Yount, George (Concepcion)(1794–1865) California pioneer, trapper; born in Dowden Creek, N.C. He trapped along the Arizona rivers before going to California with William Wolfskill (1830–31). He became a Mexican citizen (1835) and settled in Sacramento in 1836.
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