Old West Outlaw List – B

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

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

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

“Choctaw” Bell – An outlaw 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 – Horsethief and murderer, Benavides was lynched in Albuquerque, New Mexico on December 29, 1880.

Jack Slade killing Jules Beni, by Charles Russell

Jack Slade killing Jules Beni, by Charles Russell

Jules Beni (18??-1861) – Jules Beni (sometimes referred to as Jules Reni) was a western outlaw who was the corrupt manager of the Central Overland, California & Pike’s Peak Express Company in Old Julesburg, Colorado.

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

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

James “Jim” F. Berry (1838-1877) – Outlaw 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, Bickerstaff looted Federal supplies throughout Texas. He was shot and killed by citizens of Alvarado in April 1869.

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

John Billee (18??-1890) – An outlaw 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

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.

Tom Bell – See Thomas J. Hodges

Isaac “Ike” Black (18??-1895) – An outlaw 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 outlaw, 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 stagecoaches in 1877 in Deadwood, South Dakota. He disappeared after Boone May killed four bandits.

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

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

Tulsa Jack Blake Dead

Tulsa Jack Blake Dead

William “Tulsa Jack” Blake (18??-1895) – Blake was a cowboy in Kansas during the 1880s but later he wandered south into Oklahoma and by late 1892 he had joined up with Bill Doolin’s Wild Bunch. During the next two years, he would be involved with a number of train and bank robberies with other members of the gang. During this time he was a key figure in a gunfight with several lawmen at Ingalls, Oklahoma, on September l 1893, where the gang killed three officers. A posse led by U.S. Deputy William Banks finally tracked down the gang in Major County, Oklahoma on April 4, 1895. In a fierce gun battle that lasted almost 45 minutes, Blake was killed by U.S. Deputy William Banks when he tried to escape. The death of “Tulsa Jack” was the beginning of a violent end to Bill Doolin’s gang, as the rest of the gang would soon be killed or captured as well.

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

Kenry Blun – A New Mexico outlaw, 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 outlaw, 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.

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