The State vs. the Dead Body of Frankey

Date: 
May 23, 1835

Deceased

Description: 
slave
Sex: 
Female
Cause of Death: 
Suicide
Cause of Death Method: 
drowning
Inquest Finding: 

The jury are of an opinion from the evidence before them that the deceased came to her death by drowning whether accidental or intentional they are unable to determine

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Samuel R. Gibson

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the Maj. R. Gibson Plantation on the Wateree
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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