Biographical Sketch of Noah S. Kellogg

NOAH S. KELLOGG. – This renowned prospector, whom Fortune has singled out as her favorite from among many thousands, was born in Ohio in 1829. In 1852 he began the journey across the plains, reaching Council Bluffs that year, and coming on to Portland, Oregon, in 1853. He terminated his trip at the Sound the same season. The next year he engaged in lumbering at Port Gamble, and continued in that business until 1870, spending one year, 1860, in the Boise basin. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now Since 1870 Mr. Kellogg has devoted the most of his attention to mining, traveling in British Columbia, California and Mexico prospecting and gathering mining information. In 1888 he went to the Coeur d’Alene country and became part owner of the Bunker Hill and Sullivan mines, which were sold in 1887 to S.G. Reed for the sum of one million, five hundred thousand dollars. Professor Clayton’s report on these mines shows that, besides the twenty-five thousand tons of ore...

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