Johnston County Executions

 

Name

Age

Race

Sex

Occupation

Crime

Method

Date

Peter, (Uzzell)

---

black

male

slave

rape

hanging

28 Nov 1758

Caeser, (Smith)

---

black

male

slave

unspec felony

hanging

13 Sep 1775

Jenny

---

black

female

slave

murder

burned

18 Nov 1780

Edwards, John

48

black

male

farmer

murder

hanging

14 Feb 1879

Smith, Augustus

20

black

male

farm laborer

rape

hanging

18 Nov 1881

Batten, Marvin

29

white

male

???

murder

gas asphyxiation

29 May 1936

Page, Zeb

29

black

male

laborer

rape

gas asphyxiation

05 Apr 1940

Allen, Herman

35

white

male

house painter

murder

gas asphyxiation

30 Jan 1942

Farmer, James

---

black

male

???

murder

gas asphyxiation

06 Jun 1947

Sanders, Albert

---

black

male

???

murder

gas asphyxiation

06 Jun 1947

Creech, James

37

white

male

farmer

murder

gas asphyxiation

28 Jan 1949

 

 

 

 

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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