George M. Kirkpatrick
George cash-claimed a quarter in 22, 7N 48W in 1891, and timber-claimed a quarter in 27, 7N 48W in 1895.
Possibly the George Mitchell Kirkpatrick born 1837 in Ohio, dying July 1928 in Canyon County, Idaho, spouse Sarah Catherine (Wright) Kirkpatrick 1842-1899 buried in McLean County, Illinois.
This is the George M. Kirkpatrick in 1900 CHENOA Illinois, where so many of the Rockland precinct settlers had roots. George was born Aug 1837 in Ohio, widowed, a landlord. Son Elbert W Sept 1864 Illinois and his wife Mary S. Jan 1874 Illinois have been married four years.
Elbert was born September 12, 1870, graduated Chenoa high school 1888, graduated Illinois Wesleyan 1893married Mary E. Sterry June 26, 1895 at Pontiac, Illinois, president Parma State Bank, Parma Idaho, trustee, Illinois Wesleyan, College of Idaho.