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    George Donner
  • Born: March 7, 1784
  • Died: March 1847
  • He was a farmer form Springfield , Illinois.
  • He was elected captain of the Donner Party at the Little Sandy River in western Wyoming on or about July 20, 1846
  • He died a 62
  • he was a large, finelooking man
  • 6 feet tall, black eyes and black hair will a little silver
  • On the adventure they got behind and had to repair a wagon and in the process he gashed his had and had a bad wound
  • His hand got so bad it got infected and he couldn't his family
  • He aventually died of it in March 1847

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Donner Memorial


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