Jim Seams Execution, among others, Reported in Illinois

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: Rock Island Daily Argus
Place of publication: Rock Island, IL
Date of publication: Jan 26, 1889 12:00 am
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Four negro murderers were hung Friday: Charles Blackman for killing Stonewall Tondee, white, at Ellaville, Ga.; John Yancey for killing Bob Oliver, colored, at Yanceyville, N. C.; Ed Fry for killing his wife, at Marietta, Ga., and James Seames, for killing Deputy Sheriff Autrey, at Eutaw, Ala.