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Thomas Coleman "Cole" Younger[1]

Male 1844 - 1916  (72 years)


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  • Name Thomas Coleman "Cole" Younger 
    Born Jan 15, 1844  Lee's Summit, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Mar 21, 1916  Lee's Summit, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Lee's Summit, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
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      from: http://www.ku.edu/heritage/families/younger.html
      Coleman "Cole" Younger joined Quantrill in 1862 at age 18. Selected because he had his own revolver.  Cole Younger was rumored to have had a daughter by Myra Shirley, and the girl's mother had only a few months left to live.  Also known as Belle Starr, Myra Shirley would get shot out of the saddle in early 1889.  Cole Younger was captured in a Northfield, Minnesota robbery.  He was wounded severely ans served a long sentence at the state penitentiary.  Cole Younger died at Lee's Summit, MO in 1916.  His body is buried in Lee's Summit, MO which is part of greater Kansas City on its Southeast corner.
    Person ID I42385  mykindred
    Last Modified May 15, 2015 

    Father Henry Washington Younger,   b. Feb 22, 1810, Crab Orchard, Lincoln county, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 20, 1862, Westport, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Bursheba Leighton "Beersheba" Fristoe,   b. Jun 06, 1816, McMinnville, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 06, 1870, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 1830 
    Notes 
    • from: http://www.ku.edu/heritage/families/younger.html
      Captain Walley, 5th Missouri Militia Cavalry, killed Henry Washington Younger.
      The Younger brothers always considered themselves Missouri-Indian Territory
      folks -- "Youngers Bend" on the Canadian River. They also had major ties to
      Fort Scott in Kansas.
    Family ID F15153  Group Sheet

    Family Myra "Belle Starr" Shirley,   b. Feb 05, 1848,   d. Feb 03, 1889  (Age 40 years) 
    Family ID F15160  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S745] Kansas Gunfighters.
      http://www.ukans.edu/heritage/families/younger.html



  
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