The State vs. the Dead Body of Charles

Date: 
May 2, 1847

Deceased

Description: 
negro man
Sex: 
Male
Inquest Finding: 

do say upon their oaths … that he came to his death by the visitation of God in sending a Streak of lightning which said lightning caused the instant death of the said Charles

Owner: 
Jason Greer

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate

Location

Inquest Location: 
at J Greens
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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