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Executions in Burnet County

15 Jan 1873

Source:  website tip from Glenda Kent, <nativeofcalif @ hotmail . com>, Nov 2007

If anyone has further information about these men or their crime please
contact me at <burnettxgenweb @ gmail . com> (take out spaces)

Arthur Shelby

Ben Shelby
William Smith
Ball Woods

all hanged in Burnet
for Murder

on 15 Jan 1873

**Update - 23 May 2011**

e-mail from
pat perrin <wpperrin @ yahoo . com>

[the above men were hanged] "for the murder of Benjamin McKeever in 1871.

My G.Grandfather Nimrod Miller, who later became Sheriff of Burnet County was instrumental in their arrest."

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