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George Belknap (1817 - 1897)

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George Belknap
Born in Hardin County, Kentuckymap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Allen County, Ohiomap
[children unknown]
Died in Bellfountain, Benton County, Oregonmap
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George Belknap was involved in the westward expansion of the USA.
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Wagon Train Details

"Wagon Trains", large groups of covered wagons that travelled together for safety and protection, were a common way for pioneers to travel as they migrated west. These are the known details of the wagon train this person travelled on:

Wagon Trail:Oregon Trail
Departure Date:10 Apr 1848
Train Name:3rd Company
Trail Master:Jesse Belknap, George Jackson and Joseph Watts
Point of Origin:Iowa
Point of Muster:Van Buren Co, IA
Destination:Willamette Valley

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George was born 30 Aug 1817 to Jane Garlinghouse and Jesse Belknap. He passed away in 16 Sep 1897. [1] He arrived in Oregon in 1848.[2]

Sources

  1. "Early Oregonian Database." Oregon Secretary of State Archives Division: Early Oregonian Person Profile. Accessed December 08, 2017. https://secure.sos.state.or.us/prs/personprofile.do?recordNumber=10045
  2. "Emigrants To Oregon In 1848 ." Oregon In 1848. 2017. Accessed December 08, 2017. http://www.oregonpioneers.com/1848.htm. Citing Keturah Penton Belknap and George Belknap 1848 pioneers.


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