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
  • Karretu Jabbie, November 2, 1989 Age: 24
    • Unspecified facility; bled to death
  • Louchrisser Jackson, November 4, 1977 Age: 23
    • Robert Gardner, Reproductive Services
    • Useless follow-up to internal lacerations; bled to death
  • Mildred Jakobsen, April 8, 1928 Age: 26
    • Unidentified perpetrator
  • Jeanette Jarrett, October 11, 1926 Age: 28
    • Physician indicted; outcome of case unknown to me
  • Dorothy Jasinski, November 29, 1930 Age: 17
    • Unidentified perpetrator
  • Margaret Jenickes, January 15, 1915 Age: 22
    • Tip to police interrupted funeral
    • Physician implicated, never went to trial
  • Rosaura "Rosie" Jimenez
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    • October 3, 1977 Age: 27
    • Verified illegal by midwife
  • Agnes Johnson
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    • October 26, 1929 Age: 33
    • Physician indicted; outcome of case unknown to me
  • Alice Johnson, November 26, 1923 Age: 23
    • Physician indicted; outcome of case unknown to me
  • Anna Johnson
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    • May 26, 1915 Age: 25
    • Second of two deaths linked to Dr. Eva Shaver; outcome of case unknown to me
    • Gunshot wound to body to try to disguise cause of death
  • Annie Johnson, April 25, 1908 Age: 32
    • Midwife implicated; outcome of case unknown to me
  • Cora Johnson, April 26, 1908 Age: 32
    • Midwife acquitted for reasons not specified in sources
  • Hazel Johnson, May 5, 1914 Age: 21
    • Unidentified perpetrator
  • Hilja Johnson, May 20, 1939 Age: 37
    • Last of three deaths linked to surgical nurse Gertrude Pitkanen
    • Case dropped; possible police corruption
  • Joyce Johnson, April 21, 1955 Age: 26
    • Abortion perpetrated in motel room with nutcracker by future abortion-rights icon Harvey Karman
  • Marjorie Johnson, August 22, 1929 Age: 34
    • Unidentified perpetrator
  • Mary Johnson, March 19, 1946 Age: 29
    • Sanatorium owner Margaret Folsom got conviction overturned
  • May Johnson, May 11, 1915 Age: 36
    • Self-induced "on advice from quack"
  • Regina Johnson, September 18, 2003 Age: 32
    • First of three deaths at Dr. Alberto Hodari's Womancare
    • Performed by Dr. Milton Nathanson
    • Hodari fined for running substandard facility
  • Mabel Johnston, August 29, 1918 Age:23
    • Two physicians implicated; outcome of case unknown to me
  • Alice Jolly, October 18, 1920 Age: 30
    • Unidentified perpetrator
  • Emma Jonas, March 11, 1915 Age: 40
    • Possible lay abortionist implicated; outcome of case unknown to me
  • Doris Jones, April 11, 1935 Age: 30
    • One of six dead patients of Dr. Guy Brewer
    • Guilty pleas to all six deaths
  • Nakia Jorden, December 10, 1998 Age: c. 16
    • 12th of 16 known deaths at NAF member chain Family Planning Associates
    • Multiple anesthesia screw-ups
  • Elizabeth Jorgeson, April 2, 1912 Age: 25
    • Possible midwife implicated; outcome of case unknown to me
  • Mrs. Andre Jorgenson, June 28, 1900 Age: 24
    • Midwife implicated; outcome of case unknown to me
  • Joy Joy, May 26, 1950 Age: 25
    • Lay abortionist Annas Whitlow Brown convicted of first-degree manslaughter
    • Conviction set aside for reasons unclear to me

* The Colonial Era