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Ezra Meeker.

Ezra Meeker.

Compiled from his own writings, magazine and newspaper accounts of his many activities, and the writings of his contemporaries.

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Published by Ezra Meeker Historical Society in Puyallup, Wash .
Written in English

  • Meeker, Ezra, -- 1830-1928.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 23.

    ContributionsEzra Meeker Historical Society.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p.
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14713265M

      In , Ezra Meeker, his wife, and baby traveled along the Oregon Trrail by ox-cart from Iowa to Oregon. In , he reversed his steps and went back to Iowa. In , he went by car, and, later, even flew over the trail in a plane. He spent most of his ninety-eight years promoting the Oregon Author: Ezra Meeker. Ezra Meeker was born in Huntsville, Butler County, Ohio to Jacob Redding and Phoebe Baker Meeker on Decem The early years of Ezra's life were a time of frequent moves. In the family moved to Lockland, Ohio, near s: Phoebe Meeker, Jacob Redding Meeker.

    In , Ezra Meeker, his wife, and baby, traveled along the Oregon Trail by ox-cart from Iowa to Oregon. At the age of twenty-six, he retraced his steps, again with an ox-team, and completed another incredible journey across the plains to return to Iowa. Ezra Meeker would then traverse the route twice more, once by car and later by plane. He would also go on to found the Oregon Trail : Page - I say from these natives, together with my own observations, I have learned that the four most capital rivers on the continent of North America, viz.: the St. Lawrence, the Mississippi, the River Bourbon and the Oregon, or the River of the West (as I hinted in my introduction), have their sources in the same neighborhood.1/5(2).

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