The Merry Widow of Windy Nook Who Lost Four Husbands
The story of Mary Elizabeth Wilson, who was married and widowed four times.
Mary Elizabeth Wilson was better known by those who lived near her as The Merry Widow of Windy Nook. It is hard to believe any woman could be merry after having four husbands pass away, that is, unless, like Mary, you had helped those husbands into the afterlife.
The Merry Widow became famous as the last woman to be sentenced to death in Durham in 1958.…