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Name Deceased Description Datesort descending Inquest Location Death Method Inquest Finding
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

slave slave August 15, 1824 near the head of the Bell Brach within half a mile of the stage road, Kershaw County, SC unknown

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

Redding Summerville January 9, 1826 Kershaw County, SC

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

Unknown May 1, 1826 in a ditch, Kershaw County, SC unknown

do say upon their oaths that the cause of the death is to them unknown

Elizabeth Low June 19, 1828 Spartanburg County, SC
Emeline Low June 19, 1828 Spartanburg County, SC
Isaac slave February 2, 1829 Kershaw County, SC unknown

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 drowning

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

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

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.

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

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

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 drowning

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 drowning

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 drowning

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 drowning

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 drowning

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 drowning

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 drowning

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 drowning

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 drowning

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

negro negro April 23, 1838 at the Camden Ferry, Kershaw County, SC drowning

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

infant June 10, 1840 at Cassy[?] Branch at Eleander[?] More's, Kershaw County, SC

upon their oaths do say that the said child came to his death by means un noun to us

Friday slave September 10, 1840 at Thomas [?] plantation, Kershaw County, SC drowning

we the jurors are of opinoin that the said negro Fry Day came to his Death by Drowning.

Venus slave March 20, 1842 on the side of the public road leading from the Charleston Road to McCallum's fairy, Kershaw County, SC

upon their oaths do say that the said negro woman died from causes unknown to the jury but from appearances and from the situation of the body the jury are of opinion that she died elswhere and that the body was placed where found by some person or persons unknown

infant March 29, 1842 at Tabitha Laird's, Kershaw County, SC

upon their oaths do say according to evidence taken before us at this inquest do believe that the Tabitha Laird … did destroy her infant child against the peace and dignity of said state have no proof how the infant came to its death

John Goff April 4, 1843 at the house of Holly Goff, Kershaw County, SC

upon their oaths do saythat the deceased John Goff came to his death by natural causes

Ned slave April 22, 1843 at Chesnut's Ferry, Kershaw County, SC drowning

upon their oaths do say that the said negro slave Ned the property of the estate of John Chesnut came to his death by drowning about six weeks ago

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nelson slave March 4, 1846 at a plantation of Col Wm H Gist, Union County, SC alcohol

upon their oaths do say that they believe he the said Nelson came to his death by first drinking too much whiskey and being out on Sunday night or that his being out from whatever cause produced his death

Unknown December 13, 1846 at Hester Thomas in Market Street, Kershaw County, SC
Jack Robinson March 13, 1847 at Sander's Creek[?], Kershaw County, SC exposure

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

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

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

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

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

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

A. P. Shultz January 9, 1850 at or near Solomon Clickleys[?], Edgefield County, SC unknown/mental illness

upon their oaths do say, that the deceased came to his death by means unknown to us

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

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

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

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