|
|
Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
American history since 1492
First kidnapping in US for money
email print
About this blog
By Liz Davis
\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.
Recent Posts
May 22, 2016 7:28 p.m.
May 22, 2016 7:28 p.m.
May 14, 2016 3:08 p.m.
April 29, 2016 12:08 a.m.
April 21, 2016 12:53 p.m.
By Liz Davis
July 1, 2013 12:01 a.m.

July 1, 1874
First kidnapping in US for money
Walter and Charley Ross, 6 and 4 respectively, were kidnapped on July 1, 1874. Walter was released, but a $20,000 ransom was asked for Charley. Mr. Ross attempted to deliver the money, but he never made contact with the kidnappers. Charley was never seen again.
http://www.ushistory.org/germantown/upper/charley.htm

Recent Posts

    latest blogs

    • Community
    • National


    Events Calendar