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Cruz Mes – An outlaw and horse thief, he was killed along with Roman and Pancho Mes on a road near White Sands, New Mexico, in 1876.

Jesus Mes  (18??-1875) – A member of the Mes Gang, which competed with the John Kinney Gang in New Mexico. On August 8, 1875, Mes, along with Jermin Aguirre, Pas Mes, and Tomas Madril were ambushed and killed by the John Kinney Gang and Jessie Evans near the San Augustin Ranch.

Pancho Mes – An outlaw horse thief, he was killed with Roman and Cruz Mes on a road near White Sands, New Mexico, in 1876.

Pas Mes (18??-1875) – A member of the Mes Gang, which competed with the John Kinney Gang in New Mexico. On August 8, 1875, Mes, along with Jermin Aguirre, Jesus  Mes, and Tomas Madril were ambushed and killed by the John Kinney Gang and Jessie Evans near the San Augustin Ranch.

Roman Mes – An outlaw horse thief, he was killed with Pancho and Cruz Mes on a road near White Sands, New Mexico, in 1876.

”Wild Bill” Metcalfe – An outlaw, he fled Lorna Parda, New Mexico in November 1877 after killing a man. He was later jailed and lynched by a mob.

Mexican Frank – A road agent in Montana and thought to have been a member of Henry Plummer’s gang of Innocents. He was hanged by Montana Vigilantes.

Chas Middleton – An outlaw, he was wanted by the sheriff of Bastrop County, Texas in 1886.

John Middleton – An outlaw and cousin of Jim Reed, he rode with Quantrill’s Raiders during the Civil War. Later, he killed Sheriff J.H. Black in Texas and was shot and killed southwest of Fort Smith, Arkansas.

John Middleton – An outlaw and gunman who, along with Billy the Kid, became a part of the posse of Regulators in Lincoln County, New Mexico. They ambushed Sheriff William Brady and George Hindman on April 1, 1878.

David Charles “Doc” Middleton, aka: James Riley, Texas Jack Lyons (1851-1913) – Outlaw member of a gang of horse thieves in Nebraska in the 1870s-1890s. He died in 1913.

Pantaleon Miera – An outlaw, he stole horses and killed several men in New Mexico. He was lynched in Albuquerque, New Mexico, on December 29,1880.

“Wild Bill” Miller – An outlaw, he was killed by lawmen in Corwell County, Texas on January 13, 1869.

Bill Miller, aka: Bill Smith, Bill Bryant, Martin Roers – (18??-1905) – A notorious murderer and horse thief of Jacksboro, Texas, Miller was killed near Wilburton, Indian Territory on July 18, 1905 by U.S. Deputy Marshal Davis.

Edward “Ed” T. Miller (1856?-1881) – The younger brother of Clell Miller, Ed and his brother joined the James-Younger Gang. He is thought to have participated in the Muncie, Kansas train robbery in 1874, the Glendale, Missouri train robbery in 1879, and the Blue Cut, Missouri train robbery in 1881. However, he somehow got on the bad side of Jesse James, who killed him in December 1881. Some sources said he was killed because he talked too much.

Eli “Slick” Miller – A New Mexico outlaw, he was captured by A.J. Fountain.

James B. Miller, aka: Killin’ Jim, Killer Miller, Jim the Killer, Deacon Miller (1866-1909) – One of the worst of the many violent men of the Old West, James B. Miller was seemingly one of those “bad seeds” from an early age. Often impeccably dressed with good manners, he didn’t smoke or drink and often attended church, earning him the nickname “Deacon Miller.” But, he was a wolf in sheep’s clothing. Miller became a hired gun in the 1880s, a “career” he would continue for the next two decades. Said to have committed as many as 50 murders, he was hanged by vigilantes in Ada, Oklahoma.

McClelland “Clell” Miller (1850-1876) – Born on January 9, 1850, Miller grew up to be a member of Quantrill’s Guerillas under William “Bloody Bill” Anderson. After the Civil War, he joined the James-Younger Gang. He participated with the gang in several robberies including a Corydon, Iowa bank in 1871. In this heist, the outlaws made off with $40,000. Miller was captured and tried for the crime but was later acquitted. Continuing his outlaw ways, he was with the gang when they attempted to rob a Northfield, Minnesota bank on September 7, 1876. However, when citizens realized a robbery was in progress, they took up arms. When the smoke cleared, Clell Miller and William Stiles, aka: Bill Chadwell were dead. The remaining members of the gang fled. Though Frank and Jesse James were able to escape, Cole, Jim, and Bob Younger were captured and sent to prison. Miller was first buried in a potter’s field in Minnesota but was later re-interred at the Muddy Fork Cemetery, north of the James farm in Kearney, Missouri.

William Miller, aka: Bill Zeke – A bank robber and bootlegger in Indian Territory, he rode with Choc Floyd and George Birdwell.

William “Bill” Miner, aka: Old Bill (1847-1913) – An outlaw, he robbed stages for decades before being arrested and sent to a Georgia prison, where he died in 1913.

William Mitchell, aka: John W. King – An outlaw, he killed several men in a Hood County, Texas feud, for which he received a life sentence and was sent to a Texas prison in 1912. He escaped from at the age of 70.

Jose F. MontoyaOutlaw member of Vicente Silva’s White Caps Gang of Las Vegas, New Mexico.

Narciso Montoya – An outlaw, he killed Luis Gallegos and was lynched in Taos, New Mexico on June 10, 1881.

Jim Moon – An outlaw, he led a gang that stole mules from Texas and New Mexico army posts in 1870.

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