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 Bertha Mabel Manchester

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Bertha Mabel Manchester

  • Birth 7 May 1871 Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 30 May 1893 Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Plot G3212
  • Memorial ID 11502090

Murder Victim. She worked on her father Stephen's farm. She was killed by an axe weilding Murderer on May 31st 1893 in the kitchen of her home in Fall River Mass... Just 10 months after Lizzie Borden alledgedly killed her father and step mother on August 4th 1892 in the very same Fall River Mass... She was killed with 23 wacks to the head by an axe. on June 5th 1893, the same day that Lizzie Borden's trial began, her killer was caught. His name was Jose Correira, a former worker under her father. He had been fired during a argument between him and Stephen Manchester. He came back to the farm on May 31st. He couldn't find Stephen so she found Bertha in the kitchen and killed her. Because of the rips on her clothing, the police said that she apparently fought back. Correira was put on trial and was found guilty. He was sentenced to life in prison. Bertha was 22 at the time of her murder.


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  • Created by: Harry Widdows
  • Added: 9 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11502090
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bertha Mabel Manchester (7 May 1871–30 May 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11502090, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Harry Widdows (contributor 46502252) .