The State vs. the Dead Body of Dolly Young

Date: 
March 12, 1879

Deceased

Description: 
child
Sex: 
Female
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
possibly smothered
Inquest Finding: 

upont their oaths do say that the said Dolly Young … came to her death by accident or smuthering or by misclued[?]

Age Descriptor: 
three weeks old

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Greenville

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
Images: 

Get in touch

  • Department of History
    220 LeConte Hall, Baldwin Street
    University of Georgia
    Athens, GA 30602-1602
  • 706-542-2053
  • admin@ehistory.org

eHistory was founded at the University of Georgia in 2011 by historians Claudio Saunt and Stephen Berry

Learn More about eHistory

Supporters

+ American Council of Learned Societies
+ DigiLab, Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, University of Georgia