Genealogy Projects tagged with Wild West on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Old West Gunfighters

    Old west gunfighters refers to outlaws or lawmen, of the American frontier who gained fame or notoriety during the American Wild West or Old West. The term gunslinger is a modern, 20th century invention, often used in cinema or other media to refer to men in the American Old West who had gained a reputation as being dangerous with a gun. A gunfighter may or may not be an outlaw or a lawman. An ...

  • Texas Feuds

    Though feuds and range wars were rampant throughout the American West, it seems the Lone Star State wins the "prize" for having the most. In virtually every county in the state, bitter wars were waged, often beginning with a few family members before growing to include hundreds of men. From disputes rising out of Civil War sympathies, to cattle thievery, and old-fashioned arguments between neig...

  • Blacks of the Old West

    This is a sub-project for the Afro-, Africans throughout the Americas Master Project and the U.S. Westward Expansion/Wild West project. This project is about Blacks of the Old West (outside of the original 13 colonies/states). It not only looks at the Black cowboys , which covers mostly the late 19th century, but the early explorers, scouts, drivers, traders, runaways, fugitives, translators,...