Jesse James: The Mysterious Folk Hero

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Jesse James The infamous folk hero outlaw, Jesse James. James was born in Stamping Ground Kentucky on September, 5, 1847. Jesse’s parents were Robert Sallee James and Zerelda Elizabeth Cole. He did have 3 siblings and their names were Frank James, Susan James, and Robert James. In 1849 Jesse and his siblings lost their father. Their mother remarried and their new step dad was not treating them well at all! They were forced to fight in the civil war where they learned to kill! When he was 25 his brother and him killed unarmed union soldiers in 1863 and that was the start of the killing! Jesse James was a killer, robber, horse thief, terrorist and he and his gang were very dangerous men. He and his brother had enough of the farm life and saw
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