The State vs. the Dead Body of Josephine A. Brookes Thrift

Date: 
March 28, 1860

Deceased

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

upon their oaths do say … that the child came to its death by being smothered by its mother by accident

Parent(s): 
Nancy Thrift

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Delila Jenkinses
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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