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Brig. General Mason Brayman (USA), 7th Governor of Idaho Territory (1813 - 1895)

Mason Brayman (May 23, 1813 – February 27, 1895) was an American attorney, newspaperman, and military officer. During his service to the Union Army during the American Civil War he rose to the...

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Maj. General Isaac Stevens (USA), Terr. Gov. of Washington (1818 - 1862)

Isaac Ingalls Stevens (March 25, 1818 – September 1, 1862) was the first governor of Washington Territory, a United States Congressman, and a major general in the Union Army during the America...

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Maj. Gen. Edward Canby (USA) (c.1817 - 1873)

Edward Richard Sprigg Canby (November 9, 1817 – April 11, 1873) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general in the American Civil War and the Indian Wars. Early life Canby ...

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Thomas Jackson (Immortal 32 Gonzales Ranger) MP (b. - 1836)

The DeWitt Colony Alamo Defenders, The Immortal 32 Gonzales Rangers: Thomas J. Jackson is often cited as having been born in Ireland. He was a resident of Gonzales and Private rifleman in the Gonza...

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George W. Cottle (Immortal 32 Gonzales Ranger) MP (c.1811 - 1836)

The DeWitt Colony Alamo Defenders, The Immortal 32 Gonzales Rangers: George Washington Cottle , 25, was born in 1811 (some records say 1798) in Hurricane Twp, LincolnCo, MO and a member of the Gonz...

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Louisa Hinds MP (1805 - 1845)

Louisa Cottle was the sister of Alamo defender, George Washington Cottle . After her first husband Thomas Jackson’s death in the Alamo, she married James B. Hinds who was one of the Old 18 who c...

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James B. Hinds (Old Eighteen at Gonzales) MP (1796 - 1845)

Born: 1796-12-05 Kentucky USA Died: 1845-12-12 Gonzales, Gonzales Co, Texas USA Marriages: 1. Jane (unknown) Children of James Hinds and Jane (unknown): Levi Hinds b. 1825-00-00 Gonzales...

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Gerron Hinds (1801 - 1870)

Gerron Hinds, brother of James Hinds, arrived in DeWitt's Colony April 13, 1825 with "two in the family." Gerron was married to Margaret Smith, daughter of Cornelious and Elizabeth Roberts Smith. They ...

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Joseph D. Clements (Old Eighteen at Gonzales) MP (1786 - 1844)

Rachel Baker was married to Joseph D. Clements shortly after coming to Gonzales in 1831. This wedding was violently opposed by the community, and especially her father, Moses Baker, because J. D. Cleme...

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Elizabeth Jane McKinney (1815 - 1892)

Elizabeth Davis Guthrie McKinney. The following was published in the History of Gonzales County, Texas by daughter of Elizabeth Davis Guthrie McKinney and granddaughter of Daniel and Elizabeth Davis, J...

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George Washington Davis (1817 - 1880)

George Washington Davis was born in Bedford County, Tennessee August 1, 1817, twenty years after the presidency of George Washington expired. He was the fourth child of Daniel and Elizabeth Davis. With...

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Zachariah Davis (c.1804 - c.1848)

Family Data Collection - Births about Zachariah Davis Name: Zachariah Davis Father: Daniel Davis Mother: Elizabeth Davidson Birth Date: 1804 City: Duck Creek Area County: Shelbyville St...

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John Davis (Immortal 32 Gonzales Ranger) MP (c.1811 - 1836)

John Davis was a Private and rifleman in the Gonzales Rangers. A John Davis who arrived in the DeWitt Colony in 1830 received title to one quarter sitio as a single men on the west bank of the Lavaca R...

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Isaac G. Baker (Immortal 32 Gonzales Ranger) MP (1814 - 1836)

The DeWitt Colony Alamo Defenders, The Immortal 32 Gonzales Rangers: Isaac G. Baker , 21 was born 15 Sep 1814, probably in Lawrence County, Alabama. He was a Private in the Gonzales Ranging Company...

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Capt. & Adj.-Gen. Benjamin Clark Cutler (deceased)

Capt. & Adj.-Gen. Benjamin Clark Cutler was engaged in military activities in the Arizona and New Mexico Territories in the 1860s. - - - - - The following is a document he wrote from the records of...

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Christopher Gist MP (1706 - 1759)

Christopher Gist (1706–1759) was one of the first white explorers of the Ohio Country in what would become the United States. He was credited with providing the first detailed description of t...

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David Edward Jackson (1788 - 1838)

David served in the war of 1812 and soon after, he left home and never returned. He was a mountain man and a trapper at Jackson Hole, Wyoming which is named for him.-------------------- David Edward ...

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Andrew Whitley Sublett (1808 - 1853)

Andrew Whitley Sublette, brother to William, Milton, and Solomon, helped established a trading post with Louis Vasquez in 1835. The present day, Fort Vasquez, located on Highway 85, next to Plattevil...

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William Lewis Sublett MP (1799 - 1845)

William Lewis Sublette Born in Stamford, Kentucky on September 21, 1799. Died on July 23, 1845 in Pittsburg. W.L. Sublette was a fur trapper, pioneer and mountain man, who with his brothers after 182...

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Milton Sublett ("Thunderbolt of the Rockies") (c.1801 - 1837)

Milton Green Sublette (c. 1801-1837) was an American fur trader, explorer and mountain man. He was the second of four Sublette brothers prominent in the western fur trade; William, Andrew, and Solomo...

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Robert "Doc" Newell (1807 - 1869)

Robert "Doc" Newell (March 30, 1807 – November 1869), was an American politician and fur trapper in the Oregon Country. He was a frontier doctor in what would become the U.S. state of Oregon. ...

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General Joel Palmer (1810 - 1881)

General Joel Palmer (October 4, 1810 – June 9, 1881) was an American pioneer of the Oregon Territory in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. He was born in Canada, and spent his earl...

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Sam Barlow (1795 - 1867)

Samuel Kimbrough Barlow (December 7, 1795 – July 14, 1867) was a pioneer in the area that became the U.S. state of Oregon, and was key in establishing the Barlow Road, the most widely chosen f...

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Eliza Spalding (1807 - 1851)

Eliza Hart was born August 11, 1807 to Levi Hart and Martha Hart (they were first cousins) in Kensington, Connecticut. In 1820 the family moved to Oneida County, New York. She was introduced to Henry S...

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Henry Harmon Spalding (c.1803 - 1874)

Henry Harmon Spalding (1803–1874), and his wife Eliza Hart Spalding (1807–1851) were prominent Presbyterian missionaries and educators working primarily with the Nez Perce in the U.S. P...

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Narcissa Whitman (1808 - 1847)

Narcissa Whitman arrived in the Oregon Terittory in 1836. Narcissa Prentiss Whitman (March 14, 1808 – November 29, 1847) was an American missionary in the Oregon Country of what would become...

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Stephen Hall Meek (1807 - 1886)

) Stephen Hall Meek (July 4, 1807 – January 11, 1886) was a fur trapper and guide in the American west, most notably a guide on a large wagon train known as St. Joseph's Company. A native of V...

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Jim Bridger MP (1804 - 1881)

James Bridger was one of the greatest frontiersmen of Utah and American history. During his lifetime he was a hunter, trapper, trader, Indian fighter, and guide, and one of only a few trappers to remai...

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Alfred Cumming, Governor Utah Territory MP (1802 - 1873)

) Alfred Cumming (1802–1873) was appointed governor of the Utah territory in 1858 replacing Brigham Young following the Utah War. Born in Augusta, Georgia and mayor of the city. President Bu...

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2nd Lt. John J. Crittenden, 7th US Cavalry (1854 - 1876)

John Jordan Crittenden (June 7, 1854 – June 25, 1876) was an officer in the United States Army and a member of the Crittenden family, who were prominent in political and military circles through...

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William Harris Wharton (1802 - 1839)

William Harris Wharton (April 27, 1802 – March 14, 1839) was an early colonist, political leader and orator in Texas. Wharton was born in Virginia and was raised by an uncle following the de...

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John Floyd, 25th U.S. Governor of Virginia MP (1783 - 1837)

From the Find A Grave page for John Floyd: John Floyd Birth: Apr. 24, 1783 Death: Aug. 17, 1837 US Congressman, Virginia Governor. Served in the War of 1812 as a Major and surgeon in th...

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James John Floyd MP (1750 - 1783)

From the Find A Grave page on John Floyd: Birth: 1750 Death: Apr. 10, 1783 - Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA Revolutionary War Militia Officer, Frontiersman. Early figure in estab...

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Heck Thomas (lawman) MP (1850 - 1912)

Henry Andrew "Heck" Thomas (January 3, 1850 - August 15, 1912) was a lawman on the American frontier, most notably in Oklahoma. He played a significant role in the demise of both the Dalton and Doo...

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Brig. General Joseph O. Shelby (CSA) (1830 - 1897)

Joseph Orville Shelby (December 12, 1830 – February 13, 1897) was a noted Confederate cavalry general in the Trans-Mississippi Theater of the American Civil War. Early life and education S...

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Brig. General Lawrence Sullivan "Sul" Ross (CSA), Governor (1838 - 1898)

Lawrence Sullivan "Sul" Ross (September 27, 1838 – January 3, 1898) was the 19th Governor of Texas (USA), a Confederate States Army general during the American Civil War, and a president of th...

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Brig. General Henry E. McCulloch (CSA) (1816 - 1895)

Henry Eustace McCulloch (December 6, 1816 – March 12, 1895) was a soldier in the Texas Revolution, a Texas Ranger, and a brigadier general in the army of the Confederate States during the Amer...

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Brig General Benjamin McCulloch (CSA) MP (1811 - 1862)

Benjamin McCulloch (November 11, 1811–March 7, 1862) was a soldier in the Texas Revolution, a Texas Ranger, a major general in the Texas militia and thereafter a major in the United States Arm...

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Dr. Thomas Walker MP (1715 - 1794)

Dr. Thomas Walker (1714 - 1794) Thomas Walker was born in King and Queen County, the son of Dr. Thomas Walker, Sr. and Susanna Peachy Walker. He studied medicine at William and Mary and was one of ...

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Cyrus Alexander (1805 - 1872)

Born in Pennsylvania on May 5, 1805, Alexander was the seventh of eight children. When he was just five years-old he moved with his family to Illinois. As a child, he was in poor health, so spent much ...

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John Capen Grizzly Adams (1812 - 1860)

A hunter, trapper, and prospector, Adams made fame for himself when he began to catch and train grizzly bears.

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Paulita Maxwell, alleged girlfriend of Billy the Kid (1864 - 1929)

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Lucien Bonaparte Maxwell (1818 - 1875)

Lucien Bonaparte Maxwell (September 14, 1818 - July 25, 1875) was a rancher and entrepreneur who at one point owned more than 1,700,000 acres (6,900 km2). Along with Thomas Catron and Ted Turner, Maxwe...

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Charles Eugene Larpenteur (1803 - 1872)

"The life-record kept by Charles Larpenteur is one of our most important sources of information concerning the fur trade of the Upper Missouri in the nineteenth century."-Milo Milton Quaife The son of ...

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Capt. John Williams Gunnison MP (1812 - 1853)

John Williams Gunnison (November 11, 1812 – October 26, 1853) was an American military officer and explorer. Biography Gunnison was born in Goshen, New Hampshire in 1812. He graduated from...

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John C. Fremont, "The Pathfinder" (1813 - 1890)

John Charles Frémont (January 21, 1813 – July 13, 1890), was an American military officer, explorer, the first candidate of the Republican Party for the office of president of the U.S.,...

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John Warren Butterfield (1801 - 1869)

Find A Grave John Warren Butterfield was an operator of stagecoach and freight lines in the mid-1800's in the American northeast and southwest. He founded companies that became American Express and W...

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Albert Gallatin, 4th U.S. Sec'y of the Treasury MP (1761 - 1849)

Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin ( January 29, 1761 – August 12, 1849) was a Swiss-American ethnologist, linguist, politician, diplomat, congressman, and the longest-serving United States Secreta...

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Manuel Lisa, Missouri Fur Trader (1772 - 1820)

Manuel Lisa Born: September 8, 1772 in New Orleans, Louisiana Died: August 12, 1820 in St. Louis, Missouri Lisa Manuel was one of the most noted Fur trader 's and frontier explorer 's in history. L...

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John Jacob Astor MP (1763 - 1848)

John Jacob Astor (born Johann Jakob Astor) (July 17, 1763 – March 29, 1848) was a German-American business magnate, merchant and investor who was the first prominent member of the Astor family a...

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Lillie / Emilie le Breton MP (1853 - 1929)

Jersey Lily, a beauty who dallied with many famous men Her father was the Dean of Jersey, Rev. William Corbet Le Breton who himself was associated with scandalous affairs. Lily's family must ha...

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"Emperor" Joshua Norton MP (c.1819 - 1880)

1820 British Settler John Norton 25, Farmer, together with his wife Sarah Norden 25, and their 2 sons, were members of Thomas Willson's Party of 307 Settlers on the La Belle Alliance . Party orig...

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Löb Levi Strauss MP (1829 - 1902)

Levi Strauss (born Löb Strauß; February 26, 1829 – September 26,1902) was a German-Jewish immigrant to the United States who founded the first company to manufacture blue jeans. Hi...

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"Col." Joe Meek (1810 - 1875)

Joseph Lafayette "Joe" Meek (1810–1875) was a trapper, law enforcement official, and politician in the Oregon Country and later Oregon Territory of the United States. A pioneer involved in the...

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Ike Clanton MP (1847 - 1887)

Ike Clanton was an alcoholic and a coward. Clanton, his brother Billy, and the McLaurys were cowboys from local ranches. They liked to whoop it up in Tombstone. Even though he was known as a fast draw,...

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Buffalo Bill MP (1846 - 1917)

William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody (February 26, 1846 – January 10, 1917) was an American soldier, bison hunter and showman. He was born in the Iowa Territory (now the American state of Iowa)...

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William Henry "Billy the Kid" Bonney (c.1859 - 1881)

WHO ARE BILLY'S PARENTS? To this day, genealogists are still stumped. There have been various books published with different information. Billy used to lie about his identity often, including his age...

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Mary Fields MP (1832 - 1914)

Mary Fields was born around 1832 Hickman, Tennessee, into slavery; and died in 1914 in Cascade, Montana of liver failure. Also known as Stagecoach Mary, she was the first African-American woman emplo...

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Gen. Stephen W. Kearny, Military Gov. of California (1794 - 1848)

Information on General Stephen W. Kearny from Wikipedia Stephen Watts Kearny (pronounced /ˈkɑrni/ KAR-nee; surname also appears as Kearney in some historic sources (August 30, 1794 ...

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Calamity Jane MP (1852 - 1903)

Martha Jane Cannary-Burke, better known as Calamity Jane (May 1, 1852 – August 1, 1903), was a frontierswoman and professional scout best known for her claim of being a close friend of Wild Bill...

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Thomas Hart Benton, U.S. Senator ("Old Bullion") MP (c.1782 - 1858)

) Thomas Hart Benton (March 14, 1782 – April 10, 1858), nicknamed "Old Bullion", was a U.S. Senator from Missouri and a staunch advocate of westward expansion of the United States. He served i...

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Jessie Ann Frémont (1824 - 1902)

Find a Grave Jessie Ann Benton Frémont (May 31, 1824 – December 27, 1902) was an American writer and political activist. Notably remembered for being the daughter of Missouri Senato...

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Brevet Brig. General William H. Emory (USA) (1811 - 1887)

William Hemsley Emory (September 7, 1811 – December 1, 1887) was a United States Army officer, surveyor and cartographer of U.S. border regions. Contents * 1 Biography o 1.1 Early life an...

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Zachary S. Taylor, 12th President of the USA MP (1784 - 1850)

Zachary Taylor (November 24, 1784 – July 9, 1850) was an American military leader and the 12th President of the United States. Known as "Old Rough and Ready," Taylor had a 40-year military c...

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James K. Polk, 11th President of the USA MP (1795 - 1849)

James Knox Polk (pronounced /ˈpoʊk/ POKE; November 2, 1795 – June 15, 1849) was the 11th President of the United States (1845–1849). Polk was born in Mecklenburg County, N...

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Peter Klicketal MP (c.1842 - 1921)

Ben M. Angel notes: Peter Klicketal I found in the 1910 census, and is apparently Chief Peter Klickitat. Explanation: first, Klickital is an early name of the word Klickitat (in Chinook, the word mea...

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Gen. James Wilkinson (Cont. Army; War of 1812) (c.1757 - 1825)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for PENNSYLVANIA with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor #: A125639 James Wilkinson (March 24, 1757 – December 28, 1825) was an American soldier...

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William Henry Seward, Gov., Sen., Sec. of State MP (1801 - 1872)

William Henry Seward, Sr. (May 16, 1801 – October 10, 1872) was the 12th Governor of New York, United States Senator and the United States Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln and Andrew J...

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Robert R. Livingston 'The Chancellor' MP (1746 - 1813)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for NEW YORK. DAR Ancestor #A070839 Robert Livingston IV never signed the Declaration of Independence but he helped write it. As U.S. Minister to France from 18...

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Gen. Lew Wallace (USA), 11th Terr. Gov. of New Mexico MP (1827 - 1905)

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Lewis "Lew" Wallace (April 10, 1827 – February 15, 1905) was a lawyer, governor, Union general in the American Civil War, American statesman and author, best r...

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Maj. Stephen H. Long MP (1784 - 1864)

Stephen Harriman Long (December 30, 1784 – September 4, 1864) was a U.S. engineer, explorer, and military officer. As an inventor, he is noted for his developments in the design of steam locom...

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Egbert Starr Newbury, I, founder of Newbury Park, CA MP (1843 - 1880)

Egbert Starr Newbury was born on September 8, 1843, in Allegan, MI. His parents were Reverend Samuel Newbury and Mary Ann Sergeant Newbury. Egbert served in the US Army during the Civil War, and was ...

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John Wesley Iliff, Sr. ("Cattle King") (1831 - 1878)

John Wesley Iliff, Sr. (1831-1878)- was a prominent cattle rancher known as the "Cattle King". He sold cattle to the railroads for their construction crews, as well as supplied beef to the United Sta...

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George Francis Train MP (1829 - 1904)

George Francis Train (March 24, 1829 – January 5, 1904) was a businessman, author, and an eccentric figure in American history. Train's trip around the globe in 1870 was probably the inspira...

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Eliphalet Remington, Jr. MP (1793 - 1861)

Inventor and firearms manufacturer. Developer of the Remington rifle. Eliphalet Remington (October 28, 1793 – August 12, 1861) designed the Remington rifle. By the mid-19th century the gun h...

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Charles Goodnight (cattle rancher) ["father of the Texas Panhandle"] MP (1836 - 1929)

The movie "Lonesome Dove" depicted his life. Charles Goodnight, Jr. was born in 1836 on the farm now owned by Willis Wolf, Jr. He grew up with three other siblings and was raised by his parents, Char...

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Sheriff Pat Garrett (killed Billy the Kid) MP (1850 - 1908)

Sheriff Pat Garrett, the man who (probably) shot Billy the Kid. Pat Garrett was raised on a prosperous pre-Civil War plantation in Louisiana, then worked as a cowboy and buffalo hunter before becomin...

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Brig. General Zebulon Pike, Jr., USA MP (1779 - 1813)

Zebulon Montgomery Pike Jr. (January 5, 1779 – April 27, 1813) was an American soldier and explorer for whom Pikes Peak in Colorado is named. His Pike expedition mapped much of the southern po...

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Horace "Haw" Tabor (aka, "Silver Dollar Tabor" and "The Bonanza King of Leadville"), U.S. Senator (1830 - 1899)

Horace "Haw" Austin Warner Tabor (November 26, 1830 - April 10, 1899), also known as Silver Dollar Tabor and The Bonanza King of Leadville, was an American prospector, businessman, and politician. Hi...

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Elizabeth "Baby Doe" Tabor (1854 - 1935)

Elizabeth McCourt Tabor (1854, Oshkosh, Wisconsin - 7 March 1935, Leadville, Colorado), better known as Baby Doe, was the second wife of pioneer Colorado businessman Horace Tabor. Horace Tabor's divo...

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George Catlin (1796 - 1872)

George Catlin (July 26, 1796 – December 23, 1872) was an American painter, author and traveler who specialized in portraits of Native Americans in the Old West. The nearly complete surviving...

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Isaac "Hanging Judge" Parker (1838 - 1896)

Isaac Charles Parker (October 15, 1838 – November 17, 1896) served as a U.S. District Judge presiding over the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas for 21 years. He served ...

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Oliver Loving (cattle rancher; pioneer of the cattle drive) MP (1812 - 1867)

Oliver Loving (December 4, 1812 – September 25, 1867) was a cattle rancher and pioneer of the cattle drive who with Charles Goodnight developed the Goodnight-Loving Trail. He was mortally woun...

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John Chisum (cattle baron) (1824 - 1884)

John Simpson Chisum (August 15, 1824 – December 23, 1884) was a wealthy cattle baron in the American West in the mid-to-late 19th century. Born in Hardeman County, Tennessee, Chisum's family m...

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Sallie Chisum (cattle-woman) (1858 - 1934)

Profile photo taken at age 16. Sallie Lucy Chisum was born around May 26, 1858. Her father was James Chisum, the brother of cattle baron, John Chisum. She had two brothers, Will and Walter, and one s...

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Lawrie Tatum, Indian Agent (1822 - 1900)

Lawrie Tatum (Mullica Hill, New Jersey May 22, 1822 - January 22, 1900 Springdale, Iowa) was a Quaker who was best known as an Indian Agent to the Kiowa and Comanche Agency at Fort Sill in the Indian...

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Charles Bowdre (1848 - 1880)

Charles Bowdre (1848 – December 23, 1880) was an American cowboy and outlaw. He was an associate and member of Billy the Kid's gang. Early life Bowdre was born in Wilkes County, Georgia. W...

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Doc Scurlock (1849 - 1929)

Josiah Gordon "Doc" Scurlock (January 11, 1849 – July 25, 1929) was an American Old West figure, cowboy and gunfighter. A founding member of the Regulators during the Lincoln County War in New...

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William Hull, Lt. Colonel (Continental Army), Brig. General (War of 1812), 1st Governor of Michigan Territory MP (1753 - 1825)

William Hull (1753-1825) was an American soldier and politician. He fought in the American Revolution, was the first Governor of Michigan Territory, and was a brigadier general in the War of 1812, fo...

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Jedediah Smith (c.1799 - 1831)

ONE OF THE FIRST TO GO WEST Jedediah Strong Smith (born January 6, 1799 or June 24, 1798 — presumed date of death May 27, 1831) was a hunter, trapper, fur trader, trailblazer, and explorer of ...

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Jeremiah M. "Doc" Standley (1845 - 1908)

JEREMIAH M. STANDLEY (OTHERWISE DOC STANDLEY) The Iron Man of Mendocino The short biography which follows relies heavily upon the account produced for Find a Grave Memorial by A. Seeker [Find A Gra...

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Gov. Alexander Spotswood MP (1676 - 1740)

Find A Grave Memorial# 17413275 Genealogy Alexander Spotswood was born in the Tangier Garrison, Morocco, Africa about 1676 to Catharine Maxwell (c. 1638 - December 1709) and her second husband, Dr Ro...

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Frederic Remington MP (1861 - 1909)

Frederic Sackrider Remington (October 4, 1861 – December 26, 1909) was an American painter, illustrator, sculptor, and writer who specialized in depictions of the Old American West, specifical...

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"Johnny Appleseed" Chapman MP (1774 - 1845)

Jonathan Chapman (September 26, 1774 – March 18, 1845), also known as Johnny Appleseed , was an American pioneer nurseryman who introduced apple trees to large parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, India...

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Brevet Maj. General Ranald S. MacKenzie (USA) ("Bad Hand") (1840 - 1889)

Ranald Slidell (Bad Hand) Mackenzie, army officer, was born on July 27, 1840, in New York City, the son of Alexander Slidell Mackenzie, a popular author and naval officer who had taken his mother's fam...

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Sacajawea "Bird Woman" Sauvagesse MP (1787 - 1884)

" The wife of [Charbonneau] our interpreter we find reconciles all the Indians, as to our friendly intentions--a woman with a party of men is a token of peace. " ---William Clark Find A Grave Memoria...

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William "Bill" Tilghman, Deputy U.S. Marshal (1854 - 1924)

Bill Tilghman's Wild West adventures began almost as soon as he was born on July 4, 1854. He was only a few weeks old when his head was grazed by an arrow during a Sioux attack. Raised on the Kansas ...

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Samuel Ketchum (c.1860 - 1899)

Sam Ketchum (18??-1899) - Hailing from San Saba County, Texas, Sam grew up to work along with his younger brother, Thomas "Black Jack" Ketchum, as a cowboy on several ranches throughout west Texas and ...

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Thomas "Black Jack" Ketchum (1863 - 1901)

"I'll be in hell before you start breakfast boys," announced Black Jack from the gallows. "Let her rip." Hard drinking Texas cowboy Tom Ketchum, along with his older brother Sam, drifted into outlawr...

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Sam Houston, President of Texas MP (1793 - 1863)

Sam Houston lived twice among the Cherokees, who first nicknamed him "The Raven,' then, during a low point in his life, "Big Drunk." HE HAD A CHEROKEE WIFE! And she is buried at Fort Gibson National Ce...

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