J. E. Webster

First Name: J.
Middle Name(s): E.
Last Name: Webster

J. E. Webster Inquests

Displaying 1 - 9 of 9
Name Deceased Description Date Inquest Location County Death Type Death Method Inquest Finding
Adolphus Littlejohn May 31, 1888 at Gaffney City Spartanburg County, SC Accident train

upon their oaths do say that Adolphus Littlejohn came to his death by being run over by the Ballast Train of the Richmond and Danville Roilroad about the incorporate limits of Gaffney City

Daniel Lindsey November 6, 1888 at Gaffney City Spartanburg County, SC Homicide pistol

upon their oaths do say that Daniel Lindsey came to his death ... by a pistol shot in the hands of John Petty

Edgar Daniel July 26, 1886 at Jack Daniel's residence Spartanburg County, SC Accident drowning

upon their oaths do say that the deceased Edgar Daniel came to his death by accidental drowning, he, of his own accord, going too far into the deep water Broad River of J. L. Allison's place

George F. Farmer December 3, 1886 at Thicketty Station Spartanburg County, SC Accident train, jumping off train while drunk

upon their oaths do say taht the said George F. Farmer came to his death by jumping from the cars while they were crossing the Trestle over Big Thickety Creek near Thickety Station and by falling on timbers below ... the said fall caused by accident on the part of the deceased being the result of drunkenness

infant June 15, 1884 at Gaffney City Spartanburg County, SC Infanticide unknown

upon their oaths do say that the said male infant child name unknown was killed and murdered by some person, or persons, or by some means, either by crushing of th head with some instrument unknown by drowning or both

James Turner June 27, 1889 at or near Gaffney City Spartanburg County, SC Accident train

upon their oaths do say that the deceased James E. Turner came to his death by injuries received by jumping from the second class car, or platform thereof, of the passenger train, No. 51, of Atlanta and Carlotte Division of Richmond & Danville Railroad, near Thickety Station ... and from the evidence before us we attach no censure or blame to the said railroad

John Webster November 21, 1885 at Gaffney City Spartanburg County, SC Suicide pistol

upon their oaths do say by a pistol shot in the alley between L. G. Byars lumber house and Dr. W. A. Forte's stables ... caused by the hands of the deceased John H. Webster

Nicholas Gibson June 26, 1884 at the residence of Nicholas Gibson Spartanburg County, SC Natural Causes debility, warm weather, and advanced age

upon their oaths do say ... that the aforesaid Nicholas Gibson came to his death ... in the manner as testified to by the examining physician, Dr. M. Bonner

Thomas Richards July 31, 1888 at the Air Line Railroad Bridge on Broad River Spartanburg County, SC Accident train

upon their oaths do say that the said Thomas Richards came to his death by accidentally falling or jumping off Train number fifty-one (51) on the Atalnta and Charlotte Air Line Division of the Richmond and Danville Railrad [and] was accidentally caught under and run over and killed by said train of cars

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