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
Alfred Iverson Randolph CountyGeorgia April 101909 For leaving his employer
John Moody Bryan CountyGeorgia March 21901 For leaving his employer
Cato Simmons Decatur CountyGeorgia August 291891 For informing
Sterling Thompson Campbell CountyGeorgia January 31901 For informing
Samuel Gibson Troup CountyGeorgia July 181884 For incest
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)
Bob Collins AthensGeorgia February 101894 For enticing a servant
John Forbes PetersburgVirginia June 111889 For burglary
John Wilson Patrick CountyVirginia February 61886 For being a horse thief
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)

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