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
Joseph McCoy Alexandria CountyVirginia April 231897 For rape. McCoy who was
jailed for allegedly
raping his employer's
daughters was dragged
from his cell and lynched
from a lamppost at the
intersection of two major
downtown streets.
(Lynching in the New
South pg. 155)
Jack Johnson Carroll CountyGeorgia August 201884 For rape. Johnson was
shot to death by a gang
of blacks who had waited
outside the jail until
Johnson was allowed to
relieve himself.
(Lynching in the New
South
Owen Jones PulaskiGeorgia November 11890 For rape
Henry Smith Effingham CountyGeorgia August 131886 For rape
Henry Davis Randolph CountyGeorgia August 91885 For rape
Willis Harden Troup CountyGeorgia May 111884 For rape
Sam Long Colquitt CountyGeorgia September 51888 For rape
George Penner (Penn?) ElbertonGeorgia June 5-131890 For rape
Henry Pope Chattooga CountyGeorgia May 11888 For rape
Jeff Rogers Walker CountyGeorgia February 41884 For rape

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