W. S. Pitts

First Name: W.
Middle Name(s): S.
Last Name: Pitts

W. S. Pitts Inquests

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Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location County Death Type Death Method Inquest Finding
Francis Stuart May 8, 1883 in a house occupied by Henry Langford on the plantation of W.S. Pitts Laurens County, SC Homicide

upon their oaths do say that on the night of 7th of May 1883 about half past 8 O'clock the said Francis Stuart came to her death from the effects of a gun shot wound supposed to have been inflicted by Lewis Stuart, her husband, and so the jurors aforesaid, do say that the aforesaid Lewis Stuart, in manner and form aforesaid, Francis Stewart, then and there feloniously did kill against the peace and dignity of the said State aforesaid.

Riah Simpson infant daughter of Jim and Manda Simpson June 28, 1884 at the Langly House on White Plains Plantation Laurens County, SC Accident

upon their oaths do say that the deceased came to her death in the hoise of Jim Simpson on the 28th of June between the hours of 8 & 9 oclock from the effects of a pistol shot in the hands of William Simpson accidentally through carelessness

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