Durham County County

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

Hodges, John

 

White

Male

Carpenter

Murder

Hanging

Feb

8

1907

1

Jones, Freeman

 

Black

Male

?

Burg-Att Rape

Hanging

Feb

8

1907

2

Bell, Willie

 

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Electrocution

Jul

8

1915

 

Council, Lonnie

 

Black

Male

Laborer

Murder

Electrocution

Jun

7

1918

 

Walker, Ernest

 

Black

Male

?

Murder-Burglary

Electrocution

Apr

22

1927

 

Massey, Willie

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Electrocution

Nov

7

1930

1

Gattis, Sidney

49

Black

Male

?

Murder

Electrocution

Jan

23

1931

 

Brooks, Jesse

46

Black

Male

?

Murder

Electrocution

Mar

16

1934

2

Cooper, Theodore

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Electrocution

Apr

27

1934

 

Ferrell, Clyde

 

White

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Electrocution

Jul

6

1934

1

Sanford, J., T.

30

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Asphyxiation-Gas

Feb

7

1936

1

Watson, Thomas

32

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Asphyxiation-Gas

Feb

7

1936

2

Carden, J., B.

 

White

Male

?

Murder

Electrocution

Sep

4

1936

1

Alston, Ed

 

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jun

16

1939

 

Rogers, Clarence

26

Black

Male

?

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jan

19

1940

1

Cash, Hubert

40

White

Male

Roofer

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Aug

22

1941

 

Phillips, Rosanna

25

Black

Female

Maid

Murder-Robbery

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jan

1

1943

1

Phillips, Daniel

29

Black

Male

Laborer

Murder-Robbery

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jan

1

1943

2

Farrell, Andrew

25

White

Male

Taxi Driver

Rape

Asphyxiation-Gas

Feb

18

1944

 

 

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