J. M. Elford

First Name: J.
Middle Name(s): M.
Last Name: Elford

J. M. Elford Inquests

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Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location County Death Type Death Method Inquest Finding
Hosea Jackson free person of color July 10, 1863 upon the Rail Road of the Spartanburg & Union Spartanburg County, SC Accident train

herewith decide that the said boy Hosea Jackson came to his death by his own carelessness and from no carelessness whatever on the part of the engineer

Jane Soseby January 2, 1859 at or near John Soseby's residence Spartanburg County, SC Suicide hanging

do say that Jane Soseby in manner and form aforesaid then and there voluntarily and feloniously herself did kill against the peace and dignifty of the same state aforesaid by hanging herself by the neck with a rope

Judy Cook August 9, 1861 at or near the residence of Mary Ann Cook Spartanburg County, SC Suicide hanging

upon their oaths do say that the said Miss Judy Cook came to her death by hanging herself with a hank of yarn tied around the neck

Justin Turner April 9, 1868 Spartanburg County, SC Accident alcohol

upon their oaths do say that the said Jusin Turner … came to his death by mischance being exposed during a cold night without doors and from evidence quite intoxicated

Lewis slave March 27, 1865 at or near the residence of [?] Gossett Spartanburg County, SC Homicide gun

that he came to his from a gun shot wound through the neck passing out at his jaw and the said show was from a gun in the hands of some person unknown

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