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Martha M. Place

AKA Martha M. Garretson

Born: 18-Sep-1849
Birthplace: Readington, NJ
Died: 20-Mar-1899
Location of death: Ossining, NY [1]
Cause of death: Execution
Remains: Buried, Cedar Hill Cemetery, East Millstone, NJ

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Criminal

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: First woman executed by electric chair

[1] Sing Sing Prison, Ossining, NY.

Father: Isaac V. N. Garretson (b. 1815, d. 1888)
Mother: Ellen Wyckoff
Husband: Wesley Savacool (one son, Martha abandoned family)
Son: Ross
Husband: William W. Place (m. 1893)
Daughter: Ida Mildred Place (stepdaughter, d. 7-Feb-1899 murder)

    Murder Brooklyn, NY (7-Feb-1899)
    Inmate: Sing Sing Prison

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