I’d like to learn more about outlaw One-Eye Billy Moore, who may be a distant relative of mine.

ask-the-marshallI’d like to learn more about outlaw One-Eye Billy Moore, who may be a distant relative of mine.

Michael Moore

Via the Internet

One-Eye Billy Moore was a prominent New Mexico outlaw during the 1870-80s. As a shooter, he was a dead eye (no pun intended). He took pleasure in gunning down anyone who crossed him, including a black cowboy, two of his neighbors and even a family member before fleeing to Alaska and becoming a trapper.

Marshall Trimble is Arizona’s official historian.

His books include The Arizona Trilogy and Law of the Gun.

If you have a question, write:

Ask the Marshall, PO Box 8008,

Cave Creek, AZ 85327

or e-mail him at

marshall.trimble@sccmail.maricopa.edu

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