The State vs. the Dead Body of Sarah

Date: 
December 31, 1855

Deceased

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

upon there oaths do say that the sd sarah did with her own hands tie a Rope around her own neck & to a chesnut Lim standing on a stum & then stepped off & did her self hang

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Thomas Fowler

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at or near Thomas Fowlers House
County: 

Source

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