Spinster sister of Lizzie Borden
- •This is Emma Lenore BordenThe eldest daughter of Andrew and Sarah (Morse) Borden
- •This is the house where it all went down one hot August day in 1892
- •Emma was 41 at the time.Lizzie was 31
- •The day of, she was out of town visiting cousins.
- •Some accounts claim that she was visiting with a suitor that her father didn't approve.
- •Born in 1851
- •Died in 192712 days after the death of her sister Lizzie
- •Her mother died when she was 12Emma became like a mother to her sister Lizzie, 10 years her junior.
- •Emma and Lizzie didn't speak for the last 5 years of their lives.They had a fight over Lizzie's relationship with actress Nance O'Neal
- •Emma was an heiress.
- •She died with $450,000Most she left to charity.
- •Mr. Borden remarried when Emma was 17Emma lost her place as Lady of the house.
- •Was she involved somehow?We'll never know.