The State vs. the Dead Body of John Williams

Date: 
June 23, 1867

Deceased

Description: 
freed person infant
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
suffocation
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that … it came to its death by being smuthered by him in her sleep

Slave Status: 
Free

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at John Meadows
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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