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
Lem Johnson Brunswick CountyVirginia August 31921 For murder
Arthur Jordan Fauquier CountyVirginia January 191880 For miscegenation.
Arthur Jordan ran off
with and married his
white employer's
daughter. The employer
had him arrested in
Washington D.C. and
returned to Fauquier
County to stand trial on
charges of bigamy (Jordan
allegedly already had a
black wife). A
James Jordan Sussex CountyVirginia March 201925 For rape
William Lavender Roanoke CountyVirginia February 121892 For attempted rape
Dan Long Wythe CountyVirginia December 71900 For rape
Henry Mason Campbell CountyVirginia November 301885 For murder
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)
Charles Miller 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
Jesse Mitchell Amelia CountyVirginia September 151983 For rape
Arthur Morgan Tazewell CountyVirginia April 161893 For murder

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