James Sherman Clemons

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James Sherman Clemons

Also Known As: "Jim Darnel"
Birthdate: (75)
Death: March 20, 1941 (75)
Immediate Family:

Son of William Clemons and Martha Clemons
Husband of Ener Tom Clemons
Father of Fidell Fisher Wallace and Gomer Gilroy Clemons
Brother of William Turner Clemons and Sanford Gravin Clemons

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About James Sherman Clemons

A member of the Rock Bridge Gang (of Monroe, Barren and Cumberland Cos in Kentucky) who robbed and terrorized citizens after the Civil War during 1880-1900.

The core group of the gang included Mack Amyxx, Lon Park, Sam Henry Bushong, Elzie Green Carter, James Sherman Clemons (alias Jim Darnel), Turner Clemons, (alias Turner Darnel), John Pickerel, Winfrey Thompson, Johnson Smith (who killed a Monroe County Kentucky deputy sheriff in 1897), Lanos Walden and Lindsey Walden. A book was written to tell the tale: The Rock Bridge Gang, Robbery and Terrorism in South Central Kentucky, 1880-1900 - Published by Pansy Page Allison (1993)

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James Sherman Clemons's Timeline

February 18, 1866
June 4, 1892
Age 26
September 24, 1894
Age 28
March 20, 1941
Age 75