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  • John Bowen (Ralph Wm Peacock) (1801 - 1867)
    First American Postmaster in San Antonio. Ran underground railroad until caught and almost lynched. John Bowen, merchant and city official was born Ralph William Peacock to one of the early families ...
  • Pvt. Cyrus Packard (1796 - 1860)
    War of 1812 He was a (Pvt) (Ryerson's) Regiment Massachusetts Militia. Find a Grave
  • Samuel D Burris (1813 - 1863)
    Samuel D. Burris (1813 – December 3, 1863) was an African-American member of the Underground Railroad. Burris was born in Willow Grove, Delaware in 1813.[2] Samuel was a free black man in ...
  • Catherine Huldah Merriam (1803 - 1882)
    Catherine Huldah Merriam (born Tupper), 1803 - 1882 Catherine Huldah Merriam (born Tupper) was born on January 5 1803, in Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States, to Col. Benjamin Tupper and Mart...
  • Cyrus Merriam (1793 - 1873)

The Underground Railroad was an informal network of secret routes and safe houses used by 19th-century black slaves in the United States to escape to free states and Canada with the aid of abolitionists who were sympathetic to their cause.

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