Hannah Ocuish

Birth
Connecticut, USA
Death
20 Dec 1786 (aged 12)
New London County, Connecticut, USA
Burial
Ledyard, New London County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID
177526568 View Source

The youngest person executed in American history. Ocuish, a mentally handicapped Indian girl, was just 12 when she was hanged for the murder of six year old Eunice Bolles. News reports at the time said she seemed very frightened on the day of her execution

The youngest person executed in American history. Ocuish, a mentally handicapped Indian girl, was just 12 when she was hanged for the murder of six year old Eunice Bolles. News reports at the time said she seemed very frightened on the day of her execution


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  • Added: 19 Mar 2017
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 177526568
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/177526568/hannah-ocuish: accessed ), memorial page for Hannah Ocuish (Mar 1774–20 Dec 1786), Find a Grave Memorial ID 177526568, citing Ledyard Center Cemetery, Ledyard, New London County, Connecticut, USA; Maintained by rayan alam (contributor 49229384) .