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John Rufus Blocker
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 Added: Apr. 30, 2015

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 Added: Dec. 24, 2011
Husband to: Annie Lane/ Austin,TX; married in 1881.
 Added: Feb. 2, 2010
Trail Driver & Rancher. Migrated to TX 1852;settling in Austin area. 1st. trail drive to Ellsworth, Kansas,1873. The next twenty years he took Longhorn Cattle on drives to: Colorado,Dakotas. Montana,Nebraska,& Wyoming. He drove his last herd of 9,000 to Deadwood, South Dakota, in 1873.He helped organize the "Old Time Trail Drivers Association"; elected first President of the Assoc.
 Added: Feb. 2, 2010

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