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Charlie Ford
Birth: Jul. 9, 1857
Richmond
Ray County
Missouri, USA
Death: May 4, 1884
Richmond
Ray County
Missouri, USA

Western Outlaw. Born Charles Wilson Ford, together with his brother Bob Ford, he was a member of Jesse James' gang. Although he was not a noted figure in James' Gang, he did participate in the Blue Cut, Missouri, train robbery in September 1881. With brother Robert, he was involved in the conspiracy to kill Jesse James and witnessed Bob shooting James on April 3, 1882. Charged with first degree murder, Charlie was sentenced to hang but was pardoned by Missouri Governor Tom Crittenden. Afterwards branded as cowards, it was rumored that Jesse's brother Frank James was searching for both him and brother Bob, with plans of mortal revenge. For the next two years, Charlie moved from town to town, changing his name several times. No longer able to stand it, he committed suicide on May 4, 1884. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  James Thomas Ford (1813 - 1884)
  Mary Ann Bruin Ford (1818 - 1893)
 
 Siblings:
  Georgiana Ford (1843 - 1905)*
  Mary T. Ford Sutphin (1845 - 1922)*
  John Thomas Ford (1846 - 1881)*
  Martha Elizabeth Ford Bolton (1849 - 1925)*
  Amanda Frances Ford Siegel (1855 - 1945)*
  Charlie Ford (1857 - 1884)
  Wilbur Pottuck Ford (1859 - 1882)*
  Bob Ford (1861 - 1892)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Richmond Cemetery
Richmond
Ray County
Missouri, USA
Plot: unmarked [unmarked]
 
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Record added: Aug 26, 1999
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- chris graziano
 Added: May. 4, 2016
Remembering You Today Charley, Rest In Peace.
- Karen
 Added: May. 4, 2016

- robert krebs
 Added: Feb. 11, 2016
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