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William "Will" Brown
Birth: 1879, USA
Death: Sep. 28, 1919
Omaha
Douglas County
Nebraska, USA

Cause of death: Hung on 9-28-1919 
 
Inscription:
Lynched in Omaho riot
"Lest we forget"
 
Note: Lynched in Omaha race riot.
 
Burial:
Potter Field
Omaha
Douglas County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: 2457
GPS (lat/lon): 41.1953, 95.5523
 
Created by: mj
Record added: Jan 20, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5147162
William Will Brown
Added by: Michelle Hughes
 
William Will Brown
Added by: Elmer J. Crumbley
 
William Will Brown
Added by: Elmer J. Crumbley
 
 
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Will,it is 2017, almost 100 years since you met your unjustified and untimely death. I shed tears for you every time I see your picture. I KNOW you were innocent, like the 1000 others before and after you. Just please know, YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. RI...(Read more)
- Michelle Hughes
 Added: Jul. 14, 2017

- Lindsey Weicht
 Added: May. 10, 2017
A travesty of justice. You are not to be forgotten.
- Heide
 Added: Jan. 30, 2017
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