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
  • Mary Narusavage, April 19, 1939 Age: 27
    • Midwives Josephine Williams and Adele Sassen convicted of first-degree manslaughter
  • Agnes Nazar December 30, 1924 Age: 21
    • Possible lay abortionist implicated; outcome of case unknown to me
  • Guadalupe Negron July 9, 1993 Age: 33
    • Multiple internal lacerations; slipshod care; filthy facility
    • Dr. David Benjamin, Metro Women's Center, convicted of murder
  • Kimberly Neil May 22, 2000 Age: 38
    • 15th of 16 deaths at NAF member chain Family Planning Associates
    • Respiratory arrest
  • Lydia Nelson October 16, 1923 Age: 19
    • Second of two deaths linked to Dr. Charles Klinetop
    • Outcome of case unknown to me
  • "Geraldine Newhart" June 15, 1984 Age: 14
    • Dr. E. Wyman Garret's license revoked
    • Sent home with uterine perforation; died of sepsis
  • Thea Newman February 24, 1919 Age: 37
    • Unidentified perpetrator
  • Anna Nicholls February 12, 1916 Age: 28
    • Unidentified perpetrator
  • Sara Niebel May 11, 1994 Age: 15
    • Sent home from Midtown Hospital with fetal bone retained
    • Died of Strep B infection
  • Helen Noah February 16, 1918 Age: 34
    • Verified self-induced with catheter
  • Mary Noble March 19, 1867 Age: 38
    • Physician arrested; outcome of case unknown to me
  • Emily Nohavec October 23, 1913 Age: 19
    • Midwife Emma Bickel confessed, then recanted; conviction
  • Mary Nowalowski February 12, 1936 Age: 32
    • Second of three deaths linked to Dr. Justin Mitchell
    • Third victim died during trial
    • Convicted of manslaughter
  • Alexandra Nunez
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    • January 25, 2010 Age: 37
    • Risky abortion performed as outpatient; severed artery; bled to death
    • Multiple failures in care; Dr. Robert Hosty disciplined by medical board

* The Colonial Era