Genealogy Projects tagged with vigilantes on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Lynchings in Kentucky

    Lynchings in Kentucky From KYGenWeb Lynchings were hangings of course, but where the citizens took the law into their own hands. Again, this list certainly isn't complete, but counties are shown where known. Shown are names, race, crime, date of lynching, county. AKERSON, Wm. black, rape, 2 Sept 1893, Lincoln ALEXANDER Alf, black, murder, 25 Dec 1896, Daviess ALLEN, Richard black, r...

  • Danites

    Add Danites and suspected Danites to this project. You can visit HistoryLink to find out which projects include your ancestors. History The Danites were a fraternal organization founded by Latter Day Saint (LDS) members in June 1838, in the town of Far West in Caldwell County, Missouri. During their period of organization in Missouri, the Danites operated as a vigilante group and took a cen...