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Robert "Bob" Younger
Birth: Oct. 29, 1853
Death: Sep. 16, 1889

Western Outlaw. Born in Lee's Summit, Missouri, he was the brother of Cole, John and Jim Younger, and a member of the James-Younger Gang which was former by his brother Cole with Frank and Jesse James. After serving in the Confederate Army during the Civil War, he tried his hand at ranching before turning to a life of banditry. For the next years to come, he robbed banks, trains and stage coaches across Missouri, Kansas, and other nearby states before he joined his brother Cole as a member of James-Younger Gang in 1873. In September 1876, the gang attempted to rob the First National Bank in Northfield, Minnesota. The townspeople fought back and in the ensuing shootout Bob was shot, along with all three of his Younger brothers being captured. He was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in Sillwater, Minnesota, where he died from tuberculosis at age 35. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Washington Younger (1810 - 1862)
  Bursheba Fristoe Younger (1816 - 1870)
 
 Siblings:
  Laura Helen Younger Kelly (1832 - 1924)*
  Frances Isabelle Younger Hall (1833 - 1902)*
  Martha Ann Younger Jones (1835 - 1918)*
  Charles Richard Younger (1838 - 1860)*
  Mary Josephine Younger Jarrette (1840 - 1869)*
  Carolyn Younger Clayton (1842 - 1865)*
  Thomas Coleman Younger (1844 - 1916)*
  Sarah A Younger Duncan (1846 - 1925)*
  James Hardin Younger (1848 - 1902)*
  John Harrison Younger (1851 - 1874)*
  Emily Younger Leach (1852 - 1907)*
  Robert Younger (1853 - 1889)
  Henrietta V. Younger Rawlins (1857 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lee's Summit Historical Cemetery
Lees Summit
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Stone is there, but interrment is currently unknown. Stone mistakenly placed.
 
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Record added: Apr 28, 1998
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My love to you, Cole, Jim, and John too.Your 1st cousin 4X removed.
- Lynn Duncan Strandberg
 Added: Dec. 15, 2014

- JARROTT P. COX
 Added: Nov. 20, 2014

- DENA ANN
 Added: Oct. 29, 2014
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