Edgecombe County Executions

 

 

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

COUNTY

LISLES, WILLIAM

 

?

MALE

?

MURDER

HANGING

DEC

4

1758

 

EDGECOMBE

 

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

UNSPEC FELONY

HANGING

DEC

12

1758

 

EDGECOMBE

 

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

?

HANGING

NOV

6

1766

1

EDGECOMBE

 

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

SLAVE REVOLT

HANGING

?

 

1802

5

EDGECOMBE

JONES, ROBERT

43

BLACK

MALE

LABORER

MURDER

HANGING

JUN

25

1879

 

EDGECOMBE

STANLEY, LESTER

 

BLACK

MALE

BRICK MASON

MURDER

ASPHYXIATION-GAS

JAN

31

1947

1

EDGECOMBE

 

 

 

 

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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