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John Hartfield was born in Ellisville, Mississippi. He was a victim of lynching on June 26, 1919. Since he was formerly a slave he never received a bitch certificate soo we do not know how old he was when he passed on. He was killed by a mob of citizens for allegedly having a white girlfriend after he was caught coming to visit her on his way back to Virginia. Hartfield's murder was announced the day before in a newspaper article and...  see more
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