James Cook

First Name: James
Last Name: Cook

James Cook Inquests

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Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location County Death Type Death Method Inquest Finding
Isabel Atkins August 11, 1834 on the Publick Road Between Rocky mt meeting house & John Williamsons Store Laurens County, SC Suicide

do say upon their oaths, that. Not having God before her eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil Between Rocky Mt. and John Williamsons store, aforesaid in a certain wood standing & being the said Isabel Atkins, being then and there alone with certain cotton hank of the value of six and 1/2 cents, which she then & there held in her hands, & one end of she then & there put about her neck, and the other end thereof she put round the bough, of a certain tree & herself then & there, with the cord aforesaid, voluntarily & feloniously and of her malice aforethough, hanged, & suffocated...

Maria Stephens April 9, 1833 at Robt. F Stephens Laurens County, SC Homicide

being charged and sworn to enquire for the State, when, where, how and after what manner the said Maria Stephens came to her death, by the frequent abuses of Exposure, and Beating, Robert F Stephens, in her debilitated State. . . aforesaid say that the aforesaid Robt F Stephens in manner aforesaid the aforesaid Maria Stephens came to her ed, this we believe from Testimony & Visible Marks left on the corps.

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