The Resource A place of her own : the legacy of Oregon pioneer Martha Poindexter Maupin, Janet Fisher, (electronic resource)

A place of her own : the legacy of Oregon pioneer Martha Poindexter Maupin, Janet Fisher, (electronic resource)

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A place of her own : the legacy of Oregon pioneer Martha Poindexter Maupin
Title
A place of her own
Title remainder
the legacy of Oregon pioneer Martha Poindexter Maupin
Statement of responsibility
Janet Fisher
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Language
eng
Summary
After leaving home at a young age and defying her parents to marry the dashing Garrett Maupin, Martha Maupin's future became bound up with some of the most extraordinary events in antebellum American history, eventually leading to her journey to a new life on the Oregon Trail. After Garrett Maupin died in 1866, leaving her alone on the frontier with their many children, Martha Maupin was torn between grief and relief after a difficult marriage. Lone mothers had few options in her day, but she took charge of her own dream and bought her own place, which is now one of the few Century Farms in Oregon named for a woman. A Place of Her Own is the story of the author's great-great-grandmother's daring decision to buy that farm on the Oregon frontier after the death of her husband--and story of the author's own decision to keep that farm in the family. Janet Fisher's journey into the past to uncover her own family history as she worked to keep the property interweaves with the tales from her ancestors' lives during the years leading up to the Mexican-American War in the East and her great-great-grandmother's harrowing journey across the Oregon Trail with her young family and finally tells the tale of Martha's courageous decision to strike out on her own in Oregon. This book will hold special appeal for Oregon Trail buffs and the many people in this country whose ancestors took that terrible trek, as well as others interested in American history of that period
Cataloging source
VALIL
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3606.I84
Literary form
novels
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dictionaries
A place of her own : the legacy of Oregon pioneer Martha Poindexter Maupin, Janet Fisher, (electronic resource)
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A place of her own : the legacy of Oregon pioneer Martha Poindexter Maupin, Janet Fisher, (electronic resource)
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https://tulsalibrary.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/MDAwMDA5LTEyMjAzODcx
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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ocn881813028
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unknown
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Extent
1 online resource (xv, 238 pages, 16 unnumbered leaves of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781493010967
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), 1 map, 1 genealogical chart.
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
8DBF9A34-3843-48DB-814D-7948BD8213EA

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