Deputy Sheriff Jessie Arvin

Deputy Sheriff Jessie Arvin

Estill County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Sunday, March 22, 1857

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Jessie Arvin

Deputy Jessie Arvin and Sheriff James Land were shot and killed by a prisoner near Old Landing while taking the man to jail. The suspect was convicted of both murders and hanged on May 29, 1857.


  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1857

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Deputy Sheriff Arvin,
On today, the 161st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and Sheriff for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Estill County.


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March 22, 2018

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