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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records per page
 NameCity StateDateYearComments
Henry Walls Patrick CountyVirginia September 61897 For murder
Joe Walton Brunswick CountyVirginia July 11901 For attempted rape.
Accused of attempting to
rape his employer's
daughter Walton was
placed in the Brunswick
County jail in
Lawrenceville but before
he could be tried fifty
masked men took him from
the jail and lynched him.
(Lynching in the New
South pg
Whitehead specific locality
Virginia May 191904
Joe Williams Louisa CountyVirginia July 61892 For attempted rape
John Wilson Patrick CountyVirginia February 61886 For being a horse thief
Samuel Wood Scott CountyVirginia May 171894 reason unknown
Leonard Woods Wise CountyVirginia November 301927 For murder
Phillip Young Fluvanna CountyVirginia October 121892 For murder
Bruce Younger Halifax CountyVirginia July 271888 For attempted rape
Unknown Negro Halifax CountyVirginia March 221901

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