A Deed of Blood: Mother Attacks Daughter with Hatchet, Rouseville, 1874

A Thousand Ways to Die in the Oil Region, Episode 4 While digitizing some obituaries this morning, I came across an obituary card referencing a woman who drowned in a well after attempting to murder her daughter. I had to know more. So, I looked up the September 21, 1874 edition of the Titusville Morning Herald and found the following eloquently written, but horrifying article: