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Nannie Doss “The G iggling Granny” “The Jolly Black Widow”. Jacob Carter. Serial Killer. A serial killer is one who murders or is involved with the murders of multiple people at multiple times, they usually have no remorse for their victims and they usually have a certain signature.

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Nannie doss the g iggling granny the jolly black widow

Nannie Doss“The Giggling Granny”“The Jolly Black Widow”

Jacob Carter


Serial killer

Serial Killer

  • A serial killer is one who murders or is involved with the murders of multiple people at multiple times, they usually have no remorse for their victims and they usually have a certain signature.


Early life

Early Life

  • Born November 4, 1905 as Nancy Hazle

  • Poor student because of father

  • Childhood accident

  • Father’s restrictions


First marriage

First Marriage

  • Married Charlie Braggs at age 16

  • They had 4 kids

  • Unhealthy relationship

  • He eventually left her because he feared her


Grandchildren

Grandchildren

  • Doss’s oldest daughter gave birth to a child and the child immediately died

  • Doctors could not come up with a reason for the babies death


Second marriage

Second Marriage

  • Met Robert (Frank) Harrelson through a magazine column

  • Married him 2 years after her previous husband

  • Alcoholic and criminal records

  • 16 years of marriage

  • She killed him with rat poison after he raped her


Third marriage

Third Marriage

  • Met Arlie Manning through another magazine

  • Married within three days of meeting him

  • He was an alcoholic and loved his women

  • Died of a supposed heart attack

  • Their house “coincidently” burned down

  • Insurance money went to Doss

  • Doss soon left North Carolina but only after Mannings mom supposedly died in her sleep

  • Moved to her sisters (Dovie) home and she soon passed away


Fourth marriage

Fourth Marriage

  • Joined a club in Kansas looking for another Man

  • Met and married Richard L. Morton

  • He was a womanizer

  • She ended up poisoning her mother when she came to live with them

  • Morton died three months later


Fifth marriage

Fifth Marriage

  • Met Samuel Doss and Married him in Oklahoma

  • He didn’t like that she had previously adored in many husbands

  • Doss killed him

  • Samuel Doss’s doctor was surprised by the sudden death, ordered and autopsy, revealed large amounts of Arsenic in his system

  • Doss was immediately arrested


Number of killings evidence confession

Number of killings/Evidence/confession

  • Doss confesses to killing four of her five husbands, her Mother (Louisa), her sister (Dovie), her Grandson, and her Mother-in-Law (Arlie Lanning’s Mother)

  • Oklahoma centered its case only on Samuel Doss’s death (5th Husband)

  • Nannie Doss pleaded guilty on May 17, 1955

  • Sentenced for life


Nannie doss the g iggling granny the jolly black widow

Why

  • Doss admitted that she killed her husbands because they didn’t “measure up”

  • She said she was searching for the perfect man, she was never satisfied


Nannie doss the g iggling granny the jolly black widow

How

  • Most of Doss killed people by poisoning them

  • She used rat poison which is also known as Arsenic Poison


Doss recounts her crimes

Doss recounts her crimes

  • When doss was recounting her crimes, she became amused and could not stop laughing

  • The newspapers gave her the nicknames the “The Giggling Granny” and “The jolly Black Widow”


Death

Death

  • Doss Died in the hospital of the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in 1965 due to Lukimia


Bibliography

Bibliography

  • http://www.infoplease.com/biography/var/nanniedoss.html

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nannie_Doss

  • http://www.cumuseumofterror.com/NannieDoss.htm


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