Lizzie Borden was born July 19, 1860 in Fall River, Massachusetts. Lizzie's world changed when her father remarried three years after the death of her mother. Lizzie and her sister started having difficulties with her father and stepmother over finances. On August 4, 1892 Lizzie claimed to have discovered the bodies of her father and stepmother beat to death. She was arrested, but acquitted of murder in 1893.