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George C. Yount and his chronicles of the West : comprising extracts from his "Memoirs" and from the Orange Clark "Narrative"

Author: George Calvert Yount; Charles Lewis Camp; Orange Clark; Lawton Kennedy
Publisher: Denver : Fred A. Rosenstock, Old West Publishing Company, 1966.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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George Calvert Yount was born 4 May 1794 in Dowden Creek in Burke County, North Carolina. His parents were Jacob Yount and Amarilla or Marillis Killiam. His family moved to Cape Girardeau in 1804. George fought in the War of 1812. He married Eliza Cambridge Wilds in 1818. They and had three children. His wife divorced him in 1830. He was a fur trapper in the Southwest. He settled in Napa Valley, California in 1836.  Read more...
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Named Person: Yount.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Calvert Yount; Charles Lewis Camp; Orange Clark; Lawton Kennedy
OCLC Number: 953256
Notes: "1250 copies designed and printed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy, San Francisco"--Title page verso.
Description: xviii, 280 pages, [4] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), folded color map, portraits ; 27 cm
Responsibility: edited by Charles L. Camp.

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George Calvert Yount was born 4 May 1794 in Dowden Creek in Burke County, North Carolina. His parents were Jacob Yount and Amarilla or Marillis Killiam. His family moved to Cape Girardeau in 1804. George fought in the War of 1812. He married Eliza Cambridge Wilds in 1818. They and had three children. His wife divorced him in 1830. He was a fur trapper in the Southwest. He settled in Napa Valley, California in 1836. His daughters later joined him in California. Ancestors, descendants and relatives lived mainly in Alsace, North Carolina, Missouri and California.

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