Date: October 4, 1888
Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Victim: Mary C. Dellinger
Cause of Death: Drowning
Accused: Calvin M. Dellinger
My daughter’s eyes were blackened and she was bruised several times and Dellinger admitted that he had caused it; frequently when Dellinger had quarrels with his wife she was afraid to go with him and he said she had to go with him, that he feared neither hell, Heaven, or the gallows.
Verdict: Guilty of second-degree murder