Friday, July 7, 2017

Mary Surratt is first woman executed by U.S. federal government

Mary Surratt is first woman executed by U.S. federal government » 1865



Mary Elizabeth Jenkins Surratt  (1820 or May 1823 – July 7, 1865) was an American boarding house owner who was convicted of taking part in the conspiracy to assassinate US President Abraham Lincoln. Sentenced to death, she was hanged and became the first woman executed by the US federal gove...
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