Caswell County, NC

Alleged offense: Political activity
Race: Black
Gender: Male
Age: Unrecorded
Legal intervention (in alleged offense): N/A
Legal intervention (following lynching): Yes
Mob size: Unrecorded
Mob members: Klansmen
Alleged victim: N/A
Household Status: Unrecorded
Occupation: Unrecorded

On the night of May 13th, 1870, the Ku Klux Klan murdered Robin Jacobs near Leasburg, North Carolina.


Death certificate: None found
Census: None found

News coverage:

A Proclamation


Town: Leasburg, North Carolina
Latitude/Longitude: 36.394754, -79.154456
Rationale: No specific location given for Robin Jacobs’ lynching beyond his place of residence.

Additional Resources:

Researcher’s Note: Very little information available.