Where Are Old West Legends Buried Trivia
Where Are Old West Legends Buried
Trivia is a online Quick Quiz to more than 35
profiles of the lives, deaths, and final resting places of memorable
was a legendary lawman, lawyer, and politician in the closing
days of the American wild west.
was a nineteenth-century train robber and Old West icon. -
was, for 21 months of a two-year term, the sheriff of Cochise
County in the Arizona Territory.
Billy the Kid
Henry McCarty, better known as Billy the Kid, but also known by
the aliases Henry Antrim and William H. Bonney, was a
19th-century American frontier outlaw and gunman who
participated in the so-called Lincoln County War. -
William "Curly Bill" Brocius
or Brocious was an American Old West outlaw, gunman and member
of the Cow-boys outlaw gang of the Tombstone area in the Arizona
Territory during the early 1880s.
or "Slow") was a Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux holy man, born near the
Grand River in South Dakota and killed by reservation police on
the Standing Rock Indian Reservation during an attempt to arrest
him and prevent him from supporting the Ghost Dance movement.
is a western sheriff, hardware store
owner and U.S. Marshal. -
is an American frontiersman. -
is an Indian trader, guide, and interpreter, born in the
Hiwassee region of Tennessee, probably in 1805 or 1806. The
Chisholm Trail is named after him.
is a wealthy cattle baron in the American West in the
mid-to-late 1880s. The Chisum's family moves to Texas in 1837,
with Chisum finding work as a building contractor. He also
serves as county clerk in Lamar County. -
is a western outlaw and gunfighter who is one of the survivors
of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
is born in Callaway County, Missouri, and grows up to be one of
the pivotal players in the gunfight at the O.K. Corral, one of
the most famous events of the American Old West.
= "firewood") is a chief (a
the Chokonen ("central" or "real" Chiricahua) band of the
Chiricahua Apache and the leader of an uprising that began in
1861. Cochise County, Arizona is named after him. -
William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody
is an American soldier, bison hunter and showman. He is born in
the Iowa Territory, near Le Claire. -
David J. Cook
is an American western lawman and City Marshal of Denver,
Colorado, responsible for over 3,000 arrests.
is a career United States Army officer, most noted for his
distinguished service during the American Civil War and the
George Armstrong Custer was
a United States Army officer and cavalry commander in the
American Civil War and the Indian Wars.
was the younger brother of Wyatt Earp, the famous gunfighter.
Morgan was involved in the gunfight at the O.K. Corral, where he
was wounded. -
was one of the men involved in the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
in the Arizona Territory of the United States. He spent his life
in law enforcement, although ironically it is his younger brother
Wyatt Earp, who spent most of his life as a gambler, who is better
known in popular history as a western lawman.
was the younger brother of Wyatt Earp, Morgan Earp, Virgil Earp,
James Earp, and Newton Earp. Like most of his brothers he was a
lawman in the American West. Following the vendetta ride, Warren
left Arizona for a time. He returned in 1891, and worked as a mail
stage driver on the route between Willcox and Fort Grant.
was an American farmer, teamster, sometime buffalo hunter, officer
of the law in various Western frontier towns, gambler,
saloon-keeper, miner, and boxing referee. -
was an American Old West lawman, bartender, and customs agent
who was best known for killing Billy the Kid. He was also the
sheriff of Lincoln County, New Mexico.
(Chiricahua: Goyaał�, "one who yawns"; often spelled Goyathlay
or Goyahkla in English) was a prominent Native American leader
of the Chiricahua Apache who fought against Mexico and the
United States and their expansion into Apache tribal lands for
several decades. -
Goodnight was a
cattle rancher in the American West, perhaps the best known
rancher in Texas. He is sometimes known as the "father of the
Texas Panhandle." -
was an outlaw and gunfighter of the American Old West. He was
born in Bonham, Fannin County, Texas. By the time he went to
prison in 1878, he claimed to have killed 44 men.
John Coffee Hays
was a Texas Ranger captain and military officer of the Republic of
Texas and the United States armies. Hays served in several armed
conflicts, including the Indian and the Mexican-American wars.
"Wild Bill" Hickok
, better known as Wild Bill Hickok, was a figure in the American
Old West. His skills as a gunfighter and scout, along with his
reputation as a lawman, provided the basis for his fame,
although some of his exploits are fictionalized. -
was an American dentist, gambler, and gunfighter of the American
Old West frontier who is usually remembered for his friendship
with Wyatt Earp and the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. -
was an American Old West lawman, scout, soldier, hired gunman,
detective, outlaw and assassin. On the day before his 43rd
birthday, he was hanged for murder. -
Big Nose Kate
, better known as "Big Nose Kate", and also known by aliases
Kate Fisher, Kate Elder, and Mary Katherine Cummings was the
long-time companion/common law wife of gunfighter Doc Holliday
in the American Old West.
was an American outlaw in the state of Missouri and the most
famous member of the James-Younger Gang. After his death, he
became a legendary figure of the Wild West. -
was a U.S. Army scout, Indian agent, and later a stagecoach
driver in the Arizona Territory. His friendship with Cochise was
instrumental in ending the Indian wars in that region. -
was a professional dancer and actress who became best known as
the wife of famed Old West lawman and gambler Wyatt Earp.
McCulloch was a
soldier in the Texas Revolution, a Texas Ranger, a U.S. marshal,
and a brigadier general in the army of the Confederate States
during the American Civil War. -
O'Neill was a
American soldier, sheriff, newspaper editor, miner, politician,
gambler and lawyer, mainly in Arizona.
(born Phoebe Ann Mosey) was an American sharpshooter and
exhibition shooter. Oakley's amazing talent and timely rise to
fame led to a starring role in
Buffalo Bill's Wild West
show, which propelled her to become the first American female
was a lawman and gunfighter of the old west.
was an American soldier and explorer for whom Pikes Peak in
Colorado is named. His Pike expedition, often compared to the
Lewis and Clark Expedition, mapped much of the southern portion
of the Louisiana Purchase.
was a cowboy who became a legend of the American Old West
because, among other things, of his affiliation with the Clanton
Gang in the era of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, in
was a hunter, trapper, fur trader and explorer of the Rocky
Mountains, the American West Coast and the Southwest during the
nineteenth century. Jedediah Smith's explorations were
significant in opening the American West to expansion by white
Myra Maybelle Shirley Reed Starr, better known as Belle Starr
was a famous American female outlaw.
an Old West gunman and lawman, who gained fame for a brief
gunfight that was later dubbed the "Four Dead in Five Seconds
Gunfight". Stoudenmire had a deadly reputation in his day and
was involved in more gunfights than most of his better known
contemporaries, such as John Selman, Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson,
Elfego Baca, Luke Short, and Doc Holliday.
was a Texas Ranger captain and military officer of the
Republic of Texas and the United States armies. Walker served in
several armed conflicts, including the Indian and the
born Robert LeRoy Parker, was a notorious American train
robber, bank robber and leader of the Hole in the Wall Gang.
also known as The Sundance Kid, was an outlaw and member of
Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch, in the American Old West.
was a Republic of Texas Supreme Court Justice, state
lawmaker and Texas Ranger. Williamson County, Texas is named for
was a famous Confederate guerrilla and an outlaw after the
American Civil War. With his brothers Jim, John and Bob Younger,
he joined with Jesse and Frank James to lead the James-Younger
gang of Missouri bandits.