The State vs. the Dead Body of Adam Hempley

Date: 
February 1, 1853

Deceased

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

upon their oaths do say that they believe it … was caused by the falling of a limb from a tree he cut down himself

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
near Wilson Wingo's

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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