Lizzie Borden


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Lizzie Borden
Lizzie Andrew Borden
Birthday
BirthplaceFall River, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died
Known for Acquittal in murder of father and stepmother

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.
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Borden, Lizzie (1860–1927)

woman accused of butchering father and stepmother with ax (1872). [Am. Hist.: Hart, 91]
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In Fall River, Massachusetts, in 1892, Bridget Sullivan moves into the residence of Lizzie Borden. She lives with her domineering father, Andrew, stepmum Abby and sister Emma.
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1860: Lizzie Borden was born in America, later attaining notoriety when she was accused of hacking to death both her father and stepmother.
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