Very incomplete list!
in chronological order
Jacob Leisler (c.1640-1691) —
of New York, New York
Born in Bockenheim, Holy Roman Empire (now part of Frankfurt am Main,
business; following the English Revolution of 1688, which brought
Protestant rulers William and Mary to power, he led "Leisler's
Rebellion" and seized control of the colony; Colonial
Governor of New York, 1689-91; provided land for a settlement of
French Huguenot refugees (now the city of New Rochelle); following
the arrival of a new royal governor, he was ousted.
charged with treason,
and sentenced to
death; executed by hanging
in New York, New York
County, N.Y., May
16, 1691 (age
years). Four years later, he was posthumously exonerated by an
act of Parliament.
Original interment at a private or family graveyard, New York County, N.Y.;
subsequent interment at Dutch
Church Burial Ground, Manhattan, N.Y.; reinterment to unknown
location; statue at Broadview Avenue, New Rochelle, N.Y.
John Doyle Lee (1812-1877) —
also known as John D. Lee —
Born in Kaskaskia, Randolph
County, Ill., September
Member of Utah
territorial House of Representatives, 1858.
Involved in the Mountain Meadows massacre on September 11, 1857, when
a Mormon militia and Paiute Indian tribesmen slaughtered about 120
settlers who had been traveling through Utah by wagon train; indicted
almost twenty years later, and tried in
1875; the first trial ended in a hung jury; retried
in 1876; convicted
and sentenced to
death; released for a time in order to settle his business
affairs; executed by firing
squad, at Mountain Meadows, Washington
County, Utah, March
23, 1877 (age 64 years, 198
Interment at Panguitch
Cemetery, Panguitch, Utah.