James Bumpass

First Name: James
Last Name: Bumpass

James Bumpass Inquests

Displaying 1 - 7 of 7
Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location County Death Type Death Method Inquest Finding
James Crooks March 29, 1807 at little River Near Laurens Court house Laurens County, SC Accident

upon their oath here insert that in Crossing a log he fell in & was Drowned.

Jarrett February 9, 1809 at the House of James Loughridge Laurens County, SC Homicide hoe

do say upon their oaths that at the House of the aforesd. James Loughridge in the Village aforesaid on the ninth day of the Instant upon view of the body of the said boy saith that the aforesaid Boy on the night of the Eighth Instant died by the hands of James Loughridge aforesaid through Several Strokes from the Edge and corner of an Iron Hoe, and a large stick.

John Simmons March 21, 1810 at John Simmons Laurens County, SC Homicide rifle

do say upon their oaths that on the 20th day of March 1810 that about a half mile from his house the said John Simmons was cild [sic] by a Rifle ball shot by John Hall by his own confession which said ball went through the write [sic] arm and into his write [sic] side of him the said John Simmons said was the Cause of his Death but we believe that it was innocently - Done by him the said John Hall and not in mallice [sic]...

Littleberry Sullivan July 28, 1808 Laurens County, SC Homicide
Male Child Male Child January 30, 1809 at David Cowens Laurens County, SC Homicide

do believe upon their oathes that. . . by some means unknown to the Jurors and so these Jurors upon their oathes aforesaid Doth say the Jurors also believe that Jane Cowan was accessory to the sd. Murder. . .

Negro Man Negro Man June 20, 1808 Near Laurens Court house Laurens County, SC Suicide

Do say, upon their Oaths, that sd. Negro, not having God before his Eyes, but being. . .moved by the instigation of the Devil, in Laurens District aforesaid, in a certain wood near to Little River, the said negro being then and there alone with a pair of hauling lines, valued at twelve and a half cents, which he there and then had, and held in his hands, and... the sd. hauling lines in a slip noose about his neck, and hid the two ends over two certain boughs, separately, of a certain tree, and himself then and there with the hauling lines aforesaid, voluntarily, and feloniously, and of his motive afore though hanged and suffocated.

Tower December 27, 1809 at Benjamin Strange's Laurens County, SC Natural Causes

do say upon their oaths that they believe his death came by the act of god

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