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Most of the human toll was the result of cholera. While the diaries often suggest that the cattle died from an imaginary disease called "hollow horn", it is thought by some experts that the loss of cattle was actually due to anthrax with the stress of the journey as a contributing factor. The diaries and journals available for that year mention seeing wagons "as far as the eye can see" both ahead and behind.
While it has been estimated that over 10, adventurous souls started out for Oregon inan accounting of how many actually arrived is hard to determine. It is thought that as many as 1, may have turned back. Indians were not as troublesome in as some of the other years.
The size of the emigration also no doubt had a bearing. Trains were traveling so close to each other that it provided extra security. Most of the trains for were small in size due to the difficulty in finding water, camping spots and feed for the cattle.
A larger train was simply too hard to manage. And this would not account for the approximately companies headed for California. As I compile the listing for I welcome any additions and corrections you care to make.
I can be contacted at the email address at the bottom of this page. Alvin Clark company consisted of about 28 individuals. There were 3 deaths in this company.
The company traveled closely with other family groups including the Richey train. They arrived at Kanesville, Iowa May 8, and left from there. Their journey has been documented and compiled by Mike Booth and is available in the Akin Diary he has contributed. At least for a portion of the journey they were joined by a group led by Newton D.
There were 22 wagons in the group. There were 46 people on the train This is the only number I found. All the wagons but one belonged to the family. Each wagon was drawn by three or four yoke of oxen, that would be over one hundred fifty. On the trip to Oregon they lost five members to cholera.
Paul Rekow's Family Tree http: Note per Ken Robinson: I'm not quite sure how "46 people" - including children - managed 52 wagons. I'm suspicious of the math. Any additional information would be appreciated.
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