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 Nathan Hale Olney

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Nathan Hale Olney

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death
28 Sep 1866 (aged 42)
Ahtanum, Yakima County, Washington, USA
Burial
White Swan, Yakima County, Washington, USA
Memorial ID
76186491 View Source

Buried in Fort Simcoe State Park
East of the Picnic Area.
Son of William Olney 1792 – 1870 and
Charlotte Tanner 1795 – 1845

Plaque Transcription:
Captain Nathan Olney
1824-1866
Member Barlow Train West 1843
First Resident The Dalles 1847
Organized Oregon Volunteers to Avenge
Ward Massacre, Protect Immigrant Trains
asnd the Pony Express
Intrepid Leader Cayuse and Yakima
Indian Wars.
U.S. Indian Agent Oregon Territory
1854-1859
Courageous and Prominant Pioneer and
Close Friend of Father James H. Wilbur,
Indian Agent at Fort Simcoe.
Captain Olney died as a result of an
Indian arrow wound September 28, 1866

Buried in Fort Simcoe State Park
East of the Picnic Area.
Son of William Olney 1792 – 1870 and
Charlotte Tanner 1795 – 1845

Plaque Transcription:
Captain Nathan Olney
1824-1866
Member Barlow Train West 1843
First Resident The Dalles 1847
Organized Oregon Volunteers to Avenge
Ward Massacre, Protect Immigrant Trains
asnd the Pony Express
Intrepid Leader Cayuse and Yakima
Indian Wars.
U.S. Indian Agent Oregon Territory
1854-1859
Courageous and Prominant Pioneer and
Close Friend of Father James H. Wilbur,
Indian Agent at Fort Simcoe.
Captain Olney died as a result of an
Indian arrow wound September 28, 1866


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