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Miner murdered in 1921 Harlan Co. - Help?

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Miner murdered in 1921 Harlan Co. - Help?

Posted: 8 Sep 2010 3:49PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Branon, Elliott
I am looking for any sort of information on the death of Jacob Branon, he was a coal miner in Harlan County, Kentucky when he was shot and killed.
I do not know the events surrounding the death, that's what I'm looking for help with.
Jacob was the son of Lee Roy Branon and Rachel Elliott of Laurel County. He was a veteran of the Spanish American War. Jacob was born 9 May 1877 and died 3 Jul 1921.
I have a copy of his death certificate, which is how I know he was killed in Harlan County.
I would be interested in newspaper articles, obituary, known reasons for murders during early July 1921, anything would be helpful. Thank you.
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ourkentuckyro... 8 Sep 2010 9:49PM GMT 
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