Billy the Kid (born Henry McCarty ; September 17 or November 23, 1859 – July 14, 1881), also known by the pseudonym William H. Bonney , was an Irish-American outlaw and gunfighter of the American Old West who killed eight men before he was shot and killed at the age of 21. He also fought in New Mexico 's Lincoln County War , during which he allegedly committed three murders. Billy the Kid ...
A rare photo of Billy the Kid purchased by a man at a Fresno junk store for $2 has been valued at $5 million. It is believed to be just the second photo ever seen of William H. Bonney.
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One of the outlaws was William Henry McCarty Jr. (alias William H. Bonney), better known as Billy the Kid. On March 17, 1879, Wallace secretly met with Bonney, who had witnessed the murder of a Lincoln County lawyer named Huston Chapman.
Aug 14, 2019 - Many of these photos are from the photo album that belonged to Paulita Maxwell who was the alleged love of Billy the Kid, and the daughter of wealthy land baron, Lucian B. Maxwell.
Oct 13, 2015 · A comprehensive site on the famous teenage outlaw Billy the Kid, alias William H. Bonney. Variety of information, detailed biography, comparing facts with the myths and the Young Guns films, includes a discussion board and much more.
He was arrested and broke out of jail and fled to Mesilla, New Mexico and began to use the alias William H. Bonney. After riding with the Jesse Evans gang, he eventually drifted to Lincoln, where he became associated with John Chisum, who was challenging the New Mexico government beef contracts.
Dec 04, 2019 · A newly unearthed photo of Billy the Kid is expected to make one family fabulously wealthy. There may be no more infamous symbol of the American West in the 19th century than Billy the Kid. He went by William H. Bonney, although he was born Henry McCarty in New York to Irish immigrants.
Billy the Kid was a late 19th-century thief and gunfighter. He was reportedly killed by Sheriff Pat Garrett, who later burnished the legend of the Wild West outlaw.
Dec 27, 2011 · Myth: Billy the Kid’s real name was William H. Bonney. William H. Bonny is actually another alias of Billy the Kid, used during the height of his notoriety, but it is not generally considered his real name. Throughout his life, several different names were associated with this 19th century outlaw and gunman, including: William Henry McCarty ...