A Triple Tragedy

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: Morning Oregonian
Place of publication: Portland, Oregon
Date of publication: January 20, 1893

In Pickens county, Alabama, two nights ago, May Davis, a white girl, aged 13,  gave birth to a negro child, confessing, James Williams, colored, was its father. Williams was arrested, and a masked mob overpowered the officers, took Williams and hanged him.


Morning Oregonian (Portland, Oregon, Friday, January 20, 1893; pg. 2; Issue 10,469. (637 words)