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List of Henderson County Men Leaving for Goldfields
Extracted from the Oquawka Spectator
April 3, 1850
Oquawka, Henderson County, Illinois

Below we give a list of the names of a number of our citizens from this town and neighborhood, who have started for the gold regions. We wish them a prosperous journey, and a realization in full fruition of all their golden dreams, and a safe return to their friends.

With Horse Teams

Dan'l D. Francisco

Theo McFarland

John McFarland

William Atkinson

E.H.N. Patterson

William Phelps

William Shores

William Tranum

George Shores

James W. Harris

James Bigelow

John W. Jones

Thomas Jones

Edward Wykoff

William Applegate

Oliver Pike

Albert Eames

Perry Eames

S.N. Snook

Samuel Tranum

Daniel Roberts

Moses M. Roberts

Samuel Roberts

John Fletcher

H.C. Knowles

John McGaw

J.H. McDill

Amasa Knowles

Johnathan Perkins

Wils. M. Graham

Jas. A. Henderson

Mitch Thompson

James F. Rice

John Boughon

George Slone

Adam Clendenin

Augute Duval

Thomas Rodgers

Joseph Lancaster

David Blackheart

John Bowman

H. Tinker

____ Birdsall

Wm. F. Davis

J.N. Chapin

Ebenezer Chapin

C.H.W. Chapin

Daniel Chapin

Andrew Watson

Stephen Mitchell

James Mitchell

 

 

 

With Ox Teams

George Much

Wm. L. Stockton

David Lysle

Edwin Stockton

Philip Bates

Ezra Beaty

Lenard Eider

David A. Beaty

Milton Darnell

Nathan H. Jamison

Louis Darnell

T.P. Stephenson

David E. Roberts

Norval Stephenson

Samuel W. Lynn

Isaac Morris

C.B. Jones

L.L. Morris

Joshua Pool

E.D. Jackson

A.T.W. Jack

D. Mickey

Robt. T. Pence

Porter Nelson

Jackson Pence

John Pence

Henry Pence

Joel Haines

John Woods

Samuel Davis

Barton Tinker

H.A. Ritchey

John Godden

Wm. Dinwiddle

___ Monteith

S. Plumer

Felix G. Harris

Henry Brainerd

Iriam Barton

Sam'l Burd

Lorenzo Barton

M.H. Burd

____ Gibbs

Michael Kimerer

Gus Wells

Joseph Davenport

J.C. Beeding

Caleb Ives

Jas. Cunningham

O. Camp, Jr

Erastus Green

Jno. Masterson

J.B. Taliaferro

Walker Taliaferro

Alex Johnson

Isaac Havern

Ox Teams for Oregon

J.W. Larue & family

Tho. Hogue



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