WILSON, JEFFERSON "BILLY" - Navajo County, Arizona | JEFFERSON "BILLY" WILSON - Arizona Gravestone Photos

Jefferson "Billy" WILSON

Hangman Trail, off FR300 near Blk Canyon Lake Cemetery
Navajo County,

D: 4 or 12 Aug 1888 (there is a discrepancy on the actual date) He worked with a nearby cattle rancher, Jamie Stott, and was accused of stealing horses. Historians believe a group of vigilantes lynched and hung Billy, with Stott and Scott, from a single Ponderosa nearby to this burial ground. This photo taken Sep 2007.

Contributed on 9/21/07 by VyAZWhitaker
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Submitted: 9/21/07 • Approved: 9/27/07 • Last Updated: 10/29/12 • R54018-G0

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