Bob Cash
Re: John and Bert Yost (Yoast)
Tue Jun 29, 2021 18:17

Thanks, Robert. So now we have to rule out the John Yoast killed in 1927 in Salerno, Arizona as being the man who found Ringo. A lot of Yoasts and Yosts hanging around Arizona and New Mexico from the 1880s to the 1920s. I'm now back to believing Hogge might really be onto something here.

  • John and Bert Yost (Yoast)Robert Buckley, Tue Jun 29 2021 15:02
    Bob, Hogge has your question covered in his book . John and Bert Yost were brothers that lived in the Sulphur Springs Valley . Their name was actually spelled “Yost”, in the newspapers their named would... more
    • Re: John and Bert Yost (Yoast) — Bob Cash, Tue Jun 29 2021 18:17
      • Scott Cooley and John RingoRobert Buckley, Wed Jun 30 2021 16:37
        The Daily Herald , March 18, 1876 “Quite an excitement was raised among our citizens last Sunday by the arrival in town of the notorious Mason County outlaws Scott Cooley and John Ringgold , who was... more
        • Re: Scott Cooley and John RingoBob Cash, Wed Jun 30 2021 17:47
          Robert, as a previous post of mine points out, there is some speculation, including by law enforcement personnel conversant in suicide scenes, that sometimes a gunshot that close to the head could cause... more