To Oregon by Ox Team in 1847 1969 by Lockley, Fred

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Get this from a library. To Oregon by ox-team in [Fred Lockley]. To Oregon by ox-team in the story of the coming of the Hunt family to the Oregon country and the experiences of G. Hunt in the gold diggings of California in Public Deposited × Add to collection You do not have access to any existing collections.

You may create a Author: Fred Lockley, Jeptha T. Hunt. Author of To Oregon by ox-team in '47, Oregon's yesterdays., To Oregon by ox-team inA talk with Edwin Markham, History of the first free delivery service of mail in Alaska at Nome, Alaska inAcross the Plains by Prairie Schooner, Conversations with bullwhackers, muleskinners, pioneers, prospectors, '49ers, Indian fighters, trappers, ex-barkeepers, authors.

The ox team; or, The old Oregon trail, ; an account of the author's trip across the plains, from the Missouri River to Puget Sound, at the age of twenty-two, with an ox and cow team inand of his return with an ox team in Pages: Oregon Trail" from The Ox Team or the Old Oregon Trail by Ezra Meeker.

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InMr. Balfour married Mattie Wilson, who was born in Linn County. Oregon, where also she was reared and educated. Her parents, Thomas and Martha (Smith) Wilson, were natives of Indiana and Illinois respectively and crossed the plains to Oregon with ox teams in In Mr.

Thomas R. Blair crossed the plains to Oregon with ox teams. After his safe arrival in Oregon, Mr. Blair located acres of land on Mill creek, five miles southwest of where the town of Sheridan now is. He was among the very earliest pioneers of that part of Polk county, and made a choice selection of land.

Taylors Ferry: New Yorker John A. Taylor crossed the plains with an ox team in and promptly built a ferry crossing on the Tualatin River, about 10 miles from was more industrious.

Oregon Genealogy – Free Oregon Genealogy This Oregon state page of our website provides direct links to major databases and historical titles and information found on Oregon genealogy and history, whether they exist on our site, or across the web. The ox team was almost universally used, and it took from one to three teams to fit a householder out.

a civil engineer there or in Illinois. Before the Ross-Mitchell family left Iowa to cross the plains in Sarah Ross made a `Hair book'--a sort of memory book. Mary Lewis has this book, a homemade pamphlet of several pages of soft old.

You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail Author: Ezra Meeker Howard R.

Driggs Illustrator: F. Wilson Release Date: J [EBook #] Language: English Character set encoding: ISO If you like this book you will also want to read the following cent similar books: 1.

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The Oregon Blue Book is the official state fact book about all levels of government in Oregon and more. Published sinceit is produced by the Oregon State Archives, a division of the Secretary of State's n: They traveled by ox team with other families, and one account noted that the trip was "a slow, long and weary one." True to his calling, Keathley Bailes "preached every Sunday" to the circled wagon train during the six-month journey.

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The ox teams that left the missouri when we did are passing us to day, here is the grave of George Washington gordon from de buke Co. He died may 1st with the congestion on the brain, we are now, according to guide, 1/2.

The Oregon Trail: Story of the Lost Trail to Oregon by Meeker, Ezra and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In a pair of brothers, Walter and Thomas Monteith, settled in the area, after traveling by ox team along the Oregon Trail from their native state of New York.

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My Trip To Oregon By Calvin Geer. Febru The memories of a man of eighty-seven are embraced in the account of a trip across the plains and mountains from Illinois to Oregon in the spring and summer and early autumn of the yearwhen the Geers finally arrived in Oregon.

There were four wagons pulled by oxen and the rest by horses. Since the ox teams traveled a good deal slower than the horses all hands In the morning would get the ox teams started ahead first and of course during the day we would pass them and go on ahead and when camping time came we would have things ready for the ox teams when they arrived.

The ox team, or, the Old Oregon Trail, an account of the author's trip across the plains, from the Missouri River to Puget Sound, at the age of twenty-two, with an ox and cow team inand of his return with an ox team in the yearat the age of seventy-six, with copious excerpts from his journal and other reliable sources.

Brothers Walter and Thomas Monteith settled in the area in after traveling by ox team over the Oregon Trail from their native state of New York, and they named the city after their hometown.

Incorporated inthe city is the county seat of Linn County. A trip to Oregon with ox teams was at that time a new experiment, and was exceedingly severe upon the temper and endurance of people.

It was one of the most conclusive tests of character, and the very best school in which to study human nature. Before the trip terminated, people acted upon their genuine principles, and threw off all disguises. Fred Lockley is the author of Conversations with Pioneer Women ( avg rating, 40 ratings, 6 reviews, published ), Voices of the Oregon Territory C /5.

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Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail by Ezra Meeker avg rating — ratings — published — added by people. Henderson Luelling, a prosperous nurseryman of Henry County, Iowa, conceived the idea of conveying trees by wagons to Oregon.

Thereupon in the early spring ofwith his son Alfred, he started westward driving two four yoke ox team hauling. Fort Hall to Oregon City Oregon Trail. October 1, Septem We forded the Snake River, which runs so swift that the drivers (four to a team) had to hold on to the ox yokes to keep from being swept down by the current.

The water came into the wagon boxes, and after making the island we raised the boxes on blocks, engaged an. ley, Oregon, of parents who came overland by ox team in the year One of his earliest recollections is of being lifted up in the sanctuary of a church in Oregon City and of gazing down on the dead face of Dr.

John McLoughlin, "The Father of Oregon." After forty years lived in the State of California, Mr. Markham is eminently qualified to write. secure that useful commodity, as well as the more tangible one of $2, subscribed by citizens on condition of finding a good pass for the coming immigration, he formed the plan of exploring for a road leading from the Willamette Valley through the Cascade Mountains to the plains of eastern Oregon, which should avoid the hardships of the trail round Mount.

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