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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Y is for YARD, Grave Yard that is

An excerpt from Bread & Butter the Murders of Polly Frisch. A 19th century true crime.

Tombstone of Henry Hoag/e, murdered by his wife Polly.
The bodies must have been moved prior to the inquests as records show the exhumations were performed at the cemetery in Alabama Center. There is however a space between the grave of Henry and those of his children.

So the question remains—are Eliza Jane and the infant buried with no headstone? At least Eliza Jane should be, and maybe her stone has been destroyed with time. The original cemetery records burned in a fire in the early 1900s and had to be recreated from the tombstones themselves. If Eliza Jane’s stone had been destroyed by that point in time there would be no record of her burial there.

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  1. Darn - wish I would have found you earlier. Your post today was amazing but now I'm way too curious. I'll be backtracking from Post A. Can't wait to read your book!
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  2. Creepy!! I think I'll have to check out your whole A to Z :)

  3. Awesome post for Y. I do love old gravestones.


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