Raymond Day Bierce

Raymond Day Bierce

Birth
Bristol, Bristol Unitary Authority, Bristol, England
Death 27 Jul 1889 (aged 16)
Chico, Butte County, California, USA
Burial Saint Helena, Napa County, California, USA
Plot Block C Ext, Lot 47F
Memorial ID 47730705 · View Source
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Age 17, 9 months, single, white, male.

Day met a woman named Eva Atkins. Two days before they were to get married, Eva eloped with Neil Hubbs, Day's best friend. When the newlyweds returned to Chico, Day argued with Neil, the two drew pistols and fired at each other. Day mortally wounded Hubbs, shot Eva and clipped her ear, went to an upstairs room and shot himself. Both men died on July 27.

Interred July 29, 1889, Block 3, Lot 8.

Note:
On November 23, 1910, removed remains of Day Bierce, ashes of Mrs. Bierce & Leigh Bierce from [unreadable] 1/4 Lot 8, Block 3 to Lot 47F, Block C Ext.



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  • Maintained by: Connie
  • Originally Created by: Angie Robinson
  • Added: 7 Feb 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 47730705
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Raymond Day Bierce (Dec 1872–27 Jul 1889), Find a Grave Memorial no. 47730705, citing Saint Helena Cemetery, Saint Helena, Napa County, California, USA ; Maintained by Connie (contributor 47390019) .