Emma Borden

Emma Borden

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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10 June 1927

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  • 1927
    Age 75
    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.
  • 1923
    Age 71
    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.
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  • 1906
    Age 54
    She returned on the same ship from Liverpool on October 6, 1906, arriving in Boston via Queenstown on October 14, 1906.
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    On June 2, 1906, Emma sailed as a first-class round-trip passenger on the White Star liner RMS Cymric.
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  • 1905
    Age 53
    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.
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  • 1892
    Age 40
    Andrew and Abby Borden died in 1892, and Emma and Lizzie died in 1927.
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  • 1865
    Age 13
    Andrew married a second wife, Abby Durfee Gray, on June 6, 1865.
  • 1851
    Born on March 1, 1851.
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