VioletKing.pngSUMMARY: Violet King, age 26, died on August 23, 1916 after an abortion perpetrated by Lydia Hoff.

Lydia Hoff of Jamaica, Queens, was charged with perpetrating a fatal abortion on 26-year-old Mrs. Violet King on August 11, 1916.

Violet, who died on August 23, left behind three children.

  • "Manslaughter Trial Begins in County Court," Brooklyn Daily Star, Apr. 9, 1917
  • New York Death Index