Charles Ford (outlaw)

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Charles Wilson Ford
Charles Ford.jpg
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Born(1857-07-09)July 9, 1857
Fauquier County, Virginia, USA
DiedMay 6, 1884(1884-05-06) (aged 26)
Richmond, Missouri, USA
 
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Charles Wilson Ford
Charles Ford.jpg
Undated photograph
Born(1857-07-09)July 9, 1857
Fauquier County, Virginia, USA
DiedMay 6, 1884(1884-05-06) (aged 26)
Richmond, Missouri, USA

Charles Wilson "Charley" Ford (July 9, 1857 – May 6, 1884) was an outlaw, and member of the James Gang. He was the lesser known brother of Robert Ford, the killer of Jesse James. After a period of deep depression following James' death and terminally ill from tuberculosis and a debilitating morphine addiction, Charles Ford committed suicide on May 6, 1884.[1]

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Charles Ford was one of the eleven Ford children born to James Thomas Ford and Mary Ann Bruin:

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  1. ^ "RootsWeb: FORD-L [Ford] Robert and Charles Ford ancestors". Archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com. Retrieved 2014-06-03. 

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