Drowning

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the afforesaid James Sullivan in manner and form aforesaid with Lewis Beckes Toler Sulivan and John Mitchel then and there Did Drown

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Suicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say that the deceased came to his death by his own act to wit by drowning himself in the well in the Hotel yard at the Wavesly House?after first having made several attempts to destroy his life by stabbing himself upopn the neck, and left-side, under temporary insanity.

Description: 
Colored
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
COD Category: 
Suicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

give our verdict as follows, that the deceased came to his death by his own act, that of drowning himself.

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say the said Thomas Green did . . . in the fore noon of the same day came to his death by fits and accidental drowning

Sex: 
Female
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Suicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say that from the evidence itself shown that the deceased Mary M. Williams came to her death by an act of her own by drowning cause[ed by] mental estrangement.

Description: 
slave
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
Slave Status: 
Enslaved
COD Category: 
Suicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say that the deceased boy Sam the slave of J. W. Harrison came to his death. . .by voluntarily drowning himself in a pit or well of water near the track of the Blue Ridge Rail Road?in and through a diseased state or aberration of mind.

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say that Thomas D. Cook came to his death by accidental drowning

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say that sd, Samuel McCulley on the 28th day of December 1839 was found dead in Broadway Creek . . . and had no marks of violence on him and died of the [?] of God partly by intemperance partly by cold and partly by drowning

Description: 
negro man
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
Owner: 
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon there oaths do say that the said negro came to his death by drowning

Description: 
Unknown Negro Woman near Swansey's Ferry
Sex: 
Female
Race: 
Black
Slave Status: 
Enslaved
COD Category: 
Suicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say upon there oaths that the said negro woman not having god before her Eyes, but being seduced & moved by the instigation of the devil at the place aforesd then and there being alone, in a common river called Saluda voluntarily & feloniously drowned herself...

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