|Birth Day||July 4, 1807|
|Age||212 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jan 8, 1889 (age 81)|
Virginia native who famously served as the guide on the covered wagon road commonly referred to as the Meek Cutoff. He was also a fur trapper for companies like the Rocky Mountain Fur Company.
His disastrous trip through the Meek Cutoff in 1845 was dramatized in the critically-acclaimed 2010 western film Meek's Cutoff.
He married Elizabeth Schoonover in 1945. They had a son named George.
He was portrayed by Bruce Greenwood in the film Meek's Cutoff.