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Requiescat in pax – Robert Lincoln Brown’s funeral

The following clip taken from a Glasgow newspaper   The funeral of Bob Brown, who was hung here last Monday, was conducted at New Salem church, near his old home, Tuesday evening, and was attended by one of the largest … Continue reading

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Two Peas in a Pod – December 1898

John Franklin, murderer of Mrs. William J. Bowles, was taken to Bowling Green after his capture for safekeeping, and he was brought back to Glasgow on Sunday, December 11, 1898, to be arraigned.  The motion for a rehearing in the … Continue reading

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The Reckoning of Robert Lincoln Brown – 1 December 1898

The case of Bob Brown, charged with willfully murdering his father-in-law, Alonzo McClellan, on the night of November 10, went before the court on November 30, 1898. Messrs. DR Carr and JO Hutcherson, attorneys appointed to defend Brown, after a … Continue reading

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Etched in Scarlet – 10 November 1898

While Barren county was still reeling from the atrocious murder of Mrs. William Bowles by her son-in-law, John Franklin, there was yet more tragedy to envelope the county. Robert Lincoln Brown, age 33, shot and killed his father-in-law, Alonzo McClellan, … Continue reading

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