Genealogy Projects tagged with Hanging on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Hangings

    Death by Hanging is the suspension of a person by a noose or ligature around the neck. Please add profiles of people who have died by hanging to this project. 1) Hanging has been used as a method of capital punishment since medieval times, and is the official execution method in numerous countries and regions. 2) Hanging is also a common method of suicide in which a person applies a ligat...

  • Hanged in Colonial America

    If you know of a profile representing someone hanged in Colonial America , please add to this project. Additional resource links welcome for the "overview." From Wikipedia John Billington is thought to be one of the first men to be hanged in New England. Billington was convicted of murder in September of 1630 after he shot and killed John Newcomen.[6] During the Salem witch trials, most o...

  • Lynchings in Kentucky

    Lynchings in Kentucky From KYGenWeb Lynchings were hangings of course, but where the citizens took the law into their own hands. Again, this list certainly isn't complete, but counties are shown where known. Shown are names, race, crime, date of lynching, county. AKERSON, Wm. black, rape, 2 Sept 1893, Lincoln ALEXANDER Alf, black, murder, 25 Dec 1896, Daviess ALLEN, Richard black, r...