Yancey County Executions

 

NAME

AGE

RACE

SEX

OCCUPATION

CRIME

METHOD

DATE

MTPL

COUNTY

Wilson, John

 

?

Male

?

Murder

Hanging

Feb

7

1890

3

YANCEY

Caldwell, Harry

 

Black

Male

?

Murder-Robbery

Electrocution

Jan

31

1921

 

YANCEY


 

 

 

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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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