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[MS] Jefferson County-1913 massacre & aftermanth

On Sept 28, 1913 an 18 year old black man named Willie Jones shot killed/wounded 22 white and black persons (including a Sherriff Hammett and Constable Kinstley (died) with a shotgun (5 of 8 killed and 6 of 14 wounded were black. He and his brother were lynched.
See "Fayette Chronicle" 3 Oct 1913 online (below at website)
Material courtesy of Jefferson County MSGenWeb site (copyrigthed)
URL http://www.rootsweb.com/-msjeffe2/harriston.htm


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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