The State vs. the Dead Body of infant

Date: 
June 8, 1828

Deceased

Notes: 
infant
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
poisoning
Inquest Finding: 

do say upon their oaths … that after carefully examining the dead body of the s'd male child of the s'd Martha Gibson … are all agreed that the s'd child died by the visitation of God but by the blood being [?]led in large spots to be seen through the skin all on his left side from his face to his foot they thought it was probable s'd child might have eat some poisonous herbs or berries of the woods as s'd Husk had settled in the woods

Parent(s): 
Martha Gibson

Location

Inquest Location: 
house of Jessee Husk
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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