Woolfolk murder case

Collection:
New Georgia Encyclopedia
Title:
Woolfolk murder case
Creator:
Wilkes, Donald E.
Date of Original:
2009-12-18
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, Bibb County, 32.80659, -83.69776
Medium:
articles
Type:
Text
Format:
text/html
Description:
Encyclopedia article about the Woolfolk murder case. The most infamous crime in nineteenth-century Georgia occurred in Bibb County, about twelve miles west of Macon, in the early morning hours of August 6, 1887, when Tom Woolfolk murdered nine members of his family with an ax.
Metadata URL:
https://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/history-archaeology/woolfolk-murder-case/
Language:
eng
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Holding Institution:
New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project)
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