MAHAFFEY, JESSIE (ORIGINAL) - Madison County, Arkansas | JESSIE (ORIGINAL) MAHAFFEY - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Jessie (original) MAHAFFEY

Mahaffey Cemetery
Madison County,
Arkansas

April 21 1862 - Aug 6 1915
Son of William Calvin & Joanna Alford Mahaffey
Born Jackson Co KY
died St Paul Madison Co AR
Victim of murder at the hands of Dr Henry L Southerland with 5 gunshot wounds in the back while preparing a body of a neighbor in a church when Dr Southerland came in. Jesse reached for his bag to leave when shot. Dr. Southerland was not convicted.
(Criminal Record, Madison County Circuit Court has State of Arkansas vs. Dr. Henry S Southerland for rape and Murder in the Second Degree. Grand Jury brought Murder Indictment)

*Photographed Sept 6 2009 by J. Vander Ham

Contributed on 10/23/09 by wfields55
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Submitted: 10/23/09 • Approved: 10/23/09 • Last Updated: 8/1/12 • R250410-G0-S3

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