Bert A Stacy

Bert A Stacy

Altona, Clinton County, New York, USA
Death 7 Jul 1932 (aged 58)
Windsor, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Burial West Chazy, Clinton County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 54479686 · View Source
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1892 New York State Census: Peru E.D. 2
1905 Directory: Barre, Vermont, h 14 Webster
1910 Census: Chazy, New York, p. 9
Children in 1910: Gladys 7, Lillian 6, Olive 4, Margaret 3, Albert 1.
Married Ruth (Kennedy) Slack June 6, 1926, at Barre.

"Stacy apparently indifferent over fate"

"Bert Stac[e]y of Barre must suffer the death penalty for killing his [estranged] wife, Ruth Stac[e]y, at the [Louis] Sweeney farm in Berlin on April 18, 1931."

His step-daughter [Aleta Slack], then six, was shot but survived and testified against Stacy.

First degree murder charge upheld; no leniency granted for intoxication at time of the incident.

Sentenced to hard labor until solitary confinement for 30 days prior to execution by the electric chair. He was the second person to receive the death penalty by electrocution in Vermont. Died at Windsor Prison and was buried in the "family lot" in West Chazy, New York.

published "Barre Daily Times," 4 May 1932

Newspaper reported his age at time of death incorrectly. He had just turned 58 at the time of his decease.

"Stacy leaves eight children by his first wife [Rose Newton]."

Plattsburgh Daily Press, July 11, 1932.

Daughter, Gladys Stacy Supernaw

Family Members

Gravesite Details Presumptive burial. 9-2013: Name not listed among inmates buried in Ascutney in the 1930s.

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  • Added: 4 Jul 2010
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Bert A Stacy (6 Jul 1874–7 Jul 1932), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54479686, citing Saint Joseph's Cemetery, West Chazy, Clinton County, New York, USA ; Maintained by BarreNative (contributor 47312220) .