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Pearl Starr - Wikipedia
Pearl Starr was born in Rich Hill , Missouri. Belle Starr claimed that Pearl was the daughter of the outlaw Cole Younger. While no official record exists, pictures of a young Pearl Starr show an uncanny resemblance to Cole Younger. Her parentage always may be in doubt. Most historical writers accept that Starr gave birth to an illegitimate daughter  named Flossie  in April when she was In , Pearl Starr's brother Edwin was found in possession of stolen property and was shot by his accomplice. What became of Starr's daughter is unknown, but in the summer of , Pearl Starr returned alone to her mother's house at Younger's Bend to care for her brother.
John Erwin of Buffalo is one of thousands of Western New Yorkers who can do something that is simultaneously sweet, stupid and funny. Lemme tell you somethin'," he says, swaying slightly, then steadying himself on the bar at the Lafayette Tap Room. Well, of course you did, John. Forget that this "memory" means you were -- what, 14?