Holman Smith

First Name: Holman
Last Name: Smith
Cause of Death
COD Category: 
COD Method/Implement: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say [deceased] was wilfully, maliciously, & feloniously murdered at his own residence. . .by Phillis and John, slaves of the deceased, by beating him with an Axe and a stick. . .and that Charley, a slave of dec's'd, was accessory to the murder being present and making no effort to prevent the murder

COD Short Description: 
killed by own slaves
Original Record: 

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