Emma Borden

Emma Borden

Born Mar 1, 1851

Emma Lenora Borden was the elder sister of Lizzie Borden, who was the central figure in the hatchet murders of her father and stepmother on August 4, 1892 in Fall River, Massachusetts in the United States.

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1851 Birth Born on March 1, 1851.


1865 14 Years Old Andrew married a second wife, Abby Durfee Gray, on June 6, 1865.


1892 41 Years Old Andrew and Abby Borden died in 1892, and Emma and Lizzie died in 1927. … Read More


1905 54 Years Old …  Emma moved out of Maplecroft in 1905 around the time that Lizzie became heavily involved with theater friends, apparently leading to a dispute between the two sisters. … Read More
1906 55 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 2, 1906, Emma sailed as a first-class round-trip passenger on the White Star liner RMS Cymric. … Read More


1923 72 Years Old …  Emma moved to this location in 1923 at the suggestion of her cousin Preston, both for health reasons, and to get away from the public eye, which had renewed interest in the sisters at the publication of another book about the murders. … Read More
1927 76 Years Old On June 10, 1927, at age 76, Emma died from chronic nephritis in the home she shared with Annie C. Connor in Newmarket, New Hampshire.
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