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Col. John B. Colton, one of the two survivors of the famous Jayhawkers of 1849 who discovered Death valley on Christmas Day, 1850, spent a day in Denver (CO) while on his way from Galesburg, Ill., to meet the only other surviving member of that daring party, Lorenzo Dow Stephens, 92 years old, of San Jose, Cal.
 [Akron Weekly Pioneer Press (Akron, Washington County) Friday, February 08, 1918 - Sub by FoFG, KT]

October 25, 1884---PERSONALS:

[Oct 25, 1884, Galesburg Newspaper, Sub. by Foxie Hagerty]

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