Infanticide

Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
Parent(s): 
Eaney Metts
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say, that Willie Adair, was killed and murdered at the house of Charley Adairs on the plantation of D.A. Glenns by blows with a large hammer, in left temple, mashing in the skull badly, after the blows, by hanging with a split to a ladder, also by blows with stick, all by the hands of Rachel Fowlers, the nurse of Wille...

Description: 
Daughter of Perry & Della Madden
Sex: 
Female
Race: 
Black
Parent(s): 
Della Madden
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say Ineed Madden infant of Perry & Della Madden came to her death by Gun shot wound inflicted by the hand of Ause Simpson Col on the 11th day of July 1897 at the House of Rudy Barksdale on B.C. Burns plantation.

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

we the jury find that Wm Evans Died from the Effects of repeated blows on the head, with a hoe, in the hands of a four year old boy, John Stevens, who had been left to nurse it. And we think from his age, that he is not, intelligently responsible to the law for the said act.

Sex: 
Unknown
Race: 
White
Child: 
infant
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say upon their oaths that they believe the sd infant came to its death by being struck against a log which lay about four or five steps from the place of its birth on Tuesday morning the 4th instant by Letitia Vaugh, who they believe delivered the child

Sex: 
Unknown
Race: 
White
Child: 
infant
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon examination of the Infant found its Skull Broken and other Marks of violence, Sufficient to cause death

Sex: 
Unknown
Race: 
White
Child: 
infant
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

JUST A DISCHARGE PAPER

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

upon their oaths do say that Baby Boatwright received in Chesterfield County a mortal wound by a stick in the hands of Gertrude Boatwright

Sex: 
Unknown
Race: 
Black
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths aforesaid, do say, that the aforesaid Infant Brown We, the Jury of Inquest find, according to evidence produced, that the infant came to its death by Neelie Brown, its Mother.

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

upon their oaths, do say: That Jonnie Lowery came to her death by being Drowned in a Well of water at the hands off Rosa Lowry her mother

Description: 
Johnsons infant
Sex: 
Unknown
Race: 
White
Child: 
infant
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths, do say: That it was the child of Henretta Johnson that rivers found dead in the woods near the Robert Tucker House and that from appearance that it was the propper time for it to be deliverd and if the child was not murderd She intendedto murder it and it was don on or about the 11 of June 1875[.]

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