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date: 18 August 2019

Tabor, Horace Austin Warnerlocked

(26 November 1830–10 April 1899)
  • Duane A. Smith

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Tabor, Horace Austin Warner (26 November 1830–10 April 1899), miner, was born in Holland, Vermont, the son of Cornelius Dunham Tabor and Sarah Farrin, farmers. Raised in rural Vermont, Tabor left home at nineteen and learned the stonecutter’s trade before moving to Zeandale, Kansas, in April 1855. Elected to the Free Soil House of Representatives in 1856, Tabor played a minor role in the struggle over slavery in Kansas. Farming did not prove to be the road to fortune, and so in April 1859 Tabor, his wife Augusta Pierce (whom he had married in 1857), and their only child Maxey joined the gold rush to the Pike’s Peak country....

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