Infanticide

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: 
Infant of Nann Williams
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Unknown
Parent(s): 
Nann Williams
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say. And so the Jurors aforesaid do say that the said infant came to its death by the hands its mother Nann Williams, by strangulation at Nelly Sanders in Laurens County and State aforesaid, on the the morning of the third day of February AD 1889.

Description: 
white child
Notes: 
infant
Race: 
White
Child: 
infant
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say that it appears that the deceased was willfully killed, by some person or persons unknown

Description: 
Freedwoman
Notes: 
infant
Sex: 
Female
Race: 
Black
Child: 
infant
Parent(s): 
Clary Williams
Slave Status: 
Free
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say that the said infant came to its death by strangulation by the hands of its mother Clary Williams, a freed woman in the town of Anderson . . .immediately after its birth

Notes: 
infant
Race: 
White
Child: 
infant
Parent(s): 
Adelia C. Parker
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say that it came to its death ^at the house of Wm Shanachans[?] in the town of Anderson^ by violence inflicted by its mother Adelia C. Parker

Description: 
female daughter of
Notes: 
infant
Sex: 
Female
Race: 
White
Child: 
infant
Parent(s): 
Rebecca Mullinax
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say on oaths from the evidence before us and examination of the body that it came to its death by the improper interference of the mother Rebecca Mullinax cutting the string of the naval omiting to cord the same

Description: 
nameless newborn boy or male child
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Unknown
Parent(s): 
Kittie Malone
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the said nameless boy or male child came to his death on the 10th day of January AD 1885 and in Laurens County by strangulation cause by criminal negligence on the part of Kittie F. Malone.

Description: 
Infant child of Susanah Finny
Sex: 
Unknown
Race: 
White
Parent(s): 
Susanah Finny
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say upon their oaths, and so the Jurors aforesaid upon their oaths aforesaid, say that the aforesaid infant Child the aforesaid Susannah Finny, then and there feloniously Did kill and murder, against the peace of this State.

Description: 
Infant Child
Sex: 
Female
Race: 
White
Parent(s): 
Jean Bryson
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon there oaths aforesaid say that the aforesaid female Child came to its death by a Stroke on the head by the Reputed Mother Jean Bryson. . .

Description: 
Infant male child of G.Y. Jennings
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
White
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

We the Jury of inquest... find that this child came to his death. . .By the hands of G.Y. Jennings, By some means unknown to us, And aided And abetted by Elihu Bullock Clara Bullock and wife of G.Y. Jennings against the peace and dignity of the state of So Car.

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