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Name Crandall, Eliphalet B., 1834-1907
Born 06/25/1834
Spouse Crandall, Jane R. (Clifford), 1831-1913
Deceased 11/11/1907
Deceased where Council Bluffs, Iowa

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Image of RG0920.AM - RG0920 Crandall, Eliphalet B., 1834-1907

RG0920.AM - RG0920 Crandall, Eliphalet B., 1834-1907

This collection consists of the handwritten diary (and typescript copy) kept by Eliphalet Crandall dating from 1859, Feb. 5 - Aug. 19. The first part of the diary describes his daily life in Iowa (no town is mentioned). On March 31, 1859, Crandall begins an overland journey to California. He writes about his stops along the way, including various places throughout Nebraska Territory. Various names of people and references to place names are mentioned.