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Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location Death Methodsort descending Inquest Finding
female child female child July 17, 1881 at Greenville CH, Greenville County, SC

came to her death do say that. . .Sallie Turner was delivered of a female child and that said female child is the one here by us dead. And the Jurors further say that said female child was still born never having having breathed

Major McGraw December 6, 1881 at the House of J. W. Mathews, Chesterfield County, SC

upon their oaths do say that the said Major McGraw did come to his death, at the house of said J. W. Mathews on the night of the fifth day of December A.D. 1881, from some cause to them unknown

Emeline Low June 19, 1828 Spartanburg County, SC
David Wilson Union County, SC
negro negro March 25, 1838 at James Chesnut's plantation, Kershaw County, SC

upon their oaths do say to the best of their knowledge the Boddy now before them is that of a negro man who came to his death by drowning but having no evidence before them cannot say when or where

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

Bob freedman October 10, 1865 near David Holcomb's, Spartanburg County, SC
Unknown Freedman Unknown Freedman November 25, 1868 at Parks old field, Laurens County, SC

upon their oaths do say, We the jurors aforesaid do say that the freedman name unknown to us that he came to his Death by an act of God.

Infant Boy Child Colored Infant Boy Child Colored February 15, 1883 at the residence of Charles Coleman, Edgefield County, SC

upon there oaths do say the Child Come its death from natural causes

Powell slave August 10, 1851 at Mr. John Whitaker's plantation on Wateree River, Kershaw County, SC

on their oaths say ... that Powell in manner and form aforesaid came to his death by some misfortune or accident

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.

John Anderson November 18, 1889 at Jonesville School house (col.), Spartanburg County, SC

upon there oaths do say that John Anderson came to his death by being wet and froze to death

Bethel Ogelsby August 21, 1823 cotton fields belonging to John Doby Esq., Kershaw County, SC

do say upon their oaths that they believe he came to his death by the visitation of God, no marks of violence appearing to us upon him

E. L. Sellars March 3, 1914 at Snow Hill Church, Chesterfield County, SC

upon their oaths, do say: E L Sellers came to his death by Causes unknown to the Jury.

Jesse Wood April 13, 1829 Spartanburg County, SC

it appears to us and we verily believe that the sd. Jesse. . .either wilfully, intentionally or accidentally go[t] into the River. . .by which means he was drowned

Bartly negro man January 16, 1846 in the woods near the plantation of Dr Wm M Bent, Edgefield County, SC

upon their oaths do say that the said Bartly came to his death by cause unknown

negro negro March 26, 1838 at the Camden Ferry, Wateree River, Kershaw County, SC

upon their oaths do say we find the Boddy is a negro man and came to his death by drownign but have no evidence before us to warrant us in saying when or where

Isaac May 9, 1865 Laurens County, SC
Clarissa Kiericon freedwoman August 12, 1866 at Spartanburg C. House, Spartanburg County, SC

upon their oaths do say that the woman Clarissa Kiericon (Freedwoman) came to her death by the act of Providence

Unknown Man on Badgett's Plantation Unknown Man on Badgett's Plantation November 18, 1889 on Badgetts plantation, Laurens County, SC

upon their oaths do say that the said unknown dead man found at Badgetts Xing 2 1/2 miles from Larens C.H. by Charley Robertson M.C. Cassy and Green Cassey came to his death by his neck being broke by some means to us unknown. . .

Gus West October 11, 1883 at Jack Holms, Edgefield County, SC

upon there oaths do say that said Gus West Came to his death from gun shot wound by the Hands of some unknown party

Susan Churchwell October 6, 1884 at Allen Simkins House, Edgefield County, SC

upon the oaths do say that Susan Churchwell Came to her death from dropsey[?] of the Chest

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

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.

Moriah McIntire November 21, 1889 at or on H. Z. Taylor's place, Spartanburg County, SC

upon there oaths do say that the said Moriah McIntire died from heart disease

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

Mac Adams [no location given], Chesterfield County, SC

"Missing at time of Filming"

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]

Minda negro girl August 17, 1851 at Mr Geo Robinsons, Edgefield County, SC

upon their oaths do say that . . .the said negro girl Minda came to her death by congestion of the brain & spine

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

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

Tucker R. Clarke came to his death from Causes unknown

William Belott February 8, 1867 near the house of Wm. Hunter, Spartanburg County, SC

upon their oaths afores'd say that Wm Belott came to his death by mischance or the visitation of God

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.

Child of Margaret Parker Child of Margaret Parker March 17, 1891 Laurens County, SC
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.

Unknown February 17, 1854 Kershaw County, SC
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

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

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

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

Ben slave July 7, 1843 at a spring near the plantation fo said Farrow, Spartanburg County, SC
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

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

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

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

male infant slave male infant slave July 10, 1851 at Jacob Pickle's, Anderson County, SC
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

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

Pompey January 8, 1859 at L.N. Allisons, Laurens County, SC

upon there oaths do say; that Pompy came to his Death on the 2nd Int near H R Shells by the act of god

Gilderoy Chandler January 27, 1837 at the House of John [?], Union County, SC

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