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James Peak, James Blesoe, Mr. Dashner, Mr. McElroy, Alex Clement, Zack Hunt, Milton Wilkerson

MILTON WILKERSON

Born January 10, 1830 in Boone County but reared on the family farm in Monroe County. He sold groceries and dry goods in Florida and Santa Fe for eight years and later farmer for several years near Santa Fe. He also had a nursery on his farm. On February 17, 1851 he married Miss Amanda M. Bybee they had seven children.

JAMES BLEDSOE

Farmer and stock raiser of Santa Fe. He had only the highest grade of short-horn cattle. Was born January 17, 1846. He married Miss Ella Powell they had five children.