The State vs. the Dead Body of infant

Date: 
April 6, 1865

Deceased

Notes: 
infant
Cause of Death: 
Infanticide
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that after a most careful investigation of the whole matter ... that the said child, we are satisfied, came to its death by having the posterior part of its head crushed, wilfully and violently, by the hands of Martha Robinson, the mother of said child, or Elizabeth Robinson, the grandmother of said child, later in the evening of Tuesday the 4th day of April

Parent(s): 
Martha Robinson

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
near Hobbysville

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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