Henry M. Smith

First Name: Henry
Middle Name(s): M.
Last Name: Smith

Henry M. Smith Inquests

Displaying 1 - 21 of 21
Name Deceased Description Datesort descending Inquest Location County Death Type Death Method Inquest Finding
black child black child July 31, 1849 at Morton's old place Greenville County, SC Infanticide unknown

upon their oaths aforesaid do say that the aforesaid Harriot and Amy and Jenny did then and there feloniously cause the death of the said chile contrary to the peace and dignity of the state.

Elizabeth Pinnel February 27, 1851 at the late residence of Elizabeth Pinnel Greenville County, SC Natural Causes

upon their oaths do say that Elizabeth Pinnel in maner[?] and form aforesaid came to her death by the providence of God

Henry slave July 8, 1856 at the house of Wm M. Hawkins Greenville County, SC Homicide blunt instrument

upon their oaths do say that the said Slave Henry was killed by Jr.[?] a slave of the said Wm M. Hawkins … with a hoe held by the said slave Jr.[?] [?] in self defense

John Prince July 15, 1856 at Miles[?] Southerns[?] Greenville County, SC Accident alcohol, exposure

upon their oaths do say that he came to his death … by the excessive use of [?] liquors and lying in the hot sun.

James Rivan November 3, 1856 at the forks of the Rutherfordton[?] Road Greenville County, SC Accident wagon

upon their oaths do say that he came to his death … by a loaded wagon accidentally running over him

John Pike November 15, 1856 at William Pike's Greenville County, SC Accident unknown

upon their oaths do say that he came to his death … by some means to the jurors unknown

Elijah Pike December 28, 1856 at the residence of Elijah Pike Greenville County, SC Accident alcohol

upon their oaths do say that he came to his death at his Residence … by excessive use of ardent spirits

Sarah Bressey September 14, 1857 at [?] Village Greenville County, SC Natural Causes

upon their oaths do say that … she came to her death … by a natural death.

negro child negro child October 11, 1857 at T. C. Lesters Greenville County, SC Natural Causes illness

upon their oaths do say that she came to her death by strangling or choking with phlegm

John Autery March 26, 1858 in the district aforesaid Greenville County, SC Suicide gun

upon their oaths do say that the deceased came to his death by shooting himself with a rifle gun, the ball sticking in the forehead and penetrating into the skull which caused instant death, his big toe placed on the trigger, the gun lying lengthwise on the body

John Pinson September 2, 1858 at [?] Pinson residence Greenville County, SC Accident drowning

upon their oaths do say that he came to his death by accidental drowning … near McBees Mills in Reedy River

Allen negro man September 4, 1858 at Mrs. Moor's Greenville County, SC Suicide gun

upon their oaths do say that the deceased came to his death by ball shot from a rifle gun into his forehead causing instant death, the gun lying by his side, the ram rod drawn out and lying on the ground, a long forked stick lying lengthwise on the body

James Duckett November 9, 1859 at James Sutton's Greenville County, SC Homicide knife

upon their oaths do say that he came to his death by a wound inflicted by a sharp instrument held in the hands of Boy named Abe the property of H. J. Gilreath

Bill slave September 30, 1860 Greenville County, SC unknown

upon their oaths do say that he came to his death by some means to the jurors unknown

Joseph Smith freeman July 25, 1866 at Benjamin Vaughn's Greenville County, SC Natural Causes

upon their oaths do say that he came to his death … by some means unknown to the jurors

William Johnson July 31, 1866 at David Gunter's Greenville County, SC Accident drowning

upon their oaths do say that he came to his death … in John L. Southern's mill pond by being drowned accidentally while bathing

Caroline Batson freed woman November 21, 1866 at Reedy River Church Greenville County, SC Natural Causes illness

upon their oaths do say that she came to her death by exposing herself while sick with fever

Robert Butler boy July 12, 1868 at Robert Butler's Greenville County, SC Accident machinery[?]

upon their oaths do say that he came to his death accidentally by being cought in the gearney of a thrashing[?] [?]

Andrew Lynch August 22, 1868 at or near Gosmills Mill's Greenville County, SC Homicide gun

upon their oaths do say that he came to his death by a gun shot taken affect in his abodomen discharged near his spine fired by some person inward[?]

William Smith infant January 20, 1869 at Stephen C. Smith residence Greenville County, SC Natural Causes

upon their oaths do say that he came to his death by some means or disease to the jurors unknown

M. M. Oneall December 1, 1870 at the residence of Elias E. Roberts Greenville County, SC Natural Causes heart attack

upon their oaths do say that the said Mrs. M.M. Oneall came to her death from disease of the heart

Administrative Fields

Cleanup Notes: 
Variants: Henry Smith; H. M. Smith
Original Record: 
Henry M. Smith

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