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Jacob Strawn (The Cattle King) (1800 - 1865)

"The Cattle King"

Jacob Strawn had a successful farm northeast of Thornville, Ohio. He sold the farm and started West to Illinois, saying he would be the richest man in the State or nothing. He made his word more than g...

12/3/2015 8/28/2016

Hiram Pitt Bennet (1826 - 1914)

Hiram Pitt Bennet (September 2, 1826 – November 11, 1914) was a Congressional delegate from the Territory of Colorado and Colorado Secretary of State. Biography Bennet was born in Carthage...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

Major John Newman Edwards, CSA, (January 4, 1839 – May 4, 1889) was famed General Joseph O. Shelby’s adjutant during the American Civil War, an author, a journalist and the founder of...

2/2/2012 6/23/2016

William West Durant (1850 - 1934)

William West Durant (1850–1934) was a designer and developer of camps in the Adirondack Great Camp style, including Camp Uncas, Camp Pine Knot and Sagamore Camp which are National Historic Lan...

4/12/2016 6/23/2016

Alvin B Abbott (1825 - d.)

He went west to California with his younger brother Carlisle in 1850 and started to mine gold on the American River.

5/22/2016 6/9/2016

He came to California from Wisconsin in 1850 to mine gold, and was successful enough to return to the Midwest via Panama and New York to marry his sweetheart. He then led a group of pioneers back acros...

5/11/2016 6/9/2016

Reuben Gaylord (1812 - 1880)

Reuben Gaylord (April 28, 1812 – January 10, 1880) was the recognized leader of the missionary pioneers in the Nebraska Territory, and has been called the "father of Congregationalism in Nebra...

6/8/2016 6/8/2016

Jasper Brewster (1769 - 1824)

Jasper Brewster, the founder of the family in the Western Reserve, was a native of Washington, Berkshire county, Massachusetts, as was also his wife, whose maiden name was Theodosia Lyman. There also...

6/6/2016 6/6/2016

About the Artist, a Cherokee Dawes Commission Original Enrollee #6765 Sallie Mayo Morgan Kinsey was born April 15, 1888, Tahlequah, Indian Territory to Gideon Hazen Morgan and Mary Llewellyn Payne....

11/24/2008 5/23/2016

Count John A. Creighton (1831 - 1907)

Count John A. Creighton (October 15, 1831 – February 7, 1907) was a pioneer businessman and philanthropist in Omaha, Nebraska who founded Creighton University. The younger brother of Edward ...

5/22/2016 5/22/2016

Mary Bernard Aguirre (1844 - 1906)

Mary Bernard Aguirre (June 23, 1844 – May 24, 1906) was a public schoolteacher and instructor at the University of Arizona. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, she spent her career as an educator in ...

5/17/2016 5/17/2016

Sarah White (1850 - 1939)

TAKEN FROM THE KANSAS CITY STAR SUNDAY, MARCH 4, 1934 CARRIED AWAY BY INDIANS AS A GIRL, SHE HAS SPENT 65 YEARS NEAR THE SCENE OF THE AWFUL ATROCITY

5/5/2016 5/5/2016

Anna Brewster Morgan (1844 - 1902)

On October 3,1868, Anna Morgan was working in the field with her husband, James Simeon Morgan. A raiding band of Sioux Indians attacked, wounded James, and carried Anna away. She was traded to Chey...

5/5/2016 5/5/2016

Henry Elijah Alvord (March 11, 1844 – October 1, 1904) was an American university administrator, educator, and Army officer. In mid-November 1868, Captain Henry Alvord of the 10th Cavalry Re...

5/3/2016 5/3/2016

Richard fought in the American Civil War in the 31st Ohio Cavalry, receiving an early discharge after suffering a wound to his arm from which he never fully recovered. Despite the wound, he later enl...

5/3/2016 5/3/2016

Willie Blinn (1865 - c.1868)

Clara Blinn (1847–1868) was a white settler who, with her two-year-old son Willie, was captured by Indians in October 1868 in Colorado Territory during an attack on the wagon train in which sh...

5/3/2016 5/3/2016

Clara Isabel Blinn (1847 - c.1868)

Clara Blinn (1847–1868) was a white settler who, with her two-year-old son Willie, was captured by Indians in October 1868 in Colorado Territory during an attack on the wagon train in whic...

5/3/2016 5/3/2016

Leonie von Meusebach–Zesch (November 27, 1882 – July 7, 1944) was an American early 20th-century pioneer female dentist who practiced in Texas, Alaska, Arizona and California. She is al...

4/27/2016 4/27/2016

Lulu Bell Parr (1876 - 1955)

World Champion Lady 'Bucking Horse' Rider. Best known performances with Pawnee Bill's Wild West Show, Col. E.T. Cummings Brighten Tour, England, Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, 101 Ranch Wild West Show,...

3/4/2016 3/4/2016

* * * * Malcom grew up in Indiana and at Fort Snelling , Minneapolis, Minnesota. His Father was a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army there. At the age of seventeen, he entered the U. S. Military Academy at We...

3/2/2016 3/3/2016

Fenton Geronimo MP (b. - 1897)

Apache. Son of Geronimo and Zi-Yeh* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Feb 28 2016, 17:58:11 UTC

11/3/2011 2/28/2016

Lulu Dohn-Zay Geronimo MP (1865 - 1898)

Apache. Daughter of Geronimo & Chee-Hash-Kish* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Feb 28 2016, 17:58:11 UTC

11/3/2011 2/28/2016

Chappo Geronimo MP (1867 - 1894)

Son of Apache leader Geronimo.A small band of runaway Apaches that included Geronimo and his son Chappo fought off over 5,000 US Troops which relentlessly attacked them for over 2 years. Member of Comp...

11/3/2011 2/28/2016

Eliza Bluejacket (1847 - 1929)

From The Cornstalk family, the great Chief, brothers Nimwha and Silverheels and sister Nonhelema, all wove a fascinating history into Shawnee heritage and the family continues to do so. During the Ci...

1/29/2016 2/3/2016

Cattle Annie (1882 - 1978)

"Cattle Annie"

Anna Emmaline McDoulet, known as Cattle Annie (November 29, 1882 - November 7, 1978), was a young outlaw in the American Old West, most associated with Jennie Stevens, or Little Britches. Their explo...

1/3/2016 1/3/2016

Ned Buntline (1821 - 1886)

"Ned Buntline", "E. Z. C. Judson"

Edward Zane Carroll Judson, Sr. (March 20, 1821/1823 – July 16, 1886), known as E. Z. C. Judson and by his pseudonym Ned Buntline, was an American publisher, journalist, writer, and publicist....

1/3/2016 1/3/2016

John Slack (1820 - 1896)

John Slack and his cousin, Philip Arnold, were prospectors and swindlers who perpetrated "The diamond hoax of 1872". They sold a false American diamond deposit to prominent businessmen in San Francisco...

12/15/2015 12/15/2015

Philip Arnold (1829 - 1879)

Philip Arnold (1829–1878) was a confidence trickster from Elizabethtown, Kentucky, and the brains behind the legendary diamond hoax of 1872, which fooled people into investing in a phony diamo...

12/15/2015 12/15/2015

Theodore Dehone Judah MP (1826 - 1863)

Theodore Dehone Judah (March 4, 1826–November 2, 1863) was an American railroad engineer who dreamed of the first Transcontinental Railroad. He found investors for what became the Central Pacifi...

2/2/2013 12/14/2015

Robert Maitland Brereton (1834 - 1911)

Robert Maitland Brereton (2 January 1834 – 7 December 1911) was an English railway engineer in India. In the United States he helped secure the first Act of Congress for the irrigation of Cali...

8/22/2009 12/14/2015

Asbury Harpending, Jr. (1839 - 1923)

Harpending was born in Hopkinsville in Christian County in southwestern Kentucky. At the age of fifteen, he was sent to college but within the year he ran away to join the filibuster of General Willi...

2/16/2007 12/14/2015

David McCanless, Outlaw (1828 - 1861)

"Killed by Wild Bill Hickok", "McCanless"

David Colbert McCanles (1828-1861) Shot by Wild Bill Hickok at Rock Creek Station. Originally buried in same coffin with David Woods. Coffin later moved to Fairbury Cemetery from the Cemetery at Rock...

7/11/2014 12/12/2015

Bursheba Fristoe Younger (1816 - 1870)

"Bersheba "Bathsheba""

Bersheba Fristoe Younger, born Bersheba Leighton Fristoe (June 6, 1816 - June 6, 1870) was an American woman who was the mother of the famed Younger Outlaws Cole, Jim, John and Bob. She was born in M...

8/17/2009 11/30/2015

Henry Lewis Pittock (1835 - 1919)

Henry Lewis Pittock (March 1, 1835 – January 28, 1919) was an Oregon (U.S.) pioneer, newspaper editor, publisher, and wood and paper magnate. He was active in Republican politics and Portland,...

12/17/2014 8/24/2015

Samuel Prescott Hildreth (1783 - 1863)

Samuel Prescott Hildreth (1783–1863) was a pioneer physician, scientist, and historian, authoring numerous scientific and historical works. His history books are largely based on first-person ...

8/23/2015 8/23/2015

Gen. Fielding Loury (1781 - 1848)

Fielding Loury, legislator and general, was born in Spottsylvania county, Virginia, March 13th, 1781, and died in Dayton, Ohio, October 7th, 1848. He came to Cincinnati about the year 1802, and in june...

8/23/2015 8/23/2015

Augustus B. Woodward (1774 - 1827)

"Augustus Brevoort Woodward"

Augustus Brevoort Woodward (born Elias Brevoort Woodward in November 1774, died July 12, 1827) was the first Chief Justice of the Michigan Territory. In that position, he played a prominent role in t...

8/13/2015 8/13/2015

) Adam Rankin "Stovepipe" Johnson (February 6, 1834 – October 20, 1922) was an antebellum Western frontiersman and later an officer in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War...

5/9/2011 8/9/2015

Delia Haskett Rawson (1861 - 1949)

Delia Haskett Rawson (1861-1949) - The first, and perhaps the only female to carry the U.S. Mail as a stagecoach driver, Rawson was born Delia Buraguard Haskett on December 7, 1861 in Ukiah, California...

8/6/2015 8/6/2015

William T. Lomax (c.1823 - 1855)

A county history says, "In this township [Lee] occurred the mob execution of William Lomax, May 14, 1855. He was hanged for the murder of Frederick Bohle, who was killed on the 7th of that month. It se...

7/23/2011 7/31/2015

Wilford Woodruff Luce, Sr. MP (1838 - 1906)

"Will Luce", "erroneously called William Luce"

He was a farmer, mail carrier (1860-1861), freighter (1869), wagon boss for Hooper & Knowlton, and laborer (1890). Biography His parents converted to Mormonism in early 1838 and set out in the fall...

5/10/2009 7/31/2015

Col. Robert Campbell MP (1804 - 1879)

Robert Campbell (1804-1879) - Fur trader, merchant and Indian Commissioner, Campbell was born in Ireland on February 4, 1804. He immigrated to America in 1822 and two years later was in St. Louis, Miss...

7/30/2015 7/30/2015

Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo (Portuguese: João Rodrigues Cabrilho; ca. March 13, 1499 – January 3, 1543) was a Portuguese explorer noted for his exploration of the west coast of North Americ...

7/21/2008 7/30/2015

Francis Ziba Branch MP (1802 - 1874)

Francis Ziba Branch (1802-1874) - Sailor, trapper and trader, Branch was born on July 24, 1802 in Cayuga County, New York. When he grew up, he became a sailor working on the Great Lakes. In 1830, he jo...

7/30/2015 7/30/2015

Alexander K. Branch MP (1798 - 1841)

"Jose de Jesus"

Alexander K. Branc h (1798-1841) - Frontiersman and trapper, Branch was born in Virginia. However, when he grew up, he went west and was in Taos, New Mexico by 1825. He then spent several years trappin...

7/30/2015 7/30/2015

Elias Brevoort MP (1822 - d.)

Elias Brevoort (1822-??) - Frontiersman, trader, and author, Brevoort was well acquainted with the Santa Fe Trail and southwest.

7/30/2015 7/30/2015

Benjamin Bonneville MP (1796 - 1878)

Benjamin Louis Eulalie de Bonneville (April 14, 1796 – June 12, 1878) was a French-born officer in the United States Army, fur trapper, and explorer in the American West. He is noted for his e...

8/5/2014 7/30/2015

Sarah Wakefield (1830 - 1899)

Sarah Brown was born in Rhode Island in 1829 and came to Minnesota in 1854 where she met her husband Dr. John L. Wakefield whom she married in 1856 and had two children. Dr. Wakefield was a land sp...

7/30/2015 7/30/2015

Henry Benjamin Whipple (February 15, 1822 – September 16, 1901) was the first Episcopal bishop of Minnesota, a humanitarian and an advocate for Native Americans. Summary of his life Born i...

7/30/2015 7/30/2015

William H. Howe MP (1829 - 1892)

The following is adapted from John M. Gresham, Historical and Biographical Record of Douglas County, Illinois (1900). About 1839 William Howe was entered in a subscription school for six months in Ve...

1/24/2011 7/29/2015

John Davis Albert MP (1806 - 1899)

John Davis Albert (1806-1899) - Born at Hagerstown, Maryland and raised in Pennsylvania, Albert made his way west when he grew up. In 1833, he traveled by keelboat from New Orleans to St. Louis, Missou...

7/29/2015 7/29/2015

Jefferson Blackwell MP (c.1805 - d.)

Jefferson Blackwell - A fur trader who worked with John Gannt in the upper Rocky Mountains. "The Jefferson Blackwell you mention was born in Hopewell Township, Hunterdon Co., NJ about 1805. Fro...

7/29/2015 7/29/2015

Bartholomew Berthold MP (1780 - 1831)

Bartholomew Berthold (1780-1831) - A prominent St. Louis fur trader, Berthold was born Berthelemi Antoine Marthias Bertolla de Moncenigo near the city of Trent, Tyrol, Italy in 1780. When Napoleon inva...

11/20/2014 7/29/2015

Jim "Honest Jim" Baker MP (1818 - 1898)

Jim Baker (1818–1898), trapper, scout and guide, was a friend of Jim Bridger and Kit Carson and one of General John C. Fremont's favorite scouts. He was one of the most colorful figures of the o...

7/27/2015 7/29/2015

Marcelino Baca MP (c.1808 - 1862)

Marcelino Baca (1808?-1862) - Born in New Mexico in about 1808, Baca was a 19th century fur trader. A native of Taos, New Mexico, Baca first learned beaver trapping while accompanying American groups, ...

7/29/2015 7/29/2015

Charles Autobees MP (1812 - 1882)

Charles Autobee s (1821-1882) - Trader, trapper and mountain man, Autobees was born in 1821, probably in St. Louis, Missouri. His mother was a woman named Sarah Autobee, believed to have been a Delawar...

7/29/2015 7/29/2015

Capt. Juan Bautista de Anza MP (1736 - 1788)

Captain Juan Bautista de Anza II (1736-1788) - A Mexican-born trailblazer and explorer, de Anza was the first person of European descent to establish an overland trail from Mexico to the northern Pacif...

7/29/2015 7/29/2015

Louis Ambroise MP (1801 - 1842)

Louis Ambroise (1801-1842) - A trapper and trader in the Colorado Mountains. Ambroise was born at St. Louis, Missouri in 1801 and when he grew up he headed southwest, reaching Taos, New Mexico about 18...

7/29/2015 7/29/2015

Manuel Alvarez MP (1794 - 1856)

Manuel Alvarez (1794-1856) - A mountain man, trapper and trader who turned politician. Alvarez was born in Albegas, Spain, but by 1818, had crossed the ocean and was in Mexico. He then made his way to ...

7/29/2015 7/29/2015

James Aird MP (b. - 1819)

James Aird (??-1819) - Born in Ayrshire, Scotland, he immigrated to the United States, first settling in Wisconsin. He married the daughter of a Dakota Chief and was trading on the Upper Mississippi Ri...

7/29/2015 7/29/2015

Tom Tobin (1823 – 1904) was an American adventurer, tracker, trapper, mountain man, guide, US Army scout, and occasional bounty hunter. Tobin explored much of southern Colorado, including the Pu...

7/26/2007 7/27/2015

Lucien Bonaparte Maxwell MP (1818 - 1875)

"A NATIVE OF KASKASKIA, ILL. A FUR TRADER AND TRAPPER WHO BY INDUSTRY, GOOD FORTUNE AND TRADING BECAME SOLE OWNER IN 1864 OF THE LARGEST SINGLE TRACT OF LAND OWNED BY ANY ONE INDIVIDUAL IN THE UNITED S...

11/14/2013 7/27/2015

William Larimer, Jr. (1809 - 1865)

. William Larimer, Jr. (October 24, 1809 – May 16, 1875) was a Kansas state senator, American settler, and land developer who is best known as the founder of Denver, Colorado in 1858. Larimer ...

7/24/2015 7/24/2015

William Sherley "Old Bill" Williams MP (1787 - 1849)

"Old Solitaire", "Lone Elk"

William Sherley "Old Bill" Williams (January 3, 1787 - March 1849) was a noted mountain man and frontiersman. He served as an interpreter for the government, and led several expeditions in the West. Fl...

7/24/2015 7/24/2015

Solomon Perry Sublette MP (1815 - 1857)

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via brother William Lewis Sublette by SmartCopy : Jul 24 2015, 7:11:52 UTC

6/18/2009 7/24/2015

Pinckney W. Sublette (c.1812 - 1828)

"Pinkney Sublette"

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via brother William Lewis Sublette by SmartCopy : Jul 24 2015, 7:11:52 UTC

6/18/2009 7/24/2015

General Aleshire was the first Quartermaster General to serve as head of the newly established Quartermaster Corps. James Buchanan Aleshire, was born October 31, 1856, at Gallipolis, Ohio. He was a...

1/20/2013 6/12/2015

Frederick W. Lander (December 17, 1821 – March 2, 1862) was a transcontinental United States explorer, general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, and a prolific poet. Birth and...

6/8/2015 6/8/2015

Lucinda Mercer Roberts MP (1801 - 1836)

"Lucy", "Usry", "Parker"

5/3/2007 6/3/2015

Jacob Wetzel (1765 - 1827)

Geographical note: Waverly is an unincorporated town in Harrison Township, Morgan County, Indiana. Jacob became the sheriff of Marshall County, West Virginia in 1803. In 1818, he moved his family to ...

7/31/2008 5/9/2015

Lorenzo Butler Hickok (1832 - 1913)

He was the greatest, most lovable character and I have never met his equal in the homely character that go to make good citizenship, honorable, thoughtful, unselfish, brave and unassuming. He was a bac...

5/2/2010 5/9/2015

Judge Roy Bean ("The Law West of the Pecos") (c.1825 - 1903)

"The Hanging Judge"

Phantly Roy Bean, Jr. (c. 1825 – March 16, 1903) was an eccentric U.S. saloon-keeper and Justice of the Peace in Val Verde County, Texas, who called himself "The Law West of the Pecos". Ac...

4/25/2015 4/25/2015

Joshua H. Bean (c. 1818 – November 7, 1852) was an American political figure. Joshua Bean was born c. 1818 in Mason County, Kentucky to Phantly Roy Bean (November 21, 1804 – June 13, ...

4/25/2015 4/25/2015

Stephen Henry Phillips (1823 - 1897)

Stephen Henry Phillips (August 16, 1823 – April 9, 1897) was an American lawyer who served as the Attorney General of Massachusetts and the Kingdom of Hawaii and as the Minister of Foreign Aff...

4/23/2015 4/23/2015

James Boone MP (1757 - 1773)

James Boone was Daniel and Rebecca Boone's first child. He was killed by indians at Cumberland Gap in 1773 while accompanying his father who was leading a group of settlers into Kentucky. Born at "...

6/24/2007 4/19/2015

Hiram Burnett (1817 - 1906)

Hiram Burnett (born July 5, 1817 at Southborough, Massachusetts - died 1906, in Seattle, Washington) was a well-known pioneer of the Puget Sound country, and an honored citizen of Seattle. Family a...

5/13/2011 4/18/2015

Hyrum Adolph Neibaur (1867 - 1928)

Biography It seems that Hyrum was lost in a snow storm when he was 17 years old. The following article is taken from Daily Alta California, 24 December 1884: "Hiram A. Neibaur, seventeen years of...

8/9/2008 4/8/2015

The Boyce–Sneed Feud was a conflict in early twentieth century Texas between two wealthy cattlemen: John Beal Sneed and Albert Boyce, Jr. It began in late 1911, when Mrs. Lena Snyder Sneed l...

4/1/2015 4/1/2015

Troop P 18th Texas Infantry (Potter Co, TX Confederate Service Records) Al Boyce Sr. was killed on Jan. 13, 1912. Sr. by John Beal Sneed while sitting on a bench inside a Ft. Worth hotel. Born on...

4/1/2015 4/1/2015

Henry A. Peirce (1808 - 1885)

Henry Augustus Peirce (1808–1885) was an American businessman and diplomat. Some sources spell his last name as Pierce. Early life and business He was born in Dorchester Massachusetts (now...

3/29/2015 3/29/2015

Franklin Steele (1814 - 1880)

ranklin Steele (1813 – September 9, 1880) was an early and significant settler of Minneapolis, Minnesota in the United States. Born in Chester County, Pennsylvania of Scottish descent, Steele ...

3/27/2015 3/27/2015

"Doctor" John Marsh (1799 - 1856)

) "Doctor" John Marsh was born in 1799 in South Danvers, Massachusetts and died in Pacheco, California in 1856. He was an early pioneer and settler in California, and although he did not have a medic...

3/25/2015 3/25/2015

Thomas S. Hinde MP (1785 - 1846)

Thomas Spotwood Hinde (April 19, 1785 – February 9, 1846) was a newspaper editor, opponent of slavery, author, historian, real estate investor, Methodist minister and a founder of the city of ...

11/1/2012 3/23/2015

Samuel Mcafee Magoffin (1801 - 1888)

as found on Successful trader along the Santa Fe trail and into Mexico in the mid-1800s. Married Susan Shelby on November 25, 1845 and traveled with her to Santa Fe where she was most likely the first ...

6/5/2009 3/23/2015

Susan Hart Magoffin (1828 - 1855)

"shelby"

The granddaughter of Revolutionary War hero & first governor of Kentucky Issac Shelby, Susan Shelby married Santa Fe trader Samuel Magoffin. They became wealthy from the trade & traveled across the U...

6/5/2009 3/23/2015

William H.R. Lykins (1828 - 1893)

Son of Kansas City pioneer Johnston Lykins, M.D., was one of the earliest pioneers of Lawrence, Kansas as he built the second log cabin ever on the land that would become Lawrence. Later, he would op...

3/23/2015 3/23/2015

Dr Johnston Lykins (1800 - 1876)

Johnston Lykins (April 15, 1800-August 15, 1876) was a prominent figure in the early history of the United States frontier settlement which became Kansas City, Missouri. He was the city's second Ma...

5/2/2009 3/23/2015

Isaac McCoy (1784 - 1846)

Isaac McCoy (June 13, 1784 – June 21, 1846) was a Baptist missionary among the Native Americans in present-day Indiana, Michigan and Missouri. He was an advocate of Indian removal from the e...

9/9/2008 3/23/2015

John Calvin McCoy (September 28, 1811 – September 2, 1889) is considered the "father of Kansas City." McCoy was born in Vincennes, Indiana. He studied at Transylvania College in Lexington,...

5/2/2009 3/23/2015

Will Tibbet (1860 - 1903)

William Edward Tibbet was a part-time deputy sheriff who was killed in a shootout with desperado Jim McKinney in 1903.

7/8/2013 3/21/2015

George Ellicott (1760 - 1832)

George Ellicott (1760–1832) was a son of Andrew Ellicott, one of the founders of Ellicott's Mill (now Ellicott City), Maryland. After the colonial war he bought swampland now known as the In...

3/19/2015 3/19/2015

Andrew Ellicott (1754 - 1820)

Ellicotts of Mass and Maryland Andrew Ellicott (January 24, 1754 – August 28, 1820) was a U.S. surveyor who helped map many of the territories west of the Appalachians, surveyed the boundari...

6/24/2008 3/19/2015

Turhand Kirtland (1755 - 1844)

Justly referred to as an Ohio pioneer, Turhand Kirtland was a prominent figure in the early days of the Ohio territory, being a founding father of what is now Poland, Ohio. During a long life that ...

5/27/2007 3/15/2015

Eliza M. Sikes MP (1834 - 1913)

Obituary from The San Diego Union, San Diego, California, Friday, July 25, 1913: "Pioneer Dies At Escondido - Mrs. Eliza M. Sikes, Aged 79, Resident of San Diego County Since 1881 - Mrs. Eliza M. S...

3/12/2015 3/12/2015

Lyman John Burrell MP (1801 - 1884)

Lyman John Burrell joined the gold rush in California and ended up with large land holdings, orchards and vineyards. Burrell, California was an early settlement in Santa Cruz County near the summit...

3/12/2015 3/12/2015

Duane LeRoy Bliss (1833 - 1907)

Born in 1833 in Savoy, Massachusetts, Duane Bliss left home at the age of 13 to work as a cabin boy on a ship sailing to South America. Following a two-year journey, Bliss decided to join the rush of f...

9/19/2013 3/10/2015

Flying Hawk (Oglala Lakota: Čhetáŋ Kiŋyáŋ; a/k/a Moses Flying Hawk; March 1854 – December 24, 1931) was an Oglala Lakota warrior, historian, educator ...

2/20/2015 2/20/2015

Kicking Bear (March 18, 1846 – May 28, 1904), also called Matȟó Wanáȟtake,[1][2] was an Oglala Lakota who became a band chief of the Miniconjou Lakota Sioux. He fou...

2/20/2015 2/20/2015

Grant Short Bull (Lakota: Tȟatȟáŋka Ptéčela; ca. 1851–1935) was a member of Soreback Band, Oglala Lakota, and a participant in the Battle of the Littl...

2/20/2015 2/20/2015

Red Cloud (Lakota: Maȟpíya Lúta) (1822 – December 10, 1909) was a war leader and a chief of the Oglala Lakota. He led as a chief from 1868 to 1909. One of the most capable...

2/20/2015 2/20/2015