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Sam Carter of Rosewood, Florida in 1923

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Sam Carter of Rosewood, Florida in 1923

Posted: 8 Apr 2007 7:42AM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Carter
"On the afternoon of New Year's Day 1923, a search party knocked on the door to Sam Carter's house. They were looking for a recently escaped black convict named Jesse Hunter accused of assaulting a white woman in Sumner, Florida. At the end of the day, 45-year-old Sam Carter, a blacksmith, was to be the one hanging from a tree."
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I am not related to this family, just passing on this information which comes from a website called "American Lynching." The link for the site is listed below.
Joyce

http://www.americanlynching.com/main.html

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