Hugh Montgomery

First Name: Hugh
Last Name: Montgomery

Hugh Montgomery Inquests

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Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location County Death Type Death Method Inquest Finding
Absalom June 26, 1829 at Nathaniel Holleys Fairfield County, SC Accident lightning

do say upon their oaths that said Absalom came to his death by a stroke of lightning

Henry July 6, 1834 at the house of John Holly Fairfield County, SC Accident

do say upon their oaths that they believe said Henry came to his death by going in to little river to wash or bathe himself it happened that accidently casually and by misfortune he the said Henry suffocated and drowned

Unknown June 6, 1829 at the plantation of John Holinshead on Broad River Fairfield County, SC Accident

upon their oaths do say (viz) from the evidence of Mrs. Hugheys and John beal, with other circumstances that the negro boy belonged to a speculator who had brobibly traded for him in the district of Newberry and carried him into this district some distance when the boy took his master's horse and returned to Hugheys ferry...she [Mrs. Hughey] heard a considerable splash in the watter...John beal made oath that he was walking on the bank of the river near a mile below the said, ferry on the fifth..he states that he seen a negro [?] on a rock he procured a canoe the same evening and had him brought to the bank the negro was dead and from every cricumstances he believed the negro had been drowned and appeared he had been in the river one or two days

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