The State vs. the Dead Body of Lora

Date: 
January 6, 1852

Deceased

Description: 
slave
Sex: 
Female
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
suffocation
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that … the child Lora she was accidently smothered by its mother

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Jeremiah Gregory

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Gerrymiah Gregory's
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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