A Partial Listing of Negroes Lynched in the United States Since 1859

SOURCE: 100 Years of Lynching, Ralph Ginzburg, Black Classic Press; Lynching in the New South, W. Fitzhugh Brundage, University of Illinois Press


2162 records found
  (Total records:2162)
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 NameCityStateDateYear Comments
Bruce Younger Halifax CountyVirginia July 271888 For attempted rape
James Carter AmherstVirginia April 61902 For assault. Wandering
stock created mounting
difficulties between
James Carter and his
white neighbor and
climaxed in 1902 when the
white accused Carter of
setting fire to his
outhouse. During the
ensuing fight Carter shot
and wounded his
assailant. Ly
Thomas Smith Roanoke CountyVirginia September 201893 For assault. Smith
allegedly assaulted Mrs.
Henry Bishop a
respectable white woman.
The Mayor of Roanoke
(Mayor Trout) tried to
prevent Smith's lynching
by calling out the local
militia. In the ensuing
battle seven mob members
were killed and at least
2
Robert Burton Alleghany CountyVirginia October 171891 For assault and riot. A
policeman in Clifton
Forge Virginia tried to
arrest a group of miners
(Bob Burton Charles
Miller John and William
Scott) For boisterous
intimidating behavior.
They resisted arrest and
made their way out of
town and back to the min
Charles Miller Alleghany CountyVirginia October 171891 For assault and riot. A
policeman in Clifton
Forge Virginia tried to
arrest a group of miners
(Bob Burton Charles
Miller John and William
Scott) for boisterous
intimidating behavior.
They resisted arrest and
made their way out of
town and back to the mi
John Scott Alleghany CountyVirginia October 171891 For assault and riot. A
policeman in Clifton
Forge Virginia tried to
arrest a group of miners
(Bob Burton Charles
Miller John and William
Scott) For boisterous
intimidating behavior.
They resisted arrest and
made their way out of
town and back to the mi
William Scott Alleghany CountyVirginia October 171891 For assault and riot. A
policeman in Clifton
Forge Virginia tried to
arrest a group of miners
(Bob Burton Charles
Miller John and William
Scott) For boisterous
intimidating behavior.
They resisted arrest and
made their way out of
town and back to the mi
Bill Moore Wayne CountyGeorgia October 101889 For assault
Peter Bland King William CountyVirginia February 51884 For assault
George F. Blount Nansemond CountyVirginia October 241904 For assault

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