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Texas Lynchings (Black)
Posted by: Citizen X Date: April 22, 2000 at 16:02:44
  of 2081

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TEXAS

Name Death Place State Month Year

ALLENTOWN

Mose Bozir lynched Allentown Texas April 30 1922

ALTO

1 unidentified black man lynched Alto Texas July 31 1903

ANDERSON

1 unidentified black man lynched Anderson Texas August 8 1890

ANGLETON

Random O'Neal lynched Angleton Texas January 14 1903

Charles Tunstall lynched Angleton Texas January 14 1903

Joseph Durfee lynched Angleton Texas October 17 1914

ANTLERS

1 unidentified black man lynched Antlers Texas June 28 1890

ATHENS

Isaac Manion lynched Athens Texas March 11 1895

ATLANTA

Jasper Douglas lynched Atlanta Texas April 19 1908

AUSTIN

500 unidentified blacks murdered Austin (report) Texas July 1 1868

AVERY

1 unidentified black man lynched Avery Texas July 29 1905

BASTROP

Tobe Cook lynched Bastrop Texas June 10 1892

BAY CITY

Joseph Johnson lynched Bay City Texas November 5 1916

BEAUMONT

William Benby lynched Beaumont Texas May 3 1896

Moony Albert lynched Beaumont Texas July 23 1903

1 unidentified black man lynched Beaumont Texas July 15 1908

1 unidentified black man lynched Beaumont Texas February 2 1910

1 unidentified black woman and her 3 children murdered Beaumont Texas February 19 1912

1 unidentified black man lynched Beaumont Texas June 4 1913

Charles Jenning lynched Beaumont Texas September 3 1917

Kirby Goolsie lynched Beaumont Texas May 27 1918

BELEN

George Lewis lynched Belen Texas July 26 1889

BELLAMY

1 unidentified black man lynched Bellamy Texas September 13 1909

BELLVILLE

N/A Bonner lynched Bellville Texas August 26 1897

Moses Jackson lynched Bellville Texas August 15 1908

BENHUR

Gene Brown lynched Benhur Texas July 27 1918

BIG SANDY

1 unidentified black man lynched Big Sandy Texas May 9 1915

BRENHAM

1 unidentified black woman lynched Brenham Texas July 23 1895

Robert Carter lynched Brenham Texas October 11 1897

BRODESHIRE

Daniel Newton lynched Brodeshire Texas September 13 1908

BROWNSVILLE

James Allen lynched Brownsville Texas December 20 1894

Carlos Guilen lynched Brownsville Texas April 5 1898

Jeronimo Lerma lynched Brownsville Texas June 20 1916

Elbert Williams murdered Browsnville Texas June 22 1940

BRYAN

Louis Whitehead lynched Bryan Texas June 10 1896

George Johnson lynched Bryan Texas June 10 1896

Eugene Washington lynched Bryan Texas January 25 1897

Thomas Sweat lynched Bryan Texas November 18 1897

N/A Wilson lynched Bryan Texas May 24 1922

Will Roan lynched Bryan Texas June 17 1930

BUFF LAKE

Abe O'Neal lynched Buff Lake Texas September 18 1918

BURNET

2 unidentified black men lynched Burnet Texas November 13 1891

CAMERON

Alexander Johnson lynched Cameron Texas November 4 1907

CARTHAGE

Hensley Johnson lynched Carthage Texas April 26 1903

W. C. Lovell lynched Carthage Texas May 23 1933

CASS COUNTY

William Hartfield lynched Cass Co. Texas June 28 1891

Munn Sheppard lynched Cass Co. Texas June 28 1891

CENTERVILLE

Frank Bates lynched Centerville Texas April 5 1910

CENTRE

N/A Daniels lynched Centre Texas August 2 1920

CLARKSVILLE

Riley Johnson lynched Clarksville Texas November 8 1911

Buck Thomas lynched Clarksville Texas November 29 1916

COLUMBUS

Utt Duncan lynched Columbus Texas October 4 1902

Ernest Collins lynched Columbus Texas November 11 1935

CONROE

Clem Scott lynched Conroe Texas February 28 1908

1 unidentified black man lynched Conroe Texas March 24 1908

N/A Winters lynched Conroe Texas April 30 1922

CORSICANA

Nelson Calhoun lynched Corsicana Texas April 12 1895

John Henderson lynched Corsicana Texas March 13 1901

COURTNEY

Benjamin Harper lynched Courtney Texas June 22 1917

CROCKETT

Dave Tillis lynched Crockett Texas April 1 1932

CYPRESS

William Hawkins lynched Cypress Texas July 30 1890

DALLAS

Holland Brooks lynched Dallas Texas March 3 1910

DANGERFIELD

James Mason lynched Dangerfield Texas August 2 1895

Mrs. James Mason lynched Dangerfield Texas August 2 1895

DATURA

Alexander Winn lynched Datura Texas August 15 1921

DEL RIO

Fred Wilson lynched Del Rio Texas July 14 1907

Pvt. J Wade murdered Del Rio Texas April 9 1916

DELTA COUNTY

1 unidentified black man lynched Delta Co Texas August 12 1895

DEXTER

Abe Wilder lynched Dexter Texas August 20 1901

DOUGLAS

Thomas Rebin lynched Douglas Texas February 17 1891

Thomas Rowland lynched Douglas Texas February 24 1891

ELGIN

1 unidentified black man lynched Elgin Texas March 5 1897

ELYSIAN

1 unidentified black man lynched Elysian Fields Texas July 23 1917

FAIRFIELD

Henry Gibson lynched Fairfield Texas October 8 1894

FARMERSVILLE

"Commodore" Jones lynched Farmersville Texas August 12 1911

FAY

Stephen Jacobson lynched Fay Texas April 20 1890

FORTH WORTH

Fred Rouse lynched Fort Worth Texas December 6 1921

FORT BEND COUNTY

Charles Shipman lynched Fort Bend Co Texas November 14 1918

FRANKLIN

William Davis lynched Franklin Texas September 21 1913

FULBRIGHT

Richard Stanley lynched Fullbright Texas January 23 1913

GALVESTON

Charles Sawyer lynched Galveston Texas June 25 1917

GATESVILLE

Alfred Bren lynched Gatesvile Texas April 14 1894

GILEAD

Abe Brown lynched Gilead Texas July 14 1899

GILMER

N/A Jennings lynched Gilmer Texas July 25 1919

GLIDDEN

Unidentified black family (6 family members) murdered Glidden Texas March 27 1912

GOLIAD

Thomas Hall lynched Goliad Texas August 6 1907

GOLINDA

Frank Mason lynched Golinda Texas July 14 1905

GONZALES

H. Johnson murdered Gonzales Texas December 7 1955

GOOSE CREEK

Bertram Smith lynched Goose Creek Texas September 21 1917

GRACETON

William Spencer lynched Graceton Texas October 5 1916

GREENBORO

Tad Smith lynched Greenboro Texas July 28 1908

GREENVILLE

George Lindley lynched Greenville Texas July 28 1889

GROESBECH

1 unidentified black man lynched Groesbech Texas April 24 1906

HARRISON

5 unidentified black men lynched Harrison Texas October 3 1901

HARRISON COUNTY

Hal Wright lynched Harrison Co Texas April 27 1897

Russell Wright lynched Harrison Co Texas April 27 1897

Robert Brown lynched Harrison Co Texas April 27 1897

HEARNE

Edward Bennett lynched Hearne Texas May 12 1890

William Williams lynched Hearne Texas March 13 1914

HEDSVILLE

1 unidentified black man lynched Hedsville Texas March 27 1890

HEMPHILL

9 unidentified black men lynched Hemphill Texas June 22 1908

HEMPSTEAD

George Driggs lynched Hempstead Texas April 15 1889

Jesse Walker lynched Hempstead Texas September 4 1902

Joseph Wesley lynched Hempstead Texas October 21 1902

Reddish Barton lynched Hempstead Texas October 21 1902

3 unidentified blacks murdered Hempstead Texas April 14 1912

Thomas Dixon lynched Hempstead Texas May 5 1916

HENDERSON

William Johnson lynched Henderson Texas July 22 1891

John Reese lynched Henderson Texas November 11 1905

Robert Askew lynched Henderson Texas November 11 1905

1 unidentified black man lynched Henderson Texas November 11 1905

HICKORY CREEK

William Butler lynched Hickory Crk Texas February 17 1893

HOLDENVILLE

1 unidentified black man lynched Holdenville Texas December 5 1920

HOOKS FERRY

Thomas Brown lynched Hooks Ferry Texas June 1 1890

HOPKINS COUNTY

Benjamin Gay lynched Hopkins Co Texas August 13 1896

HOUSTON

David Rucher lynched Houston Texas February 18 1913

2 unidentified blacks murdered Houston Texas August 23 1917

Robert Powell lynched Houston Texas June 20 1927

HUNTSVILLE

Cabaniss family (6 family members) lynched Huntsville Texas June 4 1918

IOLA

1 unidentified black man lynched Iola Texas July 14 1899

ITALY

Stephen Davis lynched Italy Texas September 7 1905

JEFFERSON

25* unidentified blacks murdered Jefferson Texas July 4 1868

George Smith lynched Jefferson Texas October 1 1868

Henry Scott lynched Jefferson Texas May 17 1894

3 unidentified black men lynched Jefferson Texas November 15 1900

David Lee lynched Jefferson Texas January 8 1914

KARNACH

Robert Perry lynched Karnach Texas February 25 1913

KEMP

1 unidentified black man lynched Kemp Texas May 27 1903

KENO

Alexander White lynched Keno Texas June 11 1895

John Cherry lynched Keno Texas June 11 1895

KIRVIN

John Curry lynched Kirvin Texas May 6 1922

"Shap" Curry lynched Kirvin Texas May 6 1922

1 unidentified black man lynched Kirvin Texas May 6 1922

KOSSE

N/A Williams lynched Kosse Texas April 5 1890

LANG

Charles Bealle lynched Lang Texas January 1 1891

LANSING

Dudley Morgan lynched Lansing Texas May 22 1902

LEESBURG

Wylie McNeely lynched Leesburg Texas October 10 1921

LEXINGTON

Squire Loftin lynched Lexington Texas July 29 1895

LIBERTY

2 unidentified black men lynched Liberty Texas February 19 1889

LINDEN

Leo Green lynched Linden Texas October 26 1891

LIVINGSTON

1 unidentified black man lynched Livingston Texas June 20 1890

LOCKHART

Jonathan Larremore lynched Lockhart Texas July 30 1904

LONG VIEW

Julius Stevens lynched Long View Texas March 14 1905

Albert Fields lynched Long View Texas April 9 1908

1 unidentified black man murdered Long View Texas July 12-13 1919

LUFKIN

William Johnson lynched Lufkin Texas June 11 1895

LULING

Nathan Bird lynched Luling Texas March 11 1902

Son of Nathan Bird lynched Luling Texas March 11 1902

MADISON COUNTY

1 unidentified black man lynched Madison Co Texas November 20 1895

MAGNOLIA

2 unidentified black men lynched Magnolia Texas March 24 1908

MANT

3 unidentified blacks lynched Mant Texas July 20 1895

1 unidentified black woman and her two children lynched Mant Texas July 20 1895

MARQUEZ

Anderson Callaway lynched Marquez Texas December 26 1907

MARSHALL

Walker Davis lynched Marshall Texas October 1 1903

James Hodges lynched Marshall Texas April 27 1909

Matthew Chase lynched Marshall Texas April 30 1909

"Pie" Hill lynched Marshall Texas April 30 1909

"Mose" Creole lynched Marshall Texas April 30 1909

1 unidentified black man lynched Marshall Texas October 29 1911

George Saunders lynched Marshall Texas February 13 1912

Mary Jackson lynched Marshall Texas February 13 1912

N/A Anderson lynched Marshall Texas February 25 1913

Charles Jones lynched Marshall Texas August 22 1917

MAYFLOWER

John Reese murdered Mayflower Texas October 22 1955

MEXIA

2 unidentified black men lynched Mexia Texas August 14 1890

MILIICAN

1 unidentified black man lynched Millican Texas May 17 1889

MOBILE

1 unidentified black man lynched Mobile Texas August 1 1901

MOSCOW

William Black lynched Moscow Texas November 22 1891

Benjamin Harris lynched Moscow Texas January 10 1906

NACODOCHES

Esseck White lynched Nacodoches Texas August 6 1897

NAPLES

John Williams lynched Naples Texas May 7 1908

NAVASOTA

John Brown lynched Navasota Texas August 4 1890

Harry McGee lynched Navasota Texas July 16 1899

Henry Hamilton lynched Navasota Texas July 25 1899

William Robertson lynched Navasota Texas June 7 1914

John Campbell lynched Navosota Texas March 10 1908

NECHESVILLE

Patrick Henry lynched Nechesville Texas July 3 1890

NEW BRAUNFELS

Sam Green lynched New Braunfels Texas July 20 1905

NEW DACUS

Warren Lewis lynched New Dacus Texas June 23 1922

NEWTON COUNTY

Richard Galloway lynched Newton Co Texas June 5 1913

OAKWOOD

1 unidentified black man lynched Oakwood Texas April 25 1906

ORANGE

JamesBrooks lynched Orange Texas August 14 1889

1 unidentified black man murdered Orange Texas June 6 1910

Gilbert Guidry lynched Orange Texas July 3 1917

PALESTINE

Dan Ogg lynched Palestine Texas August 8 1898

18 unidentified blacks murdered Palestine Texas July 30 1910

PARIS

John Walker lynched Paris Texas September 6 1892

William Armor lynched Paris Texas September 6 1892

John Ransom lynched Paris Texas September 6 1892

1 unidentified black man lynched Paris Texas September 19 1892

Henry Smith lynched Paris Texas January 31 1893

Jefferson Cole lynched Paris Texas August 26 1895

George Carter lynched Paris Texas February 11 1901

J. H. McClinton lynched Paris Texas December 25 1901

Henry Monson lynched Paris Texas January 17 1913

Irving Arthur lynched Paris Texas July 6 1920

Herman Arthur lynched Paris Texas July 6 1920

PILOT POINT

2 unidentified blacks lynched Pilot Point Texas December 28 1922

PLANTERSVILLE

William Sullivan lynched Plantersville Texas September 23 1892

N/A Early lynched Plantersville Texas May 18 1922

QUITMAN

Galner Gordon lynched Quitman Texas October 25 1901

RED RIVER COUNTY

Andy Young lynched Red River Co. Texas July 22 1890

REISEL

Elijah Hays lynched Reisel Texas June 23 1917

RICE

Edward Lang lynched Rice Texas August 19 1916

1 unidentified black man lynched Riesil Texas April 26 1892

RIVERSIDE

Ford Simon lynched Riverside Texas June 20 1905

ROCKWALL

Anderson Ellis lynched Rockwall Texas March 7 1909

RODNEY

1 unidentified black man lynched Rodney Texas July 5 1910

ROSEBUD

David Cotton lynched Rosebud Texas May 14 1897

Henry Williams lynched Rosebud Texas May 14 1897

Sabe Stewart lynched Rosebud Texas May 14 1897

Mitchell Frazier lynched Rosebud Texas September 15 1906

Cope Mills lynched Rosebud Texas December 20 1909

RUSK

Leonard Johnson lynched Rusk Texas June 26 1910

SAN ANTONIO

Aureliano Castellon lynched San Antonio Texas January 1896

Cassaway family: 5 family members murdered San Antonio Texas April 1911

William Burton family: 5 family members murdered San Antonio Texas April 11 1912

SAN AUGUSTINE

Simeon Garrette lynched San Augustine Texas April 20 1890

Jerry Teel lynched San Augustine Texas April 24 1890

3 unidentified black men lynched San Augustine Texas May 18 1897

SANDY POINT

2 unidentified black men lynched Sandy Point Texas September 13 1909

SCHULENBERG

N/A Bullock lynched Schulenberg Texas July 4 1923

SEYMOUR

Stephen Brown lynched Seymour Texas August 7 1916

SHERMAN

George Hughes lynched Sherman Texas May 9 1930

SMITHVILLE

William Johnson lynched Smithville Texas February 17 1905

SMOKEYVILLE

Jessie Dillingham lynched Smokeyville Texas February 10 1894

SPURGER

Prince Wood lynched Spurger Texas June 28 1892

Thomas Smith lynched Spurger Texas June 28 1892

Henry Gaines lynched Spurger Texas June 28 1892

STREETMAN

George Gay lynched Streetman Texas December 11 1922

Uncle of George Gay lynched Streetman Texas December 11 1922

SULPHUR SPRINGS

John Williams lynched Sulphur Springs Texas June 29 1894

Thomas Williams lynched Sulphur Springs Texas August 14 1905

King Richmond lynched Sulphur Springs Texas August 29 1915

SUNNYSIDE

7 unidentified black men lynched Sunnyside Texas April 30 1897

SWEET HOME

Lon Hall lynched Sweet Home Texas June 13 1894

Bascom Cook lynched Sweet Home Texas June 13 1894

TEMPLE

Robert Jefferson lynched Temple Texas June 29 1917

TEXARKANA

N/A Norman lynched Texarkana Texas February 13 1922

Willie Vinson lynched Texarkana Texas July 13 1942

THORNTON

1 unidentified black man lynched Thornton Texas April 5 1890

TOYAH

"Slab" Pitts lynched Toyah Texas October 26 1906

TYLER

Henry Hilliard lynched Tyler Texas October 29 1895

Daniel Davis lynched Tyler Texas May 25 1912

William Jones lynched Tyler Texas May 23 1897

WACO

George Williams lynched Waco Texas June 14 1893

Henry Davis lynched Waco Texas July 11 1889

Sank Majors lynched Waco Texas August 8 1905

Jesse Washington lynched Waco Texas May 15 1916

Jesse Thomas lynched Waco Texas May 26 1922

WASKOM

Allie Thomas lynched Waskom Texas July 1 1899

WEIMAR

George Washington lynched Weimar Texas June 6 1898

Oscar Turner lynched Weimar Texas August 31 1904

WEST TEXAS

1 unidentified black man lynched West Texas May 9 1894

WHARTON

1 unidentified black man lynched Wharton Texas August 22 1895

WHITESBORO

2 unidentified black men lynched Whitesboro Texas August 12 1903

WOODVILLE

William Griffith lynched Woodville Texas July 30 1894

YARBOROUGH

1 unidentified black man lynched Yarborough Texas August 31 1893




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