The State vs. the Dead Body of David McClellan

Date: 
November 27, 1857

Deceased

Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
fall in swamp
Inquest Finding: 

do say that by the evidence of his wife & daughter that he was hunting a cow & found her mired was found dead near the cow lying across a pole from apperion[?] he had been trying to prize the cow out and we come to the conclusion that he came to his death by the fall

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at residence of David McClellan

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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