The State vs. the Dead Body of infant

Date: 
March 29, 1842

Deceased

Notes: 
infant
Cause of Death: 
unknown
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say according to evidence taken before us at this inquest do believe that the Tabitha Laird … did destroy her infant child against the peace and dignity of said state have no proof how the infant came to its death

Parent(s): 
Tabitha Lards

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate, acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Tabitha Laird's
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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