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WKYT - Men lynched on Frankfort bridge 110, 125 years ago remembered John Maxey was born in 1884 and raised in Frankfort, KY to  John H. Maxey and his mother Cordelia Maxey.  He had an older sister. Alice Maxey. The family lived in a rented home

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Fields and Garnett Historical Marker in Shelbyville Please click on the following articles for more information: Lynching in Shelbyville, Community Remembrance Project, The Historical Marker Database Community Members Unveil Three Historical Markers, in Shelbyville, Kentucky, Equal Justice Initiative (April 19, 2021) Jimbo Fields and Clarence Garnett were African American

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 There is no extent information about Ernest Dewley’s birth place, birth date, parents, education level, or type of work.  Ernest Dewley was visiting a saloon on April 29th, 1902 in Brandenburg. He was kicked out by Frank Pickerel, the owner of a saloon for known reasons.

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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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Campbell 1870 Census     Sam and John Campbell were born to Lavina Campbell and an unidentified father in Campbellsville, Kentucky in the early 1860s. Lavina was a housekeeper for a local farmer. Both Sam and John attended school, and were known to be literate. In the

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