Hanging

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

upon their oaths do say - That we the undersigned Jurors after having investigated by examination of the witnesses thru courses peculiar to her natural Temperament which was "child-like" - that the sd. Sarah came to death by voluntarily hanging her self with her own hands.

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

do say that the said Daily Thompson at about the hours of between . . . 10 and 12 oclock . . . deceased came to her death by her own hands by hanging herself by the neck until it was broken.

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Suicide
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
rope or cord
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon oaths say that the deceased came to his death by self murder by hanging himself with a rope, or cord supsended to a rafter of the house where he was found

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
Age Descriptor: 
50
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
rope
COD Inquest Finding: 

the said John G. Gorly came to his death?by having been hanged by the nexck until his body was dead, by means of a certain of a certain grass rope fastened to the limb of a certain oak sapling near to the spot where the bones then lay....and that Henry J. Knauff of Pendleton village...and John Baskins and Thompson Oliver...did there and there feloneously hang and murder the said John G. Gorly

Description: 
runaway slave
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
Slave Status: 
Enslaved
Owner: 
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say that within the incorporation of Williamston on the night of the 15th of June. . .that he came to his death by some person or persons unknown to the jurors by hanging by the neck until his body was dead.

Sex: 
Female
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Suicide
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
hank of cotton thread
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say the said Celia King. . .came to her death by hanging herself with a hank of cotton thread and suspended to a bush.

Description: 
colored free woman
Sex: 
Female
Race: 
Black
Slave Status: 
Free
COD Category: 
Suicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

we do find that she came to her death, by hanging herself that the said Patsy Wilson in manner made from aforesaid, then and there voluntarily and feloniously herself did hang and kill, against the peace and dignity of the same State aforesaid.

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

do say upon their oaths . . . in a certain woods standing and being the said Matthew Gambell being then and there alone with a certain manilla rope of the value of 12 cents which he then and there had and held in his hands and one end thereof he then and there put about his neck and the other end thereof he tied about the bough of a certain tree and himself then and there with the cord aforesaid voluntarily and feloniously and of his malace a forthought hanged and suffocated

Sex: 
Female
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Suicide
COD: 
COD Method/Implement: 
rope
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say upon oaths that the said Nancy Steele . . . at the Poor House of said District was found dead that she had no marks of violence upon her except what was caused by the rope around her neck by which she was hanging from a limb of a tree about half a mile from the house & that she evidently came to her death by her own hands.

Description: 
wife of Mark Havard
Sex: 
Female
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Suicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say that the deceased came to her death as they believe--by hanging herself

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