Jesse Stanbridge was just another railroad cop doing his job in 1909 when he had an argument with a local farmer. That disagreement set into motion a chain of events that would change both their lives forever.
Ancestry.com. Iowa, U.S., State Census Collection, 1836-1925 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2007.
Year: 1900; Census Place: Quincy Ward 1, Adams, Illinois; Roll: 235; Page: 10; Enumeration District: 0120; FHL microfilm: 1240235
Farmer Stabs Detective. The Des Moines Register, 1/6/1909
Charles Rowe Indicted. Sioux City Journal, 1/27/1909.
The Gazette, 1/28/1909, p. 11