The State vs. the Dead Body of Henry

a large ball entered the center of the back shattering the dorsal vertebra

Date: 
October 30, 1865

Deceased

Description: 
freemen formerly the slave
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
gun
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the said Henry was killed and homicideed by some person or persons by the discharge of a gun to the jurors unknown

Slave Status: 
Free
Owner: 
Rev. J. Furman Whildew

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at or near Dr. Bery F. Few's

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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