Mary Elizabeth Jenkins Surratt (May 1823 – July 7, 1865) was an American boarding house owner who was convicted of taking part in the conspiracy to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln. Sentenced to death, she was hanged, becoming the first woman executed by the United States federal government. She was the mother of John H. Surratt, Jr., who was later tried but was not convicted in the assassination.
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... Surratt was portrayed by actress Virginia Gregg in the 1956 episode "The Mary Surratt Case," telecast as part of the NBC anthology series The Joseph Cotten Show ...
... The Surratt House (also known as the Mary Surratt House and the Surratt House Museum) is a historic home and house museum located at 9110 Brandywine Road in Clinton (formerly ... The house is named for John and Mary Surratt, who built it in 1852 ... Mary Surratt was hanged in 1865 for being a co-conspirator in the Abraham Lincoln assassination ...
... The house was confiscated by the federal government after Mary Surratt's conviction ... On February 24, 1965, the Surratt House was donated to the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) by B ... The Surratt House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973 ...
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