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
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
Wallace Miller was a black teenager born in February of 1891 in the state of Kentucky. He resided in Cadiz, located in Trigg County, Kentucky, with several family members, including his father Bubbard Miller, his mother Della Miller, brothers Rumsy Miller and Robert Miller, sister