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 Joseph “Jody” Hamilton

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Joseph “Jody” Hamilton

Birth
Death 21 Dec 1906 (aged 21)
Burial Raymondville, Texas County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 19890947 View Source
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Joseph "Jodie" Hamilton was the son of James B.H. and Katie Agnes Collins Hamilton. Katie died when Jodie was only 5 years old.

In his late teens he left his father, then in Kansas, to work on the farm of Carnell "Carney" Parsons and his family. After a disagreement with Parsons on Oct. 12, 1906, Jodie murdered not only Carney, 35, but his wife, Minnie, 24, and their three young sons -- Jesse,6, Franklin, 3, and Edward, 1.

On Dec. 21st, Jodie hung at the Texas County Courthouse, the first and last person to be executed there.

See related article:
http://thelibrary.springfield.missouri.org/lochist/periodicals/bittersweet/sp78j.htm


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  • Created by: Jan Miller
  • Added: 14 Jun 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 19890947
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/19890947/joseph-hamilton : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph “Jody” Hamilton (7 Dec 1885–21 Dec 1906), Find a Grave Memorial ID 19890947, citing Allen Cemetery, Raymondville, Texas County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Jan Miller (contributor 46607804) .