Person Detail: Narcissa Prentice Whitman
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|Full Name: Narcissa Prentice Whitman|
(1808-1847) Diarist, letter writer. Narcissa Whitman was one of the first white women to travel cross country, leading to more than eleven years of letters that were ultimately published.
Narcissa Prentiss was born in Prattsburgh, New York in 1808.
Narcissa Whitman died in Walla Walla, Washington, in 1847.
Whitman moved to Belmont, New York in 1834.
Prentiss married Dr. Marcus Whitman in Angelica, New York in 1836.
Whitman attended a female seminary in Troy, New York.
Letters and Journals of Narcissa Whitman