper) Matheny; in the late 1850 ...

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Philip Foster (1805 - 1884)

Philip FOSTER (January 29, 1805- March 17, 1884): b. at Bangor, Maine, d. at Eagle Creek, Clackamas County, Oregon. m1. 1828 Fannie CUMMINS; m2. 1834 Mary Charlotte PETTYGROVE; s/o William and Lucy (Sp...

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John Holman (1787 - 1864)

John Holman b. September 11, 1787 Woodford, Kentucky, d. May 15, 1864 McMinville, Oregon. Emigrated in 1843 to Oregon Territory. May have emigrated from Missouri. War of 1812 veteran.

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Rhoda Carpenter Henderson (1815 - 1901)

Rhoda Carpenter Holman b.December 17, 1815 Shelby, Kentucky, d. February 12, 1901 in Oregon. Emigrated from Missouri to Oregon Territory in 1846 with her family, settling in Willamette County. Source...

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Jean Baptiste Petit dit Gobin (c.1811 - 1898)

Joined the Hudson Bay Company as a middleman, Yamaska Parish, Lower Canada, in 1831.  Retired and settled in Willamette in 1842. Jean Baptiste Petit dit Gobin  (1811-1898)  s...

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Robert McNeese Henderson (1809 - 1890)

Robert McNeese Henderson b. February 14, 1809 Greene County, Tennessee, d. November 1, 1890 Oregon Emigrated to Oregon Territory from Missouri in 1846 with his family. Settled in Willamette County.

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Lucy Ann Deady (1834 - 1923)

Lucy Ann (Henderson) Deady b. February 28, 1835 Missouri. Lucy was only eleven when she traveled the Oregon Trail, leaving Missouri in 1846 with her parents. They ended up in the Willamette valley. She...

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George Belknap (1817 - 1897)

George Belknap b. August 30, 1817 Hardin County, KY, US, d. September 16, 1897 Bellfountain, Benton County, Oregon. Married Keturah G. Penton October 3, 1839 in Allen County, Ohio. Went to Oregon Terri...

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Keturah G. Penton (1820 - 1913)

Keturah G. Penton b. August 15, 1820 Hamilton County, Ohio, US, d. August 19, 1913 Coquille, Coos County, Oregon, US. Married George Belknap October 3, 1839 Allen County, Ohio. Went to Oregon Territory...

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Ninian Alkanah Eberman (1821 - 1896)

Ninian Alkanah Eberman b. 1821 Tennessee, US, d. 1896 Clatsop County, Oregon, US. Married Emma Hobson 1850 in Clatsop County, Oregon Territory.

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Emma Eberman (1836 - 1910)

Emma Hobson b. 1836 Derbyshire, England, d. 1910 Clatsop County, Oregon. Married Ninian Eberman 1850 in Clatsop County, Oregon Territory.

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S. K. Doak (c.1827 - d.)

S.K. Doak b. c.1827 Maine, US, d. between 1845 and 1850 in Oregon Territory. Married Mary Hobson 1845 Clatsop County, Oregon Territory.

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Mary Doak (1827 - d.)

Mary Hobson b, 1827 Derbyshire, England, d. between 1846 and 1850 Oregon Territory. Married S.K. Doak 1845 in Clatsop County, Oregon Territory.

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Diana Mary Hobson (1837 - 1874)

Diana Mary Owens b. February 12, 1837 in Kentucky, US, d November 23, 1874 Clatsop County, Oregon. Married John Hobson 1851 in Clatsop County, Oregon Territory.

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John Hobson (c.1825 - c.1896)

John Hobson b. 1825 Derbyshire, England, d. December 1896 Clatsop County, Oregon. Married Diana Mary Owens in 1851 Clatsop County, Oregon Territory.

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Ella Hobson (c.1855 - d.)

Ella Gibson was born in the Oregon Territory around 1855. She married pioneer William Hobson in 1861. Sources:

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Clarissa Bradbury (1853 - 1864)

Clarissa Bradbury was born in 1853 in the Oregon Territory, and died in 1864 in Oregon. She was the daughter of Clement Bradbury and Anne (Hobson) Bradbury, Oregon pioneers.

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Bethenia Quigley (1852 - 1935)

Bethenia (Bradbury) Quigley was born in the Oregon Territory in 1852. She was the daughter of Oregon pioneers Clement Bradbury and Anne (Hobson) Bradbury.

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Charles F. Bradbury (1851 - 1853)

Charles Bradbury was born in 1851 and died in 1853 in Clatsop County, Oregon Territory. He was the son of Oregon pioneers Clement Bradbury and Anne (Hobson) Bradbury.

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William Hobson (1792 - 1879)

William Hobson was born in England. He arrived in Clatsop Plains, Clatsop County, Oregon Territory in 1843. He died in Clatsop County August 12, 1879. He's buried in Clatsop Plains Pioneer Cemetery, Wa...

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Clement Bradbury (1855 - 1938)

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Anne H. Bradbury (1831 - 1856)

Anne Hobson was the wife of Clement Bradbury. She was born in England. She and her husband at Clatsop Plains, Clatsop County, Oregon Territory in 1847. Her father came to Clatsop County in 1843.

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Clement Adams Bradbury (1818 - 1880)

Clement Bradbury arrived in the Oregon Territory in 1847. He settled in Clatsop Plains, Clatsop County. Clement was born in Maine, USA.

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Francois Laframboise (1811 - c.1886)

Francoise Laframboise married his second wife, Mary Marguerite Tomwata at Fort Vancouver, Oregon Territory, Clark County on June 26, 1846.

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Mary Marguerite Laframboise (1826 - d.)

Mary Marguerite Tomwata was the second wife of Francoise Laframboise. They were married at Fort Vancouver, Oregon Territory, Clark County, June 26, 1846.

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Lucy Anna Maria Grubbs (1842 - 1881)

Lucy Anna Maria Lee was born in the Oregon Territory in March 1842. Brief biography Jason Lee, along with his daughter and the Hines set out for the east via a boat to Hawaii where they hoped to ge...

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Anna Maria Lee (1803 - 1838)

from  Beneath this sod, the first ever broken in Oregon for the reception of a white mother and child, lie the remains of Anna Maria Pittman, first wife of Rev. Jason Lee and her infant ...

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infant Lee (c.1838 - 1838)

The unnamed son of Rev Jason Lee and Anna Maria Pittman was the first white child with a burial stone in the Oregon Territory. He died June 26, 1838. Links

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Rev. Jason Lee (1803 - 1845)

Jason Lee arrived in the Oregon territory in 1834. Jason Lee (June 28, 1803 – March 12, 1845), an American missionary and pioneer, was born on a farm near Stanstead, Quebec. He was the first o...

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Modeste Demers (1809 - 1881)

Modeste Demers arrived in the Oregon Territory in 1838. Modeste Demers (1809–1871) was a Roman Catholic Bishop and missionary in the Oregon Country. A native of Quebec, he traveled overland to...

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George Kirby Gay (1815 - 1882)

George Gay first came to the Oregon Territory in 1833. George Kirby Gay (August 15, 1810 – October 7, 1882) was an English sailor and later settler in the Oregon Country. He was a member of th...

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Alice Clarissa Whitman (1837 - 1839)

The Cayuse called her “Cayuse Te-mi” (Cayuse girl) because she was born on Cayuse land. Some historians see her as a potential bridge between the two cultures. On March 14, 1837, on her...

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Narcissa Whitman (1808 - 1847)

Narcissa Whitman arrived in the Oregon Terittory in 1836. Narcissa Prentiss Whitman (March 14, 1808 – November 29, 1847) was an American missionary in the Oregon Country of what would become...

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Jean-Baptiste Toupin (1792 - 1862)

Jean Babtiste1 Toupin was born 1792 in Maskinonge Canada and died 14 Sep 1862 in St Louis, Marion, OR.  parents: Alexis Toupin & Marie Anne LaCroix dit Lefebre Married Marie Laguis...

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Marie Dorion (1790 - 1850)

Marie Dorion: Plains Indian. Oregon pioneer, 1813. Marie Laguisvoise b. 1790 near Scott, Illinois d. September 3, 1850 Willamette Valley, Oregon. Buried Parish of St. Louis, Salem, Oregon Husbands:...

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Marguerite Venier (c.1819 - 1858)

Marguerite Venier, born in 1815, died the 9th may 1858, she married the 23 rs august 1841 , in St-Paul Willamette, Oregon , Jean-Baptiste Petit dit Gobin. This couple had  7 known children. So...

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Son Dorion (1811 - 1812)

Unnamed son Dorion, born 30 Dec 1811 in North Powder River, OR territory;; died 07 Jan 1812 in North Powder River, OR Territory. Links

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Jean-Baptiste Dorion (c.1813 - 1848)

Jean-Baptiste born in 1813. He married Josephte Cayuse or Kiaus the 3 rd February 1845 in Fort Vancouver, Clark county, Washington ,U.S.A. He died in 1849, Willamette Valley, Clackamas county, Oregon. ...

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Genevieve Longtain (c.1840 - 1923)

Born in the Oregon Territory in 1840.

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Andre Longtain (1789 - 1879)

Andre Longtain was a "French Mountain Man" who came to Oregon with Astor furtrapping group in 1811. He married an Okanogan indian woman and raised a large extensive family in Oregon. Parents supposed...

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Nancy Okanogan (1809 - 1876)

Nancy was born in what became the Oregon territory in 1809.

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Angélique Toupin (c.1830 - 1887)

François Toupin, born in 1824, married to Angélique Longtain, the 25 January 1847. Links

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François Toupin (1824 - d.)

François Toupin, born in 1824, married to Angélique Longtain, the 25 January 1847. Links

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Marianna Toupin (1827 - d.)

Marianne Toupin was born 1827 in Oregon territory. She was also known as Mary Ann RUBIDOW Married David Gervais François Robideau George Gay Notes Mission of the Wallamette. M ...

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Talitha Kindred (1791 - 1872)

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David Kindred MP (1788 - 1873)

David Kindred arrived in Oregon in 1844. See the profile of his son, Bartholomew Carek Kindred for a list of the Kindred family who traveled to Oregon together. Buried in Masonic Cemetery. David & ...

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Leander James Starr (1845 - 1932)

Leander Starr arrived in Oregon in 1847.

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Elizabeth Jane Turner (c.1841 - 1921)

Elizabeth Jane Starr arrived in Oregon in 1847.

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Moses Wesley Starr (1847 - 1912)

Moses Wesley Starr arrived in Oregon in 1847.

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Samuel Fletcher Starr (c.1820 - 1858)

Samuel Fletcher Starr arrived in Oregon in 1847.

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Tolitha Cumy Belknap (c.1824 - 1906)

Tolitha Cumi Belknap Starr arrived in Oregon in 1847. BELKNAP, Tolitha Cumi (1824-1906): m1. 1840 STARR, Samuel Fletcher; m2. BOND, William; m3. WALTZ, Washington; d/o Jesse and Jane (Garlinghouse)...

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Martha Willard MP (1839 - 1913)

15 May 2012: MtDNA Haplogroup J2a1a (23andMe) Martha Johnston was born 20 December 1839 in Muskingum, Ohio and died 24 August 1913 in Milton-Freewater, Oregon. She arrived in Oregon in 1864....

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Johnson Monroe Willard (1821 - 1917)

Johnson Monroe Willard arrived in Oregon in 1864. His name is inscribed as Marie Dorion Pioneer Step #20. Tragedy Strikes In an article for the Milton Oregon Eagle in 1924, Lewis reiterated the his...

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Mahala Belknap (1820 - 1900)

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Ransom Alfred Amos Belknap (1820 - 1896)

Ranson Amos Belknap arrived in Oregon in 1847. In his immediate family on the journey: BELKNAP, Ransom Amos (1820-1896): m'd 1842 STARR, Mahala; s/o Jesse and Jane (Garlinghouse) Belknap STARR,...

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William Jory (1828 - 1924)

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Captain Robert R. Thompson (1820 - 1908)

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Harriet M. Thompson (1822 - 1908)

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Rachel Kindred (1822 - 1898)

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Bartholomew Carek Kindred MP (1818 - 1904)

Bartholomew C. Kindred arrived in Oregon in 1844. Bartholomew Carek KINDRED (1818-1904): m'd 1841 Rachel MYLER. Bartholomew was born in Jackson County, IN. He settled in Clatsop County, went to CA ...

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Augustus N. Davies (deceased)

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Jane Haines (deceased)

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Miles (Davies) Davis (1809 - 1893)

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Dr. John McLoughlin ("Father of Oregon") (1784 - 1857)

Dr. John McLoughlin, baptized Jean-Baptiste McLoughlin, (October 19, 1784 – September 3, 1857) was the Chief Factor of the Columbia Fur District of the Hudson's Bay Company at Fort Vancouver. ...

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Jesse Belknap (c.1792 - 1881)

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