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Portrait of Eleanor Priscilla Eddy (d. 1847-07-02), wife of William Henry Eddy. The Eddys and their three children (the last one born in California) came west with the Donner Party. Mrs. Eddy and all three children died in the Sierras. Mr. Eddy settled in San Jose. He died in Petaluma in 1859 and was buried in San Jose, at Oak Hill Cemetary.
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