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Name Gilmore, Andrew Hall, 1829-1907
Born 01/08/1829
Birthplace Ohio
Spouse Gilmore, Sarah Josephine (Allen), 1840-1932
Children Gilmore, Albert D., 1863-1918
Gilmore, Walter A., 1865-1934
Gilmore, Paul Allen, 1867-1951
Gilmore, Eugene Allen, 1871-1953
Deceased 08/19/1907
Deceased where Nemaha County, Neb.

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Image of RG1027.AM - RG1027 Gilmore, Andrew Hall, 1829-1907

RG1027.AM - RG1027 Gilmore, Andrew Hall, 1829-1907

The collection contains a transcript of a diary kept by Andrew Hall Gilmore (transcribed by Raymond M. Gilmore). The diary provides an account of the overland journey taken by Gilmore from Indiana to California. The diary begins in Indiana on March 12, 1850 and ends in California on January 1, 1853. Throughout the diary, Gilmore describes his surroundings, including wild life, land use, camp life, towns he travels through, relations with the Indians, etc. The collection includes several letters dating from 1851-1852 written by Gilmore from Placerville, California to his brother James. The letters describe various aspects of gold mining including the building of canals and flumes. Also incl