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Austin Perry

Corey Gardner (View posts)
Posted: 2 Jun 2004 10:25AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Perry
Austin Perry was a gunslinger in Louisiana. He was born in the late 1800s in Amite, Louisiana. He grew up in Rapides Parish, Louisiana in North Louisiana. He was a farmer, and he had three children. Austin was in a shoot-out with the Revenuers around North Louisiana. They were shooting behind trees. Austin and his brother-in-law D. Cooper fought in a gun duel against each other. They both drew there guns and Austin drew his quicker, but Austin's son Clinton grapped his father's gun to try and stop the duel. D. Cooper shot Austin, who fell, Austin, shot then crawled to his gun and shot and killed D. Cooper. Cooper died instantly. Austin died later. The duel took place April 7, 1923. Both of the men shot and killed each other in a gun duel.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Corey Gardner 2 Jun 2004 4:25PM GMT 
sandra_capps 21 Apr 2007 11:52PM GMT 
CoreyGardner5... 22 Apr 2007 12:51AM GMT 
Melanie Perry 25 Apr 2008 4:20AM GMT 
jpb419 7 Nov 2012 4:27AM GMT 
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