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Old headstone in Calhoun county, MS. If you were murdered in those days, the murderers name is at the bottom of the headstone.
On October 12, 1906, Carrie Parsons, his wife and three children were murdered by Joseph Hamilton near Success, MO. On the day of the murder, the family had loaded their wagon with their household effects and were moving to Miller, MO. In the middle of the afternoon Hamilton ambushed them and hid the wagon in the woods until he could return that night. He was caught 2 days later. The bodies of the Parsons family were returned to their home in Success, where they were photographed on the bed.
Sophia Victim of The Iroquois Theatre Disaster Dec 30 1903 - Iroquois Theater After the Fire, Dec. 31, 1903 Dec, 1903 The Iroquois Theater in Chicago caught fire December 30, 1903 during a performance killing 602 people. Most the victims were women and children.