Thomas Coleman "Cole" Younger, born on January 15, 1844 in Jackson County, Missouri, was a son of Henry Washington Younger, a prosperous farmer from Greenwood, Missouri and Bersheba Leighton Fristoe, daughter of a prominent Jackson County farmer.

Cole was an American Confederate guerrilla during the American Civil War and later an outlaw with the James-Younger gang.

Cole Younger's Family Tree