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Judge John Cleves Symmes (1742 - 1814)

John Cleves Symmes (July 21st, 1742–February 26, 1814[1]) was a delegate to the Continental Congress from New Jersey, and later a pioneer in the Northwest Territory. He was also the father-i...

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Dr. Ferdinand Hayden (1829 - 1877)

Dr. Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden (September 7, 1829 – December 22, 1887) was an American geologist noted for his pioneering surveying expeditions of the Rocky Mountains in the late 19th century....

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Samuel Wilson (personification of the United States known as "Uncle Sam") (1766 - 1854)

Samuel Wilson (September 13, 1766 –July 31, 1854) was a meat-packer from Troy, New York whose name is purportedly the source of the personification of the United States known as "Uncle Sam". ...

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William Henry Jackson (1843 - 1942)

William Henry Jackson (April 4, 1843 – June 30, 1942) was an American painter, Civil War veteran, geological survey photographer and an explorer famous for his images of the American West. He ...

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Ezekiel Williams "Grandfather of the Santa Fe Trail" (c.1775 - 1844)

" Ezekiel "Zeke" Williams (1775-1844) - Trapper, trader and frontiersman, Ezekiel was born in Kentucky about 1775 where he went to school. More familiarly called Zeke, he grew up to marry and fathered ...

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William Adam Empey MP (1808 - 1890)

Biographical Summary #1: "... Empey, William A. (1808-1890) – (5th Ten) Born July 4, 1808, in Osnabruck Township, Stormont Co., in Eastern Canada ( Ontario ). He joined the Mormon Church in Ca...

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Father Pierre-Jean De Smet s.j. (1801 - 1873)

Pierre-Jean De Smet (30 January 1801 – 23 May 1873), also known as Pieter-Jan De Smet, was a Belgian Roman Catholic priest and member of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), active in missionary wo...

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Ebenezer Allen (1743 - 1806)

Ebenezer Allen (1743–1806) was an American soldier, pioneer, and member of the Vermont General Assembly. He was born in Northampton, Massachusetts on 17 October 1743. His parents were Samuel A...

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Joseph Moore (1732 - 1793)

) Joseph Moore, born on January 9, 1732 in Woodbridge, Middlesex, New Jersey, died on October 7, 1793 in Amwell, Hunterdon Co., N. J., was notable as a Quaker peace negotiator sent to the talks betwe...

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John Wallace "Captain Jack" Crawford ("The Poet Scout") (1847 - 1917)

John Wallace (Jack) Crawford (1847-1917), known as "The Poet Scout", was an American Civil War veteran, an American Old West scout, and a poet of western lore. He was a scout for General George Crook...

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Temple Lea Houston (1860 - 1905)

Temple Lea Houston (August 12, 1860 – August 15, 1905) was the last-born child of Texas Revolutionary Sam Houston. After traveling and working in the East, Houston returned to Texas in 187...

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David G. Burnet, Interim President, 2nd Vice President & Secty.of State of Texas (1788 - 1870)

David Gouverneur Burnet (April 14, 1788 – December 5, 1870) was an early politician within the Republic of Texas, serving as interim President of Texas (1836 and again in 1841), second Vice Pr...

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Stanley Griswold, U.S. Senator (1763 - 1815)

Stanley Griswold (November 14, 1763 – August 21, 1815) was a Democratic-Republican politician from Ohio. He served in the U.S. Senate. Born in Torrington, Connecticut, Griswold served in t...

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Edward Tiffin, Governor, U.S. Senator (1766 - 1829)

Edward Tiffin (June 19, 1766 – August 9, 1829) was a Democratic-Republican politician from Ohio, and first Governor of the state. No man who has occupied the gubernatorial chair of Ohio ha...

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Daniel H. Lownsdale (1803 - 1862)

Daniel Lownsdale (1803—1862) was one of the founders of Portland, Oregon, United States. Coming from Kentucky sometime before 1845, Lownsdale established the first tannery near the current...

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Eugene Semple, 13th Governor of Washington Territory (1840 - 1908)

Eugene Semple (1840–1908) was the 13th Governor of Washington Territory and the unsuccessful Democratic candidate to be the first governor of Washington State. Early life Eugene Semple...

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Walter Loomis Newberry (1804 - 1868)

Walter Loomis Newberry (1804, East Windsor, Connecticut – November 6, 1868 at sea) was an American businessman and philanthropist, best known for his bequest that resulted in the creation of t...

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Oliver Newberry (1789 - 1860)

Oliver Newberry (born East Windsor, Connecticut, 17 November 1789; died Detroit, Michigan, 30 July 1860), a brother of Walter Loomis Newberry, served during the war of 1812, and also during the Black H...

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Rev. William Montague Ferry (1796 - 1867)

The Rev. William Montague Ferry was a Presbyterian pastor. In the 1820's, he and his wife, Amanda White Ferry, ran the mission school at the community on Mackinac Island, Michigan, which included the...

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Lucius Lyon, U.S. Senator (1800 - 1851)

Lucius Lyon (February 26, 1800 – September 24, 1851) was a U.S. statesman from the state of Michigan. He was born in Shelburne, Vermont, where he received a common school education and studied...

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David Rice Atchison, U.S. Senator ("Border Ruffian" leader) (1807 - 1886)

David Rice Atchison (August 11, 1807 – January 26, 1886) was a mid-19th century Democratic United States Senator from Missouri. He served as President pro tempore of the United States Senate f...

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Joshua Barton, 1st Missouri Secretary of State (1792 - 1823)

A lawyer in MO; killed in a duel on Bloody Island. -------------------------- from : Joshua was District Attorney for Johnson Co.,MO. He was killed in a duel in St. Louis. ---------------------...

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James Clarke, 3rd Governor of Iowa Territory (1812 - 1850)

) James Clarke (July 5, 1812 – July 28, 1850) was the third Governor of Iowa Territory from November 18, 1845 until December 3, 1846, being appointed to the office, as a Democrat, by President...

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Andrew Gregg (1710 - 1789)

Andrew Gregg was a member of the Paxton Boys, a vigilante group who murdered 20 Susquehannock Indians in events collectively called the Conestoga Massacre. Scots-Irish frontiersmen from central Pennsyl...

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John Harris, Sr. (1673 - 1748)

. John Harris, Sr. (1673 – December 1748) emigrated from Britain to America late in the 17th century. Harris would later settle and establish Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA, which bears his nam...

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John Harris of Harris Ferry (1729 - 1791)

. John Harris, Jr. (1716 - July 29, 1791 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania), was a storekeeper and frontiersman who operated a ferry along the Susquehanna River at Harrisburg. John Harris, Jr. is the son o...

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Gen. Thomas Jefferson Green (1806 - 1863)

Texas Independence General, Civil War Confederate Army Officer, Author. In the mid-1830s, he served in both the Texas Republic House of Representative, then the Republic's Senate. During the Texas Wa...

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Canada Smith MP (c.1678 - 1749)

"[Canade Waite] was the child born in captivity to Benjamin Waite, the hero of the early days, who with Stephen Jennings made the perilous trip to Canada in the winter to ransom captives taken in the m...

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Benjamin Waite (c.1640 - 1704)

BENJAMIN WAITE (second-generation in America) son of Thomas was known as "the scout" in Queen Ann's War and was first mentioned in the records Hatfield in 1644 when he received a grant of land of four ...

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George Q. Cannon, MP (1827 - 1901)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... George Quayle Cannon (January 11, 1827 – April 12, 1901) was an early member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-d...

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John Rowan, U.S.Senator (1773 - 1843)

) John Rowan (July 12, 1773 – July 13, 1843) was a 19th century politician and jurist from the U.S. state of Kentucky. Rowan's family moved from Pennsylvania to the Kentucky frontier when he w...

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Thomas Chilton, US Congress (1798 - 1854)

Thomas Chilton (July 30, 1798 – August 15, 1854) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky, a prominent Baptist clergyman, and the ghost writer of David Crockett's autobiography. Born near L...

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Ninian Edwards, Gov'r, Terr. Gov'r, US Senator MP (1775 - 1833)

Ninian Edwards (March 17, 1775 – July 20, 1833) was a founding political figure of the state of Illinois. He served as the first and only governor of the Illinois Territory from 1809 to 1818, ...

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Judge Nathaniel Pope (1784 - 1850)

Nathaniel Pope (January 5, 1784 – January 23, 1850) was a politician and jurist from the U.S. state of Illinois. Early life, education, and career Born in Louisville, Kentucky to a promi...

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John Forbes (1797 - 1880)

FORBES, JOHN (1797–1880). John Forbes, lawyer, judge, and military man of the Texan army during the Texas Revolution, was born to Scottish parents on February 26, 1797, in Cork, Ireland. His fam...

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Captain Hayden Arnold (1805 - 1839)

ARNOLD, HAYDEN S. (1805–1839). Hayden S. Arnold, army officer in the Texas Revolution and legislator in the Republic of Texas, was born in Tennessee in 1805 and moved to Texas late in December 1...

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Peyton Forbes Edwards ("Red Rooster of Nacogdoches") (1844 - 1918)

EDWARDS, PEYTON FORBES (1844–1918). Peyton Forbes Edwards, Civil War combatant, lawyer, Nacogdoches county treasurer, Texas state senator, and district judge, was born on September 28, 1844, in ...

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Benjamin W. Edwards (c.1775 - 1837)

Benjamin W. Edwards (c.1780–1837) was an American colonist in early Texas, and the leader of the Fredonian Rebellion. In 1837 he ran for governor of Mississippi, but died during the campaign. ...

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Haden Edwards (1771 - 1849)

Haden (also spelled Hayden) Edwards (August 12, 1771 – August 14, 1849) was a Texas settler and land speculator. Edwards County, Texas on the Edwards Plateau is named for him. In 1825, Edwards...

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Haden Harrison Edwards, Jr. (1812 - 1864)

EDWARDS, HADEN HARRISON (1812–1864). Haden H. Edwards, soldier, merchant, and legislator, was one of the thirteen children of Susanna (Beall) and Haden Edwards, leader of the Fredonian Rebellion...

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Col. John Williams, U.S. Senator MP (c.1778 - 1837)

Capt of 6th U.S. Infantry 1799-1800; Captain of U.S. Regulars in the War of 1812. Colonel of East Tennessee Mounted Volunteers during the Seminole War, Colonel of the 39th U.S. Infantry, 1813 and serve...

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Charles McClung (1761 - 1835)

Charles McClung (May 13, 1761 – August 9, 1835) was an American pioneer, politician, and surveyor best known for drawing up the original plat of Knoxville, Tennessee, in 1791. While Knoxville ...

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Brig. Gen. James White MP (1747 - 1821)

DAR Ancestor #: A124810 ) James White (1747 – August 14, 1821) was an American pioneer and soldier who founded Knoxville, Tennessee, in the early 1790s. Born in Rowan County, North Carolin...

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William Cocke, U.S. Senator MP (1747 - 1828)

William Cocke (1748 – August 22, 1828) was an American lawyer, pioneer, and statesman. He has the distinction of having served in the state legislature of four different states: Virginia, Nort...

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John Gately Downey, 7th California Governor, 1860-1862. MP (1827 - 1894)

Owner of Rancho Santa Gertrudes Los Angeles County, California Wikipedia John Gately Downey John Gately Downey (June 24, 1827 – March 1, 1894) was an Irish-American politician and the sevent...

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Annie Kennedy Bidwell (1839 - 1918)

Annie Kennedy Bidwell, was the daughter of Joseph C. G. Kennedy, a socially prominent, high ranking Washington official in the United States Bureau of the Census who was active in the Whig party. She...

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Gen. John Bidwell (Calif. Militia), US Congress (1819 - 1900)

John Bidwell (August 5, 1819 – April 4, 1900) was known throughout California and across the nation as an important pioneer, farmer, soldier, statesman, politician, prohibitionist and philanth...

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Nancy Kelsey (1823 - 1896)

Nancy Roberts Kelsey was the first white woman to visit Utah, and she was the first to cross the Sierra Nevada mountains, arriving in California on November 25, 1841. "Where my husband goes I can g...

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Benjamin Kelsey (1813 - 1889)

Benjamin or Ben Kelsey (1813-1889) was an early American pioneer of California with his brothers Andy and Sam Kelsey. He was a founder, often with one or more of his brothers, of several settlements ...

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Joseph Franklin Dye (1831 - 1891)

Joseph Franklin Dye (1831–1891), teamster, alleged member of the Mason Henry Gang, lawman, rancher and oilman. Early life Joseph Franklin Dye was born in Union County, Kentucky in 1831...

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Judge George Gordon Belt (organized the Mason Henry Gang) (1825 - 1869)

George Gordon Belt (1825–1869), soldier, 49er, businessman, judge, Confederate sympathizer who organized the Mason Henry Gang in California during the American Civil War. Early Life and Ca...

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Col. Return Jonathan Meigs, Sr., Indian Agent (1740 - 1823)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for CONNECTICUT with the rank of COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A077223 . Return Jonathan Meigs (December 17, 1740 – January 28, 1823) was a colonel who served ...

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John Thomson Mason (c.1787 - 1850)

) John Thomson Mason (8 January 1787–17 April 1850) was an American lawyer, United States marshal, Secretary of Michigan Territory from 1830 through 1831, land agent, and an important figure i...

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W.H.H. Clayton (1840 - 1920)

William Henry Harrison Clayton best known as W.H.H. Clayton (October 13, 1840 – December 14, 1920) was a prominent lawyer and judge in post-Civil War Arkansas and Indian Territory Oklahoma. He...

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Captain Benjamin Woodworth (1782 - 1874)

Benjamin Woodworth (December 29, 1782-January 16, 1874), also known as "Uncle Ben", was a Captain in the War of 1812, hotelier, a pioneer of the city of Detroit, and member of the Woodworth political...

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CDR Selim E. Woodworth (USN) (c.1815 - c.1871)

From Woodworth was born in New York City, the second son of poet and dramatist Samuel Woodworth. He was a descendant of colonial settler Walter Woodworth. At age twelve he set out with a rifle to cro...

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Charles D. Poston ("Father of Arizona") (1825 - 1902)

Charles Debrille Poston (April 20, 1825 - June 24, 1902) was an American explorer, prospector, author, politician, and civil servant. He is referred to as the "Father of Arizona" due to his efforts l...

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Charles Lee Dibrell, Sr. MP (1757 - 1840)

Charles Lee Dibrell was the oldest son born to Anthony and Elizabeth Lee Dibrell on October 24, 1757. He was the first of three children: Leeanna, Judith, and Anthony, Jr. were the other siblings. Ch...

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Olive Oatman (Indian captive) (1837 - 1903)

Olive Oatman (1837-1903) was a woman from Illinois who was famously abducted by a Native American tribe (likely the Yavapai people), then sold to another (the Mohave people). She ultimately regained ...

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Edmund Pearson Dole, 1st Attorney General of the Territory of Hawaii (1850 - 1928)

Edmund Pearson Dole (1850–1928) was a lawyer from New England who served as the first Attorney General of the Territory of Hawaii, and argued a case up to the U.S. Supreme Court. He also wrote...

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Sanford B. Dole, 1st Territorial Governor of Hawaii MP (1844 - 1926)

From Lost Kingdom by Julia Flynn Siler Sanford Ballard Dole - A missionary's son and cousin of the Dole Food Company (Hawaiian Pineapple Co.) founder who described himself as "of American blood but H...

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Colonel Jesse Henry Leavenworth (USA) (1807 - 1885)

Colonel Jesse Henry Leavenworth (March 29, 1807–March 12, 1885) was military careerist and the second member of his family to serve in the regular army. He was the son of Brigadier General Hen...

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Brig. General Henry Leavenworth (1783 - 1834)

Henry Leavenworth (December 10, 1783 – July 21, 1834) was an American soldier active in the War of 1812 and early military expeditions against the Plains Indians. He established Fort Leavenwor...

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Brig. General William H. Ashley (1778 - 1838)

William Henry Ashley (1778, Powhatan County, Virginia–March 26, 1838, Boonville, Missouri) was a pioneering fur trader, entrepreneur, and politician. Though a native of Virginia, Ashley had al...

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Brig. General John Tipton, U.S. Senator (1786 - 1839)

Shields Tipton (August 14, 1786 - April 5, 1839) was an American politician. Tipton was born in what is now Sevier County, Tennessee. His father was killed by Native Americans. His great uncle, a...

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John Shields (1769 - 1809)

Private John Shields (1769–1809) was, at 35, the oldest member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thi...

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John Colter (the first mountain man) (1774 - c.1813)

John Colter (c.1774 – May 7, 1812 or November 22, 1813) was a member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804−1806). Though party to one of the more famous expeditions in history, Colter...

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Major Andrew Henry (1775 - c.1832)

) Major Andrew Henry (c. 1775 – 1832) was an American fur trader who, with William H. Ashley started the Rocky Mountain Fur Company in 1822. Born circa 1775 in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, He...

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Maj. General John G. Parke (USA) (1827 - 1900)

John Grubb Parke (September 22, 1827 – December 16, 1900) was a United States Army engineer and a Union general in the American Civil War. Early life Parke was born in Coatesville, Chester...

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Thomas R. Nichols (1815 - 1847)

Thomas was a ranger and a participant in The Battle of Plum Creek and the Battle of Salado and was later killed by Indians. His brother James Nichols was a diarist and published a book "Come Hear My Ho...

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James Wilson Nichols (1820 - 1891)

NICHOLS, JAMES WILSON (1820–1891). James Nichols, Indian scout, was born on December 27, 1820, in Franklin County, Tennessee, the son of George Washington and Mary Ann (Walker) Nichols. At age t...

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James Berry (member of the Black Hills Bandits) (1838 - 1877)

James "Jim" F. Berry (1838-1877) - A member of the Black Hills Bandits who participated in the Big Springs Robbery in Nebraska, Berry hailed from Missouri. The son of Caleb & Virginia (Fulkerson) Berry...

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Pete Spence (Texas Ranger and outlaw) (1852 - 1914)

Pete Spence (1852–1914), suspected of robbery in 1878 in Goliad County, Texas, changed his name from Elliot Larkin Ferguson. He was later a suspect in a stagecoach robbery outside Bisbee, Ariz...

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Joe Ventioner, Deputy U.S. Marshal (1852 - 1941)

Joseph William "Joe” Ventioner (1852-1941) - Born near Fort Worth, Texas on April 21, 1852, Ventioner migrated to Indian Territory, where he resided in Lenora, on the Cheyenne-Arapaho Reservatio...

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Patrick Francis Sughrue (1844 - 1906)

Patrick Sughrue (1844 - 1906) Dodge City, Kansas lawman during the final days of the cattle era, Patrick originally hailed from County Kerry, Ireland. He and twin brother, Michael, were born to Hum...

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Michael Sughrue (1844 - 1901)

Michael Sughrue (1844-1901) - Kansas lawman, Michael Sughrue was born in County Kerry, Ireland, to Humphrey and Mary Sughrue on February 17, 1844, along with his twin brother Patrick. When the boys wer...

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Thomas William "Billy" Preece (Utah lawman) (1856 - 1928)

Thomas William "Billy" Preece (1856-1928) - Utah lawman, Thomas Preece, was best known for capturing several members of the Wild Bunch. Born at Salt Lake City, Utah on February 11, 1856, he worked on t...

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Capt. Junius "June" Peak (1845 - 1934)

PEAK, JUNIUS W. (1845–1934). Junius (June) Peak, Confederate veteran, Dallas city marshall, and Texas Ranger, was born in Warsaw, Kentucky, on April 5, 1845, to Jefferson and Martha Malvina (Rea...

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Bass Outlaw, Texas Ranger and Deputy U.S. Marshal (1854 - 1894)

Bass (Baz) L. Outlaw (1854-1894) - Coming from a good family in Georgia, Bass grew up to be a refined gentleman, but he had a serious drinking problem that continually got him into trouble. After he al...

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Joseph "Joe" Shelby Lefors, Deputy U.S. Marshal MP (1865 - 1940)

"There is a lot of family information on the family of Joe LeFors in the book "Facts As I Remember Them" The Autobiography of Rufe LeFors, edited by John Allen Peterson. Rufe was an older brother of Jo...

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Burton C. Mossman, Arizona Ranger (1867 - 1956)

Burton C. Mossman (1867- 1956) - Born in 1867 in Illinois, Mossman became a farmer, rancher, cattleman and Rough Rider. In 1898, he was hired by the Aztec Company to manage it's Hashknife Outfit and tr...

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Wells Spicer (1831 - 1885)

Wells W. Spicer (1831-1887?) was an American journalist, prospector, politician, lawyer and judge whose legal career immersed him in two significant events in frontier history: the Mountain Meadows M...

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1st Lt. Redbird Sixkiller (USA), Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Cherokee Nation (c.1823 - 1898)

Redbird Sixkiller was born in the Cherokee Nation East in Georgia. In 1837, he and his wife, Pamelia Whaley, were informed that they were to be forcibly removed from Georgia and relocated to the Indi...

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Samuel Sixkiller, Captain of the U.S. Indian Police and Deputy U.S. Marshal (1842 - 1886)

Sam Sixkiller (1842-1886) - One of the most outstanding members of the Longhorse Police in Indian Territory, Sixkiller was born in the Going Snake District (now Adair County) of the Cherokee Nation in ...

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Seaborn Barnes (member of the Sam Bass Gang) (1849 - 1878)

Train and Bank Robber. The "Lieutenant" of the Sam Bass Gang. Called "Seab" or "Nubbin's Colt", he was born in Cass County, Texas. His father died when Seaborn was an infant and his widowed mother took...

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Cullen Montgomery Baker (Confederate guerilla) (1835 - 1869)

Cullen Montgomery Baker (1835-1869) - A guerilla soldier during the Civil War, Baker didn't want to give up the fight once the Confederates lost the war. Afterwards, he continued to "fight the war," am...

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William Barnett Hardin (1806 - 1885)

Fought in the Texas Revolution. HARDIN, WILLIAM BARNETT (1806–1885). William Barnett Hardin, a participant in the siege of Bexar and unofficial advisor to the Alabama-Coushatta Indians, was bo...

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Evett Dumas "E. D." Nix, U.S. Marshal (1861 - 1946)

Evett Dumas Nix, often known as E.D. Nix, (September 19, 1861 - February 6, 1946) was a US Marshal in the late 19th century handling the jurisdiction that included the wild Oklahoma Territory, later ...

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Bat Masterson, US. Marshal (1853 - 1921)

William Barclay "Bat" Masterson (November 26, 1853–October 25, 1921) was a figure of the American Old West known as a buffalo hunter, U.S. Marshal and Army scout, avid fisherman, gambler, fron...

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Ed Masterson (lawman) (1852 - 1878)

Ed Masterson (September 22, 1852 – April 9, 1878) was a lawman and the brother of the American West gunfighters Bat Masterson and James Masterson. Lawman career Ed Masterson was born in He...

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James Masterson (lawman) (1855 - 1895)

James Masterson, also known as Jim Masterson, (September 18, 1855 – March 31, 1895) was a lawman of the American West and the brother of gunfighters and lawmen Bat Masterson and Ed Masterson. ...

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Captain Bryan Marsh (CSA), Texas Ranger (1833 - 1901)

Bryan Marsh (1833-1901) - Born in Alabama in 1833, Marsh later relocated to Texas, settling in near Tyler. During the Civil War, he served with distinction as a captain in the Texas Cavalry. In the bat...

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Bluford "Blue" Duck (outlaw) (1859 - 1895)

The first known reference to Blue Duck tells of his family living on Rogers Creek west of present day Oologah. This was during the late 1870's when Blue Duck was in his teens. Some accounts purport Blu...

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King Fisher (gunfighter) (1854 - 1884)

King Fisher (1854 – March 11, 1884) was a gunslinger of the American Old West. Early life John King Fisher was born in Collin County, Texas, to Jobe Fisher and Lucinda Warren Fisher. He ha...

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Dallas Stoudenmire (CSA) [lawman and gunfighter] (1845 - 1882)

Dallas Stoudenmire (December 11, 1845 – September 18, 1882) was an American Old West gunman and lawman, who gained fame for a brief gunfight that was later dubbed the "Four Dead in Five Second...

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Christen Madsen (1851 - 1944)

Chris Madsen (February 25, 1851 – January 9, 1944) was a lawman of the Old West who is best known as being one of The Three Guardsmen, the name given to Madsen and two other Deputy US Marshals...

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James Franklin "Bud" Ledbetter, U.S. Deputy Marshal (1852 - 1937)

James Franklin "Bud" Ledbetter (1852-1937) - Ledbetter was born and raised in Madison, Arkansas where he began his career as a lawman. He served as a deputy sheriff in Johnson County for ten years, gai...

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Gen. John Milton Thayer (USA), US Senator, Governor, Territorial Governor (1820 - 1906)

John Milton Thayer (January 24, 1820 – March 19, 1906) was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War and a postbellum United States Senator from Nebraska, as well as governor o...

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William "Bill" Doolin (member of the Dalton gang and founder of the Wild Bunch) (1858 - 1896)

Occupation: Cowboy, and then a famous outlaw, known as Bill Doolin: (complete text) William "Bill" Doolin (1858 – August 24, 1896) was an American bandit and founder of the Wild Bunch, an ou...

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Roy Daugherty (aka., "Arkansas Tom Jones") [member of the Wild Bunch gang] (1870 - 1924)

) Roy Daugherty, also known as Arkansas Tom Jones, (1870 - August 16, 1924) was an outlaw of the Old West, and a member of the Wild Bunch gang, led by Bill Doolin. Born into a staunchly religious f...

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