Sam Bass - 1084 Spencer Nottingham 11/25/99 Language Arts...

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1084 Spencer Nottingham 11/25/99 Language Arts Per 8 Sam Bass Two Column notes Location Guardians Biographical Information • Sam Bass was born in the town of Mitchell Indiana on July 21, 1851. • Later Bass Moved to the state of Texas where he took up the business of train robbing • Sam's parents died when he was a youth, his mom Jane, in 1861, Dad Daniel, in 1864. • Sam and his Twelve siblings moved in with relatives. Poor Sam was sent to his uncle David L Seeks whom deprived Sam of a proper education and made him work on the farm when he was old enough. • While working as a teamster at the age of eighteen he drove a herd of cattle to Denton Texas and stayed working for the local Sheriff, WF "dad" Eagan. • When Sam saved up enough money he bought a prize winning horse that won him enough money to quit working for Eagan. • With the money he had Sam started mixing with the "rowdies". • One day Sam And Underwood, one of the "rowdies" bought melons from the local store, and in an attempt to slice his Bass dropped the melon causing two blacks to turn around and stare at the men. Bass and Underwood started throwing stones at them and were chased out of town by the sheriff and from then on Bass was known as an outlaw. • As an outlaw Bass formed a gang made of four men Tom Nixon, Bill Heffridge, and Jim Berry. The Gang
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2011 for the course EDS 103 taught by Professor White during the Spring '10 term at E. Kentucky.

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