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Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location Death Methodsort descending Inquest Finding
Joseph Parham February 10, 1867 at an out house near Alexander Purcell's[?], Spartanburg County, SC

upon their oaths afores'd do say that aforesaid Joseph Parnham came to his death by mischance by freezing or the visitation of God

slave slave August 15, 1824 near the head of the Bell Brach within half a mile of the stage road, Kershaw County, SC

do say upon their oaths. . . that we suppose that he was a negro fellow belonging to Thomas Stephens of Chesterfield District and that the sd. Negro has been dead nearly two months, which does appear that he has died immediately after he left his master and he has died a natural death without something occurr[ing] before he came there

infant child infant child October 6, 1891 at her Residence, Edgefield County, SC

upon their oaths do Say that the Child Came to its death from Strangulation.

Augustus Moore July 16, 1843 at Mary Flemming's, Spartanburg County, SC

do say upon there [sic] oaths that there was a bruse [sic] on his left breast near his hart [sic] and also on the left arm oposit [sic] the bruse [sic] on his breast and also that he came to his death by the bruse [sic] or drowned axidentally [sic]

Unknown January 20, 1877 at the residence of Thomas Mongomery Col'd on Capt. Hayne McMakens[?] Plantation, Fairfield County, SC

upon their oath do say that the Infant came to its death by causes unknown to them

Jane Burden May 10, 1833 at Selby Rogers grave yard, Union County, SC

upon their oaths do say that Mrs. Jane Burden came to her death by the Will of God

Fortune slave April 1, 1838 at Col. James Chesnut's plantation, Kershaw County, SC

upon their oaths do say. . .that said Fortune came to his death by drowning at Camden Ferry on the night of the twenty third of December eighteen hundred and thirty seven

J. F. Hunter August 22, 1917 at Will Hunter's, Chesterfield County, SC

upon their oaths, do say: pistol shot wound in his own hands

Jenny Smith December 8, 1838 at the Dwelling House of John Smith, Laurens County, SC

do say uppon their Oaths, that from bruises apearant [sic] on the Body of said Ginny Smith, one on her abdomen one on her breast, some on her neck, and one on her left ear that some Person, or Persons unknown did Kill and Murder the said Jenny Smith in the south east room of the Dwelling House of the aforesiad John Smith - and the said jurors uppon theire Oaths aforesaid further say - that the said Person or Persons Unknown after the commission of said Feloney and Murder did flee away contrary to the Peace and dignity of this state...

Negro woman Negro woman March 6, 1826 Laurens County, SC

We. . .above mentioned to make inquisition on the decsd. Body of this negroe woman. . .who was found dead by the spring and being sworn according to law have made a strict inquiry into all matters. . .that the sd. Decsd. Came to to death by an act of Providence, but what was the immediate cause of her death we cannot tell unless it was by drinking to much water or by a Act of some kind.

Aggy Latily[?] negro woman slave June 21, 1848 at the plantation of N L Griffin, Edgefield County, SC

opon their oaths do say, . . .that the said negro woman aggy, came to her death by excessive drafts of cold water that produced cramp in her stomach which was the cause of her death

infant March 2, 1852 at the house of entertainment kept by H.J. Wilson known as the Camden Hotel, Kershaw County, SC

upon their oaths do say she came to her death from causes to the jury unknown

black man black man March 13, 1867 at Batesville, Spartanburg County, SC

upon their oaths do say that they found said dead body lying dead near Batesville near the side of the big road within a few yards of the Rail Road supposed to have been dead saveral days [and that] the said dead body came to his death. . .by misfortune or accident or natural death

Unknown May 1, 1826 in a ditch, Kershaw County, SC

do say upon their oaths that the cause of the death is to them unknown

infant child infant child November 17, 1891 at Mr M Toneys place, Edgefield County, SC

upon their oaths do say that it Came to its death from suffocation

Ben slave July 7, 1843 at a spring near the plantation fo said Farrow, Spartanburg County, SC
Isaac May 9, 1865 Laurens County, SC
Gilderoy Chandler January 27, 1837 at the House of John [?], Union County, SC
negro negro April 5, 1838 at the Camden Ferry, Kershaw County, SC

upon their oaths do say we find upon examination the body is that of a negro man and suppose that he came to his death by drowning, and having no evidence before us cannot say when or where

Unknown Unknown [no location given], Chesterfield County, SC

[No official declaration]

Lavinia Rodgers November 1, 1854 at the House of Samuel McKnicks, Laurens County, SC

upon their oaths do say that they believe the said Lavinia Rodgers Dropt dead on the road by appoplexy or some unknown cause to them.

Child of Margaret Parker Child of Margaret Parker March 17, 1891 Laurens County, SC
A. P. Shultz January 9, 1850 at or near Solomon Clickleys[?], Edgefield County, SC

upon their oaths do say, that the deceased came to his death by means unknown to us

Unknown February 17, 1854 Kershaw County, SC
infant April 21, 1869 Spartanburg County, SC

upon their oaths do say that it came to its death from causes unknown to the jury

Redding Summerville January 9, 1826 Kershaw County, SC

do say upon their oaths that he came to his death by the visitation of God

Anderson B. Branham January 6, 1892 at the plantation of M. C. Parker, Edgefield County, SC

upon their oaths do say That the said AB Branham died from Heart failure

infant February 13, 1844 at Lovey Kirby's, Spartanburg County, SC

upon their oaths do say the child above mentioned came to its death from some cause to us unknown

Tucker R. Clarke November 23, 1858 in Winnsboro, Fairfield County, SC

Tucker R. Clarke came to his death from Causes unknown

Gregory infant child January 28, 1861 at the House of Starkes Gregory farmer, Union County, SC
negro negro April 16, 1838 at Thomas Whitaker's plantation, Kershaw County, SC

upon their oaths do say we find the body to be that of a negro woman unknown supposed to have been drowned but having no evidence before us cannot say when or where

Richard Ellerbe December 31, 1925 at Cheraw, Chesterfield County, SC

Richard Ellerbe came to unknown death

Susan Strain May 18, 1858 at Cross Hill, Laurens County, SC

upon their oaths do say, that the sd. Decd. Susan Strain came to her death by cause, or causes unknown to this Inquest.

male infant slave male infant slave July 10, 1851 at Jacob Pickle's, Anderson County, SC
Sam slave, boy October 10, 1857 at the Carolina Hotel, Edgefield C.H., Edgefield County, SC

upon their oaths do say-that the deceased Sam came to his death by a sudden and unexpected disease or causes unknown

James Tiller March 9, 1854 at the Mansion House in the Town of Camden, Kershaw County, SC

upon their oaths do say that the said James Tiller came to his death by a visitation of God

Unknown April 23, 1854 at a spot near Chesnut's field about four miles from Camden, Kershaw County, SC

upon their oaths do say that the person aforesaid came to his death by causes uknown

Patsy Ervin April 14, 1869 Spartanburg County, SC

after making all the enquiry. . .come fully to the opinion that she came to her death by the hand of Providence

Unknown February 3, 1827 at plantation of Col. James Chesnut, Kershaw County, SC

[no finding in file]

Edmond Price April 30, 1892 at Kennys Graveyard, Edgefield County, SC

upon their Oaths do Say that he Came to his death from Natural Cause

infant November 20, 1844 at the house of Henry Alley, Spartanburg County, SC

we found on examining the body a tumor on the sacram with some deformations near the fundament, that these appeared to us sufficient to produce death

Martin Dunn July 31, 1868 at Samuel H. Stevenson's, Fairfield County, SC

upon their oaths do that he came to his death by the hands of the Almighty

child child November 12, 1824 Union County, SC
negro negro April 23, 1838 at the Camden Ferry, Kershaw County, SC

upon their oaths do say that the said boddy is a negro man supposed to have been drowned but having no evidence before us cannot say when or where

Woodroe Wallace February 22, 1931 at Cheraw, Chesterfield County, SC

upon their oaths, do say: by misfortune or accident

James Barksdale January 6, 1859 at E.P. Francis, Laurens County, SC

upon their oaths do say that the deceased came to his death from some unknown cause to the Jurors

Meredith Crawford July 3, 1861 At the residence of Meredith Crawford, Anderson County, SC

do say that said Meridith Crawford died. . .cause unknown

Caroline Free negro August 26, 1858 four miles from Hamburg, Edgefield County, SC

came to her death from a blow from the sweep[?] of a carry[?] log, the property of A J Rambo

Unknown April 11, 1860 at or near W.J. Walkers, Edgefield County, SC

upon there oaths do say The person above refered to came to his death by some cause unknown

Miley slave April 5, 1858 at a house near the jail in York Street, Camden, Kershaw County, SC

opon their oaths do say that the said negro woman died from exhaustion consequent upon hysterical mania in the jail

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