Rowan County Executions

 

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

HAND, WILLIAM

 

WHITE

MALE

?

UNSPEC FELONY

HANGING

NOV

6

1766

4

DICK, (BREVARD)

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

UNSPEC FELONY

HANGING

DEC

11

1767

5

FIELDS, WILLIAM

 

WHITE

MALE

?

MURDER

HANGING

JAN

30

1769

1

BROWN, ANDERSON

 

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER

HANGING

JUL

25

1895

1

FERRAND, WHIT

 

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER

HANGING

JUL

25

1895

2

FLEMING, DICK

 

BLACK

MALE

?

RAPE

HANGING

JUL

8

1902

1

CONLEY, ARCHIE

 

NAT. AMER.

MALE

?

MURDER

HANGING

JUL

8

1902

2

FINGER, SIDNEY

 

BLACK

MALE

LABORER

MURDER

ELECTROCUTION

JUN

19

1914

 

COOPER, JIM

 

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER

ELECTROCUTION

FEB

11

1916

 

CAIN, BAXTER

33

BLACK

MALE

LABORER

MURDER

ELECTROCUTION

SEP

13

1918

 

MATTHEWS, BERNICE

20

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER

ELECTROCUTION

DEC

11

1931

1

BALLARD, J., W.

17

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER

ELECTROCUTION

DEC

11

1931

2

 

 

 

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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