Duplin County, NC

Alleged offense: N/A
Race: Black
Gender: Male and Female
Age: 59 (Doc), 49 (Eliza)
Legal intervention (in alleged offense): No
Legal intervention (following lynching): No
Mob size: Unrecorded
Mob members: None named
Alleged victim: N/A
Household Status: Married
Occupation: Farmer (Doc), no occupation listed (Eliza)

Doc Bryant and Eliza Bryant, an African American husband and wife, were shot and killed on May 25, 1926 in Duplin County for no alleged offense.


Death certificate:
Death Certificate Dock Bryant; Death Certificate Eliza Bryant
Census: 1920 Census Bryant

News coverage:

None found


Town: Newell, North Carolina
Latitude/Longitude: 34.896577, -78.054185
Rationale: While an exact location could not be determined, a marker was placed on Newell as that is the town cited as the place of death in McDaniel’s death certificate.

Additional Resources:

Researcher’s Note:
Very little available about his event, other than secondary accounts such as this: https://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/2015/03/19/the-lynching-of-african-american-women/