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Unknown Inquests

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Name Deceased Description Datesort descending Inquest Location Death Method Inquest Finding
Unknown at Ridgeway, Fairfield County, SC

upon their oaths, do say, That some time during the night of Marh th 16 the man came to his death by means unknown to the Jurors

Bob Davis Laurens County, SC
Miles Hart Union County, SC
David Wilson Union County, SC
Unknown Unknown [no location given], Chesterfield County, SC

[No official declaration]

Tom near the Catawba River, Fairfield County, SC

[came to his death] from causes unknown to this Jury being found in the Catawba River Mortuary Place may have come to his Death form drowning or other causes

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[.]

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[.]

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

"Missing at time of Filming"

Charles Manigo at Jackson Duncan's House, Fairfield County, SC

upon their oaths do say that Charles Manigo did come to his death by Reasons unknown to the Jury.

Burrel Evins November 23, 1814 at the dwelling house of Daniel Evins, Spartanburg County, SC
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

Joseph Davis September 9, 1820 at the house of George Miller, Spartanburg County, SC

say upon their oaths that the said Joseph Davis. . .was kild [sic] or came to his Death by Misfortune

Henry Johnson November 6, 1820 at the [?] of John Mavis[?], Spartanburg County, SC

do say upon their oaths that the aforesaid Henry Johnson was killed or came to his death by misfortune

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.

Unknown June 25, 1823 at the Dwelling house of Saml J. Hocy[?], Union County, SC
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

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

child child November 12, 1824 Union County, SC
Redding Summerville January 9, 1826 Kershaw County, SC

do say upon their oaths that he came to his death by 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.

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]

Elizabeth Low June 19, 1828 Spartanburg County, SC
Emeline Low June 19, 1828 Spartanburg County, SC
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.

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

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.

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.

Nancy September 20, 1830 at Banks creek, Laurens County, SC

we are of the opinion that the said Nancy came to her death by wandering about And being willfully Neglected by her owner.

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

negro negro March 16, 1834 at the big Raft, the body lodged in the river Wateree, Kershaw County, SC

do say that the said negro came to his death by drowning[?] from [?] mischance unknown. The body was clothed with two pair of pantaloons -- outside wool & cotton with one leather[?] coarse cotton shirt, patched round coat filled with white wool

Esther slave October 24, 1834 at Camden, Kershaw County, SC

upon inquiry find the decased came to her death by the visitation of God

William Thompson May 5, 1835 at the house of Mrs Rochester, Union County, SC

[no inquest in file]

Gilderoy Chandler January 27, 1837 at the House of John [?], Union County, SC
infant September 23, 1837 at Camden, Kershaw County, SC

do say upon oath individually. . .that the body under examination is a male child supposed to be still born and premature but the evidence adduced places it beyon our power to discover either the mother or parties concerned

slave slave January 8, 1838 at the Wateree River in Camden, Kershaw County, SC

upon their oaths do say that the body here found is a negro woman the property of J.C. Doby Esq. and came to her death by drowning on the 23 Decb. last in the crossing the ferry over the Wateree River at Camden

negro negro February 23, 1838 at Mrs. McRay's plantation, Kershaw County, SC

upon their oaths do say that said Boddy was a negro man and came to his death by drowning but have no evidence before us to warrant us in saying when or where

negro negro March 19, 1838 at Ja's Chesnut's plantation, Kershaw County, SC

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

negro negro March 25, 1838 at Col. Ja's Chesnut plantation, Kershaw County, SC

upon their oaths do say that to the best of our knowneldge the body now before us is the body of a negro man and came to his death by Drowning but having no evidence before us cannot say when or where

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

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

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

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

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

George April 21, 1838 Laurens 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

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...

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