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Amy Archer-Gilligan Biography

Amy Archer-Gilligan

Facts of Amy Archer-Gilligan

Date of Birth: 1868 , October
Date of Death: 1962 , April-23
Birth Nation: United States

Quick Timeline of Amy Archer-Gilligan

1868 Born in Middletown, Connecticut, United States
1897 Married to James Archer
1897 First child, Mary J Archer
1901 The Archers got their first job
1907 Ran a business Archer Home for the Elderly and Infirm
1913 Married to Michael W Gilligan
1916 First article on Murder Factory was published
1917 Was apprehended

Detail Timeline of Amy Archer-Gilligan

1868

Born in Middletown, Connecticut, United States

 Amy Archer-Gilligan was born as Amy Duggan Archer-Gilligan at the end of 1960s in Middletown, Connecticut, United States of America to James Duggan and Mary Kennedy. She has nine siblings and she was 8th children of her parents.

1897

Married to James Archer

In 1897, Amy got married to James Archer. At the end of that year she gave birth to her first child named Mary J. Archer. They were bonded into this married life for about a decade and this married life ended in 1910 as James Archer died of Kidney disease.

1897

First child, Mary J Archer

She became mother for the first time in her life at the end of 1897. She and her late husband James Archer welcomed their one and only child together in December and that time it was a daughter and they named her Mary J. Archer.

1901

The Archers got their first job

With the turn of 1900s, The Archers got their first job and that was caretakers. From 1901, they began taking care of an elderly widower, John Seymour. They took care of him for about three years and he died in 1904.

1907

Ran a business Archer Home for the Elderly and Infirm

John Seymour's home was turned into a boarding house for the elderly by his heirs and the Archers took the responsibility of this house. In 1907, they got shifted to Windsor, Connecticut and they began running their own business under the name Archer Home for the Elderly and Infirm.

1913

Married to Michael W Gilligan

Amy lived a single life for about three years and then she tied her married knot for the second time in her life with Michael W. Gilligan. They got married in 2013.  Michael W. Gilligan was a widower and he was a wealthy man. He died on 20th of February 1914.

May 9 , 1916

First article on Murder Factory was published

From 1907 to 1917, 60 deaths happened in the Archer Home. With the death of a healthy man Franklin R. Andrews, suspicions grew against her in the local level. In the early 1916, first article on Murder Factory was published.

1917

Was apprehended

Amy Archer-Gilligan was a multiple murderer who is believed to have murdered at least five people by poisoning them. In 1924, she was declared insane and she was sentenced to life imprisonment. She died at the age of 93. 

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In 1897, Amy got married to James Archer. At the end of that year she gave birth to her first child named Mary J. Archer. They were bonded into this married life for about a decade and this married life ended in 1910 as James Archer died of Kidney disease.

Amy lived a single life for about three years and then she tied her married knot for the second time in her life with Michael W. Gilligan. They got married in 2013.  Michael W. Gilligan was a widower and he was a wealthy man. He died on 20th of February 1914. Amy's nationality was American and she was of white ethnicity.

With the turn of 1900s, The Archers got their first job and that was caretakers. From 1901, they began taking care of an elderly widower, John Seymour. They took care of him for about three years and he died in 1904. This home was turned into a boarding house for the elderly by his heirs and the Archers took the responsibility of this house. In 1907, they got shifted to Windsor, Connecticut and they began running their own business under the name Archer Home for the Elderly and Infirm. From 1907 to 1917, 60 deaths happened in the Archer Home. With the death of a healthy man Franklin R. Andrews, suspicions grew against her in the local level. After a year of investigation, she was arrested and charged for murder. She killed most of her patient using arsenic. A book titled The Devil's Rooming House was published related to her murder and arsenic. In 1924, she was declared insane and she was sentenced to life imprisonment. She died at the age of 93. Her bio is well accessible in Wikipedia. Her net worth is unknown.