George McJunkin


Birth Name-George McJunkin
Cowboy/Cowgirl/Legend Name - George McJunkin
. Birth- 1851
Death – how did he/she die?> January 21, 1922 > old age,
Marriage – who was the spouse?> Were there multiple spouses? Divorced? > George McJunkin never married nor had children
Family – did your person have any children? No > George McJunkin never married nor had children.
What was their reputation? Why is he/she on this list? Are they good or bad? George was bad cowboy, he was a bandict., Ketchum Gang and the Wild Bunch Ketchum Gang and the Wild Bunch
(1.)  Did your person have any other jobs prior to having a reputation? 1.)cowboy of Folsom, New Mexico, was acknowledged as having uncovered one of the most important archeological finds made in North America. (2.)George McJunkin was born a slave in 1851 on a ranch in Midway, Texas.3.)  In 1908 George McJunkin, ranch foreman and former slave, reported that the bones of an extinct form of giant bison ( Bison antiquus) were eroding out of a wash near Folsom, N.M.; an ancient spear point was later found embedded in the animal’s skeleton.(4.)   He wrote letters to other amateur bone-hunters about his discovery, but he couldn't find any who were interested enough to make the thirty-mile, two-day ride on horseback that it would have taken to see them. (5.) McJunkin died 14 years later, in 1922, and in all that time nobody had ever come to see the bones he'd found.
"George McJunkin: Black Cowboy and Pioneer of Anthropolicy, by Clifford D. Conner." George McJunkin: Black Cowboy and Pioneer of Anthropolicy, by Clifford D. Conner. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Jan. 2015.
"George+McJunkin - Google Search." George+McJunkin - Google Search. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Jan. 2015.

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