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John “Johnny” Carroll

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John “Johnny” Carroll

Birth
Death
25 Apr 1926 (aged 25–26)
Carteret, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
Burial
Woodbridge, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA Add to Map
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Obituary Woodbridge Independent
April 27, 1926, page 1 (News Article)

Cause of Death: Murdered. Stabbed to death 1 o'clock Sunday morning by Robert Ducrest born about 1899. Main artery of left aorta was severed. He died instantly.

Was the father of 3 small children.

Excerpt from obit: "....The feeling engendered at the killing of Johnny Carroll by a negro, early Sunday morning and the riot Sunday night in which a negro congregation was stoned from its church, the church burned, and the members of the race stoned and beaten whenever they were caught out of doors had died down but little despite the passing of 36 hours that allowed cooler heads to think over the situation....."

He was a local boxer.
Obituary Woodbridge Independent
April 27, 1926, page 1 (News Article)

Cause of Death: Murdered. Stabbed to death 1 o'clock Sunday morning by Robert Ducrest born about 1899. Main artery of left aorta was severed. He died instantly.

Was the father of 3 small children.

Excerpt from obit: "....The feeling engendered at the killing of Johnny Carroll by a negro, early Sunday morning and the riot Sunday night in which a negro congregation was stoned from its church, the church burned, and the members of the race stoned and beaten whenever they were caught out of doors had died down but little despite the passing of 36 hours that allowed cooler heads to think over the situation....."

He was a local boxer.

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  • Created by: Nicole
  • Added: Jul 25, 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID:
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/94181922/john-carroll: accessed ), memorial page for John “Johnny” Carroll (1900–25 Apr 1926), Find a Grave Memorial ID 94181922, citing Saint James Cemetery and Mausoleum, Woodbridge, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA; Maintained by Nicole (contributor 46773446).