2 Collections results for Backenstos family
Part of Cartes-de-Visite Collection
Sarah L. Lee, the wife of Colonel Jacob B. Backenstos, pioneer of 1849. They were married December 15, 1836. They started for Oregon Territory in April of 1849 from Missouri, and arrived in October 1849, settling in Oregon City. Jacob was in command of a regiment of the U. S. Mounted Rifles while crossing the plains.