W. R. Farley

First Name: W.
Middle Name(s): R.
Last Name: Farley

W. R. Farley Inquests

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Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location County Death Type Death Methodsort descending Inquest Finding
John Henry Hitch August 28, 1837 at the House of John Hitch Laurens County, SC Suicide

do say upon their oaths that the said John Henry Hitch, not having God before his eyes but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil near the house of John Hitch aforesaid, in a certain wood standing and being the said John Henry Hitch being then and there alone with a certain bridle reins which he then and there had and held in his hands, and one end thereof he then and put about his neck, and the other end thereof he tied about a bough of a certain dogwood tree and himself then and there with the bridle reins aforesaid voluntarily and feloniously and of his malice aforethough, hanged and suffocated...

Jesse Bell January 20, 1839 at the House of Mrs Elizabeth Ward Laurens County, SC Accident

upon their oaths do say - We find that the deceased came to his death on the night of the 19th Instant by immersing himself in Little River near Laurens Court House having been chased by dogs and pursued by men until he was over heated - That we are of opinion that the length of time he remained in the water was the principle cause of his death...

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