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Eliza Poor Donner Houghton
Birth: Mar. 8, 1843
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 19, 1922
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Author. Second wife of Sherman Otis Houghton and a Donner Party survivor. She chronicled the early years of the state on October 10, 1861 in Sacramento, California. Eliza belonged to several organizations, including the Red Cross, the Native Daughters of the Golden West, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and was also active in her church. Her own book "The Expedition of the Donner Party and Its Tragic Fate", was published in 1911, sixty-five years later. 
 
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Angelus Rosedale Cemetery
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 21, 2004
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