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Picture of Catherine McCarty at Old Cowtown Museum in Wichita, Kansas. She was the mother of Billy the Kid, and was the lone woman to sign Wichita's incorporation petition in 1870.

The only known authenticated portrait of the infamous outlaw Billy the Kid recently sold for $2.3 million Billy the Kid is widely thought to have killed 21 people, although some sources put the figure as high as 27. He was captured and sentenced to hang for the 1878 murder of a county sheriff. After escaping, he was hunted down and killed by Sheriff Patrick Floyd Garrett on July 14, 1881.

Billy the Kid (William Henry McCarty, Jr.) was credited with the killing of between 15 and 26 men, depending on varying sources.

BILLY THE KID (William H. Bonney, William Henry McCarty, 1859-1881). American gunman and frontier outlaw. Legend claims he killed 21 men, but most likely it was somewhere between 4 to 9. Relatively unknown during his brief lifetime, his status grew to legendary proportions after his death at age 21. The Kid was killed by lawman Pat Garrett.

Billy the Kid: (1859– 1881) real name William McCarty has become one of the legendary figures of the Wild West. His mother was an Irish immigrant who grew up in Ireland and raised her son in a New York slum before heading out west.

All told, Billy the Kid is said to have killed a total of 21 men, one for each of the years of his life, though this number is often regarded as inaccurate and exaggerated.

Billy the Kid Wanted Poster. Change to "Wanted" and put "Reward" where "Dead or Alive" is.

Billy the Kid photo auctioned for $2.3 million

Billy The Kid's Original Gravemarker

Only confirmed photograph of Billy the Kid--Family says we are related to him.

Billy The Kid's Death Warrant Lincoln, New Mexico by davev704, via Flickr

The only surviving authenticated photo of Billy the Kid.