Category Archives: The Wild Bunch

The House Where Ann Bassett Died

I am so excited, and have to get this out, somewhere…since no one in the world really cares, but… Anyway, Butch Cassidy’s long time friend and lover was Ann Bassett, the “Queen of the Rustlers…she moved to Leeds, Utah, and … Continue reading

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Who Was Etta Place

From Geni.com, this is the best discussion of the mystery of Harry Longabaugh (“the Sundance Kid”)’s girlfriend, Etta Place. About Etta Place (wife of the “Sundance Kid”) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Etta_Place Etta Place (born c. 1878, date of death unknown) was a companion … Continue reading

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The Autobiography of “Queen” Ann Bassett

“Queen Ann” of Brown’s Park The autobiography of ANN BASSETT WILLIS From Colorado Magazine, Vol. 29, No. 2 (April 1952): 81-98. Ann Bassett (May 12, 1878 – May 8, 1956), also known as Queen Ann Bassett, was a prominent female … Continue reading

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Cowboy Joe – The Last of the Wild Bunch

Cowboy Joe – The Last of the Wild Bunch by Kerry Ross Boren While thumbing through the Letters to the Editor section of my Fall 1992 issue of Old West magazine I was surprised to discover reference from a reader … Continue reading

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