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 ((Boone County Historic Preservation Review Board, //Historic Structures of Boone County, Kentucky//, 86.)) Gaines was a Boone County [[justice of the peace|Justice]] from [[1805]] to [[1817]], at which time he was appointed [[Sheriff]]. ​ ((Boone County Historic Preservation Review Board, //Historic Structures of Boone County, Kentucky//, 86.)) Gaines was a Boone County [[justice of the peace|Justice]] from [[1805]] to [[1817]], at which time he was appointed [[Sheriff]]. ​
  
-Abner and his wife Elizabeth (née Matthews) had 13 children; several of them experienced some notoriety in various areas of the United States. Abner'​s oldest son, James Matthews Gaines, became the first postmaster for the community referred to as Gaines Cross Roads, now [[Walton]], in [[1815]].((Elizabeth Comer, "​[[http://​www.nkyviews.com/​boone/​pdf/​Gaines_Tavern_Coomer.pdf|Gaines Tavern]],"​ 5.))   ​Woodford Gaines became a paymaster in the regular army and spent time at Fort Smith, Arkansas. President Andrew Jackson appointed Richard Gaines U.S. District Attorney of Mississippi. Legrand Gaines became a wealthy cotton farmer in New Orleans. Benjamin Gaines owned extensive plantations in Chicot County, Arkansas. William H. Gaines made a successful claim for a large portion of Hot Springs, Arkansas.((Frances Marion Hanger, "[[http://bcplfusion.bcpl.org/Repository/John_Pollard_Gaines.pdf|John Pollard Gaines, Oregon'​s Governor 1850-53]],"​ //The Oregonian//,​ August 16, 1908, 5.)) [[Major John Pollard Gaines]] was a soldier and a statesman, also the original owner of the Maplewood farm along with [[Margaret Garner]] and her family before he sold to his brother, Archibald, and moved to the Oregon Territory to assume his position as governor.+Abner and his wife Elizabeth (née Matthews) had 13 children; several of them experienced some notoriety in various areas of the United States. Abner'​s oldest son, James Matthews Gaines, became the first postmaster for the community referred to as Gaines Cross Roads, now [[Walton]], in [[1815]].((Elizabeth Comer, "​[[http://​www.nkyviews.com/​boone/​pdf/​Gaines_Tavern_Coomer.pdf|Gaines Tavern]],"​ 5.))   ​Woodford Gaines became a paymaster in the regular army and spent time at Fort Smith, Arkansas. President Andrew Jackson appointed Richard Gaines U.S. District Attorney of Mississippi. Legrand Gaines became a wealthy cotton farmer in New Orleans. Benjamin Gaines owned extensive plantations in Chicot County, Arkansas. William H. Gaines made a successful claim for a large portion of Hot Springs, Arkansas.((Frances Marion Hanger, "[[https://bcp.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/​search/​asset/​25630/​0|John Pollard Gaines, Oregon'​s Governor 1850-53]],"​ //The Oregonian//,​ August 16, 1908, 5.)) [[Major John Pollard Gaines]] was a soldier and a statesman, also the original owner of the Maplewood farm along with [[Margaret Garner]] and her family before he sold to his brother, Archibald, and moved to the Oregon Territory to assume his position as governor.
 Archibald K. Gaines was the infamous owner of [[Margaret Garner]] when she escaped and was later tried for murdering her child, as well as the illeged father of at least three of her children.((Steven Weisenburger,​ "​[[http://​margaretgarner.org/​AHistoricalMargaretGarner.pdf|A Historical Margaret Garner]], 3, 4."​)) ​ Archibald K. Gaines was the infamous owner of [[Margaret Garner]] when she escaped and was later tried for murdering her child, as well as the illeged father of at least three of her children.((Steven Weisenburger,​ "​[[http://​margaretgarner.org/​AHistoricalMargaretGarner.pdf|A Historical Margaret Garner]], 3, 4."​)) ​
  
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