"In addition to the above were the following gentlemen connected with the
various Protestant missions:--"
Lewis Hubbell JUDSON's daughter, Helen C (b 14 Apr 1834 in NY), married 1843 pioneer John Burch McCLANE. -6 Oct 99, mailto: David COLLVERKONE, W W *
L H JUDSON, b 6 Aug 1809 in CT, d 3 Mar 1880 in OR, Methodist missionary, elected magistrate and county surveyor, joined "the Great Reinforcement" that came to Oregon on the Lausanne with Jason LEE in 1840. His first wife, Almira ROBERTS, died in 1844, leaving four children. In 1846 he married his second wife, Nancy HAWKINS, who divorced him in 1858 (see copy and transcript of petition) for domestic violence and failure to provide food or schooling for his three children. --Dictionary of Oregon History and Oregon State Archives, courtesy of mailto: David COLLVER
In 1843, twelve-year-old Perrin joins his aunt and uncle, well-known missionaries Dr. Marcus and Narcissa WHITMAN, in the Oregon Territory where they live with the Nez Perce and Cayuse Indians, in Attack in the Rye Grass (Trailblazers Series) by Dave Jackson, for ages 9-12. ($5)
Also, see Marcus and Narcissa Whitman and the Opening of Old Oregon by Clifford M Drury , ($ 19.50).
Brought a wagon train in 1842; see notes at TRASK on main page, and in Elbridge TRASK, by Juel M TRASK. Also see his census of early settlers in 1842, at the French-Canadian listings.WILSON, Wm H see the notes at Wm H WILSON
A 64-year old preacher, Joseph WILLIAMS, came to Oregon in 1841, and returned to St Louis in 1842. His Diary of the trip, typed out on 36 pages, is reproduced on the Ripley County Indiana web site. He discusses Indians, settlers, and the missionaries he met, with strong opinions throughout the diary, along with a good description of the country, weather, and conditions along the trail and in early Oregon.
* Added from a list of passengers on the ship Lausanne, under Captain SPALDING. "The Reinforcement" group of 52 people sailed from NY on 9 Oct 1839, arriving at Fort Vancouver on 1 Jun 1840. The number included 16 children, and 4 teachers: the "Misses WARE, CLARK, PHELPS and LANKTON". Found in History of the Pacific Northwest - Oregon and Washington, p 188.