Old West Outlaw List – U-V

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Silva Gang of Las Vegas, New Mexico

Silva Gang of Las Vegas, New Mexico

Francisco Ulibarri – A Comanche Indian outlaw, Ulibarri was a member of Vicente Silva’s White Caps Gang in Las Vegas, New Mexico.

David “Big Dave” Updyke (1830-1866) – Though thought to have been the leader of a vicious gang of outlaws, Updyke was elected sheriff of Ada County, Idaho, in 1865. He was lynched on April 14, 1866, for allegedly aiding horse thieves and murderers.

Leandro Urieta – A New Mexico outlaw, Urieta was shot by Sheriff Mariano Barela in Mesilla, New Mexico on November 2, 1877.

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Antonio Jose Valdez, aka: EI Mico, EI Patas de Rana – Both an outlaw and lawman, Valdez was one of Silva’s White Caps of Las Vegas, New Mexico. Later he shot and killed Vicente Silva in the back. Though jailed, he was later released, only to be appointed the marshal of Wagon Mound, New Mexico.

Tiburcio Vasquez (1835-1875) -Tiburcio Vasquez led a gang of desperados throughout California for more than two decades before he was caught and hanged.

Hank Vaughan

Hank Vaughan

Hank Vaughan – Old West gunfighter and lawman.

Marcos Varela – Nephew of Vicente Silva, Marcos was also a member of Vicente Silva’s White Caps Gang.

Cruz Vega – A New Mexico outlaw, Cruz was lynched by a mob in Cimarron, on October 30, 1875, for allegedly murdering Reverend T.J. Tolby.

J.M. Vialpando – Outlaw member of Vicente Silva’s White Caps Gang in Las Vegas, New Mexico.

Juan de Dios Vialpando – Outlaw member of Vicente Silva’s White Caps Gang in Las Vegas, New Mexico. Juan killed to men and was hanged on November 19, 1895, in Santa Fe.

 

By Kathy Weiser-Alexander, updated December 2018.

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