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John Pollard Gaines
Birth: Sep. 22, 1795
Augusta County
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 9, 1857
Salem
Marion County
Oregon, USA

Served in the War of 1812; member of Kentucky State legislator; Served in the Mexican War, US Representative from Kentucky, and Governor of the Oregon Territory from 1850 - 1853.
Stone reads: "Let me Go, for the Day Breaketh. Born in Verginia Sept 22, 1795. Served in the War of 1812. Major of Kentucky Calvery in the Mexican War of 1846. Member of congress from Kentucky from 1847 - 1849. Governor of Oregon from Nov 1849 until May 1853. Died Sept 9, 1857 Aged 62 years. An ardent Patriot, a kind and indulgent Husband and Father, in every relation and station in life, an honest man. (bio by: RB) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Kinkead Gaines (1800 - 1851)*
 
 Children:
  Mary E. Gaines Belding (____ - 1896)*
  Anna Maria Gaines Hanger (1827 - 1898)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Salem Pioneer Cemetery
Salem
Marion County
Oregon, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: RB
Record added: Mar 12, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6254267
John Pollard Gaines
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John Pollard Gaines
Added by: Oregonian (inactive)
 
John Pollard Gaines
Added by: Oregonian (inactive)
 
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Godspeed Governor Gaines.
- Margaret's Daughter
 Added: Mar. 22, 2013
~ captured along with Maj Solon Borland during Mexican War ~
- Bill
 Added: Feb. 2, 2013

-Anonymous
 Added: Nov. 30, 2012
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