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Palgrave Williams MP (1676 - 1724)

Admitted a Freeman of Newport, 31 Jan 1704. (1) From American Silversmiths : Noted in histories as a wealthy gold- and silversmith, he apparently grew bored with his trade and society and took up w...

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John Bradmore, of Exeter (deceased)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia John Bradmore (- d. 1412) a surgeon, locksmith, coin forger, and author of the Philomena. Bradmore was the attending surgeon of future King of England, Henry V...

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Garrett Brock Trapnell (1938 - 1993)

Garrett Brock Trapnell (January 31, 1938 – September 7, 1993) was a con man, bank robber, and aircraft hijacker of the 1960s and early 1970s. Trapnell robbed a string of banks in Canada, fre...

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Thomas Dennison (1874 - 1962)

In 1912 the 2nd Zeederberg Coach robbery took place on Pilgrims Hill. The Highwayman was Tommy Dennison. Dennison had come out to South Africa as a private during the Anglo Boer War. He was a bugler an...

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Pierre Cornulle Faculyn Basson, b1c2d6e9f7g1h1 (1830 - 1906)

PIERRE BASSON: 1903 Pierre Corneille Faculys Basson was posthumously convicted of murder in 1906. He was described by Inspector Easton, the police officer who went to investigate his death, as 'a scoun...

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George St Leger Gordon Lennox MP (1845 - 1919)

Microfilm #1295252 Matrimonial Court Minutes Upington/Gordonia Marriage Affidavits Item 4: 1903-1910 Husband: George St. Leger LENNOX, Bachelor, Farmer, residing Lentlands farm, district of Gordonia ...

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Alfred "Alf" Higgins (1832 - 1862)

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847–1868 Mormon Battalion Sick Detachments (1847) Age at departure: 15 Find a Grave Birth: Jul. 27, 1832 Huron Erie County Ohio, USA Death: Jun., 1862 R...

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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...

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Stephen Burroughs (1765 - 1840)

Stephen Burroughs was raised by a strict father, who was a minister in Hanover, New Hampshire. His father would whip him for misbehaving on a regular basis. Stephen was know as a "trickster." He was ...

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Robert Luist Fowle MP (1743 - 1802)

Rare Fowle Declaration Being Auctioned Today Sunday, November 14, 2010 — Today the Boston auction house of Skinner, Inc. will sell to the highest bidder an original copy of the Decla...

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Honorah Margaret (Nora) Hodges (1872 - 1932)

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Myra Maybelle Shirley "Belle Starr" MP (1848 - 1889)

Myra Maybelle Shirley Reed Starr, better known as Belle Starr (February 5, 1848 – February 3, 1889), was a famous American female outlaw. Early life She was born Myra Maybelle Shirley (known...

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John Jarrette (Confederate guerrilla, member of the James-Younger Gang) MP (1836 - c.1868)

"He never knew fear"--Cole Younger John Jarrette (1836-1868?) - Born in Kentucky, John married Mary Josephine Younger, sister to the would-be outlaw Younger Brothers. The couple lived in Jackson Coun...

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Tom Pickett (1856 - 1934)

) Tom Pickett (1858 – May 14, 1934) was a 19th-century American cowboy, professional gambler and, as both a lawman and outlaw at various points in his life, was an associate of Dave Rudabaugh ...

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Edward Capehart O'Kelley (1857 - 1904)

Edward Capehart O'Kelley (October 1, 1857[2] – January 13, 1904) was the man who murdered Robert Ford, who had killed the famous outlaw Jesse James to receive a bounty. He was the subject of a...

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George "Bittercreek" Newcomb (1866 - 1895)

George "Bittercreek" Newcomb (1866-May 2, 1895) was an American outlaw of the American Old West. He was a member, first, of the Dalton Gang but after being called "too Wild" by Bob Dalton, he and B...

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Tom Horn MP (1860 - 1903)

Thomas "Tom" Horn, Jr. (November 21, 1860 – November 20, 1903) was an American Old West lawman, scout, soldier, hired gunman, detective, outlaw and assassin. On the day before his 43rd birthda...

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Bill Miner ("The Gentleman Bandit") (c.1847 - 1913)

Ezra Allen Miner (circa 1847 – September 2, 1913), more popularly known as Bill Miner, was a noted American criminal, originally from Bowling Green, Kentucky, who served several prison terms f...

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Dick Liddil (1852 - 1901)

James Andrew "Dick" Liddil (September 15, 1852 – July 13, 1901) was an American outlaw who was one of the last surviving members of the James-Younger Gang. Liddil is the name that appears on h...

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John Kinney (c.1847 - 1919)

) John Kinney (c. 1847 — August 25, 1919) was an outlaw of the Old West, who formed the John Kinney Gang. Kinney was born in Hampshire County, Massachusetts around 1847. His family later m...

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Francis Hopkins MP (1720 - 1779)

Francis Hopkins was born 1720 in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island and died 1778 in Washington,Virginia. He was in Newsbury, New York; Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania, and Washington County, Virginia. Fr...

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Marion Hedgepeth (1856 - 1909)

Marion Hedgepeth (April 14, 1856 — December 31, 1909) – also known as the Handsome Bandit, the Debonair Bandit, the Derby Kid and the Montana Bandit – was a famous Wild West outl...

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Robert Ford ("The man who shot Jesse James") (1862 - 1892)

) Robert Newton "Bob" Ford (January 31, 1862 – June 8, 1892) was an American outlaw best known for killing his gang leader, Jesse James, in 1882. Ford was shot to death by Edward Capehart O'Ke...

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Charley Ford (1857 - 1884)

) Charles Wilson "Charley" Ford (July 9, 1857 – May 6, 1884) was an outlaw, and member of the James Gang. He was the lesser known brother of Robert Ford, the killer of Jesse James. After a per...

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Rube Burrow, train robber (1854 - 1890)

Reuben Houston Burrow (December 11, 1854 - October 9, 1890), better known as Rube Burrow, was a nationally infamous train-robber and outlaw in the Southern and Southwestern United States. During the ...

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Billy Stiles (1871 - 1908)

William Larkin Stiles (September 1871 - December 5, 1908), better known as Billy Stiles or William Larkin, was an American outlaw in the Old West who, with partner Burt Alvord, led a small gang of tr...

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Samuel Casey, Esq. MP (1724 - 1779)

Samuel Casey (1724-?) was born in Newport, performed the craft of silversmithing in Exeter, Rhode Island, and, when his house burned down in 1764, relocated to what was known as Little Rest, better kno...

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Milton Anthony Sharp (1846 - 1907)

Milton Anthony Sharp (1846-1907) - Born in Lees Summit, Missouri, Sharp moved to California in 1869. No more than a teenager, he earned an honest living working in the mines around Bodie. However, when...

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Oliver Boggs "Oll" Shepperd (1842 - 1868)

Oliver "Oll" Shepherd (1842-1868) - Born on November 25, 1842, Shepherd married Mary Jane Vance on February 2, 1860 and the couple would have two children. He fought with the Quantrill's Raiders during...

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George Washington Shepperd (1842 - 1917)

George Washington Shepherd (1842-1917) - Born in Missouri, Shepherd married Martha Sanders in March 1861. He fought with William Quantrill's gang of guerillas during the Civil War and afterwards joined...

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Thomas Edward "Bud” Pence (1842 - 1880)

Thomas Edward "Bud” Pence (1842-1880) - Born on November 28, 1842 in Clay County, Missouri to Adam and Ann Pence, he was the older brother to Donnie Pence and had at least 8 other siblings. Bud ...

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Alexander Doniphan "Donnie" Pence (1847 - 1896)

Alexander Doniphan "Donnie" Pence (1847-1896) - Born on August 15, 1847 in Clay County, Missouri to Adam and Ann Pence, he was the younger of Bud Pence and had at least 8 other siblings. Bud and Donnie...

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William Porter "Port” Stockton (1864 - 1881)

William Porter "Port” Stockton (1864-1881) - Born and raised in Texas, Port became an outlaw and lawman. He was the younger brother of more well-known Ike Stockson, who led the Stockton Gang, a ...

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Isaac "Ike" Stockton (leader of the Stockton Gang) (1852 - 1881)

Isaac "Ike” Stockton (1852-1881) - Born and raised in Texas, Stockton was an outlaw and leader of the Stockton Gang of robbers in northern New Mexico. Making his way to Lincoln, New Mexico in ...

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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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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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John M. Larn (lawman and outlaw) (1849 - 1878)

John M. Larn (March 1, 1849–June 23, 1878) was a western American lawman and later outlaw who, with gunfighter John Selman, operated a cattle rustling ring in Shackelford County, Texas for ove...

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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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Lonny Logan (aka, Lonnie Curry) [outlaw] (1872 - 1900)

Lonny Logan, aka., Lonnie Curry, was the brother of Harvey Logan, aka., Kid Curry. He was a member of the Black Jack Ketcham and Wild Bunch gangs. Lonny and his brothers, Johnny and Harvey, became ou...

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Crawford "Cherokee Bill" Goldsby, Cook Gang (c.1876 - 1896)

AMERICAN OUTLAW As a teenager Cherokee Bill liked to drink and carouse. He shot his first man after a fistfight at a dance in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma, in 1894. During the next few months Cherokee Bill ...

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Robert Leroy Parker (aka "Butch Cassidy"), Wild Bunch Gang MP (1866 - 1908)

Butch Cassidy was born Robert LeRoy Parker and was the leader of the Hole in the Wall Gang. Parker's first offense was minor. About 1880, he journeyed to a clothier's shop in another town only to fin...

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Harry Longabaugh (aka, the "Sundance Kid") MP (1867 - c.1908)

Harry Alonzo Longabaugh (1867 - November 6, 1908?), sometimes spelled Longbaugh, born in Mont Clare, Pennsylvania, also known as the Sundance Kid, was an outlaw and member of Butch Cassidy's Wild Bun...

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Al Swearengen (1845 - 1904)

Photo: the Gem Theatre in Deadwood, South Dakota in 1878. The man in the buggy on the left is thought to be Al Swearengen. Ellis Albert "Al" Swearengen (b. Oskaloosa, Iowa, 8 July 1845 – d. ...

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Newman "Old Man" Clanton MP (1816 - 1881)

Newman Haynes Clanton (1816-August 13, 1881) was a successful cattle rancher and the father of the four sons. "Old Man" Clanton was believed to be involved with stealing cattle from Mexican ranchers ...

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Robert "Wood" Hite (c.1850 - 1881)

Robert Woodson "Wood" Hite (c.1850-1881) was an outlaw and cousin of Frank and Jesse James. He was a member of the James-Younger gang, participating in a number of robberies and other crimes. He was sh...

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William "News" Carver (member of the Wild Bunch gang) (1868 - 1901)

) William "News" Carver (September 12, 1868 – April 2, 1901) was an American outlaw and a member of Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch during the closing years of the American Old West. His nickname "...

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Laura Bullion (member of the Wild Bunch gang) (1876 - 1961)

Laura Bullion (October 1876 – December 2, 1961) was a female outlaw of the Old West. Most sources indicate that Bullion was born of German and Native American heritage in Knickerbocker, near M...

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Harvey Logan (aka., "Kid Curry") ["the wildest of the Wild Bunch") (1867 - 1904)

Harvey Alexander Logan (1867 - June 17, 1904), also known as Kid Curry, was an American outlaw and gunman who ran with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid's infamous Wild Bunch gang. Despite being les...

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Elzy Lay (member of the Wild Bunch gang) (1868 - 1934)

William Ellsworth "Elzy" Lay (November 25, 1868 – November 10, 1934) was an outlaw of the Old West best known as being a member of Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch, gang, operating out of the Hole-i...

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John Selman (lawman and outlaw) (1839 - 1896)

John Selman (November 16, 1839-April 6, 1896) was an outlaw and sometimes lawman of the Old West. He is best known as the man who murdered outlaw John Wesley Hardin Early life, service with the Con...

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Nathaniel "Texas Jack" Reed (1862 - 1950)

Nathanial Reed "Texas Jack" (1862-1950) - Hailing from Arkansas, Reed became a proficient bank and train robber in Indian Territory, claiming to have pulled off four train robberies, seven bank job...

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Ben Kilpatrick, [member of the Wild Bunch gang] (1874 - 1912)

Ben Kilpatrick (January 5, 1874- March 12, 1912) was an American outlaw during the closing days of the American Old West. He was a member of the Wild Bunch gang led by Butch Cassidy and Elzy Lay. He ...

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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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Mannen Clements (CSA) (1845 - 1887)

Son of Emanuel Clements & Martha Hardin Clements. Wife Molly Ann Robinson. Emanuel Clements was also known as Manning, Mannen & Mannin. Emanuel was killed at the Senate Sallon in Ballinger, Runnels cou...

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The Notorious Captain John Stone MP (c.1580 - c.1634)

The most authoritative biography on John Stone is perhaps compiled by the Stone Family Association: The Notorious Captain John Stone John Stone was the son of another John Stone of Bretherton, La...

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Thomas Smith MP (1859 - 1895)

From the Breathitt County, Kentucky, website: Confessed On The Scaffold: Six Murders Acknowledged By "Bad Tom" Smith Louisville Courier-Journal Jackson, Kentucky, June 28, 1895 "Bad Tom" Smit...

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James Booker Mullins MP (1778 - 1870)

From the family history of Robert Lintott and Opal Mullins: (Extracts from Common Law Order Book 1 of Russell County, Virginia, mts) September 19, 1837 The grand jury made the following other p...

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Lt. Spencer Allen Mullins (CSA) MP (1820 - 1874)

Gravesite --- Apparently convicted alongside his father of counterfeiting U.S., Mexican, and Spanish coins in Virginia in 1837. From the family history of Robert Lintott and Opal Mullins: (...

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Peter Mullins MP (1805 - 1889)

Apparently convicted alongside his father of counterfeiting U.S., Mexican, and Spanish coins in Virginia in 1837. From the family history of Robert Lintott and Opal Mullins: (Extracts from Common...

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Solomon Mullins MP (1782 - 1858)

Numerous indenture, probate and/or court records are in existence which document the fascinating and colorful life of David Thomas’ father-in-law, “Money-Makin’ Sol.” Afte...

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Frank C. Stillwell (1856 - 1882)

Frank C. Stilwell (1856 – March 20, 1882) was an outlaw Cowboy who killed at least two men in Cochise County during 1877–1882. Both killings were considered to have been self-defense. F...

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Johnny Ringo (1850 - 1883)

American Outlaw John Peters "Johnny" Ringo became a legend of the Old West because of his alleged involvement in the gunfight at the OK Corral and his association with the Clanton Gang. -----------...

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Thomas Talton Hall MP (1846 - 1892)

From a Geocities archive (text truncated): By Nancy Clark Brown The saga of "Bad" Talt Hall begins with this 1892 article from an unknown newspaper: The most celebrated trial ever held in South...

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Samuel Baldwin, Jr. MP (c.1735 - 1793)

parents: Samuel Ford & Sarah Baldwin Married 20 Jan 1757 to Grace Kitchell 1766 to a woman of Ireland Mary Wills Children William, b. ca. 1759; d. ca. 2 Jan 1793 Morris Co NJ; m. ca...

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James Averell (1851 - 1889)

James Averell was accused by Stock Grower Association leader, Albert J. Bothwell of cattle rustling, but Averell was innocent of the charges. Bothwell convinced other ranchers of his guilt and Bothwell...

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Samuel Ketchum (c.1860 - 1899)

Sam Ketchum (18??-1899) - Hailing from San Saba County, Texas, Sam grew up to work along with his younger brother, Thomas "Black Jack" Ketchum, as a cowboy on several ranches throughout west Texas and ...

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Thomas "Black Jack" Ketchum (1863 - 1901)

"I'll be in hell before you start breakfast boys," announced Black Jack from the gallows. "Let her rip." Hard drinking Texas cowboy Tom Ketchum, along with his older brother Sam, drifted into outlawr...

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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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Sam Bass (leader of the Sam Bass Gang) MP (1851 - 1878)

Sam Bass: (21 July 1851 - 21 July 1878) Born near Mitchell, Indiana. After numerous 'money-making' ventures Sam had formed a partnership with Joel Collins and Jack Davis. After driving a herd of cattle...

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John Younger (member of the James-Younger Gang) (c.1851 - 1874)

John Harrison Younger (1851 – March 17, 1874) was an American outlaw, the brother of Cole, Jim and Bob. Biography He was the 11th child of Henry Washington Younger and Bersheba Leighton Fr...

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Cole Younger (Confederate guerrilla; member of the James-Younger Gang) (1844 - 1916)

Wikipedia Links Cole Younger James Younger Gang Famous Relatives Richard Henry Lee - Richard Henry Lee, Signer of the "Declaration of Independence", 12th President of the Continental Congre...

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Jim Younger (member of the James-Younger Gang) (1848 - 1902)

James Hardin "Jim" Younger (January 15, 1848 - October 19, 1902) was a notable American outlaw and member of the James-Younger gang. He was the brother of Cole, John and Bob Younger Life Born in ...

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Bob Younger (member of the James-Younger Gang) (1853 - 1889)

Robert Ewing "Bob" Younger (October 29, 1853 - September 16, 1889) was an American criminal and outlaw, the younger brother of Cole, Jim and John Younger , he was a member of the James-Younger gang. ...

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Emmett Dalton (Dalton Gang) MP (1871 - 1937)

Emmett Dalton (May 3, 1871 – July 13, 1937) was an American outlaw, train robber and member of the Dalton Gang in the American Old West. Part of the ill-fated Dalton raid on two banks in Coffe...

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Bill Dalton (co-leader of the Wild Bunch) (1865 - 1894)

William M. Dalton, called Bill Dalton, (1866–June 8, 1894, age 27–28) was an Old West outlaw, co-leader of the Wild Bunch gang which was also called the Doolin-Dalton gang, and was a br...

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Grat Dalton (leader of the Dalton Gang) MP (1861 - 1892)

Famous Relatives Richard Henry Lee, Signer of the Declaration of Independence was Gratton Dalton's 2nd Great Grandfather. Biography Gratton Dalton, called "Grat" Dalton, (March 30, 1861 to Octobe...

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Frank James MP (1843 - 1915)

Franklin "Frank" James (January 10, 1843 – February 18, 1915) was a famous American outlaw. He was the older brother of outlaw Jesse James. He was born Alexander Franklin James in Kearney, M...

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Jesse James, American outlaw MP (1847 - 1882)

Jesse James (Wikipedia) Jesse James (September 5, 1847 — April 3, 1882) was an American outlaw, gang leader, bank robber, train robber, and murderer from the state of Missouri and the most fam...

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George Hildreth Devol (1829 - 1903)

George H. Devol was, by his own admission, "the slickest rascal on the Mississippi River." A sure-thing gambler, Devol spent forty raucous years on the riverboats, cheating, conning, dealing cold hands...

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Victor Joseph Webb (1902 - 1993)

I met my Great Uncle Victor in his 88th year. Five years later, he was still 88; he printed new business cards each year and kept changing the birth year. As a child Victor Webb was probably quite a ...

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Soapy Smith ("King of the Frontier Con Men") (1860 - 1898)

Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" Smith II (November 2, 1860 – July 8, 1898) was an American con artist and gangster who had a major hand in the organized criminal operations of Denver, Colorado; Cre...

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Frank McLaury (1848 - 1881)

Killed by Wyatt Earp, Morgan Earp, Virgil Earp and Doc Holiday in the Gunfight at the OK Corral, October 26, 1881 along with his brother Tom McLaury and Billy Clanton --------------------------------...

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Tom McLaury (1853 - 1881)

Killed by Wyatt Earp, Morgan Earp, Virgil Earp and Doc Holiday in the Gunfight at the OK Corral, October 26, 1881 along with his brother Frank McLaury and Billy Clanton ------------------------------...

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William Harrison Reno (b. - 1868)

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Frank Reno (1837 - 1868)

Profile photo from: Franklin Reno (Frank): Crime Figure. One of the outlaw Reno brothers, hanged by vigilantes in the New Albany, Indiana jail. Famous for the first train robbery, just outside Seymou...

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Simeon Reno (1843 - 1868)

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John Reno (1839 - 1895)

from The Reno Brothers disliked school and resented their religious upbringing. John and Frank Reno started their criminal career by playing crooked card games to defraud travelers passing on the r...

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Charles Earl "Black Bart" Boles (1829 - 1888)

"Black Bart" American Civil War Soldiers Name: Charles Boles RESIDENCE: Decatur, Illinois Enlistment Date: 13 Aug 1862 Side Served: Union State Served: Illinois Service Record: Promoted to ...

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Frederick Carroll Higgins (1872 - 1937)

My grandfather was dead fifteen years when I was born, so none of this is personal experience. I was told that I looked like him; you be the judge, our profile pictures were taken at about the same age...

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Maj. Harrison Musgrove MP (c.1750 - 1796)

They bought, came and were fleeced YAZOO LAND SCANDAL (1795) In 1795 the state of Georgia sold 35 million acres of western land in an area known as Yazoo to four companies for half a million do...

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