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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Susan Elaine Elmore  

Pen Name: Susan Elmore

Genre: History Mystery Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1946 in Springfield, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Elmore was born and raised in Springfield, Illinois. She attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and then lived in Park Ridge & Crystal Lake, Illinois for many years after her marriage and before her husband's job took them out of state. Her book is about a famous central Illinois crime from the 1880s where an ancestor was the victim.

Biographical and Professional Information

Susan Elmore is a veteran genealogist with over 30 years experience in deciphering the past. Her longtime passion for genealogy, history, and true crime was the driving force behind her investigation of the Emma Bond case (Nameless Indignities). She also maintains the page for the Sabin Family of North America, a database which contains over 46,000 names of the descendants of William Sabin of Rehoboth, MA. Elmore attended the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana as an art major. She and her husband Dave have lived in northern Illinois, southern California, the Bay area, the Atlanta area, and have recently retired to the small town of Ellijay in the north Georgia mountains.


'Nameless Indignities ' Gold medal, Foreword Review's IndieFab awards Bronze medal, IPPY awards

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) The author can be contacted through her website [].

Selected Titles At Your Library

Nameless Indignities :
ISBN: 1606351591. OCLC Number: 868263987

Kent State University Press,. .