Now and Then

Now & Then: The Espinosa Brothers

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By Loretta (Stevens) Bailey Now: I first became aware of the Espinosa Brothers when I met James Perkins at the El Pueblo Museum and Book Store on November 3, 2000.  I purchased a couple of his books including, Tom Tobin: Frontiersman.  The story captivated me, especially when I read that the brothers started their rampage […]

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Tracking Down History

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Tom Tobin was born in St. Louis, Missouri and claimed his birthday was March 15, 1823. On other occasions, the dates changed but it isn’t unusual for birth dates to be unclear as many people didn’t know or incorrect information was recorded on censuses. Regardless, his birth year is either 1823 or 1824 depending on […]