The Tragic Story of Olive Ann Oatman Fairchild

1 by WEBMASTER   tags: slavery, tattoo, abduction,

4Jun

Tragic Story of Olive Ann Oatman Fairchild

Has a Happy Ending

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Today, my cemetery stroll took me past the grave of Olive Ann Oatman Fairchild who died here in Sherman in 1903. 

You can read her tragic beginnings here, https://www.womenshistory.org/articl…/abduction-olive-oatman

She was the very loose inspiration for the character of Eva on Hell on Wheels.

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