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Name Murdered In Date
Unknown NegroThebes, IllinoisApril 26, 1903
2 Unknown NegroesTamms, IllinoisSeptember 12, 1913
Butler, AllenLawrenceville, IllinoisJuly 14, 1893
Brown, EdwardLocality Unknown, IllinoisSeptember 4, 1902
Bush, SamuelDecatur, IllinoisJune 3, 1893
Donigan, GeorgeSpringfield, IllinoisAugust 16, 1908
Hunter, CharlesSpringfield, IllinoisAugust 15, 1908
Jones, WilliamCairo, IllinoisNovember 3, 1909
Mayfield, I.D.Danville, IllinoisJuly 23, 1903
Person, EdwardParis, IllinoisOctober 12, 1942
Praeger, Robert P.Collinsville, IllinoisApril 4, 1918
Steward, F.W.Lacon, IllinoisNovember 7, 1898
Strands, JosephJohnston City, IllinoisJune 10, 1915
Willis, HalleryCamp Ellis, IllinoisNovember 7, 1943
Willis, PeterSarsaw, IllinoisJuly 20, 1889
Woodford, HughesLocality Unknown, IllinoisFebruary 26, 1902
Wyatt, DavidBellville, IllinoisJune 6, 1903

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