Robeson County Executions

 

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

COUNTY

Nat

23

Black

Male

Slave

Arson

Hanging

Nov

2

1827

 

ROBESON

Oxendine, Henderson

 

Nat. Amer.

Male

Guerilla

Murder

Hanging

Mar

17

1871

 

ROBESON

Ross, Reuben

 

Black

Male

Ex Convict

Rape

Hanging

Feb

10

1900

 

ROBESON

Shaw, Frank

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

Apr

14

1902

 

ROBESON

Morrison, Walter

37

Black

Male

Ex Convict

Rape

Electrocution

Mar

18

1910

 

ROBESON

Lumpkin, Robert

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Electrocution

Mar

11

1927

 

ROBESON

Mcneill, Larry

17

Black

Male

?

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Aug

13

1937

1

ROBESON

Hammonds, Bricey

24

Nat. Amer.

Male

Parolee

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jul

7

1939

1

ROBESON

Caper, , Alfred

23

Black

Male

?

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jul

7

1939

2

ROBESON

Meares, Palmer

35

White

Male

Farmer

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Feb

19

1943

 

ROBESON

Hunt, Harvey

21

Nat. Amer.

Male

Farm Hand

Rape

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jun

4

1943

2

ROBESON

Smith, Purcell

22

Nat. Amer.

Male

Farm Laborer

Rape

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jun

4

1943

3

ROBESON

Lewis, James

26

Black

Male

Farm Laborer

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jun

17

1949

 

ROBESON

Jacobs, Leander

29

Nat. Amer.

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Asphyxiation-Gas

Dec

30

1949

1

ROBESON

Chavis, Hector

28

Nat. Amer.

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Asphyxiation-Gas

Dec

30

1949

2

ROBESON


 

 

 

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