Samuel, Donner Party

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Samuel Donner

Birthdate: (4)
Death: 1847 (4)
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacob Donner, Donner Party and Elizabeth Donner, Donner Party
Brother of George Donner, s/o Jacob, Donner Party; Mary Donner, Donner Party; Isaac, Donner Party and Lewis, Donner Party
Half brother of "Sol" Hook, Donner Party and William Hook, Donner Party

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About Samuel, Donner Party

There are at least two references from the spring of 1847 referring to a living Donner child left behind by the Third Relief; apparently this was Samuel. Eliza Donner Houghton claimed that her mother told her that Sammie had died when she came to the Murphy cabin to talk with the relief, but Eliza was three years old at the time and this story might not be accurate. Whatever the case, little Samuel joined his parents in death in March 1847.

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Samuel, Donner Party's Timeline

Age 4