Shared Photo: Lynching of Chris Chambliss

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I wanted to share this newspaper article, the story of Christopher Columbus Chambliss with the community. Location: Stateline Community, Mississippi. Date: June 10, 1892.  I have heard rumors of this in my family, and thought it was all just folklore.  I never knew my paternal grandparents or great grandparents.  I have worked for the courts all my life, and never been prosecuted by them, thankfully.  The Chambliss descendants that I have met in recent years are outstanding citizens, also.
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WikiTree profile: Chris Chambliss
in The Tree House by Brenda Blackburn G2G1 (1.3k points)
edited by Keith Hathaway
Thank you Brenda... very cool :)

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