Wake County Executions

 

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

COUNTY

Jim, (Kennon)

 

Black

Male

Slave

Rape

Hanging

Sep

10

1802

 

WAKE

Scott, Mason

19

White

Male

Tailor

Murder

Hanging

Nov

10

1820

 

WAKE

Lewis, Lemuel

 

White

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

May

7

1824

 

WAKE

Ned, (Clifton)

 

Black

Male

Slave

Murder

Hanging

Apr

13

1827

 

WAKE

Kimbrough, Elijah

 

White

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

Nov

5

1830

1

WAKE

Carey

 

Black

Male

?

Housebrkng-Burgl

Hanging

Nov

5

1830

2

WAKE

Johnson, James

 

White

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

May

28

1841

 

WAKE

Stimson, William

 

Black

Male

?

Rape

Hanging

Nov

4

1870

 

WAKE

Jones, Henry

23

Black

Male

Farm Hand

Murder

Hanging

Aug

27

1883

 

WAKE

Parish, J., C.

42

White

Male

Farmer

Rape

Hanging

Jan

10

1890

 

WAKE

Page, Orange

 

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Hanging

Aug

3

1894

 

WAKE

Mills, George

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

May

3

1895

 

WAKE

Booker, James

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

Jan

18

1899

 

WAKE

Jones, Thomas

 

Black

Male

Preacher

Murder

Hanging

Aug

31

1900

 

WAKE

Adams, Will

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

Sep

14

1905

 

WAKE

Williams, Ben

 

Black

Male

Railroad Fireman

Murder

Hanging

Dec

20

1906

 

WAKE

Neville, Earle

24

Black

Male

Laborer

Rape

Electrocution

Mar

15

1918

 

WAKE

Burnette, Mciver

16

Black

Male

?

Rape

Electrocution

Jan

12

1922

 

WAKE

Hester, Ed

19

White

Male

Convict

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Mar

20

1936

 

WAKE

Perry, Thomas

23

Black

Male

?

Rape

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jul

30

1937

 

WAKE

Morris, Arthur

25

Black

Male

?

Housebrkng-Burgl

Asphyxiation-Gas

Sep

1

1939

 

WAKE

Redfern, John

40

Black

Male

Welder

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Nov

26

1943

 

WAKE

Taylor, James

48

Black

Male

Laborer

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Nov

3

1944

 

WAKE

Jones, William

 

Black

Male

Porter

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jun

22

1945

1

WAKE

Stewart, Fab

 

Black

Male

?

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jun

28

1946

1

WAKE

Nash, Robert

 

White

Male

?

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

Nov

1

1946

 

WAKE

Primus, Charles, Jr

 

Black

Male

?

Rape-Robbery

Asphyxiation-Gas

Nov

22

1946

1

WAKE

Johnson, Wilbert

 

Black

Male

?

Rape-Robbery

Asphyxiation-Gas

Nov

22

1946

2

WAKE

Brown, Woodrow

 

Black

Male

?

Rape

Asphyxiation-Gas

Jun

27

1947

2

WAKE

Little, Willie

 

Black

Male

?

Rape

Asphyxiation-Gas

Nov

14

1947

2

WAKE

Bridges, Jack

 

White

Male

?

Murder

Asphyxiation-Gas

May

19

1950

 

WAKE

Bass, Matthew

43

Black

Male

Janitor

Rape

Asphyxiation-Gas

Dec

5

1958

 

WAKE


 

 

 

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