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Texas Jack Vermillion

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Douglas Minshal Vermillion: for his family notes on relative Texas Jack titled " The Most Notorious Vermillion In American History " and the 1910 census information.Plus the numerous referrals and approval of the Texas Jack page.

Buckshot: friend and fellow True West Manic for taking the time to research and locate a photo of Texas Jack. Plus, uncovering information that Texas Jack and Shoot-your-eye-out-Jack are one and the same.

Wayne A. Highsmith Sr.
Consulting Family Detective
Anderson, IN.
Member: Assoc. of Professional Genealogists.

Wayne corrected the information about Jack's marriage date and location.

Wayne is someone I think all Vermillion researchers should contact.

Rhonda Robertson, Editor, The Appalachian Quarterly for the article published in the Quarterly, June 1997 and photos.

Many thanks to Richard E. Vermillion for the many articles, family genealogy and personal letter he sent regarding his blood relative, Texas Jack Vermillion.

Jeff Smith, great-grandson of Soapy Smith, who provided detailed information about Jack's involvement in the Soapy Smith gang. Take time to check out the story of Soapy Smith at

... as seen through the eyes of one person.