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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]


  1. "Early Oregonian Database." Oregon Secretary of State Archives Division: Early Oregonian Person Profile. Accessed December 08, 2017.
  2. "Emigrants To Oregon In 1848 ." Oregon In 1848. 2017. Accessed December 08, 2017. Citing Keturah Penton Belknap and George Belknap 1848 pioneers.

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