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Unknown Inquests

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Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location Death Methodsort descending Inquest Finding
Mary Magdalene Saxton December 6, 1876 at the house of Enoch Saxton, Anderson County, SC
Bill slave September 30, 1860 Greenville County, SC

upon their oaths do say that he came to his death by some means to the jurors unknown

Unknown male Unknown male August 28, 1866 at the old tool house, Chesterfield County, SC

upon [???] says of the body of a [calico?] [person?] there by [???] dead and how he came to his death Foul [page rip] [????] as yor'e well aware the [Consequences?] of your peril

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

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

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

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[.]

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

upon their oaths, do say: by misfortune or accident

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...

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

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

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

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

Unknown January 27, 1862 Greenville County, SC
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

Unknown February 25, 1832 at the house of Littleton Kelly, Fairfield County, SC
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

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

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

Elizabeth Low June 19, 1828 Spartanburg County, SC
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.

Mary Sullivan February 9, 1875 Laurens County, SC
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

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

[No official declaration]

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

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

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

Rinna Trammell March 24, 1880 at Massena Pruitt's, Greenville County, SC

upon their oaths do say that the said Rinna Trammell died a natural Death from old age hastened by laying out all night . . .undergoing the chills of the cold night

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

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

[no finding in file]

Unknown February 25, 1832 at the house of Littleton Kelly, Fairfield County, SC
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

Emeline Low June 19, 1828 Spartanburg County, SC
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.

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

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

Binto July 29, 1872 at William Byrd's, Laurens County, SC

do say upon their oaths that the aforesaid negro fellow Binto in manner and form aforesaid the afsd. Binto then and there did come to his Death by the Act of God upon the best evidence that could be adduced upon the occasions.

Joshua negro man slave June 26, 1860 at Harmon Gallman, Edgefield County, SC

upon there oaths do say that. . .Joshua a negro man slave of Harmons Gallmans came to his death very sudenly by some internal disease unknwon

Isaac May 9, 1865 Laurens 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.

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 child infant child July 24, 1892 at Promised Land School house, Edgefield County, SC

upon their oaths do Say From Strangerlation due to the accumulation of Phlegm in the throat

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[.]

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.

Infant Infant December 18, 1894 at the Rinheart Grave yard, Edgefield County, SC

upon their oaths do say, that the said Infant came to his death by carelessness and mismanagement by some one unknown

Redding Summerville January 9, 1826 Kershaw County, SC

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

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.

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

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

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