Matthew Gambrell

First Name: Matthew
Last Name: Gambrell
Cause of Death
COD Category: 
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

COD Short Description: 
hanged self
Original Record: 

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