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  • Abran  Baca - Outlaw Baca, along with two of his brothers, murdered a man named Anthony Conklin in Soccorro, New Mexico in 1880. He was soon captured. His brother, Antonio was killed while attempting to escape. After his brother Onofre was acquitted and Abran was awaiting his own trial, he was lynched by a vigilante committee, obviously unhappy with Onofre’s release.

  • Antonio Baca - Antonio, along with two of his brothers, murdered a man named Anthony Conklin in Soccorro, New Mexico in 1880. He was soon captured and while trying to escape jail on December 29, 1880, he was killed by authorities.

  • Onofre Baca - Outlaw Baca, along with two of his brothers, murdered a man named Anthony Conklin in Soccorro, New Mexico in 1880. His brother, Antonio was killed while attempting to escape. Onofre later stood trial, but was acquitted in 1881.

  • Celso Baca - A murderer who beat Jose de la Cruz Sandoval to death in 1884 at Santa Rosa, New Mexico.

  • Cruz Baca - An murderer, Baca killed W.H. Allen of Hillsboro, New Mexico in February, 1887.

  • Jose Baca - An and multiple offender, was sent to prison on November 19, 1906, for the fifth time.

  • Manuel Baca - member of Vicente Silva's White Caps Gang in the 1890s. His "job” in the gang was to act as the "Judge" who ordered the execution of disloyal gang members.

  • Patricio Baca (18??-1875) - One of the most notorious horse thieves in northern New Mexico Territory, he was killed in Chimayo in December,  1875.

  • John Bailey - A cattle rustler, Bailey was shot and killed by Texas Ranger P.E. Baird in Edward County, Texas on July 29, 1884.

  • Alex Baker - Oklahoma Baker was captured and brought in by U.S. Deputy Marsha Bass Reeves.

  • Cullen Montgomery Baker (1839-1868) - A Veteran guerilla soldier of the Civil War, Baker fought reconstructionist soldiers and terrorized Texas for four years. He was killed on January 6, 1869.

  • Frank Baker (18??-1878) - An member of the Jesse Evans Gang and a lawman, Baker served as a deputy sheriff in the Lincoln County, New Mexico . Embroiled in the Lincoln County War, he rode in the posse that killed John Tunstall. He was killed by Billy the Kid on March 10, 1878.

  • Thurman "Skeeter" Baldwin (1867-19??) - Oklahoma outlaw and member of the Cook Gang. He was captured after a bank robbery.

  • "Cherokee" Bangs - A Utah cattle rustler, Bangs led a gang in the 1890s which sometimes included Matt Warner.

  • "Kid" Bannister - Oklahoma Bannister was killed by a saloon proprietor Tom Cook in Oklahoma City.

  • Claude Barbee - A wanted Texas, Barbee was tracked down to a west Texas ranch by a Deputy Hamilton, which erupted into a gunfight and the lawman was killed. Barbee fled, was captured, but escaped.  He was pursued by Pat Garrett, but gave the lawman the slip and made it out to California, where he lived under another name aid died in the 1940s.

  • John Barber -  After robbing a bank in Cisco, Texas in 1887, Barber fled to Oklahoma. He was later killed by U.S. Deputy Marshals>, Captain Gideon White and Barney Connelly.

  • John Barbour - member of Whitley-Cornett Gang of Texas in the 1880s. He was later killed in Indian Territory.

  • Santos Barela - A New Mexico, Barela was hanged on May 20, 1881 in Mesilla.

  • Clinton Barkley, aka: Bill Bowen (18??-??) - A Texas gunman wanted for murder, he soon found himself in the midst of the Horrell-Higgins Feud.

  • Wesley Barnett - An in Indian Territory in the 1880s, he was killed by lawmen in 1889.


  • Johnny Barnes (18??-1882) - member of the Clanton Gang in Arizona, Barnes was shot and killed in 1882, some say by Wyatt Earp.

  • Seaborn Barnes Seaborn Barnes, aka: "Nubbin’s Colt" (1849-1878) - Barnes joined the Sam Bass Gang in 1878. He was killed with Bass at Round Rock, Texas in 1878.

  • Calisto Barrera - A New Mexico, Barrera murdered John D. Bohn on August 16, 1882, near Sapello, New Mexico. 

  • Will Barry - See William Doolin

  • Richard "Rattlesnake Dick" Barter, aka: Dick Woods (1834-1859) - A California, Barter made his living stealing horses and robbing mining camps. He was killed in July, 1859 while robbing a mule train.

  • "Kid” Barton - A New Mexico, Barton led a stage-robbing gang that operated at Raton Pass. He killed several people and was hanged in the late 1860s.

  • Jerry Barton - A gunfighter, Barton ran a saloon in Charleston, Arizona. At some point, he killed his partner, and later a Mexican man in 1881. He was imprisoned for the second killing.

  • Tucker Basham - member of the James Gang.

  • Samuel "Sam” Bass (1851-1878) - The leader of the Sam Bass Gang, Bass robbed stages in South Dakota and trains in Texas. He and another gang member, Seaborn Barnes, were killed at at Round Rock, Texas in 1878.

  • Anne Bassett (1878-1956) - The daughter or ranch owners at Brown's Hole, near the Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah border, Bassett became a "member" Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch.

  • Captain Andrew T. Baugh - A Texas and cattle rustler, Baugh was lynched in 1885 when caught with a herd of stolen cattle.

  • Melvin Baughan – When 32 year-old Pony Express employee, Baughan committed murder, he was hanged on September 18, 1868 in Nemaha County, Kansas.

  • Edward H.O. "Ole" Beck, aka: Edward Welch (18??-1912) - After meeting Ben Kilpatrick in jail, Beck joined up with the Wild Bunch. He and Kilpatrick were both killed during a train robbery on March 13, 1912.

  • Frank Beck - An, Beck helped murder Joe Hickson on October 28, 1884 at Good Hope, New Mexico

  • William "Cyclone Bill” Ellison Beck - An, who became a suspect in the robbery of an Army paymaster on May 11, 1889.

  • Courtney Belmont - A gunman and, Belmont rode with Matt Zimmerman in the 1880s in Nebraska.

  • Dick Belmont - A gunman and, Dick rode with Matt Zimmerman but went to Kansas after Matt was killed. He was later shot and killed.

  • "Choctaw" Bell - An member of the Langford Gang of Texas in the early 1880s, Bell was killed by a posse in 1881.

  • Tom Bell - See Thomas J. Hodges

  • Santos Benavides - Horse thief and murderer, Benavides was lynched in Albuquerque, New Mexico on December 29, 1880.

  • Jules Beni (18??-1861) - An Overland Stage station manager, Beni often robbed the stage, as well as wagon trains and rustled cattle. He eas replaced by Jack Slade, who later killed him.

  • George Bennett - member of the Bill Dalton gang, Bennett was killed in 1893 at Longview, Texas during a bank robbery.

  • Charley Bentley - A New Mexico, Bentley escaped from jail at White Oaks, New Mexico in March 1881.

  • James "Jim" F. Berry (1838-1877) - member of the Black Hills Bandits, Berry was caught by lawmen after the train robbery at Big Springs, Nebraska.

  • Benjamin F. Bickerstaff (18??-1869) - A veteran Confederate guerilla soldier, Bickertaff looted Federal supplies throughout Texas. He was shot and killed by citizens of Alvarado in April, 1869.

  • "Big Sandy" -  A California in the 1850s.

  • Charles Bill - Charles Bill, was run out of the New Mexico Territory on February 6, 1906.

  • John Billee (18??-1890) - An operating in Indian Territory, Billee murdered W.P. Williams with the help of Thomas Willis. Wanted for robbery and murder, he was captured by U.S. Deputy Marshals Will Ayers, James Wilkerson, and Perry DuVall and taken to Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was hanged on January 16, 1890.

  • Billy the Kid - See William Bonney

  • Miles Bishop - A New Mexico in the the mid-1860s.

  • Bil Bivins - A Wyoming, Bivins was jailed for train robbery near Atlantic City in 1877.

  • Lige Bivins - A Texas, Bivins as a member of a gang of raiders in Bell, Texas, during the Civil War.

  • Black Bart - See Charles E. Bolton

  • H. J. Bassett - A member of Selman’s Scouts following the turmoil of the Lincoln County War in New Mexico. He disappeared sometime after late November,1878.

  • Isaac "Ike" Black (18??-1895) - An in Kansas and Oklahoma, Black was killed by a posse during a shootout in Oklahoma on August 1, 1895.

  • Jim Black - A train robber in the New Mexico Territory.

  • Pope Black - A New Mexico, Black was shot and killed in the Florida Mountains, while resisting arrest, December, 1882.

  • Robert "Arkansaw” Black -  When vigilantes caught up with this, Black eluded lynching by challenging them to a fight.

  • Duncan "Tom” Blackburn (18??-??) - Robbed stage coaches in 1877 in Deadwood, South Dakota. He disappeared after Boone May killed four bandits.

  • James Blackwell - A New Mexico, Blackwell shot and killed W.B.Foster in Raton, New Mexico on August 8, 1882.

  • Joe Blain - A New Mexico, Blain shot and killed Joe Pitman in Luna Valley, New Mexico on February 18, 1888.

  • William "Tulsa Jack" Blake (18??-1895) - A member of the Doolin-Dalton Gang, he was killed by lawmen near Dover, Oklahoma in 1895.

  • M. Blevins, aka: F.C. Marklin - After this Texas was captured and imprisoned, he escaped from the Texas penitentiary in 1884, at the age of twenty.

  • Kenry Blun - A New Mexico, Blun shot George C. Quaries on September  20, 1884 at Fairview, New Mexico.

  • Charley Bobtail - An Oklahoma bootlegger and horse thief, Bobtail was arrested by Heck Thomas.

  • Dan Bogan - Having committed a number of crimes in Wyoming, Bogan later made his way to Texas, where he was indicted for murder in 1881.

  • Gus Bogles (18??-1888) - Convicted of murdering J.D. Morgan, Bogles was hanged at Fort Smith, Arkansas on July 6, 1888.

  • William James Bolt - A New Mexico, Bolt was hanged in Lincoln, New Mexico on June 18, 1886.

  • G.C. Bolton - An Oklahoma cattle rustler, Bolton was captured by Sheriff Lake and Deputy Canton. Convicted, he was sent to prison in Lansing, Kansas.

  • Billy The KidWilliam Bonney, aka: Billy the Kid, Henry Antrim, Kid Antrim, William Antrim, Henry McCarty (1859-1881) - Billy the Kid was an outlaw and gunfighter who participated in the Lincoln County War in New Mexico. According to legend, he killed 21 men, but, he is generally accepted to have killed between four and nine. He was killed by Sheriff Pat Garrett on July 14, 1881.

  • William James "Joe" Boot (18??-??) - An in Arizona, Boot was captured and sent to prison in 1899 after attempting his first stage robbery with Pearl Hart.

  • Narciso Borjoques (18??-1871) - A California killer and robber, Borjoques usually murdered his victims with a shot in the head. He himself was shot and killed in a saloon brawl in 1871 while on the run for murdering and burning the bodies of a rancher & his family.

  • Dutch Henry Borne (1849-1921) - The leader of a group of horse and mule thieves who operated in Kansas, Texas, and Indian Territory in the 1870's.

  • William Boucher - An and cowboy of Tombstone, Arizona, Boucher was suspected of stage robbery and killed on March 25, 1888 by Sheriff Billy Breakenridge's posse.

  • Charles "Charlie" Bowdre (1848-1880) - Right hand man to Billy the Kid, Bowdre was killed in 1880 while he was awaiting trial for the murder of Buckshot Roberts.

  • Charles E. Bowles, aka: Black Bart, Charles E. Boles, T.Z. Spalding (1830-1917?) - Best known as Black Bart, this Old West outlaw was noted for his poetic messages left after his robberies. He was a gentleman bandit, and one of the most notorious stagecoach robbers to operate in and around Northern California and southern Oregon during the 1870s and 1880s.

  • Ben Bowlegs, aka: Ben Billy, Williams - Oklahoma captured by Bass Reeves.

  • Charley Bowlegs - Son of Seminole Chief Billy Bowlegs, Charley was wanted for murder. He committed suicide.

  • Reuben "Rube” H. Boyce - An in Kimble County, Texas, Boyd led a gang of rustlers. He was arrested for murder on January 24, 1878.

  • Thomas M. Boyd, Jr. - A New Mexico, Boyd shot and killed John Foundation in Lake Valley on August 15, 1884.

  • Robert H. Boyle, aka: Homsburg - A New Mexico, Boyle shot Pat Slavin in Magdalena, New Mexico on May 28, 1881.

  • "Sport" Boyle - A gunman and, Boyle was member of the Dodge City Gang in Las Vegas, New Mexico.

  • Adam Brady - An in Indian Territory, Brady was brought in by U.S. Deputy Marsha, Bass Reeves.

  • Jack Brady - An in 1892, Brady stole $50,000 from a Wells Fargo stage coach and was killed by a detective.

  • Abner Brasfield - At the age of 22, Brasfield killed Arkansas Justice of the Peace Bill Hamm when the two were arguing over land. The fleeing murderer was later captured and served four years in an Arkansas prison. After his release, he served as a peace officer in Eufaula, Oklahoma.

  • William Brazzleton (18??-1878) - Robbed stage coaches in Arizona while wearing various disguises until he was killed in August, 1878.

  • Henry Brent - A Montana, Brent was run out of Bannack, by vigilantes. He was later killed during a fight with Indians.

  • Joseph Brinster - Texas hanged in Isleta, Texas on July 5, 1883.

  • Richard "Dick” Broadwell, aka: Texas Jack, John Moore (18??-1892) - member of the Dalton Gang. Killed at the Coffeyville, Kansas raid.

  • William B. "Curly Bill" Brocious (1845-1882) - An leader of the Clanton Gang of Arizona, Curly Bill was a vicious, drunken gunman, cattle rustler and murderer. After the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, Brocious attempted to kill Virgil Earp and succeeded in assassinating Morgan EarpWyatt> soon caught up with him and killed him on March 24, 1882.

  • Leonard Calvert Brock, aka: Will Waldrip, Joe Jackson, Henry Davis (1860-1890) - A member of the Rube Burrow Gang, they robbed trains in Texas and Alabama. He was captured and died in November, 1890, after jumping from the fourth floor of the jail.

  • "Bronco Charlie" - A Montana, Charlie was lynched by vigilantes near Miles City in the late 1880s.

  • William "Billy" L. Brooks, aka: "Buffalo Bill" (1832-1874) - Lawman turned, Brooks was lynched in Caldwell, Kansas in 1874. 

  • Hank Brophy - Cattle rustler in New Mexico.

  • Ben Brown - Oklahoma member of the Christian Gang.

  • George W. Brown (18??-1864) - Outlaw said to have been associated with Henry Plummer's gang of Innocents, he was hanged along with Red Yager.

  • Henry Newton Brown (1857-1884) - A member of Billy the Kid's Gang, Brown eventually turned lawman and became the city marshal of Caldwell, Kansas. Later, he turned again and was hanged.

  • Hoodoo Brown (18??-??) - See Hyman G. Neill

  • Joseph Brown (18??-1844) - Along John McDaniel, he plundered Mexican wagon trains on the Santa Fe Trail and was hanged in St. Louis, Missouri on August 16, 1844.

  • Robert C. "Bob” Brown - Brown along with a gang of thieves attempted to rob a train at Fairbanks, Arizona in 1900. He was captured and sent to prison at Yuma. After his release he disappeared.

  • "Long-Haired Sam” Brown - A gunman and outlaw in the Nevada mining camps, Brown killed fifteen men and was shot and killed on July 7, 1861.

  • W.E. Brown - Texas Brown was shot and killed by Sheriff Turnbo on September  6, 1887 in Pecos, Texas.

  • William "Billy” Brown - A gunman, Brown killed his best friend, Robert Tate, on August 19, 1880 near Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Brown claimed that he was trying to defend himself against a man who had threatened his life and fired at a shadowy figure moving toward him, not knowing that it was his friend. He was later arrested in Texas, and hanged at Fort Smith, Arkansas on September 9, 1881.

  • William Browning, aka: - An train robber in Illinois in the 1900s, Browning was killed in Texas while robbing a bank.

  • "Tex” Brunton - With the law on his tail, Brunton fled from Texas, to California and Oklahoma.

  • Charles "Charlie" Bryant, aka: Black Face Charlie (18??-1891) - A member of the Dalton Gang, Bryant was killed in a gunfight with U.S. Deputy Marshal> Edward Short, which left both men dead.

  • Roscoe "Rustling Bob” Bryant – A former John Kinney Gang member, he became a member of Selman’s Scouts following the turmoil of the Lincoln County War in New Mexico. He was shot and killed by other members of Selman's Scouts in October, 1878 near Seven Rivers, New Mexico.

  • Rufus Buck (18??-1896) - A Euchee Indian and leader of the Rufus Buck Gang, Buck along with four members of his gang embarked on a 13 day crime spree in July, 1895. During the spree, they killed at least  two people, including Deputy Marshal John Garrett, wounded several others, robbed anyone who crossed their path, and raped several women. All five were were apprehended. They were hanged on July 1, 1896 at Fort Smith, Arkansas for murder, robbery and rape.

  • James "Coal Oil Jimmy” Buckley (18??-1871) - An stage robber and murderer in northern New Mexico. In 1871, he was calling Elizabethtown, New Mexico home and leading a series of stage coach holdups on the road to Cimarron. His career was cut short when the town posted a $3,000 "dead or alive" reward. He was soon shot down for the reward.

  • Laura Buillion, member of the Wild BunchLaura Bullion, aka: Della Rose, Rose of the Wild Bunch (1876?-19??) - The girlfriend of Ben Kilpatrick, Bullion rode with the Wild Bunch. She was imprisoned in 1901. When she was released she lived the last years of her life in Memphis, Tennessee

  • Eugene Bunch, aka: Captain J. F. Gerard (18??-1892) - Bunch was a train robber who after making off with the cash from an express car was killed by Pinkerton Agents on August 21, 1892 near Franklin, Texas.

  • William "Billy” Bunton - Montana stage station manager, Bunton was thought to have been the 2nd in Command of Henry Plummer's gang of Innocents. He was hanged by Montana Vigilantes.

  • Jim Burrow (18??-1888) - Brother of Rube Burrow, Jim was captured and jailed i n1888. He died in jail of natural causes.

  • William Burbridge - New Mexico Burbridge shot and killed William Heine on April 12, 1881 in San Marcial.

  • Pete Burleson - Burleson shot and killed Tom Driscoll in Springer, New Mexico, on January 16, 1884. Driscoll died sixteen days later.

  • Reuben "Rube" Houston Burrow (1854-1889) - Leader of the Burrows Gang, who operated in Texas, Arkansas, Missouri and Alabama. He was killed on October 7, 1890.

  • Sam Burt - Montana Burt was lynched by Montana Vigilantes on December 17, 1875.

  • Matthew "Matt" Burts (18??-??) - A lawman and, Burts rode with Burton, Billie Stiles and the Owens brothers. He was murdered in California in 1925.

  • Sheppard Busby - An ex deputy marshal, Busby shot and killed U.S. Deputy Marshal Barney Connelly when the lawman tried to arrest him for adultery. Busby was hanged at Fort Smith, Arkansas> on April 27, 1892.

  • John Buster - New Mexico Buster killed William Holland in Seven Rivers in December 1884.


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