The State vs. the Dead Body of Minnie Johnson

Date: 
December 22, 1892

Deceased

Sex: 
Female
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
drowning
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the said Minnie Johnson came to her death by strangulation caused by an accidental fall into shaws creek

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at John Bettis plantation

Source

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