The State vs. the Dead Body of Elizer

Date: 
February 26, 1845

Deceased

Description: 
female slave
Sex: 
Female
Cause of Death: 
Suicide
Cause of Death Method: 
hanging
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the said Eliza did voluntarily and feloniously herself Kill by means of tying a Rope around the Neck and hanging herself to a Joice[?] in an out house

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
John Forbis

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at John Forbise's
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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