Hiram William Lakey

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Hiram William Lakey
Born in Asheville, Buncomb, North Carolina, USAmap
Husband of — married [date unknown] in Macon, North Carolina, USAmap
Died in Macon, North Carolina, USAmap
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Biography

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Hiram Lakey was said to have killed his son's father-in-law (Elizabeth Shope
's Dad) during a family outing where one of the Lakey boys had accused one
of the Shope boys of kissing one of the girls in an ungentlemanly fashion.
The two Dad's got involved (sticking up for their son's) and when John
George Shope threatened to kill any of the Lakey boys who talked bad about
one of his sons a fight broke out between Hiram Lakey and John Shope. Hiram
is said to have struck him dead by hitting him with a rod? Hiram then fled
towards Tennessee where he was said to have relatives but was never heard
from again. John Shope's body lay were it was slain for two or more days
before the family returned and gave him a decent buriel. Family stories tell
that most believe the Shope Boys caught up with Hiram as he fled somewhere
along the trail and killed him then returning, a few days later, to bury
their father. Families served their own justice and revenge in those days
since there weren't many sheriff's or law enforcement to speak of.


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