James Gilmer

First Name: James
Last Name: Gilmer

James Gilmer Inquests

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Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location County Death Type Death Method Inquest Finding
Caleb Chappell January 22, 1835 at or near house of John Ledbetter Anderson County, SC Accident alcohol

was seen to fall from his feet by two Evidences who gave in their testimony on oath before us and that he died immediately and that he had no mark of violence upon him and died by the visitation of God by excessive use of ardent spirits.

Jack slave [runaway] November 21, 1835 at Andersonville Anderson County, SC Accident gun

do say…that Elias E. Harrison…a certain gun of the value of seven dollars then and there charged with gun powder and leaden buck shot, which he the said Elias E. Harrison then and there had and held in both is hands, then and there accidently and by misfortune and against the will of him the said Elias E. Harrison discharged and....and shot out of the said gun him the said negro man in and upon the right arm, shoulder and back of the head....ten wounds with said shot, which were mortal wounds

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Cleanup Notes: 
J. J. Gilmer might be decendant of James Gilmer--about 40 years between inquests
Original Record: 
James Gilmer

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