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Jesse James

Jesse JamesAKA Jesse Woodson James

Born: 5-Sep-1847
Birthplace: Kearney, MO
Died: 3-Apr-1882
Location of death: St. Joseph, MO
Cause of death: Murder
Remains: Buried, Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Kearney, MO

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Criminal

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Bank robber, with James Gang

Father: Robert Sallee James (minister, b. 7-Jul-1818, d. 18-Aug-1850)
Mother: Zerelda Elizabeth Cole (b. 29-Jan-1825, d. 10-Feb-1911)
Father: Benjamin Simms (stepfather, m. 1852, d. 1854 horse accident)
Father: Reuben Samuel (second stepfather, physician, b. 1828, m. 1855)
Brother: Frank James (fellow gang-member)
Brother: Robert James, Jr. (b. 19-Jul-1845, d. Aug-1845)
Sister: Susan Lavenia James Parmer (b. 25-Nov-1849, d. 3-Mar-1889)
Sister: Sarah Louisa Samuel Nicholson (half-sister, b. 26-Dec-1858, d. 15-Sep-1915)
Brother: John Thomas Samuel (half-brother, b. 25-Dec-1861, d. 15-Mar-1935)
Sister: Fannie Quantrill Samuel Hall (half-sister, b. 18-Oct-1863, d. 30-May-1932)
Brother: Archibald Peyton Samuel (half-brother, b. 26-Jul-1866, d. 26-Jan-26-1875)
Brother: Perry Samuel (stepbrother, son of Reuben Samuel and his slave, b. 1862, d. 1-Mar-1936)
Wife: Zee Mimms (m. 24-Apr-1874 in Kearney, until his death)
Son: Jesse Edwards James (b. 31-Aug-1875)
Son: Gould James (twin, b. 28-Feb-1878, d. soon after)
Son: Montgomery James (twin, b. 28-Feb-1878, d. soon after)
Daughter: Mary Susan James (b. 17-Jun-1879)

    Murder 20-Sep-1864, Centralia, MO
    Robbery 20-Sep-1864, Centralia, MO
    Bank Robbery 20-Mar-1868, Russellville, KY
    Bank Robbery 1869, Gallatin, MO
    Bank Robbery 3-Jun-1871, Coryton, IA
    Murder 29-Apr-1872, Columbia, KY
    Bank Robbery 29-Apr-1872, Columbia, KY
    Robbery 26-Sep-1872, Kansas City Fair ($8,000)
    Bank Robbery 27-May-1873, Savings Association, Genevieve, MO
    Robbery 21-Jul-1873, Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific RR, Adair, IA
    Robbery 15-Jan-1874, Hot Springs, AR (stagecoach)
    Robbery 31-Jan-1874, St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern RR
    Bank Robbery 6-Sep-1875, Huntington, VA
    Robbery 7-Jul-1876, Missouri-Pacific RR
    Murder 7-Sep-1876, First National Bank of Northfield, MN
    Robbery 8-Oct-1879, Chicago, Alton & St. Louis RR
    Robbery 11-Mar-1881, Muscle Shoals, AL ($5200 payroll)
    Robbery 15-Jul-1881, Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific RR
    Robbery 7-Sep-1881, Blue Cut, MO (train)
    Shot St. Joseph, MO (3-Apr-1882)
    Exhumed 1995


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