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Bigamy and Bloodshed featured in Missouri Historical Review

Jul 23rd, 2020

Bigamy and Bloodshed by Larry E. Wood. Kent State University Press.Bigamy and Bloodshed: The Scandal of Emma Molloy and the Murder of Sarah Graham by Larry E. Wood is featured in the July 2020 issue of Missouri Historical Review Book Notes.

“Suffragist and temperance advocate Emma Molloy’s life was never the same after she met ex-convict George Graham in the summer of 1885. Graham had started a bigamous relationship with Molloy’s foster daughter Cora Lee; after the two married, they lived with Molloy on her farm outside Springfield, Missouri. After the body of Graham’s first wife was discovered in a well on the farm the following year, Graham immediately fell under suspicion for her death.”

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