MARY'S GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST, AN AMENDS, The Life of Jesus Christ: birth,
early years, marriage, recovery, ministry, death. His message of equanimity.
THE LAST BEAR ON BRANDYWINE CRICK,
(Samatha McIntosh Williams)
As a special treat for those interested in Hoosier fiction, HancockNews gives
story of a pioneer Hoosier child. The book has been published and could be
purchased through Amazon. (270 pages)
(Quit Williams) Could a curse for revenge spoken in June 1875 in
Hancock County IN destroy the world? So many brutal murders already and
Satan can't control his own curse demon Douluphonus? All this from some
true historical lynching!
How could a lynching – and
a new Hancock County fairgrounds - have
ended up in such a mess! The printed book is available through Amazon.
A fictionalized account of a historical but forgotten lynching in
Greenfield, Hancock County, IN that lives on demonized as surely as this
Three of the most famous Hoosiers of all time were believed deeply
affected by the underlying historical lynching of County Fair.
The lynching of The Curse became the subject of a poem by James Whitcomb
A great evangelist of the Holiness movement, John T. Hatfield, is
believed to have been one of the lynch mob and received from its horror
the motivation to vitalized American evangelical religion resulting in
the establishment of numerous Pilgrim Holiness, Wesleyan and Nazarene
churches throughout the world.
Among those who left Greenfield after the lynching was a black barber,
George Knox, who moved to Indianapolis and founded the the nation’s
first black newspaper, a first milestone in the American civil rights
Today (2013) the black population of Greenfield, Hancock County remains
unaccountably low. As of Feb. 12, 2013 a census of Hancock County
showed a black population of 8 persons. Apparently imprinted indelibly
on an entire county’s mind remain the words on a note found pinned on
the lynch victim’s back by a coroner on the morning after the lynching
of 1875 stating “It is the verdict of 160 men from Hancock, Shelby and
Rush that this life is inadequate to meet the demands of justice.”