The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

Suggest Edits
 Elizabeth Bonduel “Baby Doe” <I>McCourt</I> Tabor

Photo added by WalksWithAngels

Elizabeth Bonduel “Baby Doe” McCourt Tabor

Socialite. Controversial wife of Horace Tabor, who was a silver mine owner in the days of the Colorado gold and silver booms of the 19th century. Despite wealth that allowed her to live a lifestyle that was beyond lavish, she died penniless and alone in Leadville, Colorado. She froze to death while living in a mine shack of the famous Matchless mine, which in its heyday produced $10,000 worth of silver ore per day. Elizabeth and Horace Tabor are the subject of an American opera, "The Ballad of Baby Doe".



Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

How famous was Elizabeth Bonduel “Baby Doe” McCourt Tabor?

Current rating:

67 votes

Sign-in to cast your vote.

  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2751
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Bonduel “Baby Doe” McCourt Tabor (7 Oct 1854–5 Mar 1935), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2751, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Jefferson County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .