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Campbells of Southwest Virginia

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Head of Family

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People

Deaths

Antonio From New Mexico, cattle herder.

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Breen, Patrick From Iowa, farmer, recent (1844) immigrant from Ireland.

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Burger, Karl From Germany, teamster for Keseberg family.

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Denton, John From England, gunsmith, age 28, teamster for George Donner.

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Dolan, Patrick From Iowa, born in Dublin, friend of Patrick Breen.

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Donner, George From Illinois, wealthy farmer, age 62.

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Donner, Jacob From Illinois, wealthy farmer, brother of George, age 65.

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Eddy, William H. From Illinois, age 28.

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Elliott, Milt From Springfield, Illinois, age 28, teamster for Reed family.

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Fosdick, Jay Son-in-law of Franklin Graves

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Foster, William M. Son-in-law of Lavinia Murphy

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Graves, Franklin W. From Illinois.

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Halloran, Luke From Missouri, invalid traveling with George Donner family.

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Hardkoop, _____ From Ohio, born in Belgium, traveling with Keseberg family.

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Herron, Walter Teamster for Reed family, age 25.

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Hook, Solomon. Son of Elizabeth Donner by previous husband, age 14.

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Hook, William Brother of Solomon Hook, age 12.

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James, Noah Teamster for the Donners, age 20.

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Keseberg, Lewis From Germany.

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McCutchen, William From Missouri.

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Murphy, Lavinia From Tennessee, widow, age 50.

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Pike, William M. Son-in-law of Lavinia Murphy

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Reed, James F. From Illinois, wealthy furniture manufacturer, age 46.

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Reinhardt, Joseph From Germany, partner of Spitzer.

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Shoemaker, Samuel Teamster for the Donners, age 25.

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Smith, James Teamster for Reed family, age 25.

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Snyder, John Teamster for Graves family, killed by James Reed.

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Spitzer, Augustus From Germany, partner of Reinhardt.

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Stanton, Charles T. From Chicago.

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Trubode, Jean Baptiste From New Mexico, teamster for George Donner family.

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Williams, Baylis Hired man for Reed family, age 24.

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Williams, Eliza Hired woman for Reed family, age 25, sister of Baylis Williams.

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Wolfinger, _____ From Germany, husband and wife, first names unknown.

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