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

Description: 
negro man
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
Owner: 
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
lightning
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say upon their oaths. . . that he came to his death by the visitation of God in sending a Streak of lightning which said lightning caused the instant death of the said Charles

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

upon their oaths do say that the said Landrum Hopper came to his death from the effects of a stroke lightning in the field of Truman S. Weber where he had been ploughing

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

upon their oaths do say that they believe that the sd. Nancy Smith. . .died by a visitation of God by a stroke of lightning

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

do say upon their oaths that the aforesaid Broderick Mason and girl Cinthy [were killed by] the visitation of God by a shock of lightning

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

do say upon their oaths that the aforesaid Broderick Mason and girl Cinthy [were killed by] the visitation of God by a shock of lightning

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

do say upon their oaths that in the dusk of the evening of the 10th day of said month as he was returning from muster in the yard or about a distance of 25 steps from the dwelling house of Jesse Wakefield in sd' district by an act of God he was killed 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 aforesaid John Lowe came to his death from a stroke on lightning

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

are unanimously agreed that the said Rachel who is now lying dead at the house of Elias Parish came to her death by the visitation of God on the 24 Instant by lightning [and] was struck dead

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

upon their oaths do say that she came to her death by a stroke of lightening it being an act of Providence

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