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First Overland Mail to California: Central Route via Salt Lake City The first overland mail service to California came via the central route, by way of Salt Lake City. In the spring of , Absalom Woodward, who was 50 years old, and George Chorpenning, who was 30, . Dec 07, · George B. McClellan Chorpenning married Cora Belle Logan, daughter of Reuben Logan and Anna "Annie" Guthrie Logan. George Chorpenning is buried at Oak Grove Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Pilot Knob Township, Washington County, Illinois. There is no extant grave marker, although there was one, according to Elsie Campbell Giacomo, who attended George Chorpenning's funeral . Jun 04, · A Chorpenning / Chorpening descendant wondered if we have a copy of George B. McClellan Chorpenning’s death certificate. Yes, we do (below). Cora Belle Logan, daughter of Reuben Logan and Anna Guthrie (Maxwell) Logan, was born 13 December in . Get this from a library! In the matter of George Chorpenning, before the Postmaster-General.. [United States. Post Office Department.].
Get this from a library! The Chorpenning claim: testimony taken before the Judiciary Committee of the House of Representatives.. [United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary.]. Precursor to the Pony Express. [CHORPENNING, JR., George]. A Brief History of the Mail Service, Settlement of the Country, and the Indian Depredations Committed upon the Mail Trains of George Chorpenning on the Several Routes between Salt Lake and . Talk:George Chorpenning. Jump to navigation Jump to search. WikiProject California (Rated Start-class, Low-importance) This article is within the scope of WikiProject California, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of the U.S. state of California on. Overview: The papers consist of account books, financial records, legal records, correspondence, and maps that document George Chorpenning's operation of an overland mail route in western states during the s, his subsequent petition to the United States government for reimbursement, and other business, including his interest in a quartz mine in Sparta, Oregon, owned by E. E. Clough.
George Chorpenning was born in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, the son of a county judge, he spent his youth in Somerset, and as a young adult he established a business in nearby Stoystown, Pennsylvania. In he traveled to California in search of gold. Tuck was born in Harrisburg on February 3, He was the widower of Colleen R. (George) Chorpenning and was also preceded in death by a son, Robert E. Chorpenning. Surviving are a son and his wife, Thomas E., III and Lisa Chorpenning of Lewisberry; a daughter-in-law, Cathy Chorpenning of New Cumberland. Catherine Corpening was born in After , to John George Chorpenning. John was born in , in Jonestown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. Catherine had 8 siblings: David A Chorpenning, Henry Chorpenning and 6 other siblings. In the early days of the American West, Major Howard Egan () was a “frontiersman of the first order.” Between and he engaged in some of the most exciting and dynamic developments in early Mormonism and in the American West.