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 Kate <I>Simpson</I> McCormick

Kate Simpson McCormick

Death 1 Feb 1876 (aged 22–23)
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
Plot Fowler section, lot 239
Memorial ID 9540313 · View Source
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Real Name- 'Kate Simpson'

A volunteer paid for a marker to be placed at her grave in September 1997, bearing the inscription-

"Kate McCormick Seduced and pregnant by her father's friend, unwed, she died from abortion, her only choice. Abandoned in life and death by family. With but a single rose from her mother. Buried only through the kindness of unknown benefactors. Died Feb.1875 age 21.

Victim of an unforgiving society ,Have mercy on us."

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Kate Simpson McCormick (1853–1 Feb 1876), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9540313, citing Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Graveaddiction (contributor 46528400) .