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Elizabeth Bonduel "Baby Doe" McCourt Tabor
Birth: Oct. 7, 1854
Oshkosh
Winnebago County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 1935
Leadville
Lake County
Colorado, USA

Socialite. Controversial wife of Horace Tabor, who was a silver mine owner in the days of the Colorado gold and silver booms of the 19th century. Despite wealth that allowed her to live a lifestyle that was beyond lavish, she died penniless and alone in Leadville, Colorado. She froze to death while living in a mine shack of the famous Matchless mine, which in its heyday produced $10,000 worth of silver ore per day. Elizabeth and Horace Tabor are the subject of an American opera, "The Ballad of Baby Doe".  
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Peter McCourt (1818 - 1883)
  Elizabeth Anderson Nellis McCourt (1826 - 1910)
 
 Spouses:
  William Harvey Doe (1852 - 1921)
  Horace Austin Warner Tabor (1830 - 1899)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Bonduel Tabor Last (1884 - 1946)*
  Horace Joseph Tabor (1888 - 1888)*
  Silver Dollar Tabor (1889 - 1925)*
 
 Siblings:
  Matilda N. McCourt Haben (1845 - 1925)*
  James A. McCourt (1846 - 1882)*
  Margaret Elizabeth McCourt Courtney (1847 - 1905)*
  Ann Jane McCourt (1850 - 1853)*
  Cornelia Teressa McCourt Last (1852 - 1887)*
  Elizabeth Bonduel McCourt Tabor (1854 - 1935)
  Peter McCourt (1856 - 1929)*
  Philip D. McCourt (1859 - 1938)*
  Thomas Henry McCourt (1860 - 1863)*
  Martin McCourt (1863 - 1883)*
  Stephen Henry McCourt (1865 - 1909)*
  Claudia McCourt McCabe (1867 - 1930)*
  Willard E. McCourt (1871 - 1940)*
  Mark Edward McCourt (1873 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Froze to death
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Wheat Ridge
Jefferson County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Section 18, Block 6, just east of third tree
GPS (lat/lon): 39.78029, -105.14381
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 2751
Elizabeth Bonduel Baby Doe <i>McCourt</i> Tabor
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Elizabeth Bonduel Baby Doe <i>McCourt</i> Tabor
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Elizabeth Bonduel Baby Doe <i>McCourt</i> Tabor
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