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
Joe Jones Pierce CountyGeorgia September 141886 For attempted rape
Joe Walton Brunswick CountyVirginia July 11901 For attempted rape.
Accused of attempting to
rape his employer's
daughter Walton was
placed in the Brunswick
County jail in
Lawrenceville but before
he could be tried fifty
masked men took him from
the jail and lynched him.
(Lynching in the New
South pg
Lee Pickett Patrick CountyVirginia July 121898 For attempted rape.
Pickett was a discharged
mental patient. The five
white men who lynched him
were subsequently found
guilty of second-degree
murder and given
sentences ranging from
5-6 years in the
penitentiary. (Lynching
in the New South pg. 94)
John Wilson Patrick CountyVirginia February 61886 For being a horse thief
John Forbes PetersburgVirginia June 111889 For burglary
Bob Collins AthensGeorgia February 101894 For enticing a servant
Owen (Orion?) Anderson LeesburgVirginia November 81889 For frightening a white
girl. Anderson was
lynched For putting a bag
on his head and
frightening a white
female friend as she
walked to school.
(Lynching in the New
South pg. 61)
Samuel Gibson Troup CountyGeorgia July 181884 For incest
Sterling Thompson Campbell CountyGeorgia January 31901 For informing
Cato Simmons Decatur CountyGeorgia August 291891 For informing

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