Laban Stephens,"hanging on the gallows"
"Laban Stephens was born in Carter County July 25, 1862. He died in Waverly, Ohio in May 1884 on the gallows. Convicted of murder."
"This story Death on the Gallows is from the Daily Evening Bulletin of Maysville, Kentucky dated May 24, 1884."
Background mentions that his father had been murdered by William Nettercutt in about 1866 and that Stephens married Effie Farris."
Submitted by: Ronald Brown
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