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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 NameCityStateDate YearComments
John Turner FayettevilleWest Virginia August 301889
 
Henry Burney Laurens CountyGeorgia January 131888 For theft
Edward Clark Worth CountyGeorgia June 261888 For attempted rape
John Coleman Wilkes CountyGeorgia December 11888 Over a disputed debt.
Coleman along with Tom
Smith got caught in a
power struggle between
two white men over who
owned the sharecroppers'
cotton. One of the white
men provided the men with
guns to defend themselves
from a white mob who had
attempted to
Lewis Edwards Wayne CountyGeorgia October 141888 For murder
Bill Johnson Pulaski CountyGeorgia October 131888 For alleged rape
Sam Long Colquitt CountyGeorgia September 51888 For rape
Henry Pope Chattooga CountyGeorgia May 11888 For rape
Tom Ruffin Dade CountyGeorgia March 81888 For attempted rape
Tom Smith Wilkes CountyGeorgia December 11888 Over a disputed debt.
Smith along with John
Coleman got caught in a
power struggle between
two white men over who
owned the sharecroppers'
cotton. One of the white
men provided the men with
guns to defend themselves
from a white mob who had
attempted to

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