The State vs. the Dead Body of Edward Lawrence

Date: 
March 29, 1856

Deceased

Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
run over by wagon
Inquest Finding: 

do say that he came to his death by accidentally falling from a wagon heavily loaded with stone, and one of the wheels running over him inflicted severe injuries, which caused his death in a few minutes

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Pendleton village

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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