Back When in Benton County

These delightful articles are written by Benton County Historian Kenneth Munford and King descendant Charlotte Wirfs.  Learn about their trek across country on the Oregon Trail and their lives after settling in Kings Valley.

The Kings of Kings Valley

Nahum and Serepta Norton King

Preparing for the Oregon Trail

The Kings on the "Terrible Trail"

Shooting the Columbia Rapids

Home Sites on Free Land

The King Children

Roots of the King Family

John King's Family

Hopestill and Lucius Norton

Hannah King and Stephen King's Family

Isaac King's Family

Kings and Fullers Unite

Rowland Chamber Families

The Heirs and Memories of Rowland Chambers