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James Averell

Also Known As: "Jim Averill"
Birthdate: (38)
Birthplace: Renfrew, Renfrew County, ON, Canada
Death: July 20, 1889 (38)
Natrona, WY, United States (lynched for stealing cattle)
Place of Burial: Natrona County, Wyoming, United States
Immediate Family:

Husband of Sophia Ann Averell

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About James Averell

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, along with five other men, lynched Averell.


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Renfrew, Renfrew County, ON, Canada
July 20, 1889
Age 38
Natrona, WY, United States
Natrona County, Wyoming, United States