Adventures of Charles Croucher
The True Story of his 1863-1866 Journey from
San Francisco to Oregon in Search of Gold
What Happened Along the Way
And What He Thought
Back row: Samuel Darwyn, George Walter, Zilpha Louise, Charles Frederick, Frank Elmer
Front row: Hester Virginia on Charles’ lap, Henry, Clara (Mother), Mary Isabel, Bessie May
Charles Croucher was born February 29, 1836, in London, England.
He died September 1899, soon after this picture, in Damascus, Oregon.
He married Clara Ann Hink in Damascus, September, 1876.
Her family had come from Missouri by wagon train.
Charles was 40 and Clara Ann was 17.