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Bonney, William

Born: 1859 AD
Died: 1881 AD
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1859 – Born on the 23rd of November in Manhattan Island, New York.

 

1874 – At age 14, McCarty was forced to find work in a hotel.

 

1875 – On 23rd of September he was arrested for hiding a bundle of stolen clothes.

 

1877 – Became a civilian teamster at Fort Grant Army Post in Arizona.

 

         – Hired as a cattle guard by John Tunstall.

 

         – On 1st of April McCarty with his gang ambushed Sheriff William Brady and his deputy.

 

         – They tracked down and killed an old buffalo hunter known as Buckshot Roberts.

 

1880 – He killed a man named Joe Grant in a Fort Sumner saloon.

 

1881 – McCarty was jailed in the town of Mesilla.

 

         – On 13th of April, he was sentenced by Judge Warren Bristol to hang.

 

         – Died on 14th of July and was buried in Fort Sumner’s old military cemetery.