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William Thacker was a white lynching victim, which accounts for the detailed documentary evidence of his life and death.  Thacker was born on May 5th, 1859 in Lawrence, Kentucky. He was raised by Nathaniel and Lucrecia Thacker and was the eldest of 4 children. In

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Robert H. Coffey was born in 1846 in Christian County, KY to Asa and Sidney Coffey. He lived in the 1st District of the county until the age of 14 when his parents moved him and his 7 siblings to the Second Township in Washington,

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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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Baker 1900 Census data Baker 1900 Census Ernest Baker was an African American man born in October of 1879 to Pryn and Josephine Baker. He lived his life entirely in North Cadiz, Trigg County, Kentucky. Census records show that Baker could read and write and that he

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Benjamin “Booker” Brame was born in 1891. There is no extent census or biographical information about his birthplace, his family, or his education.  On April 9, 1909, Brame, who was 18-years-old, was accused of insulting, attempting to assault, or assaulting of a white woman. The

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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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