Firearm

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

do say that. . .the said John W. Meeks was killed by gun-shot wound, and violent battery with gun on the back of his neck

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
Age Descriptor: 
6 or 7
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
shotgun
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say that the said Eli David Jenkins came to his death by being shot with a small single barrelled shot gun in the hands of Leslie Martin a colored boy some 16 or 17 years old. . .the said Leslie Martin did not intend or had any idea of the gun going off or doing the boy any injury whatever and believe it was entirely accidental

Description: 
Unknown Colored Man
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the unknown man came to his death from Gun Shot wound in the hands of A B Blakely in self defence.

Description: 
slave [runaway]
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
Slave Status: 
Enslaved
COD Category: 
Accident
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say that Elias E. Harrison ... a certain gun of the value of seven dollars then and there charged with gun powder and leaden buck shot, which he the said Elias E. Harrison then and there had and held in both is hands, then and there accidently and by misfortune and against the will of him the said Elias E. Harrison discharged and....and shot out of the said gun him the said negro man in and upon the right arm, shoulder and back of the head....ten wounds with said shot, which were mortal wounds

Description: 
Slave
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
Slave Status: 
Enslaved
Owner: 
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
shotgun
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say that Moses died?we are of the opinion that Sd Moses came to his death by a wound that we have seen below the back bone of the rightshoulder inclining to the right nipple rather downward made by a leaden ball or buck shot shot out of a double barrell gun...by Clayton Webb the owner of Moses

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
pistol
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say that the deceased was killed by a pistol shot, fired by Francisco Tapapso[?], at Pendelton.

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Suicide
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
rifle
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say that he came to his death by an leaden bullet from a rifle gun of the value of five dollars which from all appearances was fired by himself

Description: 
slave
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
Slave Status: 
Enslaved
Owner: 
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
pistol
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say that the said Jack did come to his death from a pistol shot inflicted by George T. Smith the overseer of Mrs. Ann Johnson. . .the act was done by him intentionally for disobeience.

Description: 
colored man of New York
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
pistol
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say that the aforesaid Amaziah Payton came to his death. . . from the effects of a wound a little above the left groin, suppose to have been made by a pistol ball?.which ball was shot from a pistol which one Reuben L. Golding then and there had and held

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

do say that she was killed, and brutally murdered, in a most shocking & barberous manner by some person or persons unknown, by shooting her in diferent [sic] places, two of her fingers shot off of one hand, and one finger from the other hand, and a large wound on her right arm, with her throat cut from ear to ear

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