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  John Ordway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Ordway was the only sergeant from the United States Army who stepped forward as a volunteer for the expedition.
Sergeant John Ordway was probably born in 1775 in the town of Dumbarton, New Hampshire, which is near Hebron, New Hampshire.
Louis, Missouri, where they started, John Ordway was asked to lead 10 men back to the head of the Jefferson River, where the Corps had left their canoes before crossing the mountains.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_Ordway   (357 words)

  
 Lewis and Clark . Inside the Corps . The Corps . Charles Ordway | PBS
One of ten children, Sergeant John Ordway was a young soldier from Hebron, New Hampshire.
On the return trip from the Pacific Ocean, Ordway was given the task of leading a party of 10 men to the head of the Jefferson River, where the Corps had left its canoes before crossing the mountains.
Ordway returned to New Hampshire, married, and later moved to Missouri to farm the 320 acres of land that he was awarded for his service in the Corps.
www.pbs.org /lewisandclark/inside/jordw.html   (508 words)

  
 Lewis & Clark
Sergeant John Ordway was born in New Hampshire and was recruited at the age of 29.
Ordway was educated and kept a journal, which was lost for 100 years before it was published in 1916.
Private John B Thompson was a surveyor in Indiana and, as a member of the expedition, assisted with celestial observations and map-making.
www.boonecountyheritage.org /content/History/CorpsMembers.asp   (1497 words)

  
 Lewi & Clark: An Epic Journey
Ordway was "regular army," having volunteered for the expedition from Fort Kaskaskia in the Illinois Territory.
Ordway probably knew Colter as well as any man. In his journal Ordway often praised the performance of Colter and the other men in his unit.
Ordway's journal was purchased by Lewis and Clark after the expedition with plans to incorporate it into their book.
lewisclark.cet.edu /student/corps/ordway.html   (665 words)

  
 Association of the United States Army: Ordway’s Contribution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
John Ordway was the senior noncommissioned officer, the first sergeant, of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, the Corps of Discovery, 1803-1806.
Ordway volunteered in December 1803 to go with the captain and his co-commander, Capt. William Clark, on the three year exploration from the Mississippi River boundary of the infant United States to the Pacific Ocean, then returning to the starting point near St. Louis.
Ordway’s knowledge of drill and ceremony was critical to the success of the mission.
www.ausa.org /webpub/deptncostuff.nsf/byid/KCAT-6K3KX8?OpenDocument&Print=1   (567 words)

  
 Ordway's Farewell To Armenia Armenia Diaspora Conference Official Site
The fact that the territory of the US embassy is one of the largest in the world John Ordway considered a guarantee for stable and everlasting relations between the countries.
According to Ordway, the spheres of mass media and freedom of speech are the ones with less progress.
Concerning the present state of Nagorno Karabakh, John Ordway said that it is unacceptable for him if the probability of a lasting peace and normal relations are on the other side of the scales.
www.armeniadiaspora.com /js04/040726ordway.html   (444 words)

  
 Ambassador John M. Ordway
Ordway previously served as U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Armenia from November 2001 until August 2004.
Ordway has an extensive background in Soviet and Russian affairs, as well as experience in European security affairs, conflict resolution and peacekeeping operations.
Ordway was born in California, where he attended public schools and Stanford University.
www.usembassy.kz /ambassador   (313 words)

  
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U.S. John Ordway, a native Californian and the newly-named U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Armenia, was the guest of honor at a Tuesday luncheon in the Faculty Center.
Ordway was appointed ambassador on Oct. 30 and sworn in last month.
At the luncheon, Ordway — wearing a pin with both American and Armenian flags on his jacket — said representing the United States in Armenia is especially important because there are more than 1 million Armenian Americans living in the country.
www.sscnet.ucla.edu /history/centers/armenian/event011502.html   (273 words)

  
 John M Ordway, U.S. Ambassador - CyberLC
John M. Ordway, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia since its declaration of independence in 1991, delivered this "Report from Armenian: 2003" at the Library of Congress under the sponsorship of the Near East Section on January 8, 2004.
Ambassador Ordway became the fourth representative of the US to Armenia on November 16, 2001.
Ambassador Ordway presented his observations on and assessments of these matters within the context of the growth of American-Armenian relations through-out the year to an audience of scholars, governmental officials, members of the domestic and foreign diplomatic corps, of various Washington based organizations and NGOs and of the Armenian community.
www.loc.gov /locvideo/armenialecture   (175 words)

  
 Ordway, John M.
John M. Ordway was sworn in as the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Kazakhstan on August 30, 2004.
Ambassador Ordway most recently served as the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Armenia from November 2001 to August 2004.
Ordway served abroad at the U.S. Embassies in Prague (1978-1981) and Moscow (1985-87), and in Brussels at the U.S. Mission to NATO (1993-1995).
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/biog/36242.htm   (386 words)

  
 Asbarez Online - JANUARY 7, 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Ordway addressed several topics during the interview, including the strengths of the US-Armenia relationship, the prospects of developing a military relationship between the US and Armenia, the status of peace talks, the blockade of Armenia and Karabakh, the Turkish Armenian Reconciliation Commission (TARC), economic issues facing Armenia, and coalitions against terrorism.
John Ordway was sworn in as Ambassador to Armenia on November 16, 2001.
John Ordway: I think you very aptly started with the mention of the events of September 11, and this has shown for all Americans how important it is in this day and age that we be able to count on friends and allies in key places around the world.
www.asbarez.com /aol/2002/020107.htm   (3269 words)

  
 BakuTODAY.net - John Ordway To Monitor May 25 Vote in Armenia
John Ordway urged the Armenian government to prevent the mistakes of the past, saying that Armenia can have good elections only if politicians, the election officials and the government work together.
John Ordway said that there are other countries of the former Soviet Union, that have managed to meet or even exceed international standards, including Russia.
Ordway also dismissed the suggestions of some Kocharian’s closest allies that the western world couldn’t understand the mentality of Armenians because the Armenian mentality is unique.
www.bakutoday.net /view.php?d=4512   (485 words)

  
 billingsgazette.com
Billings historian John Willard can trace the branches of his family tree to one of the most severe cases of punishment meted out during the Lewis and Clark expedition.
John Willard, who has written and spoken about the Corps of Discovery, says Alexander overcame his brush with ignominy and redeemed himself over the rest of the expedition.
John Collins helped himself to the whiskey barrel while on guard duty and was soon joined by Pvt.
www.billingsgazette.com /index.php?id=1&display=rednews/2004/07/12/build/local/45-ancestor.inc   (1145 words)

  
 John Shields - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Private John Shields (1769–1809), born in Virginia, was, at 34, the second oldest member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Along with Private John Colter, he threatened John Ordway's life on March 29, 1804.
He was put on trial for mutiny, but spared.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_Shields   (184 words)

  
 National Park Service - Lewis and Clark (Historical Background)
With him were York and the nine men from Clarksville; [53] Joseph Whitehouse and possibly John Newman, from Fort Massac; and perhaps John Ordway, John G. Robertson, and Alexander H. Willard.
Pryor were designated as sergeants; in the case of Ordway, this was simply a confirmation of rank, for he had held it when he joined the expedition.
John Dame, Ebenezer Tuttle, and Isaac White, were ultimately assigned to the special detachment that only went as far as the Mandan villages.
www.cr.nps.gov /history/online_books/lewisandclark/intro15.htm   (2279 words)

  
 John Shields   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
For John Shields, the captains made an exception to their rule of taking only unmarried men into the Corps of Discovery--and it more than paid off.
John Ordway was placed in charge during the rare times when both captains were gone.
But "the tools loaned to John Shields are excepted from the restrictions of this order." This implies not only that Shields was to be trusted, but also that he was constantly using the gunsmithing tools.
www.lewis-clark.org /content/content-article.asp?ArticleID=2608   (1948 words)

  
 ANCA - WR Hosts Ambassador John Ordway
Ambassador Ordway briefed the meeting participants on the issues that he has observed during the first few weeks on the job, and touched on some of the upcoming projects in Armenia.
Ambassador Ordway was accompanied by representatives of the Homenetmen Armenian General Athletic and Scouting Union’s Western Regional Executive, Garo Ispenjian, to the organization’s Glendale Ararat Center.
As his last stop for the day, Ambassador Ordway was treated to a vibrant and active Homenetmen Glendale Ararat Chapter Center, where Ispenjian was joined by chapter representatives to offer the US Ambassador a glimpse into the complex operations of the community, the cornerstone of which is the youth.
www.anca.org /press_releases/press_releases.php?prid=142   (775 words)

  
 Oregon History Project
This letter was written by Sergeant John Ordway to his parents on April 8, 1804.
After briefly outlining the nature of the Expedition to his parents, Ordway describes the compensation he expected to receive upon completing the journey and informs his parents what they should do if he did not return.
John Ordway, born in Hebron, New Hampshire, around 1775, was third in command of the Corps of Discovery after Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark.
www.ohs.org /education/oregonhistory/historical_records/dspDocument.cfm?doc_ID=EF288846-E264-9DBE-42E5063632428183   (335 words)

  
 Lewis and Clark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
He was for at least a portion of the Expedition the cook for Sgt. John Ordway’s squad.
Ordway described them as “covred thick with Musquetoes and Small flyes.” The horses also went missing for a couple of days, forcing the men to pull and push the heavy carts across the cactus-covered plain as they had on the out-bound journey in 1805.
Ordway and the rest of the men ran the boats down.
www.id.blm.gov /lc/werner.htm   (765 words)

  
 Lewis and Clark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
John Colter casts a long shadow across the West of the imagination.
In early March, 1804, he was court-martialed for threatening to shoot Sgt. John Ordway, but earned the officers’ forgiveness with a sincere promise to behave better in the future.
Later that summer, Colter and John Potts were trapping a tributary of the Jefferson River, a river they had ascended in 1805 as members of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
www.id.blm.gov /lc/colter.htm   (2621 words)

  
 Library of Congress Information Bulletin - March 2003
A peaceful settlement between Armenia and Azerbaijan could occur in 2004, ending a 15-year-old blockade of trade and travel that is stifling the economies of both countries, U.S. Ambassador to Armenia John Ordway said at a Library lecture.
Ordway said there is a question of whether the political will exists to hold free and fair elections.
Ordway said graduates of international exchange programs, such as the Edmund S. Muskie Fellowship Program, tend to seek work with embassies, nongovernmental organizations, or consulting firms instead of becoming the entrepreneurs so desperately needed to help the Armenian economy.
www.loc.gov /loc/lcib/0303/armenia.html   (883 words)

  
 Lewis and Clark in Charlottesville and beyond circa 1803.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Jonathan Clark of Albemarle County was a great-great-grandson of John C. Clark of Kent, England.
John Clark III met his wife, Ann Rogers, in King and Queen County, where the two married in 1749.
John, the John Clark family's son, was 26 when he died aboard a British prison ship off of Long Island, N.Y., in October 1783.
www.charlottesville-area-real-estate.com /Lewis_And_Clark.html   (8078 words)

  
 WISCONSIN ARMENIAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY MEETS AMBASSADOR ORDWAY
In his presentation, Ambassador Ordway stated that his main objective for the visit was to inform Armenian Americans of the current conditions in Armenia, the different forms of US assistance being provided, as well as how the Armenian American community can continue to help its homeland.
In addition to Ambassador Ordway’s presentation, a video entitled “Partners for the Future: US Assistance in Armenia” was shown, which detailed various US assistance programs and activities in Armenia.
Ordway served abroad at the US Embassies in Prague (1978-1981) and Moscow (1985-1987), and in Brussels at the US Mission to NATO (1993-1995).
www.anca.org /press_releases/press_releases.php?prid=257   (716 words)

  
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www.nh.searchroots.com /HillsboroughCo/Goffstown/documents/Goffstown-vitals.txt   (14788 words)

  
 Sergeant John Ordway Statue - Ft. Lewis Washington
Captain Meriwether Lewis was fortunate to have this experienced 28-year-old sergeant volunteer in December 1803, to go with the Captain and his co-commander, Captain William Clark, on the three-year exploration from the Mississippi River boundary of the infant United States to the Pacific Ocean, and then returning to the starting point near St. Louis.
Already in the Memorial Park mounted on a granite rock pedestal, is the larger than life, sculptured, bronze statue of Captain Meriwether Lewis, the Fort Lewis namesake, purchased by the Chapter with donated funds.
is raising the funds to purchase the Sergeant Ordway statue and associated explanatory plaques.
www.sergeantordway.com   (424 words)

  
 BRIEF HISTORY OF GOFFSTOWN - Hillsborough County - New Hampshire
Narragansett #4 was bought from John Tufton Mason by 47 New Hampshire proprietors [see next paragraph] in 1746.
John Goffe, Robert Gilmore, John Goffe, Jr., Caleb Dalton, Jotham Tuttle, Samuel Patten and John Smith signing the same, and directed to the clerk of the proprietors of Goffstown.
Mast Road was thusly named as it was the route where trees marked for the use of the King were pulled by oxen to the Merrimack River.
www.nh.searchroots.com /HillsboroughCo/Goffstown/history.html   (2160 words)

  
 Emery Page - Genealogy of K.D. Kalloch
Genealogical Records of Descendants of John and Anthony Emery, of Newbury, MA 1590-1890, comp.
by Rev. Rufus Emery, 1890, pp.1-3 (I. John Emery, son of John and Agnew Emery, m.1 Mary ____, m.2 Mrs.
John Emery to Mary Jane (Stover) Chaples and Dolly (Carleton) Messer
kalloch.org /surname_pages/emery.htm   (461 words)

  
 thePeerage.com - John Best and others
     John Best was the son of Richard Best and Elizabeth Hughes.
He was the son of John Best and Katherine Allanson.
     John Richard Ordway was born on 28 May 1967.
www.thepeerage.com /p14103.htm   (537 words)

  
 Rattle Riddle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
A windpipe is cartilaginous, and when dried and covered with hide on both ends, with a few small stones or pieces of buckshot inside, would surely make a dandy rattle.
So, if Ordway really knew the meaning of the word thrapple, it is conceivable that he was describing, in a word, precisely what he saw.
Also, he was misled regarding the anatomy of both the larynx, which does not resemble a jews harp, and the jews harp, which does not look like the “thrapple” Ordway described.
www.lewis-clark.org /content/content-article.asp?ArticleID=1251   (493 words)

  
 Mountain Man Indian Fur Trade Bibliography Mountains of Stone Historical Novel
Luttig, John C. Journal of a Fur‑Trading Expedition on the Upper Missouri 1812‑1813.
Rollins, Phillip A. The Discovery of the Oregon Trail.
Ewers, John C. The Blackfeet Raiders of the Northwest Plains.
www.thefurtrapper.com /bibliography.htm   (824 words)

  
 U.S. Embassy Almaty, Kazakhstan
Ambassador John Ordway gave his Fourth of July remarks in Kazakh, Russian, and English.
On June 19, Ambassador Ordway along with the president of the National Academy of Sciences and the director of the Central Scientific Library opened Kazakhstan's seventh American Corner.
During the opening Ambassador Ordway and the president of the National Academy of Sciences stressed the value of strengthening mutual understanding between both countries through providing access to up-to-date print and electronic sources.
www.usembassy.kz /index.html   (406 words)

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