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Name Munn, Eugene Campbell, 1836-1919
Born 12/28/1836
Birthplace Wayne County, Ohio
Father Munn, Bethuel, 1792-1854
Mother Munn, Arvila (Jones), 1804-1844
Occupation Nebraska House 1871-1873, 1875-1877, 1885-1887
Spouse Munn, Mary Dessa (Kling), 1842-1918
Children Munn, Ewing, 1872-1939
Munn, Urban Kling, 1873-1954
Munn, Ohio Nebraska, 1884-1937
Deceased 05/19/1919
Deceased where Bellingham, Washington

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Image of RG0905.AM - RG0905 Munn, Eugene Campbell, 1836-1919

RG0905.AM - RG0905 Munn, Eugene Campbell, 1836-1919

The collection consists of a typescript reminiscence entitled, "Reminiscences of My Life - From Boyhood," by Eugene Munn, Otoe County, Nebraska. The reminiscence documents his life up to 1891. It mostly describes his career as a freighter to Colorado, Wyoming, Utah and Montana from the late 1850s to the mid-1860s. Munn worked for the Russell, Majors & Waddell Company as well as others. He writes about many details of his journeys: daily life; relationships with Indians and with Mormons; weather (including the blizzart at Fowlers Bluffs on April 12, 1862); the land; and the wagon train encounters with buffalo. He also writes about a confrontation with a Claim Protecting Club in 1857 w