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Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location Death Methodsort descending Inquest Finding
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

Unknown August 1, 1840 at the plantation of Benoni[?] Robinson, Fairfield County, SC

upon their oaths do say that he came to his death by Causes unknown to us

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

Mary Williams September 23, 1843 at the residence of Mary Williams, Kershaw County, SC
Jack slave November 19, 1848 at McRae's Mill on the road to Darlington, Kershaw County, SC

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

Unknown June 25, 1823 at the Dwelling house of Saml J. Hocy[?], Union County, SC
Elliott Allan Walker August 9, 1867 at the home of J.P. May, Laurens 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

Mary Brooks near Bells[?] Bridge, Fairfield County, SC

upon their oaths do say: That Mary Brooks in manner and form aforsaid came to her death by some unknown cause to us[.]

Mary Waters March 20, 1883 at or near the residence of Thomas J. Reynolds, Anderson County, SC

do say that the said Mary Waters came to her death from causes unknown to the jury at the house of Wm Waters

Isaac May 9, 1865 Laurens County, SC
Tucker R. Clarke November 23, 1858 in Winnsboro, Fairfield County, SC

Tucker R. Clarke came to his death from Causes unknown

Unknown Infant at Samuel Fleming's Plantation Unknown Infant at Samuel Fleming's Plantation July 29, 1855 at Samuel Flemings plantation, Laurens County, SC

on their oaths do say they are unable to form any opinions as to how the infant came to its death or whether it even had life but the manner in which it was buried being put on the Top of a man made grave which grave was the grave of. . .person & only about three or four inches under ground, and wrapped in a small sack or Bag with one End open. . .

Abram Baker March 8, 1875 at April Russel's, Fairfield County, SC

upon there oaths do say he came to his death on the knight of the 8th day of march from some cause unknown to the jurors and to the said jurors aforesaid[.]

Isaac slave February 2, 1829 Kershaw County, SC

do say upon their oaths that the said Isaac came to his death by some cause to the jury unknown. They have made all due examination which they could make from the testimony presented to them, and they could not come to any other determination. The surgeon who examined the body gave in evidence that a chemical examination was made of the contents of the stomach and bowels and no traces of mineral or vegetable poison could be found.

Reuben Dodson November 7, 1880 at Greenville, Greenville County, SC

upon their oaths do say that. . . the said Reuben Dodson came to his by a visitation of God

infant February 15, 1845 at the late residence of Samuel Trollinger, Spartanburg County, SC

upon their oaths do say that their deliberate opinions are that the infant was still born & that it came to its death from causes unknown

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

John Covington October 26, 1849 at the house of John Covington, Spartanburg County, SC

upon their oaths do say that the deceased came to his death by the hands of God with an Apoplectic fit

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.

W. L. Tolson June 22, 1938 [no location given], Chesterfield County, SC

[No official declaration]

John Myers July 24, 1845 at the big hill east of McRae's Mill on the road from Camden to Darlington Court House, Kershaw County, SC

upon their oaths do say that the deceased came to his death by causes unknown to them

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

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

Unknown March 3, 1818 near the dweling house of Richard Dumpkins, Union County, SC

do say on their that Know Not how the Said person Come to his Death

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

Martha G. Herring October 27, 1857 at the House of Chauncy Willard, Horry County, SC

upon their Oaths do say that the said Martha G Herring came to her death from natural causes

Gilderoy Chandler January 27, 1837 at the House of John [?], Union County, SC
Gregory infant child January 28, 1861 at the House of Starkes Gregory farmer, Union County, SC
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

Unknown Man Unknown Man June 17, 1872 at or near Tylers Ville, Laurens County, SC

upon their oaths do say That the said person came to his death by means unknown to them the body being being in such putrid and decaid [sic] condition that the cause of death could not be ascertained.

Ansabelle Brown October 21, 1866 near the Tambor[?] Soba[?] Rail Road, Edgefield County, SC

upon there oaths do say that the said deceased Ansabelle Brown came to her death by the hands of some person or persons unknown to the Jurors that [? Rest illegible]

Martin Armstrong at Bethel Church, Fairfield County, SC

upon their Oaths do say that he deceased Martin Armstrong came to his death on Saturday the 5th of March 1887 at W.M Curlee's Store from some cause or causes unknown to the Jury[.]

infant May 26, 1829 Kershaw County, SC

do say upon their oaths . . .that upon the examination of the dead body [it] was found in such decayed state that nothing could be seen to satisfy us.

Ebby September 7, 1867 at Cooperville, Horry County, SC

upon their oaths they say that on the Sixth of Sept 1867 that the deceased came to his death by drown or accident or misfortune

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

John slave November 20, 1829 on the Bank of the Wateree River at the plantation of Col. James Shesnut, Kershaw County, SC

do say that from every information they can obtain the said black or coloured man to have been the slave of a Mr. Chappell of Charleston who was a boat hand in the employ of Mr. Thomas J. Kerr by the name of John and that he came to his death by drowning from cause to them unknown.

John Westmorland August 1, 1847 at James Hopkins's, Spartanburg County, SC

do say upon their oaths that it was by the act of God

Moses free person of color December 8, 1850 at the house of Robert McCurley[?], Spartanburg County, SC

upon their oaths do say that the said Moses came to his death by no means of violence byt being old and infirm frozed [sic] to death

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

Hannah Eves colored July 23, 1872 at D.J. Turt[?]'s, Spartanburg County, SC

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

James Banfield February 27, 1939 near Patrick, S. C., Chesterfield County, SC

upon their oaths do say that James Banfield received in Chesterfield County a mortal wound by Shot Gun Wounds in the hands of own hands by accidental means

Unknown July 27, 1864 in and Old garden where Mrs Hariett[?] lived, Fairfield County, SC

The Jury after making an investigation, with out any Evidence come to the conclusion that the said death of said infant was from causes unknown to the Jurors

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

Caesar slave August 29, 1861 [at] S. D. Houg['s], Kershaw 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

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

child child November 12, 1824 Union County, SC
Unknown Infant Unknown Infant June 29, 1874 at Goodgion Factory, Laurens County, SC

upon their oaths that the said infant came to its death from causes unknown. . .

Mary Bright Hanpt[?] October 6, 1881 at Bright Hanpt[?], Edgefield County, SC

Came to Her death from accute [?]fermation of the Womb

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