Sampson County Executions

 

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

POMPEY, (WRIGHT)

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

SLAVE REVOLT

HANGING

SEP

8

1831

1

PIZZARO, (STANFORD)

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

SLAVE REVOLT

HANGING

SEP

8

1831

2

(BOWDEN)

 

BLACK

MALE

SLAVE

RAPE

HANGING

SEP

8

1831

3

FAISON, PHILIP

35

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER

HANGING

JUL

11

1882

 

ELLIS, AMMA

 

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER

HANGING

JAN

29

1889

 

KINSAULS, ARCHIE

35

WHITE

MALE

?

MURDER

HANGING

SEP

28

1900

 

MOORE, ASHTON

 

BLACK

MALE

?

RAPE

HANGING

SEP

2

1905

1

WARD, WILLIAM

 

BLACK

MALE

?

BURG-ATT RAPE

HANGING

MAR

3

1909

 

HOPKINS, WILLIAM

 

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER

ELECTROCUTION

MAR

21

1921

 

HERRING, CHEVIS

 

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER-ROBBERY

ELECTROCUTION

DEC

18

1931

 

HOWARD, PRESTON

 

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER-ROBBERY

ELECTROCUTION

NOV

16

1934

1

HART, JOHNNY

 

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER-ROBBERY

ELECTROCUTION

NOV

16

1934

2

JOHNSON, TOM

 

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER-ROBBERY

ELECTROCUTION

NOV

16

1934

3

HADLEY, WADDELL

22

BLACK

MALE

?

RAPE

ELECTROCUTION

APR

29

1938

1

WILLIAMS, RAYMOND

20

BLACK

MALE

FARM LABORER

MURDER-ROBBERY

ASPHYXIATION-GAS

NOV

24

1939

 

SMITH, ZEDEKIEL

29

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER-ROBBERY

ASPHYXIATION-GAS

DEC

6

1940

 

MATTHEWS, HERMAN

19

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER-ROBBERY

ASPHYXIATION-GAS

DEC

13

1946

1

WILLIAMS, CALVIN

18

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER-ROBBERY

ASPHYXIATION-GAS

DEC

13

1946

2

ROGERS, JOHN

 

BLACK

MALE

?

MURDER-RAPE-ROB

ASPHYXIATION-GAS

APR

27

1951

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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