Harnett County Executions

 

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

COUNTY

Purvis, Ed

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

Nov

17

1897

 

HARNETT

Lee, Johnny

 

Black

Male

Laborer

Murder

Electrocution

Sep

15

1933

 

HARNETT

Mcneill, James

21

Black

Male

?

Murder

Electrocution

Aug

13

1937

2

HARNETT

Walker, George

23

Black

Male

Tenant Farmer

Rape

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jun

21

1946

 

HARNETT

Garner, Emmett

 

White

Male

?

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Mar

18

1949

 

HARNETT

 

 

 

 

Thank you for visiting the NCGenWeb

 

Return to the NC State Index

 

Return to the County Executions Index

 

May 2010 present, NCGenWeb

 

~~~~~~~

Source: "Before the Needle" (7 Jan 2010 - 404 Error, page not found)

~~ From the original web site ~~~

Enjoy your research,
Rob Gallagher

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