Lynching of Joseph Vermillion
Joe Vermillion had been jailed in Upper Marlboro for a series of arsons involving barns filled with tobacco and houses in Prince George's County. At 2:30am, a band of masked men broke into the jail, overpowered the jailkeeper and left with Vermillion.
- "Joe Vermilion Lynched in Upper Marlboro, December 3, 1889". Biographical Series. Maryland State Archives. 11 December 2013. pp. MSA SC 3520-13738. Retrieved 12 May 2015.
- "Joe Vermillion's Fate: Lynched at Upper Marlboro by a Band of Masked Men". Baltimore Sun. 4 December 1889. Retrieved 12 May 2015.
- "State of Maryland: Lynching of Stephen Williams, Colored, in Prince George's County" (PDF). Baltimore Sun. 22 October 1894. Retrieved 12 May 2015.