Ethel Rosenberg Ethel Greenglass Rosenberg (September 28, 1915 – June 19, 1953) and Julius Rosenberg (May 12, 1918 – June 19, 1953) were American communists who were executed in 1953 for conspiracy to com...
Eva Coo Eva Coo (17 June 1889 – 27 June 1935) was an American-Canadian murderer who was executed by electric chair at Sing Sing Prison.
Eva Dugan Eva Dugan (1878 – February 21, 1930) was a convicted murderer whose execution by hanging at the state prison in Florence, Arizona resulted in her decapitation and influenced the state of Arizona...
Frances Newton Frances Elaine McLemore Newton (April 12, 1965 – September 14, 2005) was executed by lethal injection in the state of Texas for the April 7, 1987 murder of her husband, Adrian, 23, her son...
Frankie Stewart Silver Frances Stewart Silver (Born between 1810 and 1813; Died July 12, 1833) was hanged in Morganton, Burke County, North Carolina, for the murder by ax of her husband Charles.
Hannah Ocuish Hannah Ocuish (March 1774-December 1786) was executed at the age of twelve years and nine months, being hanged on 20 December 1786, in New London, Connecticut.
Irene Schroeder Irene Schroeder (February 17, 1909 - February 23, 1931) was an American criminal who became the first woman to be electrocuted in Pennsylvania, and the fourth woman to be executed by electrocuti...
Judy Buenoano Judias "Judy" Buenoano (born Judias Welty, also known as Judias Goodyear, also known as Judias Morris) (April 4, 1943 - March 30, 1998), was a convicted murderer who was execut...
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg Julius Rosenberg (May 12, 1918June 19, 1953) and Ethel Greenglass Rosenberg (September 25, 1915June 19, 1953) were American citizens executed for conspiracy to commit espionage, relating to passing information about the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union.
Karla Faye Tucker Karla Faye Tucker (November 18, 1959 – February 3, 1998) was the first woman to be executed in the United States since 1984, and the first in Texas since 1863.
Kimberly McCarthy Kimberly LaGayle McCarthy (May 11, 1961 – June 26, 2013) was an American death row inmate who was convicted and sentenced to death for the 1997 murder of her neighbor, 71-year-old retired colleg...
Lavinia Burnett Lavinia Burnett (died November 8, 1845) was the first woman to be executed in the state of Arkansas.
Lavinia Fisher Lavinia Fisher (1793 – February 18, 1820) is reported by some legends to be the first female mass murderer in the United States of America.
Lena Baker Lena Baker (June 8, 1900 – March 5, 1945) was an African American maid who was executed for murder by the state of Georgia in 1945 for killing her employer, Ernest Knight,
Louise Peete Lofie Louise Preslar (September 20, 1880 in Bienville, Louisiana – April 11, 1947 in San Quentin State Prison, California) was a convicted American murderer.
Lucy Sample The execution of Lucy and James Sample probably occurred in mid-May 1832 near the present-day location of Princeton, Illinois, United States.
Lynda Lyon Block Lynda Cheryle Lyon Block (February 8, 1948 in Orlando, Florida – May 10, 2002 at Holman Correctional Facility, Alabama) was an American convicted murderer.
Martha Beck (serial killer) Raymond Fernandez (December 17, 1914 – March 8, 1951) and Martha Jule Beck (May 6, 1920 – March 8, 1951) became known as "The Lonely Hearts Killers" after their arrest an...
Martha M. Place Martha M. Place (September 18, 1849 – March 20, 1899) was the first woman to die in the electric chair.
Mary Dyer Mary Barrett Dyer (c. 1611 — June 1, 1660) was an English Puritan turned Quaker who was hanged in Boston, Massachusetts Bay Colony (now in present-day Massachusetts), for repeatedly defyin...
Mary Rogers (murderer) Mary Mabel Rogers (1883 – December 8, 1905) was the last woman legally executed by Vermont.
Mary Surratt 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 President Abraham Lincoln.
Mildred Harnack Mildred Fish-Harnack (16 September 1902 – 16 February 1943) was an American-German literary historian, translator, and German Resistance fighter in Nazi Germany.
Penelope Henry Penelope Henry (died December 27, 1739) was the servant of widow Sarah Simpson.
Penelope Kenny Penelope Kenny (died December 27, 1739) was executed by hanging for the murder of her child in New Hampshire along with Sarah Simpson, who was also convicted of murdering her child.
Rhonda Belle Martin Rhonda Bell Thomley Martin (1907 – October 11, 1957) was an American serial killer.
Roxana Druse Roxana Druce née Flowers (1847 – February 28, 1887) was the last woman hanged in the state of New York.
Roxana Flowers Roxalana Druse (1847 – February 28, 1887) was the last woman hanged in the state of New York.
Ruth Blay Ruth Blay (died December 31, 1768) was executed by hanging, having been convicted of concealing the body of her illegitimate child in the floor of the barn next door to the house in which she wa...
Ruth Brown Snyder Ruth Brown Snyder (1895 – January 12, 1928) was an American murderess.
Ruth Snyder Ruth Brown Snyder (March 27, 1895 – January 12, 1928) was an American murderer.
Sarah Good Sarah Good (July 11, 1653 – July 19, 1692) was one of the first three women to be accused of witchcraft in the Salem witch trials of 1692.
Sarah Simpson Sarah Simpson (died December 27, 1739) was a widow executed by hanging for the murder of her child in New Hampshire.
Susanna Cox Susanna Cox (1785–1809) was a young domestic servant in Berks County, Pennsylvania, accused of murdering her illegitimate infant son.
Suzanne Basso Suzanne Margaret "Sue" Basso (née Burns; May 15, 1954 – February 5, 2014) was an American woman who was one of six co-defendants convicted in the August 1998 murder of Louis "Buddy" Musso,...
Teresa Lewis Teresa Wilson Bean Lewis (April 26, 1969 – September 23, 2010) was an American who was the only woman on death row in Virginia prior to her execution.
Toni Jo Henry Toni Jo Henry (January 3, 1916 - November 28, 1942), (née Annie Beatrice McQuiston), was the only woman executed in Louisiana's electric chair.
Velma Barfield Margie Velma Barfield (née Margie Velma Bullard) (October 29, 1932 – November 2, 1984) was an American serial killer, convicted of one murder, but she eventually confessed to six murders.
Virginia Christian Virginia Christian (15 August 1895 – 16 August 1912) was the first female executed in the 20th century in the state of Virginia, and a juvenile offender executed in the United States.
Wanda Jean Allen Wanda Jean Allen (August 17, 1959 – January 11, 2001) was sentenced to death in 1989 for the murder of Gloria Jean Leathers, 29.
Wilmot Redd Wilmot Redd (aka Wilmot Read and Wilmot Reed) (early 17th century - September 22, 1692) was one of the victims of the Salem witch trials of 1692.