Saturday, January 08, 2011

Who is really buried in John Wilkes Booth's grave?

Just who is really buried in the grave of Abraham Lincoln's killer?

Rumors have swirled for decades that John Wilkes Booth's Baltimore grave is occupied by someone else, and the presidential assassin survived his reported death.

Now descendants want to test the DNA of his brother and uncover the truth once and for all.

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1 comment:

Free Genealogy Guide said...

There are so many conspiracy theories about the deaths of JFK, Michael Jackson, etc., etc., but I always attributed them to the increasing ability of the modern media to sway public opinion. It's an eye-opener to me to see that a 150-year old death is the subject of the same kind of investigation.