John Wilson

First Name: John
Last Name: Wilson

John Wilson Inquests

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Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location County Death Type Death Method Inquest Finding
Amaziah Payton colored man of New York July 20, 1866 at the house of Richmond Payton Anderson County, SC Homicide pistol

do say that the aforesaid Amaziah Payton came to his death…from the effects of a wound a little above the left groin, suppose to have been made by a pistol ball….which ball was shot from a pistol which one Reuben L. Golding then and there had and held

Charles Kelly August 14, 1866 at the town of Anderson Anderson County, SC Homicide razor

do say that the said Charles Kelly came to his death….from the effects of one mortal wound across the throat of him the said Kelly which wound was inflicted by means of a certain razor which one Thomas Berry, private of Company (I) 8th U.S. Infantry--then & there in his hand had and held and of which wound the said kelly did instantly die.

Fanny Payton colored woman, free from birth June 20, 1870 at residence of Harry Gallard[?] Anderson County, SC Natural Causes disease of heart

do say that the deceased came to her death in her bed in the room she usually slept and from disease of the heart

Freedwoman Freedwoman October 23, 1867 at Anderson Court House Anderson County, SC Infanticide strangulation

do say that the said infant came to its death by strangulation by the hands of its mother Clary Williams, a freed woman in the town of Anderson….immediately after its birth

Henry Cobb December 16, 1868 at Warnock's Crossing on the Anderson Branch of the Greenville & Columbia Rail Road Anderson County, SC Accident fall in ditch water

do say that he came to his death by intoxication with spiritous liquours.

infant March 10, 1865 at Anderson Court House Anderson County, SC Infanticide strangulation or asphyxiation

do say that it came to its death ^at the house of Wm Shanachans[?] in the town of Anderson^ by violence inflicted by its mother Adelia C. Parker

Jane slave March 10, 1863 at Anderson Court House Anderson County, SC Homicide disease of lungs and being whipped and chained in a cold corridor

do say that she came to her death on sabath the eighth day of March…at the residence of her master A. A. Morse, of deceased hastened or made premature by the maltreatment of her Master A. A. Morse and his mistress Mrs. C. T. [?] Morse, and more particularly on the part of the latter, and....that the said slave Jain the said A. A. Morse & C. T. Morse, by misfortune, and contrary to their will

John G. Gorley July 26, 1866 Anderson County, SC Homicide hanging

the said John G. Gorly came to his death…by having been hanged by the nexck until his body was dead, by means of a certain of a certain grass rope fastened to the limb of a certain oak sapling near to the spot where the bones then lay....and that Henry J. Knauff of Pendleton village...and John Baskins and Thompson Oliver...did there and there feloneously hang and murder the said John G. Gorly

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