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 Erasmus Stribbling “Edward” Shue

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Erasmus Stribbling “Edward” Shue

Birth
Mount Solon, Augusta County, Virginia, USA
Death 13 Mar 1900 (aged 38–39)
Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 40813714 View Source
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The wife of Edward Shue is known as The Greenbrier Ghost, her death in 1897 was presumed natural until her spirit appeared to her mother to describe how she was killed by her husband Edward. Autopsy on the exhumed body verified the apparition's account. Edward, found guilty of murder, was sentenced to the state prison. Only known case in which testimony from a ghost helped convict a murderer.


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  • Created by: Laurie
  • Added: 18 Aug 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 40813714
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/40813714/erasmus-stribbling-shue : accessed ), memorial page for Erasmus Stribbling “Edward” Shue (1861–13 Mar 1900), Find a Grave Memorial ID 40813714, citing White Gate Cemetery, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Laurie (contributor 2811407) Unknown.