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 Zona <I>Heaster</I> Shue

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Zona Heaster Shue

Birth
Meadow Bluff, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA
Death 24 Jan 1897 (aged 20–21)
Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Meadow Bluff, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 5015852 View Source
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Folk Figure. 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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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Great Stone Face
  • Added: 2 Jul 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5015852
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/5015852/zona-shue : accessed ), memorial page for Zona Heaster Shue (1876–24 Jan 1897), Find a Grave Memorial ID 5015852, citing Soule Chapel Methodist Cemetery, Meadow Bluff, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .