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John Stapleton

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John Stapleton

Posted: 17 May 2000 6:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 27 Apr 2004 10:00PM GMT
Surnames: Stapleton
Seeking information on any follow-up stories to the last hanging in Magoffin County in January of 1855 involving John Stapleton. An article appeared January 10,1855 in the Lexington Press stating that John Stapleton was hung by a angry mob led by the father of a boy who was shot to death by John's son. I neeed to know if there was any legal proceeding held against any of the mob members. A copy of the news article can be found on my website at:
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~regen

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