Youngest person ever executed

Hannah Ocuish (1774-1786), an American Indian, is the youngest person ever executed in America, and probably the world, when she was hanged at the age of 12 years and 9 months on 20th December 1786 in Connecticut.

12 years! She didn’t even have the opportunity to have a credit score done!

She was accused of choking Eunice Bolles, 6, a white girl, to death after they quarreled over strawberries in the summer. The body was found on 21st July 1786.

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