Graves · Tennessee

A woman’s death during an abortion grieved by anonymous benefactor

February 1, 1876 Memphis, Tennessee Kate McCormick dies during an abortion The grave reads: Kate McCormick, Seduced and pregnant by her father’s friend, Unwed she died from abortion, her only choice, Abandoned in life and death by family, With but a single rose from her mother, Buried only through the kindness of an unknown benefactor,… Continue reading A woman’s death during an abortion grieved by anonymous benefactor

Missouri

Dying woman thrown in pond on children’s bodies

February 1, 1998 Vichy, Missouri Mark Christeson and Jesse Carter rape Susan Brouk, slice her throat, kill her children (12 and 9) as she is dying, then throw her body on top of her children's in a pond to drown her Carter testified against Christeson and in turn was given a life sentence without parole.… Continue reading Dying woman thrown in pond on children’s bodies