|Death: ||May, 1885|
On May 11, 1885, Sam and Eli_Dyer murdered Fannin County Sheriff_Thomas_A._Ragsdale and a posse member, Joe_Buchanon, as they tried to serve arrest warrants on them for horse and cattle rustling. They were arrested and jailed in the following days. An angry mob removed them to a nearby bois d'arc tree and hanged them.
Created by: M. Littlejohn
Record added: Sep 15, 2006
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