Monthly Archives: March 2013

Frankie Silver Murders Husband in 1831

Frances “Frankie” Silver was born in 1815.  She was hung in Morganton North Carolina on July 12, 1833 for killing and dimembering her husband, Charlie Silver.  She was only 18 years old at the time of her death. Frankie married … Continue reading

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Lawson Family Murders

Charles Davis Lawson was a tobacco farmer from Stokes County North Carolina.  He owned a farm on Brook Cove Road near Germantown.  He lived there with his wife, Fannie (37), and their seven children: Marie (17) Arthur (16) Carrie (12) … Continue reading

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