Gone Too Soon

by Kat Koorey

These key persons connected to the Borden case and it’s aftermath all died within eleven years of the murders of Andrew and Abby Borden in 1892. This strange fact is presented for curiosity’s sake and not meant to imply that there was a conspiracy or curse related to the murders.

Officer George W. Allen — 1838 –1901
Judge Josiah C. Blaisdell — 1820 –1900
Judge Caleb Blodgett — 1832 –1901
Thomas Boulds — 1845 –1896
David S. Brigham — 1823 -1893
Rev. Edwin A. Buck — 1824 –1903
William Carr — 1821 -1893
Joseph W. Carpenter — 1855 –1899
Rescomb Case — 1817 -1901
Marianne Chagnon — ? -1895
Lucie Collett — 1874 -1900
Margaret Crapo — 1829 -1896
Judge Justin Dewey — 1836 –1900
Peter Driscoll — 1853 –1899
“Frank” Eddy — 1831 –1898
Priscilla Gray Fish — 1820 –1894
George Fish — ? -1894
Victoria Foreman — 1856 –1896
Elizabeth Gormley — 1870 –1902
Chester W. Greene — 1811 -1896
Lurana Harrington — 1826 –1898
Philip Harrington — 1859 –1893
Josiah A. Hunt — 1845 –1898
Hosea M. Knowlton —1847 –1902
Dr. John H. Leary — 1863 –1901
Bertha Manchester — 1871 –1893
Southard Miller — 1811 -1895
John Minnehan — 1845 –1893
John Newton — 1854 –1893
Edwin Porter — 1864 –1904
Julian Ralph — 1853 –1903
George D. Robinson — 1834 –1896
Orrick Smalley — 1829 –1894
James C. Stafford — 1817 -1895
Frank Stevens — 1827 -1898
Henry G. Trickey — 1868 –1892
George Whitehead — 1861 –1898

Sources:
1. Hoffman, Paul Dennis. Yesterday In Old Fall River, A Lizzie Borden Companion. Carolina Academic Press, Durham: N.C., 2000
2. Rebello, Leonard. Lizzie Borden Past and Present. Al-Zach Press, 1999
3. Martins, Michael and Dennis Binette, eds. Commonwealth of Massachusetts VS. Lizzie A. Borden: The Knowlton Papers. Fall River Historical Society. Fall River: MA., 1994.