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Lynchings in the Catawba Valley of North Carolina

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Date: About 1868 to 1941
Surname/tag: North_Carolina
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Lynchings in the Catawba Valley

This is a list of the known victims of racial terror lynchings in the Catawba River Valley of North Carolina between 1868 and 1941.

Extralegal incidents

Legal incidents

  • Caroline Shipp (Dallas) - 22 JAN 1892 (last woman legally hanged in NC)
  • Broadus Miller (Morganton) - 3 JUL 1927 (legally shot by a civilian posse)


Names followed by (EJI) are documented by the Equal Justice Initiative, and names followed by (ARR) are documented by A Red Record - an independently verified version of Vann R. Newkirk's list (2008), which was a secondary source for the tally compiled by Monroe Work (born to formerly enslaved parents in Iredell County in 1866) and published by the Tuskegee Institute (starting in 1912). All others are documented on Wikipedia and/or WikiTree as indicated by embedded links to their respective pages.

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