Samuel N. Evins

First Name: Samuel
Middle Name(s): N.
Last Name: Evins

Samuel N. Evins Inquests

Displaying 1 - 12 of 12
Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location County Death Type Death Method Inquest Finding
Adam slave December 29, 1828 at the house of Jesse Crook Spartanburg County, SC Homicide stick

do say upon their oaths that on Saturday night 27 of this instant at the [?] house of Maj. J. Crook … that Lewis slave of Capt. W. H. Dickee did strike said Adam with a large stick on the left side of the forehead

Broderick Mason April 3, 1834 at the house of Broderick Mason Spartanburg County, SC Accident lightning

do say upon their oaths that the aforesaid Broderick Mason and girl Cinthy [were killed by] the visitation of God by a shock of lightning

Caleb Woodruff February 5, 1831 at Bethel Meeting House Spartanburg County, SC Accident horse, fall

do say upon their oaths that … he came to his death by a fall from his horse and the abuse of said horse his foot hanging by the stirrup

Cinthy April 3, 1834 at the house of Broderick Mason Spartanburg County, SC Accident lightning

do say upon their oaths that the aforesaid Broderick Mason and girl Cinthy [were killed by] the visitation of God by a shock of lightning

David Dantzler June 29, 1829 at Nazareth Meeting House Spartanburg County, SC Accident drowning

do say upon their oaths after examination [that] he came to his death by accidental drowning

infant September 19, 1833 at the home of William Griffin Spartanburg County, SC Infanticide

do say upon their oaths … that the infant was put to death by violence of Harriet Bagood

Jacob Briges September 18, 1832 at the house of Jacob Briges Spartanburg County, SC Natural Causes

do say upon their oaths that it was the visitation of God

Jerry slave July 15, 1832 at Spartanburgh Courthouse Spartanburg County, SC Suicide hanging

do say upon their oaths that the said Negro slave Jerry ... a prisoner ... under sentense [sic] of death … within the walls of the said jail, not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and instigated by the Devil, with a certain handkerchief or handkerchiefs … kill'd, strangled and murdered himself against the peace of this state

John Stafford December 16, 1831 Spartanburg County, SC Accident alcohol, drowning

do say upon their oaths he came to his death by accidentally drowning in a state of intoxication

Rebecca Hendrix June 11, 1834 at the house of Capt. Peter Hamilton Spartanburg County, SC Accident

do say upon their oaths are of opinion that she came to her death by accidentally falling into the cogs of the mill

Simon slave December 24, 1830 at the house of Mrs. Mary Moore Spartanburg County, SC Accident fire

do say upon their oaths that … he was burnt to death by accident in one of the the Negro houses of Mrs. Mary Moore

William Brice July 11, 1830 at the house of Jesse Wakefield Spartanburg County, SC Accident lightning

do say upon their oaths that in the dusk of the evening of the 10th day of said month as he was returning from muster in the yard or about a distance of 25 steps from the dwelling house of Jesse Wakefield in sd' district by an act of God he was killed by a stroke of Lightning

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