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


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 NameCityStateDateYear Comments
Arthur Morgan Tazewell CountyVirginia April 161893 For murder
Martin Rollins Russell CountyVirginia April 21889 For murder
Henry Walls Patrick CountyVirginia September 61897 For murder
Leonard Woods Wise CountyVirginia November 301927 For murder
Phillip Young Fluvanna CountyVirginia October 121892 For murder
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)
Peter Stamps Douglas CountyGeorgia July 241885 For miscegenation.
Stamps had been a secret
lover of his white
employer's 16 year old
daughter For about a year
before impregnating her.
Though the girl refused
to accuse him of rape he
became the victim of a
lynch mob. The girl
eventually committed sui
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
John Duncan Spring PlaceGeorgia October 11889 For miscegenation
Raymond Bird Wythe CountyVirginia August 151926 For miscegenation

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