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Younger, John

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Born: 1851 AD
Died: 1874 AD, at 23 years of age.

Nationality: American
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1851 - John Harrison Younger was born.

1866 - Bob and John drove their mother to Independence, Missouri to purchase winter supplies.

1871 - On the 20th of January, he shot and killed 2 Texas Deputy Sherriffs.

1873 - Jim, John and Bob Younger joined the James-Younger gang.

1874 - On the 17th of March, Jim and John were headed to some friends in Roscoe, Missouri. Several men came up to them and asked them for directions. Suspecting that they were detectives a shootout began, John was shot through the neck and died. Jim buried him by the roadside to avoid the law digging him up. Later he dug him up again and buried him in an unmarked grave in the cemetery.



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