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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 circumstances of the homicide accounts for the abundance of evidence. Wesley Hicks, also known as Wes Hicks, was born around 1835,

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There is little extent biographical information on Jackson Williams. The name “Jack Williams” and “Jackson Williams” were common, with over 40 distinct Jack Williams recorded in the census during the late 1800s.  Yet, data from contemporary accounts found that that Jackson Williams was a white

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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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Walter Merrick was one of approximately twenty white men lynched in Kentucky between 1880 and 1950.  Merrick’s race and the unusual circumstances of the lynching accounts for the abundance of official evidence detailing Merrick’s life and homicide. Merrick was born in March 1891 in Caldwell

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Charley Carroll was a young white youth born on June 6th, 1897.  He and his siblings lived with their parents, John and Delphinia Carroll in Beespring, Edmonson County, Kentucky.  His mother was Delphinia Carroll (01/12/1862-12/06/1929).  His father was John Irvin Carrell (01/09/1856-1900).  Charley had several

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Henry Allen was a white male coal miner and a boarder of Muhlenberg county, Kentucky. Allen was married to Mary Daniel, and had one male child by her named Aubry Nicholas Allen, who died at the age of 2 in 1911. Allen was also an

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