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Lynch Law: Murder of Reuben Proctor 1877

Murder Victim Reuben B. “Rube” Proctor 26-year-old Farmer 1851-1877 Cause of Death: Hanging Motive: Vigilante Justice Murder Scene and Date Schonburg Community Belmont Township Near Milo, Iowa Warren County November 14, 1877 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ By Nancy Bowers Written March 2016 It … Continue reading

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The Brave Girl: Murder of Augusta Kading 1877

Murder Victim Augusta Kading 19-year-old Farm Girl 1858-1877 Cause of Death: Gunshot Motive: Home Invasion Murder Scene and Date Belmont Township Near Milo, Iowa Warren County Shot October 31, 1877 Died November 16, 1877 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ By Nancy Bowers Written March … Continue reading

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The Redhead in the Strawstack: Murder of Jane Doe 1925

Murder Victim Jane Doe Unknown Redhead ca. 1900-1925 Cause of Death: Bludgeoned Motive: Drinking Party Gone Wrong Murder Scene and Date Watts Hill 2 Miles East of Carlisle, Iowa Warren County July 24, 1925 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ By Nancy Bowers Written June … Continue reading

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