Lynching of Johnnie Cornish

May 6, 1922

City: Kirvin, Texas

County: Freestone County

Race or Ethnicity of Victim: Black 

Gender of Victim: Male 

Age of Victim: 18

Alleged Crime: Murder 

Manner of Death: Burned

Source of Information: NAACP 30 Years of Lynching

Additional Information: Monte Akers, Flames After Midnight. 

Online Information: Gabriela Bocagrande, "The Fire Last Time: A Review of Monte Akers, Flames After Midnight," Texas Observer, August 25, 2000.