The State vs. the Dead Body of Elijah Flour[?]

Date: 
July 24, 1849

Deceased

Description: 
youth
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
gun
Inquest Finding: 

Upon their oaths do say, that his death was caused by a gun shot wound in the right side, under the right arm, received in the cotton field of George R. Sawyer … from a shot gun tehn and there charged with powder and Shot in the hand, or arms of John Flour[?], brother of deceased then and there casually and by misfortune

Age Descriptor: 
about seven years

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the hous of Mrs Salley Spradley

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
John Flour[?]
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