Are You Related to Lizzie Borden?

Posted by admin on Jul 12, 2011

Lizzie Andrew Borden was born on July 19, 1860. She was a New England spinster who allegedly killed her father and stepmother with a hatchet on August 4, 1892, in Fall River, Massachusetts, in the United States. The murders, subsequent trial, and ensuing trial by media became a cause célèbre. Although Lizzie Borden was acquitted, no one else was ever arrested or tried and she has remained a notorious figure in American folklore. Dispute over the identity of the killer or killers continues to this day. The fame of the incident has endured in American pop culture and criminology.

Lizzie Borden’s Family Tree

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I am actually a relative of Ms. Lizzie Borden, on my mother’s side.


My mother was Gail Borden Tatum. Her mother was Mildred Borden. How can I find out if I’m related to Lizzie Borden?


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