Thomas G. Woolfolk

Collection:
New Georgia Encyclopedia
Title:
Thomas G. Woolfolk
Date of Original:
1890-11-07
Subject:
Murder--Georgia--Bibb County
Fratricide--Georgia--Bibb County
Parricide--Georgia--Bibb County
Mass murderers--Georgia--Bibb County
Hanging--Georgia
Capital punishment--Georgia
Woolfolk, Tom, 1860-1890
Location:
United States, Georgia, Macon County, Oglethorpe, 32.29377, -84.06102
Medium:
drawings (visual works)
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Thomas G. Woolfolk was convicted and hanged for murdering nine members of his family in their Bibb County home on August 6, 1887. This drawing, adapted from a photograph taken of Woolfolk in the jail at Macon, appeared in the Oglethorpe Echo newspaper on November 7, 1890, about a week after his execution.
Image of a head-and-shoulders sketch of Thomas G. Woolfolk. Woolfolk was convicted and hanged for murdering nine members of his family in their Bibb County, Georgia home on August 6, 1887. This drawing, adapted from a photograph taken of Woolfolk in the jail at Macon, appeared in the Oglethorpe Echo newspaper on November 7, 1890, about a week after his execution.
Metadata URL:
https://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/history-archaeology/woolfolk-murder-case/m-11102/
Rights Holder:
Drawing from Oglethorpe Echo
Original Collection:
http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/history-archaeology/woolfolk-murder-case
Forms part of: New Georgia Encyclopedia
Holding Institution:
New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project)
Rights:
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