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Jereboam Orville BEAUCHAMP



Jereboam Orville Beauchamp was an American lawyer who assassinated Kentucky legislator
Solomon P. Sharp, an event known as the Beauchamp–Sharp Tragedy.



Anna Cooke-Beauchamp, wife of Jereboam O. Beauchamp.



"The murder of Sharp"; a depiction of Jereboam O. Beauchamp stabbing Solomon P. Sharp.



Former U.S. Senator John Pope was the lead council for Beauchamp's defense team.



An etching depicting the hanging of Jereboam O. Beauchamp. Taken from ''The life of Jeroboam O.
Beauchamp: who was hung at Frankfort, Kentucky, for the murder of Col. Solomon P. Sharp'' (1850)



Solomon P. Sharp, the victim of the Beauchamp-Sharp tragedy.



Beauchamp's father requested the bodies of his son and daughter-in-law for burial.
The two bodies were put in a single coffin, locked in an embrace as they had requested.
They were buried in Maple Grove Cemetery in Bloomfield, Kentucky. The couple's
tombstone was engraved with a poem written by Anna Beauchamp.






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