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Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location Death Methodsort descending Inquest Finding
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

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

Unknown December 13, 1846 at Hester Thomas in Market Street, Kershaw County, SC
Mary George November 1, 1857 at the late residence of Mary George, Spartanburg County, SC

upon their oaths do say that the dec'd came to her death through the dispensation of Providence

infant January 29, 1888 at Spartanburg C.H., Spartanburg County, SC

upon their oaths do say that there has been no evidence brought out that the said infant was alive at its birth

Emeline Low June 19, 1828 Spartanburg County, SC
Peter Male Slave December 22, 1851 at John Gibbes, Union County, SC

upon there oaths do say that the said Peter came to his Death from causes unknown to us

Richard Williams November 23, 1880 Kershaw County, SC
Jacob Scott January 21, 1882 Spartanburg County, SC

upon their oaths do say that said Jacob Scott ... came to his death from hemorrhage of the lungs

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

Fed Martin convict September 1, 1895 at Poor House and CH, Edgefield County, SC

upon their oaths do say the said Fed Martin came to his death. . .working on county chain gang. . .from causes unknown

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.

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

infant March 30, 1874 at Silas Kay's, Anderson County, SC

do say that the said child came to its death by injurys [sic]?by violence or otherwise unknown to us.

Jack Robinson March 13, 1847 at Sander's Creek[?], Kershaw County, SC

upon their oaths do say that the said Jack Robinson came to his death by exposure

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

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

Peter slave February 16, 1865 at the Corman Gaal[?], Union County, SC

do Say . . .did came to his death by causes unknown

Jim Cantey July 20, 1900 Kershaw County, SC
infant May 10, 1882 on the Howard Gap road, Spartanburg County, SC

upon their oaths do say taht the said child came to its death ... from causes unknown to the jury

infant April 21, 1869 Spartanburg County, SC

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

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

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

"Missing at time of Filming"

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

[No official declaration]

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

[No official declaration]

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

George April 21, 1838 Laurens County, SC
Mary Magdalene Saxton December 6, 1876 at the house of Enoch Saxton, Anderson County, SC
Abram slave December 26, 1847 at Brewer's Plantation, Kershaw County, SC

upon their oaths do say that he came to his death from cause or causes unknown

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

Unknown February 17, 1854 Kershaw County, SC
Alford Pendleton December 14, 1911 Kershaw County, SC
Samuel Kilpatrick July 28, 1882 at Jackson Grove Church, Spartanburg County, SC

upon their oaths aforesaid do say that the aforesaid Samuel Kilpatric came to his death by natural causes

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

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

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]

David Wilson Union County, SC
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

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

Richard Ellerbe came to unknown death

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

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

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

Bart October 30, 1822 Laurens County, SC

do say upon their oaths, that the aforesaid Negro Bart, was killed, or came to his death, either by an accidential fall from a horse, or some other misfortune.

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

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

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

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. . .

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

Alpha Wingo May 7, 1869 on North Pacolet River at Harry Wingo's, Spartanburg County, SC

upon their oaths do say that the sd. Alpha Wingo came to her death by providential means, unknown to the jury

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

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