Rockingham County Executions

 

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

COUNTY

Dick, (Webster)

 

Black

Male

Slave

Murder

Hanging

Jun

1

1838

1

ROCKINGHAM

Moses, (Webster)

 

Black

Male

Slave

Murder

Hanging

Jun

1

1838

2

ROCKINGHAM

Henry, (Webster)

 

Black

Male

Slave

Murder

Hanging

Jun

1

1838

3

ROCKINGHAM

Williams, Robert

 

White

Male

Farmer

Murder

Hanging

Dec

7

1860

 

ROCKINGHAM

Carter, Matilda

 

Black

Female

Farm Hand

Murder

Hanging

Jan

13

1882

1

ROCKINGHAM

Hays, Joe

 

Black

Male

Farm Hand

Murder

Hanging

Jan

13

1882

2

ROCKINGHAM

Scales, Eldridge

 

Black

Male

Farm Hand

Murder

Hanging

Jan

13

1882

3

ROCKINGHAM

Broadnax, John

16

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Hanging

May

22

1903

 

ROCKINGHAM

Foglemann, Clay

30

White

Male

Escaped Convict

Murder-Robbery

Electrocution

Aug

4

1933

 

ROCKINGHAM

Johnson, Jake

36

Black

Male

?

Rape

Asphyxiation-Gas

Mar

19

1936

 

ROCKINGHAM


 

 

 

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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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