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<br> [[Minnesota Genealogy|Minnesota]]<br> <br> [[Wisconsin Genealogy|Wisconsin]] <br> <br> [[Iowa Genealogy|Iowa]] <br> <br> [[Illinois Genealogy|Illinois]]<br> <br> [[Missouri, United States Genealogy|Missouri]]<br> <br> [[Kentucky]]<br> <br> [[Tennessee Genealogy|Tennessee]]<br> <br> [[Arkansas, United States Genealogy|Arkansas]]<br> <br> [[Mississippi Genealogy|Mississippi]]<br> <br> [[Louisiana Genealogy|Louisiana]]<br>  
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Farther west (of the Mississippi River) migrants had to follow trails near rivers in order to water their livestock. For example, the Oregon trail followed the [[Missouri River|Missouri]], [[North Platte River|North Platte]], [[Sweetwater River|Sweetwater]], Snake and Columbia rivers. The Sweetwater flows into the North Platte which flows into the Missouri which then flows into the Mississippi.  
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Farther west (of the Mississippi River) migrants had to follow trails near rivers in order to water their livestock. For example, the Oregon Trail followed the [[Missouri River|Missouri]], [[North Platte River|North Platte]], [[Sweetwater River|Sweetwater]], Snake and Columbia rivers. The Sweetwater flows into the North Platte which flows into the Missouri which then flows into the Mississippi.  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 05:50, 11 August 2020


The Mississippi River is the chief river of the largest drainage system in North America. Flowing entirely in the United States (though its drainage basin reaches into Canada), it rises in northern Minnesota and meanders slowly southwards for 2,530 miles (4,070 km)to the Mississippi River Delta at the Gulf of Mexico. With its many tributaries, the Mississippi's watershed drains all or parts of 31 US states and 2 Canadian provinces between the Rocky and Appalachian Mountains. The Mississippi ranks as the fourth longest and tenth largest river in the world. The river either borders or cuts through the states of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana.[1]

States Records[edit | edit source]

There may be records about the migration in these states:

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Minnesota

Wisconsin

Iowa

Illinois

Missouri

Kentucky

Tennessee

Arkansas

Mississippi

Louisiana

Eastern Rivers that enter the Mississippi River[edit | edit source]

The Ohio, Tennessee and Wabash join and then enter the Mississippi's flow. There are trails and now roads that run on both sides of the Mississippi river and these rivers.


Western Rivers that enter the Mississippi River[edit | edit source]

Farther west (of the Mississippi River) migrants had to follow trails near rivers in order to water their livestock. For example, the Oregon Trail followed the Missouri, North Platte, Sweetwater, Snake and Columbia rivers. The Sweetwater flows into the North Platte which flows into the Missouri which then flows into the Mississippi.


Websites[edit | edit source]

Sources[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Mississippi River" in Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia at Mississippi_River (accessed February 19 2013).