California · Graves

Wyatt Earp’s grave

January 13, 1929 Los Angeles, California Legendary lawman Wyatt Earp dies at the age of 80 and is buried alongside his 4th wife (his 3rd common law wife) Josephine Sarah Marcus Earp's career was dotted by honorable and nefarious professions, including buffalo hunter, deputy sheriff, deputy town marshal, bouncer, miner, gambler, boxing referee, and pimp.… Continue reading Wyatt Earp’s grave

England · Graves

Thomas Harry’s gravestone tree

Author and poet Thomas Hardy, who died this day in 1928, was commissioned earlier in his life to do something with extra gravestones in the St Pancras Churchyard in London. The outskirts of the Churchyard was scheduled for demolition to accommodate a railway. The bodies were dug up with care and respect, then moved to… Continue reading Thomas Harry’s gravestone tree

Graves · Newspaper clippings · Tennessee

Orphan Girl murdered

January 6, 1872 Huntsville, Tennessee Angeline Moore, an orphan and servant, is murdered Angeline, 15 at the time of her death, was found in the wilderness in a battered state; her eye had been "mashed in," her ribs broken and collarbone dislocated, and she had numerous bruises all over her body. Suspicion quickly fell upon… Continue reading Orphan Girl murdered