In 1850 Ross Census there is a family in Springfield Township named Kilgore. The family consisted of Joseph Kilgore ,40 , farmer born Oh., wife Elziabeth 45, born Oh. and children : Anna J. 16, James 14,Irvin A.10, and Edward 8. All bon Ohio. There is one other young James in another family but age is too young. In same township there is a John & Nancy Kilgore also with a son James 12. ,with brother,Leroy P , John and sister Nancy.