Rutherford County Executions

 

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

COUNTY

Liberty

 

Black

Male

Slave

Rape

Hanging

Dec

19

1801

 

RUTHERFORD

Keith, Daniel

32

White

Male

Stock Swindler

Murder-Rape

Hanging

Dec

17

1880

 

RUTHERFORD

Hopkins, Charlie

64

Black

Male

Laborer

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jun

14

1940

 

RUTHERFORD


 

 

 

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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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