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Lovick Rochelle (c.1754 - c.1809)

Lovick Rochelle had built a large mansion home at Red Oak Camp, designed by Mr. LaTrobe, the architect of the United States Capitol. Lovick was William's twin brother. He was born in either Va. o...

10/17/2009 7/3/2021

Mary Ann Cotton MP (1832 - 1873)

Mary Ann Robson Cotton, was a serial killer convicted of murdering her mother, 11 of her 13 children, her stepson and 3 of her 4 husbands by arsenic poisoning. She is believed to have murdered up to ...

2/16/2013 6/18/2021

Commander J. Johnson (1876 - 1906)

Commander Johnson was the son of Benjamin and Ada Floyd Johnson. He was hanged for killing Rev. Harmon Grainger over a timber deal gone wrong and some have noted that the Reverend was going to sue Comm...

1/24/2021 1/24/2021

Moses Harrelson MP (1806 - 1857)

Retrieved from THE HANGING OF MOSES HARRELSON of HORRY COUNTY - 1857 Marion County Newspaper Originally published in "The Carolina Herald and Newsletter', Spring Issue 2005, pgs 22-24, transcribed ...

6/6/2009 1/19/2021

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12/15/2020 12/15/2020

Albert Max Körner (1901 - 1935)

12/15/2020 12/15/2020

7/15/2020 7/16/2020

Matthew Farley, Jr (c.1740 - 1789)

"Matthew Farley", "Sr"

"Matthew Farley, Sr." sentenced to death for killing a slave in 1789. Some documents write Jr. and not Sr. In all likelihood Matthew Farley born in 1740, he was both a Jr and a "Sr" because he also nam...

1/2/2009 6/14/2020

William Wynne Ryland MP (1733 - 1783)

RYLAND, WILLIAM WYNNE (1732–1783), engraver, born in the Old Bailey, London, in July 1732, was the eldest of seven sons of Edward Ryland, a native of Wales, who came to London and worked as an engraver...

5/9/2020 5/9/2020

Dietrich Bonhoeffer MP (1906 - 1945)

Arriving : New York Passenger List - Karl Friedrich & Dietrich Bonhoeffer, 12 Jun 1939 (Media) Memorial : Dietrich Bonhoeffer, 20th c. Martyr - Westminster Abbey, London, England (Media) " Dietrich B...

10/29/2010 2/11/2020

Anne Saunders (b. - 1573)

Anne Newdigate was the daughter of John Newdigate (1514-1565) of Harefield, Middlesex, and his first wife, Mary Cheney, the daughter of Robert Cheney of Chesham Bois, Buckinghamshire. Anne Newdigate ma...

10/20/2019 10/20/2019

Neil MacLeod (b. - 1613)

NEIL MACLEOD MacLeods: 339 History of the Outer Hebrides: 257 Genealogy History of the Macleods with genealogies of the principal families of the name. By Alexander Mackenzie, FSA. Scot. (A. ...

7/13/2019 7/14/2019

Roderick MacLeod (b. - aft.1616)

"Roderick... was set free in February 1615, but returned to Lewis in 1616. He was probably hanged." From Allick Morrison, The MacLeods: The Genealogy of a Clan, Section IV (Edinburgh: Associated Cl...

7/14/2019 7/14/2019

William S. Bergin (b. - 1877)


First and only person to be hanged for murder in Knox County, Ohio. Served as private in Co. A of the 121st OVI. Survived the Battle of the Little Big Horn by missing it when Custer sent him to deliv...

3/1/2019 3/1/2019

Gilles de Montmorency-Laval, baron de Rais MP (1404 - 1440)

"Gilles de Rais"

Gilles de Montmorency-Laval (1404–1440), Baron de Rais, was a Breton knight, a leader in the French army and a companion-in-arms of Joan of Arc. He became famous as a mass-murderer and torturer. He was...

10/21/2011 2/17/2019

(CSA),Tom Dula (aka "Tom Dooley") (1845 - 1868)

"Thomas C. Dula"

(Includes the song) Thomas C. Dula (June 22, 1845 – May 1, 1868) was a former Confederate soldier, who was tried, convicted, and hanged for the murder of his fiancée, Laura Foster. The trial an...

2/27/2015 2/17/2019

Gordon Stewart Northcott (1906 - 1930)

Gordon Stewart Northcott was born in Bladworth, Saskatchewan, Canada, and raised in British Columbia. He moved to Los Angeles, California with his parents in 1924. Northcott asked his father to purchas...

12/18/2018 12/19/2018

Hanged with his horses’ bridles at his home in Dade County by Yankee soldiers during the Civil War. Sons William, Raymond and James fought for the Confederacy as privates in Company A, 6th Missouri Cav...

11/25/2018 12/3/2018

Charles Perry Sellers (1879 - 1911)

William Henry SELLER'S son, Charles, was hung in 1911 from a telephone pole by a group of four including Abigail's son: Harry HEATH. Newspapers of the time reported: "On the night of June 18, 1911 the ...

10/1/2018 10/1/2018

Henry Carran (b. - 1840)

Henry Carran In 1839 Hughes and a fellow convict named Henry Curran managed to escape from New South Wales still in their irons and it was said that they endured unimaginable hardships before reachin...

8/24/2018 8/24/2018

George Hughes (b. - 1840)

George Hughes George Hughes had been in trouble with the law in his native Gloucestershire at an early age. He and his elder brother were arrested in connection with the robbery and wounding of a loc...

8/24/2018 8/24/2018

John Hatfield (1758 - 1803)

The fraudster John Hatfield in the summer of 1802, some ten years after Mary was first gained public notice. Presenting himself as Colonel Alexander Augustus Hope, MP for Linlithgowshire in Scotland an...

6/11/2016 8/24/2018

Michael Magee (b. - 1838)

Michael Magee EXECUTION OF MAGEE. (first person executed in South Australia) The execution of Michael Magee, the man who was tried on 12th April, and found guilty of shooting at with intent to kill...

8/24/2018 8/24/2018

Alexander Coppage, I (c.1792 - 1862)

Alexander Coppage SR. was hanged from a mulberry tree in 1862 during the Civil War, by a "mob" of Confederates & sympathizers, due to being suspected of being a Unionist.

12/30/2013 8/8/2018

Samuel "Champ" Ferguson (November 29, 1821 – October 20, 1865) was a notorious Confederate guerrilla during the American Civil War. He claimed to have killed over 100 Union soldiers and pro-Union civ...

5/18/2011 5/8/2018

Hawley Harvey Crippen (1862 - 1910)

Dr Hawley Harvey Crippen was an American, born in Michigan in 1862, who qualified as a doctor in 1885 and worked for a patent medicine company. He had come to England in 1900 and lived at 39 Hilldrop C...

8/24/2012 3/10/2018

Henry Cornish (died 1685) was a London alderman, executed in the reign of James II of England. He was a well-to-do merchant of London, and alderman of the ward of St. Michael Bassishaw; in the Lond...

1/15/2015 11/13/2017

Samuel PEYTON was born c1768 (the 21st child of his parents William PAYTEN and Ann LEWIS) Samuel was convicted and sentenced to 7 years transportation. He arrived in Sydney Cove on 26/1/1788 on "Alex...

12/5/2016 11/4/2017

Barzan Mohamed (17 February 1951 – 15 January 2007), also known as Barazan Ibrahim al-Tikriti, Barasan Ibrahem Alhassen and Barzan Hassan (Arabic: برزان إبراهيم الحسن التكريتي‎‎; Barzan Mohamed), was o...

3/3/2016 10/24/2017

"Black Jack" Ketchum (1863 - 1901)

"Black Jack"

"I'll be in hell before you start breakfast boys," announced Black Jack from the gallows. "Let her rip." Hard drinking Texas cowboy Tom Ketchum, along with his older brother Sam, drifted into outlawr...

12/18/2010 10/22/2017

William Henry Cockrum (1831 - bef.1862)


Biography Henry Cockrum was born about 1831 in Missouri. Henry lived in Fannin County, Texas in 1850. He purchased land in Cooke County in 1858. By 1860, Henry had moved his family to the Choctaw Nat...

8/8/2014 10/4/2017

Edward Edwards (c.1778 - 1818)

Captain Edward Edwards

8/6/2011 10/1/2017

Sir Robert Tresilian (b. - 1388)

Robert Tresilian (died 1388) was a Cornish lawyer, and Chief Justice of the King's Bench between 1381 and 1387. He was born in Cornwall, and held land in Tresillian, near Truro. Tresilian was deeply in...

10/5/2013 9/28/2017

Sir Nicholas Brembre was a wealthy magnate and a chief ally of King Richard II in 14th-century England. He was Lord Mayor of London in 1377, and again from 1383-5. Named a "worthie and puissant man of ...

7/21/2016 9/25/2017

Adriaan Martijn Padmos MP (1919 - 1944)

Externe links Alle informatie over de '10 van Renesse' incl. verslagen van betrokkenen en ooggetuigen De Tien van Renesse Wikipedia Adriaan Martijn Padmos (25 jaar)

4/5/2015 5/22/2017

Jan Andreas Verhoeff MP (1911 - 1944)

"Jan van Schouwen"

Externe links Alle informatie over de '10 van Renesse' incl. verslagen van betrokkenen en ooggetuigen Jan Wikipedia De Tien van Renesse Vermeldingen

4/5/2015 5/22/2017

Cornelis Lazonder MP (1913 - 1944)

Verzetstrijder Alle informatie over de '10 van Renesse' incl. verslagen van betrokkenen en ooggetuigen: 1943-1944 : Burgemeester Elkerzee - Zeeland Cornelis Lazonder (Giessen-Nieuwkerk, 10 apri...

4/4/2015 5/22/2017

Johannis Oudkerk MP (1900 - 1944)

Externe links Alle informatie over de '10 van Renesse' incl. verslagen van betrokkenen en ooggetuigen: Johannis Oudkerk Netherlands, Civil Births, 1811-1915 Birth: Mar 18 1900 - Wolphaartsdijk, Zeela...

7/12/2015 5/22/2017

Joost Pieter Jonker MP (1902 - 1944)

Externe links Alle informatie over de '10 van Renesse' incl. verslagen van betrokkenen en ooggetuigen: janverhoeff De Tien van Renesse Wikipedia

4/16/2015 5/22/2017

Menke Koos van der Beek MP (1918 - 1944)

Menke Koos van der Beek Alle informatie over de '10 van Renesse' incl. verslagen van betrokkenen en ooggetuigen: Geboren te Tegelen op 23 november 1918. Zijn vader was belastingambt...

7/14/2015 5/22/2017

Iman Marinus van der Bijl MP (1914 - 1944)

Externe links Alle informatie over de '10 van Renesse' incl. verslagen van betrokkenen en ooggetuigen: Wikipedia De Tien van Renesse Vermeldingen De Geni lijst van verz...

3/1/2013 5/22/2017

Willem Maarten Boot MP (1920 - 1944)

Externe links Alle informatie over de '10 van Renesse' incl. verslagen van betrokkenen en ooggetuigen De Tien van Renesse vermeldingen De Geni lijst van verzetsstrijders

4/8/2015 5/22/2017

Louis Till MP (1922 - 1945)

Louis Till Born: February 7, 1922 New Madrid, Missouri, U.S. Died: July 2, 1945 (aged 23) Pisa, Italy Cause of death: Judicial hanging Resting place: Oise-Aisne American Cemetery, France Nati...

4/19/2013 2/10/2017

Joseph Chester Self (1931 - 1963)

Joseph C. Self murders Seattle cabdriver Ralph A. Gemmill Jr. for $15. On Wednesday, March 16, 1960, Joseph Chester Self, age 29, shoots and kills Seattle taxicab driver Ralph A. Gemmill Jr., age 39,...

3/23/2016 12/22/2016

Edward Kelly, [Bushranger] MP (1854 - 1880)


A brief history of Ned Kelly and the Kelly Gang Edward 'Ned' Kelly was the first-born son of an Irish Catholic couple. His father was an ex-convict and mother a migrant. He was born in June 1855 and ...

8/24/2007 11/11/2016

Adam von Trott zu Solz (9 August 1909 – 26 August 1944) was a German lawyer and diplomat who was involved in the conservative opposition to the Nazi regime, and who played a central part in the 20 Ju...

7/12/2013 11/11/2016

From Wikipedia (English) : François-Marie-Thomas Chevalier de Lorimier (December 27, 1803 – February 15, 1839), also known under various shorter names as François-Marie-Thomas de Lorimier, Marie-Thom...

9/3/2014 11/11/2016

Robert Emmet (1778 - 1803)

Robert Emmet (4 March 1778 – 20 September 1803) was an Irish Republican, and Irish nationalist patriot, orator and rebel leader. After leading an abortive rebellion against British rule in 1803 he wa...

12/23/2008 11/11/2016

Franklin Reno (1837 - 1868)

"Frank Reno"

Profile photo from: Franklin Reno (Frank): Crime Figure. One of the outlaw Reno brothers, hanged by vigilantes in the New Albany, Indiana jail. Famous for the first train robbery, just outside Seymou...

3/8/2009 11/11/2016

RIGHT REVEREND JOHN HAMILTON Scottish prelate and politician: Abbot of Paisley, 1525-71; Bishop of Dunkeld 1546; Archbishop of St. Andrew's 1549-71; Keeper of the Privy Seal 1543-1546; Treasurer of S...

6/23/2008 11/11/2016

Anne Hibbons was found guilty twice of being a witch. She was hanged at Boston Neck in June, 1656. She was the sister of Governor Richard Bellingham, 8th governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Mr. H...

1/26/2011 11/11/2016

John Yates Beall (1835 - 1865)

On April 18, 1861, the Botts Greys became Company G of the 2nd Virginia Infantry, one of the five regiments that soon comprised Confederate general Thomas J. Jackson's famed Stonewall Brigade. On Oct...

2/8/2015 11/11/2016

William “le Hardi” Douglas, Lord of Douglas MP (c.1255 - 1298)

"le Hardi", "the Bold", "Le Hardi", "Knight William /Douglas/", "William /Douglas/", "of Hermiston", "William the /Hardy/", "Lord of Douglas", ""the Hardy"", ""The Hardy"", "of hermiston", "12527", "friend of William Wallace"

SIR WILLIAM DOUGLAS Lord of Douglas (known as Le Hardi) The Scots Peerage etc. Volume III, pp. 138-42 Death Sir William Douglas joined the struggle led by Sir William Wallace but subsequently des...

8/16/2007 11/11/2016

Participated in the Great Locomotive Chase, or Andrews' Raid, a military raid that occurred April 12, 1862 in northern Georgia during the American Civil War. Hanged as a spy; received Medal of Honor ...

4/11/2012 11/11/2016

Otto Adolf Eichmann MP (1906 - 1962)

"Otto Adolf Eichmann"

Source 1: Source 2: Source 3: Source 4: Source 5: Source 6:

4/23/2013 11/11/2016

Master Amir Chand (b. - 1915)

12/2/2013 11/11/2016

Gruffudd ap Hywel (1210 - c.1282)

PROPERTY: He became seated at Penrhos. (Bradney, History of Monmouthshire, vol. 3 pt. 2 p. 219) DEATH: Gruffudd 'Fat-ten' ap Hywel was Hanged by Gilbert de Clare, Earl of Gloucester in 1282. (Bartrum...

6/22/2008 11/11/2016

Sir Roger Puleston, Kt. MP (c.1229 - c.1294)

Please see Peter Bartrum: (Steven Ferry, December 13, 2020.) Richard, who with his brothers Thomas and Roger was imprisoned in the Tower of London for supporting Simon de Montfort's rebellion. Richar...

2/19/2009 11/11/2016

Amaziah Harding MP (1671 - 1734)


Added by E.C. Nickerson with Citations. Hannah's murder by Amaziah: "We hear from Eastham on Cape Cod, That the beginning of last Week, a most barbarous Murder was committed there, on the body of one...

8/19/2007 11/11/2016

Absalom (Albert) H. Hazlett MP (1837 - 1860)

Was hanged for particpating in John Brown's raid on Harpers Ferry, Va. prior to the Civil War. Albert Hazlett, a lieutenant, was born in Pennsylvania, September 21, 1837 and was executed March 16, 18...

11/18/2008 11/11/2016

Jane Constable MP (1472 - 1525)

Jane Ingleby F, #78992, b. circa 1472 Father Sir William Ingleby b. 25 Mar 1455, d. 4 Dec 1501 Mother Katherine Stillington b. c 1451, d. 16 Feb 1500 Jane Ingleby was born circa 1472 at of Ripl...

7/4/2008 11/11/2016

Sir Francis Bigod (4 October 1507 – 2 June 1537) was the leader of Bigod's Rebellion. Family and Education b. 4 Oct. 1507, 1st s. of John Bigod of Settrington by Jane, da. of Sir James Strangwa...

5/24/2008 11/11/2016

Robert Cobb Kennedy (1835 - 1865)

The profile photographic portrait of Robert Cobb Kennedy, the only person captured and convicted in the 1864 Confederate plot to burn down New York City, was taken on March 23, 1865, two days before ...

3/11/2015 11/11/2016

Marudhu Pandiyar Vellai Servai (1748 - 1801)

"Rani Velu Nachiar's Warriors"

3/29/2013 11/11/2016

Frank Earl Hyer (c.1877 - 1931)

Sarah HYER Household Female -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Other Information: Birth Year Birthplace PA Age 8 Occupation Att. School...

12/13/2008 11/11/2016

Johann Andreas Lydick MP (1715 - 1759)

"Jacob is speculative; not sourced"

10/5/2008 11/11/2016

Wilhelm Bodewin Keitel (1882 - 1946)


11/21/2013 11/11/2016

Dafydd ap Gruffudd MP (b. - 1284)

"Prince of Gwynedd (Wales)", "Lord of Denbigh"

See Peter Bartrum, (May 4, 2017; Anne Brannen, curator)

2/16/2012 11/11/2016

Heinrich Manfred Ahasverus Adolf George von Lehndorff MP (1909 - 1944)

"von Lehndorff-Steinort"

Heinrich Ahasverus Graf von Lehndorff-Steinort (1909-1944) was an East Prussian junker and aristocrat who became a member of the 20 July plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler. Wikipedia EN Heinrich Graf v...

12/22/2010 11/11/2016

Ralph Morden (1742 - 1780)

Ralph Morden was tried and executed for treason in Easton, Pennsylvania in 1780. He was the father of 9 children. He is one of only 15 civilians executed during the War. He was a Quaker and was accused...

2/18/2008 11/11/2016

Edward "Edek" Galiński (1923 - 1944)

From Find A Grave Memorial# 16796215 Edward, who was known as Edek, was born in Wieckowice, Poland. Those who knew him said he was very handsome, brave, and manly, a person who was willing to take ri...

4/11/2015 11/11/2016

Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto (1928 - 1979)

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (Urdu: ذُوالفقارعلى بهُٹو‎, Sindhi: ذوالفقار علي ڀُٽو, IPA: [z%CA%8Alf%C9%AAq%C9%91%CB%90%C9%BE ɑli bʱʊʈːoː]) (5 January 1928 – 4 April 1979) was a Pakistani politician and statesma...

4/3/2009 11/11/2016

Amon Leopold Göth (1908 - 1946)

Sehe Wikipedia... Essay auf Mietek Pemper website...

10/10/2013 11/11/2016

Abdallah Reuben Ezekiel Battat (1770-1820). Born in Baghdad, he was hanged by the Ottomans in about 1820. A banker, he was hanged for "economic sabotage against the Sultan".

1/25/2011 11/11/2016

Robert Tucker, of Milton MP (1604 - 1681)

"Robt. Tucker", "Deacon William Tucker"

Not the same as Robert Tucker, of Milton-Next Disputed Origins from JOHN TUCKER 911 Born , 16 , See "Tucker-Darrell" by Rufus Stickney Tucker, Ph.D., Cambridge, Mass., vol. 76, p. 232, N.E.H.&G...

9/15/2007 11/11/2016

Biographical Summary " Sir John Johnston, Baronet [S 1625] , only son and heir, born about 1648; succeeded to the Baronetcy on the death of his father; was a Captain in the army and served at the bat...

12/5/2012 11/11/2016

Boone Helm (1827 - 1864)

"The Kentucky Cannibal"

Levi Boone Helm from Find-a-Grave Levi Boone Helm (1828 – January 14, 1864) was a mountain man and gunfighter of the American West known as the Kentucky Cannibal. Helm was also a serial killer who ga...

7/24/2013 11/11/2016

Szymon Makowski (c.1897 - 1942)

Szymon Makowski was hanged in the Lodz Ghetto for escaping from a work gang. He was fifty one years old, and had been among earlier deportations from Pabianice to Lodz.

5/7/2012 11/11/2016

Samuel Lount (1791 - 1838)

"The Yonge Street Story 1793-1860" by F.R. Berchem page 94 Death by hanging along with Peter Mathews for taking part in the rebellion of 1837. Samuel Lount (September 24, 1791 – April 12, 1838) was...

4/3/2008 11/11/2016

Rebecca Greensmith MP (c.1610 - bef.1663)

"Widow Elson", "Widow Mudge", "Rebecca Elson", "Rebecca Mudge"

Comment: despite what the “Mudge Genealogy” states, it seems more likely Micah & Moses Mudge were Jarvis’ children by an earlier wife. Rebecca is described as an “aged woman” at her arrest in 1663. L...

5/28/2008 11/11/2016

Archbishop Kyprianos of Cyprus was the head of the Cypriot Orthodox Church in the early 19th century at the time that the Greek War of Independence broke out. Kyprianos was born in (the then village ...

3/6/2009 11/11/2016

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Robert Crichton: Robert Crichton, 8th Lord Crichton of Sanquhar [1] M, #23984, b. circa 1568, d. 29 June 1612 Last Edited=8 Feb 2011 Consanguinity In...

9/25/2012 11/11/2016

Thomas Smith MP (1859 - 1895)

"Bad Tom"

From the Breathitt County, Kentucky, website: Confessed On The Scaffold: Six Murders Acknowledged By "Bad Tom" Smith Louisville Courier-Journal Jackson, Kentucky, June 28, 1895 "Bad Tom" Smit...

2/18/2009 11/11/2016

William Eltonhead MP (1614 - 1655)

William Eltonhead {1616-1655} left Sutton and St.Helens for Maryland in around 1640 to become the special envoy to Lord Baltimore , the proprietor of the Maryland colony whose interests he oversaw. Bac...

5/16/2009 11/11/2016

Robert Aske, English Rebel MP (1500 - 1537)

Robert Aske was a leader of the Pilgrimage of Grace, a name assumed by religious insurgents in the north of England, who opposed the dissolution of the monasteries during the reign of King Henry VIII. ...

2/16/2011 11/11/2016

Was believed to be the descendant of Mathuranayaga Pandiyan, a vellala chieftain from the north, who founded the imperial Pandiyan Dynasty in Madurai in the fourth century BC; this Mathuranayaga Pandiy...

5/14/2010 11/11/2016

7/11/2007 11/11/2016

Assassin Lewis Thornton Powell (1844 - 1865)

"Lewis Paine", "Lewis Payne"

Lewis Thornton Powell (April 22, 1844 – July 7, 1865), also known as Lewis Paine or Payne, attempted unsuccessfully to assassinate United States Secretary of State William H. Seward, and was one of f...

5/28/2011 11/11/2016

Capt. Henry Wirz (CSA) (1823 - 1865)

Heinrich Hartmann Wirz better known as Henry Wirz (November 25, 1823 – November 10, 1865) was a Confederate officer tried and executed in the aftermath of the American Civil War for conspiracy and mu...

5/18/2011 11/11/2016

Henry Souvereene (1788 - 1832)


SOVEREENE (Souvereene, Sovereign), HENRY , farmer, shingle weaver, and convicted murderer; b. c. 1788, probably in the vicinity of Schooley’s Mountain, Morris County, N.J., eldest son of David Sovereen...

9/8/2008 11/11/2016

Peter Barnes (c.1907 - 1940)

Peter Barnes (c. 1907–February 7, 1940) was a member of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) and, along with James McCormack (or James Richards), participated the Coventry Explosion of 1939 which killed fiv...

2/4/2009 11/11/2016

Sarah Solart Good, Salem Witch Trial (1653 - 1692)

"Poole", "Good"

Sarah Solart Poole Good (1653-1692) - One of the first three women to be accused of witchcraft in the Salem witch trials of 1692, Sarah Good was born to a prosperous innkeeper named John Solart on 11 J...

5/23/2008 11/11/2016

James B. "Killer" Miller (gun for hire) MP (1861 - 1909)

"Deacon Miller", "Killer Miller", "Deacon Jim", "Killin' Jim"

James B. "Killer" Miller, (October 25, 1861 - April 19, 1909) was also known as Deacon Jim because he regularly attended the Methodist Church and because he did not smoke or drink. He was an outlaw and...

12/19/2010 11/11/2016

Guy Fawkes MP (1570 - 1606)

"Guy", "John Johnson" Guy Fawkes Day: A Brief History Guy Fawkes (13 April 1570 – 31 January 1606), also known as Guido Fawkes, the name he adopted while fighting for the Spanish in the Low Countries, be...

11/5/2010 11/11/2016

Dorothy Daritye Talby MP (1598 - 1638)

"Dorothy Taylbye", "Dorothy Talby", "Dorothy Taulbee"

Hung as a witch! Dorothy had a mental breakdown after the birth of her daughter, Diffculty, and killed the child after claiming to have a vision from God telling her to do so. She was hanged as a witch...

1/19/2007 11/11/2016

Ulrich Galli MP (1589 - 1653)

Marriage 1 Barbli NEUTAMMET (NEUKOMMET) b: 1590 in Eggiwil Bern, Switzerland Ulrich was leader of the famous Bauernkreig Rebellion (Farmer's War). Emigrants, Refugees, and Prisoners Vol. II printed...

1/28/2007 11/11/2016

Joseph Libby (1702 - 1723)

"Genealogical Dictionary of Maine and New Hampshire" [Noyes, Libby, Davis], p. 431: Joseph Libby [son of Daniel and Mary (Ashton) Libby], age 21, was hanged as a pirate in Newport, Rhode Island, 19 J...

6/16/2015 11/11/2016

John Proctor (1632–1692) was a farmer and tavernkeeper in 17th-century Salem, Massachusetts. During the Salem witch trials he was accused of witchcraft, convicted and hanged. His wife and all of his ch...

7/24/2007 11/11/2016

Major John André MP (1750 - 1780)

John André (May 2, 1750 – October 2, 1780) was a British army officer hanged as a spy during the American Revolutionary War. This was due to an incident in which he assisted Benedict Arnold's attempted...

7/2/2007 11/11/2016