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Samuel T. Hay

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Death 9 Jul 1887 (aged 33)
Burial Charlestown, Clark County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 14195073 · View Source
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Local Historian, Jeanne Burke reports that this Samuel T. Hay was murdered by Jacob Robison/Robinson in a dispute over a fence. Obituary contributed by Joe Wiener Find A Grave Member #48291883

The Indianapolis News, 12 Jul 1887, Tue, Page 1
Special to The Indianapolis News JEFFERSONVILLE, July 12

Murderer Robinson In Danger. (Jacob Robinson, who brutally murdered Samuel T. Hay last Saturday, was taken to the prison south last, evening for safe keeping by Sheriff Hay. He was taken none too soon, for a mob of about 200 men had formed at Charlestown and came down here with the intention of lynching Robinson. When they found he had been taken to the prison they dispersed, but threatened that if the law did not mete out justice to the cold-blooded murderer, they would bide their time and take "the law in their own hands.


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  • Maintained by: Sunnyann
  • Originally Created by: Linda Allison Morrow
  • Added: 6 May 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14195073
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel T. Hay (19 Sep 1853–9 Jul 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14195073, citing Baird Cemetery, Charlestown, Clark County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Sunnyann (contributor 47063609) .