From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Phoebe (Rainey)

(died: 1808) 

Phoebe, a slave, was one of the first females executed in Kentucky, hanged in 1808 for a murder committed in Garrard County. For more see the Kentucky section of Executions in the U.S. 1608-2002:The ESPY File [.pdf].

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“Phoebe (Rainey),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed August 18, 2019, https://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/492.

Last modified: 2017-07-19 17:51:20