James Blackwell

First Name: James
Last Name: Blackwell

James Blackwell Inquests

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Name Deceased Description Datesort descending Inquest Location County Death Type Death Method Inquest Finding
William negro man, boy, slave February 13, 1849 at R. F. Barretts Edgefield County, SC Homicide knife

Do say upon their Oaths that one Samuel Butler of the District aforesaid not having God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the Devil . . .with force & arms at his place of residence . . .made an assault, and . . .with a certain Kinf & whip ... did inflict ... several wounds and bruses of which wounds & bruises he lingered and died

Stephen Stalmaker August 30, 1850 at J.M.C. Freeland's Edgefield County, SC Homicide plank

upon their oaths do say that the deceased came to his death by blow inflicted on the side of his head with a piece of plank four feet long five & a half inches wide & one inch thick used as the [?] of a door which had fractured the right parietal[?] & Temporal bones by the hands of Thomas Parker

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