Cabarruas County Executions

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

JOE, (KIZER)

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

MURDER

HANGING

JUN

20

1828

1

MOLLY, (LONG)

 

BLACK

FEMALE

SLAVE

MURDER

HANGING

JUN

20

1828

2

WEIR, JOSEPH

 

WHITE

MALE

?

AID RUNAWAY SLVE

HANGING

JUN

20

1828

3

PINKSTON, JOHN

 

?

MALE

LABORER

MURDER

HANGING

MAR

15

1879

 

GRAHAM, WILL

 

BLACK

MALE

?

RAPE

HANGING

DEC

18

1908

 

PARNELL, BAXTER

33

WHITE

MALE

FARMER

MURDER

ASPHYXIATION-GAS

DEC

9

1938

 

DIXON, JAMES

38

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER

ASPHYXIATION-GAS

MAY

5

1939

 

GRASS, CLYDE

31

WHITE

MALE

TEXTILE WORKER

MURDER

ASPHYXIATION-GAS

DEC

10

1943

 

 

Caldwell County Executions

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

BERRY, ISAAC

45

BLACK

MALE

PREACHER

MURDER

HANGING

JUN

1

1876

 

Camden County Executions

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

 

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

SLAVE REVOLT

HANGING

MAY

15

1802

1

 

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

SLAVE REVOLT

HANGING

MAY

15

1802

2

EASON, JESSE

 

WHITE

MALE

?

MURDER

HANGING

JUN

3

1831

 

LEE, JOHN

19

BLACK

MALE

TRUCK DRIVER

BURG-ATT RAPE

ASPHYXIATION-GAS

APR

16

1943

 

Carteret County Executions

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

TINKER, EDWARD

 

WHITE

MALE

SHIP CAPTAIN

MURDER

HANGING

SEP

 

1811

 

FOY, EDWARD

20

BLACK

MALE

?

RAPE

HANGING

JUN

20

1879

 

Caswell County Executions

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

HARRIS, HENRY

 

BLACK

MALE

FREEDMAN

ARSON

HANGING

JUN

18

1836

 

MARGARETTE

 

BLACK

FEMALE

SLAVE

MURDER

HANGING

MAY

25

1849

 

SLADE, IVERSON

25

BLACK

MALE

FARM LABORER

MURDER

HANGING

DEC

29

1882

 

YANCEY, JOHN

 

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER

HANGING

JAN

25

1889

 

Catawba County Executions

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

COVINGTON, THOMAS

26

WHITE

MALE

LABORER

MURDER-BURGLARY

HANGING

FEB

13

1896

 

KALE, AVERY

19

WHITE

MALE

DISTILLERY

MURDER

HANGING

JAN

19

1899

 

GWYNN, TOM

 

BLACK

MALE

LABORER

RAPE

ELECTROCUTION

JUN

27

1919

 

HELLER, LEE

47

BLACK

MALE

PAROLEE

MURDER

ASPHYXIATION-GAS

JAN

6

1950

 

Chatham County Executions

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

ABSALOM

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

MURDER

HANGING

APR

24

1829

 

HESTER, WILLIS

 

WHITE

MALE

?

AID RUNAWAY SLVE

HANGING

MAY

5

1855

 

WREN, ALLIDAY

 

BLACK

MALE

?

RAPE

HANGING

NOV

11

1886

 

DAVIS, JAMES

 

WHITE

MALE

MINISTER

MURDER

HANGING

MAR

28

1890

 

MITCHELL, PEARL

 

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER-BURGLARY

ELECTROCUTION

JUN

10

1927

 

GOLDSTON, BEN

36

BLACK

MALE

FARMER

MURDER

ELECTROCUTION

AUG

21

1931

 

PERRY, WILLIAM

18

BLACK

MALE

FARM HAND

MURDER-RAPE

ASPHYXIATION-GAS

DEC

10

1937

2

Cherokee County Executions

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

FAIN, CHARLES

26

BLACK

MALE

MECHANIC

RAPE-ROBBERY

ASPHYXIATION-GAS

JAN

6

1939

 

Chowan County Executions

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

SENNECCA, GEORGE

 

NAT. AMER.

MALE

?

MURDER

HANGING

AUG

26

1726

 

(BUNCOMBE)

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

?

HANGING

FEB

26

1739

4

(BUNCOMBE)

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

?

HANGING

FEB

26

1739

5

(GALE)

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

?

HANGING

FEB

26

1739

6

JONES, JOHN

 

?

MALE

?

MURDER

HANGING

NOV

28

1758

3

CATO, (BONNER)

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

MURDER

HANGING

NOV

6

1766

12

PETER, (BONNER)

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

MURDER

HANGING

NOV

6

1766

13

CUDGOE, (CORBIN)

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

UNSPEC FELONY

HANGING

DEC

11

1767

7

QUASH, (CAMPBELL)

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

MURDER

HANGING

DEC

11

1767

8

CAESER, (RIDDICK)

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

UNSPEC FELONY

HANGING

DEC

11

1770

12

ANDREW, (JONES)

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

UNSPEC FELONY

HANGING

APR

25

1783

1

FRANK, (ONEAL)

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

UNSPEC FELONY

HANGING

APR

25

1783

2

(WORLEY)

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

?

HANGING

NOV

10

1784

 

 

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

SLAVE REVOLT

HANGING

?

 

1802

1

 

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

SLAVE REVOLT

HANGING

?

 

1802

2

JONES, DAVID

 

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER

ELECTROCUTION

FEB

18

1925

 

Cleveland County Executions

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

ROBERTS, HENRY

30

BLACK

MALE

FARMER

MURDER

HANGING

MAY

24

1878

 

MORRIS, JOHN

 

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER

HANGING

JAN

27

1882

 

ELLIS, BERT

 

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER

HANGING

DEC

14

1883

 

CLARK, BEN

 

BLACK

MALE

JAIL PRISONER

MURDER

HANGING

JAN

28

1904

 

SENTELLE, LOUIS

 

WHITE

MALE

?

MURDER

ELECTROCUTION

JUL

12

1935

1

Columbus County Executions

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

Lovett, Henry

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

Nov

4

1881

 

Register, Jabel

35

White

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Hanging

Feb

25

1904

1

Williams, Robert

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Electrocution

Mar

1

1923

 

Nobles, D., M.

 

White

Male

?

Murder

Electrocution

Jun

26

1923

 

Williams, William, T.

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Electrocution

Aug

2

1935

2

Buffkin, Bright

43

White

Male

?

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Mar

27

1936

 

Baldwin, Empire

25

Black

Male

?

Rape

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jun

10

1938

 

Shaw, James

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

May

23

1941

 

Grainger, Waymon

31

Black

Male

Janitor

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Feb

25

1944

 

Kirksey, Roy

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jun

27

1947

1

Craven County Executions

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

JOHNSTON, DANIEL

 

WHITE

MALE

CHEMIST

MURDER

HANGING

JAN

 

1752

1

JILLETT, WILLIAM

 

WHITE

MALE

BLACKSMITH

COUNTERFEITING

HANGING

JAN

 

1752

2

SMITH, DAVID

 

WHITE

MALE

?

?

HANGING

JAN

 

1752

3

ISAAC, (TEAGUE)

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

UNSPEC FELONY

HANGING

DEC

6

1759

1

CHARLES, (PRATT)

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

UNSPEC FELONY

HANGING

DEC

6

1759

2

JACK, (ROBERTS)

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

UNSPEC FELONY

HANGING

APR

26

1762

 

ANTOINE, MANUEL

 

WHITE

MALE

RIGGER

MURDER

HANGING

MAY

12

1826

 

BAILEY, HENRY

 

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER

HANGING

AUG

31

1906

 

PERKINS, LEE

 

BLACK

MALE

LABORER

HOUSEBRKNG-BURGL

ELECTROCUTION

JAN

10

1917

 

FRAIZER, LUKE

 

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER

ELECTROCUTION

MAY

27

1921

 

SINGLETON, WILLIAM

 

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER

ELECTROCUTION

MAY

8

1925

 

BUCKNER, WILLIS

28

WHITE

MALE

?

RAPE

ELECTROCUTION

SEP

12

1929

 

MILLER, CAESER

18

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER

ELECTROCUTION

SEP

6

1935

 

BROWN, ROBERT

18

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER

ASPHYXIATION-GAS

JUL

9

1937

 

Cumberland County Executions

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

Johnson, Micajah

 

White

Male

?

Other

Hanging

?

 

1806

 

Brayboy

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

May

22

1818

1

Gray, Benjamin

 

White

Male

?

Housebrkng-Burgl

Hanging

May

22

1818

2

Sampson, John

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

Jun

14

1822

 

Seaborn, Benjamin

27

White

Male

Store Clerk

Arson

Hanging

Jun

3

1834

 

Damon, (Hunt)

 

Black

Male

Slave

Murder

Hanging

Jun

6

1851

 

Lee, Richard

30

Black

Male

Escaped Convict

Housebrkng-Burgl

Hanging

May

9

1879

 

Howard, Joseph, O.

 

White

Male

Farmer

Murder-Robbery

Hanging

Aug

7

1885

1

Gee, Tom

 

Black

Male

Farm Laborer

Murder

Hanging

Aug

7

1885

2

Mcneil, Tom

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

Aug

7

1885

3

Council, Louis

 

Black

Male

?

Rape

Hanging

Nov

2

1901

 

Partridge, Walter

18

Black

Male

Mill Worker

Rape

Hanging

Apr

6

1905

 

Walker, Tom

 

Black

Male

Bootlegger

Murder

Hanging

Apr

15

1907

 

Murchison, Sam

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

Apr

16

1908

 

Smith, Arthur

26

Black

Male

Laborer

Murder

Electrocution

Aug

1

1916

 

Mcmillan, Houston

19

Black

Male

Truck Driver

Murder-Robbery

Electrocution

Aug

9

1935

1

Glover, Vander

39

Black

Male

Truck Driver

Murder-Robbery

Electrocution

Aug

9

1935

2

Williams, Robert

20

Black

Male

?

Rape

Asphyxiation-Gas

Mar

15

1940

 

Currituck County Executions

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

 

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

SLAVE REVOLT

HANGING

MAY

19

1802

1

 

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

SLAVE REVOLT

HANGING

MAY

19

1802

2

 

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This page was developed from the data file "Executions in the United States, 1608-1987: The ESPY File", Espy, M. Watt, and John Ortiz Smykla, Principal Investigators. Funded by the National Science Foundation. This dataset represents the most complete list of executions in the United States compiled to date