The State vs. the Dead Body of Allen Bauknight

Date: 
June 11, 1866

Deceased

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

upon there oaths do say that the said Allen Bauknight came to his death by a discharge of a Gun in the hands of Suson Bauknight freeman his wife by the Gun going of axcidentally

Slave Status: 
Free

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at William Bauknights

Source

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