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To Oregon in 1852

White, Thomas

To Oregon in 1852

letter of Dr. Thomas White, La Grange County, Indiana, emigrant

by White, Thomas

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Published by Indiana Historical Society in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oregon National Historic Trail.,
  • Willamette River Valley (Or.)
    • Subjects:
    • Overland journeys to the Pacific,
    • Oregon National Historic Trail,
    • Willamette River Valley (Or.) -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited by Oscar O. Winther and Gayle Thornbrough.
      ContributionsWilliams, Samuel Porter, 1814-1897., Winther, Oscar Osburn, 1903-1970, editor., Thornbrough, Gayle, editor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF521 .I41 vol. 23, no. 1
      The Physical Object
      Pagination37 p.
      Number of Pages37
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5904841M
      LC Control Number64003133
      OCLC/WorldCa2184195

      Oregon California Land Grant Records, Oregon City Lot Purchase Register, Plat Book, Quit Claim Deed Record, San Francisco Plat, Women's Separate Property Register, Assessment and tax rolls, Deeds [quitclaim], Deed Index, Land Claim Records, Construction. Oregon was built at Fairfield, Oregon in the summer of Fairfield was located 16 miles (26 km) downstream from Salem, Oregon, and was once one of the most important wheat shipping points on the Willamette River. Ben Simpson, the held of the original ownership syndicate, was also the builder. Construction was supervised in the summer of by Route: Upper Willamette River.

      Buy a cheap copy of Surviving the Oregon Trail, book by Weldon W. Rau. The overland migration was the largest on record, with numbers swelled by Oregon-bound settlers, as well as hordes of gold-seekers destined for California. It Free shipping over $/5(5). Get this from a library! A long way to Frisco: a folk adventure novel of California and Oregon in [Alfred Powers; James Daugherty].

      AKIN, James Sr. (02 Apr in North Carolina Nov in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon); s/o John Akin and Frances Susannah Davis wife: RICHEY, Eliza (11 Nov in Harrison County, Kentucky-d. 22 Aug on Oregon Trail on Snake River, Idaho) "Sunday, August 22 -- Mother taken worse in the morning and died about 9. The Oregon Trail went from western Missouri across the Great Plains into the Rocky Mountains to Oregon City, Oregon. It was most heavily used in the s, s, and s. It was the longest historic overland migration trail in North America. The length of the wagon trail from the Missouri River to Willamette Valley was about 2, miles (3, km).


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TO OREGON IN LETTER OF DR. THOMAS WHITE La Grange County, Indiana, Emigrant [Dr. Thomas (edited by Oscar O. Winther and Gayle Thornbrough) White] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. To Oregon in Letter of Dr Thomas White, La Grange County, Indiana, Emigrant.

The Oregon Trail Diary of James Akin, Jr. in The Unabridged Diary To Oregon in 1852 book Edition by James Akin (Author)5/5(6). In the families decided to move to Oregon in wagons on the emigrant trail. This is a diary recorded by year- old James Akin, Jr., the eldest of the children.

From inside the book. "KOONTZ, MARTIN VBorn inin Ohio, of German extraction; lived successively in Illinois and Iowa, and came across the plains to Oregon inby the familiar ox-train method, but chiefly on foot, because the Indians stole the horses belonging to.

A detailed account of traveling the Oregon Trail inas told by twin sisters with a command of the written word. The journals of female pioneers offer an /5. In they started across the plains to Oregon.

“Soon after starting William became ill with the cholera, died and is buried beside the trail of the Platte Size: KB. "BOOTH, ROBERT--The Reverend Robert Booth, a well-known minister of the Methodist persuasion, removed from Lee County, Iowa, to Oregon, incoming across the plains.

The overland trip in may have been the hardest of them all for two reasons: congestion and cholera. More people by far took the Trail in than in any year before or after.

This meant, among To Oregon in 1852 book travails, more animals chasing scarce grass and more hooves stirring up. Oregon State Library Oregon Trail Emigrant Resources • Call numbers given are for books from the Oregon State Library: Description of the Travels from Iowa to Oregon, [manuscript] / by Louis Stout.

[no pub. data]. 14p. Contains a guide from the junction of the Oregon and CaliforniaFile Size: KB. Hours of Operation Public Access to Collections: 1 - 4 p.m. (Monday - Friday) Talking Book and Braille Library: 9 a.m. - noon and 1 - 4 p.m. (Monday - Friday). Emigrants to Oregon in compiled by Stephenie Flora copyright The following compilation of names for is a work in progress.

For those wishing to learn about the emigration and the people who traveled it. However, the passage of the Oregon Donation Land Act in helped cause another spike, lead people to make the journey in Footnote 1 Immigrants were more interested in continuing their culture and way of life than starting anything particularly new in Oregon.

Not untildid Oregon legislators ratify the Fifteenth Amendment granting voting rights to blacks. Out of all this came my book, Breaking Chains: Slavery on Trial in the Oregon Territory, published by Oregon State University Press, which also published my book, Massacred for Gold: The Chinese in Hells Canyon.

This earlier book. Ina sickly Edward Jay Allen traveled to Council Bluffs, Iowa and joined a wagon train en route to Oregon. Allen became exhausted by heat and insufficient water but still managed to lead a small group down the Snake River on a raft.

Following a near-fatal but exciting adventure over falls and rapids, he arrived at Ft. Boise and took over a ferry operation there. From an Amazon review: out of 5 stars Journey of Hope - a Triumph!, Janu By Helena Kirkwood - See all my reviews This review is from: Journey of Hope: A Novel of Triumph and Heartbreak on the Oregon Trail in (Paperback) I recommend this book, yes, and for young people especially too/5().

An ailing Edward Jay Allen joined a wagon train en route to Oregon in Despite exhaustion from weeks of strenuous travel, he guided a raft down the Snake River.

A foot injury compelled him to risk a harrowing "float" over falls and rapids. Lucky to be alive, he reached Fort Boise and operated a ferry before returning to the trail. Walking with difficulty and short of food and water, Reviews: 1. The overland migration was the largest on record, with numbers swelled by Oregon-bound settlers as well as hordes of gold-seekers destined for California.

It also was a year in which cholera took a terrible toll in lives/5. The Oregon Trail in was a very crowded route. As much as 70, people used it that year.

They had to deal with clouds of dust, lack of food and water, cholera, bad roads, little to no grass, dangerous rivers and sometimes even Indians/5(25). Came to Oregon and settled in Oregon City, where he still lives. In he was elected treasurer of Clackamas County, and re-elected the following term.

In was elected Probate Judge, and served two terms. The Oregon Trail in was a very crowded route. As much as 70, people used it that year.

They had to deal with clouds of dust, lack of food and water, cholera, bad roads, little to no grass, dangerous rivers and sometimes even Indians/5(24). Abigail Jane Scott was seventeen when she left Illinois with her family in the spring of Her record of the journey west is full of expressive detail: breakfasting in a snowstorm, walking behind the wagons to keep warm, tasting buffalo meat, trying to climb Independence Rock.

She meets her future husband, Benjamin Duniway, at the end of the Oregon Trail and, in the years to. Bound for Oregon is a wonderful book about Mary Ellen Todd and her trip with her family to Oregon in It is based on recollections collected by her daughter and historical research of things that happened on trips of the Oregon Trail/5.Catherine Scott Coburn who traveled the Oregon Trail at age 13 inand wrote this memory in when she was 51 years old.

“our outfit consisted of two yoke of oxen costing $, a wagon costing about $, our.