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 Ella May <I>Knight</I> Brown

Ella May Knight Brown

Birth
Pima, Graham County, Arizona, USA
Death 23 Jun 1916 (aged 20)
Montana, USA
Burial Eureka, Juab County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 149021 · View Source
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The Salt Lake Tribune
Salt Lake City, Utah
25 June 1916 (Sunday)
Eureka, Utah, Man Murders His Wife
Turns Gun on Himself and Fires Bullet Through His Own Heart in Jealous Rage.
Butte, Mont., June 24. - Jealous because his wife had attended a dance while he worked at night, Leslie M. Brown, 35 years of age, at 5:30 o'clock this morning fired four bullets into the body of his 20-year-old bride and then turned the revolver upon himself, firing two shots, one of them penetrating his heart. A poem to his mother was the only message left by the slayer. The couple were married in the district court less than three months ago. Both had been previously divorced. The women is survived by one child by her first husband, while Brown leaves two children by his first wife, who are now being cared for by his sister-in-law in Eureka, Utah. Mrs. Brown was known as Mrs. W. H. Knight. The Browns came from Eureka about four months ago.
(Note: This is the shortest article about her murder, other one is just to long for here. Both newspaper articles have got most of the information about Ella May Knight wrong.)


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  • Maintained by: williamknight57
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 149021
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ella May Knight Brown (17 Sep 1895–23 Jun 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149021, citing Eureka Cemetery, Eureka, Juab County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by williamknight57 (contributor 46842549) .