All Documented Biographies

Thomas Doss   
No biography available

Simpson: 12/24/1887    Thomas Doss was accused for Killing an old white man. He was Hanged.

Grainger, Job (or Jobe)

Simpson: 07/24/1891    There is little extent biographical information on Jobe Grainger. According to contemporary accounts, Grainger was an African Americans man who lived ...

Hicks, Wesley and Taylor, Jerry

Simpson: 05/26/1885    Wesley Hicks and Jerry Taylor were two of the approximately 20 white men lynched in Kentucky between 1880 and 1950. Their race and the unusual circum...

John Redfern   
No biography available

Simpson: 07/13/1892    John Redfern was accused for Murder of a white man and fatally injuring a black man. He was Hanged.

Sarver, Robert

Simpson: 03/06/1882    Robert Sarver was born in 1864 and according to the 1880 census was one of 11 children born to Wesley and Fanny Sarver. Wesley was born in Tennessee a...

Hicks, Wesley and Taylor, Jerry

Simpson: 05/26/1885    Wesley Hicks and Jerry Taylor were two of the approximately 20 white men lynched in Kentucky between 1880 and 1950. Their race and the unusual circum...