The State vs. the Dead Body of Ryefield

Date: 
October 24, 1846

Deceased

Description: 
boy
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
drowning
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say That they suppose the body before them to be that of the younger Ryefield drowned at Smiths Ford some days back, and that the deceased came to his death by accidental drowning

Age Descriptor: 
eleven

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
near the Island Ford on Broad River
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
Images: 

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