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Warden, Christina A., 1862-1891

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1862 - 1891

Christie Warden was born in 1862 in Hanover, New Hampshire. Her father owned one of the biggest farms in town. She was secretary of the Grafton Star Grange and worked part time as a secretary for Professor Charles H. Pettee of the State Agricultural College in Hanover. In 1891, Frank Almy, a former employee of the Warden family who had fallen in love with Christie, murdered her.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Christie Warden letter

Mss 884150
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 884150
Overview Letter from Christie Warden, Hanover, NH, to her sister Myra Warden dated February 1884. Myra is a student at the state normal school at Plymouth, NH. Christie writes of local callers to her home and Valentine's Day gossip.

Christie Warden murder collection

MS-761
 Collection
Identifier: MS-761
Overview Christie Warden Murder (1891). The collection contains correspondence, documents, manuscripts, and clippings relating to the murder of Christie Warden in Hanover, N.H., in 1891. Includes letters of Warden, family correspondence, autopsy notes, other correspondence, and clippings, both contemporary and later, relating to the case.