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Backenstos, Sarah L. (Lee)

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.

Backenstos, Edwin D.

Portrait of Edwin D. Backenstos, pioneer of 1849, the son of Jacob B. and Sarah (Lee) Backenstos. He was born in Illinois on September 13, 1843. He died April 23, 1876.