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Elfego Baca MP (1865 - 1945)

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4/19/2014 11/16/2014

Bill Standifer MP (1853 - 1903)

"Little Bill"

Bill Standifer, also known as "Little Bill" Standifer (1853 - October 4, 1903) was a gunman and lawman of the Old West. He is best remembered for having been killed by noted and better known gunm...

5/8/2014 5/8/2014

John Middleton MP (c.1854 - d.)

) John Middleton was friend of Billy the Kid and a key member of the Regulators, who fought on behalf of John Tunstall during the Lincoln County War. Born around 1854, Middleton came to Lincoln Cou...

10/7/2013 10/7/2013

Thomas Harbo Rynning MP (1866 - 1941)

"Capt. Thomas H. Rynning"

According to a New York Passenger List, Harbo Rynning, age one year, six months old, arrived in New York on July 24, 1869, along with his mother, Ina Rynning, 34, Julino (listed as a female), 9, Mar E....

11/21/2009 8/2/2013

Jack Slade MP (1831 - 1864)

"Jack Slade"

Joseph Alfred "Jack" Slade, (January 22, 1831 - March 10, 1864), was a stagecoach and Pony Express superintendent, instrumental in the opening of the American West and the archetype of the Western gu...

7/30/2013 7/30/2013

Commodore Perry Owens MP (1852 - 1919)

Commodore Perry Owens (July 29, 1852 - May 10, 1919) was an American-born lawman and gunfighter of the Old West. One of his many exploits was the Owens-Blevins Shootout in Arizona Territory during ...

7/29/2013 7/29/2013

George "Bittercreek" Newcomb MP (1866 - 1895)

"George "Bittercreek" Newcomb"

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...

7/29/2013 7/29/2013

William McWaters MP (1845 - 1875)

William McWaters (ca. 1844-1875) was an American gunfighter from Missouri who once rode with William Clarke Quantrill. Though not as well known today as the likes of the James-Younger Gang, McWaters ...

7/29/2013 7/29/2013

Richard M. "Dick" Brewer (February 19, 1850 — April 4, 1878), was an American cowboy and outlaw. He was the first leader of what historically is referred to as Billy the Kid's band (the Lincoln Count...

9/14/2011 7/29/2013

"Buckskin Frank" Leslie MP (1842 - c.1930)

""Buckskin Frank" Leslie"

Nashville Franklin Leslie (1842 - c1930) was a lawman, U.S. Army scout, gambler, and an outlaw. He was known for his fringed buckskin jacket and his twin revolvers. He became famous in Tombstone, Ari...

7/28/2013 7/28/2013

Jeff Kidder, Arizona Ranger MP (1875 - 1908)


Jeff Kidder (November 15, 1875 - April 5, 1908) was a little-known police officer in the closing days of the American Old West. He is considered one of the twelve most underrated gunmen of the Old ...

7/27/2013 7/27/2013

"Pink" Higgins MP (1848 - 1913)

""Pink" Higgins", "Pinckney"

) John Higgins, better known as "Pink" Higgins (1848 - December 18, 1914), was a little-known gunman and cowboy of the Old West, despite his having killed more men in his lifetime than more notable...

7/27/2013 7/27/2013

Frank M. Canton MP (1849 - 1927)

"Frank M. Canton"

Josiah Horner (September 15, 1849 – September 27, 1927), better known as Frank M. Canton, was a famous American Old West lawman, gunslinger, cowboy and at one point in his life, an outlaw. Early li...

7/27/2013 7/27/2013

William "Texas Billy” Thompson (1845-1897) – Brother to more famous gunman Ben Thompson, Billy was described as "mean, vicious, vindictive and totally unpredictable.” When Billy was just a boy, he and ...

6/30/2013 7/27/2013

Henry Newton Brown MP (1857 - 1884)

Henry Newton Brown (1857 – April 30, 1884) was an American Old West gunman who played the roles of both lawman and outlaw during his life. Brown was raised in Cold Springs Township, in Phelps Count...

7/27/2013 7/27/2013

"Shotgun" John Collins MP (1851 - 1922)

"Shotgun John Collins", "Abe Graham", "George Graham"

"Shotgun" John Collins (November 22, 1851 – December 2, 1922) was a little known, though well associated, gunfighter of the Old West. Life Born Abraham G. Graham, in Horry County, South Carolina,...

7/27/2013 7/27/2013

Jim Courtright MP (1845 - 1887)

""Longhair Jim" Courtright", ""Big Jim" Courtright"

Timothy Isaiah Courtright, also known as "Longhair Jim" or "Big Jim" Courtright (1848 - February 8, 1887), was an American lawman, outlaw and gunfighter. He was born in Sangamon County, Illinois, w...

7/27/2013 7/27/2013

Luke L. Short MP (1854 - 1893)

Luke L. Short (1854-September 8, 1893) was an American Old West gunfighter, who had worked as a farmer, cowboy, whiskey peddler, army scout, dispatch rider, gambler, and saloon keeper at various time...

7/27/2013 7/27/2013

Charlie Bassett MP (c.1847 - 1896)

"Charlie Bassett"

Profie photo: The "Dodge City Peace Commission" June 1883. Bassett is at far left, in a white coat. From left to right, standing: W.H. Harris, Luke Short, Bat Masterson, W.F. Petillon. Seated: Charlie ...

7/27/2013 7/27/2013

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...

9/30/2011 7/25/2013

Mysterious Dave Mather (member of the Dodge City Gang) MP (1851 - c.1886)

"Mysterious Dave Mather"

Dave Allen Mather (August 10, 1851, date of death unknown, most probably May 1886, but nothing confirmed), known as Mysterious Dave, or sometimes as New York Dave, was an American lawman and gunfight...

9/24/2011 7/25/2013

John Joshua Webb (member of the Dodge City Gang) MP (1847 - 1882)

"J.J. Webb", "Samual King"

Profile photo: J.J. Webb, shackled in the center of the photo, next to his jailers at the Old Town Jail in Las Vegas, New Mexico. John Joshua Webb (February 14, 1847 – 1882) was a noted lawman turn...

4/14/2010 7/25/2013

Texas Jack Vermillion (CSA) MP (1842 - 1911)

John Wilson Vermillion (1842–1911), alias "Texas Jack" and later as "Shoot-Your-Eye-Out" Vermillion, was a gunfighter of the Old West known for his participation in the Earp vendetta ride and his lat...

9/25/2011 7/25/2013

"Texas John” Slaughter was a Civil War veteran, trail-driver, cattleman, Texas Ranger, famed Cochise County Sheriff, professional gambler, and an Arizona State Representative during his lifetime. Bef...

9/16/2011 7/25/2013

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 Seconds Gunfi...

9/27/2011 7/25/2013

Tom Horn MP (1860 - 1903)

"Tom Horn"

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 birthday, he was...

12/4/2007 7/25/2013

Gunplay Maxwell MP (1860 - 1909)

"Clarence L. Maxwell", "Gunplay Maxwell"

Clarence L. Maxwell, known as Gunplay Maxwell (1860 - August 23, 1909) was a late 19th-century Old West gunfighter and businessman from Boston, Massachusetts. Born the son of a hotel manager (Alfon...

7/25/2013 7/25/2013

William Preston Longley (October 6, 1851 – October 11, 1878), also known as Wild Bill Longley, was an American Old West outlaw and gunfighter noted for his ruthless nature, speed with a gun, quick te...

7/11/2013 7/25/2013

David "Davy" Crockett MP (c.1853 - 1876)

David "Davy" Crockett (1853?-1876) - A gunman and outlaw, Crockett was the great nephew of the more famous Davy Crockett of Alamo fame. A native of Tennessee, he made his way to Texas where he soon wou...

7/25/2013 7/25/2013

Benjamin "Ben" Thompson (aka, "Shotgun Ben") MP (1843 - 1884)

"Shotgun Ben"

Benjamin "Ben" Thompson, born in Knottingley, Yorkshire, England on November 2, 1843. As a child he moved with his parents to Austin, Texas. He initially worked as a printer and subsequently took u...

6/30/2013 7/25/2013

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

"Wood Hite"

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...

5/7/2010 7/24/2013

James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok MP (1837 - 1876)

"Wild Bill", "Wild Bill Hickok", "Wild Bill Hickock"

Outlaw James Butler 'Wild Bill' Hickok was a legendary gunfighter and law man in the American Wild West. Many characters in Western novels are fashioned after Hickok. ======= James Butler Hickbet...

2/15/2007 7/24/2013

Boone Helm MP (1827 - 1864)

"The Kentucky Cannibal"

Levi Boone Helm from Find-a-Grave Boone Helm (1828 – January 14, 1864) was a mountain man and gunfighter of the American West known as the Kentucky Cannibal. Helm was also a serial killer who gained ...

7/24/2013 7/24/2013

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...

9/29/2011 7/24/2013

Clay Allison MP (1840 - 1887)

Robert Andrew "Clay" Allison was once asked what he did for a living and he replied "I am a shootist." It is simply not possible to verify the multiple accounts of his numerous outrageous activities ...

7/10/2011 7/24/2013

James Masterson (lawman) MP (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. Lawma...

9/28/2011 7/24/2013

Bat Masterson, US. Marshal MP (1853 - 1921)

"William", "Barclay", ""Bat"", "Masterson"

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, frontier la...

9/28/2011 7/24/2013

William Henry "Billy the Kid" Bonney MP (c.1859 - 1881)

"Henry McCarty", "William H. Bonney"

"The Real Billy the Kid" by Miguel Antonio Otero is one of the best authentic sources for his life from a non-biased perspective. Otero befriended Billy and accompanied him from Las Vegas NM to Santa F...

1/20/2010 7/24/2013

King Fisher (gunfighter) MP (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 had two b...

9/27/2011 7/24/2013

Sheriff Pat Garrett (killed Billy the Kid) MP (1850 - 1908)

"Pat", "Juan Largo", "Big John"

Sheriff Pat Garrett, the man who (probably) shot Billy the Kid. Pat Garrett was raised on a prosperous pre-Civil War plantation in Louisiana, then worked as a cowboy and buffalo hunter before becom...

5/14/2009 7/24/2013

John Hicks "J.H." Adams (1820-1878) - Born in Edwardsville, Illinois in 1820, Adams helped his father in his castor oil factory as he was growing up. He attended college at Shurtleff College, in Upper ...

9/13/2011 7/24/2013

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 outlaw ga...

6/26/2008 7/24/2013

William Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield MP (1839 - 1921)

"Capt. William Anse Hatfield", "Devil Anse", "The Devil", "Anse"

What was the fate of Old Randall and Devil Anse, reputed leaders of the infamous Hatfield and McCoy Feud? Old Randall died of burns from a fire in the home of his nephew on March 28, 1914. He was 88. D...

3/11/2009 7/24/2013

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...

9/19/2011 7/24/2013

Orrin Dewitt Porter Rockwell MP (1813 - 1878)

"The Destroying Angel of Mormondom", "Old Port"

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Orrin Porter Rockwell (June 28, 1813, or June 25, 1815 – June 9, 1878) was a figure of the Wild West period of American History and a law man in the Utah Territor...

3/2/2008 7/24/2013

George Scarborough (October 2, 1859 - April 5, 1900) was a cowboy, lawman, and possible outlaw (disputed) who lived during the time of the Wild West. He is best known for having killed outlaw John Se...

9/15/2011 7/24/2013

Doc Scurlock MP (1849 - 1929)

Josiah Gordon "Doc" Scurlock (January 11, 1849 – July 25, 1929) was an American Old West figure, cowboy and gunfighter. A founding member of the Regulators during the Lincoln County War in New Mexico...

12/21/2010 7/24/2013

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; Creede, Co...

5/3/2010 7/24/2013

Heck Thomas (lawman) MP (1850 - 1912)


Henry Andrew "Heck" Thomas (January 3, 1850 - August 15, 1912) was a lawman on the American frontier, most notably in Oklahoma. He played a significant role in the demise of both the Dalton and Doo...

4/22/2011 7/24/2013

Doc Holliday MP (1851 - 1887)


John Henry "Doc" Holliday (August 14, 1851 – November 8, 1887) was an American dentist, gambler and gunfighter of the American Old West , who is usually remembered for his friendship with Wyatt Earp an...

8/14/2007 7/24/2013

William "Billy" Taylor MP (b. - 1875)

William "Billy' Taylor (18??-1875) - The son of Pitkin Taylor, and brother of Jim Taylor, Billy fought with other family members in the Sutton-Taylor feud, especially after his father was killed. On Ma...

9/18/2011 7/23/2013

Pitkin Taylor (18??-1873) - A gunman and brother to renowned Texas Ranger, Creed Taylor, Pitkin led the Taylors in the Sutton-Taylor feud which began in 1868. The Sutton faction, many of which were law...

9/18/2011 7/23/2013

Jim Creed Taylor, Feud Victim MP (1851 - 1875)


Jim Taylor (1852-1875) - The son of Pitkin Taylor, Jim swore revenge on the Sutton faction when his father died in 1873 during the Sutton-Taylor feud. He quickly assumed his father’s leadership role an...

9/18/2011 7/23/2013

Hays Taylor MP (1842 - 1869)


John "Jack" Hays Taylor (1842-1869) - A gunfighter, Jack was the son of renowned Texas Ranger, Creed Taylor. Though Jack inherited his father's talent with guns, he obviously didn't follow in his foots...

9/18/2011 7/23/2013

John Wesley "Wes" Hardin, I MP (1853 - 1895)

"Wes Hardin"

John Wesley “Wes” Hardin (1853-1895), son of James “Gip” Gibson Hardin (1823 – 1876) and Mary Elizabeth Dixon (1826 – 1885), was a notorious outlaw and gunfighter in nineteenth-century Texas. He was sa...

3/30/2008 7/23/2013

Wyatt Earp MP (1848 - 1929)

Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp (1848 – 1929) was an American farmer, teamster, buffalo hunter, officer of the law in various Western frontier towns, gambler, saloon-keeper, and miner. He is best known for his ...

6/28/2007 7/23/2013

Gip Clements MP (1854 - 1932)

"Gip", "Gyp"

John Gibson "Gip” Clements - A gunman and youngest of the Clements brothers, John was born on May 14, 1854. When he grew up, he helped cousin John Wesley Hardin disarm several deputies of Wild Bill Hic...

9/16/2011 7/23/2013

Joseph Hardin Clements (CSA) MP (1849 - 1927)


Born 1 Dec. 1849, Joseph Hardin Clements was named for Col. Joseph Hardin, great grandfather of John Wesley Hardin . Hardin's father's sister married Emmanuel Clements, and the Hardin and Clements cous...

9/16/2011 7/23/2013

Jim Clements (CSA) MP (1843 - 1897)


James Clements - A gunman, brother of Emanuel Sr. and cousin of John Wesley Hardin , he drove cattle with Hardin and helped him kill several Mexican herders near Newton, Kansas in 1871. Jim enlisted ...

9/16/2011 7/23/2013

Mannen Clements (CSA) MP (1845 - 1887)

"Manning", "Mannen", "Mannin", "Big Mannen"

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...

9/16/2011 7/23/2013

Mannie Clements MP (1868 - 1908)

"Mannie", "Little Mannen", "Manny"

Emanuel "Mannie” Clements, Jr. (1869-1908) - A lawman and cattleman, Clements was born in Gonzales County, Texas. He was raised in Ballinger, Texas and called "Little Mannen” or "Mannie," to distinguis...

9/16/2011 7/23/2013

John Peters "Johnny" Ringo MP (1850 - 1882)

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. John Pete...

6/16/2007 7/23/2013

James B. "Killer" Miller (gun for hire) MP (1861 - 1909)

"Deacon Miller", "Killer Miller", "Deacon Jim", "Killin' Jim"

James B. "Killer" Miller, (October 25, 1861 - April 19, 1909) was also known as Deacon Jim because he regularly attended the Methodist Church and because he did not smoke or drink. He was an outlaw and...

12/19/2010 7/23/2013