James Spradley

First Name: James
Last Name: Spradley
Cause of Death
COD Category: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say upon their oaths that ... the said James Spradley happening to be close behind the said George Nettles looking at the dogs afighting received the contents of the said gun consisting of a load of powder and buck shot in his forehead just over his left eye which shot shot away a considerable part of his skull and brains [and] in one hour after his receiving the said wound, [he] died of the same

COD Short Description: 
hunting accident
Original Record: 

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