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date: 21 November 2019

James, Jesselocked

(05 September 1847–03 April 1882)
  • Paul G. Kooistra

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James, Jesse (05 September 1847–03 April 1882), outlaw, was born Jesse Woodson James in Clay County, Missouri, the son of Robert James, a Baptist minister who cofounded William Jewell college, and Zerelda Cole. His father died of cholera in 1850; his mother, after marrying and divorcing a second husband, married Reuben Samuel, a doctor, in 1855....

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