George Hersey’s Murder of Francis Tirrell

Cousins, Chet and Marjorie Oberlander have invested a lot of time and effort inbookplain tracing Marjorie’s Tirrell ancestry.  I wrote about their work and findings about the murder of our cousin, Francis Tirrell by George Hersey in an earlier post.

The full trial transcripts for that murder are now found in two books on Google Books.

Report of the Case of Geo. Hersey, indicted for the Murder of Betsy Frances Tirrell is shown below:

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