The State vs. the Dead Body of John Cotton

Date: 
March 15, 1826

Deceased

Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
drowning
Inquest Finding: 

do say upon their oaths that on the second day January last that the said John Cotton came to his death by attempting to go to the shore from a boat that was lodged in the shoal near Jones Mills within said district and was drowned accidentally and not otherwise

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the river bank in Mr. Jno. Nelson's field
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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