The State vs. the Dead Body of Sarah McCulley

witness ... saith that he had heard McCully threaten to beat her to death [and] he has saw McCully throw rocks at her some time

Date: 
September 1, 1841

Deceased

Description: 
wife of Barney McCulley
Sex: 
Female
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Inquest Finding: 

do say that she the sd deceased died of violence on the night of 31 Augt 1841 in her own house & by her own husband Barney McCulley

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the house of Barney McCulley

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
Keywords: 
spousal abuse; alcohol
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