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

Elizabeth Bonduel “Baby Doe” McCourt Tabor

Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 5 Mar 1935 (aged 80)
Leadville, Lake County, Colorado, USA
Burial Wheat Ridge, Jefferson County, Colorado, USA
Plot Section 18, Block 6, just east of third tree
Memorial ID 2751 · View Source
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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".


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  • 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 .