Mecklinburg County Executions

 


NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

COUNTY

Neel, William

 

White

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

Dec

13

1816

 

MECKLENBURG

Sam

 

Black

Male

Slave

Housebrkng-Burgl

Hanging

Jul

3

1829

 

MECKLENBURG

Chandler, N.V.

 

White

Male

?

?

Hanging

Aug

 

1872

 

MECKLENBURG

Horne, Henry

 

Black

Male

?

Housebrkng-Burgl

Hanging

May

7

1880

 

MECKLENBURG

Baxter, Marshal

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

Apr

29

1881

 

MECKLENBURG

Johnson, Allen

25

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Hanging

Jan

28

1881

 

MECKLENBURG

Davis, Anderson

 

Black

Male

?

Housebrkng-Burgl

Hanging

Dec

9

1885

1

MECKLENBURG

Stewart, Nelson

 

Black

Male

?

Housebrkng-Burgl

Hanging

Dec

9

1885

2

MECKLENBURG

Lambert, Jackson

 

?

Male

Painter

Murder

Hanging

Jul

9

1886

 

MECKLENBURG

Moore, George

 

Black

Male

?

Rape

Hanging

Jul

29

1886

 

MECKLENBURG

Weddington, William

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

Jul

11

1889

 

MECKLENBURG

Brabham, Henry

 

Black

Male

Gambler

Murder-Robbery

Hanging

Jul

2

1891

 

MECKLENBURG

Johnson, Monroe

 

Black

Male

?

Housebrkng-Burgl

Hanging

Feb

8

1897

 

MECKLENBURG

Jackson, Joe

 

Black

Male

?

Rape

Hanging

May

18

1899

 

MECKLENBURG

Alexander, Jules

 

Black

Male

?

Rape

Hanging

Aug

24

1899

 

MECKLENBURG

Truesdale, William

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

Feb

8

1900

 

MECKLENBURG

Monroe, William

18

Black

Male

?

Rape

Hanging

Sep

13

1901

 

MECKLENBURG

Fletcher, Lewis

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

Nov

20

1908

 

MECKLENBURG

Trull, Charles

 

White

Male

Debt Collector

Murder-Robbery

Electrocution

Sep

3

1915

 

MECKLENBURG

Clyburn, John

 

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Electrocution

May

25

1928

 

MECKLENBURG

Edwards, John

17

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Electrocution

Jul

6

1934

2

MECKLENBURG

Jones, Sam

21

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jul

16

1937

1

MECKLENBURG

Steele, Fred

22

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jul

16

1937

2

MECKLENBURG

Cureton, Noah

51

Black

Male

?

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jun

13

1941

 

MECKLENBURG

Brooks, George

20

Black

Male

Escaped Convict

Rape

Asphyxiation-Gas

Nov

24

1944

1

MECKLENBURG

Buchanan, James

19

Black

Male

Escaped Convict

Rape

Asphyxiation-Gas

Nov

24

1944

2

MECKLENBURG

Williams, Bessie

19

Black

Female

House Maid

Murder-Robbery

Asphyxiation-Gas

Dec

29

1944

1

MECKLENBURG

Thompson, Ralph

18

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Asphyxiation-Gas

Dec

29

1944

2

MECKLENBURG

Lampkins, Jethro

 

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jan

3

1947

4

MECKLENBURG

Mccain, Richard

 

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jan

3

1947

5

MECKLENBURG

Medlin, Monroe

23

Black

Male

Butler

Murder-Burglary

Asphyxiation-Gas

Dec

9

1949

1

MECKLENBURG

 

 

 

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