Old West Outlaw List – U-V

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Francisco Ulibarri – 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. VialpandoOutlaw member of Vicente Silva’s White Caps Gang in Las Vegas, New Mexico.

Juan de Dios VialpandoOutlaw 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, August, 2017.

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