All Documented Biographies

West, Martha and Dever, William

Marion: 12/29/1895    There is ample biographical information about Martha West and William Dever, because they were two of the approximately 50 white people lynched in Ken...

West, James; Marshall, Eugene; and Patterson, Wade

Shelby: 01/15/1911    Wade Patterson was born in 1885 to Sam and Fannie Patterson. Seven years later, in 1893, Sam and Fannie welcomed another son, Sam, Jr. In the 1900 K...