life and death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain

by Arrell M. Gibson

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The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain by A. M. Gibson, , University of Oklahoma Press ^ William "Billy" McNew It should be noted that there were two men by the name of "William McNew" ranching in Otero County, New Mexico. A. M. Gibson, The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain Robert Julyan, The Place Names of New Mexico Gordon R. Owen, The Two Alberts: Fountain and Fall David Pike, Roadside New Mexico Dan Thrapp, Encyclopedia of Frontier Biography Weigle & White, The Lore of New Mexico. In spite of his notoriety, he was a bumbling lawman, a debtor, an alcoholic, an adulterer, and addicted to gambling. After being removed from his position as sheriff, he retired to a ranch in Uvalde, Texas, only to be summoned back to New Mexico to investigate the disappearance of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain. Albert Jennings Fountain (Octo – disappeared February 1, ) was a lawyer, Indian fighter, and Republican politician in Texas and New in and his 8-year old son Henry disappeared near White Sands, New Mexico, where only his wagon was left. Suspicion centered on two rival landowners, Oliver M. Lee and Albert B. Fall, but Fountain had made many other bitter enemies Born: Octo , Staten Island, New York City, .

as the feud between Colonel A. J. Fountain and Albert Fall. 3. TITLE: The Autobiography of George Curry Jennings Fountain and Albert Bacon Fall. Fountain arrived in southern Territorial New Mexico with the California or death records will find this book a necessity. Town names come and go; some may have only existed for a. Bryan mentions the bones in an 22 April "Albuquerque Tribune" column in which he writes about A.M. Gibson's book "The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain." University of Oklahoma Press. Born Albert Jennings on Staten Island, New York, on Octo , Albert was the son of Solomon and Catherine Jennings. The name Fountain came from his mother, who descended from a French Huguenot family named de la Fontaine, which later turned into Fountain.1 Why Albert took the last name Fountain is : Henry Fountain, Corey Recko, Albert Jennings, William H. H. Llewellyn, Thomas Branigan, John C. Fras. Mr. Bryan mentions the bones in an Ap Albuquerque Tribune column in which he writes about A.M. Gibson's book "The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain." University of Oklahoma Press. ^ Pat Garrett- DesertUSA at

The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain by A. M. Gibson (). "While as a general rule, Fountain was affable and gentle, he was never known to go out of his way to avoid a fight; he was at his best in conflict." (Quote from the book). The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain 14 copies; Yankees in Paradise: The Pacific Basin Frontier (Histories of the American 14 copies; The Oklahoma Story 10 copies; The West in the life of the Nation 10 copies; America's Exiles: Indian Colonization in Oklahoma (The Oklahoma 5 copies. It was the end of January when the Grand Jury adjourned in the town of Lincoln, territory of New Mexico. Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain had just worked to bring indictments against several men in order to combat the cattle rustling that ran rampant in the territory. His work finished, Fountain, with his eight-year-old son Henry, left Lincoln. UNM Press published the book in 2 A single chunk of silver ore from Lake Valley, valued at $7,, was displayed at Denver in 3 The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain, by A. M. Gibson, Univ. of Oklahoma Press, 4 Courtright's hair was really not very long, especially for his times. It did not reach his collar.

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Albert Jennings Fountain The infamous Fountain Murders. By Jay W. Sharp. As he harnessed his team of two horses to his four-wheel buckboard carriage, Albert Jennings Fountain understood fully the threat that he – with his eight-year-old son, Henry – would face in crossing the Tularosa, that foreboding desert basin in south-central New Mexico.

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Albert Jennings Fountain and his eight-year-old son Henry were on the last leg of the mile trip from Lincoln, New Mexico, to their home in Mesilla. They’d been on the rough road for nearly three days, braving cold winter winds and temperatures. The life and death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain by Arrell M Gibson starting at $ The life and death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain has 1 available editions to buy at 5/5(1).

Life and death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain. Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: Albert Jennings Fountain; Albert Jennings Fountain: Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type.

The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain, (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, ); Recko, Corey, Murder on the White Sands: The Disappearance of Albert and Henry Fountain, (Denton: University of North Texas Press, ).

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Contents[show] Biography Fountain was born on Staten Island, New York on Octo to Solomon Jennings and his wife Catherine de la Fontaine. He went to California as a young man and began calling himself by an Anglicised version of DATE OF BIRTH: Octo Albert Jennings Fountain.

A Historical Introduction Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain was a true renaissance man who lived in the wild west: Read More.

Life in. Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain was born on Staten Island, New York, on October 23rd, Fountain lived an exciting life, having been a reporter, lawyer, newspaper editor, serving in the California Column durning the Civil War and later leading a local militia, and being elected to both the Texas Senate (the attached photo is from that time) and New Mexico legislature, the former of which.

Albert Jennings Fountain (Octo – disappeared February 1, ) was a lawyer, Indian fighter, and Republican politician in Texas and New Mexico.

Fountain was born on Staten Island, New York, on Octoto Solomon Jennings and his wife Catherine de la Fontaine. He went to California as a young man and began calling himself by an Anglicised version of his mother's family Battles/wars: American Civil War American Indian Wars.

Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain On the last Thursday in JanuaryColonel Albert Jennings Fountain, accompanied by his eight-year-old son, Henry, left Lincoln, New Mexico, in a buckboard to drive to his home in Las : The alliance would last for decades.

It also put him on the side of the Democrats, who were at odds with the Republican faction led by Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain. Fountain was a powerful rival to land owners Lee and Fall.

The struggle between them was characterized in the book "The Two Alberts - Fountain and Fall" (ISBN ). The information in this story is taken from the award winning history, The Apache Wars, by Paul Andrew Hutton, and from The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain by A.M.

Gibson. In early Brigader General of Volunteers, James Henry Carlton, led the “California Column,” a 2, man army from California, to drive the. Arrell Morgan Gibson () was the George Lynn Cross Research Professor of History at the University of Oklahoma.

He was the author of many books on western history, including The Chickasaws, The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain, and Oklahoma: A History of Five Centuries, all published by the University of Oklahoma Press. Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain On the last Thursday in JanuaryColonel Albert Jennings Fountain, accompanied by his eight-year-old son, Henry, left Lincoln, New Mexico, in a buckboard to drive to his home in Las : University of Oklahoma Press.

Kupte si knihu Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain: Gibson, Arrell M.: za nejlepší cenu se slevou. Podívejte se i na další z miliónů zahraničních knih v naší nabídce. Zasíláme rychle a levně po ČR. Arrell Morgan Gibson () was the George Lynn Cross Research Professor of History at the University of Oklahoma.

He was the author of many books on western history, including "The Chickasaws", "The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain, " and "Oklahoma: A History of Five Centuries, " all published by the University of Oklahoma Press.

One such veteran was Albert Jennings Fountain. In the s and s, Mesilla was as lively and wild a frontier town as there was in the southwest. Mesilla had nine general stores, three doctors, one dentist, one hotel, five lawyers, one billiard hall, two meat markets, one bakery, three carpenter shops, two printing offices and two mills.

Bryan mentions the bones in an Ap Albuquerque Tribune column in which he writes about A.M. Gibson's book "The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain." University of Oklahoma Press. ^ Pat Garrett- DesertUSA at ^ "Various Versions of Pat Garrett's Demise".

He was best known regionally and nationally for his scholarship on the history of Oklahoma and the American West, in which he published numerous historical monographs, including The Kickapoos, (), The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain (), The Chickasaws (), which placed second for a Pulitzer Prize, Wilderness.

FOUNTAIN, ALBERT JENNINGS (–). Albert Jennings Fountain, lawyer, legislator, and Indian fighter, was born on Staten Island, New York, on Octothe son of Solomon Jennings, a sea captain. His mother was from a colonial Huguenot family.

Fountain was reared in the Episcopal faith and educated in New York public schools and at. February 1, Albert Jennings Fountain is agitated. It’s cold and windy, and his young son is coming down with a cold.

Fountain is anxious to get the eight year old home to his mother, but his discomfort has more to do with three suspicious horseback. Arrell M Gibson. Arrell Morgan Gibson () was the George Lynn Cross Research Professor of History at the University of Oklahoma. He was the author of many books on western history, including The Chickasaws, The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain, and Oklahoma: A History of Five Centuries, all published by the University of Oklahoma Press.

Disappearance of Albert Jennings Fountain Garrett might have lived out the remainder of his life in Uvalde, had it not been for a headline-making event back in New Mexico. On JanuColonel Albert Jennings Fountain and his eight-year-old son Henry disappeared at the edge of the White Sands area of southern New : Patrick Floyd Jarvis Garrett, June 5.

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xi+ Bibliography, notes, illustrations. $ On the night of February 1,Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain, accompanied by his eight-year-old son, Henry, drove his buckboard into the White Sands of southern New MexicoAuthor: H.

Bailey Carroll. Another chance at a famous crime solving came after Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain and his eight-year-old son Henry vanished at White Sands, New Mexico, in Apache scouts, the Pinkertons, and local Republican Party members all joined. Arrell Morgan Gibson (–) was the George Lynn Cross Research Professor of History at the University of Oklahoma.

He was the author of many books on western history, including The Chickasaws, The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain, and Oklahoma: A History of Five Centuries, all published by the University of Oklahoma Press.5/5(1).A deadly Wild West mystery: Colonel Fountain, Two pools of blood, and US Government Secretary Albert "I Drink Your Milkshake" Fall.

When Colonel Albert Fountain became a rancher, he made enemies. Among them was Oliver Lee, then a shady rancher, later a senator.Among those opposing Fountain was Las Cruces lawyer Albert B. Fall, who would later serve as a U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Interior under President Warren G.

Harding. Fall had no use for Fountain. In the book The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain, by A.M. Gibson, Fall described Fountain as “exceedingly obnoxious to.