Donner Party

Donner Party (HM7H3)

Location: Truckee, CA 96161 Nevada County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 19.482', W 120° 14.28'

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1846 - 1847

The face of this rock formed the north end and the fireplace of the Murphy cabin. General Stephan W. Kearny, on June 22, 1847, buried, under the middle of the cabin the bodies found in the vicinity. Following is a complete list of the members of the Donner Party who occupied the various cabins and tents.

Column 1 - Deceased:
George Donner, Tamsen Donner, Jacob Donner, Elizabeth Donner, Isaac Donner, Lewis Donner, Samuel Donner, Sarah Keyes, Luke Halloran, John Snyder, Mr. Wolfinger, Mr. Hardcoop, William M. Pike, Baylis Williams, Samuel Shoemaker, Joseph Rhinehart, James Smith, Charles T. Stanton, Patrick Dolan, Jay Fosdick, Charles Burger

Column 2 - Deceased
Lavina Murphy, John L. Murphy, Lemuel B. Murphy, Catherine Pike, George Foster, James Eddy, Eleanor Eddy, Franklin W. Graves, Elizabeth Graves, F. W. Graves, Jr., John Denton, William Hock, Ada Keseberg, Lewis Keseberg, Jr., Augustus Spitzer, Harriet McCutcheon, Margaret Eddy, Antoine, Lewis, Salvador, Milton Elliot

Column 3 - Survived
Elitha C. Donner, Leanna Donner, Frances E. Donner, Georgia A. Donner, Eliza P. Donner, George Donner, Jr., Mary M. Donner, Solomon Hook, James F. Reed, Margaret W. Reed, Virginia E. Reed, James F. Reed, Jr., Martha F. (Patty) Reed, Thomas K. Reed, Mary M. Murphy, William C. Murphy, Simon P. Murphy, Walter Herron, John Baptiste, Amanda M. McCutcheon, William McCutcheon, William H. Eddy, Eliza Williams, Noah James

Column 4 - Survived
Patrick Breen, Margaret Breen, John Breen, Edward J. Breen, Patrick Breen, Jr., Simon P. Breen, James F. Breen, Peter Breen, Isabella M. Breen, Mary A. Graves, William C. Graves, Eleanor Graves, Lovina Graves, Nancy Graves, Jonathon B. Graves, Elizabeth Graves, Jr., Wm. N. Foster, Sarah A. C. Foster, Harriet F. Pike, Naomi L. Pike, Lewis Keseberg, Phillipine Keseberg, Sarah Fosdick, Mrs. Wolfinger
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Details
HM NumberHM7H3
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
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Year Placed1919
Placed ByThe Historic Landmarks Commission Native Sons of the Golden West 1919 L. DeRome
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 4:36am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 738087 N 4356448
Decimal Degrees39.32470000, -120.23800000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 19.482', W 120° 14.28'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 19' 28.92" N, 120° 14' 16.80" W
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Area Code(s)530, 775, 415
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12821 Donner Pass Rd, Truckee CA 96161, US
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