To bring orphans and Civil War widows to Washington Territory.
To take young women to Alaska to be wives of the gold miners.
To place young women in San Francisco.
To travel via the Oregon trail to the Pacific Northwest.
Died during the civil War.
Was lost at sea crossing over the Atlantic Ocean to New York.
Had disappeared on a discovery tour in South America.
Was waiting for his family to join him in the Washington Territory.
Knit socks to sell in Washington Territory
Cut and sew women's clothing to sell
Help the deckhands clean the ship
Take care of the youngest of the children on board
Mrs. D. made her take care of the house and Jer.
They ran out of money to pay for classes.
Mrs. D. sent Jane to work in the mills.
Jane was forced to take care of her brothers and sisters.
Help teach the young students during the trip.
Watch over the babies in the nursery while their mothers worked.
Wait tables in the ship's dining room.
Clean up the galley after the evening meal was finished.
They thought the Continental was trying to run the blockade.
It was really a Spanish pirate ship hoping to find gold on board.
The Chilean Navy thought they were under attack from the Century.
The Spaniards needed replacement sailors.
There was not a welcome committee of rich bankers.
There were no hotels in which they could live.
The streets were rivers of muddy water.
She couldn't find a job when she went looking.
He had fallen in love with a Native American woman who rejected him.
His first wife died in a tragic fire with their small baby.
His first wife decided that she didn't like the rough life and returned to New York.
His young daughter flipped over a canoe and drowned.
On the East Side of the lake
In the foothills of the Cascade mountains
Down near the lumber mill
On an island in the lake
Checking trap lines
Tending the garden