"I changed my name, I was afraid that the whites might track me down
and kill me!"
Lonnie Jefferson Carroll (1914 - 1997)
The son of James and Emma Carrier, he
changed his last name to Carroll after the Rosewood Massacre.
At the time of the Rosewood hearings, he was in a nursing home
in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, where he died.
"We faced overwhelming odds!"
Mary Hall Daniels (1920-)
The youngest child of Charles Bacchus
and Mary Davis Hall's nine children, she was three years old when
Rosewood was attacked. She lives in Jacksonville, Florida.
"Father forgive them, they know not what they do, I must not be bitter!"
Lee Ruth Bradley Davis (1915 -1993)
One of the original two Rosewood
bill claimants, along with Minnie Lee Mitchell Langley. Her parents
were John Wesley and Virginia Carrier Bradley. She was seven years
old at the time of the Rosewood attack. She died in 1993, as the
second claims bill was taking shape. She lived in Miami, Florida.
"They took my early education and
everything that I should have had!"
Willie Evans (1907-)
Born in Sanford, Florida, near Orlando.
His mother died when he was four years old and he moved to Rosewood
to live with his grand parents, Ransom and Julie Edwards. He turned
sixteen a week before the Rosewood attack. He now lives in Sanford,
"The Moon was shining just as bright as it could be."
Arnett Turner Goins (1915-2002)
At the age of eight, he was one of
the children in their grandmother?s, Sara Robinson Carrier, house
when she was killed. He and other children hid in the cold woods
during the Rosewood Massacre. He testifies at the Rosewood hearings
in Tallahassee, February, 1994. He resided in St. Petersburg,
"God was all around us!"
Wilson Hall (1916 - 1998)
One of Mary and Charles Bacchus Hall?s
nine children, he was seven years old at the time of the Rosewood
Massacre. He testified at the Rosewood hearings in Tallahassee,
February, 1994. He lived in Hilliard, Florida.
"Rosewood was not or rarely discussed outside of the family!"
Dorothy Goins Hosey (1919 - 2005)
She was two years old at the time
of the Rosewood Massacre. The daughter of Perry and Hattie Goins,
she did not testify at the Rosewood hearings held in Tallahassee.
She now lives in Tampa, Florida.
"All of our people who died were innocent!"
Margie Hall Johnson (1909 -1998)
Her parents were Mary and Charles
Bacchus Hall. She is Wilson Hall's and Mary Daniel?s sister. She
had just turned fourteen years old at the time of the Rosewood
"Rosewood was a great place to be a child."
Minnie Lee Langley(1914-1995)
Nine years old at the time of the
attack, she live in Rosewood with her grandparents, James and
Emma Carrier. She was one of the children inside Sara Carrier?s
home when she was killed. Langley lived in Jacksonville, Florida,
until her death in December, 1995.
"Hate destroyed my peaceful hometown!"
Allenetta Robinson ?Robie? Mortin (1915 -)
She was eight years old and raised
in Rose wood by her grandmother, Polly Carter, and Uncle, Sam
Carter. She was represented as a Rosewood bill claimant by Attorney
Richard Ryles. She now lives in Riviera Beach, Florida.
If you are a Rosewood Descendant
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