The State vs. the Dead Body of Matilda Tippins

After the house had burned down her Father took the bones out.

Date: 
March 28, 1879

Deceased

Sex: 
Female
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
burn
Inquest Finding: 

upon their aoths do say that the said Matilda Tippins came to her death by accidental burnings

Age Descriptor: 
about one year old

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Greenville

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
Keywords: 
children
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