Carter, Lexington Herald Leader, July 31, 2020
The descendants of the lynchers and the victim met in 2020. Click the link below for the article, "KY families connected by a lynching meet 120 years later."
George Thomas Carter was an African American man born in Kentucky in
Dooley, Paducah Democrat February 15, 1902
Bill Dooley was an African American man who lived in the outskirts of Fulton, Kentucky (a town in southwestern Kentucky bordering Tennessee) with his wife and children. He was employed as a railroad section hand by the Illinois Central Railroad.
1900 Census Wilson County TN
Joseph Richardson was an African American man who lived near Leitchfield in Grayson County, Kentucky. He was born in 1889 in the state of Tennessee. He was the son of Joe and Nannie Richardson. Within their household in Tennessee at the 1900
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
Tutt 1900 Census for Todd County
George Tutt was born in October 1884. He was 15 years old at the time of the 1900 census. George Tutt was the son of Katie Tutt, age 60 at the time of the 1900 census, who was a widow.
Joe Bumpus was a Black man born in September of 1869 in Tennessee. He eventually moved to Kentucky, and married a woman named Addie in 1898. She had a daughter named Henrietta who was born before they married, but Bumpus claimed her as his stepdaughter
Tom Weaver was an African American man born in Kentucky in January 1868. He moved around adjacent counties, and according to the 1900 Census, he resided in Herndon, Christian County as a boarder of the Blair family. He was a farm laborer who gathered tobacco
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
Walker family Census 1900
Walker 1900 Census data
The Walker family was a family of 7-8 people who resided on a farm in Hickman, Kentucky during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. The members of the family included David Walker, born in Tennessee in 1870, his
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 Kentucky census for the Patteson family, the sons Wade and Sam could read and write. Sam Patterson, the