This book recounts twelve real murders that occurred in Monmouth County during the early 1900s. It contains a great deal of local history of Monmouth County. It documents the first woman to serve jury duty in Monmouth County, reveals some little known facts about Avon-by-the-Sea's famous Avon Inn and new information about entertainment in the early silent movie theaters of Asbury Park.
There is plenty of intrigue for readers of true crime and law and order, including a 'who-dun-it' case that remains unsolved. Check the on-line book index to see if someone you know or are related to is mentioned! The stories of these murders are filled with amazing detail that will captivate readers for hours on end.
Do you know someone who likes going to the beach and needs something to read? "Murders in Monmouth" is the perfect gift for your favorite beachgoer. Indeed, over a hundred years ago, a life guard discovered the Chapter Two murder weapon buried in the sand at Avon-by-the-Sea!
Murders and trials are often overlooked sources of genealogical information. It will be an excellent addition to all genealogy libraries throughout the United States, to people with ties to Monmouth County, true crime buffs and everyone researching their ancestral roots. Joynson's method of thorough research is evident in this narrative book. It includes over 30 pictures, an appendix, table, bibliography and is indexed for easy reference.
Murders in Monmouth is published by The History Press, Charleston, SC. It was released to the public on November 15, 2007.
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