Northampton County Executions

 

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

 

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

?

HANGING

DEC

1

1753

 

(DEROSSETT)

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

?

BURNED

NOV

28

1758

1

SMITH, OSSIE

 

BLACK

MALE

FARM LABORER

MURDER

ELECTROCUTION

JUN

15

1934

 

HUDSON, DOLLIE

27

BLACK

MALE

TENANT FARMER

MURDER

ASPHYXIATION-GAS

APR

18

1941

 

MOODY, LEWIS

26

BLACK

MALE

SAWMILL WORKER

MURDER

ASPHYXIATION-GAS

MAY

21

1943

 

CHERRY, WILLIE

25

BLACK

MALE

?

BURG-ATT RAPE

ASPHYXIATION-GAS

JAN

3

1947

1

 

  

 

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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