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Documented by Kayleigh Dayka  There is no extent information about Ernest Dewley’s birth place, birth date, parents, education level, or type of work.  The lynching of Ernest Dewley reveals the role newspapers played in promoting the lynching by casting the victim in a negative light. The Owensboro

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Documented by Kayleigh Dayka Mayes 1880 Census Mayes 1900 Census James Mayes was a black man born to David and Frances Mayes in North, Washington County, Kentucky. This county is located in Central Kentucky, just one county over from Fayette County where Lexington is located. The 1880 census

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Documented by Gracie Henderson Brown 1900 Census data Brown 1900 Census Thomas Brown was a 19-year-old young man.  He was born in Kentucky in February 1883.  His parents were John Brown and Bell Brown, who in 1902 were 37 years old and had been married for seventeen years. 

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Documented by Annika Myrup Dooley, Paducah Democrat February 15, 1902 Bill Dooley was an African American man who lived in the outskirts of Fulton, Kentucky (a town in southwestern Kentucky bordering Tennessee) with his wife and children. He was employed as a railroad section hand by the

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