The State vs. the Dead Body of Cinthy, Broderick Mason

Date: 
April 3, 1834

Deceased

Sex: 
Female
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
lightning
Inquest Finding: 

do say upon their oaths that the aforesaid Broderick Mason and girl Cinthy [were killed by] the visitation of God by a shock of lightning

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

do say upon their oaths that the aforesaid Broderick Mason and girl Cinthy [were killed by] the visitation of God by a shock of lightning

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the house of Broderick Mason

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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