The State vs. the Dead Body of Reuben Brewton

Date: 
January 3, 1880

Deceased

Cause of Death: 
Natural Causes
Cause of Death Method: 
disease
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the said Reuben Brewton came to his death ... from disease unknown to them inflicted byt the hand of God

Age Descriptor: 
sixty-nine years old

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
near Switzer's Bridge

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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