The Queen Bandit

Done By: Cornisha Shaw

 

Birth Name: Myra Maybelle Shirley Reed Starr

Cowboy/Cowgirl/Legend Name:Cowgirl,Bandit Queen

Birth/Death: February 5, 1848-February 3, 1889

Cause of Death: Shot from ambush

Marriage: Spouse-Jim July Starr(m.1888-1889), Sam Starr(m.1880-1886),James C. Reed(m.1866-1874); she divorced all three.

Family:Daughter- Pearl Starr

Reputation: Belle Starr reputation was known for her being a bad person. Starr was convicted of horse theft, rustling, & also bootlegging whiskey. Starr partnered with her husband James Reed, they had stolen cattle, and money in Dallas.

Known in a gang/Name of the Gang:Yes. James-Younger gang

Other Jobs : ruled outlaw gangs with her guns, her will and her personal favors,

5 interesting facts: she was shot 2 days before her birthday,

Her father, John Shirley, was the black sheep of a well-to-do Virginia family,she played the piano.

Bibliography: WWW.Wikipedia.com , WWW. history.com, WWW. Encyclopedia.com

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