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Unknown Inquests

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Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location Death Methodsort descending Inquest Finding
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

Stephen Roberson June 5, 1878 at Hortonsvill, Chesterfield County, SC

upon their oaths do say The said Stephen Robinson came to his death by some cause unknown to the Jury and believe no violence has been committed

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

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

[no finding in file]

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

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

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.

Columbus Dempsey August 2, 1858 at the parish, Spartanburg County, SC

upon their oaths do say that the said Columbus Dempsey came to his [death] by cause unknown but suppose from an attack of fits to which he was almost daily subject

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

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

Franklin A. Ragsdale July 23, 1867 at the house of Franklin A. Ragsdale, Anderson County, SC
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

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

Major McGraw December 6, 1881 at the House of J. W. Mathews, Chesterfield County, SC

upon their oaths do say that the said Major McGraw did come to his death, at the house of said J. W. Mathews on the night of the fifth day of December A.D. 1881, from some cause to them unknown

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

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.

David Wilson Union County, SC
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

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.

Bob freedman October 10, 1865 near David Holcomb's, Spartanburg County, SC
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

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

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

John H. Megill September 22, 1867 at J. D. Tucker's, Anderson County, SC
John Anderson November 18, 1889 at Jonesville School house (col.), Spartanburg County, SC

upon there oaths do say that John Anderson came to his death by being wet and froze to death

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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...

Clarissa Kiericon freedwoman August 12, 1866 at Spartanburg C. House, Spartanburg County, SC

upon their oaths do say that the woman Clarissa Kiericon (Freedwoman) came to her death by the act of Providence

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

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

Moriah McIntire November 21, 1889 at or on H. Z. Taylor's place, Spartanburg County, SC

upon there oaths do say that the said Moriah McIntire died from heart disease

slave slave November 1, 1864 at the depot in Camden, Kershaw County, SC

upon their oaths do say that he died from causes unknown to the jury

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

"Missing at time of Filming"

Isaac May 9, 1865 Laurens County, SC
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.

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

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

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

William Belott February 8, 1867 near the house of Wm. Hunter, Spartanburg County, SC

upon their oaths afores'd say that Wm Belott came to his death by mischance or the visitation of God

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.

Joseph Parham February 10, 1867 at an out house near Alexander Purcell's[?], Spartanburg County, SC

upon their oaths afores'd do say that aforesaid Joseph Parnham came to his death by mischance by freezing or the visitation of God

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

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.

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