The State vs. the Dead Body of Jenny

Date: 
April 28, 1836

Deceased

Description: 
slave
Sex: 
Female
Cause of Death: 
Natural Causes
Inquest Finding: 

do on their oath say that they believe she died of an apoplectic fit, the visitation of God

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Dr. E. H. Anderson

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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