Great-Grandma's Outlaw Cousins: The Notorious Reno Brothers

  • Publish Date: 2015-03-30
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Leslie Anne Perry

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While researching her ancestors Leslie Anne Perry learned her great-grandmother, Catalina Reno, was related to ruthless outlaws who terrorized parts of Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, and Illinois following the Civil War. The Reno brothers, along with other members of the Reno Gang, committed Americas first peacetime train robbery. Their train robberies, as well as numerous other crimes, caused local citizens in one southern Indiana town to take the law into their own handsten members of the gang were hung by vigilantes in three separate hangings. No charges were ever filed in connection with the hangings. [A short nonfiction book of 5,380 words]

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