Wilson County Executions

 


Name
Age
Race
Sex
Occupation
Crime
Method
Date
Mtpl.
County
John Rose
26
Whtie
male
Farmer
Murder
Hanging
26
Feb
1902
1
Wilson
Lewis West
24
Black
male
Laborer
Murder
Electrocution
05
May
1911
1
Wilson
Berry Richardson
?
Black
male
?
Murder
Electrocution
26
Sep
1930
1
Wilson
Aaron Sharp
?
Black
male
?
Murder
Electrocution
26
Sep
1930
2
Wilson
T. Allen, Reid
29
Black
male
Farm Laborer
Burglery-Attempted Rape
Asphyxiation, gas
09
Dec
1949
3
Wilson
Covey Lamm
?
White
male
?
Murder
Asphyxiation, gas
10
Nov
1950
1
Wilson

 

 

 

 

 

© May 2010 – present, NCGenWeb

 

Source: “Before the Needle” (7 Jan 2010 – 404 Error, page not found)

 

~~ From the original web site ~~~

 

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

 

Enjoy your research,

Rob Gallagher