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Female hangings 1632 to 1900


t is thought that altogether around 505 women were put to death in the U. S. between 1608 and 1900. At least eight teenage girls were hanged. Hannah Ocuish being, at just 12 years old, probably the youngest person to be executed in America. Rebecca Nurse was the oldest at 71. She was hanged for witchcraft at Salem Mass. on July 19, 1692.

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