OUR CALIFORNIA BOYS
THE SCHUYLER CITIZEN, MARCH 2, 1859

The names of emigrants who left Schuyler county in 1849 for California, as furnished by Jonathan D. Manlove, Esq., leader of the company.  The company left Rushville on the first of April and reached Feather River on the twenty-second of October.

John Blackford Samuel Boring Jacob Brickman
John Brickman William Brickman  
 
Stoel Cady Barton Carrick Dr. Clarkson
Samuel Clarkson William Clarkson William Clarkson
 
Francis Dickson James Doyle Simon Doyle
 
Isaac Fisher    
 
John Gapen George Garrett  
 
David Hindman Samuel Hindman Joseph Hurley
 
Isaac Lane John Lambert William Loudon
William Lusk    
 
Jonathan D. Manlove Marion Manlove Thomas McCowan
John G. McHatton John McNeilly Elisha Moore
L. F. Moran    
 
Augustus Peters Marcellus Price  
 
Jackson Reno Clay Rogers Mr. Rook
Mrs. Rook Abram Ryan  
 
Thomas Silvers Edward Stevenson  
 
H. W. Taylor M. J. Taylor James Teel
Francis Thorton Abram Tolle James Tolle
John Tolle    
 
______ Weaver William Weden Charles Wells
Newton Witt Charles Wolf  

  Of the above, Dr. Clarkson died on a steamer on his return home and was buried in the Pacific Ocean.
  Samuel Hindman, Jackson Reno, Mr. Rook, William Weden, Marion Manlove and Thomas McCowan died in California.

  Isaac Lane died on the trip out and was buried on Pitt River, about 400 miles this side of California.

  Thomas Silvers died at New Orleans on his return home.

  Marcellus Price died at Alton, having almost reached home.

  Francis Dickson and Edward Stevenson were murdered while out on a prospecting tour I n 1851, by the Indians  in California.

  In addition to the above names, 3 brothers, sons of Myron Gaylord of Round  Prairie, went out the same year. One of them died there, another was killed by a grizzly bear while on a hunting excursion, and the other returned home.

  Also Lemuel Sparks and son, Samuel Fisher of Brooklyn and probably others whose names we have not obtained went out in 1849.  Mr. Sparks has since died.

  Fourteen of the above are now residents of the county, nineteen are still living in California, the remainder are either dead or are now scattered in different  portions of the earth.



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