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Bonney, William (Henry Bonney; Billy the Kid)

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Born: 1859 AD
Died: 1881 AD, at 22 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Felon

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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.

 

 

 

 


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