Genealogy Projects tagged with Oregon Trail on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Oregon Pioneers

    Oregon Pioneers will include those who emigrated to the Oregon Territory prior to the arrival of the railroad in 1872. The Oregon Genealogical Society has issued Pioneer Certificates to persons proving to be directly descended from a person who was residing in Oregon, or the Oregon Territory, prior to 1872 when the railroad arrived in Oregon. The Territory of Oregon was an organized incorpora...

  • Wyoming Pioneers

    Wyoming Pioneers are those who emigrated to the Wyoming Territory prior to statehood in 1890. The usual indication that a person was a pioneer is a listing in 1870 or 1880 censuses for Wyoming, or a land entry dated before 1890. County records are also good sources of information. Wyoming is the iconic state of the Old West. The United States acquired international title to the area east of t...