NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

COUNTY

Upton, Jesse

 

White

Male

Farmer

Murder

Hanging

Nov

7

1828

 

GUILFORD

Calhoon, John

 

White

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

May

28

1836

2

GUILFORD

Johnson, Peter

 

White

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

Jun

 

1856

 

GUILFORD

Moore, Elijah

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

Feb

7

1890

1

GUILFORD

Headen, Judge

 

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Hanging

Jan

20

1892

1

GUILFORD

Reynolds, Charles

 

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Hanging

Jan

20

1892

2

GUILFORD

Ryan, Robert

 

?

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

Dec

 

1897

 

GUILFORD

Bohannon, Frank

30

Black

Male

Railroad Laborer

Murder

Hanging

Feb

8

1907

3

GUILFORD

Dorsett, Jeff

 

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Electrocution

Jan

28

1916

1

GUILFORD

Walker, Ed

 

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Electrocution

Jan

28

1916

2

GUILFORD

Terry, Jerry

60

White

Male

Laborer

Murder

Electrocution

Nov

9

1917

 

GUILFORD

Johnson, Tom

 

Black

Male

?

Rape

Electrocution

Dec

3

1920

2

GUILFORD

Morehead, Claude

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Electrocution

Nov

30

1921

 

GUILFORD

Respus, Asbury

46

Black

Male

Laborer

Murder-Rape

Electrocution

Jan

8

1932

 

GUILFORD

Donnell, Noel

24

Black

Male

Laborer

Murder-Robbery

Electrocution

Aug

26

1932

 

GUILFORD

Lee, Leroy

24

Black

Male

Laborer

Murder-Robbery

Electrocution

Jan

14

1932

 

GUILFORD

Mcnair, David

23

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Electrocution

May

19

1933

 

GUILFORD

Whitfield, George

21

Black

Male

Bootlegger

Rape

Electrocution

Jul

12

1935

2

GUILFORD

Winchester, Hunter

24

Black

Male

?

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jul

23

1937

1

GUILFORD

Dejournette, Bat

43

Black

Male

Bootlegger

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Apr

7

1939

2

GUILFORD

Godwin, James

20

White

Male

Jail Escapee

Murder-Robbery

Asphyxiation-Gas

Sep

22

1939

 

GUILFORD

Biggs, Elmer

23

White

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Asphyxiation-Gas

Mar

9

1945

1

GUILFORD

Messer, John

21

White

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Asphyxiation-Gas

Mar

9

1945

2

GUILFORD

Biggs, William

21

White

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Asphyxiation-Gas

Mar

9

1945

3

GUILFORD

Mcdaniel, Lacy

34

Black

Male

?

Rape

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jun

6

1945

 

GUILFORD

Shackleford, Claude

34

White

Male

Farmer

Rape

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jul

21

1950

 

GUILFORD

Scales, Richard

29

Black

Male

Garage Worker

Murder-Rape

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jul

15

1955

 

GUILFORD

Bunton, Julius

21

Black

Male

Factory Worker

Murder-Robbery

Asphyxiation-Gas

Feb

28

1958

 

GUILFORD

 

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