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Jedediah Smith
Jedediah Strong Smith, is an American secretary, transcontinental pioneer, pioneer, hunter, trapper, author, map maker and Rocky Mountains explorer, Northwest American and Southwest American early 19th century. After 75 years of being obscured after his death, Smith was rediscovered as an American whose expeditions led to using the 20-mile-wide South Pass as a crossing point over the Continental Divider. for the Oregon pioneers on the Trail. Coming from a humble family, Smith moved to Saint-Louis and joined William H. Ashley and Andrew Henry's fur business in 1822. Smith directed the first recorded expedition from the Salt Lake border to the Colorado River. From there, Smith's group became the first US citizen to cross the Mojave Desert to reach what is today California, but at that time part of Mexico.
BornJedediah Strong Smith, Jericho, Tioga County, New York, present-day Bainbridge, Chenango County, New York
Died(aged), Northern Mexico Territory, south of present-day Ulysses, Grant County, Kansas
Cause of deathAttacked by Native Americans
Other namesDiah, Old Jed, and Jed.
Occupationclerk, frontiersman, hunter, trapper, author, cartographer, explorer
EmployerAshley-Henry Fur Company, partner in the Ashley Smith Fur Company and Smith, Jackson and Sublette'
Known forBeing a mountain man and explorer of the Rocky Mountains, American West Coast, American Southwest, first west-east crossing of the Great Basin Desert and naming of Cache Valley, Utah
Parent(s)Jedediah Smith, 1st and Sally Strong
RelativesAustin Smith (brother), Ira Smith (brother), Peter Smith (brother)

About Jedediah Smith

Explorer Jedediah Smith was born on January 6, 1799 in Bainbridge, New York, United States (He dies at the age of 32, on May 27, 1831).

The first U.S. citizen to cross the Sierra Nevada, Great Basin, and use the California coast to reach the Oregon Country.

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Jedediah Smith before becoming famous

Jedediah Smith was born in the Zodiac sign Capricorn (The Sea-Goat), and 1799 is also the year of Goat (羊) in the Chinese Zodiac.

He worked for General William H. Ashley as a fur trapper.

Achievement of Jedediah Smith

He was the first white man to travel through the Salt Lake frontier, the Colorado River, and the Mojave Desert into California.

Jedediah Smith's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

His father was the proprietor of a general business.

Jedediah Smith Collabed with

Explorer Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's journeys influenced him.

Jedediah Smith Income & Net worth

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Latest information about Jedediah Smith updated on March 10 2023.