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Carlo Gambino (1902 - 1975)

Overview Carlo Gambino was an Italian-born American gangster, notable for being boss of the Gambino crime family , which is still named after him. After the 1957 Apalachin Convention he unexpectedly ...

9/28/2014

William J Lawrence (1889 - 1974)

"Bill", "Grandpa", "Great-Grandpa"

Updated 7/11/2015:Find A Grave #121635585. William J Lawrence was a handyman, farmer, citrus worker, and moonshiner. The story is that the Doctor told William to go to Florida , and William said he wou...

6/24/2014

Gaston B. Means (1879 - 1938)

Gaston Bullock Means (July 11, 1879 – December 12, 1938) was an American private detective, salesman, bootlegger, forger, swindler, murder suspect, blackmailer, and con artist. While not inv...

5/15/2014

Rufus Ford Barton (1881 - 1924)

10/31/2013

James A. "Jim" Oxendine (1889 - 1923)

"Jim"

Find a Grave Birth: Aug. 12, 1889 Robeson County North Carolina, USA Death: Apr. 11, 1923 Carmichael Crossroads (Dillon County) Dillon County South Carolina, USA Jim was the son of Asbury and R...

9/29/2013

Neil A. Oxendine (1875 - 1927)

Find a Grave Birth: Feb. 28, 1875 Robeson County North Carolina, USA Death: Feb. 14, 1927 Rowland Robeson County North Carolina, USA Neil was the son of Alexander, Sr. and Amy Hunt Oxendine. ...

5/20/2013

Charles "Barney" Barnwell (1952 - 2011)

"Barney"

Charles "Barney" Barnwell

1/22/2013

Junior Johnson MP

"Junior"

Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, USA

Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, USA

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Robert Glenn Johnson, Jr. (born June 28, 1931), better known as Junior Johnson, is one of the early superstars of NASCAR in the 1950s and 1960s. He won 50 NASCAR...

1/21/2013

A lifelong bootlegger, spent nearly twenty of his sixty-three years in prison, as their house was frequently raided by revenue agents Find a Grave Birth: Jan. 21, 1904 North Carolina, USA Death:...

1/21/2013

"My Grand Daddy, little Mitch Sutton, sold a man a case of likker on the credit. It went on and on and the man wouldn't pay Grand Daddy for the likker so Grand Daddy thought the debt was an honest debt...

1/18/2013

Marvin "Popcorn" Sutton MP (1946 - 2009)

"Popcorn Sutton"

Marvin "Popcorn" Sutton (October 5, 1946 – March 16, 2009) was an American Appalachian moonshiner originally from Maggie Valley, North Carolina. He wrote a self-published autobiographical guide ...

1/18/2013

Dean Charles O'Banion MP (1892 - 1924)

"Deanie", "Dion", "Charles Dean O'Banion"

Irish-American Gangster. He was the head of the North Side Gang in Chicago during the bootlegging wars of the 1920s. Until his death he was the leader of the gang that was the chief rival of the South ...

1/7/2013

Howard Bondurant (1898 - 1968)

Bondurant Brothers; Howard, Forrest and Jack, were bootlegging brothers during the Prohibition Era. They are the main characters in the 2012 film Lawless and in Matt Bondurant's novel, The Wettest Co...

12/4/2012

Jack Bondurant (1910 - 2000)

Bondurant Brothers; Howard, Forrest and Jack, were bootlegging brothers during the Prohibition Era. They are the main characters in the 2012 film Lawless and in Matt Bondurant's novel, The Wettest Co...

12/4/2012

Forrest Bondurant (1901 - 1965)

Bondurant Brothers; Howard, Forrest and Jack, were bootlegging brothers during the Prohibition Era. They are the main characters in the 2012 film Lawless and in Matt Bondurant's novel, The Wettest Co...

12/4/2012

French Locklear (1896 - 1923)

Find a Grave Birth: May 18, 1896 Robeson County North Carolina, USA Death: Oct. 8, 1923 Lumberton Robeson County North Carolina, USA French was the son of Madrick and Catherine Jones Locklear. ...

9/16/2012

Moe Dalitz ("Mr. Las Vegas") MP (1899 - 1989)

Birth: Dec. 24, 1899 Boston Suffolk County Massachusetts, USA Death: Aug. 31, 1989 Las Vegas Clark County Nevada, USA Organized Crime Figure. Known to his contemporaries as "Moe". Born Boston, he...

3/23/2012

Mahala Mullins MP (1824 - 1898)

Mahalla Collins Mullins (1824-1898) from Tennesee ladies with a checkered past 2007 Mahala Mullins is touted as the “most famous Melungeon.” Because of this, it is hard to separat...

12/24/2011

Charlie "Lucky" Luciano MP (1897 - 1962)

""Lucky Luciano""

Charlie "Lucky" Luciano (born Salvatore Lucania; November 24, 1897 – January 26, 1962) was an Italian mobster born in Sicily. Luciano is considered the father of modern organized crime in Americ...

12/24/2010

Rev. William Kellar (1768 - 1817)

Rev. William Kellar established four Baptist churches in Oldham county. Harrod's Creed Baptist Church, established by Rev. Kellar in 1797, is located just north of the village of Brownsboro in Oldham C...

1/18/2010

Samuel Bronfman MP (1889 - 1971)

Samuel Bronfman , CC (February 27, 1889 – July 10, 1971) was a Canadian business magnate and philanthropist. He founded Distillers Corporation Limited, and is a member of the Canadian Jewish fam...

12/22/2008

Samuel Taylor Suit (1832 - 1888)

Samuel Taylor Suit (1832–1888) was a Maryland politician and landowner. Suit was born in Bladensburg, Maryland, the son of innkeeper Fielder Suit. At age 14 he left home and traveled first to Ke...

6/26/2008

Alphonse "Scarface Al" Gabriel Capone MP (1899 - 1947)

"Snorkey", "Scarface", "Scarface Al", "Al"

"I came to Chicago with forty dollars in my pocket...My son is now twelve. I am still married and I love my wife dearly. We had to make a living. I was younger than I am now, and I thought I needed mor...

5/28/2008

James Irwin MP (c.1705 - c.1778)

"Erwin"

In 1778, James Irwin the pioneer, closed his eyes upon a comfortable home, in the presence of his "beloved wife Jean", and his sons and daughters. He was buried in the White Stone graveyard at Church H...

4/25/2007