Lizzie Borden

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Borden, Lizzie (Andrew)

(1860–1927) alleged murderess; born in Fall River, Mass. She was arrested and tried for the axe-murders of her father and stepmother in 1892. Acquitted in 1893, she was socially ostracized but remained in Fall River until her death.
Lizzie Borden
Lizzie Andrew Borden
BirthplaceFall River, Massachusetts, U.S.
Known for Acquittal in murder of father and stepmother

Borden, Lizzie (1860–1927)

woman accused of butchering father and stepmother with ax (1872). [Am. Hist.: Hart, 91]