Samuel M. Wilkes

First Name: Samuel
Middle Name(s): M.
Last Name: Wilkes

Samuel M. Wilkes Inquests

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Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location County Death Type Death Method Inquest Finding
Jim Mason free man of color January 9, 1850 near the residence of William Poole Anderson County, SC Accident

do say that he was of extremely intermperate habits, and altho there is no positive proof that he was drunk when last seen, the jury and unanimously of opinion before all the circumstances, that he was laboring under the influence of drink, and came to his death from the effect of his habits and exposure to the weather, during the rain and storm of Sunday night and monday last.

Sam slave October 5, 1854 at the plantation of James W. Harrison Anderson County, SC Suicide

do say that the deceased boy Sam the slave of J. W. Harrison came to his death. . .by voluntarily drowning himself in a pit or well of water near the track of the Blue Ridge Rail Road?in and through a diseased state or aberration of mind.

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