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Notable People Who Are Part of Nevada’s History

Notable People Who Are Part of Nevada’s History

In our research to create the travel guides for our site, we have come across the following notable people who lived in Nevada who were part of the history of establishing communities and more. We have links to the articles that each person is mentioned within. 

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Clark County Nevada Residents

Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort

Notable founders and residents of Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort.

St. Thomas

Notable founders and residents of St. Thomas, Nevada.

  • Henry Lord
  • Thomas Sassen Smith

Douglas County, Nevada Residents

Mormon Station State Historic Park

Notable founders and residents of Mormon Station State Historic Park

  • Hampton Beatie
  • Abner Blackburn

Lincoln County Nevada Residents

Alamo, Nevada

  • Fred Allen 
  • Mike Botts
  • Bert Riggs 
  • William Stewart 

Caliente, Nevada

Culverwell’s Ranch

Meadow Wash area that was later Culverwell’s Ranch

Delamar, Nevada

Notable founders and residents of Delamar, Nevada, and the surrounding area.

  • Hartwig Cohen
  • Captain Joseph DeLamar
  • J. A. Denton
  • John and Alden Ferguson
  • Joseph Sharp 

Pioche, Nevada

Notable founders and residents of Pioche, Nevada

  • François Louis Alfred Pioche 

Others in Lincoln County

  • William Hamblin 
  • Francis Lee 
  • Stephen Sherwood 
  • J.N. Vandermark

Other Nevada Residents and Pioneers

We are working on organizing these

  • Dat-So-La-Lee
  • T’Sawhawbitts
  • Eilley Bowers
  • William Bringhurst
  • Julia C. Bulette
  • Kit Carson
  • Virgil & Wyatt Earp
  • John C. Frémont
  • Jack Longstreet
  • Rafael Rivera
  • Snowshoe Thompson
  • Mike Williams

Notable People Who Are Part of Nevada’s History

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