John C. Whitfield

First Name: John
Middle Name(s): C.
Last Name: Whitfield

John C. Whitfield Inquests

Displaying 1 - 12 of 12
Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location County Death Type Death Method Inquest Finding
Bill Reese December 12, 1872 at Pendleton Anderson County, SC Homicide knife

do say that Bill Reese came to his death from a wound inflicted by a knife held in the hands of Sam Minse[?]

George C. Mitchell September 19, 1874 at residence of Marion Mtchell Anderson County, SC Suicide jump from house

do say that George C. Mitchell came to his death by his own act..either falling or by jumping from the house top into the yard while laboring under derangeme

infant January 13, 1868 at Anderson Court House Anderson County, SC Natural Causes premature birth

do say that the infant was a premature birth and born dead

infant January 23, 1873 at residence of M. A. Snipes Anderson County, SC Natural Causes

do say that it came to its death by the act of God

John Calhoun Clemson August 11, 1871 at Pendleton Anderson County, SC Accident train

do say that the deceased came to his death….by the unavoidable running of the lumber train of the G & C R Road into the passenger train of the Blue Ridge Railroad

Major Crawford July 21, 1880 at Anderson Court House Anderson County, SC Accident fall

do say that Major Crawford came to his death by accidentally falling from the trestle at Rocky River while in a state of intoxication

Nancy Drake August 21, 1872 at Mrs. Elizabeth's Anne Keaton's Anderson County, SC Suicide drowning

say that the deceased came to her death by her own act…by drowning herself in the well of Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Keaton…in a fit of derangement

P. W. Morris April 27, 1872 at Anderson Court House Anderson County, SC Suicide drowning

do say that the deceased came to his death by his own act to wit by drowning himself in the well in the Hotel yard at the Wavesly House…after first having made several attempts to destroy his life by stabbing himself upopn the neck, and left-side, under temporary insanity.

Sally Williams July 19, 1880 n.a. Anderson County, SC Natural Causes consumption

find her lungs badly affected and diseased came to her death from consumption & had consumption badly.

Sam Burton December 9, 1876 Anderson County, SC Accident laudunum

do say that Sam Burton came to his death by the voluntary use of laudanum taken by himself, and taken from the hands of his brother John Burton

Samuel A. Geer January 15, 1866 at David Geer's House Anderson County, SC Homicide blunt object

do say that the said S. A. Geer was killed by blows over the head producing five separate fractures of the skull, near the residence of David Geer….by some metalic instrument in the hands of some person or persons unknown.

William McCode January 20, 1870 at Luke McCoy's [?] Anderson County, SC Accident exposure

do say that he came to his death…from exposure in the rain & cold on the roadside…and came to his death by accident.

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Cleanup Notes: 
Variant: J. C. Whitfield
Original Record: 
John C. Whitfield

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