Act of God

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
Slave Status: 
Enslaved
Owner: 
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
lightning
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say; that the said boy came to his death by a stroke of lightning

Sex: 
Female
Race: 
White
Parent(s): 
Mariah Bowers
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
lightning
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the aforesaid Corvie Bowers came to her death in Laurens County on the 23d day of July AD 1885 by a strike of Lightning.

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
lightning
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that Charles Brown, on the 27th July 1889, in township #7 came to his death by a strike of Lightning at the hand of God

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
Slave Status: 
Enslaved
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
lightning
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say upon their oaths that they believe from the evidence given that the two aforesaid Negro Men came to their death by Lightning and by no other way

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
Slave Status: 
Enslaved
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
lightning
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say upon their oaths that they believe from the evidence given that the two aforesaid Negro Men came to their death by Lightning and by no other way

Sex: 
Female
Race: 
Black
Slave Status: 
Enslaved
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
tree fall
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
Slave Status: 
Enslaved
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
tree fall
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
Slave Status: 
Enslaved
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
lightning
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say upon their oaths that said Absalom came to his death by a stroke of lightning

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
lightning
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say That the said John Smotherman Berry Campbell and Sandy Purvis came to their deaths by accident at the Turpentine Camp of A B Reid . . . By Lightning.

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
lightning
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say That the said John Smotherman Berry Campbell and Sandy Purvis came to their deaths by accident at the Turpentine Camp of A B Reid . . . By Lightning.

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