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Name Murdered In Date
Unknown NegroBramwell, WVFebruary 1, 1896
Unknown NegroHuntington, WVOctober 14, 1910
Unknown NegroWelch, WVNovember 22, 1917
2 Unknown NegroesWaniesdorf, WVJuly 25, 1902
2 Unknown NegroesLogan County, WVJuly 25, 1902
Brooks, WilliamElkins, WVJuly 23, 1901
Brown, FrankMadison, WVFebruary 4, 1903
Carroll, WilliamWaniesdorf, WVJuly 25, 1902
Carter, JohnHunton, WVJuly 24, 1889
Clements, RudolphWaniesdorf, WVJuly 25, 1902
Coffee, CorneliusKeystone, WVDecember 5, 1892
Foote, AlexanderPrinceton, WVAugust 13, 1891
Holliday, AndersonElkhorn, WVAugust 2, 1894
Jackson, PeterElkins, WVJuly 25, 1902
Johnson, WalterBluefield, WVSeptember 5, 1912
Jones, EdgarWeston, WVJuly 6, 1892
Lee, WilliamHinton, WVMay 11, 1900
Lewis, CharlesSutton, WVNovember 3, 1903
Luther, MillsMercer County, WVMay 13, 1892
McCoy, GreenHamlin, WVOctober 25, 1889
Smith, JamesLogan County, WVMay 27, 1892
Smith, RedNaugatuck, WVMay 15, 1892
Turner, JohnFayetteville, WVAugust 30, 1889
Williams, T.Glen Jean, WVFebruary 7, 1902

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