A shooting affair in Lower Merion (1889)

Title

A shooting affair in Lower Merion (1889)

Description

As tensions with the Mouldens and their neighbors begin to rise, William Moulden Jr. is involved in a pistol fight with John McClellan at the Mouldens’ bar and both were shot. Both parties were tried and found guilty. Moulden was sentenced to one year in Norristown Prison, where he died on November 3, 1889.

Though this article in the Conshohocken Recorder uses the name "John Flaherty," later articles used the name "John McClellan."

Date

1889-03-09

Format

Newspaper

Language

English

Attribution

The Weekly Recorder (Conshohocken, PA)

Collection

Citation

“A shooting affair in Lower Merion (1889),” The Rooted Project , accessed February 25, 2024, https://rootedproject.org/items/show/15.

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