Mary

First Name: Mary
Sex: 
Female
Description: 
slave
Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Samuel L. Martin
Cause of Death: 
Cause of Death Method: 
ax
Inquest Finding: 

do say upon their oaths that the negro woman named Clarisy … not having God before her Eyes but being moved and seduced by the instigations of the Devil … with force and arms … and upon the said Mary then and there being in the peace of God and of the said State, feloniously voluntarily and of his own malice ... did then and there with a certain axe did then and there violently feloniously and with malice aforethough struck and pierced[?] and gave to the said Mary with the said axe in and upon the forehead of the said Mary one mortal wound

Original Record: 
L44164_0113

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