Bob Goodwin
Thu Feb 28, 2019 5:43am

So your contention is that Flora, the Lady that turned up in Springville the day of the robbery was traveling under her married name Ackley before she was actually married, and not her own maiden name, Bailey? Well, that could be I guess. You are also saying that they were both part of the Springville Robbery gang, and that they were actually Harry Longabaugh and Etta whomever.

As for the John F Ackley in the marriage record Try this:
John Frank Ackley
Born 27 April, 1871, Oak Hill, Clay County Kansas
Parents Solon and Cornelia Ackley
died: 22 Oct 1934, Wadsworth, Washoe County, Nevada (by Reno)
Death certificate says that he was divorced.

  • Re: Yes, good analysisvince garcia, Tue Feb 26 7:32pm
    Well, as you know, I disagree they were a KS couple. They CLAIMED they were, but the girl does not appear in KS birth records. Plenty of guys under the man's name are in records so no help there. I'm ... more
    • re: — Bob Goodwin, Thu Feb 28 5:43am
      • re:vince garcia, Thu Feb 28 5:05pm
        I think it is very possible though not 100% conclusive. Yes they would have been in on the robbery. I'm saying the three guys were the Currie gang. The girl I believe was EP but could have been... more
        • re:Bob Goodwin, Mon Mar 4 6:37am
          Thanks Vince. I think you have convinced me that Ell Butler was probably not involved in the Springville Robbery. Though her husband Mont Butler probably was. It also appears that Etta Place was not... more
          • re:vince garcia, Tue Mar 5 3:37am
            I would question it can be proven that john ackley is the right ackley because there were so many of them around and the girl can't be IDed in census records. So whomever they are, they have to... more
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