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Roll of Idaho Pioneers from Iowa

Pioneers Name Present Post Office Month & Year of Arrival State Hailing From Route Traveled
Allison, Jane Boise Sep 1863 Iowa
Collins, W. W. Idaho Falls July 1852 Iowa Sublette road by ox team, six months and eleven days.
Demaris, Henry Garden Valley Aug 1863 Iowa North Platte & Lander's cut-off.
Drake, D. D. Boise 1852 New Jersey Mule team overland via Council Bluffs, Ft. Hall; crossed Snake at Salmon Falls; camped on old Drake ranch first night on Boise river.
Goodrich, George Star May 28, 1863 Iowa Overland via Omaha, South Pass & Lander's cut-off.
Haas, Harriet M. Boise Aug 15, 1864 Iowa Overland.
Hosier, John Van Wyck Sep 10, 1864 Iowa Sweetwater & Lander's cut-off.
Jacobs, Cyrus Boise Mar 1863 Oregon to Basin Left Pennsylvania in 1849 and after remaining in Iowa until 1852 passed through what is now Idaho in 1852 on the way to Oregon.
Johnson, L. M. Warrens July 1862 Iowa Omaha, Fort Kearney, Meek's Ferry, Fort Lemhi.
Joyce, Matt J. Sinker June 1864 Iowa Overland with emigrant train via Great Salt Lake.
Keeler, F. L. Caldwell 1863 Iowa Overland.
Patterson, John Boise Sep 6, 1864 Iowa North side of Platte & Lander's Cut-off.
Pence, Arthur Bruneau Valley Oct 19, 1864 Iowa Sout side Platte river to Julesburg, then up North Platte & Sublette's Cut-off to Fort Hall.
Portlock, Mrs. John Bruneau Valley 1863 Iowa Lander's cut-off, Snake river to Grand Ronde valley back to Idaho City.
Simpson, Chas. I. Nampa
Clinton Co., Iowa Overland
Wilson, Ellis Challis, Custer County Dec 1862 Dubuque, Ia. With Tim Goodel’s train
Wright, J. B. Caldwell Summer 1864 Iowa Up Platte river to Fort Laramie, up Sweetwater to South Pass & Lander's cut-off to Idaho.

[Blazed the Trail, Names Inscribed on the Roll of Idaho Pioneers, Idaho Statesman, Boise, ID,
published Tuesday, July 26, 1892; submitted by cddd.
Note: Only the names of pioneers that answered the survey taken by the Statesman]


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