Index - S
Saenz - An
outlaw, he was a lieutenant in John Kinney's Gang of
professional gunmen. He was killed in July 1877 by A. J. Fountain's
"Rattlesnake Jack” Said - An Idaho outlaw, he was shot and killed by the
sheriff and posse in Weiser City in November 1882.
- An outlaw, he was sentenced to be hanged for murder on December 17, 1906.
Omer W. Sample, aka: Red, George Lincoln
(1860-1884) - Outlaw
member of the Heath Gang, he was hanged in Tombstone,
robbery on March 8, 1884.
Indian outlaw and member of the Rufus Buck Gang. He was hanged on July 1,
Arkansas for murder, robbery and rape.
Sanders - Outlaw member of the Bill Cook Gang in the Indian Territory.
He was killed by lawmen.
(or Osee) Sanders (1847-1876)
- Though asserting his innocence throughout his trial of robbery and
Oklahoma, Sanders was convicted of killing Thomas S. Carlyle.
He was hanged at Fort Smith Arkansas on September 8, 1876.
Sandobal - A
outlaw, he was lynched on
December 15, 18 71 in Las Lunas.
Sandoval, aka: El Gavilan - Outlaw member
Vicente Silva’s White Caps Gang in
Joe - An Indian outlaw in
he was killed by Sheriff John Fightmaster for trying to flee from his
Schroeder - An outlaw,
he was jailed in Las Vegas, New Mexico and escaped on
1881 with David Rudabaugh and J.J. Webb.
Eduard Scolburg (1872-1912) - Unknown
E. Scott -
A wanted outlaw with a reward for his arrest, he killed several men on
December 20, 1873, in
Lincoln County, New Mexico.
Scott - An
Oklahoma Mulatto woman
who shot and killed her mother while she was
sleeping. She was acquitted by reason of insanity.
- An outlaw, he was shot and killed by Springer, New Mexico Deputy Sheriff Frank P. Nichols
outlaw, murderer, and rustler in the 1860s, he died in California in
Isham Seely (18??-1876) - Outlaw
Seely was hanged at
ooutlaw and leader of a gang of horse thieves, he was lynched by
July 10, 1876
near Fort Stanton, New Mexico.
John Henry Selman
and an outlaw, Selman
rustled cattle around
with John Larn. He befriended
Billy the Kid
during the Lincoln County War, and killed John Wesley Hardin in August 1895.
killed him on April 6, 1896.
"Tom Cat” Selman - A member of
Selman's Scouts following
the turmoil of the
County War in New Mexico. He was lynched in
1882 under mysterious circumstances.
Anthony Sharp (18??-18??) - Miner turned stage robber in
Sent to a
prison in 1880.
George Shears - A road agent and horse thief
thought to have been a member of
Plummer's gang of
Innocents. He was hanged by
- An outlaw, he was shot while attempting to escape arrest in Lincoln,
New Mexico in September, 1887.
Sheehan - Outlaw leader of a group of train robbers in 1887 in the New
Sheet - A
outlaw known as a "Robinhood," he was lynched by vigilantes from Idaho
Shields, aka: Satan Shields" - An
when Shields learned that the "Wolf Gang” was in town (Oklahoma City) to
get a friend of his, he marched into the saloon where they were with an
axe and killed six men.
George Washington Shepherd (1842-1917) - A
member of Quantrill's Raiders during the Civil War
and afterwards, involved with the
Gang. He served three years in prison
for a bank robbery in Kentucky.
Oliver Shepherd (1842-1868) - A member of Quantrill's Raiders during the
and afterwards, involved with the
He was killed by a posse in Jackson County,
on >April 4, 1868
outlaw and murderer, he was hanged in January 1907 in Socorro,
"Billy” Simms - A saloon keeper in San Antonio, who in 1884, was
suspected of killing King Fisher and Ben Thompson.
Vicente Silva (1845-1895) - The clandestine leader of a vicious gang
of Mexicans called
Silva's White Caps,
which were also referred to as Forty Bandits, or the Society of
Bandits. He was killed by members of his own gang in Las Vegas, New
Sisneros, aka: Candelas) - Outlaw member
Vicente Silva’s White Caps Gang in
Las Vegas, New Mexico. He was sentenced to life imprisonment.
Cyrus "Cy" Skinner (1828-1864)
- A saloonkeeper and road agent,
Skinner was believed to have been a
member of Henry Plummer's gang of Innocents. He was hanged by Montana
Vigilantes in 1864.
Joseph Alfred Slade, aka: Jack Slade (1824-1864)
- Stagecoach station manager and murderer, Slade was also thought
to have been part of the Montana Vigilantes. However, it was those very same men that hanged
Charlie Smith (18??-1874) - A horse thief operating in
- A horse thief and bootlegger, he was also a member of the Starr Gang.
When U.S. Deputy Marshal Marshal James Cole went to arrest him, Smith and his
wife started firing. Cole left them both dead.
William "Bill” Smith - A
cowboy tumed- outlaw, he robbed the Medicine Lodge bank with a
gang led by Marshal Henry Brown and killed two men on
April 30, 18 84.
He was lynched while awaiting trial.
Joe Smith - A
Texas outlaw, he was arrested for murder in New Mexico by
Rentie Smith - An
Indian outlaw, he killed Fee Jefferson on Cave Creek and was
brought in by Heck Thomas.
Richard Smith - Despite
confessing to the deputy who arrested him, Smith declared his
innocence in the murder of Thomas Pringle in
Oklahoma. He was
hanged at Fort Smith, Arkansas
on January 25, 1889.
Sandy Smith - Was arrested for the murder of George Taft in
Oklahoma, but died in jail before the case came to trial.
William Snider, aka: Bill Caveness - An
arrested at Springerville, Arizona in November, 1877.
Bud Snow - An
Arizona and New Mexico.
Charles Snow, aka: Johnson - A member of
following the turmoil of the
County War in New Mexico. He later
Arizona, where he joined up with the Clanton Gang and was
shot and killed by Mexicans in an ambush in Guadalupe Canyon, Arizona on
August 12, 1881.
Jess "Buck" Snyder -
member of the Bill Cook Gang in
Indian Territory. He was captured after a bank robbery.
Snyder - Oklahoma outlaw who rode with Al Spencer and Jelly
John Spurgeon -
member of the Little Dick West Gang, he
was arrested by Heck Thomas near Carney, Oklahoma.
John Stansberry - Although Stansberry and his wife had a new
baby, Stansberry had fallen in love with someone else. To
sever the ties that prevented his marriage to another woman,
Stanberry killed his child on September 20, 1889. About a
month later, he murdered his wife with repeated blows from an
axe. He was arrested while still at his wife's grave.
Convicted of murder, he was hanged at Fort Smith, Arkansas
July 9, 1890.
George C. Sontag, aka: George Bohm - A
the 1880s and 1890s, he robbed trains in
and California with Chris Evans. He was captured and sent to
prison and released in 1908.
John Sontag - A
and brother of George, he
robbed trains in
in the 1890s with
Chris Evans. He was wounded in a shoot-out with police
officers and died in a Fresno, California
jail in 1893.
Juan Soto, aka: The Human Wildcat
Spaniard, aka: Jack Sevier (18??-1889) - Shot and killed
U.S. Deputy Marshal William Irwin in April, 1886. His motive was to gain the release of a
horse thief in Irwin’s custody named Felix Griffin. Though it was said
that others were involved, no one else was ever captured. Spaniard was
said to have been the one-time lover of Belle Starr. He was found guilty
of murder and hanged at Fort Smith, Arkansas on August 30, 1889.
"Buffalo Bill” Spawn - A New Mexico outlaw and cattle rustler.
Bob Speakes - A member of the
Seven Rivers Warriors
who fought in New Mexico's
When the conflict was over he became a member of
a vicious gang that terrorized the county. He later moved to Texas,
enlisted in the
Texas Rangers in 1880, was soon discharged, then
Charles Spencer - A horse thief and murderer, he was jailed in
Silver City, New Mexico, but escaped in
March, 1884 with the Kit Joy Gang.
Pete Spence, aka: Peter Spencer, Elliot
Larkin Ferguson (1852?-1914) - Stage robber, suspected
Clanton "cowboy," Spence was
thought to have been one of the killers behind the assassination of
Sprole (18??-1886) - While working on a farm in the Chickasaw
Nation of Indian Territory, Sprole argued with another worker
named Benjamin Clark. Later, he ambushed Clark and his son,
killing them both. He was hanged at Fort Smith, Arkansas on
July 23, 1886.
aka: the "Outlaw Queen” (1848-1889) - Hooking up with the likes
Younger brothers and
at a young age, Starr became
herself and was the first woman to be tried for a serious crime by
Douglas Starr - The nephew of
was also a robber.
Henry Starr (1873-1921) - One of the last Old West outlaws, he was a horse thief,
bank robber and murderer. he served time in prison, was released and portrayed himself in a silent movie. But he
couldn't give up his
ways.He was killed while attempting to rob a bank in Harrison, Arkansas,
Sam Starr -
A Cherokee Indian
Tom Starr, aka: "Uncle Tom" (1813-1890)
Bud Stephens - A horse thief and
fugitive, he was
murdered by Henry Loftis.
- A black murderer in Oklahoma, he killed Annie Kerr and her
16 year old son by chopping off their heads for testifying
against him in a larceny case. He was hanged at Fort Smith,
Arkansas on January 14, 1887.
Bud Stevens - Shot and killed Deputy Sheriff Dallas Hodges
when he tried to arrest him in
Grayson County, Texas.
Stevens fled to Indian Territory where he also killed a man
named Babe Hodges. Stevens, himself was killed by Bully July.
Jennie Stevens, aka: Little Britches - An
with the Doolin gang, Little Britches rustled cattle and
horses in the Osage Nation with Cattle Annie McDougal. She was
arrested in 1894 and sent to the Federal Reformatory in
Dr. Henri Stewart - A
physician educated at Harvard and Yale, he abandoned his
in 1877 for reasons unknown. Arriving in
Indian Territory, he joined a gang of outlaws
and in May 1879
killed J.B. Jones in an attempted train robbery in the Choctaw
Nation. He was arrested, convicted and hanged at Fort Smith,
on August 29, 1879.
William "Billy" Larkin Stiles, aka: William Larkin (18??-1908)
was working as a deputy sheriff in
he shot a man while arresting him. The victim's
12-year-old son then shot and killed Stiles.
William "Bill" Stiles of the
Gang - See
Frank C. Stillwell (1857-1882)
- A member of the
Clanton Gang in Arizona, he
also served as Cochise County Deputy
Sheriff in 1881. Suspected of killing
Morgan Earp, Stillwell
was ambushed and killed by
I.N. "Buck" Stinson
(18??-1864) - A road agent in
thought to have been a member of Henry Plummer's gang of Innocents. He was hanged by
Issac "Ike” Stockton
(1852-1881) - Born and raised in Texas,
outlaw and leader of the
Stockton Gang of
robbers in northern New Mexico,
was shot and wounded by lawmen, captured and died after having his leg
amputated on September 27, 1881.
William Porter "Port” Stockton (1864-1881) - Stockton was an outlaw, lawman
for a brief time, and member of the Stockton Gang,
a group of thieving robbers in northern New Mexico.
He was shot and killed in Farmington,
New Mexico in 1881.
Tom Story - An
Oklahoma outlaw, he was killed by U.S. Deputy Bass Reeves.
Thomas Stockton - A rancher who owned a popular overnight
stage stop near Trinidad, Colorado, he killed several cattle
rustlers in the 1870s and was allegedly tried for murder.
Otis Stuhl - A horse thief and member of the Green-Whitehead
Gang in Oklahoma.
Sundance Kid -
Hank Swilling - An outlaw and
member of the
Clanton Cowboys who operated in Arizona and New Mexico.
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