Solomon M. Geer

First Name: Solomon
Middle Name(s): M.
Last Name: Geer

Solomon M. Geer Inquests

Displaying 1 - 7 of 7
Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location County Death Type Death Method Inquest Finding
Celia King September 8, 1857 at Peter King's residence Anderson County, SC Suicide hank of cotton thread

do say the said Celia King. . .came to her death by hanging herself with a hank of cotton thread and suspended to a bush.

Henry Davis October 30, 1857 at Anderson Courthouse Anderson County, SC Accident

are of the opinion that Henry Davis came to his death by excessive drink, cold and a fall which rendered him unable to take care of himself.

Jack slave September 4, 1862 at Mrs. Ann Johnson's residence Anderson County, SC Homicide pistol

do say that the said Jack did come to his death from a pistol shot inflicted by George T. Smith the overseer of Mrs. Ann Johnson. . .the act was done by him intentionally for disobeience.

Joseph Poor December 17, 1857 at William Holand's residence Anderson County, SC Other

do say the said Joseph Poor. . .came to his death most likely by intoxication.

Meredith Crawford July 3, 1861 At the residence of Meredith Crawford Anderson County, SC Unknown

do say that said Meridith Crawford died. . .cause unknown

Morriss unknown free man of color January 7, 1858 at Grief Tater's residence Anderson County, SC Natural Causes

do say the said that Morris (a free man of color)?more than probably came to his death by dropsy of the heart

Thomas J. Geer November 23, 1860 Thomas J. Geer's residence Anderson County, SC Accident

do say the said Thomas Green did . . . in the fore noon of the same day came to his death by fits and accidental drowning

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