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
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
William Shorter Frederick CountyVirginia June 131893 For attempted rape
Smith Wythe CountyVirginia July 111888 For rape
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
Benjamin Thomas Alexandria CountyVirginia August 81899 For attempted rape
Allie Thompson Culpepper CountyVirginia November 241918 For attempted rape
George Towler Pittsylvania CountyVirginia January 111892 For miscegenation.
Towler was lynched by his
white employer because of
his sexual relationship
with the man's daughter a
relationship that was
common knowledge in the
town where the two lived.
(Lynching in the New
South pg. 66)
Hubert Wailer Halifax CountyVirginia March 191901 For arson
Walker LawrencevilleVirginia July 11901
Page Wallace Loudoun CountyVirginia February 181880 For rape

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