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: 
Certain Mail Bastard Child
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
Parent(s): 
Martha McConathy
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say on these oaths that the said child came to its death either by being smothered or for the want of that attention which was necessary to sustain life and which was Intentionally withheld from it. And that the mother of the child (viz) Martha McConathy was the principle in the crime and that Isabelah McConathy Accessory to it.

Description: 
Unknown Infant
Sex: 
Unknown
Race: 
Unknown
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the afforesaid infant child in manner & form afforesaid Edna Young Feloniously did kill, against the peace & dignity of the same state afforesaid. . .

Description: 
Unknown Infant
Sex: 
Unknown
Race: 
White
Parent(s): 
Rebecca East
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths aforesaid do say, that the aforesaid Infant came to its death by the hands of Rebecca East, against the peace and dignity of the same state aforesaid.

Description: 
Infant child of Ellen, enslaved by Robert Workman
Sex: 
Female
Race: 
Black
Parent(s): 
Ellen
Slave Status: 
Enslaved
Owner: 
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their Oaths do say that the said Infant came to its death by violence by the hand of some person unknown against the peace and dignity of the same State aforesaid and that the negro woman that Doct J.J. Boozer was sent for to see is an Idiot.

Description: 
Unknown Infant, supposed to be of Amanda Simpson
Sex: 
Unknown
Race: 
White
Parent(s): 
Amanda Simpson
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon there oaths do Say, That the said infant, came to its death by violence, unknown to us, (and from reports, supposed to be the Child of Amanda Simpson, against the peace and dignity of the same State afforesaid.

Description: 
Unknown Infant at William L. Powers
Sex: 
Unknown
Race: 
White
Parent(s): 
Nancy Morgan, formerly Nancy Parks
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say - that the said Infant child came to its death by hand of Nancy A. Morgan formerly Nancy A. Powers by choking it with her drawers tied round its neck - the time unknown to the Jury. . .

Description: 
Infant enslaved by William Philson
Sex: 
Unknown
Race: 
Black
Parent(s): 
Maria
Slave Status: 
Enslaved
Owner: 
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the said child came to its death at the residence of Wm Philson in Laurens District by the Hands of Naty & Maria Negro women slaves the property of Wm Philson against the peace & Dignity of the State aforesaid.

Description: 
Infant enslaved by W.B. Henderson
Sex: 
Unknown
Race: 
Black
Slave Status: 
Enslaved
Owner: 
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that they beloeve the Infant slave above mentioned came to its death by violence inflicted by the hands of some unknown person by thrusting a common sewing needle through the scalp into the brain. . .Either by the hand of the Mother, or The Slave Girl Lucy, The property of W.B. Henderson.

Description: 
unnamed infant
Race: 
White
Child: 
infant
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do Say that the said infant came to its death by the Hands of providence

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