DL Staley
"The papers in the American West in the 19th Century ....
Fri Nov 05, 10:36

....were far from completely accurate or utterly reliable".

Nothing has changed. ;-)

    • Re: Re: Another Contemporary Account Of John Ringo's DeathWayne Sanderson, Thu Nov 04 21:19
      The only mention I've seen from AZ about any romantic connections to Ringo was the alleged dalliance with Big Nose Kate. Perhaps the talk about town on those two was conflated into an alleged marriage... more
      • "The papers in the American West in the 19th Century .... — DL Staley, Fri Nov 05 10:36
    • It seems to me that this reporter dug a little further to get some details about his death and his background. This is the only contemporary reference to Ringo reportedly having a wife that I can rec... more
      • Great bit of historyRoy B Young, Thu Nov 04 13:24
        Thanks, Steve. Nice to have this piece from the KC Times. I know there is currently a work in progress, by a credible Georgia author who is claiming to have new evidence of who "killed" John Ringo. ... more
        • Re: Great bit of historySteve Gatto, Fri Nov 05 11:18
          Hi Roy, I guess we'll see what he has to support his conclusion that someone killed John Ringo. Personally, I believe that the evidence that Ringo killed himself continues to get stronger. I'... more
          • Re: Re: Great bit of historyBob Cash, Wed Nov 10 21:48
            Steve, if you don't have this already, you may find it interesting. Fort Worth Record, PAGE 37, Sunday, April 13, 1913, by Taylor Thompson. It's available on Newspapers.com. I will try to summarize it... more
            • Re: Re: Re: Great bit of historySteve Gatto, Thu Nov 11 14:35
              Bob, Yes, I've seen this article. I pretty much search Newspapers.com on a weekly or even daily basis.
      • Great work, SteveCasey Tefertiller, Tue Oct 26 7:18
        This is a terrific find, Steve. I have never seen a reference to a wife, either.
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