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  • Jean Baptiste "Pompey" Charbonneau (1805 - 1866)
    They called Jean-Baptiste "Pompey" which meant "Little Chief". Pompey was sent to Europe to be educated as he had been promised by Captain Clark. It is said he fathered a child in Europe but the child ...
  • Sir William George Drummond-Stewart, 19th of Grandtully, 7th Baronet (1795 - 1871)
    Biographical Summary " Sir William Drummond Stewart , born 26th December 1795, nineteenth of Grandtully, and seveth baronet. Married, in May 1830, Christian Stewart. Issue one son." SOURCE: Red...
  • Virginia Maxwell (1850 - 1915)
    Virginia Maxwell was the wife of Captain Alexander S. B. Keyes. Born in Taos, New Mexico Territory, in 1850, Virginia was the oldest daughter of Lucien Maxwell and Luz Beaubien Maxwell, two of the weal...
  • Ygnacio Ramon de Jesus del Valle (1808 - 1880)
    Ygnacio del Valle, son of Antonio, began his military service in 1825 as a cadet at the Santa Barbara Presidio. Following his training, he accompanied Comandante General Don Jose Echeandia to San Die...
  • Caleb E. White (c.1830 - 1902)
    Los Angeles County Biography Caleb E. White Very few of the men who lived in Pomona were identified with the history of California for a longer period than Caleb E. White. He was one of the '49ers wh...

Designed to capture contributors and participants in America's expansion westward from the east coast. Including politicians, newsmen, explorers, founding fathers, frontiersmen, mountainmen, railroadmen, lawmen, outlaws, gunfighters, etc.

Notables of the American Old West

Artists

Explorers

  • Sacajawea, Shoshone guide and interpreter during the Lewis and Clark expedition

Entertainers

  • Annie Oakley, Sharpshooter and Performer in Buffalo Bill's Wild West shows

Lawmen

Outlaws

  • Bill Dalton - Wild Bunch Gang, Dalton Gang
  • Grat Dalton - Dalton Gang
  • Bob Dalton - Dalton Gang
  • Em Dalton - Dalton Gang
  • Bill Doolin - Dalton Gang, Oklahombres Gang
  • Black Bart - Robbed Wells Fargo Co alone.
  • Wes Hardin - Killer, expert shooter
  • Cherokee Bill - Cook Gang
  • Butch Cassidy - Wild Bunch Gang
  • Black Jack Ketchum - Ketchum Gang
  • Sam Ketchum - Ketchum Gang
  • Calamity Jane was a frontierswoman and professional scout best known for her claim of being a close friend of Wild Bill Hickok, but also for having gained fame fighting Native Americans.
  • Laura Bullion, was an outlaw and a member of the Wild Bunch
  • Rose Dunn, was an outlaw
  • Pearl Hart, was an outlaw
  • Etta Place, was a bank robber
  • Lillian Smith, was a sharpshooter
  • Belle Starr, was a notorious American outlaw

Politicians

  • Sam Houston, Won at the battle of San Jacinto, was Texas State's first senator

Soldiers

  • General Ranald Mackenzie aka "Bad Hand" was a soldier who fought in the Civil War, earning the name "Three Fingers" or "Bad Hand." Following the war he served with great distinction in the Indian wars.

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