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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 NameCity StateDateYearComments
Spencer Branch Tazewell CountyVirginia February 11893 For assault
Isaac Brandon Charles City CountyVirginia April 61892 For attempted rape
Jerry Brown Tazewell CountyVirginia February 11893 For assault
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
Horace Carter King William CountyVirginia October 131923 For 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
Noah Cherry Princess Anne CountyVirginia November 151885 For murder
Walter Clark DanvilleVirginia October 131917 For murder. Accused of
murder Clark fought a gun
battle with a mob of law
officers and citizens.
The mob set fire to
Clarks home and he was
shot as he fled.
(Lynching in the New
South pg. 34)
Reuben Coles Surry CountyVirginia July 271887 For rape
Archie Cook Prince Edward CountyVirginia September 21888 For rape

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