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 Elitha Cumi <I>Donner</I> Wilder

Elitha Cumi Donner Wilder

Bloomington, McLean County, Illinois, USA
Death 4 Jul 1923 (aged 90)
Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA
Burial Elk Grove, Sacramento County, California, USA
Plot Row C, Lot 2
Memorial ID 9907 · View Source
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Member of the ill-fated Donner Party who were successful in making it over the Sierras and who sent help back to their family members who remained at Donner Lake. The Donner Party resorted to cannibalism after becoming stranded during a winter blizzard.

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  • Added: 10 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9907
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elitha Cumi Donner Wilder (16 Oct 1832–4 Jul 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9907, citing Elk Grove Cosumnes-Cemetery, Elk Grove, Sacramento County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .