Orange County Executions

 

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

MERRILL, BENJAMIN

 

WHITE

MALE

?

TREASON

HANGING

JUN

19

1771

1

PUGH, JAMES

 

WHITE

MALE

GUNSMITH

TREASON

HANGING

JUN

19

1771

2

MESSER

 

WHITE

MALE

?

TREASON

HANGING

JUN

19

1771

3

MATTER

 

WHITE

MALE

?

TREASON

HANGING

JUN

19

1771

4

 

 

WHITE

?

?

TREASON

HANGING

JUN

19

1771

5

 

 

WHITE

?

?

TREASON

HANGING

JUN

19

1771

6

SPARROW, WILLIAM

47

WHITE

MALE

?

MURDER

HANGING

MAY

12

1820

 

ADCOCK, JAMES

 

WHITE

MALE

?

HOUSEBRKNG-BURGL

HANGING

MAY

28

1836

1

GREEN, (WILSON)

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

ARSON

HANGING

APR

26

1844

1

DICK, (MCBROOM)

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

BURG-ATT RAPE

HANGING

APR

26

1844

2

LUCIEN

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

MURDER

HANGING

APR

10

1863

1

ALLEN

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

MURDER

HANGING

APR

10

1863

2

AMERICA

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

MURDER

HANGING

APR

10

1863

3

DANIEL

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

MURDER

HANGING

APR

10

1863

4

ANDREWS, HENRY

 

WHITE

MALE

GANG MEMBER

HOUSEBRKNG-BURGL

HANGING

MAY

16

1879

1

CARLTON, LOUIS

 

BLACK

MALE

GANG MEMBER

HOUSEBRKNG-BURGL

HANGING

MAY

16

1879

2

DAVIS, HENRY

 

WHITE

MALE

GANG MEMBER

HOUSEBRKNG-BURGL

HANGING

MAY

16

1879

3

BOSWELL, ROBERT

 

BLACK

MALE

LABORER

?

HANGING

JAN

31

1879

 

ALSTON, GEORGE

21

BLACK

MALE

GARDENER

MURDER

ASPHYXIATION-GAS

SEP

4

1936

2

BREEZE, JOHN

 

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER

ASPHYXIATION-GAS

JAN

16

1948

 

 

 

 

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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