Patsy Troxdale
Born c. 1830
Attack information
Date September 15, 1846
Location(s) Overton County, Tennessee, United States
Target(s) Family
Killed 7
Weapon(s) Axe

Patsy Troxdale was an American who killed her parents and five siblings in Overton County, Tennessee, United States on September 15, 1846. Initially Troxdale's father was blamed for the murders, with the 16 year old claiming that she had managed to escape. Eventually Troxdale was arrested for the murders.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]


Among those killed were

  • Edward O'Neal, her father
  • Sarah O'Neal, her mother


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