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Other Georgia Lynching Victims

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Please note that our list is not exhaustive since many of these crimes were never officially documented. We will be updating the site as our research progresses so please revisit it from time to time. If you have any information about these or other lynchings please contact us.

DateNameCountyAlleged Crime
7/29/1880Milly ThompsonClaytonUnknown
9/20/1882Gus KnightJohnsonRape
12/17/1882Richmond RobertsBurkeAttempted Rape
8/10/1883Harry Bradley
Ruben Robinson (w)
Joe Fulford (w)
MillerMurder
8/26/1883Lewis WarrenMillerAttempted Rape
9/4/1883Frank FountainMillerRape
10/13/1883Henry KyleDecaturRape
2/4/1884Jeff RogersEffinghamAttempted Rape
5/14/1884Hardy GrayWalkerRape
7/11/1884Aaron CoachmanEarlyAttempted Rape
7/11/1884Willis HardenTroupRape
7/18/1884Samual GibsonTroupIncest
8/6/1884Richard CuffCalhounUnkown
8/20/1884Jack JohnsonCarrollRape
3/15/1885George RouseDoolyMurder
7/24/1885Peter StampsDouglasMisceganation
7/29/1885Thomas Brantley (w)DecaturWife Abuse
7/31/1885Jack HopkinsJasperAssault
8/9/1885Henry DavisDouglasMisceganation
9/17/1885Will DyarFranlinUnknown
11/17/1885Cap HamiltonJohnsonArson
11/26/1885Alex EtheridgeHancockTheft
8/13/1886Henry SmithEffingtonRape
8/13/1886James Moore (w)BibbRape
9/14/1886Joe JonesPierceAttempted Rape
9/14/1886S. WilkinsonBurkeAttempted Rape
10/5/1886Thomas IsraelScrevenAttempted Rape
12/20/1886Fank SandersFranklinMurder
1/16/1887Tom TenchMerriwhetherRape
3/12/1887Peter ReynoldsMaconMurder
5/17/1887Will HoodMerriwhetherAttempted Rape
7/9/1887Ross GriffinOlgethorpeAttempted Rape
7/27/1887Reuben HudsonDekalbRape
1/13/1888Henry BurneyLaurensTheft
2/8/1888Unknown ManLibertyArson
3/8/1888Tom RuffinDadeAttempted Rape
5/1/1888Henry PopeChatoogaRape
6/3/1888Allen SturgisMcDuffieTheft
6/26/1888Edward ClarkWorthAttempted Rape
9/5/1888Sam LongLibertyRape
10/13/1888Bill JohnsonPulaskiRape
10/14/1888Lewis EdwardsWayneMurder
12/1/1888Tom Smith
John Coleman
PulaskiDebt Dispute
7/10/1889Martin LoveWhitfieldAttempted Rape
8/31/1889Robert MitchellMitchellUnknown
9/4/1889Warren PowersFultonAttempted Rape
9/30/1889John DuncanMurrayMisegenation
10/10/1889Bill MooreWayneAssault-Throwing Stones
11/8/1889James ThomasEmmanualAttempted Rape
11/16/1889John AnthonyLincolnAttempted Rape
12/25/1889William Fluid
Pete Jackson
WayneMurder
2/27/1890Brown WashingtonMorganMurder
3/22/1890Sim BellJohnsonMurder
6/5/1890George PennMadisonRape
10/24/1890General WilliamsBurkeMurder
10/30/1890Owen JonesPulaskiRape
11/18/1890Jim SimmonsThomasAttempted Rape
2/21/1891Wesley Lewis
Henry Jackson
GlennAssault
2/25/1891Allen WestDodgeAttempted Rape
5/3/1891Hosea JonesMurrayUnknown
6/30/1891Dan BuckClayAttempted Rape
8/29/1891Cato SimmonsDecaturInforming
9/27/1891Charlie MackEmmanualRape
11/1/1891Larkin Nix (w)MitchellMurder
12/14/1891Henry DanielsCobbMurder
2/26/1892JonesEcholsMurder
5/17/1892Jim Redmond
Gus Roberson
Bob Addison
HabershamMurder
7/8/1892Issac FlowersWayneWild Talk
8/22/1892Benjamin HowardLibertyAttempted Murder
9/6/1892Jesse WilliamsDodgeAttempted Rape
10/23/1892Jack WilsonWhitfieldUnknown
4/13/1892UnknownBrooksUnknown
4/13/1892UnknownBrooksMurder
5/18/1893Bill DennisCoffeeUnknown
5/22/1893Ephraim Mitchell
Unknown Man
CoffeeMurder
5/22/1893Julius Lawrence (w)WashingtonUnknown
6/14/1893Warren RossEarlyMurder
10/17/1893Bill Rischardson
Jim Dickson
ChattoogaMurder
10/22/1893Arthur BennettClaytonAttempted Murder
11/29/1893Newt JonesApplingMurder
12/02/1893Luicuis HoltPikeMurder
12/13/1893Will FergusonBerrienMurder
12/26/1893Calvin ThomasDecaturRape
2/10/1894Bob CollinsOlgethorpeEnticing Servant
3/5/1894Sylvester RhodesTattnallMurder
4/6/1894Dan AhrenGreeneRape
4/20/1894Henry Wooley (w)GilmerInforming
4/22/1894Robert EvartsGlennRape
5/21/1894UnknownMillerAttempted Rape
6/17/1894Owen OgletreeMonroeRape
6/24/1894George FranklinMitchellRape
9/19/1894Dave GoosbyLowndesMurder
11/8/1894Lee LawrenceJasperRape
12/23/1894Sam Taylor
Eli Frazier
Harry Sherod
Sam Pike
BrooksMurder
1/9/1895George ColdhandColquittMurder
3/2/1895Chas RobertsonWilksonMurder
3/13/1895Amos GibsonMonroAttempted Rape
5/22/1895William ConnellMontgomeryMurder
8/12/1895John HarrisMitchellMurder
11/9/1895Lewis JeffersonClinchAttempted Rape
11/22/1895L.W. Perdue (w)MontgomeryRape
5/10/1896Bill HardeeWareAssault
6/1/1896Jess Slayton
Will Miles
MuscogeeeRape
10/7/1896Charles WilliamsEmmanualMurder
10/15/1896Henry MilherSpaldingAttempted Rape
11/5/1896UnknownColquittUnknown
1/7/189Anthony HendersonDoolyMurder
1/22/1897Charles Forsyth
William White
TwiggsMurder
7/19/1897Dr. W. L. Ryder (w)TalbotMurder
7/22/1897Oscar WilliamsSpaldingRape
9/3/1897Sam TeottEcholsCattling Stealing
9/12/1897Charles GibsonBibbRape
11/19/1897Josh RuffGlascockTheft
2/13/1898Whit Dillard (w)FaninMurder
3/23/1898James AllenColquittAttempted Murder
5/28/1898Peter ShawTroupRape
8/8/1898John MeadowsSpaldingRape
8/19/1898Jim NeelyHenryAssualt
8/20/1898Hamp HollisSumterMurder
8/22/1898Tom MillerBrooksAttempted Rape
9/11/1898George BurdenSpaldingAttempted Rape
10/2/1898UnknownMadisonUnknown
11/22/1898Ed MeriwhetherJasperMurder
12/7/1898Jack GloverJasperMurder
12/25/1898Jeff BoldenJacksonAttempted Murder
1/29/1899Charles MartinMartinUnknown
2/11/1899George Biven
William Holt
George Foot
LeeRape
3/16/1899Bud Cotton
Tip Hudson
Henry Bingham
Edgar Brown
CampbellArson
4/23/1899Sam HoseCowetaMurder
4/24/1899Lige StricklandCampbellMurder Accomplice
4/27/1899Alf ThurmanLeeInforming
4/27/1899Ench DanielMartinWild Talk
5/20/1899Tom LintonFayetteUnknown
6/14/1899 Dave Clark Wayne Assault
6/16/1899 Williams Wayne Attempt Rape
7/17/1899 Si Smith Hall Murder
7/23/1899 Lewis Sammin
Plus Two Men
Early Rape/Robbery
7/25/1899 Charles Mack Early Rape/Robbery
8/3/1899 Lewis Henderson Early Attempted Rape
8/11/1899 Will McClure Carroll Attempted Rape
9/14/1899 Ed Henderson Worth Attempted Rape
10/23/1899 Albert Harris Monroe Unknown
10/26/1899 John Goolsby Twiggs Assault
11/20/1899 Unknown Butts Attempted Rape
3/18/1900 John Baily Cobb Rape
4/3/1900 Allen Brooks Chatham Rape
5/4/1900 Marshall Jones Coffee Assault
5/13/1900 William Wilson Columbia Murder
6/8/1900 Simon Adams Muscogee Attempted Rape
6/11/1900 RennyThomas Attempted Rape
6/26/1900 Jordan Hines Pike Unknown
7/2/1900 Abe Sebens Pierce Unknown
7/24/1900 Jack Hillsman Crawford Attempted Rape
8/19/1900 Bill Cato Colquitt Attempted Rape
10/24/1900 James Greer
James Callaway
Pike Rioting
12/8/1900 Bud Rufus Floyd Rape
1/2/1901Dobson Brooks Rape
1/3/1901 George Reede Floyd Attempted Rape
1/3/1901 Sterling Thompson Campbell Informing
2/28/1901 John Moody Bryan Leaving Employer
3/13/1901 Sherman Harris Randolph Murder
4/15/1901 Kennedy Gordon Bulloch Attempted Rape
5/8/1901 Henry Johnson Lowndes Assault
6/28/1901 Unknown Brooks Atttempted Rape
7/25/1901 Frank Earle Montgomery Theft
8/10/1901 Joe Washington Bryan Attempted Rape
11/1/1901 Theo Booth Wilkinson Attempted Rape
4/1/1902 Walter Allen Floyd Attempted Rape
6/10/1902 Frank Thomas Coffee Unknown
7/25/1902 Arthur McCauly Harris Unknown
7/28/1902 John Wise Brayn Rape
8/31/1902 John Brown Jasper Scared White Girl
9/6/1902 Bill Mobley Dooly Attempted Rape
10/23/1902 Ben Brown Haralson Attempted Rape
2/7/1903 Lee Hall Johnson Attempted Murder
2/23/1903 Will Frambo Spalding Indecency
4/21/1903 Andrew Rainey Decattur Arson
6/8/1903 Banjo Peavy Houston Murder
6/26/1903 George McKinney
Garfield McCoy
Wiley Annett
Baker Murder
7/14/1903 Ed Claus Dodge Rape
10/16/1903 Mitchell Gilbert Dooly Unknown
5/15/1904 John Cumming Columbia Rape
6/1/1904 Arthur Thompson Calhoun Murder
8/16/1904 Paul Read
William Cato
Bulloch Murder
8/17/1904 Albert Rogers
Son of Albert Rogers
Rufus Lesuere
Bullock Unknown
8/22/1904 Jim Glover Polk Rape
8/28/1904 A.L. Scott Wilcox Murder
8/29/1904 Sevatin McBRide Bulloch Unknown
9/18/1904 John Ware Franklin Attempted Murder
9/21/1904 Ed Martin
Jack Troy
Talbot Unknown
11/4/1904 Gus Goodman Decatur Murder
6/29/1905 Rich Robinson
Lewis Robinson
Claude Elder
Sandy Price
Rich Allen Robert Harris
Lon Aycock (w)
Oconee Murder/Theft
10/8/1905 Tom Seabright Decatur Rape
10/28/1905 Gus Goodman Decatur Murder
5/13/1906 Will Morman Dodge Rape
5/19/1906 Unknown Berrien Murder
7/11/1906 Ed Pierson Emanuel Attempted Rape
7/31/1906 Floyd Carmichael Fulton Scared White Girl
9/7/1906 Carles Fuller Monroe Attempted Rape
5/7/1907 Carlie Harris McDuffie Murder
5/21/1907 Sam Padgett's Wife
and Son
Tattnall Murder
7/1/1907 Dock Posey Whitefield Incest
10/27/1907 John Walker Houston Assault/Robbery
1/8/1908 Issac Webb
Thomas Coley
Pulaski Attempted Murder
2/26/1908 Jim Harris Echols Assault
3/5/1908 Curry Roberson
John Henry Pinkney
Jerry Buchan
Pulaskimurder
6/27/1908 Albert Baker Ware Rape
6/27/1908 Unknown Man Ware Wild Talk
7/27/1908 Walter Wilkins Ware Unknown
7/29/1908 Alfonzo Williams ToombsAttempted Rape
8/9/1908 Charles Lokie Tift Wild Talk
8/25/1908 Vincent Williams Jefferson Murder
9/5/1908 John Towns Early Attempted Theft
9/21/1908 George Thomas Clay Attempted Murder
10/11/1908 Henry White Dodge Assault
3/3/1909 Joseph Fowler Early Assault
4/10/1909 Alfred Iverson Randolph Leaving Employer
5/24/1909 Albert Aiken Lincoln Assault
6/19/1909 Joseph Hardy Talbot Wild Talk
6/22/1909 William Carreker Talbot Murder
6/25/1909 ALbert Reese Randolph Assault
7/2/1909 Henry Issac Brooks Attempted Theft
7/20/1909 John King Dodge Attempted Rape
7/31/1909 Simon Anderson Houston Vouyerism
8/20/1909 Henry Taylor Wilcox Murder
8/27/1909 Ben Clark
John Sweeney
Montgomery Murder
12/1/1909 John Harvard Pulaski Murder
?/?/1910 Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Hamersham Unknown
3/1/1910 Will Williamsom Toombs Attempted Murder
4/14/1910 Albert Royal
Charlie Jackson
Turner Debt Dispute
7/31/1910 Unknown Grady Attempted Theft
9/1/1910 Unknown Madison Attempted Theft
11/7/1910 William Barnes Bibb Murder
11/8/1910 Bob Bryant Bibb Murder Accomplice
12/15/1910 Will Atwater Pike Unknown
1/22/1911 William Johnson Unknown Murder
2/25/1911 Chas. Jones
John Veazey
Warren Murder
4/1/1911 Heatham Decatur Informing
4/7/1911 Charlie Hale Gwinnett Rape
4/8/1911 Dawson JordanMurray Burton Schley Murder
5/13/1911 John McLeod Emanuel Murder
5/21/1911 Ben Smith Emanuel Assault
5/22/1911 Joe Moore Taliaferro Murder
6/21/1911 Lawrence Crawford Jasper Rape
6/27/1911 Joe Watts Walton Attempted Rape
6/27/1911 Tom Allen Walton Rape
6/30/1911 Unknown Brooks Unknown
7/11/1911 William McGriff Mitchell Murder
8/18/1911 Unknown Early Aidding Criminal
8/29/1911 Will Davis Clay Murder
10/5/1911 Frank Mack Dodge Attempted Rape
10/7/1911 Andrew Chapman Wilkinson Attempted Rape
10/7/1911 Unknown Dooly Unknown
10/19/1911 Jerry Lovelace Merriwether Assault
12/23/1911 John Warren Decatur Murder
1/22/1912 Burrell Hardaway
John Moore
Gene Harrington
Dusty Crutchfield
Harris Murder
1/13/1912 Albert Hamilton Crisp Rape
2/4/1912 Charlie Powell Bibb Attempted Rape
2/6/1912 Homer Sterwart Toombs Murder
3/21/1912 Homer Howell Pulaski Murder
4/17/1912 Lee Chitwood Crisp Incest
4/24/1912 Henry Etheridge Monroe African Colonization
6/24/1912 Ann Bostwick Crisp Murder
8/13/1912 T.E. Cotton Muscogee Murder
9/10/1912 Robert Edwards Forsyth Murder Accomplice
10/5/1912 Babe Yarborough Sumter Attempted Rape
11/30/1912 Sidnew Williams Telfair Attempted Murder
1913? Unknown Floyd Unknown
2/28/1913 Unknown Habersham Murder
3/4/1913 George McDonald Brooks Assault
5/6/1913 John Henry Moore Columbia Assault
5/13/1913 Sam Owensby Troup Murder
6/21/1913 William Redding Sumter Murder
7/27/1913 John Shake Houston Assault
8/15/1913 Robert Lovett Calhoun Murder
8/25/1913 Virgil Swanson Merriwether Murder Accomplice
11/24/1913 Unknown Walton Attempted Rape
5/7/1914 Charlie Jones Columbia Theft
9/26/1914 Nathan Brown Wilcox Murder
1/15/1915 Dan Barber
Jesse Barber
Eula Charles
Ella Charles
Jasper Resisting Arrest/Assault
1/22/1915 Peter Morris Early Murder
4/17/1915 Caesar Sheffild Lowndes Theft
6/14/1915 Sam Stephens Stephens Rape
7/4/1915 Alonzo Green
and Son
Jones Unknown
7/15/1915 Peter Jambo
James Jackson
Bleckley Aiding Criminal
8/17/1915 John Riggins Decatur Rape
8/17/1915 Leo Frank (w) Cobb Murder
12/20/1915 Sam Bland
Willie Stewart
Dodge Murder
12/30/1915 Grandison Goolsby
Mike Goolsby
Ulysses Goolsby
Hosh Jewell
Charles Holmes
James Burton
Early Hightower
Early Murder
1/20/1916 John Seymour
Felix Lake
Frank Lake
Dewey Lake
Major Lake
Lee Murder Accomplice
2/12/1916 Marvin Harris Twiggs Murder
2/25/1916 Jesse Harris Bartow Attempted Theft
8/18/1916 Lewis Lowndes Attempted Theft
9/20/1916 Elijah Sturgis Randolph Unknown Offense
9/20/1916 Henry White Walker Miscegenation
9/20/1916 Pete Hudson Randolph Murder
9/27/1916 Moxie Shuler Decatur Attempted Rape
10/4/1916 Mary Conley Calhoun Unknown
3/1/1917 Linton Clinton Thomas Scared White Girl
3/28/1917 Joe Nowling Mitchell Unknown Offense
9/18/1917 Rufus Moncrief Clarke Gambling Dispute
11/9/1817 Jesse Stater Brooks Writing Letters
to White Girl
11/17/1917 Mack Johnson
Collins Johnson
Mitchell Argument
12/15/1917 Claxton Dekle Candler Murder
?/?/1918 Unknown Gordon Unknown
2/17/1918 Bud Cosby Fayette Kidnaping/Theft
5/17/1918 Will Head
Will Thompson
Hayes Turner
Chime Riley
Mary Turner
Eugene Rice
Simon Schuman
Three Unidentified Men
Brooks Murder Accomplice
5/18/1918 Tom Devert Unknown Attempted Rape
5/22/1918 Jim Cobb Crisp Murder
5/22/1918 Spencer Evans Taliaferro Rape
5/24/1918 John Calhoun Pike Murder
8/12/1918 Ike Harden Miller Attempted Rape
9/3/1918 John Gilham Bibb Attempted Rape
9/24/1918 Sandy Reeves Pierce Scared White Girl
4/13/1919 Willie Williams
Andrew Ruffin
Joe Ruffin Jenkins
Murder Accomplice
5/1/1919 Benny Richards Warren Murder/Assault
5/15/1919 Jim Waters Johnson Leaving Employer
5/25/1919 Berry Washington Telfair Murder
8/2/1919 Charles Kelly Fayette Argument
8/3/1919 Unknown Man Bleckley Wild Talk
8/14/1919 Jim Grant Wilcox Assault
8/27/1919 Eli Cooper Laurens Organizing Black Farmers
9/10/1919 Obe Cox Oglethorpe Murder
9/22/1919 Ernest Glenwood Dooly Wild Talk
10/6/1919 Jack Gordon
Will Brown
Lincoln Murder Accomplice
10/6/1919 Mose Martin Lincoln Murder
10/7/1919 Eugene Hamilton Jasper Attempted Murder
10/18/1919 Unknown Man Marion Intimacy with
White Woman
11/2/1919 Paul Jones Bibb Rape
11/20/1919 Wallace Baynes Morgan Murder
12/1/1919 Jack Ridicer Wilkinson Attempted Murder
12/20/1919 Charles West Sumter Murder
6/21/1920 Phillip Gaithers Effingham Murder
8/13/1920 John Grant Emanuel Wage Dispute
9/22/1920 George King Fulton Unknown Offense
9/24/1920 Felix Cremer Greene Aiding Criminal
9/26/1920 Bob Whitehead Sumter Attempted Murder
11/17/1920 Will"Booney" Ivory
Minnie Ivory
Alex Byrd
Coffee Murder
11/24/1920 Curly McKelvy Mitchell Murder Accomplice
1/2/1921 Jim Roland Mitchell Attempted Murder
1/6/1921 Sam Williams Talbot Unknown Offense
2/16/1921 John Lee Ebarhardt Oconee Murder
5/14/1921 Rawls Ross Coweta Murder
6/18/1921 John Henry Williams Colquitt Murder
12/5/1921 Aaron Birdsong
Roy Grove
Wes Hale
Oconee Aiding Criminal
2/13/1922 Will Jones Schley Wild Talk
2/17/1922 John Glover Lowndes Murder
3/12/1922 Alfred Williams Columbia Attempted Murder
5/18/1922 Charlie Atkins Washington Murder
5/29/1922 Will Bryd Wayne Murder
6/30/1922 Joe Jordan
James Harvey
Liberty Debt Dispute
7/14/1922 Shake Davis Colquitt Miscegenation
7/24/1922 Will Anderson Colquitt Attempted Rape
8/2/1922 Cocky Glover Monroe Murder
9/2/1922 Jim Reed Long Barrow Attempted Murder
9/28/1922 M.B. Burnett Wilkes Wild Talk
2/3/1923 George Butts
Clinton Chamber
Hancock Murder/Robbery
8/17/1923 Aaron Harris Bleckley Attempted Rape
8/17/1923 Lee Green Houston Rape
3/19/1924 John Haynes Crisp Attempted Rape
4/3/1924 Beach Thrash Merriwether Murder
6/23/1924 Marcus Westmoreland
Penny Westmoreland
Spalding Argument
3/2/1925 Robert Smith Screven Attempted Rape
9/21/1925 Willie Dixon Balwin Murder
7/6/1926 Willie Wilson Toombs Unknown Offense
8/30/1926 Dave Wright (w) Coffee Murder
2/1/1930 James Irwin Irwin Murder
7/29/1930 S.S. Mincey Montgomery Political Dispute
9/8/1930 George Grant McIntosh Murder
9/9/1930 William Bryan McIntosh Unknown Offense
9/24/1930 Willie Kirkland Thomas Attempted Rape
9/28/1930 Lacy Mitchell Thomas Testifying Against Whites
10/1/1930 Willie Clark Bartow Murder



The above information is drawn from the following scholarly source.
Brundage, Fitzhugh W. 1993. Lynching in the New South. Champaign, IL. University of Illinois Press.





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