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From the Narrow Passage (Soft) Vol II By David T Gochenour
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Dr. Gochenour's self-imposed exile continues as ship doctor of the Coast and Geodetic survey of newly pacified American territory of the Philippine Islands. Three years of hard work, a ship mutiny,... More > much ethnic research on some of the most remote islands in the world, culminate in great dissatifaction. His return to America in the midst of World War, the difficulties of establishing his new medical practice in the upper Shenandoah Valley, and the continuing morphine addiction of his first wife challenge him for another 8 years. Finally after her death, he remarries and starts a family. After much hard work in a dramatically changing rural Virginia, reconciliation with his father, Dr. Gochenour dies prematurely of pneumonia.< Less
From the Narrow Passage (Soft) Vol 1 By David T Gochenour II
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This book is the transcribed memoirs of Dr. David Gochenour, a young Mennonite from a traditional farming family in the Shenandoah Valley at the beginning of the 20th century. He became the first in... More > the family to leave Mennonitism, to get a college degree, to marry outside the faith, to travel abroad. But his marriage was wrecked by his wife's morphine addiction, and Dr. Gochenour left on six years of self-imposed exile in the American colonies of Alaska, Panama, and Philippines.< Less
From the Narrow Passage Volume II By David T. Gochenour
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“From the Narrow Passage” recounts the life of Dr. David Gochenour (1880-1930) as taken from his extensive memoirs. Volume II begins with Dr. Gochenour as ship physician in the... More > Philippines on a survey mission, a “self-imposed exile”. While abroad, he encountered the remotest corners of the new American empire on the farthest Philippine islands, Asian wonders, and the new American tourist sites of Hawaii and the Grand Canyon. When he got home he experienced America changing, the Great War, and later the Great Influenza Pandemic. He left America because his marriage was ruined by the drug addiction of his wife. After his return, his first wife died, and Dr. Gochenour finally found love and family in rural Stuart's Draft in the upper Shenandoah Valley.< Less
From the Narrow Passage By David T. Gochenour
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“From the Narrow Passage” recounts the life of Dr. David Gochenour (1880-1930) as taken from his extensive memoirs. As the seventh generation of Swiss Mennonites (Brethren) living at the... More > Narrow Passage farmhouse in the Shenandoah Valley, Dr. Gochenour became the first in his family’s history to leave farming, the first to get a college education, the first to live in a big city, the first to wed a woman from outside the ranks of the Brethren, the first to record his life extensively by camera and the first to travel outside America—all against the opposition and disapproval of his parents and family. When his marriage blew up, all his expectations of a glorious career and happy family were dashed, and he went into self-imposed exile. While abroad, he encountered America’s wildernesses, the great American canal project in Panama, American colonialism, the Great War, and later the Great Influenza Pandemic< Less
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The Descendants of Robert and Elizabeth Davidson By George I. Davidson
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Robert Davidson born 1811, Virginia and his wife Elizabeth Gochenour born 1813 - decide to migrate WEST from Virginia. They made it to Missouri and turned back after their youngest son... More > "Isaac" died and then Robert died in Illinois. Elizabeth and children migrated to Ohio. One son Harrison, migrated to California and worked his way to Oregon and settle in a little mountain community known as Peak. His wife, Virginia, becomes Postmaster of Peak. You will find the Davidson descendants of Ohio and Oregon in this book.< Less
The Descendants of Robert and Elizabeth Davidson By George I. Davidson
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Robert Davidson born 1811, Virginia and his wife Elizabeth Gochenour born 1813 - decide to migrate WEST from Virginia. They made it to Missouri and turned back after their youngest son... More > "Isaac" died and then Robert died in Illinois. Elizabeth and children migrated to Ohio. One son Harrison, migrated to California and worked his way to Oregon and settle in a little mountain community known as Peak. His wife, Virginia, becomes Postmaster of Peak. You will find the Davidson descendants of Ohio and Oregon in this book.< Less

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