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Name Murdered In Date
2 Unknown NegroesTamms - IllinoisSept/12/1913
Allen ButlerLawrenceville - IllinoisJul/14/1893
David WyattBellville - IllinoisJun/6/1903
Edward BrownLocality Unknown - IllinoisSept/4/1902
Edward PersonParis - IllinoisOct/12/1942
F.W. StewardIacon - IllinoisNov/7/1898
George DoniganSpringfield - IllinoisAug/16/1908
Hallery WillisCamp Ellis - IllinoisNov/7/1943
Hughes WoodfordLocality Unknown - IllinoisFeb/26/1902
I.D. MayfieldDanville - IllinoisJul/23/1903
Joseph StrandsJohnston City - IllinoisJun/10/1915
Peter WillisSarsaw - IllinoisJul/20/1889
Robert P PraegerCollinsville - IllinoisApr/4/1918
Sam BushDecatur - IllinoisJun/3/1893
Unknown NegroThebes - IllinoisApr/26/1903
William JonesCairo - IllinoisNov/3/1909
Charles HunterSpringfield - IllinoisAug/15/1908

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