A Place of Her Own: The Legacy of Oregon Pioneer Martha Poindexter Maupin

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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 ...

A Place of Her Own: The Legacy of Oregon Pioneer Martha Poindexter Maupin 2014, Two Dot Books

ISBN-13: 9780762796014

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