Famous Female Serial Killers - Nannie Doss

Nannie Doss was a mortal woman, all in all, she killed four men and a boatload of other relatives, including her sisters, two of her children and her own mother. She killed her second husband by poisoning his whiskey a day after he rapes her. After her third husband died, his house burned down in mysterious ways, and the insurance money went to Doss. Her fourth marriage was a two-fer: she murdered her mother when the older woman came to live with her, and she has her husband killed a few months later. It was not until her death on the fifth and last husband, that Doss was caught. After being admitted for an output short digestive tract to the hospital, Doss poisoned him in order to collect life insurance. The man's sudden death after being released from the tip the doctors to foul play, and sure enough, they found arsenic in the body of the man. Doss confessed to the raft of murders, but because she was a woman, was not put to death. She died in prison in 1965, at the age of 59.

Born to poor rural parents located in Blue Mountain, a small hamlet in the river valleys of northeastern Alabama in the hill country, promised Nancy Hazle, not much glamor, romance poor. Glamour did not draw it, but of love, she would spend a lifetime pursuing. The next claim to fame that they had, and there was little, was that her grandmother remote support to the family, the Lincoln Honest Abe was made in context.

Nancy's mother, Loulisa (Lou) was a caring nature, though deathly afraid of her husband, a hot-tempered James Hazle. "There is some evidence that married Nancy Lou before James was born," says Sherby. "Census records right after Nancy show was born in 1905, as Lou lived alone with a daughter. James appears to have come on the scene later. From where or when exactly he came is a mystery."

Nancy's childhood was not happy. Nanni - Nancy was known by the nickname early in life - wandering aimlessly on an erratic schedule to and from and around school, sometimes they went, they did not in another. This is also a trio of sisters and a brother who came after her. If her father wanted the children to the farm this morning with the field work, the help never-ending work on the ground, the whole brood stayed at home. After all, James Hazle was the boss, and if rumors vote, he would not spare the switch - to get what he wanted - his daughters or his wife.

"Until the age of five years, Nannie was made to cut wood, plow the fields and clear the land of weeds and debris," says Terry Manners in his book about Nannie and other serial killers, Deadlier than the male. "Were to see ball games and friends banned." And when Nannie was traipsing to school, well, it was difficult to work, adds Manners. "It is a two-mile walk was there ... and two miles back."

Fun, there was none. When the lights were Hazle in the late evening it was the pots and pans and flat finish is required in their houses, or to repair a seal or clean, bins. Before the cock crow, and there on the bed, grunting Old Man Hazle, in your cotton, and rushed to the harvest!

In an interview, Nannie Life magazine in her later life, she tended to her adult problems to a head injury she received seven years old when the debt. She had gone with her family to visit a relative in Alabama Downstate; The train ride was the charm of her young life, she had never been outside the farm muchtheless on a vacation, anywhere. But if the locomotive had to make an emergency stop, Nannie shook us on her head on the iron seat rack strike against her. She suffered from "pain and headaches blackouts for months and the rest of my life," she says.

While some writers with a social bent tip to the train accident as the cause for their dementia-come, mocks Sherby Green. With a wink answers, they. "No, Nanni just had a good old Mean Streak I Genealogy'm addicted, and in the study of my family, I have learned that many of our members a fierce pride and a hard, tough, tough call performed while. they do not take life, but they were difficult people. I think Nannie wore this property, but they just took a bad mood more dangerous. "

Dreamed, according to author Manners, "Nanni, the terrible mood swings, love and the search for her own Prince Charming had. Their only interest was her mother's romantic magazines and she would sit for hours in her room with a view of the lovers staring out at you from the sides. As she grew older, their favorite bits were the ads for the lonely hearts club. "

The early 1900s were the era of romantic frivolity, if every woman would like a Gibson Girl, cherubic look and lovely in every corner. The men were the leaders in their high starched collars and mustaches, but the whole company knew that the female sex, which was under Coy smile and blossom scent, really rules the world.

When Nannie entered dating age, she was ready again by the boys of Calhoun County from a father, Nannie and her three sisters watched as a field worker that he was not too happy to give up instead. He forbade them from attending the church and the convivial Saturday evening hootenannies Crispin at the tavern or in the community hall. Make-up was outlawed, silk stockings were considered sinful, fixed hair and form-fitting dresses absolutely wild slutty. No daughter of his would entice the male libido! When the time came, he often growled, [he] would pick the husbands for his daughters.

Find Weekend nights were the sisters Hazle in mourning, staring at the flickering lights in such and such a barn on the street, where a dance was in progress, they were expelled from their premises of Papa Hazle, but at least they were the appearance of to see lanterns bouncing to the rhythm of the neighborhood and the mandolin Stomp - just a muffle their ears far away - from the feet of the rest of the Blue Mountains of young people, a damn good time.

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