Florida Lynchings

ST # Victim Race Sex Offense Month Day Year County State Notes
1 Owens, C. D. Wht Male Attempted rape Mar 6 1882 Hillsborough Florida  
2 Savage, Blk Male Murder Aug 25 1882 Madison Florida  
3 James, Blk Male Murder Aug 25 1882 Madison Florida  
4 Fagan, (brother) Blk Male Murderous assault Dec 25 1883 Hernando Florida  
5 Fagan, (brother) Blk Male Murderous assault Dec 25 1883 Hernando Florida  
6 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Rape Jun 6 1884 Santa Rosa Florida  
7 Jackson, James Blk Male Assaulted woman Sep 11 1884 Sumter Florida  
8 Williams, Armstead Blk Male Attempted rape Nov 22 1884 Madison Florida  
9 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Assaulted girl Dec 6 1884 Santa Rosa Florida  
10 Abbe, Charles E. Wht Male Unknown Dec 26 1884 Manatee Florida Uncertain
11 Evans, John Blk Male Rape Jun 8 1885 Suwanee Florida  
12 Carooth, Calzar Blk Male Murder Jul 3 1885 Marion Florida  
13 Nicks, Lucas Blk Male Murder Mar 21 1886 Madison Florida  
14 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Murder Mar 21 1886 Madison Florida Uncertain
15 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Murder Mar 21 1886 Madison Florida Uncertain
16 Mann, Daniel Wht Male Murder May 15 1886 Polk Florida  
17 Mann, Lon Wht Male Murder May 15 1886 Polk Florida  
18 Buckly, Unk Male Arson Oct 3 1886 Gadsden Florida  
19 Harris, F. L. Unk Male Arson Oct 3 1886 Gadsden Florida  
20 Renew, John Unk Male Murder Oct 24 1886 Calhoun Florida  
21 Renew, Lot Unk Male Murder Oct 24 1886 Calhoun Florida  
22 Williams, Wm. Blk Male Murder Nov 26 1887 Orange Florida Uncertain
23 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Assaulted woman Dec 11 1887 Pasco Florida  
24 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Assaulted woman Dec 11 1887 Pasco Florida  
25 Green, George Blk Male Theft Dec 12 1887 Marion Florida  
26 Griffin, Nash Blk Male Insulting notes to wh. woman Aug 15 1888 Calhoun Florida  
27 Simpson, Simmons Blk Male Murder Mar 25 1890 Jackson Florida  
28 Jackson, Green Blk Male Rape Jul 17 1890 Columbia Florida  
29 Williams, Daniel Blk Male Arson Dec 10 1890 Gadsden Florida  
30 Kelly, Michael Wht Male Complicity in murder Feb 17 1891 Alachua Florida  
31 Compion, Tony Blk Male Complicity in murder Feb 17 1891 Alachua Florida  
32 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Unknown Jun 16 1891 Indeterminant Florida Uncertain
33 Griffin, Charles Blk Male Accessory to murder Jun 17 1891 Suwanee Florida Uncertain
34 Ford, Andy Wht Male Desperado Aug 24 1891 Alachua Florida  
35 Bailey, Lee Blk Male Rape Sep 26 1891 Volusia Florida  
36 Ely, John R. Jr. Blk Male Entered girl's room Dec 13 1891 Jackson Florida  
37 Jones, Alfred Blk Male Murder Dec 17 1891 Suwanee Florida  
38 Young, Brady Blk Male Murder Dec 17 1891 Suwanee Florida  
39 Hinson, Henry Blk Male Murder Jan 12 1892 Alachua Florida  
40 Austin, Walter Blk Male Murder Feb 15 1892 DeSoto Florida  
41 Williams, Jerry Blk Male Murder Apr 19 1892 Citrus Florida  
42 Williams, Wm. Blk Male Murder Apr 19 1892 Citrus Florida  
43 Davis, George Blk Male Murder Apr 19 1892 Citrus Florida  
44 Robinson, Albert Blk Male Murder Apr 19 1892 Citrus Florida  
45 Williams, James Unk Male Murder & robbery May 25 1892 Putnam Florida Uncertain
46 Bedgood, Henry E. Unk Male Murder & robbery May 25 1892 Putnam Florida Uncertain
47 Kaneker, Wm. Blk Male Rape Jun 6 1892 Franklin Florida  
48 McDuffie, Henry Blk Male Theft & murder Jun 25 1892 Columbia Florida  
49 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Arson Sep 6 1892 Alachua Florida  
50 Wells, Patrick Blk Male Incendiarism Jan 26 1893 Gadsden Florida  
51 Crooms, John Blk Male Murder Feb . 1893 Hillsborough Florida  
52 Larkin, Robert Blk Male Rape Jul 12 1893 Marion Florida  
53 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Rape & murder Jul 20 1893 Lafayette Florida  
54 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Rape Aug 10 1893 Columbia Florida Uncertain
55 Boggs, Henry Blk Male Complicity in murder Nov 8 1893 Columbia Florida  
56 Wiley, Charles Blk Male Desperado Jan 12 1894 Alachua Florida  
57 Williams, Coot Blk Male Murder May 13 1894 Suwanee Florida  
58 Young, Nero Blk Male Rape May 15 1894 Marion Florida  
59 Burgis, I. T. Blk Male Conspiracy to revolt May 21 1894 Putnam Florida  
60 Lundy, Will Blk Male Murder Jul 20 1894 Osceola Florida  
61 Smith, James Blk Male Attempted rape Sep 12 1894 Bradford Florida  
62 Jackson, Wm. Blk Male Assaulted woman (rape) Dec 1 1894 Marion Florida  
63 Jones, Wm. Blk Male Rape Dec 15 1894 Marion Florida  
64 Rawls, Wm. Blk Male Murder Apr 2 1895 Alachua Florida  
65 Hampton, Brad Blk Male Plotting against white women May 9 1895 Taylor Florida  
66 Echols, Samuel Blk Male Rape & murder May 17 1895 Lafayette Florida  
67 Crawely, Sim Blk Male Rape & murder May 17 1895 Lafayette Florida  
68 Brooks, John Blk Male Rape & murder May 17 1895 Lafayette Florida  
69 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Rape May 25 1895 Polk Florida  
70 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Rape May 25 1895 Polk Florida Uncertain
71 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Rape May 25 1895 Polk Florida Uncertain
72 Freeman, James Blk Male Attempted rape May 30 1895 Columbia Florida  
73 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Aided rapist Jun 9 1895 Columbia Florida Uncertain
74 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Aided rapist Jun 9 1895 Columbia Florida Uncertain
75 Collins, Wm. Blk Male Attempted rape Jun 9 1895 Lafayette Florida  
76 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Improper with white woman Jun . 1895 Columbia Florida  
77 Bennett, Robert Blk Male Assaulted woman (rape) Jul 4 1895 Columbia Florida  
78 Lewis, Samuel Wht Male Murder Aug 17 1895 Dade Florida  
79 Van Brunt, John Unk Male Peeping Tom Apr 15 1896 Volusia Florida Uncertain
80 Jones, Charles Blk Male Unknown May 3 1896 Baker Florida Uncertain
81 Williams, Jake Blk Male Attempted rape Jun 29 1896 Madison Florida  
82 Harris, Charles Blk Male Rape Sep 15 1896 Brevard Florida  
83 Daniels, Alfred Blk Male Arson Nov 26 1896 Alachua Florida  
84 Taylor, Pierson Blk Male Attempted rape Jan 24 1897 Leon Florida  
85 Gilmore, James Blk Male Accessory to murder Mar 15 1897 Marion Florida  
86 Miley, James Blk Male Murder Mar 15 1897 Marion Florida  
87 Holmes, Ed Blk Male Murder Mar 15 1897 Marion Florida  
88 Barrett, Isaac Blk Male Attempted murder Jun 5 1897 St. Johns Florida  
89 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male In girl's bedroom Aug 17 1897 Franklin Florida Uncertain
90 Price, Hicks Blk Male Rape Nov 25 1897 Bradford Florida  
91 Williams, Arthur Blk Male Murder Nov 6 1898 Suwanee Florida  
92 Martin, Charles Blk Male Race hatred Jan 28 1899 Madison Florida Uncertain
93 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Murder Jun 10 1899 Marion Florida  
94 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Aided in lynching Jun 11 1899 Marion Florida  
95 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Aided in lynching Jun 11 1899 Marion Florida  
96 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Attempted rape Aug 9 1899 Hamilton Florida  
97 Lawrence, Wesley Blk Male Rape Nov 21 1899 Escambia Florida  
98 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Murder Mar 11 1900 Hamilton Florida  
99 Hill, John Blk Male Unknown May 13 1900 Hernando Florida Uncertain
100 Davis, Jeff Blk Male Unknown May 13 1900 Hernando Florida Uncertain
101 Sanders,, John Sr. Blk Male Complicity in murder Jun 4 1900 Jackson Florida  
102 Bellimer, Nathaniel Blk Male No offense Jun 4 1900 Jackson Florida  
103 Thomas, Jack Blk Male Attempted rape Jun 22 1900 Suwanee Florida  
104 Barco, James Blk Male Unknown Jun 23 1900 Sumter Florida  
105 Davis, Robert Blk Male Murder Jun 26 1900 Polk Florida  
106 Williams, Spencer Blk Male Murderous assault Nov 27 1900 Columbia Florida  
107 Denson, James Blk Male Murder Jan 3 1901 Madison Florida  
108 Denson, Brother Blk Male Murder Jan 3 1901 Madison Florida  
109 McKinney, Norman Blk Male Trainwrecking & murder Jan 14 1901 Marion Florida  
110 Williams, Samuel Blk Male Implicated in murder Feb 5 1901 Pasco Florida  
111 Wright, Wm. Blk Male Implicated in murder Feb 5 1901 Pasco Florida  
112 Johnson, Henry Blk Male Murderous assault May 8 1901 Baker Florida  
113 Rochelle, Frederick Blk Male Rape & murder May 29 1901 Polk Florida  
114 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Assaulted girl (rape) Sep 6 1901 Washington Florida  
115 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Unknown Jul 19 1902 Escambia Florida  
116 Williams, Alonzo Blk Male Rape Jul 29 1902 Pasco Florida  
117 Price, Manny Blk Male Murder Sep 1 1902 Alachua Florida  
118 Scruggs, Robert Blk Male Murder Sep 1 1902 Alachua Florida  
119 Thomas, Henry Blk Male Attempted rape Mar 8 1903 Manatee Florida  
120 Jarvis, Washington Wht Male Murder May 18 1903 Madison Florida  
121 Randall, Amos Wht Male Murder May 20 1903 Polk Florida  
122 Kennedy, Daniel Blk Male Murder May 20 1903 Polk Florida  
123 Golden, Henry Blk Male Murder May 20 1903 Polk Florida  
124 Adams, John Blk Male Rape Jul 17 1903 Bradford Florida  
125 Williams, Samuel Wht Male Unknown Oct 9 1903 Bradford Florida Uncertain
126 McCall, Jennie Blk Female Mistaken identity Oct 28 1903 Hamilton Florida  
127 Jackson, Lewis Blk Male Rape Dec 4 1903 Hillsborough Florida  
128 Clark, Jumbo Blk Male Rape Jan 14 1904 Alachua Florida  
129 Bradley, Washington Blk Male Murder Sep 6 1904 Levy Florida  
130 Rivers, Blk Male Attempted rape Oct 4 1904 Taylor Florida Uncertain
131 Jordan, Frank Blk Male Murder & robbery May 17 1906 Citrus Florida  
132 Davis, James Blk Male Murder Jun 7 1906 Citrus Florida  
133 Black, John Blk Male Murder Jul 26 1906 Polk Florida  
134 Hagin, Will Blk Male Murder Jul 26 1906 Polk Florida  
135 Bapes, John Blk Male Attempted murder Aug 20 1906 Polk Florida  
136 Sloan, Blk Male Attempted assault (rape) Nov 8 1906 Madison Florida  
137 Pittman, Charles Blk Male Murder Feb 2 1908 Madison Florida  
138 Long, Jack Wht Male Murder Feb 6 1908 Alachua Florida  
139 McMillan, Will Blk Male Murder Mar 19 1908 Taylor Florida  
140 Smith, Richard Blk Male Murder Mar 19 1908 Taylor Florida  
141 Negro, Unnamed Blk Unk Murderous assault Apr 24 1908 Washington Florida  
142 Negro, Unnamed Blk Unk Murderous assault Apr 24 1908 Washington Florida  
143 Shaw, Leander Blk Male Rape Jul 29 1908 Escambia Florida  
144 Wade, Jack Blk Male Attempted rape Feb 13 1909 Polk Florida  
145 Alexander, David Blk Male Murder Apr 5 1909 Escambia Florida  
146 Smith, John Blk Male Attempted rape Apr 10 1909 DeSoto Florida  
147 Scarborough, Charles Blk Male Attempted rape Apr 28 1909 Polk Florida  
148 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Rape May 8 1909 Duval Florida  
149 Morris, Mick Blk Male Murder Jun 6 1909 Leon Florida  
150 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Attempted rape Jun 15 1909 DeSoto Florida  
151 Anderson, Charles Blk Male Murder Sep 26 1909 Taylor Florida  
152 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Implicated in murder Mar 7 1910 Manatee Florida  
153 Ellis, Samuel Blk Male Murder Mar 7 1910 Manatee Florida  
154 Matthews, Robert Blk Male Attm. assault (rape) Jun 11 1910 Escambia Florida  
155 McIntosh, Samuel Blk Male Attempted murder Jul 9 1910 Polk Florida  
156 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Rape & murder Jul 30 1910 Holmes Florida  
157 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Rape & murder Aug 1 1910 Holmes Florida  
158 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Rape & murder Aug 1 1910 Holmes Florida  
159 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Rape & murder Aug 1 1910 Holmes Florida  
160 Bowman, Hattie Blk Female Complicity in murder Sep 2 1910 Jackson Florida  
161 Christian, Edward Blk Male Murder Sep 2 1910 Jackson Florida  
162 Ficcarotta, Castenge Wht Male Attempted murder Sep 20 1910 Hillsborough Florida  
163 Albano, Angelo Wht Male Attempted murder Sep 20 1910 Hillsborough Florida  
164 Matthews, Robert Blk Male Attm. criminal assault Nov 22 1910 Escambia Florida  
165 Lowe, Richard Blk Male Entered girl's room Nov 25 1910 Lafayette Florida  
166 Baker, Calvin Blk Male Disorderly conduct Mar 4 1911 Jackson Florida  
167 Gusto, Jerry Blk Male Murder May 21 1911 Columbia Florida  
168 Norris,, Mark Jr. Blk Male Murder May 21 1911 Columbia Florida  
169 Negro, Unnamed Blk Unk Murder May 21 1911 Columbia Florida  
170 Negro, Unnamed Blk Unk Murder May 21 1911 Columbia Florida  
171 Negro, Unnamed Blk Unk Murder May 21 1911 Columbia Florida  
172 Negro, Unnamed Blk Unk Murder May 21 1911 Columbia Florida  
173 English, Wm. Blk Male Insulted white woman Jul 2 1912 Manatee Florida  
174 Murphy, H. Blk Male Attempted rape Sep 13 1912 Lafayette Florida  
175 Niles, Priest Blk Male Murder Nov 14 1912 Marion Florida  
176 Archie, John Blk Male Implicated in murder Nov 19 1912 Marion Florida  
177 Smith, Roscoe Blk Male Murder Jul 6 1913 Clay Florida  
178 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Criminal assault (rape) Jul 6 1913 Santa Rosa Florida  
179 Tempers, Kid Blk Male Assisted murder Jul 10 1913 Calhoun Florida  
180 White, Sam Blk Male Attm. criminal assault (rape) Jul 23 1913 Indeterminant Florida  
181 Peck, Lewis Blk Male Murderous assault Jan 12 1914 Polk Florida  
182 Peck, Companion of Blk Male Murderous assault Jan 12 1914 Polk Florida  
183 Woodson, James Blk Male Attm. Criminal assault (rape) May 18 1914 Polk Florida  
184 Evans, John Blk Male Murder Nov 12 1914 Pinellas Florida  
185 Richards, John Blk Male Insulted white woman Feb 16 1915 Marion Florida  
186 Reed, Will Blk Male Attm. assault (rape) Feb 24 1915 Seminole Florida  
187 Owens, H. M. Wht Male Murder Jul 21 1915 Alachua Florida Uncertain
188 Leach, Will Blk Male Attm. criminal assault (rape) Aug 5 1915 Pasco Florida  
189 Nimrod, Joseph Blk Male Attacked girl (rape) Dec 29 1915 Marion Florida  
190 Anderson, Richard Blk Male Assaulted woman (rape) Jan 28 1916 Marion Florida  
191 Dykes, John Wht Male Murder Apr 16 1916 Washington Florida  
192 Dennis, Jim Blk Male Accessory to murder Aug 18 1916 Alachua Florida Uncertain
193 Young, Stella Blk Female Accessory to murder Aug 19 1916 Alachua Florida  
194 Dennis, Mary Blk Female Accessory to murder Aug 19 1916 Alachua Florida  
195 Dennis, Bert Blk Male Accessory to murder Aug 19 1916 Alachua Florida  
196 McHenry, Andrew Blk Male Accessory to murder Aug 19 1916 Alachua Florida  
197 Baskins, Josh Blk Male Accessory to murder Aug 19 1916 Alachua Florida  
198 Trent, Shepherd Blk Male Attm. assault (rape) Jun 24 1917 DeSoto Florida  
199 Dansey, Edward Blk Male Murder Feb 23 1918 Suwanee Florida Uncertain
200 Walker, Joseph Blk Male Shot man Mar 12 1919 Madison Florida  
201 Johnson, Bud Blk Male Attacked woman (rape) Mar 14 1919 Santa Rosa Florida  
202 Cook, Bowman Blk Male Murder Sep 8 1919 Duval Florida  
203 Morine, John Blk Male Murder Sep 8 1919 Duval Florida  
204 Mosley, Sam Blk Male Assaulted women Nov 29 1919 Columbia Florida  
205 Scott, Henry Blk Male Insulting white woman May 8 1920 Polk Florida  
206 Givens, Rayfield Blk Male Murder Oct 5 1920 Baker Florida  
207 Givens, Benjamin Blk Male Murder Oct 5 1920 Baker Florida  
208 Smith, Fulton Blk Male Murder Oct 5 1920 Baker Florida  
209 Duncan, Samuel Blk Male Murder Oct 5 1920 Baker Florida Uncertain
210 Perry, Jules Blk Male Inciting race riot Nov 3 1920 Orange Florida  
211 Harris, J. B. Blk Male Attm. assault (rape) Nov 29 1920 Dade Florida  
212 Negro, Unnamed Blk Male Unknown Nov . 1920 Leon Florida Uncertain
213 Campbell, Benjamin Blk Male Attempted rape Feb 11 1921 DeSoto Florida  
214 Jones, Elijah Blk Male Attacked woman (rape) Feb 12 1921 Marion Florida  
215 Bowles, Wm. Blk Male Improper remark to woman Mar 14 1921 Polk Florida  
216 Ballinger, Sam Blk Male Murder May 9 1921 Bradford Florida  
217 Newsome, Ray Blk Male Being offensive to white girl Oct 1 1921 Madison Florida  
218 Head, Manuel Wht Male Murder Dec 26 1921 Monroe Florida  
219 Strong, Charles Blk Male Murder Jan 17 1922 Lafayette Florida  
220 Wright, Charles Blk Male Murder Dec 8 1922 Taylor Florida  
221 Young, Arthur Blk Male Implicated in murder Dec 11 1922 Taylor Florida  
222 Carter, Samuel Blk Male Aiding fugitive Jan 1 1923 Levy Florida  
223 Gordon, Lesty Blk Female Race prejudice Jan 5 1923 Levy Florida  
224 Williams, Mingo Blk Male Race prejudice Jan 5 1923 Levy Florida Uncertain
225 Carrier, James Blk Male Refused information Jan 6 1923 Levy Florida  
226 Wilson, Abraham Blk Male Theft Jan 17 1923 Alachua Florida  
227 Simmons, Henry Blk Male Murder Jun 7 1923 Palm Beach Florida  
228 Simmons, Wm. Blk Male Murder Jun 15 1923 Dade Florida  
229 Gaines, Roy Blk Male Murder Jun 15 1923 Dade Florida Uncertain
230 Hart, Benjamin Blk Male Peeping Tom Aug 25 1923 Duval Florida  
231 Phillips, Edgar Blk Male Moonshining Dec 18 1923 Duval Florida Uncertain
232 Burman, Gene Blk Male Giving evidence Dec 30 1923 Duval Florida  
233 Wilson, Roy Blk Male Attacked girls (rape) May 26 1924 Lee Florida  
234 Williams, Milton Blk Male Attacked girls (rape) May 26 1924 Lee Florida  
235 Williams, Homer Blk Male Murder May 29 1924 Marion Florida Uncertain
236 Woods, Warren Blk Male Murder Aug 31 1924 Hamilton Florida  
237 West, John Blk Male Criminal assault (rape) May 13 1925 Seminole Florida  
238 Henry, Arthur Blk Male Shooting officer Nov 27 1925 Orange Florida Uncertain
239 Williams, Nick Blk Male Attacked woman (rape) Jan 11 1926 Marion Florida  
240 Davis, Charles Blk Male Murder Apr 27 1926 Hernando Florida Uncertain
241 Watson, Parker Blk Male Robbery May 9 1926 Pinellas Florida  
242 Patterson, Henry Blk Male Frightening woman May 11 1926 Lee Florida  
243 McKinley, Wm. Wht Male Reported moonshiners May 17 1926 Marion Florida Uncertain
244 Clark, James Blk Male Unknown Jul 11 1926 Brevard Florida Uncertain
245 Buddington, George Blk Male Extorting debt Dec 27 1926 Alachua Florida  
246 Allen, Buster Blk Male Criminal attack (rape) Feb 18 1929 Hernando Florida  
247 Romeo, E. R. Wht Male Altercation May 18 1929 Columbia Florida  
248 Mobley, Jim Blk Male In company of white woman May . 1929 Hamilton Florida  
249 Larkins, Will Blk Male Criminal assault (rape) Nov 9 1929 Gadsden Florida  
250 Hodaz, John Wht Male Dynamiting house Apr 27 1930 Hillsborough Florida