William J. Wightman

First Name: William
Middle Name(s): J.
Last Name: Wightman

William J. Wightman Inquests

Displaying 1 - 4 of 4
Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location County Death Type Death Method Inquest Finding
Augustus W. Burt March 25, 1847 at the Plantation of A.W. Burt Edgefield County, SC Homicide axe

upon their oaths do say that the said A.W. Burt was Killed by his own slave Toll with an axe

Sam negro, slave September 18, 1846 at the residence of Mrs Nancy Delaughter Edgefield County, SC Natural Causes

upon their Oaths do say … died by the visitation of God.

Solomon negro man June 24, 1844 near the Mill of George A. McKee on Stevens Creek Edgefield County, SC Accident drowning

upon there oaths do say that the said negro came to his death by drowning

Toby negro man July 10, 1844 near Bauskett Bridge on Stevens Creek Edgefield County, SC Accident drowning

upon there oaths do say the said negro man Toby came to his death by accidental drowning

Administrative Fields

Original Record: 
William J. Wightman

Get in touch

  • Department of History
    220 LeConte Hall, Baldwin Street
    University of Georgia
    Athens, GA 30602-1602
  • 706-542-2053
  • admin@ehistory.org

eHistory was founded at the University of Georgia in 2011 by historians Claudio Saunt and Stephen Berry

Learn More about eHistory

Supporters

+ American Council of Learned Societies
+ DigiLab, Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, University of Georgia