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Lexington Emigration Association

In 1872, the Lexington Emigration Association opened an account with the U.S. Freedmen Bank. The background and purpose of the organization are not known at this time. The officers were Theodore Clay, Eva Jackson, Samuel Williams, Reubin Scott, and J. C. Jackson, Jr.

For more see the U.S. Freedmen Bank Records.

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NKAA Entry: Jackson, Jordan C., Jr.
NKAA Entry: Clay, Theodore H., Sr.

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“Lexington Emigration Association,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed June 22, 2024,

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