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Elizabeth Moss; daughter of William and Rachel (Brattain) Moss. She and her husband, Alexander Goodpasture, left Morgan Co., IL in 1852 for the Oregon Territory. Their wagon train started from Council Bluff, Iowa with 24 wagons. On 10/6/1852, they arrived in Oregon City; that was spent near Corvallis & Shedd. In spring 1853,they took up a Donation Land Claim 3 miles north of Eugene. In 1862 her husband passed away; she married the recently widowed Rev. Jacob Gillespie in 1867.

Whitman Massacre Survivors Back Row: Kimball daughter, Nancy Osborn Jacobs, Mina Kimball Megler Front Row: Elizabeth Sager Helm, Lorinda Bewley Chapman, Gertrude Hall Denny

Isaac Briggs and his wife Betsy migrated from Iowa in 1847; first settled at Pleasant Hill ; relocated to the Springfield area in 1849.

Jane, daughter of Solomon and Phoebe Terwilliger, b. 31 Oct 1830 NY d. 19 Oct 1845 bd. Methodist Cemetery, Fisher, Clarion Co, PA

Thomas A. Livesley. The ghost in our governor's mansion, Mahonia Hall, appears every 3 days at 7:30 am according to previous owners. The Fairmont Hill home was built in 1925 by Thomas A. Livesley. The state came into possession of the mansion in 1986. When Governor Goldschmidt moved in, he was warned that he could expect Livesley's specter to regularly appear in the master bedroom robed in a blue-gray dressing gown. Though Livesley died in 1947 he apparently feels attached to his earthly…

Mary Margaret Ferguson Terwilliger, Isaac's second wife, b. 23 Dec 1833 PA d. 1 Aug 1909 Fisher, Millcreek Twp, Clarion Co, PA bd. Methodist Cemetery, Fisher, Clarion Co, PA

A pioneer woman, Julia traveled across country from Iowa to Idaho, raised eight children and lost two husbands. She lived for an incredible 103 years and saw a century's worth of changes and innovations.

Ezra Meeker, 1907 Postcard, Advocate of The Oregon Trail. Ezra Manning Meeker was an American pioneer who traveled the Oregon Trail by ox-drawn wagon as a young man, migrating from Iowa to the Pacific Coast. Late in life he worked to memorialize the Trail, repeatedly retracing the trip of his youth.