All Documented Biographies

Cooper, Nelson and Bailey, Sam (also recorded as Sam Daily)

Logan: 10/12/1883    Nelson Cooper was an African American man who lived in Greenville, Kentucky. Given the frequency of the name “Nelson Cooper” in the U.S. Census R...

Boyer, Robert; Jones, John; Jones, Virgil; and Riley, Joe

Logan: 08/01/1908    Sanchez, "Kentucky Newspapers often blamed Black victims for lynching," Howard Center for Investigative Journalism Vanessa Sanchez, writing ...

Cooper, Nelson and Bailey, Sam (also recorded as Sam Daily)

Logan: 10/12/1883    Nelson Cooper was an African American man who lived in Greenville, Kentucky. Given the frequency of the name “Nelson Cooper” in the U.S. Census R...

Richard Henderson   
No biography available

Logan: 07/06/1884    Richard Henderson was accused for Cutting white boy.

Meredith Jones   
No biography available

Logan: 04/28/1886    Meredith Jones was accused for Attempted rape of two white girls. He was Shot.

Boyer, Robert; Jones, John; Jones, Virgil; and Riley, Joe

Logan: 08/01/1908    Sanchez, "Kentucky Newspapers often blamed Black victims for lynching," Howard Center for Investigative Journalism Vanessa Sanchez, writing ...

Boyer, Robert; Jones, John; Jones, Virgil; and Riley, Joe

Logan: 08/01/1908    Sanchez, "Kentucky Newspapers often blamed Black victims for lynching," Howard Center for Investigative Journalism Vanessa Sanchez, writing ...

Samuel Moody   
No biography available

Logan: 04/16/1890    Samuel Moody was accused for Murder of his father. He was Hanged and riddled with bullets.

Alexander North   
No biography available

Logan: 03/22/1886    Alexander North was accused for Attempted rape of a white woman. He was Hanged.

Dink Procter   
No biography available

Logan: 12/18/1896    Dink Procter was accused for Murder of two white boys. He was Hanged.

Arch Procter   
No biography available

Logan: 12/18/1896    Arch Procter was accused for Murder of two white boys. He was Hanged.

William Procter   
No biography available

Logan: 12/18/1896    William Procter was accused for Murder of two white boys. He was Hanged and riddled with bullets.

Boyer, Robert; Jones, John; Jones, Virgil; and Riley, Joe

Logan: 08/01/1908    Sanchez, "Kentucky Newspapers often blamed Black victims for lynching," Howard Center for Investigative Journalism Vanessa Sanchez, writing ...

Scott, George

Logan: 06/26/1898    George Scott was an African American man born between 1873 and 1879. In 1898, he worked as a farm hand for William Scroggins 2.5 miles east of Adairvi...

Henry Shaw   
No biography available

Logan: 03/22/1886    Henry Shaw was accused for Attempted rape of a white woman. He was Hanged.

Traughber, Edwin

Logan: 07/15/1894    There is little extant biographical information about Edwin Traughber. Newspapers of the time gave conflicting accounts of Traughber’s residential i...

Hampton Wade   
No biography available

Logan: 03/22/1886    Hampton Wade was accused for Attempted rape of a white woman. He was Hanged.

Handy Woodward   
No biography available

Logan: 03/10/1886    Handy Woodward was accused for Attempted outrage of a 12 year-old white girl. He was Hanged.