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  • Robert Wickliffe Roberts (c.1860 - 1944)
    See profile of Wickliffe's brother Clarence for details of the fight that led to Clarence's death.
  • Dewitt M. Christie, ♊ (1888 - 1913)
    ee "Trinity County Beginnings," Trinity County Book Committee, 1986, p 256-257. Correspondent: Mrs. Jonny Lou Varner.Mary Means Sullivan, in "The Family Saga: A Collection of Texas Family Legends," tel...
  • Milton John Laurain (1919 - 1986)
    Residence : 1930 -  Huron, Wayne, Michigan, USA Race : White Updated from 1930 United States Federal Census via sibling Mildred L Laurain by SmartCopy : Oct 23 2014, 3:43:35 UTC
  • Florence Evelyn Laurain (1917 - 1928)
    Residence : 1920 -  Wayne, Michigan, USA* Race : White* Ethnicity : American* Updated from 1920 United States Federal Census by SmartCopy : Oct 23 2014, 4:26:51 UTC
  • Michael Monroe Hipol (1962 - 2000)
    Uncle Mike loved bikes and women. He liked to have a good time. I remember when we went to Mexico with Uncle Mike. We went to the beach, went out to eat and went out dancing. Uncle Mike used to threate...

Family killing family

Do you have ancestors who have killed each other? This could be on purpose or by accident. I have found several of these tragedies in my own tree.


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A familicide is a type of murder or murder-suicide in which at least one spouse and one or more children are killed, or in which a parent or parents and possibly other relatives such as siblings and grandparents are killed. In some cases all of the family members' lives are taken. If only the parents are killed, the case may also be referred to as a parricide. Where all members of a family are killed, including when the killing takes the form of a murder-suicide, the crime may be referred to as family annihilation.

Source: Wikipedia


  • Filicide - A parent or parents killing their own child or children.
  • Infanticide - The killing of one's child (or children) up to 12 months of age.
  • Mariticide - The killing of a husband by a wife, but commonly used for either spouse.
  • Uxoricide - The killing of a wife by a husband.

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