After my grandpa, Don Fischer found his 20 year old brother dead with a broken neck, his life changed forever. Although my Grandpa had a tough childhood, he grew up to be a hard working, happily married man. Donald Fischer was born in a farm house 6 miles outside of Ottawa, on November 3, 1935. His parents were Emma and Louis Fischer. His siblings were Bob, Phyllis, and Paulene.
The master of the ship was Captain John Mansell from Stanmore N.S.W. Australia. Undoubtedly, Wilfred and John met and knew each other quite well for Wilfred ended up marrying John 's daughter, 16 year old Frances Elizabeth, in the spring of 1881 in Stanmore, Australia, right after he had completed his Pacific adventure. Their first child, Wilfred Mansell (b January 1882) was also born in Stanmore which is near Sydney, Australia. The couple went on to have an additional 3 children and all would vacation at Blackstone Lake.
He was born in Enid, Oklahoma as the youngest of five siblings. The Herrin family lived on an unsuccessful farm during the dust bowl. When both of his parents passed at an early age, all of the siblings loaded up on a truck and headed west to find work. The family worked many odd jobs along the way before living in Lake Mead, Nevada for a few years to work on the Hoover Dam. The Herrin family eventually settled in Kennewick, Washington, where John graduated high school.
Though his time spent there was never documented, it is believed that Smith got a fairly good education and got a job as a clerk. That is until 1821, when Smith heard about a fur trapping expedition with General William Ashley. He then quit his job and went to St. Louis to join Ashley and his team of trappers. Their first trip was to Montana, where they built Ft. Henry. That marked the beginning
James Beckwourth was born April 6th, 1798 and. He died October 29th, 1866. James’ birth year was never actually found his father was white while his mother was African American. He was his father’s slave, latter on in life but to be specific 1828 he was captured by a pack of crow warriors while on a trapping expedition. He soon became close to the crow people he even fathered seven children.
Elmer worked odd jobs and soon sent a letter containing a ticket to Bolivia enabling his wife to come to the states. The family then moved to West Virginia, first living on a farm and eventually relocating to the "city" of Huntington. It was there that Elmer began the first anesthesiologist group in the state, the very same group that my father is now apart of. In 1937, Jimmie Roger Williamson was born in the town of Hamlin, West Virginia, the heart of coal country. Jimmie was one of ten children and never attended high school because he needed to work in the mines to help support the family.
They spent their days writing, studying and trading with the locals. A Translating Team In the November, of 1804 they met Toussaint Charbonneau, A French Canadian fur trapper with 2 wives. He had lived amongst the Mandan and Hidatsa for many years. One of his wives was pregnant, her name was Sacagawea. She was 16 years old, she was not originally Shoshone she was Hidatsa, she had been kidnapped when she was 12 and taken from the Hidatsa to the Shoshone, Where she now lived with her husband, Toussaint.
However, his father, Leighton, also drove a truck in the Army Infantry during World War II. With only a fourth grade education, Dr. Anderson’s father was able to get a job in the Industrial Midwest were two of Dr. Anderson’s uncles lived. In this time of racial segregation, his family participated in the Great Migration movement, relocating to South Blend, Indiana. Here his father had a well-paid job at the foundry of the
In memory of Otis, age 77, died in March 19, 2007 In 1929, in a small town, on a kitchen table, my dad Otis came into this world. At age of three, his father Noel died, also his mother, Eula was pregnant with his brother Garland, of the ten children although where were step and half, you wouldn’t know it by meet them. After completing 6th grade, he stays home to support his family on the farm. 50 years of marriage, and also, he had two sons, and two daughters, and in addition to that there were five grandchildren, and three great grandsons, and he provides opportunities for his children graduate from high school, and two of went to college. He built his own house, and repaired the family vehicles, also employed as a tow motor operator for 30 years, after retiring, he also works as a janitor for 11 years at an Elementary School, and he provides help to his friends by putting up hay, also he fills in as a father figure for his nephew and mowing grass, and cut down trees.
With the help of Geoff Wexler, library director of the Oregon Historical Society, I 've pulled together a brief history of the three ferries that now only exist as road names in the Portland area. Boones Ferry: Maybe you 've heard of this guy Daniel Boone, one of the country 's most famous fur-pelt-wearing frontiersmen. His grandson, Alphonso Boone, trekked to Oregon via the Applegate wilderness trail in 1846. A year later, Alphonso 's enterprising son, Jesse, began operating a ferry across the Willamette, just west of the current site of the Interstate 5 Boone Bridge at Wilsonville. Alphonso died three years later in northern California, searching for gold, claimed by what the history books describe only as "miner 's disease."
Before the war he spent his time hunting and farming. He had won many trophies for sharp shooting before the war. He served his one year in the Finnish army. All Finnish men were required to serve one year in the military. He joined the Finnish Civil Guard.
Cabin Story My father said that we were going to my grandfather 's cabin in the woods of Colorado near Arrowhead Creek. Our grandpa said not to go out at night. We didn 't know how good of shape the cabin was because it hadn 't been used for fifty years, in fact we don 't know if even exist. Though we were going hunting and fishing. It been a couple hours since we got into the boat, we finally got there.