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Jonathan Gore
Posted: 08/20/2018 - 4:28 pm
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Originally posted on May 18, 2018  -

The subject of this week's "1874 Revisited" project, Jonathan Gore, appears to have lead a rather adventurous life prior to settling down in Johnson County.

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Below is a transcription of Jonathan Gore's biography from the from the '1874 Atlas Map of Johnson County Kansas' to use to start your research. Remember, post links only! (Just copy and paste the URL/website address you want to share into the comments.) Comments containing images/screen shots that are directly uploaded (rather than linked to from another website) will be deleted to avoid copyright violations.

Jonathan Gore
is a native of Kentucky ; born in Bullett county February 22, 1833. He went with Gen. Wm. Walker on his filibustering expedition to Nicaraugua in '56 ; from there he went to New York ; landing in Leavenworth July 3d ; in August took a claim near Spring Hill. In '61 he went to New Mexico, returning the same year. In '63 he went to Colorado ; from there to Utah ; then to Idaho, and to Virginia City, Montana, where he witnessed the hanging of twenty-two desperados ; then to British Columbia, and finally on the 5th day of September '66 he left the mountains, came down the Missouri river in a Macinaw boat with twenty others ; came to this county where he has since resided, engaged in Farming and practicing law. Nov. 10, 1858 he married Miss Sallie Bluejacket, daughter of Charles Bluejacket. He has a family of four children living.