Lewis

First Name: Lewis
Sex: 
Male
Description: 
slave
Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
S. H. Rodgers
Cause of Death: 
Cause of Death Method: 
hanging
Inquest Finding: 

upon there oaths do say that Lewis came to his death by his own hands … then and there voluntarily and feloniously did hang and him self did kill

Original Record: 
L19077_0001_358

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