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Bonney, William H. (“Billy the Kid”)

(1859–81) outlaw, murderer; born in New York City. Moving with his family to Coffeyville, Kans. (1862), Colorado, and Silver City, N.M. (1868), Bonney allegedly killed his first man at age twelve. After killing three Indians in Arizona (1876) and rampaging throughout the Southwest and Mexico, he led a faction in New Mexico's notorious "Lincoln County [cattle] War" (1878), and killed Sheriff Jim Brady. He continued killing and committing cattle theft with his followers until he was captured and sentenced to hang for Brady's death (1880). He escaped under heavy guard, killing two deputies, and remained at large until fatally shot by Sheriff Pat F. Garrett in Fort Sumner, N.M. (1881).
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MERIDIAN'S YANKEE Six doubles four trebles and an accumulator: William Bonney (2.
The 8-15 market leader was sent straight to the head of affairs by Walsh and, despite jumping markedly left for much of the contest, he had a length and a half in hand at the line from William Bonney.
Pagan Starprincess makes appeal getting all the allowances in the totepool Premier Kelso Hurdle at the Borders venue while William Bonney, who has been the subject of some promising gallops reports, is expected to sparkle in Kempton's Betfred Novices' Handicap Chase.
Henry Carry, later known by a number of aliases including Kid Antrim and William Bonney as well as Billy the Kid, supposedly was born in New York City in the late 1850s.
It's uncertain how many men William Bonney killed in his short life.
Paul Newman stars as illiterate ranchhand William Bonney, a shortfused nutter better known as Billy The Kid.
The credit card-sized tintype photo was taken outside a saloon in Fort Sumner, New Mexico, when Billy the Kid, born William Henry McCarty and later known as outlaw William Bonney, was barely out of his teens.
William Bonney made an eyecatching return to the track at Worcester, and looks a warm order for the Daily Mail Raceday Handicap Chase (In Memory of Lady Harmsworth Blunt).
William Bonney has been the subject of some promising gallops reports and he is expected to sparkle in Kempton's Betfred Novices' Handicap Chase.
The fate of Billy the Kid, real name William Bonney, has been debated for more than a century.
The fate of Billy the Kid, whose real name was William Bonney, has been debated for more than a century.
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Bill Richardson, the outgoing Governor of New Mexico, has denied a pardon to Henry McCarty, AKA William Bonney, better known as "Billy the Kid", saying there was not enough proof to forgive the infamous outlaw.