FEBRUARY 5, 1848

Stone, Ron
January 1984
Book of Texas Days;1984, p24
The article recalls an event related to Texas which occurred on February 5, 1848. Belle Starr, a Texas robber who had a string of lovers that included a son. She was born in Carthage, Missouri, on February 5, 1848, and she moved with family to Dallas, Texas as a child. Dime-novel people turned Starr into a Bandit Queen after her death in 1889.


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