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Narcissa Whitman

Born: Mar 14, 1808

Death: Nov 29, 1847

Birthplace: Prattsburgh

Nationality: United States

Narcissa Whitman

Date of Birth : Mar 14, 1808
Date of Death : Nov 29, 1847
Birth Place : Prattsburgh

Narcissa Prentiss Whitman was an American missionary in the Oregon Country of what would become the state of Washington. Along with Eliza Hart Spalding, she was the first European-American woman to cross the Rocky Mountains in 1836 on her way to found the Protestant Whitman Mission with her husband Marcus near modern day Walla Walla, Washington.

Also known as


  • Narcissa Prentiss Whitman

Spouse


  • Marcus Whitman
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