The State vs. the Dead Body of Prince

Date: 
October 27, 1844

Deceased

Description: 
negro man
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Suicide
Cause of Death Method: 
drowning
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the said negro Prince voluntarily Jumped into a deep hole of water in Sleepy[?] Creek near Mrs Elizabeth Timmermans … by which means he drowned himself

Owner: 
Elizabeth Timmerman

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Mrs Elizabeth Timmermans

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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