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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.
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1808 Steuben County
Narcissa Prentiss was born in Prattsburgh, New York in 1808. 
1847 (Unknown) County
Narcissa Whitman died in Walla Walla, Washington, in 1847. 
1834 Allegany County
Whitman moved to Belmont, New York in 1834. 
1836 Allegany County
Prentiss married Dr. Marcus Whitman in Angelica, New York in 1836. 
? Rensselaer County
Whitman attended a female seminary in Troy, New York. 
? (Unknown) County
Letters and Journals of Narcissa Whitman

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