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Roger Malcom
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Birth: Mar. 22, 1922
Death: Jul. 25, 1946

On July 25, 1946, four young African AmericansóGeorge & Mae Murray Dorsey and Roger & Dorothy Malcomówere shot hundreds of times by 12 to 15 unmasked white men in broad daylight at the Moore's Ford bridge spanning the Apalachee River, 60 miles east of Atlanta, Georgia. These killings, for which no one was ever prosecuted, enraged President Harry Truman and led to historic changes, but were quickly forgotten in Oconee and Walton Counties where they occurred. No one was ever brought to justice for the crime.

for more info -http://www.mooresford.org/

the mob was really after only one member of the group, Roger Malcom, 24, who had been arrested for knifing a white man while drunk. Roger Malcom had just been bailed out of jail by a white landowner and they were passing over the Moore's Ford Bridge when the killers appeared.

He was married before to Mattie Louise - he birth name was Patterson, he took the name Malcom from the farm where he worked.





 
 
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  Dorothy Dorsey Malcom (1926 - 1946)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chestnut Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Rutledge
Morgan County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Donna
Record added: Jun 17, 2008
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- Mary
 Added: Feb. 16, 2015
America has so many secrets. We are to be looked at as leaders of the free world but yet and still would allow this to have happened. As I learn more stories like this I don't know if I can forgive. I pray they have rest.
-Anonymous
 Added: Feb. 16, 2015
Rest in God's hands
- Ellajean
 Added: Feb. 16, 2015
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