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Billy the Kid

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Billy the Kid (William H. Bonney) was an American Old West gunfighter. He was a notorious outlaw during the 1870s and 1880s. Due to his high profile and violent lifestyle, he only lived to be 21 years of age. He was killed by a sheriff named Pat Garrett.
Billy the Kid killed only four men. Two (Windy Cahill and Joe Grant) in self defense; and two more (Jim Bell and Bob Olinger) when he escaped jail. He did not kill 21 people. That myth is a result of all the dime novels published about him and the Lincoln County war in New Mexico.
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He was Henry McCarty, born 0n 18 januaryNovember 1859 in New York City who became famous as as a Wild West gunfighter and outlaw only after his death at the age of 21 on 14 July 1881 at the hand of Sheriff Pat Garrett in New Mexico. Garrett wrote about him and gave Hollywood a chance to make him a c…
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Their first child, Joseph 'Joey' Marciano Armstrong, was born on February 28, 1995 so he is around 15 years old now. Their second child, Jakob Danger Armstrong, was born on September 12, 1998 so he's probably 17-18 years old.
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Billy the Kid died on July 14, 1881 at the age of 21.
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Billy the Kid died on the 14th July 1881, aged 21.
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Billy the kid could speak very fluent spanish. He named his dog Pedro.
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William H Bonney (1859-1881).
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Joey is 15 years old. (born February 1995) Jakob is 12 years old. (born September 1998)
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William H. Bonney .
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Billy The Kid was about 12 years old when he killed his first person.
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he was shot by a former friend and lawmen pat garret
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Billy the Kid was born on November 23, 1859.
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Billy escaped from jail on multiple occasions and committed 21 murders before his death in 1881.
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It's kind of complex. He stayed an outlaw because there were too many relentless people hunting him. His mother died when he was about 14. The next year he stole some laundry, went to jail, escaped and asked his former step-dad to help him out. The guy turned him away. Billy tried making an honest …
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Billy the Kid aka William H. Bonney, was born Henry McCarty on November 23, 1859 and was shot and killed on July 14, 1881. Billy the Kid was 21 years old at the time of his death.
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I do not know if he was caught that is why i came to this site to see who caught him and it gives me no information.
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he got caught and was killed in jail
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billy the kid is a fappin loser
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An 1873 Winchester Carbine, it was shorter and lighter than the rifle, and carried a dozen .44-.40-caliber, center-fired cartridges (the rifle carried 15) and a single-action Colt .45-caliber Peacemaker as well as the double-action Colt .41-caliber Thunderer (the Kid's preferred the latter). His fav…
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billy the kid was thrown in jail for stealing a horse he wasent a great hero!
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Well That's a very hard question sir! Because I like pie and you like cookies!
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Pat Garrett Shot him.
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Marty Robbins sang that song. There is no way it is related to Miley Cyrus. It's about a famous outlaw that was around a long time ago that was nicknamed "Billy the Kid." 'Billy the Kid' is also the name of another song by Bobbie Gentry.
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yes he does
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Fort Sumner DeBaca County New Mexico, USA
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How was the Kid killed? he was shot by Pat Garrett on July 14, 1881(I, for one, think it was in the back - Billy would've killed Garrett first if he had been facing him. So I agree with Billy's good friend Deluvina Maxwell)
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He was famous for being an "outlaw" of the West. Outlaw means a bad person who stole stuff and stuff.
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they say he killed 21 people including officers, stole horses and escaped from jail twice. He was killed by sheriff Pat Garret 130 years ago
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alot of people say billy the kid got shot when he was 21 but i found a website that begs to differ (see "Discuss" for the web site.) In 1949, an aging man called Ollie L. "Brushy Bill" Roberts, who lived in Hamilton County, Texas, about 100 miles southwest of the Dallas/Fort Worth area, declared th…
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some of the people that were rivals with the tunstal comapany shot john tunstal. billy the kid was really good friends with him so he said that he would kill every person that killed him That is why Billy the kid did what he did
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billy the kid is known to have been shot 4 times when he was killed and about 7 including his death wounds.
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Billy the Kid was known for being an outlaw in the old west. Billy the Kid never did have any children and he also was never married during his lifetime.
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William h bonney (billy the kid) was shot to death by sheriff pat Garrett in the bedroom of rancher pete maxwell on July 14th, 1881 in the town of fort sumner, New Mexico.
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Billy the Kid lived in New Mexico for most of his life. He moved around when he was a kid. He wasn't a famous outlaw until he was put in jail and the media exaggerated everything about him. Most of the stuff he was blamed for wasn't even his fault. There was also a book written by his killer that ex…
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Generally he is known as William H Bonney, but he was born William Henry McCarty.
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for the murder of sheif brady
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not as much as he was blamed for. he killed nine people, not all of them singlehandedly, stole horses and cattle, was in gangs, broke out of jail three times, ... I think that's about it
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In a musem in Orlando.
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stole laundry stole horses joined gangs (if you call that crime) (and not for a long time) killed nine people escaped from jail three times cattle rustling (these weren't all at the same time, btw) He actually killed 21 people. One for each year of his life. Starting at the age of 12. Just for…
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He most certainly was not! People said he was quite handsome and clever.
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Billy the kid was married and he also did have a son.
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billy first crime was saying breaking in to a house and cusing
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As Billy the Kid was a famous outlaw. The first man he killed he must have used a pistol, or a rifle to kill him.
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four timeswhen he was 15 or 16 and escaped through the chimneyWhen he was ran from the law after shooting CahillWhen he Killed Sheriff Brady and his deputy at the beginning of the Lincoln County Warand When he broke out of jail towards the end of his life and was then shot by pat Garret at Maxwell's…
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he was given that name because he was very young, around 18, he was killed by a sherrif around age 21 sadly
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Because he was in someways a peoples hero of his time,he did things to a lot of very powerful men,to hurt them ,that a lot of ordinary people back then wished they could do,he was loved by many,and is the reason for one of the countrys first most massive man hunts.but the things he did in most peopl…
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no one knows if billy the kid was named billy the kid
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billy never planned to be a killer it just came to him slowly
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in the mountain of el captain
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He was shot by sheriff Pat Garret in the back.
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It is a ballet about the real Billy the Kid, the cowboy outlaw.
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No he was shot down on July 14, 1881), better known as Billy the Kid, but also known by the aliases Henry Antrim and William H. Bonney,
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Brushy Bill told his lawyer he was Billy the Kid but no one believed him(in that particular time there was not technology that could prove that. So he could be but he also could not be.
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Geoffrey Deuel played billy in chisum. he was the brother to the late, great actor/activist/poet pete duel/deuel who appeared on gidget with sally field and on alias smith and jones.
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Billy the Kid was an infamous outlaw in the late 1800s. He was very tall for the time, measuring 5 foot, 8 inches, and used his height to his advantage.
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exlpain the point ofviewfrom whichthe story is being told and weather you think it works [first person-a character or a third prson-a norrator
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I believe with all my heart that Brushy Bill Roberts was in fact Billy the Kid. If he wanted publicity, he would have gone to the press. But instead, he went to a lawyer and asked him to speek to the governor about giving him his pardon, one that he was promised.
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Billy the Kid is a famous outlaw from the old west. I would add his youth in his "profession".
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Yes, one of my friends are his decendants
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William Bonney began criminal activities when he was just a young teenager. By the time he was 19, he had supposedly killed many men. They called him Billy the Kid because of his age. He was killed at the age of 21.
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Short skinny and ugly.
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Pat Garrett...
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He first killed Frank 'Windy' Cahill, after Windy kept throwing him around and slapping him in front of everybody when he saw Billy. It was self defense, but he was still arrested for it as the local jury determined that it was "criminal and unjustified."
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July 14, 1881
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He went to a schoolhouse at the age of 14, this is after being taken in by a neighboring family who operated a hotel.. Billy liked reading dime novels that romanticized crime.
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no he is not!Hi,Thomas Pennartz
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billy the kids father died or left his mother when ha was very his childhood he lived in Indiana,kansas,and Colorado before his family settled in silver city,New Mexico.when he was about 13-14 years old his mother 1874).he and his younger brother, Joseph got no paternal care by their who placed them…
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Billy died in 1950 not 1880 also billy had a older brouther not younger his brouthers name was Joseph
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He acquires the nickname 'the Kid' because of both his youth and young features
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Billy the Kid died on July 14, 1881 at the age of 21.
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I think Billy would have been described as a warm person with a warm heart. Also good mannered and charming towards the ladies. He was the sort of person who stood up for what he believed in. He was actually a little bit misunderstood by some peaople.
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Billy the kid or aka William H. Bonney weight less then 130 pounds or so
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Other than some petty thefts while a teenager, Billy the Kid (whose real name was Henry McCarty) never committed any robberies.
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Billie and Bob
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When the Kid was buried, he had a plain wooden board with the name "Billy the Kid" crudely carved into it to mark his grave. Unlike the monument we see today, the Kid was not buried right next to his friends, Charlie Bowdre and Tom O'Folliard, but a few yards a way (but Bowdre and O'Folliard were in…
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Nick garon hi windthorst people!
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If you mean did he have solo gunfights, no. Billy the Kid was a key figure in the Lincoln County War in New Mexico. He fought for the Tunstall faction. Credited with 21 killings at the time of his death, there are only four verified kills that can be credited to his. He participated in shootouts inv…
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he was a hero to some people
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We know with out a doubt he owned and used a Colt Model 1873 Army SA in 45 long (single action) and a Winchester Rifle Model 1873 44-40. Both of these weapons are in Billy's possession in the only known photo of him. Billy has his Colt on his left side and is holding his Winchester (which was his w…
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Billy the Kid was known as the worsed outlaw in the wild west, but as a youngster he was known as the horse thief, so he had many horses, not only as young, but also as an adult (if you can call it that, as young as he was when he died, 22 years) so (i would say) there's no possible way to know all …
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Actually that's more of an opinion... but thanks for sharing! :)
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Elizabeth Mays and Billy Mays lll and his parents are Billy Mays Sr. and Joyce Palm.
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well I'm pretty sure it was because he was so young. it sounded cool too. you know William to billy and then add on something catchy and obvious: the kid. Billy the Kid
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The Lincoln County War. It was a small town in New Mexico (Territory).
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Yes. It may not have happened exactly as Pat Garret described it, but he definitely did shoot and kill Billy.
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No Billy the Kid didn't have kids. All the women were scared that he would kill them, so they didn't bother.
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no but he is (was)very smart , his writing was very readable and almost error free ! ( ifound this out on fact v.s. myth.
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He came from New Mexico
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yes. He was accused of much more than he actually did and his hunters were ruthless
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He was shot in the back by Pat Garret.
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yes he did
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yes he was indeed. He was shot in his left shoulder and was injured
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