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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 NameCityStateDate YearComments
Kellis Moorman Henry CountyVirginia April 191886 For assault
John Wilson Patrick CountyVirginia February 61886 For being a horse thief
Ross Griffin Oglethorpe CountyGeorgia July 91887 For attempted rape
Will Hood Merriwether CountyGeorgia May 171887 For attempted rape
Reuben Hudson Dekalb CountyGeorgia July 271887 For alleged rape.
Tom Tench Merriwether CountyGeorgia January 161887 For alleged rape
Reuben Coles Surry CountyVirginia July 271887 For rape
Henry Burney Laurens CountyGeorgia January 131888 For theft
Edward Clark Worth CountyGeorgia June 261888 For attempted rape
John Coleman Wilkes CountyGeorgia December 11888 Over a disputed debt.
Coleman along with Tom
Smith got caught in a
power struggle between
two white men over who
owned the sharecroppers'
cotton. One of the white
men provided the men with
guns to defend themselves
from a white mob who had
attempted to

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