Each woman's story includes whatever documentation I can find to substantiate her death.

Women's Stories
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All Deaths by Name
  • "Cookie G.," August or September, 1913 Age 35
    • Unspecified if abortion was legal or illegal
  • "Sophie G.", September 27, 1908
    • Unidentified midwife; legal outcome not indicated
  • Gertrude Gaesswitz, February 8, 1934, Age 27
    • One of 6 deaths linked to Dr. Lou E. Davis; three trials: hung jury, conviction (overturned), acquittal
  • Mrs. Frank Gagne, 1918
    • Dr. C. Allen Snyder convicted of murder; connected to another abortion death while awaiting trial
  • Florence Gaiewski, September 4, 1903 Age: 23
    • Doctor indicted but charges later dismissed
  • Ann Gallager, March 25, 1848 Age: 20
    • Self-induced; implicated doctor on deathbed as revenge for refusing to do the abortion
  • Lillian Galvin, March 5, 1915
    • Unidentified perpetrator
  • Jammie Garcia, March 2, 1994 Age: 15
    • Massive infection after abortion in dirty clinic owned by Dr. Moshe Hachamovitch; multiple women died in his clinics, some at his hands
  • Josefina Garcia, May 23, 1985 Age: 37
    • One of 16 known deaths at NAF member Family Planning Associates chain; failure to diagnose ectopic pregnancy
  • Etta Gardener, September 1916 Age: 22
    • Unidentified perpetrator
  • Gina Gardner, July 27, 1974 Age: 17
    • Massive anesthesia overdose
  • Myrtle Gardner, December 26, 1932 Age: 20
    • Second death attributed to Dr. Mike Roberson, who pleaded nolo contendere
  • Winifred Garver, June 27, 1929 Age: 19
    • Physician indicted, no trial
  • Nora Gates, March 25, 1899
    • Funeral interrupted for inquest; perpetrator as yet unknown to me
  • Mary Geary, November 1, 1870 Age: 17
    • Physician held over for trial; outcome unknown to me
  • SusannaGearyTN.jpgSusanna "Susan" Geary September 19, 1905 Age: 20
    • Body dismembered and dumped; doctor implicated, acquitted for reasons not specified
  • Antonia Gennaro, April 16, 1917 Age: 27
    • Midwife implicated; no trial
  • Carmile Ghant, February 5, 1918 Age: 29
    • Possible lay abortionists; no trial
  • Maggie Gibbons, January 2, 1878 Age: 19
    • Doctor convicted of first-degree manslaughter
  • Marie Gibson, May 7, 1980 Age: 34
    • Abortion recommended due to bowel obstruction
  • Mary Gibson, March 6, 1896 Age: 22
    • Midwife arrested; released after nature of abortion decided to be undetermined
  • Elizabeth Gies, June 19, 1908 Age: 27
    • Doctor suspected but murdered for unrelated cause during investigation
  • ChristinGilbert.jpgChristin Gilbert January 13, 2005 Age: 19
    • Late abortion for purported health reasons; lost consciousness in hotel where patients stayed during process; inept CPR; one of two deaths under care of Dr. Leroy Carhart
  • Kathleen Gilbert, May 2, 1985 Age: 29
    • Lacerated uterus; slowly bled to death after discharge
  • Emma Gill, September 12, Age: 26
    • Physician pleaded guilty
  • Lillie Giovence, October 1, 1914 Age: 18
    • Three physicians implicated; no trial
  • Rose Glickfield April 4, 1937 Age: 39
    • Physician convicted of first-degree manslaughter
  • "Gina Irene Glover," November 9, 1999
    • Physician, abortion method, and cause of death not indicated
  • Christina Goesswein, October 19, 1990 Age: 19
    • One of three dead abortion patients of Dr. Moshe Hachamovitch; medical board cited multiple gross failures of care
  • Anna Rose Gold, November27, 1913 Age: 20
    • Unclear if doctor was performing abortion or treating self-induced abortion; no trial
  • Gaylene Golden, September 30, 1985 Age: 21
    • Cervical laceration, embolism; Dr. Joe Bills Reynolds also performed fatal liposuction on his own wife; filthy clinic, janitor administering anesthesia
  • Mary Goldstein, July 4, 1912 Age: 33
    • Possible lay abortionist; no trial
  • Maria Gomez, May 4, 1976 Age: 39
    • Gash in uterus, fetal head retained; bled to death
  • Rita Goncalves, January 9, 1984 Age: 25
    • Unspecified provider, method, and cause of death
  • EdricaGoode.jpgEdrica Goode, February 14, 2007 Age: 21
    • Planned Parenthood nurse inserted laminaria in spite of obvious vaginal infection; overwhelming sepsis
  • Experience "Speedy" Goodrich, 1830 Age: 23
    • Boyfriend/medical student implicated; no conviction
  • Emeila Gorman, August 10, 1917 Age: 29
    • One of three deaths linked to Dr. Anna Sorenson, who died awaiting trial
  • Anna Gosch, March 20, 1906
    • Boyfriend convicted of homicide; used catheter to cause abortion
  • Shary Graham, January 16, 1982 Age: 34
    • Abandoned by physician, bled to death from lacerated cervix
  • Doris Grant, February 15, 1971 Age: 32
    • Hemorrhage after undiagnosed ectopic pregnancy ruptured
  • VivianGrantTN.jpgVivian Grant January 21, 1961 Age: 23
    • Dr. Mandel Friedman charged with second abortion death while awaiting trial; outcome unknown to me at this time
  • Debra Gray, July 15, 1989 Age: 34
    • One of two anesthesia overdose deaths for Dr. Gideon Kioko at Hillview Women's Surgical Center
  • EdithGreenHeadshot2TN.pngEdith Green July 10, 1926 Age: 20
    • Body dismembered and dumped; physician convicted of abortion and conspiracy
  • Norma Greene, March 16, 1981 Age: 34
    • Unspecified provider and method; died of pulmonary embolism
  • Mary Gresky, September 20, 1922
    • Possible lay abortionist convicted of criminal malpractice, granted appeal on technicalities; outcome of subsequent trial unknown to me
  • Jolene Griffith, March 25, 1962 Age: 33
    • Physician pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter
  • Edna Griffith, February 6, 1919 Age: 22
    • Unidentified perpetrator
  • Agnes Groja, January, 1917 Age: 16
    • Unidentified perpetrator
  • Sarah Grosvenor, September 14, 1742 Age: 20
    • Physician convicted but fled before sentence could be carried out
  • LauraGrunasSmall.pngLaura Grunas, August 4, 2006 Age: 30
    • Shot boyfriend dead then turned gun on herself
  • Janice Gumm, December 5, 1988 Age: 17
    • Lack of due diligence: asthma attack during anesthesia
  • CarolinaGutierrezSmall.jpgCarolina Gutierrez February 5, 1996 Age: 21
    • Died of sepsis after amputation of gangrenous legs

* The Colonial Era