Lost Treasures In Kentucky - Outlaw Gold

By Michael Paul Henson
From page 40 of the March, 1980 issue of Lost Treasure
Copyright © 1980 Lost Treasure, Inc. all rights reserved


This Kentucky outlaw cache of approximately $50,000 in gold rivals any treasure story of the western United States.About 1840, John Hooper killed a man in Tennessee. He fled to Kentucky where he became John Brown. He bought several hundred acres of land around Pine Knob, north of Caneyville, Grayson County, Kentucky. Two of his sons later joined him; the rest of his family remained in Tennessee. The two sons were Pinkney and Gulliam.After joining their father, they changed their names to P. H. and Dock Brown. All three were outlaws, but Dock was to gain the worst reputation. It was written of Dock by William R.
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