Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Jacob Henson, Jr.
MSA SC 3520-13743
Lynched in Ellicott City, May 28, 1895

Sources:

"The Shea Case at Ellicott City."  The Baltimore Sun, March 28, 1895.

"Henson Convicted." The Baltimmore Sun, March 29, 1895.

"Sentenced for Crime." The Baltimore Sun, April 3, 1895.

"Henson Lynched." The Baltimore Sun, May 28, 1895.

"Henson's Mental State." The Baltimore Sun, May 28, 1895.

"The Howard Lynching." The Baltimore Sun, May 29, 1985.

"The Lynching of Jacob Henson, in Howard County." The Baltimore Sun, May 29, 1895.

"Dragged to his Death. Henson Given Short Shrift By Angry Lynchers." Baltimore American, May 29, 1895.

"Hard to Find a Grave." The Baltimore Sun, May 30, 1895.

"Henson Lynched." The Ellicott City Times, June 1, 1895.

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