MrsStolker_Bismarck_Tribune_Sat__Apr_19__1919_.jpgEdward Stolker, a farmer in Grant County, North Dakota, fled to Montana after the death of his wife. She passed away in mid-April of 1919 at her parents' home from the results of an abortion her husband had attempted to perform on her several weeks earlier using turpentine.

"Grant County Man Charged With Uxorcide," Bismark (ND) Tribune, April 19, 1919