Person County Executions

 

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

COUNTY

Harris, Bushrod

 

?

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

Jun

9

1854

 

PERSON

Williams, Joseph

23

White

Male

Farmer

Murder

Hanging

Jan

25

1856

 

PERSON

Hunt, Adam

 

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Hanging

Jun

15

1904

 

PERSON

Sloan, Will

 

Black

Male

Laborer

Murder-Rape

Electrocution

Nov

7

1930

2

PERSON

Thaxton, Walter

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Electrocution

Mar

23

1934

 

PERSON

Bitting, Emanuel

 

Black

Male

Tenant Farmer

Murder

Electrocution

Sep

28

1934

1

PERSON


 

 

 

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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

 

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