According to the 1880 U.S. Census, James Stone, an African American man, was born in 1875 to Henry Stone and Azora Stone. Henry Stone was born around 1830 in Tennessee, and it is likely that he was formerly enslaved. Azora was born in 1850 in
The family of William Butcher appears in the 1880s U.S. Census. Butcher’s mother and father were African Americans born in Tennessee around 1860. They were likely enslaved. In the 1880 Census, John Butcher, William’s father, was listed as a 25-year-old farmworker and Alice Butcher, William’s
Boston, 'Acknowledge injustice, celebrate diversity': Event memorializes two African Americans lynched from Singing Bridge," Frankfort State Journal August 18 2019 Hannah Brown reporting
Click HERE for more information on the remembrance for John Maxey and Marshall Boston, held in 2019, 125 years after the lynching.