Louisa Catherine Mikesell

According to the roster, Louisa traveled with Willis and Mary Boren. Louisa was the oldest of nine children and the oldest daughter of Ruth and Garrett Mikesell. She appears to have gone West with this company without her family. She married John Thomas Mowery 9 Dec 1853 in Salt Lake City, Utah. They had one child, Fred. It appears that she returned to Pottawattamie, Iowa sometime after the 1880s and married Volney H. Scott. Census records list Louisa as a midwife.

 

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