Index - B
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
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
1880. He was soon captured and while trying to escape jail on December
29, 1880, he was killed by authorities.
Onofre 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,
Cruz Baca - An
murderer, Baca killed W.H. Allen of Hillsboro, New Mexico in
Jose Baca - An
multiple offender, was sent to prison on November 19, 1906, for the
Manuel Baca -
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
Territory, he was killed in Chimayo in December, 1875.
John Bailey - A cattle rustler, Bailey was
shot and killed by
P.E. Baird in Edward County,
Texas on July
Alex Baker -
was captured and brought in by
U.S. Deputy Marsha
Cullen Montgomery Baker (1839-1868) - A Veteran guerilla soldier of
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
Baker served as a deputy sheriff in the Lincoln County,
New Mexico .
Embroiled in the
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??)
outlaw and member of the
He was captured after a bank robbery.
"Cherokee" Bangs - A
rustler, Bangs led a gang in the 1890s which sometimes included
"Kid" Bannister -
Bannister was killed by a saloon proprietor Tom Cook in
Claude Barbee - A wanted
was tracked down to a west
by a Deputy Hamilton, which erupted into a gunfight and the lawman was
killed. Barbee fled, was captured, but escaped. He was pursued by
but gave the lawman the slip and made it out to
where he lived under another name aid died in the 1940s.
John Barber - After robbing a bank in
1887, Barber fled to
was later killed by
U.S. Deputy Marshals>,
Captain Gideon White and Barney Connelly.
John Barbour -
Whitley-Cornett Gang of
Texas in the
1880s. He was later killed in
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 the 1880s, he was killed by lawmen in 1889.
Barnes was shot and killed in 1882, some say by Wyatt Earp.
Sam Bass Gang
in 1878. He was killed with
at Round Rock,
Seaborn Barnes, aka: "Nubbin’s Colt" (1849-1878) -
Calisto Barrera - A
Barrera murdered John D. Bohn on August 16, 1882, near Sapello, New
Will Barry - See
Richard "Rattlesnake Dick" Barter, aka: Dick Woods
(1834-1859) - A
Barter made his living stealing horses and
robbing mining camps. He was killed in July, 1859 while robbing a mule
"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,
some point, he killed his partner, and later a Mexican man in 1881. He
was imprisoned for the second killing.
Tucker Basham -
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.
Bassett (1878-1956) - The daughter or ranch owners at Brown's
Hole, near the
border, Bassett became a "member"
Andrew T. Baugh - A
cattle rustler, Baugh was lynched in 1885 when caught with a herd of
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
in jail, Beck joined up with
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,
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
Dick Belmont - A gunman and, Dick
rode with Matt Zimmerman but went to
after Matt was killed. He was later shot and killed.
"Choctaw" Bell - An
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.
of the Bill Dalton gang, Bennett was killed in 1893 at Longview,
a bank robbery.
Charley Bentley - A
Bentley escaped from jail at White Oaks,
New Mexico in
James "Jim" F. Berry (1838-1877) -
of the Black
Hills Bandits, Berry was caught by lawmen after the train robbery at Big Springs,
Benjamin F. Bickerstaff (18??-1869)
- A veteran Confederate guerilla soldier, Bickertaff looted Federal
Texas. He was shot and killed by citizens
Alvarado in April, 1869.
"Big Sandy" - A
Charles Bill -
Bill, was run out of the
Territory on February 6, 1906.
John Billee (18??-1890) - An
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
Arkansas. He was hanged on January 16, 1890.
Billy the Kid -
See William Bonney
Miles Bishop - A
Bil Bivins - A
was jailed for train robbery near Atlantic City in 1877.
Lige Bivins - A
as a member of a gang of raiders in Bell,
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)
Black was killed by a posse during a
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,
Robert "Arkansaw” Black - When
caught up with this, Black
eluded lynching by challenging them to a fight.
Duncan "Tom” Blackburn (18??-??) - Robbed
coaches in 1877 in
He disappeared after Boone May killed four bandits.
James Blackwell - A
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,
M. Blevins, aka: F.C. Marklin - After this
captured and imprisoned, he escaped from the
penitentiary in 1884, at the age of twenty.
Kenry Blun - A
New Mexico, Blun
shot George C. Quaries on September 20, 1884 at Fairview,
Charley Bobtail - An
bootlegger and horse thief, Bobtail was arrested by
Dan Bogan - Having committed a number of
Bogan later made his way to
he was indicted for murder in 1881.
Gus Bogles (18??-1888)
- Convicted of murdering J.D. Morgan, Bogles was hanged at
July 6, 1888.
William James Bolt - A
New Mexico, Bolt
was hanged in
New Mexico on
June 18, 1886.
Charles E. Bolton, aka: Black Bart, Charles E. Boles, T.Z. Spalding
(1830-1917?) - Best known as
Black Bart, this
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