Starting Sept. 30, 2014, Genealogy.com will be making a big change. GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will be preserved in a read-only format, while several other features will no longer be available, including member subscriptions and the Shop.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: General Topics: African American Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Alexander Henderson, 1889 Decatur Co. GA
Posted by: Caleb Teffeteller (ID *****4419) Date: June 20, 2013 at 19:16:00
  of 2568

Swain County Herald (Swain Co. NC) Thursday, June 27, 1889:

"Georgia---Alexander Henderson, colored, was hanged at Bainbridge [Decatur Co.] for the murder of Henry Jones and his seven year old daughter. Henderson broke down on the scaffold and confessed his guilt. He cried good bye to all just as the drop fell. His neck was not broken and he died from strangulation in 14 minutes."


Notify Administrator about this message?
Followups:
No followups yet

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/aa/messages/2523.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network