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
  • Helen Imhoff February 3, 1912 Age: 37
    • Doctor and midwife indicted; no trial
  • Grace Iorio June 14, 1930 Age: 27
    • Midwife acquitted for reason not noted in source
  • Myrtle L. Irish, May, 1913 Nora Springs, IA
    • Popular physician indicted, acquitted for reasons not indicated
  • Bertha Isserstadt August 14, 1908 Age: 23
    • Possible lay abortionist; no trial
  • Mary Ives August 7, 1983 Age: 28
    • Unspecified provider and method, 19 weeks pregnant, died from embolism

* The Colonial Era