Resources for Information on all pages of this website

Agin, Allison. LDS Family Search individual record entry. Avaialble: 1995. Accessed 7/2002 Allison is a very distant cousin living in Corona, California. She says she got all of her McCutchen information from my sister, Lucille, who also lived in Corona.

AI, Access Idaho. Twin Falls County. 2000-2002. Accessed 7/2002.

Angez,Myron. History of Nevada,

Baker, A.G., A History of Morgan County, 1905. Available:

BCA, British Columbia Archives. The Caraboo Goldrush Transportation. 1999. Available: Accessed 7/2002. BattleGround, WA. Website. Local Names. Updated 2002. Accessed 7/2002 Avaialble: <>

BLM, Bureau of Land Management. Patent Records. Available: Accessed July, 2002.

Bodewig, L. McCutchen Headstone in Yacolt Cemetary. Recorded in Cemetary Registry, 5/2001. Accessed 7/2002. Available:

Buell, Helen McCutchen. Stories told to me by family, especially the following:
* my father, George Ashworth McCutchen, from stories I recorded with him not long before he died in 1957.
* my oldest brother, George Cole McCutchen, from an account written not long before he died in 1996.
* my brother, Robert James McCutchen, about his childhood and the stories he’d heard. He is 80.
* my mother, Myrtle Cole McCutchen Steighers, from stories she’d heard my father tell during their 29 years of marriage. She died in 1997.
* my cousin, Eldon (Cap) McCutchen, from stories he heard from his father, William Landon McCutchen, and recorded on tape. He died in 1984.
* my sister, Lucille, from her childhood and stories she’d heard. She died in 1999.
* my cousin, Vera Miley White, about her childhood at the Coles and from the stories she’d heard as a child. She is 80.
* my Aunt Edith Cole Miley, from her childhood

BWCA, Boundary Waters Canoe Area, Photo. Updated 2/2002. Available: Accessed 7/2002.

Claus, Martin. Yacolt, The Fairy Haunted Grounds. Northwestern Farm News, V5, No.9, August 1939.

CPRR, Photographic History Museum. Central Pacific Railroad . Available: Accessed 7/2002

CPRR-2, Car Builder's Dictionaary. Emigrant trains, 1884. Available: Accessed 7/2002

CSPN, The Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest. Lesson 9, Settlers and Society in California and Oregon. [Photo] Placer Miner in Helena Montana. From Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries, Mining Files, UW negative #278. Accessed 7/2002. Available:

Davis, Jeff.  Yacolt in Native American Spirits website. 2001.  Accessed 7/2000. Available: <> 

FHWA, Federal Highway Administration. Historic Columbia River Highway. US Dept. of Transportation.  Updated  4/2002. Accessed 7/2002.

Findley, John. Lesson 14, Industrialization, Technology and Environment in Washington. Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest. 1998, Accessed 7/2002.  Available:

FTM, Family Tree Maker Civil War Union Military Records. Family Tree Maker.

FTS, Family Tree Search . Rootsweb. Avaialble: Accessed 7/2002

Hulburt, Archer Butler, Map to a section of the Oregon Trail, Idaho to the Pacific. The Crown Collection of American Maps; Series IV: The Tranconinental Trails. The A. H. Clark Company, Cleveland, 1904-1925. Vol. 3, Map 7., as shown on Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest, Lesson 9 website. Available:  Accessed 7/2002.

Landon, William J. Time Book, 1914.

Landon-NJ, The Landon Family of New Jersey . In Genealogy Magazine of New Jersey Vol. X, No. 4, Oct 1935*, (* published October 1936) Available:

LDS, The Church of the Latter Day Saints. Complete 1880 census

Mark, D.L., Bridge of the Gods. 1999. Available:  Accessed 7/2002.

Matthew, B., Lawson, R., and Borgman, K. Photo of covered wagon.  Arrowrock, Available: Accessed 7/2002

McCutchen, Mary Landon. Journal. 1878-1882.

McCutchen, Mary Landon. Journal. 1882-1896

McCutchen, Mary Landon. Journal. 1922-3

McCutchen, Robert J. Back of photo dated 1924, of "Hugh Landon's kids"

McGlashan, C.F. History of the Donner Party: A tragedy of the Sierra. Standford University Press. 1940. Page 245, as shown in Stucky [online].

Moeller, B. and J.  Eerie Idaho Landscape resembles moon. Senior Inet On-Line. Available:  Accessed 7/2002.

NARA, National Archives and Records Administration. 1930 US Census Records. May, 2002.

NV- BVR, Nevada Bureau of Vital Records.  Marriage record. 1880

Orsino and Ryndon, Photo.  Elko County Rose Garden, Calfornia Trail, Available:   Accessed 7/2002

OSV, Old Sturbridge Village. Gristmills.Available: Accessed 7/2002

Patterson, E. Who Named It? History of Elko County Place Names.

Pence, Richard. The Homestead Act of 1862.  Available: Accessed 7/2002.

RRN, Raptor Recovery Nebraska, Owls, Available: Accessed 7/2002.

Saddlerock Village Gristmill, The.[painting][online], 2000. Available: Accessed 7/2002

Sargent, Tom. Making A Civil War, Action in Montana, 1999. Avaialble: Accessed 7/2002.

Skinner, Dave. Rootsweb entry, Landon, Joseph and Cordelia. Available: Accessed 7/2002.

Skinner, David L and Brassington, Betty. Landon Family Research Group. Available: Accessed 7/2002

SSE, Secondary School Educators . Civil War Photos.

Stout, Orville. The History of Yacolt. A compilation of interviews and stories by Yacolt grade school children. 1963

Stucky, Joan. McCutchens with the Donner Party. Available: , Accessed July 2002.

Swett, Judy. Northeast Nevada Museum. Elko, NV. Email with information from Chart and Quill (A now defunct Elko based Genealogical Society). Extraction from 1890 Elko newspaper: Reference to McCutchen child born in 1890. 2002

Turner, Dan. Photo and story. Mound Valley. Elko County Rose Garden. Updated 2002, Available: Accessed 7/2002

 Turner, Dan. Photo. Abandoned Ranch-South Fork Humbolt River. Elko County Rose Garden. Avaialbe:  Accessed 7/2002

Turner, Mary Etta McCutchen. McCutchen Genealogy. Started by Mary Etta McCutchen Turner, the youngest daughter of Alfred and Elizabeth McCutchen, and JM's youngest half-sister. She died at age 94 in 1961 but the genealogy was kept current by her daughter and granddaughter until at least 1966. Information in this document can be trusted as accruate through Mary Etta's grandparents, James and Elizabeth Wear.

VCPA, The Virginia City Preservation Alliance. Vigilantes. History and Pen and Ink Photo. Updated 11/2000. Available: . Accessed 7/2002.

VHM, Vancouver Historical Museum. Back of photograph donated by my mother and sister in the 1960's.

Vintage Postcards. Lewiston ID, Snake River Bridge. Available: Accessed 7/2002.

Weyerhaeuser. History, 1900’s, The Company Begins. 2001. Accessed 7/2000. Available:


WSA, Washington State Archives. Olympia, Washington. Deeds, Mortgages and school records. Archives searched in 4, 5 and 6/2002, and 10/2003.

Yacolt, City of. Yacolt school board meetings. 1883-1910. Seen by me in the 1980's, since lost.

Yahoo. Maps. Driving Instructions. Although the shortest mileage from Elko to Colville is less than 700 miles, when I added mileage for Mound Valley and for going the more round about way the family went, the mileage goes up to nearly 1200 miles. Available: Accessed 7/2002.