After browsing through some of the many files my family has accumulated over the years, I wanted to post somet notes from my late mother, author and great granddaughter of Jesse James, Betty Dorsett Duke. On April 3, 1882 Zerelda was asked to identify the reported body of Jesse James and upon viewing it said, … Continue reading “If that was Jesse James…I’m the Queen of May.”
My first book signing event is slated for this coming Saturday, August 17th at Barnes & Noble in Austin, Texas. This happens to be the same Barnes & Noble (see directions below) that my late mother, author, and great granddaughter of the Old West outlaw Jesse James, Betty Dorsett Duke, had her first book signing at, which makes it all the more special to me. If you're in the area, please stop by and I will be more than happy to sign a copy of my book, 'Jesse James and the Lost Templar Treasure' for you.
As reviews continue to come in, I thought I'd add a page to the site and share them with you. You can click the 'Read More' links below or check out the 'Raves & Review' tab in the menu located at the top of this page. Thanks for stopping by and keep checking in, as … Continue reading Raves & Reviews
I found this very interesting and wanted to share it with you. According to 'The Worlds of Oronce Finé by Alexander Marr, "Finé was one of the most prolific authors of mathematical books of his age. He worked in a wide range of mathematical fields, including practical geometry, arithmetic, optics, gnomonics, astronomy and instrumentalism." One … Continue reading More Clues & Exciting History
I wanted to share with you, one of many memories I have of my late mother; author and great granddaughter of the outlaw Jesse James, Betty Dorsett Duke, who passed away in 2015. I've spent a lot of time looking back through the years and remembering her; helping her research and watching her write three … Continue reading Looking Back
Today I am going to share with you a post written by my late mother, author Betty Dorsett Duke, which can also be found on her website at http://www.jessewjames.com WHOSE BODY WAS THE ‘STAR OF THE SHOW’ AT “JESSE JAMES” KILLING & BURIAL IN 1882? © BETTY DORSETT DUKE, 2009 Trying to solve this … Continue reading Who’s in Jesse James’ grave?
My late mother, Betty Dorsett Duke had written this several years before she passed and she added even more info in her books. Betty Dorsett Duke proved that the 1995 exhumation of the alleged grave of Jesse James, in Kearney, Missouri, proved absolutely nothing. In honor of my late mother, and in continuing her work, … Continue reading Jesse James’ DNA