Who or what are the forty niners(not the football team)

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1. Who the Forty-Niners were?

2. Why were they called the Forty-Niners?

-- Ivor (ic3s3@aol.com), June 05, 1998


The 49'ers were those who came to California during 1849, mostly because of the gold rush.

-- Ron Filion (rfilion@geocities.com), June 05, 1998.

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